Will Triple H interfere again? Riley landed a snap neck breaker. Rock took control as he hit a Samoan drop. The match spilled to the outside where Rock hit a spine buster. He then hit the Rock Bottom in the ring and won.
After the match, Barrett and Triple H attacked The Rock.
2. Ryback vs. Jack Swagger
Triple H walked down with a sledgehammer. Ryback landed a huge clothesline on Swagger. He then connected with Shell Shocked. Swagger fought back and hit the gutwrench. After a right hand, Swagger landed a northern lights suplex and win.
3. Hell No vs. Damien Sandow and Alberto Del Rio
Bryan hit Del Rio with a couple of suplexes. Del Rio then busted Bryan open with a tornado DDT. Both teams took their turn using tag moves. Sandow hit Bryan with the M14 and won.
Event. Hell in a Cell - Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena
Lesnar clotheslined and choked Cena in the corner. Lesnar then ducked under a Cena clothesline and landed a German suplex. Lesnar continued with a belly-to-belly and a running powerslam. Lesnar drove his shoulder into the gut of Cena and landed a fall away slam. Cena reversed an F5 into a reverse DDT and then hit the AA to win.
Match 1. James Storm vs. Abyss, Sabin and Zema Ion
Will Angle come out and help? Storm had no chance in winning. Abyss and Storm started the match off, but Sabin was quickly tagged in. Sabin left the ring for a breath, but when he came back he landed Future Shock. Storm somehow got up and hit Last Call. Zema came in and locked Storm in a camel clutch to win.
Match 2. Creed and Lethal vs. Robbie E and Sonjay Dutt
After getting up from a tag move, Robbie E hit Creed with a super kick. He then hit Lethal with Fresh to Death. Dutt and Robbie hit Lethal with a dropkick/STO combo twice. Robbie E then landed a Shore Thing for the win.
Match 3.Austin Aries vs. RVD
Gunner was sitting in the front row...when he could be at ringside since he works for TNA. Anyway, Aries struck first with a knee to the jaw. Aries landed a hurricanrana before hit the running knee and bulldog. He then locked in the Horns of Aries to win.
After the match, Roode came in and celebrated with Aries.
Main Event. Kurt Angle vs. Bully Ray
Gunner slowly made his way to the ring with a chair. Oh, so now he can be at ringside? Bully hit the Bully Bomb. Angle got right up. After a German suplex, Angle hit the Angle Slam. Ray hit a neck breaker and pinned Angle. He won while he had his feet on the middle rope.
Recap: Barrett and Triple H? I like it. Both Chamber matches are set.
I have no idea why this is a Remarkable Match, but if it gets Riley on the card then it works for me. Triple H ran down and attacked The Rock. Rock landed a suplex, but that was it for his offense. Riley hit Final Score for the win.
After the match, Triple H and Barrett came out and stared down Riley.
2.Triple H vs. Big Show
Triple H landed the Pedigree, but Show kicked out. Triple H hit a spine buster and another Pedigree about 2 minutes later. Triple H DDT'd Show and then busted him open with some right hands. Triple H hit another spine buster and a third Pedigree to win.
After the match, Big Show was taken away on a stretcher.
3.Brock Lesnar vs. Jack Swagger
Swagger hit Lesnar with a sit-out spine buster. Mark Henry slowly walked down with a chair. Swagger reversed the F5 and landed a gutwrench powerbomb. Lesnar landed a couple of suplexes, but Swagger kicked out. Lesnar picked him back up and hit the F5 for the win.
Event. CM Punk vs. John Cena vs. Randy Orton
Cena and Punk landed simultaneous kicks to the jaw of Orton. Orton and Cena then landed a double DDT on Punk. Cena left to get a chair as Punk hit Orton with the running knee and bulldog. Punk hit Orton with a GTS. Cena then hit Orton with an AA and won.
After the match, the referee checked on Orton.
Match 1. Kurt Angle vs. James Storm
Angle and Storm traded big moves in the early going. Storm connected with the Codebreaker and a Last Call, but Angle kicked out. Angle then hit the Angle Slam. Storm got up and hit another Last Call to win.
After the match, Abyss, Zema Ion and Chris Sabin stared down James Storm.
Match 2.Samoa Joe vs. Desmond Wolfe TNA Television Title
Because of where I want Wolfe to go, I'm controlling Samoa Joe. Joe landed a huge missile dropkick from the top rope. After a spine buster, he locked Wolfe in the Coquina Clutch, but he was able to escape. Wolfe landed a neck breaker, but Joe got right up. Joe put Wolfe in a camel clutch and won.
Match 3.Robert Roode vs. RVD w/ Gunner
Roode came out holding him arm. Aries music played and he headed to the ring as RVD's new opponent. Aries locked in the Horns of Aries, but RVD broke out. RVD landed a heel kick and busted Aries open. RVD then put Aries in the tree of woe and landed a dropkick. He then hit a northern lights suplex to win.
After the match, Gunner grabbed a chair and hit Aries. RVD then got a couple of shots in.
Main Event. Sting vs. Bully Ray
Sting landed a jaw breaker and a back suplex. Ray landed a side slam. He went for the Bully Cutter, but Sting reversed it. He was able to hit the Bully Bomb and won.
Recap: After beating Swagger, Lesnar is now a part of the chamber match. And the injuries begin to pile up. Abyss with Sabin and Ion? Interesting, considering Abyss beat Sabin a few weeks ago.
With the Rumble winner crowned, the Road to WrestleMania has begun. I will be evaluating Raw and determine the six men who will compete in the Elimination Chamber. The winner will be the number one contender for the WWE Title. The World Title will be on the line in a one-on-one match.
1. Triple H vs. Mark Henry
I interfered with CM Punk. Punk landed a swinging neck breaker and Henry got the win.
2.Orton vs. Kofi Kingston
Sin Cara ran down. Orton broke out of an abdominal stretch and landed the RKO. Kofi got up and connected with Trouble in Paradise. Orton kicked out and landed a Russian leg sweep before getting the 3 count.
3. John Cena vs. The Miz
The match was getting under way when someone interfered. Who is that?! It's...it's...it's Dean Ambrose. He landed the Midnight Special and Miz got the win.
Event.Jack Swagger vs. Big Show vs. Brock Lesnar
One of the longest triple threat matches ever. It went a little over 30 minutes! All three men landed multiple finishers and every pin was broken up. Lesnar connected with the Shooting Star Press on Big Show. Swagger hit Lesnar with a gutwrench after Show was thrown into the corner and got the win.
Match 1.Angle vs. Morgan vs. Storm
Storm busted Angle open with a knee smash. Storm and Angle then hit Morgan with a double suplex. Morgan connected with a solo flapjack on Angle. Angle hit Storm with the Angle Slam and Morgan then landed the Carbon Footprint. After a back suplex, Angle put one foot on Morgan and won.
After the match, Angle and Storm shook hands.
Match 2. Anderson vs. Crimson vs. Samoa Joe vs. Devon
Crimson landed a back suplex and a DDT on Joe. Joe put Anderson in the Coquina Clutch. Devon hit Joe with a High Cross. Crimson tossed Anderson over his head and thrusted his shoulder into Anderson's stomach. Joe connected with a back senton on Devon and won.
Match 3.Austin Aries vs. AJ Styles
Alex Shelley ran down and hit Styles with Shellshock. Aries took advantage with a pump handle slam. Styles came back with a running clothesline and a heel kick. Aries reversed the Styles Clash and busted AJ open. Aries landed a chokebomb for the win.
Main Event. Bully Ray vs. Rob Terry vs. Desmond Wolfe
Wolfe brought in a chair, hit Ray and then hit Terry with a DDT. Terry got up and hit a huge spine buster on Wolfe. About 2 minutes later, Terry hit the same move on Ray. Ray hit Terry with a chokeslam. Wolfe locked a camel clutch on Terry and forced him to tap. Ray was no where in sight.
Recap: TNA has so many guys gunning for Aries and his World Title.
