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- Impact kicks off in the back with Atlas Security telling Taz that Hulk Hogan has barred him from the arena. Taz leaves irate. He says he is going to call someone.
- We go to the latest #August1 video. The mystery man warns that we will be shocked tonight and to stay tuned.
- Austin Aries comes to the ring in a suit. He congratulates Chris Sabin for winning the title but says he is now the hunted. Aries says he will win the BFG Series and win back the World Title. The fans pop for Styles vs. Aries for tonight. Aries hypes the match as a huge deal and puts AJ over as well as himself. Bobby Roode interrupts.
Roode says he has been living with a nightmare since Aries beat him for the title. Roode says he has had a crap year and everyone including himself has forgotten what he can do in this ring. Roode says that starting tonight, the game will change. He says he is going to be the same man that did the same things to become the champ the first time around. He says, "It pays to be Roode." Aries wishes him luck and hops out of the ring. Hernandez starts to make his entrance but Roode attacks him on the ramp.
BFG Series: Bobby Roode vs. Hernandez
Roode hits chops in the ring as we return from a commercial. Hernandez drops Roode with a tackle. Roode battles back with a spinebuster for 2. Hernandez spills to the floor. Roode stays on top of him and gets 2 in the ring. Roode sends him in and rocks him in the corner with a clothesline. Hernandez misses with a splash from up top and Roode applies a crossface. Hernandez stands up and suplexes his way out.
Hernandez hits a series of clotheslines and goes to the ramp for Air Mexico which sends Roode across the ring. Roode gets a low blow behind the ref's back but Hernandez still kicks out. Roode loses it and goes out and launches chairs into the ring. The ref tosses the chairs out as Roode hits Hernandez in the head with a bottle from under the ring for the win.
Winner of 7 points by pin: Bobby Roode
- The Main Event Mafia arrive in the back and Kurt Angle quotes The Godfather and says they are going to make Aces & 8's an offer they can't refuse.
- Chris Sabin congratulates Manik in the locker room for his X Division title win last week. Manik's back is to the camera and he is unmasked. He holds up his mask and says this is a rebirth for him after 15 years. Sabin gets in his face and tells him to bring his best tonight. Sabin is fired up when he leaves and Manik glances in his direction in a mysterious super hero fashion.
- A super stretched white hummer pulls up in the back. JB and Tenay wonder if it is for the #August1 mystery person.
BFG Series: Jay Bradley vs. Joseph Park
Bradley comes to the ring after a break followed by Park with Eric Young. Eric pulls out headgear for Park to wear. Bradley attacks Park from behind. Park has -10 points in the BFG Series, Bradley has 0. Bradley tries to remove the headgear and gets 2. Park rolls Bradley up for 2. Bradley goes back to work on Park as the crowd gets behind Park. Eric Young cheerleads from ringside. Bradley drops a knee to the back of the head for 2.
Park starts to build momentum and hits a flurry of moves. Park hits a slam and goes up top but Bradley stops him. Park applies a Boston Crab but Bradley reaches the ropes. Bradley barely gets Park up for a suplex. He takes off Park's headgear and measures him but is distracted for a split second by Young, it seems. Park Samoan drops Bradley for the win.
Winner of 7 points by pin: Joseph Park
- Main Event Mafia have a roundtable meeting in their room. Angle asks if anyone knows anything about this August1 guy. Nobody does. Sting says it's time to make the offer they can't refuse and it is risky. Rampage says he came here to fight and Sting says that is why they like him.
- Manik makes his entrance followed by Sabin.
Champion vs. Champion: Chris Sabin vs. Manik
They start off with back and forth chain wrestling and put on a clinic. The crowd applauds. We go to commercial. Sabin hits a kick to the back of the Manik and lays Manik out on the floor. Sabin tosses him back in the ring and gets 2. Sabin snaps off a suplex and gets 2. Manik creates some space and snaps a head scissors and goes into a flurry. Manik hits a sit-down powerbomb for 2. Sabin hits a delayed superplex out of the corner but only gets 2.
They trade forearms and chops in the center. Manik hits a combination of kicks and they counter each other. Sabin hits a bulldog RKO, kicks Manik in the head and hits Hail Sabin for the win.
