TNA No Surrender PPV Results – 9/9/12
Samoa Joe vs. Jeff Hardy
Hardy wiped out Joe outside the ring and brought him back into the ring. They exchanged shots in the corner. Joe peppered him with several rights and nailed an inverted atomic drop followed by a big boot and a back senton splash for a two count. Joe covered him for a two count and locked on a rear chinlock, then a nerve hold.
Joe drilled Hardy with a knee to the back and went back to the rear chinlock. There was a small back and forth chant for each competitor. Hardy was sent into the ropes and caught with a snapping powerslam for a two count. Joe and Hardy exchanged forearms and punches. Joe sent Hardy through the ropes to the outside and nailed the tope suicida elbowsmash to the outside. Joe sold that his elbow was bothering him. He rolled Hardy into the ring and covered him for a two count.
Hardy fought back and nailed it twisting kick to the chest. He went for the cruncher but Joe kicked him off into the ropes. Hardy rebounded into a leaping clothesline that knocked Joe down. Both men were down and out but struggled to return to their feet. Hardy nailed another clothesline but Joe pulled him down and went for the back senton splash. Hardy moved out of the way and nailed the cruncher for a two count.
Hardy went for the Twist of the Fate but was shoved off into the corner. He kicked Joe and nailed a twisting moonsault press for another two count. Hardy charged Joe in the corner but was nailed with the Uranage. Joe called for the Muscle Buster but his arm was hurting bad. He placed Hardy atop the ropes and went for it but Hardy slipped out and nailed the Twist of Fate. Hardy went to the top for the swanton but Joe cut him off and crotched him on the top rope. Joe went for the muscle buster but Hardy turned it into a forward roll for a two count.
Hardy rolled through with a headlock while locking Joe in an armbar for a submission. Joe turned it into a pinfall combination but Hardy shocked him by turning that into a crucifix style pinfall.
Your winner, Jeff Hardy!
Joe looked like he had seen a ghost when he lost but acknowledged it and showed respect to Hardy.
Jeremy Borash interviewed James Storm backstage. Storm said he chose Bully Ray for a reason. Last year, it came down to them and he didn’t get the job done so tonight, he rights the wrong. He said that he’s led the entire BFG series and when he’s done with Ray, he moves on to Hardy. Hardy is one of the only guys to beat him in the Series but he’s lived and learned and gotten better. He said that no matter who he faces, sorry about their damn luck.
Bully Ray vs. James Storm
Ray stalled early and then asked Storm if he forgot about last year. Storm spit in his face. That made Ray leave the ring and walk around ringside, where he tormented the fans and slammed a steel chair down. Ray returned and locked up with Storm. He pushed Storm back into the corner and slapped him. Storm fired back and Ray went down hurting in the corner. The crowd chanted that he got “bitch slapped.” This led to more Ray stalling as he was pissed about being hit. Ray was slapped again and Storm unloaded with a series of rights. Ray retreated back to the floor.
When he returned to the ring, Ray worked over Storm, who made a comeback and whipped him back into the buckles, then stomped on his fingers after he hit the mat. Ray raked his eyes to change the flow of the bout and used a series of hard shots with strikes and smashes into the turnbuckles. Storm nailed a big running clothesline for a two count.
They battled to the floor and back into the ring. Storm went for the Last Call superkick but Ray moved and Stifixm got caught in the ropes. Ray nailed him and began beating Storm down Ray cinched in a bearhug in the center of the ring. Storm boxed Ray’s ears to escape but was caught with a big boot for a two count. Ray nailed a suplex for another two count. Storm came back with a kick from the ropes and came off the top with a high cross bodyblock for a two count.
Storm went for a crucifix for a two count. Storm kicked Ray in the back of the head and charged him but nailed Earl Hebner. Ray nailed the Bully Bomb but there was no referee to count the pinfall. Another referee hit the ring for a two count and then started checking on Heber. Ray went to the ropes for the back senton splash but Storm rolled out of the ring. Storm went for a flying forearm but Ray ducked and the second referee was wiped out. Ray pulled up Hebner but Storm nailed him with the Backstabber and superkicked Ray into Hebner. Earl acted like he was shot although the two hardly collided.
Storm covered Ray but there was no one to make the save. Bobby Roode hit the ring and drilled an unsuspecting Storm with a beer bottle. Storm went down and Roode draped Ray’s arm over him. A woozy Hebner counted the pinfall.
Your winner, Bully Ray!
Bully Ray vs. Jeff Hardy will be the finals.
Jeremy Borash interviewed Miss Tessmacher. She said that Tara is truly her mentor and best friend. She taught her everything and they were Knockouts Tag champions together. She said that she wouldn’t be champion right now if it wasn’t for Tara. She called her out because she needed to see that she could beat Tara and lost. Brooke Hogan made the match and Tessmacher needs to know that the student can beat the teacher and that she deserves to be the champion. Her best promo to date.
