TNA Impact Review – April 18, 2024

TNA Impact Review – April 18, 2024

Alex Hammerstone vs. Little Guido

Alex Hammerstone picks Little Guido up and hits him with a backbreaker then picks him up again and hits a fallaway slam.

Hammerstone eyes Josh Alexander at ringside and then shoves Zac Clayton who turns him as he’s leaving and the referee ejects the FBI from ringside.

Hammerstone puts Alexander’s headgear on Guido and puts him in a Torture Rack for the win.

Winner By Submission: Alex Hammerstone

We see a backstage promo by Ash By Elegance & George Iceman. Iceman announces that Ash is going to be in the match at Rebellion but she will be at the match with champagne, chocolates and balloons. Xia Brookside comes in and asks if Ash thinks she deserves a Knockouts Title shot when she can’t even beat Brookside clean. Brookside says she will face Ash next week.

We see a recap of last week when Steph De Lander slams Jordynne Grace through a table.

We see a Jordynne Grace promo from what looks like an airport. She says that Matt Cardona is injured and karma is a b*tch. She says whatever trick De Lander has up her sleeve so does she.

Joe Hendry gets on the mic and says at Rebellion he will be facing Rich Swann and he will be accompanied by AJ Francis. He says at Rebellion it will be his goal to make Rich Swann to say Uncle Phil, where did you get that dollar bill spandex? He says there will be a full arena of people saying We believe. They believe in Joe Hendry.

Joe Hendry vs. LSG

Joe Hendry hits a shoulder block on LSG and picks him up on his shoulders and drops him down.

Hendry hits a fallaway slam and kips up then hits Standing Ovation for the win.

Winner: Joe Hendry

We see a video package for Motor City Machine Guns vs. The System.

Cody Deaner gets on the mic and says Santino said they could have a 3 on 2 match or they could find a tag team partner. He leaves it to the people if they have a 3 on 2 match or they bring out Rhino. The fans chant for Rhino.

6 Man Tag Team Match
X Division Champion Mustafa Ali & Grizzled Young Vets (James Drake & Zack Gibson) vs. Jake Something, Cody Deaner & Rhino

Mustafa Ali hits a dropkick on Cody Deaner in the corner and Deaner hits Ali with a clothesline. James Drake gets the tag who runs in and dropkicks Jake Something out.

Deaner tries to get to Rhino but James pulls him in and Zack Gibson gets the tag but Deaner gets out and tags to Rhino.

Rhino goes for the Gore on Gibson but Gibson kicks him and Something gets the tag and drops GYV with a clothesline.

Something drops Gibson with a forearm and tags to Deaner who he launches onto Gibson & Deaner pins Gibson but Mustafa Ali breaks it up.

GYV & Ali hits consecutive suicide dives on Something.

Deaner is alone in the ring and they stomp on Deaner in the corner but Rhino Gores Drake.

Deaner hits a clothesline and bulldog combo on Ali & Gibson.

Ali hits a Sunset flip powerbomb on Deaner and hits a 450 Splash for the win.

Winners: X Division Champion Mustafa Ali & Grizzled Young Vets

A vignette from Steve Maclin and he says he’s been stacking bodies. He says it doesn’t matter what the marquee says, he will make his presence felt and it’s tag em, bag em, mayhem for all.

We see a vignette with Eric Young. He faces his Violence By Design self with a mask. He says he needs him back. He says this is necessary, he’s lost it. Masked Eric says he will baptize Young in the holy waters.

Knockouts Tag Team Champion Jody Threat vs. Rosemary

Jody Threat hits a pump kick on Rosemary followed by a running kick on Rosemary on the ropes and a German suplex for a two count. Rosemary hits a forearm on Threat for two.

Threat hits a clothesline on Rosemary but Rosemary gets up.

Threat clothesline her back down and pins her for a two count.

Havok gets on the apron and distracts Threat & Rosemary hits a Spear for the win.

Winner: Rosemary

We see a vignette for Jonathan Gresham. He is in a group session again and is asked why he wears a mask. He says he’s been embarrassed. He says he is ashamed that it took him this long to realize that life is a costume party. Someone says it is open and humiliating but it doesn’t have to be. We see him sitting on a bench in the park with himself with his Octopus mask.

TNA World Tag Team Titles Match
The System (Eddie Edwards & Brian Myers) (c) vs. Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin)

Alex Shelley sets up Sabin for a suicide dive onto The System outside the ring.

Sabin looks to kick Eddie Edwards but Edwards ducks and Shelley gets superkicked instead.

Sabin hits a kick onto Edwards in the corner before Edwards hits a Backpack Stunner followed by an Elbow Drop by Brian Myers for a two count.

Myers goes for Roster Cut but Sabin gets a crucifix pin for a two count.

Motor City Machine Guns hits a double kick onto Myers before Alisha Edwards grabs onto Shelley at ringside.

Myers hits Roster Cut onto Sabin & Edwards hits Boston Knee Party for the win.

Winners & Still TNA World Tag Team Champions: The System (STILL CHAMPIONS!!!)

Nic Nemeth comes out to the ring for a promo. He said he’s going face to face with Moose at Rebellion. He says there is something special about Las Vegas because that is where he made his debut. The System’s music plays and Moose comes out. Moose says he’s sure he had a story to tell the idiots and they were going to believe it. He says the one thing he’s never been able to beat is The System. Nemeth says Moose is not going to get in his head. Nemeth asks if Moose thinks the boys in the back and the fans wouldn’t get behind him as the champion. He says when he ripped up his Motley Crue T shirt was a TNA T shirt and that’s where his heart lies. Moose says he’s sure management would love for him to be champion, but the problem is what after, because his whole career he has shown that when he is given the ball, he fumbles. He says Nemeth is a choke artist. Nemeth says he’s heard it his entire life and he even began to doubt himself. He says he’s in the best shape of his life mentally and physically. He says he says it in Moose’s eyes that he thinks he’s going to face the old Dolph Ziggler but he’s going to face the “Wanted Man” Nic Nemeth.

Next Week’s Impact

Xia Brookside vs. Ash By Elegance

Rebellion Card (April 20th)

TNA World Title Match
Moose (c) vs. Nic Nemeth

TNA World Tag Team Titles Match
The System (Eddie Edwards & Brian Myers) (c) vs. Speedball Mountain (Mike Bailey & Trent Seven)

X Division Title Match
Mustafa Ali (c) vs. Jake Something

Full Metal Mayhem Match
Frankie Kazarian vs. Eric Young

Knockouts Title Match
Jordynne Grace (c) vs. Steph De Lander

Last Man Standing Match
Josh Alexander vs. Alex Hammerstone

Joe Hendry vs. Rich Swann

Knockouts Tag Team Titles Match
Spitfire (Dani Luna & Jody Threat) (c) vs. Decay (Rosemary & Havok) (Pre Show)

6 Man Tag Team Match
The Rascalz (Zachary Wentz, Trey Miguel & Myron Reed) vs. ABC (Ace Austin & Chris Bey) & Leon Slater (Pre Show)

Digital Media Title Match
Crazzy Steve (c) vs. Laredo Kid (Pre Show)