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411’s TNA IMPACT Wrestling Report 11.08.12

November 8, 2012 | Posted by Larry Csonka

Championship Roll Call:
TNA TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez

411’s IMPACT WRESTLING REPORT 11.08.12 (Episode 435)

Reminder, I do not rate matches that are under three minutes long…

-They ran an “In Memory” for Brad Armstrong to start the show.

-Opening video package.

-We are LIVE in Orlando!

-Luke Gallows gets in trouble backstage for losing his mask in a meeting with Aces and 8s. Devon says that he and Gallows will take the match to help him right the wrong of losing his mask. He promises to take care of business. Gallows was referred to as the “Director of Chaos.”

-James Storm makes his way to the commentary table.

Bobby Roode vs. AJ Styles

Lock up to begin, AJ works the arm, but Roode counters and gets a front face lock. AJ reverses into a hammerlock. Good counter wrestling here with Roode working the side headlock. Off the ropes, Roode counters the dropkick and gets a back elbow. To the corner, AJ sidesteps and then lands a dropkick. Roode to the floor, AJ follows and slams Roode to the steps. Back into the ring they go, and a slam by AJ. Off the ropes and the knee drop connects for AJ, and a cover gets 1. To the corner, chops by Roode and then rights. AJ back with the backdrop and Roode backs away to the corner. AJ misses the corner splash and Roode then levels him with the clothesline to the back and Roode covers for 2…

~commercial time~

We are back from commercial as AJ slams Roode to the corner. Roode then catches AJ and stun guns him on the ropes. Roode off the second rope and gets the blockbuster for 2. Elbow drop by Roode and another cover gets 2. AJ fights back with rights, to the corner they go and then Roode whips AJ to the opposite corner and covers for 2. Roode works a neck crank now, grounding AJ. And then transitions to the side headlock. AJ works to his feet, elbows out and then delivers forearms. Enziguri to Roode and both men are down. Corner clothesline by AJ connects. Whip to the corner, chops and rights by AJ. AK sends Roode to the apron, Roode up top and crotched. AJ now follows and gets a RANA on Roode, cover gets a close 2. AJ looks for the clash, countered and then rights by AJ. AJ charges and runs into a spine buster. Roode misses a corner charge, roll up into the clash by AJ, bur Roode kicks his way out. Side steps the PELE, perfect plex by Roode gets another close 2. Roode now gets a chair and Storm heads to the ring. The ref takes the chair, Roode and Storm argue and AJ with the big dive onto Roode! AJ and Storm yap, AJ rolls Roode back in and AJ tells Storm to back off. Roode cuts off AJ as he tries to spring in and then rolls him up for the win.

OFFICIAL RESULT: Bobby Roode @ 15:00 via pin

-Aries meets with Hogan, and Aries is not happy about the ladder match because he is a wrestler. Hogan says Aries has to hand over the title by the end of the show or he will replace him in the PPV main event.

-Angle meets with Wes Briscoe, and Sting arrives to talk about the match tonight. Sting says Briscoe has to watch their back.

-Joseph Park is in the ring. Park says it has been a trying week, and he is sore from last week. But it felt good to take off the mask of one of the members of Aces and 8s. This is about being a man, and he wants hi match with a member of Aces and 8s. Only Hogan can make this happen. He begs for a match, and says he has stood by Hogan since day one, and wants the match badly.

Hogan makes his way to the ring. Hogan says he is proud of him for all he has done, and when he pulled off the mask last week, but sometimes, luck is better than being good. Hogan says Park is not a wrestler, and while he is a good lawyer, but to ask for a match, Hogan is worried about the liability.

Bully Ray now makes his way to the ring, and says that he didn’t want to come out here, and he knows Hogan will tell Park no, like he has been telling Ray no. Ray is sticking up for Park. He maybe a lawyer but he has heart and guts, and he’s a tough SOB. He has been in the ring with Ray, fought him, and has a lot to prove. We all know what he went through and he wants this as bad as they do. Ray says he believes in him. Hogan says he runs things, and Ray says they know that. But Ray says to trust him, because he believes and the crowd believes. Ray then says these are HOGAN’S fans. These are YOUR Hulkamaniacs. Ray then says why say no when it feels so good to say yes! The crowd chants YES, and Park says he is ready for this. Hogan says just this one time, and Park hugs him.

-Tara and her boo talk backstage about his tremendous victory over ODB last week. ODB arrives and calls him a douche. ODB says her and EY are the real power couple. She challenges both of them tonight.

-AJ is pissed backstage about Storm distracting him and costing him his match. Storm says Sunday; the face of TNA will get kicked in.

Tara and Jesse From Big Brother vs. ODB

Tara and Jesse try to double team ODB to begin, but ODB fights them off with chops and rights. She slams them together, and then misses a clothesline and eats the double back elbows. Jesse slams ODB down and Tara chokes her out. Off the ropes and ODB back with boots and then slams Tara down. Clotheslines follow from ODB, a dropkick connects to Tara. She slams down Jesse, and then slams Tara onto him. ODB slammed to the corner, avoids a charge and gets the corner splash on Jesse. Slams Tara into Jesse, and then gets the double broncobuster. Jesse to the floor, spear to Tara and she stacks her and pins her.

OFFICIAL RESULT: ODB @ 2:45 via pin

-After the match Jesse and Tara beat ODB down and Tara hits the widow’s peak. Tara opens the flask of ODB and Jesse pours it on her.

-Hogan and Dixie talk MAKEANIMPACT, to help the victims of hurricane Sandy.

-ODB bitches on the phone to EY, saying they fight Tara and Jesse at Turning Point.

-All Gutcheck winners will appear on the Thanksgiving edition of Impact.

-Taz, Prichard and Snow discuss Christian York’s Gucheck form last week. Taz says it is a no brainer. They wonder if he can break from the tag team genre and be successful. Snow says that has happened in TNA, with Roode and Storm. Taz says that he looked great, and is a wrestler.

Kurt Angle and Sting vs. Devon and Doc (Luke Gallows)

They start brawling on the floor before the bell. Sting battles Doc, as Angle and Devon fight prior to their PPV match on Sunday. Angle slams Devon to the steps, as Sting and Doc head into the ring. To the corner, rights by Sting. Doc then misses a charge and as Devon distracts Sting, Doc drops Sting with the clothesline. Devon tags in, head butt to the gut of Sting and then follows with rights. Tag back to Doc, double shoulder block to Sting and then elbow drops by Doc and a cover for 2. Suplex by Doc and a cover gets 2. Sting tries to fight back, but then runs into a shoulder block. Tag to Devon, and he hits a leg drop. Devon levels Angle, and then back to the attack on Sting. Tag to Doc, and they work over Sting in the corner. Uppercut by Doc, off the ropes and a big splash connects for 2 as Angle makes the save. Sting fights back with elbows, but Doc levels him again and chokes him out with the boot. Off the ropes, elbow by Devon and a cover gets 2. Tag to Doc, rights to the ribs of Sting, off the ropes and they clothesline each other and both men are down. Tags to Angle and Doc, Angle cleans house. Forearm to Devon, second rope dropkick to Doc. Germans for both men and THE STRAPS ARE DOWN! Angle slam to Devon and Doc makes the save. Sting in, death drop to Doc. Deathlock applied, Devon gets the bat and we have a DQ…

OFFICIAL RESULT: Sting and Angle @ 7:00 via DQ

-Devon sends Angle to the post and Bully Ray is out and clotheslines Devon! Ray gets a table now, sets it up but Devon bails just in time. Ray chases, and Doc now has Sting, but a low blow by Sting and then more members of Aces and 8s attack. Doc chokeslams Sting through the table! One masked member hands Doc a hammer, and he nails Sting in the chest with the hammer and then breaks Sting’s hand with it! Doc works him over with more hammer shots, and now Joe, Hernandez and Chavo make the save. Sting has been destroyed.

-EMTs are out now to attend to Sting and then take him to the back.

-We get a recap of the attack on Sting, who is receiving medical attention backstage.

-GUTCHECK TIME. Borash announces Christian York, as Prichard, Snow and Taz are in the ring. York says that last week, he knows he put forth his best effort, and the fans know it too. Taz puts over York and says he has the it factor, and says yes, without a doubt. Prichard is next, and says York has been in wrestling for 16 years, but hasn’t broken out. Why? Does he really have it, what kept him from making it? After they talked, Prichard says maybe he hasn’t had a chance, and he says YES and welcome to Impact wrestling. York celebrates, and says that this is exactly what he has been working for. Do not let anyone pull your dreams away from you, because dreams can come true.

-Backstage we see Ray, Brooke Hogan and Austin Aries, randomly talking…

-PRODUCT PLACEMENT for new Monster headphones.

-We get a video package for Aries vs. Hardy.

-Taz and Tenay break down the Turning Point card.

-Hogan is on the phone, looking for an update on Sting. Joey Ryan arrives, saying that he will win the X-Division title Sunday. Hogan adds that Matt Morgan is not allowed at ringside on Sunday. Morgan says Hogan has no idea who he is messing with, but he will find out. They leave, and Hogan says, “but I do know, muhahahahaha.” Seriously.

