January 4th 2010 marked a new era in Total Nonstop Action wrestling. For the first time since 2001, two wrestling shows were on simultaneously on a Monday night. TNA had slight success in their venture, but what happened that night started a revolution.
Hulk Hogan arrived in TNA and promised to change the landscape of professional wrestling forever. In doing so, he promised to take TNA to the top. Many new but familiar faces appeared in TNA, while others were teased.
This didn't sit well with "The Icon" Sting. Sting, who is notorious for standing up in what he believes in, soon began talking about "deception". He began to question Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff and the new authority in TNA. After a few months, Sting found an ally in a former enemy: Kevin Nash.
Both Nash and Sting talked about how TNA was being conned to president Dixie Carter. Carter, oblivious to what they meant, never got the message.
Meanwhile, "The Monster" Abyss had begun to wreck havoc on TNA. Abyss had originally been picked by Hulk Hogan to lead TNA and bring them to the next level. This was before Abyss turned his back on Hogan and sent Hogan down and out. Abyss began a streak of havoc that reached disturbing levels. After taking Rob Van Dam out of action indefinitely, it seemed like there was no stopping Abyss. Jeff Hardy, the close friend of RVD, tried to stand up to Abyss but never quite got the upper hand. Abyss revealed that "they" would be revealed on 10/10/10. Bound For Glory.
At Bound For Glory 2010, the landscape of TNA changed forever. What started out as an exciting night soon turned cryptic. The smell of deception loomed in the air. Jeff Jarrett betrayed Samoa Joe, but Joe refused to back down from The Pope, Nash and Sting. Sting told Joe "I told you so".
Soon after, RVD defeated Abyss is a grueling Monster's Ball match. After the match, Abyss proclaimed "They" were about to arrive.
In the main event, "They" came. As Hulk Hogan came down to the ring on crutches to stop Eric Bischoff, Jeff Hardy came between the two and snatched a crutch from Hogan, appearing to fight for Hogan. This led to the ultimate deception as Hardy blasted Kurt Angle and Mr. Anderson with crutches before hitting the Twist of Fate to become the new TNA champion.
"They" had arrived. Abyss and Jeff Jarrett joined Jeff Hardy, Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff in celebrating.
Immortal was born. What does the future of TNA hold with a shift in power?
Abyss, AJ Styles, Alex Shelly, The Amazing Red, Angelina Love, Brian Kendrick, Chelsea, Chris Sabin, Christopher Daniels, Christy Hemme, Cookie, D'Angelo Dinero, Daffney, Desmond Wolfe, Don West, Douglas Williams, Eric Bischoff, Eric Young, Generation Me, Hamada, Hector Guerrero, Hernandez, Hulk Hogan, James Storm, Jay Lethal, Jeff Hardy, Jeff Jarrett, Jeremy Borash, Jesse Neal, Jimmy Hart, Hernandez, Homicide Kazarian, Kevin Nash, Kiyoshi, Kurt Angle, Lacey Von Erich, Madison Rayne, Magnus, Matt Morgan, Mick Foley, Mickie James, Mike Tenay, Mr. Anderson, Orlando Jordan, Ric Flair, Rob Terry, Rob Van Dam, Robbie E, Robert Roode, Samoa Joe, Sarita, Shannon Moore, SoCal Val, Sting, Tara, Taylor Wilde, Taz, Team 3D, Tommy Dreamer, Velvet Sky
Fortune: Ric Flair, AJ Styles, Matt Morgan, Beer Money Inc.[Robert Roode and James Storm], Kazarian and Douglas Williams
Immortal: Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, Abyss, Jeff Hardy and Jeff Jarrett
Beer Money Inc.[Robert Roode and James Storm]
Generation Me[Max Buck and Jeremy Buck]
Motor City Machine Guns[Chris Sabin and Alex Shelly]
Latin American X-Change[Homicide and Hernandez]
Fun and Flames[Orlando Jordan and Eric Young]
TNA Heavyweight Champion: Jeff Hardy[10/10/10-Present]
TNA Television Champion: AJ Styles[11/11/10-Present]
TNA World Tag Team Champions: MCMG[7/11/10-Present]
TNA X-Division Champion: Shannon Moore[11/7/10-Present]
TNA Knockouts Championship: Madison Rayne[10/14/10-Present]
TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champions: Taylor Wilde and Hamada[8/5/10-Present