Second Gear Crew (Matthew Justice and 1 def. The Calling (Cannonball and Talon) in a Texas Tornado Tag Team Match
Cannonball and Talon were two random masked members of The Calling. I don't care about the group regardless, but putting two irrelevant members in there made this predictable and the hardcore stipulation unnecessary. They made the most of it and had a decent brawl, but I haven't been invested in this feud and thus this match wasn't for me. On the bright side, it didn't overstay its welcome.
MLW World Heavyweight Champion Alex Kane def. Gene Snisky (Non-Title)
Snisky was a surprise opponent for Kane, though Kane didn't have to struggle much to put him away as this was fairly brief. I'm not saying we needed to get a 20-minute match between them as I doubt Snisky is capable of that at this stage of his career (and he was never great to begin with), but it was weird that he debuted not too long ago, has been booked as a monster heel and has already lost clean. We really should be getting more interaction between him and Davey Boy Smith Jr. heading into their rematch at Slaughterhouse.
I thought this was a super-sized edition of Fusion when I saw that it was over an hour long (instead of the usual 45/50 minutes), but it became clear that it lasted that long because they aired an old match from 2017 between Shane/Swerve Strickland and Ricochet. Personally, I didn't watch it because it was irrelevant to MLW's current programming, but I'm sure it was entertaining. There wasn't much more to this episode. The opening match was whatever and the main event was too short to matter, chalking this up to an inconsequential hour. That said, I am looking forward to the Slaughterhouse show next Friday night.