TNA Bound For Glory PPV Results – 10/14/12
The PPV opened with the usual great video package followed by a shot of the crowd and the WCW-style rampway.
Mike Tenay and Taz talked about the “big show atmosphere” in the building and reviewed the top matches for the show.
TNA X-Division champ Zema Ion vs. Rob Van Dam
They noted this was the biggest test to date for Ion.
The crowd was super hot for Van Dam, chanting for him.
RVD and Ion each went for waistlock takedowns but reversed each other. Ion was tossed to the mat and argued with the referee. Van Dan nailed several kicks, sending him to the floor. He teased a dive but Ion scampered away. The crowd began chanting for Ion again.
When he returned to the ring, Ion locked on a side headlock but was shot into the ropes. Van Dam split as he dropped down and Ion ran over, then caught him with a kick. Ion nailed a nice spinning leap off the ropes into a leg lariat for a two count. He mocked RVD’s mannerisms on the ropes, so Rob crotched him on the ropes and nailed the Ryder Kick off the top rope. Ion went to the floor.
Ion returned to the apron and shoulderblocked RVD several times. He came off the ropes with a spiked DDT and scored a pair of two counts. Van Dam fought back and went to the top but was shoved off the top into a guard rail. Ion hit a tope con hilo to the outside on RVD.
Ion tossed Van Dam back into the ring and scored several near falls. Ion choked him against the ropes. He worked over Van Dam’s back in the corner, then nailed several chops. Van Dam reversed a whip into the corner and went for a monkey flip but Ion dropped down and smashed RVD into the buckles. Ion came off with a nice looking missile dropkick for a two count.
Ion grabbed an abdominal stretch in the center of the ring. RVD escaped and battled back and forth with shots. Van Dam sent Ion into the air and dropkicked him in the chest as he came down. RVD nailed Rolling Thunder and the Five Star Frog Splash.
Your winner and new X-Division champion Rob Van Dam!
Jeremy Borash interviewed Magnus. He said it was the biggest night of the year for everyone and his chance to become the new TV champion. He said he’s broken out of political prison and asked Samoa Joe how he was going to recover from the most humiliating loss of his career?
TNA TV champion Samoa Joe vs. Magnus
Fans were doing the “Joe is gonna kill you” chants.
They had some feeling out early on. Magnus has really improved as a personality in the last year. Joe sent him into the corner for a back splash and an enziguiri. Joe drilled him with a series of right hands, which the referee admonished him for. That allowed Magnus to nail him unaware. Joe cut him off with a chop but Magnus caught him with a clothesline as he rebounded off the ropes.
Magnus choked Joe against the ropes and drilled him with a running elbow to the back for a two count. He worked over Joe until Joe cut him off. Joe nailed a back senton splash for a two count. Out of nowhere, Magnus caught him with a snap powerslam for a two count. Magnus was caught and powerbombed, then turned into an STF.
Magnus tried to crawl towards the ropes. He almost made it, so Joe grabbed his arms and turned it into a double arm submission. Magnus finally scampered and used his leg to drape the ropes.
Joe placed him on the top for the muscle buster. Magnus nailed him but Joe returned. Magnus knocked him to the apron but Magnus caught him with a leaping knee to knock him off the buckles to the mat. He came off with a flying elbow but Joe kicked up at the last second. Magnus argued with the referee on that one.
Joe began psyching himself up. Joe went for the choke but Magnus turned it into a pinfall combination for a two count. Joe went for the choke again but Magnus dropped down with a jawbuster. Magnus went for a figure four but Joe grabbed him in the choke and choked him out.
Your winner and still TNA TV champion, Samoa Joe!
Jeremy Borash interviewed Bobby Roode. He said they this has been going on for a year but they’ve hated each other their entire careers. Roode said that Storm has never beaten him and last time they wrestled, Roode beat Storm at Lockdown and Storm went home. He said that when he wins tonight, he is sending Storm home forever. He warned King Mo not to get in his way.
Bobby Roode vs. James Storm with King Mo as the special enforcer – Street Fight
They had a faceoff and then began brawling back and forth. Storm hit a running forearm and began beating Roode from pillar to post, as the cliché goes. He backdropped Roode and then pulled him to the outside, kicking him in the face as his head was extended over the apron.
