IMPACT Results: World Title Series Picture Continues to heat Up in Week 3 (Oct. 21, 2015)

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    Impact Coverage | by Bobby James

    October 21, 2015 | World Title Series

    World Title Series: Group Champions | Mr. Anderson vs. Austin Aries

    Mr. Anderson takes Aries down with a standing dropkick. Aries hangs Anderson on the top rope, but then misses with a missile dropkick. Anderson takes control until Aries sends him shoulder-first into the ring post.

    Aries and Anderson exchange a series of rights before a mid-air collision. Christy Hemme announces there are five-minutes remaining as Aries sends Anderson over the top rope.

    Aries delivers a suicide dive and rolls Anderson into the ring for a missile dropkick. Mr. Anderson counters a crossbody with the Green Bay Plunge; both men counter one another’s finishers.

    Anderson sets up a Green Bay Plunge from the top rope; Aries counters with a 450 splash for a near-fall! Anderson connects with a spinning heel kick and Green Bay Plunge from the turnbuckle! Aries kicks out just before three; just over one minute remains.

    Aries delivers a discuss elbow, but Anderson battles to the top rope. Aries delivers a dropkick and brainbuster off the ropes for the win!

    Result: Austin Aries def. Mr. Anderson (Aries: 3, Anderson: 0 – unable to advance)


    World Title Series: Group X Division | Tigre Uno vs. Mandrews

    The Impact Zone explodes with a “Mandrews” chant as the X-Division Champion, Tigre Uno, scores the first takedown. Mandrews and Tigre Uno trade a series of pin attempts. Their back-and-forth action continues until Tigre Uno is swept off his feet and Mandrews uses him as a skateboard and launchpad for a standing moonsault.

    Mandrews delivers a running dropkick, but Tigre Uno is able to shift the momentums and begin controlling the match again. Mandrews though is quick to regain control with a dropkick that sends Tigre Uno outside.

    Mandrews misses a suicide dive and Tigre Uno powers him into the turnbuckle with a German suplex! Tigre Uno comes off the ropes with a split-legged moonsault for the count.

    Result: Tigre Uno def. Mandrews (Tigre Uno: 3, Mandrews: 0)

    Backstage: Austin Aries says he’ll advance in the World Title Series and says having Thea Trinidad ringside drives him to be better.

    COMING UP: A broadcast exclusive, a look at the Bound For Glory TNA World Title match.


    [​IMG]Broadcast Exclusive – from Bound For Glory

    TNA World Championship | Drew Galloway vs. Matt Hardy vs. Ethan Carter III (c)

    Special Guest Referee: Jeff Hardy

    The bell sounds and Jeff Hardy immediately ejects Tyrus from ringside. Hardy and Galloway take off against Carter! Hardy clotheslines Carter over the top rope; Galloway rolls him up for a two-count.

    Hardy catches Galloway with a back elbow; Galloway scores a neckbreaker from the second rope. Galloway pummels Carter with a headbutt; Hardy catches Galloway with a neckbreaker.

    Carter dropkicks both of his challengers. He sends Hardy to the floor and then he and Galloway trade blows; Carter earns a two-count. Galloway and Carter meet with a double crossbody, setting Hardy up to deliver a series of clotheslines.

    Carter counters a Twist of Fate by driving Hardy through the ropes! Galloway suicide dives over the top rope; Carter dives to safety as Hardy takes the full impact! Carter drives Galloway into the barricade and then he pulls a table from beneath the ring.

    Carter places the table and drags Galloway onto the stairs. He sets up for a powerbomb; Galloway counters, driving Carter onto the stairs with a cradle piledriver!

    Galloway rolls Carter into the ring for a two-count! Hardy drops Galloway and Carter, earning himself a two count. Carter sends Matt into Jeff. Matt Hardy delivers a Side Effect; there is no count!

    Galloway catches Hardy with a Future Shock DDT. Carter tosses Galloway out of the ring and scores a very near-fall on Hardy! Carter positions Galloway on the table outside and then he suplexes Hardy over the top rope – through Galloway and the table!

    Carter rolls Hardy into the ring for a TKO! Hardy just kicks out before three!

