Impact Results - 11/15/07 (Booker T, Angle defends TNA Title - more)
Reported by Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
On Friday, November 16, 2007 at 12:32 AM EST
Results courtesy of TNAwrestling.com
There are several major news items to report from Thursday’s “iMPACT!” on SpikeTV, including the announcement of the main event at the upcoming December 2 “Turning Point” Pay-Per-View event plus the “iMPACT!” debut of Booker T!
- On the broadcast, TNA’s newest acquisitions – Booker T and Sharmell – became official members of the TNA roster by signing their contract! However, the ceremony was interrupted by “The Instant Classic” Christian Cage, who had some harsh words for the newcomers before a brief brawl erupted between Booker and Cage!
- In addition, Kurt Angle kicked off the broadcast by celebrating his win at Genesis. Backed up by his wife Karen and AJ Styles and Tomko, Angle thanked his wife for her help at the Pay-Per-View. However, an enraged Kevin Nash hit the ring and a brawl erupted between both sides.
- On a side note, Christian Cage was NOT happy that AJ Styles and Tomko - in his view – turned their backs on Cage after everything he had done for their careers!
- TNA Management Director Jim Cornette returned to the broadcast on Thursday and chastised Matt Morgan for making decisions in recent week without his approval.
- Later that night, Nash brought Scott Hall back to TNA – and they challenged Angle, Styles and Tomko for a six-man match at the upcoming “Turning Point”. In a huge surprise, it was revealed before the program went off the air that Samoa Joe would be Hall and Nash’s partner at the PPV!
- Thanks to interference by Christy Hemme, Lance Hoyt and Jimmy Rave defeated the Latin American Xchange. After the match, members of the Latino Nation gave Hemme a little payback for sticking her nose in the bout.
- Team 3D presented their lists of demands to the X Division in order to return the X Championship. In addition to their demands, Team 3D had a hooded “hostage” from the X Division. Later on, the X Division stars – and reigning champion “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal - attempted to take back the X gold from Team 3D, but the “hostage” was revealed to be Havok, who turned his back on his X brothers and attacked them along with Team 3D!
- Abyss defeated Black Reign and monster newcomer “Rellik” in a hardcore three-way bout. After the bout, “The War Machine” Rhino hit the ring to assist Abyss against Reign and Relic.
- Awesome Kong continued her annihilation of the Women’s Division with a win. However, after the bout Knockout Women’s Champion Gail Kim came out and a brawl erupted between Kim and Kong, who had to be separated by security!
- Kaz got his World Heavyweight Championship shot on the broadcast against Kurt Angle, coming close on several occasions to beating the champ, but in the end the Olympic gold medalist stopped Kaz’s win streak.