Tonight the men and women of IMPACT are going to the Homecoming Dance. Who will be crowned King and Queen? The Heart and Soul stands up to The Bully. Plus a champion puts his title on the line against a Taurus.
Winners and advancing to the semifinals: Decay via Jumping Corner DDT
Winners and advancing to the semifinals: Deonna Purrazzo and Matthew Rehwoldlt via pinfall
Winners and advancing to the semifinals: Matt Cardona and Chelsea Green via The Unprettier
Winners and advancing to the semifinals: Tommy Dreamer and Rachel Ellering via Doomsday Device
Winners and advancing to the finals: Deonna Purrazzo and Matthew Rehwoldt via pinfall
Winners and advancing to the finals: Decay via roll up
Winner: Eddie Edwards via Boston Knee Party
WINNER AND STILL X-DIVISION CHAMPION: Josh Alexander via C4 Spike Piledriver
WINNERS AND HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN: Deonna Purrazzo and Matthew Rehwoldt via The Queen’s Gambit
This is the first match of the Homecoming tournament and we are about to find out who the Knockouts Champion, Deonna Purrazzo’s partner will be. Her partner was announced to be The Drama King.
The bell rings and we are underway. Alisha and Deonna lock up but Deonna takes control as she brings her down to the mat and throws her away. Alisha then fights back and sends Deonna into the corner but Deonna fights back and sends Alisha into the corner. Deonna looks to follow her in but Alisha gets the boot up and then takes her to the center of the ring and kicks her head off. Alisha then ends up with a nearfall and Deonna was able to regain some control before Hernandez tags in. We learn that intergender rules are allowed in the tournament. Hernandez goes for a boot but Deonna ducks and takes it to Hernandez. Deonna then goes for a crossbody but gets caught and rolls through for a sunset flip but Hernandez puts a stop to it. Matthew then tags in and lays in the punches. Hernandez is then able to regain control and hit a delayed vertical suplex as Alisha takes out Deonna. Alisha then tags in and looks to take it to Matthew who hits a scoopslam leading to a tag from Deonna. Deonna then continues the onslaught and gets a two count. Deonna then locks in a working hold but Alisha looks to break free of the hold with punches to the midsection. Deonna then looks to come off the ropes but Swinger picks her ankle leading to a double clothesline. Hernandez and Matthew tag in leading to a slingshot shoulder tackle. Hernandez continues the onslaught with a splash in the corner then a senton. Hernandez then hits a shoulder breaker for a nearfall as Deonna breaks it up but Alisha takes her out. Hernandez then dives over the top take out Matthew leading Alisha diving off the top taking out everyone.
Hernandez then throws Matthew back in but Matthew quickly fights back with clubbing blows to the back then takes him out for the three count. Deonna and The Drama King advances to the semifinals.
The bell rings and we are underway. Cardona and Williams start off the match. They lock up with Cardona getting the advantage as he shoves Petey to the mat. Petey then looks for a crossbody of some sort but Cardona catches him and slams him to the mat. Petey then tags out to Jordynne who slaps him in the face before tagging back out to Petey. Matt then tags out to Green who wants Jordynne who tags in. Green then kicks her in the midsection and hits the ropes but Grace takes her down. Grace then tags out to Petey as they look for a double team move. Green then escapes and tags out to Cardona. Petey and Grace take down both Green and Cardona and then elect to do push-ups. Cardona then rolls to the floor and Petey follows him leading to a neckbreaker on the floor from Cardona. The match gets back in the ring with Green tagging in and takes down Petey for a nearfall. Cardona tags back in to continue the attack but Petey fights back leading to a tornado DDT. The knockouts tag back in with Grace taking down Green then hits her with double knees to the back in the corner. Grace then tries for a slam but Green escapes and tags out. Petey then is able to take down Cardona for a nearfall. Petey then drives his knee into the back of Cardona leading to a dropkick to the back while Matt is against the ropes. Jordynne tags in and lays in the clotheslines to the Cardona followed by a dropkick. Petey tags in leading to a double dropkick for a nearfall. Petey continues the attack but eats a double knees then a dropkick from Cardona. Both guys tag out and Chelsea ducks the clothesline and hits Grace with forearm shots then a ripcord knee followed by a crubstomp. Petey then goes for a destroyer but Cardona makes the save leading to a double reboot.
