TNA SACRIFICE: Mickie James vs. Madison Rayne (TNA Knockouts Title)
May 15, 2011 - by Adam Martin
TNA Knockouts Championship
If Mickie James wins, Tara is free from her contract with Madison Rayne
Mickie James (c) vs. Madison Rayne
Soon after the bell rings, Tara’s music hits. Rayne jumps out and gets in her face. The referee starts the count. Rayne runs back to the ring and James catches her with a baseball slide. Rayne tosses James into the steel steps. Back in the ring, Tara circles the ring and Rayne yells at her. James attempts a springboard huricanrana, but Rayne prevents it and drops her back down in the ring on her head. James with elbows to Rayne along with a neckbreaker. Referee bump when James attempted a backslide pin. Rayne leaves the ring and pulls out her loaded glove from under the ring. Tara grabs her arm and rips off the glove. Rayne with a close rollup on James. James plants Rayne, goes up top, but she hits the Lou Thesz Press into the referee instead. James has Rayne set for a DDT when Tara jumps in with the loaded glove on. Rayne gets down on her knees begging her not to hit her. Tara then drops Rayne with a right hand using the loaded glove. James covers Rayne and gets the pinfall.
Winner and still TNA Knockouts Champion: Mickie James
After the match, Mickie James has a surprised look on her face as Tara heads up the ramp excited that she is now free from Madison Rayne’s contract.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with the members of Fortune. Kazarian says Max Buck isn’t a star. Robert Roode makes a Braden Walker joke about Chris Harris. James Storm tells the “kitty kat” that he should have stayed away.
* Kazarian defending the TNA X Division Championship against Max Buck is up next.