‘IMPACT WRESTLING BOUND FOR GLORY 2021’ Recap + Review – Christian vs. Josh Alexander, An IInspirational Debut, THE DEMON?!?

DATE: October 23, 2021
VENUE: Sam’s Town (Sunrise Manor, NV)
COMMENTATORS: Matt Striker & D’Lo Brown
VIEWING METHOD: Impact Ultimate Insiders (On Demand)

Bound For Glory 2021 features a tremendous main event on paper as Josh Alexander cashes in Option C to challenge Christian Cage for the World Championship. Also on the show a new X-Division Champ is crowned, The IInspiration make their debut, and much more. ALSO THE F*CKING DEMON IS HERE?

CHAMPIONS

  • IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION: Christian Cage
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS CHAMPION: “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo
  • IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPION: Vacant
  • IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Good Brothers (Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson)
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Decay (Havok & Rosemary)

LINEUP

  • Decay [c] vs. The IInspiration for the IMPACT KNOCKOUTS TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/2)
  • Trey Miguel vs. Steve Maclin vs. El Phantasmo for the vacant IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • Heath & (MAYBE) Rhino vs. Violent By Design (*1/2)
  • The 2021 Call Your Shot Gauntlet (**)
  • The Good Brothers [c] vs. FinJuice vs. Bullet Club for the IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (*1/2)
  • Deonna Purrazzo [c] vs. Mickie James for the IMPACT KNOCKOUTS CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Christian Cage [c] vs. Josh Alexander for the IMPACT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (****)

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[Event Recap] ‘NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14: Night 2’ – Okada vs. Naito, Jericho vs. Tanahashi

DATE: January 5, 2020
VENUE: Tokyo Dome (Tokyo, Japan)
ENGLISH COMMENTARY: Kevin Kelly, Chris Charlton, & Gino Gambino

Following a stellar all-time show the night before, NJPW brings us Night 2 of Wrestle Kingdom 14 and the stakes are as high as they can be as Kazuchika Okada and Tetsuya Naito vie to become the first ever double IGWP champion (Heavyweight and Intercontinental). Also on the show KENTA defends the NEVER Openweight Title against Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi meets hated rival (and le champion) Chris Jericho, after a long and storied career Jushin “Thunder” Liger wrestles his last-ever match as he teams with Naoki Sano to take on Ryu Lee and the new Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi.

CHAMPIONS

  • IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada
  • IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Tetsuya Naito
  • IWGP UNITED STATES CHAMPION: Jon Moxley
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Hiromu Takahashi
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: KENTA
  • IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: FinJuice (Juice Robinson & Dave Finlay)
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Bullet Club (El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori)
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT SIX-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe, & Toru Yano

LINEUP

  • Jushin Liger & Naoki Sano vs. Ryu Lee & Hiromu Takahashi (***1/2)
  • Bullet Club [c] vs. Roppongi 3K for the IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • Zack Sabre Jr. [c] vs. SANADA for the BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/4)
  • Jon Moxley [c] vs. Juice Robinson for the IWGP UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • KENTA [c] vs. Hirooki Goto for the NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Jay White (***3/4)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Chris Jericho (**3/4)
  • DOUBLE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: Kazuchika Okada [HW] vs. Tetsuya Naito [IC] for the IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT & INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (*****)

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