NWA-TNA Impact 7/2/2004
Full NWA TNA Impact! Results – 7/2/04
Taped From: Orlando, Florida
Commentators: Mike Tenay & Don West
Report by: Ryan Droste of WrestleView.com
– Ken Shamrock is shown arriving backstage.
– The opening promo for Impact! hits and we are taken to Soundstage 21 at Universal Studios for the show. Pyro display goes off in the entranceway and above the ring.
Prime Time vs. Alex Shelley
10 minute time limit. Lots of reversals at the beginning, reversals on armbars and pin attempts. Prime Time hits a moonsault off the top rope (not from the turnbuckle, but the actual rope). Prime Time gets distracted by Kazarian, Michael Shane, and Traci on the ramp, and Shelley gains the offensive. After a few offensive moves including a nice swinging neckbreaker, Prime Time comes back but only for a few minutes. Shelley executes a nice move off the top rope. He goes up top again, and comes off in a barrell role but misses. Prime Time crotches Shelley on the middle of the top rope, and then executes the hurricanrana after walking the top rope. Prime Time executes a spin kick, and then goes for the P.O.D. Shelley gets out of it and goes for a pin attempt but doesn’t get it. Prime Time then goes for the P.O.D. again and hits it this time for the pin.
Winner: Prime Time
UP NEXT: D-Lo Brown and America’s Most Wanted.
-Promo for this Wednesday’s PPV airs.
-Promo for Ultimate X Collection airs.
Team Japan vs. D-Lo Brown and America‘s Most Wanted
10 minute time limit. Storm and Miyamoto start off the match. Storm hits a nice hurricanrana. Miyamoto ducks a clothesline, and comes back with some punches before tagging in Nosawa. Storm gets a power slam on Nosawa and tags in Harris who hits an atomic drop which storm follows up with a Russian Leg Sweep. Harris executes a British Bulldog like vertical suplex before tagging in Brown quickly. Lots of quick tags between all three, before all men work together to execute a neck breaker. Nosawa comes back with a spin kick and tags in Makemiu. D-Lo gains the advantage on Makemiu immediately and tags in Harris. Makemiu executes an overhead belly to belly suplex on Harris. Miyamoto is tagged in and executes a dragon screw leg whip on Chris Harris. Nosawa comes in and takes Harris down with a drop toe hold and Miyamoto hit’s a couple drop kicks to the face. Nosawa hit’s a shining wizard. Makemiu back in. Harris executes a spear out of the corner and tags in Brown. Brown comes in hitting a couple clotheslines and a back body drop. Brown hit’s a seated moonsault off the top on Makemiu. Miyamoto and Nosawa come in the ring and Brown takes them both down before tagging in Storm and going to the outside to put the hurt on Miyamoto and Nosawa some more. Storm hits a super kick on Makemiu. AMW execute the death sentence and get the pin.
Winner: America‘s Most Wanted & D-Lo Brown
-The Naturals come out after the match and steal the NWA Tag Team Title belts from AMW.
UP NEXT: “The Alpha Male” Monty Brown.
Monty Brown vs. Abismo Negro
10 minute time limit. Brown starts off overpowering Abismo with a lot of punches and power moves, who is sort of a Rey Mysterio Jr. look-alike by his costume but a bit bigger physically. They fight to the outside and Brown clears out the fans ringside near the barricade before both men enter the ring again. Abismo tries to come back, attempting two clotheslines in a row with no effect on Brown. He then executes a springboard drop kick off the top rope which takes down Brown. Abismo with a face buster on Brown for a near fall. Brown comes back with a back breaker and then still holds on to Abismo and releases him overhead. Brown comes off the ropes to execute the Pounce and gets the pin.
Winner: “The Alpha Male” Monty Brown
UP NEXT: Chris Sabin & Amazing Red.
-Promo for Wednesday’s PPV airs.
-Ultimate X Collection DVD Promo airs.
-Shark Boy and D-Ray 3000 are shown around Universal Studios at different attractions.
