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Allie tells Madison Rayne that Maria will see her now. Madison really caught her eye last week, and thanks her for stepping up. Madison says that she didn’t do it for her, she’s the Queen B of the Knockouts, and she’s been pushed aside by Maria so her beast of a champion and chipmunk assistant can be star players. Madison wants to know what Maria will do for her when she beats Gail Kim? Maria tells Madison that they’ll see if she beats Gail Kim.
Maria Kanellis is backstage with Allie saying she doesn’t want to give a State of the Knockouts address, and Allie tells her she’s the best leader of the Knockouts Division ever. Maria tells her to stop kissing her ass, but Allie says it helps her to meditate, and she shows Maria how it’s done, but Maria just walks out.
Maria Kanellis State of the Address Segment:
The entire knockout’s division are in the ring. Allie introduces Maria. Some people believe that Maria have abused her power. Maria apologizes for causing any harm that may have happen to any member in the Knockout’s Division. Maria wants to know if anybody has any grievances. Allie grabs the mic and talks about how much of a inspiration Maria is. She wants to know how can they become like her? Maria says that all of you have to do is believe in her vision.
Jade wants to know when she’s getting her one on one opportunity because she was screwed over by the bitch Marti Belle. Marti Belle says that Jade is a stupida. Gail Kim knows that she won’t get another opportunity because Maria is scared of her. Maria knows that Gail is going into the TNA Hall of Fame and that’s all fine and dandy, but she’s not going to get another title shot because she’s selfish. Gail is perplexed by the notion that she’s selfish. Jade and Marti Belle get into a massive brawl at ringside. Rayne plants Gail with a rolling cutter. Rayne says that it’s nothing personal, but it’s time for everybody to look out for themselves.
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Mike Bennett and Maria are backstage heading to find Eddie Edwards. DJ Z confronts Bennett and challenges to meet him in the ring. The Miracle accepts as we head to commercial break.
Maria introduces “The Miracle” Mike Bennett as we return from the break. DJ z arrives to make his second in ring appearance of the night.
Mike Bennett vs DJ Z
Maria is on the apron and distracts DJ Z. Bennett attacks Z from behind and beats him down to take early control of the match. The Pope on commentary compares DJ Z to Ricky Steamboat….. Meanwhile, Bennett continues to have the advantage. DJ eventually fights back and hits a dropkick and flying spring board elbow. Z hits a high back elbow but as he rolls, He is caught in a diamond cutter by Bennett for a near fall. Bennett then takes Z to the top rope, Z fights back to get out of that predicament but is caught in an impressive looking spine buster for a near fall by The Miracle. They both battle to the outside and Z head scissors Bennett to the outside of the ring and then Z hits a plancha to the outside on top of Bennett and then also hits a hurrancanrana. As DJ Z climbs to the top rope to attempt another aerial move. Bennett rolls away and decides to leave. The stars of the X division arrive in the ramp way to prevent the Miracle from leaving. Bennett gets back in the ring and DJ Z rolls him up for the victory.
DJ Z DEFEATS MIKE BENNETT
Post match, Mike Bennett gets on the mic and is irate. He says this is not how things were supposed to go tonight. He claims that he is going to burn TNA to the ground but he is not going to do it by himself.
Mike Bennett is on the phone in the backstage area. He tells someone on the phone. Get here tonight so that we can burn down TNA together.
We cut to inside the arena and Mike Bennett is in the ring with Maria. The “Miracle” Mike Bennett claims that he is the biggest star in TNA history, has a near perfect record and that he is the greatest X division champ of all time…. Out comes Dixie Carter to confront Mike Bennett. She tells Mike Bennett that he can only use Option C if he competes in an Ultimate X match with the entire X Division roster. Dixie declares that the match is going to happen right now.
