Event: TNA No Surrender Pay-Per-View
Airdate: Sunday, September 11th, 2011 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The iMPACT! Zone in Orlando, FL
Results by Marc Middleton
- TNA’s 2011 No Surrender pay-per-view kicks off with the entire roster on the stage inside the Impact Zone. Jesse Neal is dressed in his sailor uniform. American flags are everywhere and everyone participates in a moment of silence to remember the victims of 9/11. Rosita, who’s father was killed on 9/11, is shown. America The Beautiful is played as everyone looks on to the flags. The crowd chants USA after it’s over. We go to the promo video for tonight’s pay-per-view, focusing on the Bound For Glory Series finals and the main events.
- And we’re live again from the Impact Zone in Orlando as the pyro goes off and Mike Tenay and Taz welcome us to No Surrender. They go over tonight’s World Heavyweight Title match and the final four of the Bound For Glory Series.
#1 Contender’s Match: Jesse Sorensen vs. Kid Kash
We go to the ring and out first comes Kid Kash for tonight’s opener. Out next comes his opponent Jesse Sorensen. The winner of this match will be the #1 contender to the TNA X Division Title.
Kash stalls to start the match but they lock up and Kash goes behind Sorensen. Sorensen switches it around but Kash takes him to the mat. They trade holds. Kash fights out of a hold but gets tossed across the ring. Kash goes for a pin attempt but it’s broken. Lots of quick back and forth action to start the match. They break and the crowd applauds. Kash taunts Sorensen and wants to do a test of strength. Kash kicks Sorensen in the gut and unloads. Sorensen fires back with right hands and a big arm drag. Sorensen with an armbar now.
They go to the corner and Kash breaks free, talking trash to Sorensen. Sorensen puts him back in the corner but misses when charging. Kash drop toe holds him into the turnbuckle and turns things around. Kash with a big kick and a 2 count. Kash suplexes Sorensen and drops him hard on his face for another pin attempt. Kash works Sorensen over on the ropes now with big forearms to the head. Kash with a big chop in the corner. Kash taunts Sorensen some more and smacks him around. Kash with another big kick in the corner. Sorensen fights back with chops and drops Kash with a high knee. Sorensen with a dropkick and a 2 count.
Sorensen goes for a move but Kash reverses it. Sorensen blocks a Russian leg sweep and hits a huge neckbreaker for another 2 count. Sorensen goes to the top and connects with a crossbody for 2. Sorensen with more right hands. Kash fights him off and scoop slams him. Kash drops a knee and works the crowd. Kash with another kick to the gut and knees. Sorensen goes down after a hard knee. Kash argues with the referee and pushes him. Brian Hebner pushes him back. Kash goes back to Sorensen and drops him on his head. Kash goes to the top and botches a springboard moonsault for a 2 count. Kash with another knee and a big chop on the ropes. Sorensen counters and hits a big inverted DDT for the pin and the win.
Winner and New X Division #1 Contender: Jesse Sorensen
- We go backstage with Hulk Hogan and World Champion Kurt Angle. JB asks Angle his reaction to finding out about tonight’s title match just a few days ago. Angle says Hogan is supposed to protect him, that’s why he joined Immortal. Angle says he wasn’t ready for Sting and Mr. Anderson at the same time. Hogan says he brought Angle in to be the heartbeat of Immortal. Hogan says he looks at this match as food for Angle. Angle walks off and Hogan suggests he gets ready.
Bound For Glory Series Final: Bully Ray vs. James Storm
We go to the ring and out first comes Bully Ray for the next match. James Storm is out next. The only way Storm can win this match is by getting a submission victory over Ray, according to JB.
They get ready to go at it but Ray goes to the ropes and the referee stops Storm. Ray stalls some more and goes out to the apron. Ray drops down to the floor and walks around the ring. He grabs a fan sign and tears it up. Ray gets back in the ring and is ready to fight now. Or so it appeared. Ray goes back to the ropes as the crowd boo’s and tells him he sucks. Ray yells to the referee to keep Storm back. Storm charges again but Ray goes out to the floor again and the crowd is all over him.
