Full NWA TNA Impact! Results - 6/18/04 (Sabu makes debut + Styles in action)
Reported by Ryan Droste of WrestleView.com
On Friday, June 18, 2004 at 5:17 PM EST
Full NWA TNA Impact! Results - 6/18/04
Taped From: Orlando, Florida
Commentators: Mike Tenay & Don West
Report by: Ryan Droste of WrestleView.com
- Short promo airs for the 2nd anniversary TNA show this Wednesday.
- The opening promo for Impact! hits and we are taken to Soundstage 21 at Universal Studios for the show. Pyro display goes off in the entranceway and above the ring.
Michael Shane w/ Traci vs. Chris Sabin vs. Miyamoto (TNA Debut) vs. Prime Time vs. Kazarian vs. Hector Garza
This is Miyamoto’s debut in TNA, he comes from All Japan Pro Wrestling. This match has a 10 minute time limit. Sabin and Kazarian start off in the ring. Lots of fast moves including a Frankenstein. Kazarian tags in Shane. Shane takes the offensive for a short while, but Sabin comes back. Sabin hit’s a missile drop kick. Prime Time blind tags Sabin and gets in the match. Prime Time crotches Shane on the top rope, and goes to walk the rope over to Shane but Shane shakes the ropes and they are both crotched. Shane hits a hurricanrana off the ropes on to Prime Time. Prime Time comes back with a flying head scissors. Miyamoto enters the match for the first time, hitting 3 or so drop kicks in a row followed by a vertical suplex. Garza gets a blind tag on Prime Time and comes in. Garza hit’s a clothesline on Miyamoto, goes for the pin, and all 6 men enter the ring. Prime Time hit’s the play of the day on Kazarian. Miyamoto blows red mist in Prime Time’s face, and then walks into a super kick from Shane. Sabin makes the save, and both men go flying over the top rope with a modified hurricanrana to the outside. Garza gets in the ring while all 4 others fight on the outside, and goes for a corkscrew off the top on Miyamoto and connects getting the pin.
Winner: Hector Garza
UP NEXT: Sabu’s Impact debut.
- A video package for this next Wednesday’s PPV airs, hyping the fact that it is the two year anniversary show.
-Commercial for Ultimate X Collection DVD airs.
The Naturals (Stevens and Douglas ) vs. Sabu & Sonjay Dutt
AMW attack the Naturals during their entrance. AMW is not supposed to be at the show as they are in street clothes. Security breaks it up and clears AMW out of the arena. 10 minute time limit for the match. Dutt and Stevens start off in the match. Dutt hits an early arm drag before Stevens takes the offensive with a hammer lock. Dutt excapes the hammer lock and then hits a flying head scissors on Stevens, and a hurricanrana on Douglas who jumps in. Douglas is now eventually tagged in. Crowd chanting “We Want Sabu.” Douglas still with the offense on Douglas hitting a high knee. Douglas tags Stevens back. Sabu chants get louder. Dutt starting with a comeback with some punches. Dutt hit’s a mule kick and then a twisting neck breaker, and both men are down. Stevens makes the tag to Douglas, Dutt to Sabu. Sabu comes in throwing some right hands and then hit’s a flying leg followed by a spring board back flip off the ropes ala Chris Jericho. Sabu is double teamed but hit’s a double clothesline. Sabu does a front flip leg drop over the top rope to the inside. Sabu with a short camel clutch on stevens, then brings a chair in the ring. Sabu tags Dutt in and then springboards off the chair on to the top rope, and then backflips on to Stevens. Dutt goes for the hindu but misses. The Naturals hit the Natural Disaster on Dutt and get the pin.
Winners: The Naturals
-After the match, the Naturals double team Sabu. Dutt slides sabu a chair who fights off The naturals. Sabu springboards off the chair and clotheslines Douglas out of the ring.
-Promo airs talking about Raven and The Shiek. Raven to have a tribute ceremony to the Shiek this Wednesday.
-Promo for Abyss airs hyping his match up next.
-Ron “The Truth” Killings promo airs, calling him the number one contender. Plugs the anniversary show this Wednesday.
-We’re back, showing Shark Boy playing around in Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park with Popeye plugging different areas of the park.
D-Ray 3000 vs. Abyss w/ Goldylocks
Anyone smell a squash match coming? This match has a 10 minute time limit (like it will take that long). D-Ray stars off punching Abyss and goes for a body press but just bounces off Abyss. Abyss picks up D-Ray for a power slam, then hits a splash into the corner on D-Ray. D-Ray attacks some more going for some drop kicks and forearms but with no effect. D-Ray eventually gets clotheslined by Abyss. Abyss goes for a choke slam, D-Ray fights out. D-Ray gets ready to attack but gets black hole slammed.
