TNA IMPACT Wrestling
Location: Orlando, FL
Date: December 9, 2015
Report By Joshua Lopez for WrestleZone.com
First Match: Bobby Lashley vs. Mahabali Shera in a Quarter-Final Match in the TNA World Title Series
Shera with a clothesline to Lashley. Shera stomps on his chest. Shera with right hands to Lashley in the corner. Shera with a running clothesline. Shera starts pandering and Lashley counters with a massive powerbomb. Lashley with right hands to Shera in the corner. Lashley with a suplex for a two count. Lashley that knocks Shera down to the mat. Lashley with clubbing blows to Shera’s back. Lashley with a chops to the chest of Shera who’s on the barricade at ringside.
Shera fires back with right hands. Lashley sends Shera rib first to the steel ring steps. Lashley dives onto Shera on the outside, but Shera catches Lashley and plants him with a bodyslam. Shera with a clothesline to Lashley. Shera with another bodyslam to Lashley on the mats on the outside. Shera rolls Lashley back into the ring. Lashley with a back elbow to Shera. Shera with a shoulder tackle. Shera with a press slam to Lashley. Shera goes for the Sky High, but Lashley counters with a Spear to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bobby Lashley Advances To The Semi-Finals.
Eric Young Promo:
After Young defeats Tigre Uno tonight and moves on to the Semi-Finals. One unlucky soul stands in his way of the TNA World Title. Young tells the camera man to look into his eyes and asks him if anybody is going to stop him. Is there a single man that can stop Young? Absolutely not.
Jessie Godderz Promo:
Godderz says that Matt Hardy is the reason why we have the TNA World Title Series. Godderz says that this is a opportunity for him to show everybody what he’s capabale of. Godderz says that the Future Four couldn’t get in the way of the man . Awesome Kong was out smarted by the man. Godderz says that Hardy’s dream will come to a end by the Adonis.
Second Match: Tigre Uno vs. Eric Young in a Quarter-Finals Match in the TNA World Title Series
Young tells Uno to listen to the words that are coming out of his mouth. Young is going to the next round of tournament no matter what. Young’s next step back is off Uno back. Young tells Uno that he doesn’t want to be in the ring with Young when the bell rings. Young tells Uno to leave. Young calls Uno a coward. Uno with a springboard dropkick that sends Young to the outside. Uno with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors. Uno with a hurricanrana to Young for a two count. Young taunts Uno. Uno with a chop to Young. Young with a side slam to Uno for a two count. Young with right hands to the back of Uno. Young shoves his boot onto Uno’s back.
Young with a back breaker for a two count. Young stomps on Uno chest. Young with a side headlock. Young with a shoulder tackle for a two count. Young applies pressure to Uno’s neck. Young continues to ground Uno. Uno goes for a springboard armdrag, but Young trips Uno on the top rope. Young irish whips Uno to the outside. Young with a big forearm and taunts the crowd. Young rolls Uno back into the ring for a two count. Young with a claw to Uno. Young with a knee drop for a two count. Young bodyslams Uno. Young goes for the moonsault, but Uno rolls out of the way. Uno with a hurricanrana off the steel ring steps. Uno with a leg drop off the top rope. Uno with a hurricanrana off the top rope to Young for a two count. Young with a powerbomb to Uno for a two count. Young connects with the Piledriver to pick up the victory.
Winner: Eric Young Advances To The Semi-Finals
Third Match: Jessie Godderz vs. Matt Hardy in a Quarter-Finals Match in the TNA World Title Series
Hardy with a side headlock to Godderz. Hardy with a armdrag to Godderz. Hardy locks in a side headlock. Hardy goes for the Twist of Fate, but Godderz counters with a bodyslam. Godderz with a wrist lock to Hardy. Hardy reverses the hold and attacks the shoulder of Godderz. Godderz with another bodyslam to Hardy. Godderz with a knee to the midsection of Hardy. Hardy with three bodyslams to Godderz. Hardy flex’s for the crowd and taunts Godderz. Hardy with right hands to Godderz. Hardy connects with the Side Russian Leg Sweep for a one count. Hardy with a back bodydrop to Godderz. Hardy with a uppercut to Godderz. Hardy bounces Godderz head off the ring apron.
