Title This: Impact Wrestling Reaction 5-10

Josh Isenberg

Impact WrestlingOpening Segment:

Bobby Roode comes out to talk about how dominant he is as the World Champion. He says nobody has even come close to beating him, and RVD is just the same. RVD makes his way out and gets a few cheap shots on Roode until he escapes. Anderson runs down and throws Roode back in, and then Hardy comes out and all hell breaks loose. Security pulls them apart, and Hogan comes to the ring. He makes a Fatal Four Way match for tonight. If Anderson or Hardy wins, they face Roode at Sacrifice, but if RVD wins then he picks the match stipulation. If Roode wins, he gets to pick his opponent.

What I Liked:

I liked this because it tangles the two biggest feuds together. I want to see how all four of these guys work together in the ring. They have a lot of similarities, but also have many differences. The stipulation is good for guys like Anderson and Hardy, but does not really benefit Roode and RVD much.

What I Disliked:

Why would RVD agree to this match if has a "75 percent" chance of losing? It makes little to no sense, but I get what they were trying to do. You know RVD will win the match somehow, so it devalues the unpredictability aspect. Other than that, I felt the segment came off rather well.

Grade: B+

Bully Ray talks about Austin Aries and how Aries is becoming a bully. He says he will get the better of him and push Aries around Sunday.

Brooke Tessmacher def. Velvet Sky:

What I Liked:

A nice spot for the number 1 contender of the Knockout's Championship. Brooke is absolutely beautiful, and has a great athletic body to be taken seriously. She is not just a skinny blonde, she actually has some strength on her. Velvet looked decent with a few knees and dropkicks to follow. She does a good job offensively keeping the flow of the match. Furthermore, you get Gail Kim to come out and stand tall after Tessmacher's victory. Good work of continued angle building. They do better for the Knockouts than WWE does for the Divas. You actually get to see opponents face off each week in some ways or another.

What I Disliked:

It was your typical Knockouts match, but it was a little better than usual. There was time to build a few moves that were executed correctly, but nothing great came out of it.

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