Full Taping Results From This Week’s TNA Impact Taping In Orlando, Florida.
TNA Wrestling taped this week’s edition of Impact from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida tonight. Thanks to Wrestling News World Orlando correspondent Julio Hernandez for sending us live text messages updates tonight:
TNA Impact (Airing this Thursday on Spike TV):
* The show opens with Scott Steiner, Booker T, and Kevin Nash coming out and going to the announce table. Nash and Booker chase off Don West and Mike Tenay. Scott Steiner runs off ring announcer David Penzer.
* A video is shown of Kurt Angle in the TNA office taking over. Jim Cornette confronts him and Angle tells him he can do whatever the Main Event Mafia wants to do.
* Sharmell takes over Lauren’s job as the backstage interviewer. Sharmell exchanges insults with ODB.
* The Kongtourage (Raisha Saeed & Rhaka Khan) b. ODB via pinfall in a handicap match.
* A video is shown of Kurt Angle being happy with how the production of the show is going. Jim Cornette is still in his office. Jeremy Borash warns Angle of bringing Mick Foley back up.
* Sharmell is backstage with the referees. She says that Booker T will take on referees Andrew Thomas and Rudy Charles in a handicap match.
* Booker T b. Referees Andrew Thomas & Rudy Charles in a handicap match. After the match, Shane Sewell comes out and attacks Booker. Booker ends up laying him out.
* A video is shown of Kurt Angle. Sting is upset at Angle for putting him in a handicap match against Team 3D.
* Sharmell interviews Matt Morgan backstage. She asks him about his upcoming match against Petey Williams. Petey will be forced to have one hand tied behind his back for the bout.
* Matt Morgan b. Petey Williams via pinfall. After the match, Morgan, Booker T, and Scott Steiner beat up on Williams. Eric Young, Jay Lethal, and Consequences Creed hit the ring to try and make the save.
* Sharmell interviews the Motor City Machineguns. She asks them why they didn’t help out Petey in which they responded with a sarcastic answer.
* Team 3D comes out and cuts an in-ring promo.
* Team 3D b. TNA Champion Sting via disqualification in a handicap match when the Main Event Mafia run in the ring. LAX, Abyss, and Mick Foley come out to make the save.
* Mick Foley cuts a promo in the ring, saying that the Main Event Mafia’s reign of taking over the show is over. He announces that Hernandez will get another TNA Championship match at a later date. Mick Foley makes two matches for later tonight. First a weapons match, Abyss vs. Scott Steiner, but Abyss is the only one allowed to use weapons. The second match is a handicap match, Kurt Angle vs. LAX.
* Jim Cornette announces Booker T vs. Shane Sewell for Against All Odds.
* Abyss b. Scott Steiner in a hardcore weapons match (where Steiner is not allowed to use weapons) via disqualification when Steiner used a pipe. Suicide came out after the match to make the save.
* Lauren interviews a couple of cowboys plugging a bull riding show for Spike TV. Beer Money, Inc. interrupts the segment.
* Kurt Angle b. LAX via pinfall after an Olympic Slam on Homicide.