TNA Impact results and live blog for Aug. 8: Hardcore Justice go home

TNA returns to Spike TV tonight (Aug. 8, 2013) with its latest episode of "Impact" from Wichita Falls, Texas, featuring the go home edition to the Hardcore Justice show next week. Results and the live blog are right here.

TNA Impact comes waltzing back into our lives tonight (Aug. 8, 2013) from Wichita Falls, Texas, featuring the go home edition to the Hardcore Justice show next week, Tito Ortiz cutting his first promo back inside a pro wrestling ring for the first time since 2005, and a contract signing between Bully Ray and Chris Sabin.

Scheduled matches for tonight: Chris Sabin and Kurt Angle vs. Team 3D, Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe, Magnus vs. Mr. Anderson, and Christopher Daniels vs. Kazarian.

Spoilers for this show are available right now and you can find them by clicking here.

To follow along with the live blog as it all goes down come right back here at 9 p.m. ET to check for updates from the show set to air on Spike TV.

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TNA IMPACT RESULTS AND LIVE BLOG FOR AUG. 8

Geno here.

Broadcast is live.

I'm 30 minutes late getting in here. Sorry, folks!

Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe

We're mid-match with Joe and Hardy going at it. I hear Mr. Anderson on commentary with Jeremy Borash and Tazz. I don't hear Mike Tenay, though, so that's interesting.

Anderson distracted Joe at the end of the match allowing Hardy to get a roll up pin for the victory.

That's seven points.

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Mr. Anderson vs. Magnus

Bobby Roode shows up randomly towards the end of a relatively nothing match and acts like he's going to attack Magnus but turns his chair on Anderson.

Why?

Because the disqualification loss means Magnus loses 10 points.

After a commercial break, we get two pre-tapes of Roode explaining himself like a full blown heel and Magnus finding the referee and being a squeaky clean babyface, saying he understands why he did what he did and it's all good.

What a guy.

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Pre-tape shows the Main Event Mafia showing up to talk to TNA Heavyweight Champion Chris Sabin. He thanks them for all their support before saying he's got a plan for tonight.

But it's going to involve some trust on "you guys's part."

Sic.

They agree and that's that.

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Time for Tito Ortiz. Jeremy Borash on the interview.

Borash asks him what he's doing here.

"I know you have a lot of questions. I know the million of fans have a lot of questions. But I don't have a lot of answers. All I can tell you right now is...."

Cue Kurt Angle, who comes down with those ridiculous U.S.A. glasses.

Remember, Angle was the guy who interrupted Rampage Jackson his first night out for an interview as well. They also stared each other down, no different than Angle is doing here with Ortiz.

Angle says he knows who Tito is and he respects his accomplishments but he's entering Angle's world. This is Angle's ring. He's an Olympic gold medalist who has won more titles than he can "shake a stick at."

"So I'm telling you, while you're here in TNA I'll respect your space. But you sure as hell better respect mine. Do I make myself clear?"

"Loud and clear," Ortiz responds.

Now Bully Ray comes out.

"So let me get this straight? You respect him and you respect him, right? You guys respect each other? Newsflash: I don't respect neither one of you."

He goes on to say he could go in and double leg Ortiz and make him tap right now and he's been beating the hell out of Angle for years now.

He says a few more words before bailing out. Basically, he'll smack Tito upside his stupid big face if he gets in his way.

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Bro Mans & Mickie James vs. James Storm, Gunner & ODB

The match is short and essentially consists of the babyfaces in control early, the heels taking the edge, a hot tag, an interruption from James, and the babyfaces ultimately going over clean.

Then, Gail Kim stormed the ring to attack ODB.

So we're getting that feud.

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Christopher Daniels vs. Kazarian

Time to see how they handle this. They tie up once, twice, three times, four times. Finally, a hip toss and an arm drag. Now an arm bar and they're working like they aren't actually working at all.

The action is finally picking up a bit.

Ultimately, they both swerve us all and voluntarily get counted out together.

Bad Influence lives.

After, Bobby Roode comes out with a chair acting like he's going to attack but instead he climbs into the ring and brings them back in with him. He's got a microphone and oh dear god, do we have yet another stable?

We sure do. Strength in numbers, according to Roode.

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Team 3D vs. Chris Sabin and Kurt Angle

They did a swerve. Sting came out initially, like he was the one Sabin chose to be his tag partner. As it turned out, it was a way to get Team 3D's attention and Angle attacked from behind to get the upper hand.

The crowd isn't happy about Sting heading off to the back. They were really behind Sting.

The match was really great, actually, surprisingly good. The babyfaces went over in the end to a huge ovation.

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