TNA Slammiversary 2015
Location: Orlando, FL
Date: June 28, 2015
Commentators: Josh Matthews, Mike Tenay, and the Pope
The 2015 TNA Slammiversary pay-per-view opens with a look at the King of the Mountain competitors entering the arena. We go to a video package.
TNA X Division title match: DJ Zema Ion vs. Manik vs. WWE X Division champion Tigre Uno
We go to the ring and out first comes DJ Zema Ion followed by Manik. TNA X Division Champion Tigre Uno is next.
Josh Mathews is on commentary with Mike Tenay and The Pope. They start off going at it. DJ Z gets in a lot of offense to start and sends Manik to the floor. Tigre and DJ Z go at it now. Tigre with a nice dropkick. DJ goes to the floor to take a breather. Manik trips Tigre and comes back in the ring to take control. Tigre goes to dive out but DJ stops him with a big thrust to the gut. Manik pulls DJ to the floor but Tigre corkscrews out onto both of them.
Tigre goes to the top but DJ crotches him and climbs up for a superplex. Tigre blocks it and sends him to the mat. Manik comes in and sends DJ out to the floor. Manik works over Tigre and hits a backbreaker for a 2 count. Manik keeps Tigre grounded now. Manik dropkicks DJ off the apron and goes back to work on Tigre. Manik works Tigre over in the corner and trades shots with DJ on the apron. DJ comes in for a DDT but Manik catches him with knees to the face. DJ rolls back to the floor. More offense from Manik on Tigre. DJ comes back to the apron and fights his way in. DJ with a dropkick to Manik. DJ with a springboard back elbow. DJ ducks a clothesline from Tigre and takes both opponents down. DJ tries for another DDT but Tigre nails him with a kick to the head. DJ with knees to Manik’s face and all three are down now.
Tigre and Manik end up on the floor. DJ leaps out onto them to a pop. They come back in and do a big Electric Chair – Sliced Bread three-man move out of the corner. Manik gets a close 2 count on DJ. DJ with a top rope hurricanrana on Manik, falling on top of Tigre for a close 2 count. DJ with a dropkick that sends Manik to the floor. Tigre drops DJ and hits a big running dropkick. Tigre pins DJ and he is eliminated.
Manik comes right in and they go at it. Manik with offense and a 2 count. Tigre goes to the top but misses a leg drop. Manik goes to the top and barely hits a frogsplash that Tigre turns into a 2 count after getting his knees up. Manik drops Tigre over his knees with a double underhook. Manik goes back up top for the frogsplash but Tigre kicks out at 2. More back and forth. Tigre hits a German suplex into the turnbuckle. Tigre with the split-legged corkscrew moonsault again for the win.
Winner: Tigre Uno
– After the match, streamers come down as Tigre grabs the title and celebrates his win.
– Jeremy Borash is backstage. He talks about being with TNA over the years and thanks all of the fans, business partners and others for supporting TNA for 13 years. Robbie E comes in and talks about tonight’s match with Jessie Godderz. Robbie says Jessie isn’t the man; he’s just Robbie’s bitch and walks off as we go to a video package.
Robbie E vs. Jessie Godderz
We go to the ring and Christy Hemme introduces Jessie “The Man” Godderz. Godderz takes the mic and tells everyone to look at him. A “you suck” chant breaks out as he poses. Godderz says he was stuck with Robbie but fans start chanting “we don’t care.” Jessie goes on and Robbie’s music hits to interrupt. They go at it on the floor and Robbie works him over against the barrier before rolling him in the ring. Robbie follows and we get the bell.
Robbie unloads to start the match and goes for a few early pin attempts. Jessie tries to fight back but Robbie dumps him to the floor. Robbie follows with a splash but goes back in the ring. He goes back to get Jessie but gets thrown into the steps. Jessie with a big slam on the floor. Jessie goes back in the ring as the referee counts.
Robbie makes it back in but Jessie stomps away. Fans chant for Robbie as Jessie unloads with forearms. Jessie with more shots to the face and a 2 count. Jessie keeps Robbie grounded now. Jessie keeps control and goes for a weak pin attempt. Jessie with a dropkick. Jessie shows off and talks trash to the crowd as they chant “you suck” at him. Jessie with a backbreaker and a 2 count. Jessie with a bear hug now. Robbie makes a comeback and hits a big crossbody from the corner. They trade shots in the middle of the ring. Robbie gets the upperhand and slams Jessie on his face. Robbie with a big DDT for a 2 count. Jessie counters and goes for the powerbomb but Robbie fights it. Jessie powerbombs him into the turnbuckle. Jessie runs into an elbow. They collide with clotheslines. Jessie nails a big clothesline when they get up. Jessie with more offense and a 2 count. Jessie locks in the Adonis Lock but Robbie makes it to the bottom rope. Robbie counters a move and hits an inverted DDT for the win out of nowhere.
