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SHINE 31 iPPV COVERAGE: NEW TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS, WHICH OF THE FOUR WOMEN WILL FACE SANTANA FOR THE TITLE, BETRAYALS, RETURNS, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2015-12-11 23:35:25
Welcome to PWInsider.com’s coverage of Shine 31 from the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida.

Match Number One: Shine Showcase Match Kennedy Rains versus Devyn Nicole

Devyn offers her hand but Kennedy kicks it away. They lock up and Devyn backs Kennedy into the corner and the referee pulls Devyn away from Kennedy. They lock up and Kennedy with a side head lock. Kennedy with a shoulder tackle but she misses a cross body. Devyn with back elbows and a leap frog neck snap followed by another neck snap and a near fall. Kennedy comes off the ropes and sends Devyn to the mat by the hair.

Kennedy with a leg drop and she gets a near fall. Kennedy with a kick to the back and a cravate. Devyn with punches and Kennedy with a forearm to the back. Kennedy tries for a neck breaker but Devyn counters with a back slide and a near fall. Devyn with forearms a kick followed by a knee and elbows. Devyn with a neck breaker and she gets a near fall.

Kennedy and Devyn exchange forearms and then they go to chops. Kennedy with a forearm and elbow followed by a boot and swinging neck breaker for a near fall. Kennedy with a double underhook but Devyn blocks it and tries for a clothesline but Kennedy moves and Kennedy with a rollup for the three count.

Winner: Kennedy Rains

Match Number Two: SHINE Championship #1 Contender Fatal Four Way Match: Allysin Kay versus Jessicka Havok versus Amber Gallows versus Taylor Made (with April Hunter)

The bell rings and Amber gets into the center of the ring and then she kicks Kay while Taylor goes after Havok. Amber with kicks while Taylor with shoulders. Allysin and Jessicka with splashes and then they back into each other and Allysin goes after Taylor but she goes to the floor. Amber hits Jessicka from behind and connects with forearms while Taylor runs away from Allysin and throws chairs at her. Jessicka with kicks to Amber followed by a boot to the chest and Amber goes to the floor.

Taylor runs past Amber and so does Allysin. Taylor goes into the ring and goes between Jessicka’s legs and realizes that is a mistake. Allysin grabs Taylor by the throat and Allysin is given Taylor in a pass and Allysin gets Taylor on her shoulders and Jessicka with a kick to Allysin and Taylor goes to the floor.

Amber trips Jessicka and sends her to the floor. Amber Irish whips Jessicka into the steps. Allysin chokes Amber in the ropes and Amber with forearms to Allysin. Amber with an STO for a near fall. Taylor with a forearm to Amber and connects with another one. Taylor with a chop to Amber but Amber puts Taylor in the corner and she chops Taylor. Amber chokes Taylor in the corner and then Amber with a shoulder and kick to knock Jessicka off the apron. Amber with a front face lock and DDT to Taylor for a near fall.

Allysin breaks up the cover and Amber with a side head lock to Taylor. Allysin with a side head lock to Amber while Amber holds on to the side head lock. Havok gets back into the ring and she hits a DDT on Allysin and all four women are down. Amber and Allysin are up first and Amber with a kick and X Factor. Taylor with a cutter to Amber and Jessicka with an Air Raid Crash to Taylor. Allysin with a discus clothesline to Jessicka.

All four women are down again and the referee starts his count. They all get up and they rotate forearms and kicks followed by chops. Taylro is sent into the turnbuckles by Jessicka while Allysin hits a bicycle kick on Amber for a near fall. Jessicka sends Allysin across the ring. Amber kicks Jessicka and then hits a super kick on Taylor but Jessicka pulls Amber up. The referee checks on Taylor while Jessicka hits an Air Raid Crash on Amber and Allysin breaks up the cover. Allysin gets a near fall on Amber.