Jordynne and Petey come back and look to double destroyers but Matt and Chelsea escapes. Down the stretch Grace and Cardona lock in double Steiner Recliners but they use their height to escape leading to Chelsea hitting the Unprettier for the win. After the match Steve Maclin jumps Petey Williams.
We then go backstage and hear comments from W. Morrissey ahead of his Hardcore Match with Eddie Edwards.
Who will be Brian Myers’ partner for this tournament? We find out right now. Brian’s partner is Missy Hyatt.
Hyatt says that she is not a wrestler. Myers and Dreamer start the match with a lock up and Dreamer goes behind with a waistlock but Myers escapes and goes for a sideheadlock. Missy then accidentally tags in and Rachel Ellering tags in. Missy then is too scared and tags out. Myers says he doesn’t wrestle women and Ellering calls him scared. Rachel then takes him down with a drop toehold before tagging out to Tommy and they both take him down with jabs then an elbow drop from Dreamer. Tommy gains control of Myers’ arm and tags out to Rachel who hits a top rope hammer fist onto his arm. Rachel tags out to Dreamer who hits a frost rope double axe handle. Brian then regains control and has Tommy draping over the ropes as Beale hits him over the head with a clipboard. Dreamer then rolls to the floor as Sam runs tin to a clothesline from Ellering.
Back the ring Myers regains control for a side back suplex. Myers goes for the roster cut but Dreamer takes him down leading to Brian asking for a tag but Missy drops down and walks to the back. Dreamer then puts Myers on his shoulders for a doomsday device for the win.
We then hear from VBD and a match between Willie Mack and Deaner was announced for later tonight.
The bell rings and we are underway. Crazzy Steve and Fallah Bahh start off the match. They lock up and Fallah powers Steve back into the corner. The crowd chants for Steve to bite Fallah’s face off. Steve goes for a double leg but Fallah tosses him away . Steve then hits a jab to Fallah then bites Fallah’s face off.
The crowd says it taste like Bahh. Tasha then tags into the match and jaw jacks with Steve. The crowd now wants Steve to bite Tasha’s face off but Steve offers up Rosemary instead who tags in. Rosemary and Tasha then throws hands leading to Tasha hitting the ropes and hit with a sidewalk slam for a nearfall. Rosemary then mounts for punches but Tasha escapes leading to Rosemary throwing her in the corner. Tasha then tags out to Fallah who chants No a bunch leading to a kick to the midsection from Rosemary. Tasha then pulls her down by her hair leading to a two count from Fallah. Tasha tags in and sends Rosemary into the corner then hits a jumping forearm leading to a snapmare then a running knee for a nearfall. Tasha tags out to Fallah and tells him to get her. Rosemary slaps Fallah which wakes him up. Fallah then bumps Rosemary which takes her down. Fallah then tries to pick her up but she escapes and tags out to Steve. Steve then runs through Fallah who fights back and almost takes out Tasha leading to Steve getting control. Steve then lays in some shots but Fallah looks to sit down but Steve moves and tags out. Rosemary has the hot tag and takes it to Tasha for a two count. Tasha escapes the finisher for a kick to the side for the head. Tasha sends Rosemary to her corner but she fights back and locks in the upside down. Fallah then comes in and looks for a corner splash but takes out Tasha. Steve then takes advantage for a jumping corner DDT for the win.
Steve Maclin is coming for the X-Division Championship but is gonna have to go through Petey Williams first.
