On Wednesday, April 16, 2003, NWA-TNA presented NWA-TNA PPV 41. In the latest of our NWA-TNA/IMPACT Sunday Night RetroViews. Outside the TNA Asylum, “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes is waiting for Jeff Jarrett to arrive at the building.
Raven, Alexis Laree, and Julio Dinero are sitting in the Nest. Raven says that they are his followers who believe in him. He also says that, along with S.E.X., they are sick of Jarrett. Raven is going to take away Jarrett’s championship in an attempt to take away his power. He says that Jarrett to close to being in a rubber room, and it isn’t pleasant.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
Raven w/ Alexis Laree & Julio Dinero vs. D’Lo Brown
Brown sends Raven over the top to the floor with a clothesline and follows up with a baseball slide in the early moments. Brown takes Raven and Dinero out with a dive over the top to the floor! Raven avoids Brown by sending him to the floor with a drop-toe hold. Raven drives his knee into Brown’s neck from the middle rope, goes for a pinfall, and gets a two count.
Raven with a clothesline and a running knee lift. Brown counters a DDT with a Twist of Fate. Brown scoop slams and leg drops Raven for a two-count. Brown drives Raven down with a Side Effect. Is Brown, Matt Hardy all of a sudden? Brown hits a frog splash, but Dinero enters to deliver a superkick while the referee was distracted.
Raven can’t get a pin, though. The referee is knocked down by a Brown heel kick. Dinero tosses powder into Brown’s eyes. Brown drives Laree down with a powerbomb while blinded. Dinero is driven down with a swinging side slam. Brown is still blind. Raven, with an Evenflow DDT, goes for a pinfall referee Andrew Thomas counts, the 1-2-3!
They show a video package about Raven’s career in NWA-TNA thus far.
Mike Tenay and Don West rundown tonight’s match card. NWA World Tag Team Championship Match, Jerry Lynn & Amazing Red vs. (c) Triple X. Earlier in the day, Mike Tenay conducted a Sit-down interview with American’s Most Wanted, “Cowboy” James Storm and “Wildcat” Chris Harris. Street Fight Glen Gilbertti vs. AJ Styles. NWA X-Division Champion, Kid Kash vs. Mike Sanders.
Backstage, Glen Gilbertti is with his troops and is motivating them for tonight. Gilbertti demands that Don Harris hit him with a towel wrapped around his fist. Don Harris punches Glen Gilbertti three times in the face.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
Glen Gilbertti vs. AJ Styles
Gilbertti and Styles start off trading right hands in the ring, with Gilbertti getting the better of it at first, but Styles takes Gilbertti down with a German suplex. Gilbertti comes out of the corner with a clothesline. Styles is dropped face-first onto the ring steps. Styles is also sent shoulder-first into the ring steps.
Gilbertti tosses Styles over the guardrail they begin to brawl in the crowd. Gilbertti sends Styles shoulder-first into a railing in the stands a couple of times. Styles fights back by sending Gilbertti into the wall back first. Mike Sanders starts to attack Styles to help out Gilbertti. Styles has been busted wide open.
Styles ducks a clothesline to superkick Gilbertti in the crowd. Styles counters a powerbomb attempt with a snap suplex. Mike Sanders continues to attack Styles until D’Lo Brown shows up to help Styles. Styles leaps over the guardrail to dive onto Gilbertti at ringside. Styles hits a gut buster and a side suplex.
Styles grabs a steel chair from the outside to use on Gilbertti but misses in the corner. Styles gets out of the Last Dance to nail Gilbertti with a spin kick. Styles blocks being sent into a steel chair in the corner and is able to send Gilbertti head first into the steel chair. Gilbertti hits the Last Dance across the steel chair and goes for pinfall referee Rudy Charles counts, the 1-2-3!
Winner: Glen Gilbertti
Outside “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes says he understands the pressure that Jarrett is going through and he needs to talk to him man to man. Erik Watts arrives to the building and is wearing a “Jeff You’re Dead” shirt. Rhodes turns around and Watts attacks Dusty by throwing his bag at him. Inside the bag was the replica NWA World Championship.
