Hulk Hogan tells Brooke to be careful later tonight during the main event. Matt Morgan walks up and says that he should have made him contender at Lockdown, because the Bully would not be the World Champion right now. He tells him to keep making classic Hogan mistakes, because one day they're all going to come crashing down on top of him. Morgan backs the Hulkster into a corner, and then walks off.
Magno comes out to face the Gut Check judges. He gets no reaction, and several fans are chanting "no!" to send him home. Danny Davis says if they were in OVW he would make Magno a star, but unfortunately they are on Impact Wrestling, and he has to agree with the fans. That's a "no" from Danny Davis. Magno cuts a promo in Spanish, and then says his work all around the world isn't good enough, because he needs to arrive on Impact Wrestling. Prichard says Magno has his entire career ahead of him, and it's "no".
TNA World Heavyweight Championship Match
Hardy kicks off the match with a Twist of Fate out of nowhere, which sends Bully into the corner. He follows up by hammering away with rights and lefts in the corner and begins to climb a ladder for the title, but Bully knocks it over. Hardy looks to fly, but Bully throws him hard with a big back body drop to the entrance ramp. Bully whips the challenger with his chain as he crawls back into the ring. They battle up the ladder, and the champ connects with a huge superplex sending both of them crashing to the mat below.
After a commercial break, the two struggle to put each other through a table, and Bully ends up giving up and kicking Hardy in the gut. He sets up a ladder upside-down and suplexes Hardy straight down through it. The champ remains in control for several minutes, but Hardy comes back and hits an atomic drop, followed by the split-leg legdrop. Hardy picks up a chair and throws it into Bully's face, sending him to the outside. He goes to fly off the apron, but the champ moves out of the way and Hardy crashes hard into the metal barricade.
Bully gets in Brooke's face and tells her to kiss him, but she instead slaps him across the face. Hardy goes on the attack from behind, but a table accidentally breaks under the weight of Bully Ray. The lose about a minute of TV time because Hardy has to go all the way up the entrance ramp just to get another table. He hits the Twist of Fate which sends Bully to the table, followed by a Swanton Bomb off the top turnbuckle, sending them both through the table.
Hardy slowly crawls back into the ring and climbs a ladder. Taz gives Bully Ray a hammer and he hits the ring, climbs the ladder, and hits Hardy with it. Bully grabs the title, and this one is over.
Results: Bully Ray def. Jeff Hardy to retain
After the match, Bully Ray celebrates his victory with the Aces & Eights in the ring as medics tend to Jeff Hardy.
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