Fight night is here for Impact’s Rebellion PPV (Saturday, April 23, 2022). The main event features Josh Alexander aiming to achieve his quest to regain the Impact World Championship from archrival Moose. Six title bouts in total are on the card with Forbidden Door appearances from Taya Valkyrie, “Switchblade” Jay White, Jonathan Gresham, and Tomohiro Ishii.
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Eddie Edwards defeated Chris Bey. (Jonathan Gresham was replaced following reports of an injury.) Edwards ducked away from a springboard cutter, then attacked for a tiger driver and Die Hard Driver to win.
Impact Knockouts World Tag Team Championship: The Influence retained against The IInspiration. After a pair of close pinfalls for each side, Madison Rayne speared Cassie Lee, and Tenille Dashwood hit a stunner on Jessie McKay. The Influence used a double-team maneuver to drive McKay’s head into the mat. Tenille made the pin to win.
Steve Maclin defeated Chris Sabin and “Switchblade” Jay White in a three-way. Sabin hit the Cradle Shock finisher on White, but Maclin came from behind for a sneaky crucifix pin on Sabin.
AAA Reina de Reinas Championship: Taya Valkyire defeated Deonna Purrazzo to win title. (Full details here.) Taya escaped a Gotch piledriver to land a high knee and Road to Valhalla to become a 4-time AAA women’s champ.
Impact X-Division Championship: Ace Austin won the title in a three-way against Trey Miguel and “Speedball” Mike Bailey. Trey hit the Meteora flying double knees on Bailey. Ace pulled the referee’s leg to prevent the three-count. Ace scored his Fold finisher on Trey to win.
Tomohiro Ishii defeated JONAH. Hoss fight! Ishii dodged a flying splash, then rallied with headbutts. Ishii lifted the huge man up for a brainbuster to win.
Impact World Tag Team Championship: Violent by Design retained in 8-team elimination challenge. Standard gauntlet rules applied.
Matt Cardona & Brian Myers defeated Jordynne Grace & W. Morrissey. Cardona rolled up Grace when Morrissey was outside the ring chasing Myers. Afterward, Morrissey and Grace beat down the Major Players. Morrissey powerbombed Chelsea Green through a table.
Good Brothers defeated Cardona & Myers. Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows didn’t waste time taking advantage of the situation. Magic Killer to pin Cardona.
Good Brothers defeated Johnny Swinger & Zicky Dice. Squash. Spinebuster and Magic Killer on Dice.
Good Brothers defeated Rich Swann & Willie Mack. Hot Chocolate ran wild on the hot tag. Gallows stifled the momentum by knocking Mack off the turnbuckles. The Big LG chokeslammed Swann on the apron. Magic Killer to Mack.
Matt Taven & Mike Bennett defeated Good Brothers. Honor No More created a distraction upon entering. Karl Anderson was no fool. Cutter to Bennett and suplex to Taven, but Maria Kanellis hooked Anderson’s leg so Taven landed on top. Maria held onto Anderson’s foot to prevent a kick out. Afterward, a mini brawl ensued with a Magic Killer to Taven on the floor.
Heath & Rhino defeated Taven & Bennett. As OGK set up a Proton Pack teamwork finisher on Heath, Taven charged forth and Rhino exploded for a spear to save the day.
Eric Young & Joe Doering defeated Heath & Rhino. Young blocked Heath’s finisher to counter for a piledriver to retain gold.
Impact Knockouts Championship: Tasha Steelz retained against Rosemary. The Demon Assassin sprayed green mist into Savannah Evans’ face to neutralize the cheating heater. Spear to Steelz. 1, 2, kick out by the champ. Steelz rallied for a springboard cutter to Rosemary off the turnbuckles. A sitdown suplex sealed the deal.
Impact World Championship: Josh Alexander defeated Moose to become new champ. (Full details here.) Great match. Down the stretch, Moose rammed Alexander head first into an exposed turnbuckle. Spear. Kick out. Moose hit a buckle bomb into the exposed turnbuckles. Spear? Alexander blocked with a knee strike to the head. The challenger dug deep to hit a C4 piledriver to win gold. Alexander celebrated with his family to close the show.