TNA Lockdown Coverage: Carter III vs. Lashley
Before the match, Carter cuts a promo. He says when he was younger, he always dreamed about wrestling the best. He says Kurt Angle was the best, but he is the best now. He says he proved he is very good when he took out Angle twice. Carter says he is issuing an Open Challenge to anyone on the TNA roster to take Angle’s spot. Bobby Lashley answers the challenge. Carter tells Lashley to leave the ring because he is not on the roster. Carter tells Lashley to leave the ring before the same thing happens to him that happened to Angle.
Steel Cage Match: Ethan Carter III vs. Bobby Lashley
Lashley knocks Carter down and slams him down with a running power-slam. Lashley crouches in the corner and then drops him with a Spear. Carter leaves the ring as Lashley’s music hits and he celebrates in the ring.
Match Result: No Contest.
We see a Kenny King vignette that says he will be retuning soon. We then see Velvet Sky backstage, still answering questions from the fans.
Magnus is backstage and begins cutting a promo. He says just like everything in his career, he has to do everything himself. He says tonight, it is Joe’s Rules in the cage. He says he has to battle against the agenda of MVP and the office. He says there is something that doesn’t sit with him, and that is what everyone is saying Joe is going to do to him. He says people need to be asking what he is going to do to Joe. Magnus says he is very dangerous, and Joe will realize that the hard way tonight.