Ray goes to get back in the ring but stops, walking back around the ring. Storm chases him around the ring and back into it. Ray retreats back to the floor. A “pussy Ray” chant breaks out. Ray gets back in the ring and they finally lock up… nope, Ray goes back to the ropes. This time he comes right back and knocks Storm down. Ray takes Storm to the corner and beats him down now. Ray whips Storm to the other corner and kicks him in the chest. Ray takes his time with right hands and shots to Storm’s lower back. Storm gets whipped to the other corner but ducks a big forearm shot. Storm turns it around and applies a submission hold. Ray makes it to the ropes and breaks it. Ray rolls out to the floor for safety. Ray comes back in and stalls some more, frustrating Storm.
They lock up and Storm goes to work on Ray’s hurt arm. Storm takes Ray down and applies an armbreaker, trying to make Ray submit. Ray turns it into a 2 count but Storm goes back to the submission. Ray breaks it and goes back out to the floor. Storm brings the fight outside and slams Ray’s arm into the steps. Ray takes Storm’s leg out and he falls off the apron. Ray rolls Storm back in the ring and stops to take a sip of Storm’s beer. Ray grabs a steel chair and brings it in the ring. The referee takes it and sets it outside of the ring. Ray spits beer in Storm’s face as the referee isn’t looking. Ray with a series of headbutts to the sternum in the corner and a big chop to send Storm down.
Ray continues the assault and taunts Storm. Ray goes for the Bubba Bomb but Storm blocks it and applies another armbreaker in the middle of the ring. Ray gets his foot to the ropes and breaks the hold. Storm applies the Scorpion and pulls Ray back as he tries to reach the ropes. Ray finally makes it and breaks the submission. Storm starts kicking Ray’s arm and slams him down by it. Storm with an armbar now. Ray rolls Storm up for 2. Storm comes back with right hands. Ray dumps Storm to the apron. Storm kicks Ray in the head and takes a sip of his own beer now. Storm goes to spit it at Ray but hits the referee. The referee can’t see as Storm applies another armbreaker. Ray taps out and the bell rings. The referee’s decision is Bully Ray by DQ since Storm spit the beer on him.
Winner by DQ: Bully Ray
- SoCal Val meets Ray on the ramp and congratulates him on advancing. Ray tells her to shut up and get out of his face, calling her a stupid bitch. Ray asks the fans if they believe him now. He tells us his name over and over and says he’s from Hells Kitchen and the next World Heavyweight mother friggin’ Champion. Ray drops the mic and heads to the back. Ray is now leading the Series with 52 points. Storm is at #5, right under Rob Van Dam.
- We get a promo video for tonight’s Knockouts Title Match and a Tale of the Tape from Mike Tenay.
TNA Knockouts Title Match: Winter vs. Mickie James
We go to the ring and out first comes Winter with Angelina Love at her side. TNA Knockouts Champion Mickie James is out next to a nice reaction from the crowd. Mickie is dressed in Wonder Woman gear tonight.
Mickie goes to the corner to pose before the bell but Winter attacks her from behind. Mickie kicks her off and ends up on the floor, where she brawls with Angelina Love. Winter comes from behind again. Mickie counters a whip on the floor and whips Winter into the steel steps and then the fan barrier. Mickie brings it back in the ring but Winter rakes her eyes. Winter with a forearm shot, a kick and a face slam to the mat. Winter takes Mickie to the corner and works her over some more. Mickie fights right back and takes Winter down with a head scissors from the corner. Angelina grabs Mickie’s foot but gets kicked back to the floor. Winter attacks from behind again and Mickie goes down.
Winter with a nice suplex and a 2 count. Micke starts to make a comeback but Winter knocks her down with a clothesline. Winter drops Mickie again and has words with Earl Hebner. Winter takes Mickie to the ropes and chokes her with a knee to the back. Hebner is distracted again, allowing Angelina to get cheap shots in. Another 2 count for Winter. Winter taunts Mickie now. Winter with a backbreaker. She bends Mickie’s back over her knee. Mickie fights free but Winter scoops her up. Winter with another backbreaker over her knee. Winter with a submission now, until Mickie reaches the ropes and breaks it. Mickie with a jackknife cover out of nowhere for 2. Mickie connects with a neckbreaker. Winter gets up first and they trade shots in the middle of the ring.