Match 1. Jay Lethal vs. Sonjay Dutt vs. Zema Ion X-Division Championship
Lethal and Dutt hit Ion with a flipping back breaker. Dutt then landed a tornado DDT. Dutt then climbed the ropes and attempted a flipping double stomp on Ion. Lethal connected with a dropkick and forced Dutt to miss and all three men laid on the mat. Ion planted Lethal with a DDT and won the title while Dutt was on the outside.
Match 2. Miz vs. Christian Intercontinental Championship
Miz landed a vicious DDT and then hit the Skull Crushing Finale about a minute later. Christian kicked out and hit Miz with a tornado DDT in the corner. He then landed the Killswitch. Miz kicked out but Christian continued. He landed a front suplex and got the win.
Match 3. Hell No vs. Henry and Big Show WWE Tag Team Championship
Show hit Kane with a Final Cut. He then went for a Showstopper, but Kane reversed it and hit his own chokeslam. Kane and Bryan kept Show away from his corner. Bryan put Show in the No Lock. About three minutes later, Bryan locked in the No Lock again. Show hit Bryan with a powerbomb and got the win.
Match 4. Jack Swagger vs. John Cena WWE Championship
This was only a seven-plus minute match. It felt longer. Cena was knocked to the outside. When he got back in the ring, he hit Swagger with an AA. Swagger got up and connected with a gutwrench powerbomb. After kicking out of a couple of pins, Cena landed a spin-out powerbomb. He then landed a belly-to-belly and the Throwback face buster to win.
Match 5. Bobby Roode vs. Austin Aries TNA World Championship
Aries landed a huge t-bone suplex. Roode came back with the Pay Off, but Aries kicked out. After a German suplex, Roode locked Aries in a crossface. Aries brought in a chair and kicked the chair into Roode's face. He then lifted Roode up for a falling chokebomb. Aries got the 3 count with his feet on the middle rope.
After the match, Alex Shelley and Sting celebrated with Aries.
Main Event. 30 Man Royal Rumble Match
The first two superstars were Wade Barrett and Alex Shelley. Shelley landed a hip toss and quickly tried eliminated Barrett and succeeded. Number 3 was Triple H. Triple H landed some right hands, but Alex got up. Shelley threw Triple H over the ropes and eliminated him. Shelley is on fire. Number 4 was Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler threw Shelley into the corner and sent him flying to the floor. Number 5 was Devon. He took his time getting to the ring. Devon landed a couple of short-arm clotheslines. Number 6 was AJ Styles. Devon and Ziggler battled against the ropes. After a clothesline, Devon kicked Ziggler off the apron. Number 7 was Tensai. Devon landed a High Cross on Stylex. He then sent Styles into the ropes, but Tensai broke it up. Number 8 was Antonio Cesaro. Styles eliminated Tensai. Styles and Cesaro teamed up and eliminated Devon. Cesaro didn't waste any time as he eliminated Styles. Number 9 was Bully Ray. Ray connected with a couple of right hands and flipped Cesaro over the ropes and kicked him off the apron. Number 10 was Kurt Angle. Angle punched Ray in the gut and landed a knife-edge chop. Angle flipped Ray over to the mat.
Number 11 was Sin Cara. Cara came out swinging and landed a couple of kicks. Angle landed a German suplex. Number 12 was Kofi Kingston. Kofi and Cara attacked Angle. Number 13 was Randy Orton. He went right after Kofi. He almost eliminated him, but Kofi held on. Number 14 was Rey Mysterio. Let's see if he and Sin Cara can work together. Cara landed a diving elbow on Angle. Rey saved Cara from Kofi. Number 15 was Sheamus. Angle was eliminated by Orton. Rey eliminated Kofi. Cara landed a huge dropkick on Orton. Rey went after Cara. Sheamus eliminated Orton. Sheamus landed a belly-to-belly on Cara. Number 16 was Matt Morgan. Rey dropkicked Cara out of the ring. Number 17 was R-Truth. Sheamus and Rey hit Morgan with a double dropkick. Number 18 was Eric Young. He went after Rey but it backfired. Sheamus hit Young with the High Cross. Number 19 was Samoa Joe. The ring is full with six stars. Not anymore as Morgan and Truth eliminated Rey. Young dropkicked Morgan over the ropes, but he held on. Number 20 was Ted DiBiase. Sheamus eliminated Young. Truth went after Sheamus, but was interrupted by Morgan.
Number 21 was Mr. Anderson. Joe punched Morgan off of the apron to the floor. Anderson was double teamed by Truth and Joe. Sheamus eliminated Ted. Truth went to eliminate Joe, but it was blocked. Number 22 was D'Angelo Dinero. The Pope raced to the ring. Anderson eliminated Sheamus. Good show by the Irish star. Truth eliminated Joe. Number 23 was Abyss. Pope kicked Anderson off of the apron. Number 24 was RVD. He was immediately met by Abyss. RVD almost eliminated Abyss. Number 25 was Rob Terry. He and Truth went at it in the corner. Abyss and Terry teamed up and eliminated Truth. Number 26 was Crimson. Abyss hit Terry with a pump handle slam. RVD hit Crimson with a couple of heel kicks and tried for the elimination. Crimson hit Abyss with a huge German suplex. Number 27 was Chris Sabin. RVD almost eliminated Crimson. Crimson returned the favor and succeeded.Crimson hit Terry with a two-hand chokeslam. Abyss tossed Pope out of the ring. Number 28 was Cody Rhodes. Abyss hit Terry with Shock Treatment. Number 29 was CM Punk. My surprise entrant is the last man. Who could it be? Punk and Sabin went at it as they traded kicks. Rhodes hit Abyss with a couple of clotheslines. Punk hit Rhodes with the GTS. Abyss eliminated Crimson. Terry eliminated Rhodes. Abyss hit Punk with the Black Hole Slam. Sabin kicked Terry out of the match. Number 30 was...Brock Lesnar! The Next Big Thing is back! Abyss and Punk almost eliminated Sabin. Lesnar finally made into the ring and went after Abyss. He landed a back suplex. Sabin went after Lesnar and landed a couple of big kicks to his head. Abyss eliminated Punk. Lesnar flipped Sabin out of the ring. The last two are Abyss and Lesnar. Abyss shoved Lesnar against the ropes and eliminated him. Abyss won!
Recap: John Cena is back on top. Talk about controversy for the TNA title. This should be interesting. All five titles changed hands tonight. Not too happy about the Rumble winner, but it was an exciting match.
I set up my WWE 13 Universe - rosters, titles, tag teams, everything. However, I'll finish this up at WrestleMania as quickly as I can and then get right into WWE 13. There will be a separate blog for that one. I'll post the link at the end of the WrestleMania entry.
1.Ryback vs. Hernandez
I'm controlling Ryback. Ryback kept running towards Hernandez for a clothesline, but it was always reversed into a spine buster. After a running shoulder tackle, Ryback landed Shell Shocked. Hernandez came back with a huge sit-out spine buster. Hernandez blocked a clothesline and hit the Border Toss. After a couple of close 3 counts, Ryback fought back and won with a running clothesline.
2. Rumble qualify - Truth and Sin Cara and vs. International Airstrike
Kidd landed a few kicks on Sin Cara. Cara fought back and landed a spinning armbar on Kidd. Truth came in and hit Kidd with an STO. Both teams used tag moves to wear down their opponents. Cara hit Gabriel with a running clothesline and got the win.
3. Rumble qualify - The Rock vs. Sheamus
Rock landed a clothesline, but Sheamus got up and connected with the High Cross. Rock kicked out of the pin and took his turn on offense. He hit a elbow drop and a neck breaker. Sheamus quickly recovered and hit a running slam, Irish Curse and won with a second High Cross.
Event. Cage - Jack Swagger vs. John Cena
I'm controlling Cena. Cena ran towards Swagger, but he countered with a German suplex. Cena landed a hip toss and a second-rope leg drop. Cena then went for the 5-Knuckle Shuffle but Swagger kept countering it. Cena eventually landed the AA to win.
