Dixie Carter is in the back with Rockstar Spud freaking out and she wants to know where EC3 is at. Magnus comes in and a lawyer is talking about the “Investors”. He says they are setting for a huge takeover. He says he will take care of it. Magnus wants to know more, but Dixie says they want more on the wrestling side then business side. The Lawyer says play fair and someone will be in Sting’s corner tonight. Magnus says he wants a no DQ match tonight so Sting will not have any excuses. Lawyer says that is fine and its official.
Magnus comes out with EC3 and Rockstar Spud. Magnus talks about his match tonight with Sting and how it leads up to this. He said I thought you were a man…. Sting interrupts and books it to the ring. Sting says now he is ready to honor a deal and brings up Magnus’s match against AJ Styles. Sting says he does not know about any investor and will have someone in his corner. Magnus brings up that it is a no DQ match, so Sting better pin him or submits him. He says Sting can’t beat him and he proved it at Bound for Glory where he made him tap out. Sting says he got his head back in the game and he knows him better than he does before he will perform him. He says that is the difference between a real champion and a paper champion. The fans chant “Paper champion”, but Magnus slaps him and Sting just laughs. Sting with a right hand and everyone starts brawling. Samoa Joe comes down and makes the save. He clears house and he with Sting stand tall in the ring. Sting says Joe will be in his corner tonight.
James Storm - Gunner what led to this video package is shown. Their match is next.
Winner on a Pole Match Get World Title Shot: Gunner Vs. James Storm
They both go right for the briefcase then a lock up, Gunner with a shoulder block. Storm fights back with a right hand. Storm is sent to the outside, but slides in and lands a kick. He shoots off the ropes, but Gunner catches him with a shoulder block. Gunner with a wild right hand and send shim into the corner face first. Storm fights back with a kick to the face and goes to the top rope, but Gunner knocks him down. Storm fights back, but Gunner lands a series right hand and hits a fall away slam out of the corner. Gunner with a sling shot suplex, but Storm reverses it into a back breaker. Storm with a code breaker, he gets the crowd into it and goes for the last call, but blocked. Gunner lands a rock bottom type move. Gunner goes for the case, but Storm battles with him on the top rope. Storm botches a head takeover from the top rope. Storm goes for the case, but Gunner gets him from behind as Storm takes it down and Gunner hits the electric chair off the top. Storm loses it when he falls and they start fighting for it. Gunner with a stiff right hand and grabs it for the win. What a finish….
Kurt Angle is in the back talking about his match with Bobby Roode. He says he will beat Bobby Roode tonight.
Velvet Sky is on Impact365 and reading a letter that he sent her along with some gifts. It is a led pipe.
Velvet Sky was in the cage at ringside for the following match: X Division Title Match: Austin Aries Vs. Chris Sabin ©
They lock up, Aries with a huge chop to get inside of Sabin head. A big arm drag followed by a series of roll ups by Aries. Austin with a bride of submissions, but Sabin gets out. Chris with right hands, but Aries sends him to the floor. Aries goes to the top rope, but Sabin pulls him down and he falls on the turnbuckle. Sabin waves to Velvet and lands a drop kick in the corner for a count of 2. Sabin sends him to the floor hard, he pays to the crowd and talks trash to the downed Aries. Sabin...