IMPACT Wrestling Signs Former WWE Star – Former WWE star Big Kon (Konnor of The Ascension) has signed a multi-year contract with IMPACT Wrestling, according to Zack Heydorn of the Pro Wrestling Torch.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kon made his IMPACT debut in February 2022; he lost to Josh Alexander on the February 22 episode of IMPACT Wrestling. Kon later returned to IMPACT in November and joined The Design alongside Alan Angels. Shortly after their arrival, the group was going through a major change, as Eric Young left the company a few weeks later, and Deaner became the leader.
Kon had a memorable stint in WWE as Konnor of The Ascension; he teamed up with Viktor, and the duo won the NXT Tag Team Championship. They moved to the main roster in 2014, and after an inconsistent run, WWE released the duo in 2019.
Per Heydorn, Kon credited Tommy Dreamer with helping him land in IMPACT, and he also stated that IMPACT helped reignite his passion for the business.