NO SURRENDER: Jeff Hardy vs. Bully Ray (Finals)
Sep 9, 2012 - by Adam Martin
Bound for Glory Series Final
Jeff Hardy vs. Bully Ray
Bully Ray is out first as we see more shots of police at ringside. Jeff Hardy's music hits and no Jeff Hardy. His music hits a second time. Hulk Hogan walks out instead and grabs a mic. Hogan says we have a problem. He says it is having a problem with Bully Ray. Hogan points out there is no Jeff Hardy out here right now. Ray says this tournament means the world to him and Hogan made the right call to bring in the police. He says he knows Jeff Hardy wants to win the tournament just as bad as he does, but they can't take away what happened. Ray says if Jeff can't answer the bell then what are we doing to do? Hogan said if Ray means what he says, he won't let the referee count to 10 and call the match. He instead offers the match to get pushed to Impact this Thursday to give Jeff Hardy an opportunity. Jeff Hardy's music hits and we see his shoulder is taped up. Hardy walks down the ramp and shakes Hulk Hogan's hand.
The bell rings and here we go. Bully Ray extends his hand. We get a fist bump. Hardy steps in with a kick and is already favoring his shoulder. Ray with a punch to the bad shoulder of Hardy. Ray grabs the arm and snaps it down as Hardy screams out in pain. Ray with a stomp over the shoulder of Hardy. Ray tells the referee to start the count. Ray with nasty looking punches and stomps over the bad shoulder of Hardy. Ray yells, “I'm going to break it Jeff!” Hardy rolls out and the referee starts the count. Hardy returns to the ring and Ray again goes to work on his shoulder. Ray splashes his body over the bad shoulder, hooks the leg and Hardy kicks out. Ray with more shots to the shoulder and Hardy still kicks out during pinfall attempts. Ray then applies pressure on the shoulder of Hardy. Hardy pulls himself into the ropes to break it up. Ray drops an elbow over the bad shoulder. Ray with a big chop to the chest of Hardy. Ray misses a splash after hitting the ropes. Hardy with right hands and a quick Twist of Fate. Hardy goes up top and connects with a Swanton Bomb.
Hardy hooks the leg of Ray and Ray kicks out. Ray with a Bubba Bomb and Hardy again kicks out. Loud “HARDY” chants in Orlando. Hardy with Whisper in the Wind. Ray kicks out. Hardy misses a second Whisper in the Wind. Ray with a Bubba Cutter and Hardy again kicks out. Hardy with another Twist of Fate. Hardy again goes up top as Ray fights to get up. Ray rolls out of the way when Hardy comes off the top rope with a Swanton Bomb. Bubba Cutter, hook of the leg and Hardy again powers out with a kick out. Ray with right hands to the shoulder of Hardy. Ray then drops elbows over the bad shoulder of Hardy. Ray misses a splash and Hardy hits yet another Twist of Fate. Hardy then hits another Twist of Fate. Hardy falls to the ring apron and brings himself up to the top turnbuckle. Ray fights to his feet and crotches Hardy hitting right hands. Ray with a quick chest chop. Ray and Hardy exchange right hands up on the turnbuckle. Hardy pushes Ray back. Hardy with a Swanton Bomb connecting over Ray. Hardy hooks the leg and gets the pinfall.
Winner and advancing to Bound for Glory: Jeff Hardy
After the match, Jeff Hardy celebrates his win as pyro goes off above the ring. We then see highlights of the match leading to the finish.
A promo for TNA Bound for Glory on October 14th airs.
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