IMPACT Wrestling Rebellion
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IMPACT Rebellion Results (4/16/23): Steve Maclin vs. KUSHIDA, More

X-Division Champion Trey Miguel discusses the upcoming triple threat match for the title.

Elimination Match For X-Division Championship: Trey Miguel (c) vs. Jonathan Gresham vs. Mike Bailey

All three competitors feel each other out early on, and the match is a stalemate. Bailey and Gresham briefly work together and take the fight to the champion. Miguel gains the upper hand as he’s left alone with Gresham. Bailey takes charge with a flurry of offense. Gresham and Bailey go back and forth, as “Speedball” spikes Gresham with a reverse hurricanrana. Bailey dumps Bailey out of the ring with a hurricanrana that sends both wrestlers crashing to the floor. Gresham dives onto Miguel, and Bailey follows him with a dive of his own. Miguel takes Bailey out with a dive. Miguel hits a springboard cutter for a two count. Gresham locks Bailey in a Figure-Four, but Miguel hits him with a Meteora to eliminate him.

Jonathan Gresham has been eliminated.

Bailey and Miguel trade strikes, and both men are down. They keep battling, and they exchange fast-paced offense. Bailey hits the double knees to Miguel’s ribs at ringside. Bailey goes for the Ultimate Weapon, but Miguel evades it. Bailey rolls Miguel up for a two count. Miguel rolls through and pins Bailey, with a handful of tights for extra leverage, to score the win.

Winner and still IMPACT-X-Division Champion: Trey Miguel

Hardcore War: Team Bully (Bully Ray, Kenny King, Moose, Brian Myers, and Masha Slamovich) vs. Team Dreamer (Tommy Dreamer, Bhupinder Gujjar, Frankie Kazarian, Yuya Uemura, and Killer Kelly)

Kazarian and Moose start the bout. Kazarian takes the fight to Moose with a garbage can early on. Moose takes control, and Myers enters the match. Kazarian initially fights off the numbers advantage, but Moose and Myers gain the upper hand. They go to suplex Kazarian through a table, but Gujjar enters the match and stomps them. Gujjar uses a cheese-grater on Myers as he grinds it on his forehead. Kenny King comes out and helps his team take control. Killer Kelly comes to the ring and uses a staple gun on Myers, Moose, and King. She staples Moose below the belt. Kelly also staples her own head. Masha Slamovich enters the match, and Team Bully takes control as Masha dives onto everyone at ringside.

Bully Ray comes down the ramp after a rally from Yuya Uemura helps Team Dreamer take control. The distraction helps Bully’s team take control as they gang up on Killer Kelly. Dreamer enters the match and hits Ray with a kendo stick. Dreamer targets Ray’s knee, but Myers stops him. All of the men in the match locks on a submission hold on one of their opponent. Kelly and Slamovich wage war, and Kelly slams Slamovich onto a chair with a Death Valley Driver. Moose accidentally drops Ray with a Spear. Uemura hits Moose with a Spear. Bodies are flying as everyone hits their finishers. Slamovich plants Kelly with the Snow Plow for a two count. Slamovich drops Kazarian with a low blow. Masha spits at Dreamer, and he spikes Masha with a piledriver. Jason Hotch and John Skyler run in and attack Dreamer. Kazarian fights them off. Myers sends Gujjar through a table.

Hotch and Skyler target Kelly, but she drops Hotch with a back-drop on the apron. Kazarian sends Skyler through a table with a slingshot cutter. Ray argues with the referees, and they attack him.

Dreamer hits the Dreamer Driver on Ray. Dreamer dives off a ladder and pins Ray with a splash through a splash.

Winners: Team Dreamer (Tommy Dreamer, Bhupinder Gujjar, Frankie Kazarian, Yuya Uemura, and Killer Kelly)

Dreamer and his teammates celebrate after the match.

Before the next match, Nick Aldis joins the commentary team and announces that he’s back in IMPACT Wrestling.

IMPACT World Championship: Steve Maclin vs. KUSHIDA

KUSHIDA showcases his technical expertise early on as he grounds Maclin. A stiff elbow drops KUSHIDA, and Maclin grounds him. Maclin levels KUSHIDA with a clothesline at ringside. He hits a diving knee drop off the apron. KUSHIDA rallies with a springboard back elbow. He kicks Maclin’s arm and hits a Fisherman buster for a two count. Maclin crotches KUSHIDA on the ropes. Maclin goes for a spear, but KUSHIDA moves, so Maclin goes shoulder-first into the corner. KUSHIDA catches Maclin with a dropkick. KUSHIDA rocks Maclin with a Pele kick. Maclin slams KUSHIDA for a two count. KUSHIDA sends Maclin crashing off the top rope and locks in the arm-bar, but Maclin reaches the ropes. At ringside, KUSHIDA goes for the Hoverboard Lock, but Maclin slams him into a table.

Maclin spikes KUSHIDA with the KIA for a near fall. KUSHIDA traps Maclin in the Hoverboard Lock and holds on when Maclin tries to slam his way out of it. Maclin slams KUSHIDA with the KIA for the win..

Winner and new IMPACT World Champion: Steve Maclin

Maclin calls out IMPACT President Scott D’Amore and demands him to present him with the title. Maclin attacks D’Amore, prompting Nick Aldis to get in the ring. Aldis stares Maclin down and they square off before Maclin leaves.

IMPACT Knockouts World Championship: Jordynne Grace vs. Deonna Purrazzo

Grace and Purrazzo feel each other put early on. They’re evenly matched in the opening minutes, and Purrazzo goes or an early pin attempt. Purrazzo takes control and drops Grace with a kick to the head. Grace rallies and hits a stalling vertical suplex. Purrazzo briefly traps Grace in an arm-bar, but she escapes. They battle on the ramp, and Puzzazzo shoves Grace to the floor. She hits a moonsault off the ramp. Back in the ring, Grace hits a Flatliner and traps Grace in the Koji Clutch, but Grace turns it into a pin attempt to escape. Purrazzo counters the Grace Driver. Grace hits both a spinebuster and a Grace Driver for a two count, as Purrazzo refuses to go down easily. Purrazzo hits the Queen’s Gambit for the win.

Winner and new IMPACT Knockouts World Champion: Deonna Purrazzo

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