Re: TNA: Changing The Face Of Pro Wrestling
February 4th 2006
TNA iMPACT! On SpikeTV
“This Is TNA…The New Face In Professional Wrestling”
::The Impact Opening Video Plays::
::The camera goes to the Impact Zone where pyro goes off. We see Jay Lethal and Roderick Strong already in the ring as “The Champ Is Here” hits to a mixed reaction::
Tenay: Well after 2 weeks of absence, Samoa Joe has returned to TNA and he kicks off things here on Impact in 3 Way X Division Action
::Samoa Joe steps into the ring and holds the belt up::
Jay Lethal vs. Roderick Strong vs. Samoa Joe
Lethal and Strong attack Joe right as he turns around. Strong and Lethal shoot Joe off into the ropes, Joe bounces off the ropes and runs into a double dropkick that just staggers him back. Strong and Lethal bounce off the ropes and charge at Joe. Strong and Lethal connect with a double clothesline that continues to stagger Joe. Lethal shoots Strong into Joe and Strong connects with a forearm. Joe staggers back into the ropes. Lethal charges at Joe, Joe backdrops Lethal to the outside but Lethal catches himself and lands on the apron. Joe charges at Strong and connects with a yakuza kick. Lethal springboards off the ropes and catches Joe with a springboard leg lariat as he turns around. Lethal gets pumped up as Alex Shelley makes his way down to the ring with the Shelley Cam.
Tenay: Well it looks like Alex Shelley is out here to scout his Against All Odds opponent, Samoa Joe
Joe gets up and is met with chops and forearms by Lethal. Lethal shoots Joe into the ropes and follows in after him. Lethal goes for a corner clothesline but Joe picks him up and slam him down to the mat with a one arm slam. Strong gets up and begins to chop Joe. Strong tries to shoot Joe into the corner but Joe reverses it. Joe follows Strong into the corner with a high knee. Strong takes a seat in the corner. Lethal pulls himself over to the corner and sits there. Joe face washes Strong with his boot. Joe looks over and sees Lethal in the corner. Joe charges at Lethal and hits the ole kick in the corner. Joe gets up, charges at Strong, and hits the ole kick on him. Joe lifts Strong out of the corner and seats him on the top turnbuckle. Joe sets Strong on his shoulders and then points at Shelley and the Shelley Cam. Joe drops Strong down with the Muscle Buster. Joe gets up and Lethal charges at him. Lethal goes for a clothesline but Joe ducks. Joe locks in the Chokeout on Lethal and falls back to the mat. Lethal taps out to the hold.
Winner – Samoa Joe
Tenay: Wow, two weeks off and Samoa Joe showed no signs of ring rust in this one. Now lets head to the back where Shane Douglas is standing by with The Degenerates.
::Camera goes back where Douglas is with The Degenerates::
Douglas: Guys, you had Konnan and The New Crew beat at Final Resolution until Konnan got his team intentionally disqualified. Now at Against All Odds, you take on The New Crew in a Gang Street Fight. What are your thoughts on this?
BG James: Sugar Shane Douglas, I’ve got no problem with Konnan extending this little beef. See, he could have let it go at Final Resolution; he could have just given in. But Konnan just couldn’t do that now could he? Here’s what Konnan did do, he allowed Kip Jizzle, Sean Wizzle, and BG Jizzle to….
Kip James: Whip their asses one more time. See boys, you three are nothing but throw together rejects. You had nothing better to do so you decided to pick on the biggest and baddest stable in TNA.
Waltman: Us on the other hand, we go way back. We have history together, we know what trust is, and we know what friendship is.
BG James: And at Against All Odds, in the Gang Street Fight, we will show you boys that The Degenerates go beyond the mustache
Kip James: And If you’re not down with that, we got two words for ya….
::All 3 men do the “Suck It” taunt::
::We return to hear “Most Wanted” hit the arena to a chorus of boos::
Tenay: Well folks we are back and it’s time for some 6 man tag action
::AMW comes out with the NWA Tag Team Titles and Gail Kim::
West: Well as usual, AMW never travels alone to the ring
::AMW get into the ring as “Alpha Male” hits to a chorus of boos::
Tenay: Well here comes the Alpha Male Monty Brown and I talked to him earlier today Don and he said he was very upset that he was overlooked by the Championship Committee regarding the Against All Odds Main Event
West: Well he’s got a chance to prove himself right here in this match.
