TNA spoiled the outcome of a 20-man battle royal set to air on the July 10, 2014 episode of Impact Wrestling that will crown a new number one contender. The battle royal, taped Friday night, featured Jeff Hardy going over and earning a shot at Bobby Lashley and the TNA Championship at the June 25, 2014 Impact taping in New York City.
The title match was officially announced here on the company’s website.
You can read taping results from the July 10, 2014 episode of Impact — that includes the 20-man battle royal — at this link.
While it’s unknown why TNA decided to go ahead and announce Hardy vs. Lashley for the title, it was likely done to boost ticket sales.