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COMPLETE SHINE 44 COVERAGE: THE FIRST SHINE NOVA CHAMPION CROWNED, ALLYSIN KAY VERSUS LUFISTO, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2017-07-16 21:53:00

Welcome to PWInsider.com’s coverage of Shine 44, where the first Shine NOVA Champion will be determined.  Also on tonight’s show, Allysin Kay gets her shot at LuFisto for the Shine Championship.

Match Number One:  Shine NOVA Tournament Quarterfinal Match: Leah Vaughan versus Priscilla Kelly

Leah avoids Priscilla on a lock up and she chops Priscilla.  Priscilla wants another chop and Leah gives it.  Kelly with kicks and an arm drag using the ropes.  Kelly with a snap mare and thrust kick for a near fall.  Priscilla gets on top of Leah and licks Leah.  Leah rolls Priscilla over and slams her head into the mat.  Leah does not appreciate Kelly's licking and she throws Kelly to the floor.  Leah sends Kelly into the side of the stage.  Leah chops Kelly against the post but she misses on a second attempt.  Kelly stretches Leah on the post.  

Kelly breaks the count by returning to the ring.  Leah blocks a kick and then she hot shots Kelly on the apron.  Leah sends Kelly back into the ring and she kicks Kelly and follows with a clothesline.  Leah gets a near fall.  Leah chokes Kelly in the ropes.  Leah with a drop kick to the back.  Leah gets a near fall.  Leah with a forearm in the corner.  Leah chokes Kelly in the corner.  Leah with a Gory Special and she sends Kelly into the turnbuckles.  Leah gets a near fall.

Kelly with a clothesline and she gets a near fall.  Leah wtih a kick and it sends Kelly into the corner.  Leah with a kick and an Irish whip followed by a splash into the corner.  Kelly with an Irsih whip and Leah with a Flair flip to the apron.  Leah with an elbow and she sends Kelly into the turnbuckles.  Leah goes up top and Kelly press slams her to the mat.  The referee starts his count with both women down.  Kelly with forearms and a kick but Leah with an Ushigoroshi for a near fall.  Leah with another near fall.  Kelly misses a round kick but connects on a second one and she gets a near fall.

Kelly goes to the turnbuckles but Leah stops her and Leah with a running knee with Kelly on the top turnbuckle.  Leah with a running knee to Kelly on the middle turnbuckle.  Leah with a spear for a near fall.  Leah goes up top and misses a moonsault and Kelly with a side Russian Leg Sweep and then she forces Leah to tap out.

Winner:  Priscilla Kelly (Advances to face winner of Aja Perrera versus Kiera Hogan)

Match Number Two:  Shine NOVA Tournament Quarterfinal Match: Aja Perrera versus Kiera Hogan (with Candy Cartwright and Aria Blake)

Aja with a full nelson and Kiera with a standing switch into a waist lock.  Aja with a front face lock and take down.  Kiera with a wrist lock and Aja with a reversal.  Kiera with a reversal into a hammer lock.  Aja with a reversal into a hammer lock.  Hogan with a wrist lock and Irish whip.  Aja floats over and does a handspring into a head scissors.  Aja trips Hogan and hits a leg lariat to the back of the head for a near fall.  

Hogan with a snap mare and thrust kick to Perrera.  Hogan chokes Perrera in the ropes.  Hogan sends Perrera into the turnbuckles and chokes her in the ropes.  Hogan with a snap mare for a near fall.  Aja with a punch and she blocks a kick.  Hogan with elbows to prevent a German suplex.  Hogan with a clothesline.  Hogan with a kick to the back and she puts Perrera in the corner.  Hogan with a forearm and Irish whip.  Hogan with a splash into the corner and she misses a second one when Aja moves.  Aja with kicks and a waist lock.  Hogan with elbows but Aja with a rollup for a near fall.

Aja with a German suplex and she follows with a clothesline and kicks, including a round kick to the temple.  Aja with a flatline for a near fall.  Aja misses a knee drop and Hogan with a drop kick and running elbows into the corner followed by a baseball slide.  Hogan gets a near fall.  Hogan with forearms.  Aja rolls and trips Hogan and then she hits a running cutter for a near fall.   Aja gets Hogan up but Hogan gets back to her feet and she connects with a kick and knee followed by a swinging fisherman's neck breaker for the three count.

