TNA Impact Wrestling Results
Manchester, England (Manchester Arena)
March 6, 2015
Commentators: Josh Matthews & Taz
Report by: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
Impact opens up this week with highlights from last week and then the BDC come down to the ring. King gets on the microphone and says that the istuation with Drew Galloway has gotten out of hand. He says that Galloway is called “The Chosen One” and he chose to get in BDC business so now it is time for the BDC to do some choosing. He says they have to choose which piece of Galloway’s ass they are going to take from him first. King says you don’t mess with the BDC and you damn sure don’t mess with their money.
MVP asks Galloway if he has any idea what he has done or who he has done it too. He says he wants Galloway to think long and hard about what he has done. He says the World Title is serious BDC business and that his title shot was a year in the making for him just to be screwed over by Galloway. MVP says he isn’t an unreasonable man so he will give him one opportunity to explain his motivations and to make things right. MVP tells Galloway to take this moment while MVP is actually calm to come out and explain himself.
Galloway appears in the crowd and MVP says that Galloway has made himself Public Enemy #1 to the BDC but Galloway says he is at home right now. Galloway says that he stopped MVP from STEALING the World Title and he is surrounded by wrestling fans, not sports entertainment fans, and that if MVP wants to know why Galloway is in TNA it is simple. He says that he is there to speak up for those that have not been listened to and to stand up for wrestling and to give the fans a voice. Galloway says that MVP wasn’t just screwed with Lashley or Bobby Roode they are screwing the fans which means they are screwing with him. Galloway says that it is people like MVP that disgusts him in wrestling because they try to dictate what the fans see and who the champion is rather than allowing the fans to decide what they want to see and by what the guys in the ring do.
King says they didn’t come to flap gums and reminds Galloway that he hit Low-Ki with a pipe meaning they demand some retribution for that. King says that if Galloway doesn’t face one of the members of BDC to face tonight then they are going to take a trip to Galloway’s parents house and take it out on them. Galloway says if King wants to fight him then he’s got it! Galloway says that he doesn’t even need to put his wrestling gear on to kick King’s ass and says that if King sends his buddies to the back then he will fight him right now. King tells his boys to go the back so he can get some retribution on Galloway.
“King of the Night” Kenny King vs. “The Chosen One” Drew Galloway
King and Galloway are both wearing street clothes. This is Galloway’s in-ring debut with TNA. King attacks Galloway and the BDC run back out to ringside to cheer King on. King chokes Galloway in the corner and then whips him into the opposite corner but Galloway explodes out with a clothesline. Galloway hits a series of knees followed by a Snap Suplex. King slides out of the ring and Galloway follows him out. Galloway chops King on the back and then drops him down chest first across the guardrail. King manages to slow Galloway’s attack with a kick to the gut and then rakes the eyes of Drew. Galloway and King exchange some nasty chops until King rakes his eyes again. King runs at Galloway but runs right into a Tilt-A-Whirl Backbreaker onto the ring apron! Galloway tosses King back into the ring and then Galloway and then sends him back onto the apron for something, but King manages to catch him with a Jawbreaker onto the top rope. King drags Galloway’s head onto the apron and hits an Undertaker style Guillotine Leg Drop on the apron for a nearfall. King puts Galloway in a rear chinlcok but Galloway fights it off and attempts a Mafia Kick only for King to catch him with a Cradle T-Bone Suplex! 1…2…NO Galloway kicks out! King taunts Galloway while slapping him repeatedly but it does nothing but fire Galloway up! Galloway lays into King with rights and lefts beating him down in the corner and then throws him clear across the ring. Galloway hits a Running Forearm and then climbs up top and dives off with a Flying Clothesline for a nearfall of his own! Galloway goes for the Future Shock DDT but King blocks it and then hits the Springboard Blockbuster off the top for another nearfall! King goes for the Coronation but Galloway blocks it only for King to catch Drew with a Backslide. Galloway counters the Backslide into the Future Shock for the pin!
Winner: Galloway via pinfall (Future Shock DDT)
Low-Ki and the rest of the BDC hit the ring and chase Galloway out as Galloway bails into the crowd.
Bobby Roode comes out and says that EY cost him his World Title and he even attempted to end Roode’s career, but Roode is stills standing and tonight he will become the #1 Contender again. Roode says there isn’t a man on this planet that is going to get in his way, but a certain Gold Medalist may have something to say about that as Angle interrupts him.
Angle asks Roode if he just said nothing is going to get in his way and says that HE will get in Roode’s way. Angle says he is going to regain the World Title and if Roode disagrees with that then they don’t have to wait until later! Angle walks towards the ring and Roode says that is fine with him but EY attacks Roode from behind!
