Hey Fight Fans, it's time for IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV featuring the first of five matches between Michael Elgin and Eddie Edwards!
Josh Alexander w/Ethan Page vs Vikingo
Josh shows off his superior grappling by taking Vikingo down before Vikingo comes back with a springboard dropkick into a huricanrrana and a suicide dive. Josh turns Vikingo inside out on the ramp before rolling him back into the ring for two before Vikingo locks in an armbar. Josh powers to his feet and powerbombs Vikingo before hitting a delayed suplex for two and Vikingo comes back with a springboard shotgun dropkick into a flipping senton over the top rope and onto Josh at ringside. Vikingo hits a moonsault off of the railing at ringside before Ethan distracts him and Vikingo hits him with an Asai moonsault. Back in the ring Vikingo hits a shotgun dropkick in the corner and running knees before hitting a 450 for a near fall.
Josh catches Vikingo in midair and hits a backbreaker for a near fall before they exchange pin attempts and Vikingo counters a Tiger driver for the pin and the win.
Winner: Vikingo defeats Josh Alexander via pinfall.
-We then get a brief interview with Taya Valkyrie backstage where she talks about the number one contender match for her Knockouts Championship later tonight as we go to commercial.
-We come back to a promo by Moose ahead of his match against Taurus later tonight before Sacrifice is announced for February 22nd on IMPACT+.
The Rascalz (Dez & Wentz) vs Pagano & Murder Clown
Clown picks Wentz up and slams him before missing a senton and Wentz trips him before hitting a dropkick and Pagano and Dez come in. Pagano hits a swinging neckbreaker and chops Dez before he comes back with forearms and The Rascalz double up on Pagano. Murder sweeps The Rascalz and drags them out of the ring before Pagano hits a flipping senton to the outside and Pagano and Murder Clown hit an assisted diving leg drop. Pagano and Murder hit Wentz with a diving blockbuster powerbomb combo and Wentz catches Murder on the top turnbuckle. The Rascalz hit a double superplex into diving senton and a diving, flipping leg drop for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Rascalz defeat Murder Clown and Pagano via pinfall.
-We get a promo by Michael Elgin backstage ahead of his first match in a series of five he will be having in the coming months against Eddie Edwards as we go to commercial.
Moose vs Taurus
They run the ropes before Taurus hits a huricanrrana and Moose rolls out of the ring momentarily before getting back in and exchanging chops with the luchador. Taurus hits a whisper in the wind into a suicide dive before Moose whips him into the ring post, Moose accidentally chopping said post before sending Taurus into it face first. Taurus gets back into the ring and Moose stands on him before ripping at his mask and dropping him with a boot in the corner before playing to the crowd. Moose hits running back elbows in the corner before Taurus picks his ankle and hits a 619 into an enzuigiri and a sling blade for two. They then counter each other before rocking each other with headbutts and Moose sends Taurus shoulder first into the corner before hitting a spear for the pin and the win.
Winner: Moose defeats Taurus via pinfall with a spear.