We began a historic night on IMPACT Wrestling with the challenger to the World Championship, Cody, stating his claim that he will realize a dream and be a Champion which brought out the holder of said Championship Eddie Edwards. Both men promised to be victorious later on in the evening which brought out form champion Lashley. He said it doesn’t matter who would win out of Cody and Eddie Edwards because he was going to destroy them and get hit championship back.
Lashley vs Moose
Lashley defeated the 6’6” monster, Moose, with a spear off the second rope after one of the hardest fought battles seen in 2016 on IMPACT. This means that Lashley is now your #1 contender to the World Championship.
Fact Of Life with Aron Rex
Eli Drake reminded everyone he is “Bound For Gold” in the future before bringing our his guest and IMPACT Grand Champion Aron Rex. It seemed that both host and guest agreed on many topics until EC3 busted through the entrance way blocked by security threatening to take an “EC2” on the Fact Of Life set. Eli Drake pushed the Dummy Button one too many times which brought the Ass Kicking Machine to rage attacking both Eli Drake AND Aron Rex. Security then had to also deal with Jessie Godderz coming to the aid of EC3. All 4 men stood around the set separated in rage.
World Tag Team Champions The Hardys vs The Tribunal
Played to the ring on piano by Reby the World Tag Team Champions Brother Nero and Broken Matt Hardy claimed their opponents by the end of the match would be ‘Obsolete’. The champions retained after a Twist Of Fate by Broken Matt on Basile Baraka.
Upon The Hardys departure the mysterious group of faceless masked men hit the ring to attack fallen Tribunal much to the amusement of Broken Matt.
Maria & Laurel Van Ness attack Allie!!
Maria, no longer the leader of the Knockouts Division, requested that Allie apologise for her repeated ‘failures’. Allie fired back for the first time ever at her boss saying that she was to blame. Allie surprised with her own self was then attacked from behind from Laurel Van Ness and then was informed she would face Laurel in a match. Allie is not a wrestler! How does she stand any chance at all?
“The Miracle” Mike Bennett vs Mahabali Shera
After seeking the services of “The Fixer”, Tyrus, it was time for Sheera to test his skills against one of the top stars in IMPACT. Accompanied by his wife Maria, as always, Bennett picked up the victory with the “Miracle In Progress”.
McKenzie Mitchell interviews X-Division Champion DJZ
As DJZ was explaining to the IMPACT Zone the concept that is Team X Gold, he was interrupted by Rockstar Spud. After being left out of Team X Gold, and the X Division as a whole, Spud claimed that he will be bringing his own team with him for Team X Gold next week to challenge DJZ, Mandrews and Braxton Sutter.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: Eddie Edwards vs Cody
This was without a doubt one of the most back and forth World Championship matches in history. Both men fought valiantly yet it came down to Eddie Edwards creating offense out of defense after a superplex off the top rope by Cody yet Eddie hooked the legs of his challenger causing the pinball victory. Eddie Edwards successfully retained the World Championship as Cody raised the arms of the champion.
As Cody embraced the IMPACT Zone for their unbelievable response his wife Brandi Rhodes was pulled off the apron by the vicious Maria leaving Cody console his wife and get her medical attention. A devious plan by The Bennetts that you know will mean repercussions from Cody.