The following results from this week’s episode of IMPACT Wrestling on Destination America were prepared by Bobby James at IMPACTWrestling.com. We hope you enjoy reading about this week’s show!
Qualifying Tag Team Contest | The Hardys vs. The Revolution
James Storm and Khoya attack The Hardys before the bell. The Hardys ground Khoya and send James Storm flying into the guardrail. Jeff leaps from the apron with a cross body to Storm; Matt jumps at Khoya. Khoya catches Matt and drives him into the steel steps.
Jeff rolls into the ring as Storm steals and uses a fan’s replica title belt to take a cheap shot on Matt. Storm and Khoya methodically isolate and double team Matt Hardy. Storm connects with a double knee facebreaker; Khoya follows it up with a clothesline.
Storm and Khoya exchange tags again as the crowd comes to life behind Matt. Matt counters Storm with a Side Effect before making the hot tag to Jeff. Jeff unleashes his fury on The Revolution. A distraction by Khoya allows Storm a cheap shot.
Jeff Hardy battles back with an attempted Twist of Fate to Storm – and Khoya. Both counter, but Jeff ducks and Storm nails Khoya with a Last Call! Matt Hardy finally scores a Twist of Fate that sets Khoya up for the Swanton and pin! The Hardys advance to Ultimate X for the TNA World Tag Team Championships.
Winners: The Hardys
Post-match: James Storm attacks Khoya. The Hardys vow to become tag team champions.
Backstage: Eric Young addresses Kurt Angle. He says he wants his title shot, now.
Eric Young plods toward the ring. He declares that he’s a man to be avoided, especially given his mood. He claims to be the number one contender – and says he doesn’t care how many people he has to hurt to get his shot.
Young reference his attack on Lashley following the three way title match last week. Kurt Angle interrupts. Eric Young goes on the offensive and says he sees a man that can be beat – a man that can be hurt.
Angle says Eric Young is blinded by the championship and has turned into a lunatic. Angle confirms the title match for next week and asks Eric Young which version of himself he wishes to be. Angle says he wants to face the old Eric Young.
Angle turns his back, providing Eric Young an opportunity to attack. Eric Young does not.
Backstage: Low Ki and Kenny King bully Rockstar Spud backstage. Mr. Anderson makes the save, but The BDC says Spud is on borrowed time.
Qualifying Tag Team Contest | The BDC vs. Rockstar Spud and Mr. Anderson
Representing The BDC – Low Ki and Kenny King attack Spud before the match officially begins. Capitalizing on their assault, The BDC isolates Spud to continue their demolition. Kenny King mocks Mr. Anderson while Low Ki takes a cheap shot on Spud.
Spud reaches across the ring, but the rapid tags of The BDC never cease, nor does their double team assault. Spud kicks King in the face and crawls toward Mr. Anderson. King connects with a kick to the mid-section and drags Spud back across the ring. Low Ki gets his turn. He locks in a submission and series of strikes before bringing King back into the match.
Spud rolls through a slam from King and makes a pin attempt. Despite having a visual victory, the referee never sees the pin because he’s distracted by Low Ki and Mr. Anderson. When King finally kicks out, Spud connects with an enziguri! Spud almost has the tag when Low Ki rushes across the ring to knock Anderson from the apron!
The BDC is about to double team Spud again, when Anderson charges. He takes out Low Ki and Kenny King before tossing Spud to the corner. He climbs just outside the ropes and makes the official tag.
With a flurry of clotheslines and back elbows, Mr. Anderson takes control of the match. Anderson tags Spud and throws him at Low Ki! Spud connects with a hurricanrana that sends Low Ki flying to the outside! As Spud and Anderson look poised for a double team on King, a chair is slid into the ring.
Anderson ejects the chair, which distracts the referee. Spud connects with an Underdog to King! Spud makes the cover, but Low Ki lands on his back with the Warrior’s Way! King makes the pin and The BDC advances to the Ultimate X match.
Winners: The BDC
Backstage: Ethan Carter III says he’s undefeated; Bram says he’s unstoppable
Backstage: The BDC has a celebratory gathering. MVP says The Rising stood up to get beat down – and just like them, Spud and Anderson did the same. MVP says he wants Angle dealt with. Homicide pulls a razor blade from his mouth and goes off in search of Angle.
