It was a rather uneventful night for the Knockouts division just 24 hours before Over Drive.
Jessicka was originally supposed to face Tasha Steelz, however she opted to go out and party instead. Taya Valkyrie took her place and virtually squashed Steelz in a quick match. Immediately after the bell, Steelz and Savannah Evans brawled with Valkyrie and Rosemary until Jessicka returned to clear the ring. The trio celebrated ahead of their title defense on Friday.
Masha Slamovich participated in a sit-down interview with Gia Miller. Slamovich responded to every question in Russian. When asked what she expects to come out of her Last Knockout Standing match against Jordynne Grace, Masha simply said, “Death.”
We also saw a brief backstage encounter between Taylor Wilde and Mickie James. While both women are excited to compete against each other for the first time on Friday, James expressed her disappointment with Wilde taking out Deonna Purrazzo last week during Mickie’s match with Chelsea Green. Wilde said that if anyone’s going to end Mickie’s career, she wants it to be herself.
Over Drive will air at 8 p.m. ET on Friday on IMPACT Plus and IMPACT Ultimate Insiders on YouTube. The following Knockouts matches have been announced:
- Mickie James vs. Taylor Wilde
- Knockouts World Tag Team Championship: Death Dollz (c) vs. Tasha Steelz & Savannah Evans
- Last Knockout Standing match for the Knockouts World Championship: Jordynne Grace (c) vs. Masha Slamovich
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