Michael Shane & Kazarian w/ Traci vs. Amazing Red & Chris Sabin
10 minute time limit. Sabin and Kazarian start things off. Back and forth at the beginning. Shane is tagged in who gets a hurricanrana from Sabin. Dusty Rhoades is shown backstage as the judge this week. Sabin tags in Red. Red wrenches the arm of Shane. Shane comes back with a knee to the stomach and tags in Kazarian, who comes in and receives two hip tosses followed by a drop kick. Red then tags in Sabin, who wrenches over the arm of Kazarian. Kazarian throws Sabin to the outside, and he lands on Michael Shane who was fallen to the floor from Sabin hitting him moments before.
-Promo for Wednesday’s PPV airs.
-Ultimate X Collection DVD promo airs.
Back on Impact with Shane and Kazarian working over Red. Kazarian with a drop kick on Red seated in the corner. Shane is tagged in. Shane puts a submission on Red’s arms that is almost like a pretzel, before Red comes back. Red charges at Shane, but Shane just grabs him and flings him into the turnbuckles. Sabin is tagged in who springboards off the top and dropkicks Kazarian and Shane. All 4 men are in the ring fighting, before Red and Kazarian go to the outside. Shane hits a super kick on Sabin and gets the pin.
Winners: Michael Shane & Kazarian
-Ken Shamrock promo airs.
-Promo for Wednesday’s PPV airs.
-Promo for Ultimate X Collection DVD airs.
-Jonny Fairplay promo airs, who throws out a challenge to all Reality TV stars to come down to TNA. They are calling it the Jonny Fairplay Reality Challenge.
-Tenay and West talk about Wednesday’s lineup. AMW comes out and interrupts to cut a promo on the Naturals. They say they are taking their identities back and their belts back from The Naturals.
-Footage is shown again of Jeff Hardy’s TNA debut, with Dusty Rhodes’ comments from this past Wednesday on Hardy in between about TNA dropping the ball on Jeff Hardy and how he‘s taking Hardy’s situation into his hands.
-Shane Douglas interviews Vince Russo who says Russo is going to fix things with Hardy. He holds a file folder with Hardy’s name on it. Rhodes comes into the set and takes the folder and says he is taking it to Hardy and thanks Russo for making things right. They build it up like it’s a big money contract.
UP NEXT: Who will make an Impact?
-Gauntlet For The Gold promo airs featuring Ken Shamrock.
-Gauntlet For The Gold promo airs featuring Jeff Jarrett.
-Jeff Jarrett comes out to join the announce position.
Team Canada vs. 3 Live Kru w/ Dennis Rodman
Rodman comes out with 3 Live Kru. Rodman didn’t do much throughout the match except sit ringside next to the Spanish announcers. Konnan and Eric Young start things off. Konnan hits a shoulder block among other quick offensive maneuvers. Killings is tagged in. Petey Williams is also tagged in, and he works over Killings for a short time. Killings tags in BG James and Williams tags in Bobby Roode. BG accidently knocks out the ref going for Roode. Killings hits a dropkick off the top rope on to Williams. BG gets ready to put a move on Roode, but Jarrett interferes with a guitar shot on BG James. Roode goes for the cover, the ref recovers, and Team Canada get the win.
Winners: Team Canada
-Jarrett gets ready to go for another guitar shot, but Ken Shamrock comes out and grabs the guitar. 3 Live Kru and Shamrock stand nose to nose with Jarrett and his elite guard to end the show.
Matches signed for this Wednesday live on PPV
-Gauntlet For The Gold Match for the NWA Heavyweight Title featuring Jeff Jarrett and his elite guard vs. Ken Shamrock & 3 Live Kru
-NWA Tag Title Match: America’s Most Wanted vs. The Naturals
-X Division Tag Team Tornado Match
-There Must Be A Winner: D-Lo Brown vs. “The Alpha Male” Monty Brown
-Shark Boy & D-Ray 3000 vs. Kazarian & Michael Shane w/ Traci
-Sonny Siaki & Desire vs. Big Vito & Trinity
-Plus: Will Jeff Hardy respond to Vince Russo and Dusty Rhodes? And more!