Impact Wrestling’s Knockouts Knockdown pay-per-view is going down tonight and Ringside News has got you covered with live results coverage.
The main show will kick off at 8:00 PM and match by match coverage of the show will take place on this very page. Feel free to leave any reactions from the show in the comment below. The card for tonight is as follows:
Gail Kim and all the women’s wrestlers are in the ring and dedicate this show to all of the men and women the wrestling business has lost. There is a 10 bell salute for Daffney, followed by a “Thank You Daffney!” chants.
Veda Scott and Mickie James introduce us to the show and they will be our commentary team. They run down tonight’s card.
Video package for Lady Frost and Rachel Ellering. This will be our first match of the evening, a Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Opening-Round Match. Melissa Santo is the ring announcer and commentary mention all the referees tonight will be female also. Lady Frost maker her entrance for our first match. Rachel Ellering is out next.
Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Opening-Round Match: Lady Frost vs. Rachael Ellering
“Women’s Wrestling!” chants right off the bat. Lock up to start, Ellering gets Frost to the corner. Lock up, Ellering gets Frost to the corner again. Both women fist bump in respect, Ellering with a wristlock, Frost escapes and gets a wristlock of her own. Ellering with an armbar, cover, 1 count. Ellering gets a headlock, shoulder tackle, cover, 2 count. Ellering gets a neckbreaker, cover, 2 count.
Ellering with a snapmare, headlock, Frost reverses into a leg scissor, Ellering nonchalantly escapes and gets another headlock. Frost, just about, gets a hurricanrana, into a high kick in the corner. Frost hits a running dropkick, Ellering gets a spinning uppercut, cover, 2 count. Ellering with a chop, “One More Time!” chants, she obliges, Ellering with chops in the corner, Frost kicks her way out and hits chops of her own, Ellering gets a senton, cover, 2 count.
Ellering with forearms in the corner, Frost hits a dropkick to the back, cover, 2 count, Frost with spears in the corner, snapmare, double knees, cover, 2 count. Frost with a axe kick to the ribs, standing moonsault, cover, 2 count. Frost hits a spinning back kick, Ellering hits a huge lariat. Both women are down!
Frost with a running forearm, Ellering hits a lariat in the corner, Frost with a corner spear, Ellering with an STO into a spinning leg drop, cover, 2 count! Ellering with a clubbing blow to the back, Frost with a spinning high kick, rolling thunder into the corner, cover, 2 count. Ellering hits a big spinebuster, cover, Frost kicks out at 2!
Frost with a knee in the ropes, climbs to the top, she hits a blockbuster off the top rope! Frost gets the cover, Ellering kicks out at 2! Ellering drops Frost on the top turnbuckle with an Electric Chair! Ellering hits a Bosswomen slam, gets the cover, 1, 2, 3!
WINNER: Rachel Ellering!
Ellering celebrates favouring her injured ribs.
Video package for Chelsea Green and Renee Michelle. Renee Michelle is the first women out. Chelsea Green makes her entrance next.
Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Opening-Round Match: Chelsea Green vs. Renee Michelle
“Chelsea!” chants from the crowd. Lock up to start, both women evenly matched. Another lock up, Michelle with a snapmare, Michelle climbs to the top, Green drops her to the mat. Green with a headlock takeover, Michelle with strikes in the corner, Green with another headlock takeover. Green with another headlock, shoulder tackle, headlock takeover, armdrag, uppercut in the corner. Green misses a spear in the corner. Michelle takes advantage of Green’s injured arm, stomping on the hand.
Michelle slams Green’s arm to the mat, cover, 2 count. Michelle sweeps the leg, slams Green’s arm on the side of the ring. Back in the ring, cover, 2 count. Michelle with a bridging top wristlock, Green fights out of the wrist lock, but Michelle hits a codebreaker to the arm. Green hits a pumpkick! Green with a rollup, 2 count. cradle, 2 count. Green with a backslide, 2 count. Green with clotheslines, boot to the midsection and an enziguri, cover, 2 count.
Michelle with a spinning back kick, cover, 2 count as Green gets to the ropes. Michelle with another back kick, Green hits a headbutt, Green hits an unprettier, cover and gets the victory!
WINNER: Chelsea Green!
Video package for Mercedes Martinez. Brandi Lauren makes her entrance from the undead realm… Mercedes Martinez is out next..
Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Opening-Round Match: Brandi Lauren vs. Mercedes Martinez
Martinez with a dropkick to start, more kicks, exploder suplex, cover, 1 count! Martinez with chops, Lauren gets a knee to the gut, forearms in the corner, stomps on the ground, boot to the face. Martinez gets a boot to the face, hammering on the back, into an OG Drop, cover, 1, 2, 3!
WINNER: Mercedes Martinez!
