Welcome to the first themed Impact! Of the New Year and we are live from Huntsville, Alabama.
Welcome to the first themed Impact! Of the New Year and we are live from Huntsville, Alabama. They pay a tribute to the late, great Mae Young and then we get a recap of last week’s main event where AJ Styles lost to Magnus.
Rockstar Spud is standing in the ring, He tries to talk, but the crowd is hot and making some noise. He brings out TNA President Dixie Carter. She says know everyone knows what happened when you cross the boss. She says if anyone else tries her tonight, she is ready to play the game. She says that she is the law in her company and AJ Styles learned that last week. She says the AJ Styles being in TNA is the old chapter and tonight is the new chapter with TNA world champion Magnus. He says out with the old and in with the new as it is the reign of Magnus. He is wearing two titles and there is a reason for it. He thanks Dixie for everything she has done for anyone on who watched TNA and gives the second title to her. She brings out those who was loyal to this company and guys like Gail Kim, EC3, Bobby Roode, Bad Influence, Bro-Mans and others come to the ring. She thanked them very much for everything they did for TNA. She says that tonight is the genesis of the new TNA and the genesis of the Dixie Carters TNA. EC3 comes down to the ring, before he can talk, the lights go out and Sting is in the crowd.
We come back with Sting saying that a lot of people in the locker room could not be bought because they have honor. He says that he had no idea that she could steep this low and when you mess with Kurt Angle’s family’s she steeped over the line. He calls Magnus a paper champion and says he never earned anything in his career. He makes his way slowly to the ring and calls Magnus a back stabber. He says that TNA is a house divided and the house cannot stand it. Before the night is over, we are going to fight back. Sting says we are going to fight and some wrestlers come out to the ring and a huge brawl breaks out. Everyone leaves the ring and it is Sting with EC3 in the ring. Sting hits him with the bat once and we go to break.
Samoa Joe says they want a fight and they are not leaving until they get one. Rockstar makes a twelve man cluster tag team match right now.
Twelve Man Tag Team Match
Samoa Joe with Zema Ion in the ring and he is laying several shots to the face in corner. Ion goes for a cross-body but misses and Joe lands a drop kick. Led’I Tapa and ODB are in the ring, ODB fights back and sends Tapa out of the ring. James Storm and Daniels make their way in the ring and Storm lands a hip toss. Storm clotheslines Daniels out of the ring and Kaz drop kicks him. Gunner throws him into the corner and sends him out of the ring. Gunner chases after him and they brawl. Eric Young and Robbie E are in the ring and they trade right hand. Jesse knocks down EY. Joe Park with a shoulder block and a splash on Jesse. EY goes to the top rope, but pushed off. Good lord! Bro-Mans with a double team move and Ion with a splash on EY. ODB is in and she suplex’s him from behind. Tapa takes her out with a shoulder block. Daniels has EY in a headlock, but EY Fights out. EY and Daniels trade right hands. They say that Genesis will have a part two next week (whatever that means) EY gets the hot tag to Samoa Joe and he clears house. Joe with a big boot followed by a back splash. Joe with a snapping suplex on Kaz and nails a outside dive to the Bro-Man’s. Kaz cuts of Joe Park with a heel kick and it busted open Joe Park lip, he clears house. He lands a choke slam on Ion and a “Black hole slam” on Kaz. Joe Park takes out Gunner and Storm. Joe with a chop to Daniels and a big slam out of the corner. He locks in the rear naked choke for the win. Lot of things going on and I tried to cover it the best I could.
Velvet Sky was seen talking to Austin Aries and Chris Sabin catches win of it. He tells her we are going to talk about this in the ring.
Kurt Angle is searching for Dixie Carter or Al Snow in the back.
Chris Sabin is in the ring with Velvet Sky and he said he is X division champion for both of them. He asks what is going on with Austin Aries and double A makes his way out to the ring. He says that he is not interesting in Sky, but “she is an extremely hot women” Sabin says she is his and tell her what to do. Sabin says that she is his as he slaps her ass. Aries challenges him to a match for the title without her help. Sabin says that he is better than Aries and here is Austin challenge. She will be in a cage during their match, Sabin says no, but she says yes. Sky says that everything is on the line and there will be no excuse if he loses. She says if he loses then she will break up with him.
Kurt Angle is still looking for Dixie and still can’t find her. Maybe her office? Or Maybe the gorilla position? Just some ideas there for you Kurt.
EC3 is shown in the back talking to himself and then Magnus walks in. He says that EC3 doubts himself because he is a rookie and he should not because he is a Carter.
No DQ Match: Bully Ray vs Mr. Anderson
Bully Ray is walking to the ring, but is attacked by Anderson from behind.
Ray tries sending him head first into the announce table, but Anderson reverse and sends him into the ring. Back in the ring,, Anderson with a clothesline and a suplex. Anderson goes for “Mic check” but blocked and Ray knocks him down. Ray grabs a chair and Anderson does as well. They stare off and swing for the fences, Anderson with a shot to the ribs and the back. Anderson goes for a head shot, but misses. He goes for it again, But Ray spears him. Ray hits him with the chain several times and a big back body drop... (Continues on next page)