JB is backstage, talking Knockouts Championship. Angelina Love says she was born ready for Gail Kim. How can she claim to be the best Knockout of all time when Love is the most decorated women’s champion of all time, which is something that Gail will never do. JB asks how much of that is due to Velvet. Velvet doesn’t seem happy with the insinuation. She says they do everything together, and Love says two is better than one. Love says she’ll see Gail soon.
Gail Kim is the first woman to make her way down to the ring, getting a nice pop out of the fans on her way to the ring.
Angelina Love is out to the ring next, and she’s got Velvet Sky right along with her. She holds her title high all the way down the aisle.
TNA Knockouts Championship Match
Gail Kim vs. Angelina Love
The bell rings and Gail sweeps Angelina’s feet out from under her. Gim trips up Love, and hits a running low clothesline that’s good for two. Love bridges out of another pin attempt, but Kim comes right back sending Love to the mat. Kim grabs the arm and jumps up the ropes, going for a hurricanrana, but Love turns it into a powerbomb. Love whips Kim into the corner hard, then backs her up repeatedly. Love picks Kim up and slams her back into the corner. Gail fights back and goes for another headscissors, but Love turns it around into a side slam for two. Love sends Kim crashing to the outside.
Velvet Sky laughs in Kim’s face, so Kim fights her off, slamming her head first into the ring apron. Love uses the distraction to attack Kim from behind. Kim launches Love into the ring steps hard. Kim brings things back into the ring. Kim goes to the top, but Love pushes her into a seated position up top, hitting a weird hanging neckbreaker. Velvet Sky blows powder into Kim’s face, and Love hits a big boot to the face for two. Earl Hebner comes down and sends Sky from the ringside area, then says he’s going to be taking over the reffing.
Gail Kim comes back with a couple of quick shots, a leaping clothesline for two. Kim is relentless, as she mounts Angelina in the corner. Love powerbombs Kim into a pin, using the ropes. Hebner breaks it up. Hebner is knocked to the mat, and Kim hits Love with eat defeat. The ref Stifler does nothing. Kim rolls up Love, and Stifler still does nothing, but when Love reverses it, Stifler comes in and makes the count while Hebner’s down.
Winner and STILL TNA Knockouts Champion: Angelina Love
Devon and Bully are shown talking about their segment earlier, and Bully’s match tonight. Bully says about EC3, ‘over my dead body’ four times, came out of his mouth last Thursday night. Ethan signed his death warrant. He’s responsible for putting it into his head to bring back the Texas deathmatch. And when he thinks about that match he thinks about the Von Erichs, Freebirds, Stan Hansen, and Terry Funk. Bully doesn’t know if Ethan is religious, but if he is, start praying. He says tonight his ass belongs to Bully Ray. He’s going to crucify him for the sins of his Aunt Dixie, then he’ll baptize him in blood.
EC3 is out to the ring first, and he doesn’t get much of a reaction out of the fans.
Bully Ray is out to the ring next, and he’s got a thick rope with a cowbell attached, in hand.
Texas Death Match
Bully Ray vs. Ethan Carter III
Bully heads into the ring and squares right off against EC3, peppering him with rights in the corner. Bully wraps the rope around EC3’s neck and tosses him across the ring a couple of times. Bully picks up Carter and tosses him over the top rope and to the outside. Bully follows Carter, and the crowd chants for tables. Ray looks under the ring and grab a table. He moves back the announcers table and pulls out a table, then pulls up the ringside mat to reveal the concrete.
Ray knocks EC3 to the floor,then sets up the table over the bare concrete. Ray grabs another table and sets it up beside the one already on the floor. EC3 attacks Ray out of nowhere and brings things back into the ring. Ray doesn’t eat too much offense as he hits a series of jabs and an elbow to EC3’s head. Ray grabs another table and brings it into the ring, propping it up in the corner. Ray turns around into a back elbow from Carter, knocking Ray to the mat. Carter goes to the outside and grabs a chair, using it to hit Ray across the back repeatedly.
Carter puts the chair up and runs right into a big boot from Ray, sending the chair crashing into Carter’s face. Ray picks up EC3 in the corner and hits him with a couple of chops to the chest. Ray goes out to the floor and under the ring to grab a cheese grater. Ray hits Carter in the chest with the grater, grinding it in. Ray teases hitting Carter, but he’s stopped with a low blow that sends Bully reeling to the floor. Carter comes off the apron with a dropkick from the apron to wipe out Bully on the floor.
Carter brings things back into the ring, and he slams Ray face first down into a chair on the mat. He slams it down once more, and stomps once for good measure. Ray is able to get to his knees, but EC3 knocks him back down. EC3 heads to the top, but Ray hits the ropes and crotches EC3. Ray hits a superplex from the top rope, sending EC3 crashing down with his lower back landing on a chair. Bully goes to the outside and grabs a Dallas Cowboys small trashcan. Ray grabs a box cutter and begins pulling up part of the ring, exposing the boards underneath the mat. Ray grabs EC3, and Rockstar Spud comes out and hits Ray with a kendo stick from behind. Bully doesn’t sell it at all, instead grabbing the stick and crotching Spud with it before slamming it down across Spud’s head. Bully turns around and has his head driven down into the exposed boards. Bully stands at 8.
EC3 empties the trashcan, and it appears to have glass in it. EC3 goes to the middle rope and leaps off, but he’s caught with a Bubba cutter, sending him chest first into the pile of glass.
EC3 stands at 7. Ray follows EC3 and uses the kendo stick to whack EC3 in the head. Ray sets EC3 on the tables he set up side by side earlier. Bully goes up, but Dixie Carter runs down. She tells Bully not to do it. Ray pauses and tells Dixie he’s going to kill her. Bully chases her around the ring, and Dixie ends up running right into her nephew, knocking herself out somehow. Ray knocks EC3 to the floor, then picks up Dixie, laying her across the tables. Ray goes up to the apron, and EC3 hits Bully with the kendo stick. Spud pulls Dixie from the table as Bully falls through them. Hebner counts to ten with Bully ruled out on the floor.
Winner: Ethan Carter III
Spud helps Dixie and Ethan Carter to the back, all huddling together. The Carter’s and Spud pose at the top of the ramp before heading off to the back.