NO SURRENDER: Magnus vs. Rob Van Dam
Sep 9, 2012 - by Adam Martin
Rob Van Dam vs. Magnus
RVD goes after Magnus with big elbows early on. RVD with a big side leg kick and then sends Magnus into the corner. RVD with kicks that send Magnus out of the ring. RVD crashes over the steel guard railing when attempting a leg drop over Magnus. Back in the ring, Magnus with a big takedown and locks in a Texas Cloverleaf submission (or an “UK Cloverleaf” as Taz called it). Magnus drops a few elbows over the chest of RVD over the ring apron. Magnus connects with a flying elbow from the top turnbuckle resulting in a two count over RVD. RVD works over the left leg of Magnus, kicks him in the face and then hits the ropes to connect with Rolling Thunder. RVD with shoulder charges and a quick side kick to the face in the corner. Magnus pushes RVD away when RVD attempted a springboard from the corner. Magnus catches RVD with a clothesline when he was rolling back up to execute a monkey flip. RVD with a quick dropkick, goes up top and connects with the Five Star Frog Splash. RVD covers and gets the pinfall.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
After the match, we see the impact of the Five Star from RVD to seal the deal.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with TNA Tag Team Champions Christopher Daniels and Kazarian. Daniels talks about the odds being stacked against them in TNA including being forced to defend their titles twice in four days.
A video package runs focusing on Christopher Daniels, Kazarian and AJ Styles is shown.
* Christopher Daniels and Kazarian defending the TNA Tag Team Championships against Kurt Angle and AJ Styles is up next.