|June 20th, 2005 00:19|
|TNA celebrated its three-year anniversary on Sunday night with "Slammiversary"! Replays of the event are available all week long on InDemand, Dish Network and DirecTV!
On the preshow, NWA Championship Committee member Larry Zbyszko announced that Dusty Rhodes had stepped down as Director of Authority. This brought out Jeff Jarrett, who claimed responsibility for Rhodes leaving. However, Raven then made a surprise appearance, demanding to be put in the King of the Mountain Main Event. Raven and Jarrett got in a brawl, with Jarrett attacking a ringside fan! Jarrett was later arrested for the assault and taken to a local Orlando jail! Meanwhile, Zbyszko granted Raven's demand and made him a participant in the King of the Mountain match.
Also on the preshow, the team of Simon Diamond and Trytan defeated Apolo and Sonny Siaki
TNA SLAMMIVERSARY PAY-PER-VIEW RESULTS
In the opening bout on the Pay-Per-View, Shark Boy won a six-way X Division elimination match by beating Zach Gowan, The Amazing Red, Primetime Elix Skipper, Delirious and Jerrelle Clark.
Mexican superstar Shocker beat the returning Alex Shelley
Ron "The Truth" Killings beat Kip James - following the match, Kip James attempted to injure The Truth with a steel chair, but BG James hit the ring and took it away. Kip James turned his back on BG and dared him to swing the chair, but BG didn't. Instead, Konnan hit the ring and attempted to go after Kip James, but he got away.
The Naturals retained the NWA World Tag Team Titles against the Team Canada duo of Eric Young and Petey Williams. The legendary "Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart made his surprise return in the bout, assisting The Naturals in getting the win!
TNA newcomer Samoa Joe made his debut, defeating Sonjay Dutt in a bout featuring several submission manuevers by the monster Samoa Joe.
Team Canada's Bobby Roode, thanks to interference by Coach Scott D'Amore, defeated Lance Hoyt. Following the bout, Hoyt was able to get his hands on D'Amore and hit him with a moonsault. D'Amore was taken from the ring on a backboard, obviously injured by the assault.
America's Most Wanted were able to defeat the 3Live Kru team of Konnan and BG James after The Outlaw interfered in the bout. Kip James attacked Konnan, leaving BG alone in the ring to get beat by Chris Harris and James Storm. Following the bout, BG confronted Konnan, leading to the 3LK member walking out on his partner in the ring.
Up next was the X Division Championship, as The Fallen Angel Christopher Daniels retained the gold by beating Matt Bentley and Chris Sabin. Sabin first eliminated Bentley, but then fell to The Fallen Angel's finisher, the Angel's Wings.
In the Main Event of the night, Raven became the new NWA World Heavyweight Champion and achieved his destiny by winning The King of the Mountain Match. It was one of the most chaotic and violent matches in TNA history, with Raven fighting off the monster Abyss in the final minutes to hang the title and become champion!
Missed TNA's "Slammiversary" on Pay-Per-View or simply want to relive the event again? Replays of the three-hour Pay-Per-View are available in the upcoming days on InDemand, DirecTV and Dish Network!
All Day Replays On:
All Day Replay On:
June 20 – 6pm
June 21 – ALL DAY
June 22 – 1am, 4am
June 25 – 8am, 5:30pm
June 26 – 1:30pm
June 28 – 9:30pm
June 29 – 8pm
June 30 – 5pm