Monday, June 13, 2016

TNA Slammiversary 2016 Results #Slammiversary

By Brandon Albright, @B_Rock1978

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you the TNA Slammiversary 2016 pay per view recap.

TNA Slammiversary took place live inside The Impact Zone in sunny Orlando, Florida. Trevor Lee defended the TNA X-Division Championship in a Fatal Four Way against Andrew Everett, Eddie Edwards and DJZ. Mahabali Shera and Grado teamed up and battled Al Snow's new tag team called The Tribunal, in Snow's quest to make wrestling great again. Gail Kim faced TNA Knockouts leader, Maria Bennett one on one. James Storm battled new comer Braxton Sutter one on one. Ethan Carter looked to finally avenge is only pinfall lose in TNA, as he got another shot at Mike Bennett one on one. Eli Drake defended the TNA King of the Mountain Championship against Bram. The Decay defended the TNA World Tag Team Championship against The Bro-Mans. The Hardy Boys, Matt and Jeff, met one on one in a Full Metal Mayhem Match. In the main event, Drew Galloway defended the TNA World Heavyweight Championship against Bobby Lashley in a Knockout Or Tap Out Match.

*** TNA Slammiversary ***

- TNA Slammiversary kicked off with the whole TNA roster on stage. Ring announcer Jeremy Borash leads us into a ten bell salute to all those that were lost in the tragic nightclub shooting in Orlando early Sunday morning.

- "TNA X-Division Championship, Fatal Four Way Match": Trevor Lee (c) vs. Andrew Everett vs. Eddie Edwards vs. DJZ: Before the match, Jeremy Borash announces that Trevor Lee and Andrew Everett's manager, Shane Helms, has been banned from ringside. The match closes out with Everett going for a pinfall attempt, which angers his faction brother Lee. Edwards unloads on Lee and Everett with chops and gets a near fall Blue Thunder Bomb on Everett. All four men score near falls. Everett hits a top rope high risk move on Edwards and gets another near fall. DJZ hits a DDT on Everett and gets a near fall as Lee stops the pinfall. Lee hits a knee on DJZ and tosses him outside. Edwards and Lee trade shots. Lee goes for the Fisherman's Buster on Edwards, but Edwards counters, rolls up Lee and scores the pinfall to win the title. After the match, Lee is stunned as Edwards celebrates.
Winner: Eddie Edwards, by pinfall, to win the TNA X-Division Championship.

- The Tribunal vs. Grado and Mahabali Shera: The match closes out with Al Snow getting on the apron with a whistle and running distraction. Grado gets double teamed during the distraction for a near fall. Shera hits a springboard and takes out both Tribunal members. Grado and Shera gain the advantage and start celebrating. Shera gets jumped and tossed to the floor by Dax. Grado again gets double teamed, but Shera is back in to make the save. Grado goes for a pinfall, but Snow distracts the referee. Baraka tosses Shera to the floor and The Tribunal hit a double team guillotine on Grado for the pinfall.
Winners: The Tribunal, by pinfall.

- Backstage, James Storm congratulates Braxton Sutter on his debut win and wants to talk to him privately.

- Gail Kim vs. Maria Bennett: Maria comes out with Allie and Allie tries to get sympathy for Maria's broken hand. Maria says she wanted to kick Gail's ass tonight, but it can't happen. Gail tells Maria to get in the ring before she makes her get in. Billy Corgan's music hits and out comes the Smashing Pumpkins lead singer. Corgan says he unfortunately has the X-Ray proof that Maria can't wrestle tonight and promises Gail that she'll get her match as soon as Maria is cleared. Maria says it'll be a long time before that happens and her doctor says it may be career threatening. Corgan wants to give the fans something in return, so he makes a triple threat match with the TNA Knockouts Championship on the line.
Winner: No Contest

- "TNA Knockouts Championship, Triple Threat Match": Jade (c) vs. Gail Kim vs. Sienna: The match closes out with Sienna back dropping Gail over the top rope. Jade lands kicks, a knee and a springboard DDT on Sienna for a near fall. Gail and Jade fight up on the top rope that ends with Gail hitting a hurricanrana on Jade off the top. Sienna clotheslines Gail, as Jade hits a hurricanrana on Sienna. Sienna counters Jade's package pile driver and hits the AK47. Gail hits Eat Defeat on Sienna and covers, but Allie grabs Gail. Gail knocks out Allie, chases Maria and goes for her broken hand. Allie tosses Sienna the title, but Marti Belle hits the ring. Marti goes after Sienna, but TURNS HEEL and knocks out Jade with a foreign object. Sienna scores the pinfall on Jade and wins the title.
Winner: Sienna, by pinfall, to win the TNA Knockouts Championship.

- Backstage, Bobby Lashley demands Jeremy Borash to call him the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion.