Match 1.Kurt Angle vs. James Storm
Morgan walked down and took a seat next to the announcers. Angle gained the upper hand as he tossed Storm over his head multiple times. Angle locked in the Angle Lock, but Storm wouldn't tap. Storm countered and connected with the Last Call. After kicking out of a German suplex, Storm hit the backstabber. Angle blocked Last Call and hit an Angle Slam to win.
After the match, Angle left the ring and Morgan entered. Morgan stomped all over Storm. Angle turned around and made the save.
Match 2. Rumble qualify - Magnus and Doug Williams vs. Crimson and Morgan
Crimson and Morgan kept Williams away from his corner. Crimson then tossed Williams over his head. Magnus and Crimson then went at it in the middle of the ring. Crimson landed a t-bone suplex and tagged in Morgan. Morgan landed the Carbon Footprint to win.
Match 3.RVD and Gunner vs. Roode and ???
Who is Roode's partner? It's Austin Aries. Aries and Roode hit Gunner with a Samoan drop/jumping neck breaker combo. Aries then locked in the Horns of Aries, but Gunner was able to break out of it. Roode was able to land a swinging neck breaker on RVD. Gunner landed a huge DDT on Aries and won.
Main Event.Desmond Wolfe vs. Rob Terry
I'll control Desmond. Terry hit Wolfe with a couple of shoulder blocks. Wolfe landed a huge German suplex and locked Terry in a camel clutch. Angle ran down. The match spilled to the outside and Angle hit Wolfe with an Angle Slam. Wolfe recovered and forced Terry to tap from another camel clutch.
There will be 2 Rumble qualifying matches on each show for the next 2 weeks, totaling 4 for WWE and 4 for TNA.
1. Rumble qualify - Primo and Epico vs. Tensai and Barrett
Primo and Epico hit Barrett with a double flying forearm. Epico landed a German suplex and an STO on Tensai. He continued with a back breaker. Tensai came back with a chokebomb on Epico. He drove his knee into the gut of Epico and won.
2.Triple H vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler was in control of The Game as he landed a Russian leg sweep and the Name Dropper. Triple H countered the ZigZag and landed the Pedigree. Ziggler kicked out, but Triple H continued. He landed another Pedigree and a pile driver. After a suplex, Triple H got the win.
3. Rumble qualify - CM Punk w/ Paul Heyman vs. Alex Riley
Punk hit Riley with a couple of back breakers. He then landed a inverted neck breaker. Riley hit a suplex, but Heyman distracted the referee. Punk then connected with the GTS. Riley landed a DDT. He went for a corner splash, but Punk reversed it into an STO and won.
After the match, Swagger hit Punk with the WWE Title.
Event.Jack Swagger vs. Chris Jericho
These two men traded blows and reversals in the early going. Swagger landed a tilt-a-whirl slam on the outside. They made it back into the ring as Swagger landed the gutwrench. Swagger landed the Swagger Bomb and another gutwrench to win.
After the match, the ref checked on Jericho.
Match 1.Kurt Angle vs. James Storm
Matt Morgan appeared sitting in the front row. Angle landed a couple of belly-to-belly suplex. Angle then connected with the triple German suplexes. Storm got up and hit Last Call. He then hit the backstabber. Angle got up and hit an Angle Slam to win.
After the match, Morgan ran into the ring and attacked both men.
Match 2. Rumble qualify - Kenny King vs. Eric Young
King landed a neck breaker and a standing dropkick. Young landed a pile driver on King. Zema Ion ran down and went after King. Kenny got up and landed Coronation on Young. Young got up and hit another pile driver. After a diving elbow, Young got the win.
Match 3. Rumble qualify - Devon vs. Doug Williams
Williams reversed a powerbomb into a face buster. He then landed a rolling German suplex. Devon kicked out and hit a Death Valley Driver and then a fall away slam. Devon hit an STO and a High Cross to win.
Main Event.Bobby Roode vs. Bully Ray
Ray appeared on stage and Roode attacked him from behind. He hit a spine buster and the Pay Off on the ramp. Ray tried coming back, but Roode reversed his chokeslam. He hit a sit-out spine buster to win.
After the match, Roode left the ring, but was stopped by the returning RVD. RVD ran down and threw Roode into the steel steps.
Recap: Jericho is injured. It looked like he was going to challenge Swagger for the WWE Title. RVD is back
In weeks 3 and 4, I will be hosting some Rumble qualifying matches to give fans an idea of who will be in the match.
1. Triple H vs. Jericho vs. Swagger
Triple H was walking down the ramp when Swagger came out from under the ring and stomped on The Game. During the match, Jericho and Triple H teamed up for a moment and attacked Swagger. The match spilled to the outside. Triple H went for a Pedigree, but Swagger reversed it and hit the gutwrench. They made it back into the ring where Swagger hit Jericho with the Swagger Bomb. Triple H then hit Jericho with a spine buster. Jericho recovered and hit Triple H with a Codebreaker and won.
After the match, Triple H and Jericho shook hands.
2.Miz vs. Christian
Miz landed a shoulder breaker and a swinging neck breaker. A couple of minutes later, Miz connected with a snap DDT and the Skull Crushing Finale to win.
3. Justin Gabriel vs. Dolph Zigger
I'm controlling Dolph in this match. Gabriel climbed the ropes and went for a moonsault, but Ziggler dropkicked him off the corner. Ziggler went to the top, but Gabriel kicked him in the head. After a dropkick to the head, he landed the Name Dropper. It ended with a ZigZag and a Ziggler win.
Event. Steel Cage - John Cena vs. Big Show vs. Mark Henry #1 Contender's Match
I'm controlling John Cena, as much as I hate him, to get to the title match I want. I did not know this was a cage until I started the match. This was an unwinnable situation. After Show slammed Henry, he landed the Final Cut on Cena. Cena tried forcing Show and Henry to tap, but this was an escape-only match. Show landed the spear and the WMD on Henry. Cena then hit the AA on Show. Show pulled Cena from the cage. Show and Henry then began climbing. Cena got up and pulled Show down, but Henry was able to escape.
Match 1.The Pope vs. Rob Terry
Terry landed a flipping pump handle slam and then a running slam. He went for a chokeslam, but Pope reversed it and hit a backstabber. Terry flipped Pope to the outside. Terry left the ring, but Pope hit a huge uppercut. He then hit a Codebreaker. They made it back into the ring and Pope forced Terry to tap from a rear naked choke.
Match 2. Gauntlet - Abyss vs. Shelley, Sabin and Eric Young
I'm controlling Abyss. Abyss has gone threw pretty much everyone in one-on-one matches. It's time to take it up a notch. Eric Young put up the biggest fight. Abyss landed a fall away slam and then a front slam. Abyss hit a chokeslam and the Black Hole Slam to knock out Young. Shelley was next. He received a chokeslam and Shock Treatment. Sabin left the ring and brought in a sledgehammer and a chair. Abyss hit Sabin with the chair. Abyss won after another Black Hole Slam.
Match 3.Storm vs. Angle
This is a rematch from last week after Styles interfered. Angle was walking to the ring when Styles attacked him from behind. Nice. Storm landed a Death Valley Driver and a Codebreaker. He then connected with Last Call. Angle came back with a powerbomb and a belly-to-belly. After an atomic drop, Storm got the win.
After the match, Angle threw a fit at ringside, ending with Angle punching Michael Cole.
Main Event. Steel Cage - Bully Ray vs. Wolfe vs. Aries #1 Contender's Match
The winner will face Roode at Royal Rumble. I will control Aries. This should be a little more fair than the WWE version. Aries hit Ray with a huge spine buster in less than 3 minutes. Wolfe landed a double underhook powerbomb on Ray. Aries landed a snap suplex and spine buster on Wolfe. Aries climbed the ropes and hit both men with a cross body and was able to escape.
Recap: Triple H turned face. Good to see Universe doing what I want it to.
I did receive WWE 13 for my birthday, but I am playing the Attitude Era in order to unlock all the characters. So, I will do the best I can to finish this Universe before starting my WWE 13 Universe.
As a result, I will be playing a lot of matches to speed it up and to get the stars I want on the card.
