Christy Hemme is in the back with Jeff Hardy. Christy asks Jeff for his thoughts. He says that tonight is a new beginning. Jeff says that someone will feel the Twist of Fate followed by a Swanton Bomb.
Match Number Four: TNA X Division Title Match: Jay Lethal versus Douglas Williams
They lock up and Williams works on the wrist. Lethal rolls through but Williams takes Lethal to the mat. Lethal rolls through again but Williams blocks things again. Williams continues to work on the wrist and Lethal is able to reverse and he hits an arm drag into an arm bar. Williams with a kick followed by an Irish whip. Williams sends Lethalâ€™s leg into the ropes followed by a clothesline. Williams with a European uppercut followed by an Irish whip. Williams tried for Chaos Theory but Lethal is able to use the ropes to escape. Lethal hits Lethal Combination but Williams goes to the floor. Lethal with a pescado onto Williams and then he returns Williams into the ring.
Lethal with a springboard drop kick but Williams moves out of the way. Williams with a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Williams with a cravate on Lethal and he follows that with knees to the head. Williams with a knee lift and a clothesline for a near fall. Williams with a rear chin lock on Lethal as he continues to work on Lethalâ€™s neck. Williams applies more pressure with a head lock. Lethal with an arm drag but Williams with a knee. Lethal with a back body drop.
Lethal gets a second wind and he punches Williams. Lethal with a flying clothesline followed by a drop kick and leg lariat. Lethal with a springboard moonsault for a near fall. Williams with an elbow and Lethal tries for the springboard back elbow but Williams catches him and in one motion hits a German suplex for a near fall.
Williams with a forearm to the head followed by an Irish whip and running knee followed by a suplex for a near fall. Williams with an European uppercut and Lethal tries for a German suplex but Williams with a kick and an Exploder suplex for a near fall. Williams signals for Chaos Theory as he waits for Lethal to get back to his feet. Williams hits Chaos Theory but Lethal is able to kick out. Williams argues with the referee about his count and that allows Lethal to recover a bit.
Williams slaps Lethal and Lethal slumps into the corner. Williams points to the turnbuckles and he puts Lethal on top. Williams hits a Frankensteiner but Lethal holds on and rolls through for the three count.
Winner: Jay Lethal
After the match, Jay Lethal goes into the crowd to celebrate with the fans.
From out of nowhere, Robbie E attacks Lethal and Cookie joins them at ringside. Robbie kicks Lethal and sends him into the ring while Cookie tells him what to do. Robbie with a back elbow. Robbie hits a Diamond Cutter.
|Robbie and Cookie have mics and he tells Lethal that he is a disgrace to New Jersey. Robbie takes the belt and he says that after he wins the X Division Title, he is bringing it back to Jersey and blinging it out. He is going to add some class to it just like Robbie E and Cookie.
Match Number Five: Monsterâ€™s Ball Match: Abyss versus Rob Van Dam
Before the match starts, Abyss gets on the mic and he says that for months he has prophesized about their arrival and the date is upon us. Abyss says that it will begin with the destruction of Rob Van Dam. It will continue with the takeover as it has arrived. Ten . . . Ten . . .Ten.
Van Dam with a spin kick and punches Abyss. Van Dam with kicks and he chokes Abyss in the corner while the referee doesnâ€™t have to do anything because it is no disqualification. Van Dam with punches and then he chokes him over the apron. Van Dam with a slingshot leg drop and Van Dam lands a bit awkwardly. Van Dam gets a chair and then he goes up top for a side kick and Abyss falls into the corner. Van Dam with the skateboard drop kick into the corner.
Van Dam goes up top and Abyss goes to the floor. Van Dam with a cross body from the ropes. Van Dam throws the barbed wire board into the ring. Van Dam with a baseball slide that sends Abyss to the floor. Abyss with a back elbow to Van Dam after Van Dam takes time to gesture to the crowd.
Abyss punches Van Dam in the head and then he prepares to choke slam Van Dam onto the board. Abyss catches Van Dam and tries to slam Abyss onto the board but Van Dam escapes the hold and he bulldogs Abyss onto the barbed wire board. Van Dam follows that with rolling thunder but Abyss moves and Van Dam hits the board.
Abyss looks under the ring and he gets a table and puts it on the apron and guardrail. Abyss grabs the trash can and he hits Van Dam in the head with it. Abyss puts the barbed wire board between the apron and guardrail on the other side. Van Dan and Abyss exchange punches.
Van Dam returns to the ring and Van Dam punches Abyss. Abyss tries to suplex Abyss to the floor but they land on the apron. Abyss grabs Van Dam for a choke slam attempt through the table but Van Dam with kicks and then Van Dam kicks Abyss onto the table. Van Dam with Rolling Thunder onto the table and they both go to the floor.
