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Welcome to PWInsider.com’s cover of Full Impact Pro Wrestling Ascension from the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida.
Match Number One: Johnny Vandal (with Larry Dallas, Trina Michaels, and Buggy Nova) versus Derek Ryze
Larry tries to trip Derek before Johnny and Derek lock up. Johnny pie faces Johnny but Derek kicks Johnny in the leg. Johnny with forearms but Derek with kicks. Derek with a series of drop kicks and Johnny goes down. Johnny blocks a kick and he clips Derek.
Johnny with a kick to the back and then he starts to work on the knee. Johnny drops an elbow to the knee and he punches Derek in the knee. Johnny uses the ropes for extra leverage on an elbow drop to the leg. Johnny kicks Derek in the knee. Johnny kicks Derek to the floor and Larry, Buggy, and Trina attack Derek while Johnny talks to the referee. Johnny goes to the floor and he chops Derek against the ring. Johnny sends Derek back into the ring. Derek with an enzuigiri to the head but Johnny clips the knee again and he gets a near fall. Johnny with forearms to the back followed by a snap mare and rear chin lock.
Johnny rakes at the face and he returns to the rear chin lock. Derek with elbows and he gets a near fall with an O’Connor Roll. Vandal with a clothesline and he gets a near fall. Vandal with a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Ryze kicks Vandal but Vandal with boots to Ryze. Vandal calls for the figure four but Ryze kicks Vandal through the ropes and to the floor.
Vandal returns to the ring and Ryze with a series of leaping leg lariats followed by a spinning heel kick. Ryze goes up top and hits a missile drop kick. Ryze gets a near fall. Ryze tries for a suplex but Vandal with a knee to the head. Vandal with a kick to the back followed by a cross body to the back while Ryze is in the ropes.
Ryze with a round kick to the head for a near fall. Ryze waits for Vandal to get up from the mat and he misses a round kick. Vandal with a kick and cross body to the back followed by a super kick for the three count.
Winner: Johnny Vandal
Lenny Leonard comes to the ring and he talks about how Scott Reed is not here because he was carry 200 pounds on his back. Now that Caleb is no longer in The Scene, he has Johnny Vandal. Larry says that it is all about his Tag Team Titles that were taken from him. Last month, the Ben Dejos stole the titles from The Scene.
Larry wants the Tag Team Champions to come to the ring because they have an offer they cannot refuse. Larry speaks in Spanish to get them out to the ring.
The Ben Dejos come to the ring and Cruz kicks Trina and Buggy out of the way before they get into the ring.
Larry says that Caleb was part of the B Team. Larry says that he has an offer for them and he says that they should ditch the girls and he will give them citizenship.
The Bravados attack Dos Ben Dejos.
Mia Yim and Leva Bates come to the ring and The Scene head for the hills.
Larry says that he will show everyone what a world class tag team looks like.
Leva says that Mia Yim is going to teach him a lesson tonight.
Match Number Two: The Bravado Brothers (Lance and Harlem Bravado) [with Larry Dallas] versus Tommy Taylor and Kenneth Cameron
The battle starts outside the ring and Lance is sent into the ring post by Taylor. They send Harlem into the ring and Taylor with a European uppercut followed by a kick and he gets a near fall. Cameron tags in and he punches Harlem in the back. Cameron with a back elbow followed by a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Cameron with a forearm to the back and then he tags in Taylor. Taylor with kicks to the back and then to the back of the head as he comes off the turnbuckles.
Taylor with an elbow drop to the groin. Taylor with a slam followed by a springboard knee drop for a near fall. Cameron tags in and he hits a spinning heel kick and he gets a near fall. Harlem with a kick but Cameron with a clothesline but Lance breaks up the cover. Cameron with a knee drop and he runs his forearm across Harlem’s face. Cameron with a knee to the groin.
Cameron stops Harlem’s escape from the corner and Taylor tags in. Lance with a knee to the back and Harlem with a bicycle kick. Lance with forearms while Harlem connects with shoulders. Taylor punches Harlem and Lance with knees. Lance with a knee and he tries for a suplex but Taylor blocks it. Taylor with an inside cradle for a near fall. Lance with a knee and then he tags in Harlem who gets a near fall.