1.Jericho and HHH vs. Swagger and Henry
Triple H came to the ring alone. Henry and Swagger tossed Triple H into the ropes and flipped him over their backs. Henry hit a fall away slam. Henry then landed a two-handed chokeslam. Swagger locked him in a full nelson and forced The Game to tap.
After the match, Jericho ran down and checked on Triple H. Henry and Swagger hit both men with chairs.
2.Ryback vs. Chavo
I'll be controlling Ryback. Ryback landed a couple of German suplexes early. After a scoop slam, Ryback went for his clothesline, but Chavo blocked it. Ryback connected with a tornado DDT from the second rope. He then hit Shell Shocked and forced Chavo to tap from a camel clutch.
After the match, Ryback grabbed a chair and hit Chavo two times.
3.Kane vs. Cesaro
I like this matchup a lot. Sandow walked down with a chair. Cesaro connected with the Neutralizer. The match spilled to the outside where Cesaro hit a side slam and another Neutralizer. They made it back into the ring and Kane took control. He hit a suplex and a sidewalk slam. Kane reversed a Russian leg sweep into a face buster and won.
Event. Justin Gabriel vs. Big Show
I'll be controlling Big Show. Gabriel was able to reverse a couple of Show's moves early. After a huge knife-edge chop in the corner, Show landed the Final Cut and the knockout punch to win.
Match 1.James Storm vs. Kurt Angle
I interfered with AJ Styles. Storm accidentally knocked the ref out. Styles ran down and woke the ref as Storm covered Angle for the win.
Match 2. Desmond Wolfe vs. Bobby Roode
Wolfe was walking to the ring when Roode came out from under the ring and attacked Wolfe. The made it into the ring and the bell rang. Wolfe decided not to bother and walked up the ramp. After getting back into the ring, Roode connected with a heel kick and almost won. Roode finished the match with Pay Off and the 3 count.
Match 3.Creed and Lethal vs. Kaz and Daniels
I'm controlling the team of Creed and Lethal. Creed and Lethal worked over Daniels are a few minutes. Lethal landed a huge German suplex pin, but Kaz broke it up. Creed landed a diving elbow and busted Daniels open with some right hands. Kaz came in and hit Lethal with the Wave of the Future. Creed connected with some right hands and hit Kaz with a fireman's carry cutter to win.
Main Event.Bully Ray vs. ???
Who is Ray's opponent? Jeff Hardy! Jeff is close to returning! Jeff was giving Ray a beating. He landed the Twist of Fate. Ray came back and hit a huge powerbomb. He then hit a side slam and the Bully Cutter. Jeff went for a full nelson, but Ray flipped him over his shoulder and got the 3 count. Very underwhelming.
Recap: Swagger has aligned himself with Henry and Big Show. This could be dangerous. Jeff should be back next week.
There are 5 weeks until the Royal Rumble. I'm going to do my best to get to at least the Royal Rumble before I start playing WWE 13.
1.Jack Swagger and Mark Henry vs. Jericho and ???
Jericho's partner was...Triple H. These two beat the hell out of each other less than 24 hours ago. Henry and Swagger tossed Jericho into the ropes and flipped him over their backs. Triple H was tagged in, but Jericho wouldn't leave. The ref counted to 5 and disqualified Jericho and Triple H.
2.Hernandez vs. Ryback
This match spawned from when Hernandez and Chavo appeared on stage. Ryback was walking to the ring when Chavo came out from under it and attacked Ryback. Hernandez left the ring and punched Ryback a few times. They finally made it back into the ring and Ryback was able to recover. He landed a thunderous clothesline and Shell Shocked. Hernandez connected with a spear, but Ryback got right up and hit another Shell Shocked. Hernandez somehow got up. He hit a turnbuckle splash and a sit-out spine buster to win.
After the match, Chavo grabbed a chair and hit Ryback. Hernandez then took his turn.
3. Miz vs. Christian vs. R-Truth vs. Rhodes
It's been a while since some of these stars were on Raw. Christian busted Rhodes open with a float-over DDT. Rhodes landed the Alabama Slam on The Miz. He went to hit Cross Rhodes, but Christian interfered and hit Miz with the Killswitch. Rhodes was able to land his DDT. Truth hit Christian with a back suplex and got the win.
Event. Justin Gabriel vs. John Cena #1 Contender's Match
I'm controlling Cena for this match. There is no way Gabriel will be a title contender. Cena clotheslined Gabriel out of the ring. He reached down and picked up a sledgehammer. Cena took it from him and hit him a couple of times. Gabriel got up and landed a suplex. Cena fought back with a shoulder block and a leg drop from the top rope. After a 5-Knuckle Shuffle, Cena landed the AA for the win.
Match 1.Kurt Angle vs. AJ Styles
Former partners go head-to-head tonight. After a couple of minutes of back and forth action, Styles connected with the Styles Clash. Angle landed an Angle Slam about 2 minutes later. Styles got up and hit a DDT and a swinging neck breaker. Styles landed a heel kick and he went to grapple Angle, but Angle got him in a roll-up and won.
Match 2. Jeff Hardy vs. Desmond Wolfe
Wolfe was walking down the ramp when Roode appeared in the crowd and punched him. Wolfe landed a double underhook powerbomb. Jeff fought back and flipped Wolfe over his head. Wolfe got up from a Russian leg sweep and planted Jeff on his head and busted him open. Desmond flipped him over and got the 3 count.
After the match, Roode came in and attacked both men.
Match 3. James Storm vs. Bobby Roode
Roode landed Pay Off, but Storm kicked out. Jeff ran down and attacked Roode as payback. Storm then hit a backstabber and the Eye of the Storm. Roode recovered and landed a jumping neck breaker from the second rope. He then forced Storm to tap from the crossface.
Main Event. Austin Aries vs. Bully Ray #1 Contender's Match
Ray landed a side slam and a spin-out spine buster. He then landed the Bully Cutter. He picked Aries back up and connected with back-to-back chokeslams to win.
After the match, Roode hit Ray over the head with the TNA title.
Recap: Chavo and Hernandez are now heels TNA has only 15 babyfaces. Not good.
The last PPV of Year 5. I can't believe I made it this far.
Match 1. Ladder - Petey Williams vs. Jay Lethal TNA X-Division Championship
Lethal brought in a ladder and hit Petey. Williams threw Lethal into the corner and began climbing, but Lethal knocked him down. Both men climbed up, but Lethal tossed Williams to the mat from the top of the ladder. They climbed again about 10 minutes later. Williams hit Lethal with a neck breaker from the top down to the mat. Williams landed a Codebreaker and the Canadian Destroyer. Lethal somehow got up and both men climbed the ladder. Lethal connected with an uppercut which sent Williams down to the ground and Lethal grabbed the title.
Match 2. Table - Jack Swagger vs. Sheamus WWE Championship
Swagger left the ring and brought in a table. He landed a neck breaker and a sit-out spine buster. Sheamus connected with the High Cross. After a clothesline in the corner, Sheamus locked Swagger in a Texas cloverleaf. He then hit another High Cross. Swagger threw Sheamus into the table that was set up in the corner and speared him through it to retain.
Match 3. Team Hell No vs. Big Show and Henry WWE Tag Team Championship
This tag match was quicker than every tag match in the tournament. Very underwhelming. Show hit Kane with a suplex. There was a ladder, a replica title belt and a chair in the ring. Kane hit Show with a clothesline while Bryan kicked the chair into Henry's face and busted him open. Kane reversed Show's chokeslam and hit Henry with a Tombstone. Bryan then locked Henry in the No Lock for the win.
Match 4. Kash and Gunner vs. Chavo and Hernandez TNA Tag Team Championship
With the win on Impact, Chavo and Hernandez earned a title shot. Gunner tossed Kash from the top onto Hernandez. Gunner and Hernandez went toe to toe. Gunner hit a hip toss, but Hernandez landed a back breaker. Hernandez then hit Kash with a Border Toss. Hernandez ended the match with another Border Toss on Gunner to with the titles. Chavo saw very limited action in the match.
