Impact Wrestling is set to tour the United Kingdom for the first time in almost eight years.
Fans of the company, which hosts top stars such as champion Alex Shelley, Moose, Deonna Purrazzo and Scotland's owner Joe Hendry, have been clamoring for a tour for years and their prayers have now been answered.
IMPACT officials have confirmed the tour will also feature the IMPACT return of Scottish wrestling hero and star of hit TV shows Scot Squad and Two Doors Down, Grado.
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Called the Impact UK Invasion tour, the shows will hit the O2 Academy in Glasgow on October 26, the Walker Activity Dome in Newcastle the night after, and finally the HMV Empire in Coventry on Saturday, October 28.
Tickets start at £35, with various meet and greet packages available for all three shows, and go on sale on Friday, August 4 at ImpactWrestling.com.
Impact's President Scott D'Amore said: “We are all so excited to come back to the UK with these action-packed shows.
“The British fans have always been among our most loyal and passionate supporters and have been yearning for IMPACT’s return for many years now.
“What makes this tour even more special is that there are many stars on the IMPACT roster who these wonderful fans will now have the chance to see live and in-person for the first time ever.”
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IMPACT Hall of Famer Gail Kim and hardcore icon Tommy Dreamer will also make special appearances each night of the UK Invasion Tour.
Coventry is a historic city for IMPACT as some of the company’s first ever British shows took place there back in 2008. Scotland, the home of both Grado and Joe Hendry, also holds a special
place in IMPACT history as its first ever live UK TV show was broadcast from Glasgow in 2014.
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The last IMPACT UK Tour took place in January 2016 and featured Gail Kim, Rosemary, Eric Young and Mark Andrews. IMPACT stars including Moose also wrestled in Manchester in 2018.
The UK Invasion Tour follows the June announcement that IMPACT Wrestling’s flagship weekly show, IMPACT!, is available on Sky UK via DAZN’s linear TV channel, DAZN 1 HD.
IMPACT! is televised on Friday evenings at 11pm DAZN 1 HD, channel 429, as well as being available on the DAZN and IMPACT Plus streaming services and IMPACT Insiders YouTube Channel.
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