Winner: Robbie E
– After the match, Robbie celebrates as Jessie rolls to the floor and we go to replays.
– JB is backstage with Matt Hardy. He talks about being one of the greatest tag team wrestlers but it’s important for him to cement his legacy as one of the greatest and he’s going to win the King of the Mountain Title tonight.
Street Fight match: Bram vs. Matt Morgan
We go to the ring and out first comes Bram. Matt Morgan is out next for his first TNA match in over 2 years.
Morgan takes the mic before the match and says people want to see them fight, not wrestle. He wants it changed to a Street Fight and Bram agrees. They meet in the middle of the ring before going at it. Morgan comes back with a series of clotheslines. Morgan slams Bram face first into the turnbuckle and chokes him with the top rope. Morgan runs and leaps onto Bram’s back. Morgan with a forearm and a big leg drop on the apron.
Morgan works Bram over on the floor as fans chant for tables. Morgan with a big boot that knocks Bram out of a chair. Bram looks to be crawling under the ring to leave but Morgan pulls him out. Bram brings a piece of a turnbuckle out from under the ring and beats Morgan down with it. Bram tosses a trash can and chairs into the ring. He smashes a sheet pan over Morgan’s head. Bram grabs another trash can and nails Morgan with it. Bram talks some trash and keeps up the attack. Bram with a trash can lid shot to the head. Bram sends Morgan into the ring post and then chokes him with a chair. Bram rolls Morgan back in the ring but runs into an elbow and then a boot. Morgan with a pair of clotheslines and a splash in the corner. Morgan with a sideslam.
Morgan calls for the chokeslam but it’s blocked. Bram grabs a trash can but Morgan hits a Carbon Footprint, sending the can into Bram’s head. Bram ends up on the floor. Morgan tries to bring him back in but gets dropped over the top rope. Bram goes back under the ring but can’t seem to find what he’s looking for. Bram comes back in the ring empty handed after wasting all that time. He grabs a chair but goes back under the ring to look for something. Bram brings more chairs into the ring and seems frustrated. He tries to drop Morgan on a chair but it’s blocked. Morgan fights back but Bram cuts him off. Bram swing a chair but Morgan blocks with a chokeslam on top of a chair. Morgan with a close 2 count.
Morgan places a chair on the mat and grabs Bram but gets hit with a low blow. Bram nails his DDT finisher on the chair for the win.
– After the match, Morgan rolls to the floor as we go to replays.
– JB is backstage with Tyrus and Ethan Carter III. EC3 talks about how he will win the World Heavyweight Title this Wednesday and the Era of Carter will begin. He says he will be making some changes.
Austin Aries vs. Davey Richards
We go to the ring and out comes Austin Aries of The Dirty Heels. The winner of this match will get to pick the stipulation for Wednesday’s TNA Tag Team Title match on Impact Wrestling. Davey Richards of The Wolves is out next.
Aries stalls to start the match and goes back to the floor. He comes back in and they go at it trading holds. Davey with a 2 count after lots of back and forth. Aries goes back to the floor to slow down Davey’s momentum. He comes back in and take control briefly. Richards has some words but Aries drops him. Aries misses the pendulum elbow and goes back to the floor for another breather. More back and forth in the ring now. They run the ropes and Richards hits a big dropkick that sends Aries out.
Davey looks to be going for a suicide dive but Aries runs out of the way. Davey follows and brings him back to ringside. Davey sends Aries’ shoulder into the steel steps and works him over before bringing it back in the ring. Aries goes right back to the floor but Davey follows. Davey unloads on Aries on the floor. Richards brings it back in the ring and goes to the top but Aries crotches him. Aries sends Davey out to the floor and nails him coming off the top. Aries with offense on the floor before bringing it back in. Aries ends up hitting the big elbow but Richards kicks out at just 1. Richards tries to fight out of a corner but Aries slams him and drops an elbow to the back of the neck for another 2 count. Lots more back and forth. Richards takes control and gets a close 2 count. Aries starts looking around for a tag and calling for Bobby Roode.
