TNA SLAMMIVERSARY 2014
June 15, 2014
TNA's annual birthday celebration, Slammiversary, opens up with MVP and his crew talking about MVP's injury. King is complaining about MVP just simply not putting he and Lashley in the Cage Match tonight. MVP says he has to do it this way, the right way, to get TNA's Board of Directors off his back. King gets irritated and walks away as MVP tells Lashley to get him in line.
The opening video package highlights TNA's history with many of the biggest moments in TNA.
TNA X-Division Championship
Sanada (c) vs. Tigre Uno vs. Manik vs. Crazzy Steve w/The Menagerie vs. Davey Richards vs. Eddie Edwards
Davey and Eddie come out together during the entrances. Crazzy Steve has a midget in face paint accompanying him tonight along with the rest of The Menagerie. Steve is riding a tricycle to the ring. Manik hits a Suicide Dive through the ropes onto Sanada as he was making his entrance! The Wolves then hit a Double Suicide Dive through the ropes onto Sanada & Manik! Steve pulls a ladder out from under the ring and sets it up at ringside before climbing to the top. Tigre dropkicks him off the ladder and then hits an insane Corkscrew Tornillo over the top and OVER the damn ladder onto everyone! Manik grabs a ladder and slides it in the ring, but Sanada grabs the other side of the ladder and shoves it into Manik in the corner. Sanada whips Manik into the ropes but Manik does his Spiderman impression hanging in the ropes. Sanada nails Manik with a Shoulder Block and then a Springboard Muta Chop! Tigre comes in and slides under a kick from Sanada and then hits a Dropkick Salto! Sanada attempts a Dragon Suplex onto the ladder but Tigre blocks it and hits a nasty heel kick to the back of Sanada's head! Tigre attempts a Double Spring Hurricanrana onto Eddie but he blocks it and then hands him to Davey! Eddie Superkicks Tigre and then Davey German Suplexes him onto the ladder! Good lord! Davey grabs another ladder that isn't all bent but Manik hits a Springboard Missile Dropkick sending the ladder into The Wolves! The fans are actually going nuts for Steve as he puts the ladder on his head and Airplanes it into all the contenders! Steve sets the ladder up under the title and starts climbing it, but Manik pulls him off and then starts climbing the ladder himself. Steve shoves the ladder over and Manik lands on the top rope and Planchas off the top onto The Wolves on the floor! Steve sets the ladder back up and climbs to the top, but Sanada shoves the ladder over knocking him to the mat. Sanada slams Steve onto the ladder and then climbs to the top rope and dives off with a Moonsault onto Steve and the ladder! Sanada grabs another ladder and sets it up under the title to try and pull down his belt. Tigre climbs up with Sanada and actually hits an Enziguri on Sanada off the ladder! Tigre hits Sanada with another ladder and sets up a bridge between the ladder that was set up and the ropes. Tigre climbs up to the top of the ladder and drags Sanada up with him slamming his face into the ladder. Eddie then grabs Tigre and lifts him in the air as Davey dives off the top into a Powerbomb/Super Lung Blower off the top! The fans chant "holy shit" as Davey sells his knee. Davey and Eddie stare each other down and start climbing either side of the ladder at the same time! They start slugging each other atop the ladder! Davey and Eddie headbutt each other until Sanada comes in and pulls Eddie off! Sanada attempts a Suplex but Eddie reverses it into a Suplex over the top that sends them both onto Tigre Uno! Manik springboards off the top and onto the ladder! He climbs up to the top and reaches for the title, but Davey stops him and they exchange strikes. Manik slams Davey into the ladder repeatedly and then hits Sunset Flip Bomb off the ladder and onto the other damn ladder! Jesus Christ, Davey got folded up like a freaking accordion! Sanada climbs back up the ladder but Eddie grabs his foot to stop him! Sanada kicks him away and pulls the belt down!
Winner & STILL X-Division Champion: Sanada via pulling down the title
MVP makes his way onto the stage on crutches along with Kenny King and Lashley to a chorus of boos. MVP says that he is supposed to be in the hospital because of his knee and the fans pay him back by booing him. He says he knows everyone spent their hard earned money to come see him win the World Title and if he was the fans he would be disappointed too. MVP says because Dixie Carter went to the Board of Directors and whined about everything he's been doing he has been censured and said he has to provide a fair Title Match tonight. He goes over the fact that the winners of Aries vs. King and Lashley vs. Joe will join Eric Young in the World Title Steel Cage Match in a Triple Threat. MVP says he won't get involved in either of the matches.
