SHINE released the following video preview of the tournament:
Welcome to the live coverage of Shine 11, celebrating their first anniversary with a title tournament to crown the company’s first champion.
Your hostess tonight is Chasity Taylor and she welcomes everyone to the Orpheum for Shine’s First Anniversary show.
Match Number One: Bracket A Fatal Four Way Qualifier: Mercedes Martinez versus Nikki Roxx (with Daffney) versus LuFisto versus Su Yung (Winner Faces Rain in the First Round)
Before the match starts Roxx and Martinez have some words.
All four are in the ring and Nikki and Mercedes push Su and Lufisto before they go back and forth. Su and Lufisto take care of Nikki and Mercedes. Lufisto with a snap mare and a rear chin lock followed by an elbow to the top of the head. Lufisto with a kick to the chest and a snap mare and kick to the back.
Su runs Lufisto into the turnbuckles and Nikki tags in and she gets a near fall with a rollup on Su. Su with an O’Connor Roll for a near fall. Nikki with an inside cradle for a near fall. Su with kicks to Nikki and then she uses the ropes for an arm drag. Su with a snap mare and Nikki covers up for a kick so Su waits and she kicks Nikki.
Mercedes makes the blind tag and Lufisto tags in. Lufisto with forearms but Mercedes fires back and she chops Lufisto numerous times. Now it is Lufisto’s turn and she misses a charge into the corner. Mercedes with a running boot and then she goes for another one but Lufisto with a drop toe hold and then Lufisto with a cannonball for a near fall.
Lufisto thinks about a tag to Nikki and she tags in but Mercedes goes to the floor. Su enters the ring but Mercedes pushes Nikki into Su. Mercedes and Nikki exchange forearms. Mercedes with a double leg take down and she punches Nikki. Nikki with punches to Mercedes. Su pulls Mercedes off Nikki and Su with shots to Nikki and Mercedes. Su with an elbow to Lufisto and then Mercedes with a vertical choke slam to Su for a near fall. Nikki goes up top and hits a cross body on Mercedes.
Lufisto goes up top but Nikki with an Irish whip of Mercedes into Lufisto. Su with a blockbuster to Nikki for a near fall. Mercedes tries for a superplex on Lufisto while Su and Nikki go to the floor. Lufisto with a head butt that puts Mercedes in the Tree of Woe and Lufisto with a double stomp. Su with an elbow drop for a near fall on Mercedes. Lufisto with a double leg take down on Su into a Trailer Hitch. Nikki with a Dragon Sleeper on Lufisto while she holds on.
Mercedes with an arm bar submission but Daffnety has something to say to Mercedes. Nikki with forearms and then she hits an Exploder suplex for a near fall on Mercedes. Nikki tries for the Voodoo Drop but Mercedes with two rolling suplexes followed by a swinging neck breaker in the ropes but Daffney puts Nikki’s foot on the rope.
Mercedes argues with the referee and then she grabs Daffney and Nikki and Mercedes fight on the floor while Lufisto hits a Burning Hammer for the three count.
Winner: Lufisto (Advances to face Rain in the first round)
Match Number Two:Bracket B Fatal Four Way Qualifier: Amazing Kong versus Angelina Love versus Ivelisse (with April Hunter) versus Kimberly (Winner Faces Santana in the First Round)
Before the match starts, Kimberly puts Things on the turnbuckles. When she gets to Kong’s corner she swats it away into the crowd.
Kimberly and Ivelisse attack Kong before the bell rings and Angelina goes after Kimberly. Angelina with a hip toss and elbow drop for a near fall. Kong tags in and they hit a double back elbow. Kong grabs Kimberly’s Thing and then hits Kimberly. Ivelisse with forearms to Kong but Kong with a head butt and she Irish whips Ivelisse into Kimberly. Angelina with a splash onto Ivelisse and Kimberly and then Kong does the same and Angelina gets a near fall on Kimberly.
Angelina with a knee to Ivelisse. Angelina gets a near fall and Kong tags back in. Kong chokes Ivelisse followed by a forearm to the back. Ivelisse with an elbow followed by a body block and then she charges at Ivelisse but Ivelisse drops down and Kong goes over the top rope to the floor. Angelina comes in and Ivelisse with an elbow and she sends Angelina to the mat and gets a near fall. Ivelisse gets another near fall.
