Against All Odds
May 12, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Sunday, February 13, 2005 in Orlando, FL
– The following matches took place on the Pre-PPV Countdown Show that took place prior to the Against All Odds PPV:
Lex Lovett & Buck Quartermain vs. Team Trinity (Bruno Sassi & Big Till)
The match starts with Lex Lovett and Bruno Sassi. Both lock up and Bruno nails Lovett’s head off the corner. Lovett hits a big dropkick on Bruno and tags in Quartermain. Quartermain applies a headlock, backs up and tags in Lovett. Lovett puts the boots to Bruno in the corner, but Bruno quickly tags in Big Till. Big gives Lovett a high vertical suplex, covers, but only gets a two count when Quartermain breaks it up. Both Big & Bruno drop elbows on Lovett. Bruno gives Lovett a big back suplex. Lovett fights back with a blockbuster off the ropes on Bruno. Quartermain and Big get the tag. Quartermain takes out both with some clotheslines. Lovett hits a missle dropkick on Bruno. Big Till goes up to the top, jumps and connects with a frog splash on Quartermain to get the pinfall.
Winners: Phi Delta Slam (Bruno Sassi & Big Till aka Team Trinity)
Mikey Batts & Jerelle Clark vs. Team Traci (Ron & Don Harris)
The match starts with Jerelle Clark and Don Harris. Don tosses Clark to the outside, allowing Ron to throw Clark into the steel steps. Ron clothesline Clark and then throws him back in the ring. Batts hits the ring, Don catches him and gives him a big powerslam. Ron comes in and gives Batts a big boot. Both Harris Brothers throw Batts up in the air and smack him down on the mat. Don gives Batts some knees in the gut and tags in Ron. Ron gives Batts a quick belly-to-belly suplex. Both Harris brothers double-team Batts, giving him a double back body suplex. They double team Batts again, hitting the H-Bomb for the pinfall.
Winners: Ron & Don Harris (aka Team Traci)
– Backstage, Scott Hudson is with Chris Candido and The Naturals. Candido announces that both Trinity & Traci overlooked the best tag team in TNA, The Naturals. He said they will be taking notes tonight because they are taking over.
– The TNA promo hits. A video package is shown highlighting all the recent PPV events and stars including AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels, Jeff Hardy, Abyss, Jeff Jarrett & Kevin Nash.
– The PPV promo for Against All Odds hits and we are taking live to the Impact! Zone at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. A display of pyro goes off in the entrance way and above the ring as the fans go wild. We are then shown Mike Tenay & Don West at ringside. They preview some of the matches on the card tonight including the Iron Man Match between AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels for the X Division Title and Jeff Jarrett defending the NWA World Title against Kevin Nash.
– Backstage, Shane Douglas is outside Jeff Jarrett’s locker room. He said there is more buzz about this match tonight than any other match before it in TNA. The door opens and out comes Larry Zbyszko. He said there was a huge legal battle going on between Dusty Rhodes and Jeff Jarrett right now.
– Backstage, Scott Hudson is outside Kevin Nash’s locker room. He brings up how Nash came in to TNA with Jeff Jarrett, but now he goes against him tonight for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.
“Primetime” Elix Skipper vs. Petey Williams
The match starts with Primetime tripping up Williams, rolling him up quickly, but only gets a one count. Both roll around on the mat countering each other, Primetime applies a headlock, Williams counters into an elbow submission. Primetime misses a sidekick and Williams takes down Primetime quickly. Primetime responds with a big jumping dropkick sending Williams outside of the ring. Williams gets back inside, both lock up and Primetime puts Williams in the corner. Williams starts to scale up the turnbuckle, but Primetime arm drags him off with force. Primetime flips Williams over his back and then kicks Williams hard on the back. Williams quickly throws Primetime to the outside. Scott D’Amore gets in a cheap shot on Primetime. Williams jumps over the top rope, lands on Primetime and executes a big huricanranna allowing Primetime to land right on the guard railing. Williams throws Primetime back inside, covers, but only gets a two count. Williams sets up Primetime in the corner and taunts him by singing the Canadian Anthem. Williams gives Primetime a suplex and back suplex combo. Williams nails Primetime’s head off the corner, but Primetime fights back with some elbows. Williams responds with a missed cross-body, but he comes back and throws Primetime down.
