TNA Bound for Glory PPV Results
October 12, 2014
Tokyo, Japan (Korakuen Hall)
Commentators: Mike Tenay, Taz
Report by: Greg McNeish of Wrestleview.com
PPV starts with a video package on tonight’s show. Jeremy Borash welcomes us to the show.
Manik (TNA) vs. Minoru Tanaka (Wrestle-1)
They go back and forth early. Manik avoids a dive by Tanaka and hits a neckbreaker. Basement dropkick by Manik for a nearfall. Back suplex by Manik for a nearfall. Tanaka comes back with a dropkick. Missile dropkick by Tanaka for a nearfall. Snap suplex by Tanaka for a nearfall. Manik sent outside, Tanaka wipes him out with a Orihara Moonsault off the top. Back in, Manik comes back with a springboard dropkick. Manik goes for the Frog Splash, but Tanaka gets his knees up. They head up top, Superplex by Tanaka for a nearfall. They fight over a backslide, then Manik hits a Brainbuster for a nearfall. Tanaka then drills Manik with a head kick.
Cross armbreaker applied, Manik taps.
Winner: Minoru Tanaka by submission (Cross Armbreaker)
Video package on Team 3D vs. Rick Steiner & Road Warrior Animal from Slammiversary 2007.
Ethan Carter III comes out and cuts a promo, ripping on the Japanese crowd and Team 3D before their Hall of Fame induction tonight. Carter says he will “Ham Slam” Hama tonight because he is a Carter and the world needs us.
Ethan Carter III (TNA) vs. Ryota Hama (Wrestle-1)
Hama works over Carter early with shoulder tackles. Carter taunts Hama, but Hama hits a flapjack. Hama misses a splash and Carter begins working him over. Hama hits a clothesline and an elbow drop. Running Butt Splash by Hama in the corner for a nearfall. Carter goes for a Sunset Flip, but Hama blocks it. Carter avoids a Butt Drop and gains a nearfall. Hama gives Carter a Stinkface in the corner, but Carter with a kick down low.
One Percenter by Carter for the win.
Winner: Ethan Carter III by pinfall (One Percenter)
Video package on Team 3D vs. Beer Money at Lockdown 2009.
Backstage, MVP says he is here because he appreciates the Japanese style more so than when he was part of sports-entertainment. Says he will beat Kazma Sakamoto tonight.
MVP (TNA) vs. Kazma Sakamoto (Wrestle-1)
MVP takes control early. Sakamoto tries a shoulder tackle, but MVP does not go down. Sakamoto bows to MVP, but MVP grabs him by the hair and hits some right hands, followed by a front slam. Sakamoto rolls outside before MVP can do the Ballin’ Elbow. MVP then wipes out Sakamoto with a slingshot plancha. Crowd chants for MVP. Sakamoto rakes the eyes, but MVP sends him into the barricade, then hits a running boot that sends Sakamoto into the crowd. Back in, MVP gains a nearfall. Sakamoto unloads with shots to MVP in the corner. Series of leg kicks by Sakamoto. Sakamoto avoids a running boot in the corner by MVP, hits a bulldog. Sakamoto mocks MVP by hitting him with the Ballin’ Elbow. MVP comes back with a back body drop. Series of clothesline shots by MVP in the corner, followed by an Exploder. Facebuster across the knee, then MVP shows Sakamoto how its done with the Ballin’ Elbow. Fisherman by MVP for a nearfall. Sakamoto avoids another running boot and hits a knee strike, followed by a superkick for a nearfall. Sliding dropkick by Sakamoto for a nearfall. MVP avoids a Basement Meteora, roll-up for a nearfall. Dropkick to the knees by MVP.
Drive-By by MVP for the win.
Winner: MVP by pinfall (The Drive-By)
Backstage, Samoa Joe says he is here tonight to give respect and to show the world what the X-Division is, a division with no limits, no restrictions and one requirement, you give it your all to face me for my title. I have beaten many since winning the title and now I face two, Low-Ki and Kaz Hayashi, two men who will do whatever it takes to win the title. Gentlemen, be prepared to take it to the next level, but be prepared to be disappointed. I am Samoa Joe and I am walking out of here still the X-Division Champion.
