– TNAWrestling.com posted this preview of tonight’s iMPACT! — the first episode since its move to Thursday Nights that isn’t being preceded by UFC-related programming:
OFFICIAL PREVIEW FOR THURSDAY’S “iMPACT!” ON SPIKETV!
Huge tag team main event to take place on the broadcast
MAIN EVENT: STING AND CHRISTIAN CAGE VS. NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION JEFF JARRETT AND SCOTT STEINER
This Thursday night on “iMPACT!” on SpikeTV, a huge main event has been announced for the broadcast with Sting teaming with Christian Cage to face off against Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner! Will Cage and Sting be able to co-exist against Jarrett and Steiner? This is one of the biggest main event bouts in “iMPACT!” history – tune in Thursday night on SpikeTV and don’t miss out seeing four of TNA’s top stars collide!
X DIVISION MATCH:
Homicide vs. Sonjay Dutt
As stipulated by Jim Cornette, the members of the Latin American Exchange are being forced back into action in TNA Wrestling. This Thursday night, LAX member and X Division standout Homicide will make his in-ring return against “The Original Playa From The Himalaya” Sonjay Dutt!
THE ALPHA MALE CONTINUES HIS TEAR
Also this Thursday night, “The Alpha Male” Monty Brown continues his onslaught on TNA Wrestling until he gets a shot at the NWA World Heavyweight Title! Who will fall victim to THE POOOUNCE on “iMPACT!” on SpikeTV this Thursday night? Tune in and find out!
Also on the broadcast, TNA Wrestling will continue the road to July’s “Victory Road” Pay-Per-View, with more matches set to be announced for the epic event! All of your favorite TNA stars will be in attendance, including NWA World Tag Team Champions AJ Styles and The Fallen Angel, Samoa Joe, America’s Most Wanted, the TNA Knockout babes and many more!
– The latest Global Impact on TNAWrestling.com has been posted, featuring Alex Shelley vs. Jay Lethal. If anyone would like to send in weekly reports of this Web show, please email me by clicking my name above.
– PWInsider has clarified the Roderick Strong contract situation, reported on by Inside Pulse last week in Jeremy Botter’s column. He has fulfilled his contractual dates, but cannot sign with anyone else until his contract is up in the Fall. He has ROH, Dragon Gate and other indie dates scheduled until then. His some-time tag partner Austin Aries has announced that he will be returning to TNA, and PWInsider also reports that Frankie Kazarian may return to TNA and be teamed up with old partner Matt Bentley.
– Speaking of TNA tag teams, The Naturals’ status is in flux, since Andy Douglas balked at TNA management’s request to cut his hair, according to PWInsider.
– TNA has discontinued its Street Team according to PWInsider and WrestlingObserver.com, leading to the shutting down of the TNAWrestling.com message board, and quite a few upset former street team members, who no longer are given VIP treatment (including their own entrance at show tapings).
– TNA’s Knockouts DVD has its own Web site here and MySpace page here. Christy Hemme now has a MySpace account here, and Inside Pulse Web columnist Shawn M. Smith’s favorite knockout SoCalVal has opened a new Web site here AND MySpace here.
– Continuing their cross-promotion with the World Baseball Champs, TNAWrestling.com has posted a reminder to vote for Chicago White Sox catcher AJ Pierzynski, who has been connected to the wrestling promotion in the past. He is in the running for the final American League slot on this year’s All-Star team.