Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV!
Steve Maclin vs Laredo Kid
Laredo and Steve grapple on the mat before Laredo locks in an octopus stretch before rolling Steve up for one and flipping before locking in a standing side headlock. Laredo and Steve run the ropes until Laredo hits a head scissors and Steve hits a suicide dive before tossing him back inside for two and putting Laredo in the tree of woe. Laredo dodges a spear in the corner and drops Steve with a dive at ringside before tossing him back inside for two before hitting a falcon arrow into a moonsault. Laredo hits a second moonsault for two before Steve hits a flying kick for two before Laredo hits a DDT and Steve turns Laredo inside out with a clothesline. Laredo hits a poison hurricanrana for two before Steve traps Laredo in the corner and hits a spear in the corner into an elevated reverse DDT for the pin and the win.
Winner: Steve Maclin defeats Laredo Kid via pinfall.
- Backstage Rich Swann and Willie Mack check on the condition of Sam Beale after his BTI match against Brian Myers as we go to commercial.
- Backstage Ace Austin and Madman Fulton are interviewed before Chris Sabin shows up and the two brawl before Chris puts Fulton in a walk in freezer and goes after Ace.
Undead Bridesmaids vs The IInspiration
Su and Billie start the match off before Su and Kimber double up on Jessie before she chases her around ringside and TII drop Kimber and take control as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Su and Kimber in control before TII double up on Su and pin her for the win.
Winner: The IInspiration defeat Undead Bridesmaids via pinfall.
- After the match Decay come out and face off with TII.
- Backstage Chelsea Green is interviewed ahead of her challenging for the IMPACT Digital Media title as we go back to commercial.
- We get a backstage interview with Eddie Edwards ahead of his challenging Moose for the IMPACT World title at Turning Point before Moose attacks him and the two brawl out to the ring. Moose powerbombs Eddie onto the apron before getting out a table and puts a chair around his neck before sending him into the post and Eddie throws a chair at Moose. Eddie hits Moose with a chair in the ring before hitting a Tiger Driver and a Boston Knee Party before grabbing a ladder and setting it up in the ring climbing the ladder before Moose escapes and the two face off. Moose then goes backstage before cutting a promo to the camera before Scott shows up and makes their match a Full Metal Mayhem match as we go to commercial.
- We get a taped promo by Mercedes Martinez towards Mickie James ahead of their Knockouts title match.
Hikuleo (w/ Bullet Club (Chris Bey & El Phantasmo)) vs Doc Gallows (w/ Karl Anderson)
Doc and Hikuleo brawl at ringside before they get back inside and try to knock each other over before Chris and Phantasmo distract the referee before Hikuleo low blows Doc. Hikuleo and Doc exchange strikes until Hikuleo hits a running splash in the corner and an overhand chop before choking Doc in the ropes for two. Hikuleo controls Doc with a nerve lock before Doc gets to his feet and they clothesline each other before Doc drops Hikuleo with a boot for two. Hikuleo then fights off a chokeslam into a powerslam for two before Karl distracts the referee and Doc rakes the eyes of Hikuleo before hitting a sit-out powerbomb for the pin and the win.
Winner: Doc Gallows defeats Hikuleo via pinfall.
- We get a sit-down interview with Deonna Purrazzo alongside Matthew Rehwoldt as we go to commercial.
- Backstage FinJuice discuss the current situation with the IMPACT World Tag Team titles and the match between the Good Brothers and Bullet Club before Scott shows up and makes a match.
- We get a taped promo package by Eric Young and Violent By Design as we go to commercial.
Decay vs Johnny Swinger, Hernandez & Fallah Bahh
Johnny and Black start the match off with Johnny playing Toro with Black before Decay double up on Johnny before Fallah comes in and drops Steve before hitting an elbow drop for two. Demon then gets the hot tag from Steve and clears the ring before Steve takes out everyone at ringside and Demon forces Johnny to tap for the win.
Winner: Decay defeat Johnny Swinger, Hernandez, and Fallah Bahh via submission.
- We get a backstage promo by Jordynne Grace ahead of her title defense against Chelsea Green.
- We get a backstage promo by Mickie James ahead of her title defense against Mercedes at Turning Point.
Josh Alexander vs Minoru Suzuki
Josh and Minoru exchange wrist locks and grapple on the mat before exchanging holds and submission until Josh backs Minoru to the ropes for the break. Minoru then locks in an armbar in the ropes before beating on Josh around ringside laying out security when he takes a chair away from him before they exchange strikes at ringside as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Josh and Minoru brawling on the ramp before Minoru hits a running boot that knocks Josh backwards down the ramp before smashing his face into the apron. Minoru mocks Josh and rolls him back inside before rocking him with a stiff forearm and choking him in the corner before Josh comes back with a boot. Minoru counters Divine Intervention before hitting a running boot in the corner into a PK before they exchange strikes until Minoru locks in a sleeper and Josh counters a Gotch-Style Piledriver and hits a rolling senton into a diving knee for two. Josh then locks in an ankle lock before the trip reverse each other repeatedly until Minoru rocks Josh and locks in a sleeper before Josh rocks him with forearms and hits Divine Intervention for the pin and the win.
Winner: Josh Alexander defeats Minoru Suzuki via pinfall.