TNA taped next week’s episode of Impact Wrestling Thursday night from the Kovalchick Convention in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Below are quick taping results:
* Magnus b. Robbie E
* James Storm b. Joey Ryan
Impact Wrestling (Airing May 2nd on Spike TV)
* Chris Sabin b. Zema Ion & Sonjay Dutt in his return bout.
* Rob Terry b. Robbie E, Jessie Godderz & Joey Ryan in a 1-on-3 handicap match
* Hulk Hogan cut a promo on the divide between he and Sting. Hogan apologized for pushing Sting away and Sting asked for permission to find two partners to take on Aces and Eights in a 6-man tag team match. Hogan said that was fine and he was busy trying to find an opponent for Bully Ray at Slammiversary.
* Matt Morgan interrupted and asked when Hogan was just going to give Sting another title match. Hogan rebuked Morgan for running his mouth and said he’d face Sting tonight. The winner will face Bully Ray for the TNA Championship at Slammiversary.
* Kurt Angle b. D’Lo Brown in an “I Quit” match when Brown tapped out in the ankle lock
* Christy Hemme interviewed Kurt Angle after his match. He called out AJ Styles. Angle told Styles that he and Sting needed a partner to face Aces and Eights and if he was with them, it was cool. If not, they had a problem. Angle told him next week the choice was his.
* Mickie James & Taryn Terrell b. Gail Kim & Tara when Taryn pinned Tara.
* They filmed an in-ring segment with Austin Aries & Bobby Roode when Bad Influence came out to Chavo’s entrance music. A number one contender’s match for the TNA Tag Team Championship was set for May 9th with James Storm as special guest referee.
* Sting b. Matt Morgan to become the number one contender for the TNA Championship when Morgan passed out in the Scorpion Death Lock. Sting will challenge Bully Ray for the title at Slammiversary.