‘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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‘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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‘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’ 01.20.2022 Recap + Review – Alexander vs. Haas, Gresham vs. Maclin

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VENUE: The Factory (Dallas, TX)
COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & Guests
VIEWING METHOD: TV (DVR)

Impact Wrestling this week features an ROH World Championship match as Jonathan Gresham defends against Steve Maclin in a Pure Rules match. Charlie Haas also makes his in-ring Impact debut on the episode, the latest roadblock in Josh Alexander’s path back to the Impact World Championship.

CHAMPIONS

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

LINEUP

  • Chelsea Green vs. Tasha Steelz (**)
  • Decay vs. The Influence (*)
  • HANDICAP MATCH: W. Morrissey vs. The Learning Tree (SQUASH)
  • PURE RULES: Jonathan Gresham [c] vs. Steve Maclin for the ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Heath & Rhino vs. Joe Doering & Doc Gallows (*1/2)
  • Josh Alexander vs. Charlie Haas (**1/2)

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‘TERMINUS: ALL ROADS LEAD HERE’ Recap + Review – Gresham vs. Alexander, Bandido vs. Baron Black, Catch Point Mini-Reunion

DATE: January 16, 2022
VENUE: Kroc Center (Atlanta, GA)
COMMENTATORS: Lenny Leonard & Dave Prazak
VIEWING METHOD: Fite (Live)

All Roads Lead Here is the debut event from Terminus, a company looking to showcase pro wrestling in its purest form. The show is headlined by three championship matches, including two ROH World Title matches from two different champions, with Jonathan Gresham getting the main event nod against Josh Alexander.

LINEUP

  • Lee Moriarty vs. Josh Woods (**1/2)
  • TERMINAL ELIMINATOR: Daniel Garcia vs. Invictus Khash vs. Adam Priest vs. JDX (**1/2)
  • Moose vs. Mike Bennett (**)
  • Janai Kai vs. Diamante (**1/4)
  • Jordynne Grace [c] vs. Kiera Hogan for the IMPACT DIGITAL MEDIA CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Bandido [c] vs. Baron Black for the ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • Dante Caballero & Joe Keys vs. Tracy Williams & Fred Yehi (****)
  • PURE RULES: Jonathan Gresham [c] vs. Josh Alexander for the ROH ORIGINAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/4)

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‘IMPACT WRESTLING’ 01.13.2022 Recap + Review – Rok-C vs. Purrazzo Title for Title, ROH Invasion Continues, Charlie Haas Debuts

VENUE: The Factory (Dallas, TX)
COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & D’Lo Brown
VIEWING METHOD: DVR

Impact Wrestling this week features a double title match as  Deonna Purrazzo puts her AAA Reina de Reinas Championship on the line against Rok-C and her ROH Women’s World Championship. But that’s not the only Ring Of Honor we’ll be seeing on tonight’s show.

CHAMPIONS

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

LINEUP

  • Laredo Kid vs. Chris Bey (***1/2)
  • Mike Bailey vs. Jake Something (***)
  • Masha Slamovich vs. Vert Vixen (SQUASH)
  • Moose [c] vs. Zicky Dice for the IMPACT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
  • Rok-C [ROH] vs. Deonna Purrazzo [AAA] for the ROH WOMEN’S WORLD & AAA REINA DE REINAS CHAMPIONSHIPS (***3/4)

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‘IMPACT WRESTLING HARD TO KILL 2022’ Recap + Review – James vs. Purrazzo, Moose vs. Cardona vs. Morrissey, An Invasion…Of Honor?

DATE: January 8, 2022
VENUE: The Factory (Dallas, TX)
MAIN COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & D’Lo Brown

Hard to Kill 2022 features a triple threat for the World Championship as Moose defends against Matt Cardona and W. Morrissey. The Knockouts World Championship is also on the line in a Texas Death Match as Mickie James (future Royal Rumble 2022 participant) defends against Deonna Purrazzo; whoever wins will have to contend with the winner of tonight’s first-ever KNOCKOUTS ULTIMATE X MATCH. All that plus a Ring Of Honor World Title defense as Impact kicks off their year!

CHAMPIONS

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

LINEUP

  • KNOCKOUTS ULTIMATE X: Chelsea Green vs. Tasha Steelz vs. Lady Frost vs. Jordynne Grace vs. Alisha vs. Rosemary (***)
  • Trey Miguel [c] vs. Steve Maclin for the IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (****)
  • Jonathan Gresham [c] vs. Chris Sabin for the ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/4)
  • Josh Alexander vs. JONAH (****1/2)
  • HARDCORE WAR: Eddie Edwards, Rhino, Heath, Rich Swann, & Willie Mack vs. Violent By Design & The Good Brothers (***3/4)
  • Moose [c] vs. Matt Cardona vs. W. Morrissey for the IMPACT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • TEXAS DEATH MATCH: Mickie James [c] vs. Deonna Purrazzo for the IMPACT KNOCKOUTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)

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[PPV Review] ‘ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard 2019’ – Okada vs. White, Taven vs. Lethal vs. Scurll, Ibushi vs. Naito

Date: April 6, 2019
Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana, & Kevin Kelly

ROH and NJPW combines its forces to present the G1 Supercard, the first non-WWE pro wrestling event to be held in the hallowed halls of Madison Square Garden in a very long time. Did both companies bring their A-game? Was I, a man who barely watches either, convinced to put these two companies in the rotation? Let’s find out!

Champion Roll-Call

  • ROH WORLD CHAMPION: Jay Lethal
  • IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: ‘Switchblade’ Jay White
  • ROH WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION: Jeff Cobb
  • IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Tetsuya Naito
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: ‘Bone Soldier’ Taiji Ishimori
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: ‘The Aerial Assassin’ Will Ospreay
  • WOMEN OF HONOR WORLD CHAMPION: Mayu Iwatani
  • RPW BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Zack Sabre Jr.
  • ROH WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Villain Enterprises (PCO & Brody King)
  • IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tonga Loa)
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Rappongi 3K (Sho & Yoh)
  • ROH WORLD SIX-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Villain Enterprises (‘The Villain’ Marty Scurll, PCO, & Brody King)

The Lineup

  • Jeff Cobb [c] vs. Will Ospreay [c] for the ROH WORLD TELEVISION and NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIPS (****1/4)
  • Dalton Castle vs. Rush (NR)
  • Mayu Iwatani [c] vs. Kelly Klein for the WOMEN OF HONOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (*1/4)
  • NYC STREET FIGHT: Juice Robinson, Flip Gordon, & Mark Haskins vs. Bully Ray, Silas Young, & Shane Taylor (**)
  • Taiji Ishimori [c] vs. Dragon Lee vs. Bandido for the IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (****)
  • Villain Enterprises [c] vs. Guerrillas of Destiny [c] vs. The Briscoes vs. Los Ingobernables de Jopon for the ROH WORLD TAG TEAM and IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (***)
  • Zack Sabre Jr. [c] vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi for the RPW BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • Tetsuya Naito [c] vs. Kota Ibushi for the IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/2)
  • LADDER MATCH: Jay Lethal [c] vs. Marty Scurll vs. Matt Taven for the ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (**3/4)
  • Jay White [c] vs. Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)

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