HARDCORE JUSTICE: AJ/Angle/Joe/Daniels
Reported by Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
Backstage JB is with Samoa Joe. Joe says tonight he seals his place in the Final Four and he takes one step closer to his goal of regaining HIS World Championship. Joe says on a night when a lot of people are shook, he’s not worried because no country wins a world on two fronts. He says if you start something with him, “we go” until one of them instead here anymore. Joe says tonight he beats up Daniels, AJ, and Angle and he takes the 20 points.
“The Phenomenal” AJ Styles vs. “Olympic Hero” Kurt Angle vs. “Samoan Submission Machine” Samoa Joe vs. “Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels
20 points to the winner, there is a clipboard hanging from the ceiling. As the bell rings AJ goes right after Daniels and beats the hell out of him as Angle & Joe look on and laugh. Kurt then starts beating on Daniels as well. Joe takes his turn and kicks Daniels in the head repeatedly! All 3 take turns batting Daniels back and forth with right hands. Daniels pokes all 3 in the eyes and then springboards out of the corner but Joe just sidesteps him and hits an Atomic Drop followed by a Mafia Kick and then a Backsplash Senton! AJ tosses Daniels out to the floor and Joe hits AJ with right hands and sends him into the corner and then goes after Angle. He hits a Running Back Elbow on AJ and then a Running Back Elbow on Angle followed by a Leaping Enziguri! Joe does the Facewash on Angle in the corner and then sets up for the Running Kick but Daniels trips him and pulls him out to the floor. Daniels slams Joe into the apron and then climbs back into the ring and dives onto Joe but Joe catches him in midair and AJ comes from out of nowhere with a Slingshot Plancha onto Daniels & Joe! AJ slingshots himself back into the ring and hits Kurt with several chops and kicks. AJ whips Angle into the corner and charges but Angle backdrops him over the top. AJ lands on the apron and Daniels slams a ladder into AJ’s legs! Angle tries to baseball slide into the ladder and Daniels but Daniels sidesteps him and tosses him into the guardrail. Both Joe & Daniels climb back into the ring and Daniels nails Joe with the ladder and then hits him with a Running Forearm. Daniels bows to the crowd and then charges at Joe again but Joe catches him in midair with a Uranagi Suplex onto the ladder! Joe sets up the ladder but AJ comes in and cuts him off. Joe hits the ropes but AJ leapfrogs him and hits the Phenomenal Dropkick sending Joe to the floor! Angle back in now and he hits AJ from behind. Angle puts the boots to AJ and then nails him with a European Uppercut followed by a Tilt-A-Whirl Backbreaker! Daniels low blows Angle with the ladder and then tosses him back out to the floor. Daniels sets the ladder back up and climbs up it but Joe rolls back in and Powerbombs him into the turnbuckles! Joe kicks AJ out of the ring and then starts climbing up the ladder! Angle back in and shoves the ladder and then nails Joe with the Belly-to-Belly Overhead Suplex! A big “USA” chant erupts and Angle takes it in. Angle sets the ladder back up but AJ comes back in and the two exchange right hands. Angle chokes AJ in the ropes and then nails him with a big crossface and puts the boots to him. Angle tries to slam AJ into the ladder but AJ reverses it and Angle ducks under it but then AJ shoves the ladder right into Angle’s face! AJ climbs the ladder but Joe shoves it over and then goes for a clothesline but AJ ducks it and hits the Pele! Daniels brings another ladder in the ring and tries to hit AJ with it but AJ kicks him and starts beating the hell out of Daniels in the corner. AJ mounts Daniels in the corner and hits him with rights and lefts and then hits a European Uppercut and some nasty chops. Joe climbs back in and hits AJ with body shots and backdrops AJ over the top to the floor. Joe then hits the Elbow Suicida through the ropes onto AJ on the floor! Joe grabs Angle hits a bunch of strikes on him and then goes for a clothesline but Angle suplexes him on the floor! Daniels DDTs Angle on the floor! AJ, Joe, and Daniels roll back into the ring. AJ whips Daniels into Joe and then charges but Daniels gets his boots up and then Joe shoves Daniels into AJ! Joe with clotheslines for everyone! Joe then Belly-to-Belly Overhead Suplexes Daniels into the turnbuckles! AJ kicks Joe and climbs up top but Joe crotches him on the top turnbuckle! Joe goes for the Muscle Buster but Angle German Suplexes Joe as he had AJ up in the air at the sametime! Angle goes for the Olympic Slam on Daniels but he counters with an armdrag and then an STO! Daniels sets the ladder up but Angle pulls him off and into the Ankle Lock! Daniels taps but it doesn’t matter in this match! Daniels actually starts climbing the ladder as Angle still had him and kicks Angle off and then sends him into the ladder! AJ springboards off the top with the Flying Forearm on Daniels! Bodies are scattered everywhere! AJ starts climbing the ladder but just as his fingertips touch it Daniels shoves the ladder over and AJ crashes HARD on the floor. It looked like his head bounced pretty hard on the floor and the referee checks on him. Daniels climbs up the ladder but Joe and Angle both shoves the ladder over! Joe with a T-Bone Suplex on Daniels and then Angle hits one of his own on Daniels! Both of them stare each other down after each suplex. Joe hits a NASTY German Suplex on Daniels! Angle stares at Joe and then hits an even MORE nasty German Suplex on Daniels! Joe laughs and then hits a Back Suplex on Daniels and then Angle hits the Olympic Slam on Daniels! Angle gets in Joe’s face and then Angle sets up a ladder and Joe actually forces Daniels through the rungs of the ladder where he is hanging in air. Joe then kicks Daniels and then Angle kicks him. Joe is done with the competition so he hits Angle! Joe charges at Angle but Angle sidesteps him and sends Joe out to the floor. Angle starts climbing the ladder but Daniels holds onto him. Joe back in and he sets a ladder up beside Angle and the two exchange right hands at the top of the ladder! Joe headbutts Angle off the ladder and then OUT OF NOWHERE AJ springboards off the top and onto the ladder and snatches the clipboard down!
Winner: AJ Styles