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TONIGHT at 8/7c on @AXSTV! @MichaelElgin25 vs. @GottaGetSwann vs. @TheMooseNation vs. @MrGMSI_BCage vs. @Tess_Blanchard vs. @Daga_wrestler - Elimination Challenge @JordynneGrace vs. @TheTayaValkyrie and @JohnEBravo1st— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) November 19, 2019
Rascalz vs. Deaners vs. Reno Scum vs. Desi Hit Squad pic.twitter.com/cPONvkz95k
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Commentators Josh Mathews and Don Callis welcome fans to another edition of Impact Wrestling! A four-way tag team match starts the show!
The Rascalz vs. The Desi Hit Squad vs. The Deaners vs. Reno Scum
The match begins calmly, until The Deaners go for back-to-back dives on all the other teams on the outside. Dez in the ring now, follows it up with a tiger dive. The Desi Hit Squad work together to take out Dez. The Deaners make their way back in the ring. Luster the Legend comes in and lays the smackdown on The Deaners. Cousin Jake takes Luster out of the ring. The Rascalz come back in the ring and clean house. They go for the cover and win the match!
Winners: The Rascalz
Post-Match: Reno Scum is not happy they lost, so they start attacking the Rascalz. Trey makes his way down to the ring to help his friends. Ace Austin comes out and back fists Trey. Trey is out cold. Trey's mom is in the audience and she looks extremely worried.
Up next, a handicap match!
Taya Valkyrie & John E. Bravo vs. Jordynne Grace
The bell rings and the fans chant "Jordynne Grace." Valkyrie quickly tags Bravo in. Bravo swings and misses. He spills to the outside. Grace off the ropes dives to the outside and lands right on top of Bravo. Grace and Bravo make their way back in the ring. Grace tries to grab Valkyrie on the apron, but Bravo grabs Grace in time. He holds on to Grace, while Valkyrie lands several chest chops. Grace fights back with a liver kick on Bravo. Bravo crawls over to tag in Valkyrie, she jumps off the apron and heads up the ramp. Grace punts Mr. Mundo (the stuffed dog toy). She lands the double knees on Bravo. She covers Bravo and wins the match!
Winner: Jordynne Grace
Backstage: Gama Singh is furious. He tells both Raj Singh and Rohit Raju to get their act together and stop losing. Raju and Singh are upset that they disappointed Gama, that they both take their frustrations out on Fallah Bahh.
Rob Van Dam has an update. And guess what? He announces that he won't be on Impact tonight. He informs the fans that he decided to party the night before and didn't want to take an early morning flight.
Backstage: Suzie is walking around. She runs into Father James Mitchell. She introduces herself to him. He asks her what she's doing in a place like this? She tells him that everyone is nice to her and she likes being there. He tells her to meet him by his car outside, so they can discuss things more. She agrees and leaves. Rosemary shows up right after. Rosemary knows what Mitchell is trying to pull.
Next, the Impact Plus Moment of the Week is shown.
At the Treehouse: The Rascalz are discussing the attack they received from Reno Scum. They decide that in New York they're going to "break these fools," including Austin. Trey's mom comes to the Treehouse and tells the group how worried she is for them. She tells Wentz and Dez to call their moms and tell them that they're ok.
And now, singles action!
Johnny Swinger vs. Buck Gunderson
Swinger takes the lead with a body drop on Gunderson. Next, he puts Gunderson in a headlock. Swinger tells the audience that he's playing it smart in this match and is using his brain. Gunderson fights back by sending Swinger into the ropes. Swinger reverses and lands a modified swinging neckbreaker. He goes for the cover on Gunderson and wins the match!
Winner: Johnny Swinger
Post-Match: Ken Shamrock makes his way down to the ring. He is mad that Swinger took a dump in his luggage last week. Shamrock puts Swinger in an ankle lock. Swinger starts to tap. Shamrock breaks the lock and leaves the ring.
The main event is up next! Who will be the number one contender for the Impact World Championship?
Before the match, backstage, Swinger runs into Joey Ryan. He asks him if he has any advice on how to handle Shamrock. Ryan tells him to not let him "touch his d**k."
And now, the main event! This is a six-person elimination match to determine who will be the number one contender for the Impact World Championship! The first two entrants are announced.
