The PPV opens with Taz in the middle of the ring. He said he is proud to work for a company that cares about the recovery of those in the Northeast from Hurricane Sandy. Taz said he was affected by the storm. He introduces Buckethead from local Florida radio and Bully Ray. Buckethead wants everyone to text the Red Cross raising $10 per text. He wants to prove how powerful the TNA fans are by sending as many texts at one time. 90999 is the number to text and the message should say: REDCROSS 1041.
A video package runs hyping Jeff Hardy defending the TNA Championship against Austin Aries tonight in a Ladder match.
We go live to Orlando where a series of pyro goes off above the ring and in the entrance area. Todd Kenely welcomes us to the show along with Taz and Mike Tenay.
Magnus is out first to kick off the show.
TNA Television Championship
Samoa Joe (c) vs. Magnus
Samoa Joe with big elbows and a headbutt to Magnus early on. Joe with a big chop after taking a quick kick from Magnus. Joe with jabs to Magnus against the ring barricade. Magnus with a headlock and right hands. Back in the ring, more jabs from Joe to the face of Magnus. Joe drops a knee over the head of Magnus. Joe with a high knee. Magnus fires back with a quick clothesline and follows with his own high knee. Joe with a boot to the face in the corner. Magnus works over the left arm of Joe and throws a few knees to the chest. Magnus catches Joe with a big boot, but Joe catches Magnus with an atomic drop, big boot, Magnus avoids a body splash and Joe connects with a quick powerslam for a two count. Joe with a powerbomb, gets a two count and then turns Magnus over into an STF. Magnus counters out and gets a reverse armbar applied. Joe props Magnus up on the top turnbuckle and gets in a quick chop. Magnus drops down and connects with a knee to the chest of Joe sending him back to the mat. Magnus comes off top and connects with a flying elbow. Magnus with a two count. Magnus with a big sitdown scoop slam. Magnus goes back up top and connects with a second flying elbow. Joe gets a shoulder up after two. Joe plants Magnus in the corner. Magnus rolls out and grabs a steel chair. Joe with a dive over the top rope.
Joe tosses Magnus back in the ring, props him up on the top turnbuckle and connects with the Muscle Buster. Joe covers and Magnus gets a shoulder up after two. Joe is shocked. Magnus flips off Joe and tells him to bring it in the corner. Joe with a series of slaps and brings Magnus down in a rear naked choke. Magnus is trying to hang on. The referee raises the arm of Magnus and it falls. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner and still TNA Television Champion: Samoa Joe
After the match, we see highlights leading to the finish.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with ODB. She doesn’t know where Eric Young is. Young shows up at the last minute. He said a shark ate his phone. ODB wants a kiss. ODB and Young make out to close the segment.
Eric Young and ODB vs. Jesse and Tara
We start with ODB and Tara. Tara bails and tags in Jesse. ODB with a rollup for a quick two count. ODB with an atomic drop and Young with right hands from the ring apron. ODB rubs her boobs in the face of Jesse and tags in Young. ODB and Young with a kiss and then double elbow drop to Jesse. Young with a big hip toss and dropkick to Jesse. Tag to ODB who sends Jesse into the corner with help from Young. ODB with a Bronco Buster to Jesse. Young drops down and he wants a Bronco Buster as well. Tara jumps in and takes out ODB. Young gets the tag and Jesse works over him against the ropes. Jesse continues to work on Young and tags in Tara who goes for a quick cover resulting in a two count. Tag back to Jesse with uppercuts to Young. Tag to Tara, Tara and Jesse kiss and connect with a double russian leg sweep on Young. Tag to Jesse who keeps Young grounded. ODB chases off Tara when she interferes. ODB spits alcohol in the face of Jesse and gets the tag. ODB with shoulder blocks to Jesse followed by a Lou Thesz Press. ODB with a big slap to Tara along with a big dropkick. ODB with her cutter off the shoulders on Tara. Jesse grabs ODB, sends her in the ropes, Young tags himself in, scoop slam by ODB to Jesse and Young connects with a flying elbow. Young gets the pinfall.
Winners: Eric Young and ODB
After the match, we see highlights leading to the finish.
Footage is shown from Impact Wrestling last Thursday with DOC of Aces and Eights brutally attacking Sting.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with James Storm. Storm said he proved himself at Bound for Glory and tonight he is winning “this damn match.”
TNA X Division Championship
Rob Van Dam (c) vs. Joey Ryan
Video is shown from Impact Wrestling where Hulk Hogan banned Matt Morgan from ringside tonight.
