WWE & TNA Presents "Day of Reckoning" (9-20-09) Match No. 1
WWE & TNA Presents "Day of Reckoning" (9-20-09)
Match No. 1
World Tag Team Championship
Latin American Xchange vs. The Miz and John Morrison
After weeks of backing out of challenges for their Tag Team Titles, the Miz and Morrison can not back of this challenge tonight against LAX. Before the match got started, Jim Cornette came out and added this stipulation: If the Miz and John Morrison gets counted out or DQ-ed then the Miz and Morrison will lose their titles to LAX. That stipulation definitely put Miz and Morrison at a disadvantage (at least from a champion's standpoint).
Hernandez and Morrison started the match. Hernandez just started to give it to Morrison right out of the gate. Just delivering big blows and body shots to Morrison. Hernandez began to stay in-control of the match for the first minutes of the match before the Miz interfered.
When the Miz interfered, Hernandez just threw the Miz clear over the top ring rope and onto the outside. Hernandez then picked up Morrison and Border Tossed Morrison over the top rope and onto the Miz on the outside. Hernandez then tags in his partner Homicide. Homicide then whips off the ropes and hits a corkscrew dive through the ropes and crashes into the tag champions.
When Miz and Morrison gets up, Hernandez gets a head of steam and dives over the top rope and scores with the big splash onto Miz and Morrison. The fans starts to chant "THIS IS AWESOME" after they witnessed that dive from Hernandez. Homicide then grabs Morrison and tosses him back into the ring.
Homicide begin to beat on Morrison more until Morrison counters Homicide and begins to gain the advantage. After hitting the standing moonsault to Homicide, Morrison goes for the pin but Homicide kicks out. Morrison then tags in the Miz.
The Miz enters the match very aggressively and started to beat on the back of Homicide very violently with forearm shots. Meanwhile, John Morrison begins to take off the top turnbuckle pad unbeknownst to the referee to expose the steel ring that holds the ropes together.
So therefore, the Miz picks Homicide up and hard irish whips Homicide to the exposed steel ring. After hitting the steel ring, Homicide just falls to the mat. Miz goes for the pin but Homicide barely kicks out.
Miz then drags Homicide to the middle of the ring and begins to beat on the back of Homicide some more, just hitting Homicide with high knees and elbow drops into the injured back. Hernandez tries to reach his hand as far as he can but Miz keeps Homicide from making the tag to Hernandez.
After beating on Homicide for the next four minutes, the Miz hits the Mizard of Oz to Homicide. The Miz goes for the pin but shockingly, Homicide gets a shoulder up. The Miz then tags in his partner John Morrison. Morrison and Miz hits a double suplex on Homicide. Morrison goes for the pin but Homicide again kicks out.
Morrison begins to take control of Homicide and of the match for the next couple of minutes. Even hitting Homicide with a spring board drop kick. After hitting the dropkick, Morrison sets Homicide up for his corkscrew.
Before Morrison can pull off the neckbreaker, Homicide counters and hit Morrison with the Gringo Killer.
Both men are now laid out. Morrison and Homicide begin to move at a count of six. Both are crawling to their tag partners. Homicide makes it to Hernandez first and he tags in the big man. Morrison also tags in the Miz.
Hernandez enters the match all fired up. Just taking out the Miz and Morrison with a pair of clotheslines. Hernandez then sets up the Miz and Morrison in one corner and hits a big splash to Miz and Morrison in the corner.
Hernandez then tries to hit the Border Toss on the Miz but Morrison takes the Miz off the shoulders of Hernandez and Morrison then hits the corkscrew on Hernandez. The Miz then goes for the cover but Hernandez gets a shoulder up.
The Miz then tries to hit the Mizard of Oz on Hernandez, but Hernandez powers out and hits the Border Toss on the Miz. John Morrison then interferes, but Homicide comes in and clotheslines Morrison over the top rope. Hernandez then signals Homicide to go up top.
Hernandez then places the Miz on top of his shoulders. Homicide then leaps off the top rope and hits the Gringo Cutter to the Miz off the shoulders off Hernandez. Hernandez gets the pin and LAX captures the World Tag Team Titles for the first time in their careers.
Match No. 2
Match No. 2
Six Man Ultimate X Match for the TNA X-Division Championship
Evan Bourne vs. Alex Shelley vs. Christopher Daniels vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Chris Sabin vs. "The" Brian Kendrick
From the start this match just becomes wild. All men climbing the steel posts and ropes to get to the title in the middle of the giant X above the ring. But none of the six competitors are successful.
So the six begin to fight in the ring. The Motor City Machineguns begin to team up and starts to fight the duo of Bourne and Mysterio while Kendrick and Daniels fight on the outside.
