411’s TNA IMPACT Wrestling Report 12.06.12
Championship Roll Call:
TNA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Jeff Hardy
TNA X-DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP: RVD
TNA TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez
TNA KNOCKOUTS CHAMPIONSHIP: Tara
TNA KNOCKOUTS TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: Eric Young and ODB
TNA TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP: Samoa Joe
-Reminder, I do not rate matches that are under three minutes long…
-Opening video package.
-We are LIVE in Orlando!
-Bobby Roode makes his way to the ring, along with Bad Influence (Daniels and Kaz). Kaz says that you may as well call this throw back Thursday, because the best part of the group formerly known as Fortune is standing right here. That was all in the past, and they are focused on the future. And victory. Roode says that everywhere in the world people make promises, but the difference between Roode and everyone else is that what he says becomes reality. And at Final Resolution, he will win the TNA World Title once again. He has invested a lot in the world title, and we all know, it pays to be Roode. Daniels then promises that on Sunday, it will be one last match with himself and AJ, and the winner will be known as the better man. But he has one last thing to say to AJ face to face, and calls out AJ.
And here comes AJ Styles. AJ says he knows what Daniels will say. AJ says Daniels has been jealous of his since day one, because AJ has earned everything he got in TNA. But Daniels has always been jealous and always will be. AJ says Daniels cannot beat AJ on his worst day. Daniels then says that he has been calling AJ a loser for 18 months, and with all of AJ’s losses, he knows it is true. AJ is just a loser. And the worst nightmare will happen, because Daniels proves he is better than AJ. AJ then says that Daniels talks too much and he attacks him. They all beat down AJ, and Storm and Hardy run out to make the save.
-We get highlights from last week’s main event, and the word of Austin Aries, regarding Brooke Hogan.
-Aries is backstage and says this is all about Hogan trying to get revenge on Aries. He admits to pushing Hogan’s buttons, and last week he had a plan until Bully Ray ruined it last week. Aries challenges Bully Ray for the PPV on Sunday. Aries says he will not stop until he gets what he wants.
And here we go. Lock up to begin, to the corner and Joe breaks. Lock up again, to the corner again and Devon tries to cheap shot Joe, who fires back with rights and then gets the back elbow in the corner followed by an enziguri. Kicks by Joe, knee drop follows and Joe is in control. Off the ropes, Devon pulls down the ropes, sending Joe to the floor. Devon follows, and then slams Joe to the steps. Back in the ring they go and Devon covers for 2. Back elbow by Devon, and another cover for 2. Corner charge by Devon, splash off the ropes and he gets 2. Flying head butt off the second rope misses for Devon. Joe fires up, they trade shots, jabs by Joe and then the atomic drop by Joe. Running boot, back splash follows and Joe covers for 2. Devon avoids Joe, but then runs into the STJOE! Joe sets, locks in the choke and Devon fights, but a hot blonde chick runs out to distract Joe. Doc runs out, hits Joe with a hammer and Devon covers for the win.
OFFICIAL RESULT: AND NEW TV CHAMPION Devon @ 4:00 via pin
-Devon celebrates with Doc, the blonde and some of her friends.
-Brooke Hogan walks and talks on her phone. She discusses contracts being done and that she has signed someone that will be here tonight.
-D Lo talks with AL Snow, and it is about Al being drugged last week. He got to Orlando, went to eat and he woke up Friday in a hospital. D Lo is glad he is safe, and AL thanks him for helping with Gutcheck last week.
-Mickie James makes her way to the ring. James says this is the first time she has had to address the fans since her return. She thanks the fans, and says she needed the support during her trying times. As she sat home recovering, she had a chance to think things through, so she make a pact, and on Sunday, she will win the Knockouts Champion.
Tara and Jesse from Big Brother make their way out, and Tara says James is like a sad movie. Tara mocks her bad year, and then says she had a great year. She dropped Tessmacher, hooked up with Jesse, and won the Knockouts title. James says not for long, and just then…
VELVET SKY makes her return! Sky grabs the mic from Tara and thanks the fans for their support. She thanks Brooke Hogan for bringing her back. She then says that she wished them luck at the PPV, and then says that in 2013, it will be her year as Knockouts Champion. If you don’t now, now you know.
-Robbie E and Robbie T talk backstage. He is apparently trying to pay his car insurance. Robbie T shows him how to use his iPad.
-A video runs, showing that a reckoning is coming.