::”Drop The Bombshells” hit to a huge reaction from the crowd::
Tenay: Don, this just in to our broadcast table, America’s Most Wanted will take on Team 3-D at Against All Odds in a match for the NWA Word Tag Team Titles.
West: Wow, that’s huge news Tenay and what a opportunity for Team 3-D to finally capture the one tag team title that eludes them
::Team 3-D stops at the bottom of the ramp as “War Machine” hits to a good pop::
Tenay: And here comes the man that will take on Monty Brown at Against All Odds in a Tables Match
::Rhino charges down the ramp and slides into the ring with Team 3-D::
America’s Most Wanted & Monty Brown vs. Team 3-D & Rhino
The faces pair off with the heels and they all trade punches. Ray clotheslines Harris down to the mat. Devon scoop slams Storm down to the mat. Rhino bounces off the ropes and knocks Brown to the mat with a flying shoulder block. The faces stomp the heels on the mat until the heels roll to the outside and re-group. AMW, Brown, and Gail Kim huddle up on the outside.
Tenay: Folks, don’t go anywhere, we will be back with the conclusion to this match right after this
We return to see Ray scoop slamming Harris down to the mat. Ray tags in Devon. Devon goes to the top rope as Ray spreads the legs of Harris. Devon leaps and head butts Harris in the crotch. Devon goes for a quick cover on Harris. 1…….2..Brown makes the save. Devon picks up Harris and goes to work with a series of punches. Devon whips Harris into the corner and follows him in with a corner clothesline. Harris stumbles out of the corner and Devon connects with a running bulldog. Devon picks up Harris and drags him over to the face corner. Devon tags in Rhino. Rhino comes in and stomps Harris down in the corner. Rhino picks Harris up out of the corner and shoots him into the ropes. Harris bounces off the ropes and Rhino catches him with a powerslam. Rhino makes the cover. 1…….2…Harris kicks out. Rhino tags in Devon. Devon comes in as Harris begins to get up. Devon scoop slams Harris back down to the mat. Devon bounces off the ropes, leaps, and goes for a leg drop but Harris rolls out of the way. Harris rolls over and makes the quick tag to James Storm. Storm comes in and clotheslines Devon as he gets up. Storm picks up Devon and shoots him into the heel corner. Storm follows Devon in the corner and connects with a corner clothesline. Storm taunts the faces and the heels choke Devon in the corner. Storm turns his attention back to Devon and kicks him in the corner. Storm tags in Monty Brown. Brown comes in and kicks Devon until he sits in the corner. Brown chokes Devon in the corner with his foot. Brown taunts the faces as AMW choke Devon in the corner. Brown picks Devon up from the corner and shoots him into the ropes. Devon bounces off the ropes and is caught with a powerslam. Brown covers Devon after the move. 1…….2…Devon kicks out. Brown walks over and tags in Harris. Harris comes in and spears Devon as he gets up. Harris makes the quick cover. 1…….2…..Ray makes the save. Harris gets up and tags in Storm. Storm comes in and is met with punches by Devon. Devon continues to throw a series of punches until Storm cuts him off with a poke to the eye. Storm runs, bounces off the ropes, and goes for a clothesline but ends up running into a double clothesline. Both men are down the ref starts his 10 count. 1…….2…….3…….4…….5…….6….Both men start to get to their feet. Storm crawls over and tags in Brown. Devon dives and tags in Rhino. Rhino and Brown get into the ring and begin to trade punches. Rhino gets the better of the exchange and continues to throw a series of punches. Rhino backs Brown into the ropes and clotheslines him over the top and to the floor. Rhino’s momentum carries him to the outside with Brown. Harris and Ray enter the ring and start exchanging punches. Ray gets the better of the exchange and starts to throw a series of punches. Ray hits the bionic elbow on Harris. Storm attacks Ray from behind. Devon attacks Storm from behind. Devon throws a series of punches on Storm. Harris gets to his feet. Rhino and Brown brawl up to the top of the ramp. Harris goes for a superkick to the back of Devon but Ray tackles Devon to the ground and Harris hits a superkick on Storm. Harris looks down at his partner in shock. Harris turns around and Devon picks him up. Devon falls backwards as Ray grabs Harris’ head. Team 3-D hits the 3-D on Harris. Ray makes the cover. 1…….2…….3
Winners – Team 3-D & Rhino
Tenay: Folks, lets head to the back where Shane Douglas is with Larry Zybsko
::The camera cuts backstage where Shane Douglas is standing next to Larry Zybsko::
Douglas: Larry, TNAWrestling.Com said that you had a huge announcement to make regarding the night after Against All Odds, so come on, what’s the announcement?
