HUGE NEWS: JIM CORNETTE ANNOUNCES THE X DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP IS VACANT! TOURNAMENT TO BEGIN ON THURSDAY’S “iMPACT!” TO CROWN A NEW CHAMPION!
Plus, witness the aftermath of “Final Resolution” on the huge broadcast starting at 9pm ET on SpikeTV!
Just minutes after the “Final Resolution” Pay-Per-View event, TNA Management Director Jim Cornette informed TNAwrestling.com that as a result of the controversial outcome of the X Division Championship bout between Eric Young and Sheik Abdul Bashir involving referee Shane Sewell, the title is declared vacant and being held up!
Cornette also revealed that an 8-man tournament will begin this Thursday night on SpikeTV to determine a new champion, with the finals to take place at the “Genesis” Pay-Per-View on Sunday, January 11! The tournament bouts are below:
– Quarterfinal #1: Eric Young vs. Sheik Abdul Bashir (PPV rematch, taking place this Thursday night)
– Quarterfinal #2: Alex Shelley vs. “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal (Also this Thursday night)
– Quarterfinal #3: Chris Sabin vs. “The Guru” Sonjay Dutt (December 18)
– Quarterfinal #4: Consequences Creed vs. Japanese newcomer Akira Raijin (December 18)
Tune in this Thursday night on “iMPACT!” on SpikeTV to witness the start of the X Division Championship Tournament!
ALSO THIS THURSDAY NIGHT ON “IMPACT!” :
– The Beautiful People want to remind all of their fans that (allegedly!) former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin will once again be with them this Thursday night.
– The war between The Main Event Mafia and TNA Frontline continues! How will “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles and Samoa Joe react to The Main Event Mafia getting the win at Final Resolution? Will we find out more about why Kurt Angle brought Al Snow to the Pay-Per-View to play mind games with Mick Foley?
– As a result of the “Feast Or Fired” match, three TNA superstars will get title shots – while one will be fired! This Thursday night, all of the briefcases will be opened, revealing the fate for Hernandez and Homicide of The Latin American Xchange as well as Curry Man! (Jay Lethal’s case was opened on Sunday to reveal a Tag Team Title shot). When “iMPACT!” ends this Thursday, one superstar will be fired and gone from TNA!
– Will we learn more about TNA Wrestling newcomer Suicide this Thursday night on SpikeTV? Suicide made his surprise debut at Sunday’s Final Resolution, attacking the Motor City Machineguns. What’s next for Suicide? Tune in and find out!
All this and much more this Thursday night on “iMPACT!” on SpikeTV, including news on the upcoming “Genesis” Pay-Per-View epic event on Sunday, January 11!