Welcome to coverage of Shine 27 from the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida.
Leva Bates comes out and she welcomes Tessa Blanchard to Shine wrestling and to her court. She is being tried for attacking her at the last Shine Show. She lost faith in herself and relied on her name and a pack of miscreants to get herself through Shine. Leva says she is not threatening her, she is going to kill her.
Match Number One: Leva versus Tessa Blanchard (with April Hunter)
Before the match, April says something to Leva about how she hasn’t earned anything in the ring. They go back and forth before the introductions.
Leva attacks Tessa during the introductions and the referee forces April out of the ring while Leva works over Tessa in the corner. Tessa sends Leva into the corner and she connects with forearms. Tessa with forearms in the corner and the referee warns her. Leva blocks a forearm and she applies a chin lock and connects with forearms across the chest and sends Tessa to the mat. Leva gets a near fall.
Leva with kicks to the leg and then she hits a back heel kick to the head and gets a near fall. Leva with a forearm and she sends Tessa into the turnbuckles. Tessa with an Irish whip but Leva gets on the turnbuckles. Tessa pulls Leva off the turnbuckles and to the mat. Tessa chokes Leva in the ropes. Tessa advises the referee of the count that will get her disqualified and she chokes Leva.
Leva wraps Tessa’s leg in the ropes and the referee warns her. Tessa with forearms and a butterfly suplex for a near fall. Tessa with a second butterfly suplex and she gets another near fall. Tessa chokes Leva in the corner. April gets involved from the floor and Tessa with a snap mare and a figure four head lock. Tessa drives Leva’s head into the mat. Leva leans back to get a near fall.
Leva with forearms but Tessa fires back. They go back and forth with Tessa gaining the advantage. Tessa with an Irish whip and shoulders in the corner. Tessa with a running back elbow into the corner and Leva goes down. Tessa goes for a slingshot move but Leva lands on her feet and she chops Tessa. Leva with a series of round kicks followed by a back heel kick and back fist combination for a near fall.
Leva with an Irish whip and she punches Tessa in the corner. Leva with a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall. Tessa hits a springboard bulldog for a near fall. Tessa with a cravate and then hits a cravate driver for a near fall.
Leva with a lungblower and then she goes to the turnbuckles and hits a double stomp to the back. Leva with a short arm clothesline but Tessa wants more. Tessa misses a clothesline and Leva with an O’Connor Roll and Backlund bridge for the three count.
After the match, April Hunter and Tessa attack Leva. Tessa puts on the mask that Leva wore to the ring as she stands over Leva.
Match Number Two: Amber Gallows versus Xandra Bale
Amber kicks Bale as she enters the ring and then she chops and kicks Bale as the bell rings to start the match. Amber takes off her belt but she throws it to the referee instead of using it. Amber chokes Bale in the ring. Gallows with forearms to the upper chest. Amber misses a clothesline and Bale with forearms. Amber pushes Bale down and Bale with a rollup for a ner fall. Bale with another rollup for a near fall. Bale with a forearm.
Bale with chops. Gallows blocks a head scissors but Gallows does go to the floor. Gallows puts her hand in the ring to stop the count. Bale teases a dive but Gallows moves out of the way. Bale goes to the floor and hits Gallows in the back with a forearm. Gallows Irish whips Bale into the ring steps.
Gallows sends Bale into the apron and then back into the ring. Gallows gets a near fall. Gallows with punches to Bale and the referee warns her for using a closed fist while Gallows chokes Bale. Gallows with a boot to Bale followed by a back rake. Gallows chokes Bale in the corner. Bale with an Irish whip but Gallows with a head scissors and she leans over the ropes to add more pressure. Gallows with a round kick from the apron.
Gallows with a full nelson and then she rolls Bale onto her chest and she turns it into Cattle Mutilation. Gallows with a rear chin lock. Bale with elbows but Gallows pulls Bale to the mat by the hair. Gallows with a kick and Irish whip followed by a clothesline in the corner. Gallows with an Irish whip but Bale with a head scissors out of the corner and both women are down.
Bale and Gallows exchange forearms and chops as they get from their knees to their feet. Gallows with a bicycle kick but Bale with a kick. Gallows calls Bale a bitch but Bale with clotheslines and a spinning heel kick for a near fall. Bale sets for a fisherman’s suplex but Gallows blocks and hits an STO for a near fall.
