NWA-TNA Impact 10/22/2005
Full TNA iMPACT! Results 10/22/05 (taped 10/11)
Taped From: Orlando, Florida
Commentators: Mike Tenay & Don West
Report by: Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
– The TNA promo hits.
– Following this, the opening for iMPACT! hits. We then go to the IMPACT ZONE in Orlando, FL at Universal Studios. A big display of pyro goes off in the entrance way, on the four corners of the ring and above the ring as well.
– LATER TONIGHT: NWA World Champion Jeff Jarrett, Monty Brown & Abyss team up to take on X Division Champion AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy & Lance Hoyt.
Samoa Joe vs. Elix Skipper w/ Simon Diamond
The bell rings and both Samoa Joe and Elix Skipper circle around the ring. Both Joe and Skipper exchange some kicks to the legs. Joe then levels Skipper with a HUGE kick. Joe picks up Skipper, hits a snapmare, slap to the chest and big jumping knee to the chest. Joe then hits a running knee to the chest on Skipper in the corner. Joe gives Skipper a face wash in the corner followed by a big running knee charge! Joe covers Skipper, but only gets a two count. Skipper fights back with a big kick to the face, snapmare and a stiff kick to the back of Joe. Skipper covers, but also gets a two count. Skipper retaliates with a big springboard moonsault on Joe that results in two count. Joe fights back with a quick powerslam, but only gets a two count. Joe then plants Skipper up on the top rope. Joe goes for the Muscle Buster, but Skipper fights out of it and stays on the top rope. Joe then gets in a few elbows, gets Skipper up, walks to the middle of the ring and executes the Muscle Buster. Joe then locks in Choke Sleeper Clutch and Skipper taps out to end the contest.
Winner: Samoa Joe
– A promo airs highlighting Christopher Daniels in TNA.
– UP NEXT: The Naturals defend the NWA World Tag Team Titles against America’s Most Wanted.
– A promo airs highlighting TNA’s six-sided ring.
NWA World Tag Team Championship Match
The Naturals (c’s) vs. America’s Most Wanted
The match starts with all four men brawling right away. Chris Harris and Andy Douglas brawl in the corner, while James Storm and Chase Stevens battle it our nearby as well. Stevens sends Storm to the outside of the ring and then both Naturals send Harris out as well. Stevens then launches Douglas over the top rope and Douglas takes out both members of AMW. Stevens then goes up to the top rope and hits a huge shooting star press to take out both members of AMW as well! They show a quick replay of the shooting star press. Back in the IMPACT ZONE, AMW is backing up the ramp calling for a time-out as Gail Kim appears. She speaks with AMW as we go to a commercial break.
– An updated promo for the Bound for Glory PPV airs.
We are back in the IMPACT ZONE as Chase Stevens grabs Chris Harris by the hair and suplexes him back inside the ring. Douglas gets the tag from Stevens and Harris goes to work on Douglas. Storm gets the tag and Gail Kim trips up Douglas as Storm sent him into the ropes. Douglas then leaves the ring and goes after Kim. As this takes place, Chris Harris leaves the ring and grabs one of the NWA World Tag Team Title belts. When Douglas chases Kim around the ring, Harris pops up and nails Douglas right in the face with one of the tag titles. Harris taunts the crowd in Orlando and then holds a bloody Douglas on the ground. Harris throws Douglas back in the ring and Storm goes to work on Douglas’ bloody face. Douglas fights back with a high knee on Storm as he got sent into the ropes. Stevens gets the tag and he takes out Storm and Harris. Stevens takes out Harris with a clothesline and sidekick. Stevens pops up from the ring, gives Storm some hard rights, moves, Harris takes out Storm by accident, Stevens hits a death valley driver on Harris, covers, but it gets broken up by Storm. Storm lifts Stevens in the air, Harris goes off the ropes, but Douglas trips up Harris and brings him outside. Harris then knocks out Douglas, grabs another of the NWA World Tag Team Titles, slides in and takes out Stevens. Harris puts Storm on top of Stevens. The referee counts…1…2…Stevens kicks out. Harris gets the tag and he accidentally takes out the referee. The Naturals take the advantage and hit The Natural Disaster on Harris. Stevens covers, but the referee is out. Gail Kim then goes up to the top rope, Stevens approaches, Storm is behind, Kim jumps, Stevens moves and Kim takes out Storm with a slight huricanranna. Stevens then gets in the face of Kim. She goes to slap him, Stevens blocks, gets Kim up on his shoulders, The Naturals then look to hit The Natural Disaster, but Jeff Jarrett hits the ring and low blows Douglas. Jarrett quickly jumps out and distracts Stevens. Storm then comes into the ring with a beer bottle and smashes it over the head of Stevens with the referee distracted by Jarrett. Harris then covers Stevens…1…2…3.
