It has been reported that IMPACT and NWA are hopeful for a huge inter-promotional match featuring Mickie James.
At Slammiversary on July 17, Mickie James confronted Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo, teasing a match at NWA EmPowerrr. According to Fightful Select (subscription required), Purrazzo vs James isn’t the current plan for the August 28 show.
Purrazzo will reportedly face Melina at the event. It was noted that Purrazzo and James’ interactions are building to a hopeful match down the line.
At Slammiversary, Purrazzo defeated NWA star Thunder Rosa to retain her gold. IMPACT are reportedly open to working with other promotions more frequently.
During the promotional video for Bound for Glory 2021, logos for AEW, AAA and NJPW flashed on the screen. You can watch the video here.