Winner:  Kiera Hogan (Advances to face Priscilla Kelly) 

Match Number Three:  Shine NOVA Tournament Quarterfinal Match: Aria Blake (with Kiera Hogan and Candy Cartwright) versus Jordynne Grace

Jordynne runs Blake into the turnbuckles and she slams Blake three times and gets a near fall.  Jordynne with a waist lock into a Bubba Bomb and arm bar submission.  Jordynne has Blake up for a Burning Hammer but Blake counters and rolls through for a near fall.  Grace with a near fall followed by a one arm power bomb for a near fall.  Grace with a delayed vertical suplex into a Jackhammer for a near fall.  Blake with forearms and Blake goes for a wheelbarrow but Grace with a sit out gourdbuster and then she applies a straitjacket camel clutch variation and Cartwright and Hogan get on the apron.

Blake with kicks and she gets a near fall.  Grace with an Irish whip and a clothesline into the corner.  Grace with a musclebuster for a near fall.  Grace gets another near fall.  Grace with forearms.  Grace catches Blake on a cross body attempt and applies a bear hug and slams Blake's head into the mat.  Blake taps out.

Winner:  Jordynne Grace (Advances to face Candy Cartwright)

Match Number Four:  Shotzi Blackheart versus Natalia Marcova versus Dementia D’Rose

Dementia goes after Blackheart and then Natalia goes after Dementia and connects with kicks.  Shotzi with forearms to both women.  Natalia and Dementia with clotheslines to each other and Shotzi gets near falls on both of them.  Shotzi with a neck breaker to Natalia and Dementia breaks up the cover.  Dementia misses a splash into the corner but Shotzi does not and she hits a few forearms  Dementia with a seated splash out of the corner to Blackheart.  Natalia with a cross body for a near fall.

Natalia with a matrix to avoid Shotzi, but Dementia with a splash to get a near fall.  Dementia goes over the top rope when Shotzi drops down.  Shotzi with a cross body onto Dementia on the floor.  Natalia with a suicide dive onto Dementia but Shotzi moves.  Shotzi brings Natalia into the ring and connects with forearms.  Shotzi with a boot and head scissors.  Dementia with forearms to Shotzi from the floor.  

Dementia with a back drop to Natalia.  Dementia pulls Natalia into the corner and she hits a running hip splash into the corner.  Shotzi breaks up the cover.  Dementia with a head butt to Shotzi and she puts Shotzi on the turnbuckles.  Dementia climbs the turnbuckles and she connects with forearms and a head butt.  Shotzi pushes Dementia off and Shotzi misses a back senton.  Dementia with a Blue Thunder Bomb and Natalia goes up top and hits a cross body for a near fall.  Natalia with a bulldog to Dementia for a near fall.  Shotzi goes up top and hits a missile drop kick on Natalia.  

Shotzi howls at the moon and kicks Dementia and follows with an enzuigiri that sends Dementia to the mat.  Dementia blocks a kick and she hits a Samoan Drop for a near fall.  Dementia with head butts and the referee warns Dementia to get out of the corner.  Dementia misses a splash into the corner and Shotzi with an Edgecution followed by a back senton off the turnbuckles for the three count.

Winner:  Shotzi Blackheart

Match Number Five:  Shine NOVA Tournament Semifinal Match: Priscilla Kelly versus Kiera Hogan

They lock up and Kelly with a snap mare.  Hogan with a wrist lock but Kelly with a hammer lock.  Kelly with a wrist lock and Fujiwara arm bar.  Hogan is asked but she does not give up.  Kelly bridges in the hammer lock to add more pressure.  Hogan with a side head lock.  Hogan with a side head lock take down but Kelly with a head scissors.  Hogan with a waist lock and O'Connor Roll.  Kelly with an O'Connor Roll for a near fall.  Hogan gets in Kelly's face and has some words for her.

Hogan throws a few shoulders at Kelly and slaps her.  Kelly says she likes to be slapped so Hogan slaps her again.  Hogan with a flurry of slaps but Kelly with a snap mare and kicks to the back.  Kelly with a running kick to the head for a near fall.  Hogan with a drop kick and both women are down.  Hogan gets a near fall.  Hogan with a kick and Kelly with a single leg take down into a single leg crab.  Hogan gets to the ropes and Kelly releases the hold.  Hogan with a forearm and suplex for a near fall.

