August 16, 2018
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We get right to the action this week on IMPACT Wrestling!
Sami Callihan w/ oVe (Jake & Dave Crist) vs. Fenix
Jake tries to get involved in the early going but Fenix kicks him off the apron.
Fenix dives over the top rope, taking out all of oVe on the outside!
Fenix hits Callihan with a Swanton Bomb for a near fall.
Jake trips up Fenix from the outside, allowing Callihan to connect with a brand new move!
Callihan distracts the referee while Jake chokes Fenix from the outside.
Fenix goes for a springboard but Callihan throws him off the top rope, sending him crashing into the stage!
Fenix connects with a handspring cutter on the ramp!
Fenix hits another springboard cutter, this time in the ring, but Callihan is still able to kick out.
Jake and Dave Crist hold Fenix on the top rope but Pentagon Jr fights them off! Fenix connects with the spinning Muscle Buster on Callihan to win!
After the match, Fenix finds out that he’s earned an X-Division championship match against Brian Cage in two weeks! Cage approaches him and stares down the number one contender.
Backstage, Alicia Atout interviews Allie and Kiera Hogan ahead of Allie’s non-title match against Su Yung tonight. Allie says she’s not going to be distracted in her fight against Su because Kiera has her back.
Johnny Impact vs. Jimmy Jacobs
During Impact’s entrance, Kongo Kong attacks him from behind, giving Jacobs the early advantage. Jacobs goes for the pin but Impact kicks out!
Impact begins to fight back, causing Kong to attack him once again! The referee calls for the bell, ending the match in disqualification.
Jacobs orders Kong to continue the beatdown but eventually, Impact counters with a tornado DDT to Kong on the stage! Jacobs hits Impact in the back with a steel chair but it has no effect! Jacobs attempts to retreat but Impact uses his parkour skills to cut him off. Impact takes out Jacobs with the same steel steps that Kong used to injure him!
Backstage, KM and Fallah Bahh argue over who has a date with Scarlett Bordeaux tonight. Scarlett invites them both to be on the first episode of the Smoke Show. KM tells Scarlett how he tried to take Fallah under his wing but it hasn’t worked. Scarlett convinces KM to do things Fallah’s way instead.
IMPACT World Champion Austin Aries is in the ring, just one week after Killer Kross helped him retain the title against Eddie Edwards. Aries introduces Kross as his new insurance policy. Kross says the reason he joined Aries is because they both want the same thing – change. Aries insults Eddie and his wife, Alisha, suggesting that she’s interested in a romantic relationship with him. Aries warns anyone else that challenges him will get crossed out by the Killer. Aries and Kross are walking up the ramp when Eddie Edwards cuts them off. Kross stands between Eddie and Aries so Eddie starts teeing off on him with his kendo stick! Eddie takes out Kross with a cutter but Kross gets right back up and chokes him out with the Kross Jacket! Aries stands over Eddie with the IMPACT World Championship held high.
Backstage, Eddie’s wife Alisha checks on him. Alisha tells him that he’s still crazy and they can’t be together. Eddie has another meltdown.
Eli Drake w/ Cult of Lee (Trevor Lee & Caleb Konley) vs. Joe Hendry w/ Grado & Katarina
Before the match gets underway, we see Hendry’s latest parody video starring Eli Drake and the Cult of Lee look alikes.
Drake hits a big neckbreaker out of the corner.
Hendry begins to build momentum with a series of strikes, followed by a neckbreaker of his own!
Konley tries to get involved but Hendry sends him back to the outside! Grado decks Konley on the floor.
Lee distracts the referee, causing Grado to get up on the apron to stop him. Drake pushes Hendry into Grado, knocking him to the floor. Drake rolls up Hendry to pick up the win!
After the match, Hendry and Katarina are mad at Grado for costing Hendry the match.
Matt Sydal is seen meditating as he reflects on his recent losses.
We see footage from the oVe cam where Sami Callihan says he’s going to end Pentagon Jr once and for all in a Mexican Death Match next week!
Knockouts Champion Su Yung w/ Undead Bridesmaids vs. Allie w/ Kiera Hogan – Non-Title Match
Allie is in control when the Undead Bridesmaids attempt to distract her in the early going. Allie refocuses on the match but Su sends her crashing to the floor.
Su launches herself off the apron, taking Allie back down to the ground.
Allie begins to fight back but Su cuts off her momentum with a big palm strike.
Allie starts to build momentum with a neckbreaker, followed by a senton for a near fall.
The Undead Bridesmaids get up on the apron but Kiera takes them out! Kiera is a on a roll when the Undead Maid of Honour sends her into the steel ring post!
Back inside the ring, Allie hits Su with the Lungblower.
Allie is looking to put Su away but Tessa Blanchard attacks her from behind, causing the disqualification! Su puts on her bloody glove and locks in the Mandible Claw on Tessa! Allie hits Tessa with the superkick, followed by the Codebreaker on Su to stand tall.
In two weeks, IMPACT Wrestling presents Redefined, a special must-see event!
Tag Team Champions LAX (Santana & Ortiz) w/ Konnan vs. The OGz (Homicide & Hernandez) w/ King – Non-Title Street Fight
The two groups’ respective leaders, Konnan and King, meet in the streets. They agree to not let themselves or other crew members get involved of the fight, allowing Santana and Ortiz to fight fairly against Homicide and Hernandez. The battle lines have been drawn and the street fight is on!
It’s total anarchy as King goes against his word and sends in other OGz members. Konnan retaliates by sending in more members of LAX.
King tosses a flapjack to Homicide but Ortiz grabs it instead and takes him out!
Hernandez hits Santana with a Border Toss into a huge crowd of people! Hernandez then chokes out Ortiz with a rope.
Hernandez attempts to stab Ortiz with a screwdriver but Santana stops him with a huge flapjack shot!
Santana and Ortiz reclaim the Tag Team Championships that the OGz stole from them at Slammiversary. King approaches LAX and tells them it isn’t over. King gets down on his knees and begs Konnan to hit him. IMPACT Wrestling goes off the air as Konnan clobbers him with the flapjack.
Next week, Pentagon Jr battles Sami Callihan in a Mexican Death Match, plus so much more. Don’t miss it!