‘IMPACT WRESTLING REBELLION 2022’ Results + Notes – Moose vs. Alexander, 8-Team Gauntlet, Miguel vs. Bailey vs. Austin

DATE: April 23, 2022
VENUE: MJN Center (Poughkeepsie, NY)
COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & Matthew Rehwoldt

Josh Alexander’s six month journey back to the World Championship comes to a head at Rebellion as he challenges Moose for the top prize in Impact Wrestling. Also on the show Violent By Design defends the Tag Team Championship in an eight-team elimination match, JONAH locks horns with Tomohiro Ishii, and much much more.

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‘AEW RAMPAGE’ 04.22.2022 – Cargill vs. Shafir, Kingston vs. Garcia, Cole vs. Ishii, HOOK SPEAKS

COMMENTATORS: Excalibur, Taz, & “Absolute” Ricky Starks

On this episode of AEW Rampage:

  • Adam Cole battles Tomohiro Ishii in an Owen Hart Qualifying Match
  • Jade Cargill searches for her 30th win as she defends the TBS Championship against Marina Shafir
  • Eddie Kingston fights Daniel Garcia with everyone banned from ringside
  • HOOK speaks!

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 04.20.2022 Recap + Review – Coffin Match, Punk vs. Dustin, Britt Baker Returns, Big Tony Khan Announcement

VENUE: Petersen Events Center (Pittsburgh, PA)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone, & Excalibur

This week on AEW Dynamite:

  • Darby Allin takes his war with Andrade El Idolo to the next level: a Coffin Match
  • CM Punk answers the challenge of “The Natural” Dustin Rhodes
  • Wardlow returns to action against MJF’s handpicked opponent The Butcher
  • HOOK makes his Dynamite debut
  • Dr. Britt Baker, DMD wrestles her first match since losing the Women’s Championship, returning to Brittsburgh to take on Danielle Kamela in an Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament qualifying match
  • Tony Khan makes a huge announcement

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‘IMPACT WRESTLING’ 04.21.2022 Rundown + Review – Bullet Club vs. Honor No More, Moose “Apologizes”, Rebellion Hype

VENUE: 2300 Arena (Philadelphia, PA)
COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & Matthew Rehwoldt

The final stop before Rebellion features an eight man tag team match as The Bullet Club face off against Honor No More for the first time. Moose is also slated to offer up a public apology to Rebellion opponent Josh Alexander’s wife Jade Chung for his actions, and Matt Cardona defends the Digital Media Championship against a ghost of ECW’s past.

CHAMPIONS

  • IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION: Moose
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD CHAMPION: Tasha Steelz
  • IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPION: Trey Miguel
  • IMPACT DIGITAL MEDIA “WORLD” CHAMPION: “Alwayz Ready” Matt Cardona
  • IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Violent By Design (Eric Young, Deaner, & Joe Doering)
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Influence (Madison Rayne & Tenille Dashwood)

LINEUP

  • Decay vs. Violent By Design (**1/2)
  • Matt Cardona [c] vs. Guido Maritato  for the IMPACT DIGITAL MEDIA “WORLD” CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/4)
  • Shera vs. Gabriel Rodriguez (SQUASH)
  • Bullet Club vs. Honor No More (***)
  • Trey Miguel & Laredo Kid vs. Ace Austin & Mike Bailey (***1/4)

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‘IMPACT WRESTLING’ 04.14.2022 Recap + Review – JONAH vs. PCO II, Gresham vs. Romero, Bullet Club Confronts Honor No More

COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & “Drama King” Matthew Rehwoldt

Impact Wrestling this week features:

  • JONAH takes on PCO in a rematch from Sacrifice 2022 (best match on that PPV btw)
  • ROH World Champion Jonathan Gresham taking on Rappongi Vice’s Rocky Romero
  • Alex Shelley squaring off against Steve Maclin
  • Deonna Purrazzo’s latest Champ Champ Challenge
  • Honor No More makes new enemies in the form of the Bullet Club
  • The best promo of W. Morrissey’s career to date

