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Impact Wrestling TV taping results: Title change in India


Submitted by reader Himanshu D

- X Division Champion Low Ki defeated Caleb Konley

Low Ki was busted open near his eye at one point in the match. Sonjay Dutt came out wearing an eye patch after and asked how Low Ki felt being on the other side. He said that if Low Ki was a man of honor he would give him a title shot. Low Ki shook his hand and agreed to the match.

- Davey Richards defeated Vinaash Verma

Richards submitted him with an ankle lock. EC3 came out after and whipped Verma with a belt, which led to James Storm coming out and EC3 escaping the ring.

- Knockouts Champion Rosemary defeated Laurel Van Ness (w/ Sienna)

Sienna tried to distract the referee, but Van Ness accidentally pushed her off the apron. Rosemary then scored the pin with a roll-up. The heels attacked Rosemary after the match before Allie made the save wielding a kendo stick. Rosemary took the kendo stick but just dropped it and smiled.

- EC3 entered wearing Indian-style clothing and with Ethan Singh 3 on the screen. He had a translator and cut a heel promo on the country. After the translator refused to translate, EC3 whipped him with the belt. Storm again came out to the ring. EC3 tried to whip him, but Storm kicked the belt out of his hands. EC3 escaped and Storm posed with the translator.

- Josh Mathews defeated Sandeep

Mathews talked about Scott Steiner's return before the match. He said he handpicked his opponent, who was previously on the Indian Olympic team and was in a Bollywood movie. He then introduced a large wrestler wearing a singlet. Mathews hit a Swanton Bomb and then submitted him with the Steiner Recliner.

Mathews wouldn't let go of the hold, which caused Mahabali Shera to come out. Bobby Lashley then attacked Shera, leading to Mathews putting Shera in the Steiner Recliner. Alberto El Patron finally cleared the ring and posed with Shera.

- Braxton Sutter (w/ Allie) defeated Trevor Lee

Lee controlled the match until he went after Allie on the outside. A neckbreaker eventually got the win for Sutter. He celebrated with Allie in the ring until Sienna and Van Ness entered. The heels ran them down and challenged Allie and Rosemary.

- Mahabali Shera won a 10-man Sony SIX Invitational gauntlet

There was a trophy at ringside. Suicide, Matt Sydal, Davey Richards, KM, Swoggle, Eddie Edwards, Spud, Kongo Kong, Moose, and Mahabali Shera were in the match. It came down to normal rules and Shera defeated KM. He celebrated and hugged his family at ringside. A Sony representative, Bruce Prichard, and Scott D'Amore then presented the trophy to him and he celebrated with the crowd.

- Moose cut a promo before being interrupted by Eli Drake and Chris Adonis. Moose said that he has a partner that he will reveal in due time for a tag match against them at Slammiversary.

- Alberto El Patron came out. He cut a babyface promo and talked about all of the countries that he's wrestled in. He talked about all of the titles he's won and said that he was going to win the Impact World Heavyweight Championship at Slammiversary. Bobby Lashley cut him off and they went back and forth.

Bruce Prichard then entered and said that they should both defend their titles in India tonight. Alberto wanted to face Lashley, but they had to take on different opponents. They wanted to know who their opponents would be, but Prichard said that they'll find out like everyone else when they walk down that aisle.

- Impact World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley defeated Grand Champion Moose to retain his title

Moose was revealed as Lashley's opponent. They had a competitive match until Lashley gained the upper hand. Moose fought back, but Lashley eventually countered the Game Breaker into a spear to retain.

- GFW Global Champion Alberto El Patron defeated Chris Adonis (w/ Eli Drake) to retain his title

Adonis was revealed as Alberto's challenger and came out with Eli Drake. Alberto won after hitting a double foot stomp. Drake and Adonis attacked him after the match, but Moose cleared the ring. Alberto and Moose then celebrated after.

- Sonjay Dutt defeated Low Ki to win the X Division Championship

Dutt finally became X Division Champion after hitting the Hindu press to defeat Low Ki. He was in disbelief after winning the title. Shera and others came out with champagne to celebrate. Dutt spoke in Hindu, saying this wasn't for him but was for the entire nation. Shera thanked the crowd and said they were awesome.