November 30, 2017
thanks to impactwrestling.com for the results
Tonight on IMPACT, it’s a huge night of action including the start of the Knockout’s title tournament!
Laurel Van Ness def. KC Spinelli and Madison Rayne in a Knockout’s Title Tournament 1st Round Match
Two three way matches will take place with the winners advancing to the finals to determine a new Knockout’s champion! Spinelli puts on Laurel’s fur coat, enraging Laurel as she goes on the attack! Laurel kicks Spinelli off the apron, sending her crashing to the floor. Rayne and Spinelli go at it but are both taken out with a top rope double dropkick from Laurel! Rayne hits Laurel with an enzuigiri kick but when she takes her to the top rope, Laurel counters and slams her to the mat. Spinelli lifts Laurel on her shoulders and drops her on top of Rayne! Laurel connects with the Killswitch on Spinelli to win and advance to the finals!
Alberto El Patron and Johnny Impact are seen arriving to the arena – they’ll meet in a grudge match later tonight!
Taiji Ishimori def. Hakim Zane
Zane is the winner of Global Forged, landing him a contract with Impact Wrestling! Zane hits multiple running strikes into the corner for a near fall. Ishimori connects with a handspring kick for a near fall of his own. Ishimori counters a Hurricanrana attempt into double knees, followed by the 450 splash to win! After the match, Trevor Lee and Caleb Konley attack Ishimori – they blame him for costing their team a six man tag two weeks ago!
Backstage, McKenzie Mitchell interviews James Storm ahead of his match with Texano tonight. Storm says after he’s finished with Texano, he’s coming for Dan Lambert!
At the LAX hideout, Homicide tells the group he’s going to handle oVe’s newest member, Sami Callihan.
Sami Callihan def. Randy Myers
This match takes places at a Defy wrestling event in Seattle, Washington. Defy is coming soon to the Global Wrestling Network! Callihan connects with a superkick in the corner, followed by a powerbomb for a near fall. Callihan hits a huge clothesline to pick up the win.
McKenzie Mitchell interviews Alberto El Patron who says he’s going to take out the new face of Impact Wrestling, Johnny Impact! Meanwhile, KM is seen attacking innocent bystanders to prove himself to American Top Team.
James Storm def. Texano
American Top Team arrives to the arena. KM asks Dan Lambert if he’s done enough join the group. Lambert ignores him and says they have a cowboy to take care of. Texano spits beer in Storm’s face, that’s something you just don’t do to the cowboy! Texano slams Storm on the steel ramp as he continues to build momentum. Storm attempts Eye of the Storm but Texano counters with a superkick! Texano puts on Storm’s cowboy hat but gets hit with the Last Call superkick! Storm pins him to win.
As Storm celebrates up the ramp, American Top Team attacks him from behind! They lay out Storm in the ring, but Moose shows up and sends them retreating with a steel chair! Lambert gets on the mic and proposes a tag team match pitting James Storm and Moose vs. Lashley and – himself! It all goes down next week on IMPACT.
We see a commercial for Park, Park & Park Attorneys at Law featuring Joseph Park and his cousin, Chandler.
Backstage, McKenzie Mitchell interviews Johnny Impact who says he’s taking Alberto El Patron to Slam Town tonight!
Eli Drake says he’ll be watching tonight’s match between Impact and El Patron very closely. He encounters Jimmy Jacobs and just walks away.
Matt Sydal def. Tyson Dux
EC3 is on commentary, scouting potential contenders for his Grand Championship. Sydal hits a big spin kick, followed by a standing Moonsault for a near fall. Dux connects with a big DDT for a near fall of his own. Sydal hits his signature jumping knee and follows up with the Shooting Star to win!
After the match, Sydal stares down EC3 from the ring. Could he be next in line for a shot at the Grand Championship?
Johnny Impact def. Alberto El Patron
Impact launches himself over the top rope, taking out El Patron and landing on his feet! They brawl around the ringside area as El Patron throws Impact into a pile of steel chairs. El Patron double foot stomps the steel steps into Impact, crushing the side of his body! El Patron jumps off the top rope, but Impact avoids him and connects with a kick. Impact counters a cross armbreaker attempt into another kick for a near fall. Impact goes for Starship Pain but this time, it’s El Patron who counters! El Patron suplexes Impact off the top rope but he’s still able to kick out! Impact goes for a top rope elbow, but El Patron uses the referee as a shield, causing him to take the damage. With the referee laid out, El Patron hits Impact with a low blow. El Patron revives the referee and hits Impact with a DDT but it’s not enough! El Patron unwraps the tape from Impact’s elbow when Eli Drake comes down to ringside. Drake gets in his face and El Patron attacks him! When El Patron re-enters the ring, he gets hit with Starship Pain from Impact, allowing Impact to pick up the win!
Chris Adonis aids Drake in attacking Impact after the match but Petey Williams makes the save! Williams hits Drake with his devastating finishing move, the Canadian Destroyer! Williams and Impact stand tall as the show goes off the air.
Next week, the Knockout’s title tournament continues, plus James Storm and Moose take on Lashley and Dan Lambert. Don’t miss it!