The format for this year's world cup is different from last year. Team captains were selected and the captains had a draft, selecting a roster of wrestlers for their team.
The captains were Eric Young, Kurt Angle, Ethan Carter III and Bobby Roode.
TNA World Cup Draft
Eric Young selected Bully Ray, Eddie Edwards, ODB and Gunner
Kurt Angle selected Davey Richards, Mr. Anderson, Sanada and Madison Rayne
EC3 selected Jessie Godders, Robbie E, Magnus and Gail Kim.
Bobby Roode selected James Storm, Kenny King, Samuel Shaw and The Beautiful People.
TNA World Cup Qualifying Matches
Eddie Edwards defeated James Storm.