TNA NEWS 2013

– As noted earlier, TNA will be holding special “one night only” taped pay-per-view events that cost just $15. Here are the themes for those events:

* TNA X-Travaganza – featuring the stars of the X-Division

* TNA Joker’s Wild Tag Team Special – featuring enemies teaming and a Battle Royal final

* TNA Hardcore Justice 2 – ECW reunion “hardcore” show

* TNA “10 Reunion” – Stars from the early days of TNA facing off inside the Six-Sided ring

* TNA Knockouts Knockdown – One night Knockout tournament with the first round being all stipulation matches and the final four in a “test of their stamina” to see who the final victor is

* TNA International Incident – One night tournament featuring talent from the United States, India, Mexico, Ireland, Canada, Germany, Japan & the UK with the winner earning a title shot

* TNA X-Division World Cup Tournament – four teams of X-Division wrestlers in a one night tournament featuring singles, tag, six man and eight man tag matches

* TNA World Cup of Wrestling – Four teams, each captained by a TNA wrestler featuring a Heavyweight wrestler, a tag team and an X-Division wrestler battling in singles, tag and stipulation matches. The finale will be a “two ring, triple chance Battle Royal.”

– With the new pay-per-view changes, here is TNA’s schedule for 2013:

* January 13th – Genesis live
* March 10th – Lockdown live
* April 5th – All X Division show taped on January 12th
* May 3rd – Joker’s Wild tag team show
* June 9th – Slammiversary live
* July 5th – taped show
* August 2nd – taped show
* September 6th – taped show
* October 13th – Bound For Glory live
* November 1st – taped show
* December 6th – taped show

TNA Wrestling taped Joker’s Wild PPV special which will air on May 3rd, 2013. Here are the full results.

* Tonight’s Joker’s Wild pay-per-view kicks off with Jeremy Borash and Christy Hemme in the ring with a giant check and drum of 24 balls with the names of the participants in the tournament. The winners go into a gauntlet with the winner earning $100,000.

* James Storm and Christian York defeated Gunner and Crimson.

* Christy Hemme interviews York and Storm. York reminded Storm it is every man for themselves in the gauntlet.

* Jessie Godderz and Mr. Anderson defeated Douglas Williams and Kid Kash.

* Christopher Daniels and Samoa Joe defeated Chavo Guerrero and Rob Van Dam.

* Bobby Roode and Joseph Park defeated Robbie E and Zema Ion. After the match, Park wants a hug but Roode refuses.

* Devon and D.O.C defeated Hernandez and Alex Silva.

* Robbie T and Matt Morgan defeated Joey Ryan and Al Snow.

* The 12 men in the gauntlet are:

– James Storm
– Christian York
– Jessie Godderz
– Ken Anderson
– Christopher Daniels
– Samoa Joe
– Bobby Roode
– Joseph Park
– Devon
– D.O.C.
– Matt Morgan
– Robbie T

– Joker’s Wild Gauntlet: The six winning teams were in a gauntlet for $100,000. Here is the order of entry:
– James Storm
– Bobby Roode
– Devon
– D.O.C.
– Jessie Godderz
– Christian York
– Joseph Park
– Ken Anderson
– Christian Daniels
– Samoa Joe
– Robbie T
– Matt Morgan

* The last four in the gauntlet were Roode, Devon, Storm, and Morgan. Storm eliminated Morgan. Mike Knox came out to help Devon and he pulled Roode through the middle ropes. Storm eliminated Devon when interference backfired. Roode tries to eliminate Storm but Storm skinned the cat and he hit a Codebreaker on Roode that sent him to the apron. Storm eliminated Roode with the Last Call superkick.

Afterwards, Storm was presented the big check by Christy Hemme and So Cal Val. Storm then went into the crowd to celebrate with the fans to end the show.

TNA will tape their X-Travaganza pay-per-view special that will air on April 5th, 2013. Here are the full results.

* Christian York defeated Matt Bentley, Alex Silva, Sam Shaw, Lince Dorado, Puma, Jimmy Rave in an X-Division Xscape match. The match is an elimination match until the final two when it becomes the first to escape the cage. The order of elimination was as follows: Lince Dorado,Puma, Sam Shaw, Alex Silva, Matt Bentley.

* Samoa Joe vs. Austin Aries is announced for later on in the show.

* Doug Williams & Kid Kash defeated Tony Nese & Rasad Cameron.

* Robbie E cuts a promo saying hes the best X-Division champion of all time. Chavo Guerrero interrupts and a match is set up between the two. Joe Park is named the referee for the match.

* Chavo Guerrero defeated Robbie E. After the match Robbie E got in Park’s face and shoved him until Park ran up and gave him a shoulder tackle.

* Kenny King defeated Zema Ion, Rubix and Mason Andrews in an Ultimate X match.

* Christopher Daniels & Kazarian defeated Sonjay Dutt & Petey Williams.

* Rob Van Dam defeated Jerry Lynn in a no disqualification match.

* Austin Aries defeated Samoa Joe.

 

TNA notified VIP ticket holders that Genesis will be the only live pay-per-view held at Universal Studios in Orlando during 2013. As previously reported, Lockdown takes place in San Antonio.

The locations for Slammiversary & Bound For Glory have not been announced yet.

 

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