Gallows sets for a DDT but Bale counters into a side Russian leg sweep and then Bale goes to the apron and up top. Bale with a cross body for a near fall. Gallows with a low kick and an X Factor for the three count.
Winner: Amber Gallows
Match Number Three: Leah Von Dutch versus Thunderkitty (with Leilani Kai)
The referee has to restrain Leah and he warns both women before the introductions can be done.
It is announced during introductions that it is Thunderkitty’s birthday but she stops her age from being revealed.
They lock up and Thunderkitty gets on top but they roll through to the ropes and they go to the floor while locked up. They continue around the ring while locked up and the referee makes his count. Kai hits Leah and Thunderkitty breaks up the cover. Thunderkitty returns to the floor and connects with forearms and she sends Leah into the post in the building. Thunderkitty breaks the count and Leah with forearms as she returns to the floor.
Thunderkitty is Irish whipped into the ring post and she connects with forearms but Thunderkitty sends Leah into the ring steps. Leah rolls Thunderkitty into the ring before the ten count. Leah with knees and kicks followed by a Shining Wizard for a near fall. Leah with punches. Leah tosses Thunderkitty across the ring by the hair and she kicks Thunderkitty. Leah misses a Yakuza kick and Thunderkitty sends Leah into the turnbuckles.
Thunderkitty with a snap mare and sleeper. Leah with a cobra clutch but Kai trips Leah after Thunderkitty backs her into the ropes. Thunderkitty with kicks to Leah and she puts Leah on the ropes for Kai to choke her while Thunderkitty makes sure he is not looking at the cheating. Thunderkitty runs Leah’s eyes across the top rope and she chops and kicks Leah against the ropes.
Leah with a chop and forearms but Thunderkitty with a head butt for a near fall. Thunderkitty with an Irish whip and she hits a splash into the corner. She goes for another one since it is her birthday but Leah with a back elbow and then she kicks Thunderkitty in the top of the head. Leah with a clothesline from the turnbuckles and then Leah applies a Cobra Stretch and Thunderkitty appears to tap out but the referee did not see or hear it because of the distraction by Kai.
Thunderkitty with a belly to back suplex and she gets a near fall. Thunderkitty with a chop and shoulders in the corner followed by punches to the midsection. Thunderkitty sets for a splash but Leah moves. Leah with a Yakuza kick followed by a spear and Cobra Stretch and Thunderkitty taps out.
Winner: Leah Von Dutch
After the match, Leah has the mic and she tells Leilani Kai if she wants to get involved with her match, she is the oldest dinosaur here so why not get in the ring.
Malia Hosaka says that Leah does not belong in the same ring with someone of Leilani’s talent. You will need to get through Legendary to get to Leilani.
Match Number Four: Valifornia (Andrea and Jayme Jameson [with SoCal Val]) versus Crazy Mary Dobson and a Mystery Partner (with Daffney)
Mary and Daffney come to the ring and they do not have a partner for Mary. Daffney takes the mic and she says it is time to get serious. She asks if everyone wants to know who the mystery partner is. Daffney brings out . . . Kimberly and she has her Things with her.
The referee checks on Kimberly’s Things before the match starts to make sure there is nothing hidden in them.
Kimberly and Jayme start things off. They lock up and Jayme with a waist lock. Kimberly with a rollup for a near fall. Kimberly with a front face lock and she takes Jayme to the mat. Jayme with a wrist lock into a side head lock. Kimberly with a reverse chin lock. Kimberly with a clothesline or two and Kimberly tries to clothesline Jayme with her Thing but she misses. Kimberly grabs a bigger Thing and gives it to Jayme but she throws it away, not showing any respect to Kimberly’s Things. Kimberly throws Things at Jayme and connects with clotheslines and chokes Jayme.
Mary tags in and she connects with forearms. Mary with a handspring into an arm drag and a back heel kick to the head. Mary with a running knee to the head for a near fall. Jayme pulls Mary down by the hair and Andrea is tagged in. Andrea with a slam and elbow drop for a near fall. Andrea with a kick to the back and she sends Mary into Jayme’s boot. Jayme tags back in and they hit a double shoulder tackle.
