This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of TNA IMPACT Wrestling on POP! Tonight Eli Drake is bound for gold and is looking to become the new champion and defeat Eddie Edwards! Be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for all of tonight's action!
-Mike Bennett and Maria come out with the ring already filled with EC3, Eli Drake and Eddie Edwards. Mike talks about how he beat EC3's streak and that he needs to get in line and that it doesn't matter who is champion because he's going to win and the save the company. Eli talks about dummies and he and Mike attack EC3 and Eddie Edwards. Moose comes out and Mike and Eli scatter as we go to commercial.
Moose vs Mike Bennett
Moose chops Mike repeatedly then drops him with a dropkick, going for a discus clothesline, but Maria drags Mike out from under the bottom rope. The referee ejects Maria from ringside then Mike hits a chop block, following up with stomps to the ankle of Moose, trying to keep the big guy grounded. Mike mocks Moose and gets dropped repeatedly with headbutts, following up with a pop up powerbomb. Mike hits a series of picks then a piledriver for a quick 2 count, following up with an attempted cutter, but Moose shoves him off and hits a series of right hands. Moose goes for the discus clothesline, but Mike counters with a superkick then hits a cutter for a close 2 count. Moose goes to the outside, Mike dives out after him then Moose runs into the steps and Mike gets the win via count out.
Winner: Mike Bennett via count out
-We then get a recap of The Hardy's and DCC's brawl last week and an update on Matt who it appears now suffers from a bout of amnesia. Al Snow is back and announces a celebration for The Tribunal as we go to commercial.
-Jeff rides his dirt bike over to Matt's house and talks to Reby. Matt is building another dining room as Benjamin looks on, speaking Spanish, Matt saying he doesn't speak Spanish. Matt has no idea what wrestling is and can't remember a single thing about Brother Nero or them being tag team champions, saying that sounds violent and he's not a violent man.