Welcome to Wrestling Inc’s live coverage of Impact Wrestling, which airs every Tuesday on AXS TV, as well as on Impact Wrestling’s own Twitch channel at 8 pm EST! Be sure to chime in on your thoughts about tonight’s show in the comments section below. Additionally, share our live coverage through social media. Make sure to click the REFRESH button to continue to get the most current up-to-date coverage. Above and below is what’s on tonight’s agenda for Impact:

Tonight will be Impact’s go-home show before Sacrifice, which is live this Saturday exclusively on Impact Plus!

** Before tonight’s show,  TJP defeated Madman Fulton in a non-title match on Before The Impact! Later on tonight, Fulton’s cornerman and new No. 1 X-Division Contender, Ace Austin, will be in action against Chris Bey before his big match with TJP on Saturday. **

D’Lo Brown and Matt Striker welcome fans to Impact Wrestling! We kick things off with a preview of the Knockouts Tag Team Championship match for this Saturday, where tonight, one member of each team will face off in singles action!

Tasha Steelz (w/Kiera Hogan) vs. Jazz (w/Jordynne Grace)

Tasha Steelz starts to clap – taunting Jazz. Jazz throws Steelz over with a deep arm drag. Steelz gets back up. They both look for a collar and elbow tie-up. Steelz rolls out of the ring and talks it out with Kiera Hogan before sliding back into the ring. Steelz tries to get leverage with a side headlock. Jazz rolls it over, pinning Steelz’s shoulders on the mat for two. Jazz counters with a head scissors takedown. Steelz counters and returns the favor. Jazz breaks free. Steelz trips Jazz into the ropes with a jumping neckbreaker for two.

Steelz corners Jazz temporarily. Jazz rolls Steelz through for another near-fall. Steelz takes control with a nicely done Falcon Arron. Steelz goes for a single-leg pin. Jazz kicks out at two. Jazz finds her offense with a massive pop-up powerbomb for two. Jazz steps over with her STF locked in on Steelz. Steelz lightly taps out. Jazz secures a win ahead of her tag team match this Saturday!

Winner: Jazz

Backstage: Gia Miller interviews ODB ahead of her Knockouts Championship match with Deonna Purrazzo. She’s ready to reclaim her former championship. Susan interrupts ODB’s interview to issue a match with her tonight. ODB is ready to face Purrazzo’s, right-hand woman.

D’Lo Brown and Matt Striker run through what’s still to come on tonight’s show. They mention that Executive Vice President Scott D’Amore has a big announcement to make in regards to Rich Swann/Moose’s Impact World Championship match on Saturday.

Backstage: Trey Miguel talks to his trainee Sam Beale, who is now influenced by Sami Callihan. Baele says that Callihan told him that Miguel wouldn’t have the guts to challenge him tonight. Miguel is ready to prove Callihan wrong. He accepts his trainee’s match proposal.

– The Self-Proclaimed TNA World Heavyweight Champion Moose and the Impact World Champion Rich Swann speak on their highly-anticipated title match at Sacrifice.

We head back to the ring for some tag team action!

Rohit Raju & Shera vs. James Storm & Chris Sabin

James Storm tries to ruffle some feathers with Shera before the bell rings. Chris Sabin and Rohit Raju decide to start the matchup. Sabin fires several rapid knife edge chops. Raju trips Sabin onto the mat. Sabin counters with a textbook suplex for a two count. James Storm is tagged in by Sabin. Sabin rolls Raju with a snapmare. Sabin climbs flying out of the corner with a stiff kick to the back of Raju. Raju makes a tag out to Shera. Storm lays punch after punch on top of Shera in the corner. Shera channels his frustrations with a heavy boot on Storm. Storm makes a tag out to Sabin just before the commercial break.

Coming back from the break, Raju throws Sabin over towards his corner to make a tag out to Shera again. Shera lands a massive clothesline. Raju tries to knock Storm off the apron on the other side. Storm doesn’t move a muscle. Instead, he tries to run into the ring, but he’s stopped. Shera makes a quick tag out to Raju again. Sabin fights out of Raju and Shera’s combination strikes with a roll through to Storm. Storm rocks Raju with a spinebuster for only a two count! Sabin becomes the legal man. Sabin and Storm join forces with an elevated snap DDT on the former X-Division Champion. All four men are now in the ring. Storm sends Shera off his feet with a slingblade.


Raju connects a running knee strike. Shera makes his way back in. He and Raju are having a dispute in the middle of the ring. Sabin jumps off the top rope with a missile dropkick on Shera, who crashing into Raju. Storm and Sabin send Raju down and out with a Lungblower/Cradle Shock combination. Sabin and Storm gain the pinfall victory!

Winners: Chris Sabin & James Storm

Backstage: Decay challenges Reno Scum to a match at Sacrifice this Saturday.

Next, we look back at Beer Money Inc. versus Motor City Machine Guns versus Team 3D at Sacrifice 2010 for this week’s Impact Plus Moment of the Week. 

– After being trapped in a room by Eric Young and Joe Doering last week, Deaner is finally released. Chris Sabin and James Storm try to get involved, but EY and Doering don’t let them.

– Brian Myers storms into Scott D’Amore’s office to see if he received his lawyers’ letter of terminating Eddie Edwards. D’Amore says he has, and he’s happy to go to court if need be. But D’Amore has a better solution. He thinks Myers and Edwards should square off in a “Hold Harmless” Match this Saturday.

It will be student versus teacher in this upcoming match!

