Impact Wrestling Results (8/18) – The show begins with a recap of Emergence from last Friday. We then head to the ring, where Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt greet audiences at home as Black Taurus and Crazzy Steve head to the ring, followed by Laredo Kid, Rey Horus, and Trey Miguel. Steve joins commentary as the participants wait for the bell.
Trey Miguel vs. Laredo Kid vs. Rey Horus vs. Black Taurus
The bell rings and Taurus sends Horus into the corner. He delivers a chop to Laredo, followed by a double drop kick from him and Horus. Miguel and Horus assist Laredo in a suicide dive to the outside to take out Taurus. Horus takes down Miguel before delivering an arm drag and a back breaker to Horus. Laredo delivers a hurricanrana to Taurus before Taurus fires back with a slide blade. Miguel delivers a series of kicks to Taurus’ chest, but he gets back up and immediately delivers a back breaker. Taurus sends Horus into the corner before hitting a Samoan Drop. Taurus hits him with a chop, but Horus sends Taurus to the outside. He follows him there before Taurus hits him with a head butt.
Laredo stands on the apron before Miguel leaps over the top rope, delivering a hurricanrana to him on to Taurus. Laredo and Miguel slide back in the ring before they begin to exchange forearms. Miguel gets the upper hand and delivers a Brain Buster. Horus knocks Miguel down before Taurus hits a clothesline. Laredo hits a reverse-irana to Taurus, then goes for a pin but Taurus kicks out. Horus delivers a kick to Laredo’s face before delivering a Tornado off the top to the outside. Laredo follows it up with a moonsault to all of his fellow opponents. Taurus and Laredo get back in the ring. Laredo delivers a Crucifix Bomb, but Taurus fires back wiht a DDT. Laredo delivers another DDT to Miguel before Taurus delivers the Hell Hole for the win.
Winner: Black Taurus
We then head to a video of Killer Kelly’s in-ring debut last week. We see Johnny Swinger and friends watching on and they say they are impressed. Tasha Steelz and Savanah Evans walk in. Steelz says that she doesn’t get why they’re impressed before Kelly walks in. Steelz says her debut was “impressive” and she keeps her eye on every woman in the Flava Division. Kelly says that if Steelz is keeping an eye on her, then she will to. Evans gets between the two women and says that she will remove her from the way by challenging her to a match tonight.
Back from the break, commentary run down the upcoming schedule over the next couple months for “Impact”. We head to a video of Josh Alexander and Rich Swann. Alexander says that he’s not rooting for anyone in the six-way match later tonight and tells Swann that he thinks he will be a champion again. He says he should be ready for the fight of his life. Vincent walks in and asks why “Impact” hasn’t given him a celebration for his gruelling match against Alex Shelley at Emergence. He gloats about their win at the event and their future Tag Team Title shot. He says Alexander’s luck will run out eventually and walks off.
Commentary then run down the card for the rest of the show and announces that Killer Kelly will be facing Savannah Evans later in the show. Kenny King and Vincent head to the ring, followed by Heath.
Kenny King vs. Heath
The bell rings and the two men go right after one another with right hands. King delivers a kick before Heath fires back with a clothesline and a powerslam. King rolls to the outside as the referee begins the ten count. Heath tosses King back in the ring to break the count before King delivers a Tornado to the outside over the top rope. He fires down right hands on Heath.
Back from the break, King has Heath in an abdominal stretch. Heath escapes and King hits some right hands to Heath’s midsection. Heath hits a few of his own before delivering a couple of knee strikes. Heath delivers a neck breaker, then goes for a pin but King kicks out. Heath delivers the Wake Up Call for the win.
After the match, the rest of Honor No More heads down to the ring and surrounds Heath. They charge at him and beat him down with right hands. Eddie Edwards directs traffic as Matt Taven charges at him. Edwards stops him and tells PCO to do it instead. PCO hesitates, allowing Heath to hit the Wake Up Call on Mike Bennett.
