DESTINATION X: Kurt Angle vs. Samoa Joe
Jul 8, 2012 - by Adam Martin
Bound for Glory Series Match
Kurt Angle vs. Samoa Joe
Angle keeps the action grounded early on applying a loose guillotine choke on Joe. Joe powers up launching Angle into the corner and landed some huge jabs that drops Angle. Joe with a big charge in the corner to Angle using his knee. Tenay reminds us of the 15 minute time limit in Bound for Glory Series matches. Joe tosses Angle to the outside. Joe with a huge suicide dive to Angle on the outside. Angle with a kick to the face of Joe and then begins kicking away in the corner. Joe with his kick to the head in the corner. Joe puts Angle up on the top turnbuckle, Angle headbutts Joe to avoid a Muscle Buster and then Angle connects with a dropkick to the back. Angle with a release belly-to-belly suplex on Joe. Joe with an elbow to Angle in the corner. Joe with a flying leg lariat to Angle from the second rope. Joe with an atomic drop, big boot and body splash combo on Angle. Joe with a snap powerslam and then transitions into an armbar. Angle counters into an Ankle Lock. Joe powers out, Angle with one german suplex, a second german suplex and a third with a release. Joe counters an Angle Slam and kicks Angle right in the face. Angle counters a Muscle Buster, slides down and gets an Ankle Lock applied. Joe with his slam in the corner on Angle. Joe connects with the Muscle Buster. Joe covers and Angle gets a shoulder up. Joe with a rear naked choke. Angle counters out and applies the Ankle Lock. Joe rolls to his back, pulls Angle down and gets the rear naked choke applied. Angle fights out and connects with the Angle Slam. Joe gets a shoulder up. Joe with a kick to the face of Angle. Joe counters an Angle Slam and gets the rear naked choke applied again. Angle is trying to fight out. The referee checks on Angle. Angle is out. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Samoa Joe
After the match, Kurt Angle recovers and asks what happened. Referee Earl Hebner explains he was out. We see highlights of the match leading to the finish. Joe earns 10 points and is now #1 with 37 points. James Storm moves to #2 with 36 points.
A video package runs highlighting the events between AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels.