- TNA has announced the following details for their special TV tapings during the Genesis pay-per-view weekend:
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING announces information for two (2) 3-hour special programming tapings to take place Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Fans will get the chance to experience “TNA Wrestling: X-Travaganza” featuring current and former stars of the X Division and “TNA Wrestling: Jokers Wild Tag Team Tournament” featuring tag team action.
TNA World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy will make an appearance and will be available for in-ring photos following the evening event. All activities will be at the IMPACT Zone at Universal Studios Orlando.
“TNA Wrestling: X-Travaganza” will feature an Ultimate X Match, an X-Scape Cage Match, and the return of former X Division stars including Petey Williams, Amazing Red, Matt Bentley and Jimmy Rave. Jerry Lynn will also be making a return as part of his farewell tour before his retirement later this year and will be facing long time rival Rob Van Dam.
“TNA Wrestling: Jokers Wild Tag Team Tournament” will feature teams selected at random competing with winning teams advancing to a 12-man Gauntlet Match with the winner receiving $100,000. Among those scheduled to take part in the tournament are Bobby Roode, Christopher Daniels, Rob Van Dam, James Storm, Samoa Joe, Joey Ryan, Jessie Godderz, Matt Morgan, Robbie E, Mr. Anderson, Robbie T, Chavo Guerrero Jr, Hernandez, Zema Ion and Doug Williams.
Both events will feature TNA Superstars and additional surprise guests.
TNA IMPACT Weekend of events:
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
8:00pm ET – IMPACT WRESTLING Live
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
1:00pm ET – 3-hour Special Programming taping presented by TNA Wrestling
7:00pm ET – 3-hour Special Programming taping presented by TNA Wrestling
Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013
8:00pm ET – “Genesis” Pay-Per-View Live