- As seen above, Impact Wrestling has released fan footage of the main event angle from Wednesday night's New Year's Smash Night 1 edition of AEW Dynamite on TNT. The clip shows Impact World Tag Team Champions The Good Brothers rushing the ring to help AEW World Champion Kenny Omega.
The angle ended with AEW World Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks reuniting The Bullet Club with Omega and The Good Brothers. This came after Omega retained over Rey Fenix in the main event. Several AEW wrestlers were taken out during the angle, including Jon Moxley and The Varsity Blondes.
As noted, next Tuesday's Hard To Kill go-home edition of Impact will see Impact World Champion Rich Swann vs. Impact World Tag Team Champion Karl Anderson with the others banned from ringside. The New Year's Smash Night 2 edition of Dynamite the next night will see The Bucks and Omega face three opponents to be announced in six-man action. The Hard To Kill pay-per-view on January 16 will then feature Omega and The Good Brothers take on Swann and The Motor City Machine Guns.
- Impact has announced a new team of hosts for their Hard To Kill CELL-ebration virtual fan fest on Saturday, January 16, just hours before the pay-per-view. The new hosts will be Matt Striker and Gia Miller.
The two-hour fan fest will begin at 11am ET, and $110 tickets are still available at this link. Below is Impact's updated announcement on the Hard To Kill CELL-ebration:
Co-hosts Announced For IMPACT Wrestling Virtual Fanfest
IMPACT Wrestling confirmed today that a new team of hosts will share the duties for the Hard To Kill CELL-ebration on Saturday morning, Jan. 16.
Matt Striker and Gia Miller will be the co-hosts for CELL-ebration, the company's 2-hour virtual fanfest, starting at 11am ET.
The Hard To Kill CELL-ebration is an interactive, perk-filled, private party, held hours before the much-anticipated HARD TO KILL pay-per-view event kicks off at 8 p.m. ET. Participating fans can ask questions directly to some of their favorite IMPACT stars – and fans around the world can interact from home via their mobile device or computer.
"I'm so excited for to be sitting down with some of the top names in IMPACT Wrestling before such a momentous night," Miller said. "I also can't wait to hang out with some of the incredible, diehard IMPACT fans."
The Hard To Kill CELL-ebration is star-studded. Confirmed to appear: reigning IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann, reigning Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo and reigning Tag Team Champions, The Good Brothers (Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson).
IMPACT Wrestling Executive Vice-President Don Callis also has confirmed that he will be participate in CELL-ebration, as well as former World Champion Eric Young, the tag team of Kiera Hogan and Tasha Steelz, and the Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley).
Fans around the world can participate in the CELL-ebration, though registration is limited. Registration is now open at:
Participating fans will receive numerous perks, such as:
** The official Hard To Kill t-shirt.
** A $25 gift certificate to ShopIMPACT.com.
** Randomly autographed swatches of the match-used ring canvas from BOUND FOR GLORY, held Oct. 24 in Nashville.
** More to come.
Talent scheduled to appear:
The Good Brothers (Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows)
Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley)
Tasha Steelz & Kiera Hogan
** All perks will be shipped starting Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.