Mar 10, 2013 - by Michael Riba
Lockdown opens with a video package of Aces and Eights, showing them riding on motorcycles and attacking various guys backstage. It transitions into hype for the Lethal Lockdown Match, Jeff Hardy vs. Bully Ray, and Kurt Angle vs. Wes Brisco.
We go live into the arena and prepare for our opening contest.
Match #1: TNA X Division Championship Three-Way Match: Kenny King (c) vs. Christian York vs. Zema Ion
York takes King down right from the start, and Ion kicks York into the corner. York takes Ion down with a clothesline, and King gets back into the match. King goes to the outside, and York connects with a suicide dive. King comes back and tries to use Ion as a springboard, but slips and crashes into the barricade. Ion comes off the top rope and takes down both York and King on the outside. Ion and York get back into the ring and York lifts Ion up. King comes off the top rope and slams Ion to the mat and York covers him for a two count. King drapes York over the top rope and goes for a cover, but York kicks out at two. York delivers a few chops to King, but King rakes his eyes. King slams York to the mat, but Ion gets back into the ring. Ion deliver a hurricanrana to King and splashes down on York, but only gets a two count. Ion keeps control before King delivers a right hand. York kicks Ion and then connects with a leg drop for a two count on King. Ion charges at York in the corner, but York elevates him to the apron. Ion spikes York with a DDT in the middle of the ring, but only gets a two count. King gets involved again and plants Ion on the entrance ramp and then hits a leg drop on Ion. King hits York with a knee lift and sets Ion on the top rope. King goes to toss Ion to the mat, but York powerbombs King and Ion goes flying. York gets a two count on both men. York takes King down with a bulldog and Ion with a clothesline. York slams Ion down and picks up a two count. York kicks King in the head, and Ion recovers. Ion plants both York and King and covers both, but they both kick out at two. York kicks Ion in the corner and then connects with the double stomp in the corner. King kicks Ion in the head and sets York up, but York rolls up King for a two count. King comes back and plants York for the pin fall.
Winner and still TNA X Division Champion: Kenny King.
We go backstage and Jeremy Borash is interviewing Joseph Park. He talks about his match and Bad Influence walks up and Daniels says Dixie Carter is looking for Park. Park walks away and Bad Influence talk about their match and how they will prove they are the best tag team in the business and will win their match and the titles tonight.
Match #2: Joey Ryan vs. Joseph Park
Ryan takes Park down from behind and then puts baby oil in his eyes. Park charges, but Ryan goes to the outside. Park catches him and delivers a few chops in the corner. Park charges, but Ryan gets a boot up. Ryan charges at Park, but Park knocks him down. Ryan comes back and takes Park down and takes out his knee. Ryan goes for a couple of covers, but Park kicks out at two every time. Ryan delivers a forearm shot to Park in the corner and then delivers a missile dropkick from the top rope. Ryan goes for the cover, but Park kicks out at two. Park comes back and rips Ryan’s chest hair and gives him a wedgie. Park slams Ryan down and goes to the ropes. He goes for a splash from the second rope, but Ryan moves out of the way. Ryan goes for a sunset flip, but Park sits down on top of Ryan for the pin fall.
Winner: Joseph Park.
We see footage of Jeff Hardy arriving to the arena earlier today. We then see Brooke Hogan and Bully Ray backstage. She says they have gotten everything they’ve wanted, and Ray says he is glad that Brooke is proud of him. Hulk Hogan walks up and says TNA has the chance to go on to greatness if Ray wins the title tonight. Hogan calls Ray the launch point to greatness and that TNA will never be stopped once Ray is the World Heavyweight Championship. Hogan says he loves Ray for making Brooke happy. Hogan says he wants Ray to do two things; win the title and make everyone remember him.
