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FIP ASCENSION REPORT: THREE TITLE MATCHES, BATTLE OF THE BIG MEN, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2018-05-26 00:04:00

Welcome to PWInsider.com’s coverage of Full Impact Pro Wrestling Ascension from the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida.

Teddy Stigma comes out and he gives the opening for Zac Romero.  "Zac" asks Teddy about his recovery from surgery.  'Zac' asks about Teddy being on commentary tonight. "Zac" announces that Jake Roberts will be facing the ghost of Andre the Giant.

Match Number One;  Welcome to the Neighborhood Match:  Markos Espada versus versus Akuto versus Gunner Miller versus Troy Hollywood versus Shane Marx 

The End and Drennan make their way to the ring and Drennan comments on the match name and he says if this is the neighborhood, they are the welcoming committee.  He says he has been here for five years and he runs this place.  This doesn't start and stop here.  He is always looking for new people for his vision.  Since he does what he wants when he wants, he is putting himself into the match.

Drennan sends Akuto to the floor as the bell rings and then Hollywood and Espada work over Miller and Marx but that does not work and they give Espada and Hollywood back body drops.  Akuto sends Drennan into the chairs at ringside.  Akuto with forearms and chops to Miller and Marx but they give him a double choke slam.  Marx and Miller exchange punches in the ring while everyone else is on the floor.  Marx with a drop kick.  Marx with a running elbow into the corner and then he goes for a splash but Miller catches him and hits an overhead belly-to-belly suplex.  Hollywood with a missile drop kick to Miller.  Drennan with a running knee to Holywood but Espada breaks it up.

Akuto with a forearm to Espada.  Espada with a chop but Akuto with a drop toe hold and kick to the arm.  Akuto with an Octopus on Espada but Hollywood with a super kick.  Drennan with a DDT to Espada while Miller gives Akuto an overhead belly-to-belly suplex.  Miller sends Drennan to the mat and then sends him into the ropes with a shoulder tackle.  Drennan with thumbs to th eey but Miller with a spinebuster.  

Marx with forearms to Miller but Miller sends Marx into the turnbuckles and hits shoulders.  Akuto with forearms to Miller but Miller presses Akuto over his head and drops him to the mat.  Miller with a spear to Espada.  Miller with a delayed vertical suplex but Marx with a super kick and Miller turns it into a brainbuster.  Marx with a reverse exploder to hollywood.  Marx with Saito suplex to Akuto and he gets a near fall.  

Miller pulls Marx off and they go to the floor.  Marx and Miller exchange punches on the floor while Akuto, Hollywood, and Esapda are in the ring.  Espada with a forearm to Aktuo while Marx and MIller continue to battle on the floor.  

Drennan and Aktuo pair up and take on Hollywood and Espada.  Drennan and Akuto with clotheslines to send Hollywood and Espada over the top rope to the floor.  Aktuo and Drennan exchange forearms until Aktuo gets the advantage and hits an enzuigiri.  Hollywood breaks up the cover with a splash off the turnbuckles.  Hollywood with a knee to Akuto followed by a super kick.  Espada with a gutbuster off a fireman's carry toss by Hollywood.  Hollywood pins Akuto.

Winner:  Troy Hollywood

Match Number Two:  Battle of the Bulls:  James Drake versus Rhett Giddens

They lock up and go to a stalemate.  They lock up again and Drake with a side head lock.  Drake with a shoulder tackle but Giddens stays on his feet.  Giddens with a drop kick that sends Drake to the floor.  Giddens goes to the floor and Drake returns to the ring.  Drake wants a minute and he goes into the ropes but there are no rope breaks.  Drake with a kick and forearm to the back followed by a punch.  Drake with a chop and Irish whip.  Giddens floats over and he slams Drake but misses a leg drop.  Drake with a slam but he misses a back senton.

They shake hands but Giddens pulls him in for a side head lock.  Drake with a punch and chop.  Drake with another chop in the corner followed by a head butt.  Rhett with a kick and power slam for a near fall.  Drake goes to the floor and Giddens follows.  Rhett with a chop.  Drake and Giddens exchange forearms on the floor.  Drake sends Giddens off the ropes and hits a forearm. Drake gets a near fall and then he gives Giddens a forearm before getting another near fall.

