News Impact’s top 5 debuts includes 3 ex-WWE stars

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Impact Wrestling and TNA have had a revolving door for talent over the years. Many wrestlers have come and gone. To celebrate the biggest names that arrived, Impact posted the top 5 debuts in company history.

5. Jeff Hardy

Counting down the Top 5 Debuts in IMPACT History!

5. Jeff Hardy debuts to challenge AJ Styles in 2004. pic.twitter.com/GVuIzmC15Y

— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 19, 2020
Jeff Hardy’s exuberant dancing is worth watching that clip.

4. Michael Elgin

4. @MichaelElgin25 destroys The Machine at Rebellion 2019 pic.twitter.com/UAc1t7QwFB

— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 19, 2020
Even though Big Mike is great in the ring, I’m not sure his initial debut belongs at #4. He’s not someone I recognize right away and get excited for in a surprise debut.

3. Christian Cage

3. Christian Cage declined an offer to join Team Canada when he debuted at Genesis 2005 pic.twitter.com/a8LEROVW0Q

— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 19, 2020
Christian made his peeps pop. The teamwork table 3-D with the Dudleys was a nice touch, especially since it was on Jeff Jarrett.

2. Pentagon

2. @PENTAELZEROM winning the IMPACT World Championship on his debut at Redemption 2018 pic.twitter.com/uVmygK01cx

— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 19, 2020
That’s a shocker that Pentagon would become World Champion in his Impact debut. It is too bad Pentagon only had the belt for two days and never got a chance to carry the ball.

1. Kurt Angle

1. Kurt Angle’s legendary debut and confrontation with Samoa Joe pic.twitter.com/iE9MtgsbDR

— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 19, 2020
Forget the debut. This is an awesome moment in and of itself. Angle drawing blood off a headbutt is the kind of thing that would make me want to buy the PPV.

Do you agree with Impact’s list? How would you shuffle the order? Is there a big debut missing? Who would you like see become Impact’s next major debut?

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