Williams goes up to the top, but Primetime jumps up and gives Williams a hook-supex off the top! They both get on their feet and Primetime launches Williams backwards in an inverted DDT type suplex, allowing Williams to land on the top rope. Primetime scales the top rope and drops the leg. Primetime covers, but only gets a two count. Primetime sets up Williams once again on the top rope, scales the top rope, jumps, but Williams holds on to avoid the Huricanranna. Williams gives Primetime a DDT, covers, but only gets a two count. Both exchange a few pinfalls until Primetime charges at Williams in the corner. Primetime goes for a springboard dropkick, but Williams holds on and Primetime goes down. Williams jumps off attempting the Canadian Destroyer, but Primetime counters and hits the Sudden Death. Primetime covers Williams and gets the pinfall.
Winner: “Primetime” Elix Skipper
– A video package airs showing the feud between Jeff Hammond & 3 Live Kru against Michael Shane & Kazarian. Footage of Hammond pinning David Young this past week on Impact! was shown.
BG James & Jeff Hammond vs. Michael Shane & Kazarian
Before the match starts, Konnan gets on the mic and asks where his dogs are at. BG James follows up on the mic and does his usual intro. Jeff Hammond is decked out in 3 Live Kru gear. The match starts with BG James at first, but Jeff Hammond asks to come in. Michael Shane gets in his face as a big “NASCAR SUCKS” chant starts up. Hammond quickly goes for Shane’s right arm and tags in BG James. James does the same and tags in Hammond again. Hammond hits a sledgehammer off the top rope on Shane’s arm. Hammond tags in James yet again. Kazarian gets in a cheap shot as Shane backs up James toward him. They try to double-team James, but he takes out both with big boots. James hits the shake, rattle & roll knee drop off the ropes, but only gets a two count. Kazarian gets in another cheap shot allowing Shane to hit a jumping dropkick on James. Kazarian goes off the ropes, jumps over and takes out James on the outside. Kazarian puts James back inside and Kazarian hits a big charge in the corner. Kazarian gives James a jumping dropkick in the corner. Both Shane & Kazarian double-team James, with Kazarian finishing it off with a swinging neckbreaker. They attempt another double-team when James takes them out with a double clothesline.
Hammond gets the tag and hits a double splash on Shane and Kazarian in the corner. The fans are booing any offense Hammond gets in. Shane hits a big kick on Hammond, but James comes in to stop anything. Shane clotheslines James over the top rope. Kazarian holds Hammond. Shane goes for a drop kick, but Hammond moves and Kazarian gets the dropkick. Hammond then drops the elbow on Kazarian, covers and gets the pinfall.
Winners: BG James & Jeff Hammond
– Backstage, Dusty Rhodes is talking with Traci & Trinity. Larry Zbyszko walks up with a lawyer who is attempting to void the stipulation that was set forth in the NWA World Title Match where Jeff Jarrett would lose the title if he uses his guitar. Rhodes said he won’t sign anything. The lawyer said if he doesn’t sign it, he will get Rhodes evicted. Rhodes said he won’t do anything to him.
– A video package airs showing Raven breaking the fingers of Cassidy Reilly on a past edition of Impact! when Dustin Rhodes came down for the save. The show footage of Rhodes getting in Raven’s business on previous editions of Impact! as well leading to this match tonight.
Raven vs. Dustin Rhodes
The match starts with Raven getting in some hard right hands on Rhodes. Raven gives him some big boots in the corner followed by spitting in his face. Rhodes comes back tackling Raven and getting in a few punches. Raven rolls out of the ring and Rhodes follows. Rhodes nails Raven’s head off the steel steps and gets in a chop to the chest. Raven rolls back in and Raven follows. Rhodes takes out Raven with a big boot as he came off the ropes. Rhodes chokes Raven under the bottom rope. Raven quickly comes back tripping up Rhodes and getting in a few kicks on his leg. Raven gives Rhodes a big clothesline followed by working on Rhodes’ leg. Raven starts to pull on the leg as Rhodes tries to roll out of it each time. Raven drops Rhodes’ knee a few times on the mat and then applies a submission leaning forward in the corner. Rhodes fights back with a big elbow, but Raven takes him down once again with a drop toe hold followed by applying an ankle lock. Rhodes reaches for the ropes, but Raven pulls him back to the middle. Rhodes gets on one foot and fights out of the ankle lock.