Match 5. Scramble - Bully Ray vs. Aries vs. Hardy vs. Storm vs. Roode TNA World Championship
This is a falls count anywhere 20-minute scramble match. The first two were Jeff and Storm. They attemped a couple of collar and elbow tie-ups, with Storm eventually getting the upper hand. Storm continued with his offense, but Jeff took control. Storm landed the Last Call and got the 3 count. The next man to join the ring was former champ Bully Ray.
Ray went right after Storm. Jeff helped with a spinning reverse DDT. Storm was able to fight off both men as he hit Ray with a Last Call. Jeff hit Storm with a Twist of Fate and Ray went for the pin, but Jeff broke it up. Ray went for a chokeslam, but Storm reversed it into an STO. He then landed the Bully Cutter. He then hit one on Jeff a minute later.
Aries ran down and went after Jeff. Jeff connected with Whisper in the wind and Twist of Fate on Aries. He then went for a pin, but Ray broke it up. Ray landed a sit-out powerbomb on Jeff, but Storm broke up the following pin. Aries hit Storm with a spine buster and got the 3 count. Aries is the current champ. Jeff left the ring and grabbed a chair. Storm hit Ray with Last Call and got a 2 count.Storm hit Ray with a knee smash and busted him open.
Roode made his way to the ring. There are now less than 5 minutes left. Ray got his belt back after a Bully Cutter to Storm. Jeff hit Ray with a Twist of Fate, but Ray rolled out of the ring. Storm busted Aries open with a Codebreaker. Aries hit Storm with a German suplex on a chair. Roode forced Jeff to tap from a crossface and is the current champ. Storm hit Jeff with the Eye of the Storm while Aries locked Ray in the Horns of Aries. Neither man scored a fall. Roode is breaking up pins and submissions at this point. No one scored another fall, letting Roode walk out as the new champion.
After the match, the referee checked on Jeff Hardy.
Main Event. TLC - Triple H vs. Chris Jericho World Heavyweight Championship
There were already tables and ladders in the ring. Triple H climbed the ladder and reached for the belt. However, he missed the belt, fell off the ladder and crashing through a table. Jericho took advantage and began climbing, but Triple H got up and tipped over the ladder. After a couple of attempts at the belt, Triple H hit Jericho with a Pedigree. Jericho got up and locked in the Walls of Jericho. Triple H came back with a couple of spine busters and another Pedigree. A minute later, Jericho locked in another Walls of Jericho. Both men climbed the ladder. Triple H punched Jericho a couple of times, causing him to fall to the mat and allowed Triple H to pull down his title.
After the match, Christopher Daniels and Jack Swagger attacked Triple H.
Recap: Petey and Lethal have gone back and forth with the X-Division title, it's making for some exciting matches. The TNA Championship match was the best scramble match I've seen. Jeff is injured.
This week is the finals of the WWE tag tournament. The rest of the PPVs from here on out are split shows - 3 TNA and 3 WWE matches.
1.Big Show and Mark Henry vs. The Usos
The winning team will face Kane and Bryan at TLC. The Usos landed a back breaker/diving elbow combo on Henry. Henry fought back and hit Jimmy with a two-handed chokeslam. Jimmy hit Show with a running butt bump in the corner. Jey came in and somehow hit Henry with the Alley-Us. Show broke up the pin and hit a spear and WMD to win.
After the match, Sandow and Del Rio attacked Henry and Show.
2.CM Punk vs. Wade Barrett
Wade hit a scoop slam and a spinning side slam on Punk. He then hit Wasteland, but Punk kicked out. It was now Punk's turn on offense as he hit a back breaker at the GTS. He then landed a German suplex, but the ref was down. Barrett went for a clothesline, but Punk caught him in a roll-up and won.
3.Ryback vs. Ted DiBiase
This looks like it can be a squash match. Ryback lifted Ted on his shoulders, but it was reversed into an inverse DDT. Ted then connected with a DDT. Ted left the ring to catch his breath, but when he got back in he received a jaw breaker and a clothesline. Ryback then hit Shell Shocked for the win.
After the match, Ryback was celebrating when Hernandez and Chavo appeared on stage.
Event.Swagger and Triple H vs. Sheamus and Jericho
This is a tag match between the champs and the challengers. Swagger hit Sheamus with a Swagger bomb in his corner. Jericho came in and connected with a bulldog and heel kick. He then locked in the Walls of Jericho. Jericho and Sheamus landed tag moves on both Swagger and Triple H. Triple H landed a Pedigree on Sheamus and won.
Match 1.Lethal and Williams vs. Creed and Zema Ion
This is a tornado tag match. Williams hit Zema with a northern lights suplex and Lethal hit Creed with a back suplex. Lethan then hit Creed with a full nelson German suplex. Petey landed the Canadian Destroyer on Zema. Petey connected with a Codebreaker on Creed. He then hit him with another Canadian Destroyer to win.
Match 2.Jeff Hardy vs. Bobby Roode
I controlled Jeff Hardy during this match. Roode came out and introduced Desmond Wolfe as Jeff's new opponent. Wolfe landed a German suplex on Jeff, but Hardy got right up and connected with a neck breaker. After getting up from a DDT, Jeff flipped Wolfe over his head. Jeff went for the Twist of Fate, but it was reversed. Jeff landed another neck breaker then climbed the ropes for a Swanton Bomb and won.
After the match, Roode came in and began arguing with Wolfe.
Match 3. Gunner and Kid Kash vs. Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez
Good to see the tag champs on Impact. Hernandez lifted Kash on his shoulder and landed a back breaker. Kash and Gunner kept Chavo away from his corner with a couple of tag moves. Kash then landed a brainbuster. Hernandez connected with the Border Toss for the win.
Main Event.Austin Aries vs. RVD
I am controlling Aries in this match. RVD got the upperhand early with a bulldog and heel kick. Aries left the ring and grabbed a sledgehammer. He hit RVD a few times. Aries went for the Horns of Aries, but RVD reversed it. Aires then brought in the steps as well. Aries busted RVD open with a shot to face with the steps. He lifted RVD up and landed a double underhook spine buster. After getting a two count, Aries locked RVD in a camel clutch and won.
After the match, RVD was taken away on a stretcher.
Recap: I like the Universe building a tag feud, but both teams are heels. Dammit, why did TNA stars have to appear on Raw? Oops, maybe hitting RVD with the steps multiple times wasn't a good idea.
The semi-finals of the tag tournament tag place tonight. The winning teams will face next week.
1. Jack Swagger vs. Chris Jericho
Jericho landed a springboard moonsault from the second rope and then a back breaker. He climbed the ropes again and connected with a diving elbow. He then landed back-to-back Codebreakers for the win.
After the match, Jericho checked on Swagger, but he was faking it and low blowed Jericho.
2. Semifinals - The Usos vs. Kidd and Gabriel
Kidd landed a swinging neck breaker and went for the pin, but Jimmy kicked out. Kidd and Gabriel landed a snapmare/dropkick combo on Jimmy. The Usos gained the upper hand and landed a back breaker/diving elbow on Gabriel. Jimmy then ran back first into a sitting Gabriel. Justin recovered and landed a spinout powerbomb. Jimmy stomped on the inside of Gabriel's leg and got the win.
3. Semifinals - Big Show and Mark Henry vs. Ziggler and Cesaro
Ziggler caught one of Henry's legs and landed a clothesline. Show and Cesaro were in. Show hit a Showstopper. Cesaro was able to recover as he and Ziggler flipped Show over their heads. Show got up and hit Ziggler with a Final Cut. Show then landed a reverse neck breaker to win.
After the match, Orton entered the ring and celebrated with Show and Henry.
Event.The Rock vs. CM Punk vs. Cena
Punk was walking down the ramp when Rocky attacked him from behind. Weapons were quickly introduced. Cena brought in a ladder while Punk brought in a replica title. The Rock landed the Rock Bottom on Punk while Cena was pacing outside the ring and won.
After the match, Paul Heyman rushed down and checked on Punk.
Match 1. James Storm vs. RVD
RVD brought in a chair and then began kicking Storm in his calves. After a rolling heel kick, RVD hit a rolling fireman's carry. He picked Storm up and kicked him in the back of his head. They don't call RVD the man with the educated feet for nothing. He ended with a 5-star Frog Splash to win.
