TNA Wrestling taped their "One Night Only: Knockout's Knockdown pay-per-view on Saturday from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Wrestling News World'sScott Brooks was on hand and filed the following report:
ONE NIGHT ONLY: Knockout's Knockdown 2015
Jeremy Borash and Christy Hemme introduced the show in the ring. They advertised some of the best women in professional wrestling tonight. 8 different knockouts vs aspiring knockouts and a gauntlet at the end of the show. Zema Ion came out and said if they are doing a women's show they need someone who knows a lot about women. He introduced Robbie E & Jessie Godderz as judges for the evening. They came to the ring. Robbie said everyone knows Jessie is dating Angelina, Zema is never with a girl despite always being with a girl, and brags about dumping Brooke and getting Velvet fired. He says JB and Hemme's services are no longer needed so they can hit the bricks. Robbie asks the aspiring knockouts to come to the ring. They did an extended promo with all of them in the ring including:
Mia Yim, Alicia (from Boston), Su Yung, Rosita (going under her real name as Thea Trinidad), Solo Darling, Cherry Bomb (using the name Laura Dennis), and the former Rosie Lottalove under the name of Mary Kate.
Zema reads off their opponents.
Mia Yim vs Brooke Tessmacher
Alicia vs Madison Rayne
Su Yung vs Taryn Terrell
Thea Trinidad vs Angelina Love
Solo Darling vs Havok
Laura Dennis vs Gail Kim
Mary Kate vs Awesome Kong
Prior to the next match, Madison cut a promo insulting Alicia and ran down her accomplishments, including winning the Knockout's Knockdown last year.
Match 1) Madison Rayne defeated Alicia via a roll-up with the tights.
Match 2) Thea Trinidad defeated Angelina Love w/Jessie Godderz via countout. Thea hit a moonsault and Jessie distracted. Crazzy Steve came out to take care of him. Thea knocked Angelina from the apron onto Godderz and Angeljna could not make it back in the ring.
After, Robbie and Zema attacked Steve. Knux and Rebel ran out for the save. Knux said he is tired of them getting away with what they do. He thinks he has a solution. Knux challenges the Bromans and Angelina to a 3-on-3 elimination match.
At this point, they advertised Matt Hardy vs Austin Aries to also be taped tonight.
Gail cut a promo before the following match talking about how the two faced off in 2013 when Gail had a different attitude and commended her (also as a fellow Canadian) for earning her way to this point and said she never backs down from a challenge.
Match 3) Gail Kim defeated Laura Dennis via Eat Defeat.
Gail spoke after about while Laura might be the future, Gail is right now and vows to win to become Queen of the Knockouts.
Match 4) Havok defeated Solo Darling with a Chokeslam.
After the match, Kong's music played on and off. Havok took a mic and said she was tired of these mind games. She says they will fight tonight.
Su Yung cut a ditzy promo before the match about wrestling Taryn Terrell.
Match 5) Taryn Terrell defeated Su Yung with the ace crusher/cutter.
Match 6) Tessmacher defeated Mia Yim via the Tess-Shocker.
Match 7) Awesome Kong defeated Mary Kate with a chokeslam.
After Havok came to the ramp and she and Kong got in a pull apart brawl that needed to be separated.
Match 8) In a six person elimination inter-gender tag team match Crazzy Steve/Knux/Rebel Angelina Love/Jessie Godderz/Robbie E
- Angelina was eliminated by Rebel via the FBG.
- Rebel was eliminated by Godderz via a roll-up.
- Crazzy Steve was eliminated via roll-up by Jesse.
- Knux eliminated Jessie via a running crossbody.
- Knux eliminated Robbie E via the Knux Out/Swinging Reverse STO.
Steve and Rebel came back out to celebrate with Knux.
Match 9) Austin Aries defeated Matt Hardy via a brainbuster in about 14 minutes. The two of them shook hands and raised each other's arms after.*
Match 10) Awesome Kong won the gauntlet match to become Queen of the Knockouts 2015. When it came down to Kong and Havok, it became decided by pin fall/submission while the other eliminations were over the top rope. Kong pinned her after a rock bottom to win the match.
Order of entry:
1) Thea Trinidad
2) Gail Kim
3) Madison Rayne
5) Taryn Terrell
6) Brooke Tessmacher
7) Awesome Kong
Order of elimination:
1) Thea Trinidad (by Gail)
2) Madison Rayne (by Havok)
3) Brooke Tessmacher (by Kong)
4) Taryn Terrell (by Havok)
5) Gail Kim (by both Kong and Havok)
6) Havok by pin fall from Kong.
* = no idea when this match will air. Likely on one of the upcoming One Night Only tapings this weekend but it is TBD. Perhaps Hardy won't be here tomorrow or Monday so they had to tape ahead.