TNA Knockouts champion Miss Tessmacher vs. Tara
Taryn Terrel is the referee.
They locked up and Tara got the better of the early struggle. Tessmacher began working over her arm but Tara used a cartwheel to escape and reverse. She bridged Tessmacher back with her strength. Tessmacher used the ropes to flip out of it but was snapped over with an armdrag. They locked up again and Tessmascher used a headlock takedown and a shoulderblock. Tara swept her leg out from under her and they faced off.
Tara locked in a side headlock and held on when Tessmacheer tried to shove her off into the ropes with the idea that she’s the stronger of the two. Tessmacher shoulderblocked her down. They went back and forth with reversals until Tessmacher ended up on the floor. She returned to the ring and Tara rolled her up for a two count. That upset Tessmacher as they were having a clean match. Tessmacher got angry and nailed several armdrags and locked on an armbar. Tara got to the ropes and Tessmacher didn’t want to break. Terrell forced her to do it. Tara got mad and nailed Tessmacher. Tessmacher came back with a series of rights as the temper got the better of them.
They battle back and forth. Tessmacher nailed a series of clotheslines. Tara reversed a whip and sent Tessmacher into the corner where she came back out with a back elbow for a two count. Tara came back to nail a superplex for a two count. Tara was mad she couldn’t get the win. Tara went for the Widow’s Peak but Tessmacher turned it into a forward roll for the pin. Tara wasn’t happy.
Your winner and still TNA champion Miss Tessmacher!
Backstage, Bobby Roode was being taken out by the cops for assaulting James Storm. Hulk Hogan was in the middle of this.
TNA champion Austin Aries came to the ring in street clothes for his fight against Armbreaker. He said that he knows everyone is used to him coming out looking stylish and wearing the TNA title, but tonight isn’t about that bullshit. It’s about pain and payback, not pinfalls and referee. He said that Aces and Eights wanted to declare war on him and that’s fine because he’s the God of War. He demanded they send out their big goon. Aries said, “He may kick my ass but he’s going to have to.”
Aries waited in the ring and demanded on the mic they show but there was no one initially. He came from a side door and entered the ringside area. Aries kicked at him as he entered the ring several times. Aries sat on the ropes waiting for him to return and when Armbreaker got onto the apron, Aries dropkicked his legs out from under him, nailed a dive to the outside and slammed him into the ring steps. Aries tossed him back into the ring and controlled him. He tried to unmask Armbreaker but was nailed with a low blow and tossed to the outside.
Aries pulled himself back up but was kicked back to the floor. Armbreaker slammed him into the ringpost and began kicking him on the floor. The crowd chanted for Aries. Armbreaker slammed Aries into the ring steps and rolled him back into the ring. Armbreaker nailed a short arm clothesline, wiping out Aries. He picked up Aries for a powerbomb but Aries pulled powder out of a bag in his jeans and poured it into Armbreaker’s eyes. Aries nailed him and sent him to the floor, then nailed a dive from the top. Aries worked him over on the ramp and then tossed him into the ring.
Armbreaker cut him off and kicked Aries back to the floor. He grabbed a steel chair and brought it into the ring. Aries ducked a chairshot and nailed him with a roll of coins. Aries nailed a brainbuster and went for the mask but the rest of Aces and Eights hit the ring and overwhemed Aries, The TNA locker room hit the ring, setting off a huge brawl. Jeff Hardy was taken out on the floor and of all people, Bully Ray made the save for him. The TNA roster, babyfaces and heels, ran them off. Hulk Hogan came out with a baseball bat. He was telling everyone to lock down the building when Ray told him Hardy was hurt. Hardy was sitting on the floor holding his shoulder. He was walked out by medical officials. Hogan demanded every exit and entrance be locked down and that the police be called. The crowd chanted for Hogan. Ray and Aries showed each other respect.
They showed a replay of Hardy’s shoulder being launched into the ringpost by one of the Aces & Eights members. Mike Tenay and Taz wondered what this would mean for his Bound for Glory Series later on.
The fight was OK but the brawl and the angle with Hardy were good. The entire locker room helping each other against the outsiders makes Aces & Eights come off like a real threat.
TNA X-Division champion Zema Ion vs. Sonjay Dutt
They went back and forth with Ion showboating early. Dutt came back with a springboard off the ropes into an armdrag and clotheslined Ion over the top to the floor. Ion returned to the apron and dropped Dutt’s throat over the top. Dutt came back with a double springboard into an armdrag sending Ion to the floor. He nailed a sliding kick and then a head scissors off the apron to the floor. Good stuff early on.
