What’s Bothering Me: The Good & Bad From TNA Slammiversary

Chris Cash

Austin Aries TNAWhat Did NOT Bother Me: Aries vs Samoa Joe

More, please! What a fantastic match between these two and I hope it carries over to Destination X pay per view. I have a feeling it will and couldn't be happier about it.

Austin Aries is SICK (haven't used that word in a while, or ever)! I'm a fan of pretty much everything he does and says. Samoa Joe has always been a favorite of mine. The two together really can't do any wrong in my book and they proved it last night.

My biggest complaint would still be the lack of development within the X Division. They are resting on former X Division stars to carry this division far too often. With all the incredible talent available in the US alone capable of pulling off this "style" of wrestling, it shouldn't be difficult to find fresh faces more often.

You did with Austin Aries; you should be able to duplicate that process.

I think the X Division and the incredible matches it allowed did as much to put over and elevate guys like Styles, Daniels and Samoa Joe as they did to put over the actual division. It can do the same for others. It's a gimmick that sells on its own. It needs very little help outside of proper time and support.

All that said, I guess I'm happy to see Samoa Joe being put back to good use. It might seem like a step backward, but at least he's doing "something" of relevance again.

And now, at least the X Division as a credible matchup worth watching.

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