IMPACT Wrestling Results (1/12/21)

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Tonight on IMPACT Wrestling, Kenny Omega along with Don Callis are set to appear as Good Brother Karl Anderson takes on IMPACT World Champ Rich Swann in singles action. Plus, a freshly brainwashed Deaner faces off against Tommy Dreamer.

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IMPACT Wrestling, January 12, 2020

Commentators: Josh Mathews & Madison Rayne

MATCH 1

Taya Valkyrie (w/ Rosemary) vs. Kimber Lee (w/ Deonna Purrazzo)

Lee charges Taya and she slams her head against two turnbuckles before hair whipping the former champ. Taya boots herself free and takes Lee down before pounding away at her. Stomps occur and then chest slaps. Kim slides to the outside and Taya charges at her, but Lee gets a leg up (literally). Back in the ring Lee is in control. Float over suplex for a two count. Grapevine stretch but Taya rolls back for a pin attempt.  Lee rolls and gets a pin attempt of her own. Headlock.

Bicycle kick by Kim, kick out by Taya. Stomps in the corner. Knife edge chops to a snapmare and spinal tap kick. Cover, kick out at two. Lee lifts Taya up and hits a sidewalk slam. Lee climbs up and goes for a swanton, but Taya gets the knees up. Clotheslines by Valkyrie followed by spear, pin attempt, but kick out by Kim. German suplex, but a kick out. Taya levels Kim down hard and corners her. Meteroa knees in the corner. She drags Lee over and covers, but Deonna puts Kim on the ropes to break the count. Rosemary grabs hold of Deonna and out comes Susan. She clocks Rosemary. Lee elbows off Taya, but a hard forearm frees her. Taya gets distracted by the action outside and Lee jackknife pins her.

WINNER: Kimber Lee

The Good Brothers, Don Callis and Kenny Omega are on the bus. Callis says they’ll be on Dynamite tomorrow and they need momentum going into Hard To Kill. He wants Anderson to show the “Real Machine Gun” tonight against Rich Swann.

“Paid ad” from AEW. Tony Khan credits himself for all of IMPACT’s major 2020 success. Schiavone promotes Night 2 of AEW New Year’s Smash. Khan notes that Brian Cage is a former IMPACT World Champion. Khan invites IMPACT to bring anybody to tomorrow’s show.

MATCH 2

Chris Bey & Rohit Raju vs. Suicide & Manik

Sure enough, Suicide and Manik both come out. Back and forth they go as Manik and Suicide eventually slide under the ring. They get back in the ring and give their foes double dropkicks to the outside. Manik and Suicide both dive onto them over the top rope and we cut to commercial break.

Back from it, Raju and Bey take out their foes and they isolate Suicide. Bey covers, but he’s not the legal man. Bey does get tagged in and stomps at Suicide, but he chops back at Bey. Bey feeds knees in the corner. Rohit gets tagged in. He cannonballs in the corner and covers for a two count. He and Bey double team. Bey covers soon but gets a kickout. Bey and Rohit trade tags. Rohit rolls the dice. Suicide however connects witht the knee and then overhead suplexes Rohit in the neutral corner. Manik gets the tag and so does Bey. He hits a GTS kick on Bey and tosses out Rohit.

Soon it’s Suicide and Bey.  Suicide locks in an octopus stretch on him while Manik has an abdominal stretch. Raju and Bey grab hands to break it up for both of them.

Soon it’s Rohit and Manik. He tries to unmask Manik, but Suicide hits a kick on him. Suicide looks to work on Raju, but Bey leaps out of nowhere with his Art of Finesse finisher for the three count.

WINNERS: Rohit Raju & Chris Bey

Taya can’t believe she can’t believe they lost to Kimber Lee. Taya vows to be in Rosemary’s corner tonight, but Rosemary tells her to focus on her Hard To Kill title shot instead. “We’ll come up with something,” says Rosemary.

MATCH 3

Deaner (w/ Eric Young & Joe Doering) vs. Tommy Dreamer (w/ Cousin Jake & Rhino)

Deaner at first starts on the offensive, but Dreamer fights back. Doering gets ejected and so does Rhino. Deaner attacks Tommy and drops some knees on him before assaulting him in the corner as Jake looks on. Deaner then choes Dreamer over the second rope in front of EY who hits Dreamer while the ref isn’t looking.  Dreamer fights backs with some lariats and jabs. Deaner goes low and soon downs Tommy. Deaner comes leaping off but Tommy gets a boot up. This takes Deaner to the outside who slaps Cousin Jake. Jake loses his temper and trips up Deaner, the ref calls for the bell.

