Affect Wrestling Outcomes: Winners, Grades, Reacton and Highlights from June 23 | Bleacher Report

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    Credit score: Affect Wrestling

    On the heels of Affect Wrestling’s Slammiversary pay-per-view, the corporate jumpstarted 12 months 21 with a jam-packed episode that started the construct to In opposition to All Odds on July 1, launched world champion Josh Alexander’s subsequent contender and at last established Honor No Extra as probably the most harmful entity within the firm.

    How did it accomplish these issues and what else went down Thursday night time on AXS TV? F

    Discover out now with this recap of the June 23 broadcast.

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    Credit score: Affect Wrestling

    Honor No Extra, nonetheless reeling following a significant loss at Slammiversary, hit the ring to kick off the night time’s broadcast. Eddie Edwards, Mike Bennet, Matt Taven, Vincent, PCO and Kenny King voiced frustration following their loss till Affect Wrestling originals America’s Most Needed’s James Storm and Chris Harris interrupted.

    A backwards and forwards verbal battle ensued earlier than world tag crew champions The Good Brothers arrived. A six-on-four beatdown ensued earlier than The Briscoes hit the ring, making the save and clearing the squared circle of the heels.

    The phase was attention-grabbing in that the Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows are apparently babyfaces now, becoming a member of AMW and The Briscoes to clear the ring of Honor No Extra. Just a few shared beers and a few mutual respect will make that doable, apparently.

    It seems as if The Good Brothers are actually on a collision course with Honor No Extra and if that’s the case, a battle between them and the duo of Matt Taven and Mike Bennett may go a great distance in freshening up the tag crew division.

    Backstage, the heels confronted Scott D’Amore, who booked a six-man tag crew match for later within the present pitting Edwards, Taven and Bennett towards The Briscoes and Storm. At In opposition to All Odds on July 1, Honor No Extra battles the aforementioned Briscoes, Storm and Good Brothers in a giant 10-man tag.



    High Moments

  • “There is a purpose TNA left Nashville,” Edwards mentioned, tearing down the followers’ want for nostalgia since Slammiversary.
  • “That place would have closed its doorways in 2019 if it wasn’t for me. I gave that place my life. MY LIFE! However go forward and blame me for each downside you’ve got ever had. However pay attention…I want you to pay attention…I did not kill Ring of Honor. I saved Affect Wrestling,” a clearly annoyed Taven mentioned.
  • “Should you guys had been good, you’ll have discovered from that loss, gotten higher and are available again. The issue is…you suck,” Storm mentioned, insulting the heel reality.
  • “You retain mouthing off, I will make you cry more durable than you probably did on The Bachelorette,” Harris warned King.

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    Credit score: Affect Wrestling

    Chelsea Inexperienced and Mia Yim had been nonetheless clearly banged up from their Queen of the Mountain match Sunday at Slammiversary as they took to the squared circle for the opening contest of this week’s present. “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo watched from the commentary place.

    Inexperienced dominated the motion and appeared to have Yim crushed on a couple of event. Yim’s personal resilience, and a few help from Mickie James, who prevented Purrazzo from interfering any additional, in the end affected the end result.

    Yim delivered Eat Defeat and earned the hard-fought victory.

    The match itself was very aggressive and had a while to develop. Inexperienced has had her in-ring time restricted to date in Affect so this served as a pleasant reminder of her skills between the ropes. Yim, as anticipated, was her usually nice self.

    The involvement of James and Purrazzo would appear to level to a tag crew match in some unspecified time in the future within the close to future and the prospects of which are mighty interesting given the expertise concerned.

    With these 4 girls, and new champion Jordynne Grace guiding the division, there’s loads of purpose to be excited in regards to the Knockouts division.


    Yim Pinned Inexperienced



    High Moments

  • Inexperienced allowed her hubris to get the perfect of her, attempting to humiliate Yim by beating her together with her personal Eat Defeat finisher. She didn’t succeed.
  • Purrazzo received concerned, launching Yim from the highest rope and drawing Mickie James out for the save.
  • Inexperienced’s promoting of the Eat Defeat was nice and actually put over the influence of the transfer.

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    Shark Boy sought to observe up his victory within the Reverse Battle Royal as he teamed with younger Bhupinder Gujjar to battle Zicky Cube and the runner-up from Sunday’s pay-per-view preshow, Johnny Swinger.

    The principally comedic tag match concluded with Shark Boy flattening Swinger with the Chummer and Gujjar turning Cube inside out with the Gargoyle spear.