Rhodes gives Raven an inverted atomic drop and then lands 10 punches on him in the corner. Rhodes goes for a bulldog, but Raven counters out of it. Rhodes responds with a clothesline taking Raven off his feet. Rhodes goes up to the top, but Raven lands a kick allowing Rhodes to fall down. Raven comes up with Rhodes, but Rhodes lands some right hands to knock him off. Rhodes jumps, but Raven gets up his boots as Rhodes comes down to knock him out. Raven goes for the Raven Effect, but Rhodes counters out and lands a superkick. Rhodes covers, but only gets a two count. Raven then applies the ankle lock yet again. Rhodes tries to reach for the ropes, but Raven keeps it applied. Rhodes somehow counters out of it allowing Raven to roll out of the ring. Raven jumps up on the ring apron charging at Rhodes. Raven gets in the ring and applies the ankle lock until Rhodes counters into an ankle lock of his own. Raven rolls out of it, rolls up Rhodes and uses the ropes for leverage to get the pinfall.
After the match, Raven goes after Rhodes with some hard rights. Rhodes comes back with some hard elbows. Rhodes charges at Raven in the corner, but Raven moves and he takes out the referee instead. Raven takes out Rhodes with a superkick. They go to the outside of the ring and Raven tosses a trash can inside. Raven takes out a straight jacket and puts it on Rhodes. Raven rolls a defenseless Rhodes in the ring. Rhodes gets in two big boots, but Raven takes him out with a trash can shot. Raven then ties the straight jacket to the corner. He gets a strap and looks to use it when Cassidy Reilly hits the ring. Raven takes him out with the Raven Effect. Raven then chops Rhodes with the leather strap. TNA Security hits the ring and Raven takes out a few with the leather strap. Raven leaves the ring posing as TNA Security and referee’s attend to Rhodes and Reilly in the ring.
– The lights go out in the arena. A promo for a new wrestler coming to TNA hits on the screen. “TRYTAN IS COMING TO IMPACT! THIS WEEK” is displayed.
– A video package airs involving NWA World Tag Team Champions America’s Most Wanted getting challenged for tonight’s PPV event by Kid Kash and Lance Hoyt. We are shown footage from Impact! in the past few weeks that escalated the feud between both teams.
NWA World Tag Team Championship Match
America’s Most Wanted (c’s) vs. Kid Kash & Lance Hoyt
The match starts with James Storm and Kid Kash. Both lock up and push each other into a few corners. Kash takes down Storm quickly until Storm reverses into a takedown of his own. Kash gets in a few elbows to Storm’s back, lands a kick, but Storm takes him down with a shoulder block. Storm gives Kash a big arm drag and Kash responds with one of his own. Kash gets a quick sunset flip attempt on Storm, Storm gets out of it, both lock up and push each other back to slow down the action. Lance Hoyt gets the tag and Chris Harris does as well. Hoyt pushes down Harris with force in the corner. Harris responds pushing down Hoyt as well. They both exchange lefts and rights rolling around the ring. Harris attempts a suplex, but Hoyt counters and tags in Kash. Harris tags in Storm and AMW double-teams Kash throwing him into Hoyt. Hoyt catches Kash, but AMW double-team Hoyt and throw him into Kash. Both roll to the outside and Harris elevates Storm over the top to take out Kash and Hoyt. Storm rolls Kash back in the ring as Hoyt clotheslines Storm quickly on the outside. Hoyt throws Storm flat on his back on the outside and rolls him back in the ring. Kash covers, but only gets a two count.