Meanwhile back in a wrestling ring…… An Angry Mike Bennett is upset that he has lost his option C and X Division Title. Maria calls out Dixie Carter but instead Billy Corgan comes out to the ring. Maria pleads with Corgan to hear their grievances and that she should be the president of TNA and not Dixie Carter. Maria demands that it is either her or Dixie that will remain with the company. Out comes Dixie, Maria hides behind “The Miracle” because she doesn’t trust Dixie. She then begins to scream “You or Me” repeatedly at Dixie. Carter says she is calling Maria’s bluff and that Maria is a manipulator and that Dixie hired them to make a difference in the company and not be a joke. Mike Bennett states that he is the reason everyone watches TNA and is demanding that he is put into the main event at Destination X or he and Maria will walk. Back to more Maria “Me or You” ranting. Billy Corgan yells to defuse the situation. He compliments Maria and The Miracle but then proceeds to call them children. Corgan says that Bennett blew his chance and that is backing Dixie Carter. Corgan says if Bennett and Maria want to leave, He will hold the door open for them. Bennett says he is not going to leave but instead, He is going to ruin the entire Destination X show. They both leave the ring.
Mike Bennett, Maria Kanellis, Ethan Carter III, Billy Corgan and Bobby Lashley In-Ring Promo:
Maria wants to thanks Billy Corgan for being a fair leader unlike Dixie Carter who hit her in the face. Bennett says that he has the golden ticket to the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Not only will Bennett become the greatest X-Division wrestler of all time, but at Destination X he will become the TNA champion. Bennett says that Lashley has nothing on him. Lashley tells Bennett that he woke the sleeping giant. Lashley is not going to call Bennett the Miracle. Lashley says that Bennett is not half the man he is. Bennett asks Lashley if he’s trying to scare him. Lashley said that he took out Kurt Angle and Bennett is nothing, but a after thought. Bennett says that Lashley may be a bad dude, but he’s not the miracle. Bennett doesn’t care if Lashley, EC3 or Galloway tear each other apart. EC3 comes down to the ring.
EC3 says that he wants the TNA World Heavyweight Champion. EC3 said that Bennett kissed Billy Corgan ass in order to become X-Division champion. EC3 calls Bennett a piece of shit. Billy Corgan appears on the stage. Corgan says that he’s a business observer. Corgan said that Bennett deserved the X-Division Championship. EC3 says that Bennett brings down the X-Division. Bennett says that he doesn’t need a match until Destination X. Corgan says that Bennett isn’t going to talk his way into the main event of Destination X. Corgan announces that there will be a battle royal to determine the number one contender to the X-Division Championship. Bennett and Lashley double teams EC3 in the corner, but Galloway comes down to the ring and makes the save. Galloway accidentally drops EC3 with the Claymore.
The Bennetts come out and criticize Dixie Carter, who comes out with Billy Corgan. Maria threatens to sue Dixie, and Dixie says that they’ve lost their minds. Corgan sides with Maria and Mike, and tells Dixie to take a week off. Bennett thanks Corgan, and then says he wants an X Division Title shot so he can cash in ‘Option C.’ Instead, Bennett is granted a title match right now! Bennett cut a good promo on fans saying he’s not an X-Division wrestler.
X Division Title
Eddie Edwards (c) vs. Mike Bennett (w/ Maria)
Both men go back and forth until Eddie Edwards hits a top rope huracanrana. Maria distracts Edwards, allowing Bennett to hit a cutter and get the advantage. Miracle counters a sunset flip and grabs the ropes to win the title!
Winner: “Miracle” Mike Bennett via pinfall to become TNA X-Division Champion
Maria’s personal protege Allie is trying to get everybody’s attention. Allie introduces the first lady of professional wrestling. Maria says that she’s the leader of the Knockouts Division. She has a important job and that’s for her to get her vision out there to everybody. Sometimes she checks out social media and she realizes that everybody loves Velvet Sky. Maria fired her and she’s gone. Maria says that Velvet is part of the Knockouts Past and she’s trying to instill a brighter future. Gail Kim comes down to the ring to interrupt Maria. Gail says that she’s starting to sound like a broken record, but she’s fed up.
Gail is not happy with the way Maria has elevated to the top of the Knockouts Division. Gail is upset about Velvet Sky leaving because these fans loved her. Maria reminds Gail what her position is. Maria also reminds Gail that she put her wrestling boots on she defeated Gail. Gail says that she doesn’t follow Maria’s rules and she could kick her ass. Maria says that she could fire Gail Kim just like she fired Velvet Sky because nobody is allowed to touch her. Maria tells Gail that she’ll be put in the same position Velvet was last week and if Gail loses her next match, she’ll be fired. Gail wants to fight Maria, but Maria says that she’s a lady. Sienna attacks Gail Kim from behind and tosses her to the outside.
Fourth Match: Gail Kim vs. Sienna. If Gail Kim loses this match, she’ll be fired from TNA Impact Wrestling
Gail lands a couple of forearms as the bell rings. Gail clotheslines Sienna for a one count. Gail whips Sienna to the corner. Gail with a flying crossbody for a two count. Gail chops Sienna in the chest. Sienna with a running knee to the midsection of Gail. Gail with a hurricanrana that sends Sienna crashing to the outside. Gail kicks Sienna in the leg. Gail goes after Maria. Sienna attacks Gail from behind. Sienna sends Gail jaw first to the steel barricade. Sienna rolls Gail back into the ring. Sienna lands a big forearm.
Sienna chokes Gail in the corner with her boot. Sienna with a Samoan Drop for a two count. Sienna with a shoulder tackle to Gail. Gail responds with a reverse DDT. Maria knocks Gail off the ring apron behind the referee’s back. Maria rolls Gail back into the ring. Sienna goes for the Yokosuka Cutter, but Gail counters with the sunset flip to pickup the victory. After the match Maria viciously attacks Gail with a ground and pound attack and driving Gail’s head repeatedly on the mat. Maria slaps Gail in the face.
Maria tells Hardy that may have a hearing problem and he should hang his head on every word The Miracle says.
Maria Kanellis Backstage Segment:
Maria is talking to a producer and tells him that Dixie Carter needs to look at these papers. The producer tells Maria that Dixie is busy. Maria says that she doesn’t care if Dixie is busy, she’s the leader of the Knockouts Division and Dixie Carter needs to see these papers. Maria tells the producer to call her the president, she hands him the papers and tells him to get Jade and hand these papers off to Dixie Carter. Maria says that she’s made a major impact in the Knockouts Division. Maria hopes that Jade is smarter then Gail Kim. Maria says that every Knockout needs to realize what’s going to happen them when they cross her.
Maria Kanellis, Jade and Sienna In-Ring Segment:
Maria introduces herself. She’s the leader of the Knockouts Divsion. She’s here to make the Knockouts Division a great again. Maria has remarkable things instore for the division. Speaking of remarkable women, Maria calls out Jade. Jade music hits, but she doesn’t show up. Jade finally comes down to the ring. Maria wants Jade to see her vision. We all know what happen to Gail Kim and Maria would hate to see Jade go in the same direction. Maria wants Jade to admit her mistake. Jade says that she has nothing to admit. Maria says that she basically handed the title to Jade. Maria calls Jade a scared little girl who needs to be taught a lesson. Maria is telling Jade to lay down in the ring and hand the title over to her. Referee Brian Stiffler comes down to the ring. Maria calls herself the first lady of professional wrestling and the knockouts title would look better around her waist.
Maria tells Jade to lay down. Jade tells Maria that she’s not laying down for any man, woman or bitch. Maria says that she’s found someone who has the same vision as her and Jade is going to be in a fight tonight. Maria brings out the newest Knockout Sienna. Sienna launches Jade in the air and throws her down to the mat. Jade lands a series of forearms. Sienna drops Jade with a big boot. The brawl continues on the outside. Jade goes for the Package Piledriver on the ramp, but Sienna counters with a back body drop. Jade lands a series of knife edge chops. Sienna irish whips Jade shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Sienna rolls Jade into the ring. Maria asks Jade if she believes in her vision? Maria tells Sienna to finish her. Sienna plants Jade with a inverted face slam.