Drake with a chin lock but Giddens with elbows.  Drake with a knee to the midsection followed by a running clothesline for a near fall.   Drake with a forearm and boot to Giddens.  Drake with a chop in the corner followed by an Irish whip but he misses a splash and Giddens gets a rollup for a near fall.  Giddens with a leg drop for a near fall.  Drake blocks a suplex attempt and he chops Giddens.  Drake blocks a kick and hits an exploder for a near fall.  

Drake kicks Giddens in the head and chops him.  Giddens chops back.  Drake with a chop and Giddens goes down.  He tells Giddens to get up and he kicks Rhett in the back.  Drake with a snap mare and kick to the back.  Giddens with forearms but Drake sends Giddens to the floor.  The referee checks on Giddens.  Drake with a forearm and Giddens with a boot from the apron followed by a slingshot cutter.  

Giddens with a splash into the corner but Drake with a knee and forearms.  Drake with a butterfly neck breaker for the three count.

Winner:  James Drake

Match Number Three:  Darius Lockhart and Saieve Al Sabah versus Snoop Strikes and Blanco Loco

Snoop slaps Saieve and Loco goes after Lockhart but Lockhart gains control and goes after Snoop.  Snoop with a double drop kick and Lockhart and Al Sabah go to the floor.  Snoop sends Loco over the top rope onto Lockhart and Saieve.  Loco with a chop to Saieve and then he gives him an arm drag.  Loco with an elbow into the corner and then he goes up top and hits a cross body.  Snoop kicks Lockhart and Irish whips him and follows with a monkey flip and forearm from the turnbuckles.  Snoop with a neck breaker to Saieve and then Snoop with a splash before Loco gets a near fall.

Loco with a back heel kick and then he goes to the floor when Lockhart pulls down the ropes.  Lockhart with a sliding knee on the apron.  Saieve kicks Loco and stomps on the arm.  Lockhart tags in and he kicks Loco in the arm.  Lockhart with a chop and stomps on the chest and gets a near fall.  Lockhart with a chop and Al Sabah tags in.  Saieve with a suplex and he gets a near fall when Snoop breaks up the cover.  

Saieve with a rear chin lock but Loco with a jaw breaker and a victory roll for a near fall.  Saieve with a power slam and moonsault for a near fall.  Saieve with a cross arm breaker and Lockhart tags in.  Lockhart stomps on the chest and he chokes Loco while taunting Snoop.  Lockhart with a chop and shoulders in the corner.  Lockhart with a chop and Irish whip but he runs into a boot and back elbow.  Lockhart with a package suplex and then he tags in Saieve.  Saieve with a corkscrew elbow drop for a near fall.  Saieve knocks Snoop off the apron when he was trying to tag in.

Loco comes off the turnbuckles with a cutter and both men are down.  Lockhart and Snoop tag in and Snooop with two clotheslines followed by a kick and cutter.  Saieve hits Snoop from behind but Snoop lands on his feet and then Saieve goes over the top rope when Snoop moves.  Snoop with a plancha onto Saieve and a suicide dive onto Lockhart on the other side.  Snoop goes up top and hits a frog splash but Saieve breaks up the cover.

Saieve punches Snoop .  Loco makes the blind tag and Saieve takes care of Snoop but Loco with a gutbuster.  Lockhart with a near fall on Loco.  Snoop chops Saieve.  Snoop with a bicycle kick and then he goes after Lockhart but Lockhart with a forearm.  Snoop lands on his feet on a double hip toss attempt.  Loco with a frog splash on Lockhart but Troy Hollywood and Markos Espada attack Loco and Espada with a gutbuster on Loco.  Hollywood with a gutbuster from a fireman's carry.  Troy, Saieve, Markos, and Darius all hug and they send Snoop to the floor.

Saieve with a blockbuster for the three count.

