BOUND FOR GLORY: Aries vs. Kendrick (TNA X Title)
A video package runs hyping Hulk Hogan vs. Sting and Kurt Angle defending the TNA Championship against Bobby Roode tonight.
We go live to Philadelphia where Mike Tenay and Taz look at the card tonight.
TNA X Division Championship
Austin Aries (c) vs. Brian Kendrick
We are joining the match in progress (feed issues online that was quickly fixed by the great crew over at TNAOnDemand.com). Aries is working over Kendrick on the mat applying pressure to the head. Aries drops Kendrick quickly. Aries plays with the crowd getting ready to hit his spinning elbow drop, but Kendrick kicks him in the face and hits a series of kicks to the head. Kendrick with a lariat to the back of the head that drops Aries. Aries drops Kendrick on his back and this time hits the spinning elbow drop. Kendrick with a huge snap tornado DDT. Aries with a suicide dive to Kendrick on the outside. Aries is getting real interactive with the crowd in Philadelphia. Aries tosses Kendrick back in the ring near the corner and connects with a big dropkick to the face. Kendrick counters a briainbuster attempt with a close rollup. Kendrick with a superkick and Aries counters a Sliced Bread attempt. Aries goes up with Kendrick, talks trash to a fan and Kendrick flips back connecting with Sliced Bread. Aries pulls himself on the bottom rope to break up the pinfall attempt. Aries counters a third Sliced Bread attempt on the ring apron. Aries with a second dropkick in the corner and connects with the brainbuster on Kendrick. Aries hooks the leg and gets the win.
Winner and still TNA X Division Champion: Austin Aries
After the match, Austin Aries walks up the ramp holding up the TNA X Division Championship.
Backstage, Karen and Jeff Jarrett’s kids are with Traci Brooks. Karen tells the kids to leave and she tells Traci to stay away from her kids. She tells Traci to cover up her chest and reveals that she will referee tonight’s TNA Knockouts Championship match tonight. Karen tells Traci to stay in the back.
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