Happy Sunday everyone and welcome to Making An Impact! here on TNANews.com. This week, only one group of men made enough of an impact to move the show forward: Christopher Daniels and Kazarian aka Bad Influence.
BAD INFLUENCE – CHRISTOPHER DANIELS & KAZARIAN
Though no in ring action from the two as a tag team or singles competitors, they continued to be a presence throughout the show. They’ve dipped their hands not only into the AJ Styles and James Storm scenario, but included themselves into the Austin Aries/ Bobby Roode drama and have planted the seeds to a possible program with the Aces & 8′s. They were the entertaining duo they always are and hinted to three continuing or possible stories they can anchor in one broadcast presentation.
These two work well as a heel team or anti-hero’s. Not the way of AJ Styles, but their own way of doing what they want to do. This is mentioned because of their aspirations, or so they claim, to take down the Aces & 8′s by way of reforming Fortune with Bobby Roode and AJ Styles. Fortune can be interesting this time around, instead of a terrible attempt at a Four Horsemen reboot. The four men have obviously grown since Fortune’s breakup and a new Fortune with these personalities in 2013 could make for good television.
WHAT TO DO
- TNA should always showcase Bad Influence in some capacity. Though they did not have a match, they proved they can carry a show through story progression via backstage segments and ring side antics.
- Continue to have Daniels as the mouth piece but also give Kazarian his own voice. Be more confident in Kazarian and Kazarian will then become even more confident.
- Develop Bad Influence further around AJ Styles, James Storm and Bobby Roode. While they take care of businesses between themselves, they should also branch out and have this situation affect everything else surrounding them for more cross over work.
Team TNA is still being dominated by the Aces & 8′s and Hogan is still trying to hold on to relevancy instead of pushing talent properly. Chavo/ Hernandez & Aries/ Roode had the best match of the night and they looked good; however, they did not take advantage of making more of an impact during the entirety of the contest. Progress was made by others in some areas of the show, but they did not have as much to offer in regards to true progression.
Bad Influence was the shining light this past week and should be given the opportunity to steal the show again.
Sound off below with your thoughts on Bad Influence and if you felt someone else made that much of an impact to have been mentioned. Thank you for the support and reading the articles here on TNANews.com. Have a great Sunday and until the next time: “Don’t hate the playa, hate the game”
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