IMPACT Wrestling 06 29 2023

IMPACT Wrestling results for June 29 are courtesy of

Lio Rush made his official debut in IMPACT Wrestling on Thursday’s episode. He will now challenge Chris Sabin for the IMPACT X-Division Title at Slammiversary on July 15.

X-Division Champion Chris Sabin vs Trey Miguel – X-Division Championship

IMPACT! kicks off with Trey Miguel’s contractually-obligated rematch for the X-Division Title! The fight spills to the outside where Miguel hits a modified 619 from the apron. Back in the ring, Sabin gains control with a clothesline. Miguel rakes the eyes, then hits a running boot. Sabin fires back with a Superplex for two. Sabin avoids the Lightning Spiral, then locks in an STF submission. Miguel crawls to the bottom rope, forcing him to break the hold. Miguel goes for the Meteora but Sabin counters. Sabin has Miguel up for the Cradle Shock when out of nowhere, Zachary Wentz makes his shocking return and blindsides Sabin.

X-Division Champion Chris Sabin def Trey Miguel by Disqualification – X-Division Championship

Wentz reunites with his former partner in the Rascalz as he and Miguel deliver a 2-on-1 assault to Sabin. IMPACT World Champion Alex Shelley runs out to make the save as Miguel and Wentz retreat to the back.

Trey Miguel and Zachary Wentz vow to take what is rightfully theirs after they were “abandoned” by the fans.

(Wentz was best known in NXT as Nash Carter. He was one one half of the NXT Tag Team Champions with Wes Lee)

Trinity vs Jai Vidal w/ Gisele Shaw & Savannah Evans

Knockouts World Champion Deonna Purrazzo joins Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt on commentary as she prepares to defend her title against Gisele Shaw on the Down Under Tour and Trinity at Slammiversary. The bell rings and Vidal quickly retreats to the outside. Trinity turns her back, allowing Vidal to attack her from behind. Vidal slaps Trinity in the face but she returns the favor just moments later. Shaw distracts the referee as Evans trips up Trinity from the outside. This allows Vidal to gain control by driving the back of her head into the apron. Trinity quickens the pace with a springboard kick for two. Trinity then spikes Vidal into the mat and locks in Star Struck to win by submission.

Trinity def Jai Vidal w/ Gisele Shaw & Savannah Evans

After the match, Gisele Shaw and Savannah Evans jump Trinity from behind. Deonna Purrazzo hesitates momentarily before coming to her aid.

Moose tells Brian Myers to ditch the “dead weight”, AKA The Good Hands, as they prepare to challenge for the IMPACT World Tag Team Titles at Slammiversary.

After becoming an officially-licensed referee, Zicky Dice bent the rules to help Johnny Swinger defeat Bhupinder Gujjar earlier tonight on BTI. As a result, referee Daniel Spencer informs Swinger that his victory will not count towards his road to 50.

Lio Rush vs Jack Price

Worldwide wrestling star Lio Rush makes his IMPACT debut against Jack Price! Rush puts his speed on display from the opening bell as he gains the early advantage. Rush knocks him off the apron, then dives through the ropes with a shot of adrenaline. Back in the ring, Rush soars with the Final Hour to win.

Lio Rush def Jack Price

An enraged Santino Marella vows to make Dirty Dango pay for the comments he made about his daughter when IMPACT returns to Windsor this July.

Being unable to coexist against Bully Ray and Steve Maclin last week, Frankie Kazarian and Eddie Edwards agree that they’re better off as opponents than partners.

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

After coming to the aid of Killer Kelly last week, Masha Slamovich joins the fight against The Coven as she goes one-on-one with KiLynn King! The bell rings and King immediately goes on the attack. Slamovich quickly turns the tide as she pulls her down to the mat by her hair. Slamovich hits a running dropkick but King cuts her off mid-dive. King distracts the referee, allowing Wilde to attack Slamovich from the outside. King hits a big clothesline for two. Slamovich creates some much-needed separation with an explosive back suplex. Slamovich almost puts her away with a spinning heel kick. Slamovich dives through the ropes, colliding with King on the outside. Wilde throws King into the steel ring post when Killer Kelly appears on the ramp and neutralizes her with a steel chain. Slamovich hits the Snow Plow to win.

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

After the match, Slamovich links herself to Kelly with the dog collar.

The stars of IMPACT praise Scott D’Amore for his role in coaching some of the greatest talent in professional wrestling history.

Gia Miller interviews Scott D’Amore as he prepares to make his long-awaited in-ring return. Earlier today on social media, it was revealed that NHL legend Darren McCarty will be the Special Enforcer for Scott D’Amore and PCO vs Bully Ray and Steve Maclin at Slammiversary. They’re interrupted by The Good Hands who blame D’Amore for their downward spiral as of late. D’Amore turns down a challenge but says they can face PCO next week.

Yuya Uemura vs Kenny King w/ Sheldon Jean

Before the opening bell, Digital Media Champion Joe Hendry is in the production truck and tells producer Josh Mathews to wait for the signal. The match begins as Uemura has King reeling in the early going. King uses the referee as a shield, allowing him to deliver a cheap shot and gain control. Uemura counters the Royal Flush, then builds momentum with a series of strikes minutes later. Uemura hits a running bulldog out of the corner for two. Uemura counters a stalling suplex into a DDT and both men are down. King hits a pinpoint kick to the head, followed by the Royal Flush to win.

Kenny King w/ Sheldon Jean def Yuya Uemura

After the match, Joe Hendry “celebrates” the career of Kenny King with the debut of a new music video. Hendry highlights the year 2013 when King became a male stripper.

Nick Aldis Explains His Actions to Alex Shelley

#1 Contender Nick Aldis returns to the IMPACT Zone to explain why he attacked Alex Shelley with the IMPACT World Title just two weeks ago. Shelley quickly interrupts and says that no one cares about his explanation. Things are about to get physical when Aldis tells Shelley to go sit in the crowd. Shelley is honored to sit with the fans as Aldis continues. Aldis accuses the Motor City Machine Guns of working against him when they were partners in the recent 10-person tag team main event on IMPACT. Aldis says that Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin have worked hard to remove guys like him from the business. Aldis claims that at Slammiversary, he will no longer just defeat Shelley – he will embarrass and humiliate him too. A brawl breaks out between Shelley and Aldis at ringside. Aldis is about to hit Shelley with the IMPACT World Title again when Sabin makes the save for his partner. But then, Lio Rush blindsides Sabin as Aldis re-joins the fray. Aldis and Rush lay out the Motor City Machine Guns, standing tall with the IMPACT World Title and X-Division Title as IMPACT! goes off the air.