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TNA Turning Point results and reactions from last night (Nov. 21): Aces no more

Complete results and reactions to last night's (Nov. 21, 2013) TNA "Turning Point" event from Orlando, featuring Mr. Anderson defeating Bully Ray to force the disbandment of Aces and 8s. Finally.

TNA Impact returned to Spike TV last night (Nov. 21, 2013) from Orlando, Florida, featuring the Turning Point event that showcased the final two first round match-ups in the heavyweight title tournament and Mr. Anderson taking out Bully Ray to force the disbandment of the Aces and 8s.

Check out the live blog with full results right here. Now, let's get to the reactions:

  • Aces and 8s needed to go away a long time ago but this felt like the right way to do it, really. The ranks were severely depleted and Mr. Anderson was booked really well to be the guy to knock Bully Ray down to size once and for all. The match was slow rolling, too much of a dirty brawl, and short on psychology, but it was fine for what it was, just writing off a stable that should have been gone long ago. Sorry, Eric Bischoff, but your baby is dead and everyone is really happy about it.
  • Here's to hoping they don't forget about Ray and he's still a focal point of the promotion.
  • It feels like Dixie Carter might actually be getting better in her new role as the top heel in the company but she's still awful. The way she told Samoa Joe that the people care more about her and what she has to say than him and for him to do whatever the hell it was he was doing actually made me chuckle. Not a bad go away line. Not bad at all. Then again, she's still whiny and a little too over the top in an understated way, if that makes sense.
  • The two tournament matches were both put together well enough but I wasn't nearly as big a fan of either match as I expected to be. Magnus going over Samoa Joe was expected but underwhelming and Bobby Roode's win over James Storm would have felt better had it not been the catalyst for Storm's inevitable break up with Gunner. The throwing in the towel bit? Didn't quite like it, especially considering the circumstances and the match the two had put together.
  • Christopher Daniels was an absolute star last night. Why? Because he went after Joseph Park so hard, heeling on him so very much, that I actually felt bad for Park. Like, it started to feel uncomfortable, to the point that I threw all logic out the window and hoped Abyss would show up to save his kayfabe brother even though they're the same person and it's all just complete bullshit. That's how good Daniels was running Park down.
  • Gail Kim is entertaining despite the creative for her.
  • "The Friends of AJ Styles" has to be the stupidest gimmick in history to get Styles video packages put on television, mostly because you know damn well they aren't going to ever explain who these friends are and how they went about getting these videos on TV. They already did the skit with Dixie Carter yelling at Spike TV executives about it all, but there probably won't be follow up and that makes this feel bad before it ever really gets going.
  • Does anyone really care about Ethan Carter 3? Anyone?

This was't a terrible show but it wasn't all that special either.

Grade: C

That's it from me, Cagesiders. Now it's your turn to sound off on last night's show in the comments section below. How did you feel about it?

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