Match 2. Aries and King vs. Cesaro and Ray
I'm hoping this feud ends soon. Kenny King walked down to the ring alone. King and Cesaro battled on the outside. King threw Cesaro into the apron a couple of times. Ray landed a superplex and a side slam on King. He then hit the Bully Bomb and knocked out King.
Match 3.Rob Terry vs. Desmond Wolfe
Terry connected with some right hands and went for a pinfall, but Wolfe kicked out. Wolfe landed a rolling fireman's carry. Terry got up and hit a running powerslam. He then lifted Wolfe up and hit a chokeslam. King ran down and broke up Terry's pin. Terry hit a back breaker and won.
Main Event. Jeff Hardy vs. Bobby Roode
Roode hit a jumping neck breaker from the second rope. He then connected with the Pay Off suplex while Samoa Joe ran to the ring. Jeff and Roode fought on the outside. Jeff brought in a sledgehammer, but Roode took it away. Roode landed a back suplex and an atomic drop to get the 3 count.
After the match, Roode was going to leave the ring, but he turned around and stomped on Jeff some more.
Recap: The Usos will take on Big Show and Mark Henry next week. That seems a little lopsided. I thought Punk was injured; he's not.
TLC is in 3 weeks and the WWE tag tournament continues this week. The TNA card was the exact same default as last week, so it's time for a change.
1. Tag Tournament - Hunico and Camacho vs. Big Show and Mark Henry
Hunico and Camacho wrenched the arms of Big Show and tossed him into their corner. They later landed a tag move on Henry. That will be their only shot at winning is to double team these big men. Henry hit Hunico with a flipping pump handle slam. He then locked Hunico in a bear hug and forced him to tap.
2. Tag Tournament - SinSterio vs. Cesaro and Ziggler
Ziggler and Cesaro hit Sin Cara with a snap mare and diving elbow. Cesaro then hit Sin Cara with a bicycle kick. Ziggler and Cesaro kept the attack going on Sin Cara. Rey finally made it in, but Cesaro hit him with a Neutralizer. Cesaro punched Rey over the top rope and then tossed in Sin Cara, who received a tilt-a-whirl slam. Ziggler came in and locked Rey in the sleeper hold to win.
3.Triple H vs. Chris Jericho
Miz walked down and stood in the corner of Triple H. Interesting. Triple H landed a Pedigree at about the 5-minute mark, but Jericho kicked out. Jericho fought back and hit a back breaker and heel kick. He then hit the Codebreaker, but The Game got back up. Triple H then hit a couple of back suplexes. He then hit a spine buster and another Pedigree to win.
After the match, Swagger ran down and hit Triple H over the head with the WWE Title.
Event.John Cena and Jack Swagger vs. Sheamus and Randy Orton
Cena and Swagger hit Sheamus with two double hip tosses. Sheamus then connected with the Irish Curse. He was going for the High Cross, but Swagger reversed it and hit the gutwrench powerbomb. Competing "Let's go Orton!" "Randy Sucks!" chants were heard. Funny. Cena hit Orton with a tilt-a-whirl slam and a superplex to win.
Match 1.RVD vs. Abyss
Abyss hit RVD with a chokeslam and Shock Treatment. RVD lifted Abyss up and landed a rolling fireman's carry. He then hit a northern lights suplex pin, but Abyss kicked out. RVD climbed the ropes and hit a 5-star Frog Splash, but Abyss kicked out again. RVD continued his offense with a springboard body splash. RVD landed a running leg drop and another northern lights pin to win.
Match 2. Kaz and Daniels vs. MCMG
MCMG hit Kaz with a snapmare and running dropkick combination. After breaking out of a rear naked choke, Daniels hit Shelley with a leg drop and STO. MCMG got the upperhand again and hit Daniels with Poetry in Motion. Shelley hit a superkick. Sabin landed Future Shock to win.
Match 3. Sting vs. Bully Ray
It's been a while since the TNA fans saw The Icon. Now he's back and his taking on the champ. Sting landed the Scorpion Death Drop on Ray. About a minute later, Ray hit a side slam and a Bully Cutter. Sting hit a back drop, but Ray came back and busted Sting open with a few right hands and won.
After the match, RVD ran down and tossed Sting out of the ring and celebrated with Bully Ray.
Main Event. Storm vs. Angle vs. Roode vs. Hardy
Storm hit Angle with a DDT and Roode mounted Jeff with some right hands. Jeff then hit a DDT on Roode on top of a guitar. Storm hit the Eye of the Storm on Angle. Storm hit Roode over the head with the guitar and busted him open. Jeff landed Whisper int he Wind on Storm. Roode landed Pay Off in Jeff and won.
After the match, Swagger attacked Roode with the WWE Title.
Recap: The Miz turned face. How rightfully so. RVD is a heel. Why does every WWE champion have a problem with TNA?
WWE will be holding a tag team tournament over the next 4 weeks. There will be 8 teams and the winning team will take on Team Hell No at TLC.
1.Mark Henry vs. Kane
Kane landed a chokeslam at the 5-minute mark, but Henry kicked out. Kane brought in a chair to take down the big man. Kane landed a Tombstone, but Henry got right up. The match spilled to the outside as Bryan ran down. He locked Henry in the No Lock. Henry went back into the ring and forced Kane to tap out from a bear hug.
2. Tag Tournament - International Airstrike vs. Damien Sandow and Alberto Del Rio
For those of you who don't know, International Airstrike is Justin Gabriel and Tyson Kidd. Sandow landed the Terminus neck breaker on Kidd, but he kicked out. Kidd landed a swinging fisherman's suplex on Sandow. Gabriel landed a sit-out powerbomb on Sandow. Damien came back with a running clothesline. Kidd landed another suplex on Del Rio and got the win.
3. Tag Tournament - Primo and Epico vs. Jey and Jimmy Uso
Primo landed a neck breaker on Jimmy. A few minutes later, Jey hit the Alley-Us on Epico. He then connected with a super kick and another Alley-Us.The Usos landed a tag move, back breaker and diving elbow, on Primo and Jimmy got the win.
Event. Swagger vs. John Cena
Mid-way through the match, Triple H ran down and tried to go after Swagger. Cena went for an AA, but Swagger reversed it. Swagger was going for the gutwrench, but Triple H landed the Pedigree. Cena left the ring and brought in a chair. Cena hit another AA and then brought in another chair. Cena hit a couple of powerbombs and then scored the pin.
Match 1.RVD vs. Robbie E
RVD brought in a couple of chairs and hit Robbie over the head a couple of times. Bully Ray ran down to help RVD. Gunner ran down and attacked Ray. Gunner landed a DDT on Ray. RVD connected with a heel kick to the back of Robbie's head. He then hit the 5-star Frog Splash to win.
Match 2. Cesaro and Bully Ray vs. Austin Aries and Kenny King
Aries and King argued about who would start the match. The champ won. Aries locked Cesaro in the Horns of Aries. Both teams effectively used tag moves. Cesaro hit Aries with a tilt-a-whirl slam. He then went for the Neutralizer, but Aries reversed it and locked him in the Horns of Aries again. Aries connected with a springboard elbow drop on Ray and won.
Match 3. Jay Lethal vs. Zema Ion vs. Sonjay Dutt vs. Petey Williams TNA X Division Championship
Zema landed an arm drag on Lethal. He then connected with a huge DDT. Williams immediately hit Zema with a codebreaker. He picked him back up and landed a northern lights suplex. Lethal got up and received a Canadian Destroyer and Petey got the win.
Main Event. Jeff Hardy and James Storm vs. Kurt Angle and Bobby Roode
Storm punched Roode over the top rope and onto the mat outside the ring. Angle and Roode hit Storm with a Samoan drop/jumping neck breaker combo move. Storm got up and hit Roode with the Last Call. Roode kicked out and locked him in a crossface. Angle and Roode landed a double suplex. Angle connected with a back suplex and won.
Recap: With the addition of the teams to the WWE roster, the rankings are all messed up. It'll be fixed soon. Aries and King have formed a team. TNA needed another babyface team.
