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Welcome to coverage of Shine 8 from the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida.
Your hostess is Daffney and she has some props with her because of the Fans Bring the Weapons stipulation for the Leva Bates versus Kimberly Match.
Match Number One: Nikki St. John versus Luscious Latasha
They lock up and Nikki sends Latasha to the mat. Nikki wants a test of strength but Latasha cannot reach her hand so Nikki gets on her knees and they are the same height. Latasha with a monkey flip and chops. Nikki misses a clothesline and elbow but Latasha does not miss with a cross body.
Latasha misses a charge into the corner. Latasha with forearms but Nikki with a kick. Nikki with forearms and a kick followed by an elbow and she gets a near fall. Latasha with forearms but she misses a clothesline. Nikki with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Nikki says that it is over but Latasha with a jaw breaker and drop kicks.
Latasha with a third drop kick for a near fall. Latasha tries for a neck breaker but Nikki sends Latasha into the turnbuckles and then hits a bulldog for the three count.
Winner: Nikki St.John
Match Number Two: Su Yung versus Brittney Savage
Su offers her hand but Brittney slaps it away so there will be no honor in this match. They lock up and Su with a waist lock. Savage with a standing switch. Su with a take down into a top wrist lock. Savage with an arm drag but Su with a head scissors. Brittney with a headstand to escape and she applies a side head lock.
Su with a top wrist lock into a side head lock. Brittney tries to escape but Su holds on to the side head lock. Su with a shoulder tackle. Brittney stops Su and stomps on her foot but Su with a clothesline and arm drag into an arm bar. Su turns it into a wrist lock and Brittney tries to get out of the hold but Su holds on. Brittney with a reversal and side head lock.
Su with forearms but Brittney with a shoulder tackle. Su trips Brittney and Brittney retreats into the ropes. Brittney uses the ropes to send Su to the mat. Brittney sends Su into the turnbuckles and then wraps Su’s hair in the ropes. Brittney with forearms and a snap mare.
Brittney uses Su’s hair to choke her. Brittney chokes Su with her leg while she talks to the referee. Brittney sends Su to the mat by the hair and she gets a near fall. Brittney with forearms and an abdominal stretch. Brittney tries to get the referee out of position so she can pull Su’s hair. Su escapes and hits a spinning side slam.
Brittney kicks Su into the turnbuckles but Brittney misses a splash into the corner. Su with a splash into the corner. Brittney avoids a bulldog and Su lands hard on the mat. Brittney with a near fall. Brittney works on Su’s back and applies a camel clutch. Su gets Brittney on her back and she sends Brittney to the mat with a snap mare. They each pull the hair and the referee separates them.
They charge at each other and they go for the hair and both women are down. Brittney gets up first and she connects with a forearm. Su fires back and then they continue to exchange strikes.
Su with snap mares using the hair and the referee warns Su. Brittney misses a round kick but she gets Su in an inside cradle for a near fall. Su with a backslide for a near fall. Su with a drop toe hold and then she applies an arm bar submission with a head scissors and Brittney taps out.
Winner: Su Yung
Match Number Three: Brandi Wine (with Malia Hosaka) versus Jayme Jameson
While the referee checks on Jameson, Hosaka checks the referee to make sure that he doesn’t have anything illegal on his body.
They lock up and Jameson with a side head lock and Brandi sends Jayme to the mat. Jayme claims that Brandi pulled the hair and the referee accuses her. Brandi points out that the referee is probably jealous of the hair. They lock up again and Brandi with a wrist lock but Jameson with a reversal. Brandi with a reversal of her own.
Brandi with a kick to keep Jayme on the mat. Jayme with a reversal and a top wrist lock. Brandi sends Jayme to the mat and the referee accuses her of pulling the hair. Brandi with a waist lock but Jayme with a standing switch. Jayme with a side head lock and take down.
Jayme backs Brandi into the ropes and then Malia tries to trip Jayme, but Jayme reverses and she trips Brandi. Brandi goes to the floor to discuss strategy with Malia. Brandi gets on the apron but Malia tries to go to the other side of the ring. Brandi is brought into the ring the hard way and then Jayme with a catapult across the ring. Jayme with another catapult and Brandi goes to the floor again.
Brandi calls time out but she returns to the ring. They lock up again and Brandi backs Jayme into the ropes and then go into the corner. Malia grabs the ankle and Jayme goes down. Brandi with a camel clutch and Malia tries to give some moral support to Brandi.
