Impact, Indies, and Insanity: April 14, 2022

Tonight on IMPACT: Jonah Rock and PCO go at it again; Steve Maclin takes on Alex Shelley; Deonna Purrazzo’s open challenge continues; Jonathan Gresham faces Rocky Romero in non-title action; and Madison Rayne of the Influence faces Jessica McKay of the IInspiration.

ESPN’s Hockey Night game is Minnesota/Dallas.

And now, your top indie shows of the weekend:

  • WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ — Sean Henderson is back in the promoter’s chair, and he gives us Candy Paint (Friday, 8PMET, IWTV)!  John Wayne Murdoch faces Marcus Mathers!  Matt Tremont and Colby Corino will be connected by a bullrope!  Billie Starkz takes on Jimmy LLoyd!  Cole Radrick squares off with Jordan Oliver!
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA — West Coast Pro is worth staying up late for, and this show is no different as it’s Game Related (Friday, 7PMPT, IWTV)!  Jacob Fatu defends the big gold against Bandido!  Minoru Suzuki clashes with Kevin Blackwood!  Davey Richards tangles with Yuji Nagata!  Masha Slamovich goes one-on-one with Debbie Malenko!  Vinnie Massaro battles AKIRA!
  • CLIVE, IA — The Midwest has Pro Wrestling Revolver as a home, but this weekend, that house is Swerve’s House (Saturday, 8PMCT, FITE)!  Swerve steps up against the former Ember Moon, Athena!  Rich Swann puts the big gold on the line against JT Dunn!  Moose defends the Impact Heavyweight Title against Speedball Bailey!  The American Wolves face the Forgotten Sons (Blake/Cutler)!  Deonna Purrazzo goes up against Billie Starkz!
  • NASHVILLE, TN — Southern Underground Pro hopes the spotlight provided by the Independent World Champ shines brightly on them as they’re in a New Direction (Sunday, 2PMCT, IWTV)!  Jaden Newman faces AEW trainee Dillon McQueen!  Dominic Garrini and Kevin Ku defend the tag belts against Alex Kane and Damian Tangra!  Cole Radrick faces Brandon Williams!  PLUS — Adam Priest, Ron Bass Jr, Daniel Makabe, Hoodfoot Atlas, and a special appearance by Independent World Champion AC Mack!
  • CLEARWATER, FL — It’s time to SHINE, as they present Chapter 72 (Sunday, 7PMET, Club WWN)!  Ivelisse defends the big gold against Shazza McKenzie!  The Hex and The Coven meet in a street fight!  Amber Nova faces Leila Grey!  Kimber Lee battles Lindsay Snow!

Your independent match of the week features one of my favorite dudes, Tim Donst, as he gets into a fight with Eddie Kingston in AIW!

And lest we forget, your Moment of Zen (the thumbnail may have played a part in this):

Bring the insanity!