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FIRST MATCH SET FOR IMPACT VEGAS TAPINGS

By Mike Johnson on 2018-11-08 10:13:00

Impact Wrestling X-Division Champion Brian Cage vs. Sami Callihan is set for the first night of Impact Wrestling's TV tapings in Vegas next week.  The match will be set up with an angle that will air on this week's Impact TV where Cage goes to Ohio seeking out Callihan.

Impact issued the following press release to support their three days of tapings next week:

Impact Wrestling announced the following:

IMPACT Wrestling Returns to Las Vegas for Tapings of Weekly TV Show, Nov. 11-13

TORONTO | LAS VEGAS -- IMPACT Wrestling returns to The Fight Capital – Las Vegas, Nevada – for the first time in five years, with three consecutive nights of action-packed professional wrestling at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nov. 11-13.

The IMPACT roster is led by World Champion Johnny Impact, who also has been capturing headlines this fall as one of the most popular contestants on the current season of Survivor, airing Wednesday nights on CBS TV. Impact is married to Taya Valkyrie, who is the No. 1 contender to the IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts Championship, now held by third-generation wrestler Tessa Blanchard, who is following in the wrestling boots of her dad (Tully Blanchard), her stepfather (Magnum TA) and her grandfather (Joe Blanchard).

IMPACT Wrestling also features Kevin “Killer” Kross, a Las Vegas resident who works as a private executive protection bodyguard for world-renowned celebrities and musicians.

Another noteworthy name on the IMPACT roster is Moose, who played 62 games in the NFL from 2006-2012 after a career at Syracuse University.

The shows in Las Vegas will be taped to air on the company’s flagship weekly TV show IMPACT!, which airs every Thursday night (10 p.m. ET) on Pop TV across the U.S. The live events will kick off nightly at 6p.m. PT.

Johnny Impact has been wrestling professionally since 2002 and is a crossover star, appearing on various TV shows and adding numerous film credits to his resume, including Boone: The Bounty Hunter, which he created, co-wrote and served as executive producer. Impact’s latest film project is the horror-thriller film Strange Nature, which premiered on Sept. 22.

The three November IMPACT Wrestling shows in Las Vegas will be followed by three more shows in Las Vegas, also held at Sam’s Town, on Feb. 15-17, 2019.

About IMPACT Wrestling
IMPACT Wrestling is one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 200 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms. IMPACT Wrestling specializes in creating premium content, events, products, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers. The roster features such greats as Johnny Impact, Eli Drake, Moose, Eddie Edwards, Sami Callihan, Brian Cage, Pentagon Jr., Fenix, Matt Sydal, Rich Swann, the high-flying X-Division, plus the lovely and lethal Knockouts, including Tessa Blanchard, Su Yung, Allie, Rosemary and Taya Valkyrie. Its highly successful flagship, IMPACT!, broadcasts in more than 120 countries around the world, including Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Pop TV in over 80 million homes in the United States, Fight Network and GameTV in Canada, Sony ESPN in India, 5Spike and Fight Network in the United Kingdom, SuperSport in Africa and ranFIGHTING in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, among others. IMPACT Wrestling also streams a 24-hour channel on Twitch.tv and is a top 10 sports video producer on YouTube with over 1.8 million subscribers, 36 million monthly views and 1.5 billion all-time views. IMPACT Wrestling launched the exclusive Global Wrestling Network (GWN) app in October 2017, showcasing over 3,000 hours of library and current programming, as well as content from leading independent professional wrestling organizations around the world.

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