The following preview has been issued by ImpactWrestling.com:
IMPACT WRESTLING Preview (Jan. 3) – Sting Returns, Steel Cage Match, Knockouts Action
– IMPACT WRESTLING kicks off 2013 with the big return of "The Icon" Sting – and he's vowing revenge on The Aces & Eights! Sting is now on a mission to eliminate the gang from TNA! Will the final battle begin on Thursday when the Man In Black makes his comeback? Tune in and find out!
– Also on the huge broadcast, there will be a Steel Cage Match as Kurt Angle and Samoa Joe join forces to battle The Aces & Eights! There will be no escape and no surrender when the cage door slams shut on Joe, Angle and the Aces!
– Is Thursday's IMPACT the beginning of the end of the Aces' reign of terror with Sting's return and the big Steel Cage Match? Don't miss this all-important IMPACT that kicks off the New Year!
– The 2012 Wrestler of the Year will be revealed as well. Who will win between finalists James Storm, Bobby Roode, Austin Aries, Jeff Hardy, and Bully Ray?
– Plus, after what happened last week, what will happen when Hulk Hogan is face-to-face with Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan? Is the family drama about to reach a boiling point?
– Thursday's IMPACT will also feature all of your favorite stars, including Hernandez, James Storm, Matt Morgan, the lovely but lethal Knockouts in action, the high-flying X Division Superstars and many more, plus news on the January 13 Genesis Pay-Per-View event!