TNA SLAMMIVERSARY 2015
June 28, 2015
We see a shot of the King of the Mountain competitors arriving at the Impact Zone in Orlando at Universal Studios including Jeff Jarrett, Matt Hardy, Drew Galloway, Eric Young and Bobby Roode. That headlines tonight for the new King of the Mountain Championship.
A video package runs focusing on the last 13 years of TNA.
We go to Josh Mathews, Mike Tenay and "The Pope" D'Angelo Dinero on commentary.
DJ Z is out first to kick off the show.
TNA X Division Championship - Triple Threat Elimination Match
Tigre Uno (c) vs. DJ Z vs. Manik
Manik goes after DJ Z and Tigre Uno early in the corners. DJ Z with a dropkick to Manik and Manik eats two more from Uno. DJ Z with a huricanrana on Manik. Uno drops DJ Z with a quick dropkick sending DJ Z to the outside. Manik trips up Uno. DJ Z gets dropped off the ring apron by Manik. Uno with a big corkscrew dive over the top rope taking out DJ Z and Manik. Manik tosses Uno off the top rope and tosses DJ Z out. Manik with a quick dropkick taking out DJ Z at ringside. Manik with a dropping knee to the face of DJ Z. Manik with a suplex and back suplex combo on Uno. DJ Z with a push off dropkick that drops Manik. Springboard back elbow by DJ Z on Manik. DJ Z with a dropkick on Manik and arm drag on Uno launching off the ropes. DJ Z with a running knees to Manik after Manik dropped boots off the chin of Uno. DJ Z with a flip dive over the top rope taking out Uno as Manik moves (yet still takes a bump). Tower of Doom in the corner. Manik with a close pinfall on DJ Z. DJ Z with a top rope huricanrana on Uno for another two count. Uno dumps DJ Z in the corner and follows with a running dropkick. Uno off the top rope with a corkscrew moonsault. Uno gets the pinfall on DJ Z. DJ Z is now eliminated from the match.
DJ Z is eliminated.
We are now down to Tigre Uno and Manik. Uno misses a leg drop over Manik. Manik goes up top and eats knees from Uno while attempt a frog splash. Manik drops the chest of Uno over his knees. Manik is back up top and this time connects with the frog splash. Uno kicks out. Uno with a german suplex on Manik into the corner turnbuckle. Uno with a corkscrew leg drop over the chest of Manik. Uno gets the pinfall to retain his title.
Winner and still TNA X Division Champion: Tigre Uno
Backstage, Jeremy Borash thanks the fans and business partners of TNA for the incredible ride. He talks about attending every PPV and every Impact. Borash introduces Robbie E talking about his match tonight with Jessie Godderz. He said the Robbie E of old is gone and says Jessie will remain his "bitch" after tonight.
A video package runs hyping Robbie E vs. Jessie Godderz tonight.
Robbie E vs. Jessie Godderz
Godderz is now going by "The Man" wearing a robe to the ring. "Robbie E wants to call me a bitch? Look at me. Look at me (laughs). No seriously...guys...guys...look at me." Crowd not enjoying this. Godderz talks about getting stuck with Robbie and how sitting behind a keyboard drinking coffee doesn't allow you to look like him. Robbie E's music cuts him off.
Robbie and Jessie start brawling on the ramp. Robbie tosses Jessie in as the bell officially rings. Robbie tosses Jessie to the other corner and hits some big stomps. Robbie drops a quick leg over the back of Jessie's neck. Robbie tosses Jessie out and then jumps over the top rope taking him out. Jessie sends Robbie into the steel ring steps and then follows that up with a big powerslam over the floor. Jessie with big kicks to Robbie and then drops forearms across the chest to follow it up. Robbie counters a powerbomb attempt. Jessie with a big standing dropkick on Robbie. Jessie with a quick backbreaker. Robbie dumps Jessie to the outside. Jessie eats a big boot when he rolls back in followed by a powerful cross body by Robbie over Jessie from the corner. Right hand exchanges. Robbie gets the better of Jessie including a big DDT. Jessie lifts up and powerbombs Robbie to the corner. Double clothesline and both men are down. Jessie drops a sledgehammer over the back of Robbie. A loud "JESSIE SUCKS" chant starts up. Jessie with a huge powerbomb on Robbie. Robbie gets a shoulder up after two. Jessie gets the Boston Crab applied. Robbie gets to the ropes. Robbie with a quick reverse DDT on Jessie and gets the pinfall.
Winner: Robbie E
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Matt Hardy. Hardy said he might be known as one of the greatest tag team wrestlers of all time, but tonight is another opportunity to do that in a singles capacity. He plans to add a new nickname to his collection: King of the Mountain.
Before the match, Matt Morgan grabs a mic and said it feels good being back home. Morgan said he doesn't want to just wrestle tonight: he wants to fight. He challenges Bram to a match with street fight rules. Bram accepts as he gets in Morgan's face.
Street Fight Match
Bram vs. Matt Morgan
Morgan with right hands and headbutts early. Bram fires back kick and then eats a series of clotheslines from Morgan. Morgan drops Bram face first off the corner. Morgan drops his weight over the back of Bram against the ropes and rolls over to the outside. Morgan flips off Bram and drops a leg over his neck/chest over the ring apron. Morgan with a big boot to Bram on the outside. Bram goes under the ring and has a piece of the turnbuckle. Morgan pulls him out and Bram hits Morgan with the turnbuckle to the body then to the head. Bram goes under the ring and tosses weapsons inside including a trash can. Bram with rights and then cracks a trash can over the head of Morgan. Bram with a shot to the head of Morgan using the trash can lid. Bram starts choking Morgan with a steel chair. Back in the ring, Morgan with a big boot and clotheslines on Bram. Morgan splashes Bram in the corner and follows with a big side slam. Bram grabs a trash can and Morgan with the Carbon Footprint to the face into the trash can. Bram rolls out quickly. Bram takes a lot of time searching for a weapon under the ring. He ends up going for another steel chair and then cuts off a comeback by Morgan inside the ring. Morgan with a chokeslam on Bram over a steel chair. Morgan hooks the leg and Bram somehow kicks out. Bram with a low blow and then gives Morgan a big DDT over the steel chair. Bram hooks the leg for the win.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with EC3 and Tyrus. EC3 said he looks and feels like a champion and says he will beat Kurt Angle this Wednesday to become the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion. Tyrus says he will take care of Lashley and Anderson tonight.
Austin Aries vs. Davey Richards
The crowd in Orlando starts a loud "ARIES" chant. Austin Aries quickly bails and takes his time on the outside. Aries with a quick takedown working over the left ankle of Davey Richards. Aries with a slap and then bails to the corner getting the referee involved. Richards with a big slap to the back of Aries. Series of counters. Aries avoids a big kick and bails to the outside again. Aries drops Richards with a big right hand. Aries drives knees into the gut of Richards. Richards with a clothesline and Aries bails again. Richards levels Aries with a huge dropkick in a motion of flipping back and landing on his feet. Aries quickly avoids a suicide dive attempt by Richards. Richards chases down Aries and sends him back first into the steel ring steps at ringside. Richards with 10 big lefts to Aries against the ring barricade and tosses Aries back inside the ring. Aries gets Richards out and then comes off the top turnbuckle with a big sledgehammer shot. Aries returns the favor to Richards with left hands on the outside as well. Back inside the ring, Aries with a slingshot dive and follows with a quick elbow. Aries with an elbow off the second rope to the back of Richards. Aries with a headlock keeping Richards grounded. Aries with body kicks. Richards responds with body kicks of his own. Richards sends Aries out and quickly comes back with a suicide dive. Back inside the ring, Richards with a huge missile dropkick off the top turnbuckle. Richards with a springboard kick to the head of Aries. Richards with a kick to the head and german suplex combo for a close two count on Aries. Aries with a suicide dive on Richards. Aries with a top turnbuckle dropkick sending Richards flying back to the corner. Richards gets a boot up when Aries jumps in towards the corner. Aries dumps Richards over his top rope and applies his Last Chancery submission. Richards gets his boot on the bottom rope to break it up. Aries and Richards exchange power shots. Richards with a brainbuster for a close two count. Aries and Richards exchange more power shots. Richards catches Aries with a big kick to the chest in mid air. Richards with a full speed big boot and tosses Aries back. Richards goes up top and double stomps over Aries. Aries kicks out. Bobby Roode runs down and jumps up on the ring apron. Eddie Edwards walks out and pulls him down off the ring apron. Inside the ring, Aries rolls up Richards and gets the pinfall. Aries starts celebrating right away.
Winner: Austin Aries
After the match, Austin Aries gets on the mic. "I love it when a plan comes together." He jokes that they will pick a Bra and Panties match for the final match in the best of five series. Aries announces a 30 minute iron man match for this Wednesday night.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Eric Young. Young said he is ready to be the new King of the Mountain tonight. He said he is one step better and talks about holding all of the championships here in TNA Wrestling.
A video package runs hyping The Dollhouse vs. Awesome Kong and Brooke tonight.
Awesome Kong & Brooke vs. The Dollhouse
Before the match, Taryn Terrell talks about being the longest reigning TNA Knockouts Champion in company history and how it is play time.
The bell rings and here we go. Taryn Terrell goes on the attack early on both Kong and Brooke. Kong handles all three members of the Dollhouse and then sends Brooke splashing into them in the corner. Kong splashes Marti Bell and Jade in the corner. Brooke heads to the corner as Kong remains in the ring. Jade is in for the Dollhouse. Kong launches Jade across the ring to the corner. Kong with a big chop to Jade with some elbows. Jade with body kicks and Kong trips her up. Jade with big kicks to the chest of Kong. Kong levels Jade with a huge clothesline. Kong with a big splash over Jade and Bell runs in. Kong moves and then splashes over both Jade and Bell. Brooke is in with a top rope huricanrana. Bell is in working over Brooke in the corner. Bell with a flip takedown on Brooke and tags in Jade. Jade with a vertical suplex on Brooke. Brooke with rights to Jade. Brooke with a tag to Kong and the referee doesn't see it. The Dollhouse triple team Brooke. Brooke with a big tackle on Bell (who is now in the ring with the tag). Hot tag to Kong. Kong levels Jade with clotheslines and jabs. Kong with a flying cross body on Jade. Kong levels Jade and Bell. Brooke off the top with a shot on Jade and Bell. Terrell gets knocked off the ring apron by Bell courtesy of Kong. Brooke with a top rope facebuster on Jade and gets the pinfall.
Winners: Awesome Kong & Brooke
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Magnus. Magnus talks about TNA being his home for the last six years. He talked about Storm going after his wife and son.
A video package runs hyping James Storm vs. Magnus tonight.
James Storm vs. Magnus
A brawl between Storm and Magnus breaks out right away at ringside. Magnus with some quick right hands to the head of Storm. Magnus sends Storm through the ring barricade into the crowd. Storm with a back body drop on Magnus sending Magnus over a table filled with food. Storm then sends Magnus back first into the ring barricade. Storm grabs a bottle under the ring and Josh Mathews is saying he is going too far. Storm spits in the direction of Mathews near the announce table. Back in the ring, Magnus grabs a table and sets it up inside the ring. Magnus catapults Storm face first into the table. Storm rolls out and Magnus goes on the attack again. Storm grabs something in the crowd and hits Magnus with it. They brawl near an area where TNA officials say it is "high voltage." Magnus with a big boot to a production box and it starts to make the production screens flicker. The lights return as they brawl back to the ringside area. Back inside the ring, Storm attempts the Eye of the Storm. Magnus drops down and powerbombs Storm through the table! Storm recovers, rolls out and starts setting up another table at ringside. Storm gets Magnus over the table. Magnus fires back with right hands and sends Storm into the steel ring post. Magnus puts Storm over the table, goes up to the top rope, jumps (from a good distance), Storm moves and Magnus goes crashing through the table at ringside! Storm rolls Magnus in and gets a close two count as Magnus barely gets a shoulder up. Storm tries to powder the face of Magnus, but Magnus counters and referee Earl Hebner takes the powder to the face inside. Storm with his Last Call superkick. Storm hooks the leg and Magnus kicks out. Storm has his cow bell and Magnus counters planting Storm. Storm with a second and third Last Call. Magnus somehow finds a way to kick out. Storm can't believe it. Storm tosses a series of steel chairs inside the ring. Storm sets up two steel chairs and puts a ring barricade over them. Storm with a kick that drops Magnus. Storm goes up to the top and Magnus cuts him off. Magnus hooks the arm of Storm and gives Storm a superplex over the ring barricade! Both men grab bottles. They crack the bottles over each other. Storm somehow falls over the top of Magnus on the way down. Storm gets the pinfall.
Winner: James Storm
After the match, we see various highlights. Back live, both James Storm and Magnus give one final salute to the Impact Zone.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Drew Galloway. Galloway talked about tonight being the biggest match of his career and his first PPV main event. He said tonight he will become the King of the Mountain and take advantage of his opportunity.
Back inside the Impact Zone, we are having some audio issues with the commentary. They take a break for a few minutes trying to fix the audio issues.
EC3 & Tyrus vs. Bobby Lashley & Mr. Anderson
During his entrance, EC3 walked up to a fan front row with a replica TNA World Heavyweight Championship and put it over his shoulder saying it just felt right.
Commentary audio appears to be coming back.
We start with EC3 and Mr. Anderson. Anderson with a quick arm drag. Lashley gets the tag and gets a quick takedown on EC3. Tag back to Anderson who eats elbows from EC3. Anderson with an arm drag takedown and tags in Lashley. Lashley with elbows to EC3. Lashley with a splash in the corner to EC3. EC3 counters a suplex attempt and gets in a big chop to Lashley. EC3 with another chop to Lashley. Lashley fires back with a snap suplex. Tyrus drops Lashley in the corner with the referee distracted. Tag to Tyrus. Tyrus drops an elbow over Lashley and goes to work on his neck. Tyrus with a splash on Lashley in the corner and tag back to EC3. Tag to Anderson. Anderson drops EC3 with a neckbreaker. Anderson with his rolling senton splash and Tyrus is in. Anderson has Tyrus up and EC3 trips up Anderson. Tyrus knocks Lashley off the ring apron. Tag to EC3 who keeps Anderson grounded with a front face lock. Tag to Lashley who drops EC3 with clotheslines. Lashley with two big belly-to-belly suplexes on EC3. Lashley with a big powerslam on EC3. EC3 with a cutter on Lashley off his shoulders. Lashley plants EC3 with a big spinebuster and Tyrus is in to break up the pinfall. Anderson with a big right hand to Tyrus. Anderson and Lashley take turns with right hands on Tyrus. Lashley with a shot to EC3. Anderson and Lashley take Tyrus off his feet with flying shoulder tackles. Tyrus with a double suplex on Anderson and Lashley. Tyrus dumps Anderson out. Lashely with a spear on Tyrus. EC3 with a boot to the head of Lashely. EC3 connects with his front facebuster and gets the pinfall.
Winners: EC3 & Tyrus
After the match, EC3 grabs the replica TNA World Heavyweight Championship at ringside being held by a fan and holds it up inside the ring. EC3 faces Kurt Angle for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship this Wednesday night on Impact Wrestling.
At ringside, Josh Mathews, Mike Tenay and The Pope discuss the King of the Mountain match tonight and the introduction of the King of the Mountain Championship.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with the founder of TNA, Jeff Jarrett. Jarrett said for four days everyone has been buzzing and it is all about this moment right here. He said he is about to take one last walk down the TNA aisle and added if he is able to step up the ladder and hang that title, things could be headed to a new "global" level.
King of the Mountain Match (King of the Mountain Championship)
Jeff Jarrett vs. Matt Hardy vs. Eric Young vs. Bobby Roode vs. Drew Galloway
Karen Jarrett is at ringside in the corner of Jeff Jarrett tonight.
Drew Galloway clotheslines Eric Young over the top rope early. Matt Hardy and Bobby Roode are brawling at ringside. Jeff Jarrett is being left alone inside the ring. Galloway with a big boot to Young. Jarrett with right hands Roode in the corner. Jarrett with a high back body drop on Roode. Jarrett with right hands to Young and a high back body drop on him. Jarrett trips up Young into the ropes and drops his body off the back of Young. Jarrett does the strut inside the ring and Roode with a roll up.
Bobby Roode is now eligible. Jarrett has to head to a penalty box.
Hardy cuts off Roode setting up a ladder in the middle of the ring. Hardy launches Roode back first into the ladder in the corner. Hardy with the Side Effect on Roode and gets a close two count. Roode with a spinebuster on Galloway. Roode and Hardy connect with a double clothesline. Time expires and Jarrett is back in the match. Young cuts him off and sends Jarrett face first into the penalty box. Young follows that with a DDT on Jarrett on the floor. Young hooks the leg of Jarrett and gets the pinfall.
Eric Young is now eligible. Jarrett heads back to the penalty box.
Hardy has a ladder and cuts off Young inside the ring. Galloway with a DDT on Hardy over the ladder. Roode cuts off a pinfall by Galloway over Hardy. Roode with stomps to Galloway in the corner. Roode drops Hardy in a front facing suplex. Young sends Galloway into the corner where a ladder was setup. Roode does the same to Young right into the ladder. Time expires and Jarrett exits the penalty box for a second time.Jarrett is lighting everyone up with big right hands when he returns to the ring. Young with a low blow kick to Jarrett and tosses him out of the ring. Hardy with the Twist of Fate on Roode. Hardy gets the pinfall on Roode. Galloway rolls up Young and gets the pinfall as well.
Matt Hardy and Drew Galloway are both eligible. Young and Roode are in the penalty box.
The ladder is setup and both Hardy and Galloway are up top. Jarrett pushes the ladder over. Jarrett with The Storke on Galloway and Hardy breaks up the pinfall. Jarrett with kicks to Hardy in the corner. Hardy with a big boot to Jarrett. Jarrett with The Stroke on Hardy, hooks the leg and Galloway breaks up that pinfall. Time expires and both Young and Roode exit the penalty box. They are working together now. Roode plants Jarrett with a scoop slam and Young comes off the top rope with a flying elbow. Young turns on Roode attempting a piledriver. Roode counters and sends Young over the top rope. Hardy catches Galloway with an elbow in the corner. Tower of Doom in the corner with Jarrett bringing Galloway and Hardy down. Roode and Young jump in to cover both and prevent Jarrett from gaining a pinfall. Galloway and Hardy are heading to the penalty box. Jarrett, Young and Roode are all exchanging shots. Jarrett drops Roode with a clothesline. Young drops Jarrett with a clothesline. Jarrett has a guitar and crashes it over the head of Roode. Jarrett pins Roode.
Jeff Jarrett is now eligible. Roode must head back to the penalty box.
Time expires and both Galloway and Hardy are back in. Hardy has the title and is trying to hit Galloway with it on the ladder. Jarrett throws a second ladder and it sends the other ladder toppling over. Jarrett grabs the title and is starting to climb up the ladder. Young puts Jarrett on his shoulders. Both spill over the top rope holding on. A ladder is drapped across the ring to the ring barricade. Jarrett attempts a Stroke on Young. Young counters, kicks Jarrett and gives Jarrett a piledriver over the ladder! Time expires and Roode is able to exit his penalty box as everyone is brawling at ringside. Galloway is on top of the penalty box, flips forward and takes out everyone at ringside. Hardy is up, grabs the title and starts setting up the ladder. Hardy is climbing up with the title in hand. Roode cuts off Hardy. Roode grabs Hardy and drops him with a quick powerbomb in the ring. The ladder is back up as Young is climbing up. A second ladder is setup next to that and Jarrett is climbing up. Jarrett grabs Young and gives him a Stroke off the ladders. Jarrett has the title and is climbing up. Jarrett reaches the top and hangs up the King of the Mountain championship!
Winner of the King of the Mountain Championship: Jeff Jarrett
After the match, Jeff Jarrett climbs down the ladder. Josh Mathews asks what this means for TNA with the owner of Global Force Wrestling winning this title. Jarrett walks around the ringside area celebrating with his wife Karen Jarrett. They start to bring their children into the ring as the PPV goes off the air in Orlando.