Above all, this match felt like a real main event. Wrestlers in a top storyline were fighting with something meaningful on the line, and they delivered a match of worthy length that told a story that, even with many bells and whistles, was easy for the crowd to get behind.
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.