Allysin and Jessicka argue and they push each other. Su comes out and spits red mist in Allsyin and Jessicka’s faces and Taylor with a rollup on Allysin for the three count.

Winner: Taylor Made

After the match, Su attacks Allysin and chokes her in the corner. April encourages her to continue the attack. Jessicka comes into the ring and she pulls Su off Allysin and Su gets to the floor and she is taken to the back by April.

Match Number Three: SHINE Tag Team Championship Tournament Opening Round Match #1: The Lucha Sisters (Mia Yim and Leva) versus Legendary (Malia Hosaka and Brandi Wine [with Leilani Kai])

Malia explains things to the referee before the match starts.

Leva and Brandi start things off and they lock up. Brandi with a punch on the break and Leva goes to the apron for a forearm. Leva with a rolling take down and a front face lock. Mia tags in and they connect with a double shoulder tackle and then they kick Brandi against the ropes and hit a double drop kick.

Malia tags in and she yells at the crowd for chanting for Mia. They lock up and Malia chops Mia on the break. Malia chokes Mia in the ropes while the referee is given a closer look at Brandi’s chest. Malia with palm thrusts in the corner followed by an Irish whip. Mia floats over and applies a Tarantual. Mia goes to the turnbuckles and Malia with thumbs to the eye. Malia moves when Mia goes for a missile drop kick. Malia with a head butt and she sends Mia into Brandi’s boot. Brandi with a shot to the upper chest when the referee is out of position and dealing with Malia and then Leva. Brandi with kicks and she snap mares Mia and applies a full nelson. Brandi with a front face lock and Malia tags in. They hit a double hip toss driver. Brandi tags in and kicks Mia while the referee deals with Leva.

Brandi keeps Mia from making the tag. Malia tags in and she kicks Mia in the leg and then they send Mia knees first into the mat. Malia with kicks to the hamstring and she applies the figure four leg lock and Leilani helps give Malia more leverage. The referee sends Leva back to the apron as Malia maintains the hold.

Malia stretches Mia. Brandi tags in and they send Mia face first into the mat. Brandi gets a near fall. Brandi chokes Mia and Malia tags in. Mia with a tornado DDT and it sends Brandi to the apron when she tries to interfere. Mia tries to get to her corner to make the tag and she succeeds. Brandi tags in and Leva with round kicks and a super kick and front kick. Leva with a back heel kick to Brandi. Malia comes in and Leva with a Northern Lights suplex.

Mia tags back in and they Irish whip Brandi into the corner and Mia with a Yakuza Kick followed by a hesitation kick by Leva and a cannonball by Mia. Malia breaks up the cover and she punches Mia. Malia holds Mia and connects with forearms.

Thunderkitty comes into the ring with a chair and she hits Brandi and Malia. Leva with a super kick and Mia with a German suplex to Malia for the three count.

Winners: Mia Yim and Leva

After the match, Malia and Brandi argue with Thunderkitty and Thunderkitty pushes Malia but Malia punches Thunderkitty and she picks up a chair but goes to the back before using it.

Match Number Four: SHINE Tag Team Championship Tournament Opening Round Match #2: The Buddy System (Solo Darling and Heidi Lovelace) vs. B.T.Y. (Jayme Jameson and Marti Belle [with So Cal Val and April Hunter])

Before the match, Solo offers a Christmas-y offering to Heidi and she reluctantly accepts it.

Jayme and Marti want to apologize to Heidi and Solo. Marti says they know they have been so mean, but Jayme has a present for them. Solo takes the present and she opens it and it is a stuffed animal, but the head was ripped off. Solo freaks out and that allows Marti and Jayme to attack them before the bell rings.

Jayme kicks Solo in the corner and connects with a forearm. Solo with a forearm to the back and Heidi tags in and she connects with a forearm to the back. Jayme misses a forearm but Heidi with a series of punches. Jayme with a kick but Heidi with a more devastating kick. Jayme with an Irish whip and Heidi tries to float over but Jayme grabs her but Heidi sends Jayme into the turnbuckles. Val grabs Heidi’s leg to stop her and Jayme with forearms but Heidi with a head butt.