    The match was little greater than a enjoyable method to get Shark Boy in entrance of the Affect Wrestling TV viewers whereas concurrently placing over Gujjar, who stays the point of interest of a average push by administration as one of many firm’s future stars.

    Innocent enjoyable that gave method to Violent By Design’s Deaner and Joe Doering attacking and establishing the continuing promo, this was fantastic for what it was.


    Shark Boy and Gujjar defeated Swinger and Cube (Gujjar pinned Cube)



    High Moments

  • Backstage, Gisele Shaw campaigned to be Tenille Dashwood’s tag crew associate whereas Madison Rayne nursed a face harm. After the Aussie dismissed Shaw, Rayne stopped her and appeared prepared to see how issues went.
  • Matthew Rehwoldt asking if Shark Boy is lastly Shark Man but was good enjoyable.
  • Shark Boy might have been there for nostalgia however Gujjar nonetheless picked up the win, proving Affect nonetheless has a ton of religion in him.

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    Deaner and Doering known as out Josh Alexander and the Affect world champion obliged, however not earlier than asking the place Eric Younger was and saying he knew the most recent message, delivered by Deaner, didn’t come from the chief of Violent By Design.

    After Doering obliterated safety and Affect officers and was later ejected from the ringside space, The Strolling Weapon squared off with Deaner in singles competitors. The champion’s onslaught got here to an finish with a poke to the attention as Deaner turned the tide in his favor and despatched Alexander into the guardrail.

    The champ fought by way of the ache and utilized the ankle lock, forcing the tapout from his opponent and working his win-loss document towards VBD to 2-0 this week. Up subsequent: the monstrous Doering, with the title on the road, at In opposition to All Odds.

    Alexander is on a red-hot streak proper now and has entered the rarified air of the perfect within the enterprise in the present day. He’s nice and seems to be extra assured in his position as champion. His excellence was on show towards Deaner who labored rattling exhausting and proved that the times of the trucker-hat-waring comedy act from just a few years again is much behind him.

    The Doering match-up will likely be an attention-grabbing one for Alexander in that it’ll pressure him to interrupt out his brawling aspect. Will probably be attention-grabbing to see what that appears like and if The Strolling Weapon can get the massive man’s greatest match out of him to this point.


    Alexander tapped Deaner out



    High Moments

  • Deaner opened up lacerations on Alexander’s brow, trying to weaken the world champion in hopes of scoring an upset victory.
  • Alexander delivered a sequence of German suplexes, fought by way of a quick escape, and delivered one other in a cool spot.

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    Credit score: Affect Wrestling

    Sami Callihan squashed Intestine Verify winner Jack Value, defeating him with the Cactus Driver ’97. Unwilling to just accept his loss to The Demise Machine from Sunday’s Slammiversary, Moose attacked the victor and drove him by way of a desk.

    The angle was fantastic and units up a rematch for the In opposition to All Odds occasion. Whereas many will counsel the feud ought to have concluded at Slammiversary, it’s comprehensible Affect would want to fill a present that takes place so quickly after considered one of its signature occasions and a match between Callihan and Moose is much from the worst choice.

    The six-man tag match pitting Honor No Extra’s Mike Bennett, Matt Taven and Eddie Edwards towards The Briscoe Brothers and “Cowboy” James Storm was each bit as wild, chaotic and downright enjoyable as anticipated.

    Nonstop motion, electrical performances from Storm and Mark Briscoe, and a powerful victory for the heels helped elevate this one’s grade and set Honor No Extra as much as be the highest, greatest and most harmful faction within the firm.

    A post-match assault that noticed them brutalize Mark’s ankle, whereas wrapped in a metal chair, solely served to emphasise the injury and destruction they’re greater than prepared to trigger shifting ahead.


    Callihan pinned Value; Honor No Extra defeated The Briscoes and Storm (Bennet pinned Mark Briscoe)


    C for Callihan vs. Value; A for the primary occasion

    High Moments

  • Backstage, Callihan encountered Gail Kim and pitched Raven’s Clockwork Orange Home of Enjoyable vs. Moose at In opposition to All Odds. The Corridor of Famer granted the match, guaranteeing the July 1 present would be the first time we see that individual match sort in over a decade.
  • Storm’s love of wrestling is infectious. He exploded into the match early and went on a tear, dismantling Honor No Extra.
  • Mark Briscoe’s sizzling tag was equally as energetic and much more superior.
  • Honor No Extra brutalizing the babyfaces and standing tall after basically writing Mark Briscoe off the present was a terrific end to this post-Slammiversary episode.

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