Impact Wrestling was back at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens, New York on Friday to close out two straight nights of television tapings.
Xplosion tapings --
- Buster Jackson & Matt Macintosh defeated General Justice & Nikos Rikos
- Trey Miguel defeated Shawn Donavan
- Josh Alexander defeated TJ Crawford
Impact tapings --
- RVD and Katie Forbes came to the ring, with RVD cutting a heel promo about today's wrestlers ripping him off. It was noted that he'll be facing Brian Cage at Impact's Hard to Kill PPV on January 12.
Cage brawled with RVD. RVD got the advantage after Forbes low blowed Cage.
- Rich Swann & Willie Mack defeated oVe, The Rascalz, and Reno Scum in a four-way tag match
They didn't have to make tags here. Swann got the win after Mack was taken out of the match in an injury angle.
- Joey Ryan defeated Acey Romero
- Impact World Champion Sami Callihan cut a promo about his title defense against Tessa Blanchard at Hard to Kill. He mentioned that he had to fight for everything, while Blanchard had the advantage of Tully Blanchard being her father and Magnum TA being her stepfather.
Blanchard was attacked by Madman Fulton. Ken Shamrock came to make the save, with Callihan and Blanchard brawling to the back and Fulton laying out Shamrock.
- Mahabali Shera & The Desi Hit Squad defeated TJP, Fallah Bahh & Daga
- Jessicka Havok defeated Rosemary
James Mitchell helped Havok win.
- X-Division Champion Ace Austin defeated Petey Williams
- ODB, Jordynne Grace & Tenille Dashwood defeated Knockouts Champion Taya Valkyrie, Madison Rayne & Kiera Hogan
ODB pinned Valkyrie, which Grace wasn't happy about.
- Ethan Page defeated Rich Swann by DQ
Josh Alexander got involved, with that leading to Willie Mack coming out and causing the disqualification.
- Michael Elgin defeated Eddie Edwards
Edwards attacked Elgin before the match and said they didn't need to wait for Hard to Kill.
- Brian Cage & Rhino defeated RVD & Moose