Winners;  Saieve El Sabah and Darius Lockhart

Match Number Four:  FIP Florida Heritage Championship Match:  Eddie Taurus versus Jon Davis

Davis and Taurus try to get the early advantage but they cannot capitalize.  Taurus with a head scissors but Davis with a knee.  Davis with a chop and forearm.  Davis with an elbow to block a German suplex attempt.  Taurus with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall.  Davis with a forearm and chop.  Davis with a head butt.  Taurus with a forearm and chops in the corner.  Taurus floats over and hits a drop kick.  Davis with a hip lock take down and choke slam for a near fall.  

Davis with a kick to the back.  Davis with another kick to the back.  Taurus with a kick and forearms but Davis with a forearm.  Taurus with a DDT for a near fall.  Taurus with a kick but Davis sends him to the apron.  Taurus with a knee on the apron.  Davis goes to the apron and punches Taurus.  Davis pulls Taurus down on the apron and punches him.  Davis chops Taurus and slaps him.  Davis with a head butt and knee followed by a forearm.  

Davis sends Taurus into the side of the stage.  Davis sends Taurus into the edge of the stage again and then Davis chops Taurus a few times.  Taurus and Davis exchange slaps and then Davis chops Taurus.  Davis misses a chop and Taurus with forearms and knees.  Taurus with a super kick.  Taurus charges at Davis and Davis back drops Taurus onto the stage.  Davis goes onto the stage.

Davis tries to throw Taurus off the stage but he stays on the stage.  Davis with a slam on the stage followed by a leg drop.  Davis pulls Taurus off the stage.  They return to the ring and Davis gets a near fall.  Davis gets another near fall.  Davis gets a third near fall.  Davis with a chop to the back of the neck for a near fall.  Davis with a slam and he gets a near fall.  Taurus struggles to get to his feet and leans in the corner.  Davis with a chop and slam for a near fall.  

Davis with a slam and he rolls Taurus over using his feet.  Davis with a knee drop for a near fall.  Davis with a kick to the back and then to the chest.  Davis misses a knee drop and Taurus with a running cross body for a near fall.  Taurus with a La Magistral for a near fall.  Davis with a back slide into a sit out power bomb for a near fall.  Davis with a judo throw and palm strike but Taurus with a back fist and German suplex for a near fall.  

Taurus with forearms and punches but Davis pushes him away.  Taurus misses a splash into the corner and Davis with a series of chops.  Davis picks up Taurus and chops him down again.  Davis with an Irish whip but Taurus with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall.  Davis goes to the apron and Taurus with forearms to Davis.  Taurus climbs the turnbuckles and tries to get Davis on his shoulders.  Davis with forearms and he sets for a superplex.  Davis hits the superplex and then he rolls through but Taurus with an inside cradle for a near fall.

Davis with a lariat for the three count.

Winner:  Jon Davis (new champion)

It is time for intermission.

Match Number Five:  Alex Herzog versus Joey Ozbourne versus Jake Garvin

Alex argues with some of the fans before any action.  Alex with a head butt to Garvin and then to Ozbourne.  Alex misses a splash and Ozbourne with a forearm to Alex.  Joey with a knee to Alex followed by infinity clotheslines to Jake and Alex.  Alex with an elbow to Joey and then Alex and Jake collide into each other when Joey moves.  Alex with chops to Joey.  Alex puts Joey's head in his arm pit.  Jake avoids Alex's arm pit and then he sends Garvin to the floor.  

Alex with a suicide dive onto Jake and then he choke slams Ozbourne onto the apron.  Garvin with forearms across Herzog's chest.  Garvin with a boot to the head and Alex falls into the ropes.  Garvin with a cross body onto Herzog's back.  Garvin with a forearm to Ozbourne.  Garvin and Ozbourne exchange forearms and punches.  Garvin is put in a chair and Ozbourne chops him and then he hits a running boot.  Ozbourne throws the chair at Herzog and it connects.  

Joey with a head butt to Jake and then he puts Jake on the turnbuckles.  Jake blocks a superplex attempt and Alex sends Joey into the corner.  Alex with a forearm to Joey and then he goes for a tower of doom.  Alex tells Joey to hit him first and he does.  They go back and forth and Alex with a flatline.  Garvin with a full nelson side slam on Alex but Ozbourne with a sit out power bomb for the three count.