NO CONTEST

Everybody brawls after that and even Rhino comes back out. So does Doering who takes out Rhino. Deaner DDTs Jake and EY piledrives Dreamer.

Backstage, Kiera Hogan, Tasha Steelz, Nevaeh & Havok sign the contracts for the Knockouts Tag Team Titles. Hogan and Steelz talk a crazy amount of trash before Steelz and Hogan grab hold of them and warn them ahead of Hard To Kill. Brian Myers and Josh Alexander want more opportunities from D’Amore. He says why don’t the two fight? They agree but Myers smells collusion.

Back in the ring, Kaleb with a K introduces Tenille Dashwood for her match.

MATCH 4

Tenille Dashwood vs. Rosemary

Tenille offers a hand to Rosemary and she does before pulling her in and crushing her hand for a pin attempt. Big hair whip by Rosemary. Another toss. Tenille is on the apron, but Rosemary brings her back in and smashes her head in the corner. Spinning sidewalk slam by Rosemary. Kick out at two. Rosemary clubs away at the back of Tenille, but Kaleb grabs the leg of Rosemry. Rosemary grabs the hair of Kaleb and he sprays her in the eyes with hairspray. Tenille covers, but Rosemary kicks out. Tenille continues her attack for anothe pin attempt, but same result. Tenille stays on the attack as she soon drop toe holds her off the rope. Connects with a neckbreaker over the ropes on the apron. Pin, but a kick out by Rosemary.

Rosemary goes for the upside down, but Tenille fights her off and does a low crossbody.

Soon after, both women clothesline one another. They get up and trade forearms. Rosemary hits slingblade and she soon locks in the upside down before the ref counts her off. Tenille tries to crawl away, but Rosemary drags her back into the center ring. Tenille gets a near fall on Rosemary. Tenille goes for her spotlight kick, but Rosemary reverses. Soon, Crazzy Steve appears behind Kleb and chases him off.

As this happens Tenille goes to spray Rosemary once more, but Rosemary turns the tables and sprays her. Spear and then we get the pinfall.

WINNER: Rosemary

Backstage, Rich Swann says tonight is a few days before Saturday where he whips the ass of Doc, him and Kenny. Tonight, everybody is banned from ringside. Swann says tonight is a little preview of Hard To Kill.

MATCH 5

Moose vs. Matthew Palmer

Palmer tries to take it to Moose, but he’s to powerful as he slugs Palmer in the corner and that downs him immediately. Massive hip toss across the ring. Moose boots Matt’s face before flinging him once more. Moose takes his time as he continues bring the slow paced attack. Gives him shots to the midsection of Matthew. Moose continues to talk trash as Palmer fights back. He climbs up top and hits a knee to Moose. Matthew does it again and it puts Moose to one knee. No more as Moose hits him with two uranages. He grounds and pounds Palmer with forearms before the ref calls for the bell.

WINNER: Moose

MAIN EVENT

Karl Anderson vs. Rich Swann

Back from break, Anderson has Swann in a headlock. Head scissors by Swann before working the arm of Anderson. Arm drag and Swann continues such work. Anderson pins Swann against the ropes but another arm drag keeps Rich in control. The action goes to the corner and that’s where Anderson exerts his power with some stomps and chokes before wrenching the arm and elbowing it. He drives Rich into the opposite corner. Anderson picks up Rich, but the champ fights back. Anderson catches his arm and slam Swann down on the mat to regain control.

Rich however, finesses his way back, but Anderson send him into the post and onto the outside. Another commercial break.

Anderson is back in control and hangs Rich’s shoulder over the top rope, crashing him onto the outside. Anderson doesn’t let up on the attack and sends Swann into the steel post. Karl breaks the count and sends Swann back in the ring for a two count. He cranks on Rich’s shoulder center ring.

Rich finally separates himself from Anderson after that long hold. Anderson and he trade shots. Savate kick by Anderson. Swann catches him with a back elbow and a boot. He connects with a rolling clothesline. Jabs by Rich before a flurry of shots. Neckbreaker plus a heel kick. Two count on Karl.

Rich sizes up Anderson. He charges the corner, but Andreson escapes with a running front dropkick. Two count. Anderson awaits Rich to his feet, but Rich school boys him up for the 1-2-3!

WINNER: Rich Swann

Post-match, we see Kenny’s bus is empty. MCMG are talking in the their room, but they get attacked by Gallows and Kenny. MCMG fights them off as Swann and Anderson enter the fold. All out brawl going down to close out the show.