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Impact Wrestling Recap (10.5.17): The Road to Bound For Glory

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The show opens up with Eli Drake and Chris Adonis. Drake goes on about how he beat Johnny Impact last week to retain his Global Championship and says Impact will not be in the building tonight. Drake then says he is taking the night off and tells Adonis he booked him in a match tonight.

Match #1: Chris Adonis defeats Garza Jr. VIA disqualification
Garza Jr is revealed as Adonis’s opponent. Eli Drake joins the commentary booth while Adonis and Garza puts on a solid opening match. Mid match Johnny Impact is shown heading to the ring and interferes in the match by beating down Adonis to cause the disqualification.

After the match, Impact and Adonis continues to brawl. Jim Cornette comes down to announce that next week Impact and Garza Jr will go one on one to become #1 contender for the Global Championship at Bound For Glory. Impact and Garza start to brawl until officials breaks them up.

A video package is shown highlighting the issues between Moose and Lashley, then, a video package is shown of OVE defeating LAX to become the new Tag Team Champions. Next up, a pre-tape is shown of LAX in their headquarters raising cain about the loss last week.

Match #2: OVE defeats Trey Miguel and Jon Bolen
This was a showcase for the newly crowned champs OVE. OVE picks up the win after hitting Miguel with a variation of Total Elimination.

Sienna comes out saying she should be honored at Bound For Glory and be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Gail Kim, Taryn Terrell and Allie all come out saying they want a shot at Sienna at Bound For Glory. Karen Jarrett comes out to announce that Sienna will defend the Knockouts Title against Gail, Taryn, and Allie in a Fatal 4-Way at Bound For Glory.

Next, a video package is shown of Grado’s first VIP signing.

Match #3: Matt Sydal, Sonjay Dutt & Petey Williams defeat Trevor Lee, Andrew Everett & Caleb Konley
This was a fun 6 man tag. Matt Sydal picks up the win for his team after hitting Everett with the Shooting Star Press. after the match Sonjay Dutt gets on the mic to challenge Lee at Bound For Glory for the X-Division title. Dutt is interrupted by Williams saying he deserves a shot at Lee, then Sydal interrupts Williams saying he should be the one facing Lee at Bound For Glory.

Global Forged episode four is shown highlighting the 6 men chosen to compete for an Impact Wrestling contract. That is followed by Sydal, Dutt, and Williams being shown in Cornette’s office arguing about who gets a shot at Trevor Lee’s Championship.

Next up, Laurel Van Ness is in the crowd on a motorized cart looking for a new man. A pre-tape is then shown of Moose going to American Top Teams gym to confront Lashley. Moose steps into the cage to confront Lashley but gets beaten down and thrown out of the gym by American Top Team.

Match #4: Texano Jr and El Hijo Del Fantasma defeats James Storm and EC3
This was a really good tag match. The past couple of week team Impact and team AAA have been aiming to prove which is the better team. Team AAA got the upper hand tonight with outside interference by Pagano when Pagano held Storms legs down over the apron helping Fantasma pick up the victory.

The show closes with LAX picking the stipulation for their rematch against OVE at Bound For Glory. The match will be a street fight.

Brandon is a life long wrestling fan and a die hard hardcore kid. Pro wrestling and hardcore music helped him find acceptance and gave him a place to be himself at. It’s what has made him the passionate fan and person he his today. If you were to ask him what keeps him going Day to day he would say these three things “pro wrestling, hardcore, and Alexa Bliss”. if you ever want to hit Brandon up to chat you can get him at brandonwmiller@icloud.com or Twitter(@brandonpsmc)

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