Tara is the first woman to make her way out to the ring, and she gets a nice reaction from the Impact Zone crowd on her way out to the ring.
The champion, Brooke Tessmacher, is out next, and she gets a decent reaction from the crowd on her way out to the ring.
TNA Knockouts Championship Match
Brooke Tessmacher vs. Tara
Both ladies lock up and Tara takes Brooke into the corner. Brooke is able to take Tara over and down to the mat. Tara responds in kind. Brooke attempts to work over Tara’s arm, but Tara is able to turn things around. She takes Tessmacher over in a wrist lock submission, and she’s taken over with an arm drag.
Tara takes Brooke down to the mat and both women smile at each other. Tara locks in a head lock, and Brooke fights her way out, only to run into a shoulder block. Tara tries to take Brooke over in a backslide but only gets two. Brooke tries for a cradle, but Tara rolls through and Brooke rolls to the outside.
Tara invites Brooke back into the ring and holds the ropes for her, but she goes right for a roll up. Brooke isn’t happy about it. She pops up and hits two arm drags, holding on to the second one. Tara makes it to the ropes to force Brooke to break the hold. Brooke is reluctant. Tara isn’t happy about that and she slaps Brooke across the side of the face. Brooke takes Tara into the corner and works her over. She’s also able to take Tara to the mat with a very awkward leg scissors. Brooke hits a series of running forearms, before springing out of the corner with a big clothesline. Brooke tries for a suplex, but Tara blocks it with an elbow to the back of the head. Tara shoulders Brooke and takes her down with a crazy side slam that’s good for another two count.
Tara takes Brooke over into the corner and seats her on the top rope. She hits a big superplex and rolls right into the pin but Brooke is able to kick out at two. Tara tries to pin her a couple more times, but gets the same result. Tara takes Brooke up onto her shoulder for the widow’s peak, but Brooke counters with a roll up, hanging on to get the three count.
Winner and STILL TNA Knockouts Champion: Brooke Tessmacher
Tara leaves the ring angrily after the match, refusing a handshake from Brooke.
Backstage, Hulk Hogan is shown confronting Bobby Roode, who is being led off by police in handcuffs. Hogan says he hopes Roode rots in jail. Roode is attacked out of nowhere by Storm, but it’s broken up by the cops.
We get a video package that highlights the recent history between Aces and Eights and the TNA World Champion, Austin Aries.
This leads to Aries making his way out to the ring wearing street clothes. Aries grabs a mic and he says he knows the fans are used to him looking his stylish self, and wearing the World Championship, but tonight it’s not about any of that BS. There’s no ref, there’s no pinfalls or submissions. There’s only pain and payback. Aries says he’s the God of War. The only rule in war, is that there are no rules, so whatever Aces and Eights has in store, he’s ready for them, so it’s time for them to hold up their end of the bargain.
Austin Aries fights the Armbreaker
No one comes out for a bit so Aries asks where he is, and says they had a deal on Thursday. Aries says he’s got nothing else on his schedule.
The Armbreaker is shown heading out from the crowd, and he makes his way into the ringside area. Aries stomps away at him as he tries to head into the ring. The Armbreaker backs away and tries again, only to be kicked away by Aries. Aries backs away and props himself up in the corner, allowing the Armbreaker to get to the apron. Aries dropkicks his legs out from under him and hits a dive through the ropes. He takes the Arm breaker around the ring and drives his head into the ring steps before delivering some huge rights and lefts. Aries brings things back into the ring and kicks away at the Armbreaker before mounting him in the corner and punching away at him. Aries rips at the mask, but he’s hit with a low blow that sends him crashing to the outside.
Aries pulls himself up to the apron, but the Armbreaker sends him back to the outside with a big right hand. The Armbreaker heads to the outside where he stomps away at Aries before sending him crashing into the ring steps hard. He picks Aries up and slams him into the ring steps head first before sending him back into the ring. The Armbreaker hits Aries with some nasty right hands in the corner before backing up and hitting a big running splash. He grabs Aries and blasts him with a giant short arm clothesline. He picks Aries up for a powerbomb, but Aries opens a packet of powder and drops it in the big man’s eyes. Aries hits a series of forearms in the corner before blasting the big guy with a corner dropkick. The Armbreaker heads to the outside, so Aries heads to the top and leaps out with a giant body press. Aries fights the Armbreaker up the ramp before bringing things back into the ring. Aries climbs back up to the top, but he’s stopped by the Armbreaker with a big right hand.
The Armbreaker heads back out after Aries, bringing him right back into the ring. He grabs a chair and makes his way back into the ring himself. He winds up with the chair, but Aries ducks. Aries punches the big man with a roll of coins and the big guy is staggered. Aries drops the Armbreaker with a nasty brainbuster. He goes to pull off the man’s mask, but Aces and Eights swarm from the back. They eventually bring down Aries, and the locker room empties. There’s a huge brawl in the ring and members of the TNA locker room unite to take out the members of Aces and Eights.
Hulk Hogan makes his way out from the back, and the crowd goes wild. Hogan’s got a baseball bat in his hand. Hardy was apparently taken out somehow during the melee. He tells the crew to get that scum out of the building and lock it down. Ray lets Hogan know that Hardy’s hurt, and Hogan calls for help. Hardy’s grabbing at his shoulder and arm. Hogan tells security to lock every entrance and exit around the building. He also asks for someone to call the cops. Hardy is escorted to the back by the trainers.
Footage is shown of Hardy being tossed into the ring post shoulder first, which is what led to his injury.