A video package is shown, explaining what Sonjay Dutt has done to earn himself an X Division title shot. Mainly, being an extremely tough competitor, and ultimately being cheated out of the title during the Ultimate X match.
Sonjay Dutt is the first man to make his way out to the ring, and he gets a decent reaction from the Impact Zone fans.
Zema Ion is the next man to make his way out, and he gets a bit of heat from the crowd as he sprays his signature hairspray.
TNA X Division Championship Match
Zema Ion vs. Sonjay Dutt
The bell rings and both men begin circling each other. Sonjay locks in a headlock. Ion pushes him off, so Sonjay locks in another. Sonjay uses Ion’s hair to pull him down to the mat. He ends up being takes down to the mat, so he takes the champ down to the mat. A bit of chain wrestling between the two. Zema gets in Dutt’s face, so Dutt hits a springboard clothesline before sending Ion out of the ring. Ion is able to snap Dutt’s throat across the top rope, but Sonjay comes right back with a crazy arm drag. Dutt hits a crazy hurricanrana that sends Ion to the outside, where he hits him with a baseball slide. Dutt hits another crazy hurricanrana on the outside, using the apron for an assist, then sends things back into the ring.
On a springboard into the ring, Sonjay lands ribs first on Ion’s knee. Ion stomps away at Dutt. Ion takes Dutt into the corner and hits an open hand chop to the chest. Ion sends Dutt across the ring hard into the turnbuckles. He kicks at Dutt’s face with his boot before choking him against the middle rope. Ion supplexes Dutt and floats over into a pin for two.
Ion chokes Dutt, breaking before the five count. Ion clamps on a modified rear chin lock. Footage is shown of police arriving to the arena for Hogan’s imposed lockdown. Ion takes Dutt over with a crazy suplex, planting Dutt’s face on his knee. Ion takes Dutt into the corner and seats him on the top rope. Dutt fights him off and hits another inventive hurricanrana that sends Ion to the outside. Dutt hits the ropes, but he runs right into a shoulder to the gut from Ion. Dutt comes back with a couple of clotheslines, but Ion hits a running elbow in the corner. Dutt responds with a running Yakuza kick in the corner. He takes Ion up for a top rope hurricanrana, and hits a standing moonsault for another two count.
Ion runs into a back elbow from Dutt. Dutt heads to the top, but he’s stopped by Zema. Zema tries for a superplex, but Dutt throws him out to the arena floor. Dutt heads out to the apron, runs across, and moonsaults from the second rope to take out Ion on the floor. Dutt brings things back into the ring with a springboard body press for two.
Dutt blasts Ion with forearms, and Ion begins fighting back. Dutt hits the ropes, but he’s caught on Ion’s shoulders and turned around for a powerbomb. Ion locks in a submission that looks like the rings of Saturn, punching away at Dutt’s arm. Dutt screams in pain, but he makes it to the ropes to force a break. Ion gets shoved away by Dutt, and Dutt is able to connect with the standing sliced bread to put down Ion. Dutt heads to the top rope and comes off with a moonsault, landing on his feet. Both men trade roll ups, but neither can get the three. Dutt takes Ion over in a crazy submission that doubles as a pin, but Ion breaks it. Another pin, and Ion bridges out. Ion connects with a nasty facebuster, and that puts Dutt down for the three count.
Winner and STILL TNA X Division Champion: Zema Ion
Hogan is shown telling the cops that he needs the building locked down, and Hardy is shown being looked over the trainers and Al Snow. JB talks about the condition of Hardy, and Magnus interrupts, saying that it’s typical of Hardy to let himself make bad decisions over business, and RVD does the same thing.
This leads to Magnus heading out to the ring, where he doesn’t get much of a reaction at all.
Rob Van Dam is the next man out into the Impact Zone, and unsurprisingly, he gets a good reaction from the crowd.
Magnus vs. Rob Van Dam
Van Dam takes Magnus right into the corner at the bell and hits him with a couple of quick forearms. Magnus takes RVD down to the mat, and he gloats about it. Magnus and RVD trade holds, and Magnus takes RVD into the corner. Another lock up, and Magnus goes to work on the arm. RVD connects with the drop toe hold before taking Magnus out of the ring with a big kick to the chest. RVD runs in with a baseball slide, then he heads to the outside where he whips Magnus into the barricade. RVD suplexes Magnus, leaving him stomach first across the guard rail. RVD goes for his signature leg drop from the apron, but Magnus moves and RVD crashes into the barricade. Magnus backs RVD into the ring apron hard.
Magnus brings things back into the ring where he connects with a huge leaping clothesline that’s good enough to put RVD down for a two count. RVD kicks at Magnus’ legs, but Magnus shoves RVD down to the mat. Magnus kicks at RVD’s legs. Magnus whips RVD into the opposite corner hard, leading him laying on the mat. RVD avoids a backdropped, but he’s taken down to the mat and Magnus locks in a cloverleaf.
RVD makes it to the ropes to force a break. Magnus stomps away at RVD, hitting him with an elbow to the throat. Magnus slams RVD down throat first into the ring apron. Magnus brings things back into the ring and heads to the middle rope, coming off with a flying elbow that’s good for two. Magnus locks in the rear chin lock, and RVD struggles to get to his feet. He fights out of the hold, and he connects with a big spin kick to take Magnus out.
RVD hits the ropes and hits Magnus with back to back clotheslines before hitting him with a low dropkick and a leg sweep. RVD slams Magnus’ leg down to the mat before hitting another low dropkick, and rolling thunder. RVD goes for the pin and gets a two count. RVD buries his shoulder in Magnus’ gut in the corner. RVD goes for a springboard single leg dropkick, but Magnus is able to knock him down to the canvas. RVD stops Magnus going to the top, and he takes him down to the mat. Magnus blocks a monkey flip in the corner with a giant clothesline that’s good for another two count.
Magnus takes RVD down to the mat again, but RVD is able to come right back with a big dropkick. RVD connects with the five star frog splash, and he rolls over into the cover for the three count.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
JB is shown backstage where he says it’s extremely chaotic. He introduces Chistopher Daniels and Kazarian. Kaz says what Hogan did in making this match is a travesty, a shame, a mockery. Daniels says if anyone needs to call the cops, it’s them. Daniels says he was ganged up on in the BFG series. Claire Lynch tries to spoil their good names. And they’re underrated, and now Hogan gives them two championship matches in four days. Daniels tells everyone to take solace in the rocks of this company that are Daniels and Kaz, our World Tag Team Champions of the world.
A video package is shown detailing some of the events over the past few months that have led up to Kurt Angle teaming up with AJ Styles for this match against Christopher Daniels and Kazarian.
AJ Styles is the first man to make his way out to the ring, and he gets a huge pop from the Impact Zone fans as he makes his way out to the ring. His partner, Kurt Angle, also gets a warm welcome from the fans in attendance.
The World Tag Team Champions of the World, Kazarian and Christopher Daniels, and the next two men out to the ring, though their reaction is a little less than warm.