the corner and slaps his chest, but Storm responds with a slap to the face.
Ray isn’t happy about this and he continues to jaw with the fans and complain to the referee. Another lock up and another slap to the face from Storm. Storm chases Bully into the corner and lays in with a series of rights before launching him into the corner. Bully bails to the outside again and kills some time.
Another lock up and Ray takes Storm into the corner yet again. Ray hits Storm low and hits him with an elbow to the back of the head. Ray follows with a right and a slap to Storm’s face, but Storm is quick to respond with a slap that sends Bully across the ring. Storm chases and mounts him in the corner for a series of rights. Storm sends Ray across the ring hard, then follows and stomps on Ray’s hand. Ray rakes Storm’s eyes to stop his momentum. He slams Storm’s head into the corner turnbuckle, and takes him around the ring, doing in again. Storm is able to reverse and Irish whip and score with a back drop, and a big clothesline for two.
Ray heads to the outside and Storm follows, slamming Ray’s head face first into the ring steps. Storm brings things back into the ring and he tries for a superkick in the corner, but Bully moves and Storm connects with the turnbuckle. Bully kicks out Storm’s other leg. Storm tries to climb up using the ropes but Bully is there with big clubbing blows to the back. Ray clamps on a big bear hug and Storm screams in pain. Storm is able to fight his way out of the hold, but he runs straight into a big boot from Bully that’s good for another near fall.
When both men get to their feet, Bully hits a big suplex that’s good for another two. Storm stumbles into the corner and Bully hits him with a punch to the gut. He takes Storm down with a series of overhand rights. Bully gets into an argument with Hebner, but Earl gets right back in Ray’s face. Bully heads back to the corner with a big right hand before mounting the Cowboy in the corner for a series of punches. Storm head butts Bully low and takes him out of the corner with a big powerbomb for two.
Bully and Storm trade punches on their knees. Storm gets back dropped to the apron but he’s quick to hit Bully with a kick to the back of the head. He heads to the top and leaps off with a cross body for two. Bully comes right back with a sidewalk slam, but it’s not enough to keep Storm down for three. Storm rolls up Bully but he only gets two. Storm blocks a big boot and kicks Bully in the back of the head. Storm tries for a splash but Bully moves and Storm connects with the ref. Ray uses the distraction to nail the Bully bomb. Another ref is down and he counts the pin, but Storm is able to kick out at two. Ray heads up to the second rope and tries for a senton, but Storm moves.
Storm tries for a flying forearm and Ray moves and the replacement ref is taken out.
Storm tries to revive Hebner. He ducks a clothesline from Bully and connects with the codebreaker. This sends Bully crashing into the ref. Storm hits the superkick, but there’s no ref. Bobby Roode comes in from out of nowhere with a beer bottle. He smashes it over Storm’s head, and pulls Bully over for a cover. Hebner wakes up to count the three.
Winner and moving on to the Bound for Glory series Finals: Bully Ray
JB says we now know it’ll be Bully Ray vs. Jeff Hardy in the BFG series Finals and they want to know who the fans think will win on Twitter. JB brings in Miss Tessmacher. Tessmacher says her match tonight with Tara is important because she taught her everything she knows and she wouldn’t be the champion without her guidance. She says she called out Tara earlier this month, and Brooke Hogan wanted this match, and she wants it too, to prove it to herself, why she’s the champion.
TNA Knockouts Championship Match
Miss Tessmacher vs. Tara
Both ladies lock up and Tara takes Brooke into the corner. Brooke is able to take Tara over and down to the mat. Tara responds in kind. Brooke attempts to work over Tara’s arm, but Tara is able to turn things around. She takes Tessmacher over in a wrist lock submission, and she’s taken over with an arm drag.
Tara takes Brooke down to the mat and both women smile at each other. Tara locks in a head lock, and Brooke fights her way out, only to run into a shoulder block. Tara tries to take Brooke over in a backslide but only gets two. Brooke tries for a cradle, but Tara rolls through and Brooke rolls to the outside.
Tara invites Brooke back into the ring and holds the ropes for her, but she goes right for a roll up. Brooke isn’t happy about it. She pops up and hits two arm drags, holding on to the second one. Tara makes it to the ropes to force Brooke to break the hold. Brooke is reluctant. Tara isn’t happy about that and she slaps Brooke across the side of the face. Brooke takes Tara into the corner and works her over. She’s also able to take Tara to the mat with a very awkward leg scissors. Brooke hits a series of running forearms, before springing out of the corner with a big clothesline. Brooke tries for a suplex, but Tara blocks it with an elbow to the back of the head. Tara shoulders Brooke and takes her down with a crazy side slam that’s good for another two count.
Tara takes Brooke over into the corner and seats her on the top rope. She hits a big superplex and rolls right into the pin but Brooke is able to kick out at two. Tara tries to pin her a couple more times, but gets the same result. Tara takes Brooke up onto her shoulder for the widow’s peak, but Brooke counters with a roll up, hanging on to get the three count.
Winner and STILL TNA Knockouts Champion: Miss Tessmacher
Tara leaves the ring angrily after the match, refusing a handshake from Brooke.
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