TNA Impact Wrestling
Location: Orlando, Florida
April 19, 2012 (Taped: April 16th )
Commentators:Mike Tenay & Taz
VIDEO PACKAGE: Lockdown highlights which showed the Bobby Roode versus James Storm for the TNA Title. Roode retained. Post match comments.
IN RING SEGMENT
Bobby Roode + Mr. Anderson + Jeff Hardy +Referees + Hulk Hogan: Bobby Roode came down sporting a new hair cut and selling his injuries. Roode said his look has changed but he is still champion. He is still the it-factor of professional wrestling the leader of the selfish generation. He beat James Storm in front of his friends and family, he did give him a last call superkick but as a result he sealed his fate because he is still champion. He has beaten everyone’s heroes: James Storm, A.J. Styles,Jeff Hardy, Sting, there is no more hero’s for him to beat until Mr. Anderson came out. He told Roode to shut the hell up, he’s going to beat his ass and take his title off him. Roode said while he was at home being a asshole he has been the most dominating champion in history, he told him to take a ticket and get to the back of the line. Jeff Hardy came out selling his injuries, Hardy told Roode he’s only champion because of Kurt Angle but he’s out of his way, Anderson said he was here first. They both want a shot, referees came down. Hogan was on the big screen,he said all the champions need to be in the ring. He booked a number 1contender match tonight between those two.
TAG TEAM MATCH
Bully-Ray & Crimson defeated Austin Aries & Matt Morgan:
Garett Bischoff on his way to the ring
Jeff Hardy said its his turn, he beat Kurt Angle at Lockdown and tonight he;s going to get his shot.
IN RING SEGMENT
Garett Bischoff & A.J. Styles & Rob Van Dam & Mr. Anderson + RicFlair: Garett Bischoff came out with his team except Austin Aries. Garett said last Sunday was the biggest match ever and together as ateam they won and got rid of Eric Bischoff. He thanked them. A.J. Styles said Garett has some balls after what he done. Ric Flair came out, he said when he talks everyone shuts up and pays attention. Flair said the talent in the ringwas there because of Eric Bischoff, a innovator of the business. He called Garett a disrespectful disgrace, he’s a two time HOF, they are punk. He said he loves A.J. but he sided with him and next week he’s having a tribute on the show for Bischoff next week a party and they are not invited.
Kazarian & Christopher Daniels: Kazarian and Christopher Daniels said the secret will be revealed tonight.
Samoa Joe & Magnus + Devon: Devon discussed with Samoa Joe Magnus what the plans were as all the champions were asked to go in the ring tonight. No one had a clue.
Kurt Angle defeated A.J. Styles: Daniels threw a envelope at A.J. then Angle rolled him up for the win.
Joseph Parks + Gunner: Joseph Parks asked Gunner where is Abyss, he said he didn’t know. Joesph said he wanted answers and asked where his brother is? Gunner said last time he was in the ring he was with Bully-Ray.
Hulk Hogan & Rob Van Dam: Hulk Hogan made tonight’s number one contender a three way with Rob Van Dam.
IN RING SEGMENT
Bobby Roode & Samoa Joe & Magnus & Gail Kim & Austin Aries & Devon + Hulk Hogan: All the champions were in the ring:Bobby Roode ( TNA World Heavyweight Champion),Austin Aries ( X-Division Champion), Samoa Joe & Magnus ( TNA Tag Team Champions), Devon ( Television Champion) and Gail Kim ( Knockouts Champion). Hulk Hogan said change is happening and once a month there will be open fight night, a talent outside TNA will get to wrestle and prove himself to try get a contract. Alsoon open fight night, any champion could be challenged for a title defense.Bobby Roode who the hell does he think he is. Hulk Hogan said it could happento anyone, Gail Kim asked who decides this and Hogan said he does. Devon said he promised to be a fighting champion, Hogansaid the Television title will be defended every week.
KNOCKOUTS EIGHT MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
Velvet Sky & Mickie James & Tara & Brooke Tesmocker defeated Gail Kim & Sarita & Rosita & Madison Rayne: Brooke got the pin on the Knockouts Champion Gail Kim!
Mr. Anderson said he loved this new open fight night concept and tonight he will beat both men that he will become number 1contenders.
VIDEO PACKAGE: Eric Young and ODB‘s honeymoon.
James Storm on his way to the ring.
TELEVISION TITLE MATCH
Devon defeated Gunner to retain the Television Title:
IN RING SEGMENT
James Storm said he was sorry. He was trying to hurt Bobby Roode but his pride and ego got involved. He said it was satisfying seeing him on the floor but he had doubts when he got to the back. He said is this something he wants to do. Storm said he lost the match but he wasn’t beaten. He beat himself. He said maybe his luck has run out and walked out.
VIDEO PACKAGE: Preview for next weeks Impact Wrestling.
TRIPLE THREAT #1 CONTENDERS MATCH FOR THE TNA WORLD TITLE
Rob Van Dam defeated Jeff Hardy and Mr. Anderson: