Event: TNA Sacrifice Pay-Per-View
Airdate: Sunday, May 15th, 2011 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The iMPACT! Zone in Orlando, FL
TNA Sacrifice Opener:
TNA’s 2011 Sacrifice pay-per-view opens up with a promo focusing on the World Heavyweight Title. The video shows Rob Van Dam and Sting working out for their main event match tonight.
- And we’re live from the iMPACT Zone in Orlando as the pyro goes off. Mike Tenay welcomes us to Sacrifice and runs down the top matches. We go to the ring.
Mexican America vs. Ink Inc.
Hernandez, Anarquia, Sarita and Rosita out to the the ring. The Knockouts all dressed up as if for clubbing. Moore and Neal out to the ring, Neal waving an American flag. The fans behind them.
USA chants and the match starts. Anarquia and Moore start reversing holds in the center of the ring. Moore with an arm bar, takes Anarquia down and stomps the arm. Anarquia with side headlock on Moore, then shoulder block drops Moore. Sweet arm drags to Anarquia and Moore keeps him on the mat with an arm bar.
Anarquia slams Moore to the mat by the back of his mohawk. Anarquia pushes Moore’s shoudler’s down. Hernandez runs in and attacks Moore as Rosita distracts the ref. Hernandez tags in. Moore takes Hernandez down, then a leg drop to the back of Hernandez’s head for two. Neal tags in. Moore him tosses Neal onto Hernandez. Neal on Hernandez until Rosita distracts and Hernandez plays dirty. Anarquia and Moore tag in. Moore flies in from the corner for crossbody for two.
Moore slides out of the ring and traps Anarquia in the apron with right hands. Hernandez comes over but Moore moonsaults onto him from the apron. Rosita distracts the referee while Sarita runs in and hits Moore from behind now. Anarquia works over Moore and tags back in Hernandez. Hernandez comes in and holds a torture-rack like move on Moore, drops him and gets a 2 count.
Another tag to Anarquia for some double team action. Hernandez drops Moore and Anarquia covers for a 2 count. Anarquia takes Moore to the top now. Moore fights him off and hits another moonsault. Hernandez comes in and stops Moore’s tag. Moore kicks him in the head and tags in Neal. Neal takes out both Hernandez and Anarquia with clotheslines. They all go back and forth. Hernandez goes for a Border Toss on Neal but he slides out. Moore goes for the Moore-gasm but Rosita gets in and causes interference. Anarquia and Sarita pull Moore to the floor and work him over while Hernandez lays out Neal in the ring for the pin and the win.
Winners: Mexican America
- We go to Tenay and Taz to talk about tonight’s top matches again. Jeff Jarrett’s music hits and out he comes with Karen Jarrett, who has a brace on her foot and is walking on crutches. Jeff helps Karen to the ring.
In the Arena:
Jeff takes the mic and says that unfortunately, Karen hurt herself while handing out the orders for their hired help at home on Friday morning. The crowd starts chanting “bullshit.” Jeff says Karen slipped on one of Cody’s action figures and her ankle is broken in two places. Another “bullshit” chant breaks out. Jeff says he and Karen are as disappointed as the fans are. Jeff says the match against Kurt Angle and Chyna won’t happen tonight. He says it’s not their decision, it’s the doctor’s decision. The crowd chants for Kurt Angle but out comes Mick Foley.
Foley to the ring. JJ thanked him for coming out and booking a new match. Foley said he saw the x-ray, but other things could be seen like sex, race and size. Karen’s not a six foot six African American male. Foley says this is a wrestling ring and wrestling takes place in them. Wrestling matters. Karen claims she has nothing to wear. Foley says he knows Karen’s not a wrestler, so he talked to Jollene and she’ll have something for Karen to wear facing Chyna. ‘Chyna’ chants. Foley says that she should see the outfit. Karen’s going to get her ass kicked all over the Zone, but will look so good doing it. Have a nice day!
Karen takes off her boot and crutches, and throws it at Foley. She’s no longer injured.
Borash with Kendrick. Kendrick says the world is nothing more than language. It’s the inward being expressed outwardly. The X Division should be something clammored for by the best on the planet, but the good old boys are using it as filler. Kendrick’s there to put the X division back on its path.
