AR Fox vs. Tony Nese
They had some great back and forth wrestling and reversals. Nese took control after an insane dive that nearly wiped out the railing in the front row along with the fans. Nese chopped away at Fox. They returned to the ring, where AR used a springboard into a Lucha armdrag, then a big dropkick. He went for a split-legged moonsault but Nese nailed moved out of the way. Fox dropkicked him off the apron and hit a great dive to the floor. AR drilled Nese in the back of the neck with an elbow and worked him over on the outside. He placed Nese on the apron and drilled him with an elbow across the heart. Fox nailed a guillotine legdrop across Nese's chest. The fans chanted for AR. They battled on the top with Fox trying for a Spanish Fly but Nese grabbed him and drilled him down off the ropes to the mat.
Nese nailed several forearm smashes and covered Fox for a two count. Fox fired back but was taken out with a dropkick to the knees. Nese hit a Springboard moonsault for a two count. He slammed AR down for a two count. Fox fired back and nailed him with a kick to the head. Fox scored with a clothesline and placed Nese in the ropes for a Bossman-like splash across the back through the ropes. Fox came off the ropes with a leaping Ace Cutter for a two count.
AR went back to the top but was tossed off. He rolled through and they went into an awesome series of reversals. Fox nailed a superkick and a rolling Samoan Drop. He hit a big swanton for a two count. The crowd began chanting "This is awesome."
Nese drilled Fox with a big boot as he rebounded off the ropes. Fox nailed one in return. Nese nailed a pumphandle into a sitdown powerbomb for a two count. Fox came back with a leaping enziguiri kick. He missed with a springboard kick. Nese lifted him into a turnbuckle powerbomb and followed that up with a kick to the face.
Nese went to the top. Fox tried to fight him off but was kicked down. Nese went for a top rope powerbomb but Fox was able to stop him and nailed a springboard Spanish Fly for the pin.
Your winner, AR Fox!
Excellent opener. This was just awesome. Nese is the man. How TNA let him go, even if he wanted to, is beyond me. Fox has really improved this year and seems to be fulfilling the potential that his hype always claimed he had.
Papadon vs, Masada
This is Papadon's EVOLVE debut. He's great. Glad to see him branching out. Masada got a big reaction since this is CZW's venue.
They locked up and Papadon attempted to work over Masada's arm. Masada reversed but in the end Papadon maintained control. They exchanged reversals and faced off. They exchanged chops in the middle of the ring.
They battled into the corner, where Papadon came off with a leaping back elbow. Papadon followed up with a series of forearms and a kick to the back of the neck. He nailed a leaping clothesline on Masada, who was in a seated position, when drilled him with a running boot to the face. Masada fired back with a right hand and they traded punches.
Papadon nailed a back suplex for a two count and began ripping at Masada's face. Masada cut him off and locked in an armbar, working on Papadon's elbow and arm.
They continued battling back and forth with Papadon drilling Masada with a running boot to the face and cinching in a forearm smash. They began exchanging punches. There were a number of back and forth shots. Papadon escape a Death Valley Driver and nailed a big boot for a two count.
He went for a slingshot suplex but Masada pulled himself to the apron and avoided the move. Papadon missed a big boot and was hit with a pair of nasty looking suplexed for the pin.
Your winner, Masada!
Another real good match. This gave us a chance to see more wrestling out of Masada than you would see in CZW or Big Japan. Papadon is a hell of a workhorse in the ring.
Larry Dallas got in the ring and said that Papadon has all the talent in the world, but he needs proper guidance. Dallas offered him a contract to become the enforcer for the Scene. The crowd was all over Dallas, one of the most annoying personalities in the history of life. Papadon agreed.
Dallas said now he had an open contract for Marti Belle, the female wrestler he's been knocking. He said that just like all the fans on Twitter, she's nowhere to be found when it comes to putting up. Belle, who is a hell of a promo, came out and said she wasn't scared of him and signed it. She was then informed she signed a handicap match with herself vs. Dallas and Papadon.
Larry Dallas & Papadon vs. Marti Belle
Belle beat the piss out of Dalla. Papadon looked on, sort of with a "What am I going to do about this?" look, then finally grabbed her by the hair and killed her with a big powerbomb. Dallas covered her in a lewd way and scored the pin.
Your winners, Papadon and Larry Dallas!
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