IMPACT Wrestling 05 25 2023

IMPACT results for Thursday, May 25 are courtesy of

Mike Bailey vs Chris Sabin

Before he challenges Trey Miguel for the X-Division Title tomorrow night at Under Siege, Chris Sabin looks to build momentum as he battles Mike Bailey! Sabin ties up Bailey in the ropes, then delivers a running dropkick. Bailey turns the tide with a handspring, followed by a single leg dropkick of his own. Bailey hits a running Shooting Star but Sabin cuts off his momentum. Sabin flies with a missile dropkick off the top, followed by a running boot. Sabin spikes him with a tornado DDT for two. Bailey drives his knees into the chest of Sabin. Sabin hits a flurry of knees but can’t put Bailey away with the follow-up powerbomb. Bailey soars with a springboard Moonsault to the outside. Sabin hits a Sunset Flip powerbomb as Bailey’s back collides with the floor. In the ring, Sabin launches him off the top with a German suplex. Bailey bounces back with a standing Spanish Fly for a very close near fall. Bailey successfully hits the Tornado Kick but Sabin evades Ultima Weapon. Sabin hits a Muscle Buster, followed by the Cradle Shock to win.

Chris Sabin def Mike Bailey

Trinity has rocked the wrestling world to its core since making her arrival in IMPACT Wrestling. This Friday at Under Siege, she makes her IMPACT Plus debut as she battles Gisele Shaw.

IMPACT World Champion Steve Maclin brutally assaulted PCO last week with the help of Champagne Singh and Shera. With their scheduled No Disqualification match just 24 hours away at Under Siege, what is the status of Perfect Creation One?

Steve Maclin declares that PCO will be unable to compete at Under Siege and will name his replacement later tonight.

Kenny King & Sheldon Jean vs Decay (Black Taurus & Crazzy Steve)

Nick Aldis joins Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt on commentary as he prepares to face Kenny King for the first time ever at Under Siege! Taurus takes King off his feet with a running shoulder tackle. Taurus then sends him spilling to the outside before targeting the arm of Jean. Moments later, Jean gains control with a dropkick to Taurus. King taunts the bull before delivering a powerslam for two. Steve hits a running cannonball, colliding with King in the corner. Taurus then suplexes his own partner onto the body of King. Taurus flies over the top while Steve gets a two-count on King. Steve bites King but he counters into the Royal Flush for three.

Kenny King & Sheldon Jean def Decay (Black Taurus & Crazzy Steve)

The hourglass has nearly run out as Jessicka continues to wait for Rosemary’s return from the Undead Realm.

Knockouts World Tag Team Champion Taylor Wilde w/ KiLynn King vs Jessicka

Jessicka must go it alone against one half of the Knockouts World Tag Team Champions, Taylor Wilde! Jessicka quickly falls victim to the numbers game as King provides a distraction on the apron. Wilde capitalizes with the Witch’s Wrath to score the quick victory.

Knockouts World Tag Team Champion Taylor Wilde w/ KiLynn King def Jessicka

After the match, The Coven continue the assault on Jessicka until someone emerges from the Undead Realm – it’s Courtney Rush. Rush clears the ring of The Coven and stands tall with Jessicka.

Backstage, Courtney Rush explains to Jessicka that she’s not supposed to be here – but since she is, she’s down to go on an adventure. Jessicka asks Rush if she wants to be a Death Doll and she accepts.

Angels w/ The Design (Deaner & Kon) vs Rich Swann w/ Sami Callihan

At Under Siege, it’s The Design vs Sami Callihan, Rich Swann and a mystery partner but first, Swann goes one-on-one with Angels! Angels uses the apron to his advantage as he trips up Swann and catapults him into the steel ring post. Angels remains in control with a half-and-half suplex. Swann fights out of the corner and creates separation with a neckbreaker. Swann launches himself off the apron with a senton to the floor. Swann hits a handspring cutter for two. Angels spikes Swann with draping DDT for a near fall of his own. Angels counters another handspring cutter into another half-and-half suplex. Angels soars with a Moonsault to the outside, followed by a top rope splash in the ring. Swann picks him off the top, then successfully hits the 450 Splash to win.

Rich Swann w/ Sami Callihan def Angels w/ The Design (Deaner & Kon)

After the match, The Design jump Swann from behind. Sami Callihan attempts to make the save with his baseball bat but also falls victim to the numbers game. Angels makes Swann watch as Deaner lays out Callihan with the bat.

Alisha interrupts Gia Miller’s interview with Knockouts World Champion Deonna Purrazzo. Alisha tells Purrazo that soon, she’ll see Jordynne Grace’s true colors. Purrazzo and Grace are set to clash for the Knockouts World Title tomorrow night at Under Siege and if Grace doesn’t win, she can no longer challenge Purrazzo as long as she is champion.

A wild brawl has erupted in the backstage area as Masha Slamovich puts Killer Kelly to sleep.

Alisha Edwards vs Jordynne Grace

Grace makes quick work of Alisha as she spikes her with the Grace Drive to score the dominant victory.

Jordynne Grace def Alisha Edwards

IMPACT World Tag Team Champion Chris Bey w/ Ace Austin vs John Skyler w/ Jason Hotch & Brian Myers

Following the upset victory for Jason Hotch over Ace Austin last week, Chris Bey looks to even the score as he battles John Skyler! Skyler retreats to the outside but Bey follows him with a dropkick through the ropes. Skyler avoids a slingshot crossbody, then drives him face-first into the steel ring post. Back in the ring, Bey hits a slingshot DDT to regain control. Bey misses an elbow drop, allowing Skyler to capitalize with a spear from the apron. Hotch gets up on the apron but Austin neutralizes him at ringside. Bey takes out Myers with a dropkick then transitions into The Art of Finesse on Skyler to win.

IMPACT World Tag Team Champion Chris Bey w/ Ace Austin def John Skyler w/ Jason Hotch & Brian Myers

MPACT World Champion Steve Maclin is in the ring and declares that the match against PCO is not happening at Under Siege because he “killed” him. However, Maclin says that he will defend his title against an opponent of his choosing – Champagne Singh. Singh and Shera join Maclin in the ring when IMPACT President Scott D’Amore interrupts. D’Amore overturns Maclin’s decision to have Singh challenge for his title. D’Amore says that he’s happy to have Maclin as the IMPACT World Champion – as long as he’s a fighting champion. D’Amore tries to strike a deal with Maclin, promising that if Maclin his opponent at Under Siege, he will personally hand him the IMPACT World Title like he said he would at Rebellion. Maclin ups the ante and D’Amore agrees to the terms – if Maclin wins at Under Siege, D’Amore will put the title around his waist. D’Amore reveals that PCO will still be his opponent as the lights go out and Perfect Creation One appears in the ring. PCO takes out Singh and Shera as Maclin retreats up the ramp. PCO stands tall with the World Title as IMPACT! goes off the air.