Shelley is able to take out Mysterio and toss him outside while Bourne dropkicks Sabin to the outside. So now, Bourne and Shelly begins to climb. Both men now are hanging off the Ultimate X ropes but Shelly is able to swing his legs and unbelievably hits a hurracanrana to Bourne from the top of the Ultimate X ropes!
With both Shelley and Bourne laid out, Daniels and Kendrick begin to climb the Ultimate X ropes now. With Kendrick hanging from the ropes by his legs, Mysterio climbs to the top of the Ultimate X post and hits a senton drop to Kendrick.
Daniels then tries to grab the belt but Sabin climbs the Ultimate X post and drops a leg drop to Daniels off the Ultimate X ropes.
With the four men laying on the ring mat, Shelley and Bourne get up and begins to slug it out. Bourne is able to get the advantage and then scoop slams Shelley on the mat and proceeds to climb to the top rope. Bourne then scores with his Shooting Star Press to Shelley.
Bourne then tries to climb the Ultimate X ropes but Chris Sabin stops Bourne from reaching the title belt. Mysterio then comes in from behind and dropkicks Sabin. Mysterio then hits the 619 to Sabin followed by a senton drop.
"The" Brian Kendrick then gets up and hits Mysterio with "The Kendrick" (Sliced Bread No. 2) which takes out Mysterio. Daniels gets up as well and scores with a Death Valley Driver to Kendrick. Daniels then hits the BME to Kendrick.
Daniels then tries to climb the Ultimate X ropes but Shelly stops Daniels and hits Daniels with a neck breaker from the top of the Ultimate X ropes.
However in the meanwhile, Bourne was able to climb to the Ultimate X post and when Shelly hits Daniels with the neck breaker, Bourne jumps off the post and lands in the middle of the Ultimate X ropes. Bourne then unstraps the belt and remains the X-Division champion.
Match No. 3
Match No. 3
Full Metal Mayhem for the TNA Tag Team Championship
Team 3D & Johnny Devine vs. The Legacy (Randy Orton, Ted Dibiase Jr & Cody Rhodes)
Rhodes & Dibiase along with Randy Orton seek to destroy Team 3D & Johnny Devine for good here in trying to regain their TNA Tag Team Titles back. The match starts out as a brawl in the middle of the ring with all six men. Orton has Bubba Ray, Dibiase has DeVon, and Rhodes has Devine.
After getting hammered for two minutes or so, Team 3D and Devine starts to turn the tables and begin to hammer on Orton, Dibiase, and Rhodes. They soon throw Orton, Dibiase, and Rhodes to the outside.
Team 3D and Devine goes outside as well and begin to introduce a variety of weapons to the match that includes steel chairs, kendo sticks, trash cans, trash can lids, and ofcourse, a table.
Bubba Ray grabs one of the trash cans and then hits Orton twice with it. DeVon and Devine start to hit Dibiase and Rhodes with vicious kendo stick shots.
With Orton out, Bubba Ray picks up the steel steps and crashes them into Orton's head when he stands up. That steel steps shot busts open Orton, and now Orton begins to bleed fluidly.
Bubba then tosses Orton back into the ring along with the steel steps. Once in the ring, Bubba tells DeVon and Devine to place the table inside the ring which they do. Bubba then grabs Orton and walks up to the top of the steel steps.
Bubba then hits the Bubba Bomb to Orton from the top of the steel steps. Bubba goes for the pin but Orton gets a shoulder up. Dibiase and Rhodes finally get to their feet and hits Devine and DeVon with a pair of trash can lid shots. Rhodes and Dibiase then goes back into the ring.
Once in the ring, Dibiase and Rhodes hits Bubba Ray in the back with a trash can. They then help Orton up to his feet.
When Orton stands to his feet, he goes outside and pulls out a ladder from under the ring. Orton then takes out DeVon and Devine on the outside with the ladder. Orton then tosses the ladder in the ring.
Orton leans up the ladder into the corner of the ring. Orton and Dibiase then grabs Bubba Ray and together they hard Irish whips Bubba into the ladder, not once but twice. Orton goes for the pin but Bubba kicks out.
With DeVon and Devine still laid out on the outside, Orton, Dibiase, and Rhodes begin to triple team Bubba Ray, just punishing Bubba Ray with all kinds of weapons.
After punishing Bubba Ray for about five to six minutes, Orton demands Dibiase and Rhodes to raise up Bubba to deliver a RKO to him. As Orton tries to hit the RKO, Bubba counters Orton and Orton gets a chair shot from DeVon who was up on the apron.
Bubba then fights off Dibiase and Rhodes. With Dibiase and Orton out, Bubba places Rhodes on the top of his shoulder and then tells DeVon to go up top. With Rhodes on Bubba Rays shoulders, DeVon delivers the Dudleyville Device to Rhodes.
DeVon goes for the pin but Dibiase interrupts the count. Devine gets up to his feet now and pulls Orton out of the ring.
Orton and Devine begins to brawl on the outside. Devine then lifts up Orton to deliver the Devine Intervention on the outside but Orton wiggles out and pushes Devine's head into the steel ring post.
Orton however gets poised and Devine turns around Orton hits a RKO to Devine on the floor on the outside.
Meanwhile in the ring, Team 3D begins to get the upper hand on Priceless. DeVon at one point hitting the Whazzup to Rhodes from the top of the ladder. Afterwards, DeVon and Bubba Ray then sets up the table that they brought into the match earlier on.
When Dibiase gets to his feet, DeVon lifts up Dibiase and 3D's Dibiase through the table. DeVon then goes for the pin but Orton grabs DeVon and yanks him out of the ring. Orton then throws DeVon over the steel barricade wall and into the crowd. Bubba begins to beat down Rhodes and Dibiase in the ring.
After throwing DeVon over the barricade wall and taking out Devine with a RKO, Orton grabs from under the ring a glass table and slides it in the ring. Orton then comes in the ring and hits Bubba Ray in the back with a steel chair.
After telling Dibiase and Rhodes to beat down Bubba Ray some more, Orton sets up the glass table in the middle of the ring. Orton then grabs Bubba Ray, with help from Dibiase and Rhodes, places Bubba Ray on the top off the ladder. Orton then clims to the top of the ladder as well.
With the glass table set up in the middle of the ring, Orton (still very bloody) grabs Bubba Ray by his neck and drops Bubba with a RKO off the top of the ladder and through the glass table.
Glass and pieces of broken wood begin to shatter everywhere after the impact. Bubba starts to pour blood out of his head and face now. Dibiase comes over, drags Bubba Ray out of the broken glass and wood and pins the senseless, bloody, and battered Bubba Ray for the 3 count and to recapture the TNA Tag Team Titles.
When Orton, Dibiase, and Rhodes makes it to the top of the entrance way, EMT's come out and places Bubba Ray on a stretcher. However, Orton comes back down to the ring and hits another vicious RKO to Bubba Ray and then walks off.
Match No. 4
Match No. 4
"Captain Charisma" Christian vs. "The Samoan Submission Machine" Samoa Joe
Double C meets an old TNA enemy, Samoa Joe. Christian and Joe begins the match at a fast pace. Christian goes for the Kill Switch very early on in the match but Joe counters and tries to lock in the Kokina Clutch but Christian counters out of that by getting to the rope.
Joe then attacks Christian with hard chops and kicks to the body of Christian. Joe then whips Christian into a corner followed by a running knee shot. Joe places Christian on the top turnbuckle and hits Christian with a high kick to the face.
Joe then tries to hit the Muscle Buster for an early win but Christian fights off Joe and then scores with a cross body off the top rope onto Joe. Christian goes for the pin but Joe kicks out.
Christian then picks up Joe and tosses Joe's shoulder into the ring post. Christian rolls up Joe for a pin but Joe kicks out. Christian then picks Joe up and starts to deliver furious punches to Joe. Christian then whips off the ropes but Joe back drops Christian over the top rope but however, Christian lands on the apron.
Christian begins to hit the back of Joe from behind. Christian then slides his two legs in-between the ropes and hits Joe with both feet to the face of Joe. Christian then grabs Joe and hip tosses Joe out of the ring and onto the floor on the outside.
Christian hops down off the apron and begin to beat Joe's head into the announcer's table. With Joe leaned up on the table, Christian rolls back into the ring to break the 10 count but then soon rolls back outside.
But as Christian walks towards Joe, Joe regroups, lifts up Christian and slams Christian chest first on the announcer's table. Joe begin to slam Christain's head violently and viciously seven times into the announcer's table. Joe then rolls Christian back into the ring.
Back in the ring, Joe whips off the ropes and hits a big knee drop onto Christian. Joe goes for the pin but Christian kicks out. Joe then stands up Christian and whips off the ropes and delivers a snap powerslam. Joe attempts another cover but Christian kicks out.
Joe begins to wear down Christian more for the next nine minutes. After wearing down Christian, Joe sets Christian on the top turnbucklefor another attempt at the Muscle Buster but Christian counters with head butts to Joe.
