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TONIGHT at 8/7c on @AXSTV/@fightnet/@Twitch! @vikingo_aaa vs. @MegaTJP @Tess_Blanchard responds to @The_Ace_Austin @WeAreRosemary vs. @realsuyung @Daga_wrestler and @WagnerJrOficial vs. @TheJakeCrist and @TheDaveCrist #IMPACTonAXSTV pic.twitter.com/7FoQHZf4Pq— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) February 4, 2020
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Commentators Josh Mathews and Don Callis welcome fans to Impact! The show begins with Ace Austin and Reno Scum coming down to the ring to confront Tessa Blanchard. Blanchard and Adam Thornstowe start the show in a singles match.
Tessa Blanchard vs. Adam Thornstowe
Thornstowe and Blanchard lock up as the match begins. Thornstowe mocks Blanchard and then lands a standing moonsault. Blanchard gets back up, lifts up Thornstowe, and sends him down with a Soman drop. Blanchard flies through the middle rope, twice. She quickly runs back into the ring, climbs to the top rope, and lands on everyone on the outside. Blanchard lands a buzzsaw DDT, cover, Thornstowe kicks out. Blanchard does it two more times and finally picks up the win after the third attempt!
Winner: Tessa Blanchard
Post-Match: Reno Scum and Austin attack Blanchard. Tommy Dreamer makes his way down to the ring to help Blanchard out.
During the break, Dreamer challenges Austin to a street fight tonight. Mathews confirms that this match will happen. As he says this, the mastermind behind the computer, Sami Callihan, hacks into the show. A glitch appears on the screen.
The second match begins right after.
Rhino vs. Taurus
Both men give it their all as the match begins. Taurus with multiple back arm strikes tries to lock up Rhino's arm. Rhino breaks out of it with a chop. Taurus goes after Rhino's arm again. Taurus with the cover, Rhino kicks out at 2. Rhino is back up on his feet. He lands a clothesline on Taurus. Taurus with a strike, Rhino counters with a spinebuster. Moose runs down to the ring and attacks both Rhino and Taurus. Rhino sends Moose down with a Gore. This match ends in a no contest.
Winner: No Contest
Backstage: Michael Elgin is talking to himself in the mirror. He is happy that he won the first match out of five against Eddie Edwards last week. He is looking forward to their second match next week. He believes he is one step closer towards receiving the "Call Your Shot" Trophy.
Backstage: Johnny Swinger comes in and informs the Desi Hit Squad that a new tag team is in town and their name is Mack and Pack (with Willie Mack).
After, the Impact Plus Moment of the Week is shown.
Backstage, somewhere: Valkyrie is talking to Rosemary. Rosemary isn't paying attention. Instead, she is focused on trapping Father James Mitchell. He's listening to some music - he's distracted. Rosemary sends him into a room, so he and Havok don't interrupt her match with Susie tonight.
After the break, Havok hears Mitchell beating on the door. Rosemary sneaks up from behind and attacks Havok. Rosemary's match with Susie is next!
Rosemary vs. Susie
Rosemary tells Susie to take her best shot. Susie puts her hand out and shakes Rosemary's hand. Rosemary tries to grab her and Susie informs her that violence is bad. Rosemary slaps Susie. Rosemary grabs the red glove and slaps her with it, trying to see if Susie remembers it. Susie puts the glove on her hand and unleashes on Rosemary with an uppercut. Susie locks in the mandible claw. Rosemary gets out of the ring. Rosemary kicks Susie. They both make their way towards the back. The referee calls for the match, due to double count-out.
Winner: No Contest
Back from the break, Rosemary has a noose wrapped around Susie's neck. We start to see that Susie is starting to remember what happened to her last year. Rosemary is laid out on the stairs. Mitchell has escaped. He tells her congratulations because now, they're all doomed.
The next match is announced right after.