Kash & Hoyt hit a double-team move on Storm. Kash covers, but only gets a two count. Kash gets in a few kicks on Storm and chokes him taunting at Harris. Kash applies a headlock on Storm and puts his hand over his face to stop him from breathing. The referee breaks it up and Storm mounts a comeback. Kash stops it with a big boot followed by a moonsault off the top rope for a two count. Hoyt gets the tag and he gets in a quick kick on Storm. Storm tries to slide under Hoyt coming off the ropes, but Hoyt catches him and hits a big sitdown powerbomb that is broken up by Harris. Kash gets the tag and he covers Storm quickly, but gets a two count as well. Storm tries to fight back, but Kash takes him out with a big DDT. Kash goes up to the top, jumps looking to hit the frog splash, but Storm gets the knees up. Storm gets in a few punches on Kash, goes off the ropes, both attempt a cross-body and hit each other in mid-air. Harris and Hoyt get the tag. Harris takes out Hoyt after a third clothesline attempt. Harris hits a big bulldog on Hoyt followed by a spinebuster on Kash. Harris gives Hoyt a hanging vertical suplex. Kash gets in a kick on Harris followed by a huricanranna off the top rope. Storm grabs Kash and hits the Eye of the Storm. Storm has Hoyt in the corner, but Hoyt counters with a few punches. Hoyt goes up to the top, grabs Storm and comes down hitting a huge side slam. Hoyt covers, but only gets a two count.
Harris throws Kash off the top and Storm hits a huricanranna on Hoyt in the corner. Harris follows it up with an elbow off the top, covers, but only gets a two count on Hoyt. Kash grabs both the NWA Tag Team Titles, throws one at Storm, the referee takes it away, Kash grabs the other title and knocks out Storm. Kash covers – 1…2…Storm kicks out. Harris hits a Spear on Kash. Storm connects with a superkick on Hoyt. Harris handcuffs Kash to the corner. Harris helps Storm to his feet. Storm tries to lift Hoyt up, but can’t. Storm attempts it a second time, locks Hoyt in and Harris comes off the top hitting the Death Sentence. Storm covers and gets the pinfall.
Winners & STILL NWA World Tag Team Champions: America’s Most Wanted
– Backstage, Shane Douglas is nearby when a limo pulls up. TNA Security surround the limo as Douglas walks up. He asks if this is a big star and security won’t let him get in.
– A video package airs showing the feud between Jeff Hardy and Abyss over the last few weeks on Impact. A promo follows it previewing the upcoming Full Metal Mayhem Match (Tables, Ladders, Chairs & Chains).
Full Metal Mayhem Match (Tables, Ladders, Chairs & Chains)
Jeff Hardy vs. Abyss
Before the match gets underway, two envelopes are put above the ring promising the winner a shot at the NWA World Heavyweight Title on a future episode of Impact! on Fox Sports Net. One is empty, the other has a contract inside. The bell rings and here we go. Jeff Hardy gets in a few punches on Abyss. Hardy hits a dropkick followed by a jumping elbow. Abyss catches Hardy as he comes off the ropes again and lifts him the air, slamming him back down hard on the mat. Abyss misses a leg drop on Hardy and Hardy answers with a leg drop of his own. Hardy puts a few steel chairs into the ring that were on a table at ringside. Hardy sets up a chair in the corner as Abyss gets out quickly. Hardy sets up another chair where Abyss went down. Hardy jumps off the chair and takes out Abyss on the outside. Hardy nails Abyss off the guard railing as well as the steel steps. Abyss walks around the ring trying to regain some composure as Hardy sets up another chair. Abyss gets up on the ring apron and knocks it away. Hardy jumps at Abyss, Abyss catches him, Abyss goes for a press slam, but Hardy counters off and knocks out Abyss with a steel chair. Hardy sets up a chair in another corner, jumps off, but Abyss knocks him out with a steel chair in mid-air. Both go to the outside again and Abyss throws Hardy into the guard railing.
