|By Kian Terani | August 17, 2012 | Comments|
-Sting is in his office talking to Hogan on speakerphone. Hogan says he is going to be there next week. They are going "old-school."
-Hardy approaches Storm in the locker room. He says he's got his eye on him. Storm sounds hurt by it and denies it. Storm says he will be out there during Hardy's match tonight to watch his back.
-Roode is next
-Title controversy video from Sunday
Roode comes to the ring. The fans chant, "You suck." Roode says he had the opportunity to prove Aries was a fluke and he did. Roode says he defeated Aries in the middle of the ring. He says he should be champ and now he gets no rematch. He says we don't understand what that championship meant to him. He says Bobby Roode is synonymous with champion. He says Aries, Sting, the referees, and the fans are the only ones to blame. They chant, "You're a loser." He starts to say what he's going to do but he stutters, pauses, ponders, and drops the mic and leaves.
-Knockouts Title match with special ref is next
-Gut Check interview vignette for next week
TNA Knockouts Championship: Miss Tessmacher vs. Madison Rayne
Brooke comes out after the women make their entrances and says she has a phenomenal ref: Taryn Terrell. Madison and Tessmacher lock-up and Taryn has to separate them. Madison drives her head in the corner. She chokes Tessmacher with her boot and takes advantage of Taryn's full count. Madison hits a suplex into a bridge for 2. Tessmacher gets two near-falls. Madison grabs the tights but Taryn sees it. Tessmacher hits a spear and they struggle to get up.
Tessmacher hits a combination of clotheslines and gets 2. Madison avoids a crossbody out of the corner and pins Tessmacher with her feet on the ropes. Taryn has to physically remove them as Madison gives her a look of death. Madison argues with Taryn and Tessmacher comes up from behind with a faceplant for the win.
Winner and NEW TNA Knockouts Champion: Miss Tessmacher
-Bully vs. Hardy is next
-recap of earlier tonight with Aces & 8's
Aces & 8's appear in a video and say they accept Sting's invitation for 8pm next week. One guy asks the main guy if they have unfinished business tonight; he says yes.
BFG Series: Bully Ray vs. Jeff Hardy
Storm comes to the ring and Bully asks where his boys are. Bully takes control of Hardy and goes out to shove Storm. Hardy hits a dropkick to Bully through the ropes, then comes flying off the apron.
Bully gets 2 in the ring. Storm looks around his back for Aces & 8's. Bully drops an elbow and gets 2. Bully applies a calf lock but Hardy reaches the ropes. Bully hits a suplex for another 2. Hardy fights back but gets caught with an elbow. Bully lands hard after Hardy avoids a splash. They trade shots. Hardy hits a flurry. He hits a front dropkick after an inverted atomic drop for 2. Bully hits a Rock Bottom for 2. Hardy counters a Full Nelson and hits a Swanton for 2.
Bully rolls outside in front of Storm. Hardy slingshots over the top but Bully pulls Storm in the way and Hardy lands on him. Back in the ring, Bully sends Hardy in but gets caught with a boot. Hardy hits a corkscrew out of the corner. Two members of Aces & 8's get in the ring with and grab Bully's chain. AJ, Aries, Sting, and Angle come down to chase them off. Hardy hits a Twist of Fate for the pin.
Winner of 7 points by pin: Jeff Hardy
Bully Ray immediately hits a clothesline to take Hardy out. He seems conflicted and grabs the chain. Storm gets in the ring and they argue. Bully shoves Storm. Storm accidentally hits the Last Call on Hardy. Bully leaves and Storm checks on Hardy. Aces & 8's get in the ring behind Storm and begin clapping. Taz and Tenay are convinced. Storm turns around and they pounce on him and give him a beating.
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