TNA IMPACT Wrestling Recap (August 25th) EC3 VS Drew Galloway With Special Guest Referee Aron Rex!

Welcome to the FIghtful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of TNA IMPACT Wrestling on POP TV. I'm Ryan Cook and I'll be taking you through all of tonight's action as The Broken Hardys continue their path of destruction onto the road to facing Decay for the tag team belts and now that Bobby Lashley has vacated the X-Division and King of the Mountain championships who will get a chance to become the new champion? This question and many more will be answered tonight so be sure to come back here at 8PM EST!

-We open with a video package of EC3 and Drew Galloway from last week.

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Bromans vs The Tribunal vs Grado vs Mahabali Shira vs Mike Bennett & Moose vs Eddie Edwards Over The Top Battle Royale

Dax gets eliminated by his own partner first; wonder if that'll start the end of The Tribunal. Moose tosses Shira right over the top rope with no effort as we go to commercial. Moose tosses out Barraka next, then Grado gets eliminated. This leaves Moose, Mike Bennett, Jessie, Eli and Eddie Edwards. Eddie Edwards eliminates Eli Drake and we have our final four. Moose then eliminates Jessie, leaving him and The Miracle with Eddie Edwards. Out of no where Mike eliminates Moose for the win. 

Winner: Mike Bennett

-Matt Hardy comes out next with the contract he and Jeff won. Rosemary cuts a promo from some kind of stage then Abyss comes out with a belt and says they're going to enjoy what's left of the Hardy Legacy. Jeff then dives out onto Abyss as we go to commercial.

Jeff Hardy vs Abyss

AByss is in control early, but Jeff quickly turns it around, dropping Abyss for a quick 2 count. Jeff hits a Twist of Fate, but doesn't cover him, going up top instead. Matt says he can't however, saying he has to learn to fight with honor, but Jeff dives out and hits Crazy Steve on the outside instead. For some reason Jeff then tosses Steve in the ring as Abyss grabs him, but Jeff takes out both of them before they can hit him with a chain. Jeff then hits a low blow and hits Abyss with it for a very close 2 count. Steve accidentally hits Abyss with the mist then Jeff hits a Twist of Fate for a close 2 count. Matt then bites Steve and Rosemary hits Jeff with more mist. Abyss hits the Blackhole Slam for the pin and the win.

Winner: Abyss via pinfall with the Blackhole Slam

-After the match Matt tells Jeff to embrace the broken side then we get Maria and Billy backstage, Maria upset about Sienna getting a knockouts title match.

Marti Bell vs Madison Rayne vs Allie vs Jade vs Sienna TNA Knockouts Title Match

Sienna and Allie double team Madison then SIenna tosses her out of the ring. Sienna takes out Marti as Allie cheers her on. Sienna then focuses on Jade, until Jade kicks Sienna's head off then drops Allie. Madison takes out Allie then Jade hits a package piledriver on Madison, but Marti comes in with the baton. Allie accidentally runs into Sienna then Marti tosses Allie onto Madison. Jade takes out Marti then Allie gets the pin and the win even though she's been knocked out. A knocked out knockout is our new TNA Knockouts champion; go figure.

Winner: Allie via pinfall

-After the match Rex is backstage talking about being the referee for EC3 versus Drew Galloway as we go to commercial.

-As we come back they interview Allie....dear god her voice, which I know she makes that high intentionally is so painful to the ears...They ask her how Maria will respond and she replies dumbfounded. EC3 and Drew Galloway drink outside and talk about their problems before their match tonight. 

-Moose talks to Lashley outside as we come back, giving him his card and saying to call him. Next we have Eli Drake in the ring surrounded by everyone in the X-DIvision. They're going to crown a new X-Division champion next week. 

EC3 vs Drew Galloway w Special Guest Referee Aron Rex

They start off equally matched, neither getting an early advantage as we go to commercial.

Galloway goes out of the ring then EC3 goes to dive out, but Galloway catches him in the ropes with a forearm. Galloway then hits a Celtic Cross on the steel steps, both men down beside the ring. EC3 gets in at the count of 9 then Galloway lays EC3 out with a clothesline for a quick 2 count. EC3 drops Galloway then gets sent across the ring with a belly to back suplex. EC3 hits a sunset flip powerbomb off the top rope then a sitout powerbomb for two close 2 counts. EC3 hits the TK3, but Galloway quickly moves away. Galloway hits the Claymore Kick out of no where for a quick 2 of his own then a powerbomb for another close 2. They then exchange chops, but EC3 counters then goes for the One Percenter, but Galloway hits another Claymore Kick; EC3 somehow kicking out of it. EC3 hits a hangman One Percenter off the second rope for a very close 2 count. Galloway hits a tombstone out of no where and gets a very close 2 count; I thought that was it. EC3 then rolls Galloway up after Drew misses a big boot and gets the pin and the win.

WInner: EC3 via pinfall.

 

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