Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage of tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV and Twitch TV!
The Rascalz vs The Desi Hit Squad vs The Deaners vs Reno Scum
Wentz and Dez double up on one half of Reno Scum for a quick two count before Luster comes in and drops Dez before tossing him into the corner, Reno doubling up on Dez until he tags in Cody. The Deaners hit Adam with a backbreaker before Rohit and Raj hit Cody with a backbreaker into a shining wizard before playing to the crowd and Jake takes out both of them single handedly. Rohit comes back with a jumping stomp Jake hits a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall that everyone else breaks up before The Deaners clear the ring and Cody hits a suicide dive that takes out everyone at ringside. Jake hits a suicide dive of his own after tossing Adam over the top rope Dez hits a space flying tiger drop before DHS hit an assisted DDT to Dez and the Deaners hit a deep six. Jake is then dropped with a double superkick before they hit their finisher for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Rascalz defeat The Deaners, Desi Hit Squad and Reno Scum via pinfall.
-After the match Reno attack the Rascalz before Ace Austin and The Deaners knock out Trey when he tries to save Dez and Wentz.
Two on One Handicap Match
Taya Valkyrie & John E. Bravo vs Jordynne Grace
Jordynne sends John out of the ring and knocks Taya off of the apron before Taya grabs Grace from the apron and John hits her from behind. Taya comes in and Grace makes Taya DDT John before hitting a snap mare into a senton before Taya leaves when John goes to tag her. Jordynne then kicks the dog and sends John into the ring post before hitting running knees and a running back elbow into a Vader bomb for the pin and the win.
Winner: Jordynne Grace defeats John E. Bravo and Taya Valkyrie via pinfall when she pins John with a Vader bomb.
-Gama Singh reprimands Raj and Rohit before they attack Fallah Bahh when he leaves as we go to commercial.
-We get a taped promo by RVD before Suzie meets James Mitchell and agrees to go with him before Rosemary appears behind him and says that she won't let him repress her powers and because Satan will be very upset before we get the IMPACT+ Flashback Moment of the Week featuring a match between Cody Rhodes and Eddie Edwards.
-We get a segment of the Smoke Show in which Trey's mom crashes the party before we go to the ring and Johnny Swinger making his entrance.
Johnny Swinger vs Buck Gunderson
Johnny hits a running clothesline in the corner into a running coffin drop before hitting a diving headbutt to the groin and locking in a rear chin lock in the ropes while talking to the camera. Buck then comes back with a shotgun dropkick before Johnny hits a swinging neckbreaker for the pin and the win.
Winner: Johnny Swinger defeats a local performer via pinfall with a twisting neckbreaker.
-After the match Ken Shamrock confronts Johnny for what he did last week before beating on him in mount and slamming him to the mat before locking in an ankle lock before leaving as we go to commercial.
-We come back to the announcement of a retro style show next week.
Six Person Number One Contender Elimination Gauntlet Match
Tessa Blanchard vs Moose vs Brian Cage vs Michael Elgin vs Daga vs Rich Swann
Daga dropkicks the knee of Moose and sends him out of the ring before hitting a tope and a moonsault off of the apron before Moose sends Daga into the middle turnbuckle once they're back in the ring. Moose whips Daga across the ring and plays to the crowd before dropping him with a clubbing blow to the back and hitting a powerbomb for a quick two count. Daga dodges a spear by Moose and hits several running forearms in the corner before countering Go to Hell with a huricanrrana and a running dropkick for a near fall before Moose drops him across the top rope and spears Daga for the pin and the elimination. Rich Swann comes out to the ring and crawls under Moose before hitting a several huricanrrana and a jumping stomp into a PK before rocking Moose with a dropkick and Moose dropkicks him out of the ring. Moose sends Rich into the railing and back into the ring before playing to the crowd and catches Rich when he goes for a huricanrrana before Rich hits it on the second attempt when Moose goes to powerbomb him. Back in the ring Moose sets Rich on the top turnbuckle and dropkicks him down onto the floor before Rich rolls back into the ring and hits a tornado DDT before Moose launches him into the corner for a near fall. Rich rocks Moose with a roundhouse kick before hitting a huricanrrana into a Lethal Injection for a near fall before Moose gets his knees up when Rich goes for a 450 before hitting Go to Hell for a near fall before Rich counters a spear for the pin and the elimination. Moose then argues with the referee before he leaves and Rich gets sent out of the ring by Michael Elgin once he enters the match as we go to commercial.
We return to Rich rocking Elgin with kicks before Elgin hits a sit-out powerbomb for a two count and running clotheslines in the corner before Rich powerbombs Elgin off of the top rope. Rich rocks Elgin with punches before Elgin hits a buckle bomb and locks in a cross face before Rich gets to the rope for the break and they end up on the apron. Michael hits a half hatch suplex onto the apron before missing a senton off of the top and Rich misses a 450 before they exchange strikes and Elgin hits a snap dragon suplex into a lariat for a near fall. Elgin hits a superplex before Rich hits a huricanrrana and several reverse huricanrrana for a near fall before Elgin hits a diving falcon arrow for a near fall and a lariat before Rich spits up blood. Rich collapses in the corner before Elgin tosses the referee away and the referee disqualifies him nearly knocking him out and hitting an Elgin Bomb as Rich spits up blood before Elgin is escorted out of the ring as we go to commercial.
Brian Cage comes out next and Rich slaps him before dropping Brian with a flurry of kicks and a 450 for a quick one count before Brian tosses Rich over his head and Rich superkicks him before dropping Brian with a running back kick into a second 450 for a near fall. Brian hits a German suplex and goes for an F5 that Rich counters into a cutter before hitting a Lethal Injection for a near fall before missing a third 450 and Brian hits a flat liner for the pin and the elimination before Tessa Blanchard comes out last as we go to commercial.
Tessa and Brian lock up before Tessa shoves Brian and hits him with forearms before sending him out onto the apron and hitting a triangle dropkick and several suicide dives before Brian catches her and hits an F5 onto the apron as we go to commercial.
Brian chops Tessa in the corner before whipping her across the ring and Tessa dropkicks his knee before hitting a thrust kick to the side of the head and a tornado DDT for a near fall. Tessa hits a diving splash for a near fall before Brian gets out of the way and hits a powerslam for a near fall before hitting a superplex for a second near fall. Brian calls for the Drill Claw before Tessa rocks him with a superkick and hits a cutter into a hammer lock DDT for a near fall of her own. Brian then hits a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall before Tessa hits a frankensteiner and the Magnum for a very close near fall before Brian catches her and hits Tessa with a buckle bomb before Tessa counters the Drill Claw into a code red for the pin and the win.
Winner: Tessa Blanchard defeats Brian Cage, Moose, Daga, Rich Swann and Michael Elgin by last eliminating Brian Cage and earning a shot at Sami Callihan's title.