Joey Ryan bails to the corner to avoid RVD early on. RVD with body kicks and then a huge spin kick to the face of Ryan knocking him to the corner. RVD with a quick leg drop off the top rope. RVD gets Ryan locked up in a tree of woe in the corner. RVD connects with a dropkick to the face. RVD with a monkey flip to Ryan. RVD with a kick to the face of Ryan, goes up top and Ryan pushes him off. RVD connects with the barricade on the outside. Ryan with a boot in the corner, attempts a tornado DDT, RVD counters and then Ryan counters that into a big spike DDT. Ryan with his Mustache Ride move which is a reverse neckbreaker off the top turnbuckle on RVD resulting in a two count. RVD responds with a standing moonsault also resulting in a two count. Ryan tries using the ropes during a rollup. RVD with a spinning kick to the face. RVD connects with his Five Star Frog Splash. RVD covers and gets the pinfall.
Winner and still TNA X Division Champion: Rob Van Dam
After the match, we see a replay of RVD connecting with the Five Star Frog Splash to get the win. Back live, RVD is celebrating at the top of the entrance ramp when Matt Morgan runs out and connects with his Carbon Footprint big boot.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Joseph Park. He said he is going into the ring tonight a man and coming out as one.
A video package runs hyping Joseph Park vs. DOC of the Aces and Eights.
DOC of Aces and Eights vs. Joseph Park
DOC is former WWE star Luke Gallows/Festus. Joseph Park goes in for a takedown and DOC immediately drops down applying a headlock. Park goes for another takedown and DOC throws him away. Park swings wildly with right hands and DOC avoids them. Park then gets in a quick right hand on DOC. Park gets DOC pushed up against the steel ring steps on the outside. Back in the ring, DOC drops Park with a big right hand. DOC takes off his belt, but the referee takes it away before he can use it. DOC then leaves the ring and grabs a hammer – the same weapon he used to attack Sting. Park with a big takedown on DOC and drops right hands. DOC attacks Park with a big forearm and the referee tosses the hammer out of the ring. DOC drops a big elbow over Park. DOC with right hands and yells at Park to stay down. DOC gets his belt back and busts open Park with it. Park stands up and sees he is busted open. Park gets fired up and takes out DOC with a series of clotheslines. Park with a Black Hole Slam on DOC. Park seems to snap out of it and then connects with a splash over DOC for a two count. DOC with a big chokeslam on Park. DOC hooks the leg and gets the win.
After the match, DOC with more right hands to Joseph Park. DOC leaves the ring and grabs his hammer. DOC chases off the referee. Bully Ray hits the ring to make the save. DOC bails. Ray helps up Park and raises his arm to the applause of the crowd in Orlando.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Bobby Roode. Roode says tonight he gets back in the game.
A video package runs hyping Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez vs. Christopher Daniels and Kazarian.
TNA Tag Team Championships
Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez (c’s) vs. Christopher Daniels and Kazarian
We start with Chavo Guerrero and Christopher Daniels. Chavo with some big uppercuts early on. Chavo with a hip toss on Daniels and then Kazarian when he jumps in. Chavo with right hands to Daniels in the corner. Tag to Kazarian who works over Chavo in the corner. Kazarian with a springboard leg drop. Tag to Hernandez who connects with a high back body drop on Daniels. Hernandez press slams Chavo over Kazarian. Tag back to Chavo. Double team splashes in the corner on Kazarian. Chavo with a quick splash. Tag to Hernandez who also splashes Kazarian. Hernandez with a powerful facebuster on Kazarian. Tag to Chavo who misses a frog splash when Daniels pulls Kazarian out of the ring. Tag to Daniels who works over Chavo in the corner. Kazarian holds Chavo back allowing Daniels to come off the top. Frequent tags between Daniels and Kazarian. They literally do the Gangnam style dance together. Kazarian keeps Chavo grounded. Chavo with a quick springboard tornado DDT. Hot tag to Hernandez. Daniels gets the tag as well. Hernandez with tons of clotheslines and then a bearhug overhead toss. Kazarian with a missile dropkick to Hernandez. Hernandez with a big springboard shoulder block on both Daniels and Kazarian. Daniels and Kazarian with High Low on Hernandez. Hernandez kicks out. Hernandez with a double suplex on both.
Tag to Chavo. Chavo comes off the top turnbuckle with a double dropkick on both Daniels and Kazarian. Chavo with flying head scissors to Daniels. Chavo with two suplexes to Kazarian. Chavo with the Three Amigos to Daniels. Chave goes up to the top turnbuckle and Kazarian cuts him off with a big kick to the head. Hernandez grabs Kazarian and tosses him over the top rope to the outside. Daniels levels Hernandez with an STO. Chavo remains on the top turnbuckle. Hernandez is back up and gets Daniels on his shoulders. Chavo stands up and connects with a crossbody as Hernandez falls back in an electric chair. Chavo covers and gets the pinfall.