Hogan chokes Kelly in the ropes and the referee warns her.  Hogan with a running double knee strike to the back for a near fall.  Kelly with forearms to Hogan.  Kelly backs Hogan into the corner and chops her.  Kelly chops Hogan in the corner.  Kelly misses a splash into the corner and Hogan with kicks and she stomps Kelly.  Hogan pulls Kelly into the center of the ring and gets a near fall.  Kelly kicks Hogan in the leg.  Hogan with a forearm to the back and each woman with clotheslines and both go down.  The referee starts his count.

Kelly and Hogan exchange forearms.  Kelly with a chop when they get back to their feet.  Hogan with a forearm but Kelly with a body block.  Hogan with a running forearm.  Kelly with a knee to the midsection.  Hogan with a running back elbow.  Hogan sends Kelly into the ropes and she tries for the swinging neck breaker but Kelly counters and gets a near fall.  Hogan hits Face the Music but Kelly is under the ropes.  Hogan gets a near fall but Kelly's foot is on the ropes.

Kelly with a side Russian leg sweep and she forces Hogan to tap out to Trapped in Sin.

Winner:  Priscilla Kelly (Advances to Finals)

Match Number Six:  Shine NOVA Tournament Semifinal Match: Candy Cartwright (with Kiera Hogan) versus Jordynne Grace

Jordynne takes Candy's water before the bell rings.  Kiera decides that she is not finished with the fan on the stage she argued with before her match.

Candy goes to the floor instead of locking up and she says she is not ready.  Candy gets to the apron and the referee continues his count until she gets back into the ring at nine.  Candy goes to the floor on the other side of the ring.  Candy wants the referee to keep Jordynne on the other side of the ring.  Candy gets back into the ring and they finally lock up.  Candy holds on to the ropes on an O'Connor Roll attempt.  Grace with an uppercut and Candy goes to the floor.

Candy blocks a kick and she drops Grace face first on the apron.  Candy sends Jordynne back into the ring and gets a near fall.  Grace with a suplex but Cartwright with a forearm and a 619.  Candy goes up top and hits a cross body but Jordynne rolls through and picks up Candy and hits a fallaway slam.  Grace with a boot to teh head and then she floats over when Grace moves.  Grace with a running double knee strike to the back followed by a running corkscrew uppercut.  Grace blocks a kick in the corner and connects with a forearm.

Grace with a power slam for a near fall.  Grace with a waist lock but Candy with a standing switch and Grace with a standing switch of her own.  Grace with an Irish whip but she misses a splash into the corner.  Candy tries for a monkey flip but Grace blocks it.  Candy with a DDT for a near fall.  Candy with a Dragon Sleeper but Grace gets to the ropes.  Grace with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall.  Candy rolls to the floor.

Grace grabs Candy from the floor and tries to suplex her back into the ring but Hogan grabs the leg and Candy gets the three count.

Winner:  Candy Cartwright (Advances to Finals)

Match Number Seven:  Shine Championship Match:  LuFisto versus Allysin Kay

The referee does his best to maintain control before the match starts. 

Kay with forearms but LuFisto fires back.  Kay with kicks as she backs LuFisto into the corner.  Kay with a splash into the corner and then she chops LuFisto.  Kay sends LuFisto into the corner and connects with forearms.  LuFisto with a rake of the eyes and a chop.  LuFisto with forearms and a chop.  LuFisto chokes Kay and the referee warns her.  LuFisto goes for a cross body but Kay moves and LuFisto takes care of the referee.

LuFisto yells at the referee and Allysin grabs LuFisto and punches her.  Kay with kicks against the ropes.  Kay pulls LuFisto to the floor and connects with forearms to the back.  Kay sets up a chair on the floor and sends LuFisto into it.  Kay with a chop and then she hits a running shoulder tackle.  The referee is still down on the floor. 

