Welcome to the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of TNA IMPACT Wrestling on POP! Tonight The Charismatic Enigma; Jeff Hardy returns to the Impact Zone minus his broken Brother Matt to confront the DCC. Jessie Godderz finally gets his hands on Aron Rex and much more so be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for all of tonight's action!
-We open with a video package for DCC then Eddie Edwards comes out and talks about how the DCC attacked him at the end of last week's show. Eddie tells them to come out and DCC are on the screen, saying nothing can stop them and they accept his challenge. They appear on the ramp then come down to the ring in a theme that sounds very suitable for James Storm, but more rap like. Eddie Kingston attacks Eddie then Eddie drops him with a clothesline, but Storm and Bram come in and overwhelm him. Jeff Hardy quickly comes out and hits a Twist of Fate on Kingston before getting face to face with James Storm as we go to commercial.
-Eddie and Jeff go and meet with Billy Corgan then Jessie Godderz comes out for his match with Aron Rex.
Aron Rex vs Jessie Godderz
Jessie drops Rex then they exchange forearms, Jessie quick to get the upper hand however, throwing Rex from one corner to the next then Rex rakes him in the eyes. Rex clubs Jessie in the ropes and chokes him then hits a knee drop for a quick 1 count.Jessie rolls Rex up for a quick 2 count then Rex drops him with a stiff clothesline, putting on a side headlock that Jessie quickly powers out of. Rex sends Jessie to the outside then puts him on the apron and clubs him repeatedly, putting him into the apron then stomping on him. Rex hits an elbow drop for a quick 2 count then puts on a headscissors, but Jessie gets out. Rex puts on another headlock that Jessie gets out of almost instantly then drops Rex repeatedly, raking at his eyes. Jessie sends Rex to the outside then smashes his face into the apron then a chair at ringside and finally the steps, raking his face against the stairs. Rex gets back into the ring and Jessie hits Rex ten times in the corner then hits a dropkick for a close 2 count. Rex hits a chop block then goes for a submission, but Jessie powers out and puts on a Boston crab for the tap and the win.
Winner: Jessie Godderz via submission with the Adonis Lock
-Maria, Sienna, Allie and Laurel are backstage and Maria talks about how no one will team up with Brandi and Allie says she won[t go against her. Sienna says no one will go against them or team with Brandi as we go to commercial.
-Gail Kim announces she had an injury in her match with Maria and has to vacate the title. We find out that Eddie and Jeff will get a match tonight then Maria and company come out for their match.
Sienna & Laurel Van Ness vs Brandi Rhodes & Madison Rayne
Madison and Laurel start it off, Madison dropping her then hits a series of chops before Sienna come in and Madison backs her into their corner, Laurel grabbing her hair to distract her then Laurel picks her up and throws her down. Sienna hits a series of forearms in the corner then tags in Laurel who chokes her then Sienna comes back in and stomps on Sienna, Laurel choking her as Sienna distracts the referee for a quick 2 count. Laurel gets a series of 2 counts then Madison gets a quick 2 count of her own. Sienna hits a suplex for another quick 2 count then they knock each other down with a clothesline. Madison tags in Brandi and Sienna gets in, Brandi trying to knock her down, but can't then drops her with a back elbow into a knee for a quick 2 count. Sienna goes for the AK-47, but Brandi counters with a reverse STO she calls the Shot of Brandi for the pin and the win.
Winner: Brandi Rhodes via pinfall with the Shot of Brandi
-We have another great Hardy segment, Matt deleting emails on his computer and eating candy, talking about how he's started making a lot of food and unsubscribes from a Young Bucks newsletter, saying he doesn't even like rock music. Reby says she has some videos that might bring back his memory.
Mike Bennett vs Lashley vs Trevor Lee vs EC3
EC3 attacks Lashley, but is pulled off by Mike and Lee, the three attacking him then all three choke him, Lashley tossing EC3 out of the ring. Mike and Lee each get a quick 2 count then Lashley drops them both, following up with shoulder tackles. Lashley sends Mike into Lee then hits a stalling suplex on Mike then tosses Lee out of the ring and onto EC3 on the outside as we go to commercial.
