The match starts off with the captains Christian Cage and Tomko in the ring for five minutes. It isn’t Tomko, but A.J. Styles who entered the cage during Tomko’s entrance. Styles hits a move from the turnbuckles and then he kicks Cage. Styles with a punch. Styles punches Cage but Cage punches back. Styles with another punch to the top of the head. Styles with a rear face lock and then he tries to send Cage into the cage. Styles with a rake of the eyes. Styles with the Phenomenal drop kick. Styles with punches but Cage responds with chops and punches and a few kicks. Christian with an Irish whip but he charges into an elbow. Styles tries for the moonsault into an inverted DDT, but Christian blocks it for a minute but Styles hits the inverted DDT. Styles punches Christian and he puts Christian in a rear chin lock. Styles sends Christian into the turnbuckles and then he Irish whips Cage, but Cage moves when Styles tries for a flying forearm into the corner. Christian with a forearm and clothesline to Styles. Christian goes up top but he misses a frog splash. Styles tries for a Styles Clash, but Christian blocks it and he hits an inverted DDT of his own. Styles with a jawbreaker to Cage. Cage counters a rana attempt with a sit out powerbomb. Cage sends Styles into the cage and then he sets for the Unprettier but Styles avoids it. Styles with a Pele after Cage gets out of a belly-to-back suplex attempt.
The next person to enter from Team Tomko is Brother Ray. Styles sends Cage at the door and Ray slams it into Cage’s head. Ray with a big back body drop to Cage followed by an elbow drop. Ray puts Cage in a Boston Crab while Styles hits a knee drop to the head. Cage fights off Ray, but Styles with a punch. Ray slams Cage’s head into the cage. Styles sends Christian into the cage again and then Styles holds Cage for a chop from Ray. Styles with a chop of his own.
Rhino is the next member from Team Cage. Rhino punches Styles and then he hits a belly-to-belly suplex on Ray. Rhino sets for the GORE on Ray but Styles with a kick to Rhino’s head. Styles chokes Cage while Rhino Irish whips Ray into the corner. Rhino punches Styles and Ray. Ray with forearms of his own followed by a chop. Cage punches Styles and chokes him in the corner. Cage with knees and punches to Ray. Cage with a sleeper to Ray but Ray gets out of the hold.
The next member of Team Tomko is James Storm. Styles is sent into the cage as Storm enters the match. Storm hits the Eye of the Storm on Cage and then he goes after Rhino. Rhino chops Styles and punches him. Rhino sends Styles into the cage but Styles holds onto the cage. Rhino and Styles fight on the cage. Rhino and Styles fight on the top rope while Christian works over Ray. Styles gets on the top of the cage and then he kicks Rhino to the mat. Christian and Styles fight on the top of the cage with Christian punching Styles while they fight on the top.
The next member to enter for Team Cage is Kevin Nash, but as Nash is introduced, Cage falls off the top of the cage to the floor. Nash with forearms to Storm and a clothesline to Ray. Styles with a cross body but Nash catches him and Nash with snake eyes to Styles. Ray goes after Nash’s knees. Cage is at the top of the cage and he hits a cross body onto Ray and Storm. Everyone is down in the ring but Rhino is the first to get to his feet. Rhino slams Storm’s head into the turnbuckles and Cage chops Styles. Nash with punches to Ray.
The next member to enter for Team Tomko is Brother Devon. Devon goes after Cage as he enters the match. Team 3D with a double flap jack into the cage on Christian. They hit a double shoulder tackle on Rhino. Devon chokes Cage and Nash attacks Devon from behind. Ray hits Nash in the leg again and then Storm clips Nash. Styles with punches to Rhino. Storm with a drop kick that sends Christian into the cage.
The next member of Team Cage to enter is Matt Morgan. Morgan hits all of the members of Team Tomko. Morgan with a big boot to Styles followed by a bicycle kick to Ray. Morgan with a head butt to Devon and then he sends Devon into the cage. Nash tosses Styles into the cage and then he punches Storm. Ray punches Morgan against the ropes. Morgan with a double clothesline to Team 3D. Morgan sets for a choke slam on Styles, but Styles avoids the hold. Morgan slams Styles into the mat.
Tomko enters the match as the final member of his team and Tomko has a chair with him. The referee refuses to let Tomko bring the chair into the cage. Tomko takes Christian down and Tomko and Christian exchange punches. Ray chops Morgan while Devon holds Morgan. Devon with a leg drop to Morgan’s groin. Storm works on Christian’s solar plexus. Devon bleeds profusely while he chokes Morgan in the ropes.