Storm slammed Roode into the apron. They battled on the floor. Roode argued with a fan and was nailed by Storm. Storm attempted the Eye of the Storm through the announcer’s table but Roode slipped out and catapulted Storm into the ringpost. Storm was busted open.
Roode tossed some weapons into the ring, which got a pop. He drilled Storm in the gut with a chair and then slammed it over his back. The crowd chanted for tables. Roode pulled out a kendo stick as Storm returned to the ring. Roode wedged a chair in the corner, allowing Storm to grab the stick and beat Roode with it twice.
Storm placed a trash can between the legs and drilled the can into Roode’s nether-regions. That elicited a “TNA” chant. Roode tossed Storm outside on the ramp but Storm recovered and DDT’d Roode on the steel ramp. Roode was now busted open. That spot. ouch. Storm was given a crutch by a fan and nailed Roode with it. They beat each other over the head with trash can lids. Storm drilled Roode with a trash can. The crowd chanted it was awesome.
Storm charged down the ramp at Roode, who caught him with a spinebuster on the ramp. Jesus, these guys are just killing each other. They battled around ringside and back to the announcer’s table. Storm slammed Roode into it and placed him atop the glass or plexiboard table. He teased a suplex off but Roode fought out. They battled back and forth and Roode speared him off the table onto another table used by production right next to them. The crowd chanted “Holy sh**.”
Roode returned to the ring and covered Storm for a two count. Roode was pissed and grabbed the referee. King Mo rolled in to defend the ref. Roode shoved him. Mo shoved him backwards into Storm, who was recovering and nailed the Backstabber. Storm nailed the Last Call but Roode kicked out at the last second.
Roode sent Storm into the chair in the corner and rolled him up for a two count. Roode was increasingly frustrated by his inability to beat Storm. Roode placed Storm, who was bleeding heavily now, on the top rope and beat him with a series of right hands. Roode went under the ring and retrieved another steel chair. He drilled Storm across the back and shoulder.
Roode poured thumbtacks across the mat and then went for a superplex but Storm fought him off and Roode took the bump backfirst into the tacks. That is nuts. Storm hit a flying elbow onto Roode and the tacks. Roode kicked up at two, even after all that.
Roode had tacks embedded in his arm and up and down his back. He went to the outside for a six pack of beer bottles. He went to nail Storm with one but was low blowed (legal due to the stips). Storm grabbed a beer, drank it and smashed a bottle over Roode’s head.
Storm pulled an “out of it” Roode to his feet, then nailed the Last Call superkick. Roode took ANOTHER bump into the tacks and was pinned.
Your winner, James Storm!
Jeremy Borash interviewed Joey Ryan. He said he just wanted to speak the truth. The truth is he should have been handed the contract before he was asked to be on Gutcheck. He said that he went through with the match, trended on Twitter and 87% of the audience wanted him in TNA. He said that the judges thought they knew what the audience wanted more than they do and turned him down. He said that was stupid and ripped on Snow. He said he was a West Coast guy and had the home field advantage and was bringing sleazy back to Bound for Glory.
Al Snow vs. Joey Ryan
Ryan immediately backed off and didn’t want to lock up. Snow got on his hands and knees, offering Ryan the chance to lock up. Ryan went after him amateur wrestling style, but Snow reversed and chased him into the corner. Ryan stuck himself half out of the ropes to stop Snow.
Snow snapped Ryan down after grabbing his leg and slapped Ryan. That pissed off Ryan but he ran into a knee to the gut and was smashed into the buckles. Ryan reversed but was nailed again. Ryan was mad and ran into a back elbow. Snow slammed Ryan down. Lots of “We want head” chants.
Snow dropped an elbow on Ryan and used a headlock takedown., Ryan tried to turn it into a head scissors but Snow reversed that and grabbed a side headlock on the mat. Nice reversals. Ryan cut off Snow and drilled Snow with a running knee. He followed up with several more knees and suplexed Snow over for a one count.
Ryan used his leg to smother Snow with a boot in the corner and drilled him with a right hand. Snow was sent into the corner. Ryan measured and drilled him with a right hand. He whipped Snow again but Al caught himself and drill Ryan with a clothesline and a backdrop.
