TNA Bound for Glory Coverage: Bobby Roode vs. Kurt Angle
Bobby Roode vs. Kurt Angle
Roode quickly takes Angle down to the mat with a fireman’s carry takedown. Angle goes behind Roode and goes for a suplex, but Roode gets free. Roode takes control of the match, but Angle rolls to the outside. Angle gets back into the ring and picks Roode’s ankle and goes for the Ankle Lock, but Roode counters and sends Angle back to the outside. Angle gets back into the ring and grabs Roode and delivers a suplex. Roode rolls to the outside, but Angle follows him out. Roode and Angle slug it out on the outside. Roode slams Angle face-first into the ring apron. Roode lays Angle on the ring apron and delivers a few elbow shots. Referee Brian Hebner tells Roode to get back into the ring. Roode stomps away on Angle and then chokes him with his boot. Roode takes Angle down with an elbow to the head and goes for the cover, but Angle kicks out at two. Roode applies a headlock down on the mat. Angle fights out and takes control of the mat for a long time. Angle gets a few near falls, but then Roode comes back. Roode delivers the Double-R Spine-buster and goes for the cover, but Angle kicks out at two. Angle grabs Roode’s ankle out of nowhere and applies the Ankle Lock. Roode escapes and kicks Angle away. Angle charges at Roode, but Roode moves and Angle goes shoulder-first into the ring post. Roode locks in the cross-face in the middle of the ring. Angle gets free and wrestles around Roode for a bit, but Roode knocks him to the mat again and locks in the cross-face again. Angle makes an amazing counter and locks in the Ankle Lock. Roode gets free and counters into the cross-face again. Angle reverses into a cover, but Roode kicks out at two. Angle goes for a clothesline, but Roode counters into the cross-face again. Angle counters and hits Roode with an Angle Slam and goes for the cover, but Roode kicks out at two. Angle delivers three German suplexes, but then Roode counters with a low-blow behind the referee’s back. Roode drops Angle with a Death Valley Driver, but Angle kicks out at two. Angle grabs Roode’s ankle and grapevines the Ankle Lock. Roode passes out in the ring, but the referee raises his hand and it falls on the ropes. Angle sets Roode on the top rope and delivers the Angle Slam from the top. Roode and Angle are both down and the referee gets to a nine count. Roode gets to his feet and falls into the pin and gets the win.
Winner: Bobby Roode.
After the match, Angle is motionless in the ring as Roode looks on. A stretcher is brought down and Angle moves his fingers. Angle is placed on the stretcher, but Angle gets off of it and walks away under his own power.
We see another defining moment for A.J. Styles and then we see him warming up backstage.
We see Bully Ray talking to someone who is hidden. He says they fooled everyone and tonight is all about the group, the Championship, and their creed. Ray throws up the 3D sign and we go back into the arena.