Magnus is shown being taken off backstage in a stretcher, surrounded by TNA personel.
Austin Aries is found in his locker room, and he's asked if "what's next" in his career. He says he's not yet done with Jeff Hardy, and actually runs into the TNA Champion backstage. Aries says he's "not" going to bitch about losing in a match that is Hardy's speciality, and he's "not" going to be a sore loser. He says that he raised the game for Hardy, and brings the best out of people before leaving him to his massage. Hardy goes "inside his head" again and says that Aries will never be on his level.
(3) Kurt Angle & Garrrett Bischoff vs. Aces & Eights
Devon comes out with DOC and two other Eights members. Looks like it's going to be Devon and one other masked member, as the other two are instructed to return to the back. Garrett and Angle start the match early and knock them off the apron. Back in the ring though, the "big redwood" as Taz is calling him, beats up Angle in the corner. Angle powers out and tags in Bischoff. Garrett avoids a lock up using his size and speed as an advantage, flying off the ropes with a shoulder tackle to knock the big man down. In comes Angle off the tag, but Angle gets taken down yet again with a big shoulder block. Devon tags in and works over his opponent in the corner with big, closed right hands.
Devon tags out, but Kurt Angle explodes on both of them with big clothesline takedowns. German suplex connects on Devon, followed by another on the big man. Earl Hebner gets distracted, and the big man holds Angle while DOC hits the ring with that hammer. Wes Brisco makes the save with a giant steel pipe, and runs off DOC while Angle gets the roll-up victory.
Winners: Kurt Angle & Garrett Bischoff
Backstage Tara and and Jesse enter Brooke Hogan's office, and Bully Ray is shown on the couch with her. He gets up and runs out of the room. Tara says she found out about the battle royale through Twitter, and she needs to be consulted on what happens in her division. Hogan says she can't deal with this right now, and Tara tells her to lock her door next time.
Dixie Carter is interviewed about AJ Styles, and she says she's known him for a long time, and doesn't know what being banned from the TNA title for a year will do to him. She says they went through a lot together this year, but she moved on and forward, and Styles was stuck in the past. Dixie says AJ needs to move on, but the way he's going about it is not helping.
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