This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of IMPACT Wrestling on POP! We have an action packed show as in our main event Eddie Edwards takes on the man he used to go as far as to call his brother when he faces Davey Richards in a Last Man Standing Match. We also have a gauntlet match to determine who will challenge Rosemary for the Knockout's title and much more so be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for all of the action!
Eli Drake vs Caleb Connolly
Drake is in control early until Caleb comes back and Drake fakes an injury before Tyrus attacks him at ringside. Drake takes Caleb down repeatedly until Drake runs at Caleb and he dodges, sending Drake out of the ring before he dives onto him. Caleb hits a diving cross body once they're back in the ring, then Caleb hits a uranage, then goes to the top rope, but Drake hits a superplex, then hits Blunt Force Trauma for the pin and the win.
Winner: Eli Drake via pinfall
-Josh and Jeremy argue before Bruce has them come to the ring. Bruce says that everyone is sick of them arguing and that they will each pick a team and their teams will face each other and whoever wins will be the better announcer. They then shake hands before we go to commercial.
Knockout's Number One Contender Gauntlet Match
Madison Rayne and Ava Story start it off with Ava in control early, stomping Madison in the corner until Rebel comes out and attacks Ava from behind. Rebel and Madison double team Ava before they argue about who will toss her out of the ring. Ava takes them both down, then Amanda Rodriguez comes in and drops Rebel and Madison before Ava attacks her. Rebel and Amanda smash each others faced into the turnbuckle before Ava tries to take Amanda out of the ring. MJ Jenkins comes out next and Amanda stomps her in the corner as Rebel and Ava do the same with Madison looking on. Diamante comes in next and takes everyone out with a series of moves before Amanda is eliminated by Rebel.
ODB comes in and sends everyone into one corner before she splashes into all of them, then eliminates Ava as Brandi comes out to the ring. Diamante is eliminated next, then MJ eliminates Rebel before she drops both ODB and Madison before they come back and double team her, then sending her out of the ring to eliminate her. Brandi is eliminated and leaves ODB and Madison in the ring until ODB hits Madison with a TKO for the pin and the win.
Winner: ODB via pinfall
-James Storm comes out next and talks about how he was told there was no room for someone like him five years ago, saying that he was a top seller of merchandise. Storm says he will do whatever it takes to become champion again before Bram and Kingston come to the ring and interrupt him. Kingston goes off on Storm and tells him that he doesn't care about the fans or anyone else and that Storm is a liar. Storm says that he is the only reason Kingston and Bram were in the company and he did everything for them, but they jumped off course. Kingston spits in Storm's face, then Storm superkicks him before Bram starts to hit him with a chair, thinks about it for a second, then swings, but misses before he superkicks him.
-We have Andrew Everett and GSH backstage before Everett's match up next.
Andrew Everett vs Marshe Rocket vs Suicide
Rocket shows off his strength, then Andrew and Suicide double team him before sending him out of the ring with a springboard dropkick. Suicide and Andrew exchange strikes, then Everett hits Rocket with an enzuigiri when he's on the apron. Suicide then takes them both out when he falls off of the second rope. Rocket drops him with a clothesline at ringside, then turns Everett inside out with one in the ring before hitting a jumping knee drop and tosses Andrew into the corner. Rocket catches Everett coming off of the top rope and hits a powerslam before Suicide hits a missile dropkick to Rocket, then a tornado DDT to Everett for a quick two count. Everett hits a spinebuster for a near fall that Andrew breaks up, then sends Rocket out of the ring and Suicide out onto Rocket. Andrew takes them both out with a corkscrew moonsault, then Suicide hits the Suicide Solution for a near fall that Rocket breaks up. Rocket hits a gordbuster for a quick two count, then Andrew hits Suicide with a Pele kick before hitting Rocket with a shooting star press for the pin and the win.
Winner: Andrew Everett via pinfall
Eddie Edwards vs Davey Richards Last Man Standing Match
They brawl around ringside, then up in the stands before Davey tries to superplex Eddie over the railing, but he counters and knocks him off before he misses a cross body and hits a garbage can. They make their way back into the ring, then Davey brings a chair into the ring, choking Eddie with it. Eddie comes back and powerbombs Davey onto two chairs, then hits him with a chair before piling at least ten of them up in the ring. Davey catches Eddie on the top rope and hits him with a chair before Davey superplexes him onto the pile of chairs. Davey takes a chair and wraps it around his fist before hitting Eddie with it, then hits him with it again before Eddie comes back with a series of chops, but Davey rakes his eyes and chokes him with the chain. Eddie comes back with more chops, then hits an over head belly to belly suplex into the corner before hitting Davey with the chair repeatedly in the corner.
Eddie puts Davey in the tree of woe, then piles chairs on him before he hits a running hesitation dropkick into the chairs, then hits a double foot stomp off of the top rope with Davey's head stuck in a chair. They hit each other with chairs at the same time, then hits Eddie with a roundhouse kick with the chain wrapped around his ankle. Davey wins when Eddie can't answer the count for the pin and the win.
Winner: Davey Richards
-Next we get a video package for LAX in a club, then James Storm recording a new album, showing footage of the recording sessions.
Alberto El Patron vs Enhancement Talent
Alberto is in control early, until the guy powerslams him, but Alberto is right back up and hits a double foot stomp off of the top rope for the pin and the win.
Winner: Alberto El Patron via pinfall
-Josh, Jeremy and Bruce come out and Josh and Jeremy start picking their teams, Josh picking Lashley first and Jeremy picking Alberto as their first picks. Josh picks Bram next and Josh picking Chris Adonis next, then Josh picks Eli Drake as his third pick and Tyrus as his fourth. Matt Morgan comes out next and clears the ring before he and Lashley square off, then they run out of time before we can see the fourth pick as we go off of the air.