Qualifying Tag Team Contest | Tigre Uno and Jay Rios vs. EC3 w/ Tyrus and Bram
Immediately, Tigre Uno sends EC3 into retreat! Tigre Uno launches himself over the top rope, but he’s caught mid-air by Tyrus; Tyrus slams him onto the floor. EC3 gets in some offense before tagging, and unleashing, Bram.
Bram grounds the high flying lucha libre star. Bram and EC3 exchange tags and the methodical pace of the match continues. The crowd alternates between “Tigre Uno” and “EC3” chants.
Bram re-enters the match, missing an elbow drop that allows Tigre Uno to tag in Jay Rios. Rios exponentially increases the pace of the match as he flies from turnbuckles and tope ropes. Rios lands a kick to Bram’s knee and springboards off the ropes with a cutter/neckbreaker!
EC3 makes the save! As Rios comes off the ropes, EC3 uses his arm brace for a cheap shot. Bram connects with the Brighter Side of Suffering. EC3 tags in to make the pin! Ethan Carter III and Bram advance to Ultimate X.
Winners: Ethan Carter III and Bram
Post-match: Bram attempts to confront EC3 about the end of the match tag, but Tyrus steps between them.
Backstage: The Knockouts await a huge announcement.
Backstage: Kurt Angle addresses Eric Young and Homicide.
Christy Hemme says, “One of the big differences between TNA Wrestling and everyone else are the Knockouts.”
The Knockouts emerge, led by the reigning Knockout’s Champion, Taryn Terrell. Gail Kim, Brooke, Angelina Love and Madison Rayne are close behind. Hemme announces that next week will be “TKO,” an entire show dedicated to highlighting the Knockouts!
Angelina Love steals the microphone. She says that despite TKO sounding really exciting, it should really just be a night devoted to her. She reminds the world that she’s the record-setting six-time Knockout’s champion.
Gail interrupts Angelina. She says it’s not about any one Knockout, but about the fans. Madison interrupts Gail. First, Madison moves Angelina out of her way and asks Angelina how many times she’s lost the title to be a six-time champion.
Madison says they’re all forgetting that she’s queen of the division. Christy Hemme takes back her mic to announce a Four Way match to determine the number one contender. She announces the match will be Angelina Love vs. Gail Kim vs. Madison Rayne vs. Brooke.
Brooke announces her excitement. She says “three-time Knockout’s champion coming soon” – and that she’s bringing a Texas-sized ass kicking. Hemme asks her if she’s excited before going on to announce that next week will mark the debut of new Knockouts and a main event between Taryn Terrell and Awesome Kong for the Knockout’s Championship!
Taryn says she has passion and that she’ll prove why she’s reigning over the division.
Awesome Kong emerges. As she enters the ring, Taryn attacks. The rest of the Knockouts work to separate them. All hell breaks loose and Knockouts begin flying everywhere. Taryn scales the turnbuckle and takes out the entire division with a diving cross body.
Taryn returns to the ring and hoists her title high into the air.
Backstage: Jessie asks Robbie E to not mess up again. As Robbie E makes his way backstage, Aries and Roode – “The Dirty Heels” – confront him. They tell him he’s the better BroMan – that he more skill, a better body and better hair.
They tell Robbie that if he beats either one of them, he could shoot to the top of the contender’s list for the World Title. Robbie E buys it and Aries and Roode go in search of Jessie.
Qualifying Tag Team Match |The BroMans vs. The Dirty Heels
Jessie and Robbie jockey for camera time before the match. Their dissention continues as they argue over who’ll start the match. Aries flies from the top of the turnbuckle and drops them both with a double clothesline of sorts.
Bobby Roode plants Robbie E with a front slam, then he and Aries double team Robbie. Jessie attempts to make the save, but he’s tossed from the ring for his efforts and the assault on Robbie E continues.
Roode comes off the ropes toward Robbie, but Jessie sweeps his legs from outside the ring. Robbie connects with a back elbow and Jessie forces himself into the match. He commands some offense before screaming to Robbie, “This is how you win a match you idiot!”
Robbie E forces a tag as Jessie turns his back.
Roode counters Robbie’s initial offense, but Robbie’s able to connect with a clothesline from the second rope. Robbie makes a pin attempt; Roode’s out a two. Robbie slaps on a headlock and yells, “That’s how Jessie!”
