Matches Announced For This Show (Keep checking back for more updates)
TNA World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Bobby Roode vs. Austin Aries
Events leading to this match: Austin Aries had been the X Division Champion since September. Hulk Hogan gave Austin this shot at the title only if he agreed to give up the X Division Championship. As part of the deal Austin made with Hogan, every year at Destination X, the X Division Championship can turn in the title to earn a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship.
X Division Championship Tournament
Structure of the tournament: There will be 4 matches involving the eight men involved in the tournament. The winners of those four matches will then compete in an Ultimate X Match where the winner of that match will be crowned the new champion.
Rules of the Ultimate X Match: There are two sets of ropes that will be set up diagonally above the ring. At the point they intersect, the championship belt will be dangling. The wrestler that is able to climb those ropes and retrieve the title wins the championship.
The Competitors: Zema Ion, Kid Kash, Doug Williams, Sonjay Dutt, Rashad Cameron, Flip Cassanova, Kenny King, & ???
Events leading to this tournament: In order to receive a shot at the World Championship, Austin Aries was forced to vacate the X Division Championship. The eight men in the tournament represent three men that are currently in the company and five men from outside of TNA. The last spot will be filled by the winner of a match featuring the losers of the four qualifying matches for outside talent (Dakota Darsow, Rubix, Lars Only and Mason Andrews).
Last Man Standing Match: AJ Styles vs. Christopher Daniels
Rules of the match: The only way to win this match is to incapacitate your opponent so badly that he can't stand up by the time the referee counts to 10.
Events leading to this match: The latest chapter in this long-standing rivalry began when Christopher Daniels made allegations that AJ was having an affair with TNA President Dixie Carter. Those rumors were proven to be false when it was revealed that AJ and Dixie were secretly meeting to aid their friend that was having issues with drugs. That lady is now pregnant and Christopher Daniels that the married AJ is the father of that child.
Bound for Glory Series Match: Samoa Joe vs. Kurt Angle
Events leading to this match: This match is part of the Bound for Glory Series. There is currently a 12-man series going on where the winner of it gets a shot at the TNA World Heavyweight Championship at the company's biggest show of the year, Bound for Glory. During the tournament, all 12 men will fight each other once.