Robbie E vs. Brian Kendrick
We go to the ring and out comes Robbie E. with Cooke at his side. Out next comes Brian Kendrick. Kendrick meditates in the middle of the ring. Robbie escorts Cookie out of the ring and taunts Kendrick while he sits Indian style in the middle of the ring. Robbie runs his mouth and gets attacked by Kendrick from behind. Kendrick throws Robbie out of the ring and leaps through the ropes onto him. Kendrick brings it back in the ring and hits a crossbody from the top for a 2 count. Kendrick goes back to meditating.
Kendrick continues the offense on Robbie. Kendrick goes to the top and stalls. Robbie runs into his boot and goes down. Cookie brings Robbie out to the floor to re-group. Kendrick comes out and gets into it with Cookie. Kendrick tells her that God has a plan for her. He kicks Robbie off and brings it back in the ring. Kendrick goes up top. Robbie charges and knocks him outside to the floor. Kendrick comes back in but Robbie starts stomping on him. Robbie taunts Kendrick now before whipping him hard into the corner. Robbie works Kendrick over on the mat now.
Robbie with an elbow drop and a 2 count now. Robbie goes back to work on Kendrick on the mat now. Robbie clotheslines Kendrick over the top and he lands hard on the floor. Robbie comes out after Kendrick suplexes him on the floor. Robbie goes back in and distracts the referee while Cookie chokes Kendrick with her foot. Robbie comes back out for another suplex but Kendrick counters. Kendrick whips Robbie into the apron and superkicks him. Robbie rolls back in the ring but Kendrick hits a dropkick from the top. Kendrick puts his cape over Robbie’s face and wails away. He charges but Robbie catches him and drops his face into the corner. Robbie goes for a neckbreaker but Kendrick slides out and dropkicks Robbie for the pin and the win.
Winner: Brian Kendrick
After the match, Kendrick shakes Earl Hebner’s hand but Hebner runs off. Kendrick goes to shake Robbie’s now but Robbie is asking him what’s wrong with him. Kendrick grabs Robbie’s arm but he pushes him off. Kendrick grabs Cookie’s arm now and plays tug of war over her with Robbie. Cookie and Robbie escape the ring and call Kendrick a freak before heading to the back.
Borash with Tara. Tara says she’s torn. Rayne got her back into TNA, but she’s been treated like crap. Borash asked who Tara wants to win this match. Madi in and cut Tara off, doesn’t matter. Madi doesn’t want Tara out there, she’d better not cost Madi the match.
Knockouts Championship Match
Mickie James (c) vs. Madison Rayne
If Mickie wins, Tara’s contract with Madison gets nullified and Tara is free to work in TNA
We go to the ring and out first comes Madison Rayne. If Madison loses this one, Tara is freed from her contract. Out next comes the TNA Knockouts Champion Mickie James to a nice pop from the crowd.
The bell rings and right before they lock up, Tara’s music hits and out she comes. This pisses Madison off. Madison meets Tara on the entrance way and starts chewing her out. Tara points out that Madison is being counted out. Madison runs for the ring but Mickie slides and kicks her to the floor. Mickie works over Madison but Madison pulls her face-first into the steel steps. They go back in the ring and Madison takes control, getting a 2 count with her foot on the ropes. Another 2 count for Madison. Madison charges in the corner now but Mickie hits her with an elbow. Madison drops Mickie on the floor by her hair and covers for a 2 count.
Madison goes to the floor and starts yelling at Tara again. Madison comes back in but Mickie hits her with a forearm shot and another. Mickie ducks a clothesline and hits a neckbreaker on Madison. Mickie rolls Madison up from behind for a 2 count after she’s caught with Tara. They go back and forth and the referee gets knocked down. Madison goes under the ring and pulls out her loaded glove. Madison readies for Mickie. Tara jumps on the apron and rips the glove off Madison. Mickie kicks Madison and goes for a DDT. Madison counters and rolls Mickie up for 2.
