Winner advances to Bound for Glory
“The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero vs. Mr. Anderson
The bell rings and both men lock up. Pope locks himself in the ropes when Anderson attempts a takedown. Anderson attempts a small package and Pope counters as the two roll around the ring. Series of reverals and mat work between the two. Pope drops Anderson with an armbar takedown. Pope drops Anderson over the same arm. Pope pulls back on the wrist of Anderson, lifts him up and drops him over the wrist/arm. Anderson screams out in pain. Right and left exchanges. Anderson gets the better of it dropping Pope with a series of clotheslines and a quick superkick. Anderson drives Pope into the corner with force. Pope fights back with chops. Anderson catches Pope with a boot in the corner and running clothesline combo. Anderson with a keylock over the left arm of Pope. Anderson catches Pope with a knee to the gut after he came off charging off the ropes. Double clothesline drops both in the middle of the ring. Referee starts the count. Crowd in Orlando is starting to wake up. Pope drops Anderson with big elbows. Pope with an atomic drop and flying shoulder block. Pope with a kick, big chops and Anderson falls on the ropes. Pope slides over the back/neck of Anderson landing on the outside. Pope starts going up top and Anderson cuts him off. Anderson is up top looking to execute a superplex. Pope tosses Anderson off and Anderson crotches himself on the top rope. Pope stands up, jumps and takes out Anderson on the outside. Pope favors his arm after the spot. Back in the ring, Anderson hits his senton flip on Pope. Pope with a facebuster on Anderson. Anderson with a Mic Check on Pope. Pope kicks out after two. Pope goes after Anderson in the corner with big kicks and stomps. Pope misses the DDE, Anderson hits a Mic Check and gets the pinfall.
Winner & advancing to Bound for Glory: Mr. Anderson
After the match, Mr. Anderson grabs one of the dollar bills that were on the ground from Pope’s entrance and spits on it. Anderson uses the same dollar bill and makes it into a paper airplane. He throws it at Pope as his arm is raised in victory by referee Earl Hebner. Pope heads to the back and Anderson calls for the mic. Anderson says he is one match away from becoming the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion. The PPV goes off the air with Tenay wondering who Anderson will face at Bound for Glory for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. We will find out more on September 16 when Impact returns to Spike TV.
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