The referee recovers and LuFisto with a forarrm and she sends Kay into the referee, who goes down again.  Kay kicks LuFisto and tries to kick her against the post but LuFisto moves.  Kay kicks the post and then LuFisto with a forear and running drop kick to knock Kay down.  LuFisto hits Kay with a chair.  Kay sends LuFisto into the stage and they go onto the stage to continue the match.  Kay with forearms to LuFisto.  LuFisto with a punch and LuFisto slams Kay onto the stage.  LuFisto misses a back senton.  Kay goes for the forehead with a can.  Kay kicks LuFisto off the stage while the referee gets back to his feet.

He does not stay on his feet too long because a kick misses and hits him in the leg.  They fight over to the stairs and they head up to the balcony to get closer to Lenny Leonard.  LuFisto sends Kay down the stairs and hits a splash against the wall by the Men's Room.  They make their way to the bar.  Kay kicks LuFisto while she gets on the bar.  Kay joins her.  Kay sets for a suplex onto the bar but LuFisto blocks it and she kicks Kay.  

The referee is back to his feet for a fourth time as LuFisto gets into the ring.  LuFisto wants the referee to start his count.  Kay gets into the ring and LuFisto with a German suplex.  Kay with a belly-to-back suplex.  LuFIsto with a back fist but Kay with a bicycle kick and both women are down.  The referee makes his count and Kay gets to her feet first.  Kay with forearms.  LuFisto with a kick to the thigh followed by a running hip strike.  Kay with a Yakuza Kick to LuFisto.  LuFisto trips over Kay and Kay charges into the corner but LuFisto with a flatline into the turnbuckles followed by a cannonball and a running boot to the head.

LuFisto gets a near fall.  LuFisto goes for a Tiger Driver but Kay gets her up and counters into an Alabama/Detroit Jam for a near fall.  Kay sends LuFisto into the turnbuckles and puts LuFisto onto the turnbuckles.  Kay sets for a superplex but LuFisto blocks it.  LuFisto with a head butt that knocks Kay to the mat.  LuFisto with a diving head butt for a near fall.  LuFisto tries to get Allysin up for a Burning Hammer but Kay gets to her feet and Kay clotheslines the referee.

LuFisto gets a chair but misses Kay and Kurt Angles herself with the chair.  Kay grabs the chair when Maria Maria comes into the ring.  The referee sees Kay with the chair and disqualifies Allysin.

WInner:  LuFisto (by disqualification)

After the match, Allysin unmasks Maria Maria and it is Brandi Lauren.  Kay tells her that she has written her death warrant.  Kay kicks the referee and hits a stunner on him before going to the back.

Match Number Eight:  Shine NOVA Tournament Finals Match: Priscilla Kelly versus Candy Cartwright (with Kiera Hogan and Aria Blake in a wheelchair)

Kelly with punches to Cartwright and then she runs into a forearm and knee.  Kelly pushes Candy to the floor.  Candy with forearms. Kelly with kicks as Candy hides behind Aria and Kiera.  Candy pushes Aria at her in the wheelchair and Kelly avoids her.  Candy sends Priscilla into the pole and then the apron.  Kelly is pushed onto Aria on the wheelchair and Candy with a chop.  Kelly sends Candy into the pole.  Kelly grabs a chair and sets it up.  Kelly with a forearm to the back.  Kelly with a kick and she puts Candy in the chair and Kelly with chops.Kelly with a running knee of the apron.  

Kelly sends Candy into the apron.  Candy puts Kelly in a chair and chops her.  Candy goes to the apron and she hits a cross body off the apron onto Kelly.  Candy with a forearm.  Candy sends Kelly into the apron but Kelly with a thrust kick and more kicks to Candy.  Candy with kicks to Kelly and then she punches Kelly and throws Aria's pom poms at Kelly.  Candy with a kick.  Kelly yells at Candy and Candy yells back.  Candy with a boot to the head.  

They get back into the ring and Candy with a near fall.  Candy with forearms and Kelly with a side Russian leg sweep.  Hogan tries to interfere and Kelly releases the submission.  Candy with a round kick to the temple for a near fall.  Candy misses a clothesline and Kelly with a belly-to-back suplex followed by a side Russian Leg Sweep and Trapped in Sin.  

Hogan tries to interfere but Jordynne Grace comes out to stop her.

Candy taps out.

Winner:  Priscilla Kelly

Shine Returns on September 15th at the Orpheum.

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