Mickie comes off the ropes with clotheslines, getting pumped up. Mickie drops Winter on her face and jumps to her feet. Angelina distracts her but she superkicks Winter back down for a 2 count. Winter misses a big roundhouse kick and Mickie applies a single leg crab. Winter reaches the ropes and breaks the hold. Winter slides Angelina the Knockouts Title belt. Mickie ducks the shot from Winter. Winter struggles with Hebner over the belt. Mickie rolls her up for a close 2 count. Winter rams Mickie back in the corner and hits her with thrusts to the gut and then kicks. Mickie with a kick to the face. Mickie goes for the tornado DDT but Angelina pulls Winter out to safety. Mickie leaps from the apron onto Winter with a Thesz press. Mickie chases Angelina off up the ramp now.
Mickie makes it back int he ring but Angelina runs back down and holds her. Winter goes to spit something in Mickie’s face but she ducks and it hits Angelina in the face. Hebner has his attention focused on Angelina as Winter spits more red stuff, this time hitting Mickie in the face. Winter covers for the win and the Knockouts Title, again.
Winner and New TNA Knockouts Champion: Winter
- After the match, Winter rushes to ringside and checks on Angelina Love as trainers help her to the back. Trainers tend to Mickie in the ring.
- We cut backstage to Jeremy Borash and Gunner. JB points out that Robert Roode and Gunner have to win by submission tonight to tie Bully Ray in the series. Gunner says whatever he has to do tonight to Roode, he will be going to Bound For Glory and main eventing. Ray walks up and tells Gunner not to submit or give up tonight. He doesn’t care if Roode breaks his leg or neck – don’t give up. Ray says the last thing Gunner wants is to face him in the finals. Ray tells Gunner to get lost and he walks off. Ray tells JB that bullying is his business and business is good.
TNA Tag Team Title Match: Brother Devon and The Pope vs. Mexican America
We go tot he ring and out comes the team of The Pope and Brother Devon. The TNA Tag Team Champions Mexican America, Hernandez and Anarquia. They’re accompanied by Rosita and Sarita.
Anarquia starts things off with Devon, who gets a USA chant going. They lock up and go at it. Devon works on the arm and then goes to a headlock. Devon with a big shoulder block and more work on the arm. The Pope is tagged in to continue the assault on Anarquia. Pope with offense and another quick tag to Devon. Anarquia tags in Hernandez. Devon blocks Hernandez and takes him off his feet with a big shoulder. Pope comes back in for some double teaming. Pope works on Hernandez’s arm now and tags Devon right back in. They double team Hernandez and Devon gets a 2 count. Hernandez fights Devon off and makes a tag. Devon unloads on Anarquia when he comes in and tags Pope again for another double team move.
Rosita argues with the referee as Pope gets a 2 count on Anarquia. Pope goes to the apron ad kisses Rosita. She slaps him and he holds her above the floor by her hair. Anarquia runs into Devon, sending Rosita to the floor. Pope goes back to work on Anarquia and tags in Devon for yet another double team move. Pope stops it to knock Hernandez off the apron. Sarita gets involved and slaps Devon while he’s on the turnbuckle. Hernandez with a big splash on Devon before knocking Pope off the apron. Hernandez tags out again. Anarquia with a big shoulder off the ropes for a 2 count on Devon. Hernandez and Anarquia hit two splashes on Devon in the corner and another double team move. Hernandez with a 2 count.
Hernandez with a bearhug on Devon now. Devon fights out but Hernandez shoulders him to the floor as he’s running. Hernandez charges but Devon spears him. Anarquia comes in again but right as Pope does. Pope with a series of clothesline and more offense. Hernandez is dropkicked off the apron. Pope continues the offense and connects with a big crossbody from the top as Hernandez breaks the pin. Anarquia suplexes Pope and then Hernandez leaps off the top with the big hit. Devon runs in and stops another pin. The champs collide. Pope and Deovn hit a double clothesline on Hernandez. Sarita and Rosita get involved in the ring. Pope catches Rosita off the top rope and spanks her rear. Pope tries to suplex Anarquia in off the apron but Anarquia falls on top of him. Rosita holds Devon’s foot down and they get the win.
Winners: Mexican America
- Mr. Anderson is backstage with Jeremy Borash. JB asks about he and Anderson being friends. Anderson says they don’t like each other but they have a common bond – they hate Immortal.