The third time Malia helps Brandi, the referee sees it. Brandi with an uppercut and then Malia chokes Jayme in the ropes while the referee was distracted. Brandi with a snap mare and then applies an arm submission but Jayme gets to the ropes.
Jayme with forearms but Brandi with a forearm and kicks to stop Jayme’s recovery. Brandi puts Jayme in the tree of woe and then Malia chokes Jayme while the referee deals with Brandi. Brandi with forearms but Jayme with a sunset flip for a near fall.
Jameson with a clothesline to Brandi and follows with a drop kick and she gets a near fall. Brandi’s foot is placed on the ropes to stop the count. Jayme with a cross body but Malia distracts the referee and no count is made. Jameson discusses the situation with the referee and Brandi attacks Jayme.
Brandi chokes Jayme in the ropes. Jayme with an Irish whip and clothesline into the corner followed by a snap mare and sleeper. Brandi gets Jayme on her shoulders and backs her into the corner. Jayme with punches to Brandi and then she climbs the turnbuckles and punches Brandi. Malia gets on the apron and Jayme with a forearm. Brandi with a kick but Jameson with an inside cradle for the three count.
Winner: Jayme Jameson
Match Number Four: Santana versus Sojo Bolt
Bolt attacks Santana during the introductions and she kicks Santana. Bolt with chops in the corner. Bolt with a forearm to the back and she sends Santana into the turnbuckles. Bolt with punches to the midsection. Santana with a Thesz Press and she slams Bolt’s head into the mat.
Santana with chops followed by a side Russian leg sweep for a near fall. Santana tries for a pump handle slam but Santana decides to apply a Fujiwara arm bar but Bolt makes it to the ropes. Bolt goes to the floor and takes her time getting back into the ring.
Santana kicks Bolt in the hand and then she teases a dive to the floor but she stays in the ring when Bolt moves. Santana with a baseball slide and they are both on the floor. Santana with kicks and then she kicks Bolt while on the lap of a fan. Bolt slaps Santana as she returns to the ring.
Bolt with a cutter while Santana hangs from the ropes and Bolt gets a near fall. Bolt with a kick to the midsection. Santana with punches but Bolt with knees and she gets a near fall. Bolt with a drop toe hold and she sends Santana into the ropes and then Bolt with a drop kick to the back for a near fall.
Bolt punches Santana and she hits a suplex. Bolt gets a near fall. Bolt with another near fall. Bolt tries again but gets another near fall. Bolt chokes Santana and gets a near fall. Bolt stretches Santana and has her knee in Santana’s back. Santana gets back to her feet but Bolt pulls Santana to the mat and she stretches Santana but Bolt’s shoulders are on the mat and the referee makes a two count.
Santana with clotheslines followed by a kick and a suplex for a near fall. Santana with a handspring back elbow into the corner. Bolt with a Skull Crushing Finale on Santana but Santana kicks out. Bolt pulls Santana towards the corner and Bolt goes to the turnbuckles but Santana with a kick to the head and Santana tries for a superplex but Bolt holds on to the ropes.
Santana tries for a handstandcanrana but Bolt pushes her off. Bolt goes up top and hits a Swanton onto the back but Santana kicks out at two. Bolt tries for a muscle buster but Santana escapes and hits a back heel kick and then Santana with the handspring moonsault for the three count.
Match Number Five: Mercedes Martinez versus Nikki Roxx
They lock up and Martinez with a side head lock but Roxx escapes. They lock up again and Roxx with a waist lock and Martinez with a standing switch. Roxx takes Martinez down and works on the ankle. Martinez with a double underhook on Roxx but Nikki with a Northern Lights suplex into a key lock.
Roxx with a hammer lock but Martinez with a fireman’s carry into a key lock of her own. Roxx returns to the hammer lock on Martinez but Martinez with a drop toe hold into a side head lock. Martinez with a take down as she holds on to the side head lock but Roxx reverses into a front face lock. Martinez with knees to the shoulder as she tries to work on the arm. Roxx rolls through but Martinez with a double underhook and she rolls through into a guillotine choke. Roxx gets a near fall with a rollup. Martinez with a leg sweep for a near fall.
