Impact Emergence Night 2 Results – Aug. 25, 2020 – Purrazzo vs. Grace, Edwards vs. RVD

August 25, 2020
Nashville, TN
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Quick Match Results

  1. Impact World Championship: Eddie Edwards (c) defeated Rob Van Dam via Boston Knee Party
  2. Wrestle House – Blindfold Match: Crazzy Steve defeated Johnny Swinger via roll up
  3. Brian Myers defeated Willie Mack via roll up with handful of tights
  4. Wrestle House: Lawrence D defeated John E. Bravo via knockout punch
  5. Knockouts Championship 30 Minute Iron Man Match: Deonna Purrazzo (c) defeated Jordynne Grace 2 falls to 1

Impact World Championship
Eddie Edwards (c) vs. Rob Van Dam

Eddie Edwards kicks off Emergence Night 2 with another World Title open challenge and it’s answered by none other than Rob Van Dam.

Eddie interrupts a kiss between RVD and Katie Forbes when he takes out Van Dam with a dive on the floor. Katie distracts Eddie, allowing RVD to drive him into the steel ring post. RVD drapes Eddie over the guardrail, then connects with a spinning kick from the apron. Now it’s RVD who distracts the referee as Katie delivers a kick to Eddie on the ropes. Eddie builds momentum with a Tiger Driver for two. RVD attempts the Frog Splash but Eddie avoids it, then hits the Boston Knee Party to win.

Winner: Eddie Edwards

After the match, Eric Young blindsides Eddie Edwards from behind and announces that next week, he’ll be answering Eddie Edward’s World Title open challenge.

Wrestle House – Blindfold Match
Crazzy Steve vs. Johnny Swinger

Loser Dresses Like the Winner Next Week

The cast of Wrestle House is preparing for a toga party. Things haven’t been going well for Taya Valkyrie and as a result, she has a bit too much to drink. Meanwhile, Johnny Swinger has an idea for him and Crazzy Steve to score all the ladies but when it doesn’t go according to plan, Tommy Dreamer announces that it’s “match time!”. Since Steve is blind, Swinger will have to be blindfolded.

Swinger looks for the other house guests’ help in finding Steve while he’s blindfolded but they lead him in the wrong direction. After Swinger goes crashing into the turnbuckle, Steve rolls him up for three.

Winner: Crazzy Steve

Backstage: Eddie Edwards

Eddie Edwards is on the hunt for Eric Young in the backstage area.

Video: Bound for Glory

This world doesn’t belong to them, it belongs to us. Don’t miss Bound for Glory LIVE Saturday, October 24th on pay-per-view.

Backstage: Rhino, Heath

Rhino tells fans to get #Heath4IMPACT trending on social media so that management will allow Heath to join him for tag team action against Reno Scum next week.

In-Ring: Eddie Edwards, Eric Young

Eddie Edwards is in the ring to grant Eric Young his World Title match but he doesn’t want to wait until next week. EY comes out and his plan is by design – for that reason, he won’t be fighting Eddie tonight. Without warning, Eddie charges him on the ramp and the brawl is on. Security and Scott D’Amore try to break things up as Eddie shoves the EVP to the ground.

Backstage: Rohit Raju

Gia Miller catches up with new X-Division Champion Rohit Raju after he stole the title from Chris Bey and TJP in a three-way match last week. Rohit claims he’s going to give out what he never had – opportunity.

Locker Room Talk With Madison Rayne: The Rascalz, Ace Austin, Madman Fulton

Madison Rayne hosts another exciting edition of Locker Room Talk with special guests, Dez and Wentz of the Rascalz. But what she didn’t tell them was that she has two more guests – the devious duo of Ace Austin and Madman Fulton. After the two teams almost get into a physical altercation, Madison wraps things up.

Segment: Sami Callihan

ICU hacker Sami Callihan lays out a challenge to RVD for a fight next week.

Segment: EC3

EC3 explains why he stole the TNA World Heavyweight Championship from Moose last week. He recalls the greatest moment of his career, when he defeated Kurt Angle for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship in 2015. However, what he got in return was pain.

Brian Myers vs. Willie Mack

Willie overwhelms Myers with his agility in the early going. Myers takes him down as they jockey for position in the ropes. Myers almost pulls Willie’s arm out of the socket to gain control. Myers begins to wear down his opponent. Willie turns the tide with a Sky High sit-down powerbomb. Willie builds momentum with a swinging body slam, followed by a leg drop. Myers hits a top rope elbow drop for two. Myers rolls up Willie with a handful of tights to steal the victory.

Winner: Brian Myers

Segment: Heath

Heath wants you to get #Heath4IMPACT trending so that IMPACT management will allow him to team with Rhino against Reno Scum next week.

Wrestle House
Lawrence D vs. John E. Bravo

Back at Wrestle House, it’s time for Rosemary’s date with Lawrence D. Alisha confronts her about it, stating that it’s wrong to try and make John E Bravo jealous. Tommy Dreamer inspires Bravo to man up. He interrupts their date, leading to a match.

Lawrence makes quick work of Bravo with two of his signature knockout punches.

Winner: Lawrence D

Post-match, Bravo and Rosemary admit that they have feelings for each other. Bravo breaks the news to Taya Valkyrie who isn’t happy about the situation. Taya accuses Rosemary of being jealous of her. Taya challenges Rosemary to a match next week where the winner takes all – including Bravo.

Knockouts Championship 30 Minute Iron Man Match
Deonna Purrazzo (c) vs. Jordynne Grace

Deonna stomps on the hand and shoulder of Grace as she targets those areas in the early going. Deonna hits a series of short-arm clotheslines for two. Deonna is in firm control as she tosses Jordynne to the floor. The score remains 0-0 halfway through the match. Deonna does more damage to the hand as she drives it into the steel steps with her foot. Grace creates separation with a suplex off the second rope. Grace builds momentum with a series of sentons for a near fall. Grace puts Deonna to sleep to score the first fall with mere minutes left in the match.

Deonna Purrazzo 0 – Jordynne Grace 1

When the action restarts, Deonna floats over into a submission of her own but Grace gets to the ropes. Grace charges into the corner but Deonna uses referee Brandon Tolle as a shield. Grace hits the Grace Driver but there’s no referee. Deonna clobbers Grace with the Knockouts Title to tie things up with just over one minute to go.

Deonna Purrazzo 1 – Jordynne Grace 1

Deonna connects with a German suplex, then locks in the Fujiwara Armbar. Jordynne Grace taps out just seconds before the clock expires. Deonna Purrazzo retains the Knockouts Championship by a score of 2-1.

Deonna Purrazzo 2 – Jordynne Grace 1

Winner: Deonna Purrazzo (2-1)