(Spoilers) TNA iMPACT! Tapings (2 Weeks)

Ryan Clark

Thanks to Mike Johnson of PWinsider.com for these:


*Team 3D defeated Buck Quartermaine & Lex Lovett. Team 3D cut a promo about wanting to win the NWA Tag Team titles.

*Backstage, Shane Douglas interviewed Jeff Jarrett, Scott D’Amore and their entire stable about the Sting Tribute. D’Amore talked about the Jackie Gayda situation, saying he had an envelope from Jackie to give to Jarrett.

*Homicide & Apollo vs. The Naturals – Konnan attacked the referee and the Naturals. Kip and BG James hit the ring for the save. They didn’t announce an official result.

*Shane Douglas was in Larry Zbyszko’s office with Jackie Gayda. Alex Shelley & Roderick Strong & Austin Aries invaded the office complaining they haven’t been getting opportunities and the X-Division was based around three people. Jerry Lynn came out and told them that if they won matches, they’d be getting marquee matches.

*Ron Killings pinned Bobby Rude with a rollup in about 5 seconds. Scott D’Amore challenged Killings to a rematch and he won again in about a minute. They did a second rematch, with Rude winning after the Northern Lariat.

*Shane Douglas interviewed X-Division champion Samoa Joe. Joe didn’t talk at first but then cut a promo on AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels.

*Austin Aries & Alex Shelley & Roderick Strong defeated AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels & Chris Sabin when Shelley pinned Sabin in an “amazing match”.

*NWA champion Jeff Jarrett came out for the Sting Tribute. They did “Sting Through the Years.” Eric Young was dressed as “Surfer Sting.” Chris Harris was “the Crow Sting”. James Storm came out in a chicken suit. Monty Brown came out as the “new” Sting in goth pushing a stroller to the ring. Christian Cage came out, followed by Team 3D, which led to a huge brawl. Abyss and Rhino hit the ring with everyone brawling as the show went off the air.


*Abyss pinned Jay Lethal in a quick match with the Black Hole Slam.

*Mike Tenay announced AJ Styles won “Mr. TNA for 2005”. They discussed his match with New Japan’s Tanahashi at the PPV. Shannon Moore came out from the crowd, threw powder in Styles’ eyes and stole the plaque. During the segment, the crowd was very, very vocal that Samoa Joe should have won.

*Backstage, Shane Douglas interviewed Kip and BG James.

*X-Division champion Samoa Joe defeated Cassidy Riley with a Muscle Buster. As the match progressed, Styles chased Moore into the ring, leading to Joe and AJ going at it. After the match, Joe was going to give Cassidy a musclebuster on a chair, but Christopher Daniels (who was commentating) hit the ring and struck Joe with the chair.

*Shane Douglas interviewed Jackie Gayda. She said that she wouldn’t talk about her issue with Jeff Jarrett as it was between them. Scott D’Amore arrived and tried to work something out with Gayda. Shannon Moore ran into the interview, where he was attacked by AJ Styles and they brawled.

*A-1 & Petey Williams & Eric Young defeated Matt Bentley & Chris Sabin & Sonjay Dutt. Alex Shelley tripped Sabin, allowing Williams to hit the Canadian Destroyer.

*Christian Cage & Rhino defeated NWA Tag Team champions America’s Most Wanted in a non-title match. 3D and Gail Kim all interfered. Abyss hit the ring after the match and gave Rhino a Black Holy Slam. Jeff Jarrett and Monty Brown hit the ring and gave Christian a Pounce followed by a guitar shot. The lights went out and Sting’s voice was heard, saying he would take care of things at Final Resolution.


*The Naturals defeated Bobby Rude & A-1.

*Ron Killings & Lance Hoyt & Matt Bentley defeated The Diamonds in the Rough. After the match, Konnan came out and shook hands with Ron Killings.

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