JB is backstage with Jeff Jarrett. He talks about how he will be on a podium this Thursday on Impact to receive Kurt Angle’s gold medals. Jarrett talks about beating Angle tonight and dedicates the win to Karen Jarrett, who he says is at home.
TNA X Division Title Match: Brian Kendrick vs. Kazarian vs. Abyss
We get a promo for tonight’s X Division Title Match. Out first comes the challenger Kazarian followed by the other, Brian Kendrick. Out next comes the TNA X Division Champion Abyss. The bell rings and they both go for Abyss. Kendrick slides out of the ring and Kaz goes at it with Abyss. Kaz takes it to the corner and hits a series of right hands. Kaz unloads on Abyss and hits a dropkick. Abyss comes back with a big elbow and drops Kaz. Kendrick comes back in the ring and stares Abyss down. Kendrick ducks and goes to work with kicks on Abyss. Kendrick with two dropkicks and a cross body. It doesn’t phase Abyss and he just stands there. Abyss lifts Kendrick up high and throws him over the top rope, down to Kaz and the floor.
Kaz and Kendrick come back in the ring and take Abyss down with some double teaming. Abyss goes to the floor. Kaz goes for a baseball slide but Abyss grabs his legs. Kendrick charges but Abyss catches him in mid-air. Kaz comes over with a dropkick and takes down Abyss and Kendrick. They go back to double teaming Abyss on the floor now. Everyone brings it back in the ring and they double team Abyss some more in the corner. Kaz with a flying forearm as Kendrick holds him. Kendrick does the same. More running shots by the two on Abyss. Kaz whips Kendrick into Abyss but Abyss catches him with a Black Hole Slam. Kendrick is out of the ring now. Kaz and Abyss go at it now. Abyss drops Kaz with a big boot.
Abyss takes Kendrick out again and goes to work on Kaz in the corner with a choke. Abyss with big chops now. Abyss lays Kaz out again with a big knee and knocks Kendrick off the apron and to the floor. Abyss throws Kaz in the corner and charges with a big splash. Kaz bites Abyss’ finger trying to get out of a hold but gets thrown to the mat. Abyss with a vise grip now. Kaz finally fights free with right hands but Abyss shoves him to the mat. Kaz ends up on the second rope and Abyss smacks him in the back and puts him on his shoulders. Abyss drops Kaz with Shock Treatment. Abyss drags Kaz to the corner and goes to the second rope. Abyss goes for a big splash but Kaz moves. Kendrick comes in now and dropkicks Abyss knee out. Another dropkick, and another staggers Abyss. Kendrick goes to the top rope and finally takes Abyss down with another dropkick and a 2 count.
Kendrick with an enziguri and another dropkick. Kendrick hits a tornado DDT from the top for another 2 count on Abyss. Kendrick goes for sliced bread but Abyss blocks it. Abyss with a big chokeslam and Kendrick goes down. Kaz comes back over and works on Abyss. Kaz with a hurricanrana from the top. Kaz ducks a clothesline and takes Abyss out with an elbow. Kendrick and Kaz double team Abyss now. Kendrick with a big splash from the top. They both cover Abyss but only get a 2 count. Kaz leaps from the top but Abyss grabs him for a chokeslam. Kaz counters with a roll up for 2. Abyss throws Kaz into Kendrick in the corner. Kendrick and Kaz argue now. They start fighting while Abyss recovers on the floor.
Kendrick goes to the top but Kaz knocks him down on the turnbuckle. Kaz climbs up top but Kendrick shoves him to the mat. Kendrick leaps but Kaz grabs him. They trade shots and Kendrick lays Kaz out. From nowhere, Abyss just pulls Kendrick out of the ring, slamming him to the floor. Abyss comes in the ring and covers Kaz for the pin and the win.