Samoa Joe vs. Matt Morgan
Samoa Joe comes out for the next match followed by his opponent Matt Morgan. They lock up and go at it back and forth. Joe unloads with big chops in the corner. Joe turns it around in the corner and responds with his own big chops and right hands. Morgan with a series of back elbows now. Morgan with a running knee to the face while Joe is down in the corner. Morgan continues the offense as the crowd chants his name. Morgan hits a huge leg drop while Joe is laid on the apron. Morgan rams Joe back into the apron and more right hands. Joe comes back with chops and slams Morgan’s head into the apron. Joe rolls back in the ring and suicide dives out onto Morgan and the floor.
They make their way back in the ring and Joe keeps control in the corner. Morgan ends up on the top and hits a big crossbody for 2. Morgan charges again but Joe rolls out to the floor. Joe drops Morgan’s arm over the top rope after raking his eyes. Joe with a running knee to the face and more stomps. A “Sloppy Joe” chant breaks out. Joe stomps some more and chokes Morgan on the ropes. Morgan finally makes a comeback with right hands but Joe drops him again and leg drops for a 2 count. Joe goes for a submission on Morgan’s hurt arm now. Lots more back and forth. Joe with a big kick to the head but Morgan comes right back with a spinning clothesline.
Morgan drops Joe with more right hands. 2 count for Morgan. Morgan grabs Joe for a choke but Joe puts his thumb in his eyes. Joe connects with a belly-to-belly suplex for a 2 count. Joe goes for the rear naked choke but Morgan tries to block it. Morgan rams Joe back into the corner. Joe goes back to the submission and locks it in, bringing Morgan to the mat. Morgan gets his foot to the ropes but Joe takes a second to break the hold. Joe backs Earl Hebner in the corner. Joe charges Morgan but gets hit with a Carbon Footprint. Morgan covers Joe for the win.
Winner: Matt Morgan
- Jeremy Borash is backstage with Robert Roode and James Storm. Roode talks about fighting back from injury and addresses Gunner, saying it’s his time and his dream. Roode says he will make Gunner tap out tonight and then whip Bully Ray’s fat ass. Tonight, they will find out that it pays to be Roode. Storm says he hoped it was him vs. Roode in the final. Storm tells Roode to get Gunner tonight and then beat Ray’s fat ass. Storm gets the fans to chant “Bobby” for Roode. Storm says everyone believes in Roode and he deserves this.
Bound For Glory Series Final Match: Robert Roode vs. Gunner
We go to the ring and out first comes Gunner. Robert Roode is out next to a chant from the crowd. They lock up and Roode takes Gunner to the mat. Back and forth action to start until they end up on the floor brawling. Roode uses the ring post on Gunner’s arm. Roode finally brings it back int he ring and kicks Gunner in the head. More stomps from Roode as he focuses on Gunner’s hurt shoulder. Gunner counters and drops Roode with a DDT.
Gunner turns things around and knocks Roode into the corner. Roode with an elbow shot but Gunner drops him with a forearm shot. Gunner chokes Roode and then uses the ropes to choke him again. Gunner slingshots Roode’s neck under the bottom rope. Gunner with a spinning neckbreaker and more offense on Roode’s neck. Gunner locks a head scissors on Roode now, still focusing on the neck. Roode turns it around and goes for an armbar but can’t get it locked. Roode goes to work on the arm some more but Gunner drops him with a clothesline. Gunner with another neckbreaker. Gunner goes for a Full Nelson now and locks it, taking Roode to the mat.
Roode fights to his feet and rams Gunner back into the corner but can’t break the hold. The hold is finally broken and they trade right hands in the middle of the ring. Roode kicks Gunner and takes him back down with an armbar. Gunner charges with a knee but Roode ducks it and connects with a spinebuster. More back and forth. Roode drops down with another armbar but Gunner makes it to the ropes. Gunner kicks Roode back in the corner and charges but Roode kicks him back. Gunner comes right back with a running knee and Roode goes down. Gunner goes for another Full Nelson but his arm is hurting. Roode counters again and applies yet another armbar. Roode pulls Gunner back and stops him from getting the ropes. Gunner finally taps out to give Roode the win.