Prior to the next match, Kid Kash talks to Trinity in the ring. Kid Kash is ashamed and embarrassed of himself for how he acted last week. He is now crediting Trinity for his success. Kid Kash says he will be there for Trinity for whatever she wants to do. He wants to know if she can accept his apology. They kiss, and everything seems to be okay between them.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
Kid Kash w/ Trinity vs. Mike Sanders
Sanders gets in Trinity’s face, but Kid Kash stops that quickly with a head scissors takedown. Kid Kash clotheslines Sanders over the top rope to the floor. Sanders drops Kid Kash’s throat first across the top rope to regain control of the contest. Sanders counters a head scissors with a spinning side slam, goes for a pin-fall, and gets a two count.
Sanders continues his offense with a snap suplex, but Kid Kash continues to kick out before three. Sanders stops Kid Kash with a quick clothesline to maintain control of the champion. They begin to trade a series of pin attempts before they both go for clotheslines and crash to the mat. Sanders shoves Trinity off the top rope as she tried to get involved.
Sanders drives Kid Kash down to the mat with a wheelbarrow suplex, goes for a pin-fall gets a two count. Kid Kash hits a nice springboard-twisting dive in the ring, but Sanders kicks out on the cover attempt. Sanders stops Kid Kash with a dropkick to the knee, and Trinity hits a top rope cross-body.
She also drops Sanders with a spin kick and a moonsault off the top rope. Kid Kash had the referee distracted. Sanders counters a double springboard Hurricanrana with a powerbomb, goes for a pin-fall gets a two count. Kid Kash hits a springboard somersault dropkick across the ring and goes for a pin-fall on Sanders referee Andrew Thomas counts, the 1-2-3!
Winner: AND STILL NWA X-Division Champion, Kid Kash.
After the match, Kid Kash bails on Trinity, Ron and Don Harris, the Harris Brothers, come to the ring from the S.E.X. locker room, and they give Trinity H-Bomb.
Backstage, Goldylocks is with the New Church. Mitchell talks about Sandman and New Jack and their bloody war last week. Mitchell says that he and Sandman could have fun. He doesn’t take rejection all that well. He is blaming Perry Saturn for Sandman not joining him. He has found the dragon that will eat Saturn’s flesh tonight.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
Saturn vs. Mike Awesome
Awesome hits a side suplex, but Saturn hits one of his own as well. Awesome runs into a big boot in the corner, and Saturn delivers a clothesline. Saturn continues with a t-bone suplex and goes under the ring to set up a table. Awesome leaps off the apron to hit a double axe handle.
Awesome sends Saturn into the guard railing but is backdropped over into the crowd. Saturn is dropped throat first across the guardrail, and Awesome takes Saturn out with a leaping clothesline at ringside. Awesome attempts a powerbomb through the table on the floor, but Saturn gets out of it.
Saturn leg sweeps Awesome back in the ring and then gets an arm breaker on Awesome. Awesome hits a slingshot shoulder block from the apron, goes for a pinfall, and gets a two-count. Saturn hits a release German suplex after Awesome hit the corner gut first. Saturn hits another German suplex, goes for a pinfall gets a two-count.
After a springboard dropkick. Awesome nearly wins after a top rope clothesline. Saturn gets out of a powerbomb to hit a superkick, goes for a pinfall gets a two count. Awesome drops Saturn with a double-leg slam and goes to the top rope. Awesome hits a top rope big splash but can’t put Saturn away. Sandman and New Jack run out to attack Awesome, which causes the disqualification.
Winner: Mike Awesome.
Outside the arena, Goldylocks is with Jeff Jarrett, who is tossing weapons out of a truck. Jarrett wants the ring crew.
Mike Tenay sat down with “Cowboy” James Storm and “Wildcat” Chris Harris earlier today. Harris thinks they are still the most dominant tag team in the company. Harris says a few singles matches aren’t going to keep them away from the tag team glory. Harris says nothing is going on between himself and S.E.X.
Storm chimes in and says you don’t hang out with the guy you’re trying to beat outside the ring. Harris thinks that they will win the tag titles once again. Harris supports James Storm having a singles match tonight.
