To nobody’s surprise (well maybe the surprise of TNA officials), word has been leaked about TNA’s signing of quite arguably, pro wrestling’s biggest free agent; Rob Van Dam. The addition of the former joint WWE/ECW Champion is sure to give TNA’s live Impact this coming Monday a boost in the ratings against WWE Raw. And while RVD coming back to a televised wrestling program is welcome, to me, it would have made more sense to have him debut in 2 weeks (the night Austin is supposed to host Raw).
The addition of Rob Van Dam to the TNA roster will also provide some fresh, new matches for Monday night wrestling & Pay Per Views that fans either haven’t seen before or have not seen in a long time. Looking at the current TNA roster, these would be my top 5 picks for matches featuring the Whole F’ing Show.
5. RVD vs. Sting – I’m not sure if this has ever been done. Even though Sting is getting up there in age, he knows how to bring his A game for the big matches. A meeting between the two legends is a must at some point on PPV.
3. RVD vs. Elijah Burke (D’Angelo Dinero) – Yes, we’ve seen it on WWE’s ECW. For those who haven’t, Burke was the leader of a faction called The New Breed that was trying to take over ECW & waged war against the ECW Originals. Burke is highly underrated and could have a Hell of a good match with RVD. I’m also predicting this to be a big year for Burke. WWE dropped the ball big time with him. But I digress…
2. RVD vs. AJ Styles – A lot of people would pick this as their #1 money match. I have something else in mind. But a match between RVD & AJ, keep in mind NO outside interference, & a good half hour has the potential to be SICK. This will probably be the most high flying, innovative spot match known to man. And it will be one Hell of an enjoyable ride.
It will be interesting to see what extreme heights TNA gets taken to this coming Monday night.
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