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.


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.

Cody VS Eddie Edwards For The World Title

Eddie Edwards shocked the world a couple weeks ago by defeating Lashley to become the new TNA World Champion. Since then, many of have been after his Title. That includes Cody, a man with a rich history in pro-wrestling, but a newcomer to IMPACT.

Cody made his way to IMPACT on October 2, at Bound For Glory. With his wife Brandi Rhodes by his side, he had a few words for one of IMPACT’s biggest duos, “The Miracle” Mike Bennett and his wife, Maria Kanellis-Bennett.

Last week on IMPACT, Cody had his debut fight against “The Miracle” Mike Bennett. With a win under his belt, Cody set his sights on the World Title.

This Thursday, it’ll be Cody against Eddie Edwards in the main event for the World Championship. Will Cody be able to earn the Title this quick into his career at TNA? Will Eddie be able to retain his Title? Will Brandi be ringside? So much to learn on IMPACT on POP, Thursday at 8/7c.


Since his arrival to IMPACT Wrestling Moose has been on a tear. He has defeated Mike Bennett in his PPV debut at Bound For Glory and only last week defeat the man who’s undefeated streak was ended by “The Miracle” himself, that being EC3. To say Moose is on a role is an understatement. Moose is on a mission to be World Heavyweight Champion.

Lashley, on the other hand, is angry. After losing the World Heavyweight Championship to Eddie Edwards in what many are calling the upset of the year, Lashley has been nothing but determined to reclaim what he feels is rightfully his. Going as far as to using bullying tactics and threats towards the current champion and IMPACT management.

At the end of last weeks IMPACT on POP both men stood nose to nose. Collectively they have successes outside that of the 6-sided ring with Moose a former offensive lineman, he played college football at Syracuse and was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He went on to play for the New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams, and Indianapolis Colts. Lashley attended Missouri Valley College, where he won three national college amateur wrestling championships between 1996 and 1998 and placed fourth in 1995. In 1997 and 1998, he was the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Wrestling Champion and is also currently signed to Bellator MMA, where he is undefeated through four heavyweight fights.

So now we want to find out the answer to the question “Who will be the number one contender after this weeks IMPACT Wrestling on POP?”

Lashley says backs down from no man…But he never said anything about backing down from a Moose


There’s a story that goes behind every wrestler’s entrance music each time they step out onto the stage. There’s an inspiration, a motivation, and a tone that is set for that wrestler’s performance with every beat and thump. Sheri Shaw, long-time musician and songwriter, gets to make each athlete’s dream music inspiration become reality.

Sheri began has been singing and making music longer than she can remember. A past Dove award winning artist for Deitiphobia, Shaw knew that music was always one of her gifts. But how she got into the writing of wrestling entrance music was a wild story.

A Chicago resident, Shaw saw an advertisement for a startup wrestling promotion under direction of Billy Corgan, and found the connection interesting. So, she bought a ticket and then tweeted the company afterwards saying that she was interested in collaborating. Within a few hours, Shaw received a response from Corgan asking for demos of some of Shaw’s work. Shaw instantly sent over some of her own, and her and her partner, Starria’s, work. With acceptance, Shaw became the music director for Corgan’s company.

For Shaw, her transition to working with TNA Entertainment, IMPACT WRESTLING, was easy. When President Billy Corgan began to shift over to IMPACT as management, she immediately had the hook. Since then, Shaw has created music for some of IMPACT’s biggest names and Stars.

“I’ve created music for Stars like Aron Rex, Jessie Godderz and The Bromans, Allie, and many others. It’s the best job in the world. ” Shaw said.



Not only does Shaw evaluation each athlete’s look and inspiration, she works hard to make each music a standout and represent the athlete perfectly. Her goal is to create a piece that the crowd can understand and chant along to.

“So far, creating Allie’s entrance music has been my favorite. Or, maybe that’s just because it’s new. But overall, everyone is always so great to work with. It makes my job that much easier,” Shaw said.


Long-term, Shaw wants to continue making music altogether. She thoroughly enjoys creating music that many can appreciate and finds that encouragement in.

