Matches Announced for Next Week's Episode of Impact Wrestling
Friday, January 12, 2018
It was announced by Impact Wrestling that at next week's episode oVe & Sami Callihan will take on LAX (Santana, Ortiz, and Homicide) in a Barbed Wire Massacre Match where the ring ropes will be replaced with barbed wire. After trashing LAX's hangout and stealing their money, Konnan proposed that this was the only way to end things between them. This match has only been done three times in Impact Wrestling and this will be the first time that it has been done in a decade. In the first matches, Sabu defeated The Monster Abyss at Turning Point in 2005. In the second match, The Monster Abyss defeated Judas Mesias at Against All Odds in 2008.
It was also announced that Taiji Ishimori will be defending the X Division Championship against Dezmond Xavier on next week's episode and Eli Drake will be defending his Impact Global Championship against Johnny Impact & Alberto El Patron. The match is said to be a Motor City Mayhem Match.
Below are the tweets sent out by Impact Wrestling announcing the three matches for next week's episode: