New Impact Wrestling World Champion Christian Cage has been announced for next week’s Impact TV tapings.

As noted, Friday’s AEW Rampage premiere on TNT opened with Christian defeating Kenny Omega to capture the Impact title.

In an update, Christian will now defend against #1 contender Brian Myers at Impact’s Emergence event on August 20, and then challenge Omega for his AEW World Title at the All Out pay-per-view on September 5. Impact has also announced Christian for Monday’s TV tapings from Skyway Studios in Nashville. He will also appear on next Thursday’s Impact TV show.

Impact issued the following on Christian’s title win and return to the Impact Zone:

Christian Cage Returns To The IMPACT Zone On Monday, August 16 In Nashville, Tennessee

New IMPACT Wrestling World Champion Christian Cage will make his return to The IMPACT Zone on Monday, August 16, IMPACT executives confirmed moments after the AEW superstar defeated Kenny Omega tonight on AEW Rampage to claim the IMPACT World Championship.

IMPACT Wrestling has shows August 15-17 at Skyway Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, with two shows daily: 3-6pm and 7-10pm local time. Tickets to all shows are now available, get them here: http://impac.tw/AugTV

Christian Cage’s return this Monday to The IMPACT Zone marks his first time inside an IMPACT ring in almost 10 years.

He will appear on the weekly flagship show IMPACT! this upcoming Thursday, August 19, which airs from 8-10 p.m. ET on AXS TV in the US and around the world on IMPACT Wrestling’s new YouTube membership Impact Insiders.

Christian Cage is a two-time IMPACT World Heavyweight Champion, first claiming the title in early 2006 at the Against All Odds pay-per-view. Then, at Final Resolution in January 2007, he defeated Abyss and Sting in a three-way elimination match to reclaim the championship.