IMPACT On AXS Tv Live Results (01/19/2023)
New Knockouts World Champion Mickie James comes out to celebrate her victory, but she’s quickly interrupted by Bully Ray. Bully orders Mickie to leave, but the crowd chants, “Get out Bully!” Bully argues that he was the main event and the draw for Hard to Kill. Bully goes on before allowing Mickie to talk. She makes fun of him for tapping out. Bully gives Mickie one last warning. Mickie says Bully has shown his true colors while politicking and throwing tantrums when he doesn’t get his way. Mickie says she won’t back down.
Tasha Steelz and Savannah Evans make their way down. Steelz says she’s ready to see Mickie and Bully fight tonight. Tasha gets in Mickie’s face and reminds her that she still can’t beat her. Mickie slaps Tasha’s hand out her face. Bully tells Tasha not to take that crap. Steelz wants the title back, which prompts Evans to attack the champ. Frankie Kazarian and Jordynne Grace run down to make the save. Santino Marella and Ernest “The Cat” Miller come out to set up a six-person tag.
Mickie James, Jordynne Grace & Frankie Kazarian vs. Tasha Steelz, Savannah Evans & Bully Ray
Tasha and Jordynne start the action with strikes. Grace slams Tasha before tagging in Evans. Grace powerslams Evans and summons Bully to come in. Evans attacks Grace from behind. Mickie comes in and takes Evans to the corner for kicks. Evans comes back and boots Mickie. Evans connects with a float over suplex to take the champ down. Mickie spikes Evans with a takedown, followed by Thezs press. Bully pulls Mickie down by her hair before commercial.
After the break, Bully slams Mickie and trash talks in her face on the mat. Evans comes in to pick Mickie apart further. Steelz locks Mickie in a camel clutch. Micki breaks free but eats a pump kick, nearfall. Jordynne tags in to wipe out both Evans and Steelz. Jordynne lifts up Bully, but he gets out and chops her. Kazarian makes the save. Evans punches Frankie but Mickie comes in and tackles Steelz to get the three.
Winners: Mickie James, Jordynne Grace & Frankie Kazarian
After, Masha Slamovich comes down and hands Mickie her death warrant.
Backstage, Santino books a match between Dirty Dango and Steve Maclin.
Deonna Purrazzo vs. Ashley D’Amboise
Purrazzo dominates her opponent early on. She traps Ashley in a stretch. Deonna goes for a pin but releases before three. Ashley side steps in the corner and kicks her. She rolls into a neckbreaker. Purrazzo boots Ashley to break free and then nails a powerbomb. Purrazzo hits Queen’s Gambit to win.
Winner: Deonna Purrazzo
Gia Miller hesitantly looks for PCO backstage. She stumbles upon him, but he’s in a manic phase screaming out “Eddie!”
Trey Miguel sits down with Ashley D’Amboise backstage and praises her work. Ashley thanks him sarcastically. Trey goes off until Mike Jackson interrupts. Jackson challenges Trey to a match.
Taylor Wilde vs. Killer Kelly
Kelly starts with a back body drop and Wilde slips away to avoid a pin. Wilde applies an arm lock briefly. Kelly comes back with a pump kick, cover. Kelly delivers several forearm strikes on the mat. Wilde comes back with strikes of her own until Kelly cuts her off. Wilde with a couple shoulder tackles and then a codebreaker, cover. Wilde stomps Kelly’s head into the apron, sunset flip cover. Wilde delivers more strikes, much to the pleasure of Kelly. Killer headbutts Wilde down and suplexes her into the turnbuckle, cover. They trade roll attempts until Kelly applies the Killer Clutch for the win.
Winner: Killer Kelly
The Design remind Callihan it’s a seven-step process to join them. They’ll explore step three next week when Callihan competes in a six-way contender’s match.
Santino and Josh Alexander chat until Gisele Shaw interrupts. She pitches a tag title rematch for next week. Alisha turns down the opportunity, so Santino must find Gisele a tag partner.
Steve Maclin vs. Dirty Dango
Dango takes it to Maclin in the early minutes with chops and stomps until Maclin flattens him with a clothesline, cover. Maclin applies a chin lock, but Dango elbows his way out. Maclin hits a backbreaker onto his knee, cover. Dango gets separation following a belly to back suplex. Dango hits a pair of uppercuts and then side Russian legsweep. Falcon Arrow from Dango, but Maclin rolls to the ramp where Dango leaps out. Maclin tosses him back in the ring and hangs him up for the crosshair spear. Maclin hits the DDT for the win.
Winner: Steve Maclin
Brian Myers and Matt Cardona are interviewed about losing at Hard to Kill. Myers calls Ace and Bey children before Moose interrupts. Moose says maybe Brian’s bad luck started when Hendry beat Myers for the Digital Media title. Cardona says he’s coming for “his” Digital Media title after they take care of Bullet Club.
David LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer sit down for an interview. Dreamer bashes Bully Ray and says he will never lose the war. Dreamer says they will go to war.
Set for next week:
X-Division Title: Trey Miguel (c) vs. Mike Jackson
Major Players vs. Ace Austin & Chris Bey
Tag Titles: Death Dollz (c) vs. Gisele Shaw & TBA
Golden Six Shooter: Moose vs. Callihan vs. Edwards vs. Swann vs. Sabin vs. Rhino
Pit Fight: Mike Bailey vs. Kenny King
The ropes are removed and the bout can only be won by pinfall, submission, or knock out. Bailey gets busted open early on as King keeps Speedball grounded. He hits a dragon screw but Bailey gets to his feet and unloads with kicks and strikes to turn things around. Bailey applies an armbar, but King lifts him up for a slam to break it. Bailey kicks King’s arms until King hits another dragon screw to send Bailey to the floor. King hits a blockbuster and both men are down. King throws a chair in the ring. Bailey goes up the ramp and runs all the way down to deliver a big dropkick, sending King back to the floor. Bailey climbs the ring post and does a twisting splash onto King.
King hits a big spinebuster on the apron to take out Speedball. King applies leg lock on the mat as the crowd chants “this is awesome.” Speedball grabs the chair and uses it to break free before applying an arm bar. Double knees to the chest, followed by several punches. Speedball places the chair on King’s face and then stomps. The ref calls the bell.
Winner: Mike Bailey by KO