Impact Wrestling Results & Reactions – 8/11/2020
The show opens with Eric Young and Willie Mack brawling in the locker room area. Security and officials try to break them up, but the brawl spills into the arena, and then the ring. Mack grabs a mic and says he wants to get this match started right now. Mack chases after EY to get him in the ring.
Eric Young def. Willie Mack via pinfall with a pile-driver. Once in the ring, EY controlled a a majority of the match to re-establish himself as the psycho man he once was when left Impact four years ago.
Officially confirmed for Impact Emergence next week is The Good Brothers vs. Madman Fulton & Ace Austin.
We return to Wrestle House. Taya shows everyone her Impact debut match as Susie and Cousin Jake are both MIA “with the runs.” Crazzy Steve confronts Rosemary about her jealousy.
Back at the Impact Zone, Reno Scum attack Rhino backstage to take his money.
Jordynne Grace def. Kimber Lee by submission. Kimber Lee showcased throughout after recently signing a contract. Grace beating Lee solidifies her championship rematch at Emergence in two weeks.
Madison Rayne hosts Locker Room Talk with guests RVD & Katie Forbes. It doesn’t take long before they start making out and Rayne leaves. Sami Callihan runs in with an attack, but RVD and Forbes double team him after Katie sprays him in the eyes.
Backstage, Trey plays with Suicide’s mask until Moose walks up and questions why Wentz has a “Free EC3” hoodie on. Moose tells Trey, thinking he’s Suicide, that they will face off for a third time next week.
Back at Wrestle House, Rosemary checks out the available guys to help with her jealousy. Susie preps for her date with Jake. Larry D and Acey Romero get in an argument about Rosemary and food. Dreamer calls for a match.
Wrestle House: Larry D def. Acey Romero with Cody Deaner as the ref.
Deonna Purrazzo officially challenges Jordynne Grace to the first-ever Knockouts Iron Man Match.
A video package for Motor City Machine Guns vs. The North at Emergence next week airs.
No DQ Tag Team Match: Kiera Hogan & Tasha Steelz def. Havok & Nevaeh via pinfall when Hogan nailed Nevaeh with a swinging neck breaker. Hogan and Steelz attacked from behind during entrances. The match saw the use of several weapons. Havok took a table bump toward the end.
Gallows & Anderson approach Scott D’Amore backstage to say that they’re heading to the ring and won’t leave until they get their hands on Ace & Fulton.
Elsewhere, Moose stumbles upon an EC3 vignette on the wall. EC3 sends another warning.
Dez def. Suicide by DQ as The Good Brothers interrupted shortly after the bell. They clear the ring while waiting for their rivals. They grabs mics to call out Ace Austin & Madman Fulton. Ace and & Fulton appear on the tron to say they aren’t even in the same state. Ace says they’ll see them at Emergence Night 1.
Flashback Moment of the Week takes us back to October 2016 when Eddie Edwards beat Cody Rhodes to retain the TNA World Title.
Rohit Raju finds Chris Bey in the locker room. Raju reminds Bey that Emergence is right around the corner. Raju suggests Bey puts the title on the line against both himself and TJP in a three-way so that they can gang up on TJP. Bey accepts.
We come back to Susie and Jake’s date inside the Wrestle House. Jake runs off with the runs as Alisha comes in asking what happened. Susie says maybe Alisha’s advice was bad. Match time.
Wrestle House: Susie def. Alisha Edwards by roll-up with Crazzy Steve as the ref. After, Kylie Rae challenges Taya Valkyrie to a match. Taya says they’ll do it next week.
Impact World Championship: Eddie Edwards (c) def. Brian Myers via pinfall with the Boston Knee Party to retain. Eddie called out EY for the challenge, but Brian Myers made his way out. The match went around twelve minutes before Eddie pulled out his finisher to retain. Eddie will defend again on Night 2 of Emergence.
Confirmed for Emergence Night 1 next week:
- Kylie Rae vs. Taya Valkyrie in a Wrestle House match
- Trey Miguel vs. Moose (c) – TNA World Championship match
- TJP vs. Rohit Raju vs. Chris Bey (c) – X-Division Championship match
- Good Brothers vs. Ace Austin & Madman Fulton
- The North vs. Motor City Machine Guns (c) – Impact Tag Team Championship match
Confirmed for Emergence Night 2 on August 25:
- Jordynne Grace vs. Deonna Purrazzo (c) – 30-minute Knockouts Championship Iron Man match
- Eddie Edwards defends the Impact World Championship in an open challenge