Triple Threat Match for the TNA X-Division Title: Samoa Joe (c) (TNA) vs. Low-Ki (TNA) vs. Kaz Hayashi (Wrestle-1)
Ki sends Hayashi outside early. Joe & Ki go back and forth, but then Hayashi with a leg lariat to Ki in the corner. Joe with a running back elbow to Hayashi, followed by an enziguri to Ki in the corner. Snapmare/chop/FK combo by Joe to Hayashi, followed by a leaping kneedrop for a nearfall. Hayashi fights back, sends Joe outside. Ki works over Hayashi. Through the ropes dropkick by Ki to Joe. Spinning heel kick by Hayashi to Ki. Joe blocks being suplexed back in by Hayashi. They fight on the apron, big chop by Joe sends Hayashi outside. Joe with a head of steam, but Ki with a springboard roundhouse for a nearfall. Ki sends Joe outside. Ki & Hayashi exchange chops outside. Double clothesline by Joe wipes out Ki & Hayashi. Crowd chants for Joe. Back in, inverted atomic drop, big boot, back senton by Joe to Hayashi, Ki breaks up the pin. Running forearm by Ki to Joe, then elbows to Joe on the ropes. Joe comes back with a powerbomb for a nearfall, then transitions to a Boston Crab variation. Joe switches to a STF, Hayashi then crossfaces both Joe & Ki at the same time. Joe with slaps to Hayashi, but Hayashi with Kawada Kicks. Running boot by Hayashi, but Joe fires up. Neckbreaker by Hayashi for a nearfall. Ki with a running dropkick to Joe. Hayashi catapults Ki, but Ki springs to the middle rope, Warrior’s Way by Ki for a nearfall. Joe kicks at Ki from the outside and pulls him out. Hayashi with a head of steam, but Joe avoids him. Joe with a head of steam, tope suicida wipes out Ki & Hayashi as they all crash into the barricade. Back in, Joe hits ST-Joe on Hayashi in the corner. Handspring by Ki sends Hayashi to the outside. Slap exchange between Joe & Ki.
Kokina Clutch applied by Joe on Ki, Ki passes out, ref calls for the bell.
Winner and STILL TNA X-Division Champion: Samoa Joe by submission (Kokina Clutch)
Afterwards, Joe speaks some Japanese to the crowd, then thanks the crowd for coming, TNA & Wrestle-1 are bringing you a new brand of pro wrestling and I am Samoa Joe and I am pro wrestling.
We see video of Bully Ray putting Dixie Carter through a table.
Backstage, Tommy Dreamer says it was an honor to induct Team 3D into the TNA Hall of Fame in such a honorable place like Japan. It will be great to face Team 3D again tonight, I’ve had many partners here in Japan, like the Sandman and Terry Funk, tonight it will be Abyss. It will mean a lot to face Team 3D one more time tonight.
Jeremy Borash introduces the Wrestle-1 ring announcer to ring announce the next match.
Wrestle-1 Showcase: El Hijo del Pantera & Andy Wu vs. Novus (Jiro Kuroshio & Yusuke Kodama)
Wu & Jiro start. Jiro is still wearing his ring jacket. Jiro avoids Wu early and taunts the crowd. Wu with a shoulder tackle, but Jiro kips up. Same thing occurs, then Jiro with a savate kick to the ribs. Wu with a Matrix move, then hits an armdrag. Series of evasions, Pantera & Kodama tag in. Pantera shows off his agility, running across the ropes. Series of evasions, then Pantera with a rana. Kodama applauds Pantera, then wants a handshake, but then hits a gut kick. Kodama taunts the crowd, but Pantera flips outside, then hits a springboard armdrag, sending Kodama to the outside. Pantera sets to dive, but the ref stops him. Pantera then flips over the ref and wipes out Kodama with a flip dive. Back in, Pantera gains a nearfall while trash talking Jiro. Kodama avoids a charge, Jiro with a kick to Pantera, then Kodama with a flapjack for a nearfall. Jiro in, slam to Pantera. Cross-armed pin by Jiro for a nearfall. Same pin by Jiro, Wu breaks up the pin. Standing corkscrew moonsault by Jiro for a nearfall. Kodama in, tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for a nearfall. Flying back elbow in the corner, but Pantera avoids a charge and hits a Moonsault Kick, followed by a dropkick. Wu in, crossbody, 2 armdrags and a dropkick to Kodama for a nearfall. Wu avoids Kodama, but Kodama with a back elbow. Kodama heads up top, but Wu with a Stratusphere. Double team by Wu & Pantera. Pantera with a 619 variation and a flipping leg drop to Kodama, Jiro breaks up the pin. Wu sends Jiro outside, then wipes him out with a crossbody off the tope. Pantera slams Kodama, then heads up top, but Kodama avoids him and hits a dropkick. Superkick by Kodama, Wu breaks up the pin. Jiro sends Wu outside and wipes him out with a somersault plancha.