Jayme pulls Heidi off the turnbuckles and Jayme gets a near fall. Marti tags in and Jayme with a forearm to the back. Marti with a kick and she chokes Heidi in the corner. Marti gets a near fall and she knocks Solo down on the apron. Marti runs Heidi into the turnbuckles and she kicks Heidi and snap mares her. Marti with a neck breaker for a near fall. Jayme tags in and she connects with a forearm to the back. Jayme with a suplex for a near fall.

Jayme with kicks and knees to the hamstring. Jayme with a kneeDT. Marti tags back in. Marti with forearms and a bicycle kick to Heidi. Marti with a near fall. Marti sends Heidi into the turnbuckles and Jayme tags in. Jayme gets Heidi on her shoulders and hits a Samoan drop for a near fall. Jayme kicks Heidi but Heidi with a DDT and both women are down.

Solo takes a drink from her beverage on the apron and she is ready to be tagged in. Heidi crawls to the corner and Solo and Marti tag in. Solo with running back elbows followed by a spear. Solo with a spear to Jayme as well. Solo goes to the turnbuckles and hits a stunner for a near fall that is broken up by Jayme.

Jayme hits a fallaway slam on Solo and she knocks Heidi off the apron. Marti gets a near fall on Solo. Solo kicks Marti away and tags in Heidi. Heidi with an enzuigiri to Marti and then she chops Jayme. Heidi with an arm drag and Solo goes to the turnbuckles and hits a tornado move into a suplex. Heidi with a back senton off the turnbuckles but Val pulls the referee away.

Marti with a kick and Pedigree to Heidi and she puts Jayme on top and the referee makes the three count.

Winners: Marti Belle and Jayme Jameson

Match Number Five: Thunderkitty (with Leilani Kai) versus Luscious Latasha

Latasha with a quick rollup for a near fall. Thunderkitty with a take down and front face lock. Latasha with a wrist lock. Thunderkitty with a reversal and fireman’s carry into an arm bar. Thunderkitty backs Latasha into the corner and chops Latasha. Thunderkitty with an Irish whip but she misses a splash into the corner and Latasha with an enzuigiri. Thunderkitty with a clothesline.

Thunderkitty talks to the referee to allow Leilani to choke Latasha. Thunderkitty with a slam and leg drop for a near fall. Thunderkitty kicks Latasha in the ribs. Latasha with punches but Thunderkitty with forearms but when she goes for the iron claw, Latasha blocks it and Latasha kicks Thunderkitty. Thunderkitty slaps Latasha in the temple and gets a near fall.

Thunderkitty with a cravate. Latasha with forearms but Thunderkitty with a head butt. Thunderkitty with forearms to the chest and then she sends Latasha to the mat and gets a near fall. Latasha with forearms and Thunderkitty fires back and sends Latasha to the mat. Latasha blocks the claw again and Latasha gets a near fall with a sunset flip.

Thunderkitty with a forearm and a biel across the ring. Thunderkitty kicks Latasha in the corner and chokes her. Thunderkitty with an Irish whip and splash into the corner. Thunderkitty with another Irish whip and splash into the corner. Latasha with a flying back elbow and drop kick. Latasha with a waist lock and Thunderkitty with a belly-to-back suplex. Thunderkitty applies the claw but Brandi Wine and Malia Hosaka come out and pull the referee out of the ring.

Malia hits Thunderkitty in the back with a chair and she puts Latasha on top of Thunderkitty for the three count.

