IMPACT! on AXS TV Results – April 8, 2021
IMPACT! returns to Thursday nights as Hardcore Justice on IMPACT Plus approaches this Saturday.
Rosemary, Jordynne Grace & Havok vs Tenille Dashwood, Nevaeh & Alisha
This is a preview of things to come in the #1 Contender Knockouts Weapons match at Hardcore Justice! Jordynne takes control in the early going by hitting Alisha with a thunderous Jackhammer. Jordynne takes out Kaleb with a dive at ringside. Tenille capitalizes with a hanging neckbreaker for two. Rosemary is on fire as she spears Alisha, then locks in the Upside Down to do some serious damage. Former friends Havok and Nevaeh exchange shots on the apron before Nevaeh sends her through a table with a Russian leg sweep! Rosemary hits the Red Wedding on Alisha to score the victory.
Rosemary, Jordynne Grace & Havok def Tenille Dashwood, Nevaeh & Alisha
Matt Cardona tells Gia Miller that despite what Brian Myers may think of him or why he’s in IMPACT Wrestling, he still turned down his challenge for a match at Rebellion. Eager to fight, Cardona reveals that he went to Scott D’Amore in search of an opponent. Tonight, Cardona will go one-on-one with Jake Something!
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After being driven head-first into the steel steps by Jazz during their match on BTI earlier tonight, Susan pays a visit to Dr Ross. He tells Susan that “her time has come”, prompting memories of her past.
Matt Cardona vs Jake Something
Jake runs through Cardona with a big running splash in the early going. Cardona counters a vertical suplex attempt into a neckbreaker to start building momentum. Cardona avoids a spear in the corner, then capitalizes with a running boot. Jake connects with a huge sit-down powerbomb for two. Both men spill to the floor when Brian Myers attacks at ringside!
Matt Cardona vs Jake Something Ends in a No Contest
Myers drops Carodna onto the unprotected ramp before driving Jake’s eye into the corner of the steel steps! Myers gets on the mic and accepts Cardona’s challenge for Rebellion!
XXXL confront Trey Miguel backstage and ask him if he’ll be joining Sami Callihan for the match against them later tonight. Trey reminds them that he is not Callihan’s savior. Larry D claims that those are the words of someone who lacks passion.
Despite Eric Young being the one who lost to James Storm in his 1000th match last week, he places the blame on Deaner. Violent By Design’s leader tells Deaner that as punishment, he must go it alone against Chris Sabin tonight.
XXXL (Larry D & Acey Romero) vs Sami Callihan & Trey Miguel
After some slight hesitation, Trey Miguel joins the match not to fight alongside Sami Callihan but to fight against XXXL! Trey is on fire from the opening bell. Trey is about to fly but Callihan tags himself in. The rivals are about to come to blows but instead refocus to take out Acey with double team offense. Callihan and Trey try to outdo one another by hitting in-sync dives to both members of XXXL. Trey forces Larry to submit with the Hourglass submission, picking up the victory for his team.
Sami Callihan & Trey Miguel def XXXL (Larry D & Acey Romero)
Post-match, Callihan attempts to raise Trey’s arm but Trey refuses and storms to the back.
James Storm, Chris Sabin and Chris Harris are having a good time at Swinger’s Palace! Sabin and Storm head to ringside for Sabin’s match against Deaner up next.
Chris Sabin w/ James Storm vs Deaner
Sabin puts his speed advantage on display as Deaner resorts to pulling his hair in order to slow Sabin down. Deaner traps Sabin’s head in the corner turnbuckles, then hits a running dropkick for two. Deaner continues to target the neck of Sabin moments before both men take each other out with clotheslines! Deaner hits a sit-down powerbomb out of the corner for a near fall. Deaner rakes the eyes, then attempts a pin with his feet on the ropes but referee Brandon Tolle catches him in the act! Sabin hits the Cradle Shock to score the victory.
Chris Sabin w/ James Storm def Deaner
After the match, Eric Young appears on the screen and tells James Storm that he’s walked right into their trap. The camera pulls back and reveals that Joe Doering has laid out Storm’s former tag team partner and longtime friend, Chris Harris! Back in the arena, Rhino Gores Storm while Deaner eliminates Sabin with a DDT. Young tells Storm that the blood of Harris is on his hands as the camera cuts away.
Ace Austin will defend the X-Division Title against Josh Alexander and TJP in a huge three-way match at Rebellion! After a backstage altercation between the three opponents, Tommy Dreamer steps in and books a three-way tag team match for Hardcore Justice where they all must find a mystery partner!
Later on, Tommy Dreamer confronts Eric Young and tells him that after his recent actions, justice will be served when Violent By Design battles Team Dreamer at Hardcore Justice!
We see a video feature on the legendary Jazz as she prepares to put her career on the line against Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo at Hardcore Justice. Jazz speaks on how she began her career in professional wrestling and why she’s so determined to defeat Deonna this Saturday on IMPACT Plus.
Gia Miller catches up with Deonna Purrazzo moments later. Deonna says that she is building upon the foundation that women like Jazz have built but she is building a new foundation for the new generation – the Age of the Virtuosa. Deonna claims that at Hardcore Justice, she will defeat Jazz without the help of Kimber Lee or Susan.
Much to the dismay of Brian Myers, Tommy Dreamer books him in the first ever Hardcore Blindfold match vs Jake Something at Hardcore Justice! That means there are no disqualifications, no countouts and both competitors will be blindfolded!
Don’t miss Hardcore Justice streaming this Saturday at 3pm ET on IMPACT Plus! X-Division Champion Ace Austin, TJP and Josh Alexander must all find a partner for a three-way tag. Jordynne Grace, Susan, Tenille Dashwood, Havok, Rosemary and Alisha compete in a #1 Contender Knockouts Weapons match. Shera battles Hernandez in a Chairly Legal match where of course, chairs are legal! Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo takes on Jazz in a high-stakes Title vs Career match. Violent By Design collides with Team Dreamer in Hardcore War, plus more!
AEW World Champion Kenny Omega & The Good Brothers w/ Don Callis vs IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann, Willie Mack and Eddie Edwards
AEW World Champion Kenny Omega competes for the first time on IMPACT! but standing across the ring from him is his Rebellion opponent, IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann! Omega jumpstarts the match by going right after Swann as The Good Brothers brawl with Willie and Eddie on the floor. There’s miscommunication on the part of Omega and The Good Brothers as Omega inadvertently hits them with a slingshot crossbody! Eddie takes Gallows off his feet with a top rope dropkick. Willie quickens the pace with a double standing Moonsault to Omega and Anderson. Swann is on fire as he picks Omega off the top rope! Omega hits Blue Impact on Eddie for a very close near fall. Omega and The Good Brothers go for a triple pin on Eddie but Swann breaks it up with a top rope splash! Swann counters the One-Winged Angel and hits the Phoenix Splash but Callis pulls him off the pin! Moments later, Swann connects with the Phoenix Splash on Anderson to score the victory.
IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann, Willie Mack and Eddie Edwards def AEW World Champion Kenny Omega & The Good Brothers w/ Don Callis
Thursday night IMPACT! goes off the air.