Willie Mack vs Deaner:
The bell rings and we are underway. Deaner looks to get the jump on Willie who ducks him and lays in the punches. Willie then puts Deaner into a corner and hits him with a chop the chest. Willie then throws Deaner into the ropes and takes him down with a thez press leading to him raining down punches. Willie then tosses Deaner to the floor as the crowd is behind him. Deaner gets back in the ring and lays in some shots as Deaner throws him into the ropes as Eric Young holds his ankles. Willie then comes back and takes down Deaner for a nearfall. Willie goes for the stunner but Deaner takes his eyes then throws Willie into the corner and shoved him head and neck first with a dropkick to the back. Deaner then drags Willie to the apron and slams him face first into the apron before hitting a running knee to the face. Back in the ring Deaner gets a nearfall. Willie looks to fight back but Deaner throws him to the floor. Swann then stands up to VBD so they can’t get a cheap shot. Back in the ring Deaner climbs to the top and looks for a dive but gets caught with a belly to belly suplex. The crowd is chanting for Willie to get back to his feet leading to a clothesline then a back elbow for smiley slam then a legdrop. Deaner then ends up in a corner but gets his boot up. Willie comes back and hits a Samoan Drop into a Moonsault for a two count. Willie climbs to the top but Deaner comes back with a running knee knocking him off the top. Deaner then hits a pull up Powerbomb for a two count. Willie hits an atomic drop followed by a pop up forearm shot for a two count. Willie goes for the stunner but Deaner counters and hits the neckbreaker for a two count.
Deaner looks to drive Mack’s head and neck into the turnbuckle but Willie comes back and slams him down to the mat for a nearfall. Willie then climbs to the top but Deaner hits him with a big right hand. Deaner climbs to the top for a superplex but Willie knocks him off and misses the splash. Willie was able to recover for the stunner but Deaner gets his boot on the ropes. Chaos ensues on the outside allowing Deaner to hit the Deaner DDT for the win.
Winner: Deaner via Deaner DDT
We then hear from Matt Cardona and Chelsea Green ahead of their semifinals match:
The bell rings and we are underway. Deanna and Chelsea will start off the match. Green is looking for a handshake but Deonna wants nothing off it. Deonna turns her back on her as Chelsea goes for two nearfalls. Chelsea then gets Deonna in the corner and charges at her but moves out of the way and attacks her wrist. Deonna tags out to Matthew who blocks Green from tagging out but Green uses her speed to tag out. They lock up and Cardona has the advantage with the go behind and hammerlock. Matthew then fights out of the hold takes it to Cardona. Matt then comes back with a dropkick sending him to the floor. Matt then hits a baseball slide leading to Deonna getting in the face of Cardona but Green jumps off the apron and takes her out. Cardona then dives over the top but Matthew is able to move out of the way as he crash and burns on the ramp. Matthew then rings him into the ring and lays in the shots before putting him in his corner and tags out to Deonna who takes him down and tags right back out. Matthew then hits a legdrop as he chokes Cardona on the middle rope. We get a break and Matthew looks to stalk Cardona who kicks him in the midsection. Matthew comes back and throws him in his corner then out to the apron. Deonna tags in as they bring back in Cardona for a nearfall. Matthew tags back in and rubs his boot into the face of Cardona. Matthew then lays in a sideheadlock as Cardona gets back to his feet with shots to the midsection. Matthew puts a stop to it and drops Cardona. The crowd begins to chant for Chelsea as Cardona gets back up for a neckbreaker and both men are down. Deonna then comes in a takes out Chelsea leading to a double team assault. Deonna tags in as Cardona takes out Matthew and dodges Deonna and tags out to Green. Green with the hot tag hits a ripcord knee and a running knee off the ropes for a nearfall as Matthew breaks it up. Cardona then hits Radio Silence.
Down the stretch Cardona and Matthew are the legal men and Matthew is able to drop Cardona on his face for the pinfall.
We then go backstage as Brian Myers and Sam Beale confront Missy Hyatt.
The bell rings and we are underway. Rosemary and Rachel Ellering start off the match. Rachel offers a handshake and they both lock their hands and shake. Rosemary then wakes up the crowd before reentering the ring.
