Former Impact Wrestling World Champion returned to the company during the Bound For Glory pay-per-view.
Bully was one of the surprise entrants in the Call Your Shot Gauntlet Battle Royal. After Bully entered the match, the next person out was Tommy Dreamer and then Rhino. There was an ECW reunion in the ring as they teamed up to eliminate Johnny Swinger. Bully also won the match.
The list of names in the match were Eric Young, Joe Hendry, Steve Maclin, Rich Swann, PCO, Savannah Evans, Johnny Swinger, Tasha Steelz, Killer Kelly, Moose, Sami Callihan, Taylor Wilde, Giselle Shaw, Bully Ray, Tommy Dreamer, Rhino, Bhupinder Gujjar, Heath, Bobby Fish and Matt Cardona.