Austin Aries makes his way to the ring, he says that the title does not make the man, but the man makes the title. He says that he has every intention of doing the option C route by cashing in the X division title for the world title. However the Bro-Man’s come out, but Zema Ion attacks him from behind and cashes in his briefcase.
Austin Aries vs. Zema Ion
Zema covers him, but Aries kicks out. Zema sends him to the floor and nails an outside baseball slide. Ion throws him back in the ring and hits a spring board DDT for a near fall. Ion goes to the top rope where he misses the twisting dive and Aries lands a forearm shot followed by a fall away slam. Aries with a drop kick in the corner followed by the brain buster for the win.
Winner: Aries in 2:04
Dixie Carter and Rock Star Spud is still waiting on MVP.
Sam Shaw and Christy Hemme are shown once again at his apartment. Christy is shown in the back and she said that they need to talk about his obsession with her. She says it needs to stay professional.
Bobby Roode is in the back complaining about saving Magnus in his matches. Magnus says instead of focusing on him, he should focus on Samoa Joe.
MVP and Dixie Carter introduce themselves to each other. She tries to sweet talk him about how she built TNA into what it is today. She says that he will learn a lot from her and MVP says that they need to talk about the future of TNA in front of the fans. They disagree and MVP walks out.
Magnus vs. Kurt Angle
They exchange arm wrenches, but finally Angle hits an belly to belly suplex and lands right hands on the champion. Magnus with a rake of the eyes of Angle. Magnus throws him into the ropes, but blocked and Angle hits a series of German Suplex three times. He goes for Angle slam, but blocked. Magnus with a big spine buster for a near fall. Magnus climbs to the top rope, but Angle hits a belly to belly off the top and locks in an ankle lock. EC3 takes out the knee of Angle for the DQ.
Winner: Angle via DQ in 2:21
Angle fights back as they brawl around the ring. EC 3 locks in a leg submission that gives Angle tons of pain. The referees have to break it up. Eventually Angle is stretchered out of the arena.
Samoa Joe cuts a good promo on Dixie Carter about how she started a war with the wrong guy.
We are shown a video package of the problems between Velvet Sky and Chris Sabin. He is about to talk to her and we go to break.
We are back with Sabin and Sky, he tries to sweet talk her to get back to him. He purposes to her and she looks in the ring holder, but there is not ring. He says he is finally free and is tired hearing about her.
#1 Contender for World Title Match: Samoa Joe vs. Bobby Roode
Alright are main event is in full go, Joe with a stiff right hand that knocks Roode to his feet. They excahge leg kicks and Joe with a big kick to the chest of Roode followed by a knee drop to the face. Roode send shim into the corner, but reversed and Joe lands a side kick to the face of Roode in the corner. Joe gets the crowd involved and shoots off the ropes, but Roode catches him with an elbow. Roode tries to suplex him In the ring, but blocked and he just nails a drop kick on the big man. Joe crashes to the floor and Roode sends him back into he ring where he lands a neck breaker for a near fall. They trade chops to the chest of one another, but Roode takes him down and locks in a headlock. Joe fights out, with right hands. They exchange and he shoots off the ropes where he hits an elbow. Joe with a big boot then misses the back splash. Roode misses the knee drop and then Joe hits a series of slaps. Joe comes off the ropes and Roode hits a spine buster. Roode plays to the crowd and turns around right into a big suplex by Joe. The fans get behind Joe, he puts Roode to the top rope. Joe goes for muscle buster, but blocked and Roode hits a kick followed by a