Zybsko: Shane, I’ve been on the horn all day and everyone wants to know the announcement, well the wait is over Shane because the night after Against All Odds, February 13th 2006, TNA will be live on Spike TV for two hours from 9 to 11.
Douglas: Wow, Two hours live in primetime?
Zybsko: That’s right Shane, but that’s not all. Because to open show, we will hear from the NWA World Heavyweight Champion whether is be Jeff Jarrett, Abyss, Christian Cage, Chris Jericho, or Sting. And not only will we hear from the champion, we will see the champion in action in the Main Event.
Douglas: Well who’s he going to face?
Zybsko: Shane that will be a mystery to everyone until February 13th.
::We return to see Chris Jericho sitting at the announce table with Mike Tenay and Don West. “What About Me?” hits to a good pop and Raven makes his way to the ring wearing a referees shirt::
Tenay: Well folks as you can see we are joined here by non other than Y2J Chris Jericho
Jericho: Yes, I felt it was time to save the show like only Y2J can
::Raven gets in the ring as “Black Hole” hits and out comes Abyss with Jim Mitchell::
Tenay: Well Chris, what are your thoughts on this huge tag team match?
Jericho: My thoughts are why in the hell isn’t Chris Jericho in this match?
::Abyss gets in the ring as “My World” hits to huge heat. Jeff Jarrett steps out with his guitar, the NWA World Title, and Gail Kim::
Jericho: Maybe Jeff will entertain us with a song tonight; God knows he can’t entertain us any other way
::Jarrett gets in the ring as the countdown begins to a huge pop. “Captain Charisma” hits and Christian Cage is standing at the top of the ramp::
Jericho: Well here comes the second best wrestler, the second best entertainer, and just the second best human in TNA. I would put him first but he stole my entrance.
::Christian slides in the ring as the light dim and thunder effects play to a huge pop. “Crow” hits and Sting comes out with his baseball bat::
Jericho: WOOOOOOOOOOO. That’s my Stinger Yell
::Jarrett gives Abyss directions as Sting gets in the ring. Sting points his bat at Abyss and Jarrett to a huge pop. Sting steps out to the apron leaving Christian to be the legal man. Jarrett steps out to the apron making Abyss the legal man::
Abyss & Jeff Jarrett vs. Christian Cage & Sting
Abyss goes for a quick lock up but Christian ducks under his arms. Abyss goes for another lock up but Christian ducks again and catches Abyss with a dropkick to the back. Abyss stumbles forward but doesn’t go down. Abyss turns around and Christian hits him with a clothesline. Abyss stumbles back a bit more. Christian dropkicks Abyss in the right leg and Abyss goes down to one knee. Christian dropkicks Abyss in the face, sending Abyss to the mat. Abyss pounds the mat as he gets up.
Tenay: Christian taking the offense to Abyss early in this one
Abyss tags in Jarrett much to the surprise of Jarrett. Jarrett steps in and Christian looks at Sting. Christian points to Sting and the crowd cheers. Christian tags in Sting to a huge pop. Sting comes and stares a hole through Jarrett. Sting and Jarrett lock up in the middle of the ring. Sting shoves Jarrett down to the met then flexes. Jarrett complains about a hair pull. Jarrett gets up and locks up with Sting once again. Sting again shoves Jarrett down to the mat and Jarrett pounds the mat in frustration. Jarrett gets up and wants to lock up one more time. Sting goes to lock up with Jarrett but Jarrett kicks him in the gut. Jarrett throws a series of uppercuts, punches, and chops on Sting. Jarrett grabs Sting by the hair and tosses him into the turnbuckle. Jarrett grabs Sting by the hair again and slams Stings head into the turnbuckle. Jarrett continues to slam Stings head into the turnbuckle but Sting just shakes it off and Jarrett is in shock. Jarrett goes to slam Sting into the turnbuckle again but Sting blocks it. Jarrett tries to the turnbuckle smash again but Sting once again blocks it. Sting connects with a backhand to the stomach of Jarrett. Sting fights his way out of the corner with backhands and punches to the face of Jarrett. Sting backs Jarrett up with the punches and backhands. Sting sets himself and connects with a dropkick to Jarrett. The crowd starts a “Sting” chant.
