TNA released the following statements today;
NEW MATCH ADDED TO SLAMMIVERSARY THIS SUNDAY
Samoa Joe to make TNA debut vs. Sonjay Dutt
TNAwrestling.com learned on Tuesday night that independent star Samoa Joe has come to terms on a deal with TNA Wrestling.
Samoa Joe will debut in his first match for TNA Wrestling this Sunday night live on Pay-Per-View at Slammiversary against “The Original Playa From The Himalaya” Sonjay Dutt.
More matches will be announced in the upcoming days for this Sunday’s three-hour epic event Slammiversary, the biggest night in TNA history!
Also regarding this Sunday’s PPV;
SLAMMIVERSARY FAN ACTIVITIES & SPECIAL TELEVISON
TAPING ON JUNE 21ST
Nashville, TN (June 13, 2005) – This Sunday, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling will celebrate its third anniversary with “Slammiversary,” the company’s biggest pay-per-view event ever. A part of the “Slammiversary” celebration, TNA fans will get a chance to interact with their favorite TNA Superstars.
On the day of “Slammiversary” TNA Wrestlers will be signing autographs and taking pictures at Universal Studios, the home of TNA Wrestling television broadcasts. Exact times and locations will be available on tnawrestling.com later in the week. The TNA Superstars will also be made available after the pay-per-view event for more one-on-one time with wrestling’s most passionate fans.
For those fans who come to Universal Studios this Sunday and cannot get a seat inside Soundstage 21, TNA will be showing the event on screens just outside the Soundstage, and seating will be provided as available.
TNA Wrestling also announced that it will be holding a special television taping on Tuesday, June 21st at Universal Studios. The taping will also provide TNA Wrestling fans a chance to meet Stars and win prizes from TNA Wrestling.