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– Rubix, who worked as Jigsaw in CHIKARA, will be working tonight’s “Destination X”-themed episode of iMPACT! Wrestling.
– The Broadbent Arena looks to hold about 6,600. Looks to be about 3,500-4,000.
– It looks like we might have an Ultimate X match later on. The rig is above the ring with the title hanging from it.
Xplosion: Devon vs. Joseph Park: Joseph Park wins with a splash from the second rope.
The opening promo was with Bully Ray, Brooke Hogan and Hulk Hogan. Bully is awesome.
Austin Aries beat Bobby Roode in a really good match with The Brainbuster.
They had a backstage segment with Hernandez, Chavo Guerrero and Homicide.
Next Thursday will be the Ultimate X match.
Homicide vs. Petey Williams vs. Sonjay Dutt saw Dutt win to advance.
Two more qualifying matches will be airing tonight.
Manik vs. Kenny King vs. Chavo: Manik pinned Kenny King with a sick modified gut buster.
Main Event Mafia did a promo in the ring. They went backstage after Aces and Eights but it was a trap. Mafia Greys were locked in a room and Kurt Angle got taken away in the bed of a truck.
Final qualifier for the X division match for Ultimate X next week: Rubix vs. Rockstar Spud vs. Greg Marasciulo (Trent Barretta): Greg pins Spud in a fun match.
There was a backstage segment showing Kurt Angle returning to the arena.
Mickie James did an in-ring promo. Gail Kim came down to hype their feud. Mickie attempted to slap Gail but she saw it coming and a fight ensued.
They’ve been hyping the Bully-Sabin match all night with backstage vignettes. They just had one with Sabin and Aries with Aries putting Sabin over. TNA has done an awesome job with the importance of this title match.
Chris Sabin vs. Bully Ray: JB did the big fight intros before the match. The Main Event Mafia and Aces and Eights came down at the start of the match. Bully dominated most of the match. They’re was a ref bump and Aces and Mafia fought in the ring to the back. Bully attempted to use the hammer but Sabin stopped him. Bully went for a power bomb but Sabin hit him with the hammer and pinned him to become the new TNA Champion!