Winner: Luscious Latasha

Match Number Six: Andrea (with So Cal Val and April Hunter) versus Amanda Carolina Rodriguez (with La Rosa Negra)

They lock up and Andrea sends Amanda into the turnbuckles as she shows off her physique. Andrea has something to say to Amanda and Amanda responds but Andrea pushes her into the corner again. Amanda wants a test of strength and Andrea obliges and works on the shoulder. Amanda with punches but Andrea with a chop. Amanda with forearms and chops but Andrea turns the wrist and continues with a shoulder and forearm. Andrea misses a short arm clothesline and Amanda with kicks and forearms.

Amanda with kicks to the leg and forearms. Amanda with a shoulder tackle but Andrea does not move. Amanda tries a second time with the same result. Andrea with a drop kick and she pays tribute to Scott Steiner with some pushups. Andrea kicks Amanda in the back and chokes her in the ropes. Andrea kicks Amanda and chokes her in the corner. Andrea with kicks in the corner.

Amanda with a punch but Andrea with a forearm. Andrea uses Amanda’s hair to choke Amanda in the ropes. Andrea with a boot to Amanda in the corner. Andrea gets a near fall. Andrea punches Amanda and mocks Rosa. Andrea chokes Amanda and the referee warns her. Amanda with a chop but Andrea with a clothesline for a near fall. April chokes Amanda and connects with forearms while Andrea and the referee have a discussion about current events.

Andrea kicks Amanda and chokes her in the ropes. Andrea with a BubbaBomb for a near fall. Andrea with a wrist lock and she sends Amanda face first into the mat. Andrea poses instead of covering Amanda and then she takes too long and that allows Amanda to kick out. Andrea with a cravate.

Amanda with a jawbreaker to get out of the hold and it staggers Andrea. Amanda with a drop toe hold that sends Andrea into the turnbuckles. Amanda with a DDT and Rosa gives Amanda a beer and she drinks it. Amanda with a splash into the corner followed by a bulldog and punches. Amanda with kicks to Andrea. Andrea blocks a kick and she picks up Amanda and throws her into the turnbuckles.

Andrea runs into a boot from Amanda and then Amanda moves when Andrea charges into the corner a second time and Andrea hits the ring post. Amanda goes up top and hits a missile drop kick for a near fall. Amanda with a rollup but Andrea has her hand on the ropes. Amanda with a drop kick and round kick to the temple but April get on the apron and the referee does not make the count. Andrea with a forearm to the midsection followed by a running Death Valley Driver for the three count.

Winner: Andrea

Match Number Seven: Su Yung (with So Cal Val and April Hunter) versus Jessica James

They lock up and Su backs Jessica into the corner and Jessica climbs the turnbuckles as Su releases the hold. Su slaps Jessica. Su wants a test of strength and she pie faces Jessica. They each try for a kick but they are blocked. Jessica with forearms and then Su chokes Jessica and Jessica with a wrist lock and knees and a kick to the face. Su with a running knee to the head.

Jessica rolls to the floor to regroup. April grabs Jessica and sends her into the apron. April puts Jessica in a chair and holds her for Su. Su goes to the apron for a senton onto Jessica. Su sends Jessica into the ring post and then pulls Jessica’s arm into the ring post. Su slams Jessica’s arm into the ring post and the post in the building. Su sends Jessica back into the ring.

Su gets a near fall. Su with a wrist lock while applying a half nelson with her leg. Su releases the hold and then she stares at the referee. Jessica with a rollup for a near fall. Jessica with a forearm but Su pushes her away. Jessica with more forearms and a shoulder in the corner. Su moves when Jessica charges into the corner and Su drops the arm on the top rope.

Su puts Jessica in the tree of woe. Su with kicks to the back and then Su goes for a kick in the corner but Jessica pulls herself up. Su with a hangman’s neck breaker and she gets a near fall. Jessica counters with a modified octopus. Su gets to the ropes and she sends Jessica’s head into the turnbuckles. Su bites Jessica’s hand and Jessica with punches to get away from Su.