TJP (w/Fallah Bahh) vs. Hijo del Vikingo
TJP with a head scissors takeover. Vikingo reverses out of it. Vikingo sends TJP into the rope. Vikingo with an inside-out. He slides to the outside, TJP ducks out of the way. Vikingo lands a shooting star press off the apron. Vikingo sends TJP back in the ring. TJP drags Vikingo to the center of the ring. Vikingo has TJP stretched out in a submission. TJP counters out of it and snaps Vikingo's arm. TJP continues the attack with a leg sweep, cover, Vikingo kicks out. Vikingo locks in a cross arm breaker. TJP reverses it into a leg lock. Vikingo grabs the bottom rope. Both men with back-and-forth chops. Vikingo goes all the way over (the ring post) and lands on TJP on the outside. The audience chants in unison "This is awesome." Vikingo sits TJP on the second rope. He lands a strong kick, cover, TJP kicks out. TJP with a tombstone piledriver. He climbs to the top rope and lands on Vikingo. TJP covers, Vikingo kicks out. Vikingo sends TJP into the corner and builds up speed for running double knees. TJP and Vikingo off the top rope, TJP pops off a vertical suplex. A fan is not too happy that TJP has Vikingo in the octopus lock - they throw their water bottle into the ring. Vikingo breaks out of the hold. TJP with one more submission, Vikingo taps out.
Post-Match: The North run down to the ring and attack Vikingo.
After the break, RVD and Forbes are leaving as fast as they can. Gabby Loren asks RVD why he just attacked Ryan. RVD says that there is a lot more where that came from. He wants a match with Ryan next week.
Up next, a tag team match!
oVe (Dave & Jake Crist) vs. DAGA and Dr. Wagner Jr. (w/Galeno del Mal)
Dave and Wagner start the match. After a few beatings from Wagner, Dave tags in Jake. Wagner plants a strong shoulder tackle on Jake. Wagner with the cover, Jake kicks out. Wagner tags in Daga. Jake with a piledriver. Daga counters with a reverse snap. Jake on the outside now. Daga with a baseball slide. Madman Fulton is trying to intimidate Daga. Both men are back in the ring. Daga kicks out both of Jake's legs. Daga crawls over and tags in Wagner. Wagner catches Jake's boot and counters with a dragon snap, followed by a German suplex. Daga is in. Daga with a tilt-a-whirl brainbuster combination. He goes for the cover and Jake kicks out at 2. Jake with a slingshot boot, Dave lands a stomp from the top rope. Jake with the cover on Daga, Wagner comes in to break the count. Wagner rolls off the apron onto Jake. Daga plants Jake, cover, Daga and Wagner Jr. win!
Winners: DAGA and Dr. Wagner Jr.
Post-Match: Fulton steps in the ring and takes out Daga, Wagner Jr., and El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr. He gives the thumbs up.
Backstage: Swinger informs Mack that Shera wants to face Mack one-on-one next week. Swinger says that he told Shera and the rest of the Desi Hit Squad how they are the Mack and Pack. Mack tells Swinger once more, that they are not a tag team group.
And now, the main event!
Tommy Dreamer vs. Ace Austin (In A Street Fight)
Austin and Dreamer lock up in the ring and then take their brawl up towards the ramp. Dreamer brings out a trashcan full of items. Dreamer strikes Austin with a crutch. Before the break, Dreamer and Austin make their way towards the upper seated section.
Back from the break, Dreamer is hanging off the ramp of the upper section. Austin knocks him off. Austin flies off the upper ramp and lands on Dreamer from the outside of the ring. He flew 10 feet! In the ring now, Dreamer lands on a steel chair. Austin takes out his playing card and slides it across Dreamer's forehead. Dreamer is cut open. Austin grabs a table from underneath the ring. Austin runs towards Dreamer with a chair, Dreamer puts his foot up in time. Both men exchange strikes in the middle of the ring. Dreamer sends Austin down with an elbow strike. Dreamer bites Austin's face. Dreamer grabs a kendo stick. Austin flies off the top rope, cover, Dreamer kicks out. Dreamer takes a swing. Dreamer takes hold of Austin's card and slides it across Austin's crotch. Dreamer sends Austin into the table, cover, Austin kicks out at 2.5. Austin with a backstabber. Austin off the top rope lands the Fold, cover, Austin wins the match.
Winner: Ace Austin
That concludes this week's episode. Here's a sneak peek for what's to come on next week's episode:
NEXT TUESDAY at 8/7c on @AXSTV! @JordynneGrace vs. @TheTayaValkyrie for the Knockouts Championship @MichaelElgin25 vs. @TheEddieEdwards in Match 2 @TherealRVD vs. @JoeyRyanOnline @FultonWorld vs. @Daga_wrestler pic.twitter.com/fCjvvjPxyJ— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) February 5, 2020