Location: Orlando, Florida (Universal Studios)
Date: February 11, 2010 (Taped: January 18-20)
Commentators: Mike Tenay & Taz
[ REVIEWED BY NIKHIL KALHAN ]
VIDEO RECAP: The events of last week with the Band (Scott Hall & Sean Waltman) attacking Kevin Nash and the Mick Foley & Eric Bischoff saga continues.
RINGSIDE: Mike Tenay & Taz hyping up the 8 Card Stud Tournament..
IN-RING SEGMENT Hulk Hogan + Eric Young: Hulk Hogan explained the Impact Zone is in “full lockdown”. He announced that Scott Hall/Waltman are on the outside tonight. Hogan said even though they are brothers for life but they are walking the line. He said their actions against another brother Kevin Nash, was unacceptable and if they managed to sneak through the cracks they will have to deal with Hogan…personally. Suddenly, Eric Young came down to the ring with a stern look. Young says Hogan should let Waltman/Hall back in so they can get what is coming to them. Hogan said he’s been around and he knows and respects Young, but the decision has been made and they’re not getting in the building. Young replied by saying he’s has no choice but to go to them if they aren’t let in. Hogan’s final words are that if he’s going to go through with his plan he’s going to have to do it off the premises.
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Mick Foley looking for Eric Bischoff
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Scott Hall & Sean Waltman trying to find a way into the iMPACT Zone..
EIGHT CARD STUD QUALIFYING MATCH Pope D’Angelo Dinero defeated Orlando Jordan: There were “Pope is Pimping” chants as usual..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Jeff Jarrett & Eric Bischoff: Jeff Jarrett told Eric Bischoff that he hoped he delivered on his match with Mr. Anderson. Bischoff said he was very impressed and he shared that he may have underestimated how valuable he is to the company. Jarrett mentioned that there are still two slots open for the tournament, and he’d love to be in one of those matches. Bischoff said winning 3 matches at Against All Odds does not sound like starting from the bottom . Bischoff told Jarrett to hit the gym and work hard, but he’s not going to put him in the tournament. Jarrett was upset, but accepted the decision. Bischoff said goodbye with a cocky grin and looks very pleased with himself.
EIGHT CARD STUD QUALIFYING MATCH Matt Morgan defeated SUICIDE: The Commentators said SUICIDE has not been on TV for over a month which is true!
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Mick Foley & Eric Bischoff: Mick Foley stated he was willing to take orders from Eric Bischoff as long as he can give him some assurance that Abyss & Jeremy Borash’s careers are safe. Eric accepted his decision and went on to mention that Abyss will have a match in the 8-Card Stud Tournament, against a former World champion. The former World champ being Mick Foley himself! To make sure Foley stayed in line, Bischoff threatened to unmask Abyss next week if there was any funny business.
BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW Christy Hemme & Mr. Anderson & Kurt Angle: Christy pointed out that they were partners tonight, but they would be oppenents on Sunday. Mr. Anderson said it doesn’t matter who his opponent or teammate was, he will be the next World Heavyweight champion… champion! Angle replied by saying he will snap Anderson’s ankle.
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Kurt Angle & Eric Young: Kurt Angle told Eric Young not go after the band and let him go and do it instead. Angle warned Young that Hulk Hogan may behind this all..
VIDEO PACKAGE: Rob Terry upset about Doug Williams cashing in the X-Division title shot.
TNA X-DIVISION TITLE MATCH Doug Williams defeated Amazing Red to retain the TNA X-Division title:
BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW Christy Hemme & Tara & Angelina Love: Angelina Love explained she disliked Tara, but the past is the past and they agreed to take take out the Beautiful People.
3 ON 2 KNOCKOUTS HANDICAP MATCH The Beautiful People (Velvet Sky & Madison Rayne & Lacey Von Erich) defeated Tara & Angelina Love: Lacey von Erich hit Angelina Love with the ‘ugly stick’ and Velvet Sky got the pin.
BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW Christy Hemme & Desmond Wolfe: Desmond Wolfe called Hernandez a “Super Maxi Paddy.” Wolfe said he put Mr. Mangled (Kurt Angle) on the shelf and will win the 8 Card Stud tournament.
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Scott Hall & Sean Waltman are closer to getting into the iMPACT Zone.
TAG TEAM MATCH Mr. Anderson & Kurt Angle defeated Desmond Wolfe & Hernandez: Mr. Anderson stole the pin after Kurt Angle hit Desmond Wolfe with the Angle slam.
IN-RING SEGMENT Samoa Joe + A.J Styles & Ric Flair: Samoa Joe immediately called out A.J. Styles for a “little chat”, and A.J. came out with Ric Flair. Joe said A.J. absolutely disgusted him. Joe recalled some moments when him and A.J. gave it everything they had, friend or foe. Joe said he was disgusted that A.J. gave it all up for Flair. Joe said when Angle asked A.J to decided who the best in the world was, he threw it all away. Flair came back by saying A.J is the champ and Joe is going to learn the word respect. Joe said he should come to the ring and teach him respect but then he’d be in the hospital. Joe then went on to say he cheated them all. A.J turned it around by bringing up his past and asked him how the Nation of Violence was going now that the Main Event Mafia money has dried up! Styles asked who is Joe to judge him. Joe said the difference is that while he stood toe to toe with the newcomers that came along, A.J. kissed the ring of his new sugar daddy! AJ/Flair stormed the ring and Joe beat down AJ, but Joe got a lot blow from Flair while setting up the Muscle Buster. Joe sold it like a nuclear bomb went off between his legs. They continue the beatdown until referees come to break things up and Flair rubbed it in Joe’s face on the mic. (Editor’s Note: Great Segment)
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Kurt Angle looking for the Band (Scott Hall & Sean Waltman)..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Eric Bischoff & A.J. Styles: Eric Bischoff announced that he will be the special guest referee on Sunday and A.J. Styles was livid. Styles immediately called up Ric Flair and said they had a problem!
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT/strong> Kurt Angle + Hulk Hogan: Kurt Angle was on his way outside to find Scott Hall & Sean Waltman. Hulk Hogan opened the back door and said if Angle was going to do it he wanted him to do it in the ring where somebody can come out and help him!
IN THE RING Kurt Angle + The Band (Scott Hall & Sean Waltman): Kurt Angle called out The Band (Scott Hall & Sean Waltman) and they immediately came down to the ring through the crowd. Angle worked on Waltman while Hall struggled to make it to the ring. Angle prevented Hall from entering the ring at first before locking Hall in the Anklelock. Waltman hit Angle with brass knuckles and hit Angle several more times. Hall got a shot in as well. Hall and Pac work on Angle in the ring as the fans cheer Angle on. Hogan’s music hits and Hogan slowly walked down to the ring . . Hogan acted like he is going to hit Angle but instead hit Hall and also knocked Waltman out cold. Angle looked up at Hogan as Hogan dropped the brass knuckles.