TNA World Tag Team Championship Match
Christopher Daniels and Kazarian vs. AJ Styles and Kurt Angle
The bell rings, and Daniels and Angle look to kick things off in this match. We get a lock up and Daniels backs Angle up into the corner, hitting him with a couple of quick rights hands. He gloats, and ends up turning around into a series of rights, and a back elbow from Angle. Angle works over Daniels in the corner, stomping away at him before whipping him across the ring hard Angle hits a quick snap suplex, putting Daniels down for another two count.
Angle and Styles both get in a couple of rights on Daniels before Angle tags Styles in and the two hit a double back elbow. Styles takes Daniels into the corner hitting him with a big right. Daniels clamps on a head lock. Styles fights out of it. Kaz makes the blind tag, but he heads into the ring, right into a dropkick from Styles. Styles runs in with a quick spinning neckbreaker, before picking Kaz up and driving him down to the mat with a snap brainbuster. Angle tags back into the match and we get a double back drop from Angle and AJ. Angle stomps away at Kaz before blasting him with a couple of rights and a big clothesline.
Styles comes back into the ring and connects with a big backbreaker to Kaz before sending Daniels from the apron with a quick punch. Kaz is able to come up with a monkey flip before he mounts Styles and blasts him with a series of right hands. Daniels tags into the ring and hits Styles with a nasty clothesling, allowing Kaz to hit a big leg drop. Daniels stomps away at Styles sending him crashing out of the ring and to the floor. Kaz sends Styles back into the ring where Daniels hits him with a big flying kick that’s good for another two count. Daniels tags in Kaz who stomps away at Styles before locking AJ in a necktie.
Styles fights out of the hold and blasts Kaz with a big right, and chop. Styles just misses a tag with Angle, and ends up eating a quick neckbreaker from Kaz. Daniels tags back into the match and hits Styles with a clothesline to the back of the head that’s good for another near fall. Daniels continues the assault on Styles, locking in a rear chin lock in an attempt to continue wearing down the challenger. Styles tries to fight out of the hold, but Kaz tags in and blocks the tag attempt. Styles is able to fight off both men and make the tag to Angle. Angle comes in with a backdrop for Daniels, clothslines for both men, and a big German suplex for Kaz that’s good for two. Daniels tries to trap Angle, but it leads to miscommunication from the champs. Angle hits another German suplex on Kaz, then a second, but can’t hit a third. Angle sends Daniels flying across the ring, but he’s stopped out of nowhere by Kaz.
The champs double team Angle, focusing on his neck when they can. Daniels snap mares Angle, making the tag and both men hit slingshot moves. Daniels hits and elbow and Kaz hits a leg drop that’s good for a two count. Kaz locks in the cravat, and Angle fights up to his feet. Kaz takes Angle into the corner and hits him with a couple of big forearms. Angle whips Kaz across the ring and runs right into a big boot. Kaz heads to the top, and Angle flies up after him to hit a huge belly to back superplex.
Both men make the tag, and Styles comes in, going to work on Daniels. Styles puts Daniels down neck first across his knee in a move that’s good for two. Styles hits Daniels with a leaping clothesline in the corner. Daniels misses a springboard moonsault move, but AJ connects with a springboard moonsault reverse DDT. Kaz comes out of nowhere, taking AJ out with a huge dropkick. The champs try for a double clothesline, but AJ ducks it and takes out both men with a clothesline of his own. Angle tags in and goes for a splash, coming down on Daniels for two. Angle hits both his opponents with an Angle slam, pinning Daniels, but Daniels grabs the ropes. Angle locks in the ankle lock, but it’s broken up by an enzugiri from Kaz.
Styles tags into the ring and leaps in with a flying forearm to Kaz. He takes Kaz into the corner and works him over, but he’s sent across the ring and hit with a big forearm. Kaz monkey flips Styles into Daniels, where he connects with a hurricanrana. Styles almost pins Kaz, but he only gets two after a Pele kick. Angle traps Daniels in the ankle lock, and Styles hits the springboard 450 on Kaz. AJ goes for the pin but only gets two. Daniels kicks Angle away. Styles heads up to the top rope, but he’s stopped by Daniels. Daniels heads up to the top rope and tries for the superplex, but he’s sent to the floor by Styles. Kaz hits Styles with a big kick out of nowhere. He heads to the top and he hits the back to the future, but AJ won’t stay down for three.
Kaz teases hitting the clash, but he’s hit with a big German suplex from Angle. Angle also clotheslines Daniels over the ring, and he immediately grabs at his leg. Styles tries for the Styles clash, but Kaz fights it off. Daniels tosses a drink in Styles’ eyes, and Kaz makes the roll up, pinning the challenger for three.
Winners and STILL TNA World Tag Team Champions: Christopher Daniels and Kazarian
Tenay and Taz review the events of earlier in the evening, where Jeff Hardy and Bully Ray advanced in the Bound for Glory series in their respecitve Semi-Final matches. They also review Bobby Roode being taken out of the arena by the police, and the attack of Aces and Eights that led to the injury of Jeff Hardy, and the lock down of the arena by Hulk Hogan.
Hogan is shown backstage talking to the police. He says it’s important that they don’t let any members of Aces and Eights near the ring as this is the most important match of the night. They know their positions, and Hogan leads the police into the arena.
