Can Jordynne Grace finally end La Wera Loca’s record-setting reign on her turf?
Best of Five series, Match Two: Michael Elgin defeated Eddie Edwards via pinfall
Eddie tried to start the match with a kick, but Elgin was ready and chopped him down, hit an exploder and picked up an early two count, gaining control of the match. Edwarda hit a rolling German, but Elgin no sold and went for a sliding lariat but Eddir countered into a crucifix pin for a near fall. Eddie followed up with a dragon screw on the ropes and went for a dive, but was countered into a sit down powerbomb for another near-fall.
Elgin worked over Edwards until he went for a superplex, but Eddie dropped down. Elgin blocked a tiger bomb attempt, but Eddie caught him with a lariat and got the tiger bomb for a near-fall. Eddie went for the Boston Knee Party, but Elgin dodged to the floor, so Eddie hit a suicide dive.
Eddie hit a Diamond-giri, and went for a top rope hurricanrana, but Elgin blocked and went for a powerbomb only for Eddie to counter for another near-fall. Elgin blocked tried for the crossface, but Eddie rotated for a pin attempt.
Eddie hit a German suplex and another BKP attempt, but Elgin dodged, followed up with the buckle bomb and the Elgin Bomb for the win. Elgin is now 2-0 up.
We saw a video package for Jordynne Grace’s chase of the Knockout’s championship.
Gabbi Loren tried to interview Taya Valkyrie asking her about Taya’s preparedness, to which Taya answered she obviously was, but if she cared about it, she wouldn’t be out there disturbing her. Taya said that no one ever believed in her and no one thought she would be able to retain this long, but now she’s the longest reigning champion.
Madman Fulton defeated Daga via pinfall
This was a power vs speed match, big vs small. Daga went for Fulton’s leg with a low dropkick, but a second was caught by Fulton who took him down with one clothesline. Daga then tried for a hurricanrana, but Fulton caught him and went for a powerbomb to the floor, but Daga was able to keep hold and send fulton to the floor, following up with a tope suicida.
Both men make it back to the ring, but Fulton again manages to catch Daga and take him down with a big boot for a near-fall, and Fulton took control of the match.
Daga then fires up and starts throwing strikes at Fulton. Daga hit a missile dropkick, then a short DDT for a near-fall.
The two then exchanged near falls, and Daga looked set for victory following a middle rope German suplex and a death valley driver. The Crist brothers then came down for the distraction but Daga took them out with a dive. He then hit a top rope Cutter on Fulton, but when Daga went for the Tornado DDT Fulton blocked and hit an End of Days for the win.
Backstage, Moose was getting a massage, asking to get some work on his butt because Rhino has been a pain in his ass. Moose said that he is tired of dealing with Rhino, who then came in and attacked Moose. He stole his towel and slapped him with it, sending Moose running off.
Fallah Bahh defeated Ethan Page via pinfall
Page starts by jumping Bahh, but Bahh uses his heft to get in control. Bahh then used some athleticism with a cartwheel, followed up by a belly-to-belly which sent Page to the outside. Josh distracted Bahh, giving Page the opening to attack Bahh and regain some control.
Page went for strikes, but Bahh started to fire up, whipping him to the corner and hitting a running hip attack. Bahh hit a samoan drop and went for the Banzai Drop, but Alexander saved Page from the move. TJP ran in and took out Josh with a tope con giro.
Back in the ring, Bahh rolled up Page with a scored the upset, earning a tag title shot.
In the Undead Realm, James Mitchell and Havok find Susie. Mitchell is happy that it’s her and not Su Yung, but Su Yung seems to have mastered transforming from one to the other and she is tricking Mitchell and Havok.
Rob Van Dam defeated Joey Ryan via pinfall
RVD has a new theme song, it’s objectively awful.
Joey Ryan started by stalling, putting on oil all over and asking RVD to touch it, which led to a R-V-D taunt. Katie Forbes got in the ring and made out with RVD, then danced in the ring until the distraction was enough for RVD to jump Ryan.
RVD worked over Ryan for a bit with kicks, but he played to the crowd so much that Ryan fought back, sending both men to the outside.
Back in the ring, RVD poked Ryan’s eyes.
RVD worked over Ryan, playing to the crowd and being all over Katie Forbes.
Joey Ryan caught RVD with a tope suicida and they traded some near falls before Ryan finally got RVD’s hand on his penis, but Rob was actually able to counter Ryan with a kick. RVD hit the Five Star Frog Splash and picked up the win.
Backstage, Su Yung is dragging James Mitchell with the rope she was hanged with. Su Yung chokes him out and sends him to the Undead Realm again.
Johnny Swinger approached Willie Mack about backing him up tonight, saying he had the Fuji dust and the roll of quarters ready. Mack told him to stay out of his way.
Willie Mack vs Mahabali Shera ended in a no contest
Rohit grabbed Mack’s foot, allowing Shera to jump him to start the match. They quickly got into strikes, with Mack getting the advantage . As this happened, Rohit attacked him declaring the match a no contest.
Johnny Swinger came down with a chair to run off the Desi Hit Squad, so the match is being restarted as a tag team match.
Desi Hit Squad (Mahabali Shera & Rohit Raju) defeated Willie Mack & Johnny Swinger via pinfall
Desi Hit Squad controlled over Swinger at the start. Eventually, Swinger managed to escape Shera and tag in Mack, who ran wild and hit all of his moves.
Swinger blind-tagged himself in, but actually managed to get the best of Shera for a bit until he suggested a double team move. Mack refused to tag, so Rohit eventually pulled Mack out, Shera took down Swinger, picking up the win.
Gabbi Loren interviewed Tessa Blanchard about her upcoming match with Ace Austin and his mind games. Tessa said that Ace is a scumbag, but not even a good one at it. Ace approached them and hit on Tessa, who answered in the form of punches until Reno Scum and The Rascalz broke them up. Ace Austin & Reno Scum vs Tessa Blanchard, Tommy Dreamer, and Trey Miguel next week.
IMPACT Knockouts Title: Jordynne Grace defeated Champion Taya Valkyrie via pinfall to win the title.
Taya jumped Grace to start and goes straight for the strikes and running hip attacks. Taya distracts the referee to allow Bravo to choke out Grace, following up with the running knees.
Taya gets control over Grace, distracting the referee to let Bravo attack. Jordynne starts to make a comeback with strikes, landing a desperation German. Taya tried running to escape to the outside, but Grace followed with a suicide dive.
Jordynne went to the top rope, but Bravo interfered again, tossing her down to Taya works over Jordynne’s arm and back. Jordynne fights back, finally landing a desperation spinebuster.
Both women threw strikes until Grace hit a couple of scoop slams, followed with the Grace Driver for a near-fall.
They fought on the apron where Jordynne looked for a piledriver, but Taya hit a brutal powerbomb into the steel steps on the floor. Taya pulled Jordynne to the entrance ramp, hitting the Road To Valhalla where Jordynne made it to the ring at 9, and a near-fall for the champ.
Taya went for a top rope moonsault, but Grace pulled her off, hitting a muscle buster for a near-fall. Taya locked in an armbar, but Grace powered into a near-fall. Taya locked it back in, but Grace reversed it into a crossface, but Bravo pulled them into the ropes.
Jordynne hit a Vader Bomb and Grace Driver, but Bravo pulled the referee out of the ring. The referee was pulled back into the ring by Grace and accidentally speared by Taya. Bravo laid on top of Taya to protect her, but Grace hit a top rope senton to take them both out, followed up by the Grace Driver for the win, ending Taya’s record breaking reign.