May 28, 2003
TNA pulling out all the stops
By DONNIE ABREU - SLAM! Wrestling
There is also a chance that Sean "Syxx-Pac" Waltman will make his TNA return this week. Waltman was set to make his return last week and was booked to interfere in the Sandman / Sonny Siaki match. Waltman told TNA officials that he missed his flight, so plans were changed at the last minute. If TNA accepted Waltman's excuse it is reasonable to assume he will be on this week's program.
Happenings from this past weekend's WWA pay per view, "The Reckoning" may very well impact on this week's TNA broadcast.
Current X-Division champion, Chris Sabin defeated Jerry Lynn, Frankie Kazaria and Johnny Swinger to unify the X title and the WWA cruiserweight strap.
NWA World Champion Jeff Jarrett also unified his title with the WWA Heavyweight Championship by defeating former WCW champion, Sting. It has been heavily rumored that Sting would make his TNA debut this week using his WWA loss as a storyline. I wouldn't count on seeing the Stinger, but it is definitely something that the fans seem to be asking for.
It sounds like TNA is pulling out all the stops this week to put forth a show that is tangibly better than many that they have put out over the last 3 weeks. The show can be seen tonight at 8PM on pay per view.
Donnie Abreu has been a wrestling journalist for eight years and is the co-founder of IceCold Media (http://www.icecoldmedia.com). Visit IceCold Media for all your custom media design needs. Mention that you read Donnie's column on SLAM! and receive a 20% discount!