Impact Wrestling Results (5/17) – Hulk Announces Bobby Roode Will Defend Title Next Week, Four Open Fight Night Qualifying Matches, Knockouts Title Triple Threat

Bill Pritchard

AJ Styles remains in the ring and says Bobby Roode is talking about his title reign, but he is going to end that reign and he asks Hulk Hogan to give him the shot next week. AJ says he promised to talk about the pictures from last week, and he says there is nothing going on because he and Dixie Carter are both happily married. Christopher Daniels and Kazarian come out to the arena, and Daniels says they know AJ is a great athlete, but they saw the 'moves' that got him his spot.

Kaz says they are tired of being left behind him, and they get in the ring and ask him to tell the truth if he is honorable. AJ says he already told them the truth, and Daniels says they might have taken the photo out of context, but that is why they have video. Daniels pulls out an iPad and plays a video of AJ and Dixie at a hotel together, and he says they are pretty close for business associates and he wants an answer. AJ shoves him and tells him to shut up, then AJ heads backstage and Daniels says he thinks he struck and nerve and the truth sucks.

Samoa Joe catches up with Kurt Angle backstage, and he says it's a shame he has to beat him to get his belt back, but it's just business. Kurt asks him if he remembers a headbutt from while back, and he says it's all about the first move and slaps Joe in the face. Joe throws him up against a trailer and punches him a few times, then they brawl before security runs over and breaks them up. We find Ken Anderson in the locker room looking at pictures of his match from Sacrifice, and he says the decision could have went either way. He says one way looks like Hardy got pinned, but the other angle looks like he might have kicked out. Anderson says whatever happened won't change him beating Hardy again tonight, and he is going to take back his title next week on Open Fight Night.

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