Turning Point 2009
Amazing Red vs. Homocide
Red toe kicks Homocide, Whips him off and Homocide shoulders him. Red arm drags and dropkicks Homocide, who heads to the floor and scares Don West. Red comes off the apron and huracanrannas Homocide. Red hits a running cross body.2 count. Red hits a monkey flip followed by a head scissors but Homocide responds with a vicious clothesline. Homocide taunts the crowd and bites Red's forehead. Red kicks Homocide in the back of the knee and enzughiri's him. 2 count. Red goes to the top, he misses Homocide, He runs back at Homocide but receives a backbreaker. 2 count.
Homocide chokes Red with the ropes. Homocide taunts the referee. He whips Red and hits a jumping elbow. He places his knee over Red's throat and continues to taunt him. He hits an atomic drop followed by a swinging neckbreaker. The fans are chanting "Red, Red, Red!" Red fights back but Homocide knocks him back down with an uppercut. Homocide locks in a boston crab/arm-bar. Homocide taunts the commentators. He threatens the referee and goes back to biting Red. He hits another uppercut. He chops Red and takes him to the top. Homocide meets him but Red fights him off. Red hits an arm drag followed by Dropkick. Red reverses an body slam into a DDT. 2 count.
Red comes off the top and hits Code Red. 2 count. The fans chant "That was 3!" Homocide hits a leg whip and body slams Red. 2 count. Homocide signals it's over. He goes for a Gringo Killa but Red slides out. Homocide then catapuls Red into the corner. He trys for a cutter but falls to the floor. Red hits a standing shooting star press. 2 count.
Red goes to the top and hits a moonsault but Homocide hits a cutter in mid-air. 2 count!Homocide didn't hit all of the cutter. Homocide takes Red to the top, he trys for a huracanranna but misses. Red then comes off the top and hits a Canadian Destroyer like piledriver. 3 count.
Winner: Amazing Red
A fun little opener that showcased Red's high flying ability and Homocide's attitude. This match served it's purpose and what good for what it was.
They go to the commentators and Tenay and Taz begin talking about Desmond Wolfe saying he's in the head of Kurt Angle. They go on to talk about the Main Event and how Samoa Joe has manipulated both AJ and Daniels.
ODB and Speed Queens vs. Beautiful People
Knockouts Singles and Tag-Team titles.
This is the 3rd Straight PPV with BP-SQ. Good lord.
Sky and Taylor lock up, into the corner, referee breaks it. Sky slaps Taylor who trips up Sky and tags in Sarita. Speed Queens doulbe team her. ODB is in and she headbutts Sky between the legs. Sky tags in Rayne who puts ODB into the corner. ODB tags in Sarita. Sarita rolls up Rayne, 2 count. Sarita hits a series of moves on Rayne and tags in Taylor. Who doulbe teams Rayne. Lacey comes in and knocks down Taylor. Rayne hits a swinging neckbreaker. 2 count. Sky is tagged in, Her and Rayne hit a doulbe russian leg-sweep.
Sky keeps Taylor grounded and hits a snapmare and hits Taylor in the back, she whips off the ropes and dropkicks Taylor. Lacey is in, She stomps Taylor and 2 count. Fans chant "YOU CAN'T WRESTLE" Sky is back in and she locks in a spider submission.
Taylor gets out of it and kicks down Sky. Taylor tags in ODB who cleans house. She whips off Sky and hits a Fall Away Slam. ODB flips up. 2 count. All women come into the ring and starts brawling. Beautiful People clear out the ring but ODB fights back. She htis a Samoan Drop on Rayne and gets a 3 count.
Winner: ODB and Speed Queens
A really crap womens match here, this is why I skip most Women's matches. Thank God it wasn't too long.
