Good evening Fight Fans, it's time for tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV!
- We open tonight's show with a recap of last week's show and last week's AEW Dynamite where Bullet Club reunited as the Young Bucks joined Kenny Omega and The Good Brothers.
Taya Valkyrie w/Rosemary vs Kimber Lee w/Deonna Purrazzo
Kimber backs Taya into the corner before Taya takes her down and stomps her in the corner before chopping her in the corner. Kimber catches Taya with a kick when she goes for a suicide dive before hitting a float over suplex for two and locking in a stretch submission. Taya elbows her way out of a side headlock before Kimber drops her with a boot for two before choking her in the ropes. Kimber chops Taya in the corner before hitting a snap mare into a PK to the spine for two before hitting a sidewalk slam before Taya gets her knees up when Kimber goes for a Swanton Bomb. Taya comes back with a clothesline and chops before spearing her for two and following up with a curb stomp and getting distracted by Deonna at ringside.
Kimber hits a bridging German suplex for two before Taya hits a wrist lock lariat and a meteora in the corner for a near fall that Deonna breaks up when she puts Kimber's hand on the bottom rope. Deonna and Susie then attack Rosemary before Taya gets distracted and Kimber pins her for the win.
Winner: Kimber Lee defeats Taya Valkyrie via pinfall.
- We go to the tour bus with the Bullet Club where they talk about their six-man at Hard to Kill and tomorrow night's edition of Dynamite as well as Karl's match against Rich Swann in tonight's main event as we go to commercial.
- We get a video package promo by Sami Callihan ahead of his Barbed Wire Massacre match against Eddie Edwards at Hard to Kill this Saturday night.
- We get a breakdown of the card for Hard to Kill as well as the rest of tonight's show before we go back to the ring for our next match.
Chris Bey & Rohit Raju vs Suicide & Manik
Chris and Rohit attack Suicide and Manik before the match starts before doubling up on Manik who sends Rohit out of the ring. Suicide and Manik double team Chris back in the ring before clearing the ring and disappearing underneath the ring before they come back in and hit stereo dropkicks. Manik and Suicide then hit stereo suicide dives as we go to commercial.
We come back to the four in the ring before Rohit suplexes Suicide as Chris holds Manik at bay at ringside before Chris comes in and stomps Suicide. Chris and Rohit hit running moves in the corner to Suicide before they isolate Suicide until he gets the hot tag to Manik. Manik and Suicide lock in stereo submissions before Rohit tries to unmask Manik and Suicide drops him with a roundhouse kick. Chris then hits Suicide with the Art of Finesse for the pin and the win.
Winner: Chris Bey and Rohit Raju defeat Suicide & Manik via pinfall.
- Backstage Taya and Rosemary talk about what just happened before Rosemary says that she'll have Taya's back Saturday night as we go to commercial.
Tommy Dreamer w/Rhino & Cousin Jake vs Deaner w/Eric Young & Joe Doering
Deaner goes right after the eyes of Tommy and stomps him in the corner before Tommy hits a scoop slam and Rhino and Joe trip Deaner and Tommy. Joe and Rhino are ejected from ringside as Cody beats Tommy down and Tommy comes back briefly before Deaner slaps Jake at ringside. Jake then attacks Deaner for the disqualification.
Winner: Deaner defeats Tommy Dreamer via pinfall.
- The four then brawl after the match before Joe takes out Rhino, Deaner DDTing Jake and EY piledriving Tommy.
- We get a video package recapping the Knockouts Tag Team Championship Tournament ahead of the finals at Hard to Kill as we go to commercial.
Tenille Dashwood vs Rosemary
Rosemary reluctantly shakes hands with Tenille and takes Tenille down while gripping her hand before tossing her across the ring by her hair. Tenille comes back off of the distraction by Kaleb before hitting a sliding cross body in the corner before Rosemary clotheslines her repeatedly. Rosemary hits a sling blade into the Upside Down before Tenille botches a Tiger Driver for a near fall before Rosemary counters the Spotlight Kick. Crazzy Steve then shows up and chases Kaleb off before Rosemary stops Tenille from spraying her with hairspray and spraying it in her face before Rosemary picks up the victory.
Winner: Rosemary defeats Tenille Dashwood via pinfall.
- We get a taped promo by Rich Swann where he talks about how he's going to defeat Karl Anderson later tonight and his team will defeat the Bullet Club Saturday night as we go to commercial.
Moose vs Matthew Palmer
Matthew goes after Moose and hits running dropkicks in the corner before Moose rocks him with a chop and stiff forearm in the corner. Moose then stomps Matthew and throws him across the ring before knocking Matthew out for the referee stoppage.
Winner: Moose defeats Matthew Palmer via referee stoppage.
Rich Swann vs Karl Anderson
MCMG look on backstage via a monitor as the two exchange wrist locks before Karl rakes the eyes of Rich and Rich comes back with right hands. Karl then sends Rich into the post as we go to commercial.
We come back to Rich in control before Karl snaps the arm of Rich in the top rope and sends him down onto the floor and into the post. Back in the ring Karl grounds Rich and focuses on his now injured shoulder and arm before they clothesline each other as Doc, Kenny and Don look on from the tour bus. Rich hits a rolling clothesline into jabs, a neckbreaker and a heel kick for two before Karl hits a running single leg dropkick for two and Rich counters the Gun Stun. Rich then rolls Karl up for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rich Swann defeats Karl Anderson via pinfall.
- After the match the six men involved in the main event of Hard to Kill brawl backstage as we go off the air.
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