TNA British Boot Camp Results – Episode 6
This episode opens with (for no obvious reason) a promo from Magnus bigging up the show. Next up, Hogan attempts to follow suit but does a better job of selling himself than the show.
We watch the matches in their entirety with Jeremy Borash and Magnus (suddenly the opening promo makes sense) on commentary. Spud and Scurll are up first, with several TNA personalities shown watching backstage. Spud is out first and makes a fairly impressive if a little slow entrance to Bon Jovi’s Living On A Prayer. Hogan is shown praising the entrance in a cutaway. Scurll is next out but his entrance looked more ‘Wildman’ than ‘Party’ to me, though Hogan and Dixie disagree with me (again, what the hell do I know). We start with a pretty standard, though very polished chain sequence, with Spud quickly establishing himself as the heel by berating the referee. Fairly impressive spot sees Marty jump through the corner ropes into Spud. I should say at this point that the commentary is really hard to listen to as Dixie and Hogan keep interrupting through their little inset. Another impressive spot sees Spud hit Marty with a Somersault Plancha over the top rope. I have to be honest, I don’t particularly like either of these two, but this has been a pretty damn good match. Scurll picks up the win with a Death Valley Driver, though both men are put over by Hogan and JB.
After the ad break, we see Rayne and Kim making their entrance. Amusingly, the video screens don’t work to begin with. The Blossoms make a slight botch on their entrance, completely failing to synch their entrances. Kim & Rayne cut a promo on the twins, probably to establish their heel roles. Hogan praises The Blossoms for ‘wrestling like wrestlers’ and also for their selling ability. The crowd are right behind The Blossoms which I wasn’t expecting at all! Several double-team moves put The Blossoms on top, though Kim picks up the win via a distraction from Rayne and grabbing the tights. Hogan states that new teams often need carrying, but not in this case.
Hogan and Dixie move to an office to discuss the results as we see more TNA wrestlers giving their opinions. Kazarian rates The Blossom Twins, saying how unique they are. Taz reiterates his preference for Scurll. Angle also reiterates his preference for Spud, but puts over all four. Gail Kim says that she trusts Hogan and Dixie’s opinion, which leads us into their discussion. I say their discussion, it’s primarily Hogan doing the talking, Dixie is pretty much just standing and nodding.
The show closes with the final decision with all the usual TV bullshit buildup. The winner of TNA British Boot Camp is……Rockstar Spud. Spud breaks down in tears, which I wasn’t expecting. Scurll and Spud actually manage an embrace and praise each other. Both Spud and Scurll put over the girls as well. However, the payoff is that the 4 will be invited to the TNA UK Tour in January, where they will be re-evaluated by TNA talent scouts and may still be signed to a contract. We close with a montage of Spud’s better moments from the show.