Event: TNA Sacrifice Pay-Per-View
Airdate: Sunday, April 27th, 2014 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: Universal Studios Soundstage 21 in Orlando, Florida
Results by TNAWrestlingNews.com
TNA Sacrifice 2014
The 2014 edition of TNA Sacrifice opens with an extensive video package previewing some of the top matches scheduled for tonight’s show, focusing primarily on the TNA World Heavyweight Championship rematch between current champion Eric Young and former champion Magnus.
After the video package concludes, we shoot live in the arena in Orlando, Florida, where Mike Tenay welcomes us to the show and delivers some final hype for some of the bigger matches on tonight’s show. From there, we go straight to the ring.
TNA Tag-Team Championship
- DJ Z & The Bro Mans (c) vs. The Wolves
DJ Z comes out and cuts a promo on his way to the ring. He talks about how he and the Bro Mans, the current TNA Tag-Team Champions, are going to take out The Wolves in a three-on-two handicap match. With that said, out come Robbie E. and Jessie Godderz, The Bro Mans.
Out next are the challengers, the team of Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards — The Wolves. All five guys are in the ring now, but before the bell rings, The Wolves cut a quick in-ring promo. They ask Christy Hemme to read something. Hemme says per orders of MVP, this is a no disqualification match.
With that said, the bell rings and here we go. The Wolves and The Bro Mans all mix things up in the ring. The Wolves knock both of the Bro Mans out to the floor. They hit a double-dive through the ropes and splash onto the tag-champs. They have DJ Z alone in the ring now and do a lot of high-impact double-team spots on him.
DJ Z ends up blasting The Wolves from behind with the lap top, and now all three guys are triple-teaming both of The Wolves, with the fans chanting “you suck” all-the-while. When the smoke clears, it’s just Jessie in the ring with Edwards. Jessie chokes Eddie with some tape from around his wrist and then tags in DJ Z.
DJ chops the hell out of Eddie. He hits a stun-gun on the top rope and follows it up with a back-breaker. All three guys sandwhich Eddie in the corner and blast him. Robbie tags in and picks up where DJ left off, taking it to Eddie in the center of the ring as the fans rally behind The Wolves team member, chanting “Eddie Edwards.”
Jessie tags back in and lands a beautiful dropkick on Eddie. Eddie starts fighting back, landing a big back suplex to buy himself some time. The Bro Mans try and double team Eddie to keep control of the offense, but Eddie hits a move on both guys and make the tag to a fresh Davey Richards.
Richards takes the hot tag and is flying all over the place, hitting anything that moves. Both of The Wolves go on the top rope on opposite ends of the ring. They each hit a double foot-stomp. They make the pin and three slaps on the mat later, we have new TNA World Tag-Team Champions.
Winners and NEW TNA Tag-Team Champions: The Wolves
Jeremy Borash Interviews Samuel Shaw
Backstage, Jeremy Borash encourages everyone to interact tonight via social media. After that, we see Samuel Shaw creepily standing behind a padded wagon. Borash asks Shaw if he realizes that tonight he may be thrown inside the padded van and be committed. He talks about how everyone calls him a creepy bastard. He says he won’t let himself lose tonight. Borash asks for his thoughts on Mr. Anderson recently visiting his home. He says tonight he’s dedicating this match to his mom, and then says “Christy, this one is for you.” He slams the padded van door shut and walks off.
- Samuel Shaw vs. Mr. Anderson
The video package detailing the history of the Samuel Shaw and Mr. Anderson feud airs. After the video package concludes, out comes Samuel Shaw to the ring. Mike Tenay notes that Christy Hemme, their ring announcer, is not at ringside for this match. He says considering all that has gone down, that’s probably a good thing. Next up, Mr. Anderson’s music hits. He stands at the top of the stage, but declines the mic drop. Instead, he looks to be all business tonight, as he runs down to the ring. Shaw backs out and slides out to the floor.
Anderson goes out after him, but Shaw runs back into the ring. Anderson rolls back into the ring and the bell sounds, but as soon as it does, Shaw backs out to the floor again. It turns out Christy Hemme is at ringside. Shaw runs over and grabs her. Anderson blasts him with a punch and Hemme breaks free. Anderson continues to beat up Shaw outside the ring.
