Eric attended the TNA Wrestling Impact tapings last Wednesday in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios and sent in the following notes and results from the taping, which airs tonight at 9PM EST/8PM CT on Spike TV. The show is a follow-up to last week’s episode where James Storm won the TNA Championship:
The broadcast opens with new World Champion James Storm – complete with a new theme song and video. Storm talked about winning the title last week and out comes Fortune. Samoa Joe came out and ran everyone down, and he wants a title shot. Storm tells Joe he hasn’t deserved it. Sting came out and announced Bobby Roode vs. Joe tonight with the winner facing Storm at the Impact tapings in Macon, Georgia next week.
(1) Rob Van Dam beat Daniels by DQ. Daniels ended up hitting RVD with some tools to cause the DQ. Daniels went to use the screwdriver but AJ Styles made the save.
Karen Jarrett, Traci Brooks, Madison Rayne and Gail Kim come out. Gail talks about leaving WWE. Karen announces Gail vs. Velvet Sky for the Knockouts Title at Turning Point.
(2) Gail Kim defeated Tara in a singles Knockout bout.
(3) TNA TV Champion Eric Young beat Robbie E. in a non-title match. Rob Terry and Robbie attacked Young after the match. Young took the mic and said for the Macon tapings, he’s bringing Ronnie from Jersey Shore.
Eric Bischoff came out to call his son to the ring. Eric wants an apology before tonight’s show is over.
Ric Flair is backstage with Garrett Bischoff and tells him he should apologize to Eric.
(4) Jeff Jarrett came out and called out Jeff Hardy. Jarrett shows replays of the sad match from Victory Road again. Hardy came out and they brawled again. Bully Ray made the save which led to Hardy vs. Ray. Hardy won the match with the Swanton.
After the match, Hardy was being intervierwed by Christy Hemme when Jeff Jarrett attacked from behind. Jarrett brought Hardy back to the ring. He and Ray set it up to powerbomb Hardy through it but Mr. Anderson ran out for the save.
(5) Bobby Roode defeated Samoa Joe to become the new #1 contender and face Storm at next week’s tapings in Georgia. Roode also had a new song and video. After the win, James Storm came out for a staredown with Roode.
* Eric Bischoff came out again to call his son out. Garrett refused. Ric Flair came out to encourage him to apologize. Garrett shoved Flair and Flair attacked him. Eric Bischoff joined in on the attack and they beat his son down. Bischoff and Flair tossed Garrett out of the ring and celebrated to end it.