Recently Released WWE Wrestler Returns to Impact, Wins Major Title (PHOTOS)

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The first surprise of Impact Wrestling‘s Don Callis/Scott D’Amore era has occurred and it involves a recently released WWE star … so hit the jump if you don’t mind being spoiled.

Austin Aries made his return to Impact on Wednesday evening in Orlando by confronting Global Champion Eli Drake. He was then attacked by Chris Adonis and an impromptu match began.

Much to the surprise of the crowd, Aries defeated Eli to win the Global Championship.

The taping is still in progress, so we’ll update the post if anything changes.