TNA Final Resolution PPV Results (12/9): Styles/Daniels Steal the Show, the Aces & Eights Attack & More!

Mike Killam

Backstage JB interviews Austin Aries, saying that a lot of people are curious about his match tonight. Aries tells him to be quiet, and says that people want to know why he's so upset. He says that all he wants is justice and a fair shot to regain his World Title, and tonight that starts with Bully Ray. He calls him Mark again, and aks him "whatcha gonna do, when Austin-mania runs wild on you, brother?" 

(4) Austin Aries vs. Bully Ray

Austin Aries controls the early parts of this match, taking the Bully down with his mat game and controlling the pace with side headlocks. Aries attempts to mock Hulk Hogan by doing his signature poses, but Bully Ray fires up and drops him with a big clothesline. Aries run at him, but gets thrown about ten feet into the air, crashing down hard! Bully connects with Snake Eyes and heads up to the top rope, but Aries blocks him. Bully throws Aries down to the mat and comes down with a huge – he's a very large man – missle dropkick, which raises a "holy shit" chant from the Impact Zone. 

Bully rolls to the outside and Aries goes for the suicide dive, but Bully straight up kicks him in the jaw! Back in the ring Bully tries for the pin, but can only get two. Aries reverses a suplex attempt and goes for the Brainbuster, but Bully reverses it and comes down with a cutter! The crowed chants "we want tables!" and Bully heads to the outside to get them. Bully sees Aries crawling to the ring steps, and goes after him, but eats a drop toehold sending him crashing face first into the steel. 

Bully Ray is busted open with blood flowing everywhere, and Aries comes down off the top rope with a double ax handle to the outside. Brooke Hogan runs down and Aries brings her in the ring and corners her. Bully Ray makes the save and throws Austin to the outside as the Hulkster makes his way out as well. Bully gets Brooke out of the ring and and tells Hogan to leave with her. Austin Aries hits a low blow from behind as the referee is distracted with the Hogans, and Aries rolls him up for three. 

Winner: Austin Aries

A video package highlights Velvet Sky's return, and we head backstage where JB is with the KO Champion Tara and her boyfriend Jesse. He asks her about Velvet Sky and the two go on a ramble about hooking up with various celebrities. They finally get around to talking about Mickie James, but the couple has to go "stretch" before the match. 

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