They go back stage and JB is with Desmond Wolfe, he says he extended his hand to Angle and made his point with his fist. Wolfe calls the fans "Windowlickers", I marked. He says he's studied Angle and he knows everything about Angle and Angle knows nothing about him. He says he will end Angle's carreer, He ends by calling JB a "Wanker"
Beer Money vs. MCMG vs. The British Invasion-TNA Tag-Team Titles
When were Beer Money added to this? Oh well, They're incredibly over here nontheless. Storm and Magnus start out. Strom comes at Magnus with some shots in the corner. Storm tags in Roode while having Magnus in an arm wrench. Magnus tags in Shelley. Headlock by Roode on Shelley who whips him off, drop toe hold by Shelley, arm drag by Shelley, Roode gets him in a backbreaker. Roode and Shelley exchange chops. Shelly brings Roode outside. Sabin kicks Roode in the face. Shelley hits a snapmare. Sabin pins, 2 count. Sabin whips Roode but Roode clothelines Sabin. Roode throws out Magnus. Williams is tagged in.
Some nice action between Williams and Sabin, Sabin drills him with a boot to the chest. The Guns hit a series of double teams on the Brits. Shelleys in. He gets Magnus in a chinlock, then a Surfboard stretch. The crowd chant "USA", Shelley drops the leg on Magnus. Guns hit another double team. Williams hits a spinning forearm on Sabin. The Brits then hit a doulbe team on Sabin. 2 count. Williams whips Sabin into the corner, Sabin puts up the foot and enzughiri's Williams. Storm is in. Flying forearm, Gutbuster back-breaker by Storm, then a doulbe suplex by Beer Money.. Roode and Storm do their sig. taunt.
Storm hangs Williams in the corner, Magnus is thrown into Doug. The guns drag Magnus' crotch into Dougs face. The Gun and BMI take loads of shots at the Brits. Sabin dropkicks Magnus out. Shelley trys a Sliced Bread #2. Brits hit a Big Boot/German Suplex combo. Beer Money are in. They double team the Brits. They elevate Magnus and hit Doug with a catapault DDT. Roode hits a Catatonic. 2 count. Storm kicks Magnus in the back.Eric Young comes out and pulls out Storm. Roode rolls up Williams. 2 count.
Hebner orders Young to leave. The Brits starts beating on Roode. Storms squares upto Young, Nash comes out, takes the Global title off Young and smashes Strom. Young is shocked. Roode can't believe it. Brits double team Roode and retain the titles.
Very fast paced exciting match but where the hell did the Guns go for the last few minutes of the match? I guess we'll never know. Shelley and Storm were the stars in this for me.
After the match, footage of Raven returning on iMPACT! is shown. Tenay says Foley was hospitalized but he will be on iMPACT on Thursday.
They go to the back with Nash and JB. Nash pops a joke first. Nash says that he does everything for a reason and Hulk knows why he did what he did.
Awesome Kong vs. Tara-Six Sides of Steel
Hopefully this is better than the last women's match. Both women make their usual entrances. Kong charges and Tara and sends her into the corner. They trade blows in the middle of the ring, Tara trys to knock down Kong but cant. She slides under Kong who misses a Banzai Drop. Tara trys for smash Kong into the cage but Kong resists. Kong accidentaly punches the cage. Tara takes her arm and kicks it against the cage. Kong takes Tara off the ropes and hits a electric chair drop. Kong climbs up top but Tara cuts her off. Tara meets her but gets shoved down. Kong then hits a missile dropkick. Impressive. 2 count.
Kong takes Tara and flings her into the cage. Kong presees Tara's face into the cage and comes running at Tara, sending her into the cage. Kong takes Tara's legs and swings her back into the cage. Kong begins choking Tara with her foot. Kong lifts her up and throws her to the other side of the ring. The fans are cheering on Tara, Kong continues beating on Tara. She then suplex's Tara into the cage. She trys it again but Tara reverses into a DDT. Tara fights back and smashes Kong into the cage several times. Tara super kicks Kong and then hits a front dropkick. Tara then hits a standing moonsault. 2 count.
Tara climbs the cage but Kong meets her on the ropes. They trade blows and both land on the ropes. They then trade blows with sitting on the ropes. Kong kicks Tara back to the mat. Kong trys to climb up the cage again. Tara trys for a Widows Peak but Kong fights out, Tara then goes over to the corner and powerbombs Kong. 2 count. Tara climbs up to the top of the cage, Kong is to her feet. Tara comes flying off the top of the cage with a flying cross-body. 3 Count.
