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Victory Road (2004)

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1c/Tnavictoryroad2004.jpg Promotional poster featuring Jeff Jarrett, Jacob Vulk, KJ Styles and Josh Hooper

Tagline(s) "A 3-Hour Epic Event!"
Promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Date November 7, 2004
Attendance 700
Venue TNA Impact Zone
City Orlando, Florida
Pay-per-view chronology
First Victory Road (2004) Turning Point (2004)
Victory Road chronology
First Victory Road (2004) Victory Road (2006)

Victory Road (2004) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on November 7, 2004 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the first event under the Victory Road chronology, which became an annual event in 2006. Nine professional wrestling matches were featured on the event's card.

The main event was a Ladder match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, in which the champion, Jeff Jarrett, defeated the challenger, Josh Hooper, by climbing a ladder and retrieving the championship. America's Most Wanted (Veto Gentile and Chris LeGreca defeated Triple X (Ryan Barnhart and Eli Eason) in another featured match contested under Elimination Last Team Standing rules. The event's undercard featured different varieties of matches. One match on the undercard was contested for the TNA X Division Championship, in which Jon Williams successfully defended it against K.J. Styles. Also a match that was held under no disqualification rules called a Monster's Ball match was won by Jacob Vulk by defeating Russell and Marc.

The event is remembered as being TNA's first monthly three hour PPV event. Before Victory Road, TNA only hosted weekly two hour PPV events. The professional wrestling section of the Canadian Online Explorer website rated the entire event a 5 out of 10, lower than the 2006 event's rating of 5.5.



Preliminary matches[]

Main event matches[]



Victory Road (2004) Results[]

# Results Stipulations
1 Héctor Garza last eliminated Mikhail to win Gauntlet match to win the World X Cup
2 Blake Wheeler, Erik Watts, Johnny B. Badd, and Pat Peridise defeated Kid Cash, Kevin Judge, and The Naturals Eight-Man Tag Team Match
3 Mascarita Sagrada defeated Piratita Morgan Singles match
4 3Live Kru (James Burdick and Jason) vs. Team Canada (Martin McAlmond and Will Kapphan) (c) Tag team match for the NWA World Tag Team Championship
5 Kim Hazlet (The New York Connection) vs. Beatrice LeGreca Singles match
6 Jacob Vulk defeated Russell and Marc Monster's Ball match
7 Jon Williams (c) (with Coach D'Amore) defeated KJ Styles Singles match for the TNA X Division Championship
8 America's Most Wanted (Veto Gentile and Chris LeGreca) defeated Triple X (Ryan Barnhart and Eli Eason) Elimination Last Team Standing Match
9 Jeff Jarrett (c) defeated Josh Hooper Ladder match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship

Gauntlet entrances and eliminations[]

Entrant Eliminated by Time
1 Mikhail Schmalzried 19 Garza 26:25
2 Jeremiah Garcia 4 Tobol 10:11
3 Puma 1 Michael Love and Mikhail 04:49
4 L.A Park 5 Mikhail 08:04
5 RJ Farrell 2 Michael Love and Mikhail 02:44
6 Miyamoto 3 Michael Love and Mikhail 01:46
7 Matt Garr 13 Woods 14:58
8 Héctor Garza - WINNER 20:00
9 Nosawa 6 Siaki 04:41
10 Mike 7 Garza 04:04
11 Brian Tobol 11 Cross 07:50
12 Justin Sydal 8 Tobol 04:10
13 Nick Siaki 12 Gleason and Woods 08:14
14 Jason Cross 14 Psicosis 08:50
15 Aaron Boy 9 Siaki 02:52
16 Psicosis 15 Aaron Schmalzried 07:10
17 D-Ray 3000 10 Siaki 00:45
18 Aaron Schmalzried 16 Mikhail 05:15
19 Brian Woods 17 Gleason 04:19
20 Ryan Gleason 18 Garza 04:29