Lockdown (2005) was the first-ever all steel cage event held in professional wrestling. Eight matches including the first-ever Lethal Lockdown match featuring Team Nash (Diamond Dallas Page, Sean Waltman, and B.G. James) against Team Jarrett (Jeff Jarrett, Monty Brown, and The Outlaw)
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It was at this event that Chris Candido
broke his leg, leading to the post-surgery blood clot that caused his death four days later. See more
The DVD release features a few significant alterations. 1. The 10-second long "This is TNA: The new face of professional wrestling" intro, which preceded the live program, has been removed from the DVD. 2. For legal reasons (the name was already copyrighted by another wrestler, 'Mike Shane (II)', then working for WWE), the wrestler known as "Michael Shane" had to have all instances of his name changed to "Matt Bentley". The first alteration on the DVD is in the video package that precedes the match, where a screen that read "Shane", now reads "Bentley". When Michael/Matt comes out for the match, the graphic shown at the bottom of the screen was changed from "Michael Shane" to "Matt Bentley w/ Trinity". The biggest change is that the commentary from Don West and Mike Tenay has been completely changed (re-recorded) for the entire match. It's interesting to note that the name "Michael Shane" still appears on the entrance video playing in the background when he makes his entrance, and you can still hear the ring announcer announce him as "Michael Shane" behind the commentary at 40:17. 3. The Christopher Daniels/Elix Skipper video package that precedes their match was much longer in the original live broadcast. It stayed on the shot of the team on the entrance ramp longer, then followed for a minute or two with more footage and narration, before showing the black & white Turning Point footage. The DVD cuts from a brief bit of the entrance ramp opening footage right to the Turning Point footage. 4. For legal reasons (WWE claimed copyright ownership), the wrestler known as "The Outlaw" had to have all instances of his name blurred or silenced out, with the name changed to "Kip James" on the DVD packaging and new commentary. The first alteration is in the backstage segment with Dusty Rhodes where he picks the name of the next Lethal Lottery combatant. He picks "The Outlaw", but the words are silenced out, thus leaving DVD viewers in the dark as to who just got picked (unless they could read Dusty's lips). In the video package that follows the Dusty segment, a few instances of "The Outlaw" are silenced out. The name "Outlaw" is blurred out on the pre-match line-up screen. Finally, the commentary from Don West and Mike Tenay has been completely changed (re-recorded) for the entire match. 5. The DVD cuts out the Hard Justice 2005 ad at the end, originally shown on the live broadcast in between the end of the AJ Styles/Abyss match and the TNA copyright ending. See more