TNA Impact Results – Feb. 29, 2024 – Mustafa Ali X-Division Championship Inauguration Ceremony

February 29, 2024
New Orleans, LA – Alario Center
Commentary – Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt
Results via

Quick Match Results

  1. Steve Maclin defeated “Speedball” Mike Bailey via KIA (pinfall)
  2. Jake Something defeated Laredo Kid via Into The Void (pinfall)
  3. Rich Swann & Joe Hendry defeated AJ Francis & Deaner via Standing Ovation (pinfall)
  4. TNA Knockouts World Championship #1 Contender match – Tasha Steelz vs. Xia Brookside went to a Double Countout
  5. The System defeated ABC & Eric Young via Backpack Stunner & Top Rope Elbow Drop combo (pinfall)

Tonight’s episode of TNA iMPACT! is dedicated to the memory of Ole Anderson and Mike “Virgil” Jones.

“Speedball” Mike Bailey vs. Steve Maclin

After Steve Maclin cost Speedball Mountain their match against the Rascalz on Countdown to No Surrender, Mike Bailey is out for revenge tonight! The fight spills to the outside in the early as Bailey and Maclin exchange strikes. Maclin distracts the referee, allowing the Rascalz to deliver a chop block to Bailey. Bailey avoids Caught in the Crosshairs, then soars through the air to take down Maclin on the floor. Bailey goes for the double knees but Maclin counters into the SCUD Missile dive. Miguel provides another distraction as Maclin capitalizes with Mayhem For All for two. Turnabout is fair play as Seven gets up on the apron, preventing Maclin from hitting the KIA. Bailey hits a Poison Rana but crashes and burns on the follow-up Ultima Weapon. Maclin connects with the KIA to win.

Winner: Steve Maclin via Pinfall.

After the match, Steve Maclin claims that Nic Nemeth will never return to TNA Wrestling when out of nowhere, Nemeth appears on the screen. Nemeth says that the only reason he’s not in New Orleans is because he was in Japan becoming the new IWGP Global Champion. Nemeth reveals that he will return to TNA at Sacrifice on March 8th and challenges Maclin to a match!

Video: Frankie Kazarian

Following his ruthless assault on a TNA referee at No Surrender, Frankie Kazarian has been suspended by Director of Authority Santino Marella. Gia Miller informs Kazarian that he is not permitted to enter the building as security holds him back.

Laredo Kid vs. Jake Something

Jake Something and Laredo Kid jockey for position in the stacked X-Division! Kid leaps over the top rope but Something catches him and hits a powerbomb on the floor. Back in the ring, Kid counters Into the Void with a superkick. Kid hits an innovative DDT, followed by a springboard Moonsault for two. From out of nowhere, Something connects with Into the Void to win.

Winner: Jake Something via Pinfall.

Backstage: Kon, Alan Angels, PCO

Alan Angels welcomes Kon to his new talk show, Sound Check. Angels reminisces about their time together in The Design but says that they’re both doing better than ever on their own. Kon claims to have ended PCO at No Surrender when the “French Canadian Frankenstein” is resurrected once again.

AJ Francis & Deaner vs. Rich Swann & Joe Hendry

AJ Francis makes his TNA in-ring debut as he joins forces with Deaner to battle Rich Swann and Joe Hendry! The bell rings and Francis immediately takes a cheap shot at Hendry, knocking him off the apron. Deaner hits Swann with a pair strong Irish whips into the corner. Deaner goes for a third but Swann turns the tide with a step-up crossbody. Hendry chops Deaner, the delivers a stalling vertical suplex. Hendry gets some payback on Francis as he knocks him off the apron. Minutes later, Hendry hits Francis with a big DDT, allowing him to make the tag to Swann. The pace quickens as Swann goes on the attack. Swann leaps off the apron with a senton, taking out Francis on the floor. Swann hits Deaner with the handspring cutter, followed by the Standing Ovation from Hendry to win.

Winner: Rich Swann & Joe Hendry via Pinfall.

Video: Decay

Decay is biding their time before coming after the new Knockouts World Tag Team Champions, MK Ultra.

Announcement: Hammerstone TNA Signing

Hammerstone has officially signed with TNA Wrestling! Following a stellar performance at Hard To Kill, Hammerstone will battle Josh Alexander in a huge rematch at Sacrifice streaming LIVE March 8th on TNA+.

Backstage: Josh Alexander, Dirty Dango, Alpha Bravo, Oleg Prudius

Gia Miller interviews Josh Alexander regarding his upcoming rematch with Hammerstone but it’s interrupted by Dirty Dango, Alpha Bravo and Oleg Prudius who are looking for applicants for their new wrestling school. Alexander demands a match against Dango and says he’s going to have Director of Authority Santino Marella make it official.

