Impact Wrestling Live Results: Two Title Contender Matches, Suzuki Returns To Action

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** Before tonight's show, Savannah Evans defeated Rachael Ellering on Before The Impact. **

D'Lo Brown and Matt Striker welcome fans to Impact Wrestling! We kick things off with a No. 1 Contenders match to determine which team will go on to face the Impact World Tag Team Champions, The Good Brothers!

No. 1 Contenders Match: FinJuice (Juice Robinson & David Finlay) vs. Bullet Club (Chris Bey & El Phantasmo) (w/Hikuleo)

Chris Bey and David Finlay start the contest. Finlay positions Bey with a side headlock. Bey heads to the ropes to break it up. Finlay stacks Bey up for one count. Juice Robinson heads into this match with a double axe handle. Robinson rocks Bey with a bodyslam followed by jumping senton. Finlay tags himself back in and keeps Bey grounded with a range of stomps. Robinson tags himself back in and lands a splash. He looks for a cover. Bey pops out at two.

Robinson hoists Bey up with a delayed vertical suplex. Bey sends Robinson to the ropes, where ELP grabs a handful of his hair. Robinson returns to the ring and gets locked into a pin. He frees out at two. El Phantasmo makes his first appearance. ELP and Bey join forces and keep Robinson isolated. Bey digs his nails straight down Robinson's back. ELP leaps off the top and uses the exact same move. Robinson and ELP exchange jabs. Robinson looks for the Left Hand of God, but ELP blocks it with a purple nipple twist. Finlay is tagged in and takes care of ELP on the outside.

Bey returns to the ring. Finlay wears Bey down and tags Robinson back in. Robinson sends Bey for a ride with an inverted atomic drop. The Flamboyant one drags Bey to his corner and tags in Finlay. Finlay soars down with a massive elbow drop. Robinson hits a cannonball in the corner. FinJuice set up a Doomsday. Hikuleo interferes, which helps Bey stack Robinson up. Robinson recovers only to take ELP's Sudden Death superkick to the face. Bey hooks the leg of Robinson. 1-2-3, the Bullet Club will meet The Elite for a title shot!

Winners: The Bullet Club

Post-Match: The tag champs, The Good Brothers, charge down to the ring and brawl it out with Bullet Club. BC sends the champs out of the ring and throws the "too sweet" gesture in their face.

- D'Lo Brown and Matt Striker run through the matches announced so far for next Saturday's Turning Point, as well as the matches still to come tonight.

- Although he didn't get the win tonight, Juice Robinson will have another career-defining match this Saturday at NJPW's Battle in the Valley, when he squares off against the Impact World Champion, Moose. This event will be available to watch on NJPWorld and Fite TV!

Backstage: EVP Scott D'Amore knows fans aren't happy that Josh Alexander isn't in the second No. 1 Contenders match that will be tonight's main event. Alexander is standing behind him. D'Amore thinks his emotions are getting the best of him, and that's why he doesn't think he's fit to have a title rematch. But he's going to give Alexander a match of a lifetime. Next week, The Walking Weapon will meet Minoru Suzuki in singles action!

- Brian Myers is having a rough time wrapping his head around how successful Sam Beale has become after being fired from The Learning Tree. He challenges him to a match, mano y mano.

Up next, "The King of Pro-Wrestling" Minoru Suzuki will have a go with Kaleb!

Minoru Suzuki vs. Kaleb 

Kaleb knows that death is standing right in front of him. He decides to take it upon himself to land the first kick. Minoru Suzuki wraps Kaleb in a kneebar. Kaleb rises to his feet and connects a forearm and chop. Murder Grandpa sends him away with his Gotch Style Piledriver. Kaleb may have more guts than brains, but it wasn't enough for him to take the victory in this squash match.

Winner: Minoru Suzuki

Backstage: Gia Miller speaks with the Impact World Champion, Moose. Neither Matt Cardona, Eddie Edwards, nor W. Morrissey intimidates him. Although he acknowledges these three men are ruthless, he says no one is as dangerous as him.

The Undead Bridesmaids (Kimber Lee & Brandi Lauren) vs. Decay (Havok & Rosemary)

Decay send The Undead Bridesmaids to the outside. Here comes the Knockout Tag Team Champions, The IInspiration! Someone from the back brings out stools for them to sit on. They're excited to have this front-row seat.

Now that things are in order, Kimber Lee and Rosemary begin the match. Lee applies a sturdy headlock on The Demon Assassin, then goes for a single leg pin. Rosemary kicks out at one. Brandi Lauren makes a tag in and connects a big boot. Rosemary rises and throws a round of right hands. She heads to the corner and tags Havok in. Havok tosses Brandi all around the ring. Havok plants a backbreaker, and Rosemary closes this thing out with a spear. Decay earns the pinfall victory.

Winners: Decay

- Heath and Rhino thought the dust settled between them and Violent By Design. But they're far from over. They challenge them to a fight at Turning Point.

- The IInspiration are very disappointed in the Undead Bridesmaids for not defeating Decay. They plan to knock them out of the title picture. The champs will face the Undead Bridesmaids next week.

- Chris Sabin says Ace Austin is getting on his last nerve. He wants to settle things with a rematch at Turning Point.