Winner: Bobby Roode
- After the match, Roode celebrates when Eric Bischoff comes out to congratulate him. Bischoff tells the crowd to give it up for Roode. Bischoff has some bad news for Roode and calls him a dumbass for the interview he did earlier. Bischoff says they will have a winner in the Bound For Glory Series tonight and says it’s Ray vs. Roode, un-advertised.
- JB is backstage with Austin Aries. Aries tells Borash to shhh because time for talk is over. Aries says all Brien Kendrick’s philosophical rants are meaningless. All of his own sarcastic comments are also meaningless. It’s time for Total Nonstop Aries, he says. Aries says Kendrick is a world class athlete and will bring his A game tonight. Aries says that won’t be good enough because tonight, he’s bringing his A-double game. Aries says everyone will see tonight why he’s the greatest man alive and he will become the first & the last X Division Champion.
TNA X Division Title Match: Austin Aries vs. Brian Kendrick
After a video package, we go to the ring and out comes the challenger Austin Aries. Out next comes the TNA X Division Champion Brian Kendrick and he’s as odd as ever. The bell rings and we get dueling chants from the crowd. They lock up and Aries takes Kendrick down. Kendrick breaks and goes to the apron for a second before coming back in. Kendrick goes behind now and takes Aries to one knee by his arm. Aries counters but Kendrick blocks it and goes for an armbar. Aries makes it to the ropes and breaks the hold. Aries goes to the floor to regroup now.
They go to lock up again but Aries with a knee to the gut. Aries takes Kendrick down again with a running shoulder and then two big arm drags. Kendrick counters and applies a head scissors. Aries fights his way out of it and dropkicks Kendrick in the face. Kendrick comes back now with arm drags and a drop toe hold. Aries goes back to the apron to regroup. Kendrick comes over but Aries shoulder blocks him and rolls him up. Kendrick blocks the pin and kicks Aries in the face. Aries blocks Sliced Bread and goes back to the floor. Kendrick goes for a baseball slide but Aries moves. Kendrick works Aries over on the floor and whips him into the fan barrier. Kendrick with a boot to the throat now before bringing it back in the ring. Aries rolls right back out and Kendrick throws him back into the barrier.
Aries blocks Sliced Bread on the floor and shoves Kendrick into the ring post. Aries hits a Russian leg sweep, sending the back of Kendrick’s head into the post. Aries brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Aries with more offense and a big slingshot over the top, chopping Kendrick in the back. Another 2 count for Aries. Aries puts Kendrick on the ropes and hits him with big chops. Aries with a big back elbow and an elbow drop for another 2 count. Aries puts a knee in Kendrick’s back now and continues to keep in control. Aries with another submission hold. They get to their feet and trade shots. Aries stops Kendrick again and drops him. Aries goes for his swinging elbow drop but Kendrick rolls out of the way. Kendrick comes back with a jawbreaker. Aries avoids an enziguri and tosses Kendrick into the corner and the ring post. Aries waits for Kendrick to get up. Aries charges with a dropkick but Kendrick throws a kick and they collide. Kendrick with a forearm and a dropkick. Kendrick with another kick. Aries ends upside down on the ropes. Kendrick dropkicks him to the floor and then suicide dives out, knocking Aries down.
Kendrick brings it back in the ring and connects with a missile dropkick for a 2 count. Aries backs Kendrick off but Kendrick connects with a tornado DDT for 2. Kendrick goes for Sliced Bread but Aries stops it in the counter. Kendrick ends up tossed out to the floor and he lands hard. Aries dives through the ropes but Kendrick moves and Aries smacks his face on the fan barrier. The crowd chants “holy shit” as the referee counts. They make it back in the ring at the 9 count. Kendrick with right hands. Aries fires back and they trade staggering shots. Kendrick charges but Aries side steps and throws him to the floor. Aries corkscrews over the top rope but barely lands on Kendrick and hits the floor hard. Aries brings it back in the ring but stays on the apron. Aries hops over the top and hits a quick back elbow to the face. Aries with another close 2 count. Aries goes for a move but Kendrick rolls him up for 2. Kendrick with a back slide for another 2 count. Another roll up from Kendrick for 2. Aries connects with a spinning forearm shot and Kendrick goes down. Aries hits a draping DDT, bouncing Kendrick off the top but only gets 2. Aries goes to the top for a 450 but rolls through as Kendrick moves. Kendrick with a double underhook suplex for a 2 count. Kendrick goes for Sliced Bread in the corner but can’t hit it because the referee is in the way. Aries drops Kendrick on his head with a brainbuster for the win and the title.