They return to the ring and Abyss misses with a chair shot and Van Dam with a spin kick into the chair. Van Dam puts the chair on Abyssâ€™ chest and Van Dam sets up for a Van Terminator but Abyss gets up because Van Dam has to pose and Abyss throws the chair at Van Dam and it knocks him off the turnbuckles and Van Dam goes through the barbed wire board.
Abyss pulls the barbed wire board into the corner and Abyss shows his love to the people in Daytona. Abyss picks up Van Dam for a power slam into the corner but Van Dam counters and sends Abyss into the board. Van Dam sends the board into Abyss and then Van Dam goes up top for the Van Terminator into the board.
Van Dam goes up top for the Five Star Frog Splash and then he poses but he takes too long and Abyss moves out of the way. Abyss gets Janice from the announce table and he whispers sweet nothings to his giant black weapon. Abyss misses with Janice and Van Dam throws a chair at Abyss and hits him. Van Dam thinks about a Five Star Frog Splash, but Van Dam sees Janice and decides to pick it up. Van Dam hits Abyss in the midsection with Janice and then Van Dam hits the Five Star Frog Splash for the three count.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
After the match, Abyss is able to say 10/10/10 and get ready because here we come.
Match Number Six: Handicap Match: Kevin Nash, Sting, and Dâ€™Angelo Dinero versus Jeff Jarrett and Samoa Joe
Joe and Dinero start things off and Joe works on the arm but Dinero reverses and he puts Joe in a side head lock. Joe with a shoulder tackle and then he blocks a hip toss but Dinero with a few kicks and then he hits a flying shoulder tackle that takes Joe to the mat but Joe pops up. Joe with jabs to Dinero followed by a belly-to-belly suplex. Joe with jabs in the corner and then he is warned by the referee. Now it is Dineroâ€™s turn to punch Joe.
Joe with a flying leg lariat and Dinero backs into his corner and he tags Sting into the match. Joe psychs himself up but Sting goes after Jarrett on the apron. Joe punches Sting. Joe with an Irish whip but misses a back elbow. Sting with the Stinger Splash and then Sting tries for Jarrett. Sting tries for another Stinger Splash but Joe with a uranage to Sting and Sting goes to the floor.
Joe sends Sting into the guardrails and then he punches Sting. Sting with a kick and punch. Joe with an Irish whip into the guardrail but Nash with a kick to the back. Sting with a clothesline. Sting sends Joe into the guardrails. They go back into the ring and Sting stomps on Joeâ€™s hand.
Nash tags in and he punches Joe and then he connects with knees and elbows in the corner. Dinero tags in and he kicks Joe and then he hits a hesitation elbow drop and gets a near fall. Joe with a chops but Dinero with a palm thrust. Sting tags back in and Joe hits a double clothesline but Nash stops Joe from making the tag. Nash with an Irish whip and a gingerly placed splash into the corner. Nash misses another charge and Joe hits an enzuigiri as everyone but Jarrett is down.
Joe crawls to make the tag and Jarrett comes off the apron and walks away. Joe looks like Jarrett kicked his puppy as he turns around to his three opponents. They point at what Jarrett did and Joe goes after Nash and Sting.
It turns into a three on one attack as they pummel Joe. Nash tags in and the straps come down. Nash with a knee and jackknife power bomb and Nash gets the three count.
Winners: Kevin Nash, Sting, and Dâ€™Angelo Dinero
Ken Anderson starts off his interview with Christy by apologizing to everyone for having to end Kurt Angleâ€™s career. Anderson says that it all happened because Angle hit him in the nuts. Anderson says that he didnâ€™t end this because he wanted to. Angle made him.
Team 3D come out and they have a big announcement to make.
Brother Ray wants to know if everyone is having a great time tonight. February 1996 in South Philadelphia they made a promise to become the most decorated tag team that wrestling has seen. They have busted their asses for 15 years because of the support of people like the ones in the building tonight. That is why they became the 23 time World Tag Team Champions. He mentions all of the companies that they have won titles in. He says that they are proud to be in a company that has the best tag team division in the world. There comes a time when you have to wonder what is left to do because they have conquered the world and tag team wrestling. As of this minute, Team 3D is officially retired. However, they have one last request. If they are going out, they want to have one more match. If they are going to have one more match, they want to face the best tag team in the world today. If you are the TNA World Champions, you are the best team in the world. He says that he is talking about the Motor City Machine Guns. He wants one more match. If the Machine Guns win, they can put on their resume that they retired Team 3D, but if they win, they retire as 24 time tag team champions.
We get one last . . . DEVON . . . GET THE TABLES and a final OH MY BROTHER . . . TESTIFY Scheduled for Bound for Glory
TNA World Heavyweight Title Match: Kurt Angle versus Ken Anderson versus Jeff Hardy
Lethal Lockdown Match: Fortune versus EV 2.0
Also scheduled for Bound for Glory:
Abyss lets the world know the identity of â€˜Theyâ€™
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