IMPACT on AXS notes: Knockouts World Title bout, Nick Aldis sets sights on Maclin, Grace vs. Slamovich

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2023/04/20/impact-on-axs-notes-knockouts-world-title-bout-nick-aldis-sets-sights-on-maclin-grace-vs-slamovich/

After becoming a three-time Knockouts World Champion at Rebellion, Deonna Purrazzo’s first defense of this current reign is taking place on 4/27 against Knockouts World Tag Team Champion Taylor Wilde. 

Nick Aldis is back with IMPACT Wrestling and his sights are set on IMPACT World Champion Steve Maclin. Jimmy Jacobs was the interviewer for Aldis’ segment. 

.@RealNickAldis is BACK in IMPACT Wrestling and his sights are set on @SteveMaclin and the IMPACT World Championship! #IMPACTonAXSTV pic.twitter.com/jQ2N70crHd

— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) April 21, 2023

The following bouts are taking place on 4/27:

  • Jordynne Grace vs. Masha Slamovich
  • Angels & Kon (w/ Deaner) vs. Chris Bey & Ace Austin

To open the show, there was a six-man tag that saw Time Machine (KUSHIDA, Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) best X Division Champion Trey Miguel, Jonathan Gresham and ‘Speedball’ Mike Bailey. Sabin pinned Miguel for the win.

Tom Hannifan and Matt Rehwoldt hosted the first IMPACT on AXS post-show: 

 After Alisha Edwards’ match with Taylor Rising, Jody Threat came to the ring to stop Edwards’ post-match attack.