neckbreaker variation. Angle locked in the ankle lock and grapevined Roodes legs. Roode appeared to be passed out, the ref raised Roodes hand to count him out but he grabbed the rope, prompting quite a reaction from the crowd.
Kurt hit the Angle Slam from the top. Both men were down up to a 9-count, Roode got up, fell onto Kurt, and picked up the pin-fall. Angle appeared knocked out after the Angle Slam and didn't move for a long time. Medical personnel got into the ring, followed by the trainer and the doctor. A stretcher was brought out for him, and they tried putting a neck brace on him. As they were about to wheel him away, Angle got off the stretcher and began walking out under his own power.
WINNER: Bobby Roode
Another clip showed AJ Styles defeating Sting to retain the TNA World title a few years ago. Backstage, we saw AJ Styles getting ready, and Bully Ray talking to his resurrected club.
EC3 made his début entrance. A small wrestler called Norv Fernum made his entrance, and jumped around like a mad man.
- Ethan Carter III vs Norv Fernum
Obviously a squash match that showed what EC3 can do. The crowd were not into it and chanted "Boring". The crowd got into it a little bit after Norv got some offence EC3 destroyed him with the same finishing move that Dean Ambrose of the Shield does, a DDT variation. Tenay mentioned he is Dixie Carters nephew after the match.
WINNER: Ethan Carter III
Magnus cut a promo saying he will have his moment against the legend known as Sting.
- Main Event Mafia match: Magnus vs Sting
They started this match being respectful to each other, until Magnus gave him a cheap shot after letting him in the ring. The crowd were quiet throughout this, and Magnus was able to escape the Scorpion Death Lock. Magnus copied Stings mannerisms and moves to try get into his head. Magnus escaped a second death lock, then took the advantage with the scorpion death drop followed up by an elbow drop from the turnbuckle.
Magnus elbowed Sting hard in the face after trying to death drop him, Sting fainted to the floor Ric Flair style. Sting encouraged Magnus to bring it. Magnus got Sting into the cloverleaf which was too much in the end, Sting tapped out.
WINNER: Magnus via submission.
After the match, Sting offered his hand, Magnus shook it for a second only to walk out on him. Sting didn't know what to make of it.
Another AJ Styles clip, of when he defeated Magnus to become number one contender in the Bound for Glory series.
Jeremy Borash conducted an interview with the TNA World Champion Bully Ray. He talked down to AJ Styles and wanted him to feel bad after losing to him. The crowd were chanting "boring" throughout his promo.
Another video showing Dixie Carters involvement with AJ Styles, and the bounty she had put on him. It also showed the confrontation from the previous Impact Wrestling episode during Bully and AJ's contract signing.
- TNA World Heavyweight Championship, No Disqualification:
AJ Styles vs Bully Ray(c)
AJ Styles took time to make his entrance, allowing his "No One" music to play. The music did not change to "The Phenomenal One" this time after taking his hood down. The crowd were firmly behind AJ Styles. Bully Ray entered with a modified version of the Aces and Eights theme.
Jeremy Borash handled the official main event announcement on this occasion, with Earl Hebner introduced as the referee for the contest.
Bully Ray talked down to AJ, saying he was afraid of him. Ray controlled the pace in the beginning, keeping it slow and methodical. After some trash talk, AJ Styles became well motivated and upped the pace. AJ Styles put the calf killer on Ray only for Garrett Bischoff to come down and interfere. The distraction allowed Bully to get a hammer, which he tried to use but AJ kicked him before he could. AJ tried to hit him with it but Bully stopped it.
Bully began mocking Hulk Hogan. AJ Styles willed Bully on to chop him harder, and to hit him harder after taking a beating. His chest flamed up from the hard shots. Knux came into the ring and choke slammed AJ Styles.
After AJ kicked out at two, Bully blamed Knux and Earl Hebner for it, which gave AJ time to recover. Bully kicked AJ hard to the outside.
AJ got Bully Ray onto the table on the outside, AJ attempted a 450 splash from the top rope but Bully Ray moved, leaving AJ to crash and burn through the table. Taz handed Bully a blade to cut the ring apart and tear the ring covering off. "ECW" chants from the crowd. Bully Ray called his boys out, but Dixie Carter came out instead. She handed him a chair which AJ used against Ray. Springboard 450! Earl Hebner told not to count the pinfall by Dixie but went ahead anyway, only a two count.
Bully Ray backdropped AJ onto the bare wood after Styles tried to hit the Styles Clash. Vicious chair shots followed. AJ managed to come back with a Pele kick and a chair shot of his own. AJ styles hit the Spiral Tap!
1 .. 2 .. 3!
WINNER: AJ Styles - NEW TNA World Heavyweight Champion
Five new champions crowned on the night. Major change in the air. AJ Styles back on top after years of hard times. AJ Styles finished the PPV celebrating with the crowd, as Dixie Carter looked on in horror.