Pulse Wrestling TNA Rankings: January 4, 2009

Here is the latest update of Inside Pulse Wrestling’s OFFICIAL rankings of TNA. Rankings, will be posted the first Sunday of every month. Click Here for last month’s TNA Rankings (as of).

Official Pulse Wrestling Rankings for TNA

TNA Champion – Sting (since 10.12.08)
TNA Legends Champion – Booker T (10.23.08)
1. Rhino (3)
2. Hernandez (NR)
3. AJ Styles (1)
4. Samoa Joe (2)
5. Kurt Angle (4)
6. Scott Steiner (5)
7. Kevin Nash (6)
8. Jeff Jarrett (NR)
9. Brother Devon (NR)
10. ‘Cute’ Kip James (9)

TNA Tag Team Champions – Beer Money, Inc (since 8.10.08)
1. Jay Lethal & Consequences Creed (5)
2. LAX (4)
3. Matt Morgan & Abyss (1)
4. Motor City Machineguns (3)
5. AJ Styles & Samoa Joe (NR)

TNA X Division Champion – VACANT (since 12.7.08)
1. Alex Shelley (NR)
2. Eric Young (1)
3. Chris Sabin (NR)
4. Homicide (NR)
5. Sheik Abdul Bashir (X-Division Champion)

TNA Knockouts Champion – Awesome Kong (10.23.08)
1. Christy Hemme (1)
2. ODB (2)
3. Taylor Wilde (4)
4. Roxxi (3)
5. Sojourner Bolt (NR)

Inactive Wrestlers/Personalities
-Brother Ray (Inactive since December 2008)
-Christian Cage (Inactive since November 2008)
-Karen Angle (Inactive since September 2008)
-Petey Williams (Inactive since November 2008)

Unranked & Inactive Wrestlers/Personalities
-Andrew Thomas
-Angelina Love
-BG James
-Brutus Magnus
-David Penzer
-Don West
-Earl Hebner
-Hector Guerrero
-Jeremy Borash
-Jim Cornette
-Jimmy Rave
-Lance Rock
-Lauren Thompson
-Mark Johnson
-Mick Foley
-Mike Tenay
-Raisha Saeed
-Rhaka Khan
-Rudy Charles
-Shark Boy
-Shane Sewell
-SoCal Val
-Sonjay Dutt
-Traci Brooks
-Velvet Sky
-Willie Urbina

No longer appearing on TV and/or TNAwrestling.com
-Curry Man (Fired, Kayfabe)

In this monthly feature, the Inside Pulse Wrestling editorial board ranks the Heavyweight, Tag Team, and X Divisions within TNA. Rankings include the top ten Heavyweights, along with the top five Tag Teams, Knockouts & X Division competitors listed on TNAwrestling.com, plus regular, unlisted competitors.

These rankings take into account (in order):

-Current title status
-Declared and presumed storyline rankings
-Recent victories and quality of opponents
-Quality of matches (psychology, workrate, and entertainment value)
-Quality of TV exposure (length, placement during show, and crowd response)

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