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Eli Drake decimates James Ellsworth at Bound for Glory and demands better competition, but gets more than he bargained for with "The Monster" Abyss!
Screen shots by Not Falling Studios.
2018 IMPACT Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee Abyss shares thoughts, memories and behind the scenes stories during a moving induction speech.
Photos Thanks To WrestleFigs
Jimmy Jacobs & Kongo Kong wanted Abyss - now they have finally got him.
On this weeks Impact, Abyss with Father James Mitchell took on Kongo Kong with Jimmy Jacobs in a Monster's Ball Match.
The match started with both wrestlers trading blows, with Kong getting the better of the exchange, but would miss hitting a corner splash - followed by Abyss hitting Kong with a trash can, knocking Kong out of the ring. Leading to a commercial break.
During the break Kong put Abyss through a table with a shoulder block, then set another table up in the ring. Kong went for his top rope Splash, however Abyss got to his feel and brought Kong off the top rope onto his back. Then getting a bag of thumbtacks and dumping them in the ring.
Abyss went to chokeslam Kong, when Jimmy Jacobs attacked Abyss with a kendo stick. Abyss was not stunned and chased Jimmy round the ring side, into the ring but was met by Kong, who hit a Chokeslam on Abyss into the tacks.
Kong set the table into position, putting Abyss on there - Abyss popped up and Powerbombed Kong through the table, Abyss went to use Janice on Kong, but Kong blocked it and put Abyss onto barbed wire board with another Chokeslam, followed by a top rope Splash for the pinfall.
Jimmy Jacobs has called Kongo Kong the new Monster of IMPACT.
He has challenged anyone to disagree with this claim!
Can Jimmy Jacobs lead Kongo Kong to the top of IMPACT?
Jimmy wants Abyss to return to IMPACT!
Jimmy Jacobs is not a bad guy, he is a good guy. At least that is what he will tell you.
Jimmy Jacobs wants Abyss to return to IMPACT and meet the new Monster of IMPACT, Kongo Kong.
Will Abyss answer the call?
Kongo Kong w/ Jimmy Jacobs vs. Chandler Park w/ Joseph Park
Kong charges at Chandler in the corner but he sidesteps and begins to build momentum.
Chandler celebrates too early, however, as Kong is able to regain control with a big cannonball in the corner.
Kong hits a modified piledriver to pick up the win in convincing fashion.
After the match, Kong hits Park with a huge top rope splash as Joseph watches on.
Chandler Park talks to Joseph Park about his big win, but Jimmy Jacobs walks over and puts them both down.
Chandler tries to stand up to him, but Jacobs introduces Kongo Kong, and Chandler backs down.
Backstage, Abyss approaches Grado and tries to intimidate him before Monster’s Ball tonight but Grado isn’t backing down!
Abyss vs. Grado – Monster’s Ball
If Grado loses this match, he will be deported! Monster’s Ball means there are no disqualifications, no countouts and anything goes!
Before the match begins, Abyss tells Grado to dance for him! Not only does he dance but he hits Abyss with a low blow to gain the early advantage!
Abyss sends a staple into the head of Grado with a staple gun!
Abyss attempts to Chokeslam Grado through a barbed wire board but he fights out of it. Abyss sends him into the steel guardrail instead.
Grado is perched on the top rope but Abyss throws a trash can at him, sending him crashing into the barbed wire board below!
Laurel Van Ness is once again seen with fans in the crowd.
Grado sandwiches Abyss between two barbed wire boards and hits him with a top rope splash for a near fall!
Laurel Van Ness is in the ring and hits Grado with a low blow. That’s revenge for breaking up with her!
The lights go out and Rosemary appears in the ring. She sprays red mist in Laurel’s face. Abyss attempts to Chokeslam Rosemary but she persuades him not too. Rosemary goes to spit mist in Grado’s face but he ducks, causing her to hit Abyss! Blinded, Abyss chokeslams Rosemary into the thumbtacks.
Abyss connects with the Black Hole Slam into a barbed wire board on Grado to win.
On September 9th, Abyss took on Cyrus at RCW's Blackhole.
Here are some photos, thanks to Sajapa Professional Wrestling Photography
Joseph Park approaches Jeremy Borash backstage and tells him he noticed something in the fine print of their match contract – it’s no disqualification!
Josh Mathews & “Big Poppa Pump” Scott Steiner vs. Jeremy Borash & Joseph Park
The Pope, D’Angelo Dinero is on commentary for the match.
Park hits the ropes but Josh knees him in the back, allowing Steiner to take control with a clothesline.
Mathews launches himself off the top rope to take out Park on the outside!
JB and Park decide they’ve had enough and try retreating to the back but Steiner and Mathews are right behind them!
Mathews and JB battle in a swimming pool with a special appearance by Shark Boy, who comes to the aid of JB!
As Park and Steiner do battle backstage, James Mitchell returns with a special mask for Park.
Back in the ring, JB finally gets his hands on Mathews but falls victim to the numbers game as Steiner attacks him from behind. We see Shark Boy once again but this time, he’s unsuccessful in helping JB.
Steiner locks in the Steiner Recliner on JB but behind them, the Monster Abyss appears to even the odds!
Abyss sends Mathews into a pile of thumbtacks with the Black Hole Slam! JB goes to the top and hits Mathews with a huge splash! Abyss covers him to pick up the win for his team.
Tag Team Triple Threat Match: Reno Scum vs Garza Jr. & Laredo Kid vs Decay w/Rosemary
Thornstowe gets the early advantage on the Lorado Kid. The Lorado Kid catches Thornstowe with a rolling neck breaker. Lorado Kid tags in Garza Jr. Luster the Legend tags in and rushes Garza Jr, but Garza Jr retreats to the apron after kicking Luster the Legend in the face.
Luster the Legend tags in Crazzy Steve. Crazzy Steve is about to attack Garza Jr., but Garza puts up his hands to stop Crazzy Steve dead in his tracks.
Garza gets pulled off the apron. Crazzy Steve cannonballs into Garza Jr. on the barricade. Crazzy Steve rolls Garza back into the ring and bites his forehead. Abyss tags in and pounds on Garza Jr.
Garza Jr. surprises Crazzy Steve with a clothesline before tagging in Luster the Legend. Luster the legend hits a spine buster on Crazzy Steve. Abyss hits the ring and attacks Luster the Legend from behind. Luster the Legend floors Abyss with a headbutt. Luster the Legend charges in, but Abyss grabs him by the throat and chokeslams him.
Crazzy Steve sets Garza Jr. up in the tree of woe. Luster the Legend cuts off Crazzy Steve. Luster the Legend powerbombs Crazzy Steve into Garza Jr. Reno Scum hit their finish for the win.
Winners- Reno Scum