TNA Today: No Surrender post show.


TNA Today: 2 Hours show announcement.

UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion results.

Light heavyweight unification bout: Quinton Jackson vs. Dan Henderson
Jackson wins a unanimous decision after five rounds to become the unified light heavyweight champion. The judges scored the bout 48-47, 49-46, 49-46 in favor of Jackson.

Light heavyweight bout: Michael Bisping vs. Matt Hamill
Bisping wins via split decision after three rounds. Two judges scored the bout 29-28 in favor of Bisping while one judge scored it 30-27 in favor of Hamill. This result was highly controversial as most media outlets had scored the bout 30-27 in favor of Hamill. After the fight Dana White also expressed surprise at the outcome and stated he had scored Hamill as the winner as well.

Heavyweight bout: Cheick Kongo vs. Mirko Filipovic
Kongo wins via unanimous decision after three rounds. All three judges scored the bout 29-28 in favor of Kongo.

Welterweight bout:Marcus Davis vs. Paul Taylor
Davis wins via armbar at 4:14 of the first round. Davis received the “Submission of the Night” award.

Light heavyweight bout: Houston Alexander vs. Alessio Sakara
Alexander wins via TKO due to strikes at 1:01 of the first round.

TNA No Surrender 2007 results.

Team Pacman (Pacman Jones and Ron Killings) defeated Kurt Angle and Sting to win the TNA World Tag Team Championship (5:56)
Pacman pinned Sting after an Olympic Slam from Angle.
Rhino defeated James Storm (9:23)
Rhino pinned Storm after a Gore through a table.
Robert Roode (w/Ms. Brooks) defeated Kaz (13:47)
Roode pinned Kaz after The Payoff
Jay Lethal defeated Kurt Angle to win the TNA X Division Championship (12:19)
Lethal pinned Angle by reversing an Ankle Lock into a roll-up.
Chris Harris defeated Black Reign in a No Disqualification match (5:14)
Harris pinned Black Reign with a roll-up. After the match, Black Reign attacked Harris.
Christian’s Coalition (A.J. Styles and Tomko) won a 10-Team Gauntlet Match (25:40)
Styles pinned Sabin with a roll-up to earn a TNA World Tag Team Championship match against Team Pacman at Bound for Glory.
The match also involved: The Voodoo Kin Mafia (B.G. James and Kip James), The Latin American Exchange (Homicide and Hernandez), Team 3D (Brother Ray and Brother Devon), The Motor City Machineguns (Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley), Triple X (Christopher Daniels and Elix Skipper), Sonjay Dutt and Petey Williams, Serotonin (Raven and Havok), Eric Young and Shark Boy, and Lance Hoyt and Jimmy Rave
Christian Cage defeated Samoa Joe by disqualification (15:59)
Samoa Joe was disqualified after attacking the referee when he tried to break up a hold.
After the match, Joe continued to attack referees and security.
Following a video package on the history of TNA, Mike Tenay announced that Impact! will go into a two hour format, starting October 4, 2007.
Kurt Angle defeated Abyss to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Championship (19:24)
The referee stopped the match when Angle had Abyss in an Ankle Lock.
After the match, Judas Mesias came out from under the ring and pulled Abyss under, ending the show.

TNA Today: Bound for Glory preview.

Smackdown spoilers for September 14, 2007.


Chuck Palumbo/Michelle McCool def. Kenny Dykstra/Victoria. Match was made into a mixed tag team match after Chuck and Kenny brawled in the ring during a match between McCool and Victoria. Fine match, but didn’t really do much. Dykstra’s gimmick (if he even has one) is boring and not helping him at all. Palumbo is fun, and will probably keep being pushed.

Shannon Moore def. Jamie Noble. Moore knew about Jamie’s fear of Hornswaggle under the ring, so he took advantage of that to pin Noble with a roll up. Dumb ending, but good match. Moore is a good high flyer and could be really good if used well. I’ve never been a fan of Noble, but he’s decent. Good match that could’ve been better had it been given more time.

Domino (w Deuce & Cherry) def. MVP (w/Matt Hardy). Bad match because MVP didn’t get any time to shine in the ring. Matt Hardy came out to support MVP. Hardy grabbed a mic during the match and yelled “M…V…P” to which the crowd yelled “sucks!” Nice little chemistry there. Deuce attempted to enter the ring, but Hardy took him out. However, this distracted MVP, who got pinned by Domino. MVP wrestled in half a suit. Match had many rest holds and not enough cheating tactics from MVP. In a nutshell, it was more for storyline development. On a minor note, Deuce & Domino’s music is just as good live as it is on TV, unlike some other cases.

Throughout the night, there was a lot of the Theodore Long/Kristal Marshall wedding hype and preparations going on. The audience couldn’t have cared less. Boring and very uncreative are the two words that I can think of to describe it. Ron Simmons appeared, so you know what that means. His “DAMN!” never gets old! Good pop from the crowd from it also. Simmons was the only positive about it. Big Dick Johnson definitely was disturbing yet again. Why, exactly, is there a fat male stripper running around backstage?

Finlay def. Kane in a street fight. Painfully slow and plodding in the beginning, but got a lot better as it went on. The match had a good brawl feeling, and both men (esp. Finlay) know the ring and it’s surroundings well. It would’ve been better had Kane been playing up his “indestructible” gimmick, but here, he was just an average wrestler. He was good, but it wasn’t really Kane-style. Ending was a little too abrupt for me (I would’ve liked a few more minutes), but it was a good fight. Best match on the card, but that isn’t saying much.

World Heavyweight Championship: Batista def. The Great Khali (w/Interpreter) via DQ when Khali wouldn’t release the Vice Grip with Batista on the ropes, or something like that. Horrible dud of a match, but what did you expect? It was kept really short (about 5 minutes), so at least we weren’t exposed to much of Khali, who sucks live just like he does on screen. Khali also goes by the script every time he is out there with the title- he appears to do the same stuff every week. The only positives from the match were Batista’s spinebuster and Khali’s music, which is actually very good live.

ECW spoilers for September 11, 2007.

Armando Estrada came out first, followed by CM Punk. Punk got a great reaction, Estrada got a shower of boos. Pretty boring segment…only purpose was “estabolishing” Elijah Burke as Punk’s number one contender at Unforgiven. Does anyone think Burke will actually win the belt?

Matt Striker (w/Big Daddy V) def. Nunzio in a extremely short match. Big Daddy V (who, from far away, still jiggles) came in to destroy Nunzio. V looked bored with himself. Boogeyman appeared on the screen to warn V about something that I didn’t catch. Boogeyman’s music is good live.

The Miz (w/Extreme Expose) def. Tommy Dreamer- this one’s sure to piss off any old ECW fans left. It was a short, boring match. Neither of the two did much. As eye candy, Extreme Expose flanked Miz.

Mike Knox def. Balls Mahoney. Balls will probably keep losing until he hooks up with Kelly Kelly, who for some reason didn’t come out this time to check on Balls. Knox, who has been gone forever, looked OK here.

CM Punk/Stevie Richards def. Elijah Burke/Kevin Thorn. Nothing special at all here. Punk was fine when he was in at the end. The two heels bored me like many of the matches so far.