Report from TNA's Bound for Glory Fanfest earlier today in Orlando, FL...
Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
On Saturday, October 22, 2005 at 6:16 PM EST
The following was issued on TNAwrestling.com:
REPORT FROM TNA'S SATURDAY FANFEST
Catch "Bound For Glory" Sunday Night On Pay-Per-View!
On Saturday afternoon at the Doubletree Hotel in Orlando, Florida, over 800 rabid TNA fans packed the grand ballroom for the second annual "InterAction Fanfest"!
Photos of the event will be posted here later tonight - check back soon!
Over 40 TNA stars appeared at the event, signing autographs and posing for photos with fans. Stars that took part in the "Question and Answer" portion of the fanfest included Mike Tenay and Don West, 3Live Kru, Samoa Joe, Jeff Jarrett, AJ Styles, The Alpha Male Monty Brown and The Fallen Angel Christopher Daniels.
Highlights of the Question and Answer portion included:
- The Alpha Male issued an open challenge to Jeff Jarrett to defend the NWA World Heavyweight Title against him
- Christopher Daniels allowed fans to say hello to his wife via cellphone, who gave birth to the couple's newborn, their second child, last night in California. Shortly after welcoming their healthy baby boy to the world, Daniels was on a plane heading to Orlando for the fanfest. TNAwrestling.com would like to congratulate the Daniels family on their newest addition.
- Jeff Jarrett discussed his thoughts on the growth of TNA from 2002 to today, touching on other subjects including Bret Hart, Sting, his favorite guitar shots in his career and much more.
- Samoa Joe discussed his reign in Ring of Honor as well as his recent transition to TNA Wrestling and his match on the Pay-Per-View against Jushin Liger.
- AJ Styles fielded questions from fans on a variety of subjects, including his World Title reigns, thoughts on the X Division and his Ironman Match against Daniels. In addition, AJ shared his "candid" thoughts on some recent remarks made about him in an online interview by Batista.
In addition, the fanfest featured Mixed Martial Arts star Tito Ortiz and the United States return of Japanese legend Jushin "Thunder" Liger. Highlights of the fanfest will appear Sunday night during the epic "Bound For Glory" Pay-Per-View event!
TNAwrestling.com would like to thank all the fans who turned out to be a part of the second annual "InterAction Fanfest". In addition, we would like to thank TNA's Jennifer Switzer and Dee Dee Riley as well as the Impact Community Street Team Members for their tremendous work setting up and running the event.
TUNE IN SUNDAY NIGHT TO WITNESS "BOUND FOR GLORY" LIVE AND EXCLUSIVELY ON PAY-PER-VIEW!