Good evening Fight Fans,and welcome to our coverage for tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV and Twitch.TV!
- We open the show with a video package Moose before we open in the IMPACT Zone with our opening match in the first round of the Number One Contender Tournament with Madman Fulton and Hernandez.
IMPACT World Title #1 Contender Tournament First Round Match
Hernandez vs Madman Fulton
Fulton backs Hernandez into the corner for a clean break before they lock up and he backs him in again before pulling him out and locking in a standing side headlock. Hernandez catches a boot and headbutts Fulton before putting him in a headlock and tries to clothesline Fulton, but he won't move before Hernandez hits a shoulder tackle. Fulton hits a dead lift superplex for two before hitting another suplex into a jumping splash for two before choking Hernandez in the ropes before hitting a running cross body for another two count, Fulton keeping up the offense and pinning Hernandez any opportunity he has to wear him down by making him kick out repeatedly. Fulton throws Hernandez to the mat and stomps him before locking in a rear headlock before Fulton misses a diving headbutt and Hernandez hits a slingshot shoulder tackle into a clothesline. Hernandez hits a running splash in the corner before hitting a running senton before hitting a uranage for two before he takes out the Crist Brothers when they try to interfere before Boarder Tossing Jake into Fulton for a surprising one count.
Fulton then comes back with a running clothesline in the corner before Hernandez knocks Fulton off of the top when Fulton sets him on the top turnbuckle and hits a diving splash for the pin and the win.
Winner: Hernandez defeats Madman Fulton via pinfall to advance in the tournament.
- After the match we get a promo by Michael Elgin who says that he should not have to earn a title shot and being in the tournament before saying that he might have to just start sending people to the hospital as we go to commercial.
- We come back from commercial to OvE backstage after Fulton's loss to Hernandez before they're interrupted by Crazzy Steve before Jake tells Steve that Dave is going to kick his ass next week before Joey Ryan comes out around the corner and takes offense to what Steve said, Joey saying that he shouldn't use the word crazy. We next go to Josh and Madison on commentary before we get a run down of the rest of the card on tonight's show with Havok versus the debuting Kimber Lee as well as another tournament match between Trey and Rohit Raju as well as Ken Shamrock on this week's edition of Locker Room Talk before the card rounds out with Moose defending the TNA World Championship against Suicide in tonight's main event. We lastly go back to the IMPACT Zone for our next match between Kylie Rae and Tasha Steelz.
Kylie Rae vs Tasha Steelz
They exchange wrist locks before Tasha takes Kylie down with a side headlock takeover before Kylie locks in a head scissors, Tasha standing on her head to get free before mocking Kylie, Kylie taking Tasha down with a headlock takeover before Tasha puts Kylie in a head scissors before Kylie rolls backwards to get free. They run the ropes before Kylie drops Tasha and hits a series of arm drags into a dropkick and Tasha hits a snake eyes in the corner when Kylie runs in before Tasha mocks Kylie's pose and drops her with several wrist lock clotheslines for two. Tasha locks in a rear headlock before Kylie gets to her feet and backs into the corner several times to get Tasha off of her back before Tasha hits a running back elbow and Kylie comes back with several clotheslines. Kylie hits Tasha with a forearm before hitting The Kylie Special for a near fall, Kylie immediately following up with an attempted STF, but Tasha is quick to the ropes for the break. Tasha then catches Kylie coming in with a back elbow before she gets hit with a back elbow and Tasha hits an enzuigiri into a diving cross body for two before Kylie counters a springboard bulldog into Smile to the Finish for the tap and the win.
Winner: Kylie Rae defeats Tasha Steelz via submission with Smile to the Finish.
- After the match we go to a promo by Rohit Raju who talks about how he hasn't gotten the respect he deserves and that he's going to prove that he's not a joke and that everyone will stop doubting him when he defeats Trey and goes on to win the Number One Contender Tournament and that Desi Hit Squad is dead and there is just the Desi Hit Man as we go to commercial.
- We come back to Kylie Rae backstage talking to Susie before we go to the ring for our next match between Kimber Lee and Havok.
Kimber Lee vs Havok
Havok woman-handles Lee before hitting a diving sit-out powerbomb for two before Lee chokes Havok in the ropes as we go to commercial.
We come back to Lee in control of Havok in the corner, hitting her with clubbing blows and choking her in the corner before Havok whips her into the corner and Lee locks in an octopus stretch in the ropes before dropping Havok. Lee hits a swanton bomb for two before Havok hits a swinging sit-out uranage before Lee grabs a pair of brass knuckles and Havok sets her on the top turnbuckle before Lee hits her with them and knocks her out. Lee then gets off of the top turnbuckle that Havok set her up on and covers Havok for the pin and the win.
Winner: Kimber Lee defeats Havok via pinfall.
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