TNA Sacrifice

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Sacrifice
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Promotion(s)Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
First eventSacrifice (2005)
Last eventSacrifice (2014)

Sacrifice is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in the month of May. The first one took place in August 2005. When event names were shuffled by TNA for 2006, the event was moved to May. Sacrifice has had a tradition of being the final round of tournaments. Sacrifice 2005 saw Samoa Joe defeat A.J. Styles to win the Super X Cup. Sacrifice 2006 was the final round of the World X Cup Tournament. Sacrifice 2008 continued the tradition with the finals of the Deuces Wild Tag Team Tournament. Sacrifice 2009 featured Beer Money, Inc. defeating The British Invasion in the finals of the Team 3D Invitational Tag Team Tournament. All events take place inside the Impact! Zone. On January 11, 2013, TNA announced that in 2013 will be only four PPVs, dropping Sacrifice.[1]

Events[edit]

# Event Date City Venue Main Event Ref
1 Sacrifice (2005) August 14, 2005 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Jeff Jarrett and Rhino vs. Raven and Sabu in a Tag Team match
2 Sacrifice (2006) May 14, 2006 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Christian Cage (c) vs. Abyss in a Full Metal Mayhem match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
3 Sacrifice (2007) May 13, 2007 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Christian Cage vs. Kurt Angle vs. Sting in a Three Way match to crown the first TNA World Heavyweight Champion
4 Sacrifice (2008) May 11, 2008 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Samoa Joe (c) vs. Kaz vs. Scott Steiner in a Three Way match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
5 Sacrifice (2009) May 24, 2009 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Mick Foley (c) vs. Jeff Jarrett vs. Kurt Angle vs. Sting in a Four Way Ultimate Sacrifice match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
6 Sacrifice (2010) May 16, 2010 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Rob Van Dam (c) vs. A.J. Styles for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship [2]
7 Sacrifice (2011) May 15, 2011 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Sting (c) vs. Rob Van Dam for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship [3]
8 Sacrifice (2012) May 13, 2012 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Bobby Roode (c) vs. Rob Van Dam in a Ladder match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship [4]
9 Sacrifice (2014) April 27, 2014 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Eric Young (c) vs. Magnus for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
10 Impact Wrestling: Sacrifice (2016) April 26, 2016 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Ethan Carter III vs. Mike Bennett
(c) - refers to the champion prior to the match

2016[edit]

Sacrifice (2016)
PromotionTotal Nonstop Action Wrestling
DateMarch 19, 2016 (taped)
April 26, 2016 (aired)
CityOrlando, Florida
VenueImpact Zone
Attendance1,100
Tagline(s)Free on Pop TV
Theme
song
(s)
"Roustabout" by Billy Corgan
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Sacrifice (2016) (aka Impact Wrestling: Sacrifice) was a professional wrestling television special produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), The show was taped on March 19, 2016 at the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida and Aired on Pop TV on April 26, 2016. It was the tenth event under the Sacrifice chronology. Unlike the previous events, this event was not included on pay-per-view (PPV) and instead, was featured as a special edition of TNA's weekly broadcast of Impact Wrestling on Pop TV.

No. Matches Stipulations Times
1 Drew Galloway (c) defeated Tyrus Singles match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship 07:55
2 Rosemary defeated Gail Kim Singles match 06:08
3 Decay (Crazzy Steve and Abyss) (with Rosemary) defeated Beer Money, Inc. (Bobby Roode and James Storm) (c) Valley of Shadows match for the TNA World Tag Team Championship 14:10
4 Bram defeated Eric Young (c) Falls Count Anywhere match for the TNA King of the Mountain Championship 06:34
5 Mike Bennett defeated Ethan Carter III No Disqualification match 11:11
(c) - refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.impactwrestling.com/news/item/4010-NEWS-TNA-IMPACT-WRESTLING-Announces-Major-Changes-To-2013-Pay-Per-View-Strategy
  2. ^ Gerweck, Steve (2010-02-18). "Date and location for TNA Sacrifice". WrestleView.com. Retrieved 2010-02-18.
  3. ^ Martin, Adam (2011-03-09). "Location and date for TNA's Sacrifice PPV in May". WrestleView. Retrieved 2011-03-09.
  4. ^ "Access Manager for Web Login". www.universalorlando.com. Retrieved 2017-12-19.

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