Match #3: TNA Women’s Knockout Championship Match: Velvet Sky (c) vs. Gail Kim
Velvet gets a quick roll up for a one count to start the match. Gail comes back and takes control of the match. Gail kicks Velvet in the ribs, but Velvet comes back and takes Gail down for a two count. Velvet takes Gail down on the outside and goes after Gail again, but Gail rams her into the ring post. Gail slams Velvet into the turnbuckle and then takes her down. Gail kicks Velvet in the back and then tosses her down to the mat. Gail kicks Velvet in the corner a few times and then delivers a back-breaker, but only gets a two count. Gail tries to go over Velvet in the corner, but Velvet catches her and slams her down to the mat. Velvet takes Gail down with a couple of clotheslines and a back elbow, and then a reverse DDT for a two count. Gail hits Velvet with the Eat Defeat, but Velvet kicks out at two. Gail gets in Taryn Terrell’s face and then slaps her and tells her to disqualify her. Instead, Taryn spears Gail and slams her head into the mat repeatedly. Velvet comes in and plants Gail for the pin fall.
Winner and still TNA Women’s Knockout Champion: Velvet Sky.
We go backstage and Borash is interviewing Robbie E. Robbie says tonight is the night that he proves the he is better than Rob Terry. He says Rob held him down for two years and he had enough.
Match #4: Robbie E vs. Robbie T
Terry goes after Robbie, but Robbie backs into the ropes. Robbie gives Terry a hug, but Terry shoves him down to the mat. Robbie gets up and applies a side-headlock, but Terry shoves him down again. Robbie goes for a single-leg takedown, but Terry reverses with a Gut-wrench powerbomb. Terry slams Robbie to the mat, but Robbie comes back with lefts and rights. Terry grabs him, but Robbie chops him. Robbie drapes Terry over the rope and takes his knee out and goes for a cover, but Terry kicks out at one. Robbie applies a sleeper hold, but Terry fights back. Terry backs Robbie into the corner. Terry takes Robbie down with some clotheslines and then slams him down to the mat. Terry slams him one more time and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Robbie T.
We go backstage and Borash is interviewing Austin Aries. Borash asks Aries where Bobby Roode is. Aries says he’s heard that question for two weeks now. He says he doesn’t need Roode to get the job done. He can beat all four opponents by himself, but luckily, that’s not going to be necessary. Roode walks up and says, “Miss me?”
Match #5: TNA World Tag Team Championship Three-Way Match: Austin Aries and Bobby Roode (c) vs. Bad Influence vs. Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez
Guerrero and Daniels start the match. Guerrero takes Daniels down with a shoulder block. Guerrero backs him into the ropes and delivers a back drop. Hernandez and Guerrero double-team Daniels and then Kazarian. They knock Aries and Roode off the apron and stand tall in the ring. Hernandez slams Daniels, and then tosses him down to the mat. Guerrero comes back into the ring and goes for a cover, but Aries breaks it up. Kazarian tags in, but Hernandez slams Guerrero on top of him and then splashes him. Kazarian comes back and takes Hernandez down with a missile dropkick. Kazarian slams Hernandez into Daniels’ boot and then tags in Daniels. Kazarian connects with an elbow, and Daniels takes advantage of Hernandez. Daniels and Kazarian go for a double-team, but Hernandez suplexes both of them. Guerrero comes in and suplexes Daniels four times and then Roode and Aries a couple of times. Roode comes back and stomps away on Guerrero. Daniels chokes Guerrero on the rope and tags into the match. Kazarian takes Guerrero down with a back drop and gets a two count. Daniels and Kazarian double-team Guerrero, and then Daniels wrenches his neck. Guerrero dropkicks Daniels into the corner, and Roode tags himself in. Roode pummels Guerrero and takes him down with a back elbow. Roode tags in Aries, who delivers an elbow to Guerrero for a two count. Roode gets back in and stomps away on Guerrero in the corner. Roode drives his shoulder into Guerrero’s midsection and tags in Aries. Aries takes Guerrero down with a dropkick. Roode launches Guerrero into the corner, but Guerrero connects with a right hand to Aries and sends him to the floor. Roode tags in Aries, who takes Hernandez, Daniels, and Kazarian off the apron. Roode, Aries, and Bad Influence battle in the ring. Guerrero comes off the top and takes Aries and Kazarian down with a cross-body. Hernandez flies into the ring as well, and takes down Roode and Daniels. Hernandez delivers a double back-breaker to Aries and Kazarian. A series of offense from each team leaves Aries on the top. Before he dives off, Daniels knocks him down. Hernandez powerbombs Daniels, and Guerrero goes up top, but Kazarian goes up after him. Kazarian goes to the floor and Aries takes Hernandez to the outside. Guerrero shoves Daniels to the mat and hits the frogsplash, but Roode is the legal man. Roode pins Daniels.