Lance tags back in and they hit a double back elbow and then they hit a double elbow drop for a near fall. Lance with an arm bar and chin lock combination on Taylor and he gets a near fall. Lance sends Taylor into Harlem’s boot and then Harlem tags in and he gets a near fall. Harlem with a top wrist lock. Lance comes in and they both have wrist locks on Taylor but Tommy with a double monkey flip and all three men are down.
Cameron tags in and he connects with a lot of clotheslines on both Bravados. Cameron with a back breaker to Harlem and Taylor goes to the turnbuckles and connects with a knee to the chest and Cameron gets a near fall. Taylor clotheslines Lance over the top to the floor and he follows. They get Harlem up for the Doomsday Device but Lance pushes Taylor off the turnbuckles. They hit a double team move on Cameron for the three count.
Winners: Bravado Brothers
After the match, Lenny Leonard interviews Tommy Taylor and Kenneth Cameron. Lenny asks about the interference and Kenneth says that it is unfair. He says that he feels like he was robbed. Tommy says that the Bravados are talentless and useless and they need help from Larry Dallas. He calls them lazy.
Lenny asks Tommy about his challenge to Uhaa Nation, the Florida Heritage Champion. Lenny mentions that Uhaa is in Japan working for Dragon Gate. Because of the working relationship, they have not done anything about Uhaa not defending the title. Tommy will get the first Florida Heritage Title match when Uhaa returns.
Tommy says that he is not going anywhere as long as FIP is in the Orpheum. Tommy says that when you are a champion, you should be around. When Uhaa comes back, Tommy will take his title.
Match Number Three: Maxwell Chicago versus Mikey Webb
Maxwell points out how it appears that Mikey works out. He says that Mikey is good looking. Maxwell has a fan distract Mikey and he gets a near fall with a rollup. Mikey blocks a punch or two from Maxwell. Mikey with a kick and punch. They criss cross and Maxwell with leap frogs and drop downs but eventually Maxwell gets tired. Mikey with a reverse atomic drop followed by an atomic drop for a near fall.
Maxwell sends Mikey to the floor and then Mikey returns and he applies a side head lock. Mikey flips Maxwell to the floor and Maxwell claims that was a DQ for grabbing his balls. Maxwell wants the referee to check him and then Mikey puts Maxwell on the top rope and he shakes it to make things uncomfortable for Maxwell.
Mikey with a side head lock and he sends Mikey into the turnbuckles. Maxwell misses a double sledge and Mikey with a side head lock. Maxwell claims that Mikey has his balls again. Maxwell sends Mikey to the floor again.
Maxwell kicks the ropes when Mikey gets back into the ring and Mazwell punches Mikey. Maxwell with the Andre the Giant butt bump in the corner and he appears to really get into it. Maxwell with a suplex and he appears to have hurt his own neck on the move but he is able to get a near fall.
Maxwell calls for ‘THE MOVE’ but Mikey does not let him do it and Mikey with a side slam and both men are down. Maxwell holds on to the ropes on a drop kick attempt. Maxwell calls for the figure four but he isn’t sure how to apply it. Mikey with a kick that sends Maxwell into the ropes and Mikey gets a near fall with an inside cradle.
Maxwell hits the screaming neck breaker and he gets a near fall. Maxwell figures that he should apply a move he knows and he applies the Million Dollar Dream. Mikey gets Maxwell on his back and Maxwell wants him to put him down and Mikey with a modified Samoan Drop and Maxwell utters an unmentionable word.
Mikey with a flying forearm followed by a drop kick and a facebuster and a lariat that flips Maxwell but Maxwell kicks out. Maxwell with a uranage back breaker into a flatliner for a near fall. Maxwell sits on Mikey’s chest to cover him and he gets a near fall. Mikey with a kick to the midsection followed by a knee to the back of the head but Maxwell gets his hand on the ropes to break the count.
Maxwell gets very intimate with the bottom rope and Mikey waits for Maxwell to finish. Mikey with a side head lock and then Mikey sends Maxwell face first into the turnbuckles. Mikey goes up top but Maxwell moves when he tries for a cross body. Maxwell with a rollup and his feet on the ropes for the three count.
