IMPACT Wrestling Announces Pre-Slammiversary Press Conference and Public Q&A on June 4 in Toronto
TORONTO – The road to Slammiversary, IMPACT Wrestling’s marquee annual summer pay-per-view extravaganza, officially kicks off on Monday morning, June 4, with a Slammiversary press conference and public Q&A session featuring the superstars and Knockouts of IMPACT Wrestling.
The event will be held at 10:00 a.m. ET at Real Sports Bar & Grill in Toronto, voted by ESPN as the best sports bar in North America, located in Maple Leaf Square at 15 York Street.
Tickets for Slammiversary will be available on June 4 at the press conference, or at ShopIMPACT.com, starting at 12:00 p.m. ET. In addition, tickets for Slammiversary will be available on June 3 at Destiny World Wrestling and IMPACT Wrestling’s One Night Only: Zero Fear in Mississauga, Ont.
The press conference and Q&A will feature former IMPACT World Champion Austin Aries, former NFL player Moose and five-time former Knockouts Champion Madison Rayne. In addition, IMPACT officials have confirmed the mysterious Su Yung will be in attendance, along with IMPACT Wrestling Hall of Famer Gail Kim, who was born and raised in Toronto.
All media is invited to attend and international media will be able to participate via conference call or email. Full details are forthcoming.
The public is invited to attend and participate in this rare Q&A session with the stars of IMPACT Wrestling and its three-member executive team of Ed Nordholm, Scott D’Amore and Don Callis. There will be limited autograph opportunities after the press conference.
“Slammiversary is one of the biggest events in company history and we’ll host our Sweet 16 party on July 22nd in Toronto,” said Nordholm, president of IMPACT Wrestling, “This press conference and Q&A on June 4th will no doubt bring energy, excitement and emotion to our most anticipated event of the summer.”
IMPACT Wrestling’s flagship weekly show IMPACT! broadcasts in Canada on Fight Network and GameTV on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. ET, available in 10 million homes across the country. Both channels are also subsidiaries of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., the parent company of IMPACT Wrestling.
Slammiversary, which takes place on Sunday, July 22 on pay-per-view, emanates from the Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto, Canada. The three-hour event kicks off at 8:00 p.m. ET and will be available globally on cable, satellite and digital pay-per-view, including DISH, DirecTV, iN Demand, Vubiquity, Rogers, Bell, Shaw, Sasktel and the FITE.tv live streaming app. Matches will be unveiled in the coming weeks.
VIP packages for Slammiversary will be available at ShopIMPACT.com. The Rebel Entertainment Complex will also play host to two days of television tapings for the flagship weekly show IMPACT! on July 23 and July 24.
For more information on the press conference or how to order Slammiversary, visit www.impactwrestling.com/.
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About IMPACT Wrestling
IMPACT Wrestling is one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 200 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms. IMPACT Wrestling specializes in events, products, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers. The roster features such greats as Austin Aries, Johnny Impact, Eli Drake, Moose, Eddie Edwards, Sami Callihan, Brian Cage, Pentagon Jr., Fenix, the high-flying X-Division, plus the lovely and lethal Knockouts, including Allie, Rosemary, Taya Valkyrie, Su Yung and Tessa Blanchard. Its highly successful flagship, IMPACT!, broadcasts in more than 120 countries around the world, including Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Pop (a joint venture of CBS Corporation and Lionsgate) in the United States, Fight Network and GameTV in Canada, Sony ESPN in India, 5Spike in the United Kingdom, SuperSport in Africa and ranFIGHTING in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. IMPACT Wrestling also streams a 24-hour channel on Twitch.tv and is a top 10 sports video producer on YouTube with over 1.4 million subscribers, 36 million monthly views and 1.2 billion all-time views. IMPACT Wrestling’s parent company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. launched the Global Wrestling Network (GWN) app in October 2017, showcasing over 3,000 hours of library programming and content from leading independent professional wrestling organizations around the world.