TNA IMPACT Wrestling
Location: Orlando, FL
Date: May 10, 2016
Jeff Hardy & The Decay In-Ring Promo:
Hardy shouts the words The Decay three times. Jeff says that he wrestles every match like it’s his last, because he fights for the creatures. The creatures will always be in Hardy’s corner. The Decay comes out to interrupt Hardy. Abyss says that he and Hardy are no strangers to each other. Abyss says that this is not personal, its business. Abyss actually likes Hardy; in fact he thinks he would be a great addition to the Decay. However, Hardy’s dedication to the creatures makes him weak. Abyss says that he’s beautiful. Crazy Steve says that Hardy’s creatures make him weak. Hardy asks The Decay if they think he’s weak. Hardy says that he’s going to kill The Decay.
Rosemary says that Hardy’s pretty little head is a prize. Hardy’s pain and suffering brings a hefty prize. Hardy asks if someone paid The Decay off. Abyss says that the person that paid The Decay will reveal himself very soon. Abyss calls Jeff Hardy a sellout. Hardy attacks The Decay. Abyss and Steve double teams Hardy. James Storm comes out and clears the ring. If Storm remembers correctly, The Decay’s owes Storm a tag team title rematch. Storm tells Decay that he’s sorry for their damn luck. Abyss says that last week they beat Hardy up for a big prize, this week Decay is going to dish out a beatdown for free. Hardy says that The Decay is in for a Charismatic Storm.
First Match: The Decay (c) w/Rosemary vs. Jeff Hardy & James Storm for the TNA World Tag Team Championship
Steve and Hardy starts off the match. Steve applies a side headlock. Steve with a side headlock takedown. Steve drops Hardy with a shoulder tackle. Hardy responds with a hip toss. Hardy with an armbar and tags in Storm. Storm with a double axe handle to Steve. Storm with a double underhook suplex for a two count. Storm chops Steve in the chest. Storm Irish whips Steve to the corner. Steve gives Storm a big boot. Storm with a neckbreaker to Steve for a two count. Steve rolls to the corner and tags in Abyss. Storm lands a series of right hands to Abyss. Storm tries to clothesline Abyss, but he stands still. Storm ducks a clothesline and lands a swinging neck breaker for a two count. Storm launches Steve over the top rope. Steve with a clothesline to Storm. Steve tags in Abyss. Abyss with the Decay Chokeslam to Storm.
Abyss drops Storm with a big right hand. Abyss launches Storm to the corner. Abyss with a corner clothesline. Abyss tags in Steve. Steve goes for a cannonball, but Storm rolls out of the way. Storm tags in Hardy. Hardy with a series of right hands to Steve. Hardy with an inverted atomic drop and follows up with a basement dropkick for a two count. Hardy goes for the Twist of Fate, but Steve shoves Hardy to the corner. Steve tags in Abyss. Storm with an enziguri to the back of Abyss. Hardy connects with the Twist of Fate. Hardy goes for the Swanton Bomb, but the lights go out. Willow’s music hits. A man under the Willow mask appears on the stage and has a stare off with Hardy. Abyss spits the mist in Hardy’s face. Abyss with a Black Hole Slam to pick up the victory.
Winner: Still TNA World Tag Team Champions The Decay
Drew Galloway Backstage Promo:
Galloway is perfectly honest when he says that he doesn’t like Bobby Lashley. Considering the numerous of sneaks attacks that have occurred over the last couple of weeks, the feeling is mutual. He’s elated with the fact Lashley’s the number one contender. Galloway wants Lashley to look in the mirror before their match and find the inner destroyer in him, so there will be no ducking or hiding tonight. As Galloway tapes his hands, he’s heading to the ring to call out Bobby Lashley.
Maria Kanellis, Mike Bennett and Billy Corgan Segment:
We see a video clip of Maria Kanellis & The Miracle attending the Billy Corgan concert in Boston, Massachusetts. Maria & The Miracle hops on the stage after the show is over. We see The Bennett’s head into the Corgan’s locker room. Corgan says that Maria’s leadership skills are impressive. Corgan says that Bennett married the perfect ten. Maria says that The Miracle has some good ideas and they should talk it over.
Drew Galloway & Bobby Lashley In-Ring Promo:
When Galloway won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, he made a promise that he was going to be different like every other champion before him. Galloway also promised to defend the title anytime and in any place. Galloway says that he’s going to bring out the man who’s been making Galloway’s life a living hell. Lashley wants to know if Galloway respects him or is scared of him. Galloway says that Lashley is like a ghost. He attacks people from behind, but when he’s called out he’s missing in action. Galloway knows how dangerous Lashley is, but he’s not scared of him. Lashley says that Galloway needs to be scared of him; he’s laid out the TNA Locker Room in order to become the number one contender. Lashley says that he’s the only real fighter in TNA. Lashley respects Galloway drive & ambition. Lashley tells Galloway that he’s going to take his championship. Galloway knows the effects of rib injuries. Galloway knows Lashley’s games.
