TNA SLAMMIVERSARY: Crimson’s Open Challenge
Jun 10, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
Open Challenge Match
Crimson vs. James Storm
Big reaction for James Storm. Storm hits the ring and clotheslines Crimson over the top rope. Crimson is back up on the ring apron and Storm clotheslines him back inside. Storm mounts Crimson and connects with some big right hands. Storm with big chops to Crimson. Crimson then fires back with a shot to the back of the head. Storm still had his jacket on and Crimson started to choke him with it. Storm with an atomic drop and backcracker combo on Crimson. Storm has the crowd in Arlington fired up. Storm catches Crimson with his Last Call superkick. Storm gets the pinfall. Crimson’s undefeated streak is over.
Winner: James Storm
After the match, James Storm has a beer celebration with the fans in Arlington. We see a shot of Storm heading up the ramp looking into the camera saying, “I’m back.”
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