MLW Fusion Results – September 21, 2023
Ichiban vs. Nolo Kitano
Match starts off with a lock up then trade arm wringers and escapes before Ichiban hits a mat return then Nolo Kitano scrambles up, Ichiban grabs another side headlock then they hit the ropes, trade counters and eventually we get a stand off.
Test of strength spot now, Ichiban trips Kitano down and goes for pins then he flips out of a monkey flip and hits arm drags then a springboard crossbody. Ichiban with a 10 punch in the corner before Kitano shoves him off and then lands a striking flurry.
Kitano with an arm drag then a dropkick to send Ichiban out of the ring. Corkscrew plancha from Kitano connects then they head back into the ring. Ichiban with a shot then a crossbody but Kitano rolls through then they hit the ropes and we get a double crossbody spot and both men are down.
They slowly fight up to their feet and Ichiban lands a flurry of strikes then a spinning Northern Lights Bomb gets 2. Kitano counters a running move then he hits the ropes for a backflip DDT off the ropes and a 2 count.
Kitano up top but Ichiban avoids a double stomp and they trade kicks with Kitano getting the best of that. Ichiban catches a jumping Nolo with Ichibankai for the win.
In the back Matt Cardona gets an interview & he takes the mic and says he’s a superstar not a fighter. The indy god and he beat Mance Warner he’s here for everything but mostly money and gold.
In the back Sam Adonis walks around, he seems to know where Cesar Duran is but is immediately jumped by masked Azteca goons.
Video from The Calling. World Tag Team Champion Rickey Shane Page says everything he said came true, he’s the golden king, and they’re hunting for you.
Sessions by Saint Laurent up now and MSL brings out Becca to talk after promising that the World Titan Federation will take the MLW World Title. Becca is holding a silent vigil for Featherweight Champion Delmi Exo since Exo isn’t able to stand toe to toe with her and is out.
Don King talks into a camera, he uses incredibly vague language that they plaster over a graphic for Alex Kane vs. Davey Boy Smith Jr. for the MLW World Title. King guarantees we’ll like what we see.
In the back Court Bauer is advised briefly to stop avoiding Salina De La Renta’s calls then Mance Warner comes up with a pile of blue prints and wants a Chamber Of Horrors match, blood, violence, beer and more.
Love Doug vs. Little Guido
Love Doug wants a test of love so Little Guido obliges into the test of strength spot then Doug gets him to dance before proposing to Guido and Guido just kicks him in the face.
Kick to the knee from Doug then an arm wringer but Guido counters into a fireman’s carry then some body blows. Arm drag from Doug then Guido lands a back elbow and a running attack. Guido with chops in the corner but Doug lands a drop toe hold then a roll up for 2.
Clothesline from Guido and he plays around with the crowd before Doug avoids a corner attack then lands some rights and a running bulldog then a Michinoku Driver for a 2 count.
Guido rakes the eyes then gets a guitar but misses a guitar shot which bounces off the ropes and into his own head then Doug with a guitar assisted clothesline to get the win.
Winner: Love Doug
After the match Doug offers the cake again to Becca as she takes it then slams his face into the cake.
In the back 2nd Gear Crew fire up Matthew Justice for his match with Akira. Mance Warner still wants more violence.
In the back Salina De La Renta has a video & she smacks a moving bag that’s allegedly Microman and she promises to send him back to Mexico for all of us.
Non Title Match
Middleweight Champion & World Tag Team Champion Akira vs. Matthew Justice
Quick Spear from Matt Justice gets a 2 count then he abuses Akira around the ringside area then some chair stuff from Justice as he hits Akira with them before tossing them into the ring.
Back into the ring Justice wedges a chair in the corner then he kicks Akira and tosses him into that chair. Justice sets up another chair and sits Akira in it then chops him a few times but Akira pops up and unloads with chops of his own before landing an enziguri.
Akira runs at Justice and he’s caught in a Death Valley Driver into the set up chair for a sick looking spot but naturally that only gets a 2 count as we go to a break.
After the break Justice still has a chair set up and he sets Akira on the top rope and chops him before climbing up with him but Akira counters something with a top rope Sunset Powerbomb into the chair which crushes flat but Akira only gets a 2 count.
Rolling Thunder kick from Akira sends Justice to the apron then Justice catches Akira with a shoulder block then a few masked goons from the Calling show up and Justice fights them off but Akira climbs the ropes with the chair and launches himself with the chair into all 3 men on the floor. Jimmy Lloyd runs down and launches a chair into Akira and the ref now tosses the match out.
Winner: No One (No Contest)
After the match The Calling & 2nd Gear Crew brawl. RSP and some very rotund masked man stomp on Justice then here comes Mance Warner and Manders to increase the brawl with more chair shots. Everyone brawls into the back where RSP bounces 1 Called Manders into a wall then gets a ladder and sets it up. RSP puts Manders on the table & climbs the ladder and splashes Manders through the table.