THE WOLVES VS. ABYSS & TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION MAGNUS
TNA Booking Sheet: The Wolves def. Abyss & Magnus.
Ric’s Booking Sheet: The Wolves def. Abyss & Magnus.
Analysis: Perfect booking with this outcome. Abyss and Magnus go down to The Wolves and the build to the dissension is set. It could have gone either way in terms of Magnus and Abyss. It would have been great to see Abyss knock out the champion cause the loss, furthering the distrust between the two heading towards next week’s championship match. Maybe even Magnus “turning his back” on Abyss in a way to show just how much Magnus is truly all about himself, even with someone watching his back.
NON-TITLE MATCH: TNA KNOCKOUTS CHAMPION MADISON RAYNE VS. ANGELINA LOVE
TNA Booking Sheet: Angelina Love def. Madison Rayne.
Ric’s Booking Sheet: Madison Rayne def. Angelina Love via DQ.
Analysis: Madison Rayne should have won the match via disqualification. Tonight’s loss is another notch in her belt of losses and that’s not good. With Ric’s Booking Sheet, the match ends when Velvet Sky enters the ring to try to reason with the two and then blindsides Madison. Madison is still taken out as shown on the broadcast, but atleast she would have gotten a win after multiple losses as the Knockouts champion. Maybe even having Madison go over Angelina and having The Beautiful People beat her down afterwards could have worked too with something along the lines of the three making amends and then the beating ensues. More on tomorrow’s TNA Blog Zone for WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
SAMOA JOE VS. ERIC YOUNG
TNA Booking Sheet: Samoa Joe def. Eric Young.
Ric’s Booking Sheet: No Contest Due To An Uncontrollable Brawl Between The Two.
Analysis: With the two going head to head earlier in the night and the build to their match, a no contest would have been the proper end to this contest. Having the two just go at it to the point where the referee loses control of the match, building up next week’s title match and calling into question just how long Young will keep Abyss at bay before he decides to combat Joe for a chance at the title himself. With EY’s recent showing as a serious threat, this is a case where both should be looking strong heading into next week’s bout and both should have a good chance at picking up the championship win.
GUNNER VS. “THE COWBOY” JAMES STORM
TNA Booking Sheet: Gunner def. James Storm.
Ric’s Booking Sheet: James Storm def. Gunner.
Analysis: Ric’s Booking Sheet has Storm going over Gunner. Storm is on a helluva role in his feud and the momentum needs to continue for him. Booking Storm over Gunner also etches his name as a huge main event contender later in the year the next top heel, maybe even going over Bobby Roode for that spot. Gunner defeated Storm tonight on the broadcast and for Gunner, a loss could have been a much better deal. Gunner is being built as a babyface, so what better way to continue the build than to have a disappointing loss at the hands of The Cowboy? The story of respect and vengeance for himself and family could have been better extended into the Sacrifice pay-per-view in April. Tonight should have been Storm’s night to leave a bigger impression with a win along with the hard fought match. However, a great performance by Gunner tonight and much respect for him.
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