GENESIS: Gail Kim vs. Mickie James (TNA Knockouts Title)
Jan 8, 2012 - by Adam Martin
TNA Knockouts Championship
Gail Kim (c) w/ Madison Rayne vs. Mickie James
We see “Velvet’s Touch” at ringside which is a King of the Mountain cage given some pink coloring. Velvet Sky comes out and tells Rayne to get inside the cage. Rayne refuses. Sky throws her in and they lock the door. The cage then starts to raise in the air. The bell rings and Gail Kim goes on the attack on Mickie James. Kim with a flying knee to the back of James. James recovers blowing a kiss to Rayne high above and connects with a dropkick to Kim. Kim then drives James’ face into the mat. Rayne is screaming in the cage above the ring as Kim takes it to James with a series of kicks. James catches Kim with a dropkick when Kim tries to springboard off the corner. James with a series of clotheslines. James face plants Kim and then flips up. James with a side slam on Kim when Kim attempted a full body submission. Kim is sent to the outside and she pushes Sky away from her. James with a snap huricanrana on Kim on the outside. James with a Lou Thesz Press and gets a two count. Rayne then throws brass knucks down, but they bounce out of the ring. The referee sees this and takes it away. Rayne drops down another pair of brass knucks. James intercepts and punches Kim in the face using the knucks. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner via DQ and still TNA Knockouts Champion: Gail Kim
After the match, Mickie James shrugs and heads up the ramp with Velvet Sky.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Bully Ray. Ray shoves Borash as he tries introducing him. Borash hypes Ray’s match with Abyss up next with Monster’s Ball stipulations. Ray says he is the king of these kind of matches. “Guys like Mick Foley, guys like Terry Funk – they all bow down to me,” added Ray. He promises to make Abyss crawl back to Immortal when he wins tonight.
A video package runs hyping Abyss vs. Bully Ray.
* Abyss vs. Bully Ray in a Monster’s Ball match is up next.