Winner: Maxwell Chicago
After the match, Mikey tries to explain to the referee what happened while Maxwell celebrates his victory with the fans.
Lenny Leonard goes to interview Maxwell. Lenny mentions that Maxwell is 3-0. Lenny mentions that the victory was kind of controversial. Maxwell sings the theme song from Saved By The Bell: The College Years.
Match Number Four: Chasyn Rance (with MSL) versus Lince Dorado
Rance runs away from Dorado and Rance goes to the floor to regroup. Rance torments a fan at ringside. Rance returns to the ring and Dorado offers his hand to Rance. MSL tells Rance not to trust a cat. Rance shakes his hand but Rance with a kick. Dorado with a snap mare followed by a springboard rana. Rance catches Dorado on a handspring move but Dorado lands on his feet.
Dorado uses the ropes for extra leverage on an arm drag and Rance goes to the apron to discuss strategy with MSL. They lock up and Rance with a waist lock and take down. Rance with an arm bar. Dorado with a single leg take down and he gets Rance up in a surfboard but Rance counters with a lateral press and he gets a near fall.
Dorado with a rollup for a near fall. Rance with an Irish whip but Dorado with an elbow and he leaps over Rance. Rance has a round kick blocked but Rance is able to hit an enzuigiri for a near fall. Rance with a double sledge to the back and a knee drop to the throat. Rance gets a near fall. Rance chokes Dorado in the ropes and then he connects with a knee to the back and he follows with a rollup for a near fall.
MSL makes sure that Dorado does not have his foot under the rope. Rance with a guillotine choke and he adds a body scissors. Dorado rolls over so he can get a near fall. Rance tries for a cross arm breaker but Dorado does not let him fully apply the hold.
Dorado with punches but Rance with a knee. Rance with a sunset flip but Dorado rolls through and hits a drop kick. Dorado misses a drop kick but Rance with a clothesline for a near fall. Rance with an abdominal stretch. Rance turns it into an Octopus but Dorado with a side slam to escape the hold.
Dorado with a leaping knee and a back slide for a near fall. Dorado with a kick to the head for a near fall. Dorado gets sent to the apron but Dorado sends Rance into the turnbuckles and he goes up top for a cross body and he gets a near fall. Dorado with a handspring back elbow for a near fall. Dorado with a kick to the head followed by an Irish whip. Dorado with a running knee into the corner. Rance with a forearm and Dorado falls to the floor.
Dorado makes it back into the ring and Rance tries for a Chasyn Driver but Dorado escapes. Rance misses a pescado to the floor and then Dorado with a suicide dive onto Rance. Dorado sends Rance back into the ring and he connects with an enzuigiri. Dorado goes up top and hits the Shooting Star Press but MSL gets on the apron with a chair. The referee stops MSL from using the chair.
Rance with an enzuigiri and then he hits the Chasyn Driver on a chair while the referee gets rid of the other chair and Rance gets the three count.
Winner: Chasyn Rance
Match Number Five: FIP Tag Team Title Match: Dos Ben Dejos (Jay Rios and Eddie Cruz) versus K.O.A. (Sugar Dunkerton and Aaron Epic)
Cruz and Epic start things off. Epic wants a test of strength but it was a ruse to lead to a kick. Epic with a side head lock and he claims that Cruz tapped out. Epic with a shoulder tackle. Cruz with a springboard arm drag followed by a drop kick and wrist lock. Rios tags in and they hit a double flap jack and Cruz with knees to the back while Rios hits a back senton and gets a near fall.
Cruz tags in and he goes up top and connects with boots to the arm and he gets a near fall. Epic with a knee to the midsection. Cruz with a drop kick to the knee and Rios rolls onto Epic and holds him up for Cruz to connect with a kick to the head but Rios can only get a near fall. Epic with a shot to the midsection and Dunkerton tags in.
Sugar tells Rios to look at the Black Mamba. Dunkerton does a lap around the ring and he gets winded. Dunkerton rolls around the ring and he celebrates. They lock up and Rios works on the arm. Rios keeps Dunkerton from getting to his corner. Dunkerton with an arm drag and he celebrates the greatest arm drag ever. Rios mocks Dunkerton’s celebration and he tells Rios that he is not invited to Sugar’s party. Sugar with the Sexy Party before they lock up again. Dunkerton with a wrist lock.
