Welcome to the Impact Zone from Orlando. The BFG Series continues tonight along with the debut of Chavo Guerrero.
Sting comes to the ring. He says Hogan is laid out thanks to Aces & 8's. Dixie has put him in charge for tonight and he says he's alone and he calls them out. Austin Aries comes to the ring.
Aries says he admires Sting's courage but this is about a numbers game and making a statement. Aries says he will jump on any Aces & 8's member he sees tonight and make a statement. Kurt Angle comes to the ring.
Angle says they laid him out and also tried to cost him a title match and he wants to fight them too. Bobby Roode comes out on the ramp and says he knows who is behind this. His mic messes up and Angle offers his through a producer.
Roode says the man responsible is James Storm. He says he knows Storm and he is a jealous manipulative piece of crap. Storm runs down and attacks him from behind. He throws Roode in the ring and they go at it like wild dogs as Sting, Angle, and Aries watch. Angle finally pulls Storm off Roode. Roode walk up the ramp and says, "I told you."
Kid Kash and Tara talk about Chavo in interview clips backstage. Angle sounds like he's reading cue-cards as he calls Chavo one of the greatest of all time.
-Roode insists Storm is the one as he grabs his bags and leaves backstage.
Gail and Tara mix it up. Mickie tags herself in and hits a basement dropkick to Gail's grill for 2. Mickie hits an armdrag and then a Thesz Press. Madison kicks her in the back and Gail capitalizes with a hard clothesline.
Madison tags in and keeps Mickie under control. Mickie moves in the corner and is able to make the hot tag to Tara. She sends Madison in and hits a series of clotheslines. Tara hits a sideslam into a pin but Gail breaks the cover.
Tara tags Mickie and they put a double Boston Crab on Madison. Gail comes off the top but gets caught in a double leg-hold as well. Mickie rolls up Madison into a bridge. Earl Hebner seems to have botched the call because Mickie's shoulder came up and her music was played for a split second but he raised Madison's hand.
Winner by pin: Madison & Gail
Aries and Sting discuss Aces & 8's backstage. Sting tells him to make some cuts in the X-Division and determine who deserves a title shot because he has too much on his mind.
-Hernandez, Gunner, and Bully talk about Chavo.
Borash is in the ring with Sam Shaw. His opponent is Douglas Williams.
Gut Check: Sam Shaw vs. Douglas Williams
Shaw hits a shoulderblock and a dropkick followed by a back bodydrop. Shaw is very quick and impressive. He slams Williams and goes up top. He waits too long and Williams pulls him off. There is some disturbance in the front row and security comes out. It's Joey Ryan and he punches Al Snow in the face.
Williams hits a big knee in the corner and a suplex. He measures Shaw but Shaw slaps his hand away. Williams slaps him in the face and flips him out of the corner and ends in a vicious German Suplex.
Winner by pin: Douglas Williams
X-Division wrestlers tell Aries who needs to be cut. Aries kicks Ion out of his office because he hasn't added anything. He sends him off with a poster of Aries and Roode from Destination X. Aries kicks Rashad out also.
-Bellator MMA fighter Ben Saunders is in the audience.
Chavo Guerrero makes his entrance in a suit and a pink shirt. He looks like Michael Cole. We get a 'Chavo' chant. Chavo says 'Hola' to his 'Rasa.' Chavo says he sees hunger in the eyes of the TNA roster. He is here to beat the best. He says it's time to be a champion.
He is interrupted by Kid Kash and Gunner. Kash makes fun of Chavo's lineage. He asks where his family is. Chavo says everybody here in the stands are his family. Kash asks where Sr. is at. Is he too old or too drunk? Chavo punches Kash in the face and mixes it up with Gunner but is outnumbered. Hernandez comes out to his rescue. Chavo hits a dropkick on Kash to send him out of the ring.
Storm tells Angle he is not behind Aces & 8's and assures Angle he has his back. The camera freezes on him as Angle walks away.
Al Snow is upset about Joey Ryan. Taz and Prichard try to get him to calm down. Snow says he didn't see Shaw's match but he's a talented kid. Taz liked him as well.
-Bound for Glory LeaderBoard: Samoa Joe is in the lead, followed by Storm.
Bound for Glory Series: AJ Styles vs. James Storm
Claire looks on from ringside. AJ and Storm go back and forth in the ring as the crowd applauds their clinic. Storm goes for a pin and then applies a reverse headlock. AJ gets to his feet and hits a strike to the face but Storm slams him for 2.