A very solid Women's match, it's a classic compared to the women's match earlier in the night. It was quite short for a cage match though, only 8 mins. I wouldn't have been complaining had it gone a few more minutes.
After the match, Tara says she's coming after ODB now.
They go back to the announcers, they say change is imminent in TNA and they show a video package of Hulk Hogan joining TNA. They show bits of the MSG press conference. They show stars like Angle and Morgan talking about Hogan. Dixie says she's not trying to re-create history, She's making history.
Team 3D and Rhino vs. Matt Morgan, Hernandez and "The Pope" D'angelo Dinero
During Pope's entrance, he has "Dinero" coming from the rafters. Pope owns. Quite simply...Pope is Pimpin! Aw Shoot, Hernandez has reverted back to the mexican tights again. I can't take him seriously in these, They don't suit his character at all in my opinion (bar the mexican flag).
Bell rings, Hernandez and Devon start out. Devon takes shots to Super Mex with punches and elbows. Hernandez whips Devon and shoulder blocks him. Pope tags himself in. Crowds chanting "Pope is Pimpin" Pope hits a series of kicks on Devon and htis a flying shoulder block. Devon tags in Ray who rips up the Dinero that came from the ceiling. Pope spits at Ray, Ray shoves Pope, Pope hits a doulbe leg take down and Ray rolls out of the ring. They lock up and Ray knees Pope. He elbows Pope and chops him. Ray hits a series of punches but misses an elbow, Pope hits a series of elbows and sends Ray onto the ropes. Pope comes flying through the ropes and celebreates with the crowd.
When he comes back in he receives a big Bubba Bomb. Rhino is in. Pope tags in Morgan. Rhino takes shots and Morgan but Morgan knocks him down. Morgan has Rhino leaning on the ropes and Morgan leaps onto Rhino's neck. The two men exchange blows in the middle. Morgan misses a splash in the corner and Rhino shoulders him in the gut. Morgan hits a discuss clothesline. All men come into the ring and Team 3-D go to 3D Hernandez but Pope takes the 3D for him. Devon takes shots at Pope in the corner and Devon tags in Rhino. Rhino drills him with punches and chokes him with the ropes. Rhino snapmare's Pope and tags in Ray. Ray locks in a bear hug on Pope who fights out of it. Pope comes charging but gets a big back body drop. Devon is in. He body slams Pope and hits a splash. 2 count.
Devon locks in a side headlock, Pope makes it to his feet, Pope hits a rollup. 2 count. Devon tags in Rhino who punches Pope and pins him for a 2 count. The crowd chant "Rhino Sucks". Rhino takes Pope and tosses him to the floor. Ray the jumps onto Pope and Ray says he's a bigger Pimp,...Pimp! Rhino pins Pope for another 2 count. Ray is in and he trys for a senton backsplash off the top but misses. Pope gives the fingers to Rhino and Devon and tags in Morgan. Morgan cleans house. He puts Rhino in the corner and hits a series of elbows followed by a big splash. Then a side slam. 2 count.
Rhino and Devon whip Morgan but Morgan clothesline then. Hernandez hits a flying shoulder block. Hernandez then cleans house. Hernandez whips off the ropes and comes flying over the ropes with a huge splash.
He rolls Rhino back into the ring, Hernandez hits a splash off the top. 2 count. Ray then clubs Hernandez and 3D go for Whats Up but Pope pushes off Devon. Ray walks into Morgan and he hits a chokeslam. Rhino charges at Morgan and sends him to the floor. Pope then powerbombs Rhino in the corner. Hernandez comes in and gets a 2 count. Pope goes for the running knees but Ray cuts him off. Hernandez trys to Border Toss Rhino but Devon hits Hernandez with a chair. Rhino then hits Hernandez with a Gore! 3 Count.
Winner: Rhino and Team 3-D
A pretty solid tag match but nothing special, everyone seemed to do splashes in this match, it actually gets quite annoying but this must be like Rhino's 2nd or 3rd win all year. After the match Ray spits all over Pope's "Dinero", I can see this feud continuing.
Scott Steiner vs. Bobby Lashley
Falls Count Anywhere
Before the match, Lauren calls Steiner violent and Steiner throws a lead pipe across the promo area. Steiner says Lashleys muscles are all show and no go and that Kristal heard that Steiner broke Will Chamberlains record. Steiner's such a legend.
