Today is a red letter day in the wrestling world as we are proud to announce that IMPACT Wrestling will launch on AXS TV on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 8/7c. Every Tuesday on AXS TV you’ll be able to watch a world-class roster of renowned athletes, led by IMPACT World Champion Brian Cage and UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock. That’s right, every Tuesday you can watch legends like Rob Van Dam and Rhino, third-generation superstar Tessa Blanchard, high-flying X-Division stars such as Rich Swann and TJP, featured stars such as former Atlanta Falcons lineman Moose, Sami Callihan, Eddie Edwards and Michael Elgin, plus the trail-blazing Knockouts women’s division headlined by Champion Taya Valkyrie, Rosemary, Tenille Dashwood and others.
Here is the even better news! Every Tuesday in October we’ll be showcasing IMPACT Wrestling’s critically acclaimed pay-per-view events of 2019, leading up to the debut of IMPACT! on October 29. Here is a preview of the unbelievable lineup we have planned, including PPV’s never before seen on FREE TV:
Oct. 1, 8/7c- IMPACT Wrestling: Homecoming – IMPACT Wrestling’s first pay-per-view special from 2019, as the promotion returns to its original home at The Asylum in Nashville, featuring Johnny Impact vs. Brian Cage for the IMPACT World Title, Tessa Blanchard vs. Taya Valkyrie for the Knockouts Title, LAX vs. The Lucha Brothers for the Tag Team Titles, plus Eli Drake vs. Abyss in a Monster’s Ball match.
Oct. 8, 8/7c- IMPACT Wrestling: Rebellion – IMPACT Wrestling returns to The Rebel Compex in Toronto, featuring a rematch between Johnny Impact and Brian Cage for the IMPACT World Title, Gail Kim comes out of retirement to face Tessa Blanchard, Rich Swann battles Sami Callihan for the X-Division Title, plus LAX vs. The Lucha Brothers in a Full Metal Mayhem match for the Tag Team Titles.
Oct. 15, 8/7c- IMPACT Wrestling: Slammiversary – The 17th edition of IMPACT Wrestling’s annual summer extravaganza, featuring Brian Cage vs. Michael Elgin for the IMPACT World Title, Rich Swann vs. Johnny Impact for the X-Division Title, Sami Callihan vs. Tessa Blanchard in an intergender match, Moose vs. Rob Van Dam, plus a 4 Way Monster’s Ball match for the Knockouts Championship.
Oct. 22, 8/7c – This is IMPACT! – A preview of IMPACT Wrestling ahead of the weekly debut on AXS TV, plus a look at the fallout from Bound For Glory, IMPACT Wrestling’s biggest pay-per-view event of the year on Oct. 20 in Chicago, which featured Brian Cage vs. Sami Callihan for the IMPACT World Title and Ken Shamrock vs. Moose.
“The incredible athleticism of our roster, dynamic characters and accomplished story-telling deliver must-see weekly programming that has captured the attention of professional wrestling fans around the world,” said Ed Nordholm, Chief Corporate Officer of Anthem Sports & Entertainment and president of IMPACT Wrestling. “We are excited to bring the best professional wrestling on television to AXS TV, long recognized as a premier destination for world class sports entertainment programming.”
Since its inception in 2002 IMPACT! has been a leading destination for professional wrestling fans, televised globally in 120 countries, while growing its popularity and reach on YouTube, Twitch, Pluto and social media platforms.
For more information about IMPACT! on AXS TV or for tickets to BOUND FOR GLORY Oct. 20 at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois visit https://impactwrestling.com.
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