Snow grabbed Ryan for a series of headbutts and grabbed him by the chest hair. Snow nailed the Snowplow but Ryan kicked up. Snow was surprised by that. Snow went under the ring and retrieved Head. Big pop for that. He went to nail Ryan with it but the referee grabbed it. Ryan sent Snow into the referee.
Ryan nailed Snow and dropkicked him out of the ring. He kissed Head on the lips and missed a sliding kick. Snow trapped him in the ring skirt and worked him over. He went to grab Head when Matt Morgan hopped the rail and hit the Carbon Footprint.
Ryan covered Snow and scored the pin. Ryan earns a TNA contract.
Your winner, Joey Ryan!
After the match, Ryan celebrated and shook Morgan’s hand. Morgan told the camera that TNA wanted to screw with his career so now they are going to have to deal with him.
Jeremy Borash interviewed Daniels and Kazarian. Kazarian buried Twitter. He said that people consider them a bad influence. Daniels quoted RUN DMC saying, “Not bad meaning bad but bad meaning good.” He said they stacked the deck against them but he doesn’t care because on the biggest stage in TNA history, were going to eat them alive and wash it down with a delicious beverage.
TNA Tag Team champions Kazarian & Christopher Daniels vs. Kurt Angle & AJ Styles vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Hernandez
The champions let Guerrero and Styles start the bout. They did some nice back and forth wrestling early. Styles maneuvered Guerrero to his corner and tagged in Angle.
Angle worked over Guerrero in the corner with chops and stomps. Guerrero, who had his shoulder taped, was slammed by Angle. Daniels tagged in when Angle wasn’t looking. He was sent into the corner and Styles tagged himself in. Guerrero nailed Styles with a suplex and tagged in Hernandez.
Hernandez locked in a bear hug, then nailed an overhead belly to belly suplex. He slammed Styles. Guerrero hit a slingshot senton on Styles. Hernandez slammed him own partner on Styles, then hit a diving splash for a two count.
Kazarian tagged himself in and worked over Styles. Styles nailed a dropkick and tagged Angle in. Angle nailed a back suplex for a two count. Guerrero tagged himself in and nailed Kazarian with a series of uppercuts and kicks to Kazarian in the corner.
Hernandez and Guerrero worked over Kazarian. Hernandez used an over the shoulder backbreaker on Kaz, dropping down. Guerrero covered him for a two count. Daniels and Styles tagged in and Styles nailed a series of kicks to the best. Daniels cut him off but was nailed with a head scissors takedown. Styles missed a leaping splash in the corner and was nailed from the outside with a clothesline from Kazarian.
The champions scored with a series of moves for a few near falls. Daniels worked over Styles in the corner with kicks and tagged Kazarian in to trounce him some more. Kazarian covered Styles but Guerrero kicked them to break up the pinfall.
Kazarian locked on a sitting full nelson. Styles fought out and was nailed with a monkey flip. Styles landed on his feet, backed off from being hit by Guerrero’s team and nailed the Pele Kick on Kaz. He made the hot tag and Angle cleaned house on everyone before hitting a pair of German suplexes on Kazarian.
Daniels came in with a sunset flip but Angle turned it into an anklelock. The champions worked over Angle, which set off a series of insane moves and dives. Daniels hit an Arabian Press to the outside on Angle. Hernandez nailed his insane dive to the outside. Kazarian leapt off the top onto Hernandez, outside on the apron and nailed a rana to the floor. Kazarian came down in an insanely sick bump on his shoulder and side. I thought he was dead. Styles was going for the springboard forearm but changed his mind and hit a double springboard 450 to everyone on the floor. Awesome.
Back in the ring, Guerrero nailed the Three Amigos and placed him on the top. Hernandez went for the Border Toss but Styles tagged in. He and Styles worked over Hernandez. Guerrero tossed Angle to the floor. Guerrero was nailed by Styles. Kazarian nailed a F5 on Styles. Daniels hit the BME but Styles kicked up.
Guerrero returned and nailed Daniels. Kazarian went after him but was knocked to the floor. Guerrero dove off the top to the floor on Kazarian. Daniels went for Angel’s Wings but Styles escaped and nailed the inverted DDT. He set up for the Styles Clash but Hernandez tagged himself in.