Jessica with a kick and bicycle kick. Su blocks kicks from Jessica and then Jessica with a kick that sends Su into the corner. Su with a head scissors that sends Jessica into the turnbuckles. Su kicks Jessica’s head into the turnbuckles. Su with a rocking chair submission and she sends Jessica to the mat.

Jessica with a suplex but Su gets Jessica on her shoulders for an airplane spin into a Michinoku Driver and the three count.

Winner: Su Yung

After the match, Su with the mandible claw to Jessica. The officials come out and Su releases the hold but the referee leaves the ring before Su can do anything to him.

Match Number Eight: Leah Von Dutch versus Leilani Kai (with Brandi Wine and Malia Hosaka)

Lexie Fyfe comes out before the match to tell Malia and Brandi that they have to leave ringside or Leah will win by forfeit.

They go to the back and they tell Leilani she is a winner. Leah with a drop kick but she misses the second one. Leilani with a head butt and she chokes Leah in the corner. Leilani with a forearm to the back and a back rake. Leilani with a forearm and chops and she chokes Leah in the corner. Leah chokes Leilani in the corner and the referee warns her. Leah returns to choking Leilani and the referee continues to warn her.

Leah with a drop kick. Leilani with an eye rake and then she chokes Leah in the ropes. Leilani chokes Leah and the referee warns her again. Leilani with an elbow and a back elbow. Leilani with a near fall. Leilani with forearms to the midsection. Leilani with a forearm to the back and she chokes Leah in the ropes.

The referee warns Leilani but that does not stop her from choking Leah. Leilani with a snap mare and she gets a near fall. Leah with a clothesline or two. Leah sets for a Yakuza Kick but Leilani moves.

Malia and Brandi come out and Thunderkitty hits Malia in the back. Leah with a camel clutch on Leilani while Malia and Brandi try to get to their feet. Leilani taps out.

Winner: Leah Von Dutch

Lexi Fyfe comes out with the Shine Tag Title belts.

It is announced that Allysin Kay has been taken to the hospital due to an eye injury.

Match Number Nine: SHINE Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Marti Belle and Jayme Jameson (with SoCal Val and April Hunter) versus Leva and Mia Yim

Marti and Mia start things off and Marti asks Mia if she is supposed to be a doll or something. Marti avoids Mia and tags in Jayme. They lock up and Mia with a side head lock. Jayme with a top wrist lock but Mia with a hammer lock. Jayme with a reversal into a hammer lock of her own. Mia with a drop toe hold into a side head lock.

Leva tags in and Mia with a back heel kick. Mia with a drop kick to the knees and Leva leaps onto Jayme’s back. Mia with a drop kick. Leva tags back in and gets a near fall. Jayme with forearms and Irish whip but she misses a splash into the corner. Jayme is put on the top turnbuckle and Leva with a running knee. Val grabs Leva’s leg and that allows Marti to tag in. Marti kicks Leva and gets a near fall.

Marti mocks Mia by holding out Leva’s arm for a tag before applying a camel clutch. Marti sends Leva into the turnbuckles and kicks her and chokes her with her boot. Leva takes Marti down and applies a rear chin lock. Marti with an elbow to get out of the hold.

Jayme tags back in and she connects with a forearm to the back. Jayme chokes Leva in the ropes. The referee warns Jayme. Marti tags in and hits a running knee to the back. Jayme tags back in and stands on Leva’s hair and she gets a near fall. Jayme with a camel clutch but Mia kicks Jayme right in front of the referee. Marti tags in and is about to hit Mia but she decides to kick Leva instead and gets a near fall.

Marti kicks Leva in the head. Marti with a suplex and she gets a near fall. Marti pulls Leva away from her corner and then she stands on Leva’s hair and kicks her in the back. Marti sends Leva into the corner and onto the top turnbuckle. Marti with a forearm and she goes up for a superplex but Leva with forearms and it knocks Marti off the turnbuckles.

