Knockouts Title bout at IMPACT Wrestling 'Hard To Kill' to be a Texas Death match

Originally published at Knockouts Title bout at IMPACT 'Hard To Kill' to be a Texas Death match

James versus Purrazzo in a Texas Deathmatch.

The match card for IMPACT Wrestling’s ‘Hard To Kill’ pay-per-view on January 8th is rounding out. It was previously made official that Deonna Purrazzo would be challenging Mickie James at the event but during tonight’s episode of IMPACT on AXS, a Texas Deathmatch stipulation was added to their match.

@MickieJames vs @DeonnaPurrazzo will now be a TEXAS DEATH MATCH!

Be at #HardToKill LIVE @thefactoryDE in Dallas, Texas!


— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) December 17, 2021

Purrazzo and James have been at odds since their exchange at Slammiversary in July. James defeated Purrazzo for the Knockouts Title at Bound For Glory in October.

As of this writing, here’s the updated lineup for Hard To Kill:

  • Knockouts World Championship — Texas Death Match: Mickie James (c) vs. Deonna Purrazzo
  • Ultimate X Match: Jordynne Grace vs. Rachael Ellering vs. Tasha Steelz vs. Rosemary vs. Chelsea Green vs. Lady Frost
  • IMPACT World Championship — Three-Way Match: Moose (c) vs. Matt Cardona vs. W. Morrissey
  • JONAH vs. Josh Alexander