– Thanks to Jamie for the following TNA iMPACT spoilers from tonight’s tapings. These will air on September 2nd, the Thursday before No Surrender:
* Hulk Hogan opens iMPACT. He brought out Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy, Mr. Anderson and Pope. Hogan talked about raising the bar some more. Abyss came out and said he would reveal who “they” are at Bound For Glory and it’s not Fortune or EV 2.0. Hardy attacks Abyss.
* Stevie Richards beat Abyss when he was distracted. Abyss went to attack Stevie after the match but Brian Kendrick pulled him out.
* Madison Rayne and her masked bodyguard beat Angelina Love and Velvet Sky. The bodyguard used her biker helmet for the win. After the match she took her mask off and it was Tara.
* Segment with EV 2.0. Mick Foley was attacked backstage. Fortune comes out and cuts a promo on the Originals. Dreamer called Fortune down to the ring but nothing happened.
* In-ring segment with The Motor City Machineguns and Desmond Wolfe & Magnus. Good promo here. Magnus and Wolfe left with the Guns laid out.
* Sting beat Jeff Jarrett with some help from Kevin Nash. They attacked Jarrett after the match. Hulk Hogan came out but Samoa Joe ran down and beat up Sting and Nash.
* Fortune beat EV 2.0 in an eight-man elimination match. It was AJ Styles, Beer Money and Kaz vs. Rhino, Sabu, Brian Kendrick and Tommy Dreamer. The match was all over the place. Abyss came down to fight Rhino which got Rhino eliminated. The end came when Matt Morgan and Ric Flair came out to distract. AJ pinned Dreamer to win.
* Mr. Anderson and Pope beat Jeff Hardy and Kurt Angle. Anderson hit his finisher but Pope stole the pin. After the match, Angle and Hardy fought while Pope and Anderson brawled to setup their matches at No Surrender.