Galloway tells Lashley doesn’t play games and Lashley will never break him. Galloway tells Lashley to look at him. Galloway wants to fight right here and right now. Lashley says that just like Kurt Angle, he’s in Galloway’s head. Lashley says that he can defeat Galloway in record time right now and Galloway can believe that. Lashley doesn’t care what the fans say, but they deserve a prize fight. Lashley is giving Galloway one week to prepare for the biggest ass beating of his life. Galloway tells Lashley that he’s here to fight. Lashley tells Galloway that he made a mistake; Galloway does not want to piss Lashley off. Lashley tells Galloway that he has one week until he gets his championship back. Eli Drake comes out and says that he’s here to take advantage of an opportunity. Drake says that he can cash in feast or fired briefcase any time he wants. Drake can do somersault planchas like the jumping jabronis in the back. Drake says that Galloway’s piece of art is the holy grail and he’s god. In the church of Eli Drake, he’ll defeat Galloway it’s not an insult it’s just a fact of life. Drake & Galloway starts brawling. Josh Mathews announces that this is going to be a World Heavyweight Championship Match.
Second Match: Drew Galloway (c) vs. Eli Drake for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
Galloway with a big boot to Drake. Galloway Irish whips Drake to the corner and launches him to the ring apron. Drake stomps on Galloway’s chest in the corner. Drake with an inverted camel clutch in between the ropes. Drake applies a side headlock. Drake plants Galloway with the Power Slam. Drake with an elbow to the chest of Galloway for a two count. Drake begins a ground and pound attack. Galloway launches Drake to the outside. Drake drags Galloway out of the ring. Galloway lands a series of chops to Drake on the outside. Drake rolls Galloway back into the ring.
Drake with a jawbreaker. Galloway responds with a beautiful belly to belly suplex. Drake and Galloway exchange back and forth right hands. Galloway with a flying forearm to Drake. Galloway with a flying clothesline off the top rope. Galloway with a powerslam to Drake for a two count. Galloway with a boot to the face of Drake. Drake with a running superplex to Galloway for a two count. Drake tries to hit Galloway with the briefcase, but the referee snags the briefcase away from Drake. Galloway drops Drake with the Claymore. Galloway with the Future Shock DDT to pick up the victory. After the match Lashley spears Galloway.
Winner: Still TNA World Heavyweight Champion Drew Galloway
Maria Kanellis, Jade and Gail Kim Backstage Segment:
Gail wants to know what Maria wants. Maria hopes that Gail learned her lesson. Maria knows that Jade is a fighting champion and she wants to see a five star match from the two of them. In order for that to happen she’s going to have Sienna be at ringside. Sienna wishes Gail and Jade luck.
Ethan Carter III & Mike Bennett In-Ring Promo:
EC3 stands here as a two former TNA Champion. He was once unpin and undefeated. Now he’s a man filled with vengeance. EC3 says that he’s not going to waste any more time. EC3 calls Maria & The Miracle down to the ring. Maria says that EC3 got her induction wrong. EC3 calls Maria toots McGee and he’s here to talk to her husband. Bennett gets it, EC3 is angry. Bennett tells EC3 that he needs absolutely nothing from him and he’s moved on. EC3 is glad that Bennett came with his sun glasses, doucheville has arrived. EC3 points out the Bennett has a great ego. Bennett says that he has the ego the size of the sun. Bennett defeated the Infamous EC3.
EC3 tells Bennett that he has two options. One Bennett can have his thumb up his ass. Secondly, they can have the rematch right now. Maria says that she talked to Billy Corgan and he gave Bennett a great idea. Bennett says that he knew that EC3 would be relentless after that lost, so they do have a lot of things in common. Bennett says that EC3’s demons eats him inside. Bennett says that he’s going to reveal EC3’s demon and if EC3 gets it right, then he’ll grant him his rematch. EC3 accepts Bennett’s challenge. Bennett wants EC3 to go to the back and prepare because the first step in the EC3’s Road to Redemption will be held inside the six sides of steel tonight. EC3 first opponent will be a surprise.
