- We go to crowd shots from Tupelo, Mississippi as our announcers rundown tonight's show.
- Sting's music hits, he makes his way to the ring with Kurt Angle. Sting is fired up as he "Whoo's" into the mic. Sting cuts a promo on the TNA Heavyweight Champion Bully Ray and says he doesn't want to wait until June 2. He says that is why he asked Hogan to assemble a team for tonight. Sting puts over "The Machine" Kurt Angle and hands him the mic.
Angle says he made D-Lo Brown tap-out last week and that is only the beginning. Angle invites AJ Styles to the ring because he has a question for him. AJ's music hits and he walks to the ring. Angle asks AJ if he is ready for war and will he join the fight against Aces & 8's. The crowd chants, "Yes!" but AJ just stares ahead.
Angle gets in his face and says he is tired of asking and he is demanding an answer. Sting gets in between the two men and tries talking some sense into AJ. The crowd is on fire as Sting says TNA is the house that AJ Styles built. Angle gets back in AJ's face and says he is either with them or against them. AJ walks away and Angle confronts him on the ramp. They trade shots and Angle hits a double-leg as refs come out to break them up.
Sting gets attacked in the ring by Devon, Bully, and Anderson. They hit a 3-D and retreat as Angle runs down to make the save and check on Sting.
- Back from a break to a replay of the attack.
- AJ is walking away in the back as he is chased by cameras asking for comments. He pauses and looks back at the interviewer with a disgusted face as if to say, "Are you serious?" and walks out of the building.
- Tara and Jesse make their entrance followed by Gail Kim. We see footage of Gail's attack on Taryn Terrell from last week. Mickie James is out next as announcers hype her album. Knockouts Champion Velvet Sky is out; ODB is the ref in the ring.
Velvet Sky & Mickie James vs. Tara & Gail Kim
Mickie and Gail face-off. Jesse trips Mickie from the floor and Gail overtakes her in the ring. Gail tags Tara for some double teaming. Todd Keneley hypes Dixie Carter's tweet of Impact's new 9 pm start time starting May 30. Tara hangs Mickie up in the corner and hits a sliding dropkick to her face. Tara smooches with Jesses and Gail tags herself in. Gail keeps the pressure on in the corner on Mickie and prances around.
Mickie hits a kick out of the corner and it lays Gail out on the mat. Both women make tags and Velvet speeds things up against Tara. Gail interferes but Velvet throws her out of the ring. Velvet hits In Your Face to Tara for the win.
Winners by pin: Velvet Sky & Mickie James
Gail argues with Tara in the ring and Tara shoves her. Gail hits a vicious clothesline and drags Tara to the corner and applies the figure-4 on the post like she did last week to Taryn. ODB pulls Gail off.
- We go to Aces & 8's drinking in the back and celebrating. Bully "cheers" and says, "Another icon bites the dust." Anderson says AJ is coming along. D-Lo shows up and Bully confronts him and says D-Lo didn't know about their little get-together and there is some club business to attend to. They all say they are "in" and leave D-Lo, alone.
- Bad Influence approach James Storm in the back with a six-pack. Storm is the ref in their tag match tonight, and they are trying to butter him up. They propose to form "3-tune" instead of Fortune. They leave a dumbfounded Storm who cracks open a beer.
- Aces & 8's come to the ring lead by Bully who hugs Taz on the way out. Bully throws paper's in Todd Keneley's face. D-Lo is the last to get in the ring. Bully demands the music be shut off to a sea of boos.
Bully says AJ is a lock and warns any other TNA member who might be thinking about joining Sting and Angle. Bully turns his attention to D-Lo and says he has disgraced them. He demands that D-Lo take off his jacket and hand it over. D-Lo shakes is head and says, "No." Bully tells him one more time to take off his colors. D-Lo says his cut is his life.
Anderson and Garett confront D-Lo and surround him with Knux. They say he is the one who said he quit. Bully asks D-Lo what he is going to do to get his colors back. D-Lo says he will beat Magnus tonight. Bully says D-Lo will sit with the timekeeper while DOC kicks Magnus' ass. If DOC wins, D-Lo gets his cut back.
