IMPACT Wrestling is excited to announce a brand new television partnership that brings British and Irish fans closer to all the action from the world’s most exciting wrestling promotion.

IMPACT’s new relationship with PREMIER SPORTS slams into action this Tuesday, October 6, with a special presentation of IMPACT Plus Presents: VICTORY ROAD. The three-hour extravaganza is headlined by the bitter rematch between Eddie Edwards and the man who ripped away his World Title, Eric Young. VICTORY ROAD hits Premier Sports 2 at 9 pm.

Then, the following evening, the fastest-paced show in professional wrestling – IMPACT! – debuts on FreeSports at 10 pm. IMPACT Wrestling’s flagship weekly show will air each and every Wednesday night at 10 pm, just hours after the show takes place in the United States, making it a primetime sport on free British TV (5STAR will still broadcast a repeat late-night on Fridays).

Premier Sports 1 will be the television destination for all of IMPACT Wrestling’s supershows including the biggest event of 2020 – BOUND FOR GLORY – which will emanate LIVE from Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday night, October 24, from 1 am.

IMPACT Wrestling boasts one of the most exciting and talent-laden rosters in the world of pro wrestling, including World ChampionEric Young, Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo, Tag Team Champions the Motor City Machine Guns, the awe-inspiring athleticism of the X Division and Champion Rohit Raju, the superstar Good Brothers, Moose, Rich Swann, Rhino, Sami Callihan, Eddie Edwards, Tenille Dashwood and Taya Valkyrie.

IMPACT Wrestling Executive Vice President Scott D’Amore said: “We’re very excited to be back in prime time and for our fans in the UK and Ireland to be able to catch all the action from our flagship weekly show for free… and just hours after it takes place in the United States.

“The fans over there are some of the most passionate and knowledgeable wrestling fans in the world. They love IMPACT Wrestling and we’re beginning this new partnership with Premier Sports at the perfect time, with a stacked BOUND FOR GLORY just weeks away.”

Richard Webb, COO of Premier Sports and FreeSports commented: “Given there is a huge wrestling following in the UK we are delighted to add IMPACT to our channels. This new partnership allows IMPACT fans watch to tune into FreeSports every Wednesday at 10 pm completely free while also being able to enjoy IMPACT PPV events live on Premier Sports from just £9.99 a month.”

In the UK, Premier Sports is available on Sky, Virgin TV and the Premier Player from just £9.99 per month and the easiest way to subscribe is via the Premier Sports website – www.premiersports.com.

Sister channel FreeSports is available for FREE on Freeview channel 64, Sky HD channel 422, Virgin HD channel 553, BT/TalkTalk channel 64. British and Irish grapple fans can also catch the action online via the FreeSports Player – www.freesportsplayer.tv. In ROI, Premier Sports is available via Sky and NOW TV.

IMPACT’s October calendar looks like this:

  • Tues Oct 6, 9 pm: VICTORY ROAD on Premier Sport
  • Weds Oct 7, 10 pm: IMPACT! new episode on FreeSports
  • Weds Oct 14, 10 pm: IMPACT!new episode on FreeSports
  • Weds Oct 21, 10 pm: IMPACT! new episode on FreeSports
  • Saturday night Oct 24 from 1 am: BOUND FOR GLORY – LIVE! – on Premier Sports
  • Weds Oct 28, 10 pm: IMPACT! new episode on FreeSports

 

All pics and videos courtesy of Impact Wrestling 

By Steph Franchomme

News, Reviews, Social Media Editor, Impact Wrestling Reviewer, Interviewer Well, call me The Boss... And French...

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