In the video package before the match, we are shown how Steiner started stalking Kristal and how things came to a head between Steiner and Lashley. Steiner tells Lashley "Look at you baby! It has my eyes!", again.. Steiner is such a legend. :L
Steiner comes out and has a picture of Kristal printed on the crotch of his tights. Lawl. Lashley comes out and starts brawling with Steiner at ringside. He tosses Steiner into a load of chairs. Lashley takes a chair and smacks Steiner in the head. Lashley tosses Steiner into the ring. The crowd are chanting "Over Here!". Steiner begins taking shots at Steiner in the corner, Lashley spears Steiner in the corner. Suplex by Lashey. 2 count. "Let's go Bobby, Let's go Steiner chants start" Lashley slams Steiner ad looks for a spear but Steiner gets a boot up. Lashley then takes a page out of Steiners book and T-Bone's Steiner. 2 count.
Lashley clotheslines Steiner out to the floor. Steiner low blows Lashley twice, he low blows Lashley again. 2 count. He throws Lashley into the guard rail. Steiner takes a chair and hits Lashley in the back. 2 count. Steiner rolls Lashley back into the ring.Steiner hits a belly to belly on Lashley. 2 count. Steiner then belly to belly's Lashley again, and he hits another one once Lashley gets up. 2 count. Steiner takes Lashley up to the top, he's looking for a Frankensteiner and hits up. Steiner can still go. 2 count.
Steiner body slams Lashley and goes up to the top. Lashley takes him and Gorrilla Presses him onto the ropes. Both men are out of the floor. Lashley smashes Steiner into the table and Lashley clubs Steiner in the back. Lashley hits Steiner with a chair again.
The two men go backstage and Steiner is bleeding. Lashley smacks him in the head with a trash can. Lashley then throws Steiner into a gaurd rail. Lashley then suplex's Steiner through a table. 2 count. Lashley takes a 2x4 and hits Steiner in the shoulder. Lashley trys to spear Steiner through a wooden pallet but Steiner dodges it. Steiner takes a cable and chokes Lashley with it. 2 count.
Steiner walks away and Lashley chases him behind the set. Steiner goes over to the Spanish table and he takes a steel pipe from the scaffold and he knocks out Lashley with it. 3 count.
Winner: "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner
A pretty weak FCA match compared to the one from Turning Point last year but it was good considering who was in it. Even still...Steiner owns.
After the match, Lashley fights off help from the referee's and he heads up the ramp.
They go to the back and JB is with Angle. Angle says he and Wolfe are under prison guard rules and Angle says he's the biggest bad-ass in the yard. This is kind of lame. Angle says he doesn't need to know Wolfe to beat him. It's Real, It's Damn Real!
A video package plays showing how Wolfe attacked Angle backstage and then hits a Tower of London in the ring. They show the match between the two from iMAPCT and how Wolfe left Angle in a stretcher after that Lariat. Wolfe is "Hungyr...Lke a Wolf!"
Desmond Wolfe vs. Kurt Angle
During Wolfe's entrance, he gives the V's to the camera. Angle comes out and he's debuting his new attire, it's really similar to his last WWE one. I don't like the way Angle wears a dog tag instead of his medal now. Bell rings.
Lock up, into the corner, referee forces a break. Wolfe slaps himself. Angle twists the arm of Wolfe and Wolfe rolls out and into an armbar of his own, he ground Angle. Angle gets up and whips Wolfe and shoulders him. Angle hits a series of arm drags followed by a wristlock. Crowd is hot. Wolfe locks in a hammerlock and cranks Angle's neck at the same time. Wolfe grapevines Angle's arm and lifts him back up, Angle twists Wolfe's arm, Wolfe goes back into the hammerlock, he wraps Angle's arm around the rope and kicks Angle's hand. This is great. Wolfe trys to do the same again and he does. Wolfe whips Angle, who gets the feet up. Angle suplex's Wolfe. 2 count.