He nailed Daniels with the Border Toss and Guerrero came off the top with the frog splash. Hernandez covered Daniels for the pin as Kazarian tried to break it up but was too late.
Your winners and new TNA Tag Team champions, Hernandez and Chavo Guerrero!
Guerrero did a promo on the ramp after saying they promised to win tonight and did. He said he was dedicating it to Eddie Guerrero.
TNA Knockouts champion Brooke Tessmacher vs. Tara
They showed the cast of the TNA British Bootcamp reality series at ringside.
They went face to face and then began battling back and forth with punches and forearms. Tessmacher went for a double leg takedown and rolled through with a two count. They went back and forth with near falls.
Tessmacher hit a spinning headscissor to the outside on Tara. Tessmacher slid out and chased her around the ring. Tara hid behind referee Taryn to protect herself and nailed Tessmacher, kicking her to the outside. She slammed Tessmacher face-first on the apron several times.
Tara punted her in the ring and then lifted her into the air, slamming her into the buckles. Tara lifted her onto her shoulders but Tessmachers rolled through with a sunset flip for a near fall. Tara laid her out and rubbed her face in the mat before locking her in a rear chinlock, pulling at her hair for additional momentum.
Tara was kicked off of a charge in the corner. Tessmacher went for a spinning head scissors and turned it into a DDT. Both were down and fought to regain their footing. Tara recovered first and began slamming her into the mat. They fought to their feet, going back and forth with shots. Tessmacher nailed a series of clotheslines and hair mares. She drilled Tara down with another leaping clothesline and ascended to the top rope.
Tessmacher nailed a top rope twisting rana into the ring. Tara held onto the ropes to stop Tessmacher’s offense and placed her on the top. Tessmacher fought her off and sent her to the mat. Tessmacher went for a flying elbow but missed. Tara nailed the Widow’s Peak and scored the win.
Your winner and new TNA Knockout champion, Tara!
Tara said that she bets everyone did this for her but she did it for her sweet Hollywood boyfriend. She said that we’ve probably seen him on TMZ and said he was bigger than George and Leonardo and Brad Pitt. It was Jesse Godderz from Big Brother, who has been training in OVW. Godderz got in the ring and made out with Tara. The crowd chanted, “Who are you?”
They aired clips from the TNA Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night.
TNA’s Sting & Bully Ray vs. Aces & Eights – No DQ
Sting wore a Bully Ray shirt while Ray was painted up like Sting used to be.
Aces and Eights came out from a door in the Arena, dragging Joseph Park to ringside. They handcuffed him to the rail. They nailed him after cuffing him. Ray and Sting attacked them and they began brawling around ringside.
It appears Aces & Eights are the former Luke Gallows and Mike Knox.
Sting smashed one of them into the broken table from earlier while Ray slammed another into the ring steps. Ray worked over one whole Sting and the other went back and forth. Ray assisted Sting with an elbow off the stairs to the head of the other A&8. Ray then smashed him over the head with a table piece.
The crowd chanted for tables, while Ray played up. Ray whipped one into the stairs. Sting went for the Stinger Splash against the guard rail but the other A&8 pulled his partner away. He worked over Sting and they returned to the ring. It settled into a traditional tag match with Sting getting worked over and kicking up several times. Sting made a comeback and went for the Scorpion Deathlock but was attacked from behind.
Ray rallied Sting with the crowd and got the hot tag. He cleaned house and nailed a neckbreaker on one. He shoulderblocked the other. An Irish whip was reversed and Ray was drilled in the back with a knee. They worked him over but Ray nailed a double clothesline on both and hit a big splash for a two count.
Outside, Sting was whipped into the guard rail. Ray worked over a member of Aces. Another member (Wes Brisco?) nailed Ray with a low blow. Outside, Joseph Parks in a fit of strength, broke the handcuffs and was shocked at himself, then attacked the new member. He beat him down and chased him away up the ramp.
The remaining members attacked Sting and Ray Ray saved Sting. They nailed the Doomsday Device on one of the members. They each nailed splashes in the corner on the other one. They did the :”Get The Tables” spot. Ray got the table and set it up. Sting was dragged out of the ring when another members, completely disguised (Devon?) hit a chokeslam through a table on Ray, who was then pinned.
Your winners, Aces & Eights, who now have full TNA access.