Magnus enters as we go to break.
Magnus vs. DOC
The match is in progress as we return from a break. DOC is in full control with shots to the body of Magnus in the corner. DOC hits a running splash in the corner and goes to a reverse chinlock. D-Lo paces at ringside. Magnus fight back with intensity and takes DOC down with a clothesline. Magnus pushes DOC off the top and flies off with an elbow but DOC stays alive. D-Lo tries to send Magnus to the steps on the floor but Magnus reverses.
Back in the ring, Magnus kicks out after a flapjack faceplant from DOC. D-Lo grabs DOC's foot from the floor by mistake and Magnus rolls him up for the win.
Winner by pin: Magnus
D-Lo and DOC have words in the ring; DOC shoves him and walks through the fans with D-Lo not far behind.
- An irate DOC joins the brothers in the back and D-Lo walks in and says he is sorry. Bully is totally pi**ed off and has them hold D-Lo down. He goes to smash his head with a hammer but Anderson he has a better idea. They want him to get them ice and beer and wash their butts. They let him go and call him a disgrace.
- Hulk Hogan, Sting, and Kurt Angle talk in the back. Hogan wants in and says this is personal. They tell Hogan his doctors told him "no." Hogan says he has a wildcard. Sting says Magnus is ready but AJ is out. Hogan agrees that Magnus is the guy.
- In the shadows, Roode and Aries approach James Storm in the back who is wearing a ref shirt for tonight's tag match. Roode wants to get something off his chest and says he was always jealous of Storm in Beer Money. Storm tells Roode that word in the locker room is that when Aries beat him, it wasn't a fluke. Storm leaves Roode and Aries to bicker.
- James Storm makes his entrance in the arena as we go to break.
- We're back at the top of the second hour. Christy Hemme introduces Kaz and Daniels by mistake as Aries and Roode walk down the ramp. Roode backs Hemme in the corner and gets on the ropes with his crotch in her face and makes her make the correct introduction. She can't help but laugh as she tries to turn her head. Bad Influence is introduced.
Bad Influence vs. Roode & Aries
Aries squares-off with Kazarian and Kaz gets the best of that particular exchange. Aries puts on a clinic and lounges in the corner. More back and forth. We have a double eye rake and both men go to the wrong corners and get clocked in the face by their opponent on the apron. Aries and Kaz tag each other and both get out of the ring to rest. Is this Saturday Morning Slam??
Roode gets 2 on and hits a neckbreaker on the bald superstar. Aries tags in with a flying elbow but Storm is way out of position restraining Kaz and Daniels kicks out when he starts counting; Aries has words with Storm. Aries hits a double axe to Daniels from the top to the ramp. Roode rolls Daniels up in the ring but Daniels grabs the ropes.
Kaz hits an axe to Roode off the apron on the floor and sends him back in for some double teaming with Daniels. Roode kicks out of the onslaught. Bad Influence continue to cut the ring off from Roode. Roode creates some space and the crowd comes alive as he makes the hot-tag to Aries.
Aries goes to work with blood dripping down his forehead. Aries hits a high velocity suicide dive to Daniels on the floor. Wow! Aries hits a frogsplash in the ring to Daniels but Kaz makes the save. Bad Influence hit a nice double team on Aries but Roode makes he save. All four men go back and forth. Aries charges Daniels in the corner but Daniels gets his boot up. They trade counters and Storm catches Daniels grabbing Aries' tights.
Storm argues with Daniels as Aries goes out and gets a swig of beer and spits it in Daniels' face. Aries gives some to Storm to drink and Aries shoves Storm with beer in his mouth. Aries pushes Daniels in the way of a Last Call. Aries covers Daniels with one foot; Storm counts to 2 and stops and hits the Last Call on Aries. Both men are laid out as Storm just leaves.
- We cut to footage in the back of Aces & 8's beating up Magnus. DOC spits in his face as the others hold Magnus and hits him over the head with a trash can.
