IMPACT Wrestling Notebook: LAX Pulled From Evolve Shows, Ultimate X Returning To PPV, Preview For This Week’s IMPACT Episode on POP TV

Ultimate X Returns

IMPACT Wrestling returns to Nashville in January for their first ever Homecoming event. According to SEScoops, IMPACT will be having an Ultimate X match to determine who will be the next X Division Champion after current champion Brian Cage announced that he will be cashing in on Option C.

Basic rules for Ultimate X:

  • 3 or more participants (at Homecoming there will be 4).
  • The X-Division Title or a giant red “X” are placed high above the ring (at Homecoming it will be the title).
  • Two cables are attached high above the ring with the title or X placed in the middle.
  • The first wrestler to grab the title or X is declared the winner.

LAX Pulled From Evolve

LAX was announced and advertise for an event with EVOLVE. However, Gabe Sapolsky has announced via Twitter that IMPACT Wrestling has pulled LAX from the show. EVOLVE is working on replacements.

This Week’s Preview

*Pentagon Jr. & Rey Fenix vs. Willie Mack & Rich Swann.

*A deep look at Johnny Impact vs. Brian Cage at Homecoming.

*Jordynne Grace vs. Katarina.

*Tommy Dreamer vs. Eli Drake.

*The Rascalz make their debut.

Scarlett Bordeaux Is Uber Popular

PWinsider is stating that “The Smokeshow”, Scarlett Bordeaux has one of the consistently long lines at the WrestleCade event last weekend. Bordeaux was well received at the IMPACT tapings I attended in Vegas earlier this month.

IMPACT In CALI

IMPACT Wrestling will be in Northern California this weekend. PWINSIDER:

The promotion will have a live event titled Gold Rush this Friday 11/30 in Newark, CA from the Newark Pavilion, streaming live on Impact’s Twitch channel with the following announced lineup:

*Impact Championship Johnny Impact vs Eli Drake.
*Impact Knockouts Champion Tessa Blachard vs Kiera Hogan (non-title).
*Brian Cage vs Moose.
*Dave Crist & Jake Crist) vs BTW Tag Team Champions The Freaks (non-title).
*Eddie Edwards vs BTW Heavyweight Champion “The Jackpot” Scotty Wringer (non-title).
*Matt Sydal vs Rich Swann.