We head backstage to the Motor City Machine Guns and KUSHIDA. Sabin says that they all lost because it was a handicap match, but they will win because it will be a fair three on three fight. Shelley asks him why he came to “Impact” before saying it wasn’t to fight Violent By Design every week. He says they are three bodies in one mind and now that they’re in sync, they will take them down.
Back from the break, we get a short video hyping up the six-way elimination match later tonight. We then head backstage to Honor No More, where Edwards says this should be a time of celebration. Taven asks how this keeps happening before he approaches Scott D’Amore with Bennett and Maria Kanellis. He says the got off on the wrong foot and asks when they get their title show. D’Amore says that Gallows has to recover for a couple of weeks first before Kanellis says that he is delaying the match due to their laziness. D’Amore says that if they want action, then Bennett can face Karl Anderson next week and if Anderson wins, then Maria will be banned from ringside during their Tag Team Title shot.
Back at ringside, Tasha Steelz and Savannah Evans head to the ring, followed by Killer Kelly.
Killer Kelly vs. Savannah Evans
The bell rings and Kelly jumps on Evans’ back. Evans’ knocks her off before looking for a chokeslam. Kelly smiles before Evans sends her into the corner and delivers a shoulder to her midsection. Kelly hits several forearms and a head butt before sending Evans shoulder first into the ring post. She delivers a drop kick before going for a pin. Evans kicks out. Kelly hits a knee to Evans midsection before Evans fires back with a big boot. Evans hits a German Suplex before Kelly locks in the Killer Clutch for the win.
Winner: Killer Kelly
After the match, Kelly crawls over to Steelz and stares her down.
We head backstage to Rosemary, Taya Valkyrie and Jessicka. Rosemary is upset about their loss and says Havok could have got the job gone. She says that they will train Jessicka to be better and announces she has her debut match next week. Rosemary addresses Valkyrie, saying that she can confuse Jessicka and get her too excited.
Back from the break, we get a video of the match between Jordynne Grace and Mia Yim for the Knockouts Title at Emergence, and the events that unfolded after. We head to Gia Miller and Jordynne Grace. Miller asks Grace about Slamovich delivering a Death Warrant and Grace says she won the title to defend against anyone. Miller asks where she stands with Yim and she says that she has so much respect for Yim. She says it was one of the most hard hitting matches she has ever been in. VXT walks in and says that no one likes her. Grace says she will take them both on before Yim walks in and says she has her back. Yim says she will stand by her side in the ring and take them on for the Knockouts Tag Team Titles.
Back at ringside, Chris Bey heads to the ring, followed by “Speedball” Mike Bailey.
Speedball Mike Bailey vs. Chris Bey for the X-Division Championship
The bell rings and the two lock up. Speedball delivers a shoulder block before Bey returns the favor. Speedball hits a drop kick to Bey that sends him out of the ring. Bey sends Speedball’s head off the top rope before delivering a chop. He looks to send Speedball into the ring post, but he reverses it. Bey avoids it and then men get back into the ring. Bey delivers a DDT to Speedball before locking in a neck submission. Speedball reverses it into a pin and Bey kicks out. Bey delivers a chop before Speedball hits a single leg drop kick. He delivers a couple vicious chops, then looks for a standing tornado but Bey moves out of the way. Bey hits an uppercut and a kick before Speedball fires off several rapid kicks. Speedball hits the double knees to Bey’s ribs beforfore Bey hits a Flat Liner. Speedball rolls to the outside, then hits a moonsault on Bey. Bey delivers a kick to Speedball’s head before flying over the top rope. Bey hits a double stomp off the top rope, followed by an insiguri to Speedball’s back. He hits a powerbomb, then goes for a pin but Speedball kicks out. The crowd chants “this is awesome” as Bey delivers a back elbow. Speedball hits a 619 before hitting the Ultimo Weapon for the win.
Winner: “Speedball” Mike Bailey
We then head to the Flashback Moment of the Week.
