DESTINATION X 2011 REPORT – 13/07/11

TNA Destination X 2011

TNA Destination X 2011

TNA Destination X
Wednesday 13th July 2011 – 10pm on Challenge

QUICK RESULTS:
Kazarian d. Samoa Joe
Douglas Williams d. Mark Haskins
Eric Young and Shark Boy d. Generation Me
Alex Shelley won The Ultimate X Match
Rob Van Dam d. Jerry Lynn
Austin Aries d. Low Ki, Jack Evans and Zema Ion to earn a contract
X Title: Brian Kendrick d. Abyss to win the title
Main Event: AJ Styles defeated Christopher Daniels

Welcome to my second blog in two days and welcome to my report on the Destination X PPV. Firstly I have to say what a fantastic PPV it was, I just hope that TNA now don’t drop the ball with this. The show opens with the usual video packages hyping tonight’s X Division title match between champion Abyss and Brian Kendrick. Mike Tenay is in the broadcast booth alongside Jeremy Borash as Taz was unableto make it for duty due to a prior engagement. Read more of this post

TNA XPLOSION REPORT – 13/07/2011

TNA Xplosion Championship Challenge: Hernandez vs. Max Buck

TNA Xplosion Championship Challenge: Hernandez vs. Max Buck

TNA Xplosion
Wednesday 13th July 2011 – 12am on Challenge

THIS WEEK ON XPLOSION:
Hernandez d. Max Buck in the Xplosion Championship Challenge Tournament
TNAOnDemand Match of the Week: Kurt Angle vs. Sting from Destination X 2009.
TNA Spin Cycle: Featuring Brian Kendrick, Christy Hemme, SoCal Val & Jerry Lynn
TNA Before the Bell: Destination X 2011.

Match 1: Hernandez w/ Mexican America vs. Max Buck w/ Jeremy Buck.

Both competitors are accompanied by their respective counterparts for this bout in the Xplosion Championship Challenge.

As Hernandez and Buck go for the tie-up, Max rolls past Hernandez to dodge it, frustrating Hernandez. They tie up the second time, and Hernandez throws Buck hard into the corner. After a moment, another lock up and this time Hernandez pushes Buck into the corner and follows up with shoulder blocks into the stomach of Buck. Read more of this post

TNA XPLOSION: HERNANDEZ VS. MAX BUCK

In case you missed it last night, here’s the Xplosion Championship Challenge match-up between Generation Me’s Max Buck and Mexican America’s Hernandez!

TNA XPLOSION REPORT – 06/07/2011

TNA Xplosion
Wednesday 6th July 2011 – 12am on Challenge

THIS WEEK ON XPLOSION:
Jeremy Buck w/Max Buck vs. Shannon Moore in the Xplosion Championship Challenge
TNAOnDemand Match of the Week: Number 1 Contender Ladder Match with Kazarian, Daniels, Amazing Red and Brian Kendrick from Destination X 2010.
TNA Spin Cycle: Featuring Brian Kendrick, Christy Hemme, So Cal Val and Jerry Lynn.
Before the Bell – Destination X.

Taz and Jeremy Borash quickly run down what’s in store for tonight’s show, and we jump into the action.

Match 1: Jeremy Buck w/Max Buck vs. Shannon Moore.

We hear a quick word from Max who says that even though he’s bigger, better, faster and loved more by the Buck parents, he’s inexplicably not getting a chance in this Xplosion Championship Tournament. He wishes his brother well though, “being the family man” that he is. Read more of this post

**SPOILERS** TNA MONDAY TV TAPING RESULTS (27/06/2011)

IMPACT Wrestling Zone - Orlando, FL.

IMPACT Wrestling Zone - Orlando, FL.

TNA kicked off this weeks set of IMPACT Wrestling and Xplosion tapings yesterday at the Impact Wrestling Zone, Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. This is for the episode of IMPACT Wrestling set to air in the UK in a weeks time on July 5th at 10pm on Challenge TV. WARNING THIS CONTAINS SPOILERS for upcoming episodes of IMPACT Wrestling and Xplosion as well as the Destination X PPV – DO NOT READ on if you wish to avoid spoilers. Otherwise, click the “read more of this post” option at the end of this paragraph. Read more of this post

TNA XPLOSION REPORT – 22/06/2011

TNA Xplosion: Alex Shelley vs. Okada

TNA Xplosion: Alex Shelley vs. Okada

TNA Xplosion
Wednesday 22nd June 2011 – 12am on Challenge

THIS WEEK ON XPLOSION:
Alex Shelley d. Okada to advance in the Xplosion Championship Challenge
TNAOnDemand Match of the Week: Generation Me vs. Motor City Machine Guns – Ultimate X Match, from Destination x 2010.
TNA Spin Cycle: Featuring Desmond Wolfe, Miss Tessmacher, Eric Young and Orlando Jordan.
Footage from Kurt Angle’s recent UK Media Tour.
IMPACT Wrestling Rewind: Sting/Hogan confrontation, Angle/Jarrett’s Parking Lot Brawl.

Taz and Jeremy Borash are joined by Desmond Wolfe, who announces the next match in the Xplosion Championship Challenge. Desmond emphasizes that wrestling matters, and that these two are going to show that tonight. Read more of this post

Aftermath of IMPACT: “Back from the Dead” – 24/05/2011

IMPACT Wrestling: “Back from the Dead”

IMPACT Wrestling: “Back from the Dead”

IMPACT Wrestling – “Back from the Dead”
Tuesday 24th May 2011 – 10pm on Challenge

THIS WEEK ON IMPACT WRESTLING:
Mr. Anderson continues the mindgames with his “surprise” for Sting
Ric Flair calls out Robert Roode
Gunner let’s Eric Young know he’s not in the mood for fun and games
Velvet Sky d. Winter & Angelina Love
 Matt Hardy & Eric Bischoff d. Generation Me
Kurt Angle & Jeff Jarrett agree to bout at Slammiversary with #1 Contendership & Olympic Gold medal on the line.
 Tommy Dreamer shows AJ Styles that his actions are of his own choice
 Samoa Joe d. Amazing Red
 Abyss d. Kazarian to Win the X-Division Title
 Mickie James, Miss Tessmacher and Tara d. Madison Rayne, Sarita & Rosita
 Eric Bischoff vows to destroy the X-Division

First off, deserved mention for TNA producers David Sahadi and Kevin Sullivan who did an amazing job with the new opening video and graphics for IMPACT Wrestling, great stuff. The new blue colour scheme is a lot easier on the eye and the re-designed set looked great.

However the more things change the more they stay the same as the IMPACT Wrestling era started exactly how the Impact era started for the past year: Immortal’s theme music and too many non-wrestlers walking to the ring and an eventual all out brawl between warring factions. Don’t get me wrong, i liked the segement and it set up the premise for the show well, it just felt repetitive. Read more of this post

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