Welcome to PWInsider.com’s live coverage of SHINE 3 from the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida.
Our hostess for the evening, Daffney is in the ring as the show begins. She introduces herself for those who do not know her.
Match Number One: Santana versus Sienna Duvall
They lock up and Sienna works on the wrist and arm. Santana rolls through to reverse but Sienna with a knee and Irish whip. Santana with a float over and arm drag. Santana with a modified octopus on Sienna but Sienna makes it to the ropes. Santana continues to work on the arm as she takes Sienna to the mat. Sienna makes it to the ropes and Santana releases the hold.
Sienna sends Santana into the ropes and Sienna with forearms to the back and then she stretches Santana in the ropes and connects with crossfaces to the throat. Sienna with a drop kick to the back and Santana falls to the mat. Sienna gets a near fall. Sienna with a kick to the ribs followed by a clothesline and then Sienna celebrates in the ring.
Sienna turns her attention to Santana’s back and drops onto the back. Sienna with a camel clutch. Santana thinks about tapping out but Santana fights through the pain. Sienna drops Santana to the mat and then kicks her in the ribs. Sienna with a body scissors and she adds forearms to the back. Sienna with a seated Dragon Sleeper and she rakes the abdomen with her fingernails.
Sienna turns it into a full nelson but Santana gets to her feet. Santana escapes the hold and gets a near fall with a rollup. Santana with a clothesline followed by a drop kick and side Russian leg sweep for a near fall.
Sienna sends Santana into the turnbuckles and then hits a running clothesline into the corner and hits a bulldog coming out of the corner but Sienna can only get a two count. Sienna with an Irish whip but she runs into a boot. Santana goes to the turnbuckles for a cross body but she can only get a two count. Santana with a running boot to the head.
Santana with a handspring moonsault for the three count.
Match Number Two: Leva Bates versus Kimberly
In continuing with her theme of wearing different outfits for each show, Leva is dressed as a character from the Walking Dead.
They lock up and Kimberly with a side head lock take down. Leva with a head scissors but Kimberly bridges and escapes into a single leg crab. Leva with a knee bar and she turns it into a single leg crab of her own. Kimberly with a knee bar. Leva with another knee bar.
Leva with a hammer lock but Kimberly with a reversal. Leva with a drop toe hold and then she reads Kimberly her rights. Leva with an Irish whip and Kimberly floats over and kicks Leva.
Kimberly grabs Leva’s gun and tries to use it but it does not work. Leva with an arm drag into an arm bar. Leva rides Kimberly like a horse but Kimberly gets to her feet and she runs Leva into the turnbuckles to get out of the hold. Kimberly with shoulders in the corner.
Kimberly chokes Leva in the corner and then she kicks Leva in the midsection. Kimberly with a giant swing and then she biels Leva by the hair. She biels Leva to the other side of the ring by her hair.
Leva with a sunset flip for a near fall. Kimberly tries for a sunset flip but Leva stays on her feet and then she drops down and gets a near fall. Kimberly with a spinebuster for a near fall. Kimberly with a suplex for a near fall and she starts to show from frustration over the multiple two counts.
Kimberly tries for a punch but Leva blocks it and chops Kimberly in the upper chest. Leva with a series of round kicks and a back heel kick. Leva misses a kick and ends up doing a split. Leva with a swinging neck breaker for a near fall. Kimberly tries for a slam but Leva with an inverted DDT for a near fall. Leva covers Kimberly but Kimberly rolls through and gets a near fall. Kimberly gets Leva on her shoulders for the Air Raid Crash and she hits it but only gets a two count.
Kimberly runs into boots from Leva and Leva with a shot to the midsection. Leva goes up top and hits a knee to the back but Kimberly is able to kick out at two. Kimberly with a punch to the midsection and she gets Leva up for a shoulder breaker. She misses a clothesline and Leva with a super kick for the three count.
Winner: Leva Bates
Match Number Three: The West Coast Connection (Tracy Taylor and Su Yung) versus Rainbow Bright (Gabby Gilbert and Luscious Latasha)
Yung and Gabby start things off and they go for a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock but instead they do the wave. They try again and they are still in a dancing mood. They try a third time and Gabby with a waist lock but Yung with an arm drag. Latasha tags in and so does Taylor.
Taylor with a waist lock take down after she gets tired of Latasha’s dancing around the ring. Taylor with a front face lock into a wrist lock. Latasha with a reversal but Taylor with a reversal of her own. Taylor with a La Magistral for a near fall. Taylor with a front face lock and a single leg take down into a step over toe hold. Latasha with a rollup for a near fall.
