Preview: IMPACT Wrestling – Hardcore Justice (4/10/21)

IMPACT Wrestling Hardcore Justice

Full Hardcore Justice Card:

  • Doc Gallows (w/Karl Anderson) vs. Black Taurus (w/Crazzy Steve and Rosemary)
  • TJP and TBD vs. Ace Austin and TBD vs. Josh Alexander and TBD
  • Number 1 Contender Knockouts Weapon Match: Jordynne Grace vs. Susan vs. Tenille Dashwood vs. Havok vs. Rosemary vs. Alisha Edwards
  • Chairly Legal Match: Shera vs. Hernandez
  • BlindGames Match: Brian Myers vs. Jake Something
  • Title vs. Career Match: Deonna Purrazzo (c) vs. Jazz
  • Hardcore War: Violent By Design (Eric Young, Joe Doering, Rhino, and Deaner) vs. Team Dreamer (Tommy Dreamer, TBD, TBD, and TBD)

X Division Tune-Up

Set to face each other in a triple threat match for the X Division Championship at Rebellion, TJP, Ace Austin, and Josh Alexander meet in a tune-up at Hardcore Justice. Only this time, they’ll each do so with mystery partners by their side. While Austin’s partner seems obvious as the man has been aligned with Madman Fulton for some time during his rise to the top, who TJP and Alexander enlist seem a little murky. You’ll have to tune in to find out who ends up taking part in this match and how they fare alongside their partner.

Chairly Legal

Having recently returned to Impact, it didn’t take long for Shera to find trouble in the form of Rohit Raju. The former X Division champion was slated to face Shera and partner Fallah Bahh. In need of a partner, Raju turned to Impact’s resident hired gun Hernandez and the man did as advertised. Hernandez helped Raju win thanks to an illegal chairshot. Well, now, Shera has his chance for revenge as these two look to settle things in a chairs match.

Knock Out, Drag Out Fight

The top names in the Impact Knockouts division are set for a huge showcase as Jordynne Grace, Alisha Edwards, Havok, Susan, Tenille Dashwood, and Rosemary clash in a weapons match. Once upon a time, Impact was known for how they advanced the Knockouts division through matches like these. The promotion never shied away from giving the women the spotlight in all kinds of stipulation matches. It has been a while since we’ve seen this kind of bout from the Knockouts. Seemingly inspired by partner AEW’s recent bloody affair between Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa, Impact is putting their best Knockouts into what should be a real brawl. All weapons are legal in this #1 contendership match, folks. All of them.

The Good Brothers and Decay Clash

Rather, representatives from both teams will at Hardcore Justice. Doc Gallows is one half of The Good Brothers, who recently lost the IMPACT World Tag Team Championship to FinJuice. However, Gallows and Karl Anderson have recently found their hands full as a result of Decay, even engaging in battle backstage. Left with no other option, IMPACT Wrestling made this match official. Gallows will go one-on-hand with Black Taurus, who will undoubtedly be accompanied by Crazzy Steve and Rosemary, the latter of whom will be involved in this event’s Weapon Match. In this battle of heavyweights, who will emerge victorious?

Sight Unseen at Hardcore Justice

From the twisted mind of Tommy Dreamer comes a unique match stipulation: BlindGames. This will be contested between Brian Myers and Jake Something, who have had their issues in weeks past. Long-time IMPACT Wrestling viewers will remember when Myers received an eye poke in a match. Though it seemed like a routine maneuver, to Myers, it was nothing short of debilitating. From there, Myers milked the injury by wearing an eyepatch. Myers was not only been entangled with Jake Something but Matt Cardona, the latter of whom Myers shares considerable history with. In an attack by his upcoming Hardcore Justice opponent, Something’s eye was sent into the steel steps, visually impairing him. BlindGames is a more hardcore take on the traditional Blindfold Match. How this will unfold come Hardcore Justice?

The Knockouts Championship vs. a Legendary Career

At Hardcore Justice, Jazz puts everything she has ever done in professional wrestling on the line. In an announcement that shocked IMPACT Wrestling viewers, Jazz announced that, in this upcoming Knockouts Championship match, she will put her career on the line. In other words, Jazz will walk away from wrestling if she fails to defeat the reigning titleholder. These Knockouts have been at odds for quite some time, often with other competitors in the Knockouts division involved. However, Purrazzo and Jazz will not be able to rely on their allies. This will be a one-on-one showdown with the highest of stakes. If Jazz can persevere, defeating Purrazzo in the center of the ring, she will be able to add another accolade to her already legendary career.

War Will Wage at Hardcore Justice

To say that Violent By Design has been a force in IMPACT Wrestling would be an understatement. Led by Eric Young, this group has attacked everyone standing in their path, including Chris Harris, an IMPACT legend in his own right. Understanding the severity of the situation at hand, Tommy Dreamer declared war on VBD, looking to put an end to their reign of terror. Dreamer won’t be alone, though, as he will battle alongside three allies in this upcoming Hardcore War. The rules are simple: in this match, two men start alone for five minutes. From there, a new competitor will enter every two minutes. Once all participants enter the match, a victory can be achieved by pinfall or submission. Most importantly, there are no disqualifications. Simply put, this match will live up to its namesake.

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