IMPACT Wrestling Celebrates 1000th Episode with Two-Night Special
September 14, 2023
By Jeff Wolfe, @prowrestlingw8r
IMPACT Wrestling is gearing up to celebrate a major milestone – their 1000th episode. The celebration will take place over two nights, with Night One airing this Thursday, September 14, and Night Two following on Thursday, September 21. Both episodes will run longer than the usual two-hour timeslot on AXS TV.
The tapings for the 1000th episode were held this past Saturday at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY. Spoilers for the event can be found on Wrestling Headlines. Here are the non-spoiler cards for both nights:
IMPACT 1000 Celebration: Night One – Thursday, September 14
- The return of Feast or Fired with a star-studded lineup
- Josh Alexander addresses the crowd
- Lio Rush defends the Impact X-Division Title against Chris Sabin
- Frankie Kazarian and Traci Brooks vs. Eddie Edwards and Alicia Edwards
- Impact Hall of Famers Team 3D reunite for an in-ring return against The Desi Hit Squad
- Appearances by Impact President Scott D’Amore, current and former Knockouts, Impact World Champion Alex Shelley, Impact World Tag Team Champions The Rascalz, and more
IMPACT 1000 Celebration: Night Two – Thursday, September 21
- The return of Ultimate X with a stacked lineup
- Jake Something vs. Dirty Dango
- Eric Young vs. Kenny King
- Josh Alexander vs. Impact World Tag Team Champion Trey Miguel
- Rhino and Tommy Dreamer vs. Brian Myers and Moose
- Impact Hall of Famers Gail Kim and Awesome Kong come out of retirement to team with Impact Knockouts World Champion Trinity, Jordynne Grace, and a mystery partner against Angelina Love, Deonna Purrazzo, Savannah Evans, Gisele Shaw, and a mystery partner
- Appearances by Impact President Scott D’Amore, America’s Most Wanted (James Storm, Chris Harris), The Design, Shark Boy, and more
The 1,000th Episode of IMPACT Wrestling is set to be a historic celebration of the company’s rich pro wrestling history. The event will feature stars from the TNA/IMPACT Wrestling past, present, and future.
Legends such as Team 3D, The Beautiful People, Awesome Kong, Gail Kim, Shark Boy, and America’s Most Wanted will make appearances during the two-night celebration. Fans will also have the opportunity to see the current IMPACT mega-stars in action, including World Champion Alex Shelley, Knockouts World Champion Trinity, Josh Alexander, Eddie Edwards, and Tommy Dreamer.
Week One of the celebration, airing on September 14, will feature an X Division Title match between Lio Rush and Chris Sabin. Additionally, Eddie and Alisha Edwards will take on Frankie Kazarian and Traci Brooks. Fans will also hear from Josh Alexander.
The 1,000th Episode will showcase some iconic matches and moments from TNA/IMPACT