By Jake Barnett
GFW IMPACT REPORT
August 17, 2017
LIVE from Orlando, Fla. (Universal Studios)
Aired on Pop TVonshi
-Sienna defeated Gail Kim after Taryn Terrell returned to attack Kim and Cost her the match.
-Bruce Prichard rewarded the GFW Global Title to the previous title holder Bobby Lashley, but the decision didn’t stick. Prichard was interrupted and confronted by Jim Cornette, who fired him and replaced him as the on screen authority figure. Both Cornette and Prichard ripped Alberto El Patron pretty hard, with Prichard wishing him the best in his future endeavors.
-Cornette announced at 20-man Gauntlet match next week, and whomever emerges as the winner would be the Global Champion. Cornette was then confronted by LAX, and Low Ki was announced for the gauntlet match at #20 after some arguing between Konnan, Low Ki and Cornette.
-Desmond Xavier defeated Taiji Ishimori to win the Super X Cup. Xavier was interviewed in the ring afterwards and said he was coming after the winner of Destination X.
-Sonjay Dutt defeated Trevor Lee in a Ladder Match to retain the X Division Championship
-OVE (Dave and Jake Crist) defeated Jason Cade and Zach Wentz
-Eli Drake, Chris Adonis, Moose, and EC3 were entered into the Gauntlet Match for next week in backstage segments.
-Matt Sydal defeated Bobby Lashley. After the match Lashley’s American Top Team friends attacked a referee and attempted to jump the railing before being stopped by officials.
-A video package for John Hennigan closed the show. He was introduced as Johnny Impact.
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