Spoilers: 2/17/19 Impact TV Taping Results

Feb 18, 2019 - by James Walsh


* The Rascalz (Dezmond Xavier & Zachary Wentz) defeated The Desi Hit Squad (Raj & Rohit). Raj and Dez started things out. Chain wrestling to open. Raj lands a big shoulder block. Dez uses his speed to get the better of Raj. Rohit comes in but gets double-teamed by the Rascalz in their corner. Rohit uses the ref and rakes Dez’s eyes. Hit Squad gains control. They wear Dez down with a butterfly lungblower from Raj, and a standing double-stomp from Rohit. Wentz gets the hot-tag and lands a series of lariats. Rascalz isolate the Hit Squad to the outside. Double tope con hilo from the Rascalz! Back in the ring…Dez assists Wentz with a standing traveling moonsault. Rascalz win by pinfall.


* Moose defeated Trey Miguel. Trey uses his speed early to avoid Moose’s power. Headscissor from Trey that sends Moose to ringside. Suicide dive from Trey. A second suicide dive. Tope con hilo from Trey but Moose catches him…APRON POWERBOMB. Moose stops the refs count to inflict more pain. Trey attempts a comeback, but Moose catches him again, slamming him off the ring steps. Moose dissects Trey, but Trey refuses to stay down. Trey lands a missile dropkick and a frog splash, but Moose slows him down with a pop-up powerbomb. Trey nearly wins it with a reverse-rana. Moose avoids a top rope double stomp, tosses Trey into the ringpost, then kills him with a spear. Moose wins by pinfall.

* Eli Drake & Eddie Edwards defeated Fallah Bahh & KM. Drake and Bahh start with a tie-up. Drake goes for a powerslam but Bahh falls on him. Bahh with his signature gator roll. KM tags in but Drake lands some strikes and gets Edwards in. Edwards and Bahh go at it. Bahh with a big slam. All men start battling inside the ring. Superkick from Edwards, followed by a neckbreaker from Drake onto KM. Edwards grabs Kenny the kendo stick. Ref tries to take it…he tosses it to Drake who smashes KM with it. Ref doesn’t see. Edwards hits KM with his finisher. Eli Drake & Eddie Edwards by pinfall.

* Ace Austin defeated Damien Drake. Austin lands an enziguri and a punt from the apron to start things out. High-risk from Austin takes Damien down, followed by a stiff forearm. They trade strikes in the center but Austin wins the exchange. Springboard disaster kick and twisting senton in succession. Austin lands the Aces up neckbreaker and this one is done early. Ace Austin wins by pinfall.

* Josh Matthews comes to the ring. He introduces Johnny Impact and Taya Valkyrie to explain their actions from the end of last night’s taping. Matthews asks them why they did what they did. Johnny says he has media hounding him for an answer. He says he did it because of people like Josh and smart marks. Because fans aren’t interested in his title defenses, they just want to see him wreck his body. He then berates Cage for being a big dumb rock, and calls the crowd losers for cheering him. Taya gets on the mic. Josh Matthews asks her about defending against Jordynne Grace next week. Taya makes a short joke about Grace, and then jumps on Johnny’s previous statements about the fans being smarks. Josh asks Johnny about his PPV match in Toronto against Cage. Johnny says he beat Cage once and he can do it again. Johnny says that he hopes Cage stays healthy up until then. Taya and Johnny kiss and pose to end the segment.

* Willie Mack defeated Ethan Page. Page jumps Mack before the bell rings. He stomps Mack down in the corner. Mack fires back with a samoan drop, followed by a standing moonsault. Page baits Mack to the outside where he lands a pumping, thrust kick to put the big man on his back. Back in the ring, Mack attempts a comeback, but Page decapitates him with an elbow. Headlock from Page. Mack gets to his feet and chains together a string of moves, including a DDT and his jumping corner cannonball. Page throws Mack off the top and lands a mid-rope elbow. Mack doesn’t stay down long, and delivers a roundhouse kick and a stunner. Willie Mack wins by pinfall.

* Rich Swann defeated Sami Callihan to retain the X-Division championship. The match starts hot with a brawl. Fight spills to the outside. A back-and-forth bout until Callihan nails Swann with an exploder onto the entrance path. Callihan taunts the crowd, then tosses Swann in and wears him down with a headlock. Callihan spits in his hand, then lets it fall back into his mouth. Crowd goes crazy, calling Callihan a sick f**k. He then chops Swann and targets the neck with a sleeper hold. Callihan controlling the action here in the middle of the match. Swann with a comeback. He lands a strike combo, followed by a frankensteiner coming off the ropes. Another frankensteiner from the second rope. Callihan comes back with a powerbomb. He rolls Swann through with a knee strike. Callihan nearly wins the match with a double-underhook shoulderbreaker. Swann with a roundhouse kick. 450 from the middle rope but Callihan kicks out. Swann goes for a top rope ‘rana but Callihan powerbombs him off the top! Callihan with the submission but Swann gets to the ropes. Great finishing sequence where Callihan avoids Swann’s Pheonix splash and goes for the piledriver. Swann rolls him up for the 3 and retains! Callihan attacks Swann and grabs a chair, but Swann fends him off. He goes to hit Swann but a masked man comes out and attacks Swann, chokeslamming him to the mat. It is later revealed to be Sawyer Fulton that joined in on the attack. Willie Mack comes out to try and help Swann, but Callihan and the newest oVe member stand tall as the segment ends.

