TNA IMPACT 6.12.08
– TNA champion Samoa Joe defeated Kaz in a very good match. Booker T came out on the mic and said Joe got lucky at Slammiversary and they went back and forth. Booker claimed the only reason he lost was because Nash interfered. They are building Booker vs. Joe for the title at Victory Road.
– Backstage, Kurt Angle said he’s going to take Karen Angle out, but since she signed a talent contract with TNA, there’s a no men on violence rule. So, he’s put a hit out on her for a Knockout to take Karen out…and she won’t know when it’s coming.
– Former WWE star Shawn Daivari is interviewed backstage, announced as the captain of Team International in the World X Cup.
– The Motor City Machineguns defeated Team Japan’s Naruko Doi & Masato Yoshino. Really fun stuff here. They all shake hands afterwards.
– Karen Angle is being interviewed in the back, but the Beautiful People interrupt the segment. They are upset about Karen getting paid more than them. They try to brownbag her but AJ Styles shows up.
– Kevin Nash is interviewed by Lauren. She asks him if he agrees with Booker T saying that the only reason Samoa Joe was victorious at the King of the Mountain was Nash powerbombing Booker. Joe comes to the ring and calls out Nash. Nash tells Joe that an apology is in order for coming out. Joe tells Nash he is riding Joe’s coattails and Joe is sick of it. Nash tells Joe that he should be careful because he can’t defeat Booker one on one because Booker has already gotten to him mentally. Joe tells Nash to take his predictions and stick them.
– Robert Roode & James Storm defeated LAX to win the TNA Tag Team champions after Storm struck Hernandez with a loaded boot. Hector Guerrero argued with the referee, who re-started the bout. LAX won and retained the titles. Afterwards, Roode laid out everyone in LAX with a chair, then handcuffed them to the ropes, whipping them with a belt.
– Gail Kim defeated Velvet Sky, then paperbagged her.
– Team International’s Alex Kozlov defeated Curry Man.
– Backstage, TNA champion Samoa Joe accepted Booker T’s challenge for Victory Road.
– Sonjay Dutt defeated Consequences Creed. Jay Lethal attacked Dutt and challenged him to a match next week.
– Kurt Angle defeated AJ Styles in a Lumberjack Match. The Lumberjacks were Team 3D, Rhino, Christian Cage, Tomko, Matt Morgan and Tomko. 3D hit the Dudley Death Drop on Rhino, who was taken to the back. AJ went to hit a splash through a table on Angle, but Kurt moved and put him in the Anklelock. Karen Angle ran out but Awesome Kong made her way to the ring and laid out Karen.
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