The 2022 year-end awards were distributed on the 12/29 IMPACT Wrestling on AXS. The reigning IMPACT World Champion Josh Alexander finished the show with three awards and below is the complete list of honors:
- Knockout of the Year: Jordynne Grace
- Moment of the Year: Josh Alexander winning the IMPACT World Championship at Rebellion
- X Division Star of the Year: ‘Speedball’ Mike Bailey
- Tag Team of the Year: Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin)
- Knockouts Tag Team of the Year: Death Dollz (Taya Valkyrie, Rosemary & Jessicka)
- The One to Watch in 2023: Bhupinder Gujjar
- Male Wrestler of the Year: Josh Alexander
- Match of the Year: Josh Alexander vs. ‘Speedball’ Mike Bailey (December 8th, 60 minute match)
After Mike Bailey won the X Division Star of the Year award, Kenny King sarcastically congratulated him. He stated that if he really wants to find out who Bailey is as a man, he has to go to his ‘sanctuary’ and insinuated that he’ll be going to Bailey’s home.
.@KennyKingPb2 offered some less than sincere congratulations to @SpeedballBailey on winning X-Division Star of the Year. #IMPACTonAXSTV pic.twitter.com/m8WGDDTIFw
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) December 30, 2022
In addition to Anthony Greene’s IMPACT debut versus Black Taurus, the following matches have been announced for January 5th:
- Matt Cardona vs. Chris Sabin
- Taylor Wilde vs. Masha Slamovich
On ‘Before the IMPACT’, Delirious and Yuya Uemura bested The Good Hands (John Skyler & Jason Hotch).