Rios avoids an arm drag and Rios with an arm drag and a Japanese arm drag followed by another arm drag. Rios sets for another arm drag but Dunkerton backs into his corner and he tags in Epic. Epic tells Dunkerton that all he is doing is arm drags and then he turns around into two arm drags and he tags Dunkerton back in.
Rios with a kick and chop. Dunkerton and Rios exchange chops. Rios with a head scissors take down and he tells Dunkerton to look up and he chops him in the chest. Rios uses the ropes and hits a rana. Dunkerton backs into the corner and Rios and Cruz with a combination of kicks and Rios with a near fall. Dunkerton drops Rios into the ropes and he splashes Rios. Dunkerton tries a second time but Rios moves and Dunkerton hits the ropes. Epic with a knee to stop a dive to the floor but Cruz knocks Epic off the apron. Rios holds the ropes open for a suicide dive from Cruz onto Epic and Dunkerton. Rios with an Asai moonsault onto everyone on the floor.
Rios rolls Dunkerton back into the ring but Epic throws a drink in Rios’ face and then he is crotched on the top rope and Dunkerton shakes the ropes. Epic with a belly-to-back suplex to Cruz on the apron. Dunkerton with an Irish whip and he tags in Epic. Epic with a forearm followed by a clothesline from Dunkerton and a running knee into the head from Epic.
Epic with a snap mare and a chop to Rios for a near fall. Epic puts on Rios’ bandana to mock him while he has Rios in a chin lock. Rios with a chop but Epic with a chop. Epic with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Dunkerton tags back in and they work on the back with double sledges. Dunkerton works on Rios’ hand followed by a forearm to the head. Dunkerton works on Rios’ back.
Dunkerton with a body scissors on Rios. Rios with chops to try to get out of the hold but Dunkerton with a shot to Rios’ head. Dunkerton brings Cruz into the ring to cause the referee to be distracted. Epic ‘tags’ in. Rios with kicks to Epic but Epic with a rolling fireman’s carry slam. Dunkerton gives Epic a Death Valley Driver onto Rios to get a near fall.
Dunkerton with punches in the corner and then he puts Rios in a compromising position in the corner. Dunkerton with a kick to the hamstring and he gets a near fall. Dunkerton starts to work on the leg and he applies a modified figure four leg lock and he chops Rios. Rios chops back and Dunkerton chokes him.
Dunkerton kicks Rios in the hamstring again. Dunkerton wraps the leg in the ropes. Dunkerton pushes Rios into the corner and Rios with a chop to Epic on the apron followed by punches and kicks to Dunkerton. Rios tries for a sunset flip but Dunkerton stays on his feet. He gives a Sexy Party but he misses when he drops down and he misses an elbow drop to the leg.
Cruz and Epic tag in and Cruz with a springboard senton followed by a rana and enzuigiri. Cruz goes up top and hits a missile drop kick and gets a near fall. Epic a jawbreaker and a power slam for a near fall. Epic puts Cruz on the turnbuckles and they fight on the turnbuckles until Cruz knocks Epic off with a head butt. Cruz with a double stomp but Dunkerton breaks up the cover. Epic and Dunkerton with an assisted choke slam and Rios makes the save.
Rios sends Dunkerton to the floor and Cruz with a super kick. Epic with a lariat to Cruz for a near fall while Rios is pulled to the floor by Dunkerton. Dunkerton tags in and Rios hits a drop kick on Dunkerton and he sends Epic to the floor. Rios with a pescado onto Epic.
Cruz with elbows and an enzuigiri. Cruz hits a springboard Asai DDT and Rios gets the three count.
Winners: Dos Ben Dejos
After the match, The Bravados attack Dos Ben Dejos while Epic and Dunkerton leave with the title belts. Rios fights the Bravados but they send Rios to the floor.
Match Number Six: AR Fox versus Trent Baretta
They lock up and Trent with a clean break. They lock up again and Fox backs Trent into the corner and Fox with a clean break. Trent with a waist lock take down but Fox with a hammer lock to escape. Baretta with a snap mare. They lock up again and Fox with a side head lock and take down.
