TNA Impact Results From London - Hogan Looks For #1 Contender, Roode Vs. Aries & More
|By Kian Terani | February 14, 2013 | Comments|
- We return to shots of Big Ben from London.
- Moments Ago: Magnus cuts a promo about how is only 26 years old but he has been at this profession since he was 19. He says it is his life and religion. He is going to get back at Aces & 8's for almost taking it away from him. He says he just proved to the world he has what it takes to be world champion.
- Samoa Joe is introduced by the lovely Christy Hemme. Kurt Angle walks down the ramp as they play prerecorded comments made by Angle regarding the Olympic Committee's decision to exclude wrestling from the Games. He says he will do everything he can along with TNA to make sure it doesn't happen. Taz agrees on commentary and says it is an outrage.
Kurt Angle vs. Samoa Joe
They lock up and there is a buzz in the crowd. Joe hits s shoulderblock and Angle goes out to regroup. Angle gets back in and hits a kick to the gut and backs Joe up with shots to the face. Joe comes out of the corner with a fury of right hands and hits an Enzuigiri to Angle in the opposite corner. Joe continues with kicks to a seated Angle and drops a knee to Angle's chest for 2. Angle eats some uppercuts but counters Joe into a belly-to-belly suplex. Angle gets to his feet first and feeds kicks to Joe in the corner. Angle hits a suplex and gets a quick 1 count.
Angle hits a reverse shoulder to take Joe down as we go to break. For the record, the set looks really good and with the large, rabid crowd, a great improvement over the Impact Zone.
Joe and Angle trade shots in the center of the ring as we return. Joe uses Angle's own momentum to throw him out of the ring and follows-up with a suicide dive to the floor. Back in the ring, Joe takes Angle down with a big boot to the face and a back-splash for 2. Angle slides out of a powerbomb attempt and hits 3 German Suplexes. Joe counters an Angle Slam and hits an STO in the corner. Angle hits a nice dropkick off the 2nd buckle but Joe applies a sleeper. Angle gets out and applies the Ankle Lock. Joe rolls-through and they collide with a double clothesline.
Aces & 8's Wes Briscoe and Garett Bischoff attack as both men try to get up. Angle and Joe start to come back and Wes & Garett retreat back over the security rail. No winner is announced.
- We go to Dixie Carter in the back with British BootCamp contestants 'Party' Marty and The Blossom Twins. She tells them that this is their opportunity to show the world what they can do.
Party Marty & The Blossom Twins vs. Gail Kim and Tara & Jesse
Jesse takes control of Marty early and gloats. Marty fights back and gets the crowd behind him. Marty charges but stops and slaps Jesse in the corner. Marty hits a springboard moonsault as we go to commercial.
We're back as Tara tags in. Marty tags one of the Blossom Twins. One of them is Hannah and one is Holly and nobody knows which is which. Gail Kim is in now and almost gets pinned by a Blossom. Gail is pinned again but Taryn the ref has to get Jesse off the apron. Tara kicks the Blossom Twin in the back from the apron and Gail takes over. Gail tags Tara who slams the Blossom by her hair. Gail and Tara take turns on the girl and Gail gets 2. The Blossom Twin continues to kick out. The crowd tries to get behind her as Tara scoop slams her. Tara goes for a standing moonsault but Blossom gets her knees up and tags her fresher Blossom sister. She takes it to Tara and Gail and the sisters hit tandem offense on Kim but she kicks out.
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