Christian then shoves Joe off and Joe falls onto the mat. Christian then gets up and hits a frog splash to Joe. Christian attempts a pin but Joe kicks out.
Christian then places Joe on the second rope and stands on the back of Joe while pulling on the top rope and just choking Joe. Christian breaks the hold at a 4 count. Christian then hits Joe with a backwards DDT when he stands up.
Christian goes for the pin but Joe kicks out. Christian then deliver punches as Joe stand up. But Joe blocks a punch by Christian and hits a belly to belly on Christian.
Joe then picks up Christian and once again places Christian on the top turnbuckle to deliver a Muscle Buster. Joe is able to hit the Muscle Buster on Christian but Christian gets a shoulder up after a pin attempt by Joe.
Joe then stands up Christian and delivers chops to the chest of Christian. Christian then counters and ducks one of the chops by Joe. Christian then turns Joe over and scores with the Kill Switch. Christian goes for the pin but Joe gets a shoulder up.
When both men stands up, Joe and Christian begins to have a slugfest. Christian then tries to hit another Kill Switch attempt but Joe counters and locks in the Kokina Clutch on Christian. After 46 seconds in the Clutch, Christian makes it to the rope.
After Joe releases the hold, Edge comes out with a chair and distracts the ref. While distracting the ref, Edge slides the chair in the ring. Christian gets up and hits a low blow on Joe followed by a Kill Switch onto the chair.
Christian the slides the chair out of the ring and goes for the pin on Joe. The ref turns around and counts the 1-2-3 and Christian becomes the new IC champ.
Match No. 5
Match No. 5
"Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels vs. "King of the Mountain" Jeff Jarrett
This match came about after Jarrett hit HBK with a steel chair last month, which cost HBK the match and the No. 1 contendership. HBK starts out the match as the aggressor. HBK begins to pound on Jarrett and soon tossing him into the corner and mounts Jarrett.
HBK, with the crowd counting, punches the head of Jarrett ten times in the corner. HBK then grabs Jarrett and whips off the ropes. As HBK tries to hit Jarrett with a big right hand, Jarrett ducks and tries to hit the Stroke on HBK.
But HBK counters the Stroke and gets a small cradle on Jarrett but Jarrett kicks out. As both gets up, HBK dashes towards Jarrett and hits a running clothesline on Jarrett which takes both men over the top rope.
HBK then begin to hammer Jarrett again followed by a hard Irish whip into the steel steps by HBK to Jarrett. HBK then steps back to get ready to deliver a superkick to Jarrett. As Jarrett stands up, HBK tries to hit Jarrett with the superkick but Jarrett ducks the kick and HBK hits the steel ring post.
Jarrett then gets behind HBK and hits the Stroke on the floor. Jarrett then rolls into the ring. But before HBK gets counted out, Jarrett goes back outside to bring in HBK into the ring. Jarrett goes for the pin, but HBK gets a shoulder up.
Jarrett begins to work on the leg of HBK. Just ramming HBK's leg and knee into the mat along with chops and kicks to the leg of HBK. After working on the leg of HBK, Jarrett locks in the figure four leglock on HBK.
After a minute and four seconds in the figure four, HBK reverses it and rolls over Jarrett to apply the pressure on Jarett's leg now. But both men is able to make it to the rope.
When Jarrett and Michaels stand up, HBK tries to deliver Sweet Chin Music to Jarrett but Jarrett blocks the kick and throws Michaels over the top rope to the outside.
Jarrett, with help of the ring ropes, sling shots over the top rope and crashes onto HBK on the outside.
Jarrett then grabs HBK by his hair and throws HBK onto and over the announce table. Jarrett begins to pummel HBK between the table and the barricade wall.
Jarrett then grabs HBK and throws him back into the ring. Jarrett then takes control of the match while back in the ring.
As Jarrett tries to hit a back suplex to HBK off the top rope, HBK counters and cross bodies Jarrett in mid-air. HBK attempts the cover but Jarrett kicks out. HBK then nips up and goes to the top rope.
When HBK tries to drop the elbow to Jarrett, Jarrett rolls out of the way and HBK hits the ring canvas. With HBK laid out on the mat, Jarrett proceeds to go up top. When Jarrett tries to hit a big splash, HBK gets his knees up. After hitting Jarrett with his knees, HBK goes up top again.
This time HBK hits the elbow drop, nips up, and begins to warm up Sweet Chin Music. When HBK tries to hit Sweet Chin Music, Jarrett blocks the kick and tries to hit another Stroke to HBK. But HBK shoves Jarrett out of the Stroke position and when Jarrett turns around, he gets hit with Sweet Chin Music. HBK gets the pin and becomes victorious.
