Credit: George Galati & PWInsider
Portions of the episode that will air on January 19th were taped on Monday night and the remainder was taped on Tuesday, along with the episode to air on January 26th.
Here are the results:
For January 19, 2012 Episode
From Monday’s Taping
Match Number One: Gunner (with Ric Flair) defeated A.J. Styles with a DDT. Christopher Daniels and Kazarian interfered during the match.
After the match, Gunner tried to DDT Styles on the exposed floor but Styles was able to get free and he got a chair to keep Gunner away.
Match Number Two: Tag Team Champion Crimson defeated Magnus with Red Sky.
After the match, Samoa Joe attacked Crimson but Matt Morgan came out to make the save. Joe and Magnus were able to take care of both men and hit Morgan with elbow drop after a snap mare from Joe.
James Storm comes out and says he is finally getting what he has deserved and that is a shot at the Impact Wrestling Heavyweight Championship. Storm says he and Roode have been here since day one and that he showed Kurt Angle how it’s done. He tells Roode “Sorry about your damn luck” and goes to leave.
Before Storm can leave, Jeff Hardy comes to the ring. Hardy says that if anyone deserves one more final encounter, it is Hardy after he got screwed by Bully Ray. Storm says that he got screwed over first and that if there is anyone who deserved a shot at Roode at Against All Odds, it is him.
Security comes out to get in-between the two, but Impact Wrestling World Champion Bobby Roode comes out.
Roode says Storm knows the stipulation was for the Number One Contender was going to wrestle the winner of the match between Hardy and Roode. Because there was no winner, there is no Number One Contender.
Roode then turns to Hardy and says that he has beaten him twice, so Hardy isn’t getting a shot either.
Sting comes out and tells security to leave since everything is under control. He says Roode will defend his title at Against All Odds and tonight, we will have a match between Jeff Hardy and James Storm for the Number One Contender spot to see who faces Roode at Against All Odds.
From Tuesday’s Tapings
They re-taped the promo setting up the Number One Contender Match.
James Storm came out for a promo proclaiming how happy he is about winning the Number One Contender match to face Bobby Roode at Against All Odds. Storm said that he was better than Kurt Angle. At Against All Odds, he will beat Bobby Roode to win the Impact Wrestling World Championship. Storm then tells Roode Sorry about his damn luck.”
Jeff Hardy comes to the ring and he says that no one is getting a shot at Roode until he has his final encounter. Storm says that Roode screwed him first. Roode then comes out telling them to stop and asks if they can all just get along. Roode is flattered that they are bickering over his world title, but Roode reminds Storm of the stipulation that Storm became the Number One Contender to face the winner of the match between Bobby Roode and Jeff Hardy. Because there was no winner, there is no match for Storm and his title shot is now null and void.
Roode says that he is all for giving to the needy, but he already gave Hardy two shots in five days and Hardy failed, so Storm isn’t getting a shot either.
Sting’s music plays and he comes to the ring. Sting says that Roode found another loophole and calls him clever, but they are fixing it tonight with a Number One Contender match tonight between Jeff Hardy and James Storm.
Match Number Three: Eric Young defeated Angelina Love (with Winter) by disqualification when Angelina kicked Young low.
After the match, Winter and Angelina attacked Young until ODB came out to make the save. Angelina and Winter got the advantage on ODB too until Young got a second wind and threw Angelina and Winter out of the ring. Young kissed ODB.
Impact Wrestling X Division Champion Austin Aries comes to the ring and says that he apologizes for sounding like a broken record, but there is no one in his league. Aries says that he has proven to fans that hate him and the nobodies that love him that he is the greatest man that ever lived.
Alex Shelley comes out and explains how he got injured a year ago and when he came back, his partner in the Motor City Machine Guns, Chris Sabin got hurt. Shelley says that he wanted to wait for Sabin to recover from his injury before returning, but Sabin told him it was okay for him to come back. Shelley recalls how a few months back, he fought with Aries over the title, but he was not the one who lost those matches and now he wants a shot.