Video package for Tasha Steelz and Jamie Senegal. Tasha Steelz is out first. Jamie Senegal makes her entrance, she is wearing Daffney inspired gear.
Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Opening-Round Match: Tasha Steelz vs. Jamie Senegal
Senegal hypes the crowd, lock up, Steelz gets a headlock, Senegal gets a headlock, Steelz with an armbar, Senegal gets another headlock, snapmare, cover, 1 count. Steelz with a boot to the gut, Senegal with a shoulder block, dropkick, Senegal throws Steelz out of the ring, Steelz hits a superkick. Senegal with forearms on the outside, Steelz rams Senegal into the ringpost.
Back in the ring, Steelz covers, 2 count. Steelz gets a chinlock, Senegal with a forearm, enziguri, Steelz with a big forearm, Senegal is tied up in the ropes, Steelz pulls her under the bottom rope, bending Senegal backwards before dropping to the outside. Steelz with stomps on the mat, jumping forearm in the corner, uppercut, snapmare, running penalty kick cover, 2 count. Steelz with a choke on the ropes for leverage, she breaks at the count of 4. Senegal with a big chop, running forearm, armdrag, spinning back kick, cover, 2 count.
Senegal with knees to the face, rebound German suplex, cover, 2 count! Steelz drops Senegal on the ropes, Steelz with knees to the chest, springboard bulldog! Steelz with the cover, 2 count. Senegal gets a rollup, 2 count. Steelz hits a cutter, cover, Senegal kicks out at 2! Senegal blocks a suplex, clubbing blows, Steelz hits the blackout crucifix bomb, cover, 1, 2, 3!
WINNER: Tasha Steelz!
Gail Kim is backstage, she says this is such a special night, she is impressed with all the new competitors. Kim says she Martinez is a veteran and whoever is the most hungry will come out on top.
Deonna Purrazzo makes her entrance, accompanied by Matt Rehwoldt. Masha Slamovich is out next.
Pick Your Poison Match: Deonna Purrazzo vs. Masha Slamovich
“Virtuosa!” chants to start. Lock up, Purrazzo with a headlock takeover. snapmare, Purrazzo is the crowds clear favourite. Purrazzo with a wristlock, overpowering Slamovich, cover, 2 count. Another cover, 2 count, Slamovich bridges out of a cover, Slamovich with a belly to belly, a snap suplex, Purrazzo escapes the ring. Slamovich feigns a suicide dive, then leaps onto Reywoldt! Purrazzo takes out Slamovich!
Purrazzo with stomps in the ring, cover, 2 count. Purrazzo with an armbar, pulling at the hair, joint manipulation of the finger, using the ropes as a weapon. Purrazzo with a short arm clothesline, cover, 2 count. Purrazzo with clubbing blows to the back, cross forearms, Slamovich with a dropkick through the ropes, cover, 2 count. Purrazzo blocks the German, counters into a Koji Clutch, Slamovich gets to the ropes. Purrazzo with a kick, misses a running kick, Slamovich hits a spinning back kick. Both women down.
Slamovich with a high knee in the corner, running boot, spin kick, cover, 2 count. Purrazzo with a headlock, elbows, high knee lift, Russian leg sweep, into an armbar, Slamovich powers out, hits a brain buster! Slamovich covers, Purrazzo kicks out at 2! Purrazzo gets a cross armbreaker, Slamovich blocks, Purrazzo gets the Venus De Milo submission! Slamovich taps out!
WINNER: Deonna Purrazzo!
Mercedes Martinez is out next for this semi final match. Rachel Ellering makes her entrance next.
Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Semi-Final Match: Mercedes Martinez vs Rachel Ellering
Ellering offers a handshake, Martinez shakes hands. Ellering with an armbar, Martinez gets a heel hook. Lock up, armdrag, snapmare, Martinez with a snapmare, Ellering blocks an armdrag. Martinez with a knee to the back, Ellering with a rollup, 2 count, drop toe hold, Ellering misses a dropkick. Ellering with a headlock takeover, head scissor, Martinez with a slap across the face, butterfly suplex x3! Ellering with a huge lariat, Martinez gets a big boot. Forearms back and forth on the apron, Martinez with a spear on the apron!
Ellering is favouring the ribs, Martinez with elbows to the ribs. Martinez with an uppercut, throws Ellering into the barricade. Martinez with huge knee strikes, into a DDT, cover, 2 count. Ellering with a roll up, 2 count, Ellering hits a pumpkick, cover, 2 count. Martinez hits a codebreaker, twisting neckbreaker from the top rope, cover, 2 count! “This is Wrestling!” chants.
Martinez with elbows to the injured ribs, head and arm choke, Ellering fights out. Martinez with forearms in the corner, misses a boot in the corner as Ellering moves out of the way. Ellering with a running uppercut, slingblade, STO, springboard legdrop, cover, 2 count! Martinez with a forearm into a huge spinebuster, cover, 2 count. Ellering with a spinning forearm, twisting suplex, spinebuster, cover, 2 count!