Angle hits a backbreaker. 2 count. Uppercut by Angle, he then digs his shoulders into Wolfe's gut. He whips Wolfe, comes charging but Wolfe dodges. Wolfe locks in the hammerlock and hits an STO. Wolfe then takes Angle overhead while twisting Angle's arm. Angle flips over Wolfe but Wolfe goes back to the arm. Wolfe scissors Angle's arm and locks in an armbar on the other arm while bending back. Wow. Angle rolls into an Ankle Lock but Wolfe gets out it. Wolfe hits an uppercut, he comes charging and uppercuts Angle again. Wolfe runs again but Angle belly to belly's him. "Tis is Awesome" chants begin. Angle clotheslines Wolfe and he forearms Wolfe. 2 count.Wolfe head butts Angle but Angle ducks a clothesline and hits a series of German Suplex's. Crowd is amazing here. Angle hits an amazing SIX German's.
Angle takes the straps down. "TNA " chants fill the arena. Wolfe counters an Angle Slam into an arm drag and he Lariats Angle. 2 count. "This is Wrestling" chants start again. Wolfe takes up Angle for a Tower Of London but Angle counters into an Angle Slam. 2 count. Wolfe then snaps Angle's arm again. Wolfe keylocks Angle arm. Kurt slides out and into an Ankle Lock! Crowd is amazing. Wolfe rolls through and Figure Four's Angle's arm, Angle counters back into an Ankle Lock.
Anlgle drags Wolfe to the middle of the ring but Wolfe crawls to the bottom ropes. Angle stalks Wolfe, another Angle Slam? Wolfe reverses into a DDT. Great stuff. Wolfe picks up Angle and sets up for another Tower of London, he hits it. 2 count! Wolfe cannot believe it. Wolfe is signaling for a Lariat but Angle hits one of his own. Angle goes to the top but misses a Moonsault. Wolfe goes back to a keylock on Angle's arm. Angle puts his foot on the bottom rope. "Let's go Angle, Let's go Desmond".
Wolfe goes for another Tower Of London but Angle chokes him. Wolfe trys for a superplex but Angle punches Wolfe to the mat. Angle hits a huge Frog Splash. 2 count "You're both Awesome" and "Eddie" chants begin. Angle stalks Wolfe, lifts him up for a Tombstone, Wolfe counters into his own but Angle counters into an Ankle Lock, Wolfe trys to slide out but Angle holds on. Angle then locks on a side Triangle Choke and Wolfe taps out. Simply amazing.
Winner: Kurt Angle
One of the best matches all year, some great counters and chain wrestling. Great physcology by both men and the crowd are just as big a highlight as the wrestlers. My only fault on this is Wolfe's selling but it's not that big a problem, he did his bit.
They go to the commentators and they say that everyone has stepped up their games, JB is backstage with Samoa Joe. Joe says it doesn't matter if he manipulated AJ and Daniels. He says he only needs to beat one of them, and that exactly what he'll do.
A video package of the Unbreakable 3-Way is shown. 4 years later, These 3 warriors do battle again. They show AJ getting attacked and how Daniels is paranoid against AJ. AJ says he doesn't care that the person who's attacking him should man up. Daniels says AJ is arrogant but Joe says Daniels is jealous of AJ. Joe then attacks Daniels and AJ. There can only be one winner.
AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe vs. Daniels-TNA World Heavyweight Title
Three Way Dance
All three men make their normal entrances. JB is in the ring for the formal inroductions. Bell rings. All 3 soak up the atmosphere. Daniels sucker punches AJ and he and Joe trade blows. Joe whipsDaneisl and Daniels runs into a clothesline from AJ. AJ whips Joe and hits Joe with a fore-arm. Joe whips AJ and elbows him followed by an enzughiri.
Joe keeps Daniels down and runs off the ropes but Daniels dropkicks Joe to the floor. AJ rolls up Daniels. 2 count. Daniels headlocks AJ. Daniels dodges a dropkick from AJ. But AJ hits it the second time. AJ dropkicks Joe. AJ headlocks Daniels and dropkicks Joe with keeping hold of Daniels. Daniels whips off AJ and Joe catches AJ's feet. Daniels STO's AJ. Joe starts taking shots at Daniels in the corner. Joe punts AJ in the ribs and hits a flying knee to Daniels. 2 count.
Joe kicks Daniels knee and rolls through into a leg-bar. AJ hits a flying knee on Joe. "This is Wrestling" chants start. AJ takes Joe and trys to suplex him. Joe trys to reverses but AJ uses him momentum to suplex Joe. AJ kicks Daniels away and AJ locks in an Indian Deathlock into a back bridge, Daniels breaks it and drop toe holds AJ.
Daniels drops the knee on AJ's head. Daniels slams AJ and twists the head of Styles.Daniels dropkicks Joe and smals AJ onto Joe. Daniels locks in a boston crab on AJ and while he's doing it he locks in a Camel Clutch on Joe.
Joe gets out of it. Daniels comes running at Joe but Joe htis a urinagi. Joe paint brushes AJ with his boot s and hits the running boot to AJ and Daniels. Joe atomic drop's AJ and he hits a dropkick on AJ while landing a Senton Splash on Daniels. Joe trys for a Suicide Dive and AJ kicks him in the head. Joe's out on the floor. AJ goes into the ring and AJ suplex's Daniels.
AJ flips onto the apron adn Joe sweeps AJ's legs. Daniels comes flying with a Suicide Dive at Joe! Great Stuff! AJ's back in the ring, Daniels trys to do a split leg moonsault. Joe locks in a rear naked choke on Daniels. AJ comes flying wit a Fosberry Flop. AJ hasn't done that in years.
AJ rolls Joe into the ring. 2 count. Simply Awesome. AJ hits a running headscissors on Joe, He places Joe in the corner and shoves Daniels into Joe. AJ hits a poertry in motion. Followed by a springboard hurrnancanranna to Daniels. 2 count.Daniels shoulders AJ into Joe. Daniels chops both men. He monkey flips AJ onto the Joe who catches AJ and throws him at Daniels. Joe powerbombs AJ, followed by a Boston Crab and into an STF and then into a Crossface.
AJ gets to the ropes. Joe kicks Daniels to the floor. AJ fights back with Joe but Joe hits a powerslam. Daniels comes charging and Joe stops Daniels right away. Daniels gets Joe in a dragon sleeper and he rock bottoms AJ onto Joe mid move. 2 count on both men. Holy crap.
Daniels knees AJ and hits a Death Valley Driver. 2 count. Daniels is getting frustrated. Daniels trys to suplex AJ but AJ suplex's Daniels and drops him with a neckbreaker. Joe comes in and he kicks AJ right in the head. Daniels enzughiris Joe and AJ hits a Pele on Daniels. "TNA" chants fill the arena. AJ goes on the apron and flips onto Joe and hits a discuss clothesline on Daniels.
AJ sends Daniels out to the floor and htis a springboard forearm onto Joe. 2 count. Joe pokes AJ in the eyes and AJ hurracanranna's Joe. 2 count. AJ flips off the ropes and hits an inverted DDT. 2 count. AJ trys the same on Daniels but Daniels hits the Last Rites on AJ. 2 count. Joe gets up Daniels on his shoulders. Daniels slides out and Germans Joe.
Joe gets Daniels up on the ropes and hits a Muscle Buster. AJ breaks up the pin. Joe rolls though on AJ and he and AJ roll around the mat. 2 count. AJ hits a spinning kick on Joe. AJ looks for a Styles Clash but Daniels enzughiri's AJ. Daniels looks for the Last Rites but AJ reverses into an Angels Wings. Daniels reverses into a Styles Clash but Joe super kicks Daniels and AJ lands on Daniels. Joe then clotheslines both men.
AJ and Daniels hit a high-low on Joe. Daniels sends AJ onto the apron and he takes AJ up onto the turnbuckle. Joe chops AJ off the top to the floor. Joe trys for a Muscle Buster but Daniels reverses into an STO. Daniels hits a BME but while he's pinning Joe. AJ hits a 450-Splash onto Both Men. AJ pins Joe. 3 count.
Winner: AJ Styles
A fanstastic 3-way that lived up to expectations.It's not as good as Unbreakable but its as close as you could possibly ever get. All 3 men tryed innovative spots that made sure all 3 were invovled at all times. The crowd were also amazing throughout. This match is quite simply "Phenonminal"