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Kenny Omega is the NEW Impact World Champion. He pinned Rich Swann, clean in the middle of the ring with the One Winged Angel in the main event of last night’s Rebellion pay per view.
Omega also secured Swann’s TNA World Championship with the win. Omega already holds the AEW World Championship...AND the AAA Mega Championship. That’s FOUR belts...and counting.
The former Big Cass made his debut in Impact - as W. Morrisey - subbing for Eric Young on the Violent By Design side of an 8-man tag. Young has a torn ACL.
Josh Alexander is the new X-Division Champion. He pinned the former champ Ace Austin to win a 3-Way that also included TJP.
Rachael Ellering pinned Kiera Hogan...and she and Jordynne Grace took the Knockouts Tag Titles from Fire n’ Flava.
FinJuice is STILL the Impact Tag Team Champions. Juice Robinson caught Luke Gallows in a small package to get the pin and the win over the Good Brothers.
Deonna Purrazzo held onto the Knockouts Championship by pinning Tenille Dashwood. Taylor Wilde entered the Impact Zone to save Dashwood from a a post-match beating...and take down Kimber Lee and Susan.
Trey Miguel beat Sami Callihan in their Last Man Standing match.
Brian Myers took advantage of a knee injury to Matt Cardona to get the pin in their showdown.
On the pre-show...the makeshift team of Rosemary and Havok beat Kimber Lee and Susan.
During last night’s broadcast, Impact announced three upcoming major events.
An Impact Plus exclusive - Under Siege - on May 15th…
Against All Odds on June 12th.
Plus, the Slammiversary pay per view is coming up in July. No specific date was mentioned.
The promo for Slammiversary flashed images of three former Impact stars who were recently released by WWE: Samoa Joe, Mickie James and Chelsea Green.
Tonight’s Raw is promoting a rematch from last week - Drew McIntyre & Braun Strowman vs. T-Bar & Mace.
Also, an appearance by WWE Champion Bobby Lashley, who was NOT on last week’s show.
Tuesday’s NXT is promoting Adam Cole’s first appearance since TakeOver - in a sit-down interview with Los Angeles sports-talk radio host Arash Markazi.
The Acclaimed is back at full strength...and on tonight’s Dark: Elevation - Max Caster and Anthony Bowens will compete as a team for the first time since early February.
Tonight’s show also has FOUR main events being promoted - Joey Janela vs. Matt Sydal...Chuck Taylor vs. Rey Fenix...Scorpio Sky & Ethan Page vs. Alex Reynolds & Alan “5” Angels...and Big Swole & Red Velvet vs. Nyla Rose & Madi Wrenkowski...
A new match announced for Wednesday’s Dynamite - another TNT Championship defense for Darby Allin...against Dark Order’s “10”.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan is running another Road To Wrestling Dontaku show this morning, with two singles matches headlining the card - Tetsuya Naito vs. Great-O-Khan and SANADA vs. Aaron Henare.
Meanwhile, more shows being lost to a new state of emergency in Japan.
Dragon Gate canceling SIX shows between May 1st and May 9th.
Daga vacated the AAA Latin American Championship over the weekend. The new champion will be crowned at the Rey De Reyes show on May 1st. It’ll be a 3-Way - Octagon Jr. vs. Black Taurus vs. a “surprise” opponent.
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