Sep 9, 2012 - by Adam Martin
* Poll results: Grade TNA’s No Surrender
We see a shot of Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe, James Storm and Bully Ray all arriving to the Impact Zone.
A video package runs focusing on the Bound for Glory Series and the conclusion tonight. A graphic opening hits welcoming us to No Surrender. We go live to Orlando inside the Impact Zone where pyro goes off above the ring and in the entrance area. Mike Tenay and Taz welcome us to the show tonight.
Bound for Glory Series Semifinal
Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe
Both work the arm early. Joe with a quick shoulder block and then favors his left forearm. Hardy sends Joe to the outside with a quick head scissors takedown. On the outside, Hardy sends the bad arm of Joe into the steel steps. Hardy with a clothesline off the ring apron over Joe on the outside as well. Back in the ring, Joe hits big jabs to Hardy, atomic drop, big boot and back splash combo. Joe with a jumping kick to the head of Hardy. Joe with a big snap powerslam when Hardy attempted to make a comeback. Joe sends Hardy to the outside, hits the ropes and connects with a big suicide dive. Back in the ring, Joe goes for a cover and gets a two count on Hardy. Joe with a headbutt to which Taz adds, “The guy has a head the size of a cash register.” Hardy with a kick to Joe, Joe counters out of a low blow leg drop, but Hardy fires back with a big clothesline. Joe misses a back splash and Hardy follows with his low blow leg drop. Hardy connects with Whisper in the Wind and Joe kicks out. Joe with his corner Rock Bottom. Hardy with Twist of Fate from the corner. Joe crotches Hardy when he goes up top. Hardy counters a Muscle Buster into a close two count. Hardy with a headlock/armbar combo using his legs. Joe counters into a pinfall, Hardy counters out and rolls up Joe locking his arm with his legs for the pinfall.
Winner and advancing to the final: Jeff Hardy
After the match, we see a shot of Samoa Joe who can’t believe it. We see highlights of the match leading to the finish.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with James Storm. Storm said he picked Bully Ray for a reason mentioning last year he couldn’t get it done against Ray. He talks about learning from last year and adds, “This is my time to be bound for glory. Sorry about your damn luck.”
Bound for Glory Series Semifinal
Bully Ray vs. James Storm
Bully Ray trash talks James Storm when the bell rings. Storm spits in Ray’s face. Ray bails and throws a fit at ringside. Ray gets in the ring, locks up and slaps the chest of Storm. Storm fires back with a big slap. Another lock up, chest slap from Ray and Storm again responds with a slap of his own. Ray again argues with the referee about the slap from Storm saying he is bleeding. Ray with another chop and Storm again responds with a slap. Storm with eight big right hands to Ray in the corner. Ray sends Storm to different corners face first. Storm with a high back body drop and clothesline combo on Ray. Ray avoids a Last Call and gets a bear hug applied on Storm. Ray with a powerful release suplex on Storm resulting in a two count. Ray with overhand rights to Storm in the corner. Ray argues with referee Earl Hebner. Ray stands up on the second rope dropping a few rights when Storm headbutts him in the groin and Storm drops him down in a powerbomb. Storm with a kick to the head of Ray from the ring apron and follows with a cross body from the top turnbuckle. Ray responds with a big side slam. Referee bump when Storm misses a splash on Ray and hits Hebner. Ray with a Bubba Bomb on Storm. A second referee slides in. Ray misses back splash from the second rope. Second referee bump when Ray moves again and Storm hits a big forearm on the referee.
Storm with a Codebreaker and Last Call to Ray, but Ray backed into Hebner with another bump. Both referee’s are down. Bobby Roode hits the ring and smashes a beer bottle over the head of Storm. Roode puts Ray over Storm. Referee Earl Hebner counts the pinfall.
Winner and advancing to the final: Bully Ray
After the match, we see a shot of Bobby Roode smiling at ringside. We then see highlights of the match leading to the interference from Roode.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with TNA Knockouts Champion Miss Tessmacher. She credits her career and success as champion to Tara. Tessmacher said she needs this match to prove the student can beat the teacher.
TNA Knockouts Championship
Miss Tessmacher (c) vs. Tara
Series of locks up between Tessmacher and Tara early on. Tara works over the left arm of Tessmacher including a cartwheel. Tessmacher uses the ropes to flip out of the hold. Tara gets a side headlock applied to slow down Tessmacher. Tara with a quick backslide pin for a two count. Tessmacher is tossed out of the ring. When Tara holds down the middle rope to let her back in, she quickly takes advantage and gets in a quick rollup for a two count. Tessmacher didn’t like that so much. More verbal fighting. Tara says, “This is a championship match!” Tessmacher responds, “But you’re my best friend!” Tara with a big slap. Very odd exchange with Tara finishing it off with a elbow (looked like they botched a russian leg sweep). Tara with a quick side slam for a two count. Tara with a superplex off the top on Tessmacher and Tara mounts her for the pinfall. Tessmacher kicks out two different times. Tessmacher counters a Widow’s Peak attempt into a rollup for the pinfall.
Winner and still TNA Knockouts Champion: Miss Tessmacher
After the match, Tara is shocked. She reluctantly shakes the hand of Miss Tessmacher.
Backstage, we see a shot of Bobby Roode getting taken away by police. Hulk Hogan walks up and says Roode ruined tonight and he hopes he rots in jail. James Storm runs up and attacks a handcuffed Roode. Hogan demands that both Roode and Storm get kicked out of the building.
A video package runs focusing on Austin Aries and Aces and Eights.
TNA Champion Austin Aries vs. Member of the Aces and Eights
TNA Champion Austin Aries grabs the mic and says normally you will see him in a cape looking like his stylish self, but we won’t see “any of that bullsh*t” tonight. He said tonight isn’t a wrestling match and calls out (ding) a member of the Aces and Eights. We then see a member of Aces and Eights walk towards the ring area. Aries prevents him from getting into the ring. Aries then backs up, hangs out on the top turnbuckle, the member jumps up on the ring apron and Aries dropkicks him off. Aries with a huge suicide dive and more right hands. Back in the ring, Aries with kicks to the body. Aries tries removing the mask of the Aces and Eights member. He instead dumps Aries to the outside. The member then sends Aries shoulder first into the steel ring steps at ringside. Back in the ring, the member lifts up Aries for a powerbomb and Aries throws powder in his eyes inside the mask. Aries with his corner dropkick and then takes out the member of Aces and Eights from the top turnbuckle to the outside. The member fights back and dumps Aries off the ring apron. The member grabs a steel chair, Aries avoids a shot and connects with a big left hand. Aries with a brainbuster on the big member of Aces and Eights. Aries is about to take the mask off when all of the members of Aces and Eights hit the ring. Members of the TNA roster hit the ring to even it up. A huge brawl breaks out.
The TNA roster clears the ring of the Aces and Eights when Hulk Hogan walks out with a baseball bat in hand. We can see a shot of Jeff Hardy on the mat holding his shoulder and arm. Hogan calls for the building to be locked down. Ray points out that Hardy is hurt. Hogan calls for help from the back. TNA trainers come down to check on Hardy. Hogan says to call the police and wants the building locked down. Hardy is heading to the back with the TNA trainers. We see a shot of Ray fist bumping Aries for the back up. We then see a shot from earlier of a member of Aces and Eights driving the shoulder of Hardy into the steel ring post.
Winner: No Contest
A video package runs focusing on Zema Ion vs. Sonjay Dutt.
TNA X Division Championship
Zema Ion (c) vs. Sonjay Dutt
It is all Sonjay Dutt early on with a series of arm drags. Dutt with a clothesline sending Zema Ion to the outside. Taz is now calling the X Division the “X Games of pro wrestling.” Dutt with a big springboard arm drag and then head scissors takedown. Dutt with a baseball slide to the head of Ion. Dutt rolls over the ring apron and catches Ion with another head scissors takedown. Ion with a big chop to Dutt in the corner. Ion drops Dutt over his knee for a quick two count. Outside we see a shot of a series of police cars arriving to the Impact Zone. Dutt with another quick head scissors takedown from the corner. Ion prevents Dutt from jumping over the top rope to the outside. Dutt with a series of clotheslines. Ion runs to hit the corner when Dutt follows and hits a big boot. Dutt with a standing moonsault for another two count. Dutt dumps Ion to the outside floor. Dutt with a springboard moonsault off the second turnbuckle on the ring apron to Ion on the outside. Back in the ring, Dutt with a springboard splash for another two count. Ion with a powerbomb on Dutt and then rolls him over to his chest to apply a lock on his bad shoulder. Ion with shots to the shoulder of Dutt and then pulling back on the arm. Pinfall attempts between the two and each continue to kick out. Ion gets the arms of Dutt locked over his back and drops Dutt down face first to get the pinfall.
Winner and still TNA X Division Champion: Zema Ion
A promo for TNA Bound for Glory on Sunday, October 14 in Phoenix, Arizona airs.
Backstage, we see police arriving and Hulk Hogan telling them to keep the place locked down.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Jeff Hardy. TNA officials are taking a look at him. Borash doesn’t have an update yet. Magnus walks up and says what’s wrong with Jeff Hardy is that he lacks common sense. He questions why Hardy would involve himself in a brawl when he is in the finals of the Bound for Glory Series. Magnus said Hardy let the Aces and Eights get in his head, the same way he will get in the head of RVD tonight.
