TNA IMPACT Wrestling
Location: Orlando, FL
Date: February 9, 2016
Matt Hardy, Reby Sky, Tyrus In-Ring Segment:
Matt said that he didn’t sell out because he’s already filthy rich. He’s not here for these terrible people or to defend his TNA World Heavyweight Championship. He’s here for business; the “Matt Hardy Brand” is going to teach TNA how to conduct good business. The Matt Hardy Brand is more valuable than the Impact Wrestling Brand. Matt calls the Manchester crowd peasants. Tyrus asks the crowd if they want to see EC3 tonight. Tyrus says that the Winston Churchill’s fat ass has a better chance of getting on a unicorn then EC3 showing up tonight. Tyrus calls EC3 a coward and he wouldn’t be anything without him. Tyrus says that Matt doesn’t him to watch his back because they’re family. Tyrus and Matt hugged. Reby in disgust questions the Manchester crowd for booing her husband, but cheering for EC3. You cheer EC3 because he’s a loser. Reby says that Matt is a winner, a trendsetter, her baby daddy and most importantly the sexiest man alive. Reby says that all of you are jealous.
Matt says that he defeated EC3 for the World Heavyweight Championship all by himself and he didn’t break any rules in that Last Man Standing Match. Matt says that EC3 brag about being an unbeatable, unbreakable, unbendable, etc, but Matt stopped his ass. In the last three weeks EC3, Jeff Hardy and Kurt Angle have become victims of the “Icon” Matt Hardy. Matt brings up the fact that Dixie hasn’t spoken to him. Matt said that Eric Young ended his brother’s career, so he’s not going to be here much to the dismay of the Manchester crowd. Tonight Matt is not leaving this arena until Dixie Carter arrives and speaks to his face. Matt says that he is going to teach Dixie how to run a good company because when you have a cancer in your locker room you erase it. Matt says if Dixie wants to keep her mega star happy, she will stand in this ring and she will do one thing and that will be to fire EC3.
First Match: Bram w/Eric Young vs. Bobby Lashley
Lashley with a school boy for a one count. Bram and Lashley get in each other’s faces. Bram with right hands to Lashley. Lashley whips Bram to the corner and lands a forearm. Lashley with a corner spear. Lashley with a delayed vertical suplex to Bram. Bram with a roundhouse kick. Bram knocks Lashley over the top rope with a clothesline. Lashley storms back into the ring and clotheslines Bram over the top rope. Bram and Lashley brawl on the outside. Lashley goes to enter the ring, but Young trips Lashley from the outside. Bram with a chin lock. Lashley powers out with right hands to the ribs of Bram.
Bram with a big running knee for a one count. Bram with another chin lock. Bram with a knee to the midsection of Lashley. Bram with a running forearm. Lashley with a clothesline and a suplex. Lashley with a running forearm and spear. Lashley with a running powerslam to Bram. Lashley goes for the Spear, but Bram sends Lashley shoulder first to the ring post. Bram connects with the Brighter Side of Suffering. Eric Young comes into the ring and tells Lashley to attack with the King of the Mountain Championship. Young accidentally hits Bram in the face with the title. Lashley with a Spear to Young that sends him to the outside. Lashley with a Spear to Bram to pick up the victory.
Winner: Bobby Lashley
Matt Hardy & Reby Hardy Backstage Segment:
Reby tells Matt that he has nothing to worry about tonight because Dixie Carter will show up tonight. Matt says that Dixie is a lay-up he’s not worrying about her. He’s worried about other potential shenanigans. Reby says like what? EC3? He’s nothing to lose sleep over. Tyrus says that if EC3 shows up tonight he will take care of him because he’s a coward and he won’t do anything to his boss. Tyrus walks out of the locker room with a group of security guards.
Kurt Angle, Maria Kanellis and The Miracle In-Ring Segment:
Angle says that he’s proud of what he’s accomplished at TNA for the last ten years, and he says he’s looking forward to his matches with Bobby Roode and Bobby Lashley, but his match tonight is with, he gets cut off by Maria Kanellis, who says that what he’s saying feels manufactured and fake. What the people here really need is Mike Bennett. Bennett says he was listening to Kurt in the back, and he really has had a hell of a career. When Bennett was growing up in New England the better, more advanced England he’d watch Angle wrestle and do all his moves on his brother, and all he could think is that one day he was going to grow up and beat that guy.
