I’m hearing a "Creative Team" rumor that Samoa Joe will win the King Of The Mountain Main Event match at tonight’s TNA Slammiversary PPV, and that a heel turn may be in the works for him.
Both Samoa Joe and AJ Styles go into the match with recent injuries, but both have been off events for several weeks so I am expecting their usual strong performances.
This is AJ Styles’ 4th KING OF THE MOUNTAIN MATCH, the most of anyone in TNA history, yet he has never been booked to win the match
Jeff Jarrett has been in two previous KING OF THE MOUNTAIN MATCHES, winning both.
Both Samoa Joe & Kurt Angle have appeared in one previous KING OF THE MOUNTAIN match each
This is Mick Foley’s 1st KING OF THE MOUNTAIN Match
Results of previous King Of The Mountain Matches:
1) Jeff Jarrett defeated Ron Killings (c), A.J. Styles, Raven and Chris Harris to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
TNA pay-per-viewJune 2, 2004,
2) Raven defeated A.J. Styles (c), Monty Brown, Abyss and Sean Waltman to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
Slammiversary 2005 June 19, 2005,
3) Jeff Jarrett defeated Christian Cage (c), Abyss, Ron Killings and Sting to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
Slammiversary 2006 June 18, 2006,
4) Kurt Angle defeated Samoa Joe, A.J. Styles, Christian Cage and Chris Harris to become the first TNA World Heavyweight Champion
Slammiversary 2007 June 17, 2007,
5) Kaz defeated Chris Sabin, Curry Man, Jimmy Rave and Johnny Devine to earn a future TNA World Heavyweight Championship match
Impact! Zone June 5, 2008,
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