Yung tags back in and she gets a near fall with a rollup. Taylor tags back in and she uses the ropes for extra leverage on an arm drag. Yung with an arm drag as well and Tyalor with another arm drag. Taylor with a Hawaiian surfboard on Latasha. Taylor tries for a Boston Crab but she cannot turn Latasha over.
Latasha with a reversal and Gabby is tagged in. Gabby with a double sledge and wrist lock. Gabby continues to work on the arm and takes Taylor down with a firemans’ carry. Taylor with a head scissors but Gabby escapes and she tries for an ankle lock and then she gets a near fall.
Latasha tags back in and they hit a double drop toe hold and a double drop kick to the head and Latasha gets a near fall. Latasha with a rear chin lock and snap mare followed by a drop kick to the head and she gets a near fall on Taylor.
Gabby tags in and she connects with a double sledge to the midsection. Taylor with an arm wringer and she gets a near fall. Yung tags in and she gets a near fall with a rollup. Taylor tags back in and Taylor works on the wrist and applies an arm bar. Yung tags back in and they connect with a double snap mare and Yung gets a near fall. Yung stretches Gabby and then applies a Boston Crab. Gabby makes it to the ropes and Yung releases the hold.
Gilbert and Yung exchange near falls and Latasha tags in. Latasha with a cartwheel and splash into the corner. Gabby tags in and she hits a running splash into the corner. Latasha tags in and hits a drop kick into the corner and gets a near fall. Both ladies try for a cross body and both go down.
Taylor and Gabby tag in and Taylor with forearms to the head. Taylor gets a near fall. Taylor with a version of the Rough Ryder for a near fall. Latasha breaks up the cover but Yung takes care of Latasha. Yung with a boot to the back and Taylor gets the three count.
Winners: West Coast Connection
Match Number Four: Taylor Made (with Allysin Kay and April Hunter) versus Greek Barbie
Barbie and Taylor have something to say before the match. Taylor with an Irish whip but she misses a charge into the corner. Barbie with a kick and snap mares followed by a sliding clothesline. Barbie with forearms to Taylor followed by an Irish whip and running back elbow. Barbie with a Samoan drop for a near fall. Barbie with more foreams but Allysin and a April grab her legs.
Taylor with a kick and neck breaker for a near fall. Taylor slams Barbie’s face into the mat. Taylor distracts the referee and that allows Allysin and April to double team Barbie. Taylor with kicks and a slam for a near fall. Taylor with an Irish whip and running clothesline into the corner.
Taylor with a forearm and boot to the back. Taylor with an Irish whip and then she face washes Barbie. Taylor with a baseball slide to the hamstring for a near fall. Taylor argues with the referee for a moment and then she returns her focus to her opponent. Barbie with a rollup for a near fall. Taylor with a drop kick to Barbie for a near fall. Taylor chokes Barbie and the referee warns her.
Taylor with a forearm and punch but Barbie with a kick. Taylor with kicks of her own and a kick to the back of the head. Taylor with a sleeper. Barbie with an elbow and then she hits a pump handle slam but Allysin and April pull Barbie out of the ring. The referee does not see the attack on the floor but Barbie fights back and takes care of Hunter and Kay. Taylor misses an elbow and Barbie with a few flying clotheslines.
Taylor with a spinning Greek Hammer followed by a kick to the head. Barbie with an overhead T-Bone suplex but April gets on the apron and distracts the referee. Allysin with a Samoan drop and Taylor makes the cover for the three count.
Winner: Taylor Made
Daffney is in the ring and she talks about the women’s wrestling legends that they are going to celebrate tonight. Daffney introduces Lexie Fyfe. She asks for the Legends to come into the ring.
The first person to be honored is Sabrina. The next person honored is Diane Von Hoffman. The next legend honored is Joyce Grable. The final honoree is LeiLani Kai.
Lexie thanks everyone for coming tonight for this ceremony. She talks about how she learned a lot from these women. She thanks everyone for paving the way for women’s wrestling today.
Mercedes Martinez comes out and she tells them to get out of her ring and she is tired of hearing them while she waits in the back for her match. Mercedes asks for a motorized scooter to get these women out of her ring.
Daffney stands between Mercedes and the legends.
Match Number Five: Mercedes Martinez versus Jayme Jameson
Mercedes with forearms and punches but Jayme with punches to Mercedes with a super kick and kicks in the corner. Mercedes puts Jayme in the tree of woe and hits a missile drop kick. Jayme with punches to Mercedes followed by punches and shoulders.
