IMPACT SPOILERS FROM LOUISVILLE
Jul 18, 2013 - by Steve Gerweck
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Results so far
Joseph Park b Devon with a splash off the middle rope. Park sold a lot. Match was okay.
Mike Tenay & Jeremy Borash announcing.
Bully Ray promo opens. Crowd behind Chris Sabin. Bully Ray calls out Brooke Hogan. She wants to move on. Bully says not until he says so. Hulk Hogan says enough is enough.
Bobby Roode on screen promo.
Roode vs. Aries BFG Series match
Aries won in 8:00 with the brainbuster continuing Roode’s losing streak. He went nuts backstage after the match.
Sonjay Dutt won three-way over Petey Williams and Homicide in about 4:00 with a moonsault stomp off the top rope on Homicide after Homicide laid out Williams.
Chavo Guerrero, Homicide and Hernandez backstage. Subtle tease of Guerrero problems with Hernandez.
Kenny King vs. Chavo Guerrero vs. Manik in another three-way X Division match
Manik pinned King in about five minutes. Decent stuff.
Main Event Mafia backstage. Everyone is in a suit except Rampage
Hogan gave Sabin a pep talk about bringing the title back to TNA.
Main Event Mafia headed to the ring. They call out Aces and 8s. They aren’t coming to the ring but invite the Mafia to their clubhouse. It winds up in a brawl. Kurt Angle was thrown into the back of a pickup truck and driven away. Bully Ray tells the driver that “You know where to take him.” Maybe to Cornette’ s house to look at old memorabilia.
The rest of the Mafia was baited into another room, allowing them to kidnap Kurt.
Rubix (Jigsaw) vs. Rockstar Spud vs. Greg Marisculio (Trent Baretta) X Division match
Marisculio pinned Spud with an inverted piledriver. Some cool spots but overall match didn’t click live.
Bully called the driver on the phone and said to do it Mafia style, and make him an offer he won’t refuse. He also said Rampage is trigger happy.
Mickie James in-ring promo.
The truck Angle was in arrives at the arena. Angle staggers out and beats up the driver.
Mickie James is bragging about her singing career. Gail Kim confronted Mickie James. They ended up fighting.
Austin Aries is talking to Chris Sabin backstage. He’s pulling for him to take the title.
A.J. Styles promo – He faces Jeff Hardy “next week” (taped tonight)
Bully Ray vs. Chris Sabin – Aces & 8s and Mafia both out. Bully Ray working on the knee, trying to take off his knee brace. Ref bump. Both groups brawl to the back. A hammer was thrown to Bully Ray. Sabin got it. Bully Ray went for a power bomb and Sabin hit him over the head with the hammer and pinned him to win the title. Decent pop, not that big, deliberate style match.
Eric Young b Wes Brisco for Xplosion. Crowd into Young. ODB in the corner.
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