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Impact Rebellion notes: New X-Division champ, night two card


- A new X-Division Champion was crowned on night one of Rebellion.

Willie Mack defeated Ace Austin on last night's show to win the X-Division title. Mack sent Austin face-first into the turnbuckle with a stunner as they were fighting up top, then hit a six-star frog splash to win the title.

Mack's tag team partner Rich Swann came out onto the stage to celebrate with him after the match. There was then a backstage segment where Mack asked if Swann was fine with him winning a singles title. Swann said they were still a team when Swann was X-Division Champion, and Mack being champion doesn't mean they can't also focus on the Tag Team titles.

This is the first title Mack has held in Impact Wrestling.

Austin had been X-Division Champion since defeating Jake Crist, Tessa Blanchard, Daga, and Acey Romero in a ladder match at Bound for Glory in October 2019.

- The future of the Impact World Championship will be addressed on night two of Rebellion next week.

Tessa Blanchard defending the Impact World Championship against Michael Elgin and Eddie Edwards in a triple threat match had been set to headline Rebellion, but -- amid the coronavirus pandemic -- neither Blanchard nor Edwards were able to attend the tapings for the show. Elgin did an interview on Rebellion night one last night promising to still become the new Impact World Champion by the end of the two-part event.

Edwards did a FaceTime interview with Josh Mathews on last night's show and said if it was only up to him he would have been at Rebellion, but it's about his family and doing what's best for them at this point in his life. It was also said that Blanchard wasn't able to travel to the tapings.

Rebellion night two is airing at 8 p.m. Eastern time next Tuesday. Here's the announced lineup for the show:

  • Michael Elgin promises to become Impact World Champion
  • Rosemary vs. Jessicka Havok in a Full Metal Mayhem match
  • Joseph P. Ryan (Joey Ryan) vs. Cousin Jake of The Deaners
  • Suicide vs. Chris Bey vs. Trey Miguel vs. Rohit Raju
  • Moose will make a special announcement