- A vignette runs for Suicide who returns soon.
- We go to footage and highlights of Chris Sabin and his return last week.
- X-Division Champion Kenny King makes his entrance in jeans and a shirt and cuts an in-ring promo. He puts himself over as the best but puts Chis Sabin over as someone who doesn't know what "quit" means. He introduces Sabin to the ring. Sabin enters the ring in long brown coat and jeans.
King hands Sabin the mic and asks him to tell his story. Sabin says King doesn't know the fighting spirit inside of him. King gives him a double thumbs up. Sabin tells King to take pictures with the belt because he has nothing to lose and he is taking the title next week. King says Sabin is a champ in his eyes and hands him the belt. King says that is the closest Sabin will ever get to the title. Sabin tosses the belt back at him and clocks King to the floor.
- We cut to chaos in the back as Bad Influence and Roode & Aries are separated. We see James Storm laid out on the floor next to a steel chair as officials call for help.
- Our announcers discuss the show so far and reset.
- Bully Ray and Co in the back: Bully says he knows not everybody is happy with the treatment of D-Lo but they have to weed out the weak. He says it's time to go out and take out Sting, Angle, and whoever their partner is. Bully tells Knux to tell D-Lo to have their beer cold and their bikes washed.
- In the back, Angle and Sting rush toward the ring and are tired of waiting as Hogan is on his phone trying to get everyone to hold on.
- Kurt Angle is introduced followed by Sting.
Back from a break as Sting and Angle await in the ring. This show is brought to us by 5-Hour Energy. Aces & 8's make their way out through the side. Bully has words for SoCal Val and Christy Hemme at ringside and shakes hands with Taz. The ref sends all parties to their respective corners and rings the bell. Bully throws his chain to Taz at ringside.
Aces & 8's vs. Sting & Kurt Angle & ??
Angle unloads on Devon and gets an early near-fall. Bully tags in and takes control of Angle. Angle snaps an armdrag out of the corner and holds on to an armbar in the center of the ring. Angle tags Sting; Bully retreats to tag Anderson. Sting and Anderson go back and forth. Sting hits an inverted atomic drop and a standing dropkick to Anderson.
Angle tags back in to punish Anderson. Angle sends Anderson hard into the corner; Anderson comes back and tags Devon with an assist clothesline from Bully from the apron. Devon gets 2. Angle fights back with strikes to the face but Devon cuts him off in the corner. Devon sends Angle into Bully's boot on the apron and Anderson gets in some shots too. The crowd chants, "USA" as Angle gets double teamed by Team 3-D. We hear that something is going on in the back and cut to bodies laid out with equipment on top of them. It is Aces & 8's for a change. We cut to commercial.
We're back to action as Bully slowly decimates Angle on the mat. Anderson tags in and resumes the slow dissection. More quick tags as Devon tags in for a swinging neckbreaker and covers Kurt for 2. Angle rallies back but gets caught by a shoulder from Devon for 2. Devon with a scoop slam and a leg drop and mocking Hulk Hogan's poses.
Bully back in now with a neckbreaker on Angle and chops. Angle ducks the 2nd chop and hits the Angle Slam. Angle makes the hot-tag to Sting. Bully tags Devon. Sting turns it up against Devon and hits the Stinger Splash and the Scorpion Death Drop. Anderson breaks the cover; Sting takes care of him and hits another Splash and a bulldog. Bully breaks the cover and they get face-to-face. Sting and Bully trade shots. Sting applies the Scorpion Death Lock on Bully but Anderson breaks it.
Anderson sends Angle into the steps on the floor. Bully and Devon set up a table in the ring as Abyss's music hits and he walks to the ring and double clotheslines Bully and Devon and continues taking their heads off. Abyss chokeslams Anderson through the table and hits the Black Hole Slam on Devon for the win.
Winners by pin: Sting, Kurt Angle, & Abyss
Abyss stands tall in the ring, with his obvious hair extensions, and bodies are scattered as we go off the air.
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