AGAINST ALL ODDS: Main event for TNA Championship
Feb 12, 2012 - by Adam Martin
Special guest enforcer: Sting
Bobby Roode (c) vs. Jeff Hardy vs. James Storm vs. Bully Ray
Christy Hemme handles the ring introductions for the champion Bobby Roode and challengers Jeff Hardy, James Storm and Bully Ray. Roode attempts to get Bully Ray to help him early on before the bell rings. James Storm and Jeff Hardy go to work on Roode as Bully Ray looks on from the outside. Hardy jumps off the back of Storm dropkicking Roode in the corner. Ray back in the ring and drops Roode with a Rock Bottom. Storm with right hands to Ray. Storm with a backcracker on Roode. Roode and Storm exchange right hands. Storm with a high back body drop on Roode. Ray with a huge high back body drop on Hardy. Orlando crowd starts a “DEVON’S BETTER” chant at Ray. Ray with a superplex off the top rope on Hardy. Hardy comes back dropping boots over the crotch of Ray. We get a Tower of Doom spot from the corner with Ray pulling everyone down. Hardy with rights to Roode. Roode drops Hardy face first on the mat. Ray drops Roode. Ray splashes the referee going after Hardy. Ray with the Bubba Bomb on Hardy. Sting is trying to revive the referee. Hardy with a Twist of Fate on Ray. Hardy hooks the leg and the referee remains down. Roode with a spear on Hardy. Storm with the Codebreaker on Roode. Storm with the Last Call superkick on Roode, covers and Ray pulls the referee out during the pinfall attempt. Sting gets in Ray’s face when Storm comes flying over taking out the referee by accident. In the ring, Ray and Roode are up. Roode with a spinebuster on Ray. Hardy with a Twist of Fate on Roode. Hardy goes up top and misses with the Swanton Bomb when Roode rolls out of the way. Roode grabs his title and returns to the ring. Sting jumps in and takes it away. Roode pushes Sting. Roode is daring Sting to hit him with the belt. Roode spits in Sting’s face. Sting swings, Roode ducks and Sting takes out Hardy with the title instead. Roode is laughing. He yells at Sting to count. Roode drops down, hooks the leg and Sting counts 1…2…3.
Winner and still TNA Champion: Bobby Roode
After the match, Bobby Roode yells at Sting to hand him the TNA Championship. We see highlights of the finish. Back live, Sting is helping up Jeff Hardy as Bobby Roode looks on from the ramp holding up his title.