TNA Impact Results: AJ Styles Vs. James Storm, Aces & 8's Stay Strong, More
- Mickie James talks about what winning the #1 Contendership means to her. She says she has been pushed aside for a year and a half and it's time she shines.
- James Storm gives his thoughts on AJ in the locker room. He says after he gives AJ the Last Call, maybe he can knock some sense into him.
- We go to the ring as Bad Influence comes out. Daniels grabs the mic first and says the year of Bad Influence continues. They show off their new show available on ShopTNA. He says they are in talks for a movie starring Morgan Freeman as Dixie Carter. Daniels says the cherry on their exciting lives will be convincing AJ to join them. Kazarian switches gears to Chavo and Hernandez. He mispronounces their names and says Bad Influence will be world tag champs of the world for a 3rd time.
Roode and Aries interrupt and tell them they are not the #1 contenders. The two teams bicker back and forth about who is getting the title match. Chavo and Hernandez come out and put a stop to the nonsense and take out Bad Influence as Roode and Aries retreat. Chavo holds up the titles and says that is why they are better.
- Back from a break as Kenny King, Gail Kim, Roode react to Aces & 8's path of destruction as we see footage of Jeff Hardy getting put in an ambulance from last week with a stressed-out Hogan at his side.
- Matt Morgan notes all of Hogan's mistakes in the recent past. He says all this could have been avoided if Hogan had done the right thing and made him #1 contender.
Devon is out first followed by Joe. Devon attacks Joe from behind but he quickly recovers and hits vicious shots to Devon in the corner. Joe drops a big knee and gets 2. Devon gets the upper-hand and he gets 2 then goes to a rear chinlock. Joe fights up and whips Devon in and follows up with an Enzuigiri. Wes and Garett come out to interfere but Joe takes care of them. Mr. Anderson hits Joe with brass knuckles behind the ref's back and Devon makes the cover for the win.
Winner by pin And Still TV Champion: Devon
Aces & 8's celebrates in the ring. Devon holds Joe and Anderson strikes him in the face with the brass knucks.
- AJ Styles and James Storm walk toward the ring in the back as we go to break.
- We're back as the lovely Christy Hemme introduces James Storm to the ring. AJ Styles is out next in his leather jacket and hoodie. He walks out slowly and stares at Storm then turns to leave.
AJ Styles vs. James Storm
Storm runs up the entrance and they scrap on the ramp. They get in the ring and the bell rings. AJ takes control of Storm but Storm hits a high knee and mounts AJ for some strikes. AJ is back in control as we go to break.
AJ hits a suplex as we return to action and goes to a reverse chinlock. Storm fights out and hits a flurry. Storm hits a high back bodydrop and drops him in a modified F5 for 2. Storm puts AJ up top but AJ slips through and hits a dropkick to an upside down Storm in the corner. Bad Influence come down the ramp.
Both Storm and AJ go to the floor and mix it up at ringside. AJ sends Storm back in but Storm hits him with Closing Time. AJ blocks the Last Call and puts Storm in an ankle lock. Storm is forced to tap.
Winner by submission: AJ Styles
Kazarian and Daniels get in the ring to celebrate with and raise AJ's hand. AJ turns on them and lays them out. Storm gets up as AJ leaves up the ramp and Aces & 8's comes out to take Storm and Bad Influence apart. Bully gets on the mic and says they are responsible for destroying TNA's heroes. He says we have no heroes left. Bully tells Hogan that he will call him out next week and tell him to his face that he is the reason why all TNA's heroes are victims.
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