The match gets into the ring and now Shaw has the upper-hand. He goes to dive into Anderson with a spear, but Anderson side-steps him and Shaw flies through the ropes and out to the floor. Anderson goes out after him and works him over on the floor again. Out of nowhere, Shaw locks in his trademark choke on Anderson on the floor. Anderson tries to break free but can’t. Shaw ends up choking Anderson out. He chokes him until he drops to the floor, but doesn’t let go. He keeps choking Anderson on the ground. He finally lets go and turns his attention to Hemme.
Hemme runs into the ring. Shaw grabs her by the hand. He keeps trying to pull her towards him, but Hemme won’t come. Hemme eventually slaps him. The distraction allows Anderson to recover. He re-enters the ring and blasts Shaw from behind. The two spill out to the floor again and Anderson continues to beat him all over the place.
Anderson kicks Shaw’s butt all the way up the entrance ramp. He goes to hit Shaw with a Mic Check on the ramp, but Shaw breaks free. Anderson ends up slamming Shaw onto the solid ramp. Anderson tells Shaw that they’re going for a little ride. Anderson grabs a steel chair and blasts Shaw with it twice.
Anderson slams Shaw into the guard rail. Anderson drags Shaw backstage and sees Jeremy Borash. Anderson holds Shaw in a headlock and asks Borash to interview them. Borash asks them how the match is going. Anderson mimmicks Shaw’s voice and says, “not very good right now, J.B.!” Anderson loads Shaw up on a cart and throws it into a bunch of boxes.
Anderson turns his back on Shaw long enough to look at the padded van. Shaw blasts Anderson from behind. Shaw goes to load Anderson up on the van, but Christy Hemme enters the scene. Hemme distracts Shaw and blasts him with a nut shot. Anderson grabs him from behind and hits him with a Mic Check into the van. He slams the door shut and wins. He and Hemme celebrate as his music plays back inside the arena.
Winner: Mr. Anderson
Jeremy Borash Interviews Ethan Carter III & Rockstar Spud
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Ethan Carter III and Rockstar Spud. He asks them if they’re in the wrong. EC3 talks about all of Kurt Angle’s accomplishments, saying “bravo, Kurt” after each of them. He says, however, he will never ever ever ever (he says ever about ten times) beat him. Spud says Willow kidnapped him and tried to break his leg. He keeps freaking out but EC3 calms him down. Spud says he’s going to make sure EC3 gets his win over Kurt Angle. The two walk off.
Ethan Carter III & Rockstar Spud vs. Kurt Angle & Willow
After the backstage interview, Rockstar Spud’s music and he makes his way to the ring. Out next is EC3. After their entrances, Kurt Angle’s music hits and the Olympic gold medalist makes his way out to the ring. Finally, Angle’s partner Willow makes his way out to the ring for this tag-team match.
The bell rings and EC3 and Angle start things off for their respective teams. EC3 ends up chickening out, backing up and tagging in Rockstar Spud before any offense takes place. Angle yells at Spud to tag EC3 in. EC3 won’t do it. Angle yells at the top of his lungs that if he doesn’t get out of the ring, he’s going to kick his ass all the way to England. Spud doesn’t know what to do. He tags EC3 and quickly runs out of the ring.
EC3 gets in the ring hesitantly. Angle approaches him and EC3 runs out to the floor. Angle drops down in amateur wrestling style and invites EC3 back into the ring. EC3 tries charging him but Angle sweeps his legs out and immediately locks him in the ankle lock. EC3 tags Spud back in and runs out of the ring. Angle goes after Spud and now Spud runs out to the floor. Both guys argue on the floor about who’s going to get in there. While they do, Willow comes flying off the apron with his umbrella and splashes onto both guys.
Angle goes out after the guys. He hits a throw-suplex on EC3. The fans chant “Mary Poppins” after Willow’s umbrella dive. Angle charges at EC3 but misses and blasts hinmself into the steel ringside steps. Back in the ring, Willow is being double-teamed up EC3 and Spud. He ends up getting the better of them. The numbers game end up being too much for Willow, as Spud distracts him long enough for EC3 to run him over. EC3 goes out to the apron and Spud continues to work over Willow.