Winners and still TNA World Tag Team Champions: Bobby Roode and Austin Aries.
We go backstage and Borash is interviewing Taryn Terrell. He wants her thoughts about what happened earlier tonight. Before she speaks much, Gail Kim attacks her and they brawl.
We see the steel cage being assembled around the ring, as the remainder of the matches tonight will be contested inside of the steel structure. We then see the announcement that Slammiversary will take place on June 2, from Boston, Massachusetts.
We see Aces and Eights backstage and D’Lo Brown is bragging about all of the things that the group has done to the likes of Kurt Angle and Sting and what they will do tonight.
We go backstage and Borash wants to get Angle’s thoughts about Wes Brisco. Angle says he is going to make Brisco famous tonight. He says he hasn’t forgotten about D’Lo Brown either, and says he is next. Angle says Brisco is nothing like his dad or his uncle. We then see the hype video for the match between Kurt Angle and Wes Brisco.
Match #6: Steel Cage Match: Kurt Angle vs. Wes Brisco
Angle takes Brisco down and then delivers a German suplex. Brisco comes back and drives his shoulder into Angle’s midsection. Brisco tries to escape the cage, but Angle catches him and tosses him to the mat. Angle comes back and backs Brisco into the corner, but Brisco comes back and slams Angle to the mat. Brisco applies a headlock in the middle of the ring, but Angle fights out. Brisco connects with a flapjack and covers Angle for a two count. Brisco drives his shoulder into Angle’s midsection and charges, but Angle gets a boot up. Angle connects with a missile dropkick and then drops him with a few clotheslines. Angle slams him down with a belly-to-belly suplex. Angle slams Brisco into the steel cage a few times, and connects with the German suplexes. Angle goes for a splash from the top rope, but Brisco rolls out of the way. Brisco goes for a cover, but Angle kicks out at two. Angle comes back and delivers the Angle slam. Brisco delivers a low-blow and crawls toward the door. Angle grabs his ankle and pulls him back in and applies the Ankle Lock. Brisco reverses and sends Angle into the steel cage. Brisco climbs the cage and gets to the top, but Angle catches him and they exchange right hands on the top rope. Angle connects with a German suplex from the top rope. Angle goes for the Angle Slam, but Brisco reverses and Angle goes for a clothesline. Brisco ducks and Angle takes out the referee. Angle gets Brisco to tap to the Ankle Lock, but the referee is still out. Angle plants Brisco with an Angle Slam and leaves the cage, but the referee doesn’t see him. D’Lo Brown attacks Angle and tosses him back into the cage. D’Lo helps Brisco get out of the cage and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Wes Brisco.
We get the video hype package for the Lethal Lockdown Match.
Match #7: Lethal Lockdown Match: Aces and Eights (Devon, DOC, Garett Bischoff, Knox, Mr. Anderson) vs. Team TNA (Eric Young, James Storm, Magnus, Samoa Joe, Sting)
Anderson and Magnus start the match. They exchange right hands and Magnus takes Anderson down with a shoulder block. Anderson backs Magnus into the corner and delivers some right hands. Magnus comes back and takes Anderson down with a flying knee lift. Magnus takes Anderson down with a clothesline, but Anderson slams Magnus into the cage. Anderson gets Magnus in a headlock, but Magnus fights his way out with some elbows as Knox enters the match.
Anderson and Knox double-team Magnus and Anderson drops a leg drop on Magnus. They continue the double-team as Samoa Joe enters the match.
Joe gets into the ring and delivers a kick to Knox’s face. Joe and Magnus take advantage and Joe focuses on Knox. Joe chokes Knox in the corner as Magnus drives his shoulder into Anderson’s midsection.
Garett Bischoffenters the match and goes after Magnus. Joe and Magnus turn the tide and keep control over Aces and Eights. Joe splashes Bischoff in the corner and then tries it again, but Anderson takes him down asKnox knocks Magnus off the top rope. Eric Young enters the match.
Young pummels Knox in the corner and slams Bischoff to the mat. Team TNA gains control of the match, and Magnus slams Anderson to the mat. Bischoff slams Young into the cage and Joe pummels Knox to the mat as Devon enters the match.
