Saturdays Bound for glory Pay-per-view offers the chance to witness Josh Alexander begin his first career as an Impact Wrestling champion, and the card is shaping up to be a night of champions. This includes the prospect of seeing Deonna Purrazzo further establish itself as one of the best performing companies in the industry.
Purrazzo meets his most intense rival in Bound for glory, defending the Knockouts title against Mickie James in a match that has been building since July.
“This is my first real rivalry as a champion, one that I’ve really been able to sink my teeth into,” says Purrazzo. “It has been a long time coming, but the last 18 months have shown that I am destined for glory. It describes my entire career and I can’t wait to have the game of the night against Mickie James. “
The highly decorated James has an impressive resume, having held the Knockouts title three times and six WWE titles. She is a pioneer of women’s wrestling, with 22 years of experience fighting Purrazzo.
“I admire her passion and love for the women’s fight,” says Purrazzo. “Mickie has put his whole life into this. She made it [WWE] She made her television debut sixteen years ago and has put her heart and soul into promoting women’s wrestling. She has fought to show that women are as important as men, that we deserve the same spotlight and the same main events and the same TV time. Now he’s back in Impact, taking the Knockouts division to the next level. “
James served as an executive producer on the NWA women’s films. EmPowerrr pay-per-view in August. Purrazzo received a bright spotlight on that card, defeating Melina Perez via submission in a Knockouts title game.
“All that recognition for what we achieved in EmPowerrr He did justice to Mickie, ”says Purrazzo. “That night does not pass without her.”
Even while defending the belt against a plethora of opponents, Purrazzo’s history with James has continued for the past four months. Bound for glory finally marks his chance to do magic in the ring, and Purrazzo is ready to face the moment.
“He’s a legend that paved the way for the present, which is me,” says Purrazzo, who is also the current AAA Queen of Queens champion. “I don’t want to call myself a legend killer, I think that name is already taken“But I’ve had a chance to kill legends, and Mickie is next.”
Purrazzo has flourished on Impact. With the exception of a three-week stretch last fall, she has been the Knockouts champion since July 2020. She brings excellent technical precision to her matches, and is excited to add to her featured reel in this match against James.
“Carrying the Impact brand and the Knockouts legacy means a lot to me,” says Purrazzo. “I am very proud to be the champion. I have been committed to wrestling since I was 18 years old. I stopped teaching and left school. He knew he wouldn’t do anything else.
“Nothing else matters as much to me as professional wrestling. I will show that in the ring in Bound for glory. “
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Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.