* Su Yung defeated Alisha Edwards. Both women tie-up. Alisha with a roll-up, but Yung destroys Alisha with a palm strike. Yung ties Alisha in the tree of woe. Rope assisted neckbreaker. Yung takes out the glove and tries to submit Alisha. Alisha breaks the hold and finally mounts some offense, targeting Yungs chest and running full steam at her on the ropes. Alisha with a backpack stunner but Yung doesn’t stay down. Eventually she locks in the glove-claw. Su Yung wins by submission.

* Konnan comes out with LAX, and they have a message for the Lucha Bros. Konnan calls LAX his family. He calls the Lucha Bros his family. He’s sick of all the disrespect that has come since the teams started feuding. If they wanna settle this, they can do it right now. Lucha Bros come out and a brawl ensues. Security comes out but both teams dispose of them. Lucha Bros get the upperhand with the help of some steel chairs. Pentagon jaw-jacks with Konnan, who remains neutral in the fight. Lucha Bros pull out tables and prepare to send Santana and Ortiz through them, but LAX takes control and slams the Lucha Bros through! They grab the tag belts and pose over Pentagon and Fenix to end the segment.

* Scarlett Bordeaux defeated Glen Gilbertti (Disco Inferno). Glen Gilbertti comes out for the match. He grabs a microphone and tells Scarlett Bordeaux that she can call this off if she wants. Scarlett comes out and is ready to fight. Gilbertti asks Scarlett one last time and says, “I’m gonna show you why a woman cannot be the man.” Scarlett with a series of roll-ups! Gilbertti is surprised at first, but then starts toying with Scarlett, before hitting a clothesline. Scarlett begins to mount some offense…she climbs to the top…a flying crossbody nearly wins it for Scarlett! Gilbertti with another running attack. He starts to rag-doll her around the ring and stomps her fingers. Scarlett with a few flurries, including a stunner, but Gilbertti keeps getting the better of her. He goes to give her the ten elevated punches in the corner, but Scarlett powerbombs him!! Scarlett wins via pinfall.

* Tessa Blanchard is out for a promo. She says that today is a great day, because today is the day she gets what she wants. Today she gets justice on Gail Kim. She calls Kim out. Gail enters. Tessa questions whether Gail is having a good day. She demands that Gail apologize to her for the suspension, and for costing her the Knockouts champion. Gail says she’s sorry. Tessa says that’s not enough and screams at her to be specific. Gail apologizes for costing her the title, and for the suspension. Tessa thanks her, and pushes Gail to quit. Gail says she’s already put in her resignation. Tessa says good, and apologizes to Gail. Tessa apologizes for main eventing IMPACT while Gail was making a fool of herself in bra and panties matches. Tessa says that Gail could never compete with her. Gail fires back, saying that she put in her resignation, but the stipulation was that she would be returning as a wrestler. “I’m coming back to kick your ass,” yells Gail, before attacking Tessa and beating her up all around ringside. Tessa fleas, but with a worried look in her eye as Gail stands tall to end the segment.

* Killer Kross defeated Brian Cage. Kross works over Cage who is still hurt from the earlier assault. Some brief offense by the machine, but Kross keeps him at bay throughout with submissions and rest-holds. Kross calls Cage a tinman, begging him to bring the fight. “I own you,” shouts Kross. Big Irish-whip from Kross, but Cage bounces up and hits a tornado DDT. Both men down. Cage with a superkick and discus clothesline, but Kross is unaffected. He locks in the choke but Cage breaks the hold and catches Kross with a big slam. Moonsault from the second rope by Cage…cover but only two. Cage with a powerbomb…he deadlifts Kross for a powerbomb backbreaker, then lands another discus lariat. Cage has the match won, but Johnny sneaks out and puts Kross’s foot on the ropes. Taya sneaks in also and low blows Cage with the refs back turned. Kross goes for a pin, but either the ref botched the count or the bellman rang it soon. Either way ref raises Kross’s hand. Killer Kross wins by pinfall. Afterwards, Johnny puts a beating on Cage. He puts his arm inside a chair, then slams it with another. Johnny and Taya walk out while Cage lays hurt in the ring as the show ends.

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