Mary with an inside cradle for a near fall. Kimberly tags in and puts Jayme in a side head lock. Kimberly with a rollup into a bridge but Andrea breaks it up. Jayme with forearms and kicks. Andrea comes in to double team Kimberly while the referee deals with Mary. Andrea pulls Kimberly out of the corner and gets a near fall.
Andrea with a cross face and she taunts Mary while connecting with another crossface. Jayme tags back in and kicks Kimberly in the midsection. Jayme chokes Kimberly and the referee warns her. Jayme gets a near fall. Andrea tags in and hits a splash in the corner. Andrea with a near fall. Andrea with a shoulder tackle but Kimberly with forearms and punches. Kimberly with a cross body but she bounces off Andrea.
Andrea picks up Kimberly and puts her in the tree of woe. Andrea with a forearm to the midsection and she tags in Jayme. Kimberly kicks Jayme and gets out of the turnbuckles. Kimberly with a Samoan drop and both women are down. Andrea and Mary tag in and Mary with forearms of fury. Mary with a knee and then she hits a cartwheel knee drop. Andrea with a punch and Irish whip but she misses an elbow in the corner.
Jayme pulls Andrea out of the corner. Andrea runs into a knee from Mary and Mary with a cross body for a near fall. Mary with a boot to the midsection and then she tries for a moonsault but Val grabs her leg. Andrea pulls Mary off the turnbuckles and Jayme is tagged in and she gets a near fall. Jayme with an abdominal stretch and she uses extra leverage from Andrea. The referee does not listen to Kimberly’s comments so Daffney attacks Val.
Jayme with forearms to Mary while Andrea attacks Daffney on the floor. Andrea with a kick to the back and Jayme with a spinning uranage for the three count.
Winners: Jayme Jameson and Andrea
Match Number Five: Allysin Kay (with April Hunter) versus Tracy Taylor
They lock up and Allysin with a clean break but she pushes Taylor. Taylor with a wrist lock but Kay with a hammer lock. Taylor with a side head lock and shoulder tackle for a near fall. Taylor with a wrist lock but Kay with a side head lock. Kay with a shoulder tackle but Taylor trips Kay. Taylor with an arm drag or two. Taylor with a hip toss and she goes for the legs but Kay gets away and into the ropes.
Kay advises the referee she is ready to continue the match. Kay with a knee and forearm and a front face lock. Taylor with a wrist lock into a side head lock. Taylor with a hip lock take down. Kay with a head scissors. Taylor escapes and she applies a cloverleaf. Taylor with a surfboard on Kay. Kay with a rollup for a near fall.
Kay with a front face lock and a rollup for a near fall. Taylor with a La Magistral for a near fall. Kay misses a discus clothesline but she connects with a boot to the head. Kay takes a drink to rehydrate. Kay kicks Taylor in the midsection and she gets a near fall. Taylor with punches and Kay with a forearm to the back. Kay sends Taylor into the turnbuckles.
Kay with punches but Taylor with punches and kicks out of the corner followed by a knee to the head. Kay with an inside cradle for a near fall. Kay with another near fall. Kay with an Irish whip and she charges into the corner with a splash. Kay gets a near fall. Kay puts Taylor in the tree of woe and she kicks Taylor in the midsection. The referee warns Kay and April gives Allysin a pair of scissors and she goes across the ring but the referee stops her. Kay kicks Taylor and she falls from the turnbuckles.
Taylor with a power slam for a near fall. Taylor with a rear chin lock with her knee in Kay’s back. Taylor with a body scissors while maintaining the chin lock. Kay leans back to get a near fall. Taylor’s shoulders are on the mat and Kay gets a near fall. Kay with shots to the leg to get out of the hold. Kay with elbow drops to the leg and she works on the knee and ankle.
Taylor kicks Kay away. Taylor with forearms but Allysin with a rake of the eyes. Allysin with an Irish whip and she misses a splash into the corner. Taylor with a kick to the midsection followed by forearms. Taylor with drop kicks and she hits Sole Food but April brings out Su Yung and that forces Taylor to lose focus. Kay misses a bicycle kick but she does not miss the discus clothesline and Kay gets the three count>
Winner: Allysin Kay
After the match, Allysin takes the mic and she wants to know how many poor victims are you going to put through this. How many times will you give Mia Yim a rematch. Your Shine Champion is right here. Allysin says she can only wait so long until she takes what is hers.
