Impact, Indies, and Insanity: November 18, 2021

Tonight on IMPACT: The IInspiration in a non-title match against the Undead Bridesmaids; Elite vs Bullet Club in a hoss fight as Doc Gallows battles Hikuleo; Steve Maclin gets a chance at the X Division title IF he can beat Laredo Kid; Brian Myers takes on Sam Beale on the pre-show…

…and in a match worthy of its own paragraph, Josh Alexander vs Minoru Suzuki!!

The NFL Game of the Week of the Day is Patriots/Falcons.  Louisville plays my alma mater Duke in college ball.  NBATV’s Game of the Week is Sixers/Nuggets.

Meanwhile, in independent wrestling:

  • WORCESTER, MA — Beyond continues their Uncharted Territory season (Tonight, 8PMET, IWTV)!  AEW sends a match as Max Caster battles Wheeler Yuta!  Tracy Williams looks to solve the most hated man in Beyond, Alec Price!  Waves and Curls look to hold down the Discovery Gauntlet against Culture, Inc!  And Leyla Hirsch takes on Masha Slamovich for Mother Russia!!
  • CHICAGO, IL — Freelance Wrestling’s founder Matt Knicks is having a birthday, and we’re partying with the Purple Papi’s Big Birthday Blowout (Friday, 8PMCT, IWTV)!  Robert Anthony, AEW Dark darling, takes on EFFY!  Warhorse steps in for the injured Danhausen to team with Dan the Dad against Cole Radrick and Sage Philips!  Jordan Oliver takes on Storm Grayson!  The women’s division has a scramble!
  • RED BANK, TN — It’s a doubleheader for ICW No Holds Barred, starting with their sixth show from The Pit (Friday, 8PMET, IWTV)!  John Wayne Murdoch defends the Deathmatch title against the MERC, Graham Bell!  Akira battles Gary Jay!  Brett Ison goes against Calvin Tankman!  Plus Jake Crist, Satu Jinn, Mo Atlas, and more!
  • BACK IN RED BANK — The next night continues the chaos as ICW presents Tennessee (Saturday, 8PMET, IWTV)!  Mo Atlas faces Satu Jinn!  Reed Bentley takes on Bobby Beverly!  Tank gets a shot at the Deathmatch title!  And Calvin Tankman faces the fight of his life against the man recently re-unleashed, PCO!
  • GLOUCESTER, NJ — CZW continues their resurrection with the Redefining Generation (Sunday, 6PMET, CZW Studios)!  Not much info on the card, but we’ve been told Fred Yehi, Robert Martyr, and Lucky Ali will all be on the show!
  • RESEDA, CA — PWG says It’s A Long Way To The Top If You Wanna Rock And Roll (Sunday, 6PMPT, taped for DVD release)!  PWG Champ Bandido puts the big gold on the line against Independent champion Alex Shelley!  JD Drake and Anthony Henry are back together and challenging Brody King and Malakai Black for the tag belts!  Davey Richards faces Lio Rush!  AEW meets ROH as Daniel Garcia tangles with Jonathan Gresham!  Then again as Lee Moriarty takes on Tony Deppen!

Our free independent match of the week puts more of Impact in the spotlight.  It’s from Beyond’s “sister” promotion, WWR+, and features new Impact signing Masha Slamovich against a pre-undead Kimber Lee!

Bring the insanity!