This past Saturday was Final Resolution and we saw a championship change hands as Manik made his return to IMPACT to answer the final Defeat Rohit Challenge of 2020 to win the X-Division Championship. Tonight's show will see the fallout from the IMPACT Plus Special and the return of AEW World Champion Kenny Omega.
Winner: Tenille Dashwood via The Spotlight
Winner: Chris Bey via Disqualifications
Winners and Advancing to the Finals: Kiera Hogan and Tasha Steelz via Fisherman's Suplex with a Bridge
Winner: Karl Anderson via Roll-up
The show opens with a recap of Kenny Omega winning the AEW World Championship and Final Resolution from this past Saturday.
The Knockouts kick off the show tonight. The bell rings and we are underway. They trash talk each other back and forth. Tenille them takes down Alisha and lays in a few shots. Alisha makes it back to her feet and comes off the ropes taking down Tenille. Alisha looks for a flatliner but Tenilline is able to slip free. Alaisha takes her down then comes off the ropes for a senton for a two count.
Alisha then hits a headscissors but Tenille is able to fight back and takes down Alisha for a nearfall. Tenille then luts Alaisha through the ropes and pulls her hair leading to a double underhook suplex for a nearfall. Tenille them sets Alisha in the corner and stomps her multiple times. Tenille then hits a suplex out lf the corner leading to a sideheadlock then the dashwoggie.
Tenille then locks in a submission hold leading to a sidewalk slam. Alisha crawls to a corner bit Tenille comes back and whips her to the opposite turnbuckle. Tenille follows her in but Alisha spins to the apron leading to het making a comeback and looks for a bulldog but Tenille shoots her off leading to a kick to the midsection from Alisha. Alisha is then able to hit the bulldog leadkng to a nerfall as Kaleb pulls Tenille out of the ring. The match then breaks down as Alisha climbs to the top and dives onto Kaleb as Tenille pushed him in the way. Tenille then comes back in the ring and catches her coming back in with The Spotlight for the pinfall victory.
After the match Sami Callihan shows up on the titantron and suggests that they finally put all the games to an end. Sami tells Eddie that this might be the last holiday he has with his family.
We then go backstage to Gia Miller who interviews the Motor City Machine Guns as they talk about theit three step plan and comments ahead of Sabin's main event match against Karl Anderson.
We then go to Kenny's bus and see Kenny and Don fire up Karl Anderson ahead of his match against Chris Sabin.
We come back to the show and see Karl Anderson fired up as he comes back into the building and runs into Swann. He asks him were Motor City Machine Guns were. He then says that he is gonna knock Sabin's lights out.
We then head to the ring as the TNA World Heavyweight Champion Moose makes his way to the ring and says Willie Mack will be out for a few weeks.
Willie then comes out and says he isn't here to wrestle and that he will take matters into his own hands. He then challenges Moose to an I Quit match at Genesis.
Gia Miller then catches Moose as he comes to the back. Moose says that he is tired of independent wrestlers posing as security guards trying to make a name for themselves off of the stars.
We then see Chris Bey show up at Rohit's locker room and congratulates him on the L he took at Final Resolution. Rohit then tells him he wasn't the only one who lost. Rohit then announces his rematch for Hard to Kill. Bey then says if he unmask Manik them he can get the belt back. Bey then invites Rohit to the ring with him for his match against Manik.
We get another cheap plug for AEW Dynamite with Tony Khan and Tony Schiavone. Khan says the ads are funding IMPACT.
We then get a promo video from Eric Young and talks about sickness then says that he found his true purpose in IMPACT. Cody Deaner appears across from Young and says that he is gonna baptize him.
The bell rings and here we go. Bey charges at Manik and hots him in the midsection and pushes him into the corner. Bey then stays on top of Manik and stomps a mudhole in him. Bey then throws Manik into anothet corner and chokes him with his boot. Bey then whips him into the opposite turnbuckle and follows him in but Manik spins to the apron and hits a headscissors on Bey as he enters the ring. Manik then looks for a submission hold but Bey breaks the hold and sends Manik into the ropes. Manik is able to go Spider-Man in the ropes. Bey runs at him but Manik slips out of the way and Bey goes through the ropes and to the floor as we go to break.
We come back and Manik is in control laying in the shots to Bey in the corner. Manik then whips Bey into the corner and follows in with a back elbow. Bey is able to fight back and catches Manik in the ropes and hits an elbow to the back of the neck from the middle rope for a nearfall. Bey continues the attack and puts Manik in the corner. Bey then hits a big boot to the face of Manik as he crumbles to the mat and Bey gets a two count. Bey then locks in a working hold but Manik fights back to his feet and doubles over Bey. Manik then hits the ropes and ducks the clothesline attempt from Bey and takes him down. Bey is able to regain conteol and drives a knee to the back of Manik then a spinning elbow to the back of the neck for a nearfall. Bey then locks on a working hold but Manik fights back eith shots to the midsection. Manik then hits a suplex to Bey
and looks for a double underhook but Bey counters and takes out Manik and looks for the Art of Finesse but Manik slips to the outside and gies under the ring. Rohit looks for Manik. Manik then pops out on the other side and climbs to the top for a hurricanrana and hits him with a pair of knees taking down Bey. Manik then picks up Bey and looks at Rohit as Bey is tied up with the referee leading to a low blow. Rohit then looks to take off the mask of Manik leading to Rohit getting caught and hitting Bey. Bey wins via disqualification.
We then go backstage to see The North and Page says that he will go and get help and that they will have Alexander's back. We then see Brian Myers offer to be Josh's new tag partner but Josh has a better idea of beating him up.
We come back to the show and see Kenny Omega pissed about Rich Swann as they hype up Karl Anderson for his match against Sabin.Kenny says that he isn't sorry about what he is gonna do.
The bell rings and we are underway. Taya and Tasha start off the match. Tasha uses her speed to evade Taya but gets caught and taken down. Tasha ends up in the but evades Taya and lays in a few shots but gets caught by a spinebuster from Taya for a nearfall. Taya tags out to Rosemary who gits a fallaway slam. Tasha is able to tag out to Kiera who gets taken down by Rosemary who gets a full mount and lays in the rights. Rosemary then throws Kiera halfway across the ring. Tasha then gets involved allowing Kiera to gain the advantage and takes her down for a two count. Kiera sends Rosemary into her corner and tags out to Tasha who lays in multiple stomps to the midsection and tags out to Kiera who hits a palmstrike and a snapmare into a two count. Kiera then puts Rosemary back in her corner after taunting Taya and they both choke out Rosemary leading to a nerfall. Kiera drags Rosemary back to her corner and tags out to Tasha but Rosemary fights back with shots to the face of Tasha. Tasha puts a stop to that and pushes her back to her corner. Rosemary them hits a back elbow to Tasha leading to the upside down. On the othwr side of rhe ring Kiera takes out Taya. Tasha then takes down Rosemary for a two count. Tasha then locks in a sleeperhold but Rosemary backs up into the corner multiple times to break the hold. Tasha then leaps back onto Rosemary for a sleeperhold. Rosemary then takes Tasha off her back and throws her to the apron but Tasha hitsa shoulder block. Tasha reenters the ring but Rosemary takes her down with a spear. Both ladies tag out leading to a spear from Taya to Kiera Hogan and gets a nearfall as Tasha breaks up the hold. Deonna and Kimber make their way to ringside and takes out Rosemary. This allows for Kiera Hogan to hit the fisherman's suplex with a bridge for the pinfall victory.
After the match we get another promo video with Eric Young and Cody Deaner.
We come back to the show and get a promo about Rich Swann saying he is Hard to Kill promoting the PPV.
We then go backstage to Kiera Hogan and Tasha Steelz who are celebrating their win and Kiera asking Tasha where the money is. Johnny Swinger then shows up and steals Tasha's fannypack and find a secret compartment with the roll of cash inside.
