Total Non-Stop Action presents Impact
Date: January 4th, 2010
From: Orlando, Florida
Announcers: Mike Tenay and Tazz
Reporting: Bob Colling
Before I start with the review of TNA Impact, I thought I’d share some thoughts on TNA at this time. I will be honest, I have not been watching present day TNA as of late. I do read the spoilers to see what is going on. However, now that I am covering TNA I will have to refrain from doing so. So, for future reference, I will not know what has happened prior to the television tapings. Here are some thoughts before the show. Read the rest of this entry
Almost 10 years ago, WWE bought ECW and WCW—which ended the wars officially. But on this night, January, 4th, 2010, there is a new “threat” on the block—TNA lead by the arguably the biggest star ever in wrestling—Hulk Hogan. With this big acquisition, TNA thought they were ready to compete with Raw on Monday nights. Tonight marks an era of a change in wrestling, tonight marks an era where one company could make or break their legacy, tonight marks the night where history shall be made. Join Matt and I as we take individual looks at Impact and Raw! Read the rest of this entry
The TNA PPV started with a Christmas-themed video package with clips from recent Read the rest of this entry
|AJ Styles||Jerry Lynn||6/26/2002||TNA PPV #2|
|Low Ki||AJ Styles||8/7/2002||TNA PPV #8|
|Jerry Lynn||Low Ki||8/28/2002||TNA PPV #11|
|Syxx-Pac||–||10/9/2002||TNA PPV #15|
|AJ Styles (2)||Syxx-Pac||10/23/2002||TNA PPV #17|
|Jerry Lynn (2)||AJ Styles||11/6/2002||TNA PPV #19|
|Sonny Siaki||Jerry Lynn||12/11/2002||TNA PPV #24|
|Kid Kash||Sonny Siaki||2/12/2003||TNA PPV #31|
|The Amazing Red||Kid Kash||4/30/2003||TNA PPV #42|
|Chris Sabin||The Amazing Red||5/14/2003||TNA PPV #44|
|Michael Shane||–||8/20/2003||TNA PPV #58|
|Chris Sabin (2)||Michael Shane||1/7/2004||TNA PPV #75|
|Kazarian||The Amazing Red||3/31/2004||TNA PPV #87|
|AJ Styles (3)||Kazarian||6/9/2004||TNA PPV #97|
|Michael Shane (2)
& Kazarian (2)
|AJ Styles||7/28/2004||TNA PPV #104|
|Petey Williams||–||8/11/2004||TNA PPV #106|
|AJ Styles (4)||–||1/16/2005||Final Resolution|
|Christopher Daniels||AJ Styles||3/13/2005||Destination X|
|AJ Styles (5)||Christopher Daniels||9/11/2005||Unbreakable|
|Samoa Joe||AJ Styles||12/11/2005||Turning Point|
|Samoa Joe||3/12/2006||Destination X|
|Samoa Joe (2)||Christopher Daniels||4/13/2006||iMPACT!|
|Senshi (2)||Sonjay Dutt||6/22/2006||iMPACT!|
|Chris Sabin (3)||Senshi||10/22/2006||Bound for Glory|
|AJ Styles (6)||Chris Sabin||11/2/2006||iMPACT!|
|Chris Sabin (4)||Jerry Lynn||1/14/2007||Final Resolution|
|Jay Lethal||Chris Sabin||6/17/2007||Slammiversary|
|Samoa Joe (3)||Chris Sabin||6/21/2007||iMPACT!|
|Kurt Angle||Samoa Joe||8/12/2007||Hard Justice|
|Jay Lethal (2)||Kurt Angle||9/9/2007||No Surrender|
|Johnny Devine||Jay Lethal||1/24/2008||iMPACT!|
|Jay Lethal (3)||Johnny Devine||2/10/2008||Against All Odds|
|Petey Williams (2)||Jay Lethal||4/17/2008||iMPACT!|
|Sheik Abdul Bashir||Petey Williams||9/14/2008||No Surrender|
|Eric Young||Sheik Abdul Bashir||12/7/2008||Final Resolution|
|Alex Shelley||Chris Sabin||1/11/2009||Genesis|
|Samoa Joe (4)||Homicide||8/16/2009||Hard Justice|
|The Amazing Red (2)||Samoa Joe||10/8/2009||iMPACT!|
: AJ Styles pinned Jerry Lynn in a ‘double-elimination’ match which also included Low Ki and Psicosis to be crowned the first-ever TNA X-Division Champion.
: This match also included Jerry Lynn.
: This was a three-way ladder match which also included AJ Styles.
: At the same show, Jerry Lynn was stripped of the X-Division title due to injury. Syxx-Pac won an invitational ladder match which also included Kid Kash, Tony Mamaluke, The S.A.T., Ace Steele and AJ Styles to win the title.
: This match also included Jerry Lynn.
: Michael Shane captured the belt to win the first-ever ‘Ultimate X’ Match which also included Frankie Kazarian to become the new X-Division champion.
: Sabin regained the X-Division title in an ‘Ultimate X’ match which also included ex-champ Michael Shane, Low Ki and Christopher Daniels.
: On the same show, Chris Sabin was stripped of the X-Division title due to injury. As the two top challengers, Frankie Kazarian pinned Amazing Red to win the vacant title.
: During this ‘Ultimate X’ match, Kazarian and Shane pulled down the title together to become co-champions.
: Since the co-champion thing doesn’t work, the title became vacant. Petey Williams won a 22-man X-Division gauntlet match to be crowned the new X-Division champion.
: This was an ‘Ultimate X match which also included the ex-champ Petey Williams and Chris Sabin.
: This was an ‘elimination’ match which included ex-champ AJ Styles, Ron Killings and Elix Skipper. The first elimination was a tag match – the loser of the fall was eliminated. The second elimination was a three-way match – the loser of the fall was elimination. The third elimination was an ‘Ultimate X’ match where the winner would retrieve the belt.
: This match also included Samoa Joe.
: This was an ‘Ultimate X’ match which also included AJ Styles.
: This match also included the ex-champ Samoa Joe, but Sonjay Dutt was the one pinned. The reason Senshi is listed as a two-time champion is because he has also won the belt wrestling as Low Ki.
: This match also included the ex-champ Christopher Daniels, but Jerry Lynn was the one pinned.
: This match also included the ex-champ Jay Lethal, but Chris Sabin was pinned.
: This was a six-man street fight where the one who earns the pin wins the X-Division title which included Jay Lethal and the Motor City Machine Guns against Johnny Devine and Team 3D. Lethal scored the pinfall on Devine.
: Petey Williams cashes in his ‘Feast or Fired’ contract on Jay Lethal and pinned him quickly with the Canadian Destroyer.
: This match also included Consequences Creed.
: Right after Eric Young won the belt, TNA official Jim Cornette stripped him of the belt after he won it in a controversial fashion because of the crazy referee Shane Sewell. The title becomes vacant.
: This was a tournament final.
: This was an ‘Ultimate X’ match which also included the ex-champ Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin, Consequences Creed and Jay Lethal.
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