NEWS ITEMS FROM SUNDAY’S “TURNING POINT”
There are several news items to report from Sunday’s “Turning Point” Pay-Per-View, including news on Sting, a new X Champion, Konnan turns his back on the former 4Live Kru, Johnny Damon with the assist, injuries and more!
STING: FINAL RESOLUTION
Following Jeff Jarrett’s underhanded win over Rhino at the Pay-Per-View, the arena went dark and a video appeared on the big screens of a scorpion – signaling a message from Sting! When the lights came back on, a chair was in the middle of the ring with a black trenchcoat, a pair of black wrestling boots and a black bat – the signatures of the former World Champion! The final image fans saw in the arena was “Sting: Final Resolution”….the January TNA Pay-Per-View event!
JOHNNY DAMON WITH THE ASSIST ON SUNDAY
MLB star and former World Series champion Johnny Damon made the assist for AJ Pierzysnki, Dale Torborg, Chris Sabin and Sonjay Dutt on Sunday night, helping the stars to victory over The Diamonds In The Rough! Damon passed a home plate to Pierzynski, who used it to nail Simon Diamond leading to Chris Sabin hitting the Cradle Shock for the win! After the bout, Sabin and Dutt presented Pierzynski, Heenan and Torborg with TNA championship rings while Johnny Damon cheered on from ringside.
SAMOA JOE – NEW TNA X CHAMPION
The undefeated streak of “The Samoan Submission Machine” Samoa Joe continued at “Turning Point” as the juggernaut defeated “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles to become the new TNA X Division Champion! A bloodied and battered Styles was mauled by Joe after the match until “The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels made his return in attempt to fight off the new champion. Joe battled back and managed to level Daniels as TNA security hit the ring to break up the brawl.
KONNAN TURNS HIS BACK ON THE 4LIVE KRU
Konnan shocked the wrestling world on Sunday night at “Turning Point”, turning his back on his longtime Kru teammates and taking a steel chair to BG James and Kip James! While a shocked Ron Killings look on, Konnan laughed at his fallen former friends and left the ring in disgust. Why did Konnan attack BG and Kip? What is the future of the Kru? Tune in to “iMPACT!” to find out!
RAVEN SLAPS ZBYSZKO
Following his win over Chris K (formerly Kanyon), Raven was once again offered his release from Larry Zbyszko. However, the star slapped the Championship Committee member across the face – leading to Zbyszko attempting to fight Raven! Security held Larry Z back as Raven had a good laugh and left the ring. Certainly, Zbyszko let his anger get the best of him, but it remains to be seen if Raven is punished for putting his hands on a management official.