King says that all three of them are winners unlike "Tony Romo and them lame ass Cowboys." King says there "ain't no way" EY is walking out World Champion tonight. King says that the greatest mistake Aries has ever made was showing up to the building tonight and he's serving up ass whippings all night. MVP says when it is all said and done he wants Samoa Joe to explain to him what it feels like when the predator becomes the prey.
TNA World Title Contender Match #1
Bobby Lashley vs. "Samoan Submission Machine" Samoa Joe
Lashley attacks Joe as he makes his entrance and whips him into the corner. He charges right into a boot from Joe and then Joe hits a Running Back Elbow followed by a Leaping Enziguri as the fans are getting into it early. Joe hits the ropes but Lashley leapfrogs him and then lays him out with a clothesline. Lashley mocks the crowd booing him and tries to slam Joe into the corner, but Joe blocks it and lights Lashley up with elbows and jabs. Joe hits a series of strikes that takes Lashley down in the corner and then facewashes Lashley repeatedly! Joe goes for the Running Facewash but Lashley rolls out to the floor to get away. Joe dives through the ropes with the Elbow Suicida onto Lashley on the floor! Joe chops Lashley and headbutts him repeatedly as they brawl around ringside. Lashley fights back and tosses Joe into the ring steps! Lashley slams Joe into the apron and rolls him back into the ring to get a nearfall. Lashley cross chops Joe into the corner and follows up with a Running Clothesline. Lashley charges again but Joe catches Lashley and goes for the Standing Uranage Suplex, but Lashley blocked it with a series of elbows and then caught Joe with a Spinning Neckbreaker for a nearfall. Lashley chokes Joe in the ropes and then rains down a series of nasty crossfaces as Joe was laid out across the ropes. Lashley drops an elbow on Joe for another nearfall. Joe tries to fight back with jabs and chops but Lashley rakes his eyes and hits a Snap Suplex for yet another nearfall. Lashley sticks his knee into the back of Joe over and over before putting Joe in a nerve hold. Joe fights it off with elbows until Lashley cuts him off with a knee and a Forearm Smash. Lashley continues to wear Joe down but Joe comes back with an Atomic Drop and then a Mafia Kick followed by the Senton Backsplash for a nearfall. Joe catches Lashley with the Uranage Suplex in the corner this time! Joe goes for the Coquina Clutch but Lashley backs Joe into the corner and hits a series of elbows. Lashley mounts Joe in the corner but Joe counters into an attempt at the Muscle Buster! Lashley fights it off and slams Joe into the corner where Hebner was! Joe stops himself from hitting the referee but then turns around into The Spear from Lashley!
Winner: Bobby Lashley via pinfall (Spear)
JB joins Dixie Carter, Rockstar Spud, and Dixie's family in their suite at the top of the arena. Dixie says that Bully will see EC3's "vicious side" tonight and that he will see that and more.
Willow w/Abyss vs. Magnus w/Bram
Magnus attacks Willow from behind as Bram had Willow distracted and he beats Willow from corner to corner. Willow fights back and knocks Magnus out to the floor. Willow hits a Slingshot Dropkick through the ropes onto Magnus on the floor and then attempts to dive to the floor, but Magnus pulls the ring apron back that traps Willow between it and the ring. Magnus uses that to beat on Willow before slamming him into the ring steps. Magnus tosses Willow into the ring for a nearfall and then whips Willow into the ropes and nails him with a Lariat for a nearfall! Magnus whips Willow into the ropes and hits him with a headbutt to the chest and then goes for again, but Willow rolls into a Sunset Flip. Magnus rolls through into a nasty Powerbomb! 1...2...NO Willow kicks out! Magnus hits a Vertical Suplex for another nearfall and Magnus argues with the referee. He puts Willow in a headlock and as Willow tries to fight him off Magnus puts him in a Sleeper. The referee raises Willow's arm three times but he stops it from falling the third and fights Magnus off with elbows. Willow hits the ropes and ducks a clothesline following up with a Flying Forearm that takes Magnus down. Willow hits an Atomic Drop followed by a Leg Drop to the balls on Magnus followed by a Basement Dropkick for a nearfall. Willow hits a Leaping Mule that sends Magnus into the corner. Willow hits his Cartwheel Slap followed by the Hardyac Arrest in the corner as the crowd is soundly behind Willow Hardy. Willow goes for the Twist but Magnus blocks it only to eat a boot from Willow. Willow climbs up top and dives off with a big Splash! 1...2...NO Magnus kicks out again! Willow goes up top and attempts the Swanton, but Magnus rolls out of the way and then Bram tries to get in the ring! Abyss stops Bram and they start fighting at ringside. Magnus comes out and helps Bram beat down Abyss. Willow climbs up top and dives off with an insane No-Look Reverse Plancha onto Magnus & Bram on the floor! Abyss grabs Bram and throws him into the ring and lays him out with a big clothesline! Abyss hits a Splash on Bram in the corner and then tosses him to the floor. Back in the ring Willow hits the Twist of Fate on Magnus and then hits it a second time! 1...2...NO Magnus kicks out! Willow can't believe that Magnus kicked out. Bram grabs a turnbuckle corner from under the ring and threatens Abyss with it but Abyss pulls Janice out from under the ring! Abyss chases Bram up the ramp while Willow goes for the Whisper In The Wind off the top, but Magnus pulls him down and hits a huge Back Suplex into a Urange for the pin!