Match No. 6
Match No. 6
Barbed Wire Steel Cage Match
Abyss vs. John Cena
The steel cage is wrapped in barbed wire at the top of it and the only way to win is by escaping the cage. Both men enters the match with their hands heavily taped. Abyss gets introduced first and brings with him a bag of 10,000 thumb tacks and places them under the bottom turnbuckle.
John Cena gets introduced second and he brings with him his signature steel chain that he wears around his neck. As he enters the ring, Cena puts the steel chain on the top of the ring post. Before the two lock it up, Cena and Abyss first walks around the ring anticipating what they are going have to do in this match to survive.
Abyss and Cena finally lock things up but Cena gets the advantage with a side headlock. But Abyss counters and shoves into the ropes and as Cena comes back towards Abyss, Abyss tries to hit Cena with a clothesline but Cena ducks and lifts up Abyss for the FU. Abyss is able to counter and grabs Cena by the head and tries to throw Cena into the steel cage.
But Cena blocks getting his head thrown into the cage. Cena fights back with punches to the face of Abyss. Cena then gets a head of steam, he whips off the rope and delivers a two big shoulder blocks to Abyss followed by a pair of clotheslines. Cena then tries for the FU again but Abyss counters again and strikes Cena with a big boot.
Abyss then starts to beat down and pummel Cena. Just taking control of the match now. After being in control of Cena for a solid eight minutes and hitting the Shock Treatment on Cena, Abyss begins to climb the cage.
Abyss tries to avoid the barbed wire but as he does, Cena gets up, grabs his steel chain and hits Abyss in the body with it three separate times. Cena now begins to climb the cage. With both men standing on the top rope and using the cage to hold their balance, Abyss and Cena begins to exchange big right hands.
Somehow Abyss is able to block a big right and then slams Cena's head into the barbed wire cage. Abyss begins to grind Cena's face in the barbed wire. After a while, Cena falls to the mat and begins to bleed like a stuck pig. Abyss gets down too.
Abyss begins to punish Cena more for the next couple of minutes. Abyss punishes Cena by throwing Cena into the cage numerous times (head and back first) and also grinding the face of Cena in the chain length fenced cage.
Cena is still bleeding like a stuck pig. At one point Abyss demands a steel chair and receives it from the cage door. When Cena stands to his feet, Abyss swings but Cena ducks and hits the spin out powerbomb to Abyss.
However, Cena is able to get to his feet and is able to hit the "5 Knuckle Shuffle" on Abyss. Cena then grabs the chair and when Abyss gets up, Cena hits Abyss with the steel chair which busts open Abyss.
Cena then begins to gain control of the match now. After throwing Abyss into the cage numerous time and grinding his face in the cage, Cena sets Abyss on the top turnbuckle and delivers a superplex to Abyss from the top rope.
Cena then gets up, still with the blood pouring out of his head, Cena locks in the STFU to Abyss. After 82 seconds in the STFU and still bleeding, Abyss finally taps out and Cena lets go of the hold. Cena now begins to climb the cage.
When Cena reaches the top, Abyss gets up and hits Cena in the back with the steel chair and Cena falls to the mat. When Cena stands up, Abyss hits Cena with another steel chair shot but this time to the bloody head of Cena.
Abyss then picks up his bag of thumb tacks and spreads them out on the mat. Abyss then sets Cena up and whips off the ropes to hit Cena with the Black Hole Slam into the tacks.
But Cena is able to counter and lifts Abyss up for the FU. But Abyss wiggles off the shoulders of Cena and when Cena turns around Abyss chokeslams Cena onto the thumb tacks.
Abyss begins to climb the cage and when he reaches the top, he yanks off a piece of the barbed wire. Abyss then jumps down and whips Cena with the barbed wire. Abyss picks up Cena and throws Cena into the steel cage.
Abyss then hits the Black Hole Slam on Cena with still a couple of tacks in the back of Cena. Abyss begins to climb the cage again. But shockingly Cena gets to his feet and begins to climb the cage as well. Both now begin to brawl on the top rope. Cena is able counter Abyss and sets Abyss up for the FU.
Cena then hits the FU to Abyss from the top rope and onto the thumb tacks. Cena then sees the opportunity and climbs out of the little space where Abyss ripped off a piece of the barbed wire. Cena climbs down the cage and hits the floor with both feet.
After the match, medical personnel come out and check on both Cena and Abyss.
Match No. 7
Match No. 7
Triple Threat Match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
Kurt Angle vs. Undertaker vs. AJ Styles
When the bell rings, Angle attacks AJ and throws AJ out of the ring. Angle and Taker begins to slug it out now with AJ on the outside. After getting in-control, Taker begins to work on the arm of Angle.
