IMPACT Wrestling On POP! Live Coverage & Discussion 2/23 The Expedition Of Gold Continues & More!

This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE NXT! IMPACT Wrestling On POP! We have a packed show tonight as in our main event Trevor Lee will defend his X-Division title against DJ-Z , The Hardys continue their quest for gold as they set their sights on Mid-Atlantic and Braxton Sutter and Laurel Van Ness are set to get married! Be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for what is shaping up to be an unforgettable night in the IMPACT Zone!

-Cody and Brandi Rhodes come out to the ring to start the show, Cody talking about all of his travels, including the Tokyo Dome, but he/s back in the IMPACT Zone. Cody addresses when Lashley attacked him a few months ago, then Cody and Brandi talk about her wrestling now and how she faced Decay with Moose. Cody then calls Moose out to the ring and Cody thanks him before Moose says that he has their back. Cody then asks Brandi if she has Moose's number and accuses Brandi and Moose of sleeping together. Moose says he just looked after her and trained her, saying that he wouldn't do that to a friend, Cody immediately saying that they're not friends. Brandi confronts Cody and Cody says he's just joking before low blowing Moose. Cody then beats on Moose as Brandi tries to get him to stop, the two screaming at each other, Cody saying it's a joke before hitting Moose with Cross Rhodes.

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-We then get a Tyrus and Eli Drake video package.

Tyrus vs Eli Drake

Tyrus drops Drake immediately then Drake scurries out of the ring and grabs a mic, saying that he wants Tyrus to take the fall, but Tyrus wants him to. Neither person lies down then Eli knocks out the referee for a disqualification. 

Winner: Tyrus via disqualification

-After the match they hug and make up out of no where.

-We then have Maria, Laurel and Sienna preparing for Laurel's wedding.

-Jade then comes out and talks about her rivalry with Rosemary. Jade calls Rosemary out then they exchange words before we go to commercial.

-We then have Braxton and Mike backstage, talking about Braxton marrying Laurel. Braxton has cold feet, but Mike tells him to get drunk beforehand.

Bram vs Jessie Godderz

Jessie is aggressive early, but Kingston pulls Jessie off the apron after Bram sends him out of the ring. Bram throws Jessie into the stairs then puts him back into the ring for a quick 2 count. Jessie hits Bram with a series of forearms then Bram tosses him out of the ring for Kingston to beat on him before putting him back into the ring for another quick 2 count. Jessie makes his comeback, putting Bram into a Boston crab, but Kingston distracts the referee. Jessie then turns him over and slingshots him into Kingston before rolling him up for the pin and the win.

Winner: Jessie Godderz via pinfall

-After the match Jessie takes out both Kingston and Bram when they try to attack him.

-We then have Matt and Jeff at Mid-Atlantic Wrestling where they find out that the tag team champions haven't been defeated in over 12 years as we go to commercial.

-We then have another segment with Maria and the girls with Allie.

-We then get a video package like last week of the tag team title match where Matt and Jeff end up winning even more gold. They only show portions of the match and there is no pixilated referee like last week. 

Bad Bones vs Josh Barnett

Josh takes him down quickly, but he gets to the ropes then they tie up for a clean break before they exchange strikes and Josh tosses Bones out of the ring. Bones spears Josh through the ropes and stomps on him before raking his eyes and choking him in the ropes. Josh makes his comeback and hits a gut wrench suplex into a jackknife powerbomb, following up with a Northern lights suplex into a double wrist lock for the tap and the win.

Winner: Josh Barnett via submission

DJ-Z vs Trevor Lee X-Division Championship Match

DJ goes right after Trevor immediately and they brawl around ringside before they get into the ring and DJ sends Trevor out of the ring before diving out onto him. They get back in the ring and DJ hits a flying cross body for a quick 2 count, then Lee hits a release overhead belly to back suplex for a quick 2 count of his own. DJ hits a reverserrana then goes for the ZDT, but Lee counters into a roll up for the pin and the win after the distraction by GSH.

Winner: Trevor Lee via pinfall

-After the match DJ takes out GSH, but Lee takes him out with a jumping knee. GSH and Lee then go to attack DJ with chairs, but Andrew Everett comes out and saves him, hitting a spike huricanrrana and a shooting star press to Lee.

-We then have Maria and Braxton backstage, Maria asking if he is ready to get married. 

-Mike and Braxton come out to the ring for the wedding first, then Aron Rex and Rockstar Spud come out and toss flower petals around. Laurel then comes out after Maria as we go to commercial.

-Maria makes Allie come out and Braxton stares at her with his mouth agape, Allie in a dark blue dress. Maria has her and Sienna and Allie stand on one side in blue and Laurel in white. A minister talks about stuff before they exchange vows. Laurel says that she's been dreaming of this day since she was a little girl and goes on a tangent about money and wealth before talking about the time they spent together as the crowd goes insane, trying their best to drown her out with screams of no. The priest asks if anyone protests, the crowd screaming their lungs out as Allie looks on, Maria making her come over and give them the rings all the while berating her. Laurel says "I do", but Braxton says he doesn't and everyone goes crazy, Braxton saying he doesn't take Laurel to be his anything and can't stand to be around her. Braxton says that he can't marry her and that he's in love with someone else, then confessing his love for Allie. Maria screams at him and Braxton explains her plot to everyone, saying that he loves Allie and there's nothing she can do about it. Maria then goes to fire Allie, but she quits first. Brook comes out and fights with Sienna as Robbie-E comes out and beats on Mike with Braxton and Allie hugging and kissing with Laurel crying as we go off the air.

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