Backstage, Goldylocks is with David Young, Sonny Siaki, and Desire. Siaki chimes in and says it’s none of her business regarding what happened last week. Siaki was supposed to wrestle James Storm this week, but he calls Storm a nobody and isn’t going to wrestle him. Young says he is going to spinebuster Storm through the canvas. Siaki is making fun of Young and how he talks. Siaki wants Young to let Siaki handle the promos.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
David Young w/ Sonny Siaki & Desire vs. ”Cowboy” James Storm
Young hammers away on Storm early on but is monkey flipped by Storm. Storm also hit a Hurricanrana. Storm takes Young out with a cross body on the floor. Storm hits a head scissors on the entrance ramp. Storm is sent back first into the guardrail, but Young stops him with a power slam on the floor.
Siaki distracts Storm so Young can deliver a clothesline. Young hits a dropkick on Storm, goes for a pinfall gets a two-count. Storm fights back with a kick to Young’s face. Storm crotches Young on the top rope and hits a top rope Hurricanrana! Storm goes for a pinfall and gets a two-count.
Storm heads to the top rope and hits a cross body, but Young rolled through and nearly won the match. Young plants Storm down to the canvas with a middle rope ace crusher, goes for a pinfall, gets a two count. Storm hits the Eight Second Ride, but Siaki pulls the referee out of the ring. The referee is distracted as Desire low blows. Storm Young hits the spinebuster and goes for a pinfall referee Andrew Thomas counts, the 1-2-3!
Winner: David Young.
Backstage, Sandman and New Jack are playing a game of chess. Goldylocks’ asks if they are on the same page. Sandman says they are extreme brothers. New Jack says they are here to beat people up. Jack doesn’t want a belt and says that the New Church is going to hell.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
Brian Lee & Slash w/ Father James Mitchell vs. New Jack & Sandman
New Jack heads to the ring to fight both Slash and Lee while Sandman is in the crowd hanging with the fans. Sandman arrives to the ring and helps Jack fight off Lee & Slash, Disciples of The New Church. Sandman hits a hurricanrana on Slash off the top rope. Sandman puts Slash gut first across the top rope and hits a leg drop off the top.
They begin to brawl on the floor. All four men return to the ring, where Slash hits a spinning slam on Sandman. Sandman nails Slash with a kendo stick as he went to the top rope. Mitchell attacks Sandman from behind, but Sandman isn’t hurt. He is hurt when Lee nails him with a big boot.
Mitchell punches Sandman with a spike a few times. Perry Saturn runs out to make the save. New Jack has a steel chair and hits Slash over the head. Mike Awesome comes out to attack New Jack. Awesome powerbombs New Jack over the top and through a table on the floor! Awesome rolls New Jack back into the ring, and Slash goes for a pinfall on referee Rudy Charles. counts, the 1-2-3!
Winners: Brian Lee & Slash
After the match, the lights go out, and Justin Credible appears with a kendo stick. Credible hits The Disciples of New Church with the kendo stick and is part of a group with Perry Saturn, Sandman, and New Jack.
Outside, Jeff Jarrett goes after Erik Watts, who came over to get under his skin. It looks like Jarrett is trying to get the Clockwork Orange House of Fun put together.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
NWA World Tag Team Championship Match
Jerry Lynn & Amazing Red vs. (c) Christopher Daniels & Elix Skipper
Daniels and Lynn kick off the tag team title match. Lynn takes Daniels down with a head scissors early on and a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Skipper tags in after Daniels crawls to the corner. Amazing Red gets tagged into the match as well. Amazing Red lands on his feet as Skipper attempted a German suplex.
Amazing Red arm drags Skipper and hits a head scissors before hitting the 718. Daniels catches Amazing Red in midair, but Amazing Red locks in a submission, but Skipper saves Daniels. Skipper met with a double backdrop. Amazing Red drops Daniels with a hurricanrana. Lynn leg drops Skipper across the middle rope.
