TNA Impact begins with highlights from Sunday's Final Resolution. We go to the ring for pyro and crowd shots. Bobby Roode's music hits and he walks with a purpose to the ring.
Roode says he's confused and pissed off about what happened Sunday. He says he made an expensive business investment and he calls out Aces & 8's for answers. Their music hits and the masked men come out lead by Devon and Doc.
Devon and company stand at ringside and Devon says someone offered them a better deal. Roode demands to know who did it. Devon says that remains within the club. Devon and Doc jump up on the apron. Devon says later tonight Roode just may get his answer. Devon and Doc enter the ring with a bat. Hardy comes out with Storm and says to cut his music. He says he is tired of all this talk and is here to fight. He and Storm storm the ring and Aces & 8's retreat. Storm has Devon's bat in the ring.
-We go to the announcers who welcome us to the show and talk about what just happened.
-We go to Velvet Sky in the back who talks about her return last week. She says we are going to see a new Velvet Sky and her eye is on the Knockouts Title. We go to commercial.
-We return to Mickie James' reaction to her loss on Sunday. She is in tears and is disappointed.
Madison Rayne vs. Velvet Sky
Christy Hemme introduces Madison followed by Velvet. Madison gets in Velvet's face and says this is her ring and she wears the crown. Velvet turns her butt to her and motions to kiss it. Madison attacks her and they go back and forth. Tenay says Hogan has made a match between Aces & 8's and Hardy & Storm for tonight. Madison takes over on Velvet and gets to near falls. Velvet comes back and hits chops and a big clothesline. Velvet continues with a flurry and hits a faceplant for the win.
Winner by pin: Velvet Sky
-We go to the locker room. Kurt Angle gives Wes Briscoe and Garett Bischoff a pep talk and 5-Hour Energy's. We go to break.
-We return to more highlights from Sunday involving Angle, Briscoe, and Garett.
-Robbie E. and Robbie T. make their way to the ring. Out come Kurt, Wes, and Garett.
Wes Briscoe & Garett Bischoff vs. Robbie E. & Robbie T
The Robbie's attack their opponents from behind and the bell rings. Robbie T. keeps Wes hemmed up in the corner and tags Robbie E. in. The Robbie's double team behind the ref's back and make fake tag sounds. Wes tries to make it to Garett but to no avail. Robbie E. hits a slam on Wes and comes off the top but Wes gets a boot up. Wes tags Garett who speeds things up against Robbie E. Robbie T. interferes from behind and tags in legally to take it to Garett. Wes tags himself in as Garett is sent in and comes off the top with a crossbody on Robbie T. for the win.
Winners by pin: Garett Bischoff & Wes Briscoe
One of the members of Aces & 8's runs out and clips Angle's knee at ringside and runs away. Wes and Garett go to check on him as we go to commercial.
-We go to footage from OVW of Joseph Park's arrival to train to wrestle. The trainer makes him train immediately in his suit. He puts Park through drills as he screams at him.
-Tara and Jesse enter Brooke Hogan's office. Tara wants Brooke to tell her who she's facing next week on Championship Thursday. Brooke tells her she'll find out next week. We get a bunch of celebrity references.
-Back from a break as Kenny King talks about coming up short in his match this past Sunday as he tapes his wrists. It was a "dream come true." He says it may be non-title, but tonight he will knock RVD on his a**.
-Hardy and Storm make their separate entrances. Doc walks out with a large masked member of the brotherhood.
Storm starts things off with Doc and they trade shots. Storm takes the big man down with a clothesline and tags Hardy in. Doc tags in the big masked man and Hardy flies off the ropes and finally takes the man down and out to the floor with a head scissors. Hardy takes both opponents out on the outside with a dive from the apron as we go to break.
We're back as Doc hits a clothesline to Hardy. Hardy rolls to the outside as the masked man puts the boots to him on the floor. Back in the ring, Doc keeps Hardy away from his corner as he hits punches to Hardy in the corner. They masked guy tags in and stomps Hardy and hits strikes in the corner. Doc tags back in and they continue to do the same thing. Doc tries to take Storm out on the apron but Storm ducks and the ref keeps him from coming in as Doc and his partner double team Hardy behind his back. Hardy hits a jawbreaker on the masked man to create some space but he doesn't know where he is. Doc tags back in and resumes offense. Doc tags the big man and he comes in with a leg drop to the back of Hardy's head for 2. He throws Hardy out and Doc sends him into the security rail. The ref restrains Storm at ringside. The tags continue. Storm comes in and breaks a pin attempt.
The crowd gets behind Hardy and he hits an elbow in the corner and hits Whisper in the Wind and slowly crawls over to Storm but Doc beats him to it and drags him back across the ring. Hardy finally breaks free of the masked man and makes the hot tag to Storm. Storm comes in with fire and hits a crossbody off the top on the masked man for 2. Storm tags Hardy back in and they hit Poetry in Motion. They hit a double suplex on Doc also and lay both men out as the rest of Aces & 8's enter the ring. They are taken care of one by one and Storm hits the Last Call on Doc as Hardy hits the Twist of Fate on the masked man for the pin.
Winners by pin: Jeff Hardy & James Storm
Devon and company get in the ring and Devon says the man that paid them off was Austin Aries. Hardy & Storm react at ringside along with the announcers.
-Hogan and Roode are pissed at the news in the back. Hogan has Aries on the phone and asks what is going on by the end of the night. Roode is beside himself.
-We will hear from AJ Styles after the break.
-We return to more highlights from Final Resolution, this time with AJ and Daniels.
-We go to the ring and AJ makes his entrance. AJ says he demanded this time to come out here and address us. He gets a "You still got it" chant. He says not to worry because he's not going anywhere. He hesitates and ponders and says he doesn't know where he is going. He says this nothing to do with the fans, Impact, or Dixie Carter. He takes off his shirt and says it's about AJ. He is tired of doing the right, corporate thing. From now on, he's going to be doing his own thing. He drops the mic and walks up the ramp as we take another commercial break.
-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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