Spud tags EC3 into the ring and EC3 picks up where he left off, taking it to Willow in the middle of the ring. EC3 whips Willow into the corner. He does a Sting-style yell and then does a Stinger splash onto him in the corner. Willow fires back with some offense but a cheap shot from Spud on the apron allows EC3 to maintain control of the offense. Out of nowhere, Angle recovers from his splash into the steps earlier and charges into the ring. He suplexes everything in sight and then locks EC3 in the ankle lock. Spud jumps on his back to force him to break the hold.
Angle turns his attention to Spud. He pulls the straps down and locks Spud in the ankle lock. EC3 blasts Angle from behind, forcing him to break the hold. EC3 goes to work over Angle, but Willow ends up knocking him down from behind. Willow throws EC3 out to the floor, leaving Spud alone in the ring with Angle and Willow. Willow hits Spud with the Twist of Fate. From there, Angle hits the Angle Slam. Willow follows up with a Swanton. 1-2-3. Angle and Willow win.
Winners: Kurt Angle & Willow
Earlier Today: Backstage Interview With Eric Young
A video interview from earlier today is shown with Eric Young. He talks about how it’s always been his dream to be the World Champion. He says he did it, but now everyone is saying he can’t keep it. He says this has been the best two weeks of his life. He says he’s not doing this just for himself, but for everyone who has been told they can’t do something. He says he’s not leaving Sacrifice tonight without his title.
TNA X-Division Championship
- Sanada (c) vs. Tigre Uno
Video highlights are shown of Sanada winning the X-Division Championship in Japan. Then highlights are shown of the build-up to Sanada vs. Tigre Uno, which I’m assuming is next up. Indeed it is. Mike Tenay runs down some of the X-Factors in previewing this match. He mentions that the two are 1-1 in this three-match series.
Out first is the challenger, Tigre Uno. Out next, the current X-Division Champion, Sanada. The bell rings and it’s time for our second championship match of the evening.
Sanada and Uno exchange a number of different moves early on, neither guy establishing any sort of control. The two both hit each other with a number of arm-drags, with Sanada ultimately getting the better of things. Uno suplexes Sanada down hard. The two roll all over the ring, trying to pin each other over-and-over again.
Uno nails Sanada with a tilt-a-whirl arm drag. Uno blasts Sanada with a big super kick. Uno goes for a springboard dive onto the champ, but Sanada catches him coming down with a dropkick. Uno knocks Sanada out of the ring and follows up with an insane spinning-dive over the top and onto the floor.
Uno goes for his Sabertooth Splash but misses. Sanada follows up with his trademark moonsault. He covers the challenger. 1-2-3. Sanada wins and goes up two-to-one in the series, retaining his X-Division Championship in a great little match.
Winner and STILL TNA X-Division Champion: Sanada
Jeremy Borash Interviews James Storm
Backstage, Jeremy Borash talks about the social media interaction for tonight’s show. He then changes focus and talks about the I-Quit match between Gunner and James Storm. In walks Storm. Borash asks Storm if he’s ready for Gunner tonight. Storm says they used to call him the cowboy, but lately he should be called the star-maker. He says he made Gunner and Gunner’s daddy stars. He says as fast as he made a star, he can break a star. He says he’s going to make Gunner say “I Quit” tonight. He tells Gunner that sooner or later, god will cut you down.
I Quit Match
- James Storm vs. Gunner
The video package airs highlighting the history of the James Storm and Gunner feud, all leading into tonight’s “I Quit” match. After that, Christy Hemme introduces “The Cowboy” James Storm. He makes his way to the ring. Out next is his opponent for tonight, Gunner.
The bell rings and the two go face-to-face. They start slugging things out ferociously. Ultimately, Gunner gets the better of the exchange and goes to work on Storm in the corner of the ring. He clotheslines him down to the mat repeatedly. The fight spills out to the floor and Storm is now in control.
Storm slams Gunner into the barricade. Storm sets up the ring steps and a chunk of the guard rail. Both guys try slamming each other face-first into the steps, but both guys block. Eventually, Gunner blasts Storm with a big right and then slams him face-first into the steps. Gunner throws Storm into the ring. He grabs a kendo stick and throws it in the ring. He grabs a trash can full of weapons, or “goodies,” as Taz calls it, and throws them into the ring as well.