Winner: Magnus via pinfall (Back Suplex into Uranage Suplex)
Kurt Angle comes out to announce the newest entrant into the TNA Hall of Fame. Kurt thanks the reception from the crowd and thanks TNA as well. He puts over how big of an honor it is to be named a TNA Hall of Famer. The fans chant "Thank You Kurt" but he says that he isn't retired yet so don't thank him just yet. Kurt Angle announces that the next entrant into the TNA Hall of Fame is... TEAM 3D! Both Bully Ray and Devon make their way down to the ring as the fans chant "3D" and "we want tables." Bully and Devon just bask in the chants from the crowd for awhile and then Bully says that was the best "we want tables" chant they've heard in awhile. He tells Devon that he can't describe how great it feels to be standing in the ring with him again and then they hug. Pretty cool moment there and the fans start chanting "welcome back" to Devon. Bully says that he and Devon accept the Hall of Fame induction and they do so for one reason and one reason only, because of allof the fans. He says that each and every fan are responsible for taking and making Team 3D the most successful tag team in the history of wrestling.
Devon says that last August when he left TNA he vowed never to come back because basically he thought he was through. The fans start chanting "you still got it" and Devon says he got the phone call about the Hall of Fame. He said that he and Bully went up and down the highway together creating history and if Team 3D is going to go out then the best way for them to go out is to go out in a blaze of glory in the Hall of Fame. Devon does his "testify" line and then 3D poses to the crowd.
Backstage EC3 mockingly applauds 3D being named to the Hall of Fame and he reminds us that he beat both of the first two Hall of Fame inductees so it is "almost fate" that he beat Bully Ray tonight. He says after tonight he will be referred to as the "Hardcore American Icon." He says that they are in Carter Country and tonight he fights for the Carter family.
TNA World Title Contenders Match #2
"The Greatest Man That Ever Lived" Austin Aries vs. "The King of the Night" Kenny King
King messes with some of the Dallas Cowboys at ringside before the match starts. King gets in Aries' face as the bell rings and piefaces him as the fans chant for Aries. Aries comes right back with the IED to King in the corner! HE immediately goes for the Brainbuster but King catches Aries with a knee and escapes to the floor. Aries dives off the top with a Savage Flying Axe Handle onto King on the floor! Aries chops King around ringside and tosses him back in the ring. King hits a Slingshot Somersault Senton followed by an Elbow Drop for the first nearfall of the match. Aries climbs up top but King quickly crotches Aries on the top and then hits a gorgeous Spinning Enziguri that knocks Aries off the top to the floor. King follows up with a Slingshot Corkscrew Plancha over the top onto Aries on the floor! King whips Aries into the guardrail which then collapses onto the fans! King taunts the crowd and screams at Taz to tell the fans that he is going to win. King slams Aries into the ring steps and tosses him back into the ring for a nearfall. King hits a forearm on Aries and then whips him into the ropes and connects with a Spinning Heel Kick for another nearfall. King hits a Snap Suplex and floats over into a mount where he rains down right hands. King gets another nearfall and puts Aries in a modified headlock. Aries fights it off with a knee to the gut and then a Hip Toss. King explodes back with a clothesline to take Aries down. King puts Aries in a modified Abdominal Stretch but again Aries fights out with elbows this time. Aries his the ropes but King catches him on his shoulders and goes for the Royal Flush. Aries blocks it and rolls King up for a nearfall. Aries goes to the apron and slingshots himself over King and then boxes his ears! King falls out to the floor and Aries dives through the ropes with the Heat Seeking Missile onto King on the floor! Aries tosses King back into the ring and from the apron slams King's head from side to side in each corner repeatedly. Aries hangs King up in the ropes and hits him with a Hanging Neckbreaker! Aries climbs up top and dives off with a Missile Dropkick! 1...2...NO King kicks out! Aries grabs King but King rams him into the turnbuckles and then hits a Cradle T-Bone Suplex! King attempts a Flying Double Knee but Aries moves out of the way and lights King up with chops. Aries attempts the IED again but eats a boot from King. King then hits the Cartwheel Kick followed by a Spinebuster! He attempts to use the ropes for leverage but Brian Hebner catches him and refuses to count which irritates King. Aries spins King around into a Forearm Smash and then rolls him up for a nearfall but transitions right into the Last Chancery! King rakes the eyes of Aries to break it and then Bulldog's Aries onto the top rope. King follows up with a Springboard Blockbuster! 1...2...NO Aries kicks out again! King drags Aries to the apron and climbs to the top. King pulls Aries up with him and attempts a Super Royal Flush, but Aries blocks it with a series of elbows and knees! Aries hits a Super Brainbuster! 1...2...3!
Winner: Austin Aries via pinfall (Super Brainbuster)
As JB introduces the Dallas Cowboys at ringside they actually got a mixed reaction from the crowd. He introduces Kevin Von Erich and his sons Marshall & Ross Von Erich to a nice reaction. Kevin Von Erich talks about the memories of his family in the Dallas era and how great it is to introduces his sons to the TNA fans here.
Bro-Mans, Zema and Jesse, make their way out to the stage. They trash the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks as well as the Von Erichs. Zema says they don't like the Von Erichs or any Texans in general. Zema challenges the Von Erich boys to face them and then Bro-Mans attacks them.
Bro-Mans (Zema Ion & Jessie) vs. The Von Erichs (Marshall & Ross Von Erich)
Jessie whips Marshall into the ropes but eats a Hip Toss. Marshall is wrestling barefoot like his pops did. Marshall catches Zema with an arm drag before locking him in a hammerlock. Zema breaks it with elbows and then he hits the ropes only to eat a knee from Marshall. Marshall goes for the Claw but Zema sends him facefirst into the corner where he and Jesse hit the Boom Double Knees! Zema hits a Snapmare on Marshall and covers him for a nearfall. Marshall catches Zema with a Snap Powerslam and tags in Ross who hits a dropkck on Zema. Ross hits another dropkick and then whips Zema into the corner. Ross charges at Zema ony to get backdropped over the top. Ross punches Zema and then climbs up top before Jessie knocks him off to the floor. Zema knocks Marshall off the apron and then hits a Somersault Plancha over the top onto Ross on the floor! Zema tosses Ross into the ring and covers him for a nearfall. Jessie tags in and starts beating on Ross as a "Von Erich" chant starts. Jessie hits a dropkick on Ross and then goes for a Leg Drop, but Ross moves and goes for a Sunset Flip. Jessie blocks it and tags in Zema! Ross escapes through Zema's legs and tags in Marshall! Marshall hits a series of clotheslines and dropkicks on Bro-Mans and then a double clothesline! Bro-Mans hit Marshall from behind and then Ross comes off the top with a Double Missile Dropkick on them! The Von Erichs whip Zema into the ropes and Marshall lifts Zema into a Roaring Elbow from Ross! Jessie comes in with a chair and Ross dropkicks the chair into Jessie's face! Marshall hits a clothesline on Zema and then the Von Erichs whip Zema into the corner! Ross hits a Running Kick followed by a Running Forearm from Marshall! Ross hits a Punt Kick to Zema followed by a Standing Moonsault from Marshall! Jessie comes in with the chair and attacks the Von Erichs with it!
Winners: Von Erichs via submission
Kevin runs in and clotheslines Jessie and then puts Zema in The Claw to a MASSIVE reaction from the fans!
Backstage Angelina cuts a promo on Gail Kim.
TNA Knockouts Championship
Angelina Love (c) w/Velvet Sky vs. Gail Kim
Gail won a 3-Way Contenders match on this past week's Impact to earn this match. Angelina immediately goes for the Botox Injection on Gail but Gail sweeps her legs and then catches her with an arm drag. Angelina fights back with a forearm and then hits the ropes but Gail trips her and then hits a sliding clothesline for the first nearfall of the night. Gail rolls into a Jackknife pin on Angelina for a nearfall but Angelina bridges out only to get clotheslined. Gail springs to the top and attempts a springboard hurricanrana but Angelina counters into a Powerbomb for a nearfall. Angelina whips Gail hard into the turnbuckles and slams her back first into the turnbuckles repeatedly. Angelina picks Gail up and simply throws her into the turnbuckles and then taunts the crowd. Angelina attempts to kick Gail but Gail blocks it and catches Angelina in the Octopus but Angelina counters into a Sidewalk Slam for a nearfall. Angelina tosses Gail to the floor and then distracts the referee as Velvet grabs Gail. Gail forearms Velvet and slams her into the apron. Angelina clotheslines Gail from behind and attempts to whip her into the stairs only to get reversed by Gail! Gail tosses Angelina into the ring and springs to the top, but Angelina crotches her and then hits a Hanging Reverse Bulldog as Gail as hanging upside down! 1…2…NO Angelina kicks out! Angelina elbows Gail and then goes for a splash but then Gail moves and Velvet blatantly sprays hairspray in her face in front of the referee! He does nothing as the referees try to figure out what is going on and Angelina hits the Botox Injection on Gail! 1…2…NO Gail kicks out and now Hebner runs out and makes Velvet go to the back. Hebner kicks Stiffler the referee out and takes over. Gail hits a series of leg kciks and clotheslines and then a Spinning Neckbreaker! 1…2…NO Angelina kicks out! Gail charges at Angelina in the corner but Angelina moves and Gail catches herself on the top and dives off with a Cross Body for another nearfall. Gail mounts Angelina in the corner and punches until Angelina Powerbombs! Angelina uses the ropes for leverage but Hebner catches her. Gail goes for a dropkick but Angelina pulls Hebner in front of the kick! Angelina rolls Gail up but Gail counters into Eat Defeat! Stiffler doesn't come in and count so Gail tries to revive Earl and as Angelina attempts a rollup Gail reverses it! Stiffler just watches until Angelina reverses it and then Stiffler comes in and makes the count!
Winner & STILL Knockouts Champion: Angelina Love via pinfall (rollup)
Backstage Team 3D talk about the reaction they got and Bully asks if Devon is going to come to the ring with him, but Devon says he has to get back to the hotel because he's going to spend Fathers Day with his kids. Bully name drops a bunch of Texas legends as he says he's going to destroy EC3 tonight. He says that he is going to crucify EC3 for the sins of his aunt and then he will baptize him in blood.
Texas Death Match
Ethan Carter III vs. Bully Ray
Bully comes to the ring carrying a bull rope. Bully attacks EC3 at the bell and sandwiches him in the corner with a splash. Bully wraps the rope around EC3's neck and tosses him across the ring! Bully tosses EC3 across the ring again and then throws him to the floor. Bully pulls a table out from under the ring and then pulls the announce table to the side to give him more room. He pulls up the safety mat and hits EC3 with a Big Boot as an "ECW" chant starts. Bully sets the table up on the concrete and sets another table up beside the first on. EC3 hits Bully from behind and tosses him back in the ring. EC3 looks at the tables and shakes his head before getting in the ring. EC3 whips Bully into the ropes and attempts a backdroip but Bully kicks him and then nails him with the Atomic Elbow! Bully pulls out yet another table and slides this one in the ring. Bully sets it up in the corner but EC3 nails Bully with a Flying Clothesline! EC3 grabs a chair and starts laying into Bully with it. The referee starts the ten count on Bully but he gets back up at five and kicks the chair into EC3's face! Bully chops EC3 repeatedly in the corner with some absolutely disgusting chops. Bully grabs a cheese grader from under the ring and starts grating the chest of EC3! Bully goes to use the cheese grater again but EC3 low blows him and throws the cheese grater up the ramp. Bully rolls out to the floor and EC3 dives off the apron with a dropkick to Bully on the floor. EC3 grabs another chair and tosses Bully back in the ring. EC3 slams Bully face first into the chair repeatedly and then climbs up top only to get crotched by Bully. Bully climbs up with EC3 and Superplexes him off the top and onto the chair! Bully pulls out a Dallas Cowboys trashcan from under the ring and then a grabs a box cuter and cuts away the strings from the canvas! Bully exposes the wood on the mat before elbow dropping EC3! Bully goes for a Piledriver but Spud runs out and hits Bully with a knedo stick! Bully grabs the kendo stick and kicks Spud in the balls before hitting him in the balls with the kendo stick! Ray kills Spud with the kendo stick and then grabs EC3 only to eat the One Percenter from EC3 on the exposed wood of the mat! The referee gets to nine on his count before Bully pulls himself up and EC3 grabs the trashcan realizing that it is full of broken glass and pours it on the mat! EC3 climbs up top and dives off into a Bully Cutter in midair right into the glass! Both men are down but Bully gets to his feet at eight and EC3 gets up at nine. Bully starts wearing EC3 out with the kendo stick and then lays him out on the tables that were set up earlier! Bully climbs up top as Dixie Carter walks out to ringside. Dixie screams at Bully which causes Bully to stare at her and then he screams "I'm going to kill you bitch!" Bully chases Dixie right into EC3 which knocks Dixie out! Bully lays EC3 out and then he grabs Dixie as the fans erupt! Bully lays Dixie out on the tables and then climbs up top! EC3 grabs a kendo stick and nails Bully with it! Spud pulls Dixie off the tables and Bully goes crashing through them! Brian Hebner makes the ten count and EC3 gets the win as the fans chant "bullshit."
Winner: EC3 via KO
A video package highlights the rivalry between Storm and Anderson. As Storm makes his way to the ring he calls the Dallas Cowboys players at ringside "some fake ass cowboys." He pulls out a Cowboys helmet from a sack he brought to the ring and then pours beer on the helmet in a way like he is pissing on it. He says that he could stand in the ring all night long and if they are anything like their "sorry ass QB" they damn sure won't ever hit him.
Anderson panders to the Cowboys, even though he is a Green Bay fan, as he comes out and calls Storm a "stupid freakin' cowboy."
"Cowboy" James Storm vs. Mr. Anderson
Anderson and Storm meet each other on the ramp exchanging blows! Anderson slams Storm into the ring steps and gives one of the Cowboys a high five and they hand him their beer. Anderson hits Storm with the beer and tosses him into the ring. Storm pokes Anderson in the eyes and then chop blocks him. Storm starts working on that leg slamming it into the mat and twisting it around the ropes. Storm leg kicks Anderson and whips him into the corner but Anderson's leg gives way on him so Storm goes after it again. Storm puts Anderson in a Figure Four but Anderson reverses it so Storm grabs the ropes to break it. Storm charges at Anderson in the corner with a dropkick attempt but Anderson moves causing Storm to crotch himself in the corner. Anderson clotheslines Storm and then hits a back elbow followed by a Spinning Neckbrekaer. Anderson charges at Storm in the corner but runs into a boot. Storm climbs up top and Anderson punches him in the gut followed by a Green Bay Plunge for a nearfall. Anderson is selling the leg as he limps toward Storm. Storm drop toeholds Anderson into the corner and then lifts him up to the top rope. Storm goes for a Frankensteiner but Anderson shoves him off onto the apron only to eat a Leaping Enziguri from Storm! Storm climbs right back up and attempts a Superplex but Anderson counters into a Super Green Bay Plunge! 1…2…NO Storm kicks out! Storm comes back with the Last Call out of nowhere but the momentum sends Anderson through the ropes to the floor! Storm grabs his beer and then flips off The Cowboys before spitting beer into their faces! The Cowboys attempt to go after Storm and even causes the guardrail to fall over before security gets between them! Storm flips them off again and gets back in the ring and actually lays the referee out. George Selvie climbs over the guardrail which allows Anderson to hit the Mic Check on Storm as he was distracted! 1…2…3!
Winner: Mr. Anderson via pinfall (Mic Check)
EY starts to talk about the Main Event but Austin Aries walks up and says that nothing matters about what has happened between them over the last few months. He says that he has tasted World Title glory and he wants it again so let the best man win. Aries walks away and EY puts over his opponents calling it "terrifying to be in a cage" with Lashley for a sane person but EY says he isn't sane. EY says tonight he's going to get crazy enough to keep his belt.
TNA World Heavyweight Championship
Triple Threat Steel Cage Match
"Showtime" Eric Young (c) vs. "A-Double" Austin Aries vs. Bobby Lashley
JB announces that this match can be won by pinfall or submission only so no escaping the cage. EY jumps EY at the bell but he shoves EY back and then Aries jumps on him as well. Lashley shoves him away and then clotheslines both men. Lashley elbows EY and attempts another clothesline but EY ducks and then hits the ropes only to get leapfrogged by Lashley and clotheslined. Lashley hits a Running Shoulder Block on Aries in the corner and then does the same to EY in the opposite corner. Lashley goes for a Running Powerslam on EY but he blocks it sending Lashley into a Roaring Elbow from Aries! Aries and EY attempt a Double Suplex but Lashley blocks it and Double Suplexes the babyfaces! Lashley goes for a double clothesline but they duck and then send Lashley flying into the side of the cage! Aries rolls EY up and gets a nearfall and then puts him in a side headlock takeover. EY counters with a headscissors but Aries counters out with a headstand. Aries gets EY in a side headlock and then hits the ropes and runs into a Press Slam from Lashley that sends Aries into the cage! Lashley grabs EY and slams him into the cage as well! Lashley soaks in the boos and sandwiches EY in between the ropes and the cage slamming him into the cage before pinning him for a nearfall. Aries comes over and takes Lashley down with a series of leg kicks but then hits the ropes and runs into another Press Slam! EY dives off the top with a Missile Dropkick on Lashley for a nearfall. Lashley shoves EY into the corner and rams him with shoulder blocks and then does the same to Aries in the opposite corner. He goes for another shoulder block but Aries moves and Lashely goes shoulder first into the post. EY charges at Aries but he ducks sending EY into Lashley! Aries hits a series of forearms on EY and then whips him into the corner but EY floats over him and hits a Flying Forearm. EY hits a Spinning Clothesline on Aries and then a Back Suplex! 1…2…NO Aries kicks out! EY hits a Running Forearm on Lashley in the corner but Lashley shoves him off and then Aries hits a Running Powerbomb on EY for a nearfall and then he immediately hits the IED on Lashley! Aries goes for the Brainbuster but Lashley counters into a Suplex sending Aries crashing into the cage! Lashley covers Aries for a nearfall and then he charges at EY only to eat a Tornado DDT from EY! EY charges at Lashley but eats a boot and then Lashley climbs up top. EY uppercuts EY and then Aries charges at EY for an IED but they collide into each other. EY lifts Aries up to his shoulders and then slams him into Lashley before lifting Lashley on top of Aries and hitting a Double DVD! EY covers Lashley for a nearfall and then climbs up to the top of the cage! Lashley stops him and climbs up top with EY slamming him into the cage. From the top rope Lashley lifts EY up to the top of the cage and drapes him up there! Lashley goes for a Diamond Cutter off the top but Aries climbs up with them ramming Lashley's head into the cage. Aries hits a Superrana off the top of the Lashley! EY stands up on the top of the cage and dives off with a Flying Elbow Drop off the top of the cage on Lashley! 1…2…NO Aries kicks the dog sh*t out of EY and hits the Brainbsuter! 1…2….NO EY kicks out! Lashley gets back to his feet as the fans are going nuts and Spears the hell out of Aries! 1…2…NO EY breaks it up! EY grabs Lsahley but eats a Spinebuster from Lashley! Lashley goes for a Spear but EY moves and Lashley slams into the cage door sending him to the floor! EY dives off the top with the Flying Elbow Drop on Aries! 1…2…NO Aries kicks out again! EY goes for the Piledriver on Aries but Aries counters into a backdrop and then EY rolls him up but Aries rolls through into a dropkick! Aries and EY exchange stiff forearms and right hands. Aries goes for the Roaring Elbow but EY ducks and attempts a Flying Forearm, but Aries ducks and hits the Roaring Elbow! Aries hits another Roaring Elbow in the corner and then connects with the IED! Aries goes for the Brainbuster but EY uses the cage to kick off and counter into a Piledriver! 1…2…3.
Winner & STILL TNA World Champion: Eric Young via pinfall (Piledriver)