Chavo and Robbie E to begin. Lock up, snap mare and a kick to the back by Chavo. A belly to back suplex follows, and a tag to Hernandez. Hernandez grabs up Robbie E, and hits an overhead belly-to-belly throw. Tag to Chavo, Robbie E fights back with rights, and then Chavo fires back. Boot by Chavo, but Robbie T beats down Chavo as the ref is distracted. Double team on Chavo, and then Robbie T with clubbing blows. Slam by Robbie T, he flexes, and then tags in Robbie E. Side slam by Robbie T, elbow drop off the ropes by Robbie E and a cover gets 2. Chinlock by Robbie E, Chavo fights out, and counters a DDT try by Robbie E. Tag to Hernandez, he starts to clean house on Robbie E. Knocks Robbie T to the floor, and then gets the jumping back breaker, and covers for 2 as Robbie T makes a save. Chavo in and dropkicks Robbie T. Hernandez tosses Robbie T to the floor, and then Hernandez tosses Robbie E to the corner. POUNCE by Hernandez. Frog splash by Chavo and that is all.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Chavo and Hernandez @ 3:50 via pin
-Joey Ryan makes his way to the ring and says to pay attention to him, because in three days, he and Morgan win the titles. Morgan attacks the champions from behind, and Ryan grabs a tag title and says that when you deal with Big Morgan and the Big Organ, size matters.
-The Aces and 8s theme music plays in the clubhouse on a 1980s boom box as they party and the chicks dance. Devon says that they need to throw a dart, but he is stopped, because they have a target already tonight, a hit that they have been paid for.
-We get highlights from last week’s Gutcheck, where Wes Briscoe got awarded a contract.
-Angle and Wes talk about last week, and Wes thanks Angle for his help. Garett is there, and Angle says he is proud of him as well. They say they have Angle’s back tonight.
-Chavo and Hernandez say that Ryan and Morgan have their attention, this Sunday, they will beat them down and step on their faces.
Angle attacks right as Doc enters the ring and beats him down in the corner. Angle starts to work the knee, dropping the elbow and locking it up. Angle with rights now, and then attacks the leg once again. Angle with the chop block, charges and runs into a clothesline by Doc. Doc lays the boots to Angle, Angle tries to fight back, some miscommunication and Doc then clotheslines Angle to the floor. Doc then whips him to the steps, and then rolls Angle back in. Clubbing shots to the back by Doc, charges and eats a boot. Second rope dropkick by Angle. BOTH men are down, they get to their feet and a German by Angle, another and then the third. Angle slam countered, big boot by Doc and a cover for 2. Angle then grabs an ankle lock, Doc escapes and More Germans by Angle, Doc grabs the ropes and low blows Angle. Big clothesline off the ropes and Angle kicks out at 2! Angle counter the chokeslam into an ankle lock and Doc sloppily rolls out. Chokeslam by Doc and Angle kicks out again. Elbow by Angle, Angle slam follows and the STRAPS ARE DOWN! Ankle lock and another member of Aces and 8s is in.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Kurt Angle @ 5:40 via DQ
-Angle looks to fight them off, they surround the ring and here is Samoa Joe, Wes Briscoe and Garett Bischoff to save the day. Angle says they like to run together, well Angle has a team and challenges them for the PPV.
-Hogan talks with Joseph Park and tells him to call Al Snow, and go to OVW. Bully Ray arrives, and says he wanted a match with Aries. He now tells Hogan he wants the match with Aries. Hogan didn’t realize Bully Ray was so important and says the universe doesn’t revolve around Ray and Aries. Hogan tells him no and laughs. Ray says by the end of the night, the answer will be yes, because he is taking over the show and will get what he wants. Hogan then says to get Ray a Midol.
-Storm and Hardy talk about their six-man tag tonight, and how evil Bobby Roode is. He warns Jeff to be on the look out for Roode’s tactics. INNER VOICES OF JEFF HARDY’s MIND!
And here we go. Kash attacks both men to begin, and then lays in the chops to King. Dropkick by Ion and then he and King dropkick Kash. King works the arm, Ion fights back and then runs into a leg lariat. Ion fights back with knees, Kash trips him up and slams him to the floor. Kash back in and knocked to the floor. King then looks for a dive, but Ion takes his head off with a clothesline. Kash back in, chokes out Ion in the ropes and lays in some cross face shots. King fights back and slams Kash, slingshot leg drop and a cover for 2. Ion slams King to the corner, chops follow. A whip by Ion, boot by King and then a roll up by King for 2. Kash breaks it up, chops to King follow. Boot by Kash, Kash to the floor with a RANA to Ion. King sets, and then springboards to the floor onto both men. Ion then up, back in the ring, and charges and hits a big dive onto Kash and King. Ion and King back in, Ion up top and gets crotched. King up with him, Kash in and TOWER OF DOOM! Kash into the Boston crab on King. Ion slams Kash to the corner, King back with the spinkick and covers for 2 as Kash makes a save. Chops by Kash, off the ropes and Kash with a RANA to King sending them to the floor. Kash back in with Ion, big springboard clothesline gets 2 Kash up top, but tossed to the floor. King back in, hits the royal flush and that is all.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Kenny King @ 5:08 via pin
-King faces RVD for the X-Division Title on Sunday.
-Bully Ray talks on the phone about Hogan. He’s heading to the ring, taking over the show and getting what he wants.