Richards with a big kick and a German suplex for a 2 count. Aries turns it around and sends Davey to the floor, following it up with a big dive into the barrier. They bring it back in and Davey stops the corner dropkick. Aries counters a move and gets Last Chancery locked in. Davey makes it to the bottom rope. Richards blocks a brainbuster. Richards goes to mount offense but Aries nails the corner dropkick and the brainbuster for another 2 count. They trade shots from their knees and make it to their feet. Richards with kicks and a big boot in the corner. Richards with a t-bone suplex. Richards with the double stomp from the top for a close 2 count.
Booby Roode runs down and gets on the apron. Eddie Edwards runs down, pulls him off and drops him. Aries takes advantage of the distraction and rolls Richards up for the win.
Winner: Austin Aries
– After the match, The Dirty Heels celebrate together. Aries takes the mic and says he loves when a plan comes together. He says he out-classed and out-wrestled Davey tonight. He announces that the stipulation for their title match on Impact Wrestling will be a Bra & Panties match… he was just kidding, it will be a 30-Minute Tag Team Iron Man match.
– JB is backstage with Eric Young for a promo on tonight’s King of the Mountain match.
– We get a vignette on The Dollhouse.
TNA Knockouts handicap match: Awesome Kong and Brooke Tessmacher vs. The Dollhouse
We go to the ring and out first comes Jade, Marti Bell and TNA Knockouts Champion Taryn Terrell as The Dollhouse. Taryn cuts a promo about how she’s the greatest Knockouts Champion ever and how The Dollhouse is the hottest group of women in wrestling. She disses her opponents and says they won’t be taking her title on Impact because The Dollhouse has the advantage. Brooke Tessmacher is out next followed by her partner Awesome Kong.
Taryn starts off jumping on Kong’s back. Everyone gets involved but Kong dominates. It settles down to Kong and Jade going at it with Kong in control. My feed stalls for a second and comes back to Kong splashing Jade and Marti as Taryn yells from the corner. Brooke comes in with offense but the numbers game turns it around in the corner. Marti slams Brooke’s face into the mat a few times. Marti with a 2 count. Jade comes in with a big suplex before applying a bear hug. Brooke breaks it and goes for a tag to Kong but Jade catches her in another bear hug. Brooke finally tags Kong but Marti had the referee distracted and he didn’t see the tag. Kong is ordered out. Kong argues with the referee as all three opponents stomp on Brooke.
More back and forth as Kong finally comes in. She fights Jade and Marti off with a double clothesline. Brooke tags back in with a double clothesline off the top. Kong grabs Taryn to pull her into the ring but Marti makes the save, knocking Taryn to the floor. Kong chokeslams Marti. Brooke climbs up with Jade and slams her with the Butterface Maker for the win.
Winners: Brooke Tessmacher and Awesome Kong
– After the match, Taryn throws a fit and yells at Marti and Jade as Kong looks on from the ring with Tessmacher.
– JB is backstage with Magnus. He mentions how he and James Storm are fighting on TNA pay-per-view for the last time tonight. He talks about how Storm came after his family and he will get payback tonight. We get a video package for their feud.
Unsanctioned match: Magnus vs. James Storm
We go to the ring and out first comes James Storm, who rips up a fan sign at ringside. Magnus is out next.
They start brawling on the floor and around the ring. Magnus take control and slams Storm into the apron. Storm with a poke to the eye to turn it around. They fight over past a production area. Magnus tries to powerbomb Storm through a table with food on it but Storm backdrops him through it instead. Storm brings the fight through the crowd and back to ringside. Storm with a side Russian leg sweep into the barrier. Storm bring the beer bottle from under the ring and has words with Josh Mathews, also spitting on him. Magnus grabs him and brings it in the ring. Storm kicks him in the face but Magnus nails a clothesline.
Magnus brings a table from under the ring and stands it up in the ring. Storm with a low blow in the corner but Magnus catapults him, causing Storm to hit his head on the table. Storm rolls to the floor but Magnus follows. They fight back to the entrance area and Storm decks Magnus in the face with a foreign object that shatters. A crew member warns them that they’re fighting into a high voltage area but they keep fighting. Earl Hebner keeps warning them that they’re going to get electrocuted. The TV feed to the big screens in the arena go out. Lights and screens are flickering. They fight back to the ringside area and the power has been fixed. Storm brings it back in the ring for a 2 count.
Storm goes for Eye of the Storm but Magnus slides out and powerbombs Storm through a table. Fans chant “TNA” as Magnus tries to crawl over for a pin but Storm kicks out. Storm goes back to the floor but Magnus nails the baseball slide dropkick. They come back in from the apron and Storm nails a knee to the head and a draping DDT. Storm sets up a table on the floor and rams Magnus into the ring post. Storm lays Magnus on the table and goes back under the ring for a bottle of beer. Storm pushes Hebner around. Hebner pushes back. Magnus comes over and unloads, sending Storm into the ring post. Magnus lays Storm on the table and goes back in the ring now. Magnus climbs to the top to elbow Storm through the table but Storm rolls out of the way and Magnus crashes hard as fans chant “holy shit.”
