TNA iMPACT Wrestling 2011 07 28

Location: Orlando, Florida (Universal Studios)
Date: July 28th, 2011 (Taped: July 25th)
Commentators: Mike Tenay & Taz

TAPED FOR XPLOSION: Crimson defeated Devon in a Xplosion Championship Series Match.

IN RING SEGMENT
Kurt Angle + Hulk Hogan: They  followed Kurt Angle to the ring. He said TNA is being run by two scumbags… Bischoff and Hogan. He asked Hogan to come out. Hogan came out. Angle said for 3 days they have been phoning him and don’t they get a hint. Hogan told him to join because he will get more money and you can reach Hogan’s height, before Matt Morgan, Beer Money, Kurt Angle and even during Andre The Giant, Hogan was doing brilliant in the territories and made wrestling a international. Phenomenon. Angle said he had a bit of respect for Hogan. Hogan said he will never wrestle again but Angle said he could feel Hogan itching to get back and told him to remove Sting not him.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Eric Bischoff arrived and was given a document by the network.

BOUND FOR GLORY SERIES MATCH
Rob Van Dam defeated Gunner:

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Immortal ( Eric Bischoff & Bully-Ray & Mr. Anderson & Abyss & Scott Steiner & Jeff Jarrett & Karen Jarrett) + Hulk Hogan + Sting: Bischoff was with Immortal, the document said the network want them to hire more X-Division guys and brand the division even more. Hogan came in and said he wants Angle finished, Bully-Ray said Mr. Anderson to do it and he accepted. Sting came in dressed in a red suite, with a cage, he sat down and said he was the network executive, booked Anderson vs Angle in a cage match with Fortune as lumberjacks and left.

IN RING SEGMENT
Brian Kendrick & Alex Shelley + Austin Aries + Abyss + Sting: Brian Kendrick said some mumbo jumbo, Shelley translated and called Aries a jackass and told him to come out. Shelley said Jerry Lynn, Low-Ki, Christopher Daniels, A.J. Styles, Brian Kendrick the pioneers and said this division is about respect, high flyers, submissions, excitement. Shelley questioned Aries latest moves such as using the belt, Shelley said he better play by their rules or he is done doushbag. Aries said Kendrick dressed real smartly ( he was in jeans and no shoes), he said you guys are used to playing with themselves which gets boring but he played by their roles when he beat two guys to qualify to Destination X and then 3 more at the PPV. Now the contract is signed they will play by his rules. Win at all costs, and accused them off entertaining the fans but he doesn’t care he wants five star matches but five star bank accounts, he wants to win belts and make money. He is talented and greatest man that ever lived, in the end he will be the new X-Division champion. Kendrick said he is X-Division champ and some other crap, Shelley told Aries to shove his 5 star matches up his ass. Shelley said at Hardcore Justice he gets his rematch but Abyss came out and said he wants Kendrick tonight for X-Division belt. Sting came on the tron and said it was a Ultimate X match. 

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW
Matt Morgan said he is out for 6 weeks and has to withdrawal for the Bound For Glory series match. He was in shock and very upset.

VIDEO PACKAGE: Bound For Glory Series Update.

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW
Bully-Ray said he was playing angry birds because Crimson is no threat.  He is a legend and Crimson a boy who has had about a cup of coffee. This week he faces A.J. Styles in Houston and hyped the match.

BOUND FOR GLORY SERIES MATCH
Crimson defeated Bully-Ray:

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Madison Rayne + Sting: Madison Rayne said she’s going to the ring, but Sting warned her not to come out because he reveal the cage which is scarier than a spider. She ran.

KNOCKOUTS SINGLE MATCH
Winter (w/Angelina Love) defeated Tara (w/Miss Tesmocker): Miss Tesmocker and Angelina Love were sent to the back. Hebner got distracted, so Winter low-blowed Tara and hit her finisher to win.

VIDEO PACKAGE: Brian Kendrick defeating Abyss for the X-Division title at Destination X.

ULTIMATE X MATCH FOR THE X-DIVISION TITLE
Brian Kendrick defeated Abyss to retain the X-Division Title:  Abyss is afraid of heights. Abyss went for a chokeslam but Kendrick managed to grab the title and retain the title.

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW
Velvet Sky & Tracey Brooks: Velvet Sky is worried but Traci Brooks promised her not to worry.

VIDEO PACKAGE: Eric Young meeting Joel Dean to become a actor.

IN RING SEGMENT
Velvet Sky & Traci Brooks + Miss Jackie & ODB: Velvet called out ODB and Miss Jackie. Tracey Brooks told them to stop doing this or they risk getting a record. ODB said they lost there jobs because Velvet Sky lost them there job and because she was a hot commodity. She said Knockouts is now a Hooters invitational which makes no room for the real fighters. Velvet said she was  bullied in Hartford Connecticut when she was young , coming to TNA was a great achievement and she earned her keep in this company, she doesn’t owe anyone a apology. She said to ask for a job or take the hard way and left.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Fortune ( A.J. Styles & Christopher Daniels & Kazarian & Bobby Roode & James Storm) + Sting: Fortune were discussing themselves as being Lumberjacks tonight and said maybe one of Immortal members could get hurt, because at the next PPV. Its Fortune versus Immortal in a 6 man tag match. Daniels took A.J. Styles aside and asked if he thought about what he told him last week, suddenly Sting came in and told them to get ready to keep the bad guys out, he said he is going to reveal the gift for Bischoff right now.

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Eric Bischoff + Sting: Eric Bischoff was shouting at The Network on the phone. Bischoff was confused because the network said they haven’t spoke to Sting in weeks. Sting came in and opened up and said he was never the executive everything was a lie, if you wear a good suite everyone listens to you. He opened the present and it was a crow who scared Bischoff

STEEL CAGE MAIN EVENT GRUDGE MATCH
Kurt Angle defeated Mr. Anderson: Fortune were lumberjacks. After Angle hit a top rope angle slam, Abyss, Gunner, Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner ran down and a brawl ensure with Fortune but then Mexican America came down as well and they brawled everywhere. On the other side of the ring Bully-Ray came and distracted Angle, Anderson asked for a chair but suddenly both of them started to get angry at one another, Anderson then went back into a angle slam and lost. Suddenly the lights went out and Sting appeared in the middle of the ring and told Angle 10 days and raised his hands.