Lee and Mike team up on EC3 then EC3 stops them both, Lashley running into the post, but Lashley hits a standing switch into a German suplex. Lee and Mike toss Lashley out of the ring then go back to EC3, keeping him grounded. They hit a double suplex then each go for a quick pin repeatedly until Mike goes to the outside with Lashley again. Mike and Lee shake hands then EC3 hits them both with chops repeatedly, Mike dropping him for a quick 2 count, Lee trying to break it up. EC3 and Lee exchange right hands as Mike keeps Lashley on the outside. Lee hits a dropkick then goes for the pin, but only gets a 2 count as Mike pulls him off. Mike and Lee exchange right hands then drop each other with a clothesline. EC3 drops them repeatedly then splashes them, dropping Lashley off the apron, hitting a flapjack on Mike then tossing Lee onto Mike. EC3 goes for a double One Percenter only to get speared then Lee hits a dead lift German suplex for a close 2 count.Lee goes for the Fisherman's Buster, but EC3 puts him up for the TK3. Lee counters then Mike hits a superkick then a spinebuster to Lee and EC3. Lashley hits a Dominator on Mike but Lee hits the Collision Course for a very close 2 count, diving over the top rope onto EC3 and Lashley on the outside. EC3 hits the TK3 then puts on a rear naked choke for the tap and the win.
Winner: EC3 via submission with a rear naked choke
-Reby shows Matt a video, upset that he saw himself drive his mower through Jeff's designs and had no idea he could play the violin and watches parts of The Final Deletion. Matt acts like he does when he has a premonition then just ends up sneezing as we go to commercial.
-We get another Fact of Life segment and Drake brings EC3 out and EC3 picks up a mic and they square off. Drake challenges him to a match with a the title opportunity on the line and EC3 says no, but Drake says if he doesn't win he won't challenge for the World Title for one year. EC3 says he wants him to want to be in the scene however because he wants to be chased. EC3 says that he can tell Eli wants to be champion and agrees to have a match, but Eli has to agree to put his voice on the line, saying that if EC3 beats him then Drake can not speak anymore for the rest of the year. Drake agrees to the match and EC3 leaves, Drake hitting his button.
-Jade is cutting a promo then Steve and Abyss distract her then they tell Jade to go find her in the raptors as we go to commercial.
-Jade is looking for Rosemary in the raptors as we have Basile Baraka come out for a match.
Basile Baraka vs Mahabali Sheera
Baraka is in control early, keeping Sheera grounded then Sheera drops Baraka with a right hand. Baraka hits a cross body that drops Sheera then hits a series of right hands, following it up with a boot to the face. Baraka hits a leg drop for a quick 2 count then Baraka comes off the top rope and is caught by Sheera into a power slam. Sheera hits a splash then drops Baraka repeatedly, following it up with another power slam then Baraka rolls him up for a very close 2 count. Sheera catches Baraka then hits another power slam, putting on a camel clutch for the tap and the win.
Winner: Mahabali Sheera via submission
-Baron Dax comes out and they double team Sheera before Al Snow comes out and drops both of them.
-Jade finally finds Rosemary and Rosemary tries to intimidate her, Jade saying it's going to be her and Rosemary for the Knockouts title. Rosemary challenges her to a match in a cage as we see Jeff and Eddie come out for their match against DCC.
DCC vs Jeff Hardy and Eddie Edwards
Jeff hits a Twist of Fate on Bram then Eddie dives out onto them on the outside, Jeff diving out onto them as well. Storm controls Jeff then Bram and Kingston choke Eddie. Storm hits Jeff with a chair then Kingston sends Eddie into the railing. Bram hits Jeff with a bottle and spits water in his face as we go to commercial.
Kingston is in control of Eddie then Bram comes back in and drops him with a clothesline for a quick 2 count. Storm chokes Jeff on the outside then Bram and Kingston hit a double suplex for a quick 2 count, Storm tossing a chair into the ring. Eddie sends Bram to the outside, but Kingston hits an STO as Jeff grabs a chair and hits Storm with it repeatedly at ringside as Kingston sets up a few chairs in the ring. Kingston gets suplexed onto the two chairs, right on the tops of them then Storm hits a backstabber on Eddie. Jeff gets a quick 2 count on Storm then hits a jawbreaker, but Storm sends Jeff head first into a chair then Storm hits the Eye of the Storm for a very close 2 count. Eddie hits a step up enzugiri that sends Storm to the outside then Bram drops him with a clothesline. Bram hits The Brighter Side of Suffering through a table off the apron then Storm and Jeff exchange right hands then Jeff hits a Twist of Fate stunner, Storm coming back with The Last Call for the pin and the win however.
Winner: DCC via pinfall
-DCC stand victorious as we go off the air with Eddie on the floor and Jeff on the mat.