TNA taped the 2/14 episode of Impact Wrestling Saturday from London, England as part of their 2013 “Maximum Impact” tour. Below are full taping results:
Impact Wrestling (Airing Thursday, February 14, 2013 on Spike TV):
* Hulk Hogan comes out and announces a tournament to determine the new number one contender for the TNA Championship. The matches are announced as follows:
- Christopher Daniels vs. Magnus
- Austin Aries vs. Bobby Roode
- James Storm vs. Rob Van Dam
- Kurt Angle vs. Samoa Joe
Sting comes out and says he’ll pick three wrestlers in the tournament and will team with them to take on Aces and Eights at Lockdown.
* Magnus b. Christopher Daniels in the number one contender’s tournament
* Austin Aries vs. Bobby Roode in the number one contender’s tournament ends in a double count out after being distracted by the tag team of Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez
* Kurt Angle vs. Samoa Joe in the number one contender’s tournament ends in a no contest after interference from Garett Bischoff and Wes Brisco.
* TNA Knockout Champion Tara, Gail Kim & Jessie b. The Blossom Twins & Marty Scurll. After the match, Gail requests a shot at the Knockout Championship. Brooke Hogan says next week that Tara will defend the title in a four way elimination match against Brooke Tessmacher, Velvet Sky and Kim.
* James Storm b. Rob Van Dam in the number one contender’s tournament
* Hulk Hogan comes out but is surrounded by the Aces and Eights. Bully Ray comes out with a chain followed by Sting with a baseball bat. Aces and Eights retreat as the show fades.