Martinez is deadweight, she revives with forearms, Ellering hits the Bosswomen slam! Martinez rolls out of the ring before Ellering get get the cover. “Fight Forever!” chants! Ellering drags Martinez beck into the ring, Martinez hits a fisherman’s busters, into a guillotine, Ellering taps out!
WINNER: Mercedes Martinez
Martinez celebrates, she hugs Ellering showing respect.
Chelsea Green is interviewed, she says Martinez is the best of the best, but so am I. Chelsea says she isn’t overlooking Steelz, and just like her hair, her performance never falls flat.
Tasha Steelz makes her entrance for our next semi-final. Chelsea Green is out next.
Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Semi-Final Match: Tasha Steelz vs. Chelsea Green
“Chelsea!” chants, “Tasha!” chants, Tasha insults the crowd. Steelz dodges a lock up, lays back on the turnbuckle. Lock up, break in the corner. Another lock up, Chelsea with a strength advantage. Green with a belly to back takedown, Steelz with a headlock takeover, Green gets a headscissor, Green with a headlock takeover, Steelz with a sunset flip, cover, 2 count, another cover, 2 count, another, another, another, 2 count!
Steelz offers a totally legitimate handshake, then kicks Green in the gut. Steelz with a chop, Green with an armdrag, another armdrag, kick tot he leg, into a hesitation dropkick sending Steelz out of the ring. Steelz runs away from Green, Green sends Steelz out of the ring again, Green hits a huge suicide dive! Steelz blocks another suicide dive with an forearm!
Steelz with a high knee, forearm in the corner, running uppercut, snapmare, penalty kick, cover, 2 count! Green with a rollup, 2 count, cradle, 2 count. both women hit a headbutt and both women go down. Forearms back and forth, Green gets the advantage, lariat, another lariat, Green with a neckbreaker. Steelz hits a cutter on the apron! Both women down on the outside.
Steelz with stomps in the ring, forearms on the top rope, Green hits a missile dropkick! Steelz hits a Blackout Crucifix Bomb, cover, 2 count! Green hits the Unprettier, cover, 2 count! Green with a crossbody, Steelz gets the cover, 2 count, Steelz with a pumpkick, Green goes for an Unprettier from the top, but Steelz pushes her off. Steelz hits a frogsplash, cover, 1, 2, 3!
WINNER: Tasha Steelz!
Mercedes Martinez interviewed backstage, she says Steelz lives up to her name, but her emotions are her downfall. Martinez is an OG, a legend in this business, this legend is going to the top,
Christy Hemme makes her way to the ring to “Welcome Back!” chants. Hemme says what a night it has been so far. Tonight there is a women backstage who is a legend, she is part of the fabric of the Knockouts Division an a dear friend. Hemme announces the next inductee into the Impact Hall Of Fame… its Awesome Kong!
Awesome Kong is here! Kong makes her way down to the ring. “Welcome Back!” chants. Kong says thank you, “Thank You Kong!” chants, she says this is a humbling experience, “You Deserve It!” chants. She was at the birth of the Knockouts division, she feels pride at the women of today, but its bittersweet, her main priority today was to pay homage to Daffney. She open doors for the women of today. Whatever you do, do something that opens the door for the next generation.
An emotional video package honours Daffney.
Next up is the Monster’s Ball! Kimber Lee is the first women out. Savannah Evans is next. Alisha makes her entrance. Jordynne Grace is the final women out to a huge reaction.
Shannon “Daffney” Spruill Memorial Monster’s Ball Match: Savannah Evans vs. Jordynne Grace vs. Alisha vs. Kimber Lee
Alish gos right for Lee, Grace and Evans brawl in the ring, Grace with an uppercut, Evans hits a powerbomb. Lee with a pumpkick, Lee gets a pool cue, gets hits Evans across the back and front,, breaking the pool cue. Lee empties a trashcan full of weapons. Lee puts the trashcan over Evans’ head. She picks upa crowbar and cracks it on the trashcan, cover, Alisha breaks the count.
Lee with a jawbreaker, stomps to Alisha, Lee knocks Grace off the apron. Lee gets a barbwire chair, she sets it up in the corner. Alisha with a kick but Lee overpowers her, Alisha whips Lee hard face first into the barbwire chair! Alisha goes under the ring and gets a kendo stick then another kendo stick, Kenny and Kendra. Lee has been busted open. Alisha hits Lee with both kendo sticks! Alisha grinds a barbwire kendo stick across Lee’s face. Alisha hits Lee across the back with the kendo stick, goes for a cover, Grace breaks the count. Evans and Grace with forearms back and forth.
