Tessa Blanchard vs. Taya Valkyrie (Street Fight for the Impact Knockouts Championship)
The match starts out with Blanchard grabbing a steel chair and rushing after Valkyrie as she’s on the stage entering the venue. Valkyrie dodges and starts throwing punches at Blanchard. Valkyrie tosses Blanchard down the ramp and back inside the ring, but as she climbs inside, Blanchard kicks Valkyrie in the head. She stays on Valkyrie with clubby blows. Valkyrie gets to her feet as Blanchard wedges a chair in to one corner of turnbuckles. Blanchard tries to irish whip Valkyrie in to the chair but she reverses in to a german suplex. Valkyire with a few kicks to the back for a quick one count. Blanchard gets dumped outside the ring, and as Valkyrie goes running for a dive, Blanchard wacks her in the head with a large metal sheet. Blanchard tosses a chair in Valkyrie’s face and then connects with a running basement dropkick that bounces the chair off of Valkyrie’s head once more.
Valkyrie is able to get in some shots and returns with a metal sheet shot of her own to Blanchard’s head. Valkyrie grabs a beer from an audience member nearby and tosses the remnants in to Blanchard’s face. She then comes off the barricade with a springboard attack, but Blanchard has it scouted and connects with a kick to Valkyrie’s stomach. Blanchard maneuvers the open chair around Valkyrie’s head and then bounces it off of the steel ring post. She then grabs some cords from the outside area and chokes Valkyrie with them. Blanchard rips Valkyrie’s shirt off and spits on it. She charges after Valkyrie for a spear but Wera Loca avoids it and Blanchard’s head impales the steel chair that was wedged in to the turnbuckles earlier. Valkyrie follows it up with a series of strikes, a clothesline in the corner, and a meteora on a sitting Blanchard. Valkyrie sets up the metal sheet in between Blanchard’s legs, grabs herself a steel chair and then proceeds to wack the steel sheet in to Blanchard’s groin area like it was golf. Valkyrie goes for the Road to Valhalla but Blanchard reverses and regains control.
Blanchard puts Valkyrie’s head back inside the chair and stomps away at it. Blanchard looks crazed and goes to the outside of the ring to retrieve numerous chairs. She climbs back inside the ring with the chairs and climbs to the top rope. Valkyrie is able to meet her on the top rope and ultimately samoan drops her on to a chair as we go to commercial. Back from break, both women are winded but they’re trading forearms back and forth. They actually end up sitting down in the chairs and chap at one another’s chests. Valkyrie grabs a chair and boots it in to Blanchard’s face for a close 2 count. Blanchard with two separate spears on Valkyrie in to a large canvas set up in the corner for another close 2 count. Blanchard pulls out a legitimate table from under the ring and sets it up horizontally in one corner of the ring. She places Valkyrie’s body across the table and climbs to the top rope, however, Valkyrie pops up and shoves Blanchard down to the outside. She jumps down from the top with a splash on Blanchard, tosses her back in the ring, and receives a 2 count. Valkyrie gives Blanchard a knee to the face and then a double stomp through the table for the pin.
Winner: Taya Valkyrie
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