Impact Results - 3/20/08 (Sting returns to TNA next week, Lockdown)
Reported by Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
On Friday, March 21, 2008 at 2:24 AM EST
Results courtesy of TNAwrestling.com
There are several major news items to report from Thursday's "iMPACT!" as the road to the April 13 "Lockdown" Pay-Per-View continues!
Don't forget: "iMPACT!" airs live next Thursday night on SpikeTV from Universal Studios In Orlando, Florida! Don't miss the historic event starting at 9pm ET
- Booker T welcomed his wife Sharmell back to "iMPACT!", but it didn't go as the former World Champion planned! Not only was Booker confronted again by Robert Roode, but TNA Management Director Jim Cornette announced it will be Booker T and Sharmell taking on Robert Roode and Payton Banks in a mixed tag team match at Lockdown in the Six Sides Of Steel!
- Scott Steiner and Petey Williams defeated Kaz and Eric Young in tag team action after Eric was once again scared by the appearance of Black Reign and Rellik. After the bout, Steiner continued his mysterious "initiation" of Williams.
- A sitdown took place between Christian Cage and Rhino as Cage attempted to make peace with Rhino. Later, Rhino faced Tomko - and Cage came to Rhino's aid when AJ Styles attacked. However, Team 3D also helped Tomko and Styles, leading to Cornette announcing Team 3D vs. Cage and Rhino later that night.
- More footage aired of Jay Lethal on his date with SoCal Val
- In the Lockdown Xscape Match qualifier, "The Guru" Sonjay Dutt defeated Homicide of the LAX
- AJ Styles announced he had brought a special guest to "iMPACT!" - and it turned out to be Karen Angle! Karen watched on from ringside as AJ battled Booker T, but after a brawl involving Sharmell and Payton Banks, AJ was dejected to find out Karen had left!
- The team of Gail Kim and ODB defeated Angelina Love and Velvet Sky
- TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle help a public training session, destroying his opponents in the process as he prepares for his upcoming Lockdown World Title match against Samoa Joe.
- In the main event of the broadcast, Cage and Rhino vs. Team 3D was ruled a no-contest after AJ, Tomko and Team 3D got involved. However, the big news was that after the brawl, Sting's music hit - signaling the return of the icon to TNA Wrestling!