IMPACT Wrestling 10 05 2023

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Knockouts World Tag Team Champion Killer Kelly w/ Masha Slamovich vs Tasha Steelz

After forming an alliance with Deonna Purrazzo, Tasha Steelz looks to make a statement against one half of the Knockouts World Tag Team Champions, Killer Kelly! Steelz gains the early advantage with a draping DDT, spiking Kelly on the floor. Slamovich comes to Kelly’s aid on the outside but Steelz makes her pay with a baseball slide dropkick. Back in the ring, Steelz hits Kelly with a pump kick for two. Steelz locks in a Camel Clutch but Kelly fights free. Kelly builds momentum with a series of clotheslines, followed by a headbutt. Kelly hits the hesitation dropkick in the corner for a near fall of her own. Kelly catches Steelz with a sleeper in mid-air. Deonna Purrazzo appears at ringside and pulls the referee out of the ring. Steelz capitalizes with the Blackout on Kelly to win.

Tasha Steelz w/ Deonna Purrazzo def Knockouts World Tag Team Champion Killer Kelly w/ Masha Slamovich

After Jai Vidal inadvertently cost Gisele Shaw her match against Trinity last week, Shaw makes Vidal the tag team partner of John Skyler tonight as they face off against ABC in the return of Fan’s Revenge!

Gia Miller interviews Jonathan Gresham after he cheated to defeat Mike Bailey last week. Gresham says that he did it to a prove a point, that wrestlers can get away with anything in IMPACT. Bailey confronts him but Gresham backs off.

Digital Media Champion Tommy Dreamer calls out Crazzy Steve. Last week, Steve attacked Dreamer from behind with his Feast or Fired briefcase, which grants him a future Digital Media Title shot. Dreamer praises Steve for being a great professional wrestler, despite being legally blind. Dreamer reminisces about the moments he’s shared with Steve over the years. Dreamer relates to Steve after they both saw their parents suffer. Dreamer says that if Steve wanted a shot at his title, all he had to do was ask. They hug in the middle of the ring but then, the situation takes a turn as Steve stabs Dreamer in the back with a fork.

Jake Something, Dirty Dango, Champagne Singh, Eric Young & Jordynne Grace def Brian Myers, Shera, KiLynn King, Jody Threat & Bully Ray

The winning team will face off against each other next week in a 5-way match to determine the #1 and #20 entrants in the Call Your Shot Gauntlet at Bound For Glory! Singh and Shera are on opposite teams tonight as Young prevents them from working together. Alpha Bravo provides a distraction, allowing Dango to blindside Threat. Bravo chokes Threat on the outside, then tosses her back in the ring. Threat gets her boot up before making the tag to Myers. Grace powers up Myers for a big vertical suplex. Grace squares off with Bully but he gains control with a powerslam. Young is headed to the top but Shera trips him up. Grace connects with a Spinebuster on Threat. Grace counters a Neutralizer attempt from King, then makes the tag to Something. The pace quickens as Something sends Bully crashing off the top rope to the floor. The match begins to break down as Something attacks his own partners, Dango and Singh. Something sends Shera Into the Void to win.

Jake Something, Dirty Dango, Champagne Singh, Eric Young & Jordynne Grace def Brian Myers, Shera, KiLynn King, Jody Threat & Bully Ray

During an interview with Gia Miller, Josh Alexander says that even though he’s not IMPACT World Champion anymore, he still has a champion’s mentality – and that’s exactly why he accepted Kon’s challenge tonight just weeks before his IMPACT World Title match against Alex Shelley at Bound For Glory. Shelley interrupts to tell Alexander that he will be on commentary for the match, and will ensure that Alexander is 100% at the biggest event of the year.

Friends. Peers. Opponents. Mickie James challenges Trinity for the Knockouts World Title in a first-time-ever dream match at Bound For Glory.

Trinity says that she will be proud to stand across the ring from Mickie James at Bound For Glory.

ABC (Ace Austin & Chris Bey) vs John Skyler & Jai Vidal – Fan’s Revenge Match

John Skyler must pay for sins of The Good Hands as he and Jai Vidal battle ABC in the return of Fan’s Revenge! Fans surround the ring with leather straps in-hand and can assault the competitors if they are thrown to the outside. Bey quickly sends Skyler to the floor as a fan whips him in the back. Then Bey is tossed to the outside but the fans choose not to whip him. Skyler stops one fan from whipping him but gets blindsided by someone else. Bey launches himself off the back of Austin, taking out Skyler with a back elbow in the corner. Vidal is the next competitor to get whipped. Moments later, Vidal distracts the referee, allowing Skyler to hang up Austin on the ropes. Austin bounces back with a springboard kick to Vidal. Skyler gets whipped all around the ringside area until he steals one of their whips. Bey soars over the top rope, colliding with Skyler on the outside. Back in the ring, ABC hit the 1, 2 Sweet on Skyler to win.

ABC (Ace Austin & Chris Bey) def John Skyler & Jai Vidal – Fan’s Revenge Match

Moose w/ Brian Myers vs Bhupinder Gujjar

With an IMPACT World Title opportunity in his possession, Moose refocuses on singles competition against Bhupinder Gujjar! Moose hits two strong Irish whips into the corner. Moose hits a Uranage but Gujjar avoids the follow-up spear. Moose quickly shuts down his momentum with a big clothesline, followed by a thunderous powerbomb. Moose hits the spear to win.

Moose w/ Brian Myers def Bhupinder Gujjar

After the match, Steve Maclin confronts Moose and Brian Myers in the middle of the ring. Maclin lays claim to Moose’s Feast or Fired briefcase after he was the one who retrieved it from above the ring post – until Rhino Gored it out of his hands. Moose thinks this is a setup and expects Bully Ray to attack at any moment. Maclin says that Bully is too busy running from PCO but he’s not afraid of the monster because he’s defeated him before. The lights go out and PCO appears in the ring. PCO sends Myers to the outside before taking out Moose and Maclin with a double clothesline. As Maclin is retreating up the ramp, he gets Gored by Rhino once again.

ABC reveal that they are going to challenge for the IMPACT World Tag Team Titles at Bound For Glory. But who will their opponents be? Director of Authority Santino Marella announces that next week, the Rascalz will defend their titles against Rich Swann and Sami Callihan.

Chris Sabin vows to walk out of Bound For Glory still the X-Division Champion when he battles KENTA for the first time ever.

Josh Alexander vs Kon w/ Deaner

IMPACT World Champion Alex Shelley joins Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt on commentary for tonight’s main event! The bell rings and Alexander immediately goes for the Ankle Lock. Kon quickly fights him off but Alexander takes Kon off his feet with a diving shoulder block from the top. Kon runs through Alexander with a running splash. Deaner trips up Alexander from the outside, allowing Kon to turn the tide with a Spinebuster. Alexander tries to wear the big man down with an Abdominal Stretch but Kon launches him into the ropes. Alexander uses the momentum of Kon against him as he hits an explosive German suplex. Alexander crashes and burns on a Moonsault attempt, allowing Kon to follow up with a sit-down powerbomb for two. Alexander has Kon on his shoulders but inadvertently takes out the referee in the process. Deaner is about to hit Alexander with a steel chair but Shelley pries it out of his hands. Deaner ducks, causing Alexander to strike Shelley at ringside. Back in the ring, Alexander counters a Chokeslam into the Ankle Lock. Alexander hits the C4 Spike to win.

Josh Alexander def Kon w/ Deaner

After the bell, Shelley argues with Alexander in the middle of the ring. Shelley takes out Alexander with Shellshock as IMPACT! goes off the air.