Promotional poster featuring Kurt Angle
|Tagline(s)||Kurt Angle is back. And he's bringing hell with him!|
|"Hey Superstar" by Madina Lake|
|Promotion||Total Nonstop Action Wrestling|
|Date||January 9, 2011|
Genesis (2011) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), that took place on January 9, 2011 at the Impact Zone in Universal Studios Florida. It was the sixth event under the Genesis chronology and the first event of the 2011 TNA PPV schedule.
Genesis featured nine 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.
|1||Kazarian defeated Jay Lethal (c)||Singles match for the TNA X Division Championship||11:38|
|2||Madison Rayne (c) defeated Mickie James||Singles match for the TNA Women's Knockout Championship||10:27|
|3||Beer Money, Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode) defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (c) (Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin)||Tag Team match for the TNA World Tag Team Championship||17:59|
|4||Bully Ray defeated Brother Devon via Disqualification||Singles match||08:48|
|5||Abyss defeated Douglas Williams (c)||Singles match for the TNA Television Championship||09:47|
|6||Matt Hardy defeated Rob Van Dam||Singles match. Since Van Dam lost, he failed to become the number one contender for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship||11:54|
|7||Jeff Jarrett fought Kurt Angle to a no contest||Double J Double M A "Exhibition"||04:30|
|8||Mr. Anderson defeated Matt Morgan||Singles match to determine the number one contender for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship||15:24|
|9||Mr. Anderson defeated Jeff Hardy (c)||Singles match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship||09:05|
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