Filming for a future episode this year, Mike Tenay and Don West are on the ramp to start the show, but what they are saying is inaudible to the live crowd.
– They move to the ring to recap 2008 and hype matches airing on the Best of 2008 New Year’s edition of Impact.
– The Beautiful People with Cute Kip defeated Roxxi & Taylor Wilde. Angelina Love pins Roxxi with a small package after Cute Kip reverses the one Roxxi had on Love.
Start of Impact for 12/04/08
– TNA Legends Title Match: Booker T with Sharmell vs. Samoa Joe
– Christy Hemme & AJ Styles defeated Amazing Kong & Scott Steiner when Hemme pinned Kong
– Consequences Creed, Jay Lethal & Eric Young def Jimmy Rave, Sonjay Dutt w/ So Cal Val when Creed pinned Rave. Sheik Abdul Bashir was Dutt & Rave’s partner, but left the match after fans chanted USA and joined Mike & Don on commentary. Post match, he attacks Young and they fight up the ramp. Young steals the X Division title and celebrates in the ring with Creed & Lethal
– Kurt Angle comes out to the ring & asks Jeff Jarrett to come out before the live crowd. Jarrett comes out. Angle says for Jeff and all the fans here to enjoy themselves tonight. He says tonight could be his last Impact. He says he’s more focused than ever for his match at Final Resolution and getting his match against Jeff Jarrett. He said that over 2 yrs ago when he came to TNA, he and Jarrett have always butted heads and that Jarrett is jealous of his success. He doesn’t care what it takes or who’s blood has to spill, he says he’s never been this out of control in his life. Jarrett says he’s going to make it short and sweet. If Angle thinks he’s going to mess with his career, his company or his family. It’ll be over his dead body. Angle smiles as Jarrett leaves.
– Non Title: Rhino defeated TNA champion Sting with a gore. During the match, both Angle & Styles make their way to ringside and brawl when Angle attempts to interfere, Rhino hits Sting with a Gore. The members of the Frontline rush to the ring to celebrate as Impact goes off the air.
Match taped for New Year’s Edition of Impact