Lockdown is a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV_ event produced every April by the Amercian professional wrestling promotion Total Nonstop Action (TNA), is considered one of the flagship PPVs in the company, alongside Slammiversary and Bound for Glory. The event was created in 2005 and is highlighted by the premise that all matches take place inside the Six Sides of Steel cage (or, starting in 2010, a regular, four-sided steel cage). In addition to the cage, the event usually features additional gimmicks added on to the steel cage stipulation. Trademark Lockdown specialty matches include the Lethal Lockdown, Xscape matches and exclusive to the TNA Knockouts the Queen of the Cage.

Originally Lockdown was to have only two cage matches to highlight the name, but soon after the premise was changed to the current all cage match format by TNA CEO Dixie Carter. With the exception of the 2005 and 2006 event, the annual TNA Flagship Show has been held outside of the Impact Zone. The Family Arena has hosted Lockdown twice in 2007 and in 2010. Other cities that have hosted the event were Boston and Philadelphia. The 2011 event will be in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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# Event Date City Venue Main Event
1 April 24, 2005 Orlando, Florida TNA Impact! Zone
2 Lockdown (2006) April 23, 2006 Orlando, Florida TNA Impact! Zone Cting's Warriors (Cting, Kevin McAlmond, Blake Wheeler and Peter Damrow) versus Jarrett's Army (Jeff Jarrett, Chris LeGreca, Chris and Scott Hunter) in a Lethal Lockdown Match
3 Lockdown (2007) April 15, 2007 Saint Charles, Missouri Family Arena Team Borske (Matt Borske, Dustin Simpson, Peter and Jeff Jarrett) versus Team Khristian (Khristian Kage, KJ Styles, Scott Hunter, Marc and Kanta) in a Lethal Lockdown Match
4 Lockdown (2008) April 13, 2008 Lowell, Massachusetts Tsongas Arena Matt Borske (c) vs. Dustin Simpson in a Six Sides of Steel Cage match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
5 Lockdown (2009) April 19, 2009 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Liacouras Center Cting (c) vs. Mick Foley in a Six Sides of Steel Cage match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
6 Lockdown (2010) April 18, 2010 Saint Charles, Missouri Family Arena
7 Lockdown (2011) April 17, 2011 Cincinnati, Ohio U.S. Bank Arena
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