|By Kian Terani | December 13, 2012 | Comments|
-We return to a replay of the end of AJ's promo.
-Dixie confronts him in front of the trailers and asks, "Who are you?" AJ tosses her his shirt and walks away.
-Daniels & Kazarian celebrate as they watch on a monitor in the back. Daniels is giddy that he sent AJ packing. Kazarian tells him to calm down and that he has a surprise for him.
-Kenny King is introduced to the ring. Rob Van Dam makes his entrance.
Rob Van Dam vs. Kenny King
They lock up and King applies a headlock. RVD fights out and goes behind but King reverses and they put on a mini-clinic. They stop and reset. They answer each other's kicks to the leg. King hits a flying knee to send RVD to the floor from behind as RVD plays to the crowd and follows up with a corkscrew over the top. He sends RVD back in for 2. King hits a huge running reverse elbow in the corner and gets 2. RVD catches King in the corner and drops a leg off the top for 2. King lands a kick and springs off the apron into a blockbuster for 2. RVD moves in the corner and slams King. King avoids the split-leg from the top. RVD hits a kick to the head and lands another legdrop. RVD goes up top but King meets him. RVD throws him off but King rolls though. RVD flies off with a crossbody but King rolls through and lands on top. King puts his feet on the ropes to get the win.
Winner by pin: Kenny King
King dances and celebrates his way up the ramp.
-Bully Ray enters Hogan's office and wants to know if Hogan has had a change of heart. Hogan gets in his face and says Bully's sneaky behavior has made him not change his mind. Bully says maybe Brooke is the one who likes him. Bully says Brooke was apologizing to him for her dad when they were caught sitting on a couch. Hogan says if that's the case then Bully has no business talking to Brooke again. Bully throws his bloody towel at Hogan and says he bled for him. They continue to have a very heated and impressive exchange. Bully says what Brooke does is her business and for Hogan to get over it. Nice segment. We go to break.
Jesse w/ Tara vs. Bully Ray
Bully comes down to the ring and chases Jesse and Tara around the ring. Bully catches Jesse in the ring and starts to steamroll him. Jesse hits chops that Bully no-sells. Bully hits a big boot to the face of Jesse and continues to slowly decimate him. Bully hits a loud chant in the corner and the crowd calls for one more. Bully concurs. They call for one more and Bully goes to do it but Tara enters the ring and pleads with him. Bully spanks Tara and she goes to the floor. Jesse attacks Bully from behind and goes on a rampage. Jesse hits a dropkick to Bully's head and poses, displaying Bully's hand prints on his chest. Bully fights his way up but is taken back down with a clothesline. Bully's forehead is cut open. Jesse hits another dropkick but hesitates and misses with the legdrop. Bully hits the Bubba Cutter for the win.
Winner by pin: Bully Ray
Bully screams into the hard camera and asks Hogan what it's going to take.
-Austin Aries tells the camera to back off in the back. He is on his way to the ring as we go to commercial.
-We return to footage from Final Resolution involving Roode and Hardy.
-We go to the ring as Austin Aries makes his entrance. Aries says he was the man that trumped Roode's offer to Aces & 8's. He says Hogan tossed him aside after he did Hogan's dirty work and jumped on the Hardy bandwagon. Hardy's music hits and he walks halfway down the ramp. He says all Aries has to do is ask. Aries says apparently he has to climb ladders and jump though hoops. Hardy gets in the ring and says next week is Championship Thursday. He says Hardy-Aries 3 for the World Title, next week. Aries says he doesn't do what the fans or Hardy wants. Hardy says he always gives the fans what they want and clocks Aries. They brawl and Hardy hits the Twist of Fate. Hardy takes his shirt off and goes up top but Aries slides out of the ring. Aries backs up the ramp and Hardy holds his title high as Impact goes off the air.
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