TNA’s twelfth annual Slammiversary pay-per-view takes place tonight from the Impact Zone in Orlando, FL.
– Jeremy Borash is in the ring and the entire TNA roster is on the stage for a moment of silence for the lives lost in this weekend’s attack in Orlando.
– New X-Division Champion Eddie Edwards def. Trevor Lee, DJ Zema, & Andrew Everett: DJ and Eddie start things off in control and work together in the opening moments against Lee and Everett. Everett hits a big springboard corkscrew moonsault off the top onto all three other competitors on the floor at ringside. The Helms Dynasty members go to work on Edwards together until DJ Zema gets back in the game and lays them both out with a double flying back elbow. Everett and Lee start getting in each others’ faces, which leads to Edwards hitting a double dropkick on them and taking control. All four competitors trade kicks on each other, and eventually Trevor Lee throws DJ off he top rope with a German suplex. Everett hits a top rope hurricanrana on Edwards for a 2 count. Everett goes for a 450 splash but misses and flies right into a DDT from DJ Zema for another 2 count. After exchanging a series of forearm shots with Trevor Lee, Eddie Edwards rolls him up in a small package pin for the win out of nowhere.
– Jeremy Borash is in the back with EC3, who cuts a promo on The Miracle.
– The Tribunal (with Al Snow) def. Grado & Mahabali Shera: Al Snow cuts a promo in broken French before the match. He talks about his hero Donald Trump and says he’s going to make wrestling great again. The Tribunal starts off in the control with Al Snow cheering them on at ringside with his whistle. Grado saves Shera from the double team and cleans house. Grado takes Al Snow’s whistle, but then turns around into a double suplex from The Tribunal for a 2 count. After a distraction by Al Snow, The Tribunal hits a double team guillotine on Grado for the win.
– New Knockouts Champion Sienna def. Jade & Gail Kim: Maria and Allie are at ringside for this one with Allie screaming. Jade goes for a wheelbarrow suplex on Gail, and Sienna hits a superkick on Jade while she has Gail in mid-air. The action goes to the outside and Jade hits a headscissor takedown on Sienna into the steel steps. Sienna hits the AK 47 on Jade but Gail breaks the pin. Gail gets into it with Allie and Maria at ringside and distracts the referee. Marti Bell interferes and hits Jade with a crowbar, allowing Sienna to pin her for the win.
– In the back, Bobby Lashley tells Jeremy Borash that his match with Drew Galloway tonight will end in a knock out or tap out. Lashley makes Borash announce him as the new World Heavyweight Champ during the interview.
– James Storm def. Braxton Sutter: James Storm rides out to the ring on his motorized beer cooler and cuts a promo on how he’s been in TNA since day 1. Storm gets in all the offense in the opening moments of the match and hits a backbreaker for a 2 count. Sutter finally comes back with a kick to the head and a swinging neckbreaker for a 2 count of his own. Sutter suplexes Storm into the turnbuckle for another near-fall. Storm comes back with a facebuster and the Last Call for the win. Storm and Sutter shake hands and have a beer bash after the bell.
– Jeremy Borash is in the back talking to Eli Drake, who cuts a promo on Bram and tells him not to get lost in the sauce.
– King of the Mountain champion Eli Drake def. Bram: They go back and forth until Drake decides he’s going to take his title belt and walk to the back. Bram chases him up the ramp and lays him out with a clothesline, and the two men brawl back to ringside. Bram beats down Drake all around ringside then pulls back one of the floor mats to expose the concrete. Drake hits a back-body-drop on Bram into the concrete and both men are down. Back in the ring, Eli hits a neckbreaker but waits too long to follow-up and Bram comes back with a clothesline. Bram hits the Brighter Side of Suffering but Drake rolls to the outside and recovers. Back in the ring, Drake hits the Blunt Force Trauma for the win.
