Matt Sydal could not defeat his rival and continue adding days as champion. Brian Cage becomes the X Division champion and wins his first championship in Impact.
Combat begins with a slight struggle between the two that makes Cage soon dominate and beat Sydal in the corner and ends with a chokeslam. Sydal leaves the ring and Cage challenges him to climb to what Sydal gets under the ring and appears behind Cage to start hitting him repeatedly on his leg.
Sydal applies several chops to Cage and manages to throw him to the other corner. He follows Sydal’s punishment on Cage’s leg until Cage throws him out of the ring and throws him against the barricade. to then throw it against the apron of the ring. Cage goes up to the corner but Sydal hits him in the leg and Cage drops to Sydal to apply a dropkick in the corner and Cage out of the ring to what Sydal is thrown by running knee over Cage. Sydal hits Cage’s leg again and returns to the ring where Sydal applies a lock to Cage on the ropes to apply a standing moonsault from Cage and applies a DDT. Cage hits him with everything in the corner and throws him to the other pair to abuse the count that remains in 2.
Sydal hits Cage’s leg again but he invests with a piledriver. Find the count that remains in 2. Now, Sydal is still focused on Cage’s leg and looks for the count that remains in 2. Sydal goes to the corner and prepares the shooting star press that Cage invests to apply a chokeslam followed by the count that remains in 2. In the same way, Sydal impresses Cage with a hurricane ending in a count that remains in 2.
In the same way, Sydal rises again to the cornerback. And it jumps on Cage that intercepts it but Sydal impresses with a roll-up that remains in 2. Running Knee of Sydal and now applies the shooting star press but Cage invests. And he applies the piledriver to win the match.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) July 23, 2018