The confirmation for
this huge World Championship match came during last night’s IMPACT!
on AXS TV. Swann stormed to the ring and demanded IMPACT executive
grant him a shot at Young, the self-anointed “World Class Maniac”
who had viciously attacked Swann in August.
D’Amore, who is
IMPACT Wrestling’s Executive Vice President, said: “Fans should
get ready for one of the most exciting matches in Bound
For Glory history. Whatever
people think about Young’s tactics since he’s returned to IMPACT,
no one can deny he’s one of the best in-ring performers in all of
“But, Eric is
facing a very determined Rich Swann. This is the biggest opportunity
of Rich’s career – a world title shot at IMPACT’s showcase event
of the year. And, obviously, it’s a very personal match for Rich.
When he asked – no, when he demanded
this fight – I saw a look in Rich Swann’s eyes that let me know
he’s going to deliver the performance of his life at Bound
For Glory’ will be available on Pay-Per-View in North America at 8
p.m. ET on Saturday, October 24 on –InDemand, DISH, DirecTV,
Vubiquity, Rogers, Bell, Shaw, Sasktel and around the world digitally
TV (order now).
Swann said: “I
really should thank this maniac for reigniting a fire in me that was
beginning to fade during those months of endless rehabilitation
sessions. I can’t describe the emotions I have going into Bound
For Glory. I’m going to remind
everyone, especially Eric Young, just how high I can fly. I will take
the World Championship from Eric Young, mark my words.”
champion laughed at Swann’s sentiments.
“Everything that has happened since I returned to IMPACT Wrestling
at Slammiversary has unfolded according to my design … and Bound
For Glory will be no exception.
I’ve hurt Rich Swann physically, I’ve crushed him psychology and,
at Bound For Glory,
I will end him.”
championship will be defended as part of what promises to be an
instant classic Bound For Glory
event. The full card will be announced in the coming weeks and don’t
miss an episode of IMPACT!
on AXS TV, Tuesday’s at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.
PASS: THE BFG CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
IMPACT Wrestling is
proud to bring back the popular Press
Pass Podcast, which gives media
exclusive interview opportunities with IMPACT stars.
The returning Press Pass Podcast will kick off on Tuesday, September 22, at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT – and feature special guests Eric Young and Rich Swann.
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