»Reported by Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
Former WWE stars at Sacrifice PPV, Impact tapings tonight & Lockdown
On Tuesday, August 16, 2005 at 3:27 PM EST Former WWE stars Shannon Moore and Kenzo Suzuki were both backstage at the Sacrifice PPV this past Sunday in Orlando, FL. Moore is expected to come to a deal with TNA when his no-compete clause with WWE expires later this year. (Thanks to Alan Wojcik for sending word)
TNA will be taping four weeks worth of footage for Impact! tonight at Soundstage 21 at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL heading into the Unbreakable PPV next month on September 11. As reported on Monday in a press release by TNA, fans who attend the tapings tonight will be treated to pictures and autographs with TNA stars after the tapings finish.
The following press released was issued by TNA yesterday:
TNA HOME VIDEO RELEASES â€śLOCKDOWNâ€ť AVAILABLE THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 19th
Nashville, TN (August 15, 2005) Total Nonstop Action Wrestlingâ€™s DVD of â€śLockdown,â€ť will be available beginning this Friday, August 19th at www.tnawrestling.com
Pro wrestlingâ€™s first-ever all steel cage event was one of TNAâ€™s most barbaric Pay-Per-Views and is now available on DVD. The Six-Sides of Steel were merciless and unforgiving to each competitor who dared enter that night. Blood was spilled but the wrestlers of Total Nonstop Action came through and gave the fans a night they can talk about for years to come.
As with the live event that was broadcast on Pay-Per-View on Sunday, April 24, 2005, viewer discretion is advised.
The match line up includes:
Chris Candido and Lance Hoyt vs. Sonny Siaki and Apolo
Number One Contenderâ€™s Match
â€śThe Phenomenalâ€ť AJ Styles vs. â€śThe Monsterâ€ť Abyss
NWA World Tag Team Title Match
Americaâ€™s Most Wanted vs. Team Canada
Lethal Lockdown Match:
Kevin Nash, Diamond Dallas Page & Sean Waltman vs. Jeff Jarrett, Kip James & Monty Brown
Jeff Hardy vs. Raven
X Division Title Match:
"The Fallen Angel" Christopher Daniels vs. "Primetime" Elix Skipper
X Division Xscape Match
Matt Bentley vs. Sonjay Dutt vs. Chris Sabin vs. Shocker
Plus, exclusive never-before-seen backstage footage of your favorite TNA stars!
After consultation with Chris Candidoâ€™s family, in honor of Chris, TNA included Chrisâ€™ match in its entirety and a special tribute to Chris with bonus footage and outtakes from an interview with Jeremy Borash. TNA Wrestling will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the â€śLockdownâ€ť DVD to the Chris Candido Scholarship Fund.
Donations can be made to:
Bank of New York
3rd Avenue & Washington Street
Spring Lake, NJ 07762