MLW Fusion Results for 5/5/21 New MLW World Middleweight Champion Crowned, Laredo Kid Victorious

Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for tonight's edition of MLW Fusion!

- We open tonight's show with a video package for the MLW World Middleweight Championship match in tonight's main event between the champion Lio Rush, and the challenger Myron Reed.

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Gringo Loco vs Laredo Kid

The two start off at a high pace by running the ropes and flipping around the ring before exchanging arm drags and Laredo sends Gringo out of the ring before Gringo takes his time getting back inside. The two exchange arm drags before Laredo rolls out of the ring and catches his breath before getting back into the ring and getting put in a front chancery. Laredo gets free and hits a hurricanrana that sends Gringo out of the ring before hitting a slingshot head scissors onto the floor before tossing Gringo back inside for two. Gringo catches Laredo coming off of the top and hits an inverted DDT for two before locking in a variation of a bow and arrow before chopping Laredo against the ropes. Gringo sends Laredo out of the ring and hits a tope before tossing Laredo back inside for two before going up top and missing a split legged moonsault.

Laredo goes up top and hits a moonsault from the bottom turnbuckle before Gringo catches him when he goes for one from the second rope and hits an Angels Wings for a near fall. Laredo then catches Gringo up top and hits a springboard hurricanrana for a near fall before hitting a Spanish fly for the pin and the win.

Winner: Laredo Kid defeats Gringo Loco via pinfall.

- We get a promo by National Openweight champion Alex Hammerstone focused at the leader of Contra Unit Josef Samael and how he's protecting MLW World Heavyweight champion Jacob Fatu from him.

- We get the announcement of an MLW Open Draft that is set to begin soon where the top free agents in professional wrestling will be up for grabs.

- The Von Erichs cut a taped promo where Marshall says that he's coming for Tom Lawlor on July 10th.

Richard Holliday vs Ariel Dominguez

Richard uses his size and power to out muscle Ariel before finishing him with the 2008 for the pin and the win.

Winner: Richard Holliday defeats Ariel Dominguez via pinfall.

- After the match Richard is interviewed on the stage before he's attacked by Gino Medina who lays him out with a DDT onto the stage as we go to commercial.

MLW World Middleweight Championship Match

Lio Rush (c) vs Myron Reed

The two exchange wrist locks and lock up before exchanging hammer locks and headlocks before mirroring each other move for move until Myron dropkicks Lio. Lio whips Myron into the ropes before they run in different directions and Myron stuffs a cutter before hitting a leg drop in the ropes and a guillotine leg drop. Lio rolls out of the ring to regroup before gingerly getting back inside and rocking Myron with a spin kick for two before choking him in the ropes. Lio hits a standing shooting star before driving his shoulder into the midsection of Myron and driving him down with a back drop driver for two. Lio goes for an armbar before transitioning and riding the back of Myron before Myron gets to his feet and hits a jawbreaker before Lio sends him through the ropes and misses an asai.

Myron hits a high angle cross body over the top rope and onto Lio onto the floor before clotheslining Lio back inside and hitting a code breaker for a near fall. Lio hits a poison rana into a standing Spanish fly for a near fall before Myron headbutts him and hits a running dropkick before Lio sends him out of the ring and hits a suicide dive. Lio hits an asai moonsault before tossing Myron back inside and Myron counters a springboard cutter into a reverse suplex and a diving cutter. Myron hits an air raid crash for a near fall before rocking Lio with an enzuigiri and Lio counters a slingshot cutter onto the floor before sending Myron into the post and a poison rana back inside. Lio then hits the Final Hour for a near fall before Myron counters an air raid crash into one of his own before going up top and hitting a diving splash for the pin and the win.

Winner: Myron Reed defeats Lio Rush via pinfall to become the new MLW World Middleweight champion.

- After the match Myron celebrates with Jordan Oliver and Calvin Tankman.

- We end the show with Salina de la Renta being taken to El Jefe in Boyle Heights, the setting of Lucha Underground where El Jefe is revealed to be Dario Cueto as we go off the air.

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