Ivelisse chokes Angelina and the referee warns her. Ivelisse gets another near fall. Kimberly comes in and Kong goes after April on the floor. Ivelisee with an Irish whip to Angelina and Ivelisse drop kicks Kong off the apron.
Kimberly and Ivelisse with a double kick to Angelina and Kimberly makes the cover. Kimberly rubs her Thing on Angelina and gets a near fall. Ivelisse tags in and Angelina with a cross body onto Kimberly and Ivelisse for a near fall. Kimberly goes for a baseball slide on Kong but Kong pulls up the ring skirt and traps Kimbelry. Ivelisse gets a near fall on Angelina while this happens.
Ivelisse with forearms to Kong but Kong with a spinning back fist and she gets a near fall. Kong puts Ivelisse on the top turnbuckle and April gets on the apron and distracts the referee. Ivelisse with a sleeper on Kong and Angelina breaks it up. Kong with the Implant Buster on Angelina but Ivelisse is the legal person in and she connects with a super kick on Kong. Ivelisse and Kimberly throw Kimberly’s Thing around the ring. Ivelisse with a Code Red for the three count.
Winner: Ivelisse (Advances to face Santana in the first round)
Before our next match, Saraya Knight wants everyone to show some respect to the former SHIMMER Champion. She tells everyone to stay out of her way. Do not speak to her, touch her, or something that will make her slightly angry or she will punch you in the mouth. She tells Jessicka is just her warm up round because she will be the first SHINE Champion. There isn’t anyone in this room who will stop her.
Match Number Three: Sweet Saraya Knight versus Jessicka Havok in a First Round Tournament Match
Saraya with a Thesz Press off the apron before the bell rings. Jessicka sends Saraya into the apron and Saraya with a double sledge to Jessicka’s back. Jessicka runs Saraya into the ring post and then back into the ring.
Saraya kicks Jessicka a little low and then she hits a hesitation drop kick. Jessicka with a clothesline for a near fall. Jessicka chokes Saraya and the referee warns her. Jessicka gets a near fall. Havok with a back breaker and she stretches Saraya over her knee. Havok with a kick to the back and she gets a near fall.
Saraya slaps Jessicka in the face and Jessicka slaps her back. They go back and forth and Jessicka staggers Saraya and then Saraya with a kick to the upper thigh. Jessicka returns fire with a kick to the upper thigh region.
Havok with a Samoan drop for a near fall. Havok gets her on her shoulders again and she climbs the turnbuckles for a super Samoan drop but Saraya with elbows and then she hits a sit out power bomb and gets a near fall.
Saraya rolls to the floor and Jessicka follows. Jessicka with forearms and then she chokes Saraya. Saraya slams Jessicka’s head on the stage and they go on to the stage. Saraya sends Jessicka into the wall and then she grabs a chair and hits Jessicka. Jessicka sends Saraya into the wall and then runs her back first into the wall.
Saraya with a forearm and then she grabs a chair and hits Jessicka in the back with it. The referee warns Saraya and Jessicka punches Saraya. Saraya throws Jessicka off the stage and then she pours a drink on Jessicka.
They move to the bar and Jessicka sends Saraya into the bar. Saraya chokes Jessicka on the floor. Jessicka with forearms and then she kicks Saraya in a very personal place. Jessicka with punches to Saraya.
They make their way back into the ring and Jessicka gets a near fall. Saraya chokes Jessicka. Saraya with a slingshot into the bottom rope and then she hits a baseball slide that sends Havok to the floor. Havok picks up Saraya and she hits a spinebuster on the stage. Saraya kicks Jessicka off the stage and then she hits Jessicka with a mic stand. Saraya slams Jessicka into a chair and then she kicks Jessicka and then drops her on the chair. Jessicka with a kick and she hits a piledriver on the stage but the referee does not count because they are not in the ring.
Jessicka carries Saraya off the stage and into the ring and Saraya kicks out at two. Jessicka with forearms to Saraya. Saraya hits Jessicka with a chair and she calls for the bell. Saraya hits Jessicka again.
Winner: Jessicka Havok (by disqualification)
After the match, security tries to stop Saraya and they grab her and take away the chair. Jessicka tries to get up but her knee gives out.
Match Number Four: Leva versus Mia Yim
Leva makes her way to the ring dressed as the Venom.
