IMPACT Wrestling’s Top Contender, Eddie Edwards, Talks Bound for Glory Main Event; Teases Surprises Walking Through Door

Eddie is slated to compete against IMPACT World Champion, Josh Alexander, this Friday night, October 7th at Bound for Glory, that top prize in the industry.

During Edwards’ interview with Steve Fall for NBC Sports Boston, Fall asked him for his thoughts on the match, Edwards responded:

“It’s been the staple. It’s our biggest event of the year. To be able to do it in the main event with the world title on the line against Josh Alexander, it’s like the perfect storm. The company obviously believes in Josh. That’s clear and that’s for good reason, but they’ve given me a shot here in the main event, and I plan on going out there and do what I do best, and take that belt home.”

“Bound for Glory, main-eventing the biggest show of the year, I mean, it’s always been a goal. You know, everybody’s goal is to be a world champion and main event the biggest show of the year, and I’m lucky enough that this year, I get to check that one off the bucket list and hopefully, like I said, leave with that world title.”

When asked if there is anyone in wrestling that he would like to face in an Impact ring, Edwards said:

“I think one of the best things about Impact, especially in the last few years, or couple years, it’s become a destination, where for a long time, it was the redheaded stepchild, I don’t know if I can still say that. But you know, it was one of those things where TNA or Impact, people had this misconception where it wasn’t a place where people wanted to go to work. But I’m proud to say that over my tenure, over the last few years especially, it’s become a place that has a really positive effect on everybody. You hear through the grapevine through other companies, people who come and go, and we have a good working relationship with a lot of different companies where guys and girls come to the company and they leave, but they’re happy and they enjoy working for Impact. So right now, I feel like Impact of course is the place to be, but I think our door is open to anybody. I think that adds a little bit of mystique and mystery for Bound for Glory. There’s a lot of free agents. For me, I’m down for wrestling anybody. I welcome anybody to come to Impact. I’ve been here for a long time. I’m proud to be one of the gatekeepers. I want to be that guy that welcomes outsiders to come in and, let’s see what you got, type of thing. Bound for Glory, you never know what’s gonna happen.”

Eddie recently pinned Josh Alexander as part of both men being involved in a multi-man match at Victory Road. It’s very possible Eddie could pull it off AGAIN tomorrow!

Full interview here:

FULL LINEUP for the Premium Live Event—

Countdown to Bound for Glory: 

IMPACT Wrestling Digital Media Title

-Brian Myers open challenge 


Bound for Glory match card:

IMPACT Wrestling World Title

-Josh Alexander (c) vs Eddie Edwards 

IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts World Title-Jordynne Grace (c) vs Masha Slamovich 

IMPACT Wrestling World Tag Team Titles-OGK (Matt TAVEN/Mike Bennett) (c) Vs Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin/Alex Shelley)

IMPACT Wrestling X Division Title-“Speedball” Mike Bailey (c) vs AEW star Kazarian

IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts Tag Team Titles-VXT (Deonna Purrazzo/Chelsea Green) (c) vs Taya/Jessicka

-Mia Yim vs Mickie James

Call Your Shot Gauntlet
-Rich Swann
-Gisele Shaw
-Bhupinder Gujjar
-Bobby Fish
-Sami Callihan
(only participants announced so far – there will be more)

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H/T PWMania Staff. Original Article here

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