Winner:  Joey Ozbourne

After the match, Brian Idol comes out and attacks all three men.

Idol and Herzog exchange forearms on the floor until Idol kicks Herzog and hits a forearm off the apron.  Ozbourne and Herzog fight to the back while Idol remains in the ring.

Idol says it seems like whatever he does around here, they sweep him under the rug.  Last week, he went to Detroit and called out Fred Yehi.  They were supposed to wrestle tonight.  He feels like he has been wasted for years.  He is at the point where he is looking to take on the best and prove that there is no one else like him. 

He was told that Fred Yehi wasn't here due to a scheduling error, but he thinks it is bulls***.  Is Fred Yehi too much of a punk to step into this ring with him?  He will come to every show and rip the doors off this place until he can prove that he is at the top of the WWN mountain. 

Match Number Six:  Francisco Ciatso versus Effy

Ciatso kicks Effy before the bell and then he punches Effy.  Ciatso pushes Effy and backs him into the corner.  Ciatso with a double leg take down and the referee tries to maintain some control.  Ciatso throws his suspenders at Effy and Effy catches them and does some questionable things to them.  Effy slaps Ciatso and Ciatso backs Effy into the corner.  Ciatso with punches.

Effy with a kick and forearms.  Ciatso with a chin lock in the corner.  Ciatso with a kick to the groin.  Ciatso goes after Effy's fishnets and Effy with forearms and a front face lock.  Effy with a gator roll and reverse chin lock.  Ciatso with a kick and punch.  Ciatso with a head butt.  Effy with forearms and Ciatso with forearms of his own.  Ciatso pushes the referee down and he goes to the floor. 

The referee returns to the ring and he tells them to continue.  Ciatso slaps the referee and Effy goes after Ciatso.  Security has to pull them apart.  Effy gets free and attacks Ciatso.  The referee tells Effy to get out of the ring.

No Contest

After the match, Ciatso tell Effy that he proved what kind of a bitch your kind is. 

Effy comes back to ringside but is held back by officials.   Ciatso challenges Effy to a match on July 14th at IPW.

Match Number Seven:  FIP World Tag Team Championship Match:  The End (Odinson and Parrow [with Drennan]) versus The Hooligans (Mason Cutter and Devin Cutter)

The End attack The Holligans as they come through the curtain.  Mason and Odinson brawl while Devin and Parrow fight on the other side of the building.  Mason hits Odinson with a stool.  They fight to the entrance and go to the street.  

They return into the building and they make their way into the ring.  Odinson is sent onto Devin followed by a splash from Parrow.  They do the same to Mason.  Odinson with an exploder to Devin.  Parrow gets chairs from under the ring and gives them to Odinson.  Odinson chokes Mason in the corner.  Odinson with forearms to Mason and then he puts Mason on the turnbuckles.  Parrow with head butts and Devin sends Odinson into the ring post.  Devin with a forearm and then he power bombs Parrow onto the chairs.  Mason takes a chair and hits an elbow drop onto Parrow for a near fall.

Mason and Devin with punches in the corner and then they hit a splash and cannonball on Odinson.  Mason flips Devin onto Odinson who has a chair on his chest and the referee is pulled out of the ring and thrown into the chairs on the stage.  Mason and Devin with chops and punches to Parrow.  Parrow with a double choke slam.  Drennan brings another referee out and Drennan gets handcuffs and tries to lock Devin in the ropes.  Mason with a low kick and then Drennan is cuffed to the ropes.  Devin and Mason with chairs to all three men.

Mason gets Drennan's stick and puts it in an very uncomfortable place.  A table is set up in the corner.  Mason puts a chair on Drennan's head but Parrow and Odinson stop Mason and Devin.  Devin is hit with a chair and Odinson drop kicks a chair into Mason's head.  Odinson runs Mason into Devin with a power slam through the table.  Parrow gets the three count.

