IMPACT Wrestling World Champion Josh Alexander Becomes The Second Longest Reigning World Champion in TNA/IMPACTHistory
Moments ago, IMPACT Wrestling took to their social media Twitter account and announced that – as of today at 212 days – Josh has officially passed AJ Styles (211 days) as the 2nd longest reigning TNA/IMPACT Wrestling Champion. Bobby Roode (currently WWE star Robert Roode – son of former WWE Legend Robert Roode) sits atop the list at 256 days.
Recently, Josh defeated Eddie Edwards to successfully retain his World Title on October 7th at IMPACT’s flagship PPV, Bound for Glory.
Josh also successfully defended his IMPACT World Title against AEW star Frankie Kazarian just this past Friday Night at a LIVE Overdrive event. In an epic battle, both men went at it back and forth for approximately 35 minutes. There were many times that it looked like the title would change hands, but Josh stayed persistent and proved that he’s the better wrestler and wanted the victory more.
Will Josh supplant Robert Roode as the longest reigning champion in TNA/IMPACT Wrestling history?
The short answer is probably, but we’ll have to continue tuning in to find out.
IMPACT Wrestling’s next LIVE event is not until they’re Hard to Kill Pay Per View on Friday, January 13th, when Josh will once again defend his World Title, this time against Call Your Shot Gauntlet winner Bully Ray.
By my calculations, Josh would tie the reign on January 4th 2023, and break the reign as the longest World Champion on January 5th 2023.
Matches Announced for Hard to Kill:
IMPACT Wrestling World Title
—Josh Alexander (c) vs Bully Ray
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