Corkscrew moonsault by Kodama to Pantera for the win.
Winners: Novus (Jiro Kuroshio & Yusuke Kodama) by pinfall (Corkscrew Moonsault)
A video plays for Team 3D’s induction into the TNA Hall of Fame. It was a private ceremony for the wrestlers, apparently, and included the Great Muta in attendance. Tommy Dreamer inducted them. Really nice clip.
Hardcore Rules: Tommy Dreamer & Abyss vs. Team 3D
Huge reaction for Team 3D, during the entrances and ring introductions. Bully Ray offers handshakes before the match. Tommy Dreamer accepts, but Abyss walks away. Dreamer & Devon begin in the ring. They trade go behinds, missed elbow drops, before Abyss tags himself in much to Dreamer’s chagrin. He emphatically points to Bully Ray, and Devon obliges by tagging him in. Abyss & Ray trade right hands, until Bully Ray hits a standing uranage. Abyss answers back, and they stand off. Bully Ray catches a clothesline to take Abyss down, but takes a bodyslam in the next exchange. Devon in, and Team 3D clothesline Abyss outside the ring. Dreamer comes in, but is met by a double team neckbreaker. All four men inside, Abyss is thrown back outside, as Devon climbs up, and drops onto Dreamer for 3D’s signature flying headbutt. Ray leads the Japanese crowd in calling for the tables, and they set one up in the ring. Abyss & Dreamer cut them off before they can use it, and they brawl outside. Dreamer spits water in Devon’s face, while Abyss rings the bell on Ray’s head. They go into the crowd, where Bully Ray puts the ring bell on Abyss’ groin, and gives it a ring. Ray then finds Dreamer for a shot with the mallet, and then goes under the ring to fill the ring with weapons. Everyone climbs in, for a chair & kendo stick fight. 3D get the advantage, but Abyss & Dreamer turn it around, and each slam an opponent for a double-pin attempt. Dreamer puts a garbage can in the turnbuckle, but eats it himself, courtesy of Bully Ray. Abyss makes him pay with a Black Hole Slam for a nearfall. Devon in, but he is welcomed by a chair (hard plastic, by the way, not steel). Abyss goes for a seated senton, but Devon blocks it, and gets some shots in. Devon sets Abyss’ head on the table, and climbs up. Dreamer cuts him off, and looks for a superplex, but Ray cuts HIM off, powerbombing Dreamer through the table. Abyss breaks things up, and introduces his beloved thumbtacks right onto the W-1 logo in the middle of the ring. He looks for a double chokeslam, but instead it is Abyss going face-first into the tacks, with a flapjack.
Dreamer in with a kendo stick, but 3D avoid it, and end things with a 3D on Dreamer for the 1-2-3.
Winners: Team 3D by pinfall (3D)
Team 3D bring a Bullet Club (New Japan stable) t-shirt into the ring, and throw it into the thumbtacks. Bully Ray grabs a microphone, and thanks the crowd in attendance and at home. “Thank you 3D” chant from the crowd, followed by “TNA”. Ray says that their favourite place to fight in Tokyo, Japan. Devon testifies with the crowd, and 3D exit through the stands.