Moose vs. Daga
Moose backs Daga into the corner. He chest chops Daga and sends him over to the opposite side of the ring. Daga quick steps and lands a dropkick. Moose doesn't fall. Daga with a short runner and a dropkick. Daga climbs to the top rope and flips off, landing on Moose on the outside. Daga with a moonsault off the apron follows. Daga throws Moose back in the ring. Moose plants Daga face-first into the turnbuckle. Moose with a clubbing forearm, followed by a suplex. He goes for the cover and Daga kicks out. Moose with the GTH, Daga counters with a rana. Daga goes for the cover and Moose kicks out at 2. Moose follows it up with a jackhammer suplex. He covers Daga. 1-2-3, Daga is out.
Daga is eliminated
In comes Rich Swann.
Moose vs. Rich Swann
Moose grabs hold of Swann and Swann counters with a rana. He goes for the cover and Moose kicks out. Swann with a dropkick on Moose. Moose falls and gets right back up. He goes for a dropkick too, which sends Swann to the outside. Swann on the apron attempts a flip, but Moose catches him midair. Swann gets back up and throws Moose back in the ring. Swann sits atop the top rope and Moose knocks him off. Swann crawls into the ring. He plants several chest chops on Moose. Moose counters by throwing Swann into the turnbuckle. Moose goes for the cover and Swann kicks out. Swann with several big chops and a back kick. Moose jumps off the top rope and Swann counters with a cutter midair. After, Swann goes for the lethal injection. He goes for the cover and Moose kicks out. Swann climbs to the top and goes for the 450 splash. Moose counters by putting his knees up. Swann rolls up Moose and gets the pin.
Moose is eliminated
In comes Michael Elgin
Rich Swann vs. Michael Elgin
Swann runs from the ropes and Elgin slams Swann down on the mat. Their match will continue after the break!
Back from the break, Swann dives off the top rope and lands on Elgin who's on the outside. Back in the ring now, Swann back kicks Elgin. Elgin lifts Swann and powerbombs him onto the mat. Elgin with a strong clothesline on Swann in the corner. He picks up Swann and sits him atop the top rope, Swann counters. Swann tries to go for a hurricanrana, Elgin reverses it into an Elgin Bomb. Elgin puts Swann into a crossface submission. Swann crawls over to the bottom rope. The hold is broken. On the apron, Elgin slams Swann with a one-armed dragon suplex. Elgin picks up Swann and throws him back into the ring. Elgin plants a powerful clothesline. He goes for the cover and Swann kicks out. Elgin off the top rope lands a superplex on Swann. Swann lands hard on the mat. Swann gets up and fights back with two hurricanranas. Swann goes for the cover and Moose kicks out. Elgin fires back with a deadlift falcon arrow. Elgin covers Swann and Swann kicks out. Elgin is stunned. Swann with a superkick. Elgin counters with a lariat. Elgin pushes the referee. The referee calls for a disqualification on Elgin. Elgin is furious. He takes it out on Swann, by attacking him non-stop. Swann is bleeding from the nose and mouth. The referee checks in on Swann before cutting to a commercial break.
Swann is taken out. Now, the final two entrants.
Brian Cage vs. Tessa Blanchard
Blanchard goes for several forearm exchanges. She follows it up by kicking him in the chest. She flies through the middle rope and lands right into Cage on the outside. She goes for another middle rope dive. Cage catches her and slams her down with an F-5 on the apron. Their match continues right after the break.
Back from the break, Blanchard lands a DDT on Cage. Cage lifts Blanchard up for a powerbomb, she counters. Blanchard is up top and lands a crossbody on Cage. She goes for the cover and Cage kicks out. Cage follows it up with a pop-up powerbomb. He goes for the cover and Blanchard kicks out. Cage off the middle rope grabs Blanchard and slams her down on the mat. He goes for the cover and Blanchard kicks out. Blanchard gets up and lands a cutter on Cage. Cage puts Blanchard in the crucifix position off the top rope. She counters with a hurricanrana. She climbs to the top and lands a magnum. She goes for the cover and Cage kicks out. She goes for the magnum again and Cage catches her midair and throws her into the turnbuckle. She jumps back and rolls Cage up in a pin. 1-2-3, Blanchard becomes the number one contender!
Winner of the Elimination Challenge: Tessa Blanchard
Post-Match: Cage hugs Blanchard.
That concludes this week's episode. Thanks for watching!
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