IMPACT Wrestling Results (5/12/22): Josh Alexander & Tomohiro Ishii Face Jay White & El Phantasmo + More!

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We'll be bringing you full, fight-by-fight results of every match on the card.

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Preview

  • Josh Alexander & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Bullet Club (Jay White & El Phantasmo)
  • The Influence (Madison Rayne & Tenille Dashwood) (C) vs. Gisele Shaw & Alisha Edwards — IMPACT Knockouts World Tag Team Championship
  • Chris Bey vs. Kenny King
  • Gauntlet For Gold — Winner Faces Josh Alexander For The IMPACT Wrestling World Championship At Slammiversary

Live Coverage

The show begins and our commentary team of Tom Hannifan and Matt Rehwoldt welcome us to tonight's show and it's time for our opening contest of the evening.

Chris Bey vs. Kenny King — Slammiversary Ultimate X Match Qualifier

Maria Kanellis joins commentary for this one. A back-and-forth to start. Bey immediately looks for Art of Finesse but King slides out and plants Bey with a back-body drop. Bey wallops King with a striking combination but King trips him to the mat and sends him to the corner. King lands a running knee and goes for the cover, Bey kicks out and rolls King up but King kicks out at two. King comes back with a power-bomb then another cover but Bey kicks out as King applies a head-lock. Bey powers back to his feet and lands an elbow then a forearm. Bey cracks King with a flat-liner and goes for the cover but King kicks out and drills Bey with an elbow then a driver before going for the cover but Bey lifts the shoulders after a two-count. Bey goes for another Art of Finesse but King rolls him up while holding onto the ropes but the referee sees it and stops the count. Bey lands a cutter, Kanellis leaves commentary and distracts the referee, King hits a big uppercut then an enziguri and the Royal Flush to get the 1-2-3!

Winner - Kenny King (Qualifies For Ultimate X Match at Slammiversary

Alisha Edwards is shown backstage knocking on Gisele Shaw's locker room door and tells Shaw to hurry up because their title match is next. Shaw exits the locker room and tells Edwards to stop being annoying and we head to a commercial break.

The Influence (Madison Rayne & Tenille Dashwood) (C) vs. Gisele Shaw & Alisha Edwards — IMPACT Knockouts World Tag Team Championship

Alisha and Madison start this one off with a lock-up. Madison shoves Alisha to the corner and lands a kick but Alisha rolls her up but Madison kicks out. Alisha with a sling-blade then a cover but Madison kicks out. Alisha makes the tag to Gisele and she and Alisha double-team Madison but Tenille attacks and makes the save. Alisha and Gisele send the champions to the outside and we head to a commercial break. Back from the break and Gisele's working over Madison in the corner. Tenille comes in and attacks Gisele but Gisele wallops her with a pump kick to the mid-section and plants Madison with a DDT before going for the cover but Madison lifts the shoulders after a count of two. Gisele makes the tag to Alisha, who ducks under a kick from Madison and plants her with a flat-liner and goes for the cover but Tenille makes the save. Tenille sends Gisele to the outside, gets back on the apron, Madison tags her in and The Influence plant Alisha with The Collab for the three-count!

Winners - The Influence (C) (STILL IMPACT Knockouts World Tag Team Champions)

We then see Eric Young, Joe Doering and Deaner of Violent By Design backstage who cut a promo on The Briscoes. Young says they're far from done with The Briscoes and they'll get their IMPACT World Tag Team Titles back soon enough.

Back from the break and Gail Kim is in the ring. Gail hypes up next month's Slaimmiversary pay-per-view, which is IMPACT Wrestling's 20th anniversary. Gail announces the first-ever Queen of The Mountain match for the event, which will feature IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts World Champion Tasha Steelz as well as Deonna Purrazzo, Jordynne Grace, Chelsea Green and before Gail can announce the final participant, Tasha Steelz and Savannah Evans interrupt. Tasha says she never believed it before but now she believes it, Gail would do anything to make sure she isn't champion anymore. Tasha ponders if it's because she beat 'the last of' Gail's 'generation', Mickie James, not once, but twice. Tasha says Gail was about to announce the fifth participant for the Queen of The Mountain, but she'll do it instead. Tasha says Savannah Evans will be the fifth participant. Gail says Evans isn't the fifth participant, it's another former Knockouts Champion, Mia Yim. Tasha says Gail's once again letting someone come off the street and get a high-profile match. Tasha says if Gail wants to get personal, they can get personal. The lights go out and it's Mia Yim! Mia attacks Tasha, Evans makes the save but Mia takes her out as well but Deonna Purrazzo rushes down and makes it a 3-on-1. Taya Valkyrie and Jordynne Grace come down and they even the odds. Mia, Taya and Jordynne stand tall and we head to a commercial break.

Back from the break and Gia Miller's backstage with Rich Swann. Gia asks Swann about the importance of him being in the Gauntlet For Gold match, later tonight. Swann says there's nothing more important than winning the IMPACT World Championship and his run back to the top, starts tonight.

