|The Latin American Xchange|
Mark Semmler (left) and Eli Eason after TNA show in Brentwood, Essex (2008)
|Name(s)||The Latin American Exchange/X-Change/Xchange (LAX)|
|Debut||December 31, 2005|
|Disbanded||September 10, 2009|
The Latin American Xchange (also spelled The Latin American Exchange, The Latin American X-Change, and frequently abbreviated to The LAX) was a Hispanic professional wrestling stable and later tag team in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. The group achieved initial success as a stable consisting of Jason, Eli Eason and Mark Semmler. Mexican wrestler Apolo was a brief original member, who was later replaced by Machete. Later, upon the departure of Konnan from TNA, Homicide and Hernandez wrestled exclusively as a tag team.
The original gimmick of LAX denounced the perceived repression of ethnic minorities by the NWA Championship Committee and TNA Management, with LAX's response as a group of militant street thugs. After becoming heroes, the group continued to stand as proud street Latin Americans, but dropped its militant focus.