Sting was interviewed by Jeremy Borash. He promised that Abyss would no longer be the puppet held by Jim Mitchell and Chris would have a new life. Mitchell showed up with Abyss and told him that Sting's crusade would end tonight. Sting grabbed Mitchell by the throat and told him that tonight he would be dancing with the devil in Hell because there was no more room for him up here anymore.
They aired a video feature on the NWA title match.
NWA champion Abyss vs. Christian Cage vs. Sting
Tomko is in a cage to keep him from interfering. All three began battling center ring. Sting (back to his old look already?) clotheslined Abyss over the top to the floor. Sting worked over Cage in the corner with a series of punches. Abyss posted Sting. Cage dove on Abyss but was caught and tossed into the rail. Abyss tried to clothesline Cage but hit the ringpost instead. Cage slammed Sting on the floor.
Abyss went for Shock Treatment on Cage, who escaped. Abyss attempted and got it a second time, but cage kicked out at the last minute. Abyss missed a clothesline. Cage dropkicked him in the knee. Abyss chokeslammed Cage for a two count.
At ringside, Tomko reached out from the cage and began choking Sting. The referee ran to aid him, so he didn't see Abyss nail Cage with the Black Hole Slam to no avail.
Sting returned and hit the Scorpion Death Drop and pinned Abyss, eliminating him. Jim Mitchell began screaming for Abyss to chokeslam Sting. Abyss goozled him but eventually let him go and walked out. Mitchell shoved Abyss and told him to go back to the locker room.
Cage came off the top but scored a two count. He began beating Sting with punches and choked him. Cage cinched in a chinlock but Sting made the big comeback. Cage kept punching him but Sting was unaffected. Sting pressed and slammed Cage and hit the Stinger Splash.
Sting missed a second splash. Cage went to the top but Sting met him there and superplexed him into the ring. Jim Mitchell returned to ringside. Sting was distracted by Mitchell but came back to apply the Scorpion Deathlock. Mitchell attacked a TNA staffer at ringside and let Tomko free. Mitchell distracted the referee so Tomko could interfere. Cage covered Sting but Sting got his shoulder up at the last second.
Tomko tried to interfere but Sting clotheslined him over the top. Abyss returned to ringside and brawled with Tomko, throwing him back into the cage. Cage tried to use the NWA title belt but Sting caught him with the Unprettier, Cage's own finisher. Cage kicked up.
Cage tried to clothesline Sting, who ducked. Referee Rudy Charles was bumped. Mitchell got in the ring but Sting locked him in the Deathlock. Abyss teased hitting Cage with his chain but instead hit Sting from behind. Cage hit a top rope frog splash on the unconscious Sting and scored the pinfall.
Your winner and new NWA champion Christian Cage!