Winners:  The End (retain Championship)

Match Number Eight:  FIP World Heavyweight Championship Match:  Austin Theory (with Priscilla Kelly) versus Anthony Henry

Austin wants Anthony to back up because he is not ready.  Austin goes to the floor to do some stretching.  Henry with a waist lock take down and he tries to get a cover but Austin keeps his shoulders off the mat.  They lock up and go to a stalemate.  Austin with a wrist lock.  Henry with a reversal and side head lock take down.  Theory with a head scissors and Henry escapes.  Henry goes for a double stomp but Austin moves.

Austin goes to the floor but he returns to the ring.  They lock up and Henry with a side head lock.  Henry with a side head lock take down.  Henry lands on his feet on a belly-to-back attempt and gets a near fall with an O'Connor Roll.  Henry and Theory alternate near falls.  Henry with a side head lock take down.  Theory tries to send Henry off the ropes and Henry holds on to the side head lock. Henry with a shoulder tackle and Austin wonders why would Henry try to do that to someone who looks like him.

Austin tells Henry to do it again.  Theory with a shoulder tackle but he misses a leap frog and Henry with a spinning heel kick.  Theory with a belly-to-back suplex.  Austin kicks Henry in the back and connects with a forearm.  Henry with an Irish whip and he blocks a boot in the corner.  Henry puts a leg in the ropes and hits a dragon screw.  Henry with a drop kick to the leg..  Henry drop kicks Austin in the leg to knock him off the apron.  Henry goes for a pescado but Theory pulls out the ring skirt to crotch Henry and Theory with a forearm.  Austin sends Henry into the ring and gets a near fall.  

Theory kicks Henry in the back and then he connects with a forearm.  Henry with a chop and Theory with a forearm.   Theory goes to the floor and he slams Henry's head into the apron and then Irish whips him into the pole.  Theory gets a near fall.  Henry with kicks to the injured leg but Theory blocks a kick and sends Henry to the mat face first.  Theory with a shooting star press for a near fall.  Theory with a forearm and hard Irish whip for a near fall.

Henry pulls Theory to the floor and kicks Theory in the injured leg.  Henry with a chop.  Theory suplexes Henry on the floor.  Theory sends Henry back into the ring and gets a near fall.  Theory with an Irish whip but he runs into an uppercut.  Theory is sent to the apron but Theory with a forearm and rolling drop kick for a near fall.  Theory pie faces Henry and then hits him with a forearm to the back.  Henry with kicks to the leg.  Theory with a knee but Henry with a flying knee to the chest.  

Henry with a clothesline into the corner followed by a flatline into the turnbuckles and a kick.  Henry with a missile drop kick for a near fall.   Henry with kicks to the chest but Austin blocks a third one.  Henry gets to the mat and hits a kick to the chest.  Henry goes for a single leg crab but Theory gets to the floor.  Henry with a pescado.  They return to the ring and Theory with a shoulder from the apron.  Henry counters a slingshot move with a super kick and follows with a tornado DDT but he can only get a two count.  Henry goes up top but Theory with a forearm to stop him.  

Theory goes up top but Henry pushes him to the mat and Theory holds his leg.  Henry misses a double stomp and Theory with a clothesline for a near fall.  Henry with a chop but Theory with a forearm.  Theory with more forearms but Henry with another chop.  Henry with strikes but he misses a leg sweep.  Theory with a kick followed by a buckle bomb and a back breaker out of a power bomb set up.  Theory gets a near fall.  

Henry with a round kick and German suplex but Theory with a TKO for a near fall.  Theory with a forearm but Henry gets up and chops Austin.  Henry with forearms and chops.  Henry with an exploder and then he goes up top.  Theory hits the ropes and Henry is crotched on the turnbuckles.  Theory takes the FIP title belt and prepares to hit Henry with it but Henry avoids it and Henry with a TKO for a near fall.  Henry with a single leg crab.

Priscilla Kelly comes out and she kicks Henry and then Theory knocks Kelly off the turnbuckles.  Theory with an inside cradle for the three count.

Winner:  Austin Theory (retains Championship)

 

 

 

 

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