TNA X Division Championship
Douglas Williams (c) vs. Sabu
Douglas Williams has new music. Strange choice given the character. Sabu charges in early for a takedown that Williams dodges right away. Another takedown attempt, Sabu gets a leg and Williams recovers back to his feet. Sabu with a leg lock around the neck of Williams on the mat. Williams comes in for a takedown and Sabu catches him with a big knee to the head. Sabu with a big clothesline and springboard leg drop over Williams. Sabu locks on the camel clutch and Williams gets to the ropes. Sabu with a big flip dive over Williams over the top rope to the outside. Sabu grabs a table from under the ring and sets it up. Referee Earl Hebner calls them back in and Williams tosses Sabu back in the ring. Williams with a running high knee to Sabu in the corner. Sabu crotches Williams up top. Sabu misses a springboard huricanrana attempt and ends up pulling Williams down with him. Nice job with Tenay and Taz referring to it as a counter/block to protect the botch. Sabu grabs a steel chair and again referee Earl Hebner stops it from being used. Sabu sets up the chair anyway, Sabu springboards off the chair, onto the ropes and hits a moonsault over Williams. Hebner tosses the chair out when Williams drop toe holds Sabu into it. Williams with a low blow on Sabu. Hebner warns Williams and Williams argues it wasn’t that bad. Williams with a quick knee drop over Sabu. Sabu with a DDT on Williams. The chair comes back into play and Sabu springboards off it into Williams in the corner. Hebner kicks it off to the side and Sabu sets it back up. Williams kicks the chair into Sabu and hits a gutwrench suplex. Hebner blocks an attempt by Sabu to jump off the chair. Sabu pushes him away, jumps off, gets on the rope, loses his balance, lands back in the ring and then springboards himself back out over Williams. Sabu rolls back in, dives out again, Williams moves and Sabu crashes through the table. Williams goes to use a chair, Hebner grabs it out of his hands, with Hebner distracted Williams grabs the X Title, clocks Sabu with it, tosses it out, covers Sabu and gets the pinfall.
Winner & still TNA X Division Champion: Douglas Williams
Backstage, Christy Hemme is with Mr. Anderson. Anderson said he doesn’t care if The Pope likes him or not and he came to TNA for two reasons: win matches and win championships. He gets the crowd to start a “WE ARE ASSHOLES” chant.
* Velvet Sky vs. Madison Rayne is up next.