Winner and New TNA X Division Champion: Austin Aries
- We go backstage with JB and Bully Ray. Ray says he didn’t think he would have to wrestle twice tonight but when you want something done right, you do it yourself. Ray says tonight isn’t about his tag team success, it’s about one more match that he has to win to get the opportunity to wrestle for the World Title. Ray says he can’t be beat and can’t be stopped. Ray points out Bound For Glory is in Philadelphia and his chances are pretty good against Roode. Ray says he’s coming for Roode’s hurt neck, then he’s going to piss off the wrestling world. Learn to love it because Bully Ray is the next World Heavyweight Champion, he says.
Bound For Glory Series Final Match: Bully Ray vs. Robert Roode
We go to the ring and out comes Bully Ray for the final match in the Bound For Glory Series. The winner of this one will get a World Heavyweight Title shot at Bound For Glory in October. Out next comes Bobby Roode to a nice reaction from the crowd. Roode is favoring his neck as he makes his way to the ring.
Ray meets Roode on the ramp and they come nose to nose. Ray runs his mouth in Roode’s face as Earl Hebner comes between them. Jeremy Borash is in the ring to do formal ring introductions. The bell rings and they come face to face in the middle of the ring. A “pussy Ray” chant breaks out. They have words as the crowd chants. They go to lock up and Ray goes for the ropes to stall, just like earlier. Ray calls for a test of strength but flees to the apron again. Roode tries to attack from behind but Ray drops to the floor as the crowd gives him hell.
Ray grabs a steel chair and sets it in the ring. He takes the hat off a large fan sitting at ringside. The man stands up, Ray sees how big he is and walks off. Ray gets back in the ring and they finally lock up. Roode takes Ray down first with an arm drag. Ray goes right out to the floor to stall some more. Ray comes in and they lock up again. Roode gets the upperhand and Ray shows frustration, going back to the corner. They lock up again as the crowd chants for Roode. Ray backs Roode in the corner and hits a big chop. It doesn’t phase Roode. Roode flips Ray off. Ray takes Roode back to the corner and hits another big chop. Roode comes right back out and slaps him, then shoves him back. Roode comes in with right hands but Ray stops him. Roode drops Ray with a clothesline and Ray goes back out to the floor.
Ray comes back in the ring again as the crowd chants Beer Money. They lock up again and Ray applies a headlock. Ray comes back with a big shoulder block, sending Roode to the mat. More back and forth. Roode applies a crossface. Ray turns it around and goes for a roll up but Roode escapes. Roode hits Ray with a big chop to the chest and right hands in the corner. Ray takes control of the match and beats Roode around for a minute. Ray taunts Roode in the corner and asks him if he’s going to fight. Ray continues hitting Roode with big chops to the chest. Roode gets fired up and tells Ray to bring it. Ray with more chops. Roode fires back with chops of his own now, and then forearm shots. Ray slaps Roode and tells him to fight. They go at it. Roode comes off the top with a blockbuster. Ray turns it around and hits a big sideslam for a 2 count. Ray goes for a Bubba Bomb and connects with it for 2.
They go back and forth and Roode is busted from his nose. Roode hits a big spinebuster and pins Ray for the win.
Winner and New #1 Contender to the World Heavyweight Title: Robert Roode
- After the match, Roode goes to celebrate with the fans as Ray looks on from the ring. Roode is going to Bound For Glory in the main event.
- Taz and Tenay talk about tonight’s main event before sending us backstage to Jeremy Borash. Borash talks about 9/11 and introduces Rosita. Her father was on the 103rd floor of the North Tower on 9/11 and passed away in the attacks. Rosita says it never gets easier because everyday she’s waking up without her dad and an empty space at the dinner table. She talks about how her dad, an amateur wrestler, was an inspiration from the beginning. Rosita talks about becoming a wrestler for her dad. She says every time she goes to the ring, she prays to him and asks him to be with her. Rosita says she is thankful to have her TNA family because it’s been a hard day watching the ceremonies and remembering. She thanks the fans for their e-mails, tweets and everything else.
- We go to a promo video for tonight’s World Heavyweight Title Match.