Devon goes after all three members of Team TNA and gains the advantage for Aces and Eights. Devon pummels Magnus in the corner and Bischoff slams Young’s head into the cage. James Storm enters the match.
Storm takes down all four members of Aces and Eights and takes Knox down with Closing Time. Storm chokes Anderson in the corner. Devon goes after Storm as Joe controls Knox in the corner. Magnus and Anderson slug it out as DOC enters the match. DOC clears out Team TNA and he and Knox dominate them all down to the mat and stand tall with Devon and Bischoff. Anderson chokes Storm in the corner and Devon stomps away on Joe as Sting enters the match.
Sting brings two trash cans full of weapons to the ring. Team TNA destroys Aces and Eights with the weapons. Joe chokes Anderson down on the mat and then goes after Devon. Storm low-blows Devon with a trash can and Bischoff tries to escape the cage. Joe sets a trash can onto Bischoff, and Sting connects with a Stinger Splash. Young almost hits Sting with the baseball bat, and that allows Aces and Eights to take the weapons and the advantage of the match. Storm and Magnus grab Bischoff, Anderson and DOC grab Storm and Magnus, and Joe powerbombs them all down. Joe applies the Coquina Clutch on Anderson, but Knox breaks the hold. Sting sends Young to the top of the cage, and Young hits an elbow drop onto Knox and gets the pin fall.
Winners: Eric Young, James Storm, Magnus, Samoa Joe, and Sting.
We see the video hype package for the main event between Bully Ray and Jeff Hardy.
Match #8: TNA World Heavyweight Championship Steel Cage Match: Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Bully Ray
They tie up and Ray gets Hardy in a headlock. Ray takes Hardy down with a big shoulder block. They tie up again and Ray takes Hardy down with a clothesline. Ray slams Hardy to the mat and gets a quick two count. Hardy comes back and connects with a back elbow and the Whisper in the Wind for a two count. Hardy tries to escape the cage, but Ray stops him. Hardy connects with a springboard splash, but Ray kicks out at two. Hardy tries to escape again, but Ray slams his leg into the cage. Ray kicks Hardy in the head and Hardy falls to the mat. Ray stretches Hardy’s back and arms down on the mat and then slams him down for a two count. Hardy tries to dive out of the door, but Ray catches him and clubs him in the back and clotheslines him down to the mat. Ray drops a knee on Hardy’s back and then applies a bear hug. Hardy comes back and goes on the offensive, and delivers the Twist of Fate. Wes Brisco and Garett Bischoff get into the ring. Hardy and Ray team up and beat down Bischoff and Brisco and toss them out of the cage. Hardy and Ray exchange right hands and Hardy takes Ray down with a flying forearm. Hardy tries to escape, but Ray catches him and chops him on the top rope. Hardy kicks Ray in the head, but falls to the mat. Ray falls on top of Hardy and gets a two count. Hardy tries to escape again, but Ray catches him. Ray delivers the Bubba Bomb from the top rope.Ray goes for the cover, but Hardy kicks out at two. Hulk and Brooke Hogan make their way to ringside. Members of Aces and Eights get into the ring again. Devon hands Ray the hammer, and he nails Hardy with it after pointing at Hogan. Ray pins Hardy.
Winner and new TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Bully Ray.
After the match, Ray says he used Hulk, screwed Brooke, and fooled all the fans. He says he is the President of Aces and Eights and the TNA World Heavyweight Champion.
1. Kenny King def. Christian York and Zema Ion to retain the TNA X Division Championship.
2. Joseph Park def. Joey Ryan
3. Velvet Sky def. Gail Kim to retain the TNA Women’s Knockout Championship.
4. Robbie T def. Robbie E
5. Bobby Roode and Austin Aries def. Bad Influence and Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez to retain the TNA World Tag Team Championship
6. Wes Brisco def. Kurt Angle in a Steel Cage Match
7. Eric Young, James Storm, Magnus, Samoa Joe, & Sting def. Knox, Devon, Doc, Garett Bischoff, & Mr. Anderson in a Lethal Lockdown Match
8. Bully Ray def. Jeff Hardy to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship