As we noted last night, Impact Wrestling’s newsworthy TV tapings continued on Saturday night in Orlando, with the tapings concluding Monday night.
During last night’s tapings, Impact Wrestling announced a new PPV, “Redemption”, will air in April. There was talk of Impact bringing the Lockdown event back to PPV in April, however, it appears as if the Redemption event will be debuting instead.
The PPV, which will take place on April 22nd, will be headlined by Impact World Champion Austin Aries vs Alberto El Patron after the two setup an angle last night.
Below is a full list of major events which have taken place so far during this week, which has also included talent signings and departures.
- Former WWE star and TNA Champion Austin Aries returned and defeated Eli Drake for the Impact World Title.
- Independent wrestler and wife of suspended WWE star Rich Swann, Su Yung, made her Impact Wrestling debut.
- Impact announced the signing of Lucha Underground star Brian Cage.
- EC3 finished up with Impact Wrestling at the tapings after losing a “feast or fired” match.
- Chris Adonis, fka Chris Masters finished up with the company.
- Former Knockouts Champion Laurel Van Ness finished up with the company after losing a match to Allie, who became the new Knockouts Champion.
- The “Monster” Abyss will finally return to take on Kongo Kong in a Monster’s Ball match. James Mitchell made his return to Impact alongside Abyss.
- Matt Sydal defeated Taiji Ishimori to become both the X-Division and Impact Grand Champion.
- Sydal then “gifted” the Impact Grand Championship to a returning Josh Mathews.
- Eddie Edwards was rushed to the hospital after a spot with a baseball bat went awry, leaving Edwards legitimately busted open and bleeding profusely.
- Impact Wrestling announced a special event called “Impact Crossroads” at this Friday’s television taping. Not much is known yet about the show, as the company has yet to make an official announcement, but we expect more details in the coming weeks.
- Impact Wrestling content will begin airing via Twitch, and the first match for the new deal has been announced.
- Moose suffered what appeared to be a minor injury at the second night of the tapings.