Taya Valkyrie vs. Kiera Hogan
Valkyrie is called Lucha Royalty as she comes out. Hogan comes out next. The match is being billed as Fire vs. Ice. Matthews talks how this is Hogan’s first PPV match and they discuss whether it’s going to play into the match.
Valkyrie pats Hogan on the head and shoves Hogan down. Hogan hits a rana from the corner, then knocks Valkyrie out of the ring.
Tessa Blanchard joins Matthews and Callis on commentary and says she will be seen on Thursdays. The match basically becomes an interview between Matthews, Callis, and Blanchard while Valkyrie takes control of Hogan.
Hogan hits Valkyrie, gets caught, and slams Hogan to the mat for a two count. Blanchard talks about her legacy in wrestling and criticizes Valkyrie for calling herself “Lucha Royalty.” Valkyrie nails Hogan with a kick but gets only a two. Hogan and Valkyrie trade shots but Valkyrie hits Hogan with a slam and sells an injury. Hogan gets a cover on Valkyrie but only a two.
Blanchard says she’s going after the Impact Knockouts Championship and says she’s earned it. Hogan gets another two count while Blanchard and Matthews argue. Valkyrie hits a side suplex but only a two. Valkyrie eventually hits Road to Valhalla and pins Hogan.
Winner: Taya Valkyrie
Callis suggests Blanchard was scouting Valkyrie/Hogan for the future.
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