Welcome, everyone! Tonight, TNA Wrestling brings us its annual Genesis event, live on pay-per-view and TNAONDEMAND.com from the iMPACT! Zone at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. This event has eight big matches signed and looks pretty good! The official theme for Genesis 2011 is “Hey Superstar” by Medina Lake.
TNAStars.com strives to bring you the best TNA content on the internet and we hope that you enjoy the latest serving of our staff roundtables. This month, scroll down to read the staff’s predictions!
|Lockdown 2010||n/a||n/a||4 – 5||n/a||Joe|
|Sacrifice 2010||n/a||n/a||7 – 2||n/a||Joe|
|Slammiversary VIII||6 – 3||6 – 3||5 – 4||n/a||Dillon & Jarrett|
|Victory Road 2010||6 – 2||5 – 3||8 – 0||4 – 4||Joe|
|HardCORE Justice Results|
|No Surrender 2010||5 – 2||4 – 3||4 – 3||n/a||Dillon|
|Bound for Glory 2010||4 – 4||5 – 3||4 – 4||5 – 3||Jarrett & William|
|Turning Point 2010||n/a||6 – 1||7 – 0||4 – 2||Joe|
|Final Resolution 2010||7 – 2||6 – 3||7 – 2||6 – 3||Dillon & Joe|
|Overall Win-Loss Record||28 – 13||32 – 16||46 – 20||19 – 12||Joe|
TNA World Tag Team Championship
Beer Money vs. Motor City Machine Guns
Dillon’s Thoughts: Always a safe bet for an amazing match. I’m digging the storyline of Eric Bischoff stressing that Fortune/Immortal win gold to have leverage over Dixie Carter.
Dillon’s Prediction: The MMG have had a good, long run but I think Beer Money wins here.
Jarrett’s Thoughts: I’m afraid for this match, not because it won’t be a good match, it will be without a shadow of a doubt, but the fact if the Guns lose, I don’t know if they’ll let them run with the belt again. It took three years to put the belts on them!
Jarrett’s Prediction: Beer Money
Joe’s Thoughts: I understand the “we want all of the titles” storyline with Immortal, but I don’t see how taking the belts off of the Motor City Machine Guns makes any sense right now. Unfortunately, I think they’re going down tonight.
Joe’s Prediction: Beer Money
William’s Prediction: Beer Money
TNA Television Championship
AJ Styles vs. Douglas Williams
Dillon’s Thoughts: Another safe bet for an entertaining match. Douglas never fit in Fortune so I’m glad he’s out, and has been pushed with some gold.
Dillon’s Prediction: Douglas retains and AJ is kicked out of Immortal. If I can dare to go farther… Bischoff kicks him out of Immortal but Flair stands up for him & says he’s still in Fortune, causing a rift between Flair & Bischoff.
Jarrett’s Thoughts: We all know Williams is going to win, but where does this leave Styles? A head face going against Immortal? Only time will tell
Jarrett’s Prediction: Douglas retains
Joe’s Thoughts: Ideally, Douglas Williams would be the Television Champion for a long-time to establish some credibility for both him and the belt. However, part of me feels that Williams will be one of the first to go down in Immortal’s quest for all of the titles. That said, I’m going to go for what is really an upset win and have Williams beat Styles and thus force Styles out of Immortal.
Joe’s Prediction: Douglas Williams
William’s Prediction: AJ
TNA X-Division Championship
Kazarian vs. Jay Lethal
Dillon’s Thoughts: Should he another quality match. Kaz is really proving himself to be able to hang with the main eventers. Jay is doing ok but should be farther ahead after his run with Flair last year.
Dillon’s Prediction: Another short reign for Lethal as Kaz takes the gold.
Jarrett’s Thoughts: Jay Lethal as champion does nothing for me at this point. That’s all I can think to say
Jarrett’s Prediction: Kazarian
Joe’s Thoughts: Even though I’m a big fan of fellow Jersey guy Jay Lethal, I think he’s got the same fate ahead of him as Douglas Williams.
Joe’s Prediction: Kazarian
William’s Prediction: Kazarian
Dillon’s Thoughts: Madison has become a star. I like James but I’m still not a fan of her country music schtick, even if she is just being herself.
Dillon’s Prediction: Mickie wins.
Jarrett’s Thoughts: I’m glad to see Rayne defending the belt for a change. James is a great opponent and this will be another good women’s match for TNA.
Jarrett’s Prediction: Mickie James wins the title
Joe’s Thoughts: I’ve enjoyed watching the buildup to this match and I expect yet another outstanding performance from the Knockouts division. Mickie James should win here.
Joe’s Prediction: Mickie James
William’s Prediction: Mickie James
#1 Contender’s Match
Matt Morgan vs. Mr. Anderson
Dillon’s Thoughts: I like both men and enjoyed the road they took to get to this match.
Dillon’s Prediction: Mr. Anderson wins. Morgan has had his few chances at Jeff Hardy & the title, it’s time for the Assh*le to get his.
Jarrett’s Thoughts: I think that whoever wins this match will be Immortals new top jewel because of Jeff Hardy’s current situation. It is smart to have a good backup plan. Plus, to me, it’s become apparent that Mr. Anderson will turn heel, probably suckering Morgan to think he’s hurt in order to win
Jarrett’s Prediction: Mr. Anderson
Joe’s Thoughts: While I’m a big Matt Morgan fan, I think that his recent series of World Championship shots will dictate that he’s not going to win this one. However, I’m not sure how they’re going to get Mr. Anderson over given the current storyline of him not being in great shape due to the concussion.
Joe’s Prediction: Mr. Anderson
William’s Prediction: Mr. Anderson
MMA Exhibition Match
Jeff Jarrett vs. Kurt Angle
Dillon’s Thoughts: The Jeff Jarrett segments have been some of the best TV I’ve seen weekly. Typically when anything MMA enters wrestling, I’m turned off. But this has been great and proves how talented Jarrett is.
Dillon’s Prediction: Hard to say. I think maybe Angle will win here.
Jarrett’s Thoughts: This will be great! I’ve enjoyed the MMA gimmick of Jeff Jarrett. I know a lot of people haven’t, but it’s one of my favorite parts of iMPACT. I think Kurt will finally get his revenge on Jarrett here
Jarrett’s Prediction: Kurt Angle wins the “exhibition”
Joe’s Thoughts: I’m not entirely sure what to expect with this match, but I do know that Kurt Angle’s return to a TNA Wrestling pay-per-view was not well-publicized. Given that Kurt Angle is a beast and well-rested and that Immortal is going to win some other matches on this card, I’ll give the nod to the Olympic Gold Medalist.
Joe’s Prediction: Kurt Angle
William’s Prediction: Kurt Angle
Brother Ray vs. Brother Devon
Dillon’s Thoughts: Bathroom break. Oh sorry, um..well it’s cool their trying something new with them. I just don’t find them that interesting as singles stars (yet) and as a tag team, it’s always just had a “been there, done that” feel.
Dillon’s Prediction: Bully Ray wins. Dastardly I’m sure.
Jarrett’s Thoughts: Who cares? The tag match did in any hopes for me that this match will be good unless this just turns into a Street Fight
Jarrett’s Prediction: Bully Ray
Joe’s Thoughts: Both Brother Ray and Brother Devon have given this buildup the best that they have to give, but I still find it to be a bit of a bore. If I was ordering this pay-per-view, this would be the match where I get up and go to the kitchen for a drink or go to the bathroom or something.
Joe’s Prediction: Brother Ray
William’s Prediction: Brother Ray
Rob Van Dam vs. Immortal’s Mystery Opponent
No Predictions for this Match
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