Next out is Eric bischoff to huge boos. He tells everyone to sit down and shut up. He said he has sone details to take care of for Kurt angle. He calls out Jeff hardy. Hardy is out to a big pop. "hardy" chants everywhere. Bischoff lists all the greats he has worked with. He talks about how hardy abused his opportunities. Bischoff tells hardy that he is enigmatic, but a loser. He tells him he's out if chances. Bischoff tells hardy that he's out of chances, he dropped the ball for the last time. Hardy says he appreciates bischoffs honesty, but he has one thing to say. Twist of fate on bischoff. This brings out immortal. Hardys out of the ring and bumps into me as I'm typing.
Next up is Samoa Joe vs. Undefeated Crimson. Crimson starts out first attacking Joe. Joe counters with a thumb to the eye. Joe is in control. Both are out of the ring and crimson has regained control. Back in the ring and Joe is in control. Crimson goes to slam Joe but his knee gives out. Joe goes to work on the knee with a submission hold, but crimson won't tap. Crimson rolls Joe up out of nowhere for the win.
Next up roode vs storm. This is the main event for the 1st show. Storm gets an almost hometown cheer. Roode gets a mix of boos and cheers. They grapple back and forth. A"USA" chant breaks out. They are face to face talking in the ring. They grapple back and forth Storm pins roode but only gets a two count. Thu trade chops. It's a very back and forth match. Roode almost gets a three count with a second rope neck breaker. DDT by storm for a 2 count. Back and forth close 3 counts. Super plex on roode. Only gets 2. Roode has storm in a submission hold. Storm won't tap. Backbreaker by storm for a 2 count. The Ted gets knocked out on accident. Angle is out and attacks storm. Roode is your winner. Roode looks around confused. Roode helps storm up. They shake hands and celebrate together.
Next up is Hogan. Borash tells us were about to be part of wrestling history, and out comes Hogan to A mix of cheers and boos. Hogan plays to the crowd. A hogan chant breaks out. Hogan says today is the last day he will be in the wrestling business. Hogan starts talking about what he will have to do when he leaves without wrestling in his life. Hogan says people have driven over 10 hours to see this last show. "thank you hogan" chant starts. He says hulkamania had the longest career and it's time to celebrate.
Out comes sting dressed in a hogan Shirt and red suit. Sting asks if anyone buys hogan's retirement story. Hogan says nothing lasts in te business, and tells sting to leave it alone. Sting says he knows hogan better than anyone. Sting says he has some compelling footage of hogan. Sting says he'll leave after the footage. The footage is hogan saying "do you really think they buy this, we fooled everyone" to bischoff. They talk about the merchandise sales retirement brings. The crowd boos huge. Hogan tells sting he'll never wrestle him. Hogan is in stings face. Hogan's pissed and sting leaves. Hogan is still in the ring to boos all around.
This is the end of the first taping.
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