World Heavyweight Title Match: Sting vs. Mr. Anderson vs. Kurt Angle
Out first for tonight’s main event is Mr. Anderson. Anderson stops on the ramp and asks where all his assholes are at. Sting is out next followed by the TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle. JB is in the ring again for formal introductions.
The bell rings and Angle goes to the floor to stall. He comes back up and here we go. Sting attacks Angle in the corner and Anderson joins in on the beatdown. Anderson whips Angle hard into the corner and clotheslines him. Sting comes right in with a Stinger splash and Angle goes down. Anderson and Sting continue the double team, stomping away. Sting holds Angle while Anderson works him over. Anderson holds Angle now while Sting kicks him in the gut. Sting clotheslines Angle over the top and to the floor. Anderson and Sting look on from the ring as Angle lays on the floor. They turn their attention to each other now and lock up. Anderson with a side headlock and a shoulder block. Sting catches Anderson with a big hip toss and applies a headlock.
Sting works Anderson over in the corner with right hands and whips him across the ring. Anderson turns it around in the corner and drops Sting with right hands. Anderson scoop slams Sting and covers him for a 2 count. Sting whips Anderson but Angle pulls him out of the ring and clotheslines him to the floor. Sting and Angle end up in the ring and Angle attacks. Sting counters and drops Angle with a right. Sting whips Angle hard into the corner and kicks his leg out from under him. Sting with an atomic drop and a 2 count. Sting whips Angle again into the corner and kicks his leg out. Slow paced match so far. Sting hits a suplex and covers for another 2 count. Angle gets up and rakes Sting’s face, then throws him to the floor. Anderson comes from behind and clotheslines Angle. Anderson drops an elbow drop and hits Angle with a forearm. Anderson kicks Angle down in the corner and chokes him with a boot.
Anderson whips Angle so hard into the corner he goes down and Anderson covers for a 2 count. Sting comes back in. Angle rakes Anderson’s eyes but Anderson drops him with a spinning neckbreaker for a 2 count as Sting breaks the pin. Sting takes Anderson to the corner and beats him down now. Anderson turns things around on Sting and kicks him in the face. Sting goes for a German suplex but Angle comes from behind and suplexes them both. Angle goes back to work on Sting now and snap suplexes him for 2. Angle with a chinlock and body scissors. Sting fights out with elbows and drops Angle with clotheslines. Sting hits a big splash in the corner and a DDT. 2 count for Sting on Angle as Anderson breaks the pin. Anderson misses a kick on Sting but comes right back with another kick to the head. 2 count for Anderson as Angle breaks the pin this time. Angle blocks the Mic Check and hits the trio of German suplexes.
Angle goes right to Sting and hits the 3 Germans on him also. 2 count for Angle on Sting. Angle goes right to Anderson for another 2 count. Angle sets Anderson on the top turnbuckle but Anderson fights him off. Angle runs right back up to the top and tosses Anderson down with a suplex. 2 count for Angle. Angle kicks Sting and goes for an Angle Slam. Sting slides out and tosses Angle over the top rope and to the floor. Sting goes for the Scorpion on Anderson and locks it after he struggles. Anderson makes it to the ropes but Sting pulls him back to the center of the ring. Angle comes in and clubs Sting in the back of the head. Angle hits the Angle Slam on Sting and covers for a close 2 count. Angle goes for a suplex on Anderson bt it’s blocked. Angle hits the Angle Slam on Anderson but can only get a 2 count, showing frustration. Angle puts the ankle lock on Sting but he won’t tap. Sting rolls through. Anderson catches Angle in a Mic Check and covers him for a very close 2 count. Anderson goes for the plunge on Sting but Sting counters with the Death Drop. 2 count for Sting. Angle pulls Sting out to the floor and shoves him back into the fan barrier. Hulk Hogan is waiting and sprays something in Sting’s eyes.
Sting comes in the ring but can’t see. Sting grabs the referee for the Death Drop but Angle hits a low blow, causing Sting to drop the referee. Angle gets the win and retains his World Heavyweight Title.
Winner: Kurt Angle
- After the match, Hulk Hogan comes in the ring to celebrate with Angle. Robert Roode vs. Kurt Angle is on for the Boudn For Glory main event in October. No Surrender goes off the air with Hogan and Angle leaving the ring together.