The default card was pretty good, so I left a couple of matches.
Match 1. TNA vs. WWE - SinSterio and Sheamus vs. MCMG and Mr. Anderson
My 6-man tag matches are always long, so I wonder how long an elimination 6-man tag match will be. Anderson hit Sheamus with a Mic Check, but he kicked out. Sheamus locked Anderson in the Texas cloverleaf. Sabin scored the first elimination as he pinned Sheamus. TNA took a 3-1 advantage as Anderson eliminated Sin Cara after a Mic Check. MCMG took out Rey on the outside. Rey didn't last long as Anderson eliminated him a couple of minutes later after a missile dropkick. Match 2. The Pope vs. Desmond Wolfe vs. Rob Terry TNA TV Championship
Wolfe left the ring and brought in a chair while Pope and Terry were going at it. Pope hit Terry with a huge uppercut. Wolfe and Pope hit Terry with a double gutbuster. Wolfe brought in another chair as Pope hit Terry with a jumping elbow. Terry got up and hit Wolfe with a chokeslam. Pope connected with a backstabber on Terry. Terry tossed Pope out of the ring, which allowed Wolfe to score the pin. Match 3.Team Hell No vs. Primo and Epico WWE Tag Team Championship
Kane had Epico over his head and dropped him on his back. He then landed a side slam and a chokeslam. The Colons kept Kane away from Bryan with a tag move. Primo landed a diving cross body from the top rope onto Bryan. Bryan hit Primo with a gut buster a couple of minutes later and got the pinfall. Match 4. TNA vs. WWE - The Rock, Triple H and Randy Orton vs. Sting, Kurt Angle and ???
This match is full of star power. TNA's third man was...Jeff Hardy! Orton hit Jeff with the RKO and gave WWE the upperhand. Rocky hit Angle with a Rock Bottom. The match spilled to the outside where Triple H and Rock isolated Angle from Sting. Sting hit The Game with a Scorpion Death Drop. The Rock made it worse for TNA as he pinned Sting and quickly ended it soon after as he pinned Angle. Match 5. Austin Aries vs. Bully Ray TNA World Championship
John Cena grabbed a seat next to the announcers. Doesn't he know he has a match next? This was one of the shortest title match in my Universe. Ray landed two powerbombs and a couple of right hands. Ray then lifted Aries up for a sidewalk slam. Ray connected with the Bully Cutter, but Aries kicked out. After another powerbomb, Ray got the win.
After the match, RVD got in the ring and celebrated with Bully Ray. Main Event. Inferno - John Cena vs. Jack Swagger WWE Championship
I have no idea how Swagger got this title match, but he put up a hell of a fight. Swagger landed an overhead belly-to-belly and the Swagger Bomb. He did the same sequence about 3 minutes later. He then connected with the gutwrench powerbomb. Cena tried multiple times to throw Swagger into the fire, but he was able to escape. Swagger landed another gutwrench. After a back suplex, Swagger tossed Cena through the fire to win.
Recap: Aries finally lost his title, but I wish it was a better match. Cena lost his title in a matter of weeks.
Survivor Series is this Sunday. I'm trying to get as close as I can to WrestleMania before I get WWE 13.
1.Big Show and Mark Henry vs. Samdow and Alberto Del Rio
Will Henry show up this week? Henry and Show were walking down the ramp when Sandow and Del Rio attacked them from behind. Del Rio connected with his heel kick. Henry and Show double teamed Alberto. Show came in, but Del Rio locked him in the cross armbreaker. Sandow came in and received a double elbow smash. Show hit him with the Showstopper and won.
After the match, Henry and Show shook hands and celebrated.
2.Jack Swagger vs. Triple H
Swagger was in control of the World Champion. Swagger hit the gutwrench powerbomb. Triple H came back with a knee smash and spine buster. He went for the Pedigree, but Swagger reversed it and hit another gutwrench. Triple H hit a back breaker. He was landing right hands, but Swagger caught him in a roll-up and won.
3.Jericho vs. Ziggler
Jericho drove his knee into the gut of Ziggler and landed a heel kick. He then hit Ziggler with a back breaker. Cesaro ran down and went after Jericho. Orton slowly walked down with a chair, but didn't enter the ring. Jericho dropped Ziggler to his back and forced him to tap from the Walls of Jericho.
Event. The Rock vs. CM Punk w/ Paul Heyman
Triple H walked down at sat next to the announcers. Heyman jumped on the apron, but Rock punched him off. Punk then took advantage. He landed the running knee/bulldog combo. He then connected with a couple of suplexes. Punk went for two pins, but Rock kicked out of both. Rock then hit the Rock Bottom. He went for a second one, but Punk blocked hit and locked in the Anaconda Vice to win.
Match 1. James Storm vs. Robert Roode
Storm landed a Death Valley Driver, but Roode got right up. Roode hit a jumping neck breaker from the second rope. Rob Terry ran down and hit Storm with the Freakbuster. Jeff then ran down to even the odds. Roode locked in the crossface and forced Storm to tap out.
Match 2. Ladder - Petey Williams vs. Sonjay vs. Zema Ion vs. Styles #1 Contender's Match
The winner will face Jay Lethal for the X Division Title. Two ladders were immediately brought into the ring. Sonjay busted Styles open with a face buster. Styles planted Williams on his head with a float-over DDT. Petey and Ion climbed the ladder, but Styles knocked them off. Williams got back up and climbed it again. He was able to pull down the briefcase to win.
Match 3.Rob Terry vs. Jeff Hardy
Hardy was walking to the ring when Terry came out from under it and attacked Jeff. Terry landed a chokeslam, but continued attacking Jeff. He then landed a torture rack and a front slam before getting the 3 count.
After the match, Terry left the ring and grabbed a chair. He was about to shatter Jeff's ankle when Desmond Wolfe ran down and made the save.
Main Event.Austin Aries vs. ???
Aries' mystery opponent was...Paul Heyman? Yepp, Paul E. Dangerously was in the ring with TNA's champion. Aries landed a pump handle slam. He then tossed Heyman over his head. He connected with a running knee and bulldog and finished with a two-arm spine buster to win.
After the match, John Cena attacked Aries with a lead pipe.
Recap: Henry and Show? This team could dominate the tag division. Why did John Cena attack Aries?
1. Big Show and Henry vs. Sandow and Del Rio
I guess the phrase "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" comes into effect here. Big Show walked down the ramp alone. I guess Henry doesn't feel the same way. Sandow hit Show with a back suplex and a neck breaker. Del Rio was tagged in and connected with a heel kick. He then locked Show in the cross armbreaker. After a spear/clothesline combo, Sandow got the 3 count.
After the match, Henry checked on Show, but Sandow and Del Rio hit both men with chairs.
2.John Cena vs. Jack Swagger #1 Contender's Match
I interfered with Triple H and hit the Pedigree on Cena. Swagger got the cover and Triple H woke the ref up. When the cutscene appeared, Cena was on top and got the win...
3. CM Punk vs. Ted DiBiase
What?! A DiBiase sighting! During the match, Paul Heyman ran down and distracted DiBiase. Punk took control and landed the running knee/bulldog combo. Punk went for GTS, but DiBiase blocked it and landed Dream Street. A couple of minutes later, Ted landed a sit-out spine buster, but Punk kicked out. He hit another Dream Street and won.
Event.Dolph Ziggler vs. Chris Jericho
Dolph was walking to the ring when Kofi attacked him from behind. Jericho left and grabbed a chair, but it backfired as Dolph hit Jericho a couple of times. Ziggler locked Jericho in a sleeper hold, but he was able to break out. The match spilled to the outside where Ziggler connected with a ZigZag. They made it back in as Ziggler hit a pinning German suplex to win.
Match 1. Bully Ray vs. The Pope vs. Anderson vs. RVD TNA Television Championship
Anderson landed a Mic Check early in the match on Pope. Anderson hit Ray with a neck breaker while Pope hit RVD with a face buster. Anderson then hit Pope with another Mic Check. Ray got up and hit Pope with a Bully Bomb. All 4 men ended up on the outside. Anderson hit Ray with a rolling fireman's carry. Pope hit RVD with a neck breaker and won.
