TNA Impact Review – March 28, 2024

TNA Impact Review – March 28, 2024

Kicking off this week’s Impact with George Iceman introduces Ash By Elegance but she comes out with her head bandaged and Iceman says she got some cosmetic touch ups done so she cannot compete for 72 hours. He says he spoke with Santino Marella and they have a replacement. Steph De Lander comes out.

8 Woman Tag Team Match
Knockouts Tag Team Champion Dani Luna, Steph De Lander, Xia Brookside & Rosemary vs. Knockouts Tag Team Champion Jody Threat, Masha Slamovich, Alisha Edwards & Havok (Part 1 of the 8-4-1 Match)

Dani Luna runs towards Masha Slamovich in the corner and hits an assisted Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count.

Luna goes for Luna Landing but Slamovich fights out of it and Luna gets a roll up for the win.

Winners: Knockouts Tag Team Champion Dani Luna, Steph De Lander, Xia Brookside & Rosemary

Knockouts Title #1 Contenders Fatal 4 Way Match
Knockouts Tag Team Champion Dani Luna vs. Steph De Lander vs. Xia Brookside vs. Rosemary (Part 2 Of The 8-4-1 Match)

Masha Slamovich goes after Dani Luna as Rosemary & Xia Brookside go after Steph De Lander.

Rosemary spears into Brookside at the apron & falls onto Ash By Elegance at ringside who screams in pain.

Ash By Elegance throws Brookside into the steel post so the referee throws her out from ringside.

Matt Cardona runs into the ring and hits Radio Silence on Rosemary and De Lander hits TKO for the win.

Winner & #1 Contender To The Knockouts Title: Steph De Lander

They show the backstage footage from last week of Steve Maclin bumping into Chris Sabin and their match being set up.

Sabin is sitting backstage with Kushida & Alex Shelley. Sabin says he’s glad they’re on the same page. Shelley says he’s looking out for himself with a singles match and maybe he should do the same thing.

ABC are backstage and Ace Austin says its been a rough couple of weeks for them. Austin talks about Chris Bey being in the X Division Title #1 Contenders Fatal 6 Way match and says their focus should be on the TNA World Tag Team Titles. Bey says Austin also faced Kazarian on his own. Austin says that was because he disrespected them both. Bey says he will handle Kazarian.

Grizzled Young Vets are in the ring and they call out Deaner.

Deaner comes out and says he talked to Santino Marella and he can choose which one of them he can fight. He says he told Marella that it’s the people’s choice. Zack Gibson asks if he’s even seen the people here. Deaner asks the people who he should fight. The people chant for both.

2 On 1 Handicap Match
Grizzled Young Vets (James Drake & Zack Gibson) vs. Deaner

Deaner hits a bulldog on Zack Gibson and goes for a DDT but Gibson hits him in the throat and James Drake pulls him down. Tag to Drake and they hit Grit Your Teeth for the win.

Winner: Grizzled Young Vets

Backstage Gia Miller is with Nic Nemeth and she says he has a tall task ahead of him if he has to walk out of Rebellion as TNA World Champion. Alex Shelley walks in and says he agrees it would be a tall task. Nemeth says when he becomes TNA World Champion he will defend it against Shelley. Shelley asks why wait and that they should speed that up. Nemeth shakes his hand.

Josh Alexander comes down to the ring & says this city has been history to some of the biggest matches some of the biggest surprises and most importantly some of the bloodiest scores have been settled here. He says Santino Marella has given him an open contract for a match here tonight. He calls out Alexander Hammerstone.

Hot Sauce Tracy Williams comes out. Williams says Alexander doesn’t need to worry about his score with Hammerstone he needs to worry about some of the best professional wrestlers in the world. He says if Hammerstone won’t accept the open challenge he will. Alexander says he’s not one to back down from a fight.

Josh Alexander vs. Tracy Williams

Josh Alexander hits a forearm on Tracy Williams in the corner and hits a rolling senton followed by a knee from the 2nd rope for a two count.

Alexander gets the Ankle Lock locked in but Williams fights out of it.

Alexander powerbombs Williams back first onto his knee then goes for C4 Spike but Williams flips him over.