Dutt came off the ropes but was drilled with a gutbuster over the knees. Ion began stomping away on Dutt. Ion worked over Dutt and nailed a suplex for a two count. They showed a shot of police arriving outside. Ion continued to work over Dutt and send him into the buckles. Dutt used an awesome rana variation out of the corner to turn the tide his way but Ion shoulderblocked him. Dutt, undeterred, still nailed a series of clotheslines. Ion was caught with a big boot in the corner. Dutt nailed a standing rana off the top and hard kick to the head, followed by a standing moonsault for a two count.
Dutt caught Ion with a back elbow. They battled on the top and Ion dropped Ion off the top to the floor. Dutt nailed a standing moonsault to the floor on Ion. For flashy moves, this is easily the best thing on the show Dutt nailed a springboard splash another into the ring for a two count. Dutt went for another big move but was powerbombed down. Ion went right after Dutt’s bad shoulder with a submission, ripping off Dutt’s brace. Dutt was able to use his feet to touch the ropes.
Dutt came back to nail a standing Sliced Bread #2. He went to the top for a moonsault into a double stomp but Ion rolled out of the way. They went back and forth with a great series of near falls. Dutt used some awesome technical stuff for a submission attempt. Ion caught Dutt out of nowhere with him finisher and scored the pin.
Your winner and still X-Division champion, Zema Ion!
Outside, Hulk Hogan was telling the police – and they had about 7 police cars – to lock down everyone and everything and not let anyone in and out. Hogan demanded that anyone who tries to defy them be beaten, cuffed and dragged out.
Jeremy Borash was looking over Hardy as Hardy was being checked out. He said that no one had an updated yet. Magnus showed up and what we saw was Hardy being so stupid he let himself get involved in the Aces & Eights situation when he’s got an important match in the most important tournament in the business. He said Hardy had a lack of common sense for letting himself get involved. He said Hardy let them get in his head just like RVD did with Magnus and tonight, Magnus will make a statement.
Rob Van Dam vs. Magnus
They went back and forth early. Van Dam kicked Magnus so hard that Magnus was sent to the floor. RVD hit a sliding kick to the outside and whipped Magnus into the ringpost. He draped Magnus over the guard rail but Magnus moved out of the way of the corkscrew legdrop. RVD slammed into the guard rail. That looked brutal.
Magnus worked over RVD and rolled him back into the ring for a two count. Magnus cut off RVD and covered him for another two count. Magnus continued working over Van Dam until being caught with a spinkick. RVD nailed a clothesline and a basement dropkick. Vam Dam swept his leg out and drilled him with another low dropkick, then nailed Rolling Thunder for a two count.
Van Dam nailed Magnus with a series of kicks in the corner but was caught and slammed down. Magnus went to the top but was caught and slammed back into the ring by RVD. Van Dam went for his somersault monkey flip but Magnus saw it coming and clotheslined him hard. Magnus went for a Texas Cloverleaf but was kicked off. Van Dam nailed a spinkick and nail the Five Star Frog Splash for the pin.
Your winner, Rob Van Dam!
The Tag champs cut a great promo saying the police should be looking into all the crimes committed against them, including Kazarian not being in the Bound for Glory Series and Claire Lynch slandering them. Good stuff.
TNA Tag Team champions Chris Daniels & Kazarian vs. AJ Styles & Kurt Angle
Angle had his bad hamstring wrapped and still started with Daniels. Daniels backed him into the corner and nailed a series of rights but Angle fired back with several of his own and a back elbow. Angle nailed a series of stomps on Daniels and whipped him hard into the corner. He nailed a suplex and covered Daniels for a two count.
Angle continued working over Daniels and tagged out to Styles. Styles nailed him with a series of chops and worked over Daniels in the corner. Daniels fought back and locked on a side headlock. Kazarian tagged in but was caught with a spinning neckbreaker. He and Angle nailed a high double backdrop on Kazarian. Daniels tried to get involved so Angle slugged him.
The challengers tagged in and out working over Kazarian util he nailed Styles with a monkey flip. He rained down punches on Styles. The champs worked over Styles, tagging in and out while drilling Styles with hard shots. Styles was dumped to the floor by Daniels. Kazarian nailed him with a double sledge to the head. Daniels covered Styles after he was tossed back in but Styles kicked out at the last second.
The champions continued tagging in and out. Styles tried to fight them off and make the hot tag to Angle but was cut off. Daniels cinched in a side chinlock and wore Styles down on the mat. The crowd rallied Styles and fought back but Kazarian made a blind tag and that allowed them to cut off Styles again. Styles slipped away and tagged in Angle, who cleaned house on everyone.