Grace with a high boot, stacks Alisha and Evans in the corner, hits a double knees, Vader bomb cover, 2 count. Grace pulls a weight plate from under the ring. Lee with a high kick to Grace, buzzsaw kick, cover, 2 count. Lee pulls a bag from under the ring, she empties the bag on the ring and its filled with thumbtacks! Grace hits Lee with a MuscleBuster on the thumbtacks!
Alisha with a buzzsaw kick on Grace, Grace hits her with a spear on the thumbtacks! grace covers, 2 count. Grace hits a facebuster on the weight plate. Evan throws chalk in graces face, hits a big boot. Evans with a full nelson bomb on Alisha on the thumbtacks, covers, 1, 2, 3!
WINNER: Savannah Evans!
Steelz interviewed backstage, she says bravo Savannah, that is why she is her partner. Mercedes has tried time after time and never won one, Steelz has won them, she is a 2 time tag champion. She will knock her out.
Tasha Steelz makes her entrance for the tournament final! Mercedes Martinez is out next.
Knockouts Knockdown Tournament Final: Tasha Steelz vs. Mercedes Martinez
“Mercedes!” chants, Steelz is nonplussed. Steelz with jabs, Martinez gets a big forearm, into a overhead throw. Martinez with forearms in the corner, suplex, butterfly suplex x3! Martinez covers, 2 count. “Suplex City!” chants, funny. Martinez with forearms in the corner, Steelz with forearms in the corner, left and rights, Steelz with a head scissors, enziguri, tornado DDT, cover, 2 count. Martinez with a fireman’s carry slam, cover, 2 count. Martinez with pounding forearms an the mat.
Steelz gets a sunset flip cover, 2 count. Steelz hits a cutter but cant take advantage. Steelz with a pumpkick, Martinez drops her on the turnbuckle. Martinez with kidney shots, stomps in the corner, boot to the face. Martinez with spears in the corner, right hands on the top rope, Steelz goes for a sun set bomb but Martinez blocks, Steelz with a jumping boot. Steelz hits a hurricanrana from the top, hits a Stratusfaction! Steelz covers, 2 count.
Steelz with a headbutt, forearms, Martinez with a high boot, Martinez goes for the OG Drop and hits it! Martinez covers, 1, 2, 3!
WINNER: Mercedes Martinez!
Martinez has won the Knockouts Knockdown Tournament and has earned a shot at the Knockouts Championship! Gail Kim awards Martinez the Knockouts Knockdown trophy.
Veda Scott and Mickie James introduce the Tag Me In Initiative. Wrestling legends, including Chris Jericho, Mark Henry, Lita, Trish Stratus, DDP, Kurt Angle, and current superstars talk about their struggle with mental health.
The Influence make their entrance, accompanied by Kaleb. The lights go out and the Decay make their entrance. Melissa Santos does the official ring introductions.
Knockouts Tag Team Championship: Decay (Havok & Rosemary) (c) vs. The Influence (Madison Rayne & Tenille Dashwood)
“Bite Their Face Off!” chants to the Decay. Rosemary and Rayne start. Kaleb gets a selfie with the Influence. Rayne tries to escape the ring but goes face to face with Crazzy Steve. Rosemary with clotheslines, forearm in the corner and Rosemary bites Rayne on the face! Rosemary hits a T-Bone suplex, cover, 2 count. Havok tags in, huge forearm, Havok throws Rayne across the ring. Rayne runs away and tags in Dashwood.
“Havok’s Gonna Kill You!” chants. Dashwood with forearms, Havok blocks an Irish whip and pushes Dashwood to the mat, throwing her across the ring. Havok hits a backbreaker into a lariat, cover, 2 count. Rosemary tags in, splash in the corner, another splash, Rosemary locks in the Upside Down. Kaleb grabs Rosemary leg, Rosemary chases him but Rayne takes out Rosemary.
Back in the ring, Rayne hits forearms in the corner, cravat into high knees, cover, 2 count. Dashwood tags in, neckbreaker in the ropes, cover, 2 count. Rosemary fights out of the corner with forearms, Dashwood knocks her off the top rope, the Influence with stomps to Rosemary in the tree of woe. Dashwood with a crossbody in the corner, cover, 2 count.
Double clothesline sends both women down. Both women tag out, Havok with big elbows, stomps on Rayne, big splash in the corner, boot through the face, and again. Havok cover, 2 count. Rosemary tags in, Kaleb gets on the apron, distracts Rosemary, the Influence hit the Colab! Rayne covers but the ref is distracted. Havok throws the Influence into each other, Decay hit the Spear/Russian Leg sweep combo, cover, 1, 2, 3!
WINNER: “And Still” Knockouts Tag Team Champions, Decay!
The Decay celebrate with their titles. A short video says the IInspiration (formerly the IIconics) are coming at Bound For Glory as Knockouts Knockdown goes of the air!