Abyss puts a table on top of two others side-by-side as Hardy puts a ladder into the ring. Abyss knocks out Hardy by the ring apron and grabs another table, stacking two tables on top of two making it four in all. Abyss gets in the ring, grabs Hardy, puts him in a powerbomb position, Abyss lifts up Hardy, Hardy fights off with some punches, Hardy jumps off the top rope and hits a corkscrew knocking out Abyss. Hardy sandwiches Abyss in the corner with the ladder. Hardy grabs a steel chair, runs up the ladder and kicks the chair in the face of Abyss. Hardy gets another ladder and puts it in the ring. He uses two ladders to set up a catapult. Abyss grabs Hardy and puts him up on the top rope. Hardy hits a few punches on Abyss, jumps off, lands on the ladder and it bounces up in the face of Abyss. Hardy picks up Abyss and gets in a few right hands. Abyss is leaning up against the ropes when Hardy charges. Abyss grabs Hardy and gives him a belly-to-belly suplex over the top allowing Hardy to crash through a table at ringside. Hardy gets on his feet with a steel chair in hand. He gets in a shot on Abyss. Both start to exchange punches up the entrance ramp.
Abyss gets a table and sets it up at the top of the entrance area. Hardy grabs Abyss and hits the Twist of Fate. Hardy grabs him again and hits another Twist of Fate. Hardy puts Abyss on top of the table. Hardy then climbs up the top of the TNA set. Hardy flips off and lands on Abyss, crashing through the table with impact. Hardy starts to roll down the ramp and gets near the ring. Hardy gets a third ladder that is bigger than the other two and puts it in the ring. Abyss starts to crawl down the ramp towards the ring. Hardy sets up the big ladder and grabs one of the envelopes. He opens it and it is empty. Abyss pulls him down, but Hardy fights him off. Hardy climbs up again to get the other one. Abyss starts to pull him down. Abyss grabs Hardy and irish whips him with force as Hardy goes over the top rope and crashes through the four tables at ringside. Abyss goes up the ladder and grabs the last envelope with the contract inside to win the match.
After the match, Hardy shows his frustration of losing the match by kicking and smashing the tables around him some more.
– A video package is shown of Monty Brown defeating Johnny Devine a few weeks ago on Impact! when Scott Hall hits the ring to take him out along with Bobby Roode. DDP then hits the ring to help out Monty Brown. They show what took place this past week on Impact! when DDP & Brown confronted Team Canada.
Diamond Dallas Page & Monty Brown vs. Team Canada (Bobby Roode & Eric Young)
The match starts with Monty Brown and Eric Young. Both lock up and Brown pushes Young away to the corner. Brown applies a hold on Young’s right arm and refuses to let go. Young rolls around the ring, but Brown keeps it applied. Brown hits a big arm drag followed by a clothelines to take out Young. Brown irish whips Young into the ropes looking to hit The Pounce when Roode pulls Young out of the ring. Young gets up on the ring apron and Brown flips him back in. DDP & Brown double-team Young giving him a double arm drag. DDP gets the tag and looks to go after Young when Bobby Roode gets the tag. DDP hits a few shoulder charges on Roode and then applies a headlock. Roode blocks a kick from DDP, but DDP takes him out with a clothesline soon afterwards. DDP hits a swinging neckbreaker on Roode. Young gets in a cheap shot on DDP allowing Roode to hit a quick clothesline. Young holds DDP in the corner as Roode gives him some quick boots. Young gets the tag, gets in a few quicks and tags Roode back in again. Young holds DDP again, but DDP breaks out of it and knocks out both Young and Roode.
Both Young and Roode tag each other in a few more times quickly. Young is in when Brown gets the tag. Brown gives Young a big back body drop followed by a fallaway slam. Roode gets the hockey stick and knocks out Brown from behind. Scott D’Amore & Johnny Devine distract the referee as this takes place. Roode gives Brown a quick suplex, tags in Young, Young connects with an elbow off the top, but only gets a two count. DDP gets the tag and he takes out both Young and Roode. Johnny Devine comes in and he takes him out with a big boot. DDP gives Young a scoop slam, looks to hit a powerbomb when Roode breaks it up. Brown gets in the ring and takes it to Roode. DDP & Brown counter an irish whip from Team Canada to take them out. DDP & Brown work on members of Team Canada in the corner at the same time. DDP clotheslines Young over the top rope. Brown hits The Pounce on Roode. DDP trips up Young on the top rope. DDP grabs Young and connects with the Diamond Cutter. DDP covers and gets the pinfall.
