This past Saturday, WWE Extreme Rules had the pro wrestling world talking. Now IMPACT Wrestling is trying to rival them based on the fallout from the TV tapings.
IMPACT Wrestling had its set of television taping session on October 8th in Albany, New York. According to PWInsider, new champions were crowned at the tapings. In addition to that, a championship was vacated. Read below for spoilers:
New IMPACT Tag Team Champions were crowned. The team of Heath & Rhino defeated The OGK (Mike Bennett & Matt Taven) to win the belts.
In order to qualify for the IMPACT World Championship at IMPACT Overdrive on November 18. Kazarian had to vacant the IMPACT X Division Championship, He won from “Speedball” Mike Bailey at IMPACT Bound For Glory.
An eight-man tournament to crown a new X-Division Champion will be held soon. The finals will take place at IMPACT Overdrive.
Meanwhile, The IMPACT contracts of Taven, Bennett, and Maria Kanellis expired on October 8th. It’s unknown if they will remain with the company. Honor No More was disbanded at the taping session after Eddie Edwards ran down the group in a promo and PCO attacked members of the group. Maria, Taven, Bennett, and Vincent embraced at the end.
IMPACT Wrestling is finding more of its groove lately. Let’s hope the company continues to progress. If anything, their fans will continue despite all the noise in the pro wrestling landscape.
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