Storm brings it back in for a 2 count. More back and forth. Magnus ends up blinding Storm with the white powder Storm tried to use but Hebner gets blinded also and doesn’t see Magnus make the pin. Magnus turns around to Last Call from Storm for a close 2 count. Storm grabs the cow bell but Magnus ducks it and slams him for a 2 count. Magnus gets caught with the bell and two Last Calls but still kicks out at 2. Storm brings a guardrail and two chairs into the ring. He sets the chairs up and uses the guardrail as a bridge between the two. Storm with a big kick to the head from the apron. Storm climbs to the top but Magnus rocks him. Magnus climbs up for a superplex and hits it on top of the guardrail bridge. Fans chant “this is awesome” as Magnus grabs a beer bottle. Storm has grabbed the other bottle. They swing the bottles at the same time and collide but Storm falls on top of Magnus for the win.
Winner: James Storm
– After the match, crew members help Storm up and out of the ring. Other crew members check on Magnus as we go to replay. They both are on their feet as fans cheer.
– TNA is having some serious technical difficulties as we see the crew cleaning up the ring. The difficulties continue.
Ethan Carter III and Tyrus vs. Mr. Anderson and Bobby Lashley
We go to the ring and out comes Ethan Carter III. It appears the announcers are still having issues. Mr. Anderson comes out and his mic drops but the technical difficulties prevent his promo from happening. Bobby Lashley is out next. Josh Mathews is back and says they will do their best to provide commentary through these audio issues.
After an early tag from Anderson, Lashley tangles with EC3 for a second but Ethan stalls. Anderson comes back in and they lock up with Anderson taking him down. Lashley comes back in and works Ethan over in the corner. Lashley ends up hitting a suplex and Tyrus grabs him while the referee isn’t looking. Tyrus slams him and Ethan takes over while Tyrus tags in. Tyrus decks Lashley and slams him for a splash and a 2 count. Tyrus keeps control and hits a big splash in the corner. Ethan tags back in but misses a splash in the corner. Anderson tags back in and unloads on Ethan.
Anderson nails a neckbreaker. Anderson with the Green Bay Plunge but Tyrus breaks it up. Ethan ends up going for a 2 count that Lashley breaks up. Lashley finally gets a hot tag and unloads on Ethan with throws. Lashley hits the powerslam for a 2 count. Anderson and Lashley take turns knocking Tyrus around. Ethan gets dropped and rolls to the apron. Tyrus gets taken down with a double shoulder tackle. Tyrus goes on and counters, taking Lashley and Anderson out at the same time. They go on and the end comes when EC3 hits his finisher on Lashley for the win.
Winners: Ethan Carter III and Tyrus
– After the match, Ethan celebrates and motions for the World Title as Anderson and Lashley leave.
– The announcers hype King of the Mountain. Mathews mentions the TNA wrestlers won’t let Jeff Jarrett win because he’s with Global Force Wrestling.
– JB is backstage with Jeff Jarrett and Karen Jarrett. Jarrett talks about how the wrestling world has been buzzing as has the GFW roster. Jarrett tells JB he’s cutting one last promo and says if he can get that title; this relationship is going to a whole new “Global” level. The Jarretts walk off.
King of the Mountain: Drew Galloway vs. Eric Young vs. Matt Hardy vs. Bobby Roode vs. Jeff Jarrett
We go to the ring and the King of the Mountain Title hangs high above the ring. Drew Galloway is out first followed by Eric Young, Matt Hardy and Bobby Roode. Jeff Jarrett is out next with Karen and his guitar.
We get formal ring introductions from JB. A “thank you Jarrett” chant starts up. The bell rings and we see the penalty cage. The all have words in the middle of the ring before going at it. Jarrett watches as the other four brawl. Hardy and Roode go to the floor as do Young and Galloway. Jarrett is left alone in the ring. Hardy keeps control of Roode. Young grabs a ladder as Roode brings Hardy in the ring. Young bridges the ladder from the apron to the barrier but Galloway decks him. Jarrett unloads on Roode and backdrops him. Jarrett works over Young in the ring now and backdrops him.
Fans chant “you still got it” at Jarrett as he keeps control of EY. Jarrett does the strut but Roode rolls him up for a 3 count. Roode is now eligible for the title and Jarrett must spent two minutes in the penalty box.
