The TNA Championship unification match between AJ Styles and Magnus aired on this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling.
The match, which carried a no-disqualification stipulation, featured outside interference from Ethan Carter III, Rockstar Spud, BroMans, Bad Influence and Bobby Roode with Sting defending Styles. In addition to the outside interference, the bout featured two referee switches. A heel Dixie Carter “replaced” Earl Hebner with Brian Hebner and finally brought out Brian Stiffler to make the final three count.
You can watch a 10-minute video highlight of this week’s main event at this link or embedded in the video below:
The point of the bout was to increase the heat of Carter and Magnus, while also writing Styles off of TNA television. The bout was originally taped on December 5, 2013. You can read our original report by Wrestling News World writer Scott Brooks at this link.
TNA posted #Impact365 post-show footage at this link. You can also watch it embedded in the video below:
After the bout was taped in December, Styles cut a promo for the live crowd. He said there was no place like home and he killed himself for TNA. He thanked the fans for their support. In the video above, Styles’ post-match promo isn’t shown but he is shown greeting fans at ringside on his way out.