Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV!
Rosemary (w/ Havok) vs Tasha Steelz (w/ Savannah Evans)
Rosemary takes control early as she suplexes and bites Tasha before locking in the Upside Down in the ropes and missing a missile dropkick before Tasha hits several running moves in the corner into a snap mare and a PK for two. Tasha locks in a rear chin lock before Rosemary gets to the feet and Tasha drops her with a knee lift for two before hitting a springboard bulldog for two. Tasha dodges a spear before going up and missing a move off of the top before Rosemary catches her with a spear for the pin and the win out of nowhere.
Winner: Rosemary defeats Tasha Steelz via pinfall.
- After the match Tasha takes the tag belts as Savannah attacks Rosemary and Havok from behind before the two leave with the belts.
- We get a backstage interview with Ace Austin ahead of his IMPACT World title match at Victory Road next weekend before Ace and Fulton walk up to Scott and Ace tries to make a match between Christian Cage and Fulton next week before Scott makes a ten man tag instead. Ace then tries to get Brian Myers to join his team for the tag next week before Brian accepts as we go to commercial.
Bunkhouse Brawl Match
Karl Anderson (w/ Doc Gallows) vs Rich Swann
Rich rushes Karl and attacks him when Rich is headed out to the ring before hitting him and Doc with a trash can lid before Karl kicks Rich in the midsection and Rich sends Karl into the apron before kicking Doc low. Rich then traps Karl in the ropes and kicks him low before choking Karl and Doc with a rope and sending Karl into the post before Karl hits him from behind when he turns to Doc. Karl then hits Rich with a trash can lid before suplexing Rich onto the ramp as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Karl still in control as he tosses Rich through a board before hitting him with a trash can lid and Rich comes back with an enzuigiri into a jumping splash for two. Doc distracts Rich before Karl hits a spine buster for two before Rich hits a crucifix bomb for a near fall before hitting a whirlwind kick and lying Karl on top of a table in the ring. Rich then goes up top before Doc distracts him and Karl pins him with the Gun Stun for the win.
Winner: Karl Anderson defeats Rich Swann via pinfall.
- We get a video package promo by Matthew Rehwoldt where he cuts a promo while painting.
- We get a backstage interview with X-Division champion Josh Alexander after his successful title defense last week before he shakes hands with Christian and the two discuss teaming up together for next week's ten man tag team match.
- We get a backstage promo by Rohit Raju alongside Shera after his defeating Matt Cardona and Chelsea Green last week in which he pinned Chelsea with a jumping knee.
Chris Bey vs David Finlay
Chris immediately backs to the ropes when David approaches him before rolling out of the ring and David attacks him before sending him into the railing and Chris comes back with a neckbreaker for two. Chris hits a jumping uppercut in the corner into enzuigiri and a diving clothesline for two before David comes back with uppercuts in the corner and a flying uppercut for two. David hits a backbreaker for two before locking in an STF before transitioning to a cross face before Chris rolls him over for two before transitioning to a Rings of Saturn and Chris gets to the break right before tapping. Chris gets a near fall off of a roll up before hitting a spine buster for two before Chris gets a near fall with the ropes that Juice breaks up. David then pins Chris off of the distraction by Juice for the pin and the win to make them one win a piece.
Winner: David Finlay defeats Chris Bey via pinfall.
- After the match David and Juice are laid out by the debuting Hikuleo.
- We get the contract signing for the X-Division title match between Josh Alexander and Chris Sabin at Victory Road. Christian then shows up and meets with Chris and gets him to join his team for next week.
Steve Maclin vs Petey Williams
Steve stomps Petey down in the corner before hitting an inverted suplex into a kitchen sink before hitting a backbreaker and Petey comes back with an enzuigiri into a German. Petey calls for the Destroyer before countering a uranage into a side Russian leg sweep into a crucifix for two before hitting a head scissors and a slingshot hurricanrana. Petey tosses Steve back inside and hits a rebound code breaker before calling for the Destroyer and he's distracted by TJP, No Way, Fallah Bahh, and a conga line. Steve then capitalizes and hits a reverse sit-out piledriver for the pin and the win.
Winner: Steve Maclin defeats Petey Williams via pinfall.
- Eddie Edwards is interviewed backstage ahead of his match against Moose before Sami Callihan shows up and the two argue before Christian shows up and asks them to join his team next week to which Sami denies him and walks away as we go to commercial.
- We come back from the break to a backstage interview with Ace and Fulton before W and Moose show up and join Ace to complete his team as Christian has two spots left to fill.
Moose (w/ W.Morrissey) vs Eddie Edwards
Eddie chops Moose before they exchange forearms until Moose drops Eddie with a pump kick before Eddie hits an inverted atomic drop and Moose drops him with a shoulder block. Moose chops Eddie in the corner before Eddie hits machine gun chops and Moose boots Eddie before Eddie low bridges Moose and Moose snaps his arm in the ropes. Moose then sends Eddie shoulder first into the turnbuckle before choking him and tossing him out of the ring before tossing him into the post as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Moose still in control before Eddie hits an enzuigiri into a frankensteiner before they exchange strikes until Eddie turns Moose inside out with a clothesline. Moose counters the Boston Knee Party into a powerbomb before missing a spear and Eddie hits the Boston Knee Party for a near fall that W breaks up when he puts Moose's foot on the bottom rope. Eddie then hits a suicide dive to W before getting back inside and Moose spears him for the pin and the win.
Winner: Moose defeats Eddie Edwards via pinfall.
- After the match W and Moose attack Eddie before he's saved by Chris Sabin who is taken out by Brian and his group before Josh comes out and saves Eddie and Chris and lays out Brian. Josh gets taken out by Ace and Fulton who clear the ring and hold it before they're attacked from behind by Christian Cage who takes out Fulton with the Killswitch. Eddie gets back inside and he and Christian take out Fulton and Ace before Eddie is left inside with Moose and W before he's saved by his wife Alisha with a kendo stick. W grabs Alisha for a chokeslam before the lights go out and come back on and Sami is standing there with Eddie, Alisha now gone before Sami hands Eddie a bat and they clear the ring. Christian then gets back inside and Sami agrees to team with Christian next week, his team now needing one final member as we go off the air with Team Christian holding the ring.