- James Storm vs. Braxton Sutter: The match closes out with Sutter kicking Storm, hitting a clothesline and getting a near fall crossbody. Sutter hits a power slam for another near fall. Storm counters a tornado DDT and lands an elbow on Sutter. Sutter counters a DDT and sends Storm into the corner with an exploder suplex. Storm regains offense and hits the Last Call to score the pinfall. After the match, Storm shares a beer with Sutter and praises his hard fought match.
Winner: James Storm, by pinfall.

- Backstage, Eli Drake guarantees he's not losing the TNA King of the Mountain Championship.

- "TNA King of the Mountain Championship Match": Eli Drake (c) vs. Bram: The match closes out with Drake and Bram trading punches. Bram hits a series of running strikes and a high knee on Drake. Drake goes for a clothesline, but misses and gets power bombed by Bram. Bram hits the Brighter Side of Suffering, but Drake rolls out to the floor. Bram grabs Drake and tosses him back in the ring. Drake hits Blunt Force Trauma out of nowhere on Bram and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Eli Drake, by pinfall, to retain the TNA King of the Mountain Championship.

- Backstage, Mike Bennett brags about having the hottest wife in the world and being the most dominate in TNA. Bennett says Ethan Carter's story will not have a happy ending tonight.

- Ethan Carter vs. Mike Bennett: The match closes out with EC3 hitting Bennett with a clothesline, a splash, a flapjack and a near fall One Percenter. EC3 hits Bennett with a TK3 on the apron, but misses a top rope move as Bennett hits a mid air cutter on EC3. EC3 goes for a submission hold, but Bennett lands a low blow behind the referees back. Bennett gets a near fall pile driver on EC3. EC3 comes back with three German suplexes and a One Percenter. Maria slides a steel chair into the ring and distracts the referee. EC3 stares down Maria as the referee holds him back. Bennett hits the Miracle In Progress on EC3 right onto the steel chair, but EC3 kicks out at two and a half. EC3 gets back up, hits another TK3, one more One Percenter and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Ethan Carter, by pinfall.

- "Full Metal Mayhem Match": Jeff Hardy vs. Matt Hardy: Match Highlights: The brothers start off brawling on the ramp and around ringside. Matt worked over Jeff with shots to the gut and head with a ladder. Jeff gets ladder shots in of his own later in the match. Jeff slingshots himself out to the floor, into Matt and through a table for a near fall. Jeff hits a Twist Of Fate, and splashes Matt from the top rope through a ladder bridged from the apron to the barricade and gets a near fall. Matt gets a near fall after blocking a Swanton Bomb by getting his knees up. The match closes out with Matt power bombing Jeff through another ladder bridged from the apron to the barricade. Matt sets up two tables and lays Jeff on top of them. Matt climbs a ladder, but Jeff gets off the tables and meets Matt at the top. The Hardy's trade blows and both fall from the ladder. Jeff hits the Swanton Bomb on Matt for a near fall. Jeff lays Matt on a table outside and then smacks Matt in the head with a trash can lid. Jeff climbs a ladder, Swanton Bombs off the ladder and puts Matt through the table outside. Jeff covers and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Jeff Hardy, by pinfall.

- "TNA World Tag Team Championship Match": The Decay (c) vs. The Bro-Mans: The match closes out with Rosemary attempting to spit mist at Robbie E, but hits Abyss on accident. Now blinded, Abyss accidentally choke slams Crazy Steve. Jesse Godderz hits a springboard on Abyss, Jesse and Robbie hit the Bro Down and Jessie locks Steve in the Crab submission. Raquel and Rosemary get involved, causing distraction and allowing Steve to hit Jesse with a title belt. Rosemary takes out Raquel, as Robbie pushes Steve off the top rope. Jesse locks Steve in the Crab submission again, but Abyss breaks it, goes for a choke slam, but Jessie counters. Abyss sends Robbie to the floor and hits the Black Hole Slam on Jessie. Abyss power bombs Steve on top of Jessie and Steve scores the pinfall to retain the titles.
Winners: The Decay, by pinfall, to retain the TNA World Tag Team Championship.

- "TNA World Heavyweight Championship, Knockout Or Tap Out Match": Drew Galloway (c) vs. Bobby Lashley: The match closes out with Galloway missing a diving splash on Lashley and crashes through a table. Lashley pounds on Galloway and the referee starts counting Galloway out. Galloway is up at 9 and stares down Lashley while bleeding from the forehead. Galloway leaps off the top rope at Lashley, but Lashley catches Galloway and applies an arm bar submission. Galloway counters out, hits a tombstone pile driver on Lashley and both men are knocked out. Galloway makes it to his feet and goes for the Claymore on Lashley. Lashley counters and traps Galloway in a choke submission. Lashley applies the pressure, Galloway refuses to tap out and ends up passing out. The referee calls the match and Lashley is the new champion. After the match, Lashley celebrates and TNA medical check on Galloway to end the show.  
Winner: Bobby Lashley, by stoppage, to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

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