Angle nailed a German release suplex on Kazarian for a two count. Kazarian accidentally clotheslined his own partner. Angle began tossing Kazarian for a series of back suplexes. Daniels tried to save his partner but ate a belly to belly suplex for his troubles. Kazarian nailed a leaping DDT on Angle for a two count. The champions nailed a series of elbowdrops on Angle from the ropes for a two count.
Kazarian locked on a neck crank. Angle fired back with a series of elbows. Kazarian went for a moonsault but Angle jumped onto the buckles and nailed an Angleslam off the top. Daniels and Styles were tagged in. Styles nailed a big kick and a backbreaker across the knee for a two count. Styles nailed a big flying forearm smash in the corner. Styles nailed the moonsault into the inverted DDT on Daniels. Kazarian charged and nailed a nasty dropkick on Styles.
The champions worked over Styles, who nailed a double clothesline. Angle tagged himself in and nailed a top rope splash on Daniels for a two count. He nailed a series of Angleslams on the champions but Daniels put his foot on the ropes at the last second. He locked an anklelock on Daniels but Kazarian drilled him with a kick to the back of the neck. Styles nailed a springboard clothesline on Kazarian, then drilled Daniels off the apron. Kazarian monkeyflipped Styles into Daniels who was caught with a rana. He drilled Kaz with the Pele Kick but Daniels broke it up at the last minute. Kazarian hit a springboard 450 splash for another near fall.
Styles went to the top but Daniels cut him off. Styles dumped him to the floor. Kazarian nailed a leaping kick to stun Styles on the top. Kazarian went for the Flux Capacitor and nailed it but Styles kicked out at the last second. The crowd chanted “TNA”. Angle drilled Kazarian with a back suplex and clothslined Daniels over the top to the floor. Angle grabbed at his leg on the outside.
Styles went for the Styles Clash but Daniels threw the Appletini he was drinking on the way to the ring into Styles’ eyes. Kazarian rolled him up and scored the pin.
Your winners and still TNA Tag Team champions Daniels and Kazarian!
Jeremy Borash interviewed Bully Ray. Ray said that the Aces & Eights stuff has to stop and a very small part of him feels bad for Hardy. He said that either way, he was going to beat Hardy tonight. He said that people may or may not like him, but they have to respect what he’s accomplished in the last 18 months. He said that he’s recreated himself and was one half of the most decorated tag team of all time. He said he’s going to go on to Bound for Glory and is bound for greatness. More of a babyface promo than you usually see out of him, which could be a red herring to throw fans off the track.
They showed police getting into position.
Bound for Glory Series Final: Bully Ray vs. Jeff Hardy
Hardy’s music played but he didn’t come out. Some in the crowd chanted for him. The music began again. Hulk Hogan came out instead. Hogan said they have a problem. He told Bully to forget about what was on the blackboard and was was scheduled. He said there was no Jeff Hardy. Bully said that the tournament means the world to him and he wants to win the tournament. He said the Aces and Eights thing has to stop. He said that he and Jeff both want to win the tournament but if Jeff doesn’t come out, what are they supposed to do.
Hogan said he’s the GM here and the ball is in both of their courts. He said that if Bully really feels that way, he’ll give Hogan the courtesy of giving them four more days to let Hardy recover and wrestle on Impact. Ray was going to respond but Hogan demanded the mic back. Hogan said this is going to be Ray’s legacy and it was up to him to decide if he was going to go down a good man or a bad man.
Hardy’s music started again and Hardy, obviously hurting and holding his arm against his side, came down to fight. Ray actually showed Hardy respect for coming out. Hardy threw a kick at Ray and even that hurt him.
Hardy tried to lock up Ray in the corner with one arm but Ray escaped. Ray went for a test of strength and Hardy punched him in the face. Ray nailed his bad arm and began working it over. Ray stomped on his shoulder so Hardy rolled to the floor. Ray yelled at the referee to count him out. Hardy returned so Ray continued the onslaught. Hardy went back to the floor and Ray demanded the referee count him out.
Hardy finally returned and charged at Ray but was wiped out immediately. Ray beat him down and splashed Hardy’s arm. Ray covered him several times for near falls. Ray locked on an armbar. He ripped at Hardy’s bandages and slapped him hard across the chest. Ray missed a splash. Hardy nailed the Twist of Fate and went to the top for a swanton for a two count. Hardy nailed a twisting moonsault for a two count. Ray cut him off with a clothesline for a two count.
Hardy cut him off with a Twist of Fate and went to the top for another swanton but Ray rolled out of the ring. Bully hit the Bubba Cutter for a two count. Hardy hit a pair of Twist of Fates. Hardy went to the top but Ray cut him off and they battled back and forth. Hardy knocked Ray off and nailed the swanton and scored the pinfall.
Your winner, Jeff Hardy!
Confetti dropped from the roof as Hardy celebrated in the ring to end things off.