Tonight’s Impact Wrestling Preview: AJ Styles Returns, Champion vs Champion Title Match, Angle’s Steel Cage Challenge

Nick Paglino

The following is the official preview for tonight's edition of Impact Wrestling, according to

impact wrestling preview‚Äč- ONE NIGHT…TWO TITLES…ONE CHAMPION! Tonight, it will be Title vs. Title as Magnus defends his newly-won TNA World Heavyweight Championship against AJ Styles and his World Heavyweight Championship! AJ Styles crashed the coronation for Magnus this past week – challenging Magnus to a match to prove who the REAL World Champion is! Against the orders of TNA President Dixie Carter, Magnus agreed to the unification bout! For one night only on Thursday on SpikeTV, Magnus will battle AJ Styles to unify the titles and determine the true Heavyweight Champion of Impact Wrestling! Don't miss this epic main event on a can't-miss edition of IMPACT WRESTLING!

– Also on Thursday on SpikeTV, in preparation of his showdown against Bobby Roode in a Steel Cage Match at "Genesis," Kurt Angle will be in action this Thursday night in a "Steel Cage Open Challenge." Who will step forward to take on Angle locked inside a Steel Cage? Roode will be in attendance on IMPACT, and will no doubt be watching Kurt's Open Challenge very closely!

– Plus, we've learned "Cowboy" James Storm will be on IMPACT and will have a special challenge for Gunner! With the former tag team partners at odds, what's next in their ongoing battle?

-In a match with major Tag Title implications, TNA Tag Team Champions The BroMans will take on the team of Joseph Park and Eric Young. Will Young and Park be able to get a win, and become #1 contenders to the tag belts? Find out this Thursday on Impact.

All this and more on Thursday's huge broadcast, plus more matches will be announced for the January 16 "Genesis" event on SpikeTV!

Note: As we previously reported, tonight's edition of Impact was taped about 6 weeks ago, so while AJ Styles will be appearing on the show, he is currently still negotiating with TNA Wrestling and has yet to sign a new deal with the company.

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