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COMPLETE TNA FINAL RESOLUTION PPV COVERAGE: STYLES VS. ROODE IRON MAN MATCH, JARRETT VS. HARDY LOSER GETS FIRED AND MORE

By Mike Johnson on 2011-12-11 20:11:28
Welcome to PWInsider.com's coverage of TNA's Final Resolution 2011 PPV from Orlando, Florida

After a video package on the TNA champion and the announcers running down the card, we went right to our first match.

Rob Van Dam vs. Christopher Daniels

They locked up.  Van Dam backed Daniels into the corner, where he backed off.  The referee made them break and Van Dam made a clean break.   Daniels grabbed a side headlock but was sent off into the ropes.  He shoulderblocked Van Dam several times on the rebound to no effect.  Daniels and Van Dam each missed kicks.  Van Dam used a rollup for a two count, then used a backslide for another.

Van Dam cinched in a side headlock and was sent into the ropes.  He shoulderblocked Daniels and grabbed a single leg takedown.  He scored several two counts but was backed into the corner and stomped by Daniels.  Van Dam went up and over in the corner but nailed several armdrags and scissored Daniels off a leg sweep.  They had timing issues, but the announcers went into overtime to cover for them.

Van Dam worked over Daniels with kicks to the chest in the corner.   Daniels cut him off on the apron with a shoulderblock.  They battled over a suplex on the apron.  Daniels shoved RVD into the ringpost and he fell to the floor.   Daniels attacked Van Dam from behind with a shot to the back and sent Van Dam into the apron.  He rolled Van Dam back into the ring and drilled him with a running strike in the corner.

Daniels worked over Rob on the mat, grinding him to the mat with a waistlock and scoring several near falls.  Van Dam began to fight his way to his feet and nailed several elbows and a kick to the face to break free, but both men went down.  Van Dam finally came to life with a series of rights and a spinkick.  Van Dam nailed a clothesline and a standing moonsault press for a two count.   Van Dam launched him out of the corner with a monkey flip and nailed Rolling Thunder for a two count.

Daniels tried to back off but attacked Van Dam.  Van Dam drilled him and went to the top rope.  He dove off but Daniels moved out of the way and speared him for a two count.  Daniels whipped RVD into the ropes and drilled him with a shot to the mid-section and a palm thrust for another near fall.  Daniels lariated RVD in the corner and placed him on the top rope.    Van Dam fought him off and nailed the Five Star Frog splash for the pin.

Your winner, Rob Van Dam!

OK match.  They never really got into any sort of groove but nothing beyond one miscue looked bad.

Jeremy Borash interviewed Mickie James.  She said that the fans tonight will get exactly what they want.  She said that she and Kim don't want to worry about politics and Jezebels.  She said that she was excited for Kim to return to where women's wrestling matters, but Gail has been playing games and politics since she returned.  She said she and Kim will take it to the wall tonight.

TNA TV champion Robbie E (with Robbie T) vs. Eric Young.

Young started off strong but was cut off after a dive to the outside.  E peppered him with rights and nailed several two counts when they returned to the ring.   E nailed a nice elbow off the corner for a two count.  E nailed a legsweep into a pinfall attempt and locked in a side chinlock for a two count.  Young fired up and nailed several elbows for a two count but was taken back down to the mat.  

Young again fired up but was sent into the turnbuckles and drilled with a running knee.   E missed a charge in the corner and was clotheslined down.   Young fired away with a discus clothesline and nailed a flying elbow for a two count.    He went back to the top but was swept back into the ring for a two count.    Robby T got on the apron, arguing with the referee.  Both Young and E nailed each other with clotheslines at the same time.

As the referee checked on E, Robbie T pulled Young into the corner with a sleeper.  Young avoided a  E charge and he ran into T's groin.  Young pulled them both on his shoulders but it was too heavy.  E drilled Young with his finisher and scored the pin.

Your winner and still TNA TV champion, Robbie E!

Solid match.

Jeremy Borash interviewed Pope Dinero and Devon.   Devon said that tonight was about them becoming the champions and they would deal with Pope's influence over his sons another time.   Pope said it's about the gold and bling.  When it comes to that, the Pope is all about that.

TNA Tag Team champions Crimson & Matt Morgan vs. Pope Dinero & Devon

Crimson and Pope started out.  Crimson dominated him early and tagged out to Morgan.  Devon tagged in as well.   Morgan shoulderblocked him down and drilled him with several headbutts.  Devon grabbed a headlock but was sent into the ropes.  He ducked a clothesline and nailed a shoulderblock for a two count.  Morgan took him down with a clothesline of his own.

Morgan tagged in Crimson, who began working over Devon.  Pope made a blind tag and dropkicked Crimson.  Pope went for a German suplex and connected.   He went for another but was elbowed in the corner.  Pope used a legsweep for a two count.  Morgan and Crimson tagged in and out, working over Pope with suplexes and elbows

Crimson locked in a chinlock on Pope.    Pope fired back but was cut off.  Morgan tagged in and nailed a Fall Away Slam for a two count.  Devon broke it up.  Morgan used another sideslam for a two count.     Devon and Crimson tagged in.  Devon nailed a shoulderblock and a running Avalanche in the corner for a two count.  Devon nailed a neckbreaker and went to the top for the flying headbutt.  Morgan broke up the pinfall and began beating on Devon.

Crimson and Morgan whipped Devon into the ropes but he came back with a double clothesline.  No effect.   Devon fought them off and covered Crimson after a spinebuster for a two count.  Pope pulled Morgan out of the ring and slowly went to the top.  He nailed a flying elbow on Crimson for a two count but Morgan broke it up and tossed him out of the ring.  Devon went back and forth with Morgan.  Morgan drilled him with a chokeslam and Crimson made the cover for the pin.

Your winners and still TNA Tag Team champions Crimson & Matt Morgan!

They showed Devon's son consoling Pope over the loss.  Pope sneered at Devon and walked away.  They both questioned their father.

Jeremy Borash interviewed AJ Styles, who was getting his knee taped up in the locker room.  He said that he wasn't going into the match at 100% but said he was going to be 200%.  He said that everything that Bobby Roode did to him and Fortune, Styles is going to beat the piss out of Roode for 30 minutes.  He said Roode may have destroyed Fortune but he'll never destroy Styles.

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