Nov 13, 2011 - by Adam Martin
* Poll results: Grade TNA’s Turning Point PPV
A video package runs focusing on Bobby Roode becoming the new TNA Champion by defeating his former tag team partner James Storm.
A graphic opening hits welcoming us to TNA Turning Point. We go live to the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida where a series of pyro goes off.
Taz and Mike Tenay welcome us to the show and talk about the change we have seen in Bobby Roode recently.
Out first is Robbie E with Robbie T (Rob Terry) to kick off the show.
TNA TV Championship
Eric Young (c) vs. Robbie E w/ Robbie T
Eric Young got a huge reaction from the crowd in Orlando. Young locks up with the referee when the bell rings and then bails out of the ring running into Robbie T at ringside. Robbie E runs out and Young tosses him back in the ring. Robbie tosses Young into the corner who does a head stand in the corner holding it. Young then drops down over Robbie when he charges in. Young bails to the outside and locks up with SoCal Val. Robbie jumps out. Young jumps back in. Robbie jumps in and Young jumps back out. T with a shot to the outside and tosses Young back in the ring. Robbie with some big right hands to Young. Robbie sends Young into the corner with force and then drops a forearm off the second rope. Robbie works over Young on the mat with a headlock. Young removes his shorts to reveal trunks and drops Robbie with a big dropkick. Young with a belly-to-belly throwing suplex on Robbie and then connects with a flying elbow. During the pinfall, Robbie T pulls out Robbie E. Young takes off his trunks to reveal another pair underneath and then leaps off the corner taking out Robbie E and Robbie T. Cheap shot from Robbie T chop blocking Young on the ring apron. Robbie T covers Young and gets the pinfall.
Winner and NEW TNA TV Champion: Robbie E
After the match, we see a few highlights including the finish with interference from Robbie T. Back live, Robbie T is holding up the TNA TV Championship heading up the ramp as Eric Young looks on upset.
We see footage from earlier today of AJ Styles arriving to the Impact Zone. We also see the arrival of the TNA Champion Bobby Roode.
A video package runs highlighting the TNA Tag Team Championship match tonight.
TNA Tag Team Championships
Mexican America (c’s) and Sarita w/ Rosita vs. Ink Inc. and Toxxin
We start with Shannon Moore and Anarquia. Moore with a big spin kick that drops Anarquia. Tag to Jesse Neal who takes a knee to the gut from Anarquia. Tag to Hernandez who locks up with Neal and pushes him away. Hernandez with a huge clothesline on Neal. Hernandez challenges Neal to hit the ropes repeatedly and Hernandez won’t budge. Neal finally gets the better of him with a quick boot. Tag to Moore who flips over Hernandez and takes out Anarquia with a dropkick. Moore with a quick rollup on Hernandez. Hernandez breaks free and tags in Anarquia. Moore with a springboard hip toss and side kick combo. Tag to Neal who is hip tossed by Moore over Anarquia. Anarquia fights back and tags in Hernandez. Hernandez launches himself in over the top rope connecting with a big shoulder block on Neal. Sarita gets in a few cheap shots from the ring apron. Anarquia and Rosita join in. Hernandez pulls Neal out under the bottom rope and Anarquia dropkicks Neal out. This allows Hernandez and Sarita to get in more cheap shots. Anarquia, now the legal man, works over the neck of Neal. Tag to Hernandez who splashes Neal in the corner and then tosses up Anarquia, but Anarquia misses and Neal explodes with a spear on Hernandez. Hernandez had knocked Moore off the ring apron before the spear. Hot tags to Sarita and Toxxin. Toxxin with a clothesline, elbow and dropkick combo. Moore and Neal double team Hernandez when he breaks up a Toxxin pinfall attempt on Sarita. Moore with a springboard moonsault over Hernandez to the floor. Neal plants Anarquia face first on the mat. Neal drops Toxxin over Anarquia connecting with a leg drop. Toxxin with a jawbreaker on Anarquia. Toxxin and Neal pull down the pants of Anarquia. Rosita distracts Toxxin. Sarita grabs one of the tag title belts and cracks it over the back of Toxxin with the referee distracted. Sarita covers Toxxin to get the pinfall.
Winners and still TNA Tag Team Champions: Mexican America
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Kid Kash and the TNA X Division Champion Austin Aries. Kash wants to beat some respect into Jesse Sorensen. Aries reveals they have a plan tonight: it will be a handicap match tonight.
