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Csonka’s Free Match Reviews With Deonna Purrazzo, Kiera Hogan, & More

May 17, 2018 | Posted by Larry Csonka
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Csonka’s Free Match Reviews With Deonna Purrazzo, Kiera Hogan, & More  

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Csonka’s Free Match Reviews With Deonna Purrazzo, Kiera Hogan, & More

From Impact XPLOSION: Kiera Hogan defeated Laurel Van Ness @ 5:00 via pin [**]
From Impact XPLOSION: Rohit Raju defeated Stone Rockwell @ 7:25 via pin [**¼]
From ROH: Mayu Iwatani defeated Deonna Purrazzo @ 9:30 via pin [***¼]

Kiera Hogan vs. Laurel Van Ness: LVN does her wacky routine and Hogan attacks right away, laying in strikes and arm drags. She follows with corner charges, and covers for 2. LVN cuts her off, and slams Hogan to the buckles a few times, and then tosses her to the floor. LVN follows with the Hennig neck snap, but Hogan scores with a sunset flip for 2. LVN takes Hogan to the corner and stomps her into the buckles. She then grounds the action, off the ropes and they both go for a cross body and end up in a double down. Hogan fires up, hits a suplex and snap mare. The superkick follows for 2. Hogan misses the leg drop, but counters the unprettier and hits the fisherman’s neck breaker for the win. Kiera Hogan defeated Laurel Van Ness @ 5:00 via pin [**] This was an ok match, with Hogan picking up the win in one of LVN’s final Impact matches.

Rohit Raju vs. Stone Rockwell: Rockwell’s character is that he is an action adventurer. They hake hands and we’re friends to begin. Raju attacks with kicks and strikes. He then follows with jumping knee strikes, and covers for 2. Raju lays in more leg kicks; Rockwell hides behind the ref, and then catches a high cross and hits a back breaker. Rockwell follows with rights, and lays the boots to Raju. Raju fights back with a head scissors, covering for 2. He misses a charge; Rockwell follows with more rights and tosses him across the ring. Raju fires up with strikes, but Rockwell cuts him off with a senton, covering for 2. Rockwell heads up top, slowly, stopping at the second rope. He tells Raju not to move, so Raju attacks and pulls him to the mat. Raju lays in a series of kicks and knees, covering for 2. The tornado DDT gets 2. Rockwell hits a Samoan drop, but Raju counters into a crucifix for the win. Rohit Raju defeated Stone Rockwell @ 7:25 via pin [**¼] This was an ok little match, with Raju picking up the win. They’ve been experimenting wit he & Singh on the Twitch and One Night Only shows before bringing them up to Impact regularly.

Women of Honor Tournament Match: Mayu Iwatani vs. Deonna Purrazzo: They shake hands and here we go. Iwatani looks to ground the action, but Deonna counters out and they separate. Deonna follows with a shoulder tackle, and follows with a RANA. Iwatani hits ahead scissors and follows with a dropkick. Iwatani busts out a lucha style arm drag, and follows with a basement dropkick. Deonna to the floor, and Deonna cuts off the dive. The suplex follows for 2. Deonna now lays in chops, Iwatani answers back and they trade chops. Iwatani fires up, and hits a northern lights suplex for 2. Iwatani heads up top, but Deonna avoids the double stomp; Iwatani sends her to the floor. Iwatani back up top, but Deonna catches her on the way down with an arm bar! Back in they go, and Deonna lays the boots to Iwatani. The brainbuster follows for 2. Deonna follows with rights, and follows with a German and rolls into another. She follows with a third. Iwatani counters back with a snapdragon suplex and both are down. They trade strikes from their knees, Deonna follows with chops but Iwatani cuts her off with sling blade. She heads back up top, and hits the missile dropkick, covering for 2. Iwatani follows with forearms, but Deonna counters into the arm bar. Iwatani fights and makes the ropes. Deonna misses a charge, Iwatani with leg kicks and a superkick and another. The bridging snapdragon connects and Iwatani picks up the win. Mayu Iwatani defeated Deonna Purrazzo @ 9:30 via pin [***¼] This was a good, hard fought, back and forth match. The action was really crisp and clean, and while I hated that Deonna lost, it was nice to see her getting to work with a high level talent like Iwatani and deliver like she always does.

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This was an overall solid set of matches, with Mayu Iwatani vs. Deonna Purrazzo easily being the best of the bunch.