Taker then walks the top rope to deliver Old School. But when Taker leaps down, Angle counters with a kick to the gut and hits the Olympic Slam to Taker with the first four minutes of the match.
Angle goes for the pin but AJ grabs the foot of Angle and pulls Angle out of the ring. On the outside, AJ tries to hit Angle with a big right fist but Angle ducks and hits another Olympic Slam but this time to AJ and on the floor.
When Angle gets back inside the ring, Undertaker sits up, grabs Angle by his throat, and tosses Angle into the corner and starts to deliver the big fury punches to Angle.
Undertaker then whips Angle into the corner followed by a big clothesline to Angle in the corner. Angle falls to the mat and Taker goes for the pin but Angle kicks out. Undertaker then applies an arm bar to Angle. But Angle makes it to the rope.
Undertaker then whips Angle back into the corner but as Undertaker runs to deliver a big boot, Angle moves out of the way and Taker straddles the top rope and falls over to the floor.
Meanwhile, AJ gets up onto the top rope and leaps off and hits Angle with a forearm smash. With the Undertaker out, AJ and Angle begins to have a pure wrestling match.
When Angle gets the upper hand, Angle tries to go for another Angle Slam but AJ counters and AJ hits Angle with the Pele Kick.
AJ goes for the pin but Undertaker this time pulls AJ out of the ring to interrupt the count. Undertaker then tries to whip AJ but AJ reverses and AJ whips Undertaker into the steel ring steps.
AJ then goes to the top rope but Angle gets up and meets AJ on the top rope. Angle then hits a belly to belly to AJ off the top rope. Angle goes for the pin but AJ kicks out.
Angle then delivers vicious punches to AJ followed by a forearm upper cut. Somehow AJ is able to duck the rights of Angle and hits his own Olympic Slam to Angle. AJ goes for the cover but Angle gets a shoulder up.
As AJ and Angle get to their feet, AJ tries to kick Angle in the gut but Angle blocks the kick and reverses the kick into an Ankle Lock. After a minute in the Ankle Lock, AJ is about to tap but before he does, Undertaker comes back into the ring and hits Angle with a big boot making Angle to release the Ankle Lock. Undertaker then throws Angle over the top rope.
With Angle on the outside, Undertaker grabs AJ by his throat and chokeslams AJ over the top rope to the outside and onto the Angle.
When AJ and Angle get to their feet on the outside, Undertaker whips off the ropes and dives clear over the top rope on hits AJ and Angle on the outside. Undertaker then grabs AJ and drags him over the announcer's table.
Undertaker then begins to slam AJ's head into the announcer's table. After beating AJ's skull in the announcer's table, Undertaker begins to clear off the announcer's table. As AJ gets to his feet, Undertaker grabs the throat of AJ to chokeslam AJ through the announce table.
However, Angle comes from behind witha steel chair and hits Taker in the back with it. Angle then grabs AJ and tosses AJ back into the ring. But as Angle climbs the apron to get back in the ring, Undertaker sits up and grabs the tights of Angle.
Undertaker then grabs the throat of Angle to chokeslam Angle through the table but Angle counters and hits Taker in the gut. Angle then grabs the ring bell and hits Undertaker with it.
Angle then gets behind Taker and Olympic Slams Undertaker through the announce table. With Undertaker laid out on the broken announce table, Angle climbs back into the ring and begins to wrestle AJ.
After Angle gets the advantage on AJ, Angle hits AJ with three German suplexes. Angle goes for the pin but AJ gets a shoulder up. Angle then stands up and takes down his straps and goes up top.
Angle does go for the moonsault, however Angle goes for the somersault 450 splash. Angle hits it perfectly on AJ and goes for the pin but AJ kicks out again. Angle then stands up AJ to deliver more furious punches to AJ.
But AJ ducks the furious punches of Angle and when Angle turns around AJ tries to hit another Pele Kick but Angle catches the kick of AJ and puts AJ in another Ankle Lock.
But somehow, AJ rolls out of the Ankle Lock and rolls Angle into the Styles Clash and AJ hits the Styles Clash to Angle. Styles goes for the pin attempt but Angle kicks out.
AJ tries to hit another Styles Clash but Angle counters and locks in another Ankle Lock on AJ.
With Angle having the Ankle Lock locked onto AJ, Undertaker comes back into the ring and turns around Angle. Undertaker then hits a thundering chokeslam on Angle. Undertaker goes for the cover but AJ interrupts the count.
