After the match, King mocks RVD from the entrance ramp, as he lays motionless in the ring after the big boot.
Following a commercial break they show a recap of AJ Styles' walk out last week. Kazarian is asked backstage how he feels about AJ, and he doesn't care. He talks about Christmas, but gets a phone call from his friend "Chris". It's a Santa joke. Meant for laughing, or something.
Hulk Hogan makes his way out the ring to the biggest reaction of the night. He says the fans make him feel like he's 18 years old again. He announces that on January 3rd, they'll announce the fan voted "wrestler of the year". The Aces & Eights make their way out and wait at ringside. Devon starts to talk, but Hogan tells him to get in the ring if he's so tough. Devon tells him to stop believing his own hype, and buying into all his own lies. He says 2012 was the year of Aces & Eights. They try to surround the ring to take out Hogan, but Bully Ray runs down and makes the save. Hogan refuses to accept Bully's gesture, and walks away as Bully asks what in the hell he has to do.
Backstage, Brooke Hogan is with Mickie James, Velvet Sky and Miss Tessmacher. They all complain about not getting their fair shot at the title. Even though they immediately talk about how all of them were recently given shots at the title. Brooke eliminates Tessmacher so the two returning Knockouts can battle it out.
After yet another AJ Styles video promo, Kazarian makes his way to the ring with a few presents in his hands. There's a Santa chair and a Christmas tree set up in the ring. Kazarian calls the fans "ass goblins" but says they can't ruin the mood he is in. On top of the tree, there's a picture of Kazarian and Chris Daniels. Because they're "stars", get it? Christopher Daniels makes his way out to the ring. Kaz introduces Santa next and hands Chris Daniels an appletini. The first gift is for Santa himself, and it's a pair of those awful retro pants the two wore down to the ring several weeks ago. Daniels sits on Santa's lap as he's asked if he's been a good boy this holiday season. He says he's been great, because he got rid of AJ Styles, the biggest loser in TNA history.
They continue to make fun of AJ Styles, but James Storm makes his way out to save Christmas. He says he doesn't care if they run their mouths about AJ Styles, but they better not ruin Christmas for everybody's children. Storm gets in the ring and throws a Christmas tree, before complaining about all the gifts he didn't get as a kid. He hits the Last Call Superkick on Santa, puts on his hat and celebrates in the ring as he throws toys to the crowd.
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