TNA Impact is just one week away from Destination X. Before then Bobby Lashley will be defending his title against both Drew Galloway and EC3, Sienna will be defending her Knockouts Title against Gail Kim, Eli Drake will be hosting his Fact of Life, and Mike Bennett joins the X Division as champion.
TNA Wrestling Impact Results 6/28
Mike Bennett, Maria Kanellis kick off Impact, X division champion Bennett talks about how he will cash in option C at next weeks Destination X. Telling Lashley that is has something he wants, and that the Destroyer is half the man Bennett is. Lashley comes out to confront Bennett. EC3 comes out proclaims he has a plan similar to Normandy to regain his championship. Billy Corgan comes to the ring, revealing that Bennett will be defending his TNA X-Division championship tonight. Following several words, EC3 and Bennett fight it out. Lashley makes it a 2 on 1 against EC3; Galloway comes down for the save.
Gail Kim vs. Sienna (c) for the Knockouts Championship
Sienna def. Gail Kim to retain her KOs title
Backstage, a Broken Matt Hardy is a wheel chair and says it’s not ovah… evah!
The Fact of Life with James Storm
Eli Drake is here for Fact Of Life, and tells a funny story about mashed potatoes. He introduces his guest James Storm, who tries to shake Drake’s hand, but Drake refuses. Drake wants to know if Storm is jealous of his success. James Storm gets the crowd to chant “E-Li Dork.” They go back and forth with an awesome exchange, where Storm challenges Drake to a drinking contest, but Drake busts out water. Storm says he’s going to hit Drake if he hits the button again. Drake throws Storm’s beer out of the ring and gets superkicked.
Matt Hardy/Jeff Hardy segment
Matt Hardy makes Reby wheel him around the ring while he insults the crowd. Jeff Hardy comes out and wants to fight, but Matt Hardy needs more time. Matt says that the winner of their match will get the rights to the Hardy name. Jeff starts a “yes” chant and Reby goes off on him. Matt attacks Jeff from behind and lays him out in the ring and says their final match will happen in one week in the ring where it all began, at his home.
Number One Contender Match X-Division Battle Royal (Andrew Everett, Trevor Lee, Rockstar Spud, DJ Z, Pepper Parks, Eddie Edwards, Mandrews)
Winner: Braxton Sutter
He is immediately blindsided by Shane Helms and the Dynasty lays the boots to him after the match.
Mike Bennett vs. Braxton Sutter for the X Division title.
Bennett def. Sutter to retain his title
After the match, Bennett lays some punches into Sutter and then talks some trash in his face.
Backstage, Grado and Mahabali Shera are talking. Shera is worried that they have to face the Tribunal and Al Snow down a man. Grado promises he has a third man. Also, apparently Grado owes Shera a lot of money.
The Tribunal and Al Snow vs. Mahabali Shera, Grado, & Tyrus
Shera, Grado, & Tyrus def the Tribunal & Al Snow
Backstage, Mike Bennett says at 9 pm next week, he’s walking to the ring and cashing in Option C immediately.
EC3 vs. Drew Galloway vs. Bobby Lashley for the TNA title
EC3 hit a TK3 on Lashley and was setting up for the One Percenter, Galloway hit Carter with a Claymore kick. This allowed Lashley to hit a spear on each guy and pin EC3 for the win.
Lashley def. EC3 & Drew Galloway to retain the TNA title.