SLAMMIVERSARY FLASHBACK: A Look at The King of the Mountain Match - Page 9
Slammiversary 2009 – Auburn Hills, MI
At the Slammiversary Pay-Per-View taking place in Michigan the King of the Mountain match made it’s return with not one contest but two! Manik (known as Suicide at the time) became the first and only person to become X Division Champion from winning a King of the Mountain match defeating, Jay Lethal, Consequences Creed, Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley. To add to the excitement of the evening Mick Foley defended the TNA World Heavyweight Championship against Kurt Angle Jeff Jarrett, AJ Styles and Samoa Joe. After a hard fought match Kurt Angle prevailed and joined the ranks of Jeff Jarrett to become the only other person to acquire gold twice in a King of the Mountain Match.