Backstage Kurt Angle tells Wes Brisco and Garrett Bischoff that he's thankful for their help last week, but to stay backstage this week. They say they both want to help out, and Samoa Joe freaks out saying he doesn't need either of their help. Angle tells the rookies to stay backstage, because their match tonight is a cage match and nobody is coming in or out. Angle tells Joe he doesn't know what's going on with Sting tonight, but he's made a new year's resolution to unmask everyone from Aces & Eights and kick their asses one by one.
A video package highlighting the entire Bully Ray/Hulk Hogan drama is shown.
Hulk Hogan makes his way out to the ring to a huge reaction from the Impact Zone, but he looks serious and ready to deal with business. He says he wants to apologize to everyone for not showing up last week, but he was caught off guard when he saw Bully Ray making out with his daughter. Hogan says he's back, and if Bully Ray wants to deal with things in the public spotlight, then that's what they're going to do. Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan make their way out together.
Hogan says that there's a "man code", and when one man wants to be with another man's daughter, he owes it to the other to be honest and let him know what's going on. Bully Ray says the two of them are brothers, and says all the heat is on him for not being honest from the start. Hogan says he's been trying to tell everyone that will listen, that Bully is no good. He says that Bully broke the code, and he doesn't even belong in the business anymore. Hogan says that if this was 20 years ago, he'd handle this physically in his way, but it's not. Hogan suspends Bully Ray without pay indefinitely, and tells both him and Brooke to get the hell out of his ring.
(4) Gail Kim & Tara (w/ Jesse) vs. Mickie James & Miss Tessmacher
The faces take the early advantage and throw Tara and Kim from the ring. Tara hides in Jesse's arms, but Brooke and James hit the floor and slams their heads together. They roll back into the ring as we head to another break.
As we come back Mickie James takes down Gail Kim with a clothesline and gets a hot tag to Miss Tessmacher. Jesse pulls Tara out of the ring, distracting the referee long enough for Gail Kim to attack Brooke from behind. Tara hits the ring again and chokes her out, before htting her with a backbreaker and throwing her into Gail Kim's boot. Tag to Kim, and she taunts Mickie James who tries to get involved but is cut off by referee Taryn Tarrell. Gail looks to spear Tessmacher in the corner, but she moves out of the way and Kim accidentally launches herself to the outside.
Tessmacher tries to make the hot tag, but Gail recovers and knocks Mickie James off the apron. She slides back into the ring and tags Tara, who goes back to work on Tessmacher. She attempts a standing moonsault, but Tess gets her knees up and the crowd wills her back into the match! A flying shoulder takes down the champioon and both women get the hot tags to their partners. James dropkicks Tara to the outside, and lands a hurricanrana on Gail Kim. She hits a kneckbreaker, but Tara breaks up the pin. Tessmacher and Tara brawl on the outside until Jesse breaks them up. The couple start kissing but Tess comes off the top rope to the outside and takes them both out! MickiEDT connects and the faces pick up the win.
Winners: Mickie James & Miss Tessmacher
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