Mickie with clotheslines on Madison now after an elbow. Mickie picks Madison up and drops her on her face. Mickie climbs to the top now and goes for the Thesz Press. Madison moves and Mickie hits the move on the referee. Madison shoves Mickie to the mat beside the ref. Madison goes for her finisher but Mickie comes back and hits a clothesline. Mickie kicks Madison in the gut and goes for the DDT. Tara runs in the ring and Mickie drops Madison. Madison wants Tara to hit Mickie. Tara goes to hit Madison but stops. Madison sweet talks her and drops to her knees. Tara acts as if she’s going to hit Mickie but turns and lays Madison out with a hard shot. Mickie covers Madison for the pin after Tara wakes up the referee.
Winner: Mickie James
After the match, Tara runs to the ramp and Mickie looks at her shocked. Tara drops to her knees and is happy that she’s free now.
Jeremy Borash is backstage with Fortune, and Kazarian tells Max Buck he wouldn’t become a star if he was thrown by a ninja. AJ Styles says he can’t figure out what’s going on with Tommy Dreamer, but this is a no DQ match and he has no problem wrapping a chair around Dreamer’s head. Robert Roode says if Matt Hardy wants to play head games with them…well, the audio cuts in and out, but then comes back as he says that AMW is dead and gone and Beer Money are going to walk out with the tag title once again. James Storm tells Harris that he shouldn’t have come back because he’s not here to tell jokes and sell DVDs, he’s here to drink beer and kick ass, and he’s sorry about Harris’ damn luck.
X Division Championship Match
Kazarian (c) vs. Max Buck
We go to the ring and out first comes the challenger, Max Buck. Out next comes the TNA X Division Champion Kazarian.
The bell rings and they lock up. Kaz takes it to the corner and comes out with an arm lock. Back and forth action with reversals now. They take it to the mat now with more back and forth. Kaz with a drop toe hold and another headlock on Buck. Buck charges in the corner but Kaz moves. Kaz slams Buck to the mat by his head for a 2 count. Kaz ends up on the apron and Bucks knocks him to the floor. Buck leaps through the ropes and kicks Kaz down.
Buck brings it back in the ring and works Kaz over. Buck chokes Kaz on the ropes with his boot. More offense and a 2 count from Buck. Buck drops several knees into Kaz’s back and gets a 1 count. Buck keeps Kaz grounded to the mat now. Buck keeps it up until Kaz rams him back into the corner. Max knocks Kaz off and goes to the top. Kaz runs up and gutwrench suplexes Buck from the top to the mat. They get up and Kaz clotheslines Buck twice and spin kicks him. Kaz catches Buck in the corner and slams him hard. Kaz with a springboard leg drop and another 2 count.
More offense by Kaz and a neckbreaker for a 2 count. More back and forth until Buck powerbombs Kaz into the turnbuckle. Buck with a blockbuster type move out of the corner for another 2 count. Buck drops Kaz in the corner and goes back up top. Buck hits a 450 splash on Kaz but only gets 2. Buck smacks and taunts Kaz now. Buck goes for a suplex but Kaz blocks it and slams Buck’s gut over the ropes. Kaz with a running kick to the head. Kaz runs the ropes and sunset flip powerbombs Buck from the apron down to the floor. Buck lands hard and smacks his head on the floor. Kaz brings Buck back in the ring and covers him for only a 2 count.
Crowd chants “this is wrestling” as Kazarian goes to pick Buck up and Buck small packages him for 2. Buck again escapes the Fade To Black and Kazarian hits the Shining Wizard for the win.
Jeremy Borash is backstage with Abyss, who says he’s lived his entire life by the motto that whatever doesn’t kill him will make him stronger. Crimson thought he could take Abyss out by burying Janice in his spine, but Abyss is a weapon of mass destruction who has been ripped with barbed wire, slicedwith glass, and had his teeth kicked in by RVD, and he’s always kept going. Those teeth were delicious, and tonight, he’s going to teach Crimson a lesson in pain and humility, and his undefeated streak comes to an end tonight.
Abyss vs. Crimson
We go to the ring and out comes Abyss. The undefeated Crimson is out next to a decent reaction from the crowd. They go at it and grab each other’s throats. Abyss knocks Crimson down and goes to work on him. Crimson comes back with a dropkick. Abyss kicks Crimson in the head. Crimson ducks a clothesline and sends Abyss over the top and to the floor. Abyss pulls Crimson out to the floor and hits a knee to the head and some right hands.