Winners and still TNA Tag Team Champions: Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez
After the match, we see highlights leading to the finish. Back live, Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez are celebrating with the TNA Tag Team Championship belts.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with AJ Styles. Styles said it has almost been three years since he has last held the TNA Championship and how this has been a rough year.
#1 Contendership match for the TNA Championship – Triple Threat
Bobby Roode vs. James Storm vs. AJ Styles
The match starts with AJ Styles taking out Bobby Roode immediately with a big kick to the head. Styles and James Storm then lock up and Styles works over the left arm of Storm. Styles with a kick to the back of Roode and then drops a knee over the head. Storm breaks up a pinfall attempt by Styles. Styles drops Storm over the top rope from the ring apron. Styles with a high back body drop on Roode. Storm and Roode exchange chops in the corner. Storm with a knee to the face and neckbreaker combo on Roode. Styles is back in and catches Storm with a huge dropkick. Styles with a reverse chinlock applied on Storm. Storm counters a Styles Clash attempt into an Alabama Slam. Roll Tide. Storm has Styles up for the Eye of the Storm, but Roode breaks it up with a DDT on Storm resulting in a two count. Roode with two big suplexes on Storm and Styles. Storm with knees to the face of Roode. Storm is calling for the Last Call. Styles with a springboard flying forearm that results in a two count on Storm. Styles is favoring his right leg. Roode starts choking Storm with his boot. Roode launches Styles. Roode and Storm with a double suplex on Styles. They tease doing the old Beer Money taunt and Storm instead kicks Roode in the face. Styles with a huricanrana off the top on Roode. Styles with a springboard inverted DDT on Storm.
Roode with a Blockbuster from the second rope on Storm resulting in a close two count. Styles with the Pele Kick to Roode. Styles with a clothesline that sends Storm over the top rope. Styles goes along with. Styles jumps up on the ring apron, springboards off the top rope and misses a 450 Splash. Roode with a big Spear to Styles. Roode hooks the leg and Styles kicks out. Roode gets a Crossface applied. Styles with a rollup resulting in a close two count. Roode with a big Urinagi on Styles. Storm with a backcracker to Roode. Storm with Last Call on Styles. Storm hooks the leg and gets the pinfall.
Winner and new #1 Contender for the TNA Championship: James Storm
Per the stipulation, AJ Styles will not be eligible for a shot at the TNA Championship until next year’s Bound for Glory PPV in October. After the match, James Storm celebrates his win with a beer. Back live, we see an upset Styles and a recovering Bobby Roode.
A promo runs featuring Dixie Carter and Hulk Hogan plugging TNAMakeAnImpact.com.
Video runs of Devon talking about his partnership with Aces and Eights.
Devon of Aces and Eights vs. Kurt Angle
Kurt Angle goes after Devon with big right hands after the bell rings. Devon counters with right hands of his own and drops a few elbows to the back of Angle. Angle with a quick snap suplex. Devon gets the upper hand and goes back to working over Angle in the corner with kicks and knees. Devon with a spinning elbow that catches Angle as he comes off the ropes. Devon keeps Angle grounded with a headlock. Angle breaks out and catches Devon with a flying forearm. Devon with a big boot, but Angle quickly responds with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Angle with a back drop on Devon that almost ends badly. Devon counters an Angle Slam attempt and takes out Angle with a quick clothesline. Angle gets Devon down with an Ankle Lock applied. Devon with a quick Rock Bottom and gets a two count. Angle avoids a spinebuster, quickly takes the back of Devon and connects with a german suplex, a second german and then a third with a release. Angle with a cover and Devon kicks out. Devon with a big powerbomb from the corner on Angle. Devon with a quick spinebuster on Angle and gets another two count. Devon misses a flying headbutt. Angle drops the straps and connects with the Angle Slam. We then see members of Aces and Eights surround the ring. Devon with a Spear. Angle kicks out. Ankle Lock and Devon taps.
Winner: Kurt Angle
After the match, DOC of Aces and Eights leans over the ropes yelling at Angle, “You’re going down. You’re next!” Angle looks on with a concerned look on his face.
Backstage, the TNA cameras ask AJ Styles what he plans to do now that he won’t get a title shot for a year. Styles stares down the camera and then walks off frustrated.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Austin Aries. Aries says he doesn’t need the fan support or the back of the “powers that be.” He said all he has to do is go out there and be himself.
A video package runs hyping Jeff Hardy vs. Austin Aries.