Match 2. Chavo and Hernandez vs. Gunner and Kaz TNA World Tag Championship
Rob Terry has left Robbie E. Now, the tag titles are vacant. Hernandez went on a tear as he hit Gunner with four consecutive Border Tosses. He then went to the top rope and connected with a huge splash. Gunner was able to get up and connect with a DDT. Gunner hit Chavo with a leg drop and got the 3 count.
Match 3. Jeff Hardy vs. Desmond Wolfe
About 15 seconds into the match, Rob Terry ran down and attacked both men. Both men left the ring. Wolfe grabbed a chair and hit Jeff a few times before connecting with a DDT. He then hit a double underhook powerbomb. They made it back into the ring where Wolfe hit a back suplex for the win.
After the match, Wolfe left and Terry came back. Terry attacked Hardy some more, but Wolfe turned around and saved Hardy.
Main Event. Austin Aries vs. Rob Terry
Aries was in control as he drove his elbow into the side of Terry's neck. Terry landed a huge chokeslam. He then lifted Aries up by the neck and slammed him on the mat. He then busted Aries open with some right hands. Aries went for a springboard splash, but he missed. Terry then connected with a spine buster and won.
Recap: What was Paul Heyman doing on Raw? Does he have an alliance with CM Punk? Raw saw the return of some mid-card stars. Ted and Kofi look to be involved with some big names now. Swagger jumped from No. 24 to the No. 1 spot. Sandow and Del Rio also made huge jumps.
This match was the main event last week. Now, it's the opening match. Show began walking down the ramp when Henry attacked him from behind. Henry lifted Show up for a military press and then hit the World's Strongest Slam. Show was at ringside when Sandow appeared and punched Big Show. For some reason, Del Rio was standing in the middle of the ring. Henry locked Show in a bear hug and won.
After the match, Del Rio and Sandow ran in and attacked Henry.
2.Ryback vs. Jack Swagger
Swagger connected with a couple of Swagger Bombs and gut wrench powerbombs on Ryback. Ryback fought back and landed Shell Shocked. Swagger was able to kick out and land a running slam. Swagger hit a running clothesline on Ryback in the corner. Ryback got up and hit another Shell Shocked to win.
3. Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler
Will Kane be making an appearance? Ziggler threw Bryan into the corner and smashed his head against the top turnbuckle. Bryan fought back with a back suplex and a northern lights suplex. Ziggler kicked out and landed ZigZag. Bryan climbed the top rope and went for a missile dropkick, but he missed and Dolph got the win.
Event. Chris Jericho vs. Triple H
Jericho would gain a ton of momentum if he can defeat the World Champion. Jericho landed a back suplex. Triple H hit the Pedigree after an arm wrench. Jericho came out of the corner and kicked The Game in the back of his head. He went for the Codebreaker, but Triple H reversed it into another Pedigree and won.
After the match, Triple H left the ring and grabbed a chair. He went to hit Jericho, but The Undertaker ran down and took the chair from HHH. He then turned around and hit Jericho.
Match 1. RVD vs. Robert Roode
RVD kicked Roode right in the jaw then landed an atomic drop. Roode tried building momentum, but RVD stopped it every chance he got. RVD landed a rolling fireman's carry. He then hit a huge springboard splash. After a front slam, RVD hit the 5-star Frog Splash and won.
Match 2. Austin Aries and Kenny King vs. Antonio Cesaro and Bully Ray
Ray and Aries kicked things off. Ray hit Aries with a sidewalk slam and a Bully Cutter. Cesaro and Ray hit King with a double flapjack. King caught Cesaro's leg and landed Coronation. All four men entered the ring, but King wasn't able to leave by the 5 count and was disqaulified.
Match 3. Jeff Hardy vs. Desmond Wolfe w/ Rob Terry
Wolfe landed a huge running clothesline. Terry jumped up on the apron to distract Jeff. Wolfe left the ring to collect himself. He brought in the steel steps. Jeff landed a jawbreaker and went to hit a Swanton Bomb, but Wolfe moved. After a knee to the back of Jeff's head, Wolfe got the win.
Main Event.James Storm vs. Kurt Angle
Storm connected with Last Call while Terry ran in with a chair. Terry hit Storm with a clothesline. He went for a chokeslam, but Storm blocked it and hit Last Call. Angle took advantage and landed a German suplex. Angle landed an Angle Slam, but Storm somehow kicked out. Storm hit the Codebreaker and another Last Call. Angle kicked out and hit another Angle Slam. Storm got up and hit a clothesline to win.
Recap: Is The Undertaker back for good? Is the Wolfe/Terry partnership leading to something?
Survivor Series is in 4 weeks. There will be a TNA vs. WWE elimination match along with 2 separate elimination matches. Week in and week out, iMPACT has an awesome card.
1. SinSterio vs. Del Rio and Sandow
Team Hell No has beaten pretty much every team in WWE. This was a tornado tag match. Cara hit Del Rio with a crucifix slam. Sandow hit Sin Cara with a swinging neck breaker. He then hit one on Sin Cara while Del Rio landed a jaw breaker on Rey. Sandow then got the 3 count on Sin Cara.
2. Jericho vs. Kane vs. Triple H
Kane hit a Tombstone while Triple H was grabbing a chair. Jericho was able to kick out. Jericho left the ring and Kane hit a snapmare/dropkick combo on The Game. Jericho connected with a double underhook back breaker on Kane. Jericho hit Kane with a Codebreaker. Kane got up and hit Jericho with a chokeslam and won.
3.CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler Tensai
Ziggler came out and introduced Tensai as Punk's new opponent. Tesnai lifted Punk up and connected with a gut buster. After kicking out, Punk took his turn on offense. He landed a GTS, but Tensai kicked out. Tensai lifted Punk up for a two-handed chokeslam. Punk landed the running knee and bulldog. He then locked in the Anaconda Vice and won.
Event.Big Show vs. Mark Henry
This big man match could determine the number 1 contender for either world title. The match spilled to the outside fairly early. Henry lifted Show up for a press slam. They made it back into the ring where Show landed a Showstopper. Show got a couple of near falls. Henry lifted Show up for two two-handed chokeslams. Show got up and hit a spear and the WMD to win.
After the match, Henry and Show continued fighting at the top of the ramp. Referees and officials had to separate them.
Match 1.RVD vs. Kurt Angle
Both men are looking to enter the top-4 contenders for Aries' title. Angle hit a back suplex and tossed RVD over his back. RVD went for the 5-star Frog Splash, but he didn't connect 100 percent. RVD got up and kicked Angle in the back of his head. He went for the frog splash again, but missed. RVD went to the apron and hit a springboard splash. He then hit a German suplex pin to get the win.
Match 2. Austin Aries and Kenny King vs. Cesaro and Bully Ray
Cesaro and Ray attacked Aries and King from behind on the ramp. Cesaro landed a side slam and the Neutralizer on King in less than 2 minutes. Ray busted Aries open with a few right hands. Both teams utilized tag moves. Cesaro hit Aries with a Neutralizer and got the win.
After the match, Ray grabbed two chairs as he and Cesaro hit Aries and King a few times.
Match 3. James Storm vs. Rob Terry
We didn't see this match last week as Wolfe interfered and attacked Storm. Bobby Roode walked down with a steel chair just as Storm landed the Eye of the Storm outside the ring. Roode hit Storm in the back with a chair. King ran out from the crowd. Terry hit a running powerslam and a huge spine buster to win.
Main Event.Jeff Hardy vs. Desmond Wolfe
This could be a very interesting match. Desmond has made an impact (no pun intended) in his short time with TNA. About 30 seconds into the match, Angle ran down. Wolfe wanted him to team up against Jeff, but Angle turned on Wolfe and then left. Jeff landed Whisper in the Wind and a Twist of Fate to win.
After the match, Jeff checked on Wolfe, but he was faking it and low blowed Jeff.
Recap: TNA has a bunch of feuds blooming right now. Angle/Wolfe, Storm/Roode/Terry.