Impact starts with a video of last weeks confrontation between James Storm and Gunner. When the show goes live, MVP heads to the ring then a video recap of the Samoa Joe vs Magnus match from last week.
MVP starts talking and is immediately interrupted by Magnus and Abyss.
Magnus says that Abyss works for him and not for MVP or TNA and that the only time Abyss will be in the ring is when Magnus is in the ring. MVP says that is great because he is going to give The Monster a shot at the TNA World Title and they will both be in the ring that way. Plus there is one guy who gets shafted in all this so next week it will be Magnus vs Abyss vs Samoa Joe.
With that out comes the Samoan Submission Machine. Joe says to MVP that he has only asked for one thing and that was to get a fair shot at the World Title and that the only thing he is hearing is a handicap match.
MVP says no it's a 3-way match and Joe tells MVP that MVP is about to have a problem controlling him. With that a short brawl breaks out between Joe and Magnus plus Abyss and MVP. Eric Young hits the ring and with that we take our first break of the night.
After the break EY is talking to MVP. EY says he created the problem with Abyss and he wants to be a part of the big match next week. MVP says that EY hasn't earned that shot. With that EY starts listing his accomplishments and that he is a World Class Professional Wrestler.
Joe gets on the mic and says that EY gets nothing until Joe gets his fair shot.
MVP likes that EY proves his points and says that it will be a 4-way match and Joe and EY start brawling in front of MVP. MVP calls in referees from the back to separate them and Joe challenges EY tonight. MVP validates the match for tonight and the 4-way match next week.
Bully Ray tells us that if Bobby Roode messes with the Bull you get the horn and that Roode had better bring a lot of tables.
The Wolves meet MVP in the back and want a match with Magnus and Abyss tonight!!!!
A quick clip from earlier today has EC3 and Spud looking for Willow "out in nature"
Spud is camouflaged and EC3 says they will attack Willow in his home.
1st out are The Wolves followed by the Champ Magnus and Abyss.
The Wolves vs Magnus and Abyss
Magnus show power moves and the Wolves show their quickness. Abyss gets into the mix with a double closeline from behind as we go to commercial.
As we come back Tenay and Taz are talking about next week's Fatal 4 Way while the tag match continues in the ring.
Edwards hit a nice hurricanrana on Magnus and Richards then nails both opponents with a drop-kick from the top rope. The Wolves show amazing teamwork and get the win when Magnus quickly taps out to single leg crab.
Abyss grabs the World Heavyweight Title belt and walks past Magnus.
Winners of the match: The Wolves
Angelina Love comes out and says that Velvet Sky and her have problems and calls her friend out to find out what the hell her problem is.
Velvet says that she's pissed and didn't sign up for what happened to Madison Rayne last week. Angelina proceeds to let Velvet know that she is nobody without Angelina. Angelina has some really good lines during her promo and tells Velvet that by the time Angelina's match tonight with Madison Rayne is over, that Velvet needed to pick a side.
Video about James Storm and Gunner "From the Beginning".
Flash back to EC3 and Spud "hunting" for Willow.
Next it's Bully Ray when we return to Impact Wrestling.
Back with EC3 and Spud "searching" a barn for Willow when we see Willow grab Spud without EC3 knowing. Spud, stop with the games Carter says as we hear Willow's evil laugh.
More video of Storm and Gunner as the feud begins. And again, later tonight it's Gunner/Storm II Unlocked.
Bully enters the ring followed by several people carrying tables to ringside. Bully gets a huge pop from the crowd when he takes the mic. You know who I am???? I'm the guy who made sure Dixie Carter is no longer a part of TNA.
He then addresses Bobby Roode and says that he keeps telling Roode that they didn't need another owner like Dixie Carter. Bully asked the crowd if they want to see Roode put through 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 tables when Roode's music hits.
It's the night for promos to be talking resume's as Roode tells Bully the things he's done
including tricking Bully going to Nashville last when. The Roode screams DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?
Bully says get in the ring and Roode says that he calls the shots. Bully doesn't back down and says the crowd says NOW. Roode says it's not gonna happen when Bully heads up the ramp and brings Roode back to the ring.
Bully is determined to send a message to Roode. Roode ducks a punch from Bully and Bully injures his hand and Roode starts working on Bully's injured right hand.
Both wrestlers try to put the other through a table to no avail. They finally get in the ring where there are 3 tables in place. Bully takes command and Roode side-steps a big boot and Bully puts his foot through one of the tables.
Again Roode side-steps Bully this time when Bully tries a spear and Bully goes right through a table.
Cut to the back and Magnus tells Abyss that Abyss has something that's his. Abyss wants to know what happened with Magnus tapping out so quick. Magnus said it's all about keeping the championship and the he had no problem tapping quick in order to hold on to the belt.
