Good evening Fight Fans and welcome to our coverage of tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV and Twitch TV! Please enjoy the show and I'll see you back here tomorrow night for NXT proper!
-We open the show with a video recapping Hard to Kill where Tessa Blanchard became the new IMPACT World champion.
TJP & Daga vs Reno Scum vs Desi Hit Squad vs The Rascalz (Dez & Wentz)
All eight men exchange before its TJP, Rohit and Dez in the ring and Wentz sends Rohit out of the ring and Dez and Wentz double up on TJP with a flurry of high paced moves. Shera gets in and runs everyone over before he exchanges with Luster and Reno clear the ring before hitting a German suplex into a diving stomp for two to Dez. Reno put TJP in the tree of woe and go to powerbomb Daga into him before Daga clears the ring. Rohit and Shera attack Daga from behind as TJP falls out of the tree of woe and Shera hits a scoop slam to Daga before slamming Rohit on top of him. Dez sends Shera out of the ring before The Rascalz double up on Rohit before TJP hits a diving cross body and a wrecking ball dropkick.
Several competitors take turns hitting topes until Daga hits Rohit with a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall that Dez breaks up. Wentz and Dez then hit dives before Luster hits a spinebuster and Shera clears the ring before hitting Wentz with a sky high sit-out powerbomb for the pin and the win.
Winner:Desi Hit Squad defeats The Rascalz, Reno Scum and TJP and Daga via pinfall when Shera pins Dez with a sky high sit-out powerbomb.
-After the match we go backstage to a promo by Moose as we go to commercial.
-We get highlights of the X-Division Championship match between the champion Ace Austin and Trey in which Ace retained before we go to Ace talking on the phone backstage before we get highlights of the eight man tag match at Bash at the Brewery 2 where Rich Swann was injured.
-We get highlights of the two on one handicap match for the tag titles between the champions The North and Willie Mack as the sole challenger. We then see Rich talking to Willie backstage after he lost and Rich tells him that he's not a failure and that he's one of the best and he fought his heart out in that match before they hug and we go to Katie Forbes in a negligee and lighting candles at bedside as we go to commercial.
-We come back to a promo by Eddie Edwards before we get highlights of the hard hitting, grueling match Eddie had with Michael Elgin at Hard to Kill where Eddie retained his trophy by the skin of his teeth. We then get a video package for Michael Elgin in Japan with Pro Wrestling NOAH where Eddie also cut his teeth in the promotion and was a champion as part of The Wolves.