TNA Championship – Ladder Match
Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Austin Aries
They have two belts hanging from the top – the original TNA Championship and the Jeff Hardy version. Jeremy Borash handled ring introductions for the challenger Austin Aries and champion Jeff Hardy.
The bell rings and here we go. Austin Aries bails early on to prevent the match from starting. Aries returns, locks up, gives Hardy a quick knee and tosses him to the outside. Aries goes for a ladder and Hardy catches up to him. Aries returns to the ring and works over Hardy sending him shoulder first into the corner. Aries with big knees and then tosses Hardy into the steel steps. Aries goes back to the ladder on the outside and puts it in the ring. Hardy catches up and sends Aries face first into the ladder. Hardy with kicks to Aries in the corner. Hardy with a snap head scissors takedown on Aries. Hardy with a dropkick through the ropes sending Aries flying back. Hardy jumps over the top rope and takes out Aries while also landing on part of the ladder. Hardy and Aries get into a tug-of-war over the ladder and Hardy lets go launching Aries back first into the steel ring steps. Hardy then leaps off the steel steps and crashes into Aries against the ring barricade. Hardy then jumps off the ring apron and takes out Aries with a big flying forearm. Hardy sets up the ladder in the middle of the ring and Hardy starts climbing. Aries is back in climbing over Hardy on the ladder. Aries pulls Hardy off the ladder with a russian leg sweep back on the mat. Aries pushes the ladder over and then positions it across the ring apron and ring barricade. Aries then drops Hardy over the ladder.
Aries then jumps over the top rope and drops a forearm over the chest of Hardy. Aries then jumps off the ring apron and drops a knee over the chest of Hardy. Aries sets up another ladder in the ring and starts climbing. Hardy pulls Aries off the ladder by his leg and Aries face plants. Hardy kicks Aries to the outside. Hardy tips the ladder upside down to form a V. Hardy jumps from the corner, Aries moves and Hardy crashes through the middle of the ladder as it closes over his body. Aries with a springboard back splash over Hardy on the ladder. Hardy is trapped in the ladder. Hardy breaks free and Aries sets the ladder up against the ropes. Aries with a dive to the outside on Hardy. Aries grabs the steel steps and sandwiches Hardy between the steps and the ring holding Hardy down. Aries sets the ladder up in the ring and starts climbing. Aries then jumps down and notices Hardy was gone. We then see Hardy slide in the ring, climb up the ladder, Aries takes out the ladder and Hardy goes crashing down to the mat catching part of the ladder. Very dangerous spot. Aries sets the ladder back up and is climbing. Hardy somehow recovers and is back up climbing. Aries with a big right hand that sends Hardy flying back. Aries gets close to the top of the ladder when it starts to move around. Aries can’t keep his balance, jumps down and sets the ladder up in the corner.
Aries with a huge running dropkick to the face. Hardy recovers standing up and then catches Aries with a big arm drag into the ladder. Aries is down. Hardy climbs up the turnbuckle and is sitting at the top of the ladder. The ladder starts to fall and Hardy falls into Aries with a big splash. Hardy puts the ladder over the top turnbuckle. He leaves the ring and grabs another ladder. Hardy sets it up in the ring. Hardy is climbing when Aries jumps up on the top turnbuckle. Aries jumps and Hardy falls to the mat below. Aries sends Hardy into the other ladder in the corner. Aries dropkicks that ladder into the chest of Hardy. Aries lifts up Hardy and connects with his Brainbuster. Aries tosses Hardy out of the ring, sets up a ladder in the corner and then sets up a second ladder. Aries is climbing. Hardy is soon to follow. Hardy grabs Aries and connects with a Twist of Fate off the ladder. Hardy goes up top and connects with a Swanton Bomb. Hardy sets up the ladder and starts climbing. Hardy reaches for the belts and they raise up. Hardy looks over and sees that Aries has the controls. Hardy runs over and Aries takes him out with a sledgehammer shot. Hardy then grabs Aries and tosses him over the barricade onto the concrete floor. Hardy then grabs a bigger ladder and sets it up. Both Hardy and Aries are on the ladder. It tips over and they crash on the ladder.
That ladder was laying across the top turnbuckle. Hardy with a Twist of Fate on Aries over the ladder on the top turnbuckle. Aries goes flying back falling from the corner to the outside. Hardy bails, sets up the large ladder again, climbs and pulls down both of the TNA Championship belts.
Winner and still TNA Champion: Jeff Hardy
After the match, Jeff Hardy celebrates at the top of the ladder. We then see highlights of the match leading to the finish. Taz said people can “kiss his ass” when it comes to the quality of this main event. Back live, we see a shot of Aries being helped to the back. The PPV goes off the air with Hardy celebrating with both TNA Championship belts.