Leva with a double stomp to Marti’s back and both of them are down. Jayme tags in and so does Mia. Mia with three drop kicks and she goes up top for a missile drop kick. Mia gets a near fall. Mia sets for a package piledriver but Jayme with a back body drop to counter and she hits a Samoan drop for a near fall. Mia with a back fist and Leva with a codebreaker. Jayme gets a near fall with a rollup.

Mia yells at Leva and tags her in. Marti tags in and Leva with a running drop kick and hesitation kick in the corner. Mia misses the cannonball and Leva wants to know if Mia is okay. Mia tells Leva that is the second time. Jayme sprays hair spray in Leva’s face and Marti with a Pedigree for the three count.

Winners: Marti Belle and Jayme Jameson

After the match, Mia and Leva are in the ring and Mia and Leva hug. Mia slaps Leva and hits a package piledriver.

Mia takes the mic and she tells Leva you said it the best. Mia says she does all the work. Mia says the Shine Tag Titles, it was all her. They separated and she became the Shine Champion. She asks if she is a joke. Mia tells Leva she knows nothing about Fallout. She wants to be a champion and it won’t be with Leva at her side. Consider the Lucha Sisters over.

Match Number Ten: SHINE Championship Match: Santana versus Taylor Made (with April Hunter and SoCal Val)

Santana with a wrist lock and Taylor tries to get to the ropes but Santana keeps her in the center of the ring. Santana with a fireman’s carry for a near fall. Santana with a front face lock. Taylor stomps on the foot and gets a wrist lock on Santana. Santana uses the ropes to reverse things and she arm drags Taylor into the corner. April has something to say to Taylor before she gets back into the ring.

Santana with a take down and front face lock. Taylor with a forearm but Santana holds on to the front face lock. Taylor with a wrist lock and side head lock. Santana with a side head lock. Taylor with punches to the midsection but Santana with a shoulder tackle. Santana with arm drags and a wrist lock. Santana with a modified octopus but Taylor sends Santana face first into the mat to escape. Taylor kicks Santana and slams her head into the mat.

Taylor with kicks to Santana and a step over toe hold and forearms to Santana. Taylor gets a near fall. Santana with a sunset flip for a near fall. Taylor kicks Santana into the ropes and she chops Santana. Taylor with a shoulder to Santana in the corner and then she kicks Santana in the corner. Taylor puts her boot in Santana’s face and then she chokes her again. Taylor with a hesitation drop kick to the very lower midsection. Taylor with a boot to Santana and she gets a near fall.

Taylor tosses Santana across the ring by the hair. Santana with a kick to Taylor but Taylor with a forearm and chop. Taylor with another chop in the corner. Santana with an elbow and kick and then she sends Taylor into the corner and she chops her. Santana with more chops. Taylor with a forearm and kick to the leg. Taylor chokes Santana in the ropes. The referee warns Taylor and then Taylor gets a near fall. Taylor with a surfboard as she stretches Santana. Santana with forearms and a side Russian leg sweep for a near fall.

Taylor with a kick and forearm. Santana with a forearm. They go back and forth with forearms. Santana with the advantage on the forearms. Taylor with an Irish whip but Santana goes to the apron and she slams Taylor’s head into the turnbuckles. Santana goes up top and uses the ropes for an arm drag. Santana with clotheslines followed by another side Russian leg sweep and she gets another near fall.

Santana with the handspring elbow into the corner followed by a bulldog for a near fall. Taylor with an elbow and a running cutter for a near fall. Santana with a rollup for a near fall. Santana with a kick and boot to the temple. Santana with a super kick and she sets for the handspring moonsault and the referee is pulled to the apron by Val. Taylor has brass knuckles and hits Santana and gets the three count.

Winner: Taylor Made

After the match, while Taylor celebrates her victory, Andrea comes out with Su Yung and the new Tag Team Champions Marti Belle and Jayme Jameson.

Shine returns to action on January 29th at the Orpheum.

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