IMPACT Wrestling – Genesis 01 25 2018

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Tonight, IMPACT Wrestling presents Genesis! We get right to the action with the first of four championship matchups.

Grand Champion EC3 vs. Matt Sydal – No Rounds, No Judges Grand Championship Match

This is a traditional rules matchup meaning no rounds, no judges and the first man to score a pinfall or submission will be the Grand Champion!

EC3 hits a big sit-down powerbomb.

Sydal hits a series of kicks, followed by a standing Moonsault.

Sydal connects with flying double knees off the top rope for a near fall.

EC3 counters Sydal’s high risk maneuver out of the corner, causing him to take a nasty spill.

EC3 DDTs Sydal on the ring apron as he tries to win the match by countout.

Sydal misses the Shooting Star Press, allowing EC3 to follow up with the One Percenter.

Sydal hits a powerbomb out of the corner, followed by the Shooting Star Press to win the match and the title!

Knockouts Champion Laurel Van Ness vs. Allie – Knockouts Championship Match

Laurel avoids a superkick attempt by Allie and retreats outside the ring. Allie follows her and connects with a running forearm!

Allie charges at Laurel on the outside but Laurel counters and sends her into the steel ring post.

Allie begins to build momentum with a series of running strikes, followed by a suplex into the turnbuckles.

Laurel hits her signature curb stomp but Allie kicks out!

Allie hits the Codebreaker but Laurel gets her foot on the bottom rope to break up the pin attempt.

Laurel elbows Allie, causing her to knock down the referee. Laurel takes advantage and hits Allie with the Knockout’s title behind the ref’s back! Laurel scores the three count to retain her championship.

Lashley w/ Dan Lambert & KM vs. Moose

Lashley Irish whips Moose into the corner but Moose springboards up the ropes and hits a crossbody!

Moose hits the ropes but KM trips him, allowing Lashley to take control with a big clothesline.

Lashley isn’t happy about KM’s involvement as he argues that he doesn’t need his help.

Lashley is perched on the top rope but Moose dropkicks him off, sending him crashing to the floor.

KM slides a table into the ring but Lashley doesn’t want to use it.

Moose hits Go to Hell but Lashley kicks out!

Lashley connects with a Hurricanrana, followed by the Spear but Moose gets his foot on the bottom rope to break up the pin attempt.

KM gets up on the ring apron and Moose sends Lashley crashing into him! Moose follows up with a big clothesline for a near fall. Moose hits the Game Changer to put away Lashley.

After the match, Lambert yells at Lashley for losing the match, telling him that it’s his fault. Lashley has finally had enough and spears KM on the outside. Meanwhile, Moose attacks Lambert inside the ring as Lashley watches. Lashley joins in and spears Lambert through a table! Lashley and Moose shake hands in the middle of the ring.

X-Division Champion Taiji Ishimori vs. Andrew Everett – X-Division Championship Match

We head to Tokyo, Japan where Ishimori is set to defend his X-Division title at a Pro Wrestling NOAH event!

Everett hits a springboard Moonsault in the early going.

Everett launches himself off the top rope but Ishimori gets his knees up! Ishimori follows up with a big clothesline for a near fall.

Ishimori hits a modified DDT but Everett kicks out!

Ishimori connects with the 450 Splash to retain the X-Division championship!

Global Champion Eli Drake w/ Chris Adonis vs. Johnny Impact vs. Alberto El Patron – Six Sides of Steel Global Championship Match

This is the last chance at the title for Impact and Patron.

Drake and Patron double team Impact in the early going and send him face first into the steel cage! The alliance doesn’t last long as they quickly turn on each other.

Impact returns the favour and sends both of them into the steel cage!

Impact hits Drake with a modified swinging neckbreaker.

Patron hits Drake with the backstabber.

Patron attempts a double foot stomp off the top of the cage but Impact avoids it.

Patron repeatedly sends Drake crashing into the walls of the steel cage!

Patron connects with the double foot stomp on Impact. Drake goes for the Gravy Train on Patron but he counters into the cross armbreaker. Impact hits a top rope elbow drop to break up the submission attempt.

All three men are battling at the top of the cage but Impact is able to send them both crashing to the mat. Impact launches himself off the top of the cage and takes them out with a huge crossbody!

Drake hits Patron with the Gravy Train but Impact breaks up the pin attempt.

El Patron is attempting to escape through the door but Impact pulls him back in! Patron takes him out with a kick heads for the door once again but this time, Adonis swings the door into his head!

Drake and Impact are racing over the top but when Impact drops down, Adonis catches him! Drake’s feet hit the floor, winning him the match and the Global championship!

The action continues next week on IMPACT! Don’t miss it!