Impact Wrestling Spoilers For January: Title Change, First Shows Of 2018, More

Thanks to Wrestling Inc. reader MrEddyG for sending in these results from Friday's Impact Wrestling tapings in Ottawa:

Xplosion Match:

* Hakim Zane vs Eddie Edwards. Eddie wins with a Blue Thunder Bomb. Good effort from Zane though.


Impact Tapings (to air in early January):

* X Division Title Match: Desmond Xavier vs the new champion Taijir, Ishimori. At one point, Xavier did an insane flip clearing the top rope & landing over the barricade into the first few rows of fans. Ishimori got a cut on the back of his head from the leap. Ishimori retains with a 360 splash. A long, outstanding X Division match. They shake hands after the match.

* Rosemary vs KC Spinelli. Rosemary wins a short match with Red Wedding. Rosemary gets a mic & congratulates Laurel for being the KO's champion. She then tells Allie – who will be taking on Laurel for the title at genesis – that she's proud of how far she's come, but if she has to go through her to regain her KO's title she will. New KO HANIA THE HUNTRESS


* Grand Championship Title Match: EC3 vs Matt Sydal with both men agreeing to make it a regular match with no judges or rounds. Late in the match EC3 has Sydal in a fireman's carry and on the second rope, but Sydal reverses it into a sunset flip powerbomb and hits a Shooting Star Press to become the new Grand Champion! is outside

* KO's Title Match: Allie vs Laurel Van Ness. Allie is more aggressive early taking Laurel outside and throwing her into the guardrail and nailing a jumping forearm on from the ring steps. The referee gets bumped accidentally by Laurel and while he's recovering Laurel drops Allie with the KO Title for the pin.

* Lashley (w/ KM & Dan Lambert) vs Moose. KM has a sleeveless American Top Team shirt, so he looks to be an official member of their team. KM grabs Mosse's leg to distract him and Lashley gives him a huge clothesline for a near fall; Lashley gets in KM's face and warns him to stay out of the match. KM tries bring in a table in the ring, but Lashley stops him. KM then tries to distract the referee by getting on the apron but Moose pushes Bobby into him and connects with the Game Changer for a close near fall. Moose then gets a second Game Changer to pin Bobby for the first time ever. Lambert is furious with Lashley, tells him he pays him a lot of money and Bobby shoves him to the ground. KM tries to calm him down, and Bobby spears him outside! Lashley throws Dan into the ring and Moose spears him. Moose sets up the table in a corner, picks him up and drives him though the table. Bobby and Moose shake hands. The injured member of ATT tries to check on Dan, but Moose hits him with a big boot. Moose and Bobby again shake hands.



* Brett Banks vs Eli Drake. Eli wins with Gravy Train in an ok match.

* Kongo Kong (by himself-no Jacobs this time) vs Phil Atlas. Kongo completely dominated Atlas before destroying him with a top rope splash.

* KM-he's dressed in his regular gear this time-vs Kaito Kiyomayi. KM wins with a pump handle face first slam. Good effort by Kaito.

* KC Spinelli vs HANIA. HANIA wins with a jumping reverse ddt.

* Hannibal vs War Child (John Bolen) dressed in zombie-like red, white and black body paint. War Child wins with a spear.

* Moose vs RJCity. RJCity gets a mic and says he's overcome with emotion to be in Ottawa and says there's a lot of women at the arena and in Ottawa. He goes to the crowd & asks a girl what her name is? Then he pulls the mic away and says she doesn't look as good as he thought. He's an artist, singer and something else. Moose comes out with an Ottawa Red Blacks hat and shirt. Moose wins with a Sky High from the second rope. Moose thanks Ottawa from everyone and says in 2018, Impact will continue to be great.