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Impact Wrestling is adding a new championship. They currently have five belts in the mix. The men fight for the world title, X-Division title, and tag titles. The women rumble for the Knockouts title and tag titles. Now, there will be a tournament to crown the inaugural winner for their latest creation.

Introducing the Impact Digital Media Championship.

The name sounds like it was inspired by Zack Ryder’s Internet Championship. Woo, woo, woo, you know it.

Impact also put out a photo of the belt’s design.

Impact is airing a single-elimination tournament through their digital media outlets. The finale will take place at the Bound for Glory PPV on October 23. While the announcement video doesn’t explicitly say intergender action, showing lots of women gives the impression that the new belt is open to the entire roster.

The first two matches have been announced:

  • John Skyler vs Zicky Dice
  • Hernandez vs Crazzy Steve

The full press release explains how to watch:

Premiering Tuesday, October 5th exclusively on IMPACT Plus and YouTube for IMPACT Ultimate Insiders, a single-elimination tournament will determine the first-ever IMPACT Digital Media Champion! Two weekly matches including four as part of Wrestle Week will culminate with the first-ever Digital Media Champion being crowned at IMPACT Wrestling’s biggest pay-per-view event of the year, Bound For Glory.

The first two matches kicking off the IMPACT Digital Media Championship Tournament next week will be John Skyler vs Zicky Dice on Tuesday, October 5th and Hernandez vs Crazzy Steve on Wednesday, October 6th. See them first on IMPACT Plus and YouTube for IMPACT Ultimate Insiders.

Stay tuned for more news on the IMPACT Digital Media Championship Tournament.

What do you think of the Impact Digital Media Championship? Do you like the belt design? Who are you hoping to see win the title? Is this the type of content that encourages you to join Impact Plus or Impact Ultimate Insiders?