Angle says that he’s warning Bennett right now to step back and get out of his face. Bennett says he’s missing the point, because what he’s trying to say is that the heights Angle has reached are almost untouchable for a normal wrestler. He is the Miracle, and Lashley and Roode are both great, but then there’s him, the Miracle. He can see them in a match for the first time and the only time, and when he beats Kurt, the people will answer the question. Do you believe in Miracles? And they will say yes, they do. Angle says Maria is a beautiful woman, but she’s got horrible taste in men. Maria says he is a Miracle, and Angle says he’ll need one, and he turns Bennett inside out with a clothesline and sends him scurrying to the floor. Angle says he warned Bennett, and he doesn’t wrestle guys he doesn’t respect. He respects Drew Galloway.
Second Match: Trevor Lee (c) w/Shane Helms vs. Tigre Uno for the TNA X-Division Championship
Lee shoves Uno away. Uno with a running dropkick. Uno with a dive over the top rope. Uno with a spinning heel kick to Lee. Uno with a Tornado DDT for a two count. Uno kicks Lee in the stomach. Uno with a variation of an abdominal stretch/armbar. Lee with a big clothesline to Uno for a two count. Lee kicks Uno in the back. Uno with elbows to the ribs of Lee.
Lee launches Uno to the other side of the ring. Lee with an armbar to Uno. Lee applies a side headlock. Uno with an enziguri that sends Lee to the outside. Uno with a hurricanrana off the steel ring steps. Lee Irish whips Uno rib first to the steel ring steps. Lee rolls Uno back into the ring. Uno with a missile dropkick to Lee. Shane Helms holds onto Uno’s legs while Lee was distracting the referee. Lee with the Small Package Driver to pick up the victory.
Winner: Still TNA X-Division Champion Trevor Lee
Beer Money & The Decay In-Ring Segment:
Rosemary says that everybody is obsessed with these pretty little toys. Everything pretty eventually rot’s and dies. That’s how it is in The Decay’s world. Rosemary asks Beer Money if they care join them down the prim rose path to The Decay. Rosemary continues to scream Decay. Bobby Roode says that The Decay is not the tag team champions, but since they are here let’s fight. The Decay and Beer Money begin to brawl.
Third Match: Beer Money vs. The Decay w/Rosemary
Storm and Steve start off the match. Storm with a back elbow. Storm with a wrist lock and tags in Roode. Storm with a neckbreaker to Steve. Roode with a knee drop to Steve. Roode locks in the Sharpshooter, but Abyss breaks the submission hold. Abyss tags himself in. Abyss with clubbing blows to the back of Roode. Abyss bounces Roode head on the top turnbuckle. Abyss with a running splash. Abyss tags in Steve. Steve with a running cannonball. Steve with a series of forearms and tags in Abyss. Abyss rakes the eyes of Roode. Roode with vicious crossface strikes. Roode finally gets the hot tag and Storm comes in and cleans house. All four men wind up brawling in the ring, Roode lays Abyss out with a blockbuster, double suplex on Steve, double suplex on Abyss. Beer Money with the DWI.
Abyss pulls the referee out of the ring before he can make the two count. The referee calls for the bell. Rosemary comes into the ring with one of the title belts, distracting Roode long enough for Steve to low blow him and then knocks Storm out with the belt. Abyss gets Janice from under the ring, but the Wolves come out with chairs to chase them off. Decay hides behind Rosemary, and make their escape since the Wolves wouldn’t hit a woman. Davey gets a mic and tells Decay that they have something that belongs to them and the Wolves Nation. Eddie says they stole their belts and left them laying twice, but now they’re the ones running, so since they want their titles back, they’ll give Steve and Abyss a match where they can actually win them. Abyss says they’re on, and we can do this in Monster’s Ball right here next week. Eddie says it’s time to let the hunt begin.
Winner: Beer Money via DQ
Dixie Carter & Reby Sky Backstage Segment:
Reby says that Matt really just wants to help her. Reby really appreciates how at home Dixie has made her feel, and she just wants Dixie to keep how scary EC3 can be in mind when she makes her decision later.
