Genesis (2009)

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Genesis (2009)
Genesis (2009).jpg
Promotional poster featuring Mick Foley
Information
Promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Date January 11, 2009[1]
Attendance 2,700[2]
Venue Bojangles' Coliseum[1]
City Charlotte, North Carolina[1]
Pay-per-view chronology

Final Resolution (December 2008) Genesis (2009) Against All Odds (2009)
Genesis chronology

Genesis (2007) Genesis (2009) Genesis (2010)

Genesis (2009) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on January 11, 2009 at the Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina.[1] It was originally scheduled to take place on November 9, 2008 at the Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida,[3][4] however, TNA moved Turning Point to that date instead. It was the fourth event under the Genesis chronology.

In October 2017, with the launch of the Global Wrestling Network, the event became available to stream on demand.[5]

Storylines[edit]

Genesis featured eight professional wrestling matches that involved different 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.[6]

Results[edit]

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Eric Young and The Latin American Xchange (Hernandez and Homicide) defeated Jimmy Rave, Kiyoshi and Sonjay Dutt Six-man tag team elimination match 13:43
2 Alex Shelley defeated Chris Sabin Singles match for the vacant TNA X Division Championship 16:38
3 Shane Sewell defeated Sheik Abdul Bashir Singles match 10:18
4 Beer Money, Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode) (with Jacqueline) defeated Consequences Creed and Jay Lethal (c) and Abyss and Matt Morgan Three-way tag team match for the TNA World Tag Team Championship 15:19
5 ODB, Roxxi and Taylor Wilde defeated The Kongtourage (Raisha Saeed, Rhaka Khan and Sojournor Bolt) Six-Knockout tag team match for a future TNA Women's Knockout Championship match; the woman who scored the pinfall received the title match 07:44
6 Kurt Angle defeated Jeff Jarrett No Disqualification match 21:59
7 Sting (c) defeated Rhino Singles match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship 08:18
8 Mick Foley and The TNA Front Line (A.J. Styles and Brother Devon) defeated Cute Kip and The Main Event Mafia (Booker T and Scott Steiner) (with Sharmell) Six-man tag team hardcore match 14:02
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

X Division Championship Tournament bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
(TV - TNA Impact!)
Semifinals
(TV - Impact!)
Final
(PPV - Genesis)
         
Eric Young Pin
Sheik Abdul Bashir
Eric Young
Alex Shelley Pin
Alex Shelley Pin
Jay Lethal
Alex Shelley Pin
Chris Sabin 16:38
Chris Sabin Pin
Sonjay Dutt
Chris Sabin Pin
Kiyoshi
Consequences Creed
Kiyoshi Pin

Six-Man Elimination Tag Team Match[edit]

Elimination Wrestler Eliminated by Elimination Move[7] Time[7]
1 Eric Young Sonjay Dutt Pinned after leg drop on ropes 10:33
2 Homicide Jimmy Rave Pinned by a Schoolboy 11:25
3 Kiyoshi Hernandez Pinned after Border Toss 12:45
4 Sonjay Dutt Hernandez Pinned after sitout powerbomb 13:03
5 Jimmy Rave Hernandez Pinfall after Diving splash 13:43
Winner: Hernandez

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "January's "Genesis" Coming To Charlotte". Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. 2008-11-09. Archived from the original on December 16, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
  2. ^ "TNA Genesis". prowrestlinghistory.com. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  3. ^ Banks, Bill (2007-12-30). "Upcoming TNA Pay-Per-Views and "iMPACT!" in Orlando live events". Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Archived from the original on 2008-04-22. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  4. ^ Martin, Adam (2008-08-31). "Update on PPV plans for Genesis & Turning Point events this year - more". WrestleView. Archived from the original on 2008-09-03. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  5. ^ "Anthem, Impact announce Global Wrestling Network launch". Retrieved 20 March 2018. 
  6. ^ Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Archived from the original on 2013-11-18. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  7. ^ a b Eck, K. (February 2003). "Big, poppa's back: Scott Steiner looks to pump up the action in WWE". Wrestling Digest. Archived from the original on 2007-05-25. Retrieved 2007-06-15. 

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