They shake hands before the match. They lock up and Mia with a side head lock and wrist lock. Leva with a cartwheel and reversal. Mia does the same and she forces Leva to the mat and she gets a rollup for a near fall. Mia with a side head lock and shoulder tackle followed by an arm drag into an arm. Leva with punches and a shoulder tackle followed by an arm drag.
Leva and Mia both hold themselves in the ropes and they eventually return to the ring. Mia with a rollup for a near fall. Mia with a shoulder tackle. Leva with a head scissors take down and then Leva goes for a sunset flip but Mia stays on her feet. Leva is able to avoid a few kicks but Mia with a round kick for a near fall.
Mia with a Boston Crab and then she applies the Muta Lock. Mia with a snap mare and kick to the back. Mia tries for a drop kick but Leva rolls out of the way. Mia with a drop kick for a near fall. Mia returns to the Boston Crab. Mia with a kick to the head. Leva drops Mia on the top rope and she hits a drop kick that sends Mia over the top rope to the floor. Leva gets a near fall. Mia with an inside cradle for a near fall. Leva with a series of chops. Leva tries for a rana but Mia blocks it and hits a buckle bomb. Mia charges into the corner and Leva with a tarantula and then she hits a double stomp to the back for a near fall.
Mia tries for a suplex but Leva blocks it. Mia with a drop kick that sends Leva into the turnbuckles. Mia misses a kick and Leva drop kicks Mia into the turnbuckles. Leva tries for a splash into the corner but Mia moves and Leva tries for a headstand on the turnbuckles but Mia sends Leva to the floor.
Mia rolls Leva back into the ring but Leva rolls back to the floor. Leva punches Mia as she goes to the floor. Leva sends Mia into the sound booth. Leva with a senton onto Mia. They get back into the ring and Leva gets a near fall. Leva misses a super kick and Mia with slaps and kicks followed by a spinning back fist and German suplex for a near fall.
Mia tries for another German suplex but Leva holds on to the ropes. Leva with a Shiranui for a near fall. Leva with kicks but Mia blocks one and she hits a sit out power bomb but Leva kicks out at two. Mia climbs the turnbuckles for a moonsault but Leva blocks it. They fight on the turnbuckles and Leva with a head butt.
Leva with a Pepsi Plunge but Mia kicks out at two. Mia blocks a superkick and then Mia with a German suplex. Mia blocks another super kick and Leva goes for a Shiranui and Mia blocks it. Mia with a kick to the head followed by a German suplex for the three count.
Winner: Mia Yim
Match Number Five: Rain (with April Hunter) versus Lufisto
April distracts Lufisto and Rain attacks her from behind and she kicks Lufisto. Rain with forearms and kicks followed by a head butt and she tosses Lufisto across the ring by the hair. Lufisto has Rain’s nose and then she hits a series of arm drags followed by a slam. Lufisto gets a near fall. Lufisto stretches Rain but Rain sends Lufisto into the ropes and then hits a clothesline.
Rain with a cravate and then she distracts the referee and April attacks Lufisto’s leg. Rain works on Lufisto’s injured knee and gets a near fall. Rain with a single leg crab. Rain distracts the referee again and April punches Lufisto. Rain choke Lufisto in the ropes.
Rain with a snap mare and she gets a near fall. Rain with a front face lock but Lufisto with a package brainbuster and both women are down. Lufisto blocks punches from Rain and Lufisto with forearms and chops. Lufisto with the Kobashi chops followed by a drop kick to the head against the turnbuckles but Rain kicks out at two.
Rain misses a splash into the corner and Lufisto hits a splash into the corner. Lufisto with a face wash and she hits a running boot to the head and then Lufisto gets a near fall. Lufisto with a Crippler Crossface but Rain gets to the ropes. Rain with a lungblower for a near fall. Lufisto with a side Russian leg sweep and then she goes up top and hits a diving head butt but Rain kicks out.
Lufisto sets for the Burning Hammer but April gets on the apron and distracts Lufisto. Rain with a rollup for the three count.
Winner: Rain (Advances to face Jessicka Havok in the semi-finals)
Match Number Six: Santana (with Amber O’Neal) versus Ivelisse (with April Hunter)
They lock up and Santana with a wrist lock. Ivelisse with a reversal and Santana with a reversal and then she uses the ropes for an assisted arm drag. Santana with a side head lock and take down. Ivelisse with a head scissors. Santana escapes and she kicks Ivelisse.