They go at it on the floor with Abyss throwing Crimson into the barrier. More right hands from Abyss. Abyss throws Crimson into the steel steps now. They bring it back in the ring but Abyss keeps dominating. Crimson tries fighting out of a headlock but Abyss knocks him to the mat. Crimson finally fights out but they double clothesline each other in the middle of the ring. They get up and trade shots. Crimson with a big clothesline and a splash in the corner. Crimson with big knees and a neckbreaker for a 2 count.
Crimson goes for a big splash in the corner but Abyss moves. Abyss chokeslams Crimson but he kicks out at 2. Abyss goes under the ring and brings out Janice. He chases the referee out of the ring. Crimson ducks a shot from Abyss with Janice and spears him for a 2 count. Crimson charges again but Abyss drops him with a boot to the chest. Abyss goes for Shock Treatment but Crimson slides out and drops Abyss with a DDT for a 2 count. Abyss goes back to the floor but Crimson cuts him off from the ring. Abyss drops Crimson with a cheap shot and goes to the second rope. Abyss hits a big Vader splash from the second rope but Crimson kicks out at 2. Abyss goes for a splash in the corner but Crimson moves. Crimson drops Abyss with a big sit-down powerbomb for the pin and the win.
Tag Team Championship Match
Beer Money (c) vs. Matt Hardy & Chris Harris
We go to the ring and out first comes Matt Hardy. Out next comes Chris Harris, for his first TNA match in several years. Out next comes the TNA World Tag Team Champions Beer Money. It’s going to be Storm starting things out with Harris, his former partner. Harris is wearing his AMW trunks. They go to lock up but Harris tags in Hardy.
Hardy attacks Storm and goes to work. Storm turns it around and tags in Roode for some double teaming knee drops. 2 count for Roode. Hardy backs Roode into the corner and tags in Harris. Harris beats Roode down in the corner and taunts Storm. Roode fights back with right hands and chops on Harris. Hardy comes in and Roode takes him out also before tagging in Storm. Storm and Roode double team Hardy. Hardy smacks Storm and knocks Roode off the apron. Hardy tags in Harris. Storm runs Harris out of the ring. Hardy tries to attack from behind but Storm takes him down. Storm comes in from behind and spits beer in Storm’s face. Harris works Storm over now.
Hardy comes back in and they hit two big double team moves on Storm in the corner. 2 count by Hardy. Hardy runs into Storm’s boot and catches knees to the face. Roode and Harris come in at the same time. Roode with clotheslines on Harris and a big running clothesline out of the corner. Roode with right hands now. Roode comes off the second rope with a blockbuster on Harris. Hardy runs in but Roode clotheslines him to the floor. Roode turns around and chops Harris. Roode with a fisherman’s suplex on Harris for another 2 count.
Roode goes to tag Storm but Hardy pulls him to the floor. Roode turns around to a big full nelson slam from Harris for a 2 count. Hardy comes back in via tag and keeps the offense on Roode. Hardy with a side slam on Roode. Hardy drops an elbow to the back and goes to the second rope for another elbow drop. 2 count on Roode. Hardy puts pressure on Roode’s back now. They trade shots and Hardy takes it to the corner. He tags in Harris for more double teaming. Harris continues to work on Roode’s back. Harris taunts Storm and tags back in Hardy. Hardy with an elbow drop and a forearm shot to Roode’s lower back. Roode hits Hardy in the mouth with an elbow. Roode goes for a tag but Hardy stops him and continues to work on the lower back.
Roode and Hardy collide and both go down. Harris spits at Storm. Roode finally makes the tag to Storm and in he comes. Harris misses a clothesline and Storm unloads on him. Storm beats Harris down and clotheslines him back down. Storm with a Thesz Press and several right hands. Harris tosses Storm over the ropes but he hangs on and comes back in, knocking Harris down. Storm DDT’s Harris from the second rope for a 2 count as Hardy made the save. Roode comes in and throws Hardy out and they go at it on the floor. Storm brings Harris to the corner and hits an inverted DDT from the top but only gets 2. Roode comes back in for the double team but Hardy stops it. Hardy hits the Side Effect on Roode. Storm counters a Twist of Hate and hits a backstabber on Hardy. Storm counters Harris now but Harris spinebusters him to the mat. Harris turns around to an even bigger spinebuster from Roode. Beer Money hit a double suplex on Hardy and do their signature pose. Harris runs into a big superkick from Storm. They go for the DWI on Harris but Storm stops it and goes to the top rope. Roode holds Harris as Storm hits the AMW’s old move Death Sentence from the top rope for the win.
