TNA iMPACT 2011 06 23

Location: Orlando, Florida (Universal Studios)
Date: June 23rd, 2011 (Taped: May 15th)
Commentators: Mike Tenay & Taz
[ REVIEWED BY NIKHIL KALHAN ]

TNA XPLOSION: XPLOSION TOURNAMENT
Alex Shelley defeated Okada

VIDEO PACKAGE: Jeff Jarrett challenge to Kurt Angle last week, if he loses he goes to Mexico and he lost in a parking lot showdown and Sting telling Hulk Hogan he can change everything.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Jeff Jarrett & Eric Bischoff: Jeff Jarrett told Eric Bischoff what he said last week didn’t have to come true and asked to put him in the Bound For Glory series. Eric Bischoff said the Network told him to go and he needed to because they write the cheques. Bischoff said Immortal needed to run Mexico as that means more money and power, Jarrett said he would consider going, Bischoff’s music hit and he left and told Jarrett adios.

IN THE RING SEGMENT
Eric Bischoff + Sting: Eric Bischoff called Sting a ungrateful Son of a Bitch and called him out, Sting came out with his face paint resembling the Joker. Bischoff said he’s not a coward like Sting and when he went to confront Hogan he wouldn’t know about it because he doesn’t watch his own show which he stars and produces. Bischoff called him a son of a bitch and said he has respected him since day one. Sting what hurts most is his feelings, he cussed him and what will he do until he breaks his neck is tell him what he is: con artist, a thief, liar, low-life, loser, scum of the earth, dirt-bag,a virus, cancer and like a cockroach that crawls in he ended up here in TNA, cockroaches spreads diseases and that’s what he is, which spread to Hulk Hogan and only a matter of time before Hogan awakes and stands up to him. Bischoff said it won’t happen, it will be Hogan and Bischoff there a team, nothing he can do and or change, the only thing will change will be Sting and because of what he has to do. Bischoff said he has a rematch and he can change that, he put him in a match with Abyss tonight and he will be in no shape to face Mr. Anderson. Sting said he doesn’t have a price to pay he does and started punching Bischoff with righthands, gave him the scorpion death-drop and painted him with a marker and put him in a deathlock right to the break

VIDEO PACKAGE: TNA’s fantasy Game.

VIDEO PACKAGE: Bound For Glory Series with matches taken place on some Househsows. Beer Money versus Matt Morgan and Crimson tonight.

BOUND FOR GLORY SERIES
Bully-Ray defeated Scott Steiner: Bully-Ray squashed Jackson James. Steiner was making Bully-Ray tap out with the recliner but Steiner went to the ref, Bully-Ray then hit the chain onto Steiners throat and won.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Eric Bischoff & Medic & Abyss & Gunner + Mr. Anderson: Eric Bischoff was pissed and told Abyss to destroy Sting tonight, Mr. Anderson came in and laughing at Bischoff. Bischoff said Gunner let him beat Sting and asked him to join them or he will get the same measures, he told Anderson to think about it. The medic helped him.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Scott Steiner is pissed and was looking for Bully-Ray

COMMENTATORS BOOTH: Mike Tenay and Taz said the X Division tournament is underway and 3 new TNA stars are here for the chance to fight for a contract.

VIDEO PACKAGE: Zema Ion from Philippines and has wrestled for Jersey Pro Wrestling.

NO HOLDS BARRED KNOCKOUTS TAG TEAM MATCH
ODB & Miss Jackie defeated Velvet Sky & Miss. Tessmacher:  Velvet Sky said after what happened, they went to the officials and asked for a No Holds Barred match with ODDB/Miss Jackie who are not contracted. It was a plain brawl and Jackie won picked up the win after she kicked Velvet in the woman’s section. BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Federico Palacio who will compete tonight taping up

VIDEO PACKAGE: Federico Palacios from Argentina who has also wrestled for Jersey Pro Wrestling.

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW
Tara + Madison Rayne: Tara said July 14th Madison Rayne is her’s, Madison came up to her and said to back out or that match will be her last, Tara said no Madison slapped her and Tara rammed against the wall and said she is a bitch.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Beer Money ( Bobby Roode & James Storm):  James Storm asked Bobby Roode he is not even medically cleared to wrestle tonight, Bobby said they both came into the business to become world champion and it will start tonight.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Scott Steiner & Immortal ( Bully-Ray & Abyss & Gunner) :Scott Steiner was pissed and used his chain to try attack Immortal, Bully-Ray calmed him down and offered him a spot in Immortal, Steiner will consider it.

BOUND FOR GLORY SERIES TAG TEAM MATCH
Matt Morgan & Crimson defeated Beer Money ( Bobby Roode & James Storm): Matt Morgan earned 7 points for himself as its whoever gets the pin fall gains the points.  Morgan hit Roode with the carbon-footprint for the win.

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW
Abyss said he follows two warriors, Sun Tu and Eric Bischoff, he promises to destroy Sting tonight. VIDEO SEGMENT: Eric Young in Universal studious looking for someone.

IN RING SEGMENT
A.J. Styles + Samoa Joe + Christopher Daniels: A.J. Styles said Destination X will be the most exciting PPV ever dedicated to the X-Division, he said stars are so excited to be part of it. He said even though the wrestle in the 4 sided ring, but the 6 sided rings will be back. Pioneers such as Elix Skipper, Jerry Lynn, Lo-Ki, Kid Kash made this division. Suddenly Samoa Joe came out and said he is here not to disagree and said A.J. Styles is a pioneer but it wasn’t hot till Samoa Joe arrived in TNA and wasn’t taken seriously, and he went through everyone including A.J. Styles. The X-division become headlining PPV’s where it belongs and was about to say something when Fortune’s music it and Daniels aid he was part of the X-division and said let’s give the fans A.J. Styles and Christopher Daniels one on one, A.J. Styles accepted leaving Joe in the cold.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Christopher Daniels & Kazarian + Samoa Joe: Kazarian was worried about what Daniels just did he said its fine, Fortune are cool and it’s in the spirit of competition. Samoa Joe came and told Kazarian, Fortune are having a few problems and started smirking, Kazarian told he will slap his head off, and walked away Joe attacked him and threw him into some equipment and left him lying.

VIDEO PACKAGE: Dakota Darsow

X-DIVISION TOURNAMENT QUALIFYING MATCH
Zema Ion defeated Dakota Darsow and Federico Palacios: Really good match, I hope these guys get picked up. Zema Ion hit a really sweet 450 splash for the win and joins Austin Aries in the Ultimate X match at Destination X.

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW
Rob Van Dam + Jerry Lynn: Rob Van Dam said the Bound For Glory series has his name all over it and said he was X-Division before the X-Division was born. Jerry Lynn came from behind said we were X-Division…RVD was like Jerry Lynn!

NON(KNOCKOUTS TITLE) STREET FIGHT
Winter defeated Mickie James: The match started backstage, Mickie James was in control when Angelina Love interfered and Winter won.

NON ( X-DIVISION TITLE) MATCH
Abyss defeated “The Icon” Sting by disqualification: Sting used the glove covered in barbed wire and beat the crap out of Abyss who was bleeding heavily. Mr. Anderson came down and they had a eye to eye.