Angle comes in and pulls EY off and gets in his face. EY tries to attack Angle but Angle saw it coming and starts throwing rights at him. Roode shoves Angle away and lays into EY with a right hand of his own. EY bails out of the ring and says he’ll wait until later as Angle and Roode stare each other down.
A vignette hypes up Taryn Terrell-Awesome Kong for later tonight.
In the back James Storm tries to recruit Bram but Bram says he is his own man and doesn’t need Matt. Storm tells Bram that he likes what Bram did to Magnus. Storm says there is always room for one more in The Revolution and that tonight they need for Bram to end Matt Hardy. Bram says he likes what Storm did to Jeff Hardy and seems to be thinking about Storm’s offer.
Destination America completely spoiled the Main Event for tonight airing a commercial for the March 20th Impact which will feature Angle vs. Lashley in a Last Man Standing Match for the title. Someone obviously screwed up.
A vignette covers the history of Kurt Angle in TNA.
Matt Hardy vs. Bram
Bram tries to attack Matt as he gets in the ring but Matt sidesteps him and lays into Bram with right hands. Matt slams Bram into the turnbuckles but Bram turns it around on Matt and hits a series of shoulder blocks and forearms. Bram attempts a Running High Knee, but Matt moves out of the way and then hits a Running Clothesline followed by a Running Bulldog! Matt clotheslines Bram over the top and then chases him out, but Bram kicks Matt into the apron and tosses him back into the ring. Bram hits a series of European Uppercuts and Matt answers with a series of rights, but Bram drop toeholds Matt into the middle turnbuckle. Bram follows up with a Spinning Heel Kick for a nearfall and then he puts Matt in a rear chinlock. Bram slams Matt’s head into the mat and follows up with an Elbow Drop attempt, but Matt moves out of the way and hits a series of Short Clotheslines in the corner and then attempts another Bulldog. Bram shoves Matt into the corner and then Matt dives off the middle turnbuckle with an elbow followed by a Flying Elbow Drop off the top for a nearfall. Matt follows up with the Side Effect for another nearfall. Matt climbs up top and dives off with a Diving Moonsault! 1…2…NO Bram kicks out! Matt sets up for a Twist of Fate but Bram pulls the referee in front of him. Matt pulls the referee away and then Bram kicks him in the nuts and hits the Brighter Side of Suffering for the pin!
Winner: Bram via pinfall (Brighter Side of Suffering)
Bram reaches under the ring and pulls out a spare turnbuckle corner but before he can use it Magnus hits the ring and jumps his former partner! Bram retreats as Magnus stands tall in the ring. Magnus says that he hopes Bram’s ears are still ringing from where Bram got bitch slapped by his girl. Magnus says when Bram left Magnus broke and bleeding he had two choices: 1) stay home and let his son see him as someone who quits or 2) he could stand up for himself like the rest of the Brits. Magnus says when he gets his hands on Bram it won’t be about money or titles but it will be personal. He says he will give Bram the beating his father should have a long time ago. Magnus says Bram’s blood will stain the hallowed ground of England.
In the back Mr. Anderson tells Rockstar Spud that he looks like a goof. Spud thanks Anderson for helping him out with EC3 and says that he is going to end this thing with EC3 tonight.
In the back Low-Ki is shown freaking out on Kenny King backstage as an EMT attends to King.
Drew Galloway talks about why he came to TNA and how he is going to stand up for the real wrestling fans. Galloway says he walks side by side with the fans and that tonight is just the beginning.
A video package highlights the EC3/Spud rivalry.
Rockstar Spud comes down to the ring wearing a ridiculous suit covered in British flags. Spud says the past few months have been some of the worst months of his life and the only thing that has gotten him through it has been the fans. Spud says there comes a time when things have to come to an end so he is asking EC3 to come to the ring alone.
EC3 comes out and gets in Spud’s face. EC3 smirks at Spud and Spud says that he wants to fight EC3 fair and square one last time. He suggests a match with no friends, for either guy, around just one-on-one. EC3 says that people like Spud do not get to challenge people like EC3. He says that EC3 is a franchise that was born and bred to carry TNA into the future while Spud is just a little boy. EC3 starts to talk himself up until Spud screams at him to shut his mouth and Spud says that he knows who EC3 is and all of his accolades because he was there for all of it. Spud says he wants to be the one that ENDS EC3’s streak! EC3 says that if Spud wants a match then he has to give EC3 something he wants, Spud’s hair! EC3 says that when he beats Spud he gets to shave his head! Spud agrees but says that if EC3 is so confident then he should put his hair on the line as well! Spud says then he will not just embarrass EC3 but he will also end his streak all in the same night. EC3 agrees and then tells Spud to not forget that in his world the bad guys win. EC3 stars to leave but Spud stops him and asks EC3 if he remembers what he used to say to Spud to try and hype him up when he was scared. Spud says that the things that EC3 would say, that Spud is a lion and fierce, are untrue but he IS a man and he is going to shave EC3 bald!