All the members attacked and worked over Ray and Sting. The crowd chanted for Hogan, who walked to the ring (now you know why there’s a ramp). Hogan dispatched the members that charged him at the ramp and ripped off his shirt. He was down to one member left who worked him over. Hogan hulked up and did the point. He nailed a series of rights and a big boot to the face. He teased umasking him, which the crowd went nuts for. He unmasked Devon and all three were stunned, especially Ray. Devon said, “Something to think about now. All those idiots…it was always me.” He and the other members left and walked out through the crowd. Bubba asked, “Why?”
The three TNA heroes were left stunned in the ring. The crowd chanted, “This is awkward.”
TNA champion Austin Aries was interviewed. He said that Jeff Hardy wants to be champion but he has to get through the greatest man who ever lived to do so. He said he’s going into the match with anger tonight and no one has ever seen him angry, except for when he kicked Hardy with the groin shot on Thursday. He said tonight is not Hardy’s redemption.
TNA champion Austin Aries vs. Jeff Hardy
New Hardy theme song. Aries is playing full fledged heel.
They did some back and forth wrestling early. They faced off. There were a lot of chants for Aries early. Hardy backed Aries into the corner as they locked up and Aries shoved him. Hardy drilled him with a kick to the gut and nailed him with several shots across the back. Hardy rolled up Aries for a two count.
Aries came back with a side headlock takedown. They went back and forth with near falls. Hardy locked in head scissors to wear down Aries. Aries bridged out into a head stand and escaped. He went for a dropkick out of it but Hardy rolled out of the way. Hardy kicked him and stomped the hell out of Aries. The pro-Aries fans hated that.
Hardy nailed a shoulderblock and a sunset flip but Aries rolled through and dropkicked Hardy in the mush. Aries used his boot to smother Hardy and drilled him across the chest. Hardy made a comeback and nailed a big suplex for a two count. Aries rolled to outside. Hardy nailed a double sledge to the floor.
Hardy tossed Aries into the ring steps with Aries taking this forward flip bump into them. Jeff hit Air Hardy against the guard rail. Aries cut him off when they returned to the ring and Aries scored several near falls. Aries drilled him with knees to the back and an elbow for a two count.
Aries worked over Hardy and tied him up on the mat. Hardy finally broke free with a face first suplex. Hardy nailed a series of right hands but Aries cut him off and nailed a corkscrew splash after slingshotting himself into the ring. Dueling chants. There have been so many pro-Aries chants that the announcers are acknowledging it.
Aries went for the Last Chancery but Hardy grabbed his legs to prevent it. Hardy kicked him off and nailed a forward flip powerbomb. The crowd chanted “TNA.”
Hardy nailed a series of rights and had Aries on the run. Hardy nailed a flying forearm and whipped Aries into the corner. Aries kicked him off but Hardy caught him charging out. Hardy nailed a legdrop and a dropkick for a two count.
Hardy used a head scissor to send Aries to the floor. He went for a slingshot dive that took forever for Aries to get into position for and missed, possibly because Aries was playing opossum. Aries then drilled him with a heat seeking dive to the outside.
Hardy pulled himself up and Aries nailed another, this time a high cross bodyblock through the ropes. Aries worked over Hardy in the ring and tossed him to the ramp outside. Aries went for a brainbuster but Hardy landed on his feet. He went for the Twist of Fate but was shoved hard into the ring ropes and was clotheslined. Aries nailed a neckbreaker on the outside with the story being Hardy hit the ramp’s edge as well as the ring apron.
Aries nailed a missile dropkick into the ring and then went for a dropkick in the corner but Hardy kicked him off. Hardy and Aries battled back and forth. Aries went for the discus forearm but was kicked and nailed with the Twist of Fate for a two count. Good stuff.
Hardy went to to the top but was crotched. Aries ascended to the top and hit a top rope jumping super-rana into the ring. That looked awesome. Aries nailed a hard running dropkick in the corner and a brainbuster but Hardy kicked out. Aries laid there stunned on the mat that someone kicked out of his finisher.
Aries went for a double stomp off the top but missed. Hardy nailed a stunner out of the corner and a Twist of Fate. Hardy went to the top and nailed the swanton, scoring the pin.
Your winner and new TNA champion, Jeff Hardy!