Mercedes Martinez vs. Madison Rayne

Mercedes Martinez stalls Madison Rayne with a delayed vertical suplex. She wants to end things early. She goes for a pin, and Rayne quickly kicks out at two. Rayne wiggles out of an inverted crucifix powerbomb. Rayne grounds Martinez for a while during the middle portion of their match. Martinez counters with an inverted tiger bomb, but it still isn't enough to take down The Queen Bee. Rayne is up on ropes and flies off with a blockbuster for another near-fall count. Martinez lands a big knee. She pins the former five-time champion. Martinez reigns victorious.

Winner: Mercedes Martinez

Post-Match: Madison Rayne sends Mercedes Martinez down with a cutter and picks up a steel chair on the outside. Before she can do any more damage, the Knockouts Champion Mickie James heads out and sends Rayne out of the ring. Although she saved her, Martinez turns the tables and floors James with an OG Drop.

- Steve Maclin wants another shot at the X-Division Championship. He and the champion, Trey Miguel, get into it. Scott D'Amore steps in. Miguel thinks Maclin should be added in his title contest with Laredo Kid next Saturday. D'Amore tells Maclin if he can beat Kid in a match next week, he's in.

- After hearing Brian Myers' challenge earlier tonight, Sam Beale is confident he can take out his former teacher next week.

Rohit Raju (w/Raj Singh) vs. Rocky Romero

Rocky Romero has certainly had a busy week. He fought Bryan Danielson last night on AEW Dynamite, and now, he's going up against a former X-Division Champion. How will he fare? We'll find out!

Rohit Raju pushes Rocky Romero down on the mat and gives the Eddie Guerrero shimmy. Raju dances around. Romero stands there, unamused To entertain himself, he drives his finger straight into Raju's eye. That poke sends fans applauding. Romero rocks Raju with a head scissors takeover. On the outside, he leaps onto Raju and gives a little shimmy before the commercial break.

Back from the commercial break, Raju violently whips Romero into the corner. Raju delivers an exploder suplex and pins Romero's shoulders to the mat. Cover. Romero frees himself at two. Raj Singh gets involved on the outside. Romero builds lightning-quick steam with back-to-back clotheslines! He heads to the top and connects a double foot stomp. Will this be enough? No! The King of Sneaky Style digs deep with a satellite DDT for another near-fall attempt.

Romero rolls out of the way just as Raju flies down from the top. Romero locks in an armbar. Raju looks like he's about to tap. Singh plants himself on the apron and distracts the referee. Romero is furious. He turns his attention back on Raju with Sliced Bread. Another cover, another kick out. Raju takes this whole thing home with a drive-by knee for the pinfall.

Winner: Rohit Raju

- Johnny Swinger and Hernandez are ready to get their hands on The Demon, Crazzy Steve and Black Taurus, but they need one more partner to help them out. John E Bravo says he's got the guy. It's Fallah Bahh! Swinger and Hernandez are hesitant about Bravo's choice.

- Chelsea Green wants another shot at the Digital Media Championship again. She lost her first contenders match against John Skyler. Now, she wants another shot. After speaking with Scott D'Amore, Green, Alisha, Matthew Rehwoldt and Jake Something will compete in a No. 1 Contenders match next Tuesday. The winner will go and face champion Jordynne Grace at a later date.

Next Week:

* No. 1 Contender Match for the Digital Media Championship: Chelsea Green vs. Alisha vs. Matthew Rehwoldt vs. Jake Something

This match will air on Impact Plus and Impact Insiders YouTube page on Tuesday. 

* The IInspiration vs. The Undead Bridesmaids

* Steve Maclin vs. Laredo Kid

If Maclin wins, he'll be added to the X-Division Match at Turning Point.

* Deonna Purrazzo will make her first post-Bound For Glory appearance in a sit-down interview with Gia Miller.

* "The King of Pro-Wrestling" Minoru Suzuki vs. "The Walking Weapon" Josh Alexander

* Sam Beale vs. Brian Myers

* Johnny Swinger, Hernandez & Fallah Bahh vs. The Demon, Crazzy Steve & Black Taurus

And now, the main event! Which man will earn his opportunity to face Moose for the Impact World Championship at Turning Point?

No. 1 Contender Match: Matt Cardona vs. Eddie Edwards vs. W. Morrissey

Eddie Edwards and W. Morrissey send Matt Cardona out of the ring. Both men trade heavy right hands. Morrissey sends Edwards over the top rope, and Cardona slides back into the ring. Morrissey runs right into a Gamiguri. Morrissey delivers a double chokeslam before the commercial break!

Coming back from the final break, Morrissey is just chucking Cardona and Edwards with back-to-back fallaway slams. The champion, Moose, is watching from afar. The fans are rallying for Morrissey. Edwards gets thrown right into Cardona, who was trying to return to the ring. The big man hoists Edwards up for a vertical suplex. Edwards escapes and flies to the other side of the ring. Cardona and Edwards work in tandem, with Cardona hitting a jawbreaker and Edwards connecting a blue thunder bomb. All three men go crashing down with a suplex/powerbomb combo!

Morrissey tries to end things early with a Black Hole Slam on Cardona. He doesn't get all of it in, and Cardona kicks out of the pin attempt. Once they get the powerhouse of the ring, Edwards and Cardona turn their attention on each other with a round of hits. Once they see the giant rise, Edwards heads out with a dive, and Cardona follows behind with a basement dropkick. Edwards sends the former Death King Cardona away with a Boston Knee Party. Edwards now has a date with Moose for the Impact World Championship!

Winner: Eddie Edwards

That concludes this week's episode of Impact Wrestling. Thanks for watching! From all of us here at Wrestling Inc., we wish all military personnel a wonderful and safe Veterans Day.