Impact, Indies, and Insanity: October 21, 2021

Tonight on Impact: Mickie James gets the poison Deonna Purrazzo gave her in Savannah Evans; Chris Bey and Hikuleo face David Finlay IV and Juice Robinson with the winners getting the Good Brothers at Bound For Glory; Trey Miguel gets an exhibition with Alex Zayne; the six Digital Media contenders pair up (Fallah Bahh with Jordynne Grace, John Skyler with Tenille Dashwood, Crazzy Steve with Chelsea Green) for a three-way tag match; and Jake Something goes hoss with W.Morrissey on the pre-show.

Sports Section: the Broncos and Browns face off in the NFL Game of the Week of the Day; Atlanta (3) looks to punch its World Series ticket against LA (1); four college football games tonight, highlighted by unbeaten SMU facing Tulane; your NBA doubleheader is Mavericks/Hawks, then Clippers/Warriors.

The indies are ALIVE this weekend, yo:

  • WORCESTER, MA — Beyond continues their Season 3 of Uncharted Territory (Tonight, 8PMET, IWTV)!  The Pan-African World Title is on the line as Trish Adora defends against Eel O’Neal!  Davey Richards faces Matt Makowski!  Jaylen Brandyn and Traevon Jordan defend the Discovery Gauntlet spot against the Grayson Brothers!
  • DILWORTH, MN — Timebomb Pro is running Violence Is Forever (Tonight, 8PMCT, IWTV), and while you’ve probably never heard of them, it’s the latest stop on the Kaze Ni Nare US Tour as Minoru Suzuki battles Dominic Garrini!  Kevin Ku gets Bryan Keith, Alex Zayne takes on Orin Veidt, and more!
  • CHICAGO, IL — Freelance Wrestling has turned the show over to the Killer Klown From Logan Square (Friday, 8PMCT, IWTV)!  Frank himself isn’t wrestling, but will accompany Wes Barkley against EFFY!  The Freelance title tournament begins!  Bryan Keith defends the New Texas Pro title against Storm Grayson!
  • LOS ANGELES, CA — GCW presents: Josh Barnett’s BLOODSPORT 7 (Friday, 8PMPT, FITE)!  Barnett against Tiger Raus!  Chris Dickinson against Minoru Suzuki!  Masha Slamovich against Marina Shafir!  Alex Coughlin verses Tom Lawlor!  JR Kratos goes after Calvin Tankman!  And then…
  • STILL IN LOS ANGELES — GCW is running it back the next night with War Ready (Saturday, 8PMPT, FITE)!  Minoru Suzuki and Nick Gage try to kill each other!  Mance Warner and Matthew Justice defend the tag belts against the Briscoes!  Alex Zayne takes on Jonathan Gresham!  Psycho Clown crosses the border to battle EFFY!
  • WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ — InterSpecies Wrestling presents SlamTasia 7: the Big Dumb Block Party (Saturday, 8PMET, IWTV)!  How big and/or dumb?  The main event is a six-way scramble featuring … erm, make that ONE MILLION LEGO BLOCKS!  Mickie Knuckles and Sexxxy Eddy turn back the clock!  Conor Claxton takes on Jigsaw!  And Sean Henderson hosts a food fight!
  • NASHVILLE, TN — They’re back home!  After 18 months of repairs from tornado damage, the Basement East is ready to host Southern Underground Pro with True Believers (Sunday, 2PMCT, IWTV)!  Ashton Starr takes on the Iron Elbow of Brett Ison!  Steve Manders faces Derek Neal!  Daniel Makabe is in action against Cole Radrick!  Adam Priest takes on Bobby Flaco!
  • BLACKWOOD, NJ — Guess who else is back!  CZW rises from the grave with a Renaissance of Tradition (Sunday, 6PMET, taped for DVD)!  It’s more or less a mystery card, but we do know Fred Yehi and The REP will be in the house!
  • CLEARWATER, FL — One of the pre-eminent women’s promotions is back in action as they present SHINE Volume 69 (Sunday, 7PMET, Club WWN)!  Okay, get the jokes out of your system about the Chapter number before watching the greatness.  Ivelisse defends the big gold against Stormie Lee!  Amber Nova takes on the WOAD for the Nova title!  Kaci Lennox against Santana Garrett!  Erica Torres against Natalia Markova!  Brittany Blake takes on Tracy Nyxx!

Your indie match of the week features someone I’m friends with in the business and someone I’ve seen get better and better as she goes on — it’s Erica Leigh at WWR+ (Beyond’s sister promotion) facing Impact’s newest signing, Masha Slamovich!

Bring the insanity!