Winner by pin: Chris Sabin
We come back from the replay to Bully Ray in the ring attacking Sabin. Bully has his chain in hand as he shouts at Sabin and keeps him grounded. Sabin fights his way up and knocks Bully out of the ring. Bully retreats up the ramp.
- Back outside as we see the white limo. Taz shows up and he is mad. He says he is going to expose August1 since he is banned from the show and they have him out here. He opens the door to the Hummer and starts to laugh. He makes the camera show what he sees. It is a laptop on the seat of the shadowy figure #August1 promo we saw earlier.
- Daniels and Kazarian complain in the back over a martini. They start to argue about the BFG Series. Kaz spills Daniels' martini.
- Gail Kim makes her entrance. ODB is out next.
Gail Kim vs. ODB
Gail Kim gets in ODB's face an pie-faces her to the mat. ODB retaliates and takes Gail to the ramp and flattens her out. ODB gets 2 in the ring. Kim tosses ODB off the top to the canvas. Kim puts the boots to ODB in the corner and takes her down with a running front dropkick for 2. Gail keeps the pressure on. Gail misses in the corner and ODB starts to battle back. ODB starts to build momentum and hits a running powerslam for 2. Gail tries to apply the figure 4 around the steel post but ODB uses her legs to send Gail head first into the post. They start to brawl at ringside and the ref counts them both out.
Double Count Out
They continue to brawl at ringside as the ref tries to stop it.
- AJ Styles cuts a promo backstage about his dream match with Aries tonight. He says he is not the same man he used to be. He says there is no place for dreams like heroes. He says he will be Aries' nightmare tonight.
- Another #August1 tease sends us to commercial.
- Aces & 8's have a meeting in the back. Bully says he is not worries about MEM's offer but he is obsessed with getting his title back. Brooke Hogan shows up and she is all smiles. She says she has been looking for Bully. She says she has heard things about the contract Bully has to sign next week and he may want to stay on her good side.
- Austin Aries makes his entrance for out main event. AJ Styles makes his entrance.
BFG Series: Austin Aries vs. AJ Styles
They tie up and fight to a stalemate. They collide in the center of the ring and Aries goes to the ramp to regroup. They resume the clinic in the ring. Aries sidesteps a dropkick attempt to the floor. Aries comes off the top with an axe to the floor. AJ answers with a splash from up top the floor as we go to commercial.
AJ hits Aries with a vicious dropkick in the face as we return to action. AJ drops Aries on the back of his head and Aries rolls to the floor. Styles brings him back in and works him over in the ring. Aries's mouth is busted open. Aries comes back and takes the momentum with an impactful clothesline. Aries snaps a neckbreaker across the rope and goes up top for a missile dropkick. Aries hits another dropkick in the corner.
AJ blocks the suplex attempt and perches himself up top. AJ hits a neckbreaker after Aries loses grip on the superplex. AJ goes for a springboard 450 but Aries moves and goes for a submission. Styles counters but Aries hits a brainbuster but only gets 2. Aries goes up top but AJ gets his knees up on the 450. Styles clotheslines Aries to the ramp but gets hung out on the ropes. AJ plants Aries on the ramp, face first. Aries suplexes AJ off the ramp and to the floor.
Aries goes for a suicide dive but Styles side steps and sends Aries own momentum into the steel steps. They trade shots in the center of the ring. Aries drops AJ on his head and hits the discus. AJ hits the Pele from out of nowhere. Both men lay on their backs. Aries' arm is draped over AJ and Aries raises his own shoulder at the last second to get the win. That ending sequence was more awesome than anything I could type in this report.
Winner by pin: Austin Aries
- The MEM is on the way out.
- The Main Event Mafia comes to the ring. Sting takes the mic and says they had two goals and they are halfway there. Aces & 8's music hits and they come to ringside led by Mr. Anderson and no Bully Ray. Anderson says they can fight dirty and they are not going to back down. Angle proposes a 5 on 5 match at Hardcore Justice. Angle says whoever gets pinned in that match, will have to leave TNA for good. Aces & 8's rush the ring and we have a brawl. MEM clear the ring and Anderson accepts the challenge.
The lights go out and we cut to Tito Ortiz walking down the ramp. He stands with his arms crossed and everyone including Sting, Angle, and Rampage look shocked and flustered. Ortiz continues to stare with his arms crossed as we go off the air.
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