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5 Talking Points from this week's IMPACT Wrestling (January 27th, 2022): Mickie James' announcement ahead of WWE Royal Rumble, High stakes match announced, Bullet Club issues a challenge

High stakes match announced for IMPACT Wrestling: No Surrender
High stakes match announced for IMPACT Wrestling: No Surrender
K Sai Krishna

This week's edition of IMPACT Wrestling continued the build-up towards No Surrender. The number one contender for the IMPACT World Championship, W.Morrissey showcased his dominance as he battled eight men..

Just days away from her appearance in the WWE Women's Royal Rumble, Mickie James had some words for the Knockouts division. Digital Media Champion Jordynne Grace responded to Matt Cardona's challenge.

Bullet Club saw an increase in their strength in numbers and issued a challenge. The renegade group Honor No More continued wreaking havoc on the IMPACT roster. So without further ado, let's check out the five talking points from this week's IMPACT Wrestling. Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.


#5 Bullet Club issued a challenge on IMPACT Wrestling

The show opened with a match between Jake Something and Chris Bey. The pair went back and forth throughout the bout. Towards the end of the match, Jake caught Bey and hit the Black Hole slam to pick up the win via pinfall.

Following the match, the Bullet Club’s Guerillas of Destiny attacked Jake Something from behind. Mike Bailey stormed into the ring to help even the odds, however he fell prey to the numbers advantage after Jay White joined the assault.

After neutralizing Jake and Bailey, the Guerillas of Destiny issued a challenge to the IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, The Good Brothers.

Later in the night, Ace Austin offered to be Mike Bailey’s ally which backfired on him as Gail Kim announced an eight-man tag team match next week pitting Mike Bailey, Jake Something, Madman Fulton & Ace Austin against the team of Jay White, Chris Bey and the Guerillas of Destiny.

In another segment, The Good Brothers and Violent By Design decided to continue their alliance to fend off the threat of The Bullet Club.

#4 Jordynne Grace answered Matt Cardona's challenge on IMPACT Wrestling

.@JordynneGrace has accepted @TheMattCardona's challenge for the IMPACT Digital Media Championship!#IMPACTonAXSTV https://t.co/KwuiXeTOTy

Following her successful title defense last week on IMPACT Wrestling, Jordynne Grace was confronted by Matt Cardona, who issued a challenge to her. In a backstage interview this week, Jordynne accepted Cardona's challenge for a title match.


#3 Mickie James addressed the IMPACT Zone

The entire Knockouts division surrounded the ring for the announcement as IMPACT Wrestling Hall of Famer Gail Kim introduced Knockouts World Champion, Mickie James.

James heaped praise on the Knockouts division, starting with The IInspiration, Jordynne Grace, and Deonna Purrazzo. The latter, however, stormed off calling the entire thing a waste of time.

.@MickieJames is here to address the Knockouts just 48 hours before she makes history when she runs down the @WWE #RoyalRumble ramp as the IMPACT Knockouts World Champion!#IMPACTWRESTLING https://t.co/VnWcLzKn0t

James stated that she would be making history by being the first outsider champion to compete in a Rumble match. She stated that she would win the Rumble and defend the Knockouts Championship in a title for a title match at WrestleMania.

.@MickieJames was about to tell @ImChelseaGreen she had the first title shot after #RoyalRumble but number one contender @RealTSteelz wasn't going to sit back and let it happen..."Okurrr"! #IMPACTonAXSTV https://t.co/LmAfOuMKA8

Chelsea Green stepped up and asked James for a title shot. Before the champion could answer, Tasha Steelz entered the fray with Savannah Evans. Steelz stated that by courtesy of winning the Ultimate X match, she is the number one contender and decided to challenge James at No Surrender. A brawl broke out between the four as Green and James stood tall, forcing Steelz and Evans to retreat.

#2 W.Morrissey battled 8-men on IMPACT Wrestling

.@Myers_Wrestling distracted @TheCaZXL just long enough for @TheMooseNation to attack him from behind!#IMPACTonAXSTV https://t.co/FVNQKDtXbn

This week on IMPACT Wrestling, Brian Myers recruited new members to The Learning Tree and the members were tasked with joining Zicky Dice and VSK to fight W.Morrissey in a handicap match. Despite facing overwhelming odds, Morrissey overcame them and won the bout. Following the match, Moose laid Morrissey out with a Spear courtesy of a distraction from The Learning Tree and Brian Myers.


#1 High stakes match announced on IMPACT Wrestling

The renegade group known as Honor No More returned to the IMPACT Zone but they were confronted by Josh Alexander, Chris Sabin, Rhino, Rich Swann, and Eddie Edwards.

.@ScottDAmore just made it official! "You win, you stay! You lose don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out!" Honor No More VS IMPACT WRESTLING at No Surrender! https://t.co/6q7v4lfGso

Scott D’Amore announced a high-stakes match for No Surrender between Honor No More and Team IMPACT. The stipulation for the match is that if the former wins, they could continue to stay in IMPACT Wrestling. However, they would be forced to leave if the latter ended up winning. He also announced a match between Chris Sabin and PCO for later in the night.

In the main event, PCO picked up the win courtesy of a distraction. Team Honor No More continued to beat up Sabin before Team IMPACT made the save and sent them packing to close this week's show.

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Edited by Brandon Nell

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