Skipper trips Lynn from the floor, and Daniels dropkicks Jerry to give the champs the advantage. Daniels also hits a spinning heel kick. Skipper hits a twisting splash from the apron on Lynn, goes for a pinfall, and gets a two-count. Lynn rolls Skipper up out of the corner for goes for a pinfall, and gets a two-count.
Skipper hits a nice lifting reverse DDT goes for a pinfall, and gets a two count. Lynn hits a leaping double clothesline on the champs. Amazing Red comes off the top with a missile dropkick, and spin kicks both Skipper and Daniels. Amazing Red plants Daniels with a twisting STO. All four men are brawling in the ring.
Daniels is backdropped to the floor onto Skipper. Lynn takes the champs out with a springboard somersault dive! Red takes the champs out with a somersault dive to the floor. Daniels nails Amazing Red with a vicious clothesline back in the ring. Daniels drives Amazing Red down to the mat with a vertical suplex and hits a moonsault, goes for a pinfall gets a two count.
Skipper leg drops Red as he was hung over the top rope. Amazing Red hits a hurricanrana on Skipper goes for a pinfall and gets a two count. Amazing Red hits a flipping powerbomb, but Daniels made the save. Skipper locks in a half Boston Crab. Amazing Red fights out of the corner but is driven to the mat by Daniels in mid-air and locks in the Koquina Clutch.
Lynn breaks up the submission attempt. Amazing Red drops the champs with a couple of kicks. Lynn gets the hot tag and cleans house with clotheslines. Lynn hits a middle rope bulldog on Daniels. Lynn plants Skipper with a tornado DDT, goes for a pinfall gets a two count.
Amazing Red hits a hurricanrana with Daniels being on Lynn’s shoulder, but Skipper breaks up the cover. The masked luchador shoves Amazing Red off the top and hits an arm breaker on the floor. Daniels rolls Lynn up but can’t get a win even with his feet on the ropes.
Daniels hits the Angel’s Wings, but Lynn still kicks out! The champs hit an elbow drop/slam on Lynn but still can’t put him away. Lynn catapults Skipper into Daniels, who was on the top rope, and Lynn rolls Skipper up; referee Andrew Thomas counts, the 1-2-3!
Winners: AND NEW NWA-TNA World Tag Team Champions, Jerry Lynn & Amazing Red.
After the match, Triple X, Christopher Daniels & Elix Skipper attack NEW NWA World Tag Team Champions Jerry Lynn & Amazing Red. until Jeff Jarrett makes the save. Jarrett grabs a microphone and challenges Dinero and Laree to a match.
NWA-TNA PPV 41
Raven’s Clockworks Orange House of Fun Match
Julio Dinero & Alexis Laree vs. Jeff Jarrett
Jarrett goes to the S.E.X.’s locker room, but the door doesn’t open. Alexis Laree hits Jarrett with a trash can lid. Jarrett hits her over the head and does the same with Julio Dinero. Laree low blows Jarrett in the crowd while the Clockwork Orange House of Fun is being set up in the ring.
Jarrett is being double-teamed in the crowd. Laree uses a bat on Jarrett, and Dinero chokes the champ with a kendo stick. Laree whacks Jarrett over the head with a trash can. Laree nails Jarrett in the ribs with a kendo stick. Jarrett is sent into a fence in the corner a couple of times.
Jarrett fights back by sending Laree into the fence. Jarrett powerbombs Laree onto Dinero! Jarrett uses the trash can on Dinero. Laree gets a Kendo stick shot across the back. Jarrett hip-tosses Laree onto the fencing! The same goes for Dinero.
Jarrett slams Laree onto Dinero, and the referee on the fence. Jarrett sets up a table in the ring. Jarrett puts both Dinero and Laree on the table. Raven runs out and hits Jarrett with a trash can lid. Raven suplexes Jarrett off the top and onto both Dinero and Laree. Dinero rolls onto Jarrett; referee Rudy Charles counts, the 1-2-3!
Winners: Alexis Laree & Julio Dinero.
After the match, Raven hits the ring and plants Jarrett with an Evenflow DDT. Raven poses over Jarrett in the ring. NWA-TNA PPV #41 goes off the air.