WWE Superstar and former member of the Shield
Total Nonstop Action – Pay-Per-View
November 9, 2008 – Orlando, Florida
OFFICIAL TNA TURNING POINT LINE-UP:
Eric Young won the X-Division Rankings Elimination Match
Roxxi Laveaux & Taylor Wilde beat Awesome Kong & Raisha Saeed
“War Machine” Rhino defeated Sheik Abdul Bashir -Grudge Match-
Beer Money Inc. defeated Sabin & Shelley -Tag Team Title Match-
Booker T w/Sharmell defeated Christian Cage -Legend’s Title Match-
Kurt Angle defeated Abyss -Falls Count Anywhere Match-
Kevin Nash defeated Samoa Joe -Super Grudge Match-
Sting defeated A.J. Styles -TNA World Heavyweight Title-
X-DIVISION RANKINGS ELIMINATION MATCH
Eric Young defeated Consequences Creed and Jay Lethal and Sonjay Dutt and Homicide and Petey Williams and Jimmy Rave and Doug Williams and Volador Jr. and Hiroshi Tanahashi: The order of elimination [which determines rankings for an uncoming X-Division tournament] was 1) Sonjay Dutt, 2) Volador Jr., 3) Jimmy Rave, 4) Homicide, 5) Consequences Creed, 6) Petey Williams, 7) Hiroshi Tanahashi, 8) Doug Williams, and 9) Jay Lethal – with Eric Young coming out as the winner after finishing Jay Lethal off with a Northern Lights Suplex!
TNA KNOCKOUTS TAG TEAM MATCH
Roxxi Laveaux & Taylor Wilde defeated Awesome Kong & Raisha Saeed: Taylor Wilde pinned Raisha Saeed after a German Suplex.
Jeff Jarrett & The Main Event Mafia: Jeff Jarrett asked the Main Event Mafia to be professional tonight. Kurt Angle screamed at Jeff Jarrett and stormed off in protest..
NON (X-DIVISION) TITLE GRUDGE MATCH
Rhino defeated TNA X-Division Champion Sheik Abdul Bashir: The Insane Clown Posse and the legendary Scott Hall were spotted in the audience, and the Sheik did his beat to get heat with them. Mike Tenay & Don West did not identify the “familiar faces” by name. The Sheik spit at referee Shane Sewell and they had an altercation, which allowed Rhino to cream the Sheik with a GORe! GORe! GORe!
Mick Foley: Mick Foley was giving the new generation guys a pep talk when he noticed Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley were not paying attention. Foley suggested maybe everything Sting said was true, and Consequences Creed & Jay Lethal & Petey Williams kicked them out of the dressing room! A.J. Styles stepped up and apologized to Mick Foley..
TNA WORLD TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
Beer Money Inc. (Robert Roode & James Storm w/Jackie Moore) defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley) to retain the TNA World Tag Team titles:
LEGENDS TITLE VS. MEM MEMBERSHIP MATCH
Booker T w/Sharmell defeated Christian Cage to retain his unsanctioned Legend’s title: As stipulated, Christian Cage is being forced to join the Main Event Mafia. Booker T informed Christian that he had to show up for work at 8:00 tomorrow morning!
FALLS COUNT ANYWHERE MATCH
Kurt Angle defeated Abyss: After an extensive brawl all over the iMPACT Zone, Kurt Angle knocked Abyss off of a short scaffold, sending him falling down through the Spanish announce table! Incredible match.
Kevin Nash defeated Samoa Joe: Kevin Nash nailed Samoa Joe with two Jacknife Power-bombs, but Joe managed to kick out! The referee was bumped and Nash low-blowed Joe and then got the 1-2-3 using the ropes for leverage to win the match..
TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
Sting defeated A.J. Styles to retain the TNA World Heavyweight title: After the match, the rest of the Main Event Mafia hit the ring to celebrate Sting’s title victory!