Fox with a shoulder tackle and he tries for a sunset flip but Trent drops down and gets a near fall. Trent and Fox go back and forth with near falls and then Fox with a kip up. Trent wants a test of strength and Fox obliges. Trent with the first advantage and he gets a near fall. Fox with a chop to the chest and then uses the ropes for an arm drag and he follows with a drop kick. Trent flips Fox from the apron and Fox with a drop kick that sends Trent to the floor.
Fox with a plancha onto Trent. Fox teases a dive to the floor but he goes to the apron. Fox tries for the moonsault using the post for leverage but Trent moves and Trent with a clothesline. Trent rolls Fox back in and gets a near fall. Trent with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Trent with a reverse chin lock. Fox with elbows but Trent with a drop kick.
Trent with a chop in the corner followed by a running back elbow to Fox. Trent gets a near fall and then he applies a reverse chin lock. Fox with a chinbreaker and then Fox runs into Trent’s knees. Trent gets a near fall. Trent waits for Fox to get up but he misses the flying knee. Fox with a matrix move and he hits an enzuigiri. Fox with an Awesome Clothesline and he floats back in for a hesitation kick. Fox with an inward cannonball for a near fall.
Fox gets sent to the apron but Fox with a forearm. Fox with a springboard drop kick and Trent goes to the floor. Fox with a suicide dive and then he gets back into the ring for a suicide dive through the second and third ropes. Fox finishes the sequence with a springboard shooting star press onto Trent and both men are down.
Fox goes up top and hits a Swanton but Trent kicks out. Trent goes to the apron and Fox follows. Trent hits a Death Valley Driver onto the apron and Trent rolls back in and gets a near fall. Trent goes for the tornado DDT but Fox counters and he sends Trent into the ropes and then he hits a splash and goes to the floor. Fox hangs Trent over the apron but Fox misses the leg drop from the turnbuckles onto the apron.
Trent with the springboard back elbow into the corner followed by a tornado DDT for a near fall. Fox with a springboard Ace Crusher for a near fall. Fox points to the turnbuckles and he puts Trent on the turnbuckles to set for Lo Mein Pain. Fox with an enzuigiri and then he goes for Lo Mein Pain but Trent catches him and Trent with an elbow. Trent with a belly-to-back suplex from the second rope and both men are down. Trent gets a near fall.
Trent with a chop but Fox with a forearm. Trent with a forearm and Fox fires back. They go back and forth until Fox hits the rolling Death Valley Drop. Fox goes up top for the 450 splash but Trent gets his knees up. Trent hits the flying knee and Fox kicks out. Trent with a chop and he puts Fox on the turnbuckles. Trent with another chop. Trent goes for a super rana and he hits it but Fox rolls through and gets a near fall with a sunset flip. Both men go for cross bodies and they both go down.
Trent and Fox alternate forearms. Fox with a back heel kick and then he hits a flying forearm into the corner. Trent with a running knee into the corner but Fox fires back with a super kick. Fox with a matrix to avoid Trent but Trent hits a super kick and gets a two count.
Fox with an inside cradle but Trent rolls over and gets the three count.
Winner: Trent Baretta
After the match, they shake hands.
Match Number Seven: Larry Dallas (with Buggy Nova and Trina Michaels) versus Mia Yim (with Leva Bates)
They lock up and Larry sends Mia to the mat. Larry tells Mia that she does not belong in the same ring as him. They lock up again and Larry with a slam. They lock up again and Larry backs Mia into the corner and he decides to cop a feel instead of chopping her and Mia gets in a few shots and a snap mare followed by a kick to the back and a running kick to the chest.
Mia with a kick to the back of the head and then to the midsection. Mia goes to the turnbuckles and Larry with a running forearm but Mia applies a cross arm breaker in the ropes. Mia goes up top and hits a missile drop kick for a near fall. Mia with a forearm to the back and then she punches Larry.
Mia with a kick to the back followed by a forearm to the chest and a kick to the midsection. Mia goes into the ropes and Larry goes for a cross body but Mia moves and Larry goes to the floor. Mia with a suicide dive onto Larry. Mia sends Larry back into the ring and she gets a near fall. Mia kicks Larry in the back. Buggy grabs Mia by the leg when she comes off the ropes and Larry sends Mia to the floor.
