‘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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[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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[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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