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Impact Wrestling results: Eddie Edwards vs. Sami Callihan


Previously: Johnny Impact defeated Ethan Carter III in a number one contender's match.

Tonight: Eddie Edwards takes on Callahan in the main event.

Show Recap --

Tyrus defeated Ethan Carter III

Tyrus was firmly in control and nothing EC3 did hurt him. EC3 kept stalling by going to the floor and finally gained the advantage and knocked Tyrus down.

Tyrus made a comeback and used the Tongan Death Grip slam for the win.

- Backstage, Sami Callihan promised to defeat Eddie Edwards later in the main event.

El Hijo Del Fantasma defeated Braxton Sutter

Fantasma was on fire early until Sutter cut him off. Fantasma fought back and hit a suicide dive, then Sutter scored a near fall with his feet on the ropes. Fantasma hit the Thrill of the Hunt for the win.

After the match, Sutter cut a heel promo and pointed out that Allie wasn’t there because she ruins lives. He claimed he’s the biggest star in the company but didn’t even get an entrance tonight.

Brian Cage came down to the ring and beat down Sutter. Cage then gave him the Drill Claw.

- McKenzie Mitchell interviewed Matt Sydal before Taiji Ishimori interrupted. He challenged Sydal to put the Grand Championship on the line next week against his X Division Championship.

Kongo Kong (w/ Jimmy Jacobs) defeated Joseph Park

Kong completely dominated Park and won easily with a splash off the top.

Following the match, Jacobs asked one more time for Abyss. Kong choked out Park with a scarf. Jacobs told Park they’re just getting started.

- Caleb Konley threw a party, but Trevor Lee wasn’t impressed. They celebrated stealing LAX’s bandanas. The only guests were the Mumbai Cats, with Lee apologizing for attacking them a few weeks ago.

Konnan approached and mocked the heels. The Cats removed their masks to reveal Santana and Ortiz. They beat down Lee and Konley and threw them in a pool.

Rosemary defeated Hania

Hania was briefly in control before Rosemary gained the advantage. Rosemary used the upside down, a missile drop kick, and a spear. She then hit the Red Wedding for the win.

Rosemary promised to win the Knockouts Championship. The returning Taya Valkyrie interrupted her. Valkyrie attacked Rosemary from behind and beat her down, giving Rosemary the Road to Valhalla on the ramp.

Flashback Moment of the Week: Eddie Edwards defeated Bobby Lashley to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship

The story of the match was that Lashley had picked Edwards because he wanted the easy win. Edwards hit two suicide dives, but he missed the third and crashed hard into the guardrail.

Lashley attempted the spear, but Edwards countered with the Boston Knee Party to win the championship.

- Laurel Van Ness had a commitment ceremony with the Knockouts Championship. KM was the minister and the belt had a blue bow tie. KM asked if anyone had any objections -- and Braxton Sutter came out in a neck brace.

Sutter told Van Ness that he made a mistake by picking Allie. He tried to propose to Van Ness, but she kicked him out of the ring. Van Ness made KM ask if anyone had any objections again. Allie snuck up from behind in a disguise and jumped her.

Eddie Edwards defeated Sami Callihan (w/ OVE)

They started out hitting each other with suicide dives. Edwards had the upper hand as they brawled around ringside. OVE tried interfering, but the referee sent them to the back. Callihan took advantage and kicked Edwards in the face.

Edwards made a brief comeback until Callihan gave him a piledriver on the apron. Edwards made a fiery comeback and executed a superplex. They exchanged stiff shots in the middle of the ring, then Edwards rolled up Callihan for the win.

After the match, Callihan grabbed his baseball bat but Edwards tried fighting back. OVE jumped Bobby Lashley in the back.

Callihan placed a chair on Edwards and hit the chair with the bat, but it ricocheted and hit Edwards in the face. Edwards was injured and rolled out of the ring.

Next Week: Impact presents Crossroads featuring a loaded lineup:

  • Impact World Heavyweight Champion Austin Aries defending against Johnny Impact
  • Knockouts Champion Laurel Van Ness defending against Allie
  • Grand Champion Matt Sydal vs. X Division Champion Taiji Ishimori
  • Impact World Heavyweight Tag Team Champions LAX defending against Trevor Lee & Caleb Konley
  • Bobby Lashley & Eddie Edwards vs. OVE