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411’s TNA Impact Report 5.01.15

May 1, 2015 | Posted by Larry Csonka


* TNA earns my appreciation for starting the show with a video package and a wrestling match!

* Al Snow and Josh Mathews are on commentary.

Street Fight: The Hardy Boyz and Davey Richards vs. The Revolution (Khoya, Manik and Abyss): After the show opening video package, we headed into the building where all six men were fighting their way to the ring. Richards and Manik eventually pair off in the ring as the others brawl on the floor. Richards in control as we see Matt choking out Abyss and Khoya nailing Jeff with a trashcan lid. The Hardys then into he ring poetry in motion on Manik and then they do it to Abyss but with Richards holding a chair in front of Abyss’ face. Matt then hits a twist of fate on Abyss and Jeff heads up top, but Manik crotches him. This allows the Revolution to take control, Khoya with some sloppy power stuff on Jeff as Manik works over Richards. Rolling suplexes by Manik to Richards follow as Matt and Abyss braw to the floor. Jeff with a trashcan shot to Khoya, but then Abyss attacks him with a pipe. Matt makes the save wit a chair, and they start to take back control. Manik and Richards back in the ring and Richards with a kick and heads up top, cut off and he climbs. Mat and Jeff over, Abyss and Khoya as well and we get the old tower of doom spot. Abyss looks to deliver some choke slams, grabs Richards but he counters and then dropkicks out the knee of Abyss and hits creeping death. Richards sends he and Khoya to the floor, suicide dive onto Abyss follows. Jeff with a slingshot plancha onto Khoya, Matt hits the side effect on Manik, Richards then hits the double stomp and Abyss stops that and chokeslams Richards. Jeff in and eats a back elbow, Abyss tries the earthquake with the chair, but Jeff hits him in the balls with it. Twist of fate by Matt, Jeff up top and hits the swanton and that is all.

OFFICIAL RESULT: The Hardy Boyz and Davey Richards @ 10:00 via pin

* James Storm appears and he is not impressed by their performance. He yells at Abyss

* Anderson appears backstage and mocks EC3’s campaign. He has some excitement to bring to us and has a sign, but will not show it. He invites EC3 to the ring with him tonight.

* Mathews discusses Billy Corgan joining TNA.

* Anderson, wearing a shirt and tie, makes his way out to the arena. Anderson says the crowd is lively tonight and mocked Carter for being boring last week. He wants to kick his ass, and then Carter makes his way out to the ring with Tyrus. Carter says it sucks when someone interrupts your speech, and we get a dueling you can’t wrestle/yes he can chant. Carter says he cannot be copied, and says his campaign is no joke and is very real. Anderson says he knows Carter wants the title, and he needs to win it. Carter says he leaves people bloodied and he collects scalps while defeating all hall of famers. He is undefeated and unbeatable. Carter says his undefeated streak is the most important thing to him, and Anderson reveals a “beat the streak” sign. This does not amuse Carter, and Carter promises to make Anderson a footnote in his record-breaking streak. Anderson challenges him to a match live on May 8th, and they will let the fans vote on the stipulation. Carter says democracy doesn’t work, but if this is what it takes to shut up Anderson, challenge accepted. Carter then tells Anderson to tread lightly. He then leaves.

X-Division Title Ladder Match: Champion Rockstar Spud vs. Kenny King vs. Mandrews vs. Tigre Uno: King attacks Spud as he makes his entrance, leaving Mandrews and Uno in the ring. Uno then hits a dive onto King, Mandrews heads up top and hits a shooting star press to the floor onto King and Uno. He gets a ladder and slides it into the ring. King back in and they trade rights. They fight over the ladder but Uno leaps off the ropes and see-saws it into their face. Uno now gets the ladder and sets it up. Spud in and shoves him off the ladder, and then he sets it up and climbs, but is favoring his ribs, which are hurt due to recent attacks by the BDC. King cuts him off, Mandrews in as well and King misses a charge, leaps off the ladder, but Mandrews counters with a tornado DDT. Uno in and hit a rack drop, and heads up top. Spud then tosses him to the floor, and he and King are in the ring. King attacks the ribs, lays in the boots as Spud tries to fight back but King then hits him in the ribs with the ladder. King sets the ladder in the corner, Mandrews in and drop toeholds King into a ladder. He sets the ladder, looks to climb and almost has the title but Uno stops him and climbs up with him. Uno then hits a SPANISH FLY off of the ladder and both men are down. King up and climbs the ladder, Spud crawls over to try and stop him. King then drops down and they trade punches as Spud tries to fire up. Rapid-fire jabs by Spud, big right and then the enziguri connects. Spud now tries to climb, King is up and also climbs. They trade rights, kicks by King to the ribs and Spud drops. Uno springboards onto the ladder, he and King battle but King tosses him to the mat. Spud again tries to climb and removes the bowtie and bites King and knocks him to the mat. Spud looks to grab the title, but Homicide is in and pulls Spud off and onto the ladder in the corner. King gets to his feet and climbs and grabs the title to become the new champion.


* King and Homicide celebrate.

* They discuss the Anderson vs. Carter match for next week. Carter wants n arm wrestling match, Anderson wants a falls count anywhere match. Fans get to vote.

* We get a video package on Angle and Young.

* Young comes out for promo time and has a stretcher. Young says the fans thought they knew him and Angle thought he knew Young. He wanted the real Eric Young, winning the title did change him because it showed him how good he is. He is a world-class wrestler, man and champion. Anyone that stood between he and the title he put them on a stretcher. Lashley, Roode, Aries; they all went out on this. And now we come to Kurt Angle. Tonight Angle cannot duck him because they have a stretcher match, but it is a non-title match. Young sees this as an opportunity, because he will show the world that Angle is a hurt, can be beat and will get hurt even worse tonight. Tonight he does what legends and icons couldn’t do, tonight he ends Angle’s career.

* The BDC celebrates King’s X-Division title victory. MVP says rumors of their demise have been exaggerated. They hold their future in their hands, and tonight Ki will end things tonight in his pipe match with Galloway.

* We catch up with sad Panda Rockstar Spud, he feels like his title has been stolen from him. He discusses all of the great X-Division champions and aid that he worked 14-years to get onto that list of guys like Lynn, Styles, Joe and Daniels so he could be known as one of the best. He says he will get his title back.

* We get a Dollhouse promo.

Knockouts Title Match: Champion Taryn Terrell w/Jade and Marti vs. Brooke: Lock up to begin, they battle for position and Brooke gets a side headlock. Terrell escapes, shoulder block by Brooke and then gets an arm drag. A dropkick follows and Terrell rolls to the floor to take a powder. Terrell back in, forearms by Brooke follow and then a neck breaker connects. Brooke hits another and then gets the cover for 2. To the corner and Terrell eats a back elbow, Brooke to the second rope and hits a clothesline. Marti distracts her, and then Jade trips her up. Terrell grinds her face into the mat, and then slams it to the mat. Terrell works a camel clutch variation, and then slams Brooke to the mat again. Terrell then hits a snap suplex, and then slaps her. Rolling neck breaker by Terrell follows and she covers for 2. She covers again for another 2. Terrell is frustrated, so she slams Brooke to the mat face first. Terrell then chokes Brooke out in the ropes as Marti and Jade mock her. Terrell now heads up top, but misses the high cross. Brooke to her feet, and she connects with several clotheslines. She hits a forearm, and then a back elbow. Forearm shots in the corner follow and then an x-factor follows. Terrell to the corner and Brooke lays in the boots and then looks to get asstastic, but Terrell slides to the floor. Brooke up to and flies to the floor, wiping out the Dollhouse. Back in they go, Brooke hits a flapjack and heads up top. Marti distracts the ref as Jade tosses Brooke off the ropes. Terrell hits the cutter and that is all.

OFFICIAL RESULT: Taryn Terrell @ 7:00 via pin

* Post match Marti and Jade beat down Brooke a bit and stuff a jawbreaker into her mouth. Terrell says Kong couldn’t beat her and Brooke couldn’t beat her, this is their house, the Dollhouse. Gail Kim makes her way out and wants to know what happened to Terrell. Terrell says she doesn’t want to be in Kim’s shadow, and they argue overtop of each other. Terrell says it is time for Kim to live in her shadow, because there are three of them and Kim is all alone. Kim says she isn’t alone, and KONG APPEARS. Terrell throws a fit in the ring.

* TNA Slammiversary will be live on PPV on June 28th.

* They show clips of Galloway’s debut, where her busted open Ki with a pipe shot.