They lock up with them bouncing all around the ring for a stalemate. They then begin to exchange holds and going for moves but Rachel trips up Rosemary. Rosemary tells Rachel to hit the ropes and ducks a clothesline and takes down Rosemary with a shoulder tackle. Steve tags into the match and Dreamer offers to tag in. They lock up with Dreamer getting control of the wrist leading to them getting down on the mat. Tommy gets him with a head scissors but Steve escapes as they trade hold for hold. Rosemary calls out Tommy as she tags in. The crowd then chants for Rosemary to bite Tommy’s face off and she ends up biting his hand and Tommy does the same. Steve comes in and bites Tommy’s hand leading to Rachel coming in and biting Steve’s hand.
Rachel then tags into the match and hits Rosemary with a running clothesline then multiple chops before taking down Rosemary. She tags out to Tommy and they take her down with a double back elbow before hitting an elbow drop. Rachel tags in and sends Rosemary into the corner with multiple shoulder blocks but Rosemary fights back and hits a slingblade. Steve tags in and gets a two count. Steve then locks in a sideheadlock but Rachel fights back to her feet with shots to the midsection but Steve puts a stop to it before tagging out. Rosemary comes back in and takes down Rachel and looks to pull her to her side but Rachel kicks her off and tags out. Dreamer then takes out Steve and mounts him in the corner with multiple shots to the head before biting him in the head. Tommy then hits the Dreamer DDT for a nearfall. Steve then comes back and takes down Tommy in the corner leading to a cannonball for a two count. Rosemary then takes out Rachel leading to Tommy hitting a cutter for a nearfall. Tommy calls for the Doomsday Device but Rosemary takes Rachel off the top and hits a spear. Tommy then hits a Piledriver on Rosemary
leading to Steve reserving a roll up for the win.
We then hear pre-match comments from Eddie Edwards and Alisha gives him Kenny.
The bell rings and we are underway. They lock up and we have a stalemate. They lock up again and we have another stalemate with Taurus pushing off. Josh then takes Taurus off his feet as he picks the ankle. Taurus fights back with a chop the chest. The match begins to pick up speed as Taurus comes off the ropes with a shoulder tackle to Josh. Alexander then comes off the mat and takes down Taurus with an ankle pick. They continue to exchange holds and moves as we have another stalemate. Take then gains control with a headbutt then whips him into the corner but Josh puts a stop to the momentum as he hits a back elbow leading to a snapmare then an elbow drop. Josh then chops him in the chest multiple times leading to an inside out powerslam for a two count. Taurus then locks in a working hold but Josh is able to slip out. Josh tries to fight back with shots to the midsection leading to a Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Josh sets up Taurus in the corner and hits him in the face then chops him in the chest. Josh whips him in the opposite corner but Taurus comes back and takes him down for a nearfall. Taurus then looks to choke Alexander with his boot and continues the onslaught. Taurus gets him in another corner and chokes him with his boot. Taurus then picks him up hits him with multiple chops and a big right hand which takes him down to the mat. Taurus then picks him up for a shoulder breaker for a two count. Josh then rolls out to the floor as he tries to get feeling back in his arm. Josh rolls right into a boot but counters for a small package and a nearfall. Taurus comes back and drops Alexander with a huge right and drives his knee into the face of Josh. Taurus then hits a foot DDT leading to a working hold but Josh fights back to his feet and lays in the rights. Taurus puts on the brakes with a kick to the midsection but Josh comes back with a suplex and multiple clotheslines. Taurus then sends Josh to the floor and hits a tope con hilo corkscrew for a two count.
In the end Josh Alexander was able to hit the C4 Spike Piledriver for the win and retains the title.
We then hear pre-match comments from Deonna Purrazzo and Matthew Rehwoldt.
