Angelina Love became a record six-time TNA Knockouts Champion, after defeating Madison Rayne at Sacrifice.
Love, who last won the title in 2010, returned to TNA after a two year absence, reuniting the group known as the Beautiful People alongside Velvet Sky.
The pair began feuding with Rayne after she turned down a chance to join the group, with Love becoming the title’s number one contender earlier this month when she won a four-corner match against Gail Kim, ODB and Brittany.
Rayne dominated the early stages of the match, forcing Love to bail and regroups with Sky at ringside. Love proceeded to dance around and mock the champ, prompting Rayne to wrestle her opponent to the mat and smash her head repeatedly against the floor. Again, Love retreated to the outside, this time sweeping Rayne’s leg off the apron and sending her crashing down to the floor.
Rayne continued to enjoy the majority of control, catching Love in a head scissors hold and again sending her smashing against the mat. Love tried to escape, so the champ dived to the outside, taking out both of the Beautiful People. They rolled back in the ring and Rayne hit with Eat Defeat.
Angelina rallied once more and hit a big neck-breaker, but can't pick up the pin and throws a tantrum in the ring instead. She headed up to the top rope and tried for a cross-body, but came up empty.
Rayne hit a giant spear, but the referee was distracted by Velvet on the apron, preventing Rayne from getting the win. In the distraction, and with Rayne attempting to berate the referee, Velvet sprayed hairspray in the champ's eyes, allowing Love to get in with a roll-up from behind. With a handful of tights, preventing Rayne from kicking-out, Love held the pin for three and won the Knockouts Championship.
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