- Mike Tenay welcomes us to the show and wishes us a happy Independence Day as we see crowd shots. We are in Las Vegas.
- X Division Champion Austin Aries comes to the ring and cuts a promo. He talks about respect and winning the World Title again and officially challenges Bully Ray for the shot. He calls Hulk Hogan out to hand over his title and make it official.
Hogan's music hits and he makes his entrance to the ring. Aries gives him the belt and Hogan cuts a sarcastic promo about Aries' greatness and says he sunk to a new low and committed gimmick infringement. Hogan says that there will be a 3-Way X Division Main Event. He introduces Manic, the old Suicide. Hogan says he changed his name. Hogan then brings out "Sabin Mania." Chris Sabin cuts a promo on Aries and says he waited a long year to be standing here in this ring and Aries won't stop him from winning back the title that Aries stole.
- Daniels and Kazarian cut a promo through their locker room door to the interviewers about AJ Styles. The usual shenanigans ensue.
- AJ Styles is walking in the back.
- A nice 4th of July Knockouts promo runs about the merchandise sale on TNA.com. Tara kisses Velvet. 'Nuff said.
- Daniels and Kazarian come out dressed as Siegfried & Roy. Yes you read that right. 'Cause they,re in Vegas? AJ Styles makes his entrance.
BFG Series: AJ Styles vs. Kazarian
They have a nice back and forth exchange and AJ builds some momentum. Daniels is silly in his wig and stuffed puppy in his arms at ringside. Kazarian hits a dropkick and sends AJ flying halfway across the ring and gets 2. AJ reverses Kaz into the Calf Killer and Kazarian taps after about 45 seconds.
Winner of 10 points by submission: AJ Styles
- Mickie James is on her way out and asks a production assistant for a ladder.
- Chavo gives Hernandez a pep talk in the locker room about the BFG Series and tells him this is his tournament to win.
- Mickie James is in the ring next to a ladder. She climbs it and says to get to the top of the Knockouts Division, you have to crawl, scratch, claw... She brags about her album deal and commercials and being the champion. She tells the other Knockouts that they will never be as great as she and that she will break all their faces on each rung of the ladder next week.
- The Gut Check judges deliberate about last week's contestants in a video package.
- We go live in the back as Ryan Howe is chosen to go forward.
- Kurt Angle, Sting, and Samoa Joe arrive in the back. Angle says the numbers keep growing and the 4th member will be revealed tonight.
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