The #3 top moment in TNA history is AJ Styles defeating Jerry Lynn to become the first ever X Division Champion.
Tag Team Match
- Devon & Garett Bischoff vs. Robbie E & Robbie T
The Robbie’s are the first team to make their way out to the ring to a healthy amount of boos. Devon and Bischoff are out next, and they actually get a pretty nice pop from the crowd.
Garrett and Robbie E. kick things off for their teams. Robbie punches and kicks Garrett into the corner, and Garrett responds by turning things right around with some rights of his own, back to back clothesline, and a big slam. Robbie retreats into his own corner and tags out to Terry.
Terry comes in and Garrett hits him with a couple of kicks and punches. Terry catches him around the throat, but Bischoff counters and hits a low dropkick, then a clothesline, but he’s tripped and pulled to the outside by Robbie. Robbie pushes Garrett into the apron. Madison Rayne is shown on the ring apron. Terry throws Bischoff into the corner and tags out to Robbie.
Garrett tries to fight back, but Robbie puts him down to the mat for a quick two count before tagging back out to Terry. Terry buries his shoulder in Garrett’s midsection, then picks him up before tagging out to Robbie. Terry plants Garret with a side slam and Robbie comes down with an elbow drop. Devon breaks up the pin attempts. Robbie locks in a rear chin lock, but Bischoff is able to fight up to his feet and out of the hold, planting Robbie with a big face buster.
Devon makes the tag and he comes in takes out both Robbie E. and Terry. Devon takes out Robbie with a Thesz press, then a huge urunage. Devon stalks Terry and hits him with a big splash in the corner and follows it up with a shoulder block. Devon goes for the pin but it’s broken up by Terry. Terry hits the ropes but he’s low bridges by Bischoff. Garrett takes out Terry with a dive to the outside. Devon plants Robbie with a spinebuster and pins him for three.
Winners: Devon and Garrett Bischoff
Following the match, we get some terrible dancing in the middle of the ring before both men pose for the fans.
JB is backstage. He says as someone who’s been there since before the first show, it’s an honor to be at the tenth anniversary here tonight. JB introduces Kaz and Christopher Daniels. Kaz says he’s had some great matches. Being in the first ever Ultimate X match, and steel asylum match, and you always remember your first. Daniels says they’ll continue to tell the truth about AJ Styles and Dixie Carter, and they’ll win tonight, and we have permission to worship them now.
Three Way Match to Determine the #1 Contender for the TNA Championship
- Jeff Hardy vs. Mr. Anderson vs. Rob Van Dam
Mr. Anderson is the first competitor to make his way out for the #1 Contenders match. He says there’s a couple of a-holes in the building tonight. He thanks the crowd for calling him an a-hole, then he does his introduction, to a big pop from the crowd.
Rob Van Dam is the second man to make his way out. He also gets a pretty favorable reaction from the Texas crowd on his way to the ring.
Jeff Hardy is the last competitor to make his way out to the ring, and he too gets a really good reaction from the crowd. It’ll be interesting to see who’s the real fan favorite in this one.
The bell rings and we’re ready to kick things off. Hardy flips a coin, then attacks RVD. Anderson attacks Hardy and eats a running forearm for his troubles. Hardy takes on both men, but Anderson is able to catch him with a low knee. Anderson sends RVD into one corner and tries to whip Hardy into him, but it’s reversed.
Hardy splashed both his opponents, then uses Anderson as a springboard to dropkick RVD. Hardy takes Anderson over with a headscissors, but Anderson comes back with a neck breaker for two. Anderson tries for a neckbreaker on RVD, but it’s countered and RVD buries his shoulder in Anderson’s midsection, then catches Hardy with a huge kick.
RVD tries for a monkey flip on Anderson, but it’s blocked, and Anderson gets a two count. Hardy heads to the top, but he’s stopped by Anderson. Anderson heads up after him, but it’s all broken up by RVD. Anderson tosses RVD to the outside and tries again, connecting with a superplex. RVD tries for the frog splash, but both men move and he eats canvas.
RVD tries for a monkey flip on Anderson, but it’s blocked, and Anderson gets a two count. Hardy heads to the top, but he’s stopped by Anderson. Anderson heads up after him, but it’s all broken up by RVD. Anderson tosses RVD to the outside and tries again, connecting with a superplex. RVD tries for the frog splash, but both men move and he eats canvas. Everybody is slow to get up, but they all trade rights on their knees, then up to their feet. Anderson eats a kick from RVD, then RVD rolls up Hardy for two. RVD hits a big single leg dropkick from the top to Hardy for another two count.
RVD hits Anderson with a split legged moonsault for two, but the cover it broken up by Hardy. RVD spin kicks Hardy, then monkey flips Anderson into Hardy. Van Dam picks up Hardy and kicks him in the face. Anderson catches RVD with a boot to the gut. Both Anderson and Hardy have RVD rolled up, but RVD still kicks out.
Anderson hits a standing roll through before sending RVD to the floor and pinning Hardy for two. Hardy sends Anderson into the ropes and he’s pulled to the outside by RVD. Anderson and RVD trade blows and Hardy heads to the top, leaping out on top of both of his opponents.
Hardy sends Anderson into the ring steps before taking himself and RVD back into the ring. Hardy hits the whisper in the wind, but it’s still not enough to end the match. RVD tries for an enzugiri, but Hardy ducks it. Hardy hits the twist of fate, then heads to the top. He hits Anderson with a kick through the ropes, then goes up. Hardy hits the swanton, but Anderson pulls the ref away to break the count. Anderson tosses Hardy to the outside hard.
RVD tries for rolling thunder, but Anderson catches him and plants him with the mic check to put him down for a three count.
Winner and NEW #1 Contender: Mr. Anderson
Crimson is backstage with JB. He says it doesn’t matter who accepted his challenge, he’s been undefeated for over 470 days. He’s been perfect for that long, and no one will ever beat him.