The wait is finally over, as former WWE IIconics, Billie Kay (Jessica McKay) and Peyton Royce (Cassie Lee), return to the world of wrestling after their firing from the Stamford company in April 2021. The two have officially signed with IMPACT, PW Insider reported and will make their pay-per-view debut Bound For Glory on October 23, 2021, with the company breaking the news via a video in the latest event.
female Knockouts Knockdown. The duo had had some problems with their visas, but it seems that things have settled down and now they can safely return to the fight. Surely at this moment the choice to go to IMPACT and not to AEW is the most sensible.
After the bad experience of the separation in WWE, with Peyton Royce who took all the responsibility because it was she who asked Vince McMahon, regretting her choice, it is right to see them again as a couple and maybe champions soon.
IMPACT Wrestling continues to improve
In August we told you that several companies were interested in the Australian duo, who however seemed not to be interested in returning to the ring at the moment, preferring the newly opened podcast where the two recount various experiences of their lives sharing them with fans.
This was the news that had been communicated to us by Fightful Select: “We have been told that the IIconics have received interest from IMPACT Wrestling recently, but for now it does not appear that a deal is being made.
However, we have heard that they are interested in a new wrestling program scheduled for the fall." Instead, it seems that in the end her parents were convinced to take this step forward and now they could find luck and happiness at IMPACT, reuniting with some friendly faces under the protective wing of a Gail Kim who has always done so much for women's wrestling, in and out of the ring.
So we can not help but wish the Inspiration good luck for this new adventure that awaits them. Now, that's an argument I'm not really interested in because I don't think it matters where someone used to work, and ultimately we should all be happy that so many wrestlers are able to find work and pursue a career outside of WWE.
But it did get me thinking about how many wrestlers that used to wrestle in WWE at one point or another are currently working for other companies, and today we'll be looking at IMPACT Wrestling.