– EC3 def. Mike Bennett: EC3 starts off in control with shoulder blocks and chops. Carter starts working on Bennett at ringside, but eventually Bennett sends him flying into the ring post and starts stomping him. Bennet lays EC3 across the fan barricade and DDTs him onto the floor at ringside. Bennett continues the offense back in the ring until EC3 no-sells a neckbreaker and comes back with a big clothesline. EC3 hits a splash in the corner and the One Percenter for a 2 count. EC3 hits the TK3 on the ring apron and goes to follow up with a splash off the top, but Bennett catches him in mid-air with a neckbreaker for another near-fall. EC3 goes for the Cobra Clutch but Bennett low-blows and hits a piledriver for another 2 count. EC3 hits the One Percenter again, but Maria slides a chair in the ring which distracts the referee from counting. Bennett hits the Miracle in Progress onto the chair behind the ref’s back for 2. EC3 comes back with a TK3 and follows up with the One Percenter for the win.
– Matt Hardy cuts a promo in the back on “Brother Nero,” and takes credit for the success in Jeff’s career.
– Jeff Hardy def. Matt Hardy: Falls will count anywhere in this Full Metal Mayhem match. Jeff doesn’t make it halfway down the ramp before Matt Hardy rushes him and the two brothers are brawling all over ringside. They take things in the ring and Jeff hits a spear that sends Matt back to the outside. Matt sets up a table and goes to suplex Jeff into it, but Jeff reverses and slams Matt onto the floor. Jeff grabs a huge ladder from under the ring and beats down Matt with it. Jeff sets Matt on a table at ringside and hits a splash over the top rope onto his brother for a 2 count. Jeff lays the huge ladder across the ring ropes like a bridge and lays Matt on it, then hits a splash off the top rope for another 2. He goes to follow up with a Swanton Bomb but Matt gets his knees up to block. Matt hits a Side Effect on Jeff on the apron, then grabs a Casio keyboard from under the ring and sets it up across the fan barricade and the ring apron. Matt powerbombs Jeff through the keyboard onto the floor for a 2 count. Back in the ring, Jeff hits the Twist of Fate and follows up with a Swanton for a 2 count. Jeff takes Matt to ringside and hits another Twist of Fate, this time through a table on the floor, for another 2 count. Jeff lays Matt on a table at ringside, then hits a Swanton Bomb off the top rope through the table for the 1-2-3.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) June 13, 2016
– The Decay def. The Bromans: Robbie E and Crazy Steve start things off. Steve and Abyss take turns going to work on Robbie until Jesse gets the hot tag and hits a dropkick on Abyss and a flying headscissor on Steve. Robbie hits a flying cross body onto both Decay members at ringside. Rosemary runs in the ring so Jesse gorilla presses her to the outside onto Abyss and Steve. Back in the ring, Rosemary accidentally hits Abyss with the mist and Abyss is blinded. Abyss accidentally clotheslines Crazy Steve and Jesse dropkicks Abyss to the outside. They hit the Bro Down on Steve followed up by a Boston Crab. Abyss pulls the referee outside and hits the ref with the mist. Steve taps out but the referee doesn’t see it. Rosemary and Raquel start fighting in the ring, which leads to Steve hitting Jesse with one of the title belts. Steve goes up top but Robbie pushes him off and JEsse puts him in another Boston Crab. Abyss breaks it up and hits the Black Hole Slam. Abyss powerbombs Steve onto Jesse for the win.
– Bobby Lashley def. Drew Galloway for the TNA World Heavyweight Title: Lashley starts off in control against the World Heavyweight Champion and beats him down in the corner. Galloway gets Lashley in the Iron Maiden a couple of times, but Lashley keeps getting out. Lashley comes back with a spear and keeps Galloway on the mat with a boot to the throat. Lashley hits a belly-to-belly suplex and goes for an armbar, but Galloway avoids it. Galloway hits Lashley with a boot to the face that cuts him the hard way, and Lashley comes back with a spinebuster. Galloway comes back with a big boot that sends Lashley out to the floor at ringside. Galloway hits the Celtic Cross on Lashley ontop of the steel steps. Galloway follows up with a Sharpshooter on Lashley while still on the steel steps, and then another big boot. Galloway sets Lashley up on a table at ringside and goes for a suicide dive over the top rope, but Lashley rolls out of the way and the World Champ crashes through the table by himself. Back in the ring, Lashley gets Galloway in the crossface crippler, but Galloway gets out and hits a tombstone piledriver. Galloway goes for a big boot but Lashley avoids it and gets him in a choke for the win.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) June 13, 2016