TNA FINAL RESOLUTION: Ink Inc. vs. Beer Money
Dec 5, 2010 - by Adam Martin
#1 Contendership Match for the TNA Tag Team Championships
Ink Inc. vs. Beer Money
Mike Tenay apologizes for the technical difficulties as Jesse Neal and James Storm lock up. Storm with quick offense early on sending Neal to the corner. Neal with a big hip toss and dropkick combo. Neal with a high back body drop on Robert Roode when he jumps in the ring. Shannon Moore is in for a double dropkick on Roode and Storm. Roode and Storm regroup on the outside. Back in the ring, Moore (now the legal man) gets in a deep arm drag on Storm. Storm ends up knocking Roode off the ring apron after missing a right hand on Moore. Moore with an atomic drop and big right hand that drops Storm. Moore with a modified leg drop over the chest of Storm. Hits Roode with an inverted atomic drop. Tag to Neal and Ink Inc. double team Storm with Moore hip tossing Neal over Storm for a two count with a pinfall attempt. Roode pulls Neal down by his hair with the referee distracted. Roode with an air tag to the referee’s back. Roode sends Neal into the corner with force and hits a few chest chops. Roode then knocks Moore off the ring apron. Another air tag to Storm with the referee again distracted. Storm pulls off some tape around his wrist and chokes Neal with it a bit with the referee still distracted by Moore in the corner who was trying to come in to bail out Neal. Beer Money with double teaming on Neal. Tag back to Roode who stomps over the head of Neal.
Neal fights back with a few right hands to the chest of Roode. Roode cuts him off with a rake to the eyes and snapmare. Roode keeps Neal grounded applying a front choke. Neal fights to his feet, kicks Roode in the face and reaches for a tag with Moore. Roode pulls him back and hits a clothesline to the back. Neal catches Roode in the corner with a high elbow. Neal with a jawbreaker that drops Roode. Hot tag to Moore who lights up Roode with a series of right hands and a big dropkick. Moore with a big side kick on Roode. Moore with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors on Roode and then a jumping bulldog combo. Storm breaks up a pinfall attempt. Neal is in and tosses Storm to the outside. Neal clotheslines Roode to the floor. Moore is pulled off the ring apron by Roode. Roode launches Moore to the ring apron, superkick to Roode, kick to Storm, Neal slingshots over Storm and Moore hits a springboard moonsault taking out Roode. Moore sits down on Storm’s “boozer cruiser” and drives it around a bit. Moore with a neckbreaker on Roode for a real close two count. Storm knocks Moore off the top turnbuckle when Neal had Roode on his shoulders. Neal drops Roode with a front face suplex. Storm is back in the ring near the corner. Neal takes a superkick from Storm and Beer Money hit the DWI. Roode hooks the leg and gets the pinfall over Neal for the win.
Winners & #1 Contenders for the TNA Tag Team Championships: Beer Money
Mike Tenay and Taz preview the card tonight.
Backstage, Christy Hemme is with TNA Knockouts Champion Madison Rayne. She asks if Rayne is worried about Mickie James. Rayne says no because she will never get to her or her Knockouts title. She says James needs to worry about getting by Tara first tonight.
A video package runs highlighting the events between Mickie James and Tara.
* Mickie James vs. Tara in a Falls Count Anywhere match is up next.