Bandido is heading to IMPACT Wrestling.
This was confirmed by the Anthem-helmed promotion on the latest AXS TV broadcast, together with his debut set for Emergence on Friday, 12 August. He’ll face Rey Horus, who’s additionally making his firm debut, in what’s being billed as an AAA attraction:-
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) July 22, 2022
It had previously been reported that Bandido was in negotiations to hitch IMPACT frequently. There’s at present no phrase on if his look at Emergence would be the begin of an official contract with IMPACT, nonetheless.
Starting his profession in June 2011, Bandido has change into one of many hottest commodities on the impartial circuit over the previous few years. He’d been a featured star in a spread of promotions, together with his CV stretching to PWG, AAA, CMLL, and NJPW.
He is greatest recognized for his three-year run with Ring Of Honor, allegedly turning down a WWE deal to signal with the then-Sinclair-helmed organisation. There, Bandido held each the World and World Six-Man Tag Group Championships, profitable the previous a bit over a 12 months in the past at ROH Finest within the World 2021. Jonathan Gresham served because the interim champion most not too long ago, who defeated Bandido within the masked man’s ultimate ROH outing.
Here is how the cardboard at present appears to be like for IMPACT Emergence:-
World Championship: Josh Alexander (c) vs. Alex Shelley
Knockouts World Championship: Jordynne Grace (c) vs. Mia Yim
Knockouts World Tag Group Championships: Rosemary and Taya Valkyrie (c) vs. VXT (Deonna Purrazzo and Chelsea Inexperienced)
Bandido vs. Rey Horus