The Impact 1000 episode(s) of IMPACT! on AXS TV will be airing over the course of the next two weeks.
On Tuesday, Impact Wrestling sent out a press release to announce that Impact 1000 (Part 1) will be airing this Thursday night. The following week, Impact 1000 (Part 2) will be airing. The company taped the content this past week in White Plains, New York.
You can check out the official presser below:
Celebrating 1,000 Episodes of Impact! Is A 2-Night Event Showcasing The Company’s Rich Pro Wrestling History
The episodes of Impact! on Thursday, September 14 and September 21 (8 p.m. EST on AXS TV) will share the action and excitement of the 1,000th episode, featuring stars from the TNA/IMPACT Wrestling past, present and future – and the episode this Thursday will run longer than the normal 2-hour time-slot.
The stars shined bright in White Plains, New York, where the shows were taped, featuring such legends as Team 3D (Bully Ray and Brother Devon), together for the first time in 7 years. Also appearing: The Beautiful People (Velvet Sky and Angelina Love), Awesome Kong, Gail Kim, Shark Boy and America’s Most Wanted (James Storm and Chris Harris), among others.
The 2-night 1,000th Episode also will feature the current IMPACT mega-stars, including World Champion Alex Shelley, Knockouts World Champion Trinity, Josh Alexander, Eddie Edwards and Tommy Dreamer, among others.
Week One of the 1,000th Episode (airing September 14) features an X Division Title Match as Lio Rush puts the title on the line against, arguably, the greatest X Division champion of all-time, Chris Sabin. Also this week, Eddie and Alisha Edwards battle Frankie Kazarian and Traci Brooks. Plus, fans will hear from Josh Alexander.
The 2-show festivities feature some iconic moments, matches that truly are TNA/IMPACT Wrestling:
Feast or Fired Match
With silver briefcases positioned in all four corners of the ring, 20 competitors battle it out with championship matches available in three of the four briefcases. One briefcase has a FIRED slip, which clearly states the wrestler’s future with IMPACT Wrestling. Participants include Heath, Steve Maclin, Moose, PCO, KUSHIDA, Bhupinder Gujjar, Jai Vidal, Joe Hendry and Yuya Uemura, among others.
Ultimate X Match
The 6-person battle for bragging rights – and the X – featured Zachary Wentz, Rich Swann, “Speedball” Mike Bailey, Alan Angels, Samuray del Sol and Ace Austin.
Knockouts, Knockouts, Knockouts
IMPACT Wrestling shines the spotlight on its renowned Knockouts Division, including the in-ring return of Awesome Kong and Gail Kim, among others.
Impact Wrestling is celebrating a major milestone this week with the airing of Impact 1000 (Part 1) on Thursday night. This marks the 1000th episode of Impact! on AXS TV, and the company has gone all out to make it a special event.
The episodes were taped last week in White Plains, New York, and feature stars from the TNA/Impact Wrestling past, present and future. Legends such as Team 3D (Bully Ray and Brother Devon), The Beautiful People (Velvet Sky and Angelina Love), Awesome Kong, Gail Kim, Shark Boy and America’s Most Wanted (James Storm and Chris Harris) will all be appearing.
The current Impact mega-stars will also be featured, including World Champion Alex Shelley, Knockouts World Champion Trinity, Josh Alexander, Eddie Edwards and Tommy Dreamer.
The two-night event will feature some iconic matches that truly are TNA/Impact Wrestling. On Thursday night, fans will see an X Division Title Match as Lio Rush puts the title on the line against Chris Sabin. There will also be a Feast or Fired Match with silver briefcases positioned in all four corners of the ring, and 20 competitors battling it out with championship matches available in three of the four briefcases. Plus, an Ultimate X Match and a focus on the Knockouts Division.
Impact 1000 (Part 2) will air the following week. Be sure to tune in to AXS TV for these special episodes and celebrate Impact Wrestling’s 1000th episode!