Robbie E connects with a neckbreaker. Jessie asks for the tag. The BroMans double team Bobby Roode, but their subsequent miscommunication costs them. Roode tags Aries. Aries unleashes on The BroMans until Jessie drops him with a high knee and incredible press slam!
Jessie screams, “This is my time!” as he and Robbie E attempt a BroDown! Roode pulls Robbie from the ring and Aries boxes Jessie’s ears. Aries connects with a discuss forearm. Jessie rolls to the outside and Aries connects with a suicide dive!
Jessie’s back in the ring and Roode whips Aries toward the corner. Aries connects with a running dropkick that flows into a spinebuster from Roode! Aries flies with a 450 splash and makes the pin. “The Dirty Heels,” Roode and Aries, advance to Ultimate X.
Winners: The Dirty Heels
Post-match: The BroMans implode! DJ Z attempts to make the save, but he’s shoved away for his efforts as Jessie and Robbie E leave separately.
Backstage: Homicide attacks Kurt Angle in the parking lot! Their brawl spills into the arena. Homicide holds a chair to Angle’s throat and drives the chair into the ring post. The crowd’s involved with a “Let’s Go Angle” chant that’s countered with a “BDC” chant.
Angle slaps on an ankle lock – and the rest of The BDC attacks. MVP delivers the Black Out Kick. The Rising (Drew Galloway, Eli Drake and Mica) come to Angle’s aid and leave Angle and MVP in the ring alone.
As MVP’s about to take the last shot with a chair, Eric Young intervenes. MVP backs down and Eric Young picks up the chair. When Angle rises, Young drops the chair and retreats.
Ultimate X Match | The Hardys vs. The BDC vs. EC3 and Bram vs. The Dirty Heels
The four teams brawl all over the ring at the opening bell. After disposing of their opponents, The Hardys and the Dirty Heels (Aries/Roode) come face-to-face. The Dirty Heels gain the advantage after Roode drops Jeff with a clothesline and Aries connects with a discuss forearm to Matt!
The BDC and EC3 & Bram make their way back into the match. The BDC takes control of the Hardys as EC3 and Bram square off with The Dirty Heels. When The Hardys and the Dirty Heels are taken out, The BDC meets EC3 and Bram!
The BDC is sent to the outside where Tyrus attacks. In the ring, Bram shoves EC3 and instructs him to climb the Ultimate X structure to retrieve the gold. EC3 references his arm brace, arguing that it prevents him from climbing. He withdraws a ladder from beneath the ring!
EC3 and Bram use the ladder to begin their ascent. The Hardys make the save and use the ladder as a weapon to dismantle EC3 and Bram, then Aries and Roode. The Hardys begin climbing the structure! The BDC joins them.
All four men scurry towards the Tag Team Championships, until Tyrus begins shaking the entire structure and one-by-one, they all fall down! Tyrus slides into the ring and wreaks havoc on the Hardys and The BDC! Tyrus allows EC3 to climb onto his shoulders. As he moves toward the center of the ring, Austin Aries connects with a missile dropkick to Tyrus’ face!
Bram drops Aries with a savage clothesline before mounting a ladder against the turnbuckle. He whips Aries toward the ladder, but Aries counters with a discuss forearm that sets Bram up for a diving neckbreaker from Roode!
The Dirty Heels send Bram crashing into the ladder! Aries connects with a running dropkick and Roode finishes him with a spinebuster. Roode climbs the structure and guides his hands along the wire, with his feet on Aries’ shoulders. Homicide interferes, taking out Roode and Aries!
Matt Hardy catches Homicide with a Side Effect, and then he and Kenny King begin climbing the ladder. They brawl atop the ladder, until Hardy tips the scales and connects with a Twist of Fate from the ladder!
The moment Matt Hardy’s hands touch the titles, Low Ki flies from out of nowhere onto the ladder! He battles both of the Hardys. He alternates between punching Matt and swinging from the wires, kicking toward Jeff who’s walking on top of the wires! A well-placed kick sends Matt flying off the ladder, but Matt comes off the ropes and shoves the ladder away.
Like Jeff, Low Ki hangs from the ropes! Jeff kicks Low Ki and he loses his grip. Low Ki crashes onto the mat. Jeff hangs on until Matt replaces the ladder and joins his brother at the top to claim the TNA World Tag Team Championships for the first time in their careers!
Winners: The Hardys