Up next Knockouts match.
We see Storm and Gunner in the back both looking focused on their match later tonight.
Video of Knux back home seeing the devastation that a flood left behind.
Angelina Love is first out for the Knockouts match getting serious heat from the crowd. Madison Rayne comes out to a big roar from the crowd and goes flying into the ring to attack Angelina.
Angelina Love vs Madison Rayne
Rayne is the early aggressor in this non-title match. Velvet comes to ringside to get a closer look at the action, and it appears that Velvet is cheering for Rayne.
At one point Velvet tells Madison, come on baby I still love you. At that Angelina and Velvet argue on the floor. Back in the ring, Angelina takes charge.
As Angelina distracts the referee, Velvet gives Madison a vicious DDT on the floor and Angelina gets a pin over the Champ.
Angelina Love defeated Madison Rayne
EY in the back with ODB. EY fired up about his match with Samoa Joe tonight and being part of the Fatal 4-way next week.
Kenny "King of the Night" King comes up to MVP in the back wanting to know what MVP has for the King of the Night tonight. MVP says he will have something for him next week.
Samoa Joe vs Eric Young is next.
Two of the four men who will be in the Fatal 4-Way Match next week go at it. EY is very aggressive to start with, taking the match right to Joe. The crowd chants E - Y and are firmly supporting Young.
Samoa Joe gains control and Joe seems a little surprised at how much abuse EY can take. Joe continues to control the match with several power moves as a few Let's Go Joe chants begin.
Both men hit a clothesline on each other to slow things down. When they finally both get up EY regains control briefly when Joe gets a near fall with a side slam. EY climbs the ropes and misses a moonsault. Joe chokes out EY to get the win.
Earl Hebner comes out to tell his son Brian that Joe's shoulders were on the mat at the same time that EY was being choked out and the father and son briefly exchange words.
Samoa Joe defeats Eric Young
More video with EC3 looking for Spud.
Then a video of Samuel Shaw approaching Christy Hemme in the locker room and cutting a strand of her hair. Shaw is suspended for one week for his actions.
Straight Jacket Match set up for next week with Mr. Anderson and Samuel Shaw.
Another video clip of last with weeks Storm vs Gunner encounter when Storm crossed the line with his actions against Gunner's father.
Christy Hemme out to announce first Storm and then Gunner.
Gunner vs James Storm
The No DQ match begins before Gunner even gets down the ramp as the former partners brawl on the outside. We can see tables left over from when Bully Ray was out earlier and trash can lids in the ring.
Storm gets the early control with a huge back suplex to Gunner on the floor. Finally in the ring there are steel chairs and trash can lids all over the place when Storm nails a vicious DDT to Gunner as we go to break.
Prior to the break, Tenay tells us that we will see the results of the EC3/Spud/Willow saga before the shows goes off tonight.
Back from the break, Gunner takes control but then both men exchange several trash can lid shots to the head.
Both men take turns in control when Storm catapults Gunner into a steel chair set up in the ropes. Storm rolls out of the ring to bring in more props into the ring. As Storm gets back on to the apron, Gunner spears the Cowboy and both men go through a table.
We keep seeing that one of the weapons brought into the ring was a beer bottle.
Gunner superplexes Storm into two chairs and Storm barely escapes and nails Gunner with The Last Call ......twice. This time Gunner barely escapes the 3 count.
Both men end up with a beer bottle in hand and Gunner nails Storm first, and Gunner gets the 1-2-3 to win the match.
Gunner defeated James Storm
EC3 is yelling at Willow when he finds Spud tied up on a cot. We hear Willow and he finally shows himself and beats EC3 down and leaves him his black and white umbrella over Carter.
Carter screams GAME ON as the show goes off the air.
We find out that next week there will be a Fatal 4-Way match for the TNA Heavyweight Title between, Magnus; Abyss; Samoa Joe; and Eric Young.
The Wolves defeated Magnus and Abyss when Magnus quickly tapped out from a single leg crab.
Angelina Love pinned Madison Rayne in a non-title match when Velvet Sky DDT'd Rayne on the floor for the assist.
Bully Ray and Bobby Roode brawled for a few minutes with tables set up everywhere in a bout that was never officially a match. It ended when Bully missed a spear and went through a table.
Samoa Joe got a victory over Eric Young when Joe choked EY out.
Throughout the show we saw EC3 and Spud "hunting" down Willow but Willow left them both laying out.
And in the Main Event of the night, Gunner got the victory over James Storm.
Ed Boston, co-founder of DTRTWrestling.com signing off after a very solid but not spectacular week of IMPACT.
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