We head backstage to Brian Myers and Bhupinder Gujjar. He pushes him and says Myers pissed him off. He says their issues aren’t over and walks off.
Back from the break, we head to a video hyping up Bound For Glory. Commentary then run down the card for next week’s show (VXT vs. Yim and Grace, Jessicka’s in-ring debut, VBD vs. Time Machine). Eddie Edwards heads to the ring, followed by Rich Swann, Steve Maclin, Moose, Bandido and Sami Callihan.
Eddie Edwards vs. Bandido vs. Rich Swann vs. Moose vs. Steve Maclin vs. Sami Callihan in a Six-Way Elimination Match To Determine The #1 Contender for the Impact World Title
Swann and Bandidio begin the action. The bell rings and the two men shake hands. They lock up before exchanging submissions. Swann hits a hurricanrana before Bandidio hits one of his own. The two hit one another with a double drop kick before Edwards tags in. Edwards delivers a kick to Swann’s midsection before Swann fires back with a drop kick. Callihan tags in and tells Edwards to hit him. The two exchange forearms before Callihan delivers a shoulder block. Swann tags in and delivers a standing frog splash to Edwards.
Back from the break, Edwards and Swann are hitting one another with right hands and forearms. Moose tags in and ties Swann’s hair around the middle rope. Maclin tags in and he delivers a chop to Swann. He delivers a back breaker to Swann, then goes for a pin but Swann kicks out. Swann hits a kick on Maclin before hitting a cross body. He tags in Callihan. Callihan takes down Maclin before delivering several chops. Moose tries to interfere, but Callihan takes him down. Maclin slaps Callihan in the face before tagging Moose back in. Moose, with the help of Maclin, delivers a spear to Callihan to eliminate him.
Elimination #1: Sami Callihan
Maclin gets in the ring and rolls up Moose to eliminate him.
Elimination #2: Moose
Bandidio gets in the ring and takes down both Moose and Maclin. Bandido hits the 21 Plex, then successfully pins Maclin to eliminate him.
Elimination #3: Steve Maclin
Back from the break, Bandido and Swann slug it out in the ring with forearms. Swann hits a kick on Bandido before Edwards tags in. Edwards delivers a sling blade and gloats before delivering a knee. Edwards whips Bandidio into the corner before he goes flying off the top and delivers a corkscrew kick. Swann tags back in and they fire off forearms on one another. Bandidio hits a Standing Spanish Fly before going for a pin. Swann kicks out. Bandido hits a Pop-Up Cutter, then goes for another pin but Swann kicks out. Swann hits a super kick to Bandido’s face, followed by a cutter. He goes for a pin, but Bandido kicks out. Edwards makes a blind tag on Swann before Swann hits the Phoenix Splash off the top. Edwards pulls Swann off Bandido, then hits the Boston Knee Party to eliminate him.
Elimination #4: Bandido
We are down to the final two: Edwards and Swann. Edwards beats down Swann before delivering a back elbow. He goes for a pin, but Swann kicks out. Edwards whips Swann into the corner. He sits on the top rope before Swann counters with a Teharis. Swann delivers two super kicks, followed by a knee to Edwards’ face. He goes for a pin, but Edwards kicks out. Edwards rolls out of the ring and grabs a kendo stick from under the ring. While the referee has his back turned, Edwards hits Swann with the kendo stick. He goes for a pin, but Swann kicks out. Edwards looks for the Boston Knee Party, but Swann moves out of the way. Swann hits a kick to his jaw, then looks for a cutter, but Edwards counters it into a Blue Thunder Bomb. Edwards hits a Boston Knee Party, then goes for a pin but Swann shockingly kicks out. Edwards hits Swann with the Die Hard Driver for the win.
Elimination #5: Rich Swann
Winner: Eddie Edwards
After the match, Honor No More comes to the ring to celebrate. They hoist Edwards on their shoulders as the show goes off the air.
Impact Wrestling Results (8/18)