Panda Energy decided TNA will be taping two shows every other week. Sources told me this move saves the company $50,000 a week.
There wasn’t a pre-show video so tune in December 3rd.
(1) XXX (“Primetime” Elix Skipper and “Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels) defeated Sonjay Dutt and Amazing Red.
Dutt/Red had control early on until Skipper broke up a submission move. XXX beat down Red before he could get Dutt tagged into the match and he seemed to be in control. Red made a blind tag back into the match and was ready to hit Daniels with the Code Red but Skipper hit Red with a spinning heel kick to the face. Daniels then rolled up Red for the win.
Shane Douglas interviewed AMW about the Six Sides of Steel match on the PPV.
Back from break Shane Douglas interviewed Monty Brown about the upcoming World title match but Abyss hit him in the back with an object that looked like a pipe.
(2) Abyss (w/sack of thumb tacks and pipe) destroyed Matt Mayer (??) and Vance Desmond with moves that led to the Black Hole Slam. Abyss was ready to dump the tacks on the mat but the TNA referees saved the intended targets from damage. Abyss chased Borash into the ring and it caused Borash to rip a seam in his pants. The taping was brought to a halt as Borash went to replace his pants with jeans and the Hawaiian Tropic girls tossed shirts.
Before the main event Scott Hall and Kevin Nash demanded air time to talk about their six man bout at Turning Point. The crowd chanted BORING as Nash sang a verse or two for Monty Brown that I don’t wish to repeat here. Hall took a camera hostage and the “Silver Fox” took off to the locker room area.
(3) Kid Kash defeated Chris Sabin.
Good X Division match. At the end Sabin had Kash set for the Cradle Shock but Kash countered into a pin using a handful of Sabin’s tights for leverage.
Mike Tenay and Don West spoke but as usual we didn’t hear them. Before the main event DDP came out to the ring area and climbed in with the fans. But Raven was also in the crowd and he hit DDP with a garbage can. He dragged DDP into the ring and beat him down kicks to the chest and face. DDP fought back but Raven avoided the Diamond Cutter and headed to the locker room. Many fans didn’t see it but Eric Watts stood high atop the seats and looked down at DDP in the ring. Tenay and West spoke again probably going over the keys to the main event.
(4) NWA World Heavyweight champion Jeff Jarrett defeated “Alpha Male” Monty Brown.
This was the first NWA World Heavyweight title match on Impact. Brown came out with his ribs taped up from the attack by Abyss. Early on Brown showed off his obvious strength advantage over Jarrett. Jarrett countered a shoulder block, took over on the offense and brought the fight out to the floor where he attacked the injured ribs. During the floor fight TV went to break. TV came back as Jarrett brought the fight back into the ring where he kept control of the match. Jarrett tried a bear hug on Brown and barely got his hands locked. Brown fought back and hit Jarrett with a double under hook suplex. Brown blocked several punches by Jarrett and fired ones of his own before hitting a running Powerslam for 2. Brown hit a powerbomb and got 2. Brown hit Jarrett and referee Rudy Charles with a fallway slam. Jarrett hit Brown with a guitar shot and the stroke but only got 2. Brown hit the POUNCE on Jarrett but Hall came out and he got too got POUNCED. As Rudy Charles took care of Hall, Jarrett hit Brown in the back and head with chair shots. Jarrett pinned Brown as the fans reigned down boos. They showed AJ Styles and Jeff Hardy lying unconscious the victims of an attack that will be shown on the TV show.