Destination X
The Destination X logo for 2017
Promotion(s)Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
First eventDestination X (2005)
Last eventDestination X (2012)

Destination X is a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held by Impact Wrestling currently in the month of August. The event primarily revolves around the X-Division, the 2005, 2006, 2009, and 2010 events had Ultimate X matches.[1]

It was announced on TNA Wrestling's official website in January 2011 that Destination X was moving from March to July, switching places with TNA's traditional July PPV, Victory Road.[2] On the June 21, 2012, edition of Impact, it was announced that every year the current X Division Champion will have an opportunity to give up their title for a shot at the TNA World Heavyweight Championship at Destination X. On January 11, 2013, TNA announced that in 2013 there would be only four PPVs, not including Destination X, although Destination X would be featured as a special episode of Impact Wrestling from 2013 to 2017.[3]

Events

# Event Date City Venue Main Event Ref
1 Destination X (2005) March 13, 2005 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Jeff Jarrett (c) vs. Diamond Dallas Page in a Ringside Revenge match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
2 Destination X (2006) March 12, 2006 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Christian Cage (c) vs. Monty Brown for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
3 Destination X (2007) March 11, 2007 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Christian Cage (c) vs. Samoa Joe for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
4 Destination X (2008) March 9, 2008 Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk Scope The Unlikely Alliance (Christian Cage, Kevin Nash, and Samoa Joe) vs. The Angle Alliance (Kurt Angle, A.J. Styles and Tomko) in a Six Man Tag Team match
5 Destination X (2009) March 15, 2009 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Sting (c) vs. Kurt Angle for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship with Jeff Jarrett as Special Guest Referee and Mick Foley as Special Guest Enforcer
6 Destination X (2010) March 21, 2010 Orlando, Florida Impact Zone A.J. Styles (c) vs. Abyss for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship [4]
7 Destination X (2011) July 10, 2011[5] Orlando, Florida Impact Zone A.J. Styles vs. Christopher Daniels [6]
8 Destination X (2012) July 8, 2012[5] Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Bobby Roode (c) vs. Austin Aries for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship [6]
9 Destination X (2013) July 18, 2013 Louisville, Kentucky Broadbent Arena Bully Ray (c) vs. Chris Sabin for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship [6]
10 Destination X (2014) July 31, 2014 New York, New York Grand Ballroom Lashley (c) vs. Austin Aries for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
11 Destination X (2015) June 10, 2015[5] Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Kurt Angle (c) vs. Austin Aries for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
12 Destination X (2016) July 12, 2016[5] Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Lashley (c) vs. Eddie Edwards (c) for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship and the TNA X-Division Championship
13 Destination X (2017) August 17, 2017[5] Orlando, Florida Impact Zone Bobby Lashley vs. Matt Sydal
(c) - refers to the champion prior to the match

References

  1. ^ Johnson, Mike (2010-02-10). "TNA Destination X PPV Format Confirmed". PW Insider. Retrieved 2010-02-10.
  2. ^ "Victory Road PPV Moving To March". TNAWrestling.com. 2011-01-12. Archived from the original on 2011-01-16. Retrieved 2011-01-12.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2013-01-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Gerweck, Steve (2009-11-04). "Locations for first 3 TNA PPVs of 2010". WrestleView.com. Retrieved 2009-11-04.
  5. ^ a b c d e Gerweck, Steve (2011-01-12). "TNA Changes July PPV Date". WrestleView. Retrieved 2011-01-12.
  6. ^ a b c Martin, Adam (2010-12-01). "Date and location for TNA's Destination X PPV". WrestleView. Retrieved 2010-12-01.