Trey Miguel vs. Sam Beale (w/Sami Callihan)

Before their match, Sami Callihan makes his way out to the ring to announce his new prodigy, Sam Beale. He’s excited to show Miguel what Beale has learned from him.

Sam Beale lands a thunderous forearm on Trey Miguel right after the bell rings. Trey makes quick work of his student with his hourglass lockup. Beale taps out. Trey Miguel outdoes his student.

Winner: Trey Miguel

Post-Match: Sami Callihan takes Sam Beale out with his lethal piledriver.

– After their confrontation a few minutes ago, James Storm and Chris Sabin want to teach Violent By Design a lesson. So, they call them out for a match on Saturday. Jake Something wants to be in Sabin and Storms’ corner.


AEW Owner Tony Khan and AEW commentator Tony Schiavone return for another paid ad to promote this Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite at 8/7c on TNT. This week’s Dynamite will come following the fallout from Revolution.

Next, we see FinJuice and The Good Brothers contract signing ahead of their World Tag Team Championship match this Saturday. Karl Anderson pours everyone a drink. Scott D’ Amore lets them be. After taking several shots, all four men have signed the contract! Well, it was going just fine until FinJuice threw their third shots toward The Good Brothers. Then, a violent exchange ensues.

Up next, we see some X-Division action!

Ace Austin (w/Madman Fulton) vs. Chris Bey

Ace Austin steps out of the ring right after the bell rings. Austin sets up a chair and tells Madman Fulton to sit and watch him. Austin makes his way back into the right by the 8th count. Austin tries to dodge Chris Bey’s strikes. Bey puts a tight side headlock on Austin. Austin tries to counter with forearms and slides, but Bey continues his strong hold on the No. 1 Contender. Austin slips with a go behind and starts to bend Bey’s arm back. Bey counters with a toehold. Austin grabs the bottom rope before Bey could do anything.

Austin rejects a Greco-Roman lockup. Austin drives his shoulders into Bey’s midsection after cornering him. Austin locks in a double underhook. Bey turns it around with a nice kneestrike at two. Bey slides through the middle rope with a well-scouted dropkick, followed by two impressive dives from both men! Austin springs in with a triangle kick for just a two count. Bey fakes Austin out with a beautiful Code Red for just another two count! Austin lands another jumping kneestrike before his flying senton off the top. Austin looks for another cover. Bey kicks out again!

Bey and Austin go counter after counter before Bey lands a step-up enziguri, although Austin blocked it with his hand. Austin meets Bey up on the top after an enziguri of his own. Both men are now sitting atop of no man’s land. Bey throws Austin off. He goes tumbling to the floor before the commercial break.

Back from the break, both men are slugging it out on their knees after taking two huge tumbles from off the top rope. Austin sends Bey towards the turnbuckle, then smacks him with an enziguri. Austin continues with a well-targeted leg drop! Austin still can’t keep Bey down, who kicks out of the pin attempt. Bey lands a leaping elbow drop from off the ropes. Next, we see a quick standing switch. Bey catches Austin with a beautiful Vertebeyker for another two count! Bey misses a chance to land his Art of Finesse. Austin leaves the ring to take a little breather.

Madman Fulton blocks Bey from attacking Austin during his break. Austin takes advantage of this distraction with a kick to the face. The wear and tear is starting to show on both men. The X-Division Champion, TJP, comes out to watch the match. Madman Fulton charges towards TJP on the ramp. TJP makes his exit. Bey creates a masterpiece with his Art of Finesse on Austin. Bey picks up the pinfall victory!

Winner: Chris Bey

At Swinger’s Palace: Josh Alexander mentions that he’ll be paying close attention to TJP/Ace Austin’s X-Division match this Saturday.

– After their big loss from earlier tonight, Shera informs Rohit Raju that he does not owe him anything.

ODB vs. Susan

Susan starts tugging on ODB’s vest. ODB throws Susan in the motorboat position. ODB throws Susan into the corner and plants the loudest chop on tonight’s show. ODB continues dominating Susan with a bronco buster just before the commercial break.

Back from the break, Susan gets some offense in with a few forearms before ODB sends Susan off her feet with the Dirty Dozen. Susan kicks out of the rollup at two. Susan locks in a Full Nelson into a blood choke. Susan dumps all of ODB’s liquor out of her flask. This enrages ODB, who drops Susan with her BAM! finisher. ODB gains the pinfall victory.

Winner: ODB

Post-Match: The Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo and Kimber Lee come out and team up on ODB. Jazz and Jordynne Grace come running out to come to ODB’s aid. Then, Kiera Hogan and Tasha Steelz join in on the fight towards ODB, Jazz and Grace. Purrazzo, Susan, Lee, Hogan and Steelz stand tall over their fallen prey.

D’Lo Brown and Matt Striker run through the newly updated card for Sacrifice. Speaking of Saturday, Scott D’Amore has a big announcement to make about the main event match between Rich Swann and Moose, coming up next!

The TNA World Heavyweight Champion Moose threatens Scott D’Amore that he’ll hijack the rest of this show if he makes him wait another minute. D’Amore’s music hits. He welcomes the Impact World Champion Rich Swann out before he makes his announcement.

After Swann makes his way into the ring, D’Amore informs both men that not only will Swann’s championship be on the line, but so will Moose’s self-proclaimed title in a Unification Championship Match! Whoever wins this Saturday, they will defend their unified title against the AEW World Champion Kenny Omega in a Title versus Title Match at Rebellion in April!

Before the show concludes, Don Callis is on the phone with Kenny Omega, informing him that their plan is in motion!

That concludes this week’s episode. Thanks for watching!




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