Grado & Eli Drake In-Ring Promo:
Grado says that TNA fired and screwed him. Grado says that he has proof that he was screwed. Eli Drake says that Grado is looking for mercy. Drake says that he has security here to escort his big ass out of the arena. Grado runs away. Drake tries to attack Grado from behind, but it doesn’t work as Grado escapes.
Drew Galloway Backstage Interview:
Galloway says that the last time he wrestled Kurt Angle it was about respect. Tonight match will be about Galloway defeating him.
Fourth Match: Madison Rayne vs. Jade w/The Dollhouse
Rayne spears Jade out to the floor. Madison takes The Dollhouse out with a dive. Jade drills her with a martial arts kick as they come back inside, and then unloads with more kicks. Jade gets a bow and arrow, but Madison rolls onto Jade for two count, then Jade takes control right back with a dropkick to the face. Madison hits a step-up enziguiri to turn the tide, hits a sliding clothesline in the corner, then comes off the top with a bodypress for two count. Madison knocks Rebel and Marti off the apron, Jade gets a rollup for two count, and then hits the package piledriver for the win. After the match Dollhouse attacks Madison, but Gail Kim comes out to make the save.
Fifth Match: Drew Galloway vs. Kurt Angle
Angle with a waistlock to Galloway. Galloway with a armbar. Galloway with armdrag and transitions into another armbar. Angle with a suplex to Galloway. Angle with a chin lock. Angle with a back elbow for a one count. Angle applies another chin lock. Angle and Galloway knock each other down with double clotheslines. Galloway goes for a flying forearm, but Angle counters with the Ankle Lock. Galloway whips Angle to the turnbuckle. Galloway with the Future Shock DDT to Angle for a two count. Galloway chops Angle in the chest. Galloway sends Angle rib first to the barricade. Angle with the Angle Slam to Galloway on to the steel ring steps. Angle with another Angle Slam for a two count. Galloway with a jaw breaker. Galloway with the Ego Trip for a two count.
Galloway puts Angle on the top rope. Galloway and Angle fights on the top rope. Galloway with the White Noise off the top rope for a two count. Angle goes for the Angle Slam, but Galloway counters with the Claymore. Galloway with another Claymore to Angle for a two count. Galloway goes for a Claymore off the top rope, but Angle counters with a massive series of German Suplexes. Angle with the Angle Slam to Galloway. Angle goes to the top rope and lands a flying crossbody for a two count. Angle locks in the Ankle Lock and Galloway whips Angle to the corner. Galloway sends Angle shoulder first to the steel ring post. Galloway with the Claymore to Angle for a two count. Galloway with a cross face submission hold and Angle is bleeding from the mouth. Angle gets out of the hold and locks in the Ankle Lock and Galloway kicks Angle in the face. Galloway with the cross face and Angle taps out.
Winner: Drew Galloway via Submission
Matt Hardy, Reby Hardy, Tyrus, Rockstar Spud, Dixie Carter & Ethan Carter III In-Ring Segment:
Matt says that he made a promise earlier tonight. Matt is not a liar and tells Dixie Carter to come out right now. Dixie says that Matt always knew that her office was open. Matt says that he’s the man that makes pro wrestling successful. Matt says that he’s the face of TNA. Matt doesn’t want to say EC3’s name. Matt tells the Manchester crowd to stop chanting. Matt says that EC3 treated his Aunt like crap and put the TNA Business in jeopardy this past summer. Matt says EC3 is a menace to society and Dixie Carter needs to fire EC3 right now. Matt continues to scream Dixie’s face. Rockstar Spud comes out to the aid of Matt Hardy. Hardy says that Spud will always look up to him boy.
Matt says that if Spud is not here to witness the firing of EC3 he doesn’t belong here. Spud says that he knows what EC3 is capable of. Spud tells Matt to shut up. Matt says that EC3 treated Spud like garbage. Matt said it would be a favor to the both of them to fire EC3 right now. Spud says no. Spud says that it seems like Matt Hardy is scared, jealous and running like a little bitch from EC3. Tyrus attacks Spud from behind. Tyrus with the Big Ending to Spud. Tyrus kicks Spud out of the ring. Matt says that he’s commanding Dixie to fire him right now. EC3’s music hits. EC3 takes out Matt Hardy’s security team. EC3 and Tyrus begin to brawl. EC3 sends Tyrus face first to the steel ring post. EC3 enters the ring and Matt and his wife storms out of the ring. EC3 heads to the back.
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