TNA X Division Championship
Austin Aries (c) vs. Kid Kash vs. Jesse Sorensen
When the bell rings both Austin Aries and Kid Kash go after Jesse Sorensen. Kash tells Aries to back off. When Aries comes back in he gets in a cheap shot on Sorensen. This allows Kash to get in some crossface forearms to the face. Aries with an elbow to the head of Sorensen. Sorensen with a back body drop on Aries. Kash cuts off Sorensen with a big kick to the chest. Kash with a HUGE chop to Sorensen. Sorensen with a flip dive over the top rope taking out Aries and Kash. Sorensen goes up top and Kash tosses him off into the ropes. Kash with kicks to Sorensen. Kash with a huge release suplex on Sorensen. Aries with chops to Sorensen with Kash holding him. Kash with a backbreaker on Sorensen. Kash with a cover and Aries breaks it up yelling, “Stick to the plan!” Sorensen with a series of big dropkicks. Sorensen with a big crossbody from the top rope on Aries that is broken up by Kash during a pinfall attempt. Kash with a surfboard submission applied on Sorensen. Kash with a chop to Sorensen. Aries with a chop as well. Kash stomps over Sorensen in the corner. Kash trips up Sorensen in the ring and then tosses him into the steel ring barricade. Aries with a suicide dive to Sorensen with Kash holding him up. Aries with a cover and Kash breaks it up. Aries yells, “Hey, that isn’t the plan!” Sorensen with a comeback attempt, but gets cut off by Aries. Kash with a big scoop slam and flexes as the crowd boo’s loudly. Aries attempts a frog splash, but Sorensen gets his knees up. Kash with a moonsault and Sorensen moves. Sorensen with a fast neckbreaker and Kash barely breaks up the pin attempt. Sorensen face plants Aries. Kash again breaks up the pinfall. Kash with another huge chop to Sorensen. Kash with a superplex off the top on Sorensen. Kash with his Money Maker piledriver on Sorensen. Kash covers and Aries puts Sorensen’s foot on the bottom rope. Aries crawls back in and rolls up Kash for the win.
Winner and still TNA X Division Champion: Austin Aries
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with AJ Styles. Styles talks about becoming TNA Champion with respect unlike Bobby Roode. He said Roode spit in the face of the fans of TNA after what he did to James Storm.
No DQ Rules
Rob Van Dam vs. Christopher Daniels
Before the match, Christopher Daniels grabs the mic and addresses “Bob” Van Dam. He says only the savages in Orlando want No DQ rules tonight. Daniels wants to drop the No DQ rules and wants a straight up wrestling match. He extends his hand to RVD. RVD shakes it and Daniels goes right to the headlock. RVD goes for an armbar and Daniels breaks free. RVD with a few takedowns and a quick hip toss. Daniels bails to recover. RVD with a big monkey flip on Daniels. RVD catches Daniels with a big superkick. Daniels recovers and gets RVD down in a headlock. RVD blocks a hip toss attempt by Daniels and connects with a big kick to the head. RVD with Rolling Thunder. RVD with another kick to the head of Daniels. RVD with a leg drop over Daniels on the ring apron. Daniels again grounds RVD and goes back to the headlock. Daniels screams out, “That is wrestling everybody. I’m the best in the world.” Daniels with a death valley driver on RVD for a two count. Daniels catches RVD with a kick to the head and follows with a running forearm. RVD with a springboard kick to the chest of Daniels. Daniels tosses RVD out. RVD is back up on the ring apron and shoulder blocks Daniels. RVD crotches Daniels over the top rope and connects with a springboard kick to the body sending Daniels to the floor. Daniels starts walking up the ramp and RVD catches up with him. RVD with a hip toss on Daniels over the ramp. RVD puts Daniels over the steel ring barricade and RVD connects with a running jumping leg drop. Daniels throws the referee into RVD. Daniels plants RVD. Daniels grabs a steel chair and Taz asks if this is still legal. Tenay reminds him they just had an agreement and nothing else. Daniels plants RVD over the steel chair and gets a two count. Daniels leaves the ring and grabs a screwdriver. RVD gets the chair up when Daniels tries to stab him with the screwdriver. RVD kicks the chair into the face of Daniels. RVD with the Five Star Frog Splash from the top rope for the win.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
After the match, we see some highlights and the finish.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with the new TNA TV Champion Robbie E. Robbie promises to be the television champion for a long time. He said you will be seeing his face on television for a “long long long long long time.” Robbie adds, “Bling equals bitches.”
A video package runs hyping Matt Morgan vs. Crimson.
