This is the Fightful.com live coverage for IMPACT Wrestling on Pop TV. Tonight we have a great show as Dezmond Xavier takes on Andrew Everett, Rosemary faces Taya Valkyrie and more so be sure to come back here at 8 PM EST to see who will walk away with the gold!
Chris Adonis vs Johnny Impact
Impact takes Chris down and pounds on him as soon as the match starts, then hits a shining wizard before Chris comes back with a series of right hands that drops Impact to the mat. Chris hits a huge back drop before putting Impact in a bear hug that he fights out of. Johnny comes back with a Pele kick only for Chris to hit a huge spinebuster for a quick two count. Adonis teases the Adonis Lock, but Impact manages to fight out of it right before passing out and gets to the ropes for the break by hoping over the top rope. Impact gets a series of quick two counts off of roll ups before beating on Chris with a series of right hands and a roundhouse kick.
Impact hits a flipping neckbreaker for a near fall before hitting a springboard roundhouse kick for another near fall as we go to commercial.
Adonis is in control as we come back from commercial, having on the top turnbuckle before Impact fights him off and hits a flipping elbow drop off of the top for the pin and the win.
Winner: Johnny Impact via pinfall
-After the match Eli Drake comes out only to be beat down by Impact and his pants ripped off. Chris gets up and he and Eli proceed to beat on Impact and whip him with a belt until Garza JR comes out with a chair and scares them off.
Fatal Five Way Match
The GFW talent work together as a team before turning on each other. Everyone hits a series of rapid fire moves and send each other out of the ring before it's just Hijo and EC3. Hijo counters a One Percenter into a piledriver before Texano hands Hijo a chair and tells him to go after him, only for Hijo to kick it into his face and allow Texano to get in the ring and pin EC3 for the pin and the win.
Winner: Texano via pinfall
Dezmond Xavier vs Andrew Everett
Caleb distracts Xavier as soon as the match starts and Andrew attacks him before he comes back with a a huricanrrana and a boot that sends him out of the ring. Xavier hits the ropes, but Lee trips him and allows Andrew to hit a shining wizard before hitting a snap suplex and a jumping knee drop for a quick two count. Andrew tosses Xavier out of the ring and distracts the referee while Lee and Caleb beat on him and send him back into the ring. Xavier gets his knees up when Andrew goes for a standing moonsault, then hits a cutter out of nowhere before finishing up with a series of strikes and sending Caleb off of the apron with a boot. Xavier sends Andrew out of the ring before hitting a flipping senton that takes them all out at ringside, then gets back in the ring only to be distracted by Lee again and allow Andrew to regain the advantage. Xavier then hits a back flipping Pele kick for the pin and the win before squaring off with Lee.
Winner: Dezmond Xavier via pinfall
-Grado and Joseph Park come out to the ring and Grado says that Park embarrassed him and took his money. Park says that he owns Grado and is the only thing keeping him in America before setting up a match between the two where if he beats Park he'll stay and if he loses he'll be gone forever. Park then shows Grado that he missed two things in the contract, one being that it'll be a monster's ball match and that it will be against Abyss before leaving as we go to commercial.
-We get a video recap where oVe face a tag team in the Crash promotion in Mexico in which they win with a foot stomp, tombstone combination off of the top turnbuckle.
-American Top Team come out and talk about their gym being vandalized before Moose and Stephan come out with all of their MMA belts before Lashley attacks them from behind on the ramp. ATT then join him and they all beat up on Moose and Stephan before security and several guys on the roster come out only to be beat down and dumped out of the ring rather unceremoniously as we go to commercial.
Rosemary vs Taya Valkyrie
Rosemary attacks Taya before the match can even begin and hits her with a series of right hands in mount. Rosemary hits a running forearm in the corner before hitting a fall away suplex and sending her out of the ring and onto the apron. Taya then sends Rosemary off of the apron and onto the ring steps as we go to commercial.
Taya is in control as we come back from commercial, playing to the crowd and beating on Rosemary and choking her in the ropes before Rosemary puts her in a tarantula. Taya counters it and sends her to the floor before hitting a cross body off of the top rope and to the floor. Taya rolls Rosemary back into the ring and beats on her more for a quick two count, then Rosemary comes back with a German suplex only for Taya to finish with a jumping double foot stomp for the pin and the win.
Winner: Taya Valkyrie via pinfall