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Impact: Nash enters a Nation of Violence
By CHRIS & BRYAN SOKOL - SLAM! Wrestling


Last week was a night of surprises on Impact, as former TNA stars Raven and Shane Douglas returned and former WWE Women's Champion Victoria made her debut. This week, all three aforementioned competitors will be in the Impact Zone to continue what they started. Also on tap for the main event, Samoa Joe takes on Kevin Nash in a Lethal Lockdown match for a spot in the King of the Mountain match at Slammiversary.

The show began with a recap of what happened last week, as well as some hype for the Lethal Lockdown match between Samoa Joe and Kevin Nash.

Backstage, Lauren tried to speak to Shane Douglas, who asked who she was. Douglas promised that he was going to leave his mark in TNA.

The Impact opener aired, followed by the usual Mike Tenay and Don West welcome.

Match One - Kiyoshi and Sheik Abdul Bashir vs. Daniels and Suicide

During the match, Lethal Consequences and The Motor City Machine Guns came out and chased off Suicide. While the referee was distracted with that, Shane Douglas snuck in and hit Daniels with his steel chain, allowing Kiyoshi to get the pinfall victory for his team.

Winners Via Pinfall - Kiyoshi and Sheik Abdul Bashir

After a commercial break, replays were shown of Shane Douglas' attack on Daniels, while Douglas stood in the ring. Douglas talked about Jeff Jarrett giving Daniels a second chance, but not him. Douglas demanded that either Jarrett or Mick Foley give him his second chance immediately.

In the backstage area, Mick Foley talked about his one title defense a year policy and said that he would be willing to defend the title on four big shows a year. Kip James walked in and asked Foley for a job, saying that one of his kids was getting ready to go to college. Foley told him times were tough and he would see what he could do. Kevin Nash and Jenna Morasca walked in, with Nash complaining about the Lethal Lockdown match and demanding more pay. Foley agreed to pay him four times his normal rate for the night, while Jeremy Borash asked about tough times and Kip James. Foley said that times were tough... for Kip. Foley laughed as TNA went to a commercial break.

Lauren spoke to Lethal Consequences and The Motor City Machine Guns, who admitted that they don't like each other, but that they would team together to unmask Suicide.

Match Two - Beer Money Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode) vs. Chris Sabin and Consequences Creed w/ Alex Shelley and Jay Lethal

The British Invasion attempted to interfere during the match, but they were intercepted by Team 3D. A miscommunication between Chris Sabin and Consequences Creed led to Beer Money Inc. hitting the DWI to pick up the victory.

Winners Via Pinfall - Beer Money Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode)

Lauren was shown walking with The Beautiful People, who went and attacked Tara (aka Victoria). Velvet Sky accidentally sprayed Madison Rayne in the face with the hairspray, which allowed Tara to fight back. Don West said that Tara would be taking on Angelina Love at Slammiversary for the TNA Knockouts Championship.

Mike Tenay and Don West pushed the rest of the Impact card.

Footage was shown of Mike Tenay's interview with the Main Event Mafia. Kurt Angle was acting crazy, while Sting was trying to keep him calm.

Lauren interviewed Daffney, who said that crazy people don't have logic. Daffney said that Taylor Wilde wasn't there for her when she needed her, and that she was going to hurt Wilde for that. Lauren tried to talk to her, but Daffney was possessed.

They played footage of Mike Tenay interviewing the Main Event Mafia in the ring in the empty arena. They all talked about Samoa Joe and how they were going to take care of him. When they started getting crazy, Sting stepped in and calmed them down, saying that they would take care of Joe on their own terms.

Taylor Wilde was shown walking backstage.

Footage was shown of Daffney as "The Governor."

Match Three - Daffney vs. Taylor Wilde

Raven and Dr. Stevie came out to watch the match. Taylor Wilde had things going her way, but Dr. Stevie provided a distraction that allowed Daffney to get the victory.

Winner Via Pinfall - Daffney

They attacked Taylor Wilde after the match, as Lauren ran out to make the save. Raven grabbed the mic and said that Abyss violated doctors' orders.

The history between Eric Young and Jeff Jarrett was recapped.

Jeff Jarrett entered the Impact Zone and introduced his "good friend" Eric Young. Jarrett told Young that he wanted to let bygones be bygones, but that if Young wanted to take this further, he would go as far as he wanted him to. Jarrett told Young that he had a chance to main event Slammiversary last week, but Jarrett won the match. Young talked about not having a father and how Jarrett took him in. Young talked about how Jerry Jarrett wasn't always there to raise Jeff and said that he and Jeff always talked about how they would be better fathers to their kids. Young told Jeff that he was becoming just like his father and that his daughters were being forced to take the backseat. Jarrett slapped Young, leading to a brawl. Referees and security tried to break them up, with Jarrett laying out referee Earl Hebner.

Backstage, Mick Foley said that he needed security for Jeff Jarrett, which brought out the Main Event Mafia security.

A package was shown on Jesse Neal, the Navy officer that Rhino has been training.

Rhino was with Jess Neal backstage, who said that it was his dream to step into the ring and that tonight his dream was going to become a reality.

Match Four - "Petty Officier" Jesse Neal w/ Rhino vs. Matt Morgan

Matt Morgan just beat on Jesse Neal and taunted Rhino in the progress. Morgan eventually put Neal down with the Big Boot.

Winner Via Pinfall - Matt Morgan

Mick Foley was shown walking with the Main Event Mafia security.

ODB and Cody Deaner were shown exercising at her cousin Leroy's house.

Mick Foley and the Main Event Mafia security entered the Impact Zone. Foley said that Samoa Joe would be taking on Booker T and Scott Steiner in a "Nation of Violence First Blood" Handicap match next week. Foley also said that Sting will be going up against Kurt Angle in a King of the Mountain Qualifying match. Foley turned his attention to Jeff Jarrett and said that his actions scared him. Foley said he was upset that Jarrett assaulted referee Earl Hebner and promised to punish him next week.

Jeremy Borash spoke to Sting, who said that he and Kurt Angle would wrestle because they are professionals and that Mick Foley would not come between the Main Event Mafia. Matt Morgan walked in a gloated about his victory over Jesse Neal, asking Sting where his Mafia contract was. Sting talked about how Morgan had no respect and to talk to him when he did.

Jeremy Borash interviewed Scott Steiner and Booker T. Borash explained that in the "Nation of Violence First Blood Match," it would start out as Samoa Joe vs. Steiner. If Steiner was bloodied, Joe would then take on Booker T. If Joe bloodies Booker too, he wins. If either of them bloody Joe, the Main Event Mafia wins. Steiner and Booker talked about being confident, as Sharmell walked in and complained about Jenna Morasca spending so much time in the makeup chair.

Kevin Nash entered the Impact Zone, followed by Samoa Joe, who was shown talking to his "adviser" before he entered.

Match Five - Lethal Lockdown King of the Mountain Qualifying Match - Kevin Nash vs. Samoa Joe

This was a back and forth match. Kendo sticks, trash can lids and other plunder were used throughout the bout. Samoa Joe got the win after breaking a hockey stick over Kevin Nash and covering him for the three count.

Winner Via Pinfall - Samoa Joe

After the match, Samoa Joe grabbed the mic and said that he and Kevin Nash were done, rounding out another episode of Impact.

Chris and Bryan Sokol are from Long Island, NY and enjoy tag team reporting for SLAM! Wrestling.