VILLA PARK, Ill. — Impact Wrestling is presenting its largest occasion of the yr, Bound for Glory, on Sunday evening from the sold-out Odeum Expo Center outdoors Chicago.
The most important occasion options Brian Cage defending his Impact heavyweight championship towards Sami Callihan.
Other matches embody the returning Ken Shamrock taking over Moose; Jake Crist defending the X-Division title in an intergender ladder match towards Tessa Blanchard, Daga, Ace Austin and Ace Romero; and Taya Valkyrie placing her Impact Knockouts belt on the road towards Tenille Dashwood.
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This is without doubt one of the largest weeks within the historical past of Impact Wrestling, with the 15th annual Bound for Glory on Sunday adopted by the promotion’s return to nationwide tv Tuesday on AXS TV. The expertise will wish to present the world that Impact Wrestling is again and right here to remain.
Impact Wrestling Bound for Glory live outcomes, updates
9:28 p.m.: If you want hard-hitting then that is for you. Elgin and Marufuji are placing all of it on the road. You can really feel all the things they’re dispensing.
9:20 p.m: Right now at Bound for Glory, Michael Elgin faces Naomichi Marufuji. This has the makings to be tons of enjoyable as each guys are higher staff than given credit score for.
The North maintain onto the tag workforce titles with an surprising heel flip by Rob Van Dam
9:15 p.m.: Things had been going the way in which of Rhino and Van Dam. Rhino was about hit the Gore and RVD turned on his former ECW compadre with a superkick. Van Dam went on to assault Mack and Swann within the course of and left the ring. The North took benefit and hit Swann with their finisher for the win. Van Dam left the ring to a refrain of boos.
The match was good however at instances felt chaotic. The crowd was actually into Van Dam and shocked by the heel flip. At this level, the transfer is sensible because it permits Van Dam to feud with the youthful babyfaces and assist set up them.
9:11 p.m.: An spectacular transfer by Page in energy press slamming Swann from the highest rope.
9:06 p.m.: Swann hasn’t missed a beat since his WWE exit. Has all the things it takes to be a prime man.
9:05 p.m.: Loud chant for Van Dam when he entered the ring.
9:00 p.m.: Now at Bound for Glory is the for tag workforce titles as The North (Ethan Page and Josh Alexander) face Rob Van Dam and Rhino and Willie Mack and Rich Swann. This needs to be a mixture of aerial, hard-hitting and chain wrestling.
Tara Valkyrie retains Knockouts title over Tenille Dashwood
8:59 p.m.: The crowd was into Valkyrie and Dashwood from the time the bell rang. Dashwood appeared to win the belt when she linked on the Spotlight however Valkyrie’s supervisor, John E. Bravo, put his cost’s leg on the underside rope. Tired of Bravo’s antics, the referee sends him to the again. But earlier than he left, Bravo snuck a series to Valkyrie. She wrapped round her fist and tried to hit Dashwood however missed and obtained rolled for a two-count. Dashwood throws the chain out of the ring and tries for one other Spotlight however Valkyrie hits the Road to Valhalla for the three depend to stay the champion.
Valkyrie had her working footwear whereas Dashwood was attempting to catch up. The former WWE star did that within the final 5 minutes and it turned out to be a greater than anticipated match. Be attention-grabbing to see what Impact does with Valkyrie at this level. She’s working by way of everyone.
8:42 p.m.: Up subsequent at Bound for Glory is Tara Valkyrie placing her Impact Knockouts title on the road towards Tenille Dashwood. Valkyrie is nice within the ring whereas Dashwood is hit and miss relying on the day. She will want her working boots on to compete with Valkyrie.
Eddie Edwards wins the “Call Your Shot Gauntlet match”
8:34 p.m.: The bout got here right down to Edwards and Shera. It appeared Shera would have the benefit after Madman Fulton was eradicated by Edwards and proceeded to provide Edwards a tough chokeslam on the sting of the ring apron. Somehow, Edwards recovered shortly and linked on the Boston Knee Party to get the win and now decide to wrestle for any Impact championship.
The match may have been simply pretty much as good with much less folks and never as lengthy. It ought to have been reduce in half on each ends. Ryan and Kylie Rae had been good surprises however nobody wanted to see Sabu or Swoggle.
Edwards is a superb expertise who will present an excellent match for whichever one he chooses to partake in.
8:28 p.m.: Sabu, sure, you learn that accurately comes out. He positively appeared previous and sluggish in all of his signature spots though the group liked each second of it.
8:25 p.m.: Kylie Rae makes a shock return to the nationwide stage. Wasn’t anticipating her to return to Impact. I thought she would discover a strategy to reconnect with AEW. A good get for Impact so as to add to an already deep ladies’s division if this is not a one-off look.
8:22 p.m.: Swoggle makes a shock look as he got here in beneath the ring to chunk Johnny Swinger and Kiera Hogan within the butt.
8:15 p.m.: Dave Crist comes and instantly clears the ring of Rosemary and Havok, a lot to the chagrin of the group. Ryan proceeds to drag the nostril ring from Crist to a collective groan, because it appeared to harm actually badly.
8:14 p.m.: Rosemary comes out to an enormous response.
8:10 p.m.: Joey Ryan comes out to a monster pop and we’re already handled to grabbing of the testicles of the 5 wrestlers at the moment within the ring. Pretty disgusting and low lease as that kind of wrestling should not exist in 2019.
8:03 p.m.: Bound for Glory begins with the “Call Your Shot Gauntlet match”. The winner of the match can select any championship match of their selecting. The first two contributors go for two minutes after which the remainder of the fellows come out in one-minute intervals.
8:00 p.m.: Welcome to Sporting News’ live protection of Impact Wrestling’s largest occasion of the yr, Bound for Glory. Grab the refreshments and keep locked in, correctly an thrilling evening of motion.
Impact Wrestling Bound for Glory card
- Brian Cage vs. Sami Callihan for the Impact heavyweight championship
- Ken Shamrock vs. Moose
- Michael Elgin vs. Naomichi Marifuji
- The Rascalz (Dezmond Xavier, Trey Miguel and Zachary Wentz) vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Aero Star and Taurus
- Taya Valkyrie vs. Tenille Dashwood for the Impact Knockouts title
- Jake Crist vs. Tessa Blanchard, Daga, Ace Austin and Ace Romero in an intergender ladder match for the X-Division title
- Call your shot Gauntlet match
- The North (Ethan Page and Josh Alexander) vs. Rich Swann and Willie Mack vs. Rhino and Rob Van Dam