IMPACT Against All Odds 2023 is an IMPACT Plus Special event to take place on June 9, 2023. This is the 13th event in Against All Odds series which started in 2005. The event aired from Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, OH.
Steve Maclin defended IMPACT World Championship against Alex Shelley on the card. A new #1 contender for IMPACT World title at Slammiversary was determined via an 8-4-1 match. Masha Slamovich and Killer Kelly faced off in a Dog Collar match.
Kilynn King vs Nevaeh
Havok’s former tag team partner Nevaeh was announced to face Kilynn King at IMPACT Against All Odds event. Havok’s Death Dollz stable was feuding with The Coven.
Winner: Kilynn King
Joe Hendry(c) vs Dirty Dango – IMPACT Digital Media Championship
After Dirty Dango was revealed to be the mystery attacker on Santino Marella, he faced Joe Hendry at IMPACT Under Siege in a match for IMPACT Digital Media Championship. The match ended in a DQ when Dango hit a low blow. Marella saved Hendry from a post-match attack and later announced a rematch for Against All Odds.
Winner: Joe Hendry
Frankie Kazarian vs Eddie Edwards
Frankie Kazarian confronted Eddie Edwards for setting a poor example for locker room by refusing a handshake with Yuya Uemera after a competitive match between them. The argument led to a confrontation between Kazarian and Edwards’ wife Alisha, which ultimately led to a match being announced between Edwards and Kazarian.
Winner: Frankie Kazarian
ABC(Ace Austin & Chris Bey)(c) vs The Good Hands(Jason Hotch & John Skyler) – IMPACT Tag Team Championship
Brain Myers aligned with The Good Hands and promised to make the IMPACT Tag Team Champions. Jason Hotch defeated Ace Austin in a singles match on May 18 IMPACT episode but Chris Bey defeated John Skyler. Regardless, IMPACT announced that The Good Hands would challenge ABC for the tag titles at Against All Odds.
Killer Kelly vs Masha Slamovich – Dog Collar Match
Masha Slamovich and Killer Kelly were on opposite sides at Hardcore War match at Rebellion. They clashed in a singles match at May 11 IMPACT episode where Slamovich pinned Kelly while she was still trapped in Killer Klutch submission. Kelly refused to let Slamovich go, which prompted more animosity between them. Slamovich and Kelly kept brawling on IMPACT May 25 episode and Under Siege event. This led to IMPACT announcing a Dog Collar match between them.
Winner: Masha Slamovich
Trey Miguel(c) vs Chris Sabin – IMPACT X-Division Championship
Chris Sabin faced Trey Miguel at Under Siege 2023 event in a match for X-Division Championship. Miguel blinded Sabin with spray paint to get the win in that match. Due to the controversial finish, IMPACT announced a rematch between Sabin and Miguel.
Winner: Chris Sabin
Nick Aldis, Bully Ray, Jonathan Gresham & Heath vs Mike Bailey, Moose, PCO, & Rich Swann – 8-4-1 Match for #1 Contender for IMPACT World Championship
On May 30, IMPACT announced an 8-4-1 match for find a new #1 contender for IMPACT World title to face the champion at Slammiversary. 8 participants are announced for the match which divided in 2 teams of 4. The winning team then clashed in a fatal 4-way match with the winner becoming the #1 contender. The participants announced were Nick Aldis, Bully Ray, Jonathan Gresham, Heath, Mike Bailey, Moose, PCO, & Rich Swann.
Winner: Nick Aldis
Trinity & Deonna Purrazzo vs Gisele Shaw & Savanah Evans
Trinity challenged Deonna Purrazzo for IMPACT Knockout Championship at Slammiversary 2023. Purrazzo accepted the challenge but they were soon attacked by Gisele Shaw, Savanah Evans and Jay Vidal. IMPACT then announced that Purrazzo and Trinity need to co-exist to fight Gisele Shaw and Savanah Evans.
Winner: Trinity & Deonna Purrazzo
The Design(Deaner, Kon & Angels) vs OVE(Sami Callihan, Jake Crist & Madman Fulton) – Ohio Street Fight
As Sami Callihan’s rivalry with The Design continued, his former Ohio Over Everything teammate Jake Crist joined him with Rich Swann to beat The Design in trios match at Under Siege. Callihan and Crist defeated Kon & Angels in a tag team match on IMPACT June 1 episode before Deaner attacked them. Later, IMPACT announced that Madman Fulton, another member of Ohio Over Everything would join Callihan and Crist to take on The Design in an Ohio Street Fight.
Steve Maclin(c) vs Alex Shelley – IMPACT World Championship
Alex Shelley became the #1 contender for IMPACT World Championship by winning a 6-way match at Under Siege 2023 event. On the same event, Steve Maclin retained the World title by beating PCO in a No Disqualification match. Shelley now gets his title shot at Against All Odds.
Winner: Alex Shelley