Mae Young Classic 2018 Episode 5 Results: Meiko Satomura & Mercedes Martinez Put On A Classic

Welcome to Fightful.com's live coverage & discussion for Mae Young Classic 2018 Episode 5. We'll be bringing you full, match by match coverage of every bout on the card. You can also send in your feedback on our Disqus boards below!


AEW Dynamite Viewership, Rating Rises For Blood & Guts; Secures Number One Spot In Key Demo On 5/5/21

Mae Young Classic 2018 Second Round Match
Toni Storm vs. Hiroyo Matsumoto

The match begins with Storm and Matsumoto working over each others arms, Storm gets Matsumoto down while wrenching away on her arm. Matsumoto recovers and takes Storm down with a headlock, Storm gets free and the two continue chain wrestling. Storm goes to shake the hand of Matsumoto and Matsumoto attacks her with a few strikes, Storm gets trapped in the ropes and Matsumoto nails her with a stunner. Matsumoto goes to the top rope and she nails Storm with a missile drop kick for a near fall, Storm fights back and Matsumoto drops her with a suplex for another near fall. Matsumoto keeps the pressure on Storm by nailing her with more strikes, Matsumoto then hits Storm with a back breaker. Matsumoto traps Storm in the corner while kicking away at her, Storm recovers and hits a charging Matsumoto with a release German suplex.

Storm then hits Matsumoto with a fisherman suplex for a near fall, Matsumoto and Storm have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Matsumoto recovers and drops a charging Storm with a clothesline, Storm escapes a power bomb attempt and Matsumoto still catches her in a Boston crab. Storm eventually gets to the ropes to break the submission attempt, Matsumoto goes to the middle rope before landing a double knee drop for a near fall. Storm recovers to hit a charging Matsumoto with a headbutt followed by a German suplex for a near fall, Matsumoto recovers and hits Storm with a back suplex for a near fall. Storm catches Matsumoto with a roll up to avoid a Rock Drop, Matsumoto recovers and hits Storm with a sliding clothesline for a near fall. Matsumoto then hits Storm with a series of short arm clotheslines, Storm shocks Matsumoto with a roll up from out of nowhere for the three count.

Winner: Toni Storm

Mae Young Classic 2018 Second Round Match
Rhea Ripley vs. Kacy Catanzaro

The match begins with Ripley dropping Catanzaro with a shoulder tackle, Catanzaro gets up and she attacks Ripley with some leg kicks. Catanzaro then hits Ripley with a slingshot drop kick before landing a handstand hurricarana, Ripley recovers and drops Catanzaro neck first on the top rope. Ripley follows that up by dropping Catanzaro with a hard Irish whip into the corner, Catanzaro shocks Ripley with a roll up before eating a drop kick. Ripley keeps Catanzaro down while stomping away on her, Ripley then hits a seated Catanzaro with a basement drop kick for a near fall. Ripley follows that up by landing a delayed vertical suplex for another near fall, Ripley then applies an inverted Texas cloverleaf to Catanzaro. Catanzaro eventually gets free and Ripley kicks her in the face, Catanzaro recovers and nails Ripley with an around the world DDT.

Ripley rolls out of the ring and Catanzaro nails her with a corkscrew dive that sends both crashing to the arena floor, Catanzaro gets Ripley back into the ring before nailing her with a flying clothesline followed by a drop kick, Catanzaro messes up during a springboard hold and Ripley nails her with a few strikes. Catanzaro recovers to land a springboard drop kick followed by a splash for a near fall, Catanzaro goes for a hurricarana and Ripley kicks her in the midsection before landing a Riptide for the three count.

Winner: Rhea Ripley

Mae Young Classic 2018 Second Round Match
Lacey Lane vs. Taynara Conti

The match begins with Conti taking Lane down with a judo throw, Conti then hits Lane with an invrted judo throw. Lane kicks a backward rolling Conti right in the face, Conti traps a charging Lane in the corner before pulling her backwards. Conti then kicks away at the arm of Lane before nailing her with a monkey flip, Conti holds Lane down while wrenching away on her arm. Lane gets free and she nails a charging Conti with a clothesline, Lane then hits Conti with a flat liner for a near fall. Conti goes for her version of a sidewalk slam and Lane counters with a crucifix bomb for the three count.

Winner: Lacey Lane

Mae Young Classic 2018 Second Round Match
Mercedes Martinez vs. Meiko Satomura

The match begins with Satomura instantly wrenching away on the arm of Martinez, Martinez gets Satomura down while twisting away on her leg. Martinez also starts working over the arm of Satomura, Satomura gets Martinez down while wrenching away on her arm. Satomura starts attacking Martinez with a series of kicks before dropping her for a near fall, Satomura drops Martinez again while controlling her head. Martinez recovers and she nails Satomura with an overhead slam for a near fall, Martinez holds Satomura down while applying a front face lock. Martinez transitions to a headlock against Satomura, Satomura gets free and applies a head scissors to Martinez. Martinez gets free and she clobbers Satomura with a series of rights, Martinez then hits Satomura with a choke bomb for a near fall.

Martinez holds Satomura down while applying a modified guillotine choke, Martinez releases Satomura after landing a few strikes. Martinez traps Satomura in the corner while landing a series of strikes, Satomura fights back and she nails Martinez with a head kick. Satomura goes to the top rope and Martinez crotches her, Martinez gets Satomura down with a rope assisted spinning neck breaker for a near fall. Satomura recovers and she catches Martinez in an arm bar from out of nowhere, Martinez eventually gets to the ropes to break the submission attempt. Satomura follows that up by drilling a downed Martinez with a series of kicks, Satomura nails Martinez with a top rope frog splash for a near fall. Martinez recovers and nails Satomura with a Saito Suplex, Martinez gets up and Satomura drops her with a DDT.

Satomura lands a kick to Martinez before landing a DDT followed by a double knee drop for a near fall, Martinez fights back and she nails Satomura with a knee strike. Martinez hits Satomura with a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall, Martinez goes for a Mexican surfboard and Satomura eventually gets free by alnding some strikes. Satomura then hits Martinez with a spinning heel kick followed by the Scorpion Kick for the three count.

Winner: Meiko Satomura

Get exclusive combat sports content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! Click here to learn more.
From The Web