Match Number Six: Brass Knuckles On A Pole Match: La Rosa Negra versus Taylor Made (with April Hunter)
Taylor goes after Rosa when the bell rings and she punches Rosa. Taylor goes to the floor and she goes for the brass knuckles. April tries to run interference but Rosa gets to the floor and she attacks Taylor and kicks her in the back. Taylor sends Rosa into the ladder. Taylor sends Rosa back into the ring and she connects with forearms to the back. Taylor kicks Rosa.
Taylor slams Rosa’s head into the mat and then she puts Rosa in the corner. Taylor with a forearm to the upper groin followed by a hesitation drop kick to the same place. Taylor goes back to the ladder while Rosa recovers from the attack. Taylor climbs the ladder while Rosa gingerly gets to the apron and she kicks Taylor in the back. Taylor kicks Rosa on the apron and then she kicks her back into the ring. Taylor with an Irish whip that sends Rosa sternum first into the turnbuckles and then she hits a double knee strike to the back.
Taylor climbs the turnbuckles but Rosa pulls her off. Rosa with a spinebuster and she makes her way towards the ladder but Taylor stops her. Rosa with a kick to get free of Taylor. Taylor grabs Rosa and pulls her off the ladder. Rosa with a forearm. Taylor runs Rosa’s back into the apron and Taylor goes back to the ladder. Rosa hits Taylor in the back to knock her off the ladder.
April tries to interfere and that distraction allows Taylor to send Rosa into the ladder. Taylor climbs the ladder but Rosa grabs Taylor. Taylor kicks Rosa away and Rosa starts to climb the pole without the aid of the ladder but Taylor stops her. Taylor with forearms to Rosa back in the ring.
Taylor with a splash into the corner but Rosa with a kick to the back of the legs and Taylor falls into the turnbuckles. Rosa pulls down the knee pads and she hits a baseball slide into third base. Rosa climbs the ladder and grabs the brass knuckles. Rosa misses and Taylor hits Rosa with her own brass knuckles but Rosa kicks out. Rosa blocks another punch with the brass knuckles and she hits a fireman’s carry slam. Rosa has both pairs of brass knuckles and she hits Taylor once in the body and twice in the head to get the three count.
Winner: La Rosa Negra
Match Number Seven: SHINE Tag Team Championship Match: The Kimber Bombs (Kimber Lee and Cherry Bomb) versus Legendary (Brandi Wine and Malia Hosaka [with Leilani Kai])
They brawl on the floor before the bell rings and the referee tries to separate them.
The referee has to separate them again before they can be introduced. Everyone piles on top of each other and the referee is caught in the middle.
The referee has given up on trying to make sure there is nothing illegal going on with the wrestlers so he calls for the bell.
Kimber and Malia start things off and she tags in Brandi. Brandi punches Kimber and kicks her in the thigh. Malia tags back in and she connects with an uppercut. Brandi tags back in and Malia sends Kimber into her boot. Brandi with a punch and slam. Malia tags back in and Brandi chokes Kimber. Malia gets a near fall but the referee sees that Malia is choking Kimber. Malia with a head butt and Brandi comes in after Malia punches Kimber.
Brandi with a snap mare and drop kick to the back. Brandi with a reverse chin lock. Brandi with a knee bar. Malia tags in and they roll through and send Kimber into the mat as they both apply step over toe holds. Cherry tries to get involved and the referee has to physically restrain her. Malia checks on whether a tag was made and she goes after Kimber. Malia with a chop but Kimber with an Irish whip. Malia with a back heel kick for a near fall.
Malia with a suplex and she holds on for a second one but Kimber blocks it and hits a suplex of her own and she gets a near fall. Malia goes after Cherry but the referee keeps Cherry from coming in because he did not see the tag. Malia keeps Kimber from making the tag. Brandi tags in and punches Kimber. Cherry hits Brandi but the referee sends Cherry back into the corner.
Brandi with a snap mare to Kimber. Kimber with punches and a jawbreaker before tagging in Cherry. Cherry with forearms but Malia attacks Cherry but the referee allows her to stay in despite not seeing a tag and he goes by Malia’s word. Malia with a catapult and Brandi drive Cherry’s head into the mat for a near fall. Kai chokes Cherry while the referee holds Kimber back. Malia taunts Kimber while Brandi makes a non tag to come in.
