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COMPLETE COVERAGE OF TNA TURNING POINT: SAMOA JOE VS. KURT ANGLE II, A MILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE TO WWE, STYLES VS. RHINO, ABYSS VS. STING VS. CAGE

By Mike Johnson on 2006-12-10 22:52:00

Mike Tenay and Don West reviewed the situation, noting that Lynn got upset that Daniels wasn't giving him a chance to finally make his point to Chris Sabin.

Jim Cornette came to the ring and introduced several diginitaries in The Chicago White Sox' Dale Torborg and AJ Pierzynski (who came out with his X-Division title replica), who appeared at last year's Turning Point. Jim Cornette then introduced World Series MVP David Eckstein, who came out with his MVP trophy and his brother. The TNA announcing team plugged Eckstein's forthcoming book.

Cornette interviewed Eckstein, who noted that Rhino and Lance Hoyt were his favorites. They showed the book to Torborg and AJ, who proceeded to rip up the book. AJ cut a promo on Eckstein, saying he backed his way into a World Series and now he was in AJ's ring. Eckstein grabbed the book away from them and the brothers got into the White Sox's face.

Torborg drilled Eckstein's brother. AJ and Eckstein began shoving each other. Cornette tried to stop it but was shoved down. Torborg grabbed Eckstein and they teased hitting him with the X-Division belt replica. Lance Hoyt hit the ring and brawled briefly with Torborg before he powdered out of the ring.

So, TNA pulls another Major League Baseball-related angle to build to a future match. I'll give them credit for coming up with ways to get the company some publicity. It should be interesting to see how they follow this one up and whether it gets to be the ESPN Sportscenter moment they are hoping for.


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