JIM CORNETTE ANNOUNCES MAIN EVENT FOR VICTORY ROAD – FIRST-EVER "MATCH OF CHAMPIONS"
On Thursday’s broadcast, TNA management director Jim Cornette announced a special main event for “Victory Road” on Sunday, July 15 on Pay-Per-View. That night, the first-ever TNA "Match Of Champions" will take place as the main event for the three-hour spectacular. Here are the details, as explained by Cornette on Thursday’s "iMPACT!"…
– The TNA World Heavyweight and X Division Champion will team up against the TNA World Tag Team Champions.
– All of the TNA championships will be on the line in this match.
– When a wrestler scores a pinfall, not only does he win the bout but he wins the championship of the star he pins.
– In the case of the World Tag Team Champions, if one is pinned then the star that scored the victory wins both Tag Team Championships and the opportunity to pick his own partner to defend the gold with.
In addition, in the weeks leading up to the Pay-Per-View spectacular, Cornette has promised to shake things up in the TNA title scene, which was evident on Thursday as we have a new X Division Champion!
SAMOA JOE WINS THE X DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
Also on Thursday’s “iMPACT!”, “The Samoan Submission Machine” Samoa Joe reclaimed the TNA X Division Championship in a three-way match against “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal and Chris Sabin. Thus far, with Joe winning the X Title on Thursday night, it stands now as Kurt Angle and Samoa Joe taking on Team 3D – but with the World Title on the line next week on the huge “iMPACT!” and Team 3D scheduled to defend before the Pay-Per-View, who knows which teams will be facing off come Victory Road!
WHO IS JAMES MITCHELL’S NEW "CREATURE" HE IS BRINGING TO TNA?
Also on Thursday night, a video aired in which manager James Mitchell claimed he is bringing a new creature to TNA Wrestling! Who is it?