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.
TNA Tag Team Championships
Christopher Daniels and Kazarian (c’s) vs. Kurt Angle and AJ Styles
We start with Kurt Angle and Christopher Daniels. Daniels with some quick rights to Angle early on. Tenay and Taz mention Angle’s right leg being taped up. Angle with a snap suplex and rights to Daniels. Styles gets in a few rights and gets the tag. Styles with shots to Daniels in the corner. Kazarian tags himself in and takes a big dropkick from Styles. Styles with a big power suplex. Tag back to Angle who drops Kazarian with a clothesline and drops Daniels with a right off the ring apron. Tag to Styles who hits a big kick to the ribs of Kazarian. Styles with a backbreaker. Daniels with a clothesline to Styles and then hip tosses Kazarian over Styles. Daniels gets the legal tag and hits a big boot to the head of Styles. Tag to Kazarian who also continues with stomps to Styles. Kazarian drops Styles on his head and gets a two count. Kazarian taunts Angle and tags in Daniels. Daniels with a headlock to slow things down on Styles. Tag to Kazarian who holds Styles back. Styles sends Kazarian into Daniels. Hot tag to Angle. Angle with a back body drop on Daniels and more clotheslines on both Daniels and Kazarian. Angle with a release german suplex on Kazarian for a two count. Kazarian takes out Daniels by accident with a clothesline. Angle with a german suplex on Kazarian, Angle holds on, Angle with a second german suplex and then releases on a third. Kazarian then connects with a DDT.
Quick tags between Kazarian and Daniels. Kazarian with a big springboard leg drop over Angle. Kazarian with elbows to Angle in the corner. Kazarian catches Angle with a big boot and another forearm. Kazarian up top, Angle jumps up with him and executes a top rope release german suplex. Hot tag to Styles who lights up Daniels with kicks and clotheslines. Styles with a backbreaker across the knee on Daniels. Styles with a corner splash and then connects with his springboard inverted DDT for a two count. Kazarian with a huge dropkick that sends Styles across the ring. Taz said it looked like Styles got shot out of a cannon when taking the dropkick from Kazarian. Styles with a double clothesline on Daniels and Kazarian. Angle tags himself in, goes up top and connects with a splash. Angle hooks the leg of Daniels and only gets a two count. Angle Slam on Kazarian. Angle Slam on Daniels. Angle with another cover on Daniels and Daniels gets his hand on the bottom rope to break it up. Angle with the ankle lock on Daniels. Kazarian with a kick to the head of Angle to break it up. Styles gets the tag and goes after Kazarian in the corner with chops. Kazarian monkey flips Styles into Daniels. Styles with a huricanrana on Daniels and then a Pele Kick on Kazarian. Styles with a close two count. Angle has an ankle lock on Daniels. Daniels is trying to reach out to break it up.
Styles springboards off the top rope with a big diving splash, connects over Kazarian and Kazarian somehow kicks out. Styles dumps Daniels to the floor. Kazarian with a kick to Styles who is sitting up on the top turnbuckle. Kazarian with his Back to the Future off the top rope on Styles to the mat below. Styles kicks out. Kazarian is shocked. Angle with a release german suplex on Kazarian. Angle clotheslines Daniels over the top rope going over with. Angle favors his leg right away. Kazarian counters a Styles Clash attempt. Daniels grabs his martini at ringside and throws it in the face of Styles. Kazarian rolls up Styles for the pinfall.
Winners and still TNA Tag Team Champions: Christopher Daniels and Kazarian
Mike Tenay and Taz review Jeff Hardy’s win over Samoa Joe and Bully Ray’s win over James Storm in the Bound for Glory Series Semifinal matches earlier tonight. They also review Hulk Hogan calling for the building to be locked down and calling in for police support.
Backstage, Hulk Hogan is telling the police to prevent Aces and Eights from ruining the main event tonight.
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Bully Ray. He said Jeff Hardy is behind closed doors right now. Ray says the Aces and Eights stuff has to stop now. He says regardless of what happened, he was going to beat Jeff Hardy tonight and go on to Bound for Glory to beat Austin Aries for the TNA Championship. He says you have to respect what he has done in this industry and how he has reinvented himself. “Jeff, you’re on the tracks. I’m the locomotive. Every other wrestler in TNA might be bound for glory, but look in my eyes. Do you know who I am? I’m Bully Ray. I’m not not just bound for glory. I’m destined for greatness.”
We see police officers entering the Impact Zone covering all corners of the building.
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.