-A reckoning is coning 1.03.13…
-Bully Ray makes his way to the ring. Ray grabs a chair, and says he will not leave until he gets his way. He tells Hulk that he wants to fight Aries, and Aries wants to fight him. But most of all, the fans want the match. So he will sit there and not leave until he gets what he wants.
Austin Aries now makes his way out, and he has a chair. He says he doesn’t believe this crap, he doesn’t think that Ray wants to fight. Aries reminds Ray that he beat him before, and that Ray is pretending to want to fight. Ray says he wants to fight so bad, he dares Aries to get in the ring right now. Aries says that he doesn’t do what the fans want, so he will sit on the ramp, at a distance, and mock Ray all night long. Aries says he is taking over the show.
Hulk Hogan finally makes his way out to the arena. He doesn’t have a chair. Hogan heads into the ring and says that he will fix all of the business right now. For 0-years he has been all business, and says he will not make the match for the PPV. He will not be pushed around. Hulk says he runs things and that Ray will leave the ring, or he will fire or kick it right now. Ray gets in his face and Aries eggs them on.
Brooke makes her way to the ring, no chair for her either. She gets in between them and says that maybe Mark, I mean Bully is right. Maybe it is too personal. Hulk asks if this what they want. Hulk then says they get the match.
-We get a video package for Hardy vs. Roode at Sunday’s PPV.
-Daniels and Kaz are wearing ZUBAZ and FANNYPACKS!
Storm and Kaz to begin. Lock up, to the corner they go and Kaz breaks clean. They shove each other, rights by Storm. Off the ropes, Thesz press by Storm, rights to Kaz follow. Corner clothesline connects, flying forearm of the ropes and then a tag to Jeff. Double back elbow to Kaz, but Kaz slams him to the corner and tags in Daniels. Head scissors by Jeff follows, and then a dropkick. Boot and then a tag to AJ. AJ in, Daniels runs and tags in Kaz. Head scissors by AJ, rights follow. Slams Kaz to the corner, tag to Jeff and they whip Kaz to the corner, and then poetry in motion on Kaz as Jeff and AJ work together. Jeff slams Kaz to the corner…
We are back from commercial as Kaz is working over Jeff. During the break the heels worked Jeff over on the floor, and now Kaz stops Jeff from getting a tag. Daniels distracts the ref, and then AJ is in but the ref did not see the tag. Daniels and Kaz work over Jeff in the corner, and then tease the Gangam dance. DAMN THEM. Roode tags in, works over Jeff and then gets a suplex and covers for 2 as Storm breaks that up. Tag back to Daniels, lays the boots to Jeff and then takes him to the corner and then delivers knee strikes. Tag back to Kaz, as Daniels steps on the hair of Jeff. HART ATTACK by Daniels and Kaz gets 2. Kaz distracts the ref, allowing Roode and Daniels to beat down Jeff. Kaz chokes out Jeff and then Roode slams Jeff to the apron. Tag to Roode now, Jeff dives for a tag but Roode stops that. Roode locks in a chinlock, Jeff works to his feet, elbows out and then runs into a back elbow by Roode. Roode continues his assault on Jeff, and then tags back in Daniels. Jeff takes Daniels to the corner, tries for a tag, but Daniels stops that. Daniels slams Jeff to the corner, tags in Roode and he continues the beat down. Roode to the second rope, leaps into a boot by Jeff, who then hits the twist of fate! BOTH MEN are down now, and Roode tags Kaz and Jeff tags in AJ! AJ goes wild on Bad Influence, big belly to back suplex on Kaz for 2. Storm in, closing time on Roode. Back stabber on Daniels! Storm clotheslines Daniels to the floor, but gets whipped to the steps. Roode and Kaz in on AJ, AJ fights back and gets the asai DDT-DDT combo on them. Daniels in to make the save, to the corner and AJ to the apron. Rights to Daniels, goes to slingshot in, crotched by Daniels. Last rites by Daniels countered, Storm in to help and they send Daniels to the floor. AJ and Storm argue, Jeff tags himself in and gets the twist of fate on Kaz for the win.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Jeff Hardy, AJ Styles and James Storm @ 15:20 via pin
-Storm and AJ argue over the end of the match. Jeff celebrates with his titles, and Aces and 8s hit the ring and beat him down! There are five of them in the ring, and they are brutalizing the champion. Storm finally returns with a chair to save the day as Bobby Roode looks on, smiling, and says that it pays to be Roode…
* Bully Ray vs. Austin Aries
* Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, Garett Bischoff and Wes Briscoe vs. Four Members of Aces and 8s
* One Final Time: AJ Styles vs. Christopher Daniels
* X-Division Title Match: RVD © vs. Kenny King
* Knockouts Title Match: Tara © vs. Mickie James
* TNA Tag Team Title Match: Chavo and Hernandez © vs. Joey Ryan and Matt Morgan
* TNA World Title Match: Jeff Hardy © vs. Bobby Roode
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