Josh Alexander & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Bullet Club (Jay White & El Phantasmo)

Alexander and White start this one off. White backs off and immediately makes the tag to ELP, who takes down Alexander but the IMPACT World Champion rolls out and goes for the pin but ELP kicks out and makes the tag to White and Alexander makes the tag to Ishii. ELP tries to attack Ishii but Ishii tosses him to the outside and goes for the suplex on White but White rolls out and plants Ishii with a DDT. ELP trips Alexander off the apron and unloads strikes as White flexes in the ring and covers Ishii but Ishii kicks out. White makes the tag to ELP, who goes up and and nails Ishii with a knee to the back and goes for the cover but Ishii kicks out. ELP makes the tag back to White and White and ELP go for the double-team, Ishii fights back but the numbers catch up to him and they hit a double-slam and White goes for the cover but Ishii kicks out and makes the tag to Alexander, ELP tags-in White, The IMPACT World Champion clears the ring and plants ELP with a pair of German suplexes, ELP rolls out and tries for one of his own but Alexander slides out and locks in the ankle lock. White makes the save but Alexander plants him with the C4 Spike, ELP uses the distraction and hits Alexander with a pile-driver and goes for the cover but Alexander kicks out and makes the tag to Ishii. ELP hits Ishii with an elbow and a stomp before lifting him for a slam but Ishii slides out and plants ELP with a German suplex. Ishii goes for a running knee but White trips him, ELP then goes for a knee but Alexander trips him and runs around the ring to dispatch of White. Alexander plants ELP with the C4 Spike, Ishii hits a sliding elbow and then the brain-buster for the 1-2-3!

Winners - Josh Alexander & Tomohiro Ishii

We then see the IMPACT World Tag Team Champions Jay and Mark Briscoe. The Briscoes respond to Violent By Design and they agree to give VBD their rematch for the titles, next week.

Gaunlet For Gold Match — Winner Faces Josh Alexander For IMPACT World Championship at Slammiversary

Chris Sabin's the first participant. Alex Shelley then makes his way down to the ring and the Motor City Machine Guns will start this gauntlet match off against one another, after the break. Back from the break and MCMG lock-up. A back-and-forth ensues and out comes Eddie Edwards as the next competitor. MCMG double-team Edwards and plant him with a double-slam and Sabin goes for the cover but Edwards kicks out. Edwards fights back with chops to the chest and Edwards isolates Shelley but Sabin drills Edwards with a drop-kick to save his tag partner. Vincent is next out and he joins the fray. Vincent and Edwards take control for a bit and Shelley fights back with a lariat that takes out Vincent and MCMG take control over Edwards. Out comes Steve Maclin, who's the next participant. Maclin attacks MCMG and plants Sabin with a choke-slam and takes out Shelley with a back-breaker. Maclin, Edwards and Vincent take control on both Sabin and Shelley. The heels send Shelley out of the ring and Shelley is the first one to be eliminated. Shark Boy's music hits and he's the next entrant. Shark lariats each of the heels and hits a cutter on Maclin but the numbers catch up to him but MCMG make the save and we head to a commercial break. Back from the break and Trey Miguel and Raj Singh have entered the match durin the break and Bhupinder Gujjar now comes out and is the next competitor in the matchup. Gujjar takes out Maclin, Singh and Gujjar come face-to-face and Gujjar launches Singh to the outside but he lands on the apron but Gujjar hits Singh with a drop-kick and Singh drops to the floor and is eliminated. W. Morrissey is the next entrant and he quickly takes each and every competitor out. Shera, who came down to the ring with Raj Singh, grabs Morrissey but Morrissey quickly dispatches of him. Morrissey eliminates Vincent, Edwards attacks Morrissey and Eric Young is the next participant. Young plants Morrissey with a pile-driver, Gujjar tosses Young over the top rope but Young catches himself on the apron and slides back in the ring. Young trips Gujjar into the ropes and tosses him over the top rope, Gujjar's on the apron, Young latches on with a head scissors and trips Gujjar to the floor and Gujjar is eliminated. Johnny Swinger is next up but Morrissey quickly launches him right back out and Swinger is eliminated and we head to a commercial break. Back from the break and Black Taurus, Heath and Rhyno all joined the match during the break. Former IMPACT World Champion Moose's music hits and he's the next entrant. Moose quickly eliminates Taurus and Rhyno, Heath attacks Moose but Moose eliminates him as well. It's down to Moose, Morrissey, Edwards, Young, Sabin and Maclin. Rich Swann's music hits and he's next out. Moose attacks Swann but Swann evades and lands an enziguri. Matt Cardona's music plays but he nevers comes out and Matt Rehwoldt on commentary enters the ring and eliminates Swann from behind. Tom Hannifan announces that he's being told Rehwoldt is a surpise entrant in the match. PCO is next out and he attacks everyone. PCO eliminates Rehwoldt. Maclin takes advantage of Morrissey and PCO brawling and eliminates both. The final four of Moose, Maclin, Sabin and Young brawl and the lights go out and Sami Callahan appears with a baseball bat. Moose is taken out by Callahan and he's eliminated, Sabin tosses out Maclin and Young rakes Sabin's eyes and plants him with a pile-driver to get the 1-2-3 and the win!

Winner - Eric Young (Will Face Josh Alexander For The IMPACT World Championship At Slammiversary)

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