When she’s not working on wrestling music, she writes for her band and sings along on other tracks. When asked what her biggest accomplishment is so far, Shaw responded, “Getting to sing backup on the Smashing Pumpkins newest record was phenomenal. I also recorded music for the hit TV series iZombie. That was beyond cool.”

Stay tuned for music entrance music to come by Sheri Shaw on IMPACT WRESTLING.


New World Heavyweight Champion Eddie Edwards opened the show with some heartfelt words. He thanked the fans and the other IMPACT wrestlers for their support which led him to this day only for the man he defeated for the championship, Lashley, to interrupt and thinks immediately became physical. Lashley beat Eddie down the continued yelling for a referee to come to the ring so he could have his rematch. This brought out EC3 and Moose which caused the former champion to leave.


Aron Rex, much like last week against Baron Dax, could not seem to gain any momentum in the opening two rounds with Jessie Godderz dominating. It look towards the end of the 3rd round that we would have a new IMPACT Grand Champion, however, with desperation sinking in Aron Rex kicked Jessie Godderz in the face after falsely allowing him back into the ring and hit him with his running elbow strike for the pinfall victory.

The World Tag Team Champions, The Hardy’s, made their way to the ring. They described their battle with in The Great War at Bound For Glory as one of their most incredible battles. Matt praised Brother Nero, his wife Reby, his son King Maxel, Vanguard 1 and Senior Benjamin all as heroes. Broken Matt then had a premonition that their new challengers would be imminent…Within moments out came The Tribunal attacking the Hardy’s from behind leaving them laying. Are these the new challengers Broken Matt predicted?


In his IMPACT Wrestling in-ring debut Cody defeated The Miracle with his Cross Rhodes maneuver. Cody will now go on looking forward to a future World Championship opportunity.


With the controversial appointment of Marche Rockett as the Number 1 ranked contender to the X-Division Championship; DJZ picked up the victory using his patented rolling ZDT.


Gail Kim overcame the biggest thorn in her side in 2016 and gained control of the KnockOut’s Division at the same time. Both women beat each other all over the IMPACT Zone. Gail Kim nailed her Eat Defeat finishing maneuver but decided to pull Maria off the canvas at the 2 count, only to deliver ANOTHER Eat Defeat this time with a trash can in Maria’s face. Gail Kim is STILL your KnockOut’s champion and now is in control of the Knock Out’s Division.

EC3 vs MOOSE (Winner will face Lashley NEXT WEEK to determine the #1 contender to the World Championship)

A hard fought battle between two of IMPACT Wrestling’s most popular stars. Back and forth both men went in hope of gaining victory to face Eddie Edwards for the World Championship. In what some may call an upset; Moose secured the victory over EC3 with his ‘Game Breaker’ spinning clothesline to the back of EC3’s head.

As the show headed off air, Lashley came down to the ring and both he and Moose stared down. Next week both these men will fight to determine the #1 contender to face Eddie Edwards for the World Championship.


Last Thursday, Eddie Edwards shocked the world by defeating Lashley to become the new World Champion. This was an exciting moment in history that even Eddie couldn’t believe when he was handed the belt for the very first time. “Mine?!” he said.

But this win was more than substantial because of the backstory. Lashley, the former World Champion, was given three men to select an opponent from; EC3, Moose, and Eddie Edwards. That’s when he handpicked Eddie. Lashley believed that Eddie would be an obvious win. But to his surprise, it didn’t turn out that way.

New Champion, Eddie Edwards, had this to say after the match, “I’m in total shock but am so honored. Like Kevin Garnett said…Anything is possible.”

Tonight on IMPACT on POP, Eddie Edwards will kick off the night. What we he have to say? Will Eddie make enemies?

So many questions and so much to learn tonight on IMPACT. Tune in for all of the answers at 8/7c.

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Aron Rex Defends The IMPACT Grand Championship

The first IMPACT Grand Champion in company history Aron Rex makes his second defense of his championship on this weeks edition of IMPACT Wrestling on POP TV.

He defends against one of the performers he actually defeated in the qualifying stages of the tournament that being Jessie Godderz.

Godderz in the last few months has show off his untapped athletic ability in tag team competition with his tag partner in The BroMan’s; Robbie E. However, since the introduction of the IMPACT Grand Championship tournament, Godderz has shown a more aggressive mat game previously unseen by the fans of IMPACT Wrestling.