Godderz bull rushes Hardy back first to the steel ring steps. Godderz connects with a dropkick. Godderz with boots to the back of Hardy. Godderz with a back breaker to Hardy. Godderz with knees of the back of Hardy. Godderz falls onto Hardy for a two count as Hardy was going for a bodyslam. Godderz with a bear hug to Hardy. Hardy with elbows to the back of Godderz. Godderz with a scoop slam for a two count. Godderz with a waist lock to Hardy. Hardy with a side effect to Godderz. Hardy with a sleeper hold and a neckbreaker to Godderz. Hardy and Godderz battle for position on the top turnbuckle. Hardy launches Godderz off the top rope. Hardy with a elbow drop to Godderz for a two count. Hardy goes for the Twist of Fate and Godderz counters with a dropkick for a two count. Godderz goes for the Adonis Crab and Hardy reaches the bottom rope. Godderz with boots to the chest of Hardy. Godderz has Hardy pressed on his shoulders and Hardy escapes and connects with the Twist of Fate to pickup the victory.
Winner: Matt Hardy Advances To The Semi-Finals.
Dixie Carter Interview:
Carter said that 2015 was a little bit of everything. Good action, returns and controversy. Carter brings up Galloway coming to TNA in January being a big deal for the company. Josh Mathews brings up EC3 and how he’s made things difficult for the family. Carter says that she still believes in him. Carter says that EC3 needs to earn everything he gets. Carter says that the TNA World Title Series was created so everybody on the roster was given a chance to not only go after the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, but also to standout. Carter announces that the Semi & Final Rounds of the TNA World Title Series will be held LIVE on Pop TV on January 5th. Carter said that 2016 will be about the fans and those who’ve been there for us since the beginning and she’s looking forward to 2016.
TNA Impact TV Announcement:
On next week’s Impact we’ll see Group Future Four (Jessie Godderz, Crimson, Eli Drake and Micah) vs. Group X-Division (Tigre Uno, DJ Zema Ion, Manik and Mandrews). Also we’ll see a Fatal Four Way Match with Bobby Roode, Mr. Anderson, Rockstar Spud and Eddie Edwards.
Fourth Match: Davey Richards vs. Ethan Carter III w/Tyrus in a Quarter-Finals Match in the TNA World Title Series
Richards and Carter lock up. Richards with a wristlock to Carter. Richards with a side headlock. Carter with a shoulder tackle. Richards with two armdrags to Carter. Richards works on Carter shoulder. Carter with another shoulder tackle. Richards with a dropkick that sends Carter to the outside. Richards goes for the suicide dive and Tyrus holds onto Richards ankle. Carter works on Richards shoulder. Carter with a running elbow to Richards. Carter connects with a knee and elbow drop for a one count. Richards with left hands to Carter. Carter irish whips Richards to the outside. Tyrus attacks Richards while Carter distracts the referee. Carter with stomps to Richards chest in the corner. Richards with right hands to Carter. Carter irish whips Richards to the ring post. Carter with a headlock to Richards. Richards with elbows to the ribs of Carter.
Tyrus slaps Richards around. Carter goes for a pin attempt for a one count. Carter with chops to Richards. Richards with kicks to Carter ribs. Richards goes for a running forearm and Carter ducks out of the way. Carter with another headlock. Back and forth right hand exchange between Richards and Carter. Richards sends Carter to the outside. Richards with a suicide dive to both Tyrus and Carter on the outside. Richards with a missle dropkick for a two count. Richards with a kicks to Carter chest. Richards with a highkick and a german suplex for a two count. Richards goes up top for the Double Foot Stomp and Carter rolls out of the way. Carter with a running clothesline. Carter with the TKO for a two count. Richards with headbutts to Carter on the top turnbuckle. Richards with a superplex to Carter off the top rope. Richards with a brain buster for a two count. Richards goes for the Creeping Death, but Carter counters with a 1% attempt. Richards rolls Carter up, but Carter counters with a sitout TKO for a two count. Carter connects with the 1% to pickup the victory.
Winner: Ethan Carter III Advances To The Semi-Finals
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