IMPACT on AXS notes: Josh Alexander wins three awards, matches for 1/5, Kenny King/Mike Bailey

Awards handed out for the year-end show, matches announced for January 5th, Kenny King hints at going to Mike Bailey's home

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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. 

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). 

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