Winners: Diamond Dallas Page & Monty Brown
– Backstage, Traci & Trinity are talking when Larry Zbyszko and the lawyer come up. They ask where Dusty Rhodes is and ask if he signed the contract. Trinity said he didn’t, but turned around to pull down her pants saying he could sign this. Traci blocks her shorts with her cowboy hat telling Trinity to have some class for once.
– A video package airs showing the ongoing feud between AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels that leads to a 30 Minute Iron Man Match tonight with the X Division Title on the line.
X Division Championship – 30 Minute Iron Man Match
AJ Styles (c) vs. Christopher Daniels
The bell rings and we are counting down from 30 minutes. Both Styles and Daniels lock up and exchange various holds rolling around the mat. Styles applies at headlock at 29:18 until Daniels throws him down. Daniels gets in a few elbows, rolls up Styles, but only gets a two count. Styles gets in a roll up of his own, but only gets a two count. Another roll up by Styles and a two count. Daniels counters another attempt with a stiff forearm to the back. Daniels holds onto the ropes as Styles jumps in the air, avoiding a dropkick. Daniels taunts about how smart he is when Styles takes him off his feet with a big dropkick. Styles goes on the ring apron and gives Daniels a quick huricanranna. Both exchange chops on the outside. They both get in the ring quickly and Styles gives Daniels a quick arm drag. Styles hits a shoulder block followed by another quick arm drag on Styles. Daniels counters into side head scissors, applying the pressure on Styles’ neck. Styles somehow springs to his feet quickly and takes down Daniels again. We are at the 25:00 mark when Styles takes out Daniels with yet another quick arm drag. Styles gets in two big kicks to Daniels’ chest and face, covers, but only gets a two count. Styles kicks Daniels on the back, covers, but gets a two count yet again. No pinfalls yet.
Daniels favors his elbow as he rolls to the outside. Styles gives him a big baseball slide to the head. Styles gets up on the top rope, jumps down rethinking the move, Daniels dares at him to do it, Styles jumps up again and takes out Daniels on the outside. Styles looks to springboard from the ring apron back in the ring, but stops himself when Daniels charges. When Daniels charges, he knocks Styles off the ring apron allowing Styles to hit the guard railing with impact. Daniels goes to the outside and throws Styles into the side of the ring. Daniels puts Styles back in the ring, still favoring his elbow. Daniels charges at Styles in the corner following it up with a few forearms. At 20:22 Daniels gives Styles a big knee to the mid-section. Daniels covers, but only gets a two count. Daniels gives Styles a big back body drop with Styles landing face first. At 19:29, Daniels charges at Styles as he comes off the ropes and follows it up with quick moonsault for a two count. Styles fights back with a kick and clothesline combo on Daniels. Styles hits a few more clothelines followed by a big spin kick. Styles springboards off the ropes and hits the inverted DDT, covers, but only gets a two count! At 17:36, Styles hits a vertical suplex into a neckbreaker for another two count. Styles gives Daniels a big back suplex, goes up to the top, Daniels grabs Style’s legs, Styles gets in a few punches, Daniels responds with some elbows, Styles headbutts Daniels and pushes him off. Styles jumps, going for the 450 Splash, but Daniels gets the legs up. Daniels hits the Angels Wings on Styles, covers and gets the first pinfall.
AJ Styles – 0
Christopher Daniels – 1
We are now at the 15:00 mark as Daniels takes out Styles. Daniels gives Styles a few boots followed by an elbow drop. Daniels works on Styles’ ribs a bit. Daniels flips over the back of Styles coming off the ropes, Daniels turns around and Styles gives him a big back body drop. Daniels comes off the ropes again and applies an abdominal stretch at the 13:00 mark. Daniels hits a few forearms to Styles’ ribs at 12:46. Styles breaks out of the hold with a quick arm drag. Styles charges at Daniels and Daniels lifts Styles in the air bringing him back down on the top rope. Daniels covers, but only gets a two count. Daniels drops Styles over his knee at 11:42, covers, but gets another two count. Styles counters a back body drop, headsprings off the ropes and takes out Daniels with a flying elbow. Styles gets in a few kicks on Daniels and drops him in a modified death valley drop over his knee. Styles covers and Daniels kicks out. Styles springboards from the ring apron off the top rope, taking out Daniels with a flying forearm. Styles covers, but Daniels kicks out after two at the 10:00 mark. Daniels ducks a clothesline, springboards off the ropes and hits the inverted DDT on Styles. Daniels covers, but Styles kicks out. Daniels hits the Blue Thunder Driver on Styles, but only gets a two count. Styles blocks two suplex attempts from Daniels. Styles fights back with a huge pele kick at the 8:17 mark. Daniels fights back with a samoan drop. Daniels still leads 1-0. Daniels goes for the Best Moonsault Ever, Styles dodges, Styles hits two german suplexes and then hits Daniels’ own finisher the Angels Wings. Styles covers – 1…2…Daniels kicks out as the fans boo saying it was a pinfall. We are at the 6:24 mark when Daniels charges at Styles in the corner. Styles then quickly rolls up Daniels – 1…2…3! It is now tied 1-1.