Jessie Godderz is a former captain of his college wrestling team and a professional of 4 years while Rex is a seasoned veteran of the sport.

Last week Rex defeated Baron Dax in the second round but struggled to maintain any type of offense in the first round. A tap out submission early in said second round gave him an aggressive victory in his first defense. He stated that the IMPACT Grand Championship is “changing the game’ and represented “Opportunity! An opportunity that I seized and an opportunity to see who is the best”

Will this ‘opportunity’ THURSDAY on POP TV give Jessie Godderz his first singles championship? Find out THIS THURSDAY 8/7c on IMPACT Wrestling.


On Sunday, Oct 2 at Bound For Glory, the world experienced Maria Kanellis-Bennett and Gail Kim going one-on-one for the first time ever. This was a match that was certainly anticipated, and a fight that was destined to happen.

With confidence, Gail Kim walked away victorious and became Knockouts Champion for a 6th time, along with becoming the first female inductee to the TNA Hall of Fame.

But the controversy between Maria and Gail still wasn’t over. Maria wanted a rematch and she wanted certain stipulations. So, President Billy Corgan made it happen…but tweaked the guidelines of the upcoming match.

So it was set. If Maria could win her rematch against Gail, she would be the Knockouts Champion and remain the Leader of The Knockouts. But, if not, she would lose all power.

On Thursday on IMPACT on POP, Gail will face off against Maria in a rematch- Title VS Power!

What will happen when these ladies go head to head again in the six-sided ring? Find out at 8/7c on Thursday.


THIS THURSDAY on IMPACT Wrestling, Cody will make his in ring debut against “The Miracle” Mike Bennett.

In this first time ever match up between the two but the comparisons between both are astounding.

Both men have won championships in other promotions across the world and both men have done so with their wives proudly by their side.

Mike Bennett is always accompanied by his wife, and current “Head of The Knockouts”, Maria. As a husband and wife duo they have both ran rampant through the IMPACT roster in 2016 since their debut in Bethlehem, PA.

Cody on the other hand, since making his debut at Bound For Glory, proudly walked down to the ring with his wife Brandi Rhodes in tow to send a message. That message was received loud and clear by the IMPACT Wrestling fans worldwide and even more so directly to “The Miracle” and “The First Lady of Professional Wrestling”.

On his debut night this could be where Cody solidifies himself as one of the top contenders in IMPACT Wrestling with a win over “The Miracle”. It could also be a night that Mike Bennett re-affirms his status as a World Heavyweight Championship contender.

Adding to this; if Maria cannot defeat Gail Kim in the upcoming “Title vs Power” KO’s Championship match the same night…Then it may just be a bad night for any couple with the last name Bennett.

Cody debuts against “The Miracle” Mike Bennett on IMPACT Wrestling THIS THURSDAY 8/7c on POP TV. #IMPACTonPOP


The phrase “Locker-Room Talk,” is term that many use nonchalantly to describe raw discussion that may or may not go publicly unheard. But recently the expression, “locker-room talk” has been catapulted into the media limelight. Donald Trump, current President Candidate, is under much controversy as he was accused of making vulgar statements in which he stated was just simply “locker-room talk.”

As for Maria Kanellis-Bennett, former Knockouts Champion, this isn’t the first time that she’s seen the terms “locker-room talk” and “Donald Trump” go hand in hand.

In 2010, Maria Kanellis-Bennett was a contestant on reality TV show, “The Celebrity Apprentice.” But her days on the show came to an end when she was fired for using language that Donald Trump classified as “locker room talk.”

Kanellis-Bennett made this statement about another contestant, “You came in our dressing room and you took a crap and left the stench in the room,” she said. “So that is the whole purpose of why I was upset. It wasn’t your room. It wasn’t your place to go.”

That was when Trump responded back with, “Isn’t it sort of gross to bring that up? It’s like disgusting. This is my boardroom. It’s not the locker room. Maria, you’re fired.”

Is there a double standard in this issue? Recently Maria-Kanellis Bennett had this to say to twitter.

News outlets such as CNN, The Daily Show, and Newsweek have reached out to Maria about this controversy. Stay tuned to and @impactwrestling socials for more information regarding this subject.