Brandi with a modified figure four on Cherry. Brandi with a leg drop to the midsection for a near fall. Malia tags back in and he connects with a forearm to the back. Malia with chops to the throat and she taunts Kimber and that allows Brandi to choke Cherry while the referee berates Kimber.
Cherry with forearms and she gets Malia on her shoulders for a Death Valley Driver but Brandi breaks up the cover. Malia grabs Cherry by the hair and the referee warns her. Brandi tags in and she kicks Cherry and chokes her in the ropes. Brandi chops and kicks Cherry in the ropes. Cherry with forearms but Malia comes in and punches Cherry while Kai distracts the referee. Malia and Brandi send Cherry into the turnbuckles.
Thunderkitty tries to come out to interfere but Leah Von Dutch stops her.
Kimber hits a side slam while Cherry hits a running neck breaker and they pin Brandi.
Winners: Kimber Lee and Cherry Bomb
Match Number Eight: Anything Goes Match Jessicka Havok versus Su Yung (with April Hunter)
Su spits red mist in Jessicka’s face as Jessicka charges at her. Jessicka puts Su on the turnbuckles and then she climbs the turnbuckles to apply a Stretch Muffler. April pulls Su off Jessicka. Jessicka wants to know what April is doing and April slaps Jessicka, but April decides to get back to the floor. Jessicka follows after April on the floor and April calls for a time out and Su hits a suicide dive onto Jessicka.
Su rolls back into the ring and goes to the apron for a cannonball but Havok catches her and power bombs Su onto the chairs. Havok throws a chair into the ring and then she throws Su into the ring steps. Jessicka grabs a guitar and hits Su in the back with it and then she slams it on the ground. Jessicka sets for a running knee to Su against the ring steps but Su recovers and drop kicks Jessicka in the knee and Jessicka goes into the steps.
Su gets an ironing board from under the ring and puts it against Jessicka’s throat and hits a drop kick. Su goes under the ring and gets a hockey stick and chokes Jessicka against the apron. Jessicka gets a stick and we have an Ogelthorpe special. They go around the Orpheum with the sticks as the crowd parts like the Red Sea. Jessicka chokes Su on the bar.
Su gets the soda gun and sprays it in Jessicka’s face to get her off. Su comes off the bar with a knee onto Jessicka. They return to the ring and Jessicka with kicks in the corner and then she hits a running boot to the head. Jessicka with a second one. She sets for a third one but Su gets up and kicks Jessicka away. Su with a head scissors while hanging from the ropes and Jessicka with a kick to the midsection. Jessicka with foam Van Dam thumbs and she puts them on and goes up top.
Su kicks Jessicka in the leg before she can hit the five star frog splash and then Su sends Jessicka to the mat. Su decides to climb the turnbuckles with the foam fingers and hits a five star frog splash but Havok is able to apply the Stretch Muffler but Su gets to the ropes and April pulls her to the floor. Havok goes after April on the floor but Su with a baseball slide. Jessicka gets Su on her shoulders but Su chokes Jessicka with a head scissors. Jessicka power bombs Su into the apron. Havok rolls Su into the ring but April grabs Jessicka and keeps her on the apron. The foam finger isn’t enough to stop April. Su spits more red mist into Jessicka’s face. The glove is pulled down and she applies the mandible claw.
Tracy Taylor comes out and attacks April from behind and pulls her to the floor. Su sees what is going on and releases the hold. Su turns around and Havok with a choke slam for a near fall. Havok wants a chair from a fan in the front row and she throws them onto Su. More people give Jessicka chairs and Jessicka throws them onto Su.
Jessicka stomps on the chair on top of Su’s head. Jessicka picks up Su But Su with the mandible claw. Jessicka gets Su up and she hits an Air Raid Crash onto the chairs for the three count.
Winner: Jessicka Havok
Match Number Nine: SHINE Championship Match: Santana versus Mia Yim
They shake hands before locking up. Mia takes Santana to the mat while locked up but Santana gets to her feet and pushes Mia away. They lock up and Mia with a side head lock and top wrist lock but Santana with a take down into an arm bar. Mia with a single leg take down and a step over toe hold. Santana kicks Mia away and she gets back to her feet.
