TNA Impact Wrestling: Sept. 27, 2012
Transition 1: Last week on Impact Wrestling, Austin Aries wanted to prove he could do anything Jeff Hardy could, Aces and Eights took out Joseph Parks and destroyed his computer, and Hulk Hogan agreed to go to their clubhouse.
Promo 1: Hulk Hogan said tonight is a pivotal Impact Wrestling, four men will go after the Television Championship on Championship Thursday, and Bobby Roode will fight James Storm in a Street Fight at Bound For Glory with special guest referee King Mo. Sting joined Hogan, and said he’s got Hogan’s back.
Transition 2: Mr. Anderson’s Bound For Glory moments.
Match 1: World Tag Team Champion (of the World) Christopher Daniels beat Kurt Angle and Chavo Guerrero Jr. in a Triple Threat Match in 8:28 by pinning Chavo following an STO.
Backstage 1: Hulk Hogan grills Garett Bischoff, Magnus, Samoa Joe and Mr. Anderson to see which two will challenge for the vacant Television Championship. Hogan eliminated Magnus from consideration.
Backstage 2: Tara spoke with her “Hollywood” boyfriend when she was confronted by Brooke Hogan. Brooke said she had to earn her title shot tonight, but did not name her opponent. Brooke did steal her cell phone, however.
Match 2: Tara pinned ODB to be named the No. 1 Contender to the Knockouts Championship and earn a title shot at Bound For Glory. Tara feigned an injury and won with a small package in 4:40.
Transition 3: Highlights of Evan Markopoulos’ Gut Check loss to Douglas Williams from last week.
Backstage 3: Bruce Prichard scolded Al Snow for getting physically involved with a non-roster member (Joey Ryan) and reminded him that he is not a wrestler. Taz showed up and they discussed Markopoulos’ Gut Check tryout match.
Backstage 4: Bully Ray was interrogated by Jason Hervey regarding his partner for tonight’s main event, but didn’t provide any answers. He merely instructed the camera man to shoot his calves.
Backstage 5: Hulk Hogan addressed the three remaining Championship Thursday contenders. He eliminated Garett Bischoff, putting two former world champions in the match for the vacant Television Championship.
Backstage 6: Bobby Roode caught up with Austin Aries, informing the World Champion that he was going to be Bully Ray’s partner in the main event.
Match 3: Samoa Joe forced Mr. Anderson to pass out to the Rear Naked Choke in 5:00 to become the new Television Champion. They did not use the red strap belt, but the old gold world championship belt (last seen around the waist of Eric Young).
Transition 4: A video detailing the history between Hulk Hogan and Aces and Eights was shown.
Backstage 7: Hulk Hogan and Sting were chatting when a stage hand asked Hogan to sign some documents. The stage hand sprayed Hogan and Sting with mace, allowing Aces and Eights to attack both men.
Transition 5: “Moments Ago” video revealing that Aces and Eights kidnapped Hulk Hogan and Sting, and we finally have confirmation that they have their own video camera.
Promo 2: Evan Markopoulos’ Gut Check decision with Jeremy Borash as the host. Bruce Prichard, Al Snow and Taz served as the judges. Taz voted yes, Prichard voted no, Markopoulos cut his “Kick Out” promo, and Al Snow voted no.
Transition 6: VP from Aces and Eights was shown with Hulk Hogan and Sting, informing them that “the boss” is on his way.
Transition 7: Magnus’ Bound For Glory moment, winning the World Tag Team Championships at age 22.
Vignette 1: “The Boss” of Aces and Eights spoke with his back to Hulk Hogan and Sting. He made a proposition to Hogan for a tag team match at Bound For Glory. Hogan accepted.
Transition 8: “Moments Ago” we saw “The Boss” make the proposition to Hulk Hogan.
Transition 9: Taz and Mike Tenay run down the Bound For Glory card.
Backstage 8: James Storm then makes some comments about his match against Bobby Roode and the addition of King Mo as the special referee.
Match 4: Jeff Hardy and World Champion Austin Aries beat Bobby Roode and Bully Ray when Hardy pinned Ray with the Swanton Bomb in 13:56.
Backstage 9: Hulk Hogan and Sting were safely returned to the Impact Zone by Aces and Eights, who threatened to burn Joseph Park if they don’t “behave.”