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TNA Impact TV taping results: Josh Barnett vs. Bobby Lashley


Notes from tonight's Impact tapings which were built around Braxton Sutter not marrying Laurel Van Ness, and Bobby Lashley vs. Josh Barnett for the TNA title.

- DCC came out and issued a challenge to Decay for a falls count anywhere match. DCC won the match when Bram gave Crazzy Steve a piledriver through a table.

- Bobby Lashley came out for an interview and said he was the baddest man on the planet. I thought that was Joe Warren. Lashley said that nobody in pro wrestling or MMA could beat him. This led to Josh Barnett coming out. Barnett challenged Lashley for the title. Lashley accepted.

- Moose defeated Drew Galloway via split decision to regain the Grand Championship.

- Eddie Edwards challenged Davey Richards to a match. Angelina Love came out. She said that you can't get what you want and you won't get a match with Richards until she okays it.. She said that Eddie wasn't Davey's real friend. Richards eventually came out and they had a brawl which led to a challenge for a street fight match.

- Josh Barnett defeated Bad Bones John Klinger with a Kimura submission.

- Rosemary defeated Jade in a Last Knockout standing match to retain her title.

- James Storm defeated Jessie Godderz when both Bram and Eddie Kingston interfered.

- Richards defeated Edwards in the street fight.

- Josh Barnett first seemed to beat Lashley to win the title but there were some issues and the match was restarted. Before the restart, Lashley protested and it was shown on tape that he got his shoulders up before three so Earl Hebner came out and started it over.

Lashley then defeated Barnett to retain the title. When Lashley pinned Barnett, Barnett also got his shoulder up, but it was counted, so that seems to leave things open for a rematch.

- Next was the wedding. As one would expect, right when they asked Sutter if he takes Van Ness to be his wife, he said that he didn't, and that he was in love with Allie but said that he never could date Allie because Maria told him that she'd fire Allie if he dated her. Maria then fired Allie but Allie then said she quit.

It ended with a big brawl with Sutter and Allie together.