This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of IMPACT Wrestling on Pop TV! Tonight we a great show as Moose defends his IMPACT Grand Championship against EC3, the Patron Family look to retaliate against LAX after their relentless attack last week. Be sure to come back here at 8 PM EST for all of the action!
Dezmond Xavier vs Drago Super X Cup Quarter Finals Match
Drago is in control as the match starts, knocking Xavier down before sending him out of the ring. He gets back in the ring takes Drago down with a single leg before Drago does several flips once he's back on his feet. Drago hits a huricanrrana before Xavier hits one of his own for a quick two count. Drago sends Xavier out of the ring before hitting a tope to the outside as we go to commercial.
We come back from commercial to Drago still in control until they both hit a roundhouse kick and knock each other down to the mat. They get back to their feet and exchange right hands before Drago drops Xavier with a stiff forearm. Xavier comes back with a series of strikes into a cutter before sending Drago out of the ring with a head scissor and hitting a flipping senton onto Drago on the floor. Xavier rolls Drago back into the ring for a near fall, then Drago hits a superkick before hitting a draping DDT for a near fall of his own. Drago then hits a sit-out powerbomb for another near fall before Drago nearly knocks him out with a bicycle knee for yet another near fall.
Drago then hits a running Canadian destroyer for a near fall before Xavier hits a 619 into a corkscrew moonsault for the pin and the win.
Winner: Dezmond Xavier via pinfall
-We get a video package for Matt Sydal and Lashley before we see that they will have a match at Destination X.
Trevor Lee vs Mumbai Cat
Lee tosses Cat into the corner before stomping on him, tossing him across the ring and out of it before hitting a PK onto the apron. He gets back in the ring and drops Lee repeatedly before hitting a superkick into a tornado DDT and a diving splash for the pin and the win.
Winner: Mumbai Cat (Sonjay Dutt)
-It is revealed after the match by him taking his mask off that Mumbai Cat is actually Sonjay Dutt. Several officials come down and escort Sonjay out of the arena as we go to commercial.
Eli Drake vs Eddie Edwards
-Eddie is killed by Kongo Kong backstage before he can come out for his match as we go to commercial.
-We come back from commercial to Kong killing a random guy backstage.
Moose vs EC3 IMPACT Grand Championship Match
Moose shoulder tackles EC3 into the corner before chopping him and playing to the crowd before tossing him across the ring. Moose chops EC3 more before dragging him out of the ring. They brawl at ringside before EC3 tosses Moose into the ring steps repeatedly. EC3 then dominates the end of the round once he gets Moose back in the ring.
EC3 sends Moose out of the ring to start the round before smashing his face repeatedly into the apron and tossing him back into the ring. EC3 chops Moose repeatedly in the corner, then puts him in a headlock to let the clock run down before he fights out of it. EC3 slaps Moose repeatedly before Moose comes back with a hesitation dropkick in the corner before dropkicking him off of the top rope to end the round.
EC3 gets out of the ring to start the round, but Moose puts him back in before EC3 hits a TK3 for a near fall. Moose then hits a boot into a powerbomb and a high angle senton for a near fall of his own. Moose then hits Go to Hell for another near fall before EC3 hits a high knee and a lariat that turns Moose inside out. Moose then hits the Game Changer to end the round and the match.
Winner: EC3 via split decision