AJ Styles – 1
Christopher Daniels – 1
Daniels quickly sends Styles to the outside of the ring through the ropes with a little over 5 minutes left in the match. Daniels grabs Styles and nails his head off the steel post. Styles is now busted open on the outside of the ring. Daniels grabs Styles and puts him back in the ring at the 4:12 mark. Daniels covers Styles, but only gets a two count. Daniels gives Styles some hard rights as the blood continues to flow from his head. Daniels headbutts Styles’ bloody forehead at the 3:16 mark. Daniels gets in a few more closed fists on Styles at the 2:42 mark. Daniels gives Styles a big clothesline, covers, but Styles kicks out. Daniels headbutts Styles at the 2:05 mark. Daniels continues with the hard right hands. Daniels pins Styles again, but only gets a two count. We are down to 1:30 as blood continues to fall down Styles’ face. Daniels sets up Styles for the Angels Wing, but Styles is lifeless. Daniels gets in a few forearms to the back. We are down to a minute as Styles gets in some hard rights. Daniels hits a front facebuster at :40 and then applies a clutch. Daniels applies the clutch sleeper with force with :15 left in the match. Styles passes out as the bell rings with both tied. Daniels lifts his arms in the air in victory, but the referee throws it down.
Jeremy Borash announces it a Time Limit Draw on the mic. Daniels gets on the mic and calls for Dusty Rhodes to order a Sudden Death stipulation. Dusty Rhodes okay’s it and here we go again. Daniels lifts Styles up on the top rope in the corner. Daniels attempts a huricanranna, but Styles holds on and Daniels falls back. Styles jumps off, hits a huricanranna on Daniels, gets back up and hits the Styles Clash. Styles covers Daniels and gets the pinfall to retain.
Winner & STILL X Division Champion: AJ Styles
– Backstage, Jeff Jarrett is shown leaving his locker room. He confronts the lawyer about not getting the stipulation voided for tonight’s main event.
– A video package airs previewing the upcoming NWA World Heavyweight Title Match between Jeff Jarrett & Kevin Nash. Footage is shown of the press conference between the two followed by the interview that took place this past week on Impact! with Mike Tenay.
NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match
(If Jarrett uses the guitar, he automatically loses the title)
Jeff Jarrett (c) vs. Kevin Nash
The bell rings and here we go for your main event. Kevin Nash gets in a quick knee followed by a few right hands on Jeff Jarrett. Nash holds onto the ropes when Jarrett tries to roll him up and then takes out Jarrett with a quick elbow. Nash lifts Jarrett high in the air from the corner and slams him down hard with impact. Nash gets in two knees in the corner followed by a few elbows. Nash chokes out Jarrett with his boot until the referee breaks it up. Jarrett fights back with some kicks to Nash’s knee. Nash breaks it up with a forearm to the back. Jarrett fights back with a few right hands in the corner. Nash gives Jarrett a clothesline in the corner followed by clotheslining him over the top rope. Nash goes to the outside and drops Jarrett face first on the announcers table on the NWA World Title. Nash follows it up with a big elbow to the head as Jarrett rolls back in the ring. As Nash gets in, Jarrett gives him a few right hands to catch him off guard. Jarrett continues with some stiff right hands taking Nash down. Jarrett gives Nash a quick uppercut taking him off his feet. Jarrett gets in a kick on Nash, goes off the ropes, Nash catches him and tosses him to the outside. Nash comes to the outside as well as Jarrett climbs over the guard railing. Nash follows and they brawl to the backstage area. Nash throws Jarrett into a catering table. Nash gets the table and slams it into the ribs of Jarrett.
