WWE Legend Heading To IMPACT Wrestling?

A WWE Hall of Famer will be on their way to IMPACT pretty soon...

Road Dogg
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Brian 'Road Dogg' James will be at IMPACT Wrestling's Emergence show on 12 August.

The WWE Hall of Famer confirmed this on a recent episode of his Oh You Didn't Know podcast. James stated that he would be "sitting with the IMPACT crew" for Emergence and a television taping, then do AdFreeShows.com's Top Guys Weekend in Chicago in September.

Said Road Dogg (h/t Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online):-

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"I've got some future events I'm looking forward to. I'm going to fly to Chicago in a couple of weeks and just sit with the Impact crew as they do their pay-per-view and their television taping and then the next week I think in Chicago, the top guy weekend for Ads Free. So, I'm looking forward to some upcoming events."

The former D-Generation X member has been unemployed since being let go from his WWE Performance Center role in January, having previously served as a writer, producer, and in other jobs for the market leaders since 2011. Recently, James admitted to "begging" AEW founder and CEO Tony Khan for a job.

When asked about his AEW overtures on Busted Open Radio recently, James claimed he was switching tactics - but would still love to work there:-

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"I'm going to change my tactic, watch this. I don't want a job, Tony. I'm good, thank you. Truth be told, I'd love to work there because I do think I could make his television show better for the viewer. Having said that, I'm having a really good time right now doing the podcast, doing other people's podcasts, doing stuff like this, doing the conventions and the signings and stuff. It's so much fun and I get to spend time with my family. I'm in a really good place."

Whether or not Road Dogg's IMPACT work next week could lead to a more regular role is currently unclear.

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