Impact Wrestling Results & 8 Takeaways (5/5/20)

The X-Division title was on the line in this week's main event.

Impact Wrestling 5/5/20

Impact Wrestling presented its first show since the conclusion of Rebellion last week. The show was headlined by a triple threat match for Willie Mack’s X-Division title.

Impact Wrestling 5/5/20 Quick Results:

  1. XXXL (Larry D & Acey Romero) defeated oVe (Jake Crist & Madman Fulton) w/ Dave Crist
  2. Suicide defeated Johnny Swinger
  3. Joey Ryan defeated Cousin Jake
  4. Impact Tag Team Championships
    The North (Ethan Page & Josh Alexander) defeated the Creeps
  5. X-Division Championship
    Willie Mack (c) defeated Ace Austin vs Chris Bey

#1 Contenders Tournament Scheduled

Impact Wrestling announced a tournament to determine a new #1 contender to Tessa Blanchard’s Impact World Championship this week. The self-proclaimed TNA World Heavyweight Champion, Moose, withdrew from the tournament, however, stating that Blanchard’s title was secondary to his. Josh Matthews reminded Moose that he didn’t actually win the title but Moose feels he’s earned it nonetheless less. Moose was replaced by Rohit Raju in the tournament.

The lineup for the tournament looks like this:

  1. Rohit Raju vs Trey
  2. Sami Callihan vs Michael Elgin
  3. Ken Shamrock vs Rhino
  4. Madman Fulton vs Hernandez
  5. Winner of Match 1 vs Winner of Match 2
  6. Winner of Match 3 vs Winner of Match 4
  7. Finals

7Willie Mack Retains X-Division Title

Chris Bey won a fatal 4-way match at Rebellion to earn a title shot against new champion Willie Mack. Ace Austin, however, made it be known that he wanted his contractually stipulated rematch. As a result, a 3-way match for the X-Division title headlined this week’s show.

Mack would pick up his first title defence by pinning Austin after a 6-Star Frog Splash.

After losing the X-Division title and then his contractually-obligated rematch, Ace Austin has suggested it’s time for him to move on to other things.

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