CHAMPIONS

  • IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION: Moose
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD CHAMPION: Tasha Steelz
  • IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPION: Trey Miguel
  • IMPACT DIGITAL MEDIA “WORLD” CHAMPION: “Alwayz Ready” Matt Cardona
  • IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Violent By Design (Eric Young, Joe Doering, & Deaner)
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Influence (Madison Rayne & Tenille Dashwood)

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‘IW MULTIVERSE OF MATCHES 2022’ Recap + Review – Briscoes vs. Good Brothers, Shelley vs. Bailey, Champ Champ Challenge

DATE: April 1, 2022
VENUE: Fairmont Hotel (Dallas, TX)
COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & Matthew Rehwoldt
VIEWING METHOD: Fite (VOD)

Impact enters the Multiverse on WrestleMania weekend, featuring a stacked card with an Ultimate X match, wrestlers from all sorts of companies, and a certified show stealer in Alex Shelley vs. Speedball Mike Bailey.

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‘IMPACT WRESTLING NO SURRENDER 2022’ Recap + Review – Team Impact vs. Honor No More, Moose vs. Morrissey

DATE: February 19, 2022
VENUE: Alario Center (New Orleans, LA)
COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & “The Drama King” Matthew Rehwoldt

No Surrender 2022 features a big ten man tag team main event, as the rogue ROH faction Honor No More takes on Team Impact for the right to stay in the company and continue causing chaos. The World Championship is also on the line as Moose defends against W. Morrissey, and Mickie James puts the Knockouts World Championship on the line against Tasha Steelz, the first-ever winner of the Women’s Ultimate X match.

CHAMPIONS

  • IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION: Moose
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD CHAMPION: Mickie James
  • IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPION: Trey Miguel
  • IMPACT DIGITAL MEDIA CHAMPION: “Alwayz Ready” Matt Cardona
  • IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Good Brothers (“Big LG” Doc Gallows & “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson)
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The IInspiration (Jessie McKay & Cassie Lee)

LINEUP

  • #1 CONTENDER’S MATCH (X-DIVISION): Chris Bey vs. Ace Austin vs. Jake Something vs. Mike Bailey (***1/2)
  • Black Taurus vs. JONAH (***3/4)
  • Eric Young vs. Jay White (***3/4)
  • Deonna Purrazzo [c] vs. ??? for the ROH WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Matt Cardona [c] vs. Jordynne Grace for the IMPACT DIGITAL MEDIA CHAMPIONSHIP (**3/4)
  • The Good Brothers [c] vs. G.O.D. for the IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/2)
  • Mickie James [c] vs. Tasha Steelz for the IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Moose [c] vs. W. Morrissey for the IMPACT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • Team Impact vs. Honor No More (****1/4)

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IMPACT WRESTLING SLAMMIVERSARY 2021 Recap + Review – Omega vs. Callihan No DQ, Purrazzo vs. Mystery Opponent, Sabin vs. Moose

DATE: July 17, 2021
VENUE: Skyway Studios (Nashville, TN)
COMMENTATORS: Matt Striker & D’Lo Brown
VIEWING METHOD: Fite TV

Slammiversary 2021 welcomes back the Impact Wrestling faithful, as Kenny Omega defends the World Championship against Sami Callihan in a No-DQ match. Will AEW’s Omega continue to have an iron grasp on Impact’s top prize or can Callihan bring the gold home? The X-Division and Tag Team Championships are also on the line in multi-man/team matches and Deonna Purrazzo defends the Knockouts Championship against a mystery opponent. 

