TNA AGAINST ALL ODDS: Matt Hardy vs. Rob Van Dam
Feb 13, 2011 - by Adam Martin
Matt Hardy vs. Rob Van Dam
Lock up and both exchange right hands. RVD with a big spin kick that drops Hardy. Hardy counters a monkey flip dropping RVD on the top turnbuckle. Hardy with big right hands on RVD in the corner. Hardy is on the outside, RVD looks to springboard out, but Hardy catches him by the leg and drops him face first off the ring apron. RVD responds with some big knees and drops Hardy chest first over the steel guard railing. RVD with his spin kick off the ring apron to the back of Hardy. RVD tosses Hardy back in, but Hardy is able to recover and give RVD a big DDT using the ropes. Hardy drops RVD face first off the steel guard railing. RVD slides back in the ring and Hardy drops a leg over his head for a two count. Hardy with a double under hook body submission locked in. RVD’s foot is on the bottom rope and the referee breaks it up. Tenay said he doesn’t recall Hardy ever attempting that submission before. Taz mocks the internet wrestling community using a nerdy voice saying Hardy did that back in Lansing, Michigan in 1991. Hardy with a full nelson. RVD breaks free, but Hardy grabs RVD by the head and drops him down over his body. Hardy with a few slaps to RVD. Hardy with a headlock, tosses RVD into the corner, RVD launches him to the ring apron and Hardy drops RVD’s chin off the top rope. RVD catches Hardy with a superkick when Hardy jumps off the top rope. RVD with a series of kicks, attempts a Rolling Thunder, Hardy rolls out of the way and RVD counters with a quick moonsault. RVD with his moonsault off the ropes for a two count. RVD counters a Twist of Fate and levels Hardy with a big kick. Hardy crotches RVD up top. RVD fights off Hardy, quickly jumps back up and connects with the Five Star Frog Splash to get the win.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
Backstage, Christy Hemme is with Bully Ray trying to get his reaction to what Devon said earlier tonight about his boys not being at ringside tonight. Ray tells Christy to shut up and calls her a weak woman. He begs Devon to bring his kids down tonight so they can live up to Devon’s career of being a co-star like their father. Ray said Devon’s sons were born through their mother’s ass.
A video package runs hyping Brother Ray vs. Devon.
* Brother Ray vs. Brother Devon in a Street Fight is up next.