Backstage, we see an interview with Velvet Sky, who says she’s been around for a long time, and assures us that she is not afraid of Havok.
A video plays, showing Havok’s path of destruction, and her Knockouts title victory over Gail Kim on Impact.
TNA Knockouts Title: Velvet Sky vs. Havok (c)
In honour of Impact recapper Josh Boutwell, THE PIGEONS ARE LOOSE IN TOKYO! Velvet Sky avoids a series of charges from Havok, and answers with a couple running clotheslines, and double axe handles from all four turnbuckles, but Havok stays on her feet, catches a crossbody attempt, and slams Sky down to take control. Havok chokes Velvet on the ropes, and gives her a huge kick to the ribs. She drives her into the turnbuckle for a couple charging shoulder thrusts to the midsection. Velvet yells that “she’s crazy”, as she crawls out of the corner, and ends up in a backbreaker stretch for her troubles. Into a bearhug, Velvet elbows out, but is dropped by a forearm smash. Havok sets her up, and climbs the turnbuckle. She leaps off for a legdrop, but Velvet Sky rolls out of the way. Sky charges in with forearms and clotheslines, but against can’t take Havok down. Havok shoots her off the ropes, and a headscissors finally takes Havok down. Velvet catches a crossbody of the turnbuckle, but is caught herself on another double axe handle attempt.
Havok locks in a bearhug, and Velvet taps out almost immediately.
Winner and STILL TNA Knockouts Champion: Havok by submission (bearhug)
As Havok leaves with her title, Mike Tenay reminds us that Madison Rayne is next in line for a title shot.
Pre-taped comments from James Storm, telling Great Muta that there’s always room for one more in his revolution. We then get a video package highlighting Storm assembling his army.
Main Event: James Storm & Great Sanada vs. Tajiri & Great Muta
Muta & Tajiri come together to both spit out mist as the bell sounds. Sanada & Muta start in the ring, teacher vs. student. Muta with a quick single leg takedown, and transitions into a leg grapevine. Great Sanada makes the ropes, and we get a clean break. Sanada flashes the agility to stay out of the clutches of Muta, and taunts his mentor by spitting blue mist into the air. Tajiri & Storm tag in, and Storm throws Tajiri across the ring. Tajiri answers back with a dropkick to the knee, and begins dishing out his signature kicks. Storm breaks free and tags back to Sanada, who is sent to the apron, and knocked off by a running handstand/springboard kick to the face. Sanada crawls under the ring, and Tajiri follows. After a moment, Sanada drags Tajiri out, whose face is now covered with blue mist. Storm and Sanada work Tajiri over in the ring, with Sanada choking Tajiri on the ropes, and hitting a snap suplex for a 2 count. They hit an elbow drop/standing moonsault combination for a nearfall. Tajiri tries to fight back against Sanada, but Storm runs into the ring to break it up with punches. Storm distracts the referee, and Sanada drills Tajiri with…some sort of white rod that commentary can’t identify either. Tajiri does make it to his corner, though, and Great Muta is tagged in. Muta with a dragon screw to Sanada, takes his former protege outside, where he hits him with the rod, a chair, and chokes him with the mic cord. Back in the ring, Muta goes for a pin, but Storm breaks it up. Storm with a flying elbow drop, and Sanada with a moonsault from the top, for a nearfall. Tajiri in, he sends Storm crashing to the entrance ramp with a back body drop. Sanada shoves Tajiri into the referee, and misses with a blue mist attempt. Sanada comes off the turnbuckle, and is met with double mist from Muta and Tajiri.
Tajiri with a Buzzsaw kick, and Great Muta with a Shining Wizard, for the pin and the win.
Winners: Tajiri & Great Muta by pinfall (Shining Wizard)
James Storm attacks Muta after the match, and tosses Tajiri to the outside. He signals to the back, and Manik rushes out with a bullrope. Storm chokes Great Muta with the rope, but out come Team 3D for the save. Muta spits mist in Storm’s face, who stumbles back into a 3D. Team 3D and Great Muta stand tall to end the show.
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