Jarrett tries to hit Nash in the ribs with a steel chair, but Nash avoids the shots. Nash grabs the steel chair and smacks it across Jarrett’s back. Nash gets in a few hard rights with a determined look on his face. Jarrett is now busted open as they make their way back into the arena. Nash pulls off one of the ring mats on the floor exposing concrete. Nash grabs Jarrett looking to hit a powerbomb when Jarrett stops it with a low blow. Jarrett pulls a case from out of the ring, revealing a chello. Jarrett nails it across Nash as the referee gets in Jarrett’s face. Jarrett throws Nash’s knee across the steel post followed by throwing the chello case in the ring. Jarrett puts Nash’s leg inside the case and jumps down off the top to apply more pressure. Jarrett continues to work on Nash’s knee. Jarrett applies the Figure Four. Nash screams in pain reaching for the ropes. A bloody Jarrett continues to apply the hold. Nash eventually gets the bottom rope and the referee forces Jarrett to break it up. Jarrett drops two elbows on Nash’s knee and applies a scissors lock on it. Nash starts to fight through it and over powers it. Nash drops his knee across Jarrett’s throat a few times to fully break it up. Nash gets on his feet and somehow gets his boot up as Jarrett comes off the ropes. Nash gives Jarrett a big side slam, covers, but only gets a two count.
Nash puts Jarrett on his shoulder and drops him face first on the turnbuckle. Nash puts him on his shoulder again, but Jarrett pushes off and throws Nash into the corner. Jarrett clips the leg of Nash and then gets the chello from the outside of the ring. Nash gives Jarrett a low blow and then grabs the chello. Nash looks to hit Jarrett over the head with it when the referee tells Nash to put it down. Nash picks up Jarrett to do the Jacknife Powerbomb, but he takes out the referee on the first attempt with Jarrett’s boots. Nash picks up Jarrett again and connects with the Jacknife Powerbomb, dropping Jarrett on the chello. Nash covers, but the referee is out. Billy Gunn then hits the ring and knocks out Nash with a steel chair. Jarrett covers, but Nash kicks out! Gunn comes back towards the ring but the referee stops it. Sean Waltman hits the ring and takes out Jarrett, giving him a Bronco Buster followed by the X-Factor. Nash covers Jarrett – 1…2…Jarrett gets a shoulder up. Gunn comes back in the ring with the NWA World Title in hand. BG James takes the title out of Gunn’s hand. Gunn turns around confused as Nash takes him out from behind. Jarrett then grabs the title, knocks out Nash, covers – 1…2…Nash kicks out! Jarrett can’t believe it as the fans go crazy in Orlando. Jarrett then hits The Stroke on Nash, covers – 1…2…kick out! Jarrett can’t believe it again. Jarrett goes up to the top, jumps, Nash catches him, the referee gets pushed away by Jarrett, Jarrett low blows Nash, hits The Stroke, covers – 1…2…3.
Winner & STILL NWA World Heavyweight Champion: Jeff Jarrett
After the match, Billy Gunn (wearing a t-shirt that says “N.I.N – No Introduction Needed – You Already Know My Name) helps Jarrett to his feet. Jarrett celebrates with the NWA World Title as the PPV goes off the air.
– A promo runs promoting the next TNA PPV, Destination X, on March 13.
Source: Adam Martin, wrestleview.com
What did you think of Against All Odds?
Thumbs Up – 34%
In the middle – 12%
Thumbs Down – 9%
Didn’t see it – 46%
Skipper-Williams – 2%
AMW-Kash/Hoyt – 2%
Raven-Rhodes – 3%
DDP/Brown-Team Canada – 3%
Daniels-Styles – 47%
Abyss-Hardy – 23%
James/Hammond-Shane/Kazarian – 2%
Jarrett-Nash – 19%