Winners: Beer Money
Ray screaming at Borash about being uncomfortable with Ray. Borash asks about Dreamer, business or personal? Ray asks why he cares. Ray knows why Dreamer’s doing what he’s doing. Borash doesn’t need to know. Ray says he can smack Borash at any moment, do whatever he wants and can do it because he can. AJ represents everything Ray hates about pro wrestlers. He Twitters, video games, not what a real wrestler like Ray. He doesn’t drink and chase women. Ray pushes Borash away. He didn’t end AJ’s career, but he will take AJ out. Then he’s going to take out Fortune. Then he’ll take AJ’s wife out, in hell’s Kitchen, the way Ray wants to.
No DQ Match
Tommy Dreamer vs. AJ Styles
We go to the ring and out first comes Tommy Dreamer. Out next comes AJ Styles to a nice pop from the crowd. They come face to face in the ring and get ready to go. They lock up and break it up before anything happens. Another lock up and AJ goes behind Dreamer. Dreamer takes Styles to the mat and they go back and forth. Dreamer begs the ref to get Styles off him but it’s no DQ. They lock upa gain and Dreamer hits a knee to the gut and some right hands.
AJ tries to make a comeback but Dreamer puts an end to it. Dreamer hits Snake Eyes in the corner but only gets a 2 count. Dreamer drops a series of elbow drops for another 2 count. Dreamer with a headlock now. AJ ends up on the apron and comes back in with a clothesline on Dreamer. More clotheslines from AJ and a dropkick. Dreamer is sent out to the floor. AJ slingshots over the top and lands on Dreamer. They fight on the floor now. AJ knocks Dreamer around and slams his head into the apron. Dreamer blocks AJ and slams his head into the ring steps area. Dreamer misses a clothesline but drops AJ near the guardrail. Dreamer lands on it and AJ knocks him off. They fight into the crowd now.
Dreamer gets cut open it looks like and slams AJ into part of the set near the fans. AJ is also cut open by his temple. Dreamer brings it back to the ringside area and goes under the ring for a trash can full of weapons. Dreamer comes in the ring but AJ runs and kicks the trash can into his head. AJ goes under the ring and brings a table into the ring. AJ drops the table onto Dreamer’s head as he tries to get up. 2 count for AJ. The crowd chants for fire. Dreamer and AJ trade shots now. Dreamer gets thrown into the ring post in the corner. The table is propped up on one leg. AJ runs across of it and leaps off onto Dreamer in the corner with a big right hand. AJ drops Dreamer head-first and gets a 2 count.
Dreamer counters and DDT’s Styles for a 2 count. AJ’s leg goes under the ropes and the referee stops the count, in a No DQ match. Dreamer pulls a fork out and tries to stab Styles in the eye with it. AJ blocks it and trades shots with Dreamer. Styles with a big trash can shot to the head of Dreamer. Dreamer goes to drive AJ through the table but AJ hits him with a pele kick. Styles goes for the Styles Clash through a table but Brother Ray runs in and hits AJ from behind with a chain around his fist. Daniels runs down and chases Ray off. Dreamer hits a big DDT on AJ through the table and covers him for the win.
Winner: Tommy Dreamer
Mixed Tag Team Match
Jeff Jarrett & Karen Jarrett vs. Kurt Angle & Chyna
We go to the ring and out first comes Karen and Jeff Jarrett. Karen isn’t happy about having to participate in the match. Out next comes Kurt Angle by himself. Chyna’s music hits next and out she comes in red, white and blue. Chyna hits the ring and poses for the fans.
