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We begin with a video recapping the title situation from last week. We get very little pyro and we are live from Orlando. Lumberjacks are surrounding the ring. Mike Tenay says Sting returns tonight…
Christy Hemme announces Roode to the ring.
Sting's music hits and he comes to the ring.
Bobby Roode vs. Sting
Roode attacks and is cut off. Roode rakes the eyes and hits chops but Sting no-sells. Sting hits a clothesline and goes for the Scorpion Deathlock but Roode counters. Roode is kicked to the outside and is quickly brought back in by the lumberjacks twice. Sting misses a Stinger Splash. The heel lumberjacks take it to Sting on the apron.
Sting gets tossed out and the lumberjacks attack as the faces come to the rescue. Back in the ring, Roode gets 2. Roode rams Sting in the corner and drops a knee for 2. Roode applies a waistlock in the middle of the ring. Sting works his way up and out and hits reverse elbows. Sting whips him in but gets a big boot for his troubles. Roode puts the boots to Sting. Roode throws him out and Sting fights back as they attack him.
Roode hits a suplex and gets 2. Tenay says Roode has been all over Sting during the break. Sting fights out of the corner and hits a Splash. Roode escapes to the outside on the heel side and Sting flies over the top onto them. Sting brings him back in as a "TNA" chant breaks out. Sting almost gets the Deathlock applied but Roode counters into a crossface. Sting reaches the ropes and the move is broken. Roode goes for another suplex but Sting counters into a Deathdrop. He finally gets the Deathlock applied in and Roode taps in seconds.
Winner by submission: Sting
Hogan's music hits and he comes out applauding Sting on the stage.
Hogan says Sting is Impact's #1 man. He says the main event at Slammiversary is Sting vs. Roode for the title. Roode clutches his title and rolls out of the ring.
The crowd chants 'You tapped out' loudly as Tenay and Taz rundown tonight's lineup.
Madison Rayne is in the mirror talking about Brooke Hogan. She says they are both winners and will get along.
Bully Ray is in the ring and asks if we know who he is. He is looking for Joseph Park. He points him out in the crowd. He asks if he forgot what he did to him last week. Bully threatens the guy in the truck to run the footage. Bully wants to fight right now and tells Park to get in the ring. Park is reluctant but makes his way to the ring. Park says he doesn't want to fight. Bully calls him a coward. He calls his mother, father, and Abyss cowards.
Park tries to rush the ring but security stops him. Bully tells them to let him go. Park awkwardly gets in the ring and tries to talk it out off mic. Bully says he wants to change his plea to guilty. He says he left Abyss for dead. Park grabs him by this collar as Bully begs off on his knees. Bully says if he hits him he will sue. Park backs off and says he has class and will not stoop to Bully's level. Bully says he's a coward and leaves the ring.
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