The action begins Before the IMPACT with an exclusive match!
Havok w/ Rosemary vs Jordynne Grace
Two powerhouses collide in our first bout of the evening. Anthony Carelli joins Tom Hannifan on commentary. Grace grounds her opponent with a headlock. Havok turns it around as she hits a vertical suplex. Havok remains in control with several running boots in the corner. Havok plants her face-first into the canvas. Grace avoids a leg drop, then uses her speed advantage to gain momentum. Havok hits a Death Valley Driver for two. Grace connects with a running senton, followed by a Vader Bomb for a near fall of her own. Havok hits a thunderous sit-down powerbomb but it’s still not enough to keep Grace down. Grace can’t get her up for the Grace Driver so she instead locks in a sleeper, forcing Havok pass out!
Jordynne Grace def Havok w/ Rosemary
Following an unforgettable Sacrifice, the road to Rebellion continues on an all-new IMPACT!
Josh Alexander Kicks Off IMPACT!
Josh Alexander opens the show after making his shocking return at Sacrifice where, following an attack on IMPACT World Champion Moose, he revealed that not only has he signed a new multi-year contract, but he will also challenge Moose for the IMPACT World Title at Rebellion. Alexander vows to exact his revenge on Moose after he stole the IMPACT World Title from him at Bound For Glory. Honor No More interrupts and their leader, Eddie Edwards, claims that Alexander has had everything handed to him on a silver platter. Alexander is shocked by the way Edwards has changed in recent weeks, joining Honor No More and blaming everyone else for his shortcomings. Former ROH World Champion Matt Taven comes to the defense of Edwards but Alexander fires back and says that when Taven won his company’s World Title, it put them out of business. Things get physical as Alexander falls victim to the numbers game as is beaten down by Honor No More until Rich Swann and Willie Mack make the save. IMPACT Executive Vice President Scott D’Amore announces two huge matchups for tonight. In the main event, Eddie Edwards will go one-on-one with Rich Swann. Also, Kenny King will battle Willie Mack and that match starts right now!
Willie Mack vs Kenny King
Honor No More and Team IMPACT are banned from ringside for this match and the main event tonight. Mack takes control with a slingshot crossbody to the outside. Mack continues the assault with a back body drop on the floor. King drives him throat-first into the ropes to gain momentum. Mack hits a powerslam but misses the follow-up standing Moonsault. King begins to wear him down with a Camel Clutch submission. Mack goes low, then succesfully hits the standing Moonsault for two. Mack hits the Stunner, followed by the Six Star Frog Splash to win!
Willie Mack def Kenny King
Scott D’Amore gives Moose the contract for his IMPACT World Title defense against Josh Alexander at Rebellion and says that if he doesn’t have it signed by next week, he’ll be stripped of the IMPACT World Title!
John Skyler vs Crazzy Steve vs Ace Austin w/ Madman Fulton – Rebellion X-Division Title Match Qualifier
The winner of this match will head to Rebellion where Trey Miguel defends his X-Division Championship in a Triple Threat match! Speaking of the champ, Trey joins Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt on commentary. Steve hits a running cannonball on Skyler but crashes and burns on Austin. Steve takes out Skyler with a springboard crossbody to the floor. Steve does further damage to Skyler as he locks in the Tarantula on the ropes. Skyler comes back with a sit-down powerbomb on Steve. Skyler gets bitten by Steve who gets taken out with a modified Fold from Austin just moments later. Austin pins Steve to advance to Rebellion!
Ace Austin w/ Madman Fulton def Crazzy Steve & John Skyler – Rebellion X-Division Title Match Qualifier
Raj Singh confronts Bhupinder Gujjar and asks why he hasn’t been returning his phone calls. Former IMPACT star Larry D makes a surprising reappearance and knocks out Singh with a right hand!
Violent By Design reflects on defeating their former allies, The Good Brothers, to become the new IMPACT World Tag Team Champions at Sacrifice. Eric Young reveals that it was all “by design”.
