Double J MMA Challenge
Jarrett gets a mic and says it’s been weeks since he first issued the Double J MMA Challenge, where if anyone could make him tap out, they would get $100,000 of Jarrett’s own money. Jarrett’s going to tell us one thing: he’s very disappointed in everyone in the Impact Zone because it’s painfully obvious that nobody can make him submit, so tonight he’s going to open it up to the professionals, and there’s one guy in the back who really impressed him last week, and that’s Amazing Red. He wants to give Red another chance and give him the opportunity of a lifetime to get his hands on Double J’s money.
Amazing Red comes out with a big smile on his face, but gets stopped at ringside to be inspected by the doctor that Bischoff had assigned to check everyone before their matches to make sure that nobody’s wrestling with a concussion. He shines a light in Red’s eyes as he tries to enter the ring, and Jarrett takes advantage by nailing Red as soon as he gets in the ring and rams several knees to his head, then takes him down and drills him in the back of the head with rabbit punches before hooking in the ankle lock. Red holds out, but is eventually forced to tap.
Winner: Jeff Jarrett
Jarrett helps Red up and congratulates him on having such a strong showing.
We go backstage to Madison Rayne and Tara, and Tara’s worried about the giant elbow brace making him look fat because she has a party to go to with Generation Me. She invites Madison, but Madison respectfully declines.
Rob Van Dam is also backstage, and in a matter of minutes he’ll finally be done going through Bischoff’s obstacle course and will be across the ring from Jeff Hardy, and he can’t wait.
#1 Contender’s Match: Max Buck vs Jeremy Buck vs Robbie E vs Frankie Kazarian
The winner of this match gets a shot at the X-Division Title at Genesis, and Mike Tenay and Taz are joined at the broadcast booth by the new champion, Jay Lethal. Max and Kazarian start the match, but Kazarian immediately tags in Jeremy and they circle each other, but instead stop and pose for the crowd. Robbie E really gets into the spirit and fist pumps at the crowd, but Jeremy tags him from behind and tosses him in the ring, and GenMe hits a double fistdrop for 2. Max goes into the ropes and Cookie grabs his ankle, allowing Robbie to nail him from behind and put the boots to him. Robbie with a big necksnap, but only gets 2 so he goes to tag Kazarian in and Kazarian jumps off the apron, so Max rolls Robbie up for 2 and then rams him to the GenMe corner. Max ducks a clothesline and tags Jeremy, who comes off the top with a sunset flip and Robbie rolls through and tries to tag Kazarian, but Kazarian again dodges the tag and GenMe hit a double team facebuster on Robbie but Kazarian breaks up the fall. GenMe goes for More Bang For Your Buck but Robbie again escapes and tags Kazarian, who promptly tosses Robbie out of the ring, clotheslines Max and hits the backdrop piledriver for the win.
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