Last night (July 20th), SHINE Wrestling celebrated their sixth anniversary show with their SHINE 52 show from the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida.
Originally slated for the event was a SHINE Championship pitting then champ LuFisto against Kimber Lee. However, due to surgery, LuFisto relinquished the title. It was then announced that a new champion would be crowned at SHINE 53 as part of a one night eight-woman tournament.
The eight participants for the upcoming tournament, announced last night at SHINE 52, are as follow:
- Allysin Kay
- Brandi Lauren
- Candy Cartwright
- Mercedes Martinez
- Santana Garrett
- Stormie Lee
- Priscilla Kelly
Below are full results of show, courtesy of Squared Circle Sirens:
- Dynamite DiDi defeated Alex Garcia via TKO.
- Tesha Price defeated Jenna Van Muscles via Seated Splash. After the match, Rain goes to the ring to congratulate Tesha. Rain wants Jenna and Tesha to shake hands and they do but Jenna does not appear to be happy.
- Brandi Lauren defeated Amber Nova via Submission with the Rings of Saturn.
- Candy Cartwright (with Kiera Hogan and Dementia D’Rose) defeated Leva Bates to retain the SHINE Nova Championship via Snapmare Driver after a distraction from Hogan.
- Su Yung defeated Kimber Lee via Crucifix Pin, After the match, the two shake hands.
- Jordynne Grace defeated Xandra Bale via submission with a Bearhug. After the match, Grace asks for the mic and she says she is not in the tournament. Jordynne says she is putting Shine Management on notice. She says she should be in the tournament because she is one of the best, if not the best in the locker room.
- Twisted Sisterz (Holidead and Thunder Rosa) defeated Las Sicarias (Ivelisse and Mercedes Martinez), #TeamSPAM (Aja Perera and Aerial Monroe), and The Cutie Pie Club (Dementia D’Rose and Kiera Hogan) to become the NEW SHINE Tag Team Champions when Thunder Rosa connected with a Codebreaker and Holidead with a sit out butterfly gourdbuster for the three count on Ivelisse.
- Rain defeated Stormie Lee in an I Quit Match after Stormie quit when Rain choked her with a Kendo Stick, Post-match Jenna Van Muscles and Bradi Lauren come to the ring and Jenna attacks Tesha Price and hits a powerbomb. Lauren applies Rings of Lauren on Rain while Jenna watches. Brandi takes the mic and she says bye bye to Rain.
- Trevin Adams comes into the ring to tell Brandi Lauren who her first round opponent will be in the Shine Tournament. It will be the returning Allysin Kay. Allysin with a forearm to Jenna and Brandi escapes the ring. Jenna misses a clothesline and Kay hits her with a stunner.
The new SHINE Tag Team Champions took to social media to celebrate their big win:
— Holidead (@holidead) July 21, 2018
— Thunder Rosa (@thunderrosa22) July 21, 2018
While Allysin Kay took to Twitter to comment on her return to SHINE, this coming after her previous health scare from the start of the year:
I didn't slap her, but my gum did bounce off her forehead at some point. https://t.co/qi31bCXBxz
— Sienna the Savage ? (@Sienna) July 21, 2018
SHINE 52 is available on demand at wwnlive.com.