CHAMPIONS

  • IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS CHAMPION: “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo
  • IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPION: “The Walking Weapon” Josh Alexander
  • IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Violent By Design (Joe Doering, Rhino, & Deaner)
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Rosemary & Havok (beat Fire ‘n Flava during the Slammiversary pre-show)

LINEUP

  • ULTIMATE X: Josh Alexander [c] vs. Trey Miguel vs. Ace Austin vs. Rohit Raju vs. Chris Bey vs. Petey Williams for the IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • Matt Cardona & ??? vs. Brian Myers & Tenille Dashwood (*1/2)
  • Eddie Edwards vs. W. Morrissey (***)
  • FinJuice vs. Madman Fulton & Shera (NR)
  • Chris Sabin vs. Moose (***1/4)
  • Violent By Design [c] vs. Rich Swann & Willie Mack vs. The Good Brothers vs. ??? & Fallah Bahh for the IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/2)
  • Deonna Purrazzo [c] vs. ??? for the IMPACT KNOCKOUTS CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • NO DQ: Kenny Omega [c] vs. Sami Callihan for the IMPACT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (****)

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[Event Recap] ‘NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14: Night 2’ – Okada vs. Naito, Jericho vs. Tanahashi

DATE: January 5, 2020
VENUE: Tokyo Dome (Tokyo, Japan)
ENGLISH COMMENTARY: Kevin Kelly, Chris Charlton, & Gino Gambino

Following a stellar all-time show the night before, NJPW brings us Night 2 of Wrestle Kingdom 14 and the stakes are as high as they can be as Kazuchika Okada and Tetsuya Naito vie to become the first ever double IGWP champion (Heavyweight and Intercontinental). Also on the show KENTA defends the NEVER Openweight Title against Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi meets hated rival (and le champion) Chris Jericho, after a long and storied career Jushin “Thunder” Liger wrestles his last-ever match as he teams with Naoki Sano to take on Ryu Lee and the new Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi.

CHAMPIONS

  • IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada
  • IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Tetsuya Naito
  • IWGP UNITED STATES CHAMPION: Jon Moxley
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Hiromu Takahashi
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: KENTA
  • IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: FinJuice (Juice Robinson & Dave Finlay)
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Bullet Club (El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori)
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT SIX-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe, & Toru Yano

LINEUP

  • Jushin Liger & Naoki Sano vs. Ryu Lee & Hiromu Takahashi (***1/2)
  • Bullet Club [c] vs. Roppongi 3K for the IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • Zack Sabre Jr. [c] vs. SANADA for the BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/4)
  • Jon Moxley [c] vs. Juice Robinson for the IWGP UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • KENTA [c] vs. Hirooki Goto for the NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Jay White (***3/4)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Chris Jericho (**3/4)
  • DOUBLE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: Kazuchika Okada [HW] vs. Tetsuya Naito [IC] for the IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT & INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (*****)

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[PPV Recap] ‘NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14: Night 1’ – Okada vs. Ibushi, Naito vs. White

DATE: January 4, 2020
VENUE: Tokyo Dome (Tokyo, Japan)
ENGLISH COMMENTATORS: Kevin Kelly, Rocky Romero, Gino Gambino, & Chris Charlton

NJPW is switching things up this year, turning Wrestle Kingdom 14 into a two-night event. Night 1 features Heavyweight Championship action as Kazuchika Okada defends against G1 Climax winner Kota Ibushi, Intercontinental Championship action as Jay White defends against Tetsuya Naito, and the first of two retirement matches for Jushin “Thunder” Liger.

CHAMPIONS

  • IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada
  • IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: “Switchblade” Jay White
  • IWGP UNITED STATES CHAMPION: Lance Archer
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Will Ospreay
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: KENTA
  • IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tonga Loa)
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Bullet Club (El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori)
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT SIX-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe, & Toru Yano

LINEUP

  • Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask, Tatsumi Fujinami, & The Great Sasuke vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, Tatsuhito Takaiwa, Shinjiro Otani, & Naoki Sano (***)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon vs. Suzuki-gun (***)
  • CHAOS vs. Bullet Club (***)
  • The Guerrillas of Destiny [c] vs. Juice Robinson & David Finlay for the IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • TEXAS DEATH MATCH: Lance Archer [c] vs. Jon Moxley for the IWGP UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP (****)
  • Will Ospreay [c] vs. Hiromu Takahashi for the IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/2)
  • Jay White [c] vs. Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/2)
  • Kazuchika Okada [c] vs. Kota Ibushi for the IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (****3/4)

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