Matt Morgan vs. Crimson
Lock up and both men stand tall. Morgan and Crimson have a test of strength. Crimson breaks it up with a quick knee. Crimson locks the head of Morgan and gets in a few big knees. Morgan completely no sells the knees and smiles taking out Crimson with a clothesline. Crimson with a clothesline on Morgan. Morgan with a series of shoulder charges and then clotheslines Crimson to the outside. Crimson moves around the steel ring steps and then Morgan kicks them into the knees of Crimson. Morgan with a quick side slam. Morgan with some right hands to Crimson. Crimson makes a comeback and yells, “Ahhhhh, what now motherfu*ker!?” I’ll take it the silence from Taz and Tenay is that they heard it too. Crimson with a knee to the gut and half nelson back suplex. Morgan with a chokeslam on Crimson, cover and Crimson kicks out. Crimson recovers and connects with a spear on Morgan for a close two count. Morgan catches Crimson with the Carbon Footprint. Crimson falls to the outside. Morgan tosses him back in the ring, hooks the leg and Crimson gets a shoulder up. Morgan catches Crimson with a big boot, charges in and Crimson connects with the sitdown powerbomb. Both stand back up and meet in the middle of the ring. Morgan begs Crimson to give him his best shot. Crimson with a big right. Morgan returns with one of his own. They exchange right hands once more. Both then lock up exchanging shots. The referee gets in the middle and they push him down. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner: No Contest
After the match, the referee yells the stoppage to both men. Morgan and Crimson start going at it again when the referee calls for the bell. The bell rings repeatedly when TNA security hits the ring to break it up. They break free and start brawling falling to the outside. Security breaks them up better this time. Tenay reminds us that Crimson’s 11-month winning streak is still alive in TNA.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Scott Steiner and Bully Ray. Ray said Abyss only has himself to blame. Steiner said he knows the weaknesses of Abyss. He added that he went to the “Ugly Part” of Parts Unknown and found Abyss’ girlfriend. Ray tells Steiner to just flex. I have no idea what just happened.
Scott Steiner and Bully Ray vs. Mr. Anderson and Abyss
We start with Bully Ray and Anderson. Anderson with a big hip toss sending Ray across the ring to the corner. Anderson with another hip toss and he works over the left arm of Ray. Anderson with a spin kick catching Ray over the back. Ray with a big back suplex and tag to Scott Steiner. Anderson with a clothesline off the middle rope over Steiner. Anderson knocks Ray off the ring apron and catches Steiner with a big boot. Ray then pulls Anderson “yam bag first” as Taz called it into the steel ring post. Steiner sends Anderson face first into the boot of Ray who gets the tag. The crowd starts a “WE LOVE STEINER” chant. Steiner yells, “SHUT UP!” loudly at them. Tag to Abyss and the referee doesn’t see it. Ray goes after Anderson and sends him into the corner as he tags in Steiner. Loud “STEINER” chants as he puts Anderson up on the top rope. Steiner puts Anderson up on his shoulders and he drops back with force. Steiner spits at Abyss who gets rolled up by Anderson for a two count. Steiner with a quick overhead released belly-to-belly suplex. More “STEINER” chants and he tells them to shut up. Steiner flips them off chanting back “F*CK YOU…F*CK YOU…F*CK YOU.” Steiner with a Frankensteiner on Anderson. Finish saw Abyss blind tag Anderson and hit the Black Hole Slam on Steiner for the win.
Winners: Mr. Anderson and Abyss
After the match, Bully Ray gets a table. Ray and Scott Steiner put Abyss through it. Abyss no sells it and gets back up smiling.
Having some problems with my feed at TNAOnDemand.com. Recap might be low on details soon.
Feed returns during a video package hyping Velvet Sky vs. Gail Kim.
TNA Knockouts Championship
Velvet Sky (c) vs. TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion Gail Kim
Velvet Sky attacks Gail Kim right away. Kim fights back working over Sky in the corner. Karen Jarrett walks out on the ramp and starts cheering on Kim from the top of the ramp. In the ring, Kim gets an abdominal stretch applied on Sky. Sky counters into a rollup for a two count. Sky catches Kim with a big kick to the chest springboarding off the corner. Sky with a series of clotheslines, knees to the face and then a big faceplant. Sky with a jumping facebuster on Kim. Karen distracts the referee and Madison Rayne hits the ring. Madison stays on Sky until Sky kicks her away. Kim then connects with the “Eats Defeat” finisher for the win.
Winner and NEW TNA Knockouts Champion: Gail Kim
Lost the feed for the second time tonight. TNA having all kinds of problems tonight.
A video package runs hyping Jeff Hardy vs. Jeff Jarrett.
Feed returns during Jeff Hardy’s entrance. He is wearing an odd mask.
