Jason Erskine attended the TNA Impact Wrestling tapings, which air tonight, and sent in the following notes from the show. This will be the second-to-last show before the Bound for Glory pay-per-view on October 16.
Beer Money came out and they talked about facing each other tonight. Roode said that he was upset about having to face his family at first, but it’s actually preparing him for Kurt Angle at Bound for Glory. Storm and Roode both promised to bring their best against the other.
Gunner defeated Kazarian when he locked on a cross armbreaker. He wouldn’t let go so they reversed the decision and Kaz won by DQ.
Ken Anderson came out and said he’s never been good as apologizing but wanted to say he was sorry to his a**holes. He ripped on Bully Ray and they went back and forth. Anderson challenged Ray to a Falls Count Anywhere match at Bound for Glory.
*Winter and Madison Rayne defeated Mickie James and Velvet Sky.
*Eric Bischoff called Jeff Hardy to the ring. He ripped on Hardy for dropping the ball. He said Hardy was officially done with TNA and let everyone down. Hardy kicked Bischoff and nailed him with the Twist of Hate, then ran into the crowd when Immortal hit the ring.
*Crimson pinned Samoa Joe with a small package.
*Robert Roode pinned James Storm in a great match. Best thing on the taping. There was a referee bump, so of course Kurt Angle came out. He beat Storm on the floor while Roode was out of it and tossed him back in.
*Hulk Hogan came out for his retirement angle and started crying. Sting showed up and said no one believes it and this is why – he played a secret video of Hogan and Bischoff mocking the fans for believing it and that it was a ploy to sell Hogan shirts. Hogan cut a promo on Sting and said he will face Sting and Sting accepted.