Live TNA Victory Road PPV coverage: Roode vs. Sting
Mar 18, 2012 - by Adam Martin
No Holds Barred Match
Sting vs. TNA Champion Bobby Roode
Jeremy Borash handles the ring introductions for Sting and the TNA Champion Bobby Roode.
The bell rings and here we go. Lock up and Sting pushes Roode to the corner. Another lock up and Roode bails when Sting quickly gets the better of him with a counter. Roode returns, gets in a side headlock, Sting counters and drops Roode with a shoulder block. Sting with a quick hip toss, clothesline and misses a Stinger Splash attempt. Sting with a big dropkick and Roode rolls out to recover. Sting follows out and he sends Roode into the steel ring steps. Sting walks Roode around the ring throwing him into the barricade. Roode misses a chair shot attempt cracking the chair against the steel ring post. Sting with a Stinger Splash over the barricade. When they return to the ring, Roode rakes the eyes of Sting, drops him down and throws his knee around the steel ring post. Roode drops a series of elbows over Sting’s knee. Roode with a series of chops on Sting and more shots to his knee. Roode with a dropkick sending Sting into the ropes. Roode gets the Figure Four applied. Roode pulls back and yells at Sting to tap. Sting turns over to counter. Roode gets to the bottom rope. Roode clips the back of Sting’s knee. Sting is back up and Roode hits a chop. Sting doesn’t budge. Another chop and Sting walks closer to Roode. Sting fires himself up, takes a kick from Roode and still stands. Sting with a high back body drop on Roode. Stinger Splash connects in the corner. Sting attempts a second and Roode moves. Sting with the Scorpion Deathlock applied. Roode breaks free and drops Sting off the top rope. Roode with a spear. Roode grabs a chair from under the ring and tosses it in. Roode sets the chair up. Sting counters Roode and connects with the Scorpion Deathdrop. However, as Sting came down he clipped the back of his head on the chair. Roode rolls over, gets his arm over Sting and gets the pinfall.
Winner: TNA Champion Bobby Roode
After the match, Bobby Roode tosses referee Earl Hebner out of the ring. Roode grabs another chair and gets in the face of Dixie Carter at ringside. Roode tosses the chair in and then grabs Dixie Carter tossing her in the ring. Roode forces Dixie to stare down at Sting. Dixie backs up to the corner and Roode gets in her face. Sting recovers and hits a few rights sending Roode out of the ring. A dazed Sting tries to get Dixie to leave when Roode cracks a chair over Sting’s back. Roode puts Sting down in the corner, grabs duct tape and tapes the wrists of Sting to the ropes. Dixie tries removing the tape, but Roode grabs her by her hair and moves her to the opposite corner. Dixie runs over and sits over Sting. Roode has the chair and almost goes to hit Sting, but stops with Dixie over Sting. Roode pie faces Dixie and pushes her to the mat. “What are you going to do Dixie? There is nothing you can do,” yelled Roode at Dixie. A loud “FIRE BOBBY” chant starts up as the PPV goes off the air.
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