IMPACT Wrestling 6/8/2023 Results: Moose pins Jonathan Gresham, Hendry releases video

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The final IMPACT episode before Against All Odds featured a tag match involving members of the 8-4-1 match.

The second of two tapings from London, Ontario aired Thursday as the company gets set to host its monthly special, Against All Odds, from Ohio on Friday night.

QUICK RESULTS
*Chris Bey over Jason Hotch in 7:37
*Heath over Champagne Singh in 2:50
*Joe Hendry over Sheldon Jean in a non-title match in 7:30
*Knockouts Tag Titles: The Coven © over Jessicka & Courtney Rush in 6:22
*Trey Miguel over Bhupinder Gujjar in a non-title match in 5:19
*Moose & Rich Swann over Jonathan Gresham & Nick Aldis in 13:30

In the main event of Thursday’s episode, Moose & Rich Swann defeated Jonathan Gresham & Nick Aldis. Moose and Swann began to argue when Gresham hit a powerbomb out of the corner to Gresham, although didn’t realize Moose was the legal man, who hit his own powerbomb to win the match.

 

A brawl ensued with the four men, who were joined by Heath, Bully Ray, and PCO. It ended with a tope con giro from PCO.

The 8-4-1 match on Friday will begin as an eight-man tag with the winning team having a four-way match and that winner earning an IMPACT title shot at Slammiversary in July.

IMPACT also saw Joe Hendry release his latest music video with Dango being the latest target ahead of their Digital Media Championship at Against All Odds.

 

Gia Miller conducted a sit-down interview with Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo and Trinity, who will team up at Against All Odds against Gisele Shaw & Savannah Evans with Purrazzo and Trinity set to meet one another for the title at Slammiversary. The segment sewed the seeds of dissension as they go into their tag match with Purrazzo stating she would use the match as an opportunity to scout Trinity.

 

The Coven retained the Knockouts Tag Team Championships by defeating former champions Jessicka & Courtney Rush (formerly Rosemary) when King struck Rush from the floor and The Coven it their Hart Attack-like finisher to pin Rush and retain the titles.

 

There was a feature on Alex Shelley on his two-decade quest to win the IMPACT Championship when he challenges Steve Maclin on Friday. Shelley remarked how he has helped elevate so many significant performers including Tyler Black/Seth Rollins, The Young Bucks, Kazuchika Okada, Trey Miguel, and Chris Sabin and it’s time to elevate himself.  

Below is the lineup for Against All Odds on Friday at 8 p.m. ET from the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus:
*IMPACT Championship: Steve Maclin © vs. Alex Shelley
*8-4-1 Match: Bully Ray, Jonathan Gresham, Nick Aldis & Heath vs. Speedball Mike Bailey, Moose, PCO & Rich Swann
*X Division Championship: Trey Miguel © vs. Chris Sabin
*Dog Collar Match: Killer Kelly vs. Masha Slamovich
*IMPACT Tag Titles: Chris Bey & Ace Austin © vs. Jason Hotch & John Skyler
*Deonna Purrazzo & Trinity vs. Gisele Shaw & Savannah Evans
*Digital Media Championship: Joe Hendry © vs. Dirty Dango
*Eddie Edwards vs. Frankie Kazarian
*Sami Callihan, Jake Crist & Madman Fulton vs. Deaner, Kon & Angels

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