Hogan is on his phone with someone and talks about quitting the company because of what Abyss did to RVD. He says RVD was the face of the company and he doesn’t like the idea of a tournament. Hogan actually compares taking RVD out to taking out the president and says he’ll sit outside and think about it, then tells the person on the phone he loves them and hangs up. (Umm…wow)
World Title Tournament Match
Anderson and Lethal counter each other numerous times then they stand off before Lethal hits a back handspring kick for a two count. Lethal punches him in the corner then runs into a rolling fireman’s carry slam, but kicks out at two. Anderson punches him on the ropes and hits a running elbow, then puts Lethal in a front face lock.
Lethal runs the ropes and gets punched in the jaw, then ducks Anderson and hits a back handspring elbow. Lethal goes up top and attempts a missile dropkick but Anderson sidesteps him and hits the Mic Drop to advance in the tournament. After the match he pulls Lethal up and shakes his hand in a show of respect.
Winner – Mr. Anderson
Christy is in the back with Angelina Love and informs her Madison Rayne is invoking her rematch clause. Angelina says she knows Madison will try to whine and trick her way into getting back the title, and will probably bring her bodyguard, but the only way Angelina will give it up is if Madison rips it from her cold, dead hands.
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