UP NEXT: AJ Styles
-Promo for Styles vs. Kash X Division Title match this Wednesday on PPV.
-TNAwrestling.com commercial airs.
-Promo for TNA’s “Best of the World Title Matches” DVD.
Mr. Aguila vs. X Division Champion AJ Styles
10 minute time limit. This is a non title bout. Lots of submission wrestling at the beginning. Styles hit’s a nice looking drop kick on Aguila. Styles hit’s a knee drop on Aguila. Styles whips Aguila into the corner and then runs and jumps, chopping Aguila in the process. AJ with a delayed vertical suplex on Aguila, holding him in the air for a long period of time before dropping him, similar to what the British Bulldog used to do. After some more offense from AJ, Aguila comes back and throws Styles to the outside. Aguila slides under the bottom rope and hit’s a head scissors on Styles. We go to a commercial break…
-Another promo hyping the matches for this Wednesday’s 2 year anniversary show.
-Another promo for the “Ultimate X Collection” DVD.
Back from the commercial with both men on the mat getting the 10 count. Kid Kash and Dallas are at the top of the ramp looking on. Styles hits a backdrop on Aguila followed by a spin kick. “Kid Kash Sucks” chants from the crowd. AJ hits the cliffhanger on Aguila, but doesn’t get the pin. AJ goes to the top, Aguila pushes the ref into the ropes crotching AJ. Aguila up to go for a superplex but AJ fights it off. AJ goes for a sunset flip and then for the Styles clash, but Aguila fights off. Aguila comes off the ropes looking for a hurricanrana but Styles turns it into the Styles Clash and gets the pin.
Winner: AJ Styles
Kash and Dallas attack Styles in the ring, but D-Lo Brown comes out to make the save. Brown cuts a promo saying he’s going to be at the anniversary show, and he’s going to watch the World Title match and then challenge the winner. He says he’s going to make an impact, just as AJ did when he won the X title.
-Promo for 2 year Anniversary show again.
-”Best of the World Title Matches” DVD commercial.
-2 year anniversary flashback. Shows Piper from December 2003. Then shown is Sting wrestling in TNA in November 2003. Next weeks flashback will be when Jarrett attacked Hogan in Japan.
-Tenay and West talk for the camera, hyping up Wednesday’s PPV and all the matches.
-Video package highlighting the history of Trinity and Desire’s feud.
UP NEXT: Ron “The Truth” Killings
-Jeff Jarrett video package, talking about him being King of the Mountain.
Eric Young w/ Scott D’amore vs. Ron “The Truth” Killings w/ 3 Live Kru
Dusty Rhoades joins the broadcast position for this match. Killings with a power slam at the beginning of the match. D’amore uses a hockey stick to trip Killings and Young takes the offensive. Jerry Lynn comes out and runs off D’amore. Killings comes back with a spinning body press followed by a running power slam. Young throws Killings into the corner through the turnbuckles, his shoulder hitting the post. Young on the offensive. Young with some kicks to the face, and a backbreaker. Killings reverses an irish whip. Young goes to the top rope and Killings throws Young off the top rope. Killings with a backdrop and followed by a leg lariat not long after. Killings hits an axe kick and gets the pin. Pyro after the match.
Winner: Ron “The Truth” Killings
-The lights go off, Jarrett’s music hits, and the lights come back on as Jarrett comes out to the ring in a suit, holding a guitar. Jarrett brakes the guitar over Dusty Rhoades' head on the way to the ring. Killings charges at Jarrett but Jarrett beats him down with the busted guitar. 3 Live Kru comes to the save and Jarrett runs off to the top of the ramp. Vince Russo is in the ring with a mic and says Jarrett is out of control and its his job to get him under control. Russo tells Jarrett to bring the guitar to the title match Wednesday, but if the guitar is used in the match Russo will DQ him. And by the TNA rules, if Jarrett is DQ’ed he will lose the title as well. Killings charges Jarrett again and they fight for a short time before it is broken up and Jarrett walks off.
-Another long promo advertising all the matches for this Wednesday’s PPV airs.
-A replay of Jarrett hitting Dusty with the guitar, as well as the Jarrett/Killings brawl from moments ago airs as Impact goes off the air.
Matches signed for this Wednesday on PPV
-NWA World Champion Jeff Jarrett defends the title against Ron “The Truth” Killings
-X Division Champion AJ Styles defends his title against Kid Kash
-NWA World Tag Team Champions America’s Most Wanted put their titles on the line against Japan’s Nosawa and Miyamoto
-Desire vs. Trinity in a women’s stretcher match
-Raven to have a special “Tribute” dedicated to The Shiek
-Plus the debut of the High Flying Lucha Minis, and much more.