Angle is all smiles at Karen being upset. Angle and Jeff start things off and the fans chant for Kurt. They lock up and Kurt takes control first, knocking Jeff down with a shoulder. Kurt takes it tot he mat now with a 1 count and a headlock takedown. They go to the corner and Jeff hits a cheap shot to take control. Angle comes back with a big hip toss and a suplex for a 1 count. Angle points at Chyna and the crowd pops. In she comes and Jarrett escapes from the ring. Jeff wants no part of Chyna. Jeff tells Karen she has to get in the ring but she argues with him. A “Chyna’s gonna kill you” chant breaks out. The Jarretts are being counted out as Karen finally enters the ring. Jeff sneaks in and takes out Kurt Angle. Jeff tells the referee to get Chyna out and she has to leave. Jeff stomps on Kurt now.
Angle turns things around with an elbow to the face and a powerbomb. Angle turns it into the ankle lock. Karen comes in and Kurt grabs her. Kurt walks Karen to Chyna but Jeff takes Kurt out from behind. It’s back to Jeff and Kurt in the ring now. Jeff with a dropkick on Kurt and more stomps. Jeff slides out of the ring and hits a big right on Kurt and then snaps his neck over the rope. Jeff leaps from the top with a crossbody for a 2 count. The crowd chants for Chyna some more.
Kurt and Jeff both go down now. More back and forth until Kurt hits a belly-to-belly for a 2 count. Angle goes for the Angle Slam but Jeff slides out. Kurt grabs him and hits the trios German suplexes. Jeff blocks another Angle Slam attempt and drops Kurt with a kick to the head. Jeff goes for the Stroke but Angle turns it into the ankle lock. That’s also blocked. Angle goes for the Angle Slam and nails it this time for a 2 count. Jeff wants to tag Karen but she won’t. Jeff back kicks Angle below the belt. Angle tags in Chyna. Jeff turns around and she scoop slams him. Chyna with a big suplex now. She points at Karen but Karen walks away from the ringside area.
Karen gets in the ring to escape, but runs right into Kurt, who blocks Karen’s escape and allows Chyna to come in and nail her with a running clothesline in the corner. Chyna drags Karen back to her feet and hits the Pedigree, then hooks the anklelock. Jeff slides in and blocks Karen from tapping, so Kurt hooks Jeff in an ankle lock and drags him away, and Karen finally taps out.
Winners: Kurt Angle & Chyna
- We get a Video Recap of RVD not losing the strap, Sting coming in and winning and how RVD deserves a rematch.
TNA Championship Match
Sting (c) vs. Rob Van Dam
Anderson is the first person out in a #4 Green Bay jersey. He says he’s going to announce to do a little scouting. ‘Asshole’ chants. This asshole hails from Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mr. Anderson… Anderson (very quickly). Anderson then joins Taz and Tenay for commentary.
The challenger Rob Van Dam is out next followed by the TNA World Heavyweight Champion Sting. The bell rings and they stall before locking up. They lock up and Sting applies a headlock.
Back and forth until they lock up again. This time it’s RVD with a headlock. Sting misses a clothesline and RVD takes him down with his legs for a 2 count. They go at it in the corner now. RVD goes to catapult Sting out and it gets blocked. Sting clotheslines RVD and goes for another but RVD jumps out of the ring. RVD finally comes back in the ring and we get 2 counts. RVD spin kicks Sting to the mat and shows off some more. RVD stalls some more and comes back in for a 2 count.
RVD goes for a running spin kick in the corner but Sting ducks and RVD lands outside on the floor. RVD goes to leg drop Sting on the guardrail but Sting moves and RVD lands hard. They go at it at ringside and fight up into the crowd. Sting and RVD make their way back down to the ring now. They bring it back in the ring for more back and forth. Sting gets fired up and hits RVD with right hands and a big clothesline, and another. Sting goes for the Stinger Splash but RVD kicks him in mid-air.
RVD misses the frogsplash and Sting rolls him up for a 2 count. Sting goes for the Death Drop but it’s botched. Sting goes for it again and lays RVD out. Sting covers him for the pin and the win.
After the match, Sting celebrates with the title as we go to replays. Anderson, who is still on commentary, says he has a little something special for Sting on this week’s iMPACT. RVD raises Sting’s hand in victory. Anderson decides to go to the ring and congratulate Sting on winning. RVD leaves as Anderson heads to the ring. Anderson stares Sting down as the pay-per-view goes off the air.
Anderson says he’s got “something special” for Sting on iMPACT! this week. Anderson then leaves the announce booth, goes to the ring, and we have a stare down with Sting to end the show.