Santana with a waist lock but Mia with a standing switch. Santana with a fireman’s carry into an arm bar and a front face lock. Santana with a reversal. Mia with a reversal after a cartwheel and am arm drag. Mia with a leg sweep and near fall. Santana with a leg sweep and near fall of her own. They both go for a drop kick at the same time and miss.
They shake hands again but neither wants to let go. They lock up again and Mia with a side head lock. Mia holds on when Santana tries for an Irish whip. Santana with a side head lock. Mia with an Irish whip and Santana floats over for a sunset flip and she gets a near fall. Santana with a series of near falls with roll ups. Mia with a super kick.
Mia with a round kick to the upper chest. Mia with a second round kick to the chest. Mia sets for a third one and connects and gets a near fall. Mia with another kick and then she punches Santana. Mia with a bow and arrow. Mia’s shoulders are down and Santana gets a near fall. Santana escapes with a lateral press and a near fall.
Mia with a Yakuza kick followed by an Irish whip. Santana floats over and she takes Mia down and Santana applies a rocking horse submission. Mia reverses the hold and then kicks Santana in the upper back to add more pressure. Santana escapes and gets a near fall. Santana with a front face lock. Santana with a take down for a near fall. Santana returns to the front face lock. Mia with punches and a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall.
Santana with a modified Last Chancery but Mia bites the hand to get out of the hold. Mia kicks Santana and then Mia with a modified tarantula in the ropes. Mia goes to the turnbuckles and misses a missile drop kick after saying it is playtime. Mia holds her knee and rolls to the floor. The referee checks on Mia.
Mia continues to try to put pressure on her injured knee and the referee starts to count. Mia breaks the count. Mia breaks the count again but the referee begins the count again. Santana sets for a suicide dive but Mia with a forearm to stop her and Mia gets a near fall. Mia with a front face lock but she cannot apply proper pressure because of her knee. Santana with punches but Mia with a forearm to the back.
Mia with a kick to the head but it does not have the same impact of other kicks. Santana and Mia with chops. Then they go to slaps. Mia with a side head lock. Mia tries for a suplex but Santana blocks it. Santana with a suplex and a float over for a near fall. Santana with another near fall. Mia with a thrust kick but she cannot get the full effect.
Mia tosses Santana across the ring by the hair. Santana with punches and forearms followed by head butts. Mia falls down when Santana tries to Irish whip her. Mia sends Santana into the ropes and Mia gets a near fall. Mia chokes Santana while keeping the injured knee away from Santana. Santana with elbows.
Mia sends Santana to the mat by the hair. Santana with punches but Mia with chops. Santana with a forearm and Mia with a forearm of her own. They continue the exchange. Mia with a head butt and Santana with a head butt. Mia with a chop and Santana with a chop. The chops continue.
The referee checks on Mia. Mia and Santana with clotheslines but neither goes down. They try for a clothesline at the same time. Santana with more clotheslines and a bulldog into the turnbuckles and a pendulum kick. Santana with a springboard tornado DDT for a near fall. Mia blocks a kick and Mia with kicks of her own.
Santana with a block and she kicks Mia in her back knee. Mia with a punch for a near fall. Mia sets for a package piledriver but she cannot get Santana up. Santana with a jackknife cover for a near fall. Santana with a super kick for a near fall. Santana tries for the handspring moonsault but Mia gets her knees up but Mia may have aggravated the injury to her knee.
Mia with a German suplex and bridge for a near fall. Santana with a super kick to the knee and a second super kick. Santana with the handspring moonsault for the three count.
After the match, Rob Naylor goes into the ring to interview Santana.
Rob asks Santana about other challengers for the title including Amber Gallows and Allysin Kay.
Ivelisse’s music plays and she makes her way to the ring.
Ivelisse gets in Santana’s face.
Ivelisse takes the mic and she says that Santana has not forgotten about her. Ivelisse says all of the girls are gunning for HER title, but they will have to wait in line. She says that she is back and she is taking what is rightfully hers. She tells Santana on July 24, she’s coming back with her.
Ivelisse thinks about hitting Santana with the mic but she does not do it.