Jeff Hardy vs. Jeff Jarrett w/ Karen Jarrett
When Hardy hits the ring, he catches Jarrett with a Twist of Fate and gets the pinfall in seconds.
Winner: Jeff Hardy
After the match, Jeff Jarrett calls for an immediate rematch. The referee gives the okay and here we go again.
Jeff Hardy vs. Jeff Jarrett w/ Karen Jarrett
Jarrett goes on the attack right away. Jarrett drapes Hardy over the ropes and Jarrett hits his big right hand. Jarrett drops a fist to the head of Hardy from the corner. Jarrett does this a second time. Hardy blocks a third attempt and hits a front suplex. Jarrett recovers and trips up Hardy on the top turnbuckle attempting a Whisper in the Wind. Jarrett struts across the ring and then stomps over Hardy. Jarrett with a sleeper locked on Hardy. Hardy with a back suplex. Jarrett and Hardy exchange right hands. Hardy with a quick rollup for two. Jarrett blocks the twist of fate, attempts a Figure Four, Hardy with a rollup and gets the win.
Winner: Jeff Hardy
After the match, Jeff Jarrett is shocked. Karen Jarrett is arguing with the referee. Hardy heads up the ramp saying he is back. Jarrett grabs a chair and gives Hardy a big chairshot to the head (unprotected at that). Jarrett yells down at Hardy, “This is over when I say it is over.” Jarrett drags Hardy down the ramp and throws him back in the ring. Jarrett gives Hardy The Stroke in the ring. Jarrett yells at referee Earl Hebner to count. Hebner counts the pinfall. At two, Hardy turns Jarrett over and pins him for the third time tonight. Jarrett freaks out.
We go to Tenay and Taz who take out Hardy one-upping Jarrett three times tonight in the ring.
Backstage, members of the TNA roster congratulate Jeff Hardy.
Backstage, TNA Champion Bobby Roode talks about being the real talent in Beer Money and how this is the new era of selfishness. He said Fortune 4 is no more.
A video package runs hyping Bobby Roode vs. AJ Styles tonight.
Bobby Roode (c) vs. AJ Styles
We get ring introductions for the challenger AJ Styles and champion Bobby Roode.
Lock up and Styles pushes Roode to the corner. Roode with a slap and Styles answers with a right hand. Roode with right hands and a knee to the gut to cut off Styles. Styles catches Roode with his big dropkick. Styles favors his ankle right away. Styles with a quick snap suplex. Doesn’t appear they will be addressing Styles’ ankle injury from last weekend. Styles with a big right hand to Roode. Styles with a quick knee drop. Roode with a few chops to Styles in the corner. Roode charges and misses flying to the outside. Styles with a leap off the ring apron to Roode on the outside. Roode fights back sending Styles back first into the ring. Back in the ring, Styles with a boot to Roode. Roode then catapults Styles into the corner and then face plants him off his shoulders. Styles with a superplex off the top. Having all kinds of feed problems. Feed returns as Styles drops Roode over his knee. Styles counters a german suplex attempt from Roode, attempts a springboard, Styles seems to trip and instead runs at Roode connect with a crossbody. Roode rolls through and gets in a pinfall for a two count. Styles lights up Roode with a big chop. Styles with a quick back suplex. Styles with a springboard flipping suplex, but Roode rolls out of the way and Styles crashes with a thud. Roode with a Crossface applied on Styles. Roode is pulling back with force. Styles is trying to slip out, does and gets Roode in a rollup. Roode keeps one shoulder up. Styles lifts up Roode and powerbombs him back down. Styles catches Roode with a flying springboard forearm for a two count. Styles is pushing Roode up against the corner. The referee is near. Roode low blows Styles with his foot and catches the referee at the same time. Roode yells at the referee to count and covers Styles getting a two count. Styles with a small package for a two count. Styles with a kick to the head. Roode stays on his feet and lights up Styles with some right hands. Styles with a huge jumping right hand that drops Roode. Styles with a series of chops to Roode. Styles attempts a suicide dive, but Roode moves and Styles lands with a thud on the outside. Back in the ring, Roode with a fisherman’s suplex for a close two count. Styles with the Pele Kick. Styles goes for the Styles Clash, but Roode trips him up and rolls up Styles holding the tights to get the win.
Winner and still TNA Champion: Bobby Roode
After the match, Bobby Roode holds up the TNA Championship at ringside staring down an upset AJ Styles as the PPV goes off the air. Mike Tenay closes the show adding, “Bobby Roode will do anything to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Title.”
A promo for TNA Final Resolution on Sunday, December 11 airs.