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TNA VICTORY ROAD LIVE COVERAGE: TNA X Division Championship: Austin Aries vs. Zema Ion

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Tenay runs down the X Factors of this match quickly before Zema Ion makes his way out to the ring with his signature hairspray can in hand. Zema gets a bit of heat from the crowd, but he's looking smug anyways.

Austin Aries is the next man to make his way out to the ring, and he gets a pretty favorable reaction from the crowd, even after rubbing elbows with Bischoff just seconds ago.

The bell rings and Aries and Ion get in each others faces. Ion slaps Aries. Aries charges, but Ion bails to the outside. Ion makes his way back into the ring, and stays in the ropes when Aries charges in. Ion grabs his hairspray can and gives himself a quick spritz. Ion catches Aries with a boot to the gut before floating over Aries in the corner repeatedly. Aries grabs Ion's hairspray and takes a break in the corner, to Ion's chagrin. Ion charges and Aries catches him in a roll up for two. Aries slaps Ion across the face and hits him with a couple clubbing blows, but Ion rolls to the apron. Ion heads up to the top turnbuckle, and Aries simply shoves him off to the floor.

Aries hits the heat seeking missile, sending Ion into the barricade hard. Aries pulls a phone out and Tweets a message out before handing his phone off to So Cal Val. Aries sends Ion back into the ring and hits a slingshot senton and lionsault, but can't keep Ion down. Aries hits a snap mare and follows with a missile dropkick to the back from the second rope, but it's still not enough for three. Aries puts Ion down to the mat and calls for the pendulum elbow, but Ion rolls to the apron. Ion pulls Aries out of the ring, forcing him to the floor. Ion goes to the middle, but Aries slides in the ring and punches him in the face. Aries tries to suplex Ion into the ring, but Ion counters it.

Ion stomps at Aries face before choking him in the ropes. Aries hits Ion with a couple of chops and shots to the gut, but Ion jumps into the corner and comes out with a twisting body press for two. Ion takes Aries into the corner and buries his shoulder in Aries' gut before sending him across the ring hard. Ion goes for the pin but only gets one. Ion rips at Aries' face, but Aries fights back, avoiding a belly to back suplex. Ion hits Aries with a back elbow before clotheslining him over the top and out to the floor. Ion goes out to the apron and launches himself from the second rope with a moonsault to the outside on top of Aries.

Ion picks Aries up and shoves him back into the ring, slowly going for the pin. Aries is able to kick out at two. Ion goes for the pin again, but still can't hold the champ down. Ion stomps at Aries face before calling for the pendulum elbow. Ion mocks Aries, but takes too much time and misses the elbow. Aries hits Ion with an inverted atomic drop before beating on Ion non-stop in the corner. The ref pulls him out of the corner and Ion shoves the hairspray in his trunks. Aries hits Ion with a huge roaring elbow. Ion backdrops Aries to the arpon, but Aries comes back into the ring and hits a kneebreaker/suplex combo. Aries hits the pendulum elbow and goes for the pin, but Ion kicks out.

Aries picks Ion up and goes for a suplex, but Ion is able to counter. Ion digs in his tights for the can, but Aries hits him with a knee to the gut. Aries charges Ion in the corner but eats a big boot. Ion grabs the title, but it's grabbed away by the referee. Aries goes for the corner dropkick, but Ion uses the hairspray, and rolls up Aries. Aries kicks out. Ion hits a giant suplex and goes for another pin but Aries is still able to kick out. Ion charges Aries in the corner with a spear, before seating him on the top turnbuckle.

Ion follows Aries up in the corner and tries for a superplex, but Aries counters with a sunset flip bomb, taking Ion to the canvas hard. Aries is still blinded, struggling around the ring. He finds Ion and hits the brainbuster before rolling through into the last chancery. Ion is forced to tap out.

Winner and STILL TNA X Division Champion: Austin Aries

Following the match Aries celebrates with his title as Ion slinks off to the back.

We get a video package hyping the return of the Motor City Machine Guns, "coming soon".

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