Does anyone care? All jokes aside, even with nothing to work with creatively, Styles was able to turn a crappy angle into one of the best promos of his career this week on Impact. Already the best worker in the company, Styles let the world know that heâ€™s ready to put TNA on his back once again.
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5: Gail Kim: The former Knockouts Champion is one of the best female workers in the world and at this point, one of the most consistently entertaining performers in TNA, period. Her match with ODB on Impact this week was one of the best on the card. Although she lost the two-out-of-three falls encounter, sheâ€™s still capable of reclaiming the Knockouts title at any moment.
4: Jeff Hardy: A big win over Frank Kazarian this week on Impact landed â€œThe Charismatic Enigmaâ€ into the final four of The Bound for Glory series with just one match remaining. Still â€œoverâ€ with the fans, Hardy, as long as heâ€™s in the company, belongs in the World Heavyweight title picture.
3: Aces and Eights: Think the power has done to Bully Rayâ€™s head? The additions of Brooke Tessmacher and Tito Ortiz should have helped fortify the group, but Ken Andersonâ€™s â€œproblemsâ€ have manifested into something else entirely. Are the Aces and Eightsâ€™ run of dominance nearing an end?
2: Austin Aries: Anyone who quotes Bel Biv DeVoe in a wrestling promo is anything but poison. His match with Christopher Daniels was the best thing on Impact this week. Focused on being his own man, Aries turned in an excellent effort against Christopher Daniels this week. With the win, Aries earned a spot in the final four in the Bound for Glory Series with just the Gauntlet match remaining.
1: AJ Styles: Did you hear the â€œYesâ€ chants this week on Impact? Although he may be better served in the WWE, Styles is still TNAâ€™s guy. His fifth place finish in the Bound for Glory Series means absolutely nothing, especially with the Gauntlet match next week. A title reign could be in the cards once again and Styles looks more than ready to run with it.