As AJ hits Undertaker with big right hands, Undertaker counter AJ with a kick to gut followed by a Last Ride to AJ. Undertaker goes for the pin but AJ somehow gets a shoulder up. Undertaker then tries to hit another Last Ride to AJ but AJ hops off the shoulders of Deadman and when Taker turns around AJ hits the Pele Kick to Taker.
AJ goes for the pin but Angle interrupts the count. Angle then picks up AJ and Olympic Slams AJ over the top rope and onto the floor on the outside.
Angle then turns his attention to Undertaker who made his way to the corner. Angle then mounts Undertaker in the corner but Undertaker counters by grabbing the tights to hit a Last Ride out of the corner.
But Angle leaps off the shoulders of Taker (just like AJ did) and tries to hit an Olympic Slam but the Undertaker counters that and lifts Angle up for the Tombstone. Undertaker hits the Tombstone on Angle and goes for the pin.
But AJ gets to his feet and pulls out Undertaker from the ring. AJ then hits the Styles Clash to the Undertaker on the floor on the outside. AJ then rolls back into the ring.
When Angle gets to his feet AJ tries to hit another Styles Clash to Angle but Angle grabs the ankle of AJ and locks in another Ankle Lock to AJ.
After 23 seconds in the Ankle Lock and Kurt screaming at AJ, "TAP YOU SON OF A BI*TCH, TAP OR I'M GOING TO BREAK YOUR FU*KIN' ANKLE," AJ is able to roll up Angle for the sudden pin and becomes the new TNA Heavyweight Champion.
Match No 8
Match No 8
60 Minute Iron Man Match for the WWE Championship
"The Icon" Sting vs. "The Game" Triple H
Justin Roberts if the ring announcer for this bout and he announces the challenger first.
ROBERTS: "The following bout is the 60 Minute Iron Man Match for the WWE Championship." (Sting's TNA music begins to play) "Introducing first is the challenger, from Venice Beach, California. Weighing in at 255 pounds, he is The Icon and a former World's Heavyweight Champion. This is Sting." Sting comes out with his signature black coat and baseball bat with the crowd roaring. Now Roberts introduces the champion.
ROBERTS: (Triple H musics play first, "TIME TO PLAY THE GAME") "From Greenwich, Connecticut. Weighing at 265 pounds, he is the reigning WWE Champion, The Game, Triple H." Triple H comes out with his signature entrance (spitting the water out on the apron). Triple H then goes to the second rope and does his pose. The Triple H stares down Sting who is on the outside of the ring for about 8 seconds.
When Triple H's music stops playing, Sting re-enters the ring and the bell rings signally the hour starts. Triple H and Sting begin to have a stare down from opposites corners for a good 27 seconds.
Triple H and Sting finally tie it up in the middle of the ring after the stare down. After neither men can get the advantage, both men shoves each other off. Sting and the Game begins to walk around the ring again with the crowd split down middle as they chant "LETS GO STING, LETS GO TRIPLE H, LETS GO STING, LETS GO TRIPLE H."
Sting and Triple H tie it up again but this time the Game gets the advantage with the side head lock. As HHH adds more pressure with the head lock, Sting counters and shoves Triple H into the ring ropes followed by a back drop. Sting then kicks the Game into the corner.
After kicking and punching Triple H in the corner, Sting whips Triple H into the opposite corner to deliver a Stinger Splash. As Sting runs to try to hit the Stinger Splash, Triple H moves out of the way and rolls out of the ring.
Sting follows and tries to whip Triple H into the steel ring steps but Triple H reverses and Sting crashes shoulder first into the the ring steps. Triple H then rolls back into the ring. Sting follows at a count of 7.
Triple H now begins to work on the back and legs of Sting. Nine minutes has gone by without a fall surrender and Triple H still in-control. At the 47 minute mark, Triple H locks in the figure four leg lock to Sting.
After 46 seconds in the figure four, Sting reverses by rolling over and puts the pressure on Triple H's leg. But 11 seconds or so, bit Sting and Triple H rolls into the ropes. As both men get up, Triple H and Sting begin to slug it out.
Triple H then gets the advantage and whips Sting off the ropes. Triple H hits the knee smash to Sting followed by a kick to the gut. Triple H then tries to hit the Pedigree but Sting counters and tries to lock in the Scorpion Deathlock on The Game.
But Triple H is able to escape out of the Scorpion Death Lock attempt and shoves Sting out of the ring. Triple H then goes outside as well.
Triple H meets Sting on the outside and tries to hit a suplex to Sting on the outside. However, Sting reverses and suplexes Triple H stomach first onto the announce table. Sting then suplexes Triple H two more times stomach first onto the announce table.
Sting then rolls Triple H back into the ring. Sting goes for the pin but Triple H kicks out. The match is now at the 41 minute mark and yet no falls has been surrendered yet.