Back in the ring, Storm cuts Gunner off and starts taking it to him. The ref asks Gunner if he quits, and Gunner screams out no. Storm chokes Gunner with the ropes a bit and the ref asks him again. This time he says, “no, never.” Storm grabs a chair from under the ring and blasts him with it twice. The ref asks him if he quits again and Gunner again screams out “no.”
Storm blasts Gunner with a street sign. He yells at him to give up before blatantly choking him in the corner. Gunner ends up gaining some momentum, catching Storm coming off the ropes with a high knee. He grabs a trash can lid and smashes it over Storm’s head. And again. And again. Now Storm has a lid. The two bash the lids over each other’s heads repeatedly, back-and-forth. Eventually, Gunner grabs the entire trash can and bashes it over Storm’s skull. Gunner follows up with a diving headbutt off the top. The ref asks Storm if he quits and he says no.
Storm ends up fighting back. He grabs a beer bottle and smashes it over Gunner’s head. The ref asks him if he quits and he says no. Meanwhile, Gunner’s face is busted wide open. Storm goes after the cut, punching it over and over again to try and open it up even more. Gunner is bleeding like a stuck pig as Storm locks him in a boston crab. He keeps screaming no when the ref puts the mic in front of his face while he’s still locked in the submission hold.
Storm lets go of the boston crab. He takes the belt off of referee Brian Hebner’s pants and whips Gunner with it over and over again. Storm whips the crap out of him against the ropes. He demands that the ref ask him. The ref puts the mic in front of his face. Gunner grabs it and says, “piss off.” He turns around into a superkick from Storm. The ref asks him again and Gunner keeps saying “never.” Storm has something, not sure what, but we’re told it’s a broken piece of the beer bottle that he shattered over his face earlier. He rakes it into Gunner’s face and hits him with a blatant low blow.
Gunner gets mad, smashes his own head off the turnbuckle repeatedly and then makes his big comeback. He fires up on Storm, but both guys end up knocking each other down. Gunner hits one of his finishers three times on Storm. The ref asks Storm but Storm won’t quit.
Gunner grabs a steel chair. He grabs another. He opens both and sets them across from each other. He sits Storm on the top rope and goes up after him. This is the spot that won him the match at the TNA Lockdown pay-per-view recently. Storm knocks him off the top rope. Gunner drags in a hunk of the steel guard rail. He sits it across the two chairs and goes back up to the top rope after Storm. He hits Storm with a superplex off the top and onto the guard rail that was laying across the two chairs. Ouch.
Gunner grabs a piece of glass from the broken beer bottle. He tells Storm to say he quits or he’s going to cut him. Gunner starts raking it into Storm’s face and Storm screams out that he quits. Gunner wins.
Jeremy Borash Interviews Angelina Love & Velvet Sky
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Angelina Love and Velvet Sky. Love says she’s cnofused why she’s being painted as the bad girl in this situation with Madison Rayne. She says she’s like Mother Theresa, only way hotter. Love talks about how Rayne thinks she’s too good to be a part of The Beautiful People. Love says tonight she’s going to beat Madison and become the six-time Knockouts Champion. She says the Knockouts Division desparately needs a makeover and they are the only two that can do it.
TNA Knockouts Champion
- Madison Rayne (c) vs. Angelina Love
Mike Tenay runs down the Knockouts Tale of the Tape, breaking down some statistics leading into tonight’s title bout between Love and Rayne. After that, The Beautiful People’s music hits and out walks Angelina Love and Velvet Sky. Out next is the current TNA Knockouts Champion, Madison Rayne.
The bell rings and the two ladies lock up. Rayne gets Love down early. Rayne arm-drags Love a few times and Love rolls out to the floor to recover. Velvet Sky, who is looking delicious tonight, calls for a timeout. Love rolls back in the ring and slaps a headlock on the champ. Love shoulder-blocks Rayne down to the mat. Rayne gets up and goes for the scissor stomp on Love but Love rolls out to the floor again.
This time, Rayne hits a running baseball slide into Love. Love distracts the referee while Sky works Rayne over on the floor. Love goes back to work on Rayne in the ring.
Rayne tries a sunset flