TNA Bound For Glory Opener:
The pay per view starts off with a video package that talks about how everyone has dreams and how they inspire us to achieve. It is a package that talks about being the next Hulk Hogan or immortal icon in the industry. They are bound by hope and bound by conquest. They come tonight for the dream. It is not for the collective whole, it is about the individual. Kurt Angle will try to prove that he is the greatest living wrestler on the planet. The icon known as Sting will try to prove to his peers that he can get to the lofty place on the mountain top. A.J. Styles wants to establish himself as the fastest rising star of the millennium. Abyss will try to reclaim his standing as the best big man in the business. Christian Cage wants to show that his two years in TNA have increased his legend. Samoa Joe wants to prove that there is no one better and no one more dominant than him. Some will rise, but many will falter. Bound by desire, Bound for Glory any one of them can.
We are live from the Gwinnett Center outside of Atlanta, Georgia and your announcers are Mike Tenay and Don West.
The Ultimate X cables are up in the ring as Mike Tenay talks about the four title matches on tonight’s pay per view. We have some pyro as Mike talks about some of the matches.
Ultimate X Match
Triple X vs. Latin American Exchange
Elix Skipper starts climbing the structure with Senshi as the bell rings. LAX yanks them down. Homicide starts by delivering a spin kick in the ring to Skipper. Outside Hernandez and Senshi are battling.
Inside the ring Hernandez shoulderblocks Skipper. Homicide catapults a fallen Skipper into the arms of Hernandez who then quickly tosses him overhead with a release suplex. Senshi hits a suplex on Homicide, and then sends him to the ropes. Skipper hits a DDT on Homicide.
Hernandez then tosses Senshi overhead. Skipper climbs the structure and tries to grab the X. Hernandez pulls him down and hits an over the shoulder backbreaker. Homicide climbs the structure and crawls to the X. Senshi quickly leaps to the ropes and kicks the back of Homicide. Hernandez yanks down Senshi.
Senshi lands a kick to the side of the face of Hernandez. Skipper inside the ring is working on Homicide. Senshi now applies a Dragon sleeper on Hernandez across the ropes. Skipper hits a snap suplex in the center of the ring on Homicide. Hernandez now tries to go after Skipper but Senshi gets involved and delivers punches to Hernandez, then bounces off the ropes and charges Hernandez who Pounces him to the outside of the ring. Homicide then goes coast to coast and hits a suicide dive plancha through the ropes onto Senshi.
Hernandez tosses Skipper across the ring again. Hernandez climbs the structure and maneuvers toward the X. He his just dangling in front of the X. Skipper climbs the ropes and hits a missile dropkick on Hernandez to knock him off. Senshi climbs and swings toward the X. Hernandez yanks him down and hits a sit down powerbomb.
Climbing to the top of the structure, Elix Skipper stands atop it and hits a flying cross body onto Hernandez in the ring!!!
Homicide now climbs the structure to the cable. He wraps his feet over the ropes and crawls. Elix climbs after him with his legs hung up. Homicide wraps his arm around the neck of Skipper and he hits a Neckbreaker from the crossed ropes.
Homicide climbs the structure now, Senshi after him throwing punches to take him down. Homicide sets up for a Gringo Killa on the top ropes. Senshi breaks free with elbows to the back of the neck. Homicide gets tied up in a tree of woe and Senshi stands on the turnbuckle directly above him. Senshi then hits a Warriors Way.
Hernandez hits another Krackerjack on Senshi. Hernandez calls for a plancha. Skipper gets involved and kicks him as he runs toward the ropes. Hernandez then kicks Skipper and hits a Border Toss from the inside of the ring to the outside floor onto Homicide and Senshi.
With the ring empty Hernandez climbs to the center of the cross-crossed ropes and yanks down the X to win the match.
Winners: Latin American Exchange
They show Kurt Angle dressed up arriving at the building with the TNA title belt. Angle arrives at 5:14, and Karen arrived at 5:40. Kevin Nash is shown arriving afterwards as well.
Crystal is with Christian Cage, A.J. Styles, and Tomko. Crystal asks Styles and Tomko about their match and Christian interrupts. He tells Tomko not to be rude. Christian talks about the Fight for the Right Match with a bunch of guys who wish they were Christian Cage and knew how to win like him. Christian wants to know why he is not the Number One Contender. He asks A.J. and A.J. says that it is because of Samoa Joe. Christian says that he is sick and tired of Samoa Joe ruining things for him. Christian says that he will continue to stay never pinned and never submitted. Christian tells Matt Morgan that he is not in the mood tonight. Christian says that after his victory, he is going to find a way to get into the tournament.
Crystal reminds A.J. that he can win the title in his home town. A.J. says that he is jacked and he is happy to be in his backyard. A.J. thanks his parents for the body. Tomko takes the mic and he tells Team Pacman that the fairy tale and charade ends because it is Tomko’s world. He says that he is going to put Pacman Jones’s face through the match. Tomko reminds A.J. that A.J. does not want to let him down tonight.
Fight For The Right Reverse Battle Royal
Jimmy Rave, Lance Hoyt, Havoc, Shark Boy, Petey Williams, Kaz, Motor City Machine Guns, Sonjay Dutt, Voodoo Kin Mafia, James Storm, Eric Young, Robert Roode, Chris Harris, Junior Fatu
Bell rings and Junior Fatu gets in the ring first. Wrestlers start battling on the apron now. Kaz climbs the ropes with Robert Roode and hits the Flux Capacitor on the top rope to the ring. Alex Shelley gets in the ring. Eric Young climbs ropes a d Lance Hoyt goes to slam him off, but instead falls backward and Young falls inside the ring. Lance Hoyt gets in the ring. James Storm leaps in the ring last and is the 8th man.
Once all eight men are in the ring the bell rings and Eric Young eliminates James Storm. Young hands Junior Fatu a beer and Fatu pours it out and turns his back on Young. Fatu double clotheslines the Motor City Machine Guns. He Chokeslams Robert Roode and Irish Whips four men lined up in the corner and then charges and crashes into them.
Young is down in the corner and he pulls Hoyt in front of him. Fatu hits a Stink Face on Hoyt. Hoyt up and he hits a big boot on Fatu. Kaz then hits a big drop kick on Fatu. Roode clotheslines Fatu, attempting to get him over the top rope. Now everyone in the ring tries to eliminate Fatu, when the Shelley drops to his knees allowing Sabin to Springboard off of him and dropkick Fatu out of the ring to elimination. Kaz gets choke slammed by Hoyt.
Inside the ring now Sabin hits a Guillotine Legdrop on Roode. Sabin then gets eliminated.
Kaz and Roode both get tossed over the top rope but both skin the cat. Roode chokeslams Kaz from the apron to the floor. Kaz is eliminated. Hoyt climbs the ropes, when Roode shoves him off to the outside, eliminating him. Alex Shelley climbs the ropes and Shelley charges at him .Roode hip tosses Young into Shelley who gets knocked to the outside mat and to elimination. Roode and Young are the final two left. The bell rings as the one on one match begins.
Roode pushes Young and Young punches Roode. Roode and Young exchange punches but Roode gets his boot up for the charge. Young with a cross body on a belly-to-back attempt. Roode puts Young on the top turnbuckle and connects with a forearm to the back. Young with an elbow and Roode is knocked off the turnbuckles. Young misses a moonsault. Roode with a kick and the Payoff attempt but Young with an inside cradle for the victory in about twelve minutes and Roode is the number two seed.
Winner: Eric Young
Crystal is with Team Pacman and she asks them if they are ready. Killings says that they were born ready. They are here to defend their tag titles. He says that Styles and Tomko are great wrestlers, but they are better, badder, and they have home field advantage. Killings says that he has an announcement. Team Pacman is about readjustments. There is a fill in for tonight. That man will make his debut tonight. His name is Consequences Creed.
Jones wonders where A.J. Styles is from. He says that when you talk about the streets and how to be a champion, you are talking about Pacman Jones. Tonight, they better buckle up because they are going to take them on a ride.
Kurt and Karen Angle are arguing in the hall and Kurt wants to know what the big deal is about slapping a kid. Karen says that Kurt is unreasonable. He is the one who made it personal and put their family in jeopardy by making it personal. Kurt says that he has Sting exactly where he wants her. Kurt tells Karen to get out of her face.
TNA Tag-Team Championship Match
Team PacMan vs. AJ Styles & Tomko
Team Pacman bring a new team member to the ring, Rasheed Lucius Creed, who is sporting The Apollo Creed outfit from the Rocky movies.
Creed locks up with AJ in an arm wringer. Standing switch and another. Side headlock on Styles, who reverses with a side takedown into an arm wringer. AJ charges Creed and kicks off of him into a backflip and lands on his back then hits a headscissors out of a tip up.
Creed hits a flying punch on Styles in the corner and gets a two count. AJ tags in Tomko. Creed punches Tomko but it does not phase him. Creed drops back and tags in Killings.
Killings climbs the ropes and hits a missile dropkick, then goes rope to rope and hits a spinning shoulderblock. Killings ducks a clothesline with a split then hits a back kick. Creed tagged in and he catches a big boot to the face by Tomko. Styles tagged in.
Styles hits a big dropkick and applies a side headlock. Creed and Styles exchange punches. Styles falls to his knees. Creed steps onto AJ’s back and drops an elbow on him after springing off the back. Killings in now.
Styles hits a Pelle on Killings. Both men down and AJ is crawling to his corner, tagging Tomko. All four men are in now. Creed and AJ battling. Creed hits an overhead release suplex on Styles into the turnbuckle. Tomko hoists up Creed over his head and hits a Fallaway Slam.
Killings and Creed outside the ring now and AJ hits a springboard backflip to the outside onto Team Pacman. Pacman Jones now on the apron. He pulls out a wad of cash. AJ takes it out of his hand and tosses it in the air. Killings rolls up Styles, but Earl Hebner starts picking up the money instead of counting (AHAHA). AJ in now with Styles who hit a corkscrew double team slam and score the pinfall for the victory.
Winners and NEW Tag Team Champions: AJ Styles & Tomko
Jeremy Borash is in the back with Karen Angle and Jeremy asks Karen if she knows what happens if Kurt loses. Karen says that she is aware and Kurt will not lose. Kevin Nash is in the locker room with Angel Williams and Karen tells Angel to leave. Karen wants Nash to talk to Kurt. Kevin says that Angle is more stubborn than Scott Hall. Karen cannot believe that Kevin will not talk to him. Karen says that they are both going to lose their meal ticket if Kurt loses. Karen wonders if Kevin is going to be wrestling again. Kevin says that he will talk to Kurt one more time. Kevin comments on Karen being a buzzkill between him and Angel.
TNA X-Division Championship Match
Jay Lethal (c) vs. Christopher Daniels
The bell rings and the two go right to work. Lethal slides through Daniels legs to the outside then leaps to the apron and into a hurricanrana on Daniels. Daniels falls to the outside of the ring and Lethal immediately follows with a Suicide Dive to the outside onto Daniels.
Lethal brings him back in the ring and covers Daniels but only gets two. He clotheslines Daniels over the top rope now and planchas to the outside on top of him. Back inside the ring and Daniels hits a big back body drop on Lethal and then starts to work the crowd a bit rather than capitalizing.
Daniels scoop slams Lethal and then hits a springboard backflip off the ropes onto Lethal. He picks up Lethal over his shoulders, who wriggles free and rolls up Daniels for a two count. Daniels sends him to the ropes and hits a back dropkick to the face of Lethal.
Daniels picks up Lethal by the hair and clocks him across the back a few times. Lethal hits a flying headscissors on Daniels then hits a few consecutive running elbow smashes and leaps over the ropes with Daniel’s head in hand and executes a running bulldog across the top ropes. Lethal hits a suplex with a bridge and a two count.
Lethal picks up Daniels in a modified suplex/faceplant and floats into a cover for a two count. Daniels now hits the BME and only gets a 2.99 count!
Daniels was going for Last Rites but Lethal reverses out with a snap mare takeover. Lethal hits a Full Nelson release suplex on Daniels and both men are down.
Lethal on the top rope and Daniels tries a top rope hurricanrada but Lethal holds on and Daniels hits the mat. Lethal goes for the Flying Elbow Drop, and Daniels just rolls out in the knick of time. Only a two count for Daniels on a roll up attempt. Lethal hit a Lethal Combination from the top ropes on Daniels and scores the pinfall
Winner: Jay Lethal
Crystal is with the Steiners and Scott tells Team 3D that they are out of their minds to come to Atlanta and to have a tables match. He tells them that they are going to be taking splinters out of their fat a**es and Scott focuses on that phrase. Rick says that this is the dog pound.
Best Out of 3 Falls Tables Match
The Steiners vs. Team 3D
The match starts abruptly with Steiners attacking Team 3D. Scott battles Brother Ray all up the aisle. Rick battles D-Von in the ring. Scott hits a one-arm suplex on Brother Ray. Team 3D starts up the aisle threatening to leave when the Steiners come up after them.
Rick and Ray are battling near the crowd. Rick clocks him with a trashcan. Scott now brings D-Von over into the crowd and the Steiners switch. Rick now beating on D-Von and Scott on Ray.
Back into the ring with the Steiners in full control and a table is set up. Suddenly Team 3D set up Rick Steiner and 3D him through the table. Team 3D goes up one to nothing.
Another table is set up now and they are setting up a top rope Powerbomb on Scott Steiner who battles out and punches Brother Ray in the crotch and smashes D-Von out of the ring. Scott climbs the ropes and hits a top rope Frankensteiner on Brother Ray through the table. We are tied one to one.
Brother D-Von now flies in with a flying headbutt but misses as Scott Steiner rolls away.
Team 3D sets up another table now and places Scott Steiner on it but the table collapses, but that does not count as going through the table. Brother Ray sets up the chair across the throat of Steiner and D-Von climbs the ropes with another chair. The Motor City Machine Guns run in to make the save allowing Scott Steiner to get free. Brother Ray grabs a chair and D-Von swings at Scott Steiner who ducks and he instead connects with Brother Ray. This opening allows the Steiners to his the Top Rope Bulldog on D-Von through the table to take the match.
Winners: The Steiners Bros
Jeremy Borash is with some of the women in the Gauntlet Match. Jeremy is with the four new women who did not wrestle on Impact. ODB takes the mic from Jeremy and she says that she is going to be the first Knockouts Champ. ODB says that Shelly Martinez is advertising. ODB says that Talia Madison knows what she is. ODB says that she has no idea who the other one is. Angel Williams yells at ODB and the other three women yell at ODB as she leaves. The other women leave and Jeremy says that the interview is not over. Jeremy turns around and sees Amazing Kong. He says that the interview is over.
TNA Knockout Championship Ten Woman Gauntlet
The first competitor is Ms. Brooks. Jackie Moore is introduced next. The bell rings and the two battle. Shelley Martinez is introduced next.
Shelley hits a few punches on Jackie until the next competitor is announced. Awesome Kong is introduced next.
Kong’s intro takes up the entire minute until ODB is introduced next. Jackie eliminates Miss Brooks and Shelley Martinez. Kong hits a double underhook face plant and then tosses out Jackie Moore.
Christy Hemme is eliminated. Kong picks up Kim above her head and Kim wraps her in a headscissors and nears the ropes. She motions to the other girls to come over and help her out as she starts to hurricanrada Kong over the top ropes. The ODB and Angel Williams then push her out of the ring eliminating her. Thalia Madison is introduced next.
Roxxi Laveaux is introduced last. Angel Williams gets eliminated. In the ring Roxxi is on ODB and Madison is on Kim. Madison in the corner and gets the boot as Kim charges, and Madison gets tossed over the ropes by Gail Kim. Roxxi Laveau eliminates ODB. The bell rings and the singles match is on between Roxxi and Gail Kim. Kim applies a headscissors octopus stretch.
Roxxi picks up Kim for a powerbomb but instead Kim floats over and gets a two count. Kim charges Laveaux and leaps for a hurricanrada but reversed into a powerbomb and Laveaux bridges and gets a two count. Laveaux takes a swing at Kim who ducks, and then hits Novacain and scores the pinfall for the victory.
Winner And First Ever TNA Knockout Champion: Gail Kim
Jeremy Borash is in Kurt Angle’s locker room with Kevin Nash. Nash says that he knows that Angle’s mind is set on what he is going to do. Nash says that he can schmooze with Sting and says that Kurt lost his mind and apologize for what he did to Sting’s son. Kurt wonders if Nash is a p***y. He says that Nash lost his edge. Kurt says that Sting needs to apologize for slapping Karen. Nash says that he is not going to have Kurt’s back tonight. He says that he is not going to mess with Sting. Angle laughs at the suggestion that Nash is going to have his back and wonders if Nash can get in a ring. He tells Nash to get a ticket and watch like the rest of the fans. Nash yells at Angle and says that if he loses, he loses everything. Angle says that he is going to take a big, nasty, Nash.
Samoa Joe vs. Christian Cage
(Matt Morgan will be the special enforcer)
The bell rings and Samoa Joe goes outside and stares down Matt Morgan. They circle the ring and lock up, Cage with a standing switch. Joe and sends Cage to the corner and facewashes Cage a few times. Cage gets to his fate and sends Samoa Joe in to the corner who suddenly leaps off the ropes and hits a flying kick and then delivers kicks to a downed Cage.
Cage tries to climb the ropes and Joe catches him and hits a dropkick while Cage is hung up in the tree of woe.
Cage climbs the ropes and leaps onto Joe on the outside of the ring now. Joe then gets in the ring quickly and goes coast to coast and hits a suicide dive onto Cage. Joe Cage is in a folding chair leaning up against the fan barricade, dazed. Joe charges and hits a running facewash. Cage then hits a DDT on Joe onto the concrete floor.
Back inside the ring now and Samoa Joe throws punches at Cage. Who reverses with a few of his own and then applies some headscissors on the floor. Cage gets tossed to the ring apron by Joe. Cage tries to springboard in when while he’s mid leap, Samoa Joe hits a Pelle kick. Cage falls outside and backs into Matt Morgan who tells him to get back in. Joe then hits a suicide dive to the outside onto Cage and we go back inside the ring, as Joe delivers multiple clotheslines.
Joe calls for a lariat and hits a HUGE clothesline on Cage who flips backward upon impact. Joe goes for a powerbomb and hoists upward and hits snake eyes powerbomb into the turnbuckle. Joe then hits the running big boot and hits a back plant. Cage then trips up Joe and schoolboys him, two count. Joe rolls through and applies a Rear no Choke. Cage rolls backward to get out of it. Joe then hits a snap powerbomb.
Both men are on the ropes now battling. Joe Headbutts Cage and Cage falls to the outside floor and Joe falls to the inside ring mat. Tomko now makes his way out to the ring as a distraction to Matt Morgan. They then exchange blows. AJ Styles now runs down and tries a plancha but Morgan yanks his foot down as he does it. Tomko and AJ then get chased to the back by Morgan. Back inside the ring now, Cage hits Joe with a low blow and hits the Unprettier for a two!
Cage now applies a Rear no Choke on Joe. Joe gets to his feet with Cage on his back and backs into the corner. Joe then hits a Pelle kick followed by a Muscle Buster. Joe drags Cage to the middle of the ring and applies the Rear no Choke. Cage taps.
Winner: Samoa Joe
We go to the back where Jeremy Borash is with Kevin Nash and Jeremy asks Nash if he wants to do it. Nash stops to talk to Sting. He says that this is just a wrestling match at the end of the day. What Kurt did was wrong. Sting says that it went to far when he laid his hands on his son. Sting says that this is about respect and that is something that Angle does not know. Sting wants to know why Nash is protecting Angle. Nash says that Angle is all that he has. Sting is in the main event and this is the closest that he is going to get to the game. Sting says that he is sorry but Game Over.
Abyss vs. Rhino vs. Raven vs. Black Reign
Raven introduced first, followed by Reign, Rhino next and he charges the ring and starts going to work. Abyss is introduced last and we have a bell.