Ivelisse with a waist lock and take down. Ivelisse takes Santana’s headband and mocks Santana. Santana with a double leg take down and she takes her head band back. Ivelisse goes to the floor. Santana with a baseball slide to Ivelisse. Santana sends Ivelisse back into the ring and Amber gets April away from Santana.
Ivelisse with a hot shot and she slams Santana’s head into the mat. Ivelisse tosses Santana by the hair. Ivelisse catapults Santana into the bottom rope. Ivelisse gets a near fall. Santana kicks Ivelisse in the head and she goes to the floor. Ivelisse pulls Santana off the apron. Ivelisse sends Santana into the ring post. Ivelisse rolls Santana back into the ring.
Ivelisse with a modified Scorpion Death Lock but Santana gets to the ropes. Ivelisse chokes Santana but Santana with forearms. Ivelisse gets Santana on her shoulders and then drops her on the mat and gets a near fall.
Ivelisse slams Santana’s head into the mat and then she hits a flapjack and rolls into a single leg crab. Ivelisse with a modified Indian Death Lock. Santana escapes and both women are donw. Ivelisse goes for a half nelson suplex but Santana with an arm drag followed by a drop kick and a side Russian leg sweep. Ivelisse with a super kick and she signals that it is over, but Santana did not get the memo and she kicks out at two.
Santana with an Irish whip and she hits a handspring back elbow into the corner. Santana puts Ivelisse on the turnbuckles and goes for a rana but Ivelisse blocks it. Ivelisse with chops but Santana with a forearm. Ivelisse with a Boston Crab but Santana counters and gets a near fall with a rollup. Ivelisse with a near fall.
Santana with Eat Defeat and she misses the handspring moonsault. Ivelisse with a jumping spinning heel kick for the three count.
Winner: Ivelisse (Advances to face Mia Yim in the semi finals)
Match Number Seven: Jessicka Havok versus Rain (with April Hunter) in a Semi Final Match
Jessicka limps to the ring and Saraya attacks Jessicka from behind and hits her repeatedly with a chair.
Rain wants the referee to start the match. Lexie Fyfe comes out to check on Jessicka. The referee starts his count and he gets to ten.
Winner: Rain (by count out) (Advances to the Final to face Mia Yim or Ivelisse)
Match Number Eight: Mia Yim versus Ivelisse (with April Hunter) in a semi final match
Ivelisse and Mia jockey for position. Mia with a kick to the leg. Mia with a wrist lock but Ivelisse with forearms. Mia pushes Ivelisse away and Mia with forearms. Ivelisse goes for the leg and Mia does the same. Ivelisse takes Mia to the mat but Mia with a guillotine. Ivelisse with a front face lock. Mia escapes and they exchange nasty glances. Mia with a kick to Ivelisse’s injured shoulder.
Mia with a drop kick but Mia misses a boot into the corner. Mia connects with a kick that knocks Ivelisse to the floor. Mia with a suicide dive onto Ivelisse but she does not fully connect. Ivelisse sends Mia into a pole and then runs her back into the apron. Ivelisse with a chop but Mia with a forearm. Ivelisse with a kick and chop to Mia.
They return to the ring and Ivelisse gets a near fall. Ivelisse with a head scissors and she drives Mia’s head into the mat. Ivelisse tries to slam Mia’s head into the mat again but Mia escapes and she kicks Ivelisse in the head. Ivelisse kicks Mia to the apron. Ivelisse with a rolling snap mare and then she kicks Mia in the head and gets a near fall.
Mia with punches and then she connects with a knee. Ivelisse with knees and then she rolls through into a guillotine and she keeps her shoulders off the mat. Mia gets to her feet and she escapes the hold but Ivelisse with a belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Ivelisse chokes Mia in the ropes and she stands on her back to add more pressure. April with a leg drop to the back while Ivelisse distracts the referee.
Ivelisse gets a near fall. Mia with a slap and kicks but Ivelisse blocks one and she connects with slaps and kicks and it sends Mia to the mat. Ivelisse gets a near fall. Ivelisse with more near fals and then she punches Mia. Ivelisse with kicks to the back.