Third Match: Jade (c) vs. Gail Kim in a TNA Knockouts Championship Match
Jade and Gail locks up. Gail drags Jade to the corner. Jade with a waist lock take down. Gail applies a side headlock. Gail with a side headlock takeover. Jade goes for a back suplex, but Gail gets back on her feet. Jade applies a side headlock. Jade keeps hold onto the side headlock. Jade with a shoulder tackle to Gail. Gail responds with a shoulder tackle of her own. Gail with a roll up for two count. Gail with a crucifix pin attempt for a two count. Gail with a deep arm drag to Jade. Jade with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors to Gail. Jade and Gail exchange in a series of back and forth forearms.
Gail with a series of forearms to Jade in the corner. Jade drops Gail with a German suplex for a two count. Gail goes for a backslide, but Jade stands still. Gail with a clothesline to Jade. Gail puts Jade on the top rope. Jade gets Gail in a armbar. Gail with a kick that sends Jade to the outside. Gail with a flying crossbody to Jade. Gail rolls Jade back into the ring. Gail gets into an argument with Sienna. Jade drops Gail with the suicide dive. Sienna sends Jade face first to the steel ring post to cause the disqualification. Sienna swings Jade shoulder first to the steel ring post. Sienna lays Gail out with the Yokosuka Cutter.
Winner: Still TNA Knockouts Champion Jade via DQ
Al Snow Segment:
We see a clip of AL Snow training at his wrestling academy. AL talks about the importance of taking the right steps in entering the wrestling business. Al is tired of people who belong in the other side of the guard rails getting a free pass into this business. Al says that he’s going to make sure that business stays in tact because it’s dying everywhere else. Al says that he’s going to be like Donald Trump. Trump wants to make America great again? AL wants to make professional wrestling great again and he’s going to start with Mahabali Shera & Grado.
Fourth Match: Al Snow vs. Mahabali Shera
Shera chases Snow around the ring. Snow lands a series of clubbing blows to the back of Shera. Snow sends Shera shoulder first to the steel ring post. Shera lands a series of right hands to Snow. Snow hits Shera in the throat with a foreign object. Snow hides the object from the referee. Snow goes for the pin, but Shera kicks out at the count of two. Snow again sends Shera shoulder first to the steel ring post.
Snow rips off his wrist tape and chokes Shera with it. Snow goes for the pin again, but Shera kicks out at two. Snow launches Shera to the outside. Snow with a full beatdown of Shera on the outside. Snow rolls back into the ring. Snow with a brain buster to Shera for a two count. Earl Hebner snaps at Snow. Snow goes for the brass knucks. Grado comes from behind and distracts Snow. Shera with the Sky High to Snow to pick up the victory.
Winner: Mahabali Shera
Jeff Hardy gets into a brawl with the imposter Willow. Jeff says that he’s the only Willow. Hardy is attacked from behind by another man dressed up as Willow. Hardy chokes Imposter Willow Number 2 with the rain coat. The first Willow Imposter hits Hardy from behind with the steel chair. There’s a trio of Willows standing over Hardy’s laid out body.
Fifth Match: Ethan Carter III vs. Rockstar Spud in a Six Sides of Steel Match
Spud lands a series of right hands as the bell rings. EC3 chops Spud in the chest. EC3 with a wrist lock/chop combination. EC3 goes for a bodyslam, but Spud gets back on his feet. Spud chops EC3 in the chest. EC3 drops Spud with a big right hand. EC3 launches Spud face first to the top turnbuckle. Spud tries to escape the cage via the door, but EC3 holds onto Spud’s ankle. EC3 presses Spud in the air. Spud responds with a low blow. Spud takes out his belt. Spud whacks EC3’s in the back with the leather belt. Spud chokes EC3 with the strap. EC3 backs Spud to the corner to get out of the hold. Spud with a boot to the face of EC3. Spud almost escapes the cage, but EC3 drags Spud back into the ring.
EC3 with a clothesline, a jawbreaker and the EC3 Splash. EC3 sends Spud to the steel. Spud ascends to the top of the steel. EC3 climbs to the top rope to stop Spud’s momentum. Spud knocks EC3 off the top rope. Spud connects with the flying elbow drop for a two count. Spud wraps his strap around his hand. Spud tries to punch EC3 with the belt, but EC3 blocks it. Test of strength and EC3 launches Spud face first to the steel. EC3 presses Spud in the air and throws him rib first to the steel. EC3 goes for the 1 Percenter, but Spud counters with the enziguri. Spud goes for the Underdog, but EC3 launches Spud to the top turnbuckle. Spud reaches the top of the cage. EC3 drags Spud back into the ring. EC3 with a press slam off the top of the cage. EC3 connects with the 1 Percenter to pick up the victory.
Winner: Ethan Carter III