Knockouts World Champion Tasha Steelz, Savannah Evans & Knockouts World Tag Team Champions The Influence (Madison Rayne & Tenille Dashwood) w/ Kaleb With a K vs Mickie James, Chelsea Green & The IInspiration (Cassie Lee & Jessie McKay) – All Star Knockouts Tag
After a new Knockouts World Champion and Knockouts World Tag Team Champions were crowned at Sacrifice, the Knockouts take center stage in this All Star Knockouts Tag! It is revealed that Chelsea Green reinjured her wrist during the Champ Champ Challenge against Deonna Purrazzo, evident by her wearing a cast during this match. The Influence trip up Lee from the outside, allowing Evans to gain control with a running leg drop. Steelz pummels Lee with a flurry of kicks in the corner, followed by a spear from Evans. Lee finally creates some separation after causing The Influence to collide with each other. Lee makes the tag to James who quickens the pace. Steelz catches her off-guard with a cutter. Kaleb With a K pulls Green off the apron but she makes him pay for it with a low blow. In the ring, James hit the Mick-DT on Steelz to pin the Knockouts World Champion!
Mickie James, Chelsea Green & The IInspiration (Cassie Lee & Jessie McKay) def Knockouts World Champion Tasha Steelz, Savannah Evans & Knockouts World Tag Team Champions The Influence (Madison Rayne & Tenille Dashwood) w/ Kaleb With a K – All Star Knockouts Tag
Following his victory over PCO at Sacrifice, JONAH says that he doesn’t believe in monsters but monsters believe in him. JONAH claims that he broke PCO’s neck, proving to the world that he is indeed human.
Bullet Club Addresses the IMPACT Zone
The Bullet Club addresses the IMPACT Zone just days after Sacrifice where Jay White defeated Alex Shelley and The Good Brothers dropped the IMPACT World Tag Team Titles to Violent By Design. Doc Gallows says it’s not about fun and games anymore and vows to become IMPACT World Tag Team Champions once again. White calls out Shelley and offers to “Too Sweet” him. Shelley declines the offer but says that he has no regrets about his performance at Sacrifice because it was a war, regardless of who came out on top. Shelley is hurt by the fact that White didn’t shake his hand at Sacrifice after everything they’ve been through. White says it’s not personal, it’s just business. White claims that everything in professional wrestling happens because of him. Shelley responds by saying that Jay White happened because of him. Shelley’s longtime ally, Chris Sabin, joins him on the stage, leading to the challenge for a tag team match next week – the Motor City Machine Guns vs Jay White and Chris Bey of the Bullet Club!
Josh Alexander tells Scott D’Amore that it should be him in the main event against Eddie Edwards tonight, not Rich Swann. D’Amore gives Alexander a match against Honor No More member Matt Taven next week and tells him to focus on his IMPACT World Title opportunity against Moose at Rebellion.
When Gisele Shaw and Lady Frost interrupt Deonna Purrazzo’s interview once again, she offers them both a shot at the ROH Women’s World Championship and the AAA Reina de Reinas Championship in a special Triple Threat Champ Champ Challenge next week!
The road to Rebellion continues on an all-new IMPACT!, next Thursday at 8/7c on AXS TV and 8:30pm ET on YouTube for IMPACT Insiders. Deonna Purrazzo defends the AAA & ROH Women’s World Championships against Gisele Shaw and Lady Frost. Rhino seeks revenge on Maclin when they go one-on-one. Josh Alexander squares off with Honor No More’s Matt Taven. Plus, the Motor City Machine Guns battle the Bullet Club’s Jay White and Chris Bey to kick off the show and more!
Rich Swann vs Eddie Edwards
The war between Honor No More and Team IMPACT is far from over as former friends Eddie Edwards and Rich Swann collide in tonight’s main event! Swann launches himself off the apron to jumpstart the match. They brawl around the ringside area before heading into the ring where Edwards takes control with a back elbow. Honor No More’s Maria Kanellis joins Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt on commentary. Edwards hits a belly-to-belly suplex out of the corner. Swann hits a modified 619 but crashes and burns on the follow-up flip from the apron. Swann sends Edwards crashing to the floor with a wild Hurricanrana. Both men exchange strikes in the middle of the ring with Swann gaining the upper-hand following a clothesline. Edwards locks in the Half Boston Crab but Swann gets to the bottom rope in order to break the hold. Swann counters the Tiger Driver into a pinning predicament for a near fall. Edwards counters the handspring cutter into a modified Blue Thunder Bomb for two. Edwards successfully hits the Tiger Driver but it’s still not enough to keep Swann down. Swann connects with back-to-back handspring cutters. Edwards avoids the 450 Splash, hits the Boston Knee Party and spikes Swann with a driver to win!
Eddie Edwards def Rich Swann
Honor No More joins Eddie Edwards in the ring as IMPACT! goes off the air.