Sting now turns his attention to the mid section of Triple H. Sting applies the abdominal stretch to Triple H back in the back. Triple H is able to counter the stretch after suffering to it for 33 seconds. When Triple H tries to regroup himself, Sting hits a standing dropkick to Triple H which takes down Triple H.
Sting then goes outside and drags Triple H's body to the steel ring post. While on the outside, Sting torques and yanks on the mid section of Triple H while using the steel ring post. Sting breaks the hold at a 4 count.
Sting rolls back into the ring. Sting now begins to add more punishment to the ribs and mid section of Triple H by applying a body scissors. At the 36 minute mark and while suffering in the scissors for 59 seconds, Triple H is able to make it to the rope to allow Sting to break the hold.
As Triple H stands up, Sting delivers a suplex to Triple H followed by a pin attempt but Triple H kicks out. When Sting and Triple H gets up, Sting dashes towards Triple H but Triple H side steps Sting and tosses Sting over the top rope.
Triple H goes on the apron to hit a double axe handle on Sting but as Triple H leaps Sting hits Triple H in the gut adding more punishment to Triple H's mid section Sting then slams Triple H's on the announce table.
After slamming Triple H's head on the table, Sting steps back and when he sprints towards Triple H, Triple H counters and hits Sting with a spine buster on the outside on the floor.
Triple H then grabs Sting and rolls Sting back into the ring. At the 29 minute mark, Triple H goes for the pin but Sting gets a shoulder up. There has yet to be a fall surrendered.
Triple H then grabs Sting and sets Sting on the top turnbuckle. Triple H then delivers a superplex to Sting from the top turnbuckle. Triple H goes for another cover but Sting kicks out again.
Triple H now mounts Sting and deliver fury punches to Sting. Triple H then stands up and delivers a knee drop to Sting followed by a pin attempt but Sting kicks out. Triple H then tries to lock in the Indian Death Lock but somehow Sting counters into a small cradle and at the 26 minute mark, Sting gets the first fall. The score is now 1-0.
Triple H gets up all rages and PO-ed and when Sting stands up and turns around, Triple H hits Sting with a hard Pedigree but Sting rolls out of the ring and falls to the floor. Triple H follows and begins to clear off an announce table.
Triple H then grabs Sting and places Sting onto of the announce table. Triple H hops onto the table and then Pedigrees Sting right through the announce table. Triple H rolls back into the ring and gets the second fall after Sting gets counted out.
Triple rolls back outside to bring Sting back into the ring. Triple H attempts a pin but Sting gets a shoulder up. The match is now at the 18 minute mark with the score tied 1-1.
Triple H now begins to wear down Sting for next few minutes. After wearing down Sting, Triple H locks in a sleeper hold to Sting. Sting passes out to the sleeper and the score is now 2-1 in Triple H's favor at the 13 minute mark.
As Triple H picks up Sting, Sting suddenly come alive and counters Triple H and then locks in the Scorpion Death Lock onto Triple H. After 31 seconds in the Scorpion Death Lock, Triple H taps out. The score is now tied again at 2-2 with 11 minutes left in the match.
After both men makes it to their feet, Sting and Triple H begin to trade hard rights back and forth in the middle of the ring. With both men exhausted form the hour and each other, Triple H blocks a right hand of Sting a delivers another Pedigree to Sting at the 8 minute mark. Both men just lays in the middle of the for a minute and a half.
After both make it to their feet again, Triple H kicks Sting in the gut again to deliver another Pedigree but Sting counters the kick hits a Scorpion Death Drop to Triple H. Sting goes for the pin but Triple H gets a shoulder up at the 5-minute mark. When Sting gets up he goes to the top rope.
When Triple H gets to his feet, Sting tries to cross body Triple H but Triple H counters the cross body of Sting's with a kick to the gut of Sting followed by another thundering Pedigree. Triple H goes for the pin and gets the fifth fall of the match at the two and a half minute mark. Triple H now leads the score to 3-2.
Triple H then get up and gets behind Sting as Sting stand up. When Sting turns around Triple H attempts another Pedigree but Sting counters the Pedigree into the Scorpion Death Lock at a minute and 55 seconds.
While in the Scorpion, surprisingly Triple H doesn't tap out. Triple H passes out with 30 seconds left in the match so now the ref begins to check Triple H by raising Triple H's arm.
Triple H's arm falls twice, but before it falls the third time the hour runs out and the bell rings signally the match is over. Triple H's arm falls to the mat for a third but after the bell rang!
So Triple H wins the match with the score 3-2 and remains the WWE Champion.
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