Roxx with a leg sweep and a near fall. Martinez with a forearm but Roxx fires back. Roxx misses a forearm and Martinez with a forearm to the back. Martinez with punches to Roxx as they go around the ring. Martinez with an Irish whip but Roxx with a boot and cross body from the turnbuckles.
Roxx with clotheslines followed by a kick and swinging neck breaker for a near fall. Roxx with a chop and Irish whip. Roxx misses a charge into the corner and Martinez with a running forearm but she misses a running boot and Roxx gets a near fall with a rollup. Martinez with a super kick and Roxx is down after hitting the turnbuckles but Roxx kicks out at two .
Martinez chokes Roxx with her leg and then she goes for the traditional choke. The referee continues to warn Martinez about the choke. Martinez sends Roxx into the turnbuckles and then she connects with shoulders in the corner. Martinez chokes Roxx in the corner.
Martinez with an elbow to the midsection and then he gets Roxx in a rocking chair submission. Roxx is able to escape and she applies an ankle lock. Martinez kicks Roxx in the chest to escape the hold. Martinez limps across the ring to kick Roxx and then she connects with forearms and then chokes her in the corner. Martinez with a kick to the ribs.
Martinez with a suplex for a near fall. Martinez with two rolling suplexes but Nikki with a counter and she hits a running boot to the chest and both women are down. Roxx gets to her feet first and Roxx picks Martinez up but Martinez with a punch. Martinez blocks a kick but Roxx with roaring double sledges to Martinez followed by an Irish whip and a splash into the corner and a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall. Roxx sets for the Voodoo Drop but Martinez with head butts.
Martinez with a Saito suplex and a near fall. Martinez punches Roxx and the referee warns Martinez. Martinez sets for a fisherman’s suplex but Roxx runs Martinez into the corner. Roxx with the Voodoo Drop but Martinez kicks out at two.
Roxx argues with the referee about whether it was a three count or not. Roxx sets for another Voodoo Drop but Martinez with a rake of the eyes and a Fisherman’s suplex for the three count.
Winner: Mercedes Martinez
Match Number Six: Pick Your Poison: Leva Bates versus Kimberly (Fans Bring Weapons and I Quit)
The action starts on the stairs and Leva sends Kimberly into the steps. Kimberly with a forearm. Leva grabs the ring bell and Kimberly takes it and hits Leva with it. She rings the bell against Leva’s head. Kimberly chokes Leva on the railing and they go down the stairs and to the fans. Kimberly with a shot to the midsection. Leva runs Kimberly into the wall.
They make their way to the ring and Leva goes for the weapons. They fight over the contents of the plunder. Leva has a boomerang and Kimberly has a light saber. Leva with a kick and then Leva kicks over the trash can. Kimberly with a power slam. Kimberly with a baseball slide that sends Leva into the front row. Leva hits Kimberly with the chair.
Kimberly sends Leva into the ring post. Kimberly tries to hit Leva with a chair but Leva moves. Leva kicks Kimberly and she chokes her. Leva drives the chair into Kimberly’s throat. Kimberly hits Leva with a plastic bat. Leva with a chop and she swings for the fences. They climb onto the speakers in the building and Leva hits a Pedigree on the speaker but Kimberly does not quit.
Leva with a Thesz Press off the speaker onto Kimberly on the floor. Kimberly with a DDT on the floor and she chokes Leva but Leva will not quit. Kimberly with a forearm but Leva chokes Kimberly with a towel. Kimberly refuses to quit and she hits a jawbreaker to get out of the choke. Kimberly whips Leva with the towel.
Leva with punches to Kimberly and Leva grabs a chair. Kimberly kicks Leva before she can use the chair. They return to the ring and Kimberly sprays something in Leva’s face. Kimberly with an Irish whip but she runs into a boot. Kimberly hits Leva with a cookie sheet while Leva is on the top turnbuckle. She hits Leva again and Leva hangs from the ropes.
Kimberly with a Cloverleaf in the ropes and Leva does not quit. Leva hits Kimberly with a chair to escape the hold. Leva hits Kimberly in the ribs with the chair and then she drops Kimberly on the ropes.
Leva with a back breaker and then she applies a camel clutch and then connects with crossfaces. Leva wedges the chair in the turnbuckles. Kimberly hits Leva with a rolling pin. Kimberly tries to send Leva into the chair but Leva counters and sends Kimberly into the chair.