Ivelisse chops Mia but Mia chops back. They go back and forth and Ivelisse with a forearm. Mia with an Irish whip and Ivelisse gets her feet up when Mia charges into the corner but Mia grabs the leg and hits a version of a dragon screw leg whip and sends Ivelisse to the floor. Ivelisse and Mia exchange forearms and chops. Mia with a kick to the chest followed by a forearm to the back and a kick to the back of the head. Mia with a round kick to the head.
Mia hits a quebrada but April gets on the apron and argues with the referee. Mia kicks Rain when she tries to interfere and Ivelisse sends Mia to the mat. Rain hits Ivelisse with her cast and Mia gets the three count with a rollup but Rain thinks she hit Mia and is shocked at the result.
Winner: Mia Yim (Advances to the Finals to face Rain)
After the match, Ivelisse argues with Rain and April tries to play peacekeeper. April holds Ivelisse while Rain yells at Ivelisse. Ivelisse leaves the ring.
Daffney, Solo Darling, and Nikki Roxx make their way to the ring.
Daffney says that she has been looking at the talent who has come to Ybor City to wrestle for SHINE. Daffney says that Valkyrie has been causing problems and Daffney says that she wants people who will fight for Justice and end these Shineanigans.
Daffney says that she knew that Nikki Roxx would be part of her group. Daffney says that she saw something special in Solo. She puts her heart and soul in everything. She saw that heart and she knew that she wanted Solo to be in her squad of All-Stars.
Before our main event, Lexie Fyfe comes to the ring and she has the SHINE Title Belt with her.
Lexie says that she is tired of the interference going on in this tournament. Lexie tells Valkyrie that their cheating ways are not how we want a championship won. Lexie bars April and Ivelisse from this match. Lexie wishes Rain and Mia luck.
Match Number Nine: Rain versus Mia Yim in the Finals of the SHINE Title Tournament
Rain hits Mia from behind before the bell. Rain kicks Mia and chokes her in the corner. Rain chokes Mia in the ropes and then sends her into the corner. Rain sends Mia face first into the mat and then she kicks her in the corner. Rain tosses Mia around the ring by her hair and then she chokes Mia in the corner.
Mia with a forearm but Rain with an Irish whip. Mia moves when Rain charges into the corner and Mia gets a near fall with a rollup. Rain with a forearm and Mia with a clothesline and drop kick. Mia with a back heel kick for a near fall. Mia with a Muta Lock but Rain gets to the ropes.
Mia with a catapult into the bottom rope and she gets a near fall with a La Magistral. Mia with a front face lock and a forearm to the back. Mia with a Boston Crab. Mia with a forearm but Rain with a drop kick for a near fall. Rain with a cravate followed by a neck breaker for a near fall. Rain stretches Mia while trapping the legs. Rain stomps on the back and gets a near fall.
Rain with a kick to the head and she gets a near fall. Rain with a kick to the head for a near fall. Rain with kicks to the back and she applies a camel clutch. Rain kicks Mia in the back and she sends Mia into the turnbuckles. Rain with a kick and a drop kick into the turnbuckles.
Rain drops Mia across the top rope but Mia with forearms and she hits a stunner on the top rope. Mia returns to the ring and she kicks Rain in the head and then she tosses Rain across the ring by the hair. Mia with a snap mare and chin lock. Mia with a Dragon Sleeper and she adds a body scissors but Rain will not tap and she gets to the ropes and Mia releases the hold.
Mia with a head butt and Rain with a forearm. They go back and forth and Mia adds chops. Mia gets a near fall after a chop. Rain with a swinging neck breaker and she applies a guillotine choke. Mia gets to her feet and she hits a package suplex and both women are down. Mia gets a near fall.
The referee starts his count and they struggle to get to their feet. Mia with a forearm and Rain with one. They go back and forth and Mia with a kick and drop kick and she gets a near fall. Rain with a rake of the eyes and she tries for a DDT but Mia holds on to the ropes and Mia gets a near fall. Mia with a kick to the back followed by a forearm. Mia with Kawada kicks to the head followed by a knee and kick to the head.
Mia with forearms and kicks followed by a back fist and German suplex but Rain gets her foot under the rope to stop the count. Mia goes for the quebrada but Rain gets her knees up and she hits an Implant DDT for the three count.
After the match, Ivelisse and April Hunter come to the ring to celebrate with Rain.
Thank you for following the live coverage of SHINE 11. I will have my thoughts on the show in a column on the main page and my audio thoughts in the Shine 11 Post Game Show on the Elite Section of the site.
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