Roode brings a ladder in and gets the title from the referee to hang it. Hardy stop him and the belt goes back to the referee. Hardy and Roode go at it now. Hardy with the Side Effect for a close 2 count. Galloway comes in and dropkicks Hardy. Roode with a spinebuster on Galloway. Hardy and Roode collide with clotheslines. Jarrett is let out of the box but Young attacks from behind and whips him back into the penalty cage. Young with a three count on the floor and Jarrett has to go back in the box.
Young is now eligible. He goes in and gets the title. He climbs up the ladder to hang it but Hardy stops him. Hardy runs over Roode and Young with a ladder. Galloway cuts him off. Galloway hits the Future Shock DDT on top of a ladder to Hardy. Galloway pins Hardy but Roode breaks it up. Roode and Hardy go at it while Young slams Galloway. Jarrett looks on from the penalty cage. Young works over Roode and Galloway, whipping Galloway into a ladder. Young tosses Hardy head first into the ladder. Roode slams EY into the ladder as Jarrett is let out of the box. Jarrett comes in and decks Roode and EY several times. Jarrett drops Galloway and Hardy next. EY with a low blow kick to Jarrett, sending him out to the floor. Hardy with a Twist of Fate on Roode. Hardy pins Roode and he’s eligible. Drew pins EY and he’s eligible. Hardy with a neckbreaker on Drew as Young and Roode go to the penalty box.
EY and Roode talk strategy in the box as Hardy and Galloway trade shots on top of the ladder. Jarrett runs in and pushes the ladder over. Jarrett with the Stroke on Galloway but Hardy breaks the pin. Jarrett blocks Twist of Fate and hits the Stroke on Hardy for a close 2 count. Drew gets the title to climb the ladder as EY and Roode are let out of the cage. They come in and unload on everyone else. They hit a double suplex on Hardy. Roode slams Jarrett and EY comes off the top with an elbow drop on Jarrett. EY and Roode pay tribute to their Team Canada days. EY turns on Roode and hits the piledriver but it’s blocked. They end up on the floor. Galloway blocks Hardy but goes down. Hardy goes to the top but Galloway cuts him off and climbs up. Jarrett runs over and brings them both to the mat. EY and Roode run in to pin Hardy and Galloway. They both must go to the box now.
Jarrett is still not eligible. Roode attacks EY and the three go at it trading shots for a minute or so in the middle of the ring. Jarrett kicks Roode and decks EY. Jarrett clotheslines Roode but EY runs over him. EY goes out for the guitar but Karen gets in the way and slaps him. He grabs the guitar anyway and brings it in the ring. Jarrett blocks it and hits a low blow. He picks the guitar up and smashes it over Roode’s head. Jarrett pins Roode and is now eligible for the title. Galloway and Hardy are also let out of the cage.
Jarrett tosses Roode in the cage. Hardy and Galloway end up top fighting on the ladder. They fall down and Jarrett runs into them with a ladder. Jarrett gets the title from the referee and climbs up the ladder. EY grabs him for a powerbomb off the ladder but they tumble to the apron. Jarrett goes for a Stroke from the apron but EY fights him off. EY hits a piledriver from the apron to the ladder that was bridged between the apron and the barrier. Fans chant “holy shit” as Karen screams. Roode is let out of the cage now. Hardy works over EY at ringside. Roode joins in and they all trade shots. Galloway appears on top of the penalty cage. He hits a huge swanton onto Hardy, Roode and EY as a big TNA chant starts.
Galloway gets the title and goes for the ladder. He climbs up but Hardy meets him on the other side. Hardy nails a Twist of Fate from up high. Hardy climbs the ladder with the title but Roode comes from behind. Roode with a sit-down powerbomb from the ladder. Karen is trying to revive Jeff at ringside. Roode grabs the title and climbs the ladder but EY swings another ladder at him. EY stands that ladder up and climbs. He takes the title and knocks Roode off his ladder. They both fall to the mat but EY still has the title in hand. Jarrett comes in and stops EY from climbing. Jarrett hits the Stroke on EY from the ladder. Jarrett grabs the title and climbs the ladder. Roode and Hardy slowly try to go after him but Jarrett hangs the title for the win.
Winner and first-ever “King of the Mountain” champion: Jeff Jarrett
– After the bell, Jarrett brings the title back down and has his arm raised. Karen joins the celebration as the announcers wonder what this means for GFW and TNA. Jarrett goes around ringside and slaps hands with fans. The Jarretts celebrate in the ring with their children as Slammiversary goes off the air.