Jayme chokes Mercedes in the corner and kicks her. Jayme with sit out power bomb for a near fall. Each women takes the other down by the hair.
They exchange forearms and punches with Jameson getting the advantage. Mercedes gets Jayme on her shoulders for a Death Valley Driver but Jameson kicks out at two. Mercedes tries to get Jameson up but Jameson blocks it. Jameson with a snap mare driver for a near fall.
Jameson with forearms and punches to Martinez. Jameson tries for a butterfly suplex but Martinez blocks it and then Martinez with a spinebuster for a near fall.
Jazz emerges from the back to watch and Martinez tries for a fisherman buster but Jameson counters with a rollup for the three count.
Winner: Jayme Jameson
After the match, the legends have something to say to Martinez.
Match Number Six: Jessicka Havok vs. Mia Yim
Yim with a series of near falls to start off the match followed by arm drags and a cross arm breaker. Havok gets to the ropes and Yim releases the hold. Yim with a head scissors take down but Havok with a back heel kick and a round kick followed by a running boot to the head.
Havok with another kick to the head and then she chokes Yim but Yim is under the ropes. The referee warns Havok. Havok chokes Yim in the ropes. Havok with knees to the head followed by a back breaker and she keeps Mia on her knee. Havok with head butts to Yim but Yim with punches to the leg.
Havok with a shot to the head. Yim with a rollup from a wheelbarrow for a near fall. Havok with another kick to the head and she puts Yim in a camel clutch. Havok pulls Yim by the hair and tells Yim that she does not respect her any more. Havok with a shoulder in the corner.
Yim with an ankle lock on Havok and she kicks Havok in the back. Havok chokes Yim in the corner. Havok with a snap mare and kicks to the back. Havok with a rear chin lock. Havok with a full nelson and back breaker. Havok with forearms in the corner and he misses a splash into the corner. Yim with a series of Yakuza Kicks followed by a cannonball into the corner for a near fall.
Yim with kicks followed by a German suplex for a near fall. Havok with punches and she gets a near fall. Jessicka runs into a knee and then Mia with a tarantula in the corner. Mia misses a missile drop kick and Havok with a kick to the midsection. Havok with a bear hug and she runs Mia into the turnbuckles.
Havok misses a forearm into the corner and Mia with a drop kick into the corner for a near fall. Mia with kicks to the head. Havok with a clothesline but Mia avoids it and she goes into the ropes. Havok goes through the ropes to the floor. Mia goes to the apron for a running kick to the chest. Mia goes up top for a moonsault and they return to the ring and Mia gets a near fall.
Mia goes up top again but misses a corkscrew splash. Havok with the Air Raid Crash for the three count.
Winner: Jessicka Havok
After the match, Havok puts Mia in a cross arm breaker and eventually releases it, but she is not done. She goes to the floor and gets a chair but Yim and the referee know better.
Match Number Seven: Allysin Kay (with Taylor Made and April Hunter) vs. Christina Von Eerie
April and Taylor distract Christina and Allysin gets a near fall with a rollup and uses the ropes. The referee shows Allysin what she was doing. Allysin pie faces Von Eerie twice and then she apologizes. Von Eerie hits Kay in the face and follows it with kicks. Kay rolls Christina into the corner.
Von Eerie with a waist lock and near fall. Von Eerie with a head scissors. Allysin with forearms and Von Eerie with a waist lock and then she applies a cross arm choke on Kay and gets a near fall. Von Eerie with a head butt. Von Eerie gets on Allysin’s shoulders and Kay drops Christina on the ropes. Kay with a Northern Lights suplex.
Kay gets a near fall and then she kicks Von Eerie in the back. Kay sends Von Eerie into the turnbuckles. Kay with a hard Irish whip and then she sends Christina into the turnbuckles and chops her. Kay with another hard Irish whip and then she gets a near fall. Kay with a series of face washes to Von Eerie followed by a forearm.
While the referee is distracted by Kay, Von Eerie is attacked by Hunter and Taylor. Kay blocks a handspring back elbow and hits a German suplex for a near fall. Kay with forearms and then she applies a cross arm choke on Christina. Kay sends Christina to the mat and then she slams Christina’s head into the mat.
Hunter slaps Christina when the referee is not looking. Kay with an Irish whip but she misses a charge into the corner. Von Eerie tries for a rana but Kay blocks it. Von Eerie eventually hits the rana. Von Eerie with a forearm into the corner followed by a knee. Kay catches Von Eerie and hits a fallaway slam.