Rhino tosses in a shopping cart and then clocks Black Reign with a trash can lid. He gets inside the ring and Raven attacks him from behind. Rhino clocks Raven with a trash can now. Rhino sets up the trashcan in between the legs of Black Reign and then hits it with a golf club.
Abyss and Rhino brawl in the middle of the ring now until Rhino clotheslines Abyss over the rope. Rhino walks up the ramp and charges at Abyss who is on the edge of the stage, dazed. Abyss moves at the last second and Rhino goes through a wall and off the stage, to the floor.
Raven and Black Reign battle up into the stands. Raven climbs the Balcony which has two tables set up below with Abyss on it. Raven leaps and hits an elbow drop on Abyss through the table. Black Reign picks up Abyss and walks him back to the ring and covers him.
Only a two count. Reign sets up Raven in the corner for a Shatttered Dreams Kick and hits it. Reign hits a Pedigree on Abyss and gets a two count. Rhino in and he Gores Reign. Raven in now and he empties out a bag of thumbtacks. James Mitchell comes out to the ring and brings another bag filled with something. Raven empties it out and its broken glass.
Abyss quickly grabs Raven and hits a Black Hole Slam on Raven onto the glass and tacks and then scores the pinfall for the victory.
We see a video package for the Heavyweight Title Match since the main event is next.
TNA Championship Match
Kurt Angle (c) vs. Sting
We have the official main event introductions.
The bell rings and the two face off, and lock up. Sting backs Angle into the ropes. We break. Rear waist lock on Angle and a break. Top wrist lock by Angle, reversed by Sting into one of his own. Sting works the arm until Angle gets to the rope.
We break and lock up again. Angle with a side headlock. Sting whips Angle to the ropes and Angle shoulderblocks him. Sting then arm drags Angle and he falls outside of the ring.
Angle kicks Sting in the gut and chops him. Sting climbs Angle in the corner now and pummels him with ten punches. Angle goes to the ropes and Sting tries a dropkick but Angle hangs onto the ropes as he bounces off. Sting leaps and dropkicks nothing but air. Angle gets clotheslined over the top ropes and to the outside now.
Sting takes Angle back inside now and he charges Sting in the corner who moves and then he hits a German Suplex on Angle. Both men are down. Angle slams Sting and uppercuts him in the jaw.
Angle suplexes Sting and now wraps the legs around the waist of Sting for a submission. Angle then applies a rear chinlock.
Sting gets up and double clotheslines with Angle. Sting and Angle exchange punches now in the middle of the ring. Sting clotheslines Angle a few times in a row, but Angle battles back with fury and charges Sting who hits a Spinebuster on Angle.
Sting climbs the ropes and Angle charges quickly after him springing to the top and hitting an underhook suplex for a two count. Angle goes for an Olympic Slam and Sting rolls through for a two count. Angle hits a German and hangs on, then hits a second. Then hits a third, and releases.
Angle applies an Ankle Lock on Sting now, but Sting rolls through and turns it into a Scorpion Death Lock!
Karen Angle hits the ring and gets on the apron, distracting Sting and the referee. Kevin Nash comes out and clotheslined Sting. Angle hits an Olympic Slam. Angle calling for a referee to come back and he does now. 1…2….KICK OUT!
Nash remains at ringside. Angle sits Sting on the top rope and sets up for a belly-to-belly superplex. Sting knocks him off and flies but Angle gets the knees up and drive them into the ribs of Sting. Sting gets a two count. Angle picks up Sting and front slams him and then climbs the ropes. Angle hits a forward 360 splash and gets a two count. Angle then applies the Ankle Lock. Sting rolls forward and sends Angle into Kevin Nash who is standing on the outside. Sting hits a Scorpion Death Drop and there is no referee. Another referee comes out and counts for Sting. 1….2…. Nash yanks the referee out of the ring. Nash comes into the ring, and helps Angle double team Sting, but Sting recovers until a low blow by Angle. Angle tried to hit Sting with the bat, but Sting blocked it and used it on Angle and Nash. Death drop by Sting and still wins at 18:27 by covering a bloody Angle to win the TNA world title. A bloody Sting holds up the TNA world title belt.