Winners & NEW NWA World Tag Team Champions: America’s Most Wanted
After the match, Jeff Jarrett beats down a bloody Andy Douglas while James Storm beats down Chase Stevens. AMW then celebrate with the NWA World Tag Team straps over their shoulders along with Jeff Jarrett and Gail Kim.
– A promo airs highlighting past Ultimate X matches in TNA.
Booby Roode w/ Scott D’Amore vs. Ron “The Truth” Killings w/ BG James
Mike Tenay announces during Roode’s entrance that he was just handed word that Ultimate X was coming to Spike TV soon. Before the match, BG James gets on the mic and introduces Killings. The bell rings and here we go. Bobby Roode gets in a quick kick to the gut on Ron Killings followed by a stiff right hand. Roode applies a headlock, Killings sends Roode into the ropes and Roode comes back with a shoulder block. Killings then follows up with a shoulder block of his own and two big high hip tosses. Killings then clotheslines Roode over the top rope as the crowd in Orlando cheers loudly. As Roode gets up on his feet and walks toward the ramp, Killings goes off the ropes, charges and launches himself over the top rope taking out Roode on the outside. Killings throws Roode back in the ring, gets up on the corner, but Roode trips him up and Killings falls forward. Roode then scoop slams Killings near the corner. Roode gets up on the second rope, jumps and hits a big knee to the face. Roode hooks the leg, but only gets a two count. Killings fights back with a right hand, but Roode quickly cuts him off with two big knees to the gut and a huge back suplex. Kip James then makes his way down the ramp and tells Mike Tenay & Don West that he was going to settle things once and for all with his “brother” BG James. They show Konnan in the back seeing this and making his way out. Kip & BG talk on the outside as Killings takes out Roode with a big dropkick in the ring. Konnan then comes out and gets in the face of Kip. In the ring, Killings takes out Roode with a spinning clotheslines and then gets out of the ring. He gets in Kip’s face and Kip pushes Killings away. Kip then swings at Konnan and both start to brawl until TNA Security and BG James break it up. Back in the ring, Killings goes for a Scissors Kick when A-1 of Team Canada appears. Killings takes him out on the ring apron. Eric Young hits the ring and Killings sends him over the top rope. Scott D’Amore then throws in a hockey stick and Roode grabs it. D’Amore distracts Killings allowing Roode to break the hockey stick over his back. The referee gets back in the ring as Roode covers Killings to get the pinfall.
Winner: Booby Roode
After the match, all members of Team Canada head up the ramp in celebration as Coach Scott D’Amore displays the Canadian flag.
– Backstage, Shane Douglas is with NWA World Champion Jeff Jarrett, Monty Brown & Abyss w/ James Mitchell. Douglas tries to get word from Jarrett when Brown cuts him off. He tells Jarrett that he doesn’t want to be in this match because TNA is forcing him. Brown said he would rather be hunting for Jarrett’s NWA World Title and reminds Jarrett that they had a deal. Jarrett said Brown took that deal and pulled it from the table. He said he is a man of second chances and mentions how Abyss wants a shot and how Kevin Nash will get his at Bound for Glory. Jarrett tells Brown to prove himself to be title worthy tonight. Brown said he is going all in tonight. Jarrett then tells Abyss that the same thing applies to him as well.
– A promo for TNA Home Video airs.
Six Man Tag Team Match
NWA World Champion Jeff Jarrett, Monty Brown & Abyss w/ James Mitchell vs. X Division Champion AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy & Lance Hoyt
The bell rings and we start with Abyss and Lance Hoyt. Both lock up and Abyss pushes away Hoyt. Hoyt fights back with some right hands followed by a jumping shoulder block. Hoyt adds in a few more right hands, a kick to the gut and tags in Jeff Hardy. Hardy kicks Abyss a few times, Abyss sends him into the ropes, Jarrett lifts his knee and Hardy hits it with force. Abyss tags in Monty Brown. Brown holds Hardy down by his neck on the mat. Hardy fights back with some rights and a jumping clothesline. Brown then fights back with a big underhook suplex across the ring. Brown nails Hardy off the corner and tags in Jeff Jarrett. Jarrett nails Hardy with a big dropkick and then mocks AJ Styles. Jarrett nails Hardy off the corner and tags in Abyss. Jarrett gets up on the corner and taunts at the crowd as Abyss nails Hardy in the corner with some rights. Abyss gives Hardy a scoop slam fighting back. Abyss attempts a leg drop, but Hardy moves. Hardy tags in AJ Styles. Styles dodges Abyss a few times as he goes off the ropes. Styles attempts a dropkick, Abyss holds on to the ropes, but as Styles jumps in the air he comes back down on his feet. Abyss approaches and this time Styles takes him out with a big dropkick. Literally a second later, Styles takes out Jarrett with a big Pele Kick. The crowd in Orlando goes nuts as Hardy jumps over the top rope taking out Brown. Styles does the same over the top on Jarrett. Hoyt then does the same as well on Abyss as we head to a commercial break.