Daniels, Kaz and Magnus vs. Samoa Joe, Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez

They all start brawling at the bell, and it is pandemonium! The faces clean out the ring, and then Daniels is rolled in and Chavo works him over in the corner. Knees by Chavo, uppercuts follow. Some rights by Chavo, an Irish whip and then Chavo lays the boots to Daniels. Daniels gets a tag to Kaz, Chavo takes him down and tags in Hernandez. He slams Chavo onto Kaz, follows with a splash and covers for 2. Kaz manages a tag, Joe in and Magnus runs away. Joe chases, but Daniels and Kaz hold him down as he slides in and Magnus lays the boots to him. Magnus chokes out Joe, tags in Daniels and then he and Kaz lays the boots to Joe. Chavo and Hernandez in, Joe fires back on Daniels and beats him down in the corner. Corner back splash and the enziguri connect for Joe. Snap mare, chops and a kick and the senton by Joe all connect. Tag to Chavo, slingshot in onto Daniels. Tags to Hernandez, and he works a bear hug. Turned into an overhead slam by Hernandez. Tag to Chavo, a dropkick connects and a cover gets 2. Daniels to the apron, Chavo clothesline shim, gets distracted and Daniels pulls him to the floor and slams him to the barricade. Kaz beats down Chavo, sends him back into the ring. Kaz tags in now, works over Chavo a bit, tags to Magnus. Slams Chavo to the corner, then tags Daniels back in. Final cut by Daniels, he does the Gangnam Style dance and then tags in Kaz. Chavo tries to fight back, off the ropes and a head scissors by Chavo connects and both men are down. Chavo kicks Kaz away, tags Hernandez who slingshots in with the shoulder block. He cleans house, POUNCE on Daniels. Daniels saves Kaz from the border toss, they try to suplex him, but Hernandez suplexes both of them. Tag to Joe and he starts to level Magnus with clotheslines. Snap slam connects, and now Joe misses a corner charge, but then gets an STJOE on Magnus for 2 as Daniels makes the save. Joe tosses, Chavo in and tosses . Hernandez with the SUPER MEX DIVE onto Daniels! Chavo with the bulldog onto Magnus, but Kaz stops Chavo up top and he gets tossed to the floor. Joe in with Magnus, muscle buster stopped by Daniels. Clutch to Daniels, jawbreaker counter, hi-low on Joe by Daniels and Kaz, and Magnus gets the elbow drop and pins Joe!

OFFICIAL RESULT: Daniels, Kaz and Magnus @ 11:00 via pin
RATING: ***½

-Austin Aries walks.

-Roode cuts a promo on his plans coming together for Sunday’s PPV match.

-Tenay and Taz discuss the attack on Sting from earlier. Sting has been taken to a local hospital.

-Austin Aries makes his way to the ring, where there is a ladder set up. Aries agrees with the crowd’s chants, in that he wants Jeff as well. Jeff thinks he is the best in the world, but he feels that is over played. Aries is the greatest wrestler in this universe or any other universe. Three seconds at BFG didn’t change that. And now the ladder match was made for Jeff, because everyone knows he cannot beat Aries. Aries says that the ladder match has defined Jeff’s career, and that he is a great daredevil. Aries promises that Sunday, this will be the fall that Jeff doesn’t get up from, physically, mentally or emotionally. Aries says he will walk in and beat Jeff at his own game. The bottom line, he will win the title, and will have a party. He will carry around the TNA belt with pride, and melt down Jeff’s for a belt buckle, and there is nothing Jeff can do about it. But now, he has to hand over the title to get his shot. Because that’s what Hogan wants. But he will not hand it to him, Jeff has to come down and take it.

Enter Jeff Hardy. Aries is ready for Jeff, and Jeff charges the ring and they brawl. BOTCHED twist of fate, Aries slides to the floor and Jeff celebrates with both titles. He then has a set of hooks lowered, and puts the belts on them and climbs the ladder to celebrate. Aries returns to pull the ladder out from under Jeff, and he then lays the boots to him. Aries places the ladder on Jeff, and climbs and poses under the titles…

-End scene….



* ODB and Eric Young vs. Tara and Jesse From Big Brother
* Joseph Park vs. Doc
* Kurt Angle vs. Devon
* TNA X-Division Title Match: RVD © vs. Joey Ryan
* TNA TV Title No DQ Match: Samoa Joe © vs. Magnus
* TNA Tag Team Title Match: Chavo and Hernandez © vs. Daniels and Kaz
* Winner Gets a TNA Title Shot, Loser of the Fall Cannot Get a Title Shot Until BFG 2013: AJ Styles vs. Bobby Roode vs. James Storm
* TNA World title Ladder Match: Jeff Hardy © vs. Austin Aries

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