SLAMMIVERSARY: Bobby Roode vs. Sting (TNA Title)
Jun 10, 2012 - by Adam Martin
Bobby Roode (c) vs. Sting
Jeremy Borash handles the ring introductions for the challenger Sting and champion Bobby Roode. Roode shoved the referee out of the way during his introduction. Crowd in Arlington is still on fire. Top notch atmosphere for TNA tonight.
The bell rings and Roode bails right away. Roode gets back in, Sting moves in and Roode bails a second time. Back in the ring, Roode connects with chops to Sting. Sting with a high knee, goes for a Scorpion Deathlock and Roode again bails. Back in the ring, Sting with right hands and a quick hip toss. Roode with boots to the shoulder of Sting and then drops an elbow across the throat on the outside. Roode with chops to Sting. Roode with a snapmare and blockbuster combo on Sting. Sting fires back with elbows. Roode levels Sting with a big boot in the corner. Roode gets a sleeper locked on Sting. Sting fights out and gets a sleeper on Roode. Roode quickly counters with a jumping back suplex. Sting with a superplex on Roode. Sting with the Scorpion Deathlock applied. Roode is reaching for the bottom rope screaming in pain. Roode gets the bottom rope and Sting is forced to break it. Both brawl out of the ring near the entrance ramp area under the stage. Sting gets the better of Roode dragging him to the end of the ramp and landing a big right hand. Sting launches Roode back in the ring and Roode rolls out on the other side. Stinger Splash to Roode on the guard railing. Sting has Roode up on the announce table. Sting applies the Scorpion Deathlock on Roode over the table. Roode taps. The referee tells Sting he needs to get back in the ring. Roode sees a six pack of James Storms’ beer at ringside. Roode grabs the beer, is tossed in and grabs a beer. Roode grabs a beer, Sting blocks it and the referee takes the beer from Sting. Roode grabs another beer and cracks it over the head of Sting. Roode covers Sting and gets the pinfall.
Winner and still TNA Champion: Bobby Roode
After the match, a crazy looking Sting stands up and stares down Bobby Roode holding up the TNA Championship. Sting clotheslines Roode over the top rope. Sting then decks the referee. Sting grabs Roode and gives him a suplex at the top of the entrance ramp. Sting then sends Roode face first into a steel structure holding up the screen. Sting then grabs Roode and drags him to an elevated part of the stage. Sting drops back giving Roode a Scorpion Deathdrop through a series of covered tables. The PPV goes off the air with Sting standing over Roode.