This past Saturday, July 17, IMPACT Wrestling welcomed back fans for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it did so with one of the biggest shows of the year: Slammiversary on FITE. This year’s event marks the 19th anniversary of IMPACT Wrestling, formerly TNA Wrestling. As many of you know, I’m writing a book about the first 20 years of TNA/IMPACT Wrestling. But now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look at this year’s Slammiversary!
Today I may have conducted the biggest interview for my books about the history of TNA/IMPACT Wrestling yet: Rob Van Dam! Mr. Monday Night talked to me about his two runs in the promotion, including stories about Hulk Hogan, Sting, Sami Callihan, Jeff Hardy, Paul Heyman, and much more. RVD is the only man to have held the ECW, WWE, and TNA World Heavyweight Championships, yet he comes off as the super cool dude we all know and love on TV. I couldn’t be more grateful to have had the chance to speak with this wrestling icon, and I look forward to sharing his stories with you in my books.
As noted in my most recent IMPACT Wrestling Report, IMPACT Wrestling is on the rise and reaching more people than it has in a very long time. Today, the company issued a press release detailing how the most recent episode of IMPACT Wrestling reached more than 750,000 fans! The full release is below.
This Saturday, November 14, at 8 p.m. is the next IMPACT Plus exclusive event: Turning Point. Following the tremendous Bound For Glory PPV, this should be a fun show. Below is the full announcement from IMPACT Wrestling.
Less than 24 hours after Sami Callihan defeated Eddie Edwards on the final IMPACT! before Bound For Glory, these two rivals spoke with the media, ahead of this Saturday’s mega-event, on the latest IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass. You can watch the full press conference below.