Total Nonstop Action – Pay-Per-View July 13, 2008 – Houston, Texas OFFICIAL TNA VICTORY ROAD LINE-UP:
Gail Kim vs. Angelina Love -Knockouts Grudge Match- Team TNA (Alex Shelley) won a World X-Cup Elimination Match; Gail Kim defeated Angelina Love w/Velvet Sky -Grudge Match-; “The GURU” Sonjay Dutt defeated “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal; LAX defeated Beer Money -Fans Revenge Lumberjack Strap Match- Taylor Wilde defeated Awesome Kong – TNA Knockouts Title Rematch-; Team Mexico (Volador Jr.) won a World X-Cup Ultimate-X Match; Team 3-D & Kurt Angle beat Styles & & & Rhino -Full Metal Mayhem-; Booker T w/Sharmell defeated Samoa Joe -TNA World Heavyweight Title-
WORLD X-CUP ELIMINATION MATCH Team TNA (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley & Curry Man) defeated Team Japan (Puma & Masato Yoshino & Milano Collection A.T.) and Team Mexico (Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Bucanero & Averno) and Team International (Doug Williams & Alex Koslov & Tyson Dux): It came down to Alex Shelley and Masato Yoshino with Shelley scoring the victory for Team TNA. Team TNA has six points, Team Japan has four points, Team International has three points, and Team Mexico has three points..
KNOCKOUTS GRUDGE MATCH Gail Kim defeated Angelina Love w/Velvet Sky: After the match, the Beautiful People double-teamed Gail Kim. Kim managed to slip out of the ring and avoid getting the paper bag treatment.
GRUDGE MATCH Sonjay Dutt defeated “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal w/So-Cal Val:
FANS REVENGE LUMBERJACK TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH LAX (Homicide & Hernandez) defeated Beer Money (Robert Roode & James Storm) to retain the TNA World Tag Team titles:
TNA KNOCKOUTS TITLE MATCH Taylor Wilde defeated Awesome Kong w/Raesha Saed to retain the TNA Knockout’s title: After the match, Awesome Kong threatened to Awesome-bomb Taylor on top of a chair but Abyss hit the ring to make the save! Kong went nose-to-nose with Abyss but Raesha Saed convinced Kong to retreat. Saed slapped Abyss, and Abyss gave Saed a Black Hole Slam! Jim Cornette will have to address this ‘man on woman’ violence at some point.
WORLD X-CUP ULTIMATE-X MATCH Volador Jr. (Team Mexico) defeated Kaz (Team TNA) and Naruki Doi (Team Japan) and Shawn Daivari (Team International): The winner of the match would receive five points, which means the winner of the Ultimate X would win the entire World X-Cup. Team Mexico is awarded the 2008 World X-Cup.
FULL METAL MAYHEM 6-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH Team 3-D (Brothers Ray & Devon) & Kurt Angle defeated Christian Cage & Rhino & A.J. Styles: Brother Devon injured his ankle pretty bad when performing a Doomsday Device on Rhino. A.J. Styles was on top of a ladder when Frank Trigg jumped into the ring and whacked Styles with a Kendo stick. Kurt Angle climbed up and gave Styles an Angle-slam off the ladder threw a table and scored the 1-2-3 to win the match for his team!
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT TNA World champion Samoa Joe & Kevin Nash: Kevin Nash agreed to stay backstage and not interfere in Joe’s World Heavyweight title defense..
TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH Booker T defeated Samoa Joe to win the TNA World Heavyweight title: Sharmell was in attendance, cheering for her man (Booker T), and interfered in the match by slapping Samoa Joe! Joe destroyed Booker T, three referees, and a bunch of security guys. Joe had Booker in the choke submission when the legendary Sting made an appearance. Sting tried to take control of Joe, and said he had proven his point and told him that it was time to leave. Joe started to leave but ran back to the ring to go after Booker T again. Sting jumped back inside the six-sided ring, where Samoa Joe flipped him the middle finger! Sting whacked Joe with a baseball bat! Sharmell placed Booker’s arm over Joe’s chest and the referee counted 1-2-3 to give hometown-hero Booker T the victory and the TNA World Heavyweight title!