Pipe on a Pole Match: Drew Galloway vs. Low Ki: They brawl at the bell, and then Galloway sends Ki to the floor. Galloway follows and continues the attack, slamming Ki to the barricade. Fans then help hold Ki as Galloway lays in some chops. Galloway yells that “It’s us versus you!”. They continue to battle at ringside, and then Ki gets a chair and nails Galloway in the gut with it. Ki then slam shim to the steps, and then follows with chops and head butts. Ki grabs the chair and throws it at Galloway, who moves, gets the chair and fires back onto Ki with chair shots. Galloway then dumps Ki onto the ring apron with a suplex and into the ring they go. Galloway climbs for the pipe, but Ki cuts him off. Kicks by Ki follow, looks for the Ki Krusher, Galloway escapes and looks for a powerbomb but Ki escapes. Running elbow by Ki connects, mounted rights on the corner follow. Ki tries to get the pipe but Galloway hits a tree slam and stops that. Rapid fire rights and then boots by Galloway, sets up the chair and sets Ki up top and connects with chops. He looks for a superplex now, Ki fights him off and then knocks him to the mat. Galloway by the chair now and Ki hits the Warrior’s Way sending Galloway into the chair. Ki goes to get the pipe, but Galloway is already up and stops that. They battle up top now, Ki with head butt and Galloway with rights and chops. The pipe then falls and Galloway gets crotched and falls into the tree of woe. But he pops up and hits an overhead toss onto Ki. Both men are down, the pipe is down and then Galloway gets it. Galloway to the second rope and leaps off but Ki catches him with a right. Ki now has the pipe, Galloway counters, hits the future shock onto the chair and that is all.

OFFICIAL RESULT: Drew Galloway @ 7:00 via pin

* The BDC runs down and attacks Galloway post match. The Rising (Mica and Drank) then make the save as we have a brawl as we head to break.

* We get a video package, showing the recent events with Magnus, Mickie James and James Storm.

* We then see Mickie at the grocery store with her baby boy, and Storm just happens to be here. Storm asks to hold him and Mickie lets him. Magnus isn’t there obviously, and Mickie tells Storm that he’s at the room as they head to go diaper shopping.

* Magnus is in the ring now, and before he can get started Storm makes his way to the ring. Storm says that he is not the one that said one more time, and he says they can call out Mickie. Storm says they don’t need to talk to her, because he is pissed off. Magnus says he appreciates Storm saving Mickie from Bram, and he told him that. But now Storm is overstepping is bounders, and used the people to manipulate her. She is not one of his Revolution members, he cannot mess with her, but he knows that Storm is trying to drive a wedge between he and Mickie. Storm says he just did what a friend, what a man would do. But what he hears is someone who has trust issues. Storm says Magnus is the one who hired the cameraman to follow Mickie around and then they met in a public parking lot. Storm says he has known Mickie for a long time, longer than Magnus has, and if it was such an innocent thing, then why didn’t she tell him about it? Storm says Magnus should go and ask Mickie these questions.

* Angle says this has gone beyond personal between he and Young, and tonight he will break Young in half.

Non-Title Stretcher Match: Champion Kurt Angle vs. Eric Young: Young attacks right at the bell and beats down Angle in the corner. Angle fires back and levels Young with a clothesline, rights follow and then boots in the corner to the knee of Young. Young tosses Angle to the floor, and they brawl around the ringside area. Back into the ring now, and Young posts Angle and he falls to the floor as we head to a commercial…

Back to action as Young works over Angle in the corner. Angle reverses a corner whip, but Young with the Flair corner flip and slides back in, but Angle connects with an overhead belly to belly suplex. Young to the floor, Angle then looks for a double axe handle off of the apron but Young catches him with a right. Young slams Angle to the steps and then stomps on his head, and then he goes to get the stretcher. They brawl to the apron and Angle tries to German suplex Young to the floor, but Young escapes with the back elbow. Young then adjusts the shin guard as they head back into the ring, but Angle fires up and hits some clotheslines and then two German suplexes, he then hits a third as Young rips off the buckle pad. Angle keeps his grip as they roll to the floor and then Young hits a low blow with the shin guard. Young looks for the piledriver, but Angle counters and catapults Young to the post. Angle then hits an Angle slam on the floor, and then gets the stretcher. Angle grabs Young and rolls him onto the stretcher, he tries to strap Young in (which is how you win) and Young rakes the eyes to stop that and escapes. Back into the ring they go, and Young looks for the figure four and Angle kicks him off. Young tries the piledriver, countered and Angle rolls into the ankle lock. Young rolls out and sends Angle into the exposed buckle. Young then hits a piledriver, and Angle appears to be out. Young then hits a second piledriver and then drags him to the stretcher. Young straps him in and wins the match

OFFICIAL RESULT: Eric Young @ 13:00

* Young grabs the world title and poses over Angle with it and then lays it on Angle.

* End scene.

* Thanks for reading.

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