that allows a distraction and lets the challengers double team the champs. Kaz tags in and hits a springboard leg drop for two. Daniels heads into the ring, and Hernandez takes out both men with a double clothesline. Hernandez back drops Daniels and this allows Chavo to body slam Kaz and tag out to Hernandez. Hernandez slams Chavo down into Kaz and goes for the pin, getting two. Both Hernandez and Chavo hit Kaz with a running clothesline in the corner before Hernandez hip tosses Kaz across the ring. Hernandez connects with a brainbuster before tagging out to Chavo. Chavo comes in with a slingshot press. Hernandez tags back in and splashes Kaz for another two count. Hernandez slams Kaz down to the mat before tagging out to Chavo. Chavo tries for the frog splash but misses.
Kaz pounces, taking Chavo into his corner and tagging out to Daniels. Chavo tries to fight back, but Kaz tags in, and the two use quick tags to double team Chavo consistently. Daniels and Kaz focus on the ribs. Chavo continues to try to fight back, but Daniels drops him across the top rope, and Kaz hits him with a dropkick that sends Chavo to the outside. Daniels and Kaz bust out some Gangnam style. Chavo heads back into the ring, surprising Kaz, but again quick tags allow the challengers to be fresh, and double team Chavo. Kaz chokes Chavo across the bottom rope, and Daniels catches him with a cheap shot. Kaz takes Chavo down to the mat with a seated bear hug.
Chavo gets to his feet, but Kaz shoulders Chavo. Chavo fights out, but finds himself backed into the corner hard. Kaz screams at Chavo, but Chavo comes up with a DDT out of the corner to respond. Both men make the tag and Hernandez wipes Daniels out with a couple of clotheslines before launching him with a belly to belly suplex. Hernandez splashes Daniels in the corner, but when he tries for the boder toss, Kaz pulls Daniels down and hits a missile dropkick from the top. Kaz and Daniels double team Hernandez, but Hernandez kicks them both away and slingshots himself from the apron into the ring with a double shoulder block. Hernandez takes Daniels down with a big backbreaker before hitting Kaz with a giant pounce. Hernandez tries for the air Mexico, but Daniels stops him with a kick to the face. Daniels and Kaz hit the high/low, but Hernandez kicks out at two.
Hernandez fights off a double team suplex, and suplexes both his opponents. Chavo wipes out both men with a dropkick. Chavo tries for the three amigos on Kaz, but Daniels breaks it up at two. Chavo turns his attention to Daniels and hits three amigos on him. Chavo heads up to the top rope, but Kaz stops him with a big kick. Hernandez presses Kaz above his head and throws him to the floor. Daniels takes Hernandez over with an STO before heading up after Chavo for a superplex. Daniels is caught and shouldered by Hernandez. Chavo connects with a cross body and Hernandez drops Daniels to the mat from his shoulders. Chavo goes for the pin and gets the three count.
Winners and STILL TNA World Tag Team Champions: Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez
JB is backstage to interview the final participant in the three way match coming up next. AJ Styles says it’s been a rough year for him with a lot of distractions. Distractions he didn’t deserve or need. He says it’s been almost three years since he’s been World Champion, and that’s all the fuel he needs to get past Roode and Storm. He’s going to put the distractions to rest, and tonight starts a new chapter in Styles’ life.
#1 Contenders Match:
Bobby Roode vs. James Storm vs. AJ Styles
The bell rings and Styles kicks Roode in the heads, sending him out to the apron. Styles and Storm lock up and work over each other’s arms. Storm catches Styles with an elbow to the side of the head, and he avoids a dropkick, but he’s pulled to the outside by Roode. Roode and Storm slug it out for a bit until they’re both wiped out by a dive from Styles over the top rope.
Styles takes Roode back into the ring and takes him down with a couple of clotheslines and a big backbreaker. Styles takes Roode over with a snap mare and kicks him in the back hard. Styles slams Roode to the mat before hitting the rope and dropping a big knee. Storm blasts Styles with a couple of right hands. Storms kicks away at Styles in the corner. Styles fights back before charging Roode. Roode back drops Styles out to the apron where he slips. Roode sends Styles out to the floor. Storm attacks Roode from behind, but he finds himself hug up on the top rope by Styles. Styles heads back into the ring and hits Roode with a corner clothesline before splashing and back dropping Roode. Storm sends Styles to the outside where his head cracks against the guardrail. Storm and Roode stare each other down in the ring before attacking and trading chops in the corner.
Storm hits Roode with a series of rights, then a running neckbreaker for a two count. Roode backdrops Storm to the apron, but Storm hits Roode with a kick to the back of the head. Styles is back in the ring and he hits Storm with a dropkick out of nowhere. Styles dumps Roode to the outside before turning to Storm and kicking away at his thigh. Styles kicks at Storm’s legs before locking in the figure four.
Styles breaks the hold to knock Roode from the apron and back to the floor. Styles drops Storm down with a knee breaker before going into another submission with a deathlock/chinlock combination.
Storm is able to make it out of the hold. Styles is kicked away into Roode which allows Storm to get a roll up for two. Styles teases the Styles clash, but Storm counters into an Alabama slam. Storm pins Styles for another near fall. Storm picks up Styles for the eye of the Storm, but Roode breaks it up and DDT’s Storm for a two count of his own. Roode stomps away at both of his opponents before choking AJ with his boot.
Roode takes Storm down to the mat for another... (Continues on next page)