Impact Results – May 18, 2023 – Moose, Edwards, & Kazarian vs. Shelley, Gresham, & Uemura

May 18, 2023
Cicero, IL – Cicero Stadium
Commentary – Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt
Results via

Quick Match Results

  1. Before The Impact pre-show: The Design (Deaner & Kon) defeated Zicky Dice & Johnny Swinger via The Antidote (pinfall)
  2. Trey Miguel defeated Laredo Kid via Roll-up (pinfall)
  3. Jason Hotch defeated Ace Austin via Roll-up (pinfall)
  4. Trinity defeated KyLinn King via Star Struck (submission)
  5. Jody Threat defeated Sierra via F-416 (pinfall)
  6. Alex Shelley, Jonathan Gresham, & Yuya Uemura defeated Moose, Eddie Edwards, & Frankie Kazarian via Shell Shock (pinfall)

Trey Miguel vs. Laredo Kid

Laredo Kid battles the reigning X-Division Champion in our opening contest! Miguel is in control as he grounds the Luchador. Moments later, Kid counters a back suplex attempt and quickens the pace with a Michinoku Driver. Kid hits a springboard Moonsault to the spine of Miguel. Kid spikes Miguel on the top of his head for two. Miguel regains control with a dropkick to the back of the head. Kid counters the Lightning Spiral, prompting Miguel to rip off Kid’s mask. Miguel rolls him up to score the three count.

Winner: Trey Miguel via Pinfall.

After the match, Miguel holds the broadcast hostage as he says that he’s not going anywhere until he gets the respect that he deserves. Miguel’s X-Division Title challenger at Under Siege, Chris Sabin, confronts him in the ring. Sabin tells Miguel that if he wants respect, he better start giving it. Sabin says that Miguel disrespected every X-Division Champion of all time when he defaced the X-Division Title. Sabin vows to become the first-ever 9-time X-Division Champion at Under Siege. Miguel backs off as Sabin stands tall.

Backstage: Trinity, Jai Vidal

Gisele Shaw isn’t happy with Jai Vidal after he posted a selfie of him and Trinity last week. Trinity tells Vidal to stop being Shaw’s do-boy and that if Shaw has a problem with her, they can settle it in a match at Under Siege.

Backstage: Sami Callihan, Rich Swann

Sami Callihan and Rich Swann reflect on the ups and downs of their friendship over the last several years. Swann will join forces with Callihan to battle The Design at Under Siege.

Ace Austin vs. Jason Hotch

Sitting under the learning tree of Brian Myers, Jason Hotch takes to the ring for singles action against IMPACT World Tag Team Champion Ace Austin! The early advantage goes to Austin as he connects with a side Russian leg sweep. Hotch sends Austin into the top rope, then gains control with a running clothesline. Hotch hits a Blue Thunder Bomb for two. Austin bounces back by stomping Hotch face-first into the mat. Austin is setting up for The Fold when Myers distracts the referee, allowing Skyler to get involved. Bey neutralizes Skyler at ringside but that doesn’t stop Myers from delivering a right hand to Austin. Hotch rolls him up to score the victory.

Winner: Jason Hotch via Pinfall.

Backstage: Steve Maclin, Champagne Singh, Shera

Champagne Singh and Shera are back in the good graces of IMPACT World Champion Steve Maclin after they took out Heath last week.

Backstage: Jordynne Grace, Alisha Edwards

Alisha claims that Jordynne Grace purposely knocked Deonna Purrazzo off the apron during their Knockouts World Tag Team Title opportunity last week.

Trinity vs. KiLynn King

Trinity makes her highly-anticipated IMPACT in-ring debut against Knockouts World Tag Team Champion KiLynn King! Trinity hits the running splits to the midsection of King. Trinity shows King some attitude when Wilde trips her up from the outside. King clobbers Trinity from behind to gain control. King puts her strength on display as she hits a thudding clothesline. King distracts the referee, allowing Wilde to once again get involved from ringside. Wilde trips Trinity on the top rope but this time, she’s caught by the official who ejects her from ringside. Trinity soars with a crossbody off the top. Trinity builds momentum with a series of clotheslines, followed by a springboard dropkick. Trinity almost puts King away with a top rope Blockbuster. Trinity spikes her face-first into the mat but it’s not enough to keep King down. King comes back with the Death Valley Driver for a very close near fall of her own. Trinity locks in her Star Struck submission to win.

Winner: Trinity via Submission.

After the match, Jai Vidal interrupts Trinity’s celebration and informs her that Gisele Shaw has accepted her challenge for a match at Under Siege. Vidal looks to deliver another message from Shaw in the form of a slap but Trinity counters with a head kick.

Backstage: PCO, Steve Maclin, Champagne Singh, Shera

Steve Maclin, Champagne Singh and Shera deliver a brutal assault to PCO in the backstage area. In an attempt to take PCO out of action before their scheduled World Title match at Under Siege, Maclin smashes concrete blocks on his back with a sledgehammer.

Backstage: The Coven, Jessicka

Jessicka is confronted by The Coven while she waits for Rosemary to return from the Undead Realm.

Jody Threat vs. Sierra

Jody Threat looks to continue her wave of momentum as she battles IMPACT newcomer Sierra! Threat is in control following a seated senton from the top rope. Sierra creates an opening with a jawbreaker but Threat immediately regains control. Threat hits a German suplex, followed by the F416 to win.

Winner: Jody Threat via Pinfall.

Backstage: Frankie Kazarian, Eddie Edwards, Alisha Edwards

Eddie Edwards tells Frankie Kazarian to follow his lead in tonight’s star-studded six-man tag team main event.

Backstage: Dirty Dango, Johnny Swinger, Zicky Dice, Joe Hendry

During a scuffle between Digital Media Champion Joe Hendry and Dirty Dango, it’s revealed that Dango was the one who attacked Santino Marella just a few weeks ago. Dango assaults Hendry and closes the case.

Next Week’s Show Card Rundown

Don’t miss the final IMPACT! before Under Siege next Thursday at 8/7c on AXS TV and 8:30pm ET on YouTube for IMPACT Insiders. Rich Swann goes one-on-one with Angels. Plus, Mike Bailey takes on Chris Sabin and so much more!

Moose, Eddie Edwards, & Frankie Kazarian vs. Alex Shelley, Jonathan Gresham, & Yuya Uemura

Momentum is up for grabs as the six competitors in the #1 Contenders match at Under Siege collide in a star-studded tag team main event! Gresham hits Edwards with a springboard Moonsault, then immediately dives through the ropes to take out Kazarian on the floor. Shelley gets two for one as he takes out Moose and Edwards with combination offense. Moose and Edwards bend the rules in order to gain control and warn Kazarian not to get in their way. Edwards locks in a Sleeper on Shelley, followed by the Boston Knee Party. The pace quickens as Uemura enters that match, who plants Moose with a bulldog off the second rope. Uemura hits Edwards with a back suplex for two. Edwards comes back with the Blue Thunder Bomb but he’s unable to follow up with the pin. Moose hits Umeura with a thunderous powerbomb for a very close near fall. The action is fast and furious as Kazarian catches Gresham with a mid-air leg drop. Kazarian spike Shelley with the slingshot DDT for two. Edwards tags himself into the match and hits a Backpack Stunner on Shelley. The match begins to break down as everyone gets involved. Uemura launches himself off the top rope, taking out Moose with a crossbody on the floor. Tensions explode between Edwards and Kazarian as Kazarian takes him out with a clothesline. Shelley puts Edwards away with the Shell Shock for three.

Winner: Alex Shelley, Jonathan Gresham, & Yuya Uemura via Pinfall.