Storm hits a nice back bodydrop and goes back to the headlock. AJ fights out again and connects with a phenomenal dropkick and gets 2. AJ sends Storm, face-first into the turnbuckle and hits a suplex for 2. AJ applies his own headlock. Storm fights out with ferocity and drives AJ's back into the corner. Storm hits a flurry of offense for another 2.
AJ drops him in a suplex and gets another near-fall. AJ sends him in but misses with the splash. Storm puts AJ on the ropes but AJ fights. Storm hits the Eye of the Storm for 2. Storm sends him in and charges in with a clothesline. AJ counters a DDT into a Northern Lights suplex to Storm into the corner. AJ goes up top and flies halfway across the ring with a fist but somehow Storm kicks out. Storm counters a Styles Clash into a vicious powerslam and slowly makes a cover for 2.
They mix it up on the apron as Storm drives AJ's face into the side of the ring and gets another 2. AJ hits an Enzuigiri out of nowhere. Storm is able to hit a Codebreaker. He calls for the Last Call but AJ counters with a Pele.
Aces & 8's run-in and attack AJ including the ref and security, but not Storm, who is laid out in the corner. They leave.
Storm is asked about why he wasn't attacked. Storm gets in his face and says not to accuse him.
Snow, Taz, and Prichard along with Borash are in the ring. Sam Shaw comes out. He says he came up short but he has the drive and determination that it takes. Al Snow says because of a jacka** he didn't get to see the match and he would love to stick it up Joey Ryan and say 'yes,' but he says, 'no.' Prichard says, 'yes.' Shaw cuts one last promo to convince Taz to say, 'yes.' The crowd agrees. Taz says he likes his energy and says, 'yes.' Shaw hugs Taz and the rest of the judges and is very excited.
Aries is down to Sanjay Dutt, Dakota Darsow, and Kenny King. He asks the men why they each deserve a title shot. Darsow says he brings nothing flashy and pretty but something different. Aries takes exception to that and says that is what the X-Division is all about. He cuts Darsow.
Zema Ion makes his entrance. Aries is behind the curtain with Dutt and King. He tells Dutt to get his shoulder healthy and gives the match to King.
TNA X-Division Championship: Zema Ion (c) vs. Kenny King
Ion is backed into the corner and grabs his hairspray to fix his hair. King hits a nice dropkick and a splash in the corner. He comes off the ropes with a splash for 2. King hits a snap suplex. Ion pushes King off the turnbuckle and flies over the top onto King.
Ion goes up top in the ring, and hits a missile dropkick on King. Ion drives his knees into King's back and gets 2. Ion hits chops in the corner and whips him in opposite corners. Ion drops King across his knee for another 2. King hits a kick to the head and a clothesline. King hits a suplex and launches Ion onto the apron. King flies over the top with a corkscrew onto Ion on the outside.
King goes to springboard in the ring but is attacked at ringside by Bobby Roode. Roode sends King back in and Ion hits a moonsault off the corner for the win.
Winner by pin AND STILL TNA X-Division Champion: Zema Ion
Aries comes out and attacks Roode on the ramp.
-Bully says he has no level of concern of Aces & 8's. He has respect for Angle but he will go through him tonight.
-Video of Aries' World Title win
-Ion will team with Roode to face Aries & King next week.
BFG Series: Kurt Angle vs. Bully Ray
They feel each other out and lock-up and break in the corner. Angle goes behind and Bully reverses. Kurt switches back. They reset and Bully backs off. Bully knocks Angle down and Angle applies the Angle Lock but Ray reaches the ropes.
Ray hits a piledriver on Angle!
Bully hits a swinging neckbreaker and gets 2.
Bully makes two consecutive covers for 2. Bully measures Angle with an elbow to the head. Angle manages a clothesline and they both struggle to get up. Kurt hits a forearm off the ropes and a nice suplex for 2. Bully hits the Bully Bomb for 2 after countering the Angle Slam.
Kurt hits 3 German Suplexes. Kurt locks in the Angle Lock. Bully rolls out and they trade shots in the middle. Bully hits a Rock Bottom for 2. Angle ducks a big boot and hits the Angle Slam but Bully barely kicks out. Kurt misses with the moonsault off the top. Bully hits a boot for another 2. Angle hits another Angle Slam for the win.
Winner of 7 points by pin: Kurt Angle
Aces & 8's attacks and takes apart Angle. Aries, AJ, and Sting come down to even up the odds. Storm's music hits and he runs down as Aces & 8's leave.
Tenay informs us that next week Storm will face Angle. Angle and Storm argue in the ring.
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