Tenay: Folks don’t go anywhere because we are about to take our final commercial break
Jericho: Why the hell do we have commercials in the middle of a match?
We return to see Jarrett working over Christian in the corner
Tenay: Well during the break, Christian was tagged back in and Jarrett gained the advantage with a low blow
Jarrett continues to stomp Christian down in the corner. Jarrett makes the tag to Abyss. Abyss comes in and chokes Christian in the corner. Abyss backs up, gains a head of steam, charges at Christian, and connects with a corner splash. Christian stumbles out of the corner and falls to the mat. Abyss makes the cover on Christian. 1…….2..Christian kicks out. Abyss goes over and tags Jarrett back in. Jarrett comes in and stomps Christian as he begins to get up. Jarrett picks Christian up and shoots him off into the ropes. Christian bounces off the ropes and Jarrett catches him in a abdominal stretch. Jarrett reaches back and grabs Abyss hand for more leverage on the abdominal stretch. Raven looks back at Jarrett and Jarrett releases the hand of Abyss. Raven goes back down to check on Christian and Jarrett again grabs the hand of Abyss. Raven checks Jarrett and Jarrett lets go of the hand. Raven checks on Christian again but quickly looks up to see Jarrett grab the hand of Abyss. Raven walks over and kicks the arm of Jarrett allowing Christian to hip toss Jarrett over. Both men are down and Raven starts his 10 count. 1…….2…….3…….4…….5….Jarrett makes the tag to Abyss. Abyss comes in and catches Christian with a right hand as he gets to his feet. Abyss shoots Christian off into the ropes. Christian bounces off the ropes and Abyss lowers his head too early. Christian catches Abyss in a front face lock and drop back connecting with a DDT. Both men are down on the mat. Raven starts his 10 count. 1…….2…….3…….4….Abyss starts to move. Christian rolls over to his corner. Abyss reaches and makes the tag to Jarrett. Jarrett comes in and grabs the leg of Christian. Christian hobbles on one leg as Jarrett holds his other leg. Christian connects with a enzuguri to Jarrett. Christian reaches and makes the tag to Sting. Sting comes in and connects with a series of punches to Jarrett as he gets up. Sting knocks Jarrett down with a dropkick. Abyss comes in and gets knocked down with a dropkick by Sting. Jarrett gets up and Sting kicks him in the gut. Sting bounces off the ropes, leaps, and connects with a face crusher to Jarrett. Abyss gets up and Sting kicks him in the gut. Sting bounces off the ropes, leaps, and connects with a face crusher to Abyss. Jarrett gets up and Christian clotheslines him over the top rope. Christian’s momentum carries him to the floor with Jarrett. Sting connects with backhand chops to the throat of Abyss as he gets up. Sting shoots Abyss into the corner. Jarrett and Christian brawl on the arena floor. Sting runs and connects with a stinger splash on Abyss. Abyss stumbles out of the corner and Sting throws a series of punches and backhands. Jarrett and Christian brawl on the announce table prompting Jericho to get out of his seat and help Christian. Gail Kim slides in the ring with the guitar. Sting turns around as she swings the guitar. Sting ducks and Kim breaks the guitar over the head of Abyss but Abyss doesn’t go down. Raven kicks Kim in the gut doubling her over. Raven connects with the Raven Effect on Kim. Sting grabs Abyss in a inverted front face lock. Sting drops down connecting with the Scorpion Death Drop on Abyss. Sting makes the cover and Raven counts. 1…….2…….3.
Winners – Christian Cage & Sting
Raven raises Stings arm after the match to a huge pop. Raven turns, kicks Sting in the gut, and connects with the Raven Effect on Sting. Raven outstretches his arms to a chorus of boos.
Tenay: What in the hell was that?