Good evening Fight Fans and welcome to our coverage of tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on the Pursuit Network and Twitch TV!
TJP vs Golden Magic vs Trey vs Taurus
Trey and TJP dropkick Taurus out of the ring and Gold hits an Asai moonsault whole Trey and TJP do several flips and mock each other before Gold rocks TJP with a forearm. Gold hits a rolling cutter to both Trey and TJP before setting up TJP on the top turnbuckle and hits a frankensteiner that sends him into Trey for a two count that Taurus breaks up. Taurus sends Trey into gold and drops TJP with a discus clothesline and hits Trey with a flat liner for a two count that TJP breaks up before TJP locks in a double submission. Taurus hits a double suplex and Trey drops him with a series of kicks and a jumping stomp before hitting both TJP and Gold with a Pele kick before Trey hits TJP with a neckbreaker and makes him DDT Taurus. Gold hits a corkscrew cross body and a double underhook spinning neckbreaker for a near fall that Taurus breaks up before Taurus hits a springboard cross body for a near fall that TJP breaks up. TJP then hits a tornado DDT to Taurus and Trey hits a cheeky nandos into a 619 before everyone hits a move until TJP locks in a kneebar on Taurus and Gold hits a 450 to Trey at the same time for the pin and the win.
Winner: Golden Magic defeats Trey, TJP and Taurus via pinfall with a 450.
-Michael Elgin cuts a promo about his Falls Count Anywhere Match against Rhino later tonight.
Rascalz (Wentz & Dez) vs Rich Swann & Willie Mack
Wentz and Willie start the match off slow before Rich and Dez come in and hit each other with huricanrrana until all four men square off as we go to commercial.
Wentz is in control of Rich as we return to the action before Dez and Wentz double team Rich until Dez misses a running senton and Rich gets the tag to Willie. Willie slams Wentz and sends him out of the ring before hitting Dez with a Samoan drop and a standing moonsault. Dez sends Rich out of the ring and he and Wentz hit Willie with a series of kicks before Wentz hits a jumping stomp to Willie's back for a two count and Willie comes back with an enzuigiri before Rich hits a frankensteiner. Willie then hits a diving splash for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rich Swann and Willie Mack defeat The Rascalz via pinfall when Willie pins Dez with a diving splash.
-We get a promo by Ken Shamrock where he talks about his accolades and how Moose is all talk and he has the titles and accomplishments to back up what he says and that he will be in Vegas in a few weeks. Moose is interviewed where he says that he is bigger, stronger and younger than him before he's interrupted by Fallah Bahh who challenges him to one more match before calling him a bitch and leaving as we go to commercial.
-Taya is interviewed ahead of her title defense later tonight before we see the Desi Hit Squad working on the Deaners farm before we get a video package for the rematch between Sami Callihan and Tessa Blanchard next week before Sami cuts a promo about Tommy Dreamer and Tessa and how he still hasn't been told when he's getting his title shot he earned. Sami says that OvE will take over IMPACT and he will become the face of the company whether they like it or not.
Knockouts Championship Match
Taya Valkyrie (c) w/John E. Bravo vs Big Mami
Taya stomps Mami and chokes her in the corner before hitting her with forearms and a snapmare into a PK and Mami comes back with a bronco buster. Mami then misses a moonsault before Taya drops her with a running knee and submits her for the tap and the win.
Winner: Taya Valkyrie retains her Knockouts Championship by defeating Big Mami via submission.
-After the match Tenille Dashwood comes out to the ring and takes Taya down and hits her before John pulls her off and Tenille hits him with the Spotlight as Taya escapes to the back as we go to commercial as Tenille holds up Taya's belt.
Kiera Hogan & Vanilla w/Madison Rayne vs Jordynne Grace & Chica Tormenta
Vanilla and Chica start the match off with Chica in control early before she counters a suplex by Vanilla into a fisherman's suplex for a quick two count. Vanilla hits a sling blade and drops Kiera with a kick before Madison and Jordynne brawl and the referee calls the match.
Winner: Jordynne Grace and Chica Tormenta defeat Kiera Hogan and Vanilla via disqualification when Madison Rayne attacks Jordynne.
-After the match Kiera, Vanilla and Madison attack Jordynne before she's saved by Rosemary and they make it a trios match as we go to commercial.
Rosemary, Chica Tormenta & Jordynne Grace vs Kiera Hogan, Vanilla & Madison Rayne
Kiera kicks Rosemary and goes for a huricanrrana, but Rosemary counters into a spinning backbreaker before Jordynne sends Kiera into the post and hits a running back elbow before missing a splash. Kiera and Jordynne get a series of one counts until Kiera drops Jordynne with a kick and Jordynne kicks her away before Chica and Vanilla come in. Chica hits a Michinoku driver for a two count before Vanilla snaps her neck in the ropes and hits a slingshot elbow drop for a quick two count before Rosemary comes in and hits a sit-out reverse stunner for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rosemary, Chica Tormenta and Jordynne Grace defeat Vanilla, Madison Rayne and Kiera Hogan when Rosemary pins Vanilla with a sit-out reverse stunner.
-Operation Override and Victory Road are announced for September 13th and 14th respectively before we get the IMPACT+ moment of the week featuring Ken Shamrock and Malice.
-Alissa Edwards meets with Ace Austin at the beach and Ace starts to say that he loves her before two men mug Alissa and Ace chases them down before giving it back to her before she thanks him and leaves as we go to commercial.
-We return from commercial to find out that Reno Scum were hired by Ace to stage a robbery before we see LAX in their club house before they're joined by The North. LAX then challenge The North to another title shot with the stipulation that if LAX lose they leave the company.
-Havok and Su Yung and Moose and Fallah Bahh is announced for next week as well as the future of the IMPACT World Championship.
Falls Count Anywhere Match
Michael Elgin vs Rhino
They brawl at ringside when Michael meets Rhino as we he's coming out to the ring before Rhino accidentally clotheslines the ring post and Michael starts focusing on his now injured shoulder. Michael chops Rhino at ringside before Rhino drives him into the apron and drops him onto the apron for a quick two count. Michael sends Rhino into the ring post and tosses him into the ring before hitting a scoop slam and a slingshot splash for a two count before hitting a running clothesline in the corner. Rhino hits a running splash in the corner before they exchange right hands until Michael drops Rhino with an enzuigiri before Rhino sends Michael out of the ring and sends him into the railing. They then exchange chops as we go to commercial.
We return to Rhino in control, tossing weapons into the ring before Michael hits him with a chair and hits a diving clothesline off of the apron for a two count before they end up in the crowd. They climb the bleachers and exchange strikes until Michael knocks Rhino off of the ledge and leads him back to the ring before Rhino hits him with a baking sheet. They go up the ramp and onto the stage before Michael counters a piledriver into a clothesline for a two count before dropping him with a roaring elbow for a near fall. Rhino suplexes Michael onto the ramp for a near fall and bringing a table in the ring before Michael superkicks him and rolls him back into the ring before setting the table up in the corner. Michael then hits Rhino with a chair before he gets crotched with it and Michael sends Rhino through the table before hitting a sit-out powerbomb for the pin and the win.
Winner: Michael Elgin defeats Rhino via pinfall with a sit-out powerbomb.