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Final Resolution (2007)

Final Resolution (2007) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on January 14, 2007 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the third event under the Final Resolution chronology. Seven matches were featured on the event's card.

Final Resolution (2007)
Final Resolution 2007.jpg
DVD cover featuring Christian Cage, Abyss and Sting
PromotionTotal Nonstop Action Wrestling
DateJanuary 14, 2007
CityOrlando, Florida
VenueTNA Impact! Zone
Attendance900
Pay-per-view chronology
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2006
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January 2008

The pay-per-view had a buy rate of 35,000.[1] In October 2017, with the launch of the Global Wrestling Network, the event became available to stream on demand.[2]

StorylinesEdit

The event featured wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portrayed villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.[3]

EventEdit

Prior to the start of the event there was a dark match which saw Jason Riggs and Johnny Riggs defeat Serotonin (Kazarian and Havok) when Riggs pinned Havok.

Following this match there was one match during the pre-show. During this match Lance Hoyt defeated Chase Stevens. Hoyt pinned Stevens after a Fireman's carry flapjack. A. J. Pierzynski and Dale Torborg were in the audience and heckled Hoyt resulting in a confrontation after the match.

During the first match of the pay-per-view, Rhino defeated A.J. Styles in a Last Man Standing match (14:44) when Styles failed to answer the ten-count after Rhino hit two Gore's. Next Chris Sabin defeated Christopher Daniels and Jerry Lynn in a 3-Way Dance to win the TNA X Division Championship, when Sabin pinned Lynn with a roll-up while grabbing the tights.

In the Paparazzi Championship Series finals, Alex Shelley defeated Austin Starr. The judges were "Samolian Joe", "Big Fat Oily Guy" and Bob Backlund. The match originally went to a ten-minute time limit draw and was then declared a draw by the judges, before Kevin Nash ordered extra time. Shelley pinned Starr with a roll-up, and Shelley was presented a bowling trophy.

Next James Storm defeated Petey Williams, when Storm pinned Williams while grabbing the ropes during a roll-up. Jacqueline made her return to TNA and delivered a Death Sentence with Storm to Gail Kim.

In the NWA World Tag Team Championship match, The Latin American Exchange (Homicide and Hernandez) defeated Team 3D (Brother Ray and Brother Devon) by disqualification to retain the titles. Team 3D were disqualified after a drunk Brother Runt interfered, jumping off the top rope onto Homicide.

The penultimate match was a 30 minutes Iron Man match between Kurt Angle and Samoa Joe. The winner of the match a shot at the NWA World Heavyweight Championship at Against All Odds. Joe forced Angle to submit to the Coquina Clutch to pick up the first fall. Angle then forced Joe to submit to the Ankle Lock to even the score at 1:1. Angle again forced Joe to submit to the Ankle Lock to take a 2:1 lead. Joe next pinned Angle after a Muscle Buster to even the score at 2:2. Angle picked up the final decision with approximately 5 minutes left in the match, when he pinned Joe with a cradle pin.

In the main event Abyss defended the NWA World Heavyweight Championship against Christian Cage and Sting in a Three Way Elimination match. Sting first pinned Abyss after the Scorpion Death Drop guaranteeing a new champion would be crowned. Cage next pinned Sting after a Frog Splash to win the championship.

ResultsEdit

No. Results[4][5] Stipulations Times[1]
1D Jason Riggs and Johnny Riggs defeated Serotonin (Kazarian and Havok) Tag team match N/A
2P Lance Hoyt defeated Chase Stevens Singles match 2:04
3 Rhino defeated A.J. Styles Last Man Standing match 15:06
4 Chris Sabin defeated Christopher Daniels (c) and Jerry Lynn Three-Way match for the TNA X Division Championship 11:50
5 Alex Shelley defeated Austin Starr Paparazzi Championship Series finals 14:59
6 James Storm (with Gail Kim) defeated Petey Williams Singles match 6:50
7 The Latin American Exchange (Homicide and Hernandez) (c) defeated Team 3D (Brother Ray and Brother Devon) by disqualification Tag team match for the NWA World Tag Team Championship 10:21
8 Kurt Angle defeated Samoa Joe Iron Man match to determine the #1 contender to the NWA World Heavyweight Championship 30:00
9 Christian Cage defeated Abyss (c) (with James Mitchell) and Sting Three Way Elimination match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship 13:18
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • D – indicates the match was a dark match
  • P – indicates the match took place on the pre-show

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "TNA Final Resolution 2007 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Anthem, Impact announce Global Wrestling Network launch". Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  4. ^ "The TNA Final Resolution 2007 Breakdown - 411MANIA". 411mania.com. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Final Resolution 2007 - Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - January 14, 2007 (900)". The History of WWE. Retrieved March 21, 2018.