Terry Taylor, TNA’s Talent Relations Director, flew in last night as did several others.
Not all talent will be sent to Las Vegas including Curry Man, Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelly & Chris Sabin), Eric Young, Rock & Rave Infection (Jimmy Rave & Lance Rock), and more.
TNA posted the following preview on it’s website about this “live” taping.
PREVIEW FOR THURSDAY’S HUGE LIVE iMPACT FROM LAS VEGAS AS TNA GOES HD ON SPIKE TV
On Thursday night, it will be one of the biggest nights in TNA “iMPACT!” history as we will be live from Las Vegas with the first HD broadcast on SpikeTV!
The event will take place at â<80><9c>The Jointâ<80> at the Hard Rock Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Tickets are on sale now at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, all Ticketmaster locations, and www.ticketmaster.com.
The below is the official preview for the huge broadcast (card and talent are subject to change):
– The big main event for the broadcast will feature TNA World Heavyweight Champion Sting teaming up with Kevin Nash to face Samoa Joe and “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles! With the war for respect in TNA heating up, you don’t want to miss this collision between the top stars of Total Nonstop Action on TNA’s biggest night on Spike!
– What is the big announcement that Mick Foley and Jeff Jarrett will make on Thursday night? Foley made his farewell speech this past Thursday, but Jeff Jarrett apparently talked him out of leaving! What did they discuss in private? What is their big plan? Does it have anything to do with Kurt Angle? The wrestling world wants to know – and we’ll find out on Thursday’s live broadcast from Las Vegas!
– Booker T has promised to finally reveal the contents of the mysterious briefcase to the world on the live broadcast! What’s inside, and why has he been keeping it a secret? Tune in Thursday night to see the reveal live on SpikeTV!
– In an X Division Championship match, it will be Sheik Abdul Bashir defending the gold against number-one contender “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal
– The Knockout Women’s Championship will be on the line as Taylor Wilde faces her nemesis Awesome Kong
– Christy Hemme made the challenge to The Beautiful People to fight her on the live iMPACT! Which one of the Beautiful People will step into the ring against the vixen of The Rock N’ Rave Infection? Tune in and find out!
– It will be TNA World Tag Team Champions Beer Money vs. Team 3D vs. Matt Morgan & Abyss vs. LAX in a “Hard Rock Hardcore Tag Team Text-off Gauntlet”
Fans decide the order that the eight TNA wrestlers will enter the ring for the â<80><9c>Hard Rock Hardcore Text Off Gauntletâ<80>. From now until Thursday October 23rd at 9pmET fans can pick the order of the wrestlers that will under the Gauntlet. The order will be determined with the wrestler with the fewest votes entering first, with the wrestler with the most text votes being the last to enter the ring. Fans can cast their vote by texting the keyword (listed below for each wrestler) to the number 81676. Vote now and vote often. Standard Text Messaging rates apply.
Text Keyword to 81676
All this and much more on the live HD iMPACT broadcast from Las Vegas, starting at 9pm ET on SpikeTV – plus news on the huge November 9 “Turning Point” Pay-Per-View event!