Kay goes up top but Von Eerie recovers and hits an overhead belly-to-belly superplex and both women are down. Christina gets a near fall. Von Eerie with an enzuigiri followed by a drop kick to the head. Taylor distracts the referee when making the count. Christina knocks Taylor off the apron but Allysin with a belly-to-back suplex and bridge for the three count.
Winner: Allysin Kay
Match Number Eight: Jazz versus Rain
They lock up and Jazz with a wrist lock. Rain tries to get to the ropes but Jazz pulls her into the center of the ring. Rain makes it to the ropes and Jazz releases the hold. Jazz and Rain have some words over the proper pace for the match. Rain with a waist lock but Jazz with an arm drag. They lock up again and Rain works on the wrist. Jazz with a cartwheel and arm drag to escape. Rain backs into the corner and wants a breather.
Rain wants the referee to clean up some debris in the ring. They lock up and Jazz with a slam. Jazz wants Rain to get out of the corner but Rain says that Jazz is cheating. They lock up again and Jazz backs Rain into the corner and Jazz with an Irish whip and monkey flip out of the corner. Rain rolls to the floor and wants a time out.
Jazz joins in the count with the referee but Rain does get back into the ring but it is only to break the count and Rain goes back to the floor. Jazz follows after Rain, but Rain does not know it. Jazz with punches to Rain and then she tries for a splash against the ring post but Rain moves and Jazz hits the post with her shoulder.
Rain sends Jazz back into the ring and Rain with a boot to Jazz and then she starts to work on the arm. Rain slams the arm into the mat and then she gets a near fall. Rain with an arm bar and she adds extra pressure on the arm. Rain sends Jazz shoulder first into the ring post. Jazz with a kick and punch. Rain regains control with a shot to te arm and then she hits a shoulder breaker and gets a near fall.
Rain uses the ropes to work on the arm. Rain wraps the arm in the ropes until the referee warns her. Rain with a hammer lock and knees to the shoulder. Rain drives Jazz’s arm into her shoulder to add more pressure. Rain uses the ropes again and then hits a running boot into the arm. Rain sets for the Lotus lock but Jazz rolls back and gets a near fall.
Jazz with elbows to Rain to get out of the hold. Rain with a drop kick to the shoulder for a near fall. Rain with a leaping divorce court and she gets a near fall. Rain cannot believe that she hasn’t finished off Jazz.
Jazz with forearms and Rain fires back. They continue to exchange punches and forearms until Rain hits an arm breaker and gets a near fall. Rain puts Jazz on the apron and then tries to use the ropes to hyperextend the arm. Rain gets a near fall. Jazz with punches. Jazz with a suplex and she floats over and gets a near fall.
Rain with a key lock and she gets a near fall. Rain sends Jazz shoulder first into the post. Rain kicks Jazz in the shoulder and then rolls through into a guillotine choke with the hammer lock. The referee drops the arm twice and it goes down. He goes for the third one but jazz keeps her arm up and the match continues.
Rain with an Irish whip but she runs into a boot and uppercut. Rain with a rollup for a near fall. Jazz with jabs to Rain followed by a round house for a near fall. Jazz with forearms to the back and then she gets Rain on her shoulders but Rain counters with a rollup and she uses the ropes but the referee sees it and stops the count.
Jazz with an X Factor for a near fall. Rain with a jawbreaker and forearm but Jazz with knees to the back and Jazz with the elevated double chicken wing and she drops Rain to the mat.
Mercedes Martinez comes out and distracts Jazz for a moment. Rain misses a kick and Jazz applies the STF. Mercedes tries to help Rain by pushing the rope towards her but Rain has to tap out.
After the match, Mercedes and Jazz have a staredown.
Lenny Leonard makes his way to the ring and he has an important announcement about SHIMMER and SHINE.
On October 19th, Saraya Knight will be at SHINE 4 to defend the SHIMMER title against Jazz.
Mercedes is not happy about this decision.
Jazz thanks everyone for coming to the show. She also thanks the legends who are here. If it wasn’t for these women, she would not be in SHINE. Jazz tells Mercedes that she will be the SHIMMER Champion at SHINE 4. Maybe if Mercedes wins a match, she might get a title match. She says that Mercedes goes after smaller opponents or people who cannot compete.
Thank you for following the live coverage of SHINE 3.
SHINE 4 will be on Friday, October 19, 2012 and will feature Jazz versus Saraya Knight for the SHIMMER World Title