TNA Issues Bound For Glory Release, More Matches Announced For PPV, Executive Calls Show ‘Best Three Hours’ You Will See

Bill Pritchard

tna bound for gloryThe following is an updated card for the TNA Bound For Glory pay-per-view, with several new matches announced last night. The new matches announced yesterday are noted in italics:

Team 3D vs Tommy Dreamer & Abyss

The Great Muta & Tajiri vs James Storm & The Great Sanada

X Division Championship
Low Ki vs Kaz Hayashi vs Samoa Joe

Ethan Carter III vs Ryota Hama

MVP vs Kazma Sakamoto

Manik vs Minoru Tanaka

Havok vs Velvet Sky

TNA also issued the following release, announcing several of the matches, as well as calling Bound For Glory some of the most ‘captivating’ television you will witness:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2014) — TNA Wrestling, in conjunction with Japanese-based promotion Wrestle-1, will produce and broadcast its biggest event of the year, Bound For Glory, outside of the United States. Emanating from the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, Bound For Glory will be available exclusively on Pay-Per-View (PPV) Sunday, Oct. 12, beginning at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.

“Taking Bound For Glory, our company’s tent pole event, outside of the United States for the first time is the culmination of years of strategically introducing and growing the TNA brand and affiliated properties internationally,” said TNA President Dixie Carter. “TNA has cultivated an incredible relationship with Wrestle-1, and we are proud to join forces in bringing wrestling fans what will be a historic and memorable evening of professional wrestling broadcast from one of the most legendary fighting venues in all the world.”

At Bound For Glory, arguably the most-recognized Japanese athlete in all of professional sports, The Great Muta, will join forces with “The Japanese Buzzsaw” Tajiri to face Muta’s former student, the “reborn” Great Sanada, who will be teamed with his new mentor and leader of the revolution, James Storm in a much anticipated grudge match.

The newest members of the TNA Hall of Fame, Team 3D – Bully Ray and Devon, will be inducted into the exclusive club at Bound For Glory. Bully and Devon will also be in action as Team 3D for the first time faces fellow hardcore legends, The Monster Abyss and Tommy Dreamer.

Bound For Glory will feature unique, one-time-only inter-promotional matches between TNA and Wrestle-1 Superstars including:

The unstoppable Samoan Submission Machine Samoa Joe defending his X-Division championship vs the awe-inspiring Low Ki vs former World Jr. Heavyweight Champion Kaz Hayashi

The undefeated EC3 vs former sumo wrestler Ryota Hama

The charismatic and devious MVP vs the global phenomenon Kazma Sakamoto

The masked, unpredictable Manik vs the former IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Minoru Tanaka

In addition the card for Bound For Glory will include a Knockouts battle between the destructive Havok and 2-time Knockouts Champion and 2015 TNA calendar cover-girl Velvet Sky.

“I can confidently say this will be the most intriguing and captivating three hours of professional wrestling action all year,” said John Gaburick, TNA’s executive vice-president, talent relations and creative. “With an incredible card pitting the best professional wrestling athletes against one another in never-before-seen matches, Bound For Glory will once again set the standard for the best wresting in the world.”

 

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