Trina and Buggy attack Mia but Leva tries to stop them. Buggy sends Mia’s head into the apron and Leva chases Buggy away. Larry drives Mia’s head into the mat in an unflattering manner. Larry with an elbow drop for a near fall but Mia bridges and she hits a rana. Larry with a clothesline for a near fall.
Leva gets on the apron and she alternates forearms with Mia on Larry. Mia with a kick to the head for a near fall. Mia waits for Larry to get up and she slaps and kicks Larry. Mia tries for a German suplex but Larry holds on to the ropes. Buggy punches Mia and Larry hits a German suplex and gets a near fall with a bridge. Larry goes to the turnbuckles and Mia hits Larry from behind. Mia with a power bomb for the three count.
Winner: Mia Yim
Match Number Eight:FIP World Heavyweight Title Match: Jon Davis (with MSL) versus Homicide
The bell rings and Jon Davis continues the tradition of waiting until he is ready to emerge from the corner. Homicide tries to use some words to get Davis out of the corner. Davis has had enough and he runs Homicide into the corner and he punches him and connects with forearms. Davis with a punch and forearms. Davis with a slam and he goes for a second one.
Davis with a forearm but Homicide escapes a slam attempt and he hits a head scissors take down and then he sends Davis to the floor but Davis moves when Homicide goes for a suicide dive. Homicide with a senton off the apron onto Davis. Homicide sends Davis’ head into the booth. Homicide misses a clothesline and hits the pole. Davis sends Homicide shoulder first into the pole.
Davis with an elbow to the back. Davis with forearms to the back as they go around the ring. Davis returns to the ring and Homicide with a shoulder and a sunset flip attempt but Davis hits Homicide in the injured shoulder. Davis focuses his attack on the shoulder. Davis wraps the arm in the ropes and the referee warns Davis.
Homicide with a chop but Davis with a double sledge to the back. Davis works on the shoulder and Davis with forearms to the shoulder. Davis pulls on the arm while it is in the ropes. Homicide with forearms but he is using his injured arm so it is causing more damage for himself. Davis slams the arm into the mat.
Davis with a boot to the shoulder but Homicide with a kick and he sends Davis to the floor. Homicide with a double sledge from the apron followed by a punch. Homicide puts Davis in a chair and he chops him. Homicide with a clothesline that forces Davis out of the chair. Homicide throws some chairs into the ring.
Homicide returns Davis into the ring and he gets a near fall. Homicide with a shoulder in the corner and he decides to use the left shoulder the second time. Homicide goes to the turnbuckles and Davis stops Homicide. Davis sets for a superplex but Homicide blocks it for a moment but Davis hits a delayed superplex and Davis can only get a near fall. Davis with a power slam for a near fall.
Davis returns to the injured arm but Homicide wants him to give him more. Davis with a shoulder and elbow in the corner. Homicide with punches and he goes to the turnbuckles for a tornado DDT but Homicide feels the effect of the impact on his injured shoulder. They exchange punches but Davis gets the advantage. Homicide with a flatline for a near fall. Davis misses a short arm clothesline and Homicide with an exploder for a near fall.
Homicide returns to the turnbuckles but Davis avoids the tornado DDT and Davis with an overhead belly-to-belly throw into the turnbuckles for a near fall. Homicide with a sunset flip for a near fall. Davis with a European uppercut and Homicide returns fire with a series of clotheslines but Davis stays on his feet. Homicide with an Ace Crusher but Davis kicks out.
Homicide sets for the Cop Killer but Davis hits Homicide in the arm. Homicide escapes Three Seconds Around the World. Homicide puts Davis on the turnbuckles and Homicide with shots to the midsection. Homicide with an Ace Crusher from the turnbuckles and he winds up for the lariat and he connects but Davis gets his hand on the ropes. Davis kicks out on another cover by Homicide.
Homicide hits a neck breaker but MSL pulls the referee out of the ring. MSL argues with the referee and Chasyn Rance with a low blow to Homicide. Davis hits Three Seconds Around the World for the three count.
Winner: Jon Davis
After the match, Homicide hits Davis with a chair and he throws the chair at Rance. MSL leaves the ring and Homicide hits the Cop Killer on Rance.