IMPACT Wrestling Emergence Live Results (08/12/2022)
Indy Pro Wrestling is live in attendance for Emergence.
The results are as following
Countdown to Emergence (Pre-show) results:
Digital Media Championship: Brian Myers (c) def. Bhupinder Gujjar
IMPACT Knockouts World Tag Team Championship: VXT def. Rosemary & Taya Valkyrie (c)
We kick things off with action from the X-Division.
X-Division Championship: Speedball Mike Bailey (c) vs. Jack Evans
Bailey gives Evans a run for his money out the gate. Evans comes back and locks Bailey in a chin lock. Bailey leaps off the turnbuckles but Evans cuts him off with a boot. Bailey backflips and dropkicks Evans to turn the tide. Bailey does a corkscrew press for a two-count. They make their way to the top where Evans kicks Bailey in the chest multiple times, but Speedball is defiant. Evans slips down and German suplexes Bailey off the turnbuckle. Bailey goes up top and hits Ultimo Dragon for the win.
Winner: Mike Bailey
Backstage, Eddie Edwards gives a speech to all the members of Honor No More.
Steve Maclin vs. Sami Callihan
Sami rushes an attack on Maclin during entrances. Despite it, Maclin gets in a few punches until Sami counters with a suplex on the ramp. In the midst of their scrap in the ring, the ref gets taken out. They spill into the audience where Callihan chases Maclin backstage where we can’t see them anymore.
VBD (Deaner & Eric Young) vs. Kushida & Chris Sabin
EY and Kushida start but EY dips out. Deaner comes in instead and grapples with Kushida. After some arm holds, Sabin comes in briefly. Kushida is back and works the arm until Deaner gets some space and tags EY. Kushida gets the arm lock applied on the top rope. EY works out and drops a knee on Kushida before VBD do a double beatdown. VBD takes turns tagging in and out to work Kushida until he breaks free and tags Sabin. Sabin kicks EY out of the ring and boots Deaner in the corner. Kushida kicks EY off the apron and then holds the ropes open to allow Sabin to dive to the outside. Kushida and Sabin pick Deaner apart, but EY breaks the cover. Kushida lands a springboard back elbow to both members of VBD and all four men are down. The four meet in the middle of the ring for simultaneous strikes. Deaner distracts the ref, which allows Doering to shove Kushida off the turnbuckle. EY drills Sabin with a piledriver for the three-count.
Gia Miller interviews the next Knockouts Tag Team Champions VXT backstage. Deonna and Chelsea cut promos on how good they are despite the labels that have been thrown their way.
Kenny King comes out to the ring to cut a promo on behalf of Honor No More, but he is soon interrupted by Callihan and Maclin continuing their brawl in the crowd. The distraction allows Heath to run out and hit King with Wake Up Call.
AAA Attraction Match: Rey Horus vs. Bandido
Bandido takes control out the gate but they take turns flipping around each other. Bandido twists out of the ring to wipe out Horus. Back in the ring, Bandido hits a Three Amigos. Horus leaps out of the ring by jumping over the turnbuckle and wiping Bandido out. Back in the ring, Horus throws a few strikes but gets cut off by Bandido holding him up with one arm and throwing him back down for a cover. Horus connects with a spinning DDT off the top rope, nearfall. Bandido powers Horus up and over for a suplex from the turnbuckle. Bandido stretches Rey’s left arm and follows it with a cutter. Rey counters with a face buster and the two are both down. Backslide on Horus, knee strike follows. Bandido goes up top and nails a frog splash, nearfall. Horus hits a big DDT for a two-count. Bandido hits his signature German suplex for the victory.
Callihan and Maclin continue their brawl during Moose’s backstage interview. Moose joins in the melee, delivering blows to both men. It spills to the arena stage and down the ramp once again. D’Lo Brown sends a number of officials out to break it up. D’Amore comes out and wants to rectify it. He says Moose is banned with the match restarting as a No DQ bout.
No DQ Match: Steve Maclin vs. Sami Callihan
Callihan whacks Maclin with a chair at ringside and then tosses him into the ring stairs head-first. Maclin’s forehead is busted open the hard way to add to the drama. He suplexes Sami on the floor mat before hitting an elbow drop off the apron. Maclin tosses several chairs in the ring, plus a Swiffer mop. Maclin does a chair shot and then sits Sami in a chair. Sami spits in his face which leads to Maclin unloading with more punches. Sami exploder suplexes Steve into the upright chair. Sami launches a chair at Maclin’s head before placing another one around it. Maclin fires back by driving a chair into Sami’s ribs repeatedly. Maclin wraps Sami up in sleeper until he low blows him. Sami launches another chair at Maclin’s head and then stomps on his balls several times. Callihan ties Maclin’s hands behind his back and spikes him with the Cactus Driver 97 to seal the deal.
Winner: Sami Callihan
Honor No More vs. Bullet Club
The teams stare each other down before everything breaks down into punches and kicks. Good Brothers double team Vincent until Bennett and Taven break it up. Bey and Ace take their turns working Vincent. PCO chokeslams Austin before Hikuleo rolls in and trades blows with PCO. PCO is tossed out of the ring and then Bey follows with a flip. Hikuleo launches Taven out to the sea of men. Ace takes Taven back down with a plancha neckbreaker onto everyone at ringside. Good Brothers toss several weapons into the ring. Ace uses a trash can lid on Taven’s head and covers him. Eddie sends Ace balls-first into the ring post. Bennett chops Hikuleo down so Taven can kick him. Taven dropkicks Bey, Vincent covers. Gallows slams PCO onto the ramp. OGK dump Gallows into the audience. Gallows chokeslams PCO off a balcony in the crowd to a big pop. Gallows returns to ringside where Vincent crashes onto him through a table. OGK slam Gallows onto a trash can and double cover him to score the win and maintain their faction.
Winners: Honor No More
Knockouts World Championship: Jordynne Grace (c) vs. Mia Yim
Former WWE ref Scott Armstrong is present to officiate this one. Lockup and takedowns to start. Mia wraps herself around Jordynne for a modified sleeper, but Jordynne powers out with a suplex to break it up. Jordynne and Mia wrap each other up in inverted chin locks. They slap each other’s chests while tied up at the legs. A headbutt separates them. Mia lands a big DDT for a nearfall. Jordynne counters the second DDT and picks Mia up for the Muscle Buster. Mia kicks out right before three. Mia lands Code Blue off the top rope for another nearfall. They trade quick rolls ups. Mia gets up and kicks Grace in the head twice. Grace catches Mia with a quick Grace Driver to retain.
Winner: Jordynne Grace
Mia and Jordynne shake hands after the match until Masha Slamovich makes her way out. Masha comes face to face with Jordynne and shoves an ominous envelope into her.
IMPACT World Championship: Josh Alexander (c) vs. Alex Shelley
Josh and Alex methodically target each other’s limbs at the start. Shelley transitions to a headlock. Alexander pivots to focusing on the left ankle. Shelley counters with a tiltawhirl stretch into the Motor City Stretch. Shelley chops Josh off the apron and stomps on the left arm. Back in the ring, Shelley hits a dragon screw to take Josh down. A weakened Josh manages to hoist Alex over for the fishermen buster. They lock back up while rising to their feet, trading blows in the process. Josh loses his elbow pad and uppercuts Shelley with emphasis. Alexander hits a rolling senton, but Shelley counters with a face plant into the turnbuckle. Shelley goes up top and lands a frog splash. Josh kicks out and immediately switches it into an ankle lock. Shelley reaches the bottom rope. Shelley hits Sliced Bread, but Josh reverses the pin for a close one. Shelley superkicks Josh and lands the Air Raid Crash, two-count. Shelley hits Sliced Bread outside the ring.
Back inside, they exchange blows until Josh secures the ankle lock again. He switches into the Sharpshooter. Shelley escapes and attempts a hold but gets clotheslined back down and locked back up. Shelley gets the Motor City Stretch in, Josh switches it, quick cover. Shell Shock hits, followed by another DDT. Stretch back in, Josh reverses to a cover. Josh catches Shelley in midair with a piledriver, nearfall. Alexander lands the C4 spike to take it home.
Winner: Josh Alexander