Shelley and Aries then trade insults until Aries tells Shelley to go in the back and find an opponent to face to earn himself a title shot, even though Aries has beaten all of them.
Shelley tells Aries that that sounds good to him and that he will be the next X Division Champion.
Match Number Four: Number One Contender Match between James Storm and Jeff Hardy went to a no contest.
Bully Ray came out and hit referee Brian Hebner with a chain. Ray then hit Hardy and Storm with the chain. Referee Earl Hebner ran out and Ray beat up Earl. Refeee Brian Stiffler ran out and Ray attacked him as well.
Sting came out with a bat and hit Ray with it and chased them to the back. Roode then got in the ring and hit Storm and Hardy with the world title belt.
Roode got a mic and said with the power invested in him, he declares the match a no contest and calls himself still the most dominant champion in Impact Wrestling history.
For January 26, 2012 Episode
Match Number One: Tara defeated Velvet Sky and Mickie James when Tara pinned Mickie after hitting a side slam on Velvet on top of Mickie in a Number One Contender Match for the Impact Wrestling Knockouts Title
After the match, Tara celebrated with some of the fans in the crowd.
Match Number Two: Alex Shelley defeated Zema Ion with Sliced Bread #2.
Backstage, Jeff Hardy and Bully Ray brawled. Roode pulled up in a truck and joined in the attack on Hardy. Storm showed up and attacked Roode, but Roode and Ray got the upper hand on Storm until Sting chased them off.
Match Number Three: ODB and Eric Young defeated Winter and Angelina Love when ODB pinned Love after a TKO. After the match, ODB kissed Young.
Sting, Jeff Hardy, and James Storm cone to the ring and call out Bully Ray and Impact Wrestling Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode. All five men brawl until Sting takes control and separates the other four men. This does not last long and they start brawling again.
The crowd wants them to fight. Sting makes a tag match for tonight with Storm and Hardy versus Ray and Roode. They start to brawl again, but Hardy and Storm gain the advantage. Storm wants the match to be a tables match and Sting okays it.
Match Number Four: Matt Morgan (with Crimson) defeated Samoa Joe (with Magnus) with a discus clothesline.
After the match, Magnus and Joe attacked Crimson and Morgan.
AJ Styles comes to the ring and he mentions that two weeks ago he asked why and he still wants an answer. Christopher Daniels and Kazarian come out.
Kazarian starts to speak but hands the mic to Daniels. Daniels says this that this is the same song AJ has been singing for ten years when AJ does not get his way, no matter who is in charge. Daniels says we are not playing that game and that Kazarian does not owe AJ any answers.
AJ says that is one way of doing things.
Daniels says that is how he always does things, just like these dumdum fans.
AJ says he is going to turn his back and calls out Kazarian to make a decision. Kazarian started to come down to the ring but stopped.
Daniels got in the ring and AJ kicked him in the head. AJ said Kazarian should get in the ring and shake his hand so this can be over.
Kazarian gets in the ring, but Daniels gets back on the mic and tells Kazarian he knows exactly why Kazarian will not do this. Daniels says as for AJ, Daniels is going to go to the back and propose a match to Sting for Against All Odds that will settle this once and for all.
A match between AJ Styles and . . . Kazarian. Daniels and Kazarian go to the back.
Match Number Five: Jeff Hardy and James Storm defeated Bully Ray and Bobby Roode in a Tables Match when Hardy held Roode down on a table and Storm hit an elbow drop through the table.
After the match, Ray attacked both Storm and Hardy with a chair and brought another table in the ring. Roode isolated Storm and Bully Ray power bombed Hardy off the turnbuckles through the table. Roode and Ray left as paramedics checked on Hardy.
In matches for Xplosion
Match Number One: Velvet Sky defeated Angelina Love (with Winter) with a DDT.
Match Number Two: Jesse Sorensen defeated Zema Ion with a Shooting Star Press.
Match Number Three: Impact Wrestling TV Champion Robbie E (with Robbie T) defeated Douglas Williams with a Spike DDT.