Leva grabs handcuffs but Kimberly punches Leva. Kimberly with forearms and she tries to put the handcuffs on Leva. Kimberly tries to apply the handcuffs but Leva fights her off. Kimberly with a head butt and the handcuffs are applied. Kimberly slaps Leva in the head and then Kimberly puts the trash can over Leva’s head. Kimberly kicks the can a few times. Leva tries to get out of the handcuffs and she gets them in front of her. Kimberly puts the trash can over Leva again and she hits the can with the rolling pin.
Kimberly grabs a rope and she puts it around Leva’s neck and she ties Leva to the ropes. Kimberly hits Leva in the head with the cookie sheet seven times and the referee pulls Kimberly away from Leva. Kimberly hits Leva a few more times and the referee calls for the bell.
Match Number Seven: Reby Sky versus Jessicka Havok (Career versus Respect)
Jessicka tells Reby to give up so she does not embarrass herself. She even holds the ropes for her but Reby is not going to make this easy. Sky slaps Havok and then she hits a spear and she punches Havok. Havok sends Sky to the floor and Havok goes to the apron. Sky trips Havok and then she jumps onto Havok’s midsection. Sky bounces off Havok on a cross body from the apron. Havok runs Sky into the ring post.
Havok sends Sky back into the ring and Havok grabs a chair and brings it into the ring. The referee takes the chair from Havok. Havok chokes Sky in the ropes. She chokes Sky again and the referee warns her. Havok stretches Sky in the ropes as she continues to taunt Sky.
Havok misses a splash into the ropes and Sky with forearms to the back followed by a lungblower for a near fall. Havok with an Irish whip but she runs into a boot from Sky. Havok pulls Sky off the turnbuckles and to the mat. Havok with a Boston crab but Sky is able to get to the ropes. Havok waits until the last moment to release the hold.
Havok chokes Sky and the referee warns her again. Havok with a kick and snap mare followed by a kick to the back and a chop to Sky. Havok with a leg drop for a near fall. Sky with punches but Havok with a forearm. Havok with a full nelson and she picks up Sky. Sky is able to counter and gets a near fall with a victory roll.
Havok with a clothesline an Sky is down again. Havok with a back breaker and then Havok gets a near fall. Havok grabs the chair again but the referee takes it. Sky with forearms but Havok with a forearm and she chokes Sky. Havok with a kick in the corner and then she applies a version of the Rings of Saturn but Sky gets to the ropes.
Havok with a side slam for a near fall. Havok starts to show some frustration over Sky’s resilience. Havok with an elbow and she tells Sky that she doesn’t belong. Sky with a head scissors and then she hits a splash into the corner followed by a shoulder. Sky misses a splash into the corner when Havok moves.
Havok with a power bomb and she picks Sky up again but Sky with a forearm and X Factor for a near fall. Sky tries for the Twist of Fate. Havok escapes but Sky does hit the Twist of Fate but Havok kicks out at two.
Havok grabs the referee when Sky goes for a dive in the corner. The referee goes down and Havok grabs the chair and then she drops it on the mat. Havok sets for a Schwein onto the chair but Sky counters and hits a Twist of Fate on the chair. Sky gets rid of the evidence and Sky gets the three count.
Winner: Reby Sky
After the match, Havok takes the mic from Daffney. Sky offers her hand but Havok tells Sky that she gave her a taste of her own medicine tonight. Jessicka says that she will admit that she respects Reby but that doesn’t mean that she has to like her. Jessicka tells Reby to watch her back.
Rain gets on the mic and says that Valkyrie is the most dominant force in pro wrestling. Ivelisse says that everyone comes to Shine to see them. They are the best and they prove it every time they come to the ring. Taylor says that everyone is jealous of them. Allysin asks what women in Shine can stop them?
Match Number Eight: VALKYRIE (Rain, Ivelisse, Allysin Kay, and Taylor Made) versus Amazing Kong, Angelina Love, Mia Yim, and Christina Von Eriee
Angelina, Kong, Mia, and Christina attack Valkyrie and they send them to the floor.
Valkyrie discuss strategy on the floor. They get onto the apron and then they are summarily knocked off the apron to the floor. They go for plan B and that includes a time out.
We are ready to officially start the match and Love is in the ring for her team. Rain decides to start things off for Valkyrie. Rain pushes Angelina and Angelina pushes back. Rain pushes Angelina and Angelina with forearms. They go back and forth. Angelina with a kick and she takes Rain to the mat. Angelina with a clothesline and then she hits a standing power slam.
