Here’s Impact in case you missed it:
From The Impact Zone at Universal Studios Orlando in Orlando, Florida:
TNA General Manager Hulk Hogan has increased the odds against Aces and Eights in the wake of them abducting Joseph Park last week. He has also declared that the former friends/former tag team partners Bobby Roode and “Cowboy” James Storm (formerly Beer Money, Inc.) will face-off at Bound For Glory in a Street Fight. Hulk states that the Street Fight will have a special guest enforcer: Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal of Bellator Fighting Championships (Bellator)!
1. *A THREE WAY DANCE: Kurt Angle with “The Phenomenal” A.J. Styles vs. Chavo Guerrero, Jr. with Hernandez vs. TNA World Tag Team Champion “The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels with TNA World Tag Team Champion Kazarian.
THE WINNER: “THE FALLEN ANGEL” CHRISTOPHER DANIELS.
2. A KNOCKOUTS MATCH: Tara vs. TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion ODB with TNA Knockouts Champion Eric Young.
THE WINNER: TARA.
3. TNA TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
NOTE: The reason for this match was that a while ago, Devon’s TNA contract had expired.
THE MATCH: Samoa Joe vs. Mr. Anderson.
THE WINNER, AND NEW, TNA TELEVISION CHAMPION: SAMOA JOE!!!!!!!!!!!!
NOTE: Samoa Joe’s victory over Mr. Anderson for the vacant Television Title now makes him TNA Wrestling’s other Grand Slam Champion alongside “The Phenomenal” A.J. Styles.
Hulk Hogan and “The Icon” Sting were sprayed in the eyes by a TNA employee, who was revealed as a member of Aces and Eights! After Hulk and Sting’s heads were covered with sacks, they were both thrown into a van, and one of Aces and Eights pulled out a video camera and said, “Don’t worry, we’ll take plenty of pictures!”.
4. TNA GUT CHECK: The Fate of Evan Markopoulos.
THE JUDGES: Tazz, Bruce Pritchard and Al Snow.
THE VERDICT: Evan Markopoulos is not a member of TNA Wrestling.
HOW THE JUDGES VOTED: Tazz: Yes. Bruce Pritchard: No. Al Snow: No.
The leader of Aces and Eights spoke to both Hulk Hogan and Sting with his back turned. Joseph Park is brought in, and Hulk orders him to be released. The leader of Aces and Eights demands a match between two TNA stars, and two of Aces and Eights, to be held at Bound For Glory. If Aces and Eights loses, their leader vows that they will stay away from TNA forever.
5. **A TAG TEAM MAIN EVENT: Bobby Roode and Bully Ray vs. Jeff Hardy and TNA World Heavyweight Champion Austin Aries.
THE WINNERS: JEFF HARDY AND AUSTIN ARIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
After the main event, Aces and Eights returned Hulk Hogan and Sting, but not Joseph Park, to The Impact Zone.
*-**: THE HIGHLIGHT MATCHES OF THE NIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ANALYSIS: This week was both hostile, and exciting!!!!!!!!!!