IMPACT Sacrifice 2023 event is the 14th event in the series from IMPACT Wrestling. It aired on March 24, 2023, from St. Clair College in Windsor, Canada.
Trye Miguel defended X-Division Championship against Lince Dorado. ABC defended Tag Team titles against TMDK while Joe Hendry and Bryan Myers clashed in a rematch over Digital Media Championship.
Check below for the complete details on the IMPACT Sacrifice 2023 pro wrestling event.
- This is the fourteenth annual Sacrifice event from IMPACT Wrestling.
- Also, this is the fourth Sacrifice event that aired as a monthly IMPACT Plus special.
- The 2023 edition was the first time the IMPACT Sacrifice event took place outside of the United States.
- Mickie James vs Jordynne Grace match for IMPACT Knockouts title was set for this event. However, James suffered an injury and was unable to defend the title. IMPACT then announced that the title situation would be addressed at the event.
- Josh Alexander was pulled out of the event due to an injury.
Time Machine(Kushida, Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) vs Steve Maclin, Rich Swann & Frankie Kazarian
Josh Alexander was set to defend IMPACT World Championship against Kushida at the Multiverse United event during WrestleMania/WrestleCon weekend. Before their title showdown, Alexander and Kushida were in tag team action at Sacrifice 2023 event. Kushida was to be with his Time Machine teammates in Motor City Machine Guns while Alexander teamed up with Rich Swann and Frankie Kazarian. After Alexander was injured, Steve Maclin replaced him in this match.
Kenny King vs PCO
PCO was feuding with Eddie Edwards of Honor No More. Kenny King assisted Edwards in a brawl against PCO with a blindside attack. PCO then took on King in search for revenge.
Bully Ray vs Tommy Dreamer – Busted Open Match
Long-time rivals Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer clashed in the Busted Open match or First Blood Match. The match was set after their altercation at Busted Open Live at No Surrender where Ray threw coffee at Dreamer. As Dreamer later challenged Ray, IMPACT made the match official as the Busted Open Match.
Trey Miguel(c) vs Lince Dorado – IMPACT X-Division Championship
Trey Miguel expressed his displeasure over not being booked at No Surrender Event. After this, Director of Authority Santino Marella set his match at Sacrifice against his chosen mystery opponent. Marella later announced the opponent to be Lince Dorado.
Giselle Shaw vs Deonna Purrazzo
Gisele Shaw defeated Deonna Purrazzo at No Surrender event after some interference from Savannah Evans and Jai Vidal. Purrazzo returned the favor by costing Shaw IMPACT Knockouts title match against Mickie James. They were later set for a rematch at Sacrifice.
Bullet Club(Ace Austin & Chris Bey)(c) vs TMDK(Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls) – IMPACT Tag Team Champions
Bullet Club/ABC’s Ace Austin and Chris Bey defended the tag team titles against their NJPW rivals TMDK duo of Shane Haste and Mikey Nicholls.
Jonathan Gresham vs Mike Bailey
Jonathan Gresham defeated Mike Bailey on the pre-show of No Surrender. They later teamed up to defeat Decay in a tag team match. After this match, Bailey challenged Gresham for a rematch. Bailey earlier defeated Gresham in the Battle of Los Angeles tournament.
Joe Hendry(c) vs Brian Myers – IMPACT Digital Media Championship
Joe Hendry won the IMPACT Digital Media Championship from Brian Myers in October 2022. He had back-to-back defenses against Moose at Hard to Kill and No Surrender. Moose then enlisted the services of Myers in attacking Hendry. Hendry then invoked Myers’ rematch clause to set up their match at Sacrifice 2023.