In Chapter 12 of the NWA TNA story, the company rebounded from a loss of funding by enlisting the help of Panda Energy and Dixie Carter, a nice older lady who doesn’t really know how this all works but insists that her 19-year old nephew watch and think about becoming a wrestler.
In Chapter 13, Jerry Jarrett tries to ground and refocus the promotion with a spotlight on logical match-ups, Ron and Don Harris fighting each other because they look alike, and a man being extremely upset that another man burned an Elvis Halloween costume in a literal garbage fire.
If you’d like to keep up with these columns as they go — and we’re really into them now — be sure to check out the NWA TNA Wrestling: The Asylum Years tag. I’d give you a direct link to the shows but the Global Wrestling Network redirects everything to their main page. Still.
And now, chapter thirteen of the TNA Wrestling story for September 25, 2002.