Rain with an Irish whip but Angelina with an elbow and she goes to the turnbuckles for a sunset flip and gets a near fall. Rain with a forearm and she tags in Ivelisse. Ivelisse with kicks to Angelina and Ivelisse tries for a slam but she escapes. Von Eerie tags in and she gives Ivelisse a few head butts.
Von Eerie with a drop kick for a near fall. Mia tags in and Von Eerie with a suplex and Mia gets a near fall. Mia with a wrist lock. Mia with a kick to the leg. Ivelisse with a kick to the back. Mia with a round kick and Ivelisse with a kick to the leg. Mia with a series of kicks to the chest but she misses a round kick and Ivelisse sends Mia into Allysin who connects with a forearm.
Ivelisse with a rolling mare followed by a kick to the head for a near fall. Ivelisse with a cobra clutch but Mia with an arm drag to escape. Ivelisse keeps Mia from tagging and Ivelisse with a dragon screw leg whip. Taylor tags in and she connects with a shoulder. Taylor with a snap mare and kick to the back.
Allysin tags in and she kicks Mia in the midsection. Mia with a slap but Allysin slaps back. Allysin chokes Mia in the corner. Kong tries to get involved and the referee stops her. That allows Valkyrie to attack Mia. Allysin sends Mia into the turnbuckles and then she applies a Japanese stranglehold and she puts her foot in Mia’s back. Allysin lets go and Mia hits the turnbuckles.
Mia with kicks to Allysin’s leg but Allysin kicks back. Mia with a series of kicks to Allysin but Allysin with a power bomb for a near fall. Allysin keeps Mia from making the tag and Rain is tagged back in for Valkyrie.
Rain with a front face lock and she pulls Mia off her feet. Mia with a spinning heel kick and both women are down. Kong tags in and so does Taylor. Kong with clotheslines followed by an Irish whip. Kong with a clothesline to Rain and then she sends Rain into the corner and Kong splashes both Rain and Taylor. Kong with a back fist to Rain and she covers Rain and even though Rain is not legal, the referee makes a count.
Valkyrie breaks up the cover and all eight women are in the ring. They all fight to the floor and the referee appears to have lost control. Von Eerie battles with Tyalor and then takes a shot at Rain. Ivelisse kicks Mia. Angelina with a baseball slide to Rain and then she kicks Rain on the floor. Ivelisse kicks Mia as they battle around the ring. Ivelisse hits Mia with a chair.
Von Eerie spanks Taylor. Rain slams Angelina into the bar. Kong and Allysin return from the back. Ivelisse sends Mia into the chairs at ringside. Mia hits Ivelisse with a chair while Kong sends Allysin into the chairs. Mia hits Ivelisse with the chair. Von Eerie hits Taylor with the chair but Allysin with a spear to Von Eerie.
Angelina slams Rain’s head into the apron. Mia kicks Rain. Angelina sends Rain back into the ring. Rain backs away from Angelina and she bumps into Kong. Rain is not too happy. Rain blocks a choke slam and she tags Allysin in. Kong pulls Allysin into the ring and she tosses Allysin into the corner.
Von Eerie tags in and kicks Kay. Von Eerie with a cross arm lungblower for a near fall. Rain with an Impaler DT on Von Eerie. Angelina misses a bicycle kick but she kicks Rain and hits a leaping flatliner. Taylor with forearms to Angelina and she hits a neck breaker. Mia with a kick to Taylor followed by a release German suplex and then Mia with a quebrada. Ivelisse with a kick to Mia’s head. Kong sends Ivelisse into the turnbuckles. Kay and Taylor double team Kong. They try for a double suplex but Kong counters with a double suplex of her own. Ivelisse with a missile drop kick to Kong.
Von Eerie goes up top and hits a fist drop but Taylor breaks up the cover. Von Eerie slaps Taylor and hits 138 for a near fall. Von Eerie with a head butt. Kay and Taylor hit 3D on Von Eerie for the three count.
After the match, Angelina and Kong take care of Taylor and Rain. Angelina with a bicycle kick to Ivelisse. Von Eerie with 138 to Ivelisse. Mia goes up top and hits a corkscrew splash onto Ivelisse. Kong with a splash from the turnbuckles onto Ivelisse.
Shine returns to action with SHINE 9 on Friday April 19, 2013 at 9:00 PM.
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