The bell rings and we are underway. Crazzy Steve and Matthew Rehwoldt start off the match. Steve gains control of the match as he counters the mind games of Matthew. Steve grabs control of his arm but Matthew escapes leading to Steve regaining control and biting the ear of Matthew. Steve then sends Matthew to the corner and comes back and drops him on the mat. Steve then drags him over to his corner and tags out to Rosemary who jumps off the top and bites his arm. Rosemary then tags back out as Steve bites his arm too. Matthew escapes to his corner and tags out to Deonna Purrazzo. Rosemary then goes behind for a waistlock but Deonna counters and goes for a Piledriver bit Rosemary slips out of the way. Rosemary tries for the go behind but Deonna slips out of the way. Rosemary goes behind for a German suplex
then hits a slingblade for the two count. Rosemary looks to hit the ropes but Matthew drops her leading to Rosemary scaring him and eats a German suplex of her own. Matthew tags in and drives his knee into the back of Rosemary. Rosemary looks to fight back to her feet but Matthew pulls her back down by her hair. Deonna tags in then pushes her into a corner and lays in the multiple kicks to the midsection leading to a flatliner for a two count. Deonna goes behind with a waistlock but Rosemary slips out and hits the ropes as both knockouts are down with a double clothesline. They both tag out as Steve is able to take control and sends Matthew to the corner. Steve hits a running back elbow before hitting a cannonball for a two count. Steve then goes up top but gets caught for a fireman’s carry Powerbomb for a two count. Matthew hits Steve with a superkick but he sits right back up. Matthew and Deonna then look to take out both members of Decay leading to a double upside on each side of the ring.
Rosemary then tags in and hits a diving top rope DDT for a two count. Matthew brings Rosemary to his corner and tags out to Deonna. Rosemary hits a spear on Matthew leading to a scorpion death drop on Deonna for a two count. Matthew then gets on the apron and snaps Rosemary’s neck on the top rope. Steve then dives onto Matthew leading to the Queen’s Gambit Piledriver for the win.
The bell rings and we are underway. Morrissey hits a running splash in the corner to the back of Eddie and then tosses him out to the floor. Morrissey looks to follow him out but Eddie catches him with a trashcan lid to the face. But Morrissey fights back and sends Eddie back to the floor. Morrissey then hits him with a punch to ththe face as he brings in more trashcan lids. Back in the ring Morrissey goes for another corner splash but Eddie moves in the nick of time leading to a Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Eddie then rolls to the floor and pulls out a table. Eddie then sets up the table before pulling out the trashcan. Morrissey then catches Eddie coming around the corner as he kicks the trashcan into his face. Morrissey then rolls Eddie back into the ring as he brings in chairs and a chain. Morrissey then rolls into the ring and hits a corner splash before wrapping a chain around the face and mouth of Eddie. Morrissey then wraps the chain around his neck and begins to choke him but Eddie fights back with chops to the chest. Morrissey puts a stop to it as he pulls him down with the chain. Morrissey continues the attack as he puts him in the corner and chokes him with the chair. Morrissey piles up the chairs and trashcan lids before setting Eddie on the top rope. Morrissey then hits him with multiple shots to the face and tries to hit a superplex as Eddie fights him off. Eddie then chops him in the chest before hitting a sunset flip powerbomb into the chairs and lids.
Morrissey rolls to the floor as Eddie looks for a Suicide Dive but gets caught. Eddie then looks to hit Morrissey with a trashcan lid but it flys into the crowd but a fan catches it. Eddie gets it back and hits Morrissey over the head with it. Eddie then drags Morrissey to tue top of the ramp and hits a suplex. Eddie then runs at Morrissey who catches him and slams him back first into the apron.
Morrissey then pulls the steel steps to the ramp area as he slams Eddie head first into the steps. Morrissey then makes a ladder bridge between the ring and steel steps. Morrissey continues to look for plunder leading to a Suicide Dive from Eddie. Eddie then pulls out Kenny the kendo stick as they both reenter the ring. Eddie cracks Morrissey over the head with Kenny but as Eddie was climbing to the top Morrissey knocks him over into the table he set up earlier.
Morrissey then pulls him from the rubble and drags him to the ladder bridge but Eddie begins to fight back but Morrissey puts a stop to it as Morrissey choke slams him into the ladder which doesn’t break.
Morrissey brings out another table and sets it up in the corner. In the end Eddie fights back and sends Morrissey through the table, hits him multiple times with the kendo stick then wraps the chain around his knee to hit a Boston Knee Party for the win.
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