Here’s Impact in case you missed it:
From The Impact Zone at Universal Studios Orlando in Orlando, Florida:
Hosted by “The Professor” Mike Tenay and Taz.
This week’s broadcast is dedicated to the life and memory of WWE Hall of Famer/Pro-Wrestling Legend The Ultimate Warrior who died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the age of 54.
1. THE OPENING 10-MAN OVER-THE-TOP ROPE GAUNTLET MATCH.
THE CONTESTANTS: “Cowboy” James Storm, Gunner, Bobby Roode, Bully Ray, Ethan Carter III, Bobby Lashley, “The Monster” Abyss, TNA X Division Champion Sanada, Eric Young and Willow.
THE REWARD: The winner will face Magnus for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship at Sacrifice 2014.
Magnus served as the Special Guest Commentator for this match.
THE WINNER, AND #1 CONTENDER: ERIC YOUNG!!!
After the match, Eric told MVP that he didn’t want to wait until Sacrifice, he wanted his shot now!!! MVP agreed, Magnus didn’t. MVP announced that if Magnus got himself disqualified or counted out, he would forfeit the title. He also announced that Abyss will be banned from ringside, and that anyone who interferes will be fired on the spot!!!
2. A KNOCKOUTS #1 CONTENDER’S MATCH.
THE CONTESTANTS: Gail Kim, ODB, Brittany and Angelina Love with Velvet Sky.
THE REWARD: The winner will face Madison Rayne for the TNA Knockouts Championship.
THE WINNER, AND #1 CONTENDER: ANGELINA LOVE.
TNA President Dixie Carter called out Bully Ray for double crossing her at Lockdown last month. Bully labeled her the most selfish person he had ever met, and that TNA belongs to everyone. Dixie told him “I am still your boss” and slapped him!!! When it looked like Bully was about to fight Dixie, Bobby Roode assaulted him from behind. Roode pulled out a table, and Bully almost powerbombed him through the table.
3. TNA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS: The Bro Mans (DJ Z and Jesse Godderz/Champions) vs. The American Wolves (Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards/Challengers/Former Champions).
Robbie E was having “travel issues” so DJ Z wrestled in his place for the first four minutes.
THE WINNERS VIA DISQUALIFICATION: THE AMERICAN WOLVES!!!
The disqualification happened when Robbie E zoomed to the ring and pulled TNA Referee Brian Hebner out of it during his 3-count.
TNA Ring Announcer Christy Hemme called out Samuel Shaw to talk about their relationship. Christy labeled him misunderstood, and he agreed. She asked him if he trusted her, and told him to close his eyes for a surprise…………MR. ANDERSON!!! Anderson told him that his commitment is to a mental institution. Anderson threw him in the van, but Shaw escaped.
4. TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MAIN EVENT: Magnus (Champion) vs. Eric Young (Challenger).
THE WINNER, AND NEW, TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: ERIC YOUNG!!!
Match #’s 1 and 4 are the Five-Star Matches of the Night!!!
“Cowboy” James Storm, Gunner, Bobby Roode, Bully Ray, Ethan Carter III, Bobby Lashley, “The Monster” Abyss, Sanada, Magnus and Eric Young are the Wrestlers of the Night!!!
The dedication to Ultimate Warrior and Eric Young’s victory are the Highlights of the Night!!!
ANALYSIS: The whole night belonged to Eric Young.