First Ever TNA Match On Spike TV Announced

Dylan Jefferson

The following is a press release:


AJ Styles to compete in first match on iMPACT!

Nashville, TN (September 22, 2005) – It will be a phenomenal start for TNA Wrestling’s debut of “iMPACT!” on Spike TV on Saturday, October 1. has learned X Division Champion AJ Styles will kick-off the show in the first match.

In a website poll, TNA Wrestling asked fans who they wanted to see in the first bout. The masses overwhelmingly voted for Styles, who earned nearly 60 percent of the votes. has also learned that “The Phenomenal One” will face newcomer Roderick Strong in the opening bout on Spike TV in a match that will truly showcase the high-flying, daredevil, X Division action fans can expect to see in the coming months. will post more major announcements in the upcoming days about the debut of “iMPACT!” on Spike TV.

Check back tomorrow for news on the TNA “iMPACT!” return of a free-agent star!

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