    Carter calls for the One Percenter; Galloway plows through him with a clothesline. Galloway unleashes his fury on Cater; Hardy is there to answer the call. Hardy catches Carter with a bulldog and Galloway with a clothesline.

    Hardy scales the turnbuckle; Galloway moves in for a superplex. Galloway falls, getting caught up on the ropes. Carter moves in for a superplex of his own; Galloway sits up, toppling both!

    Carter connects with a double One Percenter! Both Galloway and Hardy kick out at two! Frustration mounts and Carter assaults Jeff Hardy, demanding to be disqualified! He delivers a stiff low blow to Galloway and is moments away from cracking Matt Hardy with a chair when Jeff intervenes!

    Jeff Hardy smashes EC3 with the chair; Galloway runs through him with a big boot, sending Carter outside! Matt Hardy catches Galloway with a Twist of Fate, earning the three-count to become the TNA World Heavyweight Champion!

    Result: Matt Hardy def. Drew Galloway and Ethan Carter III


    Backstage: EC3 warns Lashley that he’s lethal and says the World Title Series isn’t over until he’s won.

    Recap: Footage is shown of Jessie Godderz defeating Crimson with the Adonis Crab during a World Title Series: Group Future 4 encounter. (Jessie Godderz: 3, Crimson: 0)

    Backstage: Jessie counts down the five reasons why he’ll advance in the World Title Series: (5) the Adonis Crab, (4) 2-time TNA Tag Team Champion, (3) youngest 2-sport athlete and body builder in the country, (2) skill, (1) physique: he’s “The Man,” “The Modern Day Adonis.”

    Recap: Footage is shown of another Group Future 4 encounter between Micah and Eli Drake. They take their match to a time-limit draw, earning one point each in the World Title Series. (Micah: 1, Eli Drake: 1)

    World Title Series: Group X Division | DJ Z vs. Manik

    Manik scores an arm drag and shoulder takedown on DJ Z; DJ Z’s back with an arm drag and dropkick. Manik sends DJ Z into the ring post before catching him with a drop toe-hold and armbreaker.

    Manik connects with a standing suplex/back suplex combination. DJ Z battles out of an armbar and catches Manik with a hurricanrana and dropkick that sends Manik outside. DJ Z is through the ropes with a baseball slide and over with a flying crossbody!

    DJ Z delivers a back elbow but fails to connect with a springboard DDT. Manik applies a cross armbreaker that DJ Z rolls into a pin. Manik flips out and reapplies the hold. DJ Z rolls through and scores a two-count with a facebreaker.

    Manik catches DJ Z with a shot to the face, but comes up short with a frog splash. DJ Z dives for another springboard DDT; Manik catches him mid-air and delivers a kick to the skull for the three-count!

    Result: Manik def. DJ Z (Manik: 3, DJ Z: 0)


    World Title Series: Group Champions | Ethan Carter III vs. Lashley

    EC3 refuses the start that match until Lashley moves across the ring. EC3 shoves him and takes a shot before retreating to the ropes. While distracted by the official, Lashley gets a kick to the gut, but then he drills EC3 with a series of shoulder blocks and ten closed fists in the corner.

    Lashley tosses EC3 across the ring and then sends him outside with a clothesline. Tyrus steps between them, creating the space Carter needs to capitalize. He throws Lashley into the stairs. Lashley catches Carter coming off the apron and powers him onto the floor. He rolls EC3 back into the ring; Tyrus powers Lashley into the ring post!

    EC3 mounts Lashley with a series of rights before sending him back out to Tyrus. Tyrus plants Lashley again as EC3 showboats in the ring. The five-minute warning appears as Lashley counters a suplex with one of his own.

    Lashley powers out of a camel clutch to deliver a combination of German/belly-to-belly suplexes. Lashley catches Carter with a power slam and rear-naked choke. Tyrus places EC3’s foot on the rope; EC3 delivers a neckbreaker.

    With under two minutes remaining, Lashley powerbombs and spears EC3. Before he’s able to cover him, Tyrus pulls Lashley from the ring! Lashley’s back in for a two-count. Tyrus climbs into the ring with a chair; Lashley spears him! EC3 swings the chair; Lashley catches it. EC3 counters with a low blow and the One Percenter for the victory.

    Result: Ethan Carter III def. Lashley (EC3: 3, Lashley: 0)



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