Josh Alexander vs Brian Myers:
The bell rings and here we go. Josh runs at Myers who slides between the ropes. They lock up and Josh pushes Myers into the corner and we get a clean break. They lock up again and Myers grabs the arm of Alexander leading to Myers sliding to the outside and tripping up Josh. Ethan Page comes out and gets in the face of Myers which distracts Josh and allows for Myers to take control. Myers takes down Ethan by driving him face first to the ringpost then takes down Josh and climbs into a full mount and rains down shots. Myers then continues the attack leading to a nearfall then locks in a working hold after knees to the back of Josh. Alexander fights back and brraks the hold and hits Myers with multiple shoulder blocks. Both guys end up in separate corners leading to Page coming back after being taking out by Myers as The Karate Man. Page takes out Myers leading to the disqualification victory for Myers.
After the match we get another promo video from Eric Young and Cody Deaner. Young says that Deaner was wrong and has an illness. He says they were laughing at him and not with him. We then see Cody getting baptized and Young says things will he clear and that he is free.
We come back to the show with another Hard to Kill promo video
We then see Tommy Dreamer backstage and is approached by Acey Romero who says that Larry D is being set up. Dreamer then tells him to go prove it.Dreamer then approaches Rhino and Jake and tells them to end Eric Young and Joe Doering before it gets worst.
Sami Callihan vs Eddie Edwards has been announced for January 5th, 2021.
The bell rings and here we go. The match is in progress as Sabin has control of Anderson. Karl fights back and shoves off Sabin. They lock up and Karl gains control of the armbut Sabin fights back grabbing Karl's arm and floats over looking for more offense but Karl pushes away. They lock up again with Sabin locking in a sideheadlock but Karl shoots him off into the ropes as Sabin hits him with a shoulder block. They lock up again with Karl pushing Sabin into the corner and we look to get a clean vreak but Karl kicks Sabin in the midsection. Karl then takes him fown and grinds his elbow in tbe face of Sabin leading to him raking his boot across the face of Sabin. Karl then hammer throws Sabin into the corner. Karl then picks him up and tosses him i to the corner and punches him in the face. Sabin looks to fight bsck but Karl puts a stop to it. Karl then continues to manhandle Sabin as he throws him into the ropes. Anderson then trash talks Alex Shelley allowing Sabin to come back with a shot to the midsection. Sabin then picks up the speed of the match with a headscissors and Anderson slides to the outside. Sabin looks to follow him but Anderson moves out of the way as Sabin lands on the apron but Karl is able to take him out by grabbing his leg and Sabin going face forst into the apron as we head into the break.
We come back to the show ajd Karl was in control before Sabin hit a jawbreaker. Karl then cloes the gap and takes dowj Sabin lays in some shots and gets a two count. Karl then drives his elbow into the head of Sabin. Karl then chanhes his focus to the leg of Sabin as he stomps the leg. Sabin then backs up to the ropes and Karl chokes him on the ropes leading to a two count. Karl then locks in a headlock but Sabin loocks to fight back but Karl stomps the foot of Sabin allowing Karl to remain in control. Karl then locks in a working hold on the shoulder and arm. Sabin then breaks the hold thdowing Karl off him but Anderson answers back with a clothesline. Karl picks him up and Sabin lays in jabs the midsection of Anderson leading to them colliding heads. Both guys get back to their fert amd Sabin mounts a comeback for a tow count. Sabin then picks up Anderson and puts him on his shoulders but Karl slips out the back and looks for the gun stun but Sabin counters and hits Karl high with a boot and follows up with a tornado DDT for a two count. Sabin then grabs Karl ajd looks to put him on his shoulders but Karl hits him with elbows leading to a forearm from Sabin. Both giys then trade blows back and forth as Sabin looks for a roaring elbow leading to a double clothesline and both guys are down. Karl gets back to his feet first but Sabin counters with an elbow then a jumping kick pushing him into the corner. Karl is able to comeback with a spinebuster for a nearfall. Anderson looks for the gun stun but Sabin counters i to a backslide for a nearfall. Karl is then able to couter Sabin and rolls him up and grabs the tights for the pin. Swann then shows up and looks displeased with the actions of Anderson.
After the match we then see Kenny leave the bus and back in the building a brawl ensjes between Motor City Machine Guns and Karl Anderson. Doc Gallows makes the save and Kenny Omega takes out Rich Swann. Kenny then says that the Bullet Club is back and leads to a six man tag match being made for Hard to Kill. Kenny Omega and The Good Brothers vs Rich Swann and Motor City Machine Guns.