In-Ring: The Good Hands, Mustafa Ali, Chris Sabin, Alex Shelley, KUSHIDA

The Good Hands introduce the new X-Division Champion Mustafa Ali for this special Inauguration Ceremony. Ali addresses the TNA fans and says that at No Surrender, they made the X-Division great again. Ali is about to issue his first executive order when former X-Division Champion Chris Sabin interrupts. Sabin dares him to step out from behind the podium and speak to him like a man. Sabin says that while they both believe in change, that is where their similarities end. While Sabin looks to inspire other to achieve their dreams, Ali manipulates others to do his dirty work and takes all the glory for himself. Sabin credits The Good Hands with giving Ali the advantage in their X-Division Title match at No Surrender. Ali fires back and says that the reason Sabin lost was because he didn’t have any supporters. Sabin says that he’s not here to debate, he’s here to fight as he strikes Ali in the jaw. The Good Hands jump Sabin until KUSHIDA and Kevin Knight even the odds. Sabin, KUSHIDA and Knight destroy the Inauguration Ceremony as Ali and The Good Hands retreat.

On-Stage: Ash By Elegance

The Personal Concierge welcomes Ash By Elegance for a huge announcement – next week, she’ll be having her second match in TNA. You’re welcome.

Backstage: Mustafa Ali, The Good Hands

A furious Mustafa Ali warns Chris Sabin, KUSHIDA and Kevin Knight that their actions will have consequences.

TNA Knockouts World Championship #1 Contender Match
Tasha Steelz vs. Xia Brookside

The rubber match between Tasha Steelz and Xia Brookside will determine who challenges Jordynne Grace for the Knockouts World Title at Sacrifice! Speaking of Grace, she’s seen watching this match on a monitor backstage. Brookside counters an early cutter attempt from Steelz, then hits a running crossbody for two. Brookside hits a Hurricanrana, followed by Broken Wings in the corner. Steelz avoids the Brooksie Bomb but Brookside kicks her to the outside instead. The fight spills to the floor, where Brookside hits a running neckbreaker. The brawl continues as both Knockouts prevent each other from re-entering the ring. The referee counts to 10, resulting in a double countout.

Winner: None.

After the match, Jordynne Grace makes her way to the top of the ramp and announces that due to the result of the match, she will defend her Knockouts World Title against both Tasha Steelz and Xia Brookside in a three-way match at Sacrifice!

Backstage: Rhino

Rhino vows to GORE Crazzy Steve in a No Disqualification match for the Digital Media Title this week on Xplosion!

TNA Sacrifice 2024 & New Week’s Show Card Rundown

Next Thursday at 8/7c on AXS TV and 8:30pm ET on YouTube for Insiders, don’t miss the final iMPACT! before Sacrifice, featuring:

  • X-Division Champion Mustafa Ali vs. Kevin Knight
  • Josh Alexander vs. Dirty Dango
  • Knockouts World Tag Team Champion Masha Slamovich vs. Dani Luna
  • Ash By Elegance in action

TNA Wrestling presents Sacrifice streaming LIVE March 8th on TNA+YouTube for Ultimate Insiders and TrillerTV from St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario. Tickets are available now at Featuring:

  • TNA World Champion Moose vs. Eric Young for the TNA World Championship
  • Knockouts World Champion Jordynne Grace vs. Tasha Steelz vs. Xia Brookside for the Knockouts World Championship
  • IWGP Global Heavyweight Champion Nic Nemeth vs. Steve Maclin
  • X-Division Champion Mustafa Ali & The Good Hands vs. Chris Sabin, KUSHIDA & Kevin Knight

The System (Moose, Brian Myers, & Eddie Edwards) defeated ABC (Ace Austin & Chris Bey) & Eric Young

As Eric Young prepares to challenge Moose for the TNA World Championship at Sacrifice, it’s all about momentum in tonight’s six-man tag team main event! ABC take Myers down with a double dropkick. Myers retreats to the outside. Austin falls victim to The System’s constant numbers game as Alisha distracts the referee, allowing Moose to trip him up on the apron. Minutes later, it’s Eddie who provides the distractions this time as Alisha chokes Austin on the ropes. The System are in control as they cut off the ring and wear Austin down. Austin tags out of the match but Eddie and Myers have the referee’s attention diverted. Austin sends Myers crashing into Moose, allowing him to make the much-needed tag to Young. The pace quickens as Young goes on the attack. Young hits Eddie with a Death Valley Driver, then drops Myers onto his own partner. Young and Eddie exchange chops in the middle of the ring, eventually colliding with a double clotheslines. Moose catches Bey in mid-air, then powerbombs him into the apron. ABC have Moose beat following the 1, 2 Sweet but Eddie breaks the pin attempt. Bey is perched on the top but Alisha distracts him from the outside. Eddie hits Bey with a Backpack Stunner, followed by a top rope elbow drop from Myers to win.

Winner: The System via Pinfall.