JB is shown backstage and says Hardy is behind closed doors, and no one knows how he’s doing, but he’ll be facing Bully Ray. Ray says the Aces and Eights stuff needs to stop. A little part of him feels bad for Hardy. But he was going to beat Jeff either way to go on to face Austin Aries next month. He says you have to respect him, the fact that he’s completely reinvented himself. The fact that he’s one of the most decorated tag team wrestlers of all time, and the fact that he’s only one match away from winning the World Championship. Every wrestler in TNA might be bound for glory. He’s Bully Ray. He’s not just bound for glory. He’s destined for greatness.
Police officers are shown filing into the arena and taking up positions around the ring.
Bully Ray’s music hits, and the big man from Hell’s Kitchen makes his way out to the ring, heading over to the announce table and telling Taz, ‘Now or never’.
Jeff Hardy’s music hits, but the Charismatic Enigma is nowhere to be seen.
Hardy’s music fades and the crowd begins to chant his name. His music plays again, but instead of Hardy, Hulk Hogan makes his way out to the ringside area instead.
Hogan makes his way into the ring and he grabs the mic. He says it looks like we’ve got a little problem. It comes down to Hulk and Bully having a little problem. He says forget about what you saw on the chalkboard in the back. He says if Bully does feel like he does about Aces and Eights, he found Hardy on the floor, and that turns into the problem they’ve got. There’s no Hardy out here. Ray says this stuff needs to stop and he agrees with Hogan. The best call he could have made was to call the cops. This tournament means the world to Bully. He knows Jeff wants to become the champ as much as he does, but if Jeff can’t answer the bell, what are they going to do.
Hogan says he didn’t dream the BFG series would end up with the ball in Bully’s court, but he’s the GM, so the ball is in Hogan’s court. So if Bully really feels like that, he wont let the ref ring the bell. He’ll give Hogan the courtesy of four more days, and he’ll let Hardy have a shot when he can really defend himself. Ray says hold on, but then offers the mic back to Hogan. Hogan says this is going to go down as Ray’s legacy. He’s going to be known as a good or bad man. He’s interrupted by Hardy’s music, and Jeff makes his way out to the ring with his shoulder taped up heavily.
Hogan shakes Hardy’s hand on his way into the ring. Hardy slowly makes his way around the ring, shaking hands with the fans before the match.
Bound for Glory Finals
Bully Ray vs. Jeff Hardy
The bell rings and Earl Hebner checks on Hardy before the match begins. Ray doesn’t look too happy about Hardy being out in the ring. Ray sticks out his fist for a fist bump, and Hardy obliges. Both men begin circling. Hardy chases Bully into the corner and hits him with a couple of clubbing rights, but Ray squeezes Hardy’s arm to fight him off. Ray calls for a test of strength, but Hardy hits him with a big right hand instead. Ray continues to work over the arm, wrenching it hard after punching it, and sending Hardy from the ring.
Hardy slowly heads back into the ring, where he’s caught by Bully, who punches and kicks at Hardy’s arm and shoulder. Hardy again bails to the floor. Hardy makes his way back into the ring and runs right into a big boot from Bully. Ray hits Hardy with a clubbing blow across the back before driving his arm down into the canvas. Ray splashes Hardy’s bad arm, but it’s not enough to keep Hardy down for three. Ray clamps on an arm bar, and he slaps away at Hardy’s shoulder.
Hardy makes it to the ropes and Ray breaks the hold. Hardy rolls out to the apron, but quickly rolls back into the ring, using the ropes to pull himself to his feel. Ray catches him and repeatedly punches away at Hardy’s shoulder. Ray rips away at the tape binding Hardy’s shoulder, and he uses it to wrap around Hardy’s neck. Ray drops a big elbow and rips off Hardy’s shirt. Ray slaps Jeff’s chest hard with an overhand chop. Ray picks Hardy up to his feet and slams him down to the mat hard, but he misses a follow up slam.
Hardy scores with a couple of rights, and a big kick, then he hits a twist of fate. Hardy heads up to the top rope and he tries for the twist of fate. He connects, but Ray is able to kick out at two.
Hardy tries for another twist of fate, but he’s shoved into the corner and hit with the bubba bomb for another two count. Ray picks Hardy up to his feet and sends him into the corner, but he runs into big boots and a whisper in the wind from Hardy that’s good for another two count. Hardy heads to the top for another whisper in the wind, but Ray is able to move out of the way. Ray hits the Bubba cutter and he goes for the pin, but Hardy is still able to kick out at two. Ray picks Hardy up to his feet, but he’s hit with another twist of fate out of nowhere. Hardy heads back up to the top rope and he goes for another swanton, but this time Ray is able to move out of the way. Ray waits and he hits another Bubba cutter that’s good for another two count.
Bully hits Hardy with another couple of big right hands. He follows up with a big elbow to the back of Hardy’s head before whipping him across the ring. Ray misses a splash, and Hardy hits two consecutive twist of fates. Hardy goes back up to the top, but this time he’s stopped by Bully as he takes way too much time. Ray hits Hardy with a big chop to the chest, but Hardy begins to fight him off. He shoves Ray from the second rope to the mat, then connects with the swanton. Hardy makes the pin and he gets the three count.
Winner of the Bound for Glory series and a title shot at Bound for Gory: Jeff Hardy
The pyro hits and Hardy’s arm is raised in victory. The show ends with Hardy celebrating his victory in the ring with his arm raised as the fans cheer, and Ray is shown looking stunned and recovering in the ring.