Impact Results for December 17, 2004:
Match Number One: Johnny B. Badd and Sonny Siaki versus The Naturals. Badd and Stevens start things off. Badd with a side head lock followed by a shoulder block and a hip toss. Badd with two Japanese arm drags and a drop kick. Siaki tags in and they hit a double elbow followed by a flip leg drop by Siaki for a two count. Siaki with a drop kick on Douglas followed by a swinging neck breaker. Douglas slams Siaki’s head to the mat, but Siaki with a nip up while Douglas yells at the crowd. Siaki with chops, but Douglas throws Siaki out of the ring and Stevens attacks Siaki while the ref is distracted. Douglas with a high knee on Siaki. Stevens distracts the ref to allow Douglas to choke him. Siaki punches Stevens and Douglas comes into the ring and throws Siaki to the apron. Siaki dives past Stevens and Douglas and makes the tag to Badd who hits a double clothesline from the top rope. Badd with knee lifts to both men followed by a double noggin knocker. Siaki and Badd send Douglas and Stevens into each other. Stevens goes up top, but he is crotched when Badd and Siaki give Douglas an Irish Whip. Siaki and Badd with a double back body drop on Douglas. Badd tries for a Super Badrana, but Douglas holds Stevens so Badd hits the mat. Stevens gets the three count at 5:00 with the help of the ropes for leverage.
After the match, Borash brings out Dale Torborg and Jerry Lynn.
Match Number Two: Bobby Roode (with Scott D’Amore) versus Jeff Hardy. Roode pushes Hardy at the start of the match. Hardy pushes Roode and then hits the mule kick and double leg drop. Hardy climbs the ropes, but Roode pushes him off the top turnbuckle onto the guardrail. While Roode distracts the ref, D’Amore punches Hardy and rolls him back in. Roode kicks Hardy in the head and then hits a clothesline. Roode pulls Hardy down with the help of the hair. Roode with a neck breaker and then he chokes Hardy. Hardy with a jawbreaker on Roode followed by a Tornado DDT. Hardy punches Roode and then he hits the inverted STO followed by a flying clothesline. Roode with an Arn Anderson Spinebuster. Roode sets up Hardy for a powerbomb, but Hardy gets out of the hold. Hardy with the Wind in the Willows on Roode. Roode with forearms to the neck. Roode tries for a suplex, but Hardy escapes and he hits the Twist of Fate. Hardy goes up top, but Roode crotches him. Roode tries for a superplex, but Hardy pushes him off. Hardy with the Swanton for the three count at 5:05.
Match Number Three: Johnny Swinger versus Dustin Rhodes. Swinger attacks Dustin as the match begins. Swinger chokes Dustin in the corner and then spits in his face. Rhodes with a spear on Swinger followed by a drop kick and an arm drag. Rhodes goes up for the punches of ten, but on the tenth, he hits an elbow. Rhodes with a flying clothesline. Rhodes tries for a cross body, but Swinger ducks and Dustin rolls outside the ring. Swinger goes outside and drops Dustin on the guardrail. Swinger with a catapult into the bottom ropes. Dustin with a back slide, but Swinger comes back with a clothesline and then he chokes Rhodes while talking to the ref. Rhodes with punches to Swinger followed by a sleeper. Swinger responds with a sleeper of his own. Swinger and Rhodes exchange punches. Rhodes with a clothesline on Swinger. Swinger with a cross body on Rhodes. Swinger with a Cobra Clutch Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Dustin with a power slam for a three count at 4:50.
After the match, Dustin is interviewed at ringside by Mike Tenay. Dustin talks about challenging for Jarrett’s title.
Match Number Four: Scott Matthews versus Erik Watts. Before the match can begin, from out of nowhere, Diamond Dallas Page comes out and gives Matthews a Diamond Cutter. Page waits in the ring for Watts, but he does not enter.
Match Number Four (Take Two): Hector Garza versus Jeff Jarrett. Jarrett with a hip toss. Jarrett with a go behind followed by a side head lock. Jarrett with a slam on Garza and then Jarrett rests on the top turnbuckle for a few seconds. Jarrett with a shoulder block, but Garza with a hip toss. Jarrett with a drop toe hold on Garza followed by a float over and a few slaps to Garza’s head. Jarrett slaps Garza again. Garza with a drop kick followed by a drop toe hold of his own and a slap to Jarrett’s head. Garza clotheslines Jarrett over the top rope to the floor. Garza tries a tope to the floor, but Jarrett moves and Garza stops short. Garza hits a tope to the floor and then kicks Jarrett. Jarrett slams Garza into the guardrail. They move to the announce table as Jarrett continues the attack. (Meanwhile at ringside, the guitar wrangler switches guitars so the one Jarrett ‘might’ use does not have the pyro attached) We have the commercial break, and Jarrett continues to work over Garza at the announce table. Garza with a hotshot on the guardrail. Garza tries for a missile drop kick, but Jarrett swats him away. Jarrett does the Garvin Stomp. Jarrett with the splash on the ropes. Jarrett puts Garza in the Tree of Woe and hits a running knee to Garza followed by a choke. Jarrett with a sleeper on Garza and the ref checks Hector’s arm but he does not go down the third time. Garza with a flying clothesline followed by a slam. Garza with a kick to Jarrett followed by a flying forearm. Garza appears to go for a move off the turnbuckle, but he slips. Garza slaps Jarrett and hits a Tornado DDT. Both men are down. Garza misses a charge in the corner, and then Jarrett gets the guitar. The ref sees Jarrett with the guitar, but he does not grab it from Jarrett until he starts to swing. Garza with a rollup. From out of nowhere, Hall and Nash come to the ring. Garza slams Jarrett and hall and Nash enter the ring. Garza with a drop kick on Hall, but Nash punches Garza. Garza hits a double drop kick on Hall and Nash. Garza with a powerbomb, and then he goes up top. Jarrett gets up and grabs his guitar. Garza tries for a moonsault from the top, but he gets hit in the chest with the guitar as he comes off. Jarrett gets rid of the evidence and gets the three count at 10:55. After the match, Jarrett, Hall, and Nash celebrate in the ring, and I think Impact ends there. After the tape stops running, Jarrett cuts a promo while Hall and Nash comment on a fan’s sign about Nash.