-- The 8/29 TNA iMPACT! Wrestling TV tapings in Cleveland, Ohio drew 2,300 fans. As previously reported, TNA management was very happy with the media attention and walk-up crowd in Cleveland.
-- Here are tonight's confirmed TNA iMPACT! matches:
* Chris Sabin vs. Knux
* Non-Title Match: James Storm and Gunner © vs. Garett Bischoff and Wes Brisco
* Non-Title Match: Bully Ray © vs. Sting
* Bound For Glory Series Gauntlet Match Worth 20 Points: Magnus vs. Austin Aries vs. Bobby Roode vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Daniels vs. Kazarian vs. AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe vs. Ken Anderson vs. Joe Park vs. Hernandez vs. Jay Bradley
Here is the official preview for tonight's TNA iMPACT! broadcast:
Preview Thursday's IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c as the road to the big September 12 "No Surrender" special continues! If you can't watch the action on Thursday, make sure to set your DVR!
- Thursday's IMPACT broadcast will feature the return of "The Icon" Sting to action in the huge main event as he collides with the World Heavyweight Champion and the President of the Aces and Eights - Bully Ray! In the ongoing battle for supremacy between the Main Event Mafia and the Aces, the leaders of both groups will go to war on IMPACT on Thursday night! No doubt, the members of the Mafia and Aces will be watching - and all hell could break loose at any time!
- Speaking of Bully Ray, which member of The Aces and Eights will face him in the championship match at the "No Surrender" event? Hulk Hogan shocked the Aces when he announced that one of the club members will battle Bully for the gold! Has Hogan found a way to fracture the group? Will the Aces remain united - or will a shot at the World Title cause chaos within their ranks? How will Bully Ray react? Tune in and find out!
- Also announced by Hulk Hogan, also on Thursday will be a LAST CHANCE GAUNTLET featuring all 12 competitors in the "Bound For Glory Series". A huge 20 points will be up for grabs for the winner - it's the last chance for one of the competitors to break into the top spots in the competition before the Final Four battle at the No Surrender special on September 12 on SpikeTV! Who will ultimately earn a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at Bound For Glory in October? The final countdown has begun!
- Plus, Chris Sabin returns to action on IMPACT for the first time since losing the World Heavyweight Championship at Hardcore Justice. What will Sabin's mindset be on Thursday ? Will he be able to put the loss behind him and refocus on climbing his way back up the ladder for another shot at the World Title?
- In addition, TNA Knockouts Champion Mickie James has promised a "Special Performance" on Thursday's broadcast! What does the multi-talented Knockouts Champion have planned? Tune in and find out!
All this and much more on Thursday's IMPACT WRESTLING on SpikeTV at 9/8c