Impression taping featured a number of returns (SPOILERS)


Former WWE and up to date New Japan Professional-Wrestling expertise Lio Rush was marketed for Impression’s first evening of “Summer time Sizzler” taping at Atlanta’s Heart Stage, so his look on June 23 wasn’t a shock.

Rush beforehand wrestled on Impression and New Japan’s WrestleMania week Multiverse United present, so he is technically a return. The 2 sudden wrestlers who confirmed up Friday evening undoubtedly had been.

We already talked about Zachary Wentz’s Impression comeback right here. The ultimate one was Tommy Dreamer, who had been on a go away of absence after the demise of his mom and a recurrence of pores and skin most cancers.

Here is what we’ll see every of them do on episodes that can air the subsequent two weeks as Impression builds towards their Slammiversary PPV (spoilers courtesy Wrestling Observer):

• Soiled Dango def. Crazzy Steve. Dango known as out Santino Marella after the match which led to Heath attacking Dango from behind.

• X-Division Champion Chris Sabin def. Trey Miguel to retain the title. Zachary Wentz of The Rascalz made his return and attacked Sabin earlier than Alex Shelley ran out to make the save.

• Lio Rush def. Jack Worth

• Masha Slamovich def. KiLynn King. Courtney Rush took out King’s accomplice Taylor Wilde and choked her with a sequence. Slamovich then took the opposite a part of the chain and led Rush out.

• Kenny King def. Yuya Uemura. Digital Media Champion Joe Hendry got here out afterward and aired a brand new video making enjoyable of King.

• Nick Aldis did an in-ring promo to elucidate final week’s assault on Shelley. The 2 then had a confrontation which led to Sabin popping out to help Shelley. Lio Rush got here out to assist Aldis they usually stood tall on the finish.

• Eddie Edwards defeated Frankie Kazarian

• Sami Callihan & Wealthy Swann def. Champagne Singh & Shera

• Jonathan Gresham def. Angels. After Deaner wouldn’t let Angels shake Gresham’s hand, Angels pushed Deaner and left with Gresham

• Gisele Shaw def. Courtney Rush

• Stylish Donovan def. Johnny Swinger after Ernest “The Cat” Miller got here out and reversed Swinger’s preliminary win, restarting the match.

• Chris Bey def. Kevin Knight

• Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo def. Taylor Wilde to retain

• Impression World Champion Alex Shelley def. Brian Myers to retain

• Steve Maclin def. PCO in a avenue battle. Maclin reduce a post-match promo that introduced out the returning Tommy Dreamer. Dreamer took out Maclin and reduce a babyface promo to finish the present. He had taken a go away of absence as a result of his mom’s passing and his third bout with pores and skin most cancers

Sound like a great way to spend a pair summer season Thursday nights?


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