More bad Talent Relations means no more Bad Influence. Impact still hasn’t said “adios” to Austin Aries. Jeff Jarrett got a “Rotten” deal. All of it makes Andy angry.
Over the next three days, Dave will be reviewing the past month of Impact Wrestling action in anticipation of Thursday night’s Genesis Free-for-View (or whatever it is they call the things that used to be PPVs that they were losing money on). Here’s Part Three: the 1/9/2014 show.
This week, Dave gets Claire Lynch flashbacks, Attitude Era flashbacks, and Joseph Park-induced hot flashes.
Like every other wrestling company, TNA creates a weekly preview of its flagship show, Impact Wrestling. And, like every other wrestling company, they don’t always tell the truth when hyping their product. Thankfully, Dave is here to try to figure what TNA is trying to say, and tell you what he thinks, so you don’t have to do either. This week: the Finals of the World Heavyweight Championship tournament are set, and Joseph Park becomes a metaphor for TNA’s hopelessness (more of a metaphor).
This week, TNA presents their “Turning Point” event in lieu of a regular episode of Impact Wrestling. That “Turning Point” represents TNA’s return to Universal Studios, where they will tape two episodes of Impact over the weekend, is surprisingly, not the worst that could happen.
This week’s edition of Impact Wrestling attempts to pick up the pieces following the largely-nonsensical fallout from last week’s worked-shoot confrontation and Aces & Eight’s sudden implosion. Should be fun(?)
TNA put their World Heavyweight Champion on TV at the end of their first hour, then main evented two guys in a tournament to become number one contender. Huh.
This week’s edition of Impact Wrestling continues developing TNA’s three major summer storylines: Chris Sabin winning the TNA World Heavyweight Title, Aces & Eights vs. the Main Event Mafia, and the Bound for Glory Series.
This week’s edition of Impact Wrestling represents TNA’s last chance to build a paying audience for Slammiversary — their quarterly pay-per-view — as well as…