Williams goes to the 2nd rope and Alexander follows him but Williams hits a DDT onto the turnbuckle followed by a Death Valley Driver for a two count.

Williams locks in a STF but Alexander fights out of it and hits a German suplex before he runs into a boot. Alexander gets a backslide into a C4 Spike for the win.

Winner: Josh Alexander

After the match Tracy Williams & Josh Alexander shake hands before Alex Hammerstone runs in and attacks Alexander and throws him over with a belly 2 belly suplex. He puts Alexander’s headgear on Williams and gets him in a Torture Rack.

X Division Champion Mustafa Ali shows Santino Marella his PWI cover. Ali says Jake Something is too big for the X Division. Marella talks about no limits and brings up Samoa Joe. Mustafa Ali asks what kind of name is Jake Something. Marella says it doesn’t matter what one’s name is, it could even be Rhino. Rhino is behind Ali and he challenges Ali to a match.

TNA World Tag Team Champion Eddie Edwards vs. Mike Bailey

Mike Bailey hits a running Shooting Star Press for a two count then he hits kicks across Eddie Edwards’ chest then Brian Myers pulls Edwards outside.

Bailey hits a senton onto Edwards on the outside then goes for a Tornado Kick but Edwards fights out of it and hits a Backpack Stunner for a two count.

Edwards & Bailey get into a chop vs. kick battle before Edwards goes for a Tiger Driver but Bailey reverses it into double knees onto Edwards.

Bailey goes for Ultima Weapon but Edwards gets out of the way and hits Boston Knee Party for the win.

Winner: TNA World Tag Team Champion Eddie Edwards

We get a vignette that says the FBI is coming to TNA next week.

A promo by Kazarian and he recites a line from the Bible. He says he will up the ante and beat Eric Young and he will do it for the betterment of the company. Bey walks up to Kazarian and challenges him for next week. Kazarian accepts.

We see the highlights of Rich Swann attacking Joe Hendry and joining forces with AJ Francis.

AJ Francis & Rich Swann are in the ring and Francis says they are 1st Class. He says he hasn’t been this happy since he was in the New York Giants and they beat the Philadelphia Eagles. He says people are asking why Rich Swann did what he did. Swann says he’s been a former TNA World Champion but he’s been in a bit of a slump. He says Francis walked into his room and said he wanted to take Swann to new heights. He says right before Swann was about to get his 1st victory Joe Hendry tags himself in and stole the win. He says it wasn’t Hendry who came in to check on him, it was Francis. He says Francis told him he was a former TNA World Champion and he didn’t need anybody. They say if you’re not 1st Class, you’re last.

Tom Hannifan with a sit down interview with Laredo Kid. Kid talks about his upbringing, signing with AAA. He talked about his match against El Hijo Del Vikingo and having a perforated intestine. He said if one has a dream, they should go after that. He talks about missing out on the Digital Media Title shot at Sacrifice. He says he is coming for the Digital Media Title.

Steve Maclin vs. Chris Sabin

Chris Sabin hits a missile dropkick to the back of Steve Maclin then hits an inverted atomic drop followed by a roll up for a two count.

Sabin hits a forearm followed by a DDT for a 2 count then locks a crossface but Maclin counters into a pin for a two count.

Maclin gets out of the ring and Sabin goes for a splash but Maclin moves out of the way and hits a Busaiku Knee and throws Sabin back in the ring for a two count.

Sabin hits a jawbreaker on the ropes then Maclin hits a piledriver for a two count.

Maclin goes for a headbutt but Sabin moves out of the way as Sabin gets a La Magistral for a two count.

Sabin gets out of the ring and Maclin goes for a suicide dive but Sabin moves out of the way.

Sabin hits a Satellite DDT for a two count then goes for Cradle Shock but Maclin moves out of the way.

Maclin goes for KIA but Sabin reverses it into a northern lights suplex for a two count and Maclin hits KIA for the win.

Winner: Steve Maclin

Next Week’s Impact

Nic Nemeth vs. Alex Shelley

Non Title Old School Rules Match
X Division Champion Mustafa Ali vs. Rhino

Xia Brookside vs. Ash By Elegance

Frankie Kazarian vs. Chris Bey