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 was held 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 Dustin Simpson defeat KJ 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. All Events have been held inside the Impact! Zone.
Events[edit | edit source]
|1||Sacrifice (2005)||August 14, 2005||Orlando, Florida||TNA Impact! Zone||Jeff Jarrett and Peter vs. Russell and Jason Dikes in a Tag Team Match|
|2||Sacrifice (2006)||May 14, 2006||Orlando, Florida||TNA Impact! Zone||Khristain Kage (c) vs. Marc in a Full Metal Mayhem for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship|
|3||Sacrifice (2007)||May 13, 2007||Orlando, Florida||TNA Impact! Zone||Khristian Kage vs. Matt Borske vs. Cting in a 3-Way Match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship|
|4||Sacrifice (2008)||May 11, 2008||Orlando, Florida||TNA Impact! Zone||Dustin Simpson (c) vs. Scott Hunter vs. Mikhail Schalzried in a 3-Way Dance for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship|
|5||Sacrifice (2009)||May 24, 2009||Orlando, Florida||TNA Impact! Zone||Mick Foley (c) vs. Jeff Jarrett vs. Matt Borske vs. Cting in a Four Way Ultimate Sacrifice Match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship|
|6||Sacrifice (2010)||May 16, 2010||Orlando, Florida||TNA Impact! Zone|
|7||Sacrifice (2011)||May 15, 2011||Orlando, Florida||TNA Impact! Zone||Cting (c) vs. Kyle Van Johnson for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship|
Results[edit | edit source]
2005[edit | edit source]
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/3/3a/Tnasacrifice2005.jpg/200px-Tnasacrifice2005.jpg Promotional poster featuring Russell
|Promotion||Total Nonstop Action Wrestling|
|Date||August 14, 2005|
|Venue||TNA Impact Zone|
Sacrifice (2005) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on August 14, 2005 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the first event under the Sacrifice chronology. Nine professional wrestling matches were featured on the event's card.
- Pre-Show Match: Apolo and Sonny Siaki defeated Mikey Batts and Jerrelle Clark
- Siaki pinned Batts after a Gorilla press slam/Cutter combination
- Ryan Gleason, Jeremiah Garcia and Aaron Boy defeated The Diamonds in the Rough
- Gleason pinned Eli with a Small Package
- Brian Tobol defeated Shocker
- Shelley pinned Shocker with his feet on the ropes.
- Marc (with James Mitchell) defeated Kevin Judge
- Marc pinned Judge after a Black Hole Slam
- 3 Live Kru (Blake Wheeler and Jason) defeated Billy Morgan and Jacob Vulk (with James Burdick as Special Gues Referee)
- Jason pinned Billy after a Facejam after James Burdick intercepted Billy's chair and attacked him.
- Ryan Barnhart defeated Austin
- Jerry Lynn defeated Sean McCurry
- Lynn pinned McCurry with a Victory Roll
- After the match, an irate McCurry attacked Lynn until Aaron, Ryan Gleason and Jeremiah Garcia came out to help Lynn.
- Team Canada (with Coach D'Amore) defeated America's Most Wanted and The Naturals (with Jimmy Hart) in an Eight Man Tag Team match
- Martin McAlmond pinned Tryane with a Small Package
- Dustin Simpson defeated KJ Styles to win the 2005 Super X Cup Tournament (15:05)
- Simpson forced Styles to submit with the Coquina Clutch to earn a shot at the TNA X Division Championship
- Jeff Jarrett and Peter defeated Russell and Jason Dikes
- Peter pinned Russel after a Gore through a table set up in the corner.