The final member of the match is This Is Sting. When Sting gets into the cage it is time for the Match Beyondish to begin. Sting with punches to every member of Team Tomko. Styles with a rake of the eyes but Sting with a kick to the groin. Sting with a low blow to Storm after Storm accidentally clotheslines Styles. The roof is lowered. Nash grabs a chair and the wrestlers go for other weapons. Styles with a bat and he hits Nash’s chair. Nash hits Styles with the chair. Morgan hits Tomko with a trash can. James Storm climbs to the top of the cage and Christian goes after him. Storm hits Cage with a trash can lid. Sting hits Tomko with the trash can in the back. Storm rake Christian’s eyes and then he tries to suplex Christian on the top of the cage. Storm almost falls through the top of the cage. Christian hits Storm in the head with the trash can lid while the other eight men fight in the ring. Team 3D work over Rhino. Nash with a choke slam to Ray while Morgan choke slams Devon. Tomko with chair shots to Nash and Morgan but Sting with a VanStingenator. Sting with the Scorpion Death Lock but Styles hits Sting with the kendo stick. Styles hits everyone with the stick. Christian sets up a table on top of the cage and Styles goes up to help Storm. Styles puts Christian on the table and then Styles sets up a ladder. While the other seven men are down in the ring, Christian gets off the table and Styles and Christian fight on the ladder on top of the cage. Christian tries to push Styles off the ladder. Storm tries to stop Christian. Storm pushes the ladder over and Styles and Christian go through the table on top of the cage. Storm returns to the ring and he gets a beer bottle and he hits Matt Morgan with it. Rhino with a GORE to Storm for the three count.
Winners: Team Cage
Your main event for Samoa Joe’s career is next.
Karen Angle is at ringside to watch her husband. Don and Mike are joined by Frank Trigg. We see the tale of the tape for the match.
We see Samoa Joe-berg walking in the back and he comes out with the Samoan Fire Squad. Kurt Angle is also walking in the back with his security detail.
Match Number Eight: TNA Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle versus Samoa Joe for the TNA Heavyweight Title and Joe’s wrestling career is on the line
Joe is wearing his usual wrestling gear while Angle is wrestling with no boots. Angle wants Karen ejected from ringside and Atlas Security tells her to leave. Karen argues with Kurt until Karen finally leaves.
Joe with a kick but Angle moves out of the way. Joe with a kick to the ribs. Angle tries for a jab but Joe blocks it. Joe backs Angle into the ropes and the referee makes them break. Angle with a kick to the leg. Angle wants a test of strength but Angle with a kick to the leg instead. Joe blocks a kick and he kicks Angle in the leg. Joe tries for a knee bar but Angle gets to the ropes. Angle with a double leg take down and he punches Joe in the head but Joe gets to the ropes. Angle with a jab to Joe and then he takes Joe down again. Angle gets on top of Joe and then he punches Joe in the head.
Angle goes for the leg again but Joe with a kick to the head and then Joe punches Angle. Angle grabs Joe by the neck and then Angle gets to the ropes. Angle with a knee to the midsection but Joe starts to stomp on Angle’s feet. Joe with a hip toss to Angle but Angle escapes. Joe tries for another hip toss but Angle counters with a Saito suplex and then he has Joe in a choke. Joe makes it to the ropes and Angle eventually releases the hold. Angle with a knee to the head and then he punches Joe in the corner. Angle with a front face lock but Joe with punches. Angle with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex but Joe gets to the ropes on the cover. Angle with a European uppercut and then Angle punches Joe. Angle with an arm bar submission but Joe is able to block the hold and Angle gets to the ropes. Angle punches Joe in the head and then connects with a European uppercut. Angle goes for Joe’s knee. Angle with a figure four leg lock. Joe tries to reverse the hold but Joe cannot roll over. Joe is finally able to reverse the hold but Angle is able to grab the ropes.
Joe is limping due to the figure four and Angle works on the leg. Angle with an elbow drop to the knee. Angle with a side head lock but Joe with elbows. Angle tries for another suplex, but Joe boxes Angle’s ears and hits a desperation clothesline and both men are down. Joe with snug forearms and a clothesline to Angle. Joe with the running knee into the corner. Joe with an Irish whip but he charges into the corner. Joe tries for the muscle buster after a jumping spin kick, but Angle is able to counter and he puts Joe in the ankle lock. Joe gets out of the hold.
Angle charges at Joe and Joe hits an STO and Joe can only get a two count. Angle with a rake of the eyes. Joe with a kick and then he hits a power bomb but turns it into a Boston Crab and then the Liontamer. Joe puts Angle in the STF. Joe then puts Angle in the Crippler Crossface. Angle gets to Joe’s ankle and he puts Joe in the ankle lock. Joe counters into another Crippler Crossface. Angle tries to fight out of the hold and then Angle gets out of the hold and to the ropes.
Angle tries for a clothesline, but Joe turns it into another Crippler Crossface. Angle tries to roll through and he lifts Joe up for an Olympic Slam but Joe kicks out at two. Angle applies the ankle lock one more time and they are in the center of the ring. Joe rolls through but Angle holds on to the ankle lock. Joe is able to pull Angle’s trunks and he puts Angle in the Choke. Angle grabs the referee’s shirt and Angle gets to the ropes thanks to help from the referee. Joe releases the hold. Angle with a kick to the midsection and he tries for the Olympic Slam but Joe gets out of the hold and then he sends Angle into the cage and he hits a super kick. Joe gets Angle up for the muscle buster and hits it. Joe gets the three count.
Winner: Samoa Joe
After the match, Marcus Davis gives Joe the TNA Heavyweight Title belt. After highlights from the match, Joe is seen in the ring with the title belt as the referee checks on Kurt Angle.