On Thursday Night, after the IMPACT for 10/13/22 aired episode of IMPACT, it’s the 1st IMPACT after Bound For Glory we are on the road to Overdrive on Nov 13th. Tonight we will hear from the IMPACT World Champion Josh Alexander, coming off a great title defense against Eddie Edwards last Friday at Bound For Glory.
We have five matches we got a No DQ Match between Killer Kelly & Tasha Steelz. Then, we got a X Division Fatal 6 Way match as Alex Zayne, Trey Miguel, Laredo Kid, Yuya Uemura, Honor No More’s Kenny & Decay’s Black Taurus.
We also got a 6 Woman Tag Team action as the former Knockouts Tag Team Champions VXT teams up with Gisele Shaw to go against Death Dollz; Matt Cardona, who made his return to IMPACT Wrestling in the 2022 Call Your Shot Gauntlet Match, goes 1 on 1 with a 3x time Digital Media Title challenger Bhupinder Gujjar & the main event Josh Alexander defends the IMPACT World Title against Albany’s own Bobby Fish.
We are kicking off this week’s IMPACT with a recap of Bound For Glory.IMPACT World Champion Josh Alexander came to the ring to a promo and call out the 2022 Call Your Shot Gauntlet Winner, Bully Ray. Bully Ray came to the ring to confront Alexander, with Ray saying that he did not cash in his Call Your Shot trophy for the Impact World Title because he wanted to change his legacy in IMPACT Wrestling.
Steve Maclin & Moose came to interrupt and call out Ray on blatantly lying to Alexander & lay their claim at the Impact World Title. Bobby Fish came out and challenged Alexander to a match for the Impact World Title & Alexander accepted.
Backstage Motor City Machine Guns were getting interviewed before going to Scott D’Amore to get an IMPACT World Tag Team Titles rematch against The Kingdom, but Heath & Rhino confronted them on the way to reveal that they will face The Kingdom for the IMPACT World Tag Team Titles next week.
After the IMPACT for 10/13/22
No DQ Match
Killer Kelly vs. Tasha Steelz
Savannah Evans drags Killer Kelly out of the ring while finishing her entrance before slamming her into the apron. The match began with Tasha Steelz stomping down Kelly before hitting a chop on Kelly’s chest. Steelz hit two more chops on Kelly, but Kelly hit a flurry of forearm strikes before dropping Steelz into the middle turnbuckle.
Kelly went for a running kick, but Evans caught Kelly in the electric chair position before slamming Kelly onto the apron. Steelz got a near fall on Kelly before hitting her with a headbutt, but Kelly got back up and asked for another headbutt. Steelz granted her wish and hit a second headbutt on Kelly, which brought a smile to Kelly’s face.
Steelz slammed Kelly into the ring corner with an Irish whip before hitting a running uppercut, an enziguri kick, and a running shotgun dropkick on Steelz then goes for a hook of the leg, but Steelz kicks out.
Steelz gets a steel chain to the ring but Kelly hit a drop toe hold on Steelz before locking a sleeper on Steelz but Steelz rammed Kelly into the ring corner before hitting a pump kick on Kelly for a near fall, but Steelz quickly transitioned into a modified Gargano Escape, but Kelly powered up and hit Steelz with an Alabama Slam on Steelz for a 2 count.
Kelly got out of the ring and retrieved a steel chair. Steelz hit a spinning heel kick to the abdomen and went for a bulldog, but Kelly slammed Steelz into the chair before hitting 3 short-hand lariats and a running Penalty Kick on Steelz for a near fall. Kelly hit a Death Valley Driver on Steelz, then goes for the cover but only gets a 2 count.
Evans attacked Kelly, but Kelly fought off Evans and Steelz. Kelly drilled Evans with a chair before Steelz hit a superkick and placed the metal chain on Kelly’s mouth. Kelly reversed the hold and locked in a chain assisted Killer Clutch on Steelz. Steelz tried to rebound off the corner to break the hold, but Kelly has the hold deep, leaving Steelz with no other choice but to tap out.
Winner By Submission: Killer Kelly
Backstage Johnny Swinger, Zicky Dice & Dirty Dango were backstage talking before two yellow hooded men shouted I am violence. Sami Callihan attacked the two hooded men before shouting at them I’m coming for him!
Backstage we see Scott D’Amore & Josh Alexander talking about Alexander accepting Fish’s challenge for later on tonight. D’Amore tried to talk about Bully Ray’s antics to tell him that whatever he does is at his own best interest & that Alexander should keep his head on a swivel.
After the IMPACT for 10/13/22
Fatal 6-Way Match
Alex Zayne vs. Trey Miguel vs. Laredo Kid vs. Yuya Uemura vs. Kenny vs. Black Taurus
Black Taurus began the match by hitting double lariats on Trey Miguel & Laredo Kid before tossing Yuya Uemura to the outside with a Bandera toss. Alex Zayne & Kenny King tossed Taurus into Ueumra, sending him to the outside with a spear through the ropes.
In the ring, King & Zayne ran the ropes before King hit a shoulder tackle on Zane. Zayne got King in a wrist lock before hitting a chop on King. King & Zayne ran on the outside before King leaped over Taurus to allow Taurus to hit a vicious spear on Zayne. King hit a PK kick on Taurus from the apron before Laredo Kid hit a pimp slap to King’s neck.
Laredo Kid slammed Miguel & Uemura onto one another before the two tossed Laredo Kid to the outside. Uemura hits a crossbody on Taurus to the outside. Miguel & Zayne hit a double tope con giro on the pile to the outside before the commercial break.
We are back from the commercial break King got in the middle turnbuckle but Miguel caught him with a leaping enziguri kick. Laredo Kid got Miguel into a draping DDT Position, but Uemura got a Dragon Sleeper on Laredo Kid in a reverse DDT, but Taurus got a hold of Uemura’s neck in the reverse DDT position. Zayne got Taurus on the reverse DDT position while everyone was in a DDT position of sorts before King hit a leaping blockbuster on Zayne, causing a DDT Domino Effect to lay everyone out.
Zayne chopped King on the back before hitting a twisting enziguri on King but Yuya Uemura caught him with a dropkick and Taurus greeted Uemura with a headbutt. Laredo Kid hit an enziguri kick but Miguel caught Laredo Kid with a cartwheel kick. King hit a spinebuster on Miguel for a 2 count.
Laredo Kid hit a Michinoku Driver on King for a near fall. Uemura connects with a crossbody onto King before hitting a headbutt suplex on Laredo Kid. Taurus hit a pop up Samoan Drop on Uemura. Kid placed Taurus in the top rope, to which Zayne took advantage of by hitting a frankensteiner/German suplex on both Taurus & Laredo Kid. Miguel dropped Zayne with a twisting neckbreaker to score the victory.
Winner: Trey Miguel
We see the new X Division Champion, Frankie Kazarian & Mike Bailey talking backstage, with Bailey thanking Kazarian for the match at Bound For Glory before they shake hands. Miguel interrupted the proceedings to lay his claim as the next challenger to the X Division Title. Kazarian said that he will wait to see what happens.
After the IMPACT for 10/13/22
6 Woman Tag Team Match
VXT & Gisele Shaw vs. Death Dollz
The match starts off with Jessicka made Gisele Shaw run the ropes before hitting shotgun jabs on Shaw, which Shaw retreated immediately. Jessicka hit a corner lariat before hitting an Irish whip corner splash, which Taya Valkyrie followed with a meteora on Chelsea Green she hooks the leg, but Green kicks out. Green hit a headbutt on Taya before tagging in Deonna Purrazzo.
Taya hits a double lariat on VXT before Rosemary bit Deonna’s face followed by the Widow’s Peak on Deonna in the ropes. Taya hit a knee strike on Purrazzo. Purrazzo hit a backstabber on before Green slammed Taya’s face into the bottom turnbuckle for a 2 count.
Shaw tagged in and laid in the strikes on Taya before hitting a spinning suplex on Taya for a near fall. Deonna tagged back in before tagging in Green. Green hit a knee strike on Taya, but Taya responded with a rising kick before they laid each other out with a double clothesline. Rosemary hit two lariats, a sling blade, a running forearm strike and a exploder suplex on Shaw goes for a cover but Shaw kicks out.
Rosemary trys for a Death Valley Driver but Shaw reversed it with a backbreaker/flatliner combo on Rosemary for a near fall. Shaw went for a knee strike, but Rosemary evaded and hit a spear on Shaw for only a 2 count.
Jessicka hit a running crossbody on Green but Purrazzo tossed Jessicka out of the ring. Rosemary hit a spear on Purrazzo, but it allowed Shaw to hit a knee strike on Rosemary to get the win for her team.
Winners: VXT & Gisele Shaw
We head backstage, where we see the winner of the 2022 Call Your Shot Gauntlet Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer having a chat with Dreamer saying he can turn like a dime. Ray said that he would not make Dreamer look like a fool and emphasized that he would do it the right way. The two agreed in being a team for one night.
Somewhere else in the backstage area, we see Maria Kanellis talking to the Impact World Tag Team Champions, The Kingdom to talk about the message for Honor No More. Kanellis said that the IMPACTWorld Tag Team Titles mean success, with Matt Taven complaining that they do not get their respect for excelling. PCO shouted at Eddie Edwards, who was absent, but Mike Bennett emphasized that they are family and said that they would retain their Impact World Tag Team Titles.
After the IMPACT for 10/13/22
Matt Cardona vs. Bhupinder Gujjar
Match started off with Matt Cardona & Bhupinder Gujjar locked up before Gujjar leaned Cardona on the corner. Cardona leaned Gujjar on the corner, but Gujjar responded with jabs at Cardona. Gujjar hit a dropkick on Cardona before hitting a corner splash, a leg trip, and a springboard elbow drop on Cardona, then hooks the leg, but Cardona kicks out at 2.
Cardona slammed Gujjar’s face into the apron before connecting with a neckbreaker on Gujjar on the outside. Gujar got back in the ring, but Cardona laid in the jabs on Gujjar’s face before hitting a neckbreaker stunner on Gujjar.
Cardona goes to the middle rope and went for a dropkick but Gujar ducks and laid in the jabs on Cardona. Gujjar hit a lariat, a sling blade, a pump kick, a ripcord knee strike, and a Samoan Drop on Cardona that only gets a 2 count.
Gujjar went for the Gargoyle Spear, but the Digital Media Champion Brian Myers came to distract Gujjar. Cardona pulled Gujjar onto the mat before drilling Gujjar to the match with the Radio Silence to score the win.
Winner: Matt Cardona
We see highlights of the Knockouts Title match at Bound For Glory
Backstage in the interview area, we see Gia Miller is with Mickie James before VXT & Gisele Shaw interrupted her. They told James that she should respect them before calling her a narcissist for making it everything about her. James challenges Chelsea Green to a match, but Green denies the challenge because she has her focus on the Knockouts Tag Team Titles.
Bullet Club’s Juice Robinson, Ace Austin & Chris Bey challenged Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer to a tag team match for next week.
After the IMPACT for 10/13/22
IMPACT World Title Match
Josh Alexander (c) vs. Bobby Fish
This title match starts off with Josh Alexander & Bobby Fish locking up before Alexander leaned Fish on the corner. Fish & Alexander locked up again before Alexander leaned Fish on the ropes. Alexander got Fish in a headlock takedown 3 times before Fish reversed it into a headlock of his own before hitting two knee strikes on Alexander.
Alexander broke the hold and hit a shoulder tackle on Fish. Fish hit two kicks and a running forearm strike on Alexander for a near fall. Fish laid in the strikes on Alexander, but Alexander caught him with a running forearm strike and an overhead suplex on Fish.
Fish got to the outside, and Alexander got on the apron before Fish kicked Alexander’s legs off the apron before he hit a dragon screw on Alexander’s leg before the commercial break.
After the break, Fish hits a snapmare/springboard senton on Alexander that only gets a 2 count. Fish kicked Alexander’s legs before hitting a running forearm strike on Alexander for only a 2. Fish continued to lay in the strikes on Alexander in the corner before he hit a knee strike and a snap suplex on Alexander for a near fall.
Fish hit a forearm strike on Alexander before hitting a kick to Alexander’s chest. Alexander caught Fish’s leg and hit a chop, but Fish caught him with multiple strikes on Alexander. Fish kicked Alexander’s leg, but Alexander caught his leg again before hitting a lariat on Fish.
Fish & Alexander exchanged strikes before Alexander hit a straight right-hand punch on Fish. Alexander hit an overhead suplex on Fish before attempting the C4 Spike, but Fish kicked Alexander in the head before hitting a Saito suplex on Alexander then he goes for the cover, but Alexander somehow kicks out.
Fish hit 3 knee strikes on Alexander, but Alexander connects with two German suplexes on Fish before Fish got a rope break. Fish hit an exploder suplex on Alexander into the ropes for a near fall. Fish went for the high kick on Alexander, but Alexander caught his leg and locked in the Ankle Lock, but Fish rolled through to send Alexander to the outside.
Alexander goes to the top rope, but Fish kicked Alexander’s leg before climbing to the top rope. Alexander pushed Fish off the top rope before connecting with the moonsault on Fish he bridges for a two count but Alexander rolled through into another Ankle Lock on Fish.
Fish kicked Alexander in the head before locking in a triangle choke on Alexander, but Alexander reversed it into a powerbomb backbreaker on Fish and then spikes him with the C4 Spike to put away Fish.
Winner & Still IMPACT World Champion: Josh Alexander (STILL CHAMPION!!!)
After the match, X Division Champion Frankie Kazarian came down to the ring & confronted Alexander he congratulated him for his success being the IMPACT World Champion. Kazarian told Alexander face to face that he would exercise Option C on Alexander, challenging Alexander for the Impact World Title then they shook ends to close out this week’s IMPACT.
Matches Of The Night
1. IMPACT World Title Match
2. Fatal 6-Way Match
3.No DQ Match
4. 6 Woman Tag Team Match
5. Matt Cardona vs. Bhupinder Gujjar
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