TNA IMPACT 08 11 2016

TNA IMPACT Wrestling
Location: Orlando, FL
Date: August 11, 2016

* The show opened with a promo by EC3 talking about how he will face the current TNA World Heavyweight Champion at Bound For Glory. Current TNA Champion Lashley interrupts along with TNA King of the Mountain Champion James Storm. Storm says he will beat Lashley tonight. Lashley and Storm brawl to the back. Mike Bennett and Moose jump EC3. Eddie Edwards ran out to make the save.

* Mike Bennett and Moose def. EC3 and Eddie Edwards.

* Former WWE star Damien Sandow made his debut under the new name of Aron Rex. Josh Mathews mentioned other free agents like Cody Rhodes, Ryan “Ryback” Reeves and Stu “Wade” Barrett as also being available. Rex cut a promo talking about his former employer and how TNA is about talent. He said he came to TNA to make an impact.

* Gail Kim def. Marti Bell in a No DQ match. After the match, Maria announced that Gail Kim would be facing Jade next week on Impact.

* Another “Broken” Matt Hardy video aired. He then arrived inside the Impact Zone and talked about leaving his wife and son at home with The Decay now being a threat. The Tribunal with Al Snow came out trading insults with Hardy.

* “Broken” Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy def. The Tribunal w/ Al Snow. Jeff scored the winning pinfall. After the match, Jeff went crazy hitting a Swanton Bomb on a table over Al Snow and then over another table with no one on it. He laughed and yelled out, “I am Brother Nero.” Matt yelled back, “You are broken.”

* The Decay cut a promo where Rosemary said Bram was on a stairway to hell.

* Drew Galloway cut a promo in the ring and said EC3 was jealous of him. He challenged EC3 to a match where the winner will face the TNA Champion at Bound For Glory.

* Lashley def. James Storm in a Title vs. Title match to become the new TNA King of the Mountain Champion. Lashley now holds the TNA World Heavyweight, X Division and King of the Mountain Championships in the company. After the match, Lashley and Aron Rex had a stare down to close the show.