We are back in the IMPACT ZONE as Styles sends Jarrett back in the ring as Brown brawls with Hardy on the outside. Styles is hitting some rights on Jarrett in the corner as Abyss approaches. Styles drops down on Abyss, but gives him a big tornado DDT! Styles then gives Abyss a few hard rights, goes off the ropes, Abyss sends him in the air and Styles comes down on Brown on the ring apron. Styles then looks to go for the Styles Clash on Abyss, but Jarrett breaks it up. Jarrett attempts The Stroke, but Styles counters it and flips Jarrett backwards! While this is going on, Mike Tenay says that he was just sent word that America’s Most Wanted will defend the NWA World Tag Team Titles against The Naturals in a re-match at Bound for Glory on Sunday. After Styles flips Jarrett, he gets taken out with a clothesline by Jarrett. Jarrett then puts Styles on the second rope and bounces off his back. They then cut to the announce area where Cassidy Riley has a headset on and sends a message from Raven. Riley says that even though Raven isn’t here tonight, he plans on being in the building at Bound for Glory. In the ring, Jarrett slides out of the ring and nails Styles with a hard right. Brown then gets the tag and he launches Styles into the corner. Brown does this three more times. Brown then runs and hits a quick knee charge on Styles in the corner. Brown launches Styles into the corner again and then lights him up with some hard rights to the ribs. Abyss gets the tag and he gives Styles a hard right to the ribs. Abyss puts Styles in the corner and hits a big slap to the chest. Abyss backs up and then hits a big charge on Styles in the corner. Jarrett gets the tag and Styles fights back with some chops. Both Jarrett and Styles go down in the middle of the ring attempting cross-body blocks on each other. The referee starts the count and gets to six as Abyss & Brown get a double-tag. Styles springboards off the ropes and both Abyss and Brown catch him. They move towards Hardy & Hoyt and Styles double-tags both of them as well. The referee attempts to control this, but then lets them loose. Styles and Jarrett are brawling on the outside. In the ring, Abyss hits the Black Hole Slam on Hoyt. Abyss covers, but Hardy breaks it up. Hardy then hits the TWist of Fate on Abyss. Hardy then connects with the Swanton Bomb off the top rope. Hardy covers, but Brown breaks it up. Brown hits two backbreakers on Hardy followed by a big overhead slam. When Brown turns around, Hoyt takes him out with a big boot. Hoyt covers, but Jarrett breaks it up. Hoyt misses a big boot attempt on Jarrett and Abyss trips up Hoyt, bringing him to the outside. In the ring, Styles jumps over the top rope from the ring apron on Jarrett. Jarrett counters a roll-up into a Figure Four attempt. Styles counters that into a flip-up kick to the back of the head. Styles then lifts Jarrett in the air, but allows him to come back down and Styles hits a big neckbreaker. Styles then goes up to the top rope signaling the Spiral Tap, but Christohper Daniels runs out and trips up Styles off the top. Jarrett grabs Styles, gets him in the position for The Stroke, but Brown runs in, goes off the ropes, Jarrett lets Styles go and Brown connects with The Pounce! Brown covers…1…2…3.
Winners: Jeff Jarrett, Monty Brown & Abyss
After the match, Jeff Jarrett smiles as Brown approaches him. Jarrett tells Brown that he got the job done and showed him he is worthy. Lance Hoyt then comes in and takes out Brown to the outside as Abyss gets in Jarrett’s face. Jarrett argues with Abyss a bit until Christopher Daniels comes in and starts beating down Styles. Daniels applies his full-body scissors submission on Styles in the middle of the ring when Sabu runs out. Sabu goes up to the top and takes out Abyss with a jumping side kick. Brown and Hoyt are shown brawling in the crowd. Back in the ring, Rhino runs out and he goes after Jeff Hardy. Sabu takes out Abyss with a suicide dive through the ropes and Rhino brawls with Jeff Hardy into the crowd. We then hear Kevin Nash’s music hit as he comes down the ramp and walks towards the ring as the show goes off the air…