A video package highlighting Eric Young’s career is shown.
TNA Knockouts Championship
Taryn Terrell (c) vs. Awesome Kong
This is a first time ever singles match between the two. Kong has not held the Knockouts Title since 2008. Terrell goes right at Kong but Kong lays her out and then puts the boots to her. Kong tosses Terrell across the ring by her hair repeatedly and then kills her with strikes. Kong whips Terrell into the corner and then hits a Running Awesome Splash! Terrell attempts a Flying Clothesline off the top but Kong just shrugs her away and then hits a Front Slam. Kong facewashes Terrell in the corner and then lays into her with Shortarm Clotheslines. Kong then attempts another Running Awesome Splash but Terrell moves and then mounts Kong in the corner and rains down right hands. Terrell follows up with a Running Clothesline attempt but Kong backdrops her over the top. Terrell lands on the apron and hits a series of forearms followed by a Diving Cross Body for a one count. Kong goes for a clothesline but Terrell ducks and attempts the Taryn Cutter! Kong shrugs her away and then goes for the Implant Buster, but Terrell blocks it and goes for the Taryn Cutter again! Again Kong just shrugs her off and then puts the boots to her as Terrell starts selling a shoulder injury. Hebner tries to pull Kong away as Terrell grabs the ropes and Kong’s temper gets the better of her as she shoves Hebner causing a DQ!
Winner & STILL KO Champ: Terrell via DQ
Kong is super pissed off now and grabs Terrell and slams her into the ring steps! Kong goes for an Implant Buster on the floor but Gail Kim runs out and stops her! Gail gets in her face and Kong lays her out! Gail and Kong begin brawling all around ringside! Gail and Kong brawl to the back.
A video package showing the history between The Wolves and The Revolution is shown starting back in NYC last year when The Revolution won the Tag Titles.
A video package highlights Roode’s TNA career.
TNA World Tag Team Championships
The Revolution (c) vs. The Wolves
The Wolves are attacked by the rest of The Revolution as they make their entrance and Josh Matthews points out that the bell hasn’t rung yet so The Revolution can’t be disqualified. Finally the match starts as Koya tosses Davey into the ring. Storm and Abyss goes for a Double Suplex on Davey but Eddie catches him and then they hit a Spear/DDT combo on Abyss and Storm! The Revolution retreat to the floor and then they set up for dives but Storm trips them and then tosses them to the floor where Abyss is waiting. Storm chokes Davey in the corner and then rakes his eyes and tags Abyss into the match. Abyss hits a Scoop Slam and then goes for a Running Splash, but Davey moves out of the way and goes to tag in Eddie but Manik knocks him off the apron. Abyss clotheslines Davey and tags Storm back in. Storm puts Davey in a chinlock and then as Davey attempts to fight back connects with a big uppercut. Storm knocks Eddie off the apron and then ducks an Enziguri attempt from Davey and Elbow Drops him on the back. Storm goes for a Back Suplex but Davey lands on his feet and connects with a Leaping Back Kick after missing an Enziguri. Eddie hits a Leaping Enziguri to a charging Abyss and then tags into the match and connects with clotheslines, forearms, and dropkicks on the Revolution. Eddie hits a Leaping Enziguri on Storm who climbed to the top and then hits a Backpack Jawbreaker for a nearfall! The Wolves hit the Alarm Clock on Storm and then they climb to opposite corners. Abyss distracts the referee while Manik crotches Davey and then Eddie dives off the top into a Closing Time in midair! Storm hits the Eye of the Storm on Eddie! 1…2..NO Eddie kicks out and Matt Hardy is shown walking down to ringside. Storm shoves Storm into Manik who was on the apron and rolls him up but Storm kicks out and blocks a kick attempt and then hits a big Cutter. Abyss tags into the match and attempts a Double Chokeslam but The Wolves backflip out of it and then hit Running Mafia Kicks to Storm on the apron! The Wolves double clothesline Abyss to the floor and then they hit Double Suicide Dives onto Manik and Sanada on one side and then Double Suicide Dives onto Abyss and Storm on the other side! The Wolves hit two more series of Suicide Dives onto Abyss and Storm back to back as well! Koya eats Double Mafia Kicks from The Wolves and then they go for another set of Double Suicide Dives but this time Storm pulls Matt hardy into it! Storm tosses Eddie back into the ring only to eat a Leaping Enziguri from Eddie! Manik and Sanada attempt to get involved again but Sanada accidentally mists Manik! Abyss clotheslines Eddie and then grabs Storm’s cowbell. The referee takes it from Abyss and Matt Hardy sneaks it and hits a Twist of Fate on Abyss! Eddie dives off the top with a Ghetto Stomp to the back of Abyss and Davey dives off the top with the Hammer of the Gods for the pin!
Winners & NEW Tag Champs: The Wolves via pinfall (Hammer of the Gods)
The Wolves celebrate with the fans after the match as Storm freaks out.
In the back Matt Hardy congratulates The Wolves but says that as soon as Jeff is healthy they want another shot. The Wolves agree and Davey says that it is a privilege anytime for The Wolves to face the Hardyz.
What went down between Spud and EC3 earlier is shown.
TNA World Title #1 Contenders Triple Threat Match
“Olympic Hero” Kurt Angle vs. “The IT Factor” Bobby Roode vs. “Showtime” Eric Young
All three are former TNA World Champions and are the Top 3 wrestlers in TNA’s Top 5 rankings.
Back from the break Roode and EY are brawling around ringside and the bell rings as Roode tosses EY into the ring. Roode and Angle shove each other away trying to beat on EY. Roode and Angle whip EY into the ropes and hit a Double Backdrop. Roode clotheslines EY over the top and then locks it up with Angle. Angle catches Roode with a German Suplex but Roode blocks a second attempt only to eat an Overhead Belly-to-Belly Suplex this time. Angle stops EY from getting back in the ring and then walks into a Blockbuster off the top from Roode! Roode gets a nearfall but EY breaks up the pin attempt. EY goes for a German Suplex on Angle but Angle reverses it or tries to at least but EY holds onto the referee. EY tosses Angle into the ring post and then clotheslines Roode. EY hits a Hangman’s Neckbreaker on Roode for a nearfall and then chokes him in the ropes. EY knocks Angle off the apron and then hits a Spinning Neckbreaker on Roode as he comes off the ropes for another nearfall. EY drops an elbow on Roode and then goes for a Vertical Suplex but Roode counters with an inside cradle for a nearfall. EY immediately gets to his feet and hits a clothesline for a nearfall of his own. EY lifts Roode up to the top rope and attempts a Superplex, but Angle runs in and Superbombs EY off the top as EY Superplexes Roode at the same time in Adam Martin’s favorite spot: the Tower of Doom! Angle ducks a clothesline from EY and hits the Rolling German Suplexes! After a ridiculous TEN straight consecutive German Suplexes Roode grabs Angle and attempts the Roode Bomb, but Angle counters into an Olympic Slam attempt! Roode blocks it and counters into the Crossface! Angle grabs Roode’s foot and turns it into an Angle Lock! Roode rolls through right into the Crossface again! EY breaks it up with an elbow to the back of the head on Roode. EY grabs Roode and attempts the Spike Piledriver but Roode counters into the Double-R Spinebuster! Angle hits the Olympic Slam on Roode! 1…2…NO Roode kicks out! EY charges at Angle but he sidesteps EY and drop toeholds him right into the Angle Lock! EY reaches the ropes to break the hold and then Roode grabs Angle for the Roode Bomb, but Angle rolls into a rollup right into the Angle Lock! Roode rolls through sending Angle crashing into the referee. EY grabs a chair and blasts Roode across the head with it but then Angle knocks EY off the apron and hits the Olympic Slam on Roode! 1…2…3!
Winner & NEW #1 Contender: Angle via pinfall (Olympic Slam)
Angle sees what happened with the chair on the replay, as does Roode, and they shake hands and hug.
Bobby Lashley comes out and stares down Angle. Taz points out that they have never faced each other one-on-one.
“Final Thoughts” will be up later tonight.
1) Drew Galloway def. Kenny King
2) Bram def. Matt Hardy
3) TNA Knockouts Title: Taryn Terrell (c) def. Awesome Kong via DQ to retain the title!
4) TNA Tag Team Titles: The Wolves def. The Revolution (c) to win the titles!
5) TNA World Title #1 Contenders 3-Way: Kurt Angle def. Eric Young & Bobby Roode
Scheduled for Next Week:
-Bram vs. Magnus
-Hair vs. Hair Match: Ethan Carter III vs. Rockstar Spud
Until next week… PEACE!
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