This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of IMPACT Wrestling on POP TV. Tonight the rivalry between Eddie Edwards and Sami Callihan comes to an end when they settle things in a street fight, Eli Drake and Scott Steiner defend their IMPACT Tag Team titles against Z&E and much more so be sure to come back here at 8pm EST for all of the action!
IMPACT Tag Team Title Match
Eli Drake & Scott Steiner (c) vs Z&E
Z&E double team Eli to start the match before Scott hits Z when he runs the ropes and Eli hits a cutter. Scott tags in and beats Z down in the corner before he tags Eli back in who slams Z into the corner. Scott tags himself back in and hits an avalanche Samoan drop off of the top before Andrew finally gets tagged in and hits an enzuigiri into a springboard dropkick. Z&E then send Scott out of the ring before hitting a double team move for a near fall, then Scott accidentally hits Eli with a chair at ringside before Andrew pins him for the win.
Winner: Z&E defeat Eli Drake & Scott Steiner to become the new IMPACT Tag Team champions when Andrew pins Eli after Scott inadvertently hits Eli with a chair.
-Tessa Blanchard has a squash match against Keira Hogan before she's ran off by Madison Rayne. Kongo Kong then has a longer squash match against Grado where he dominates him the entire time before hitting a splash for the pin and the win. Afterwards Kong and Jimmy go to attack Grado before MOOSE comes out and chases them to the back as we go to commercial.
-We come back from commercial to highlights of Eddie Edwards and Sami Callihan having a street fight in an indie promotion with Sami winning before we go to Brian Cage having yet another squash match on his world tour. We then have a match on the GWN before we have a vignette of Su Yung and her undead brides holding a funeral for Rosemary where they set her casket on fire.
Austin Aries & Matt Sydal vs Pentagon Jr & El Hijo de Fantasma
Matt and Hijo start the match off by exchanging wrist and hammer locks before locking up for a clean break. Austin and Pentagon tag in and play to the crowd before Austin drops him repeatedly; all the while still playing to the crowd. Pentagon then takes Austin down and teases an armbar before Austin quickly rolls out of the ring to regroup as we go to commercial.
We come back from commercial to Hijo and Pentagon in control with Hijo beating on Matt at ringside as Pentagon controls Austin in the ring. Pentagon and Hijo double team Austin and send him out of the ring before they double team Matt for a near fall. Matt and Austin come back with a flurry of high paced moves only for Hijo to come back with a series of backbreakers and tag Pentagon in. Matt then hits a meteora off of the top before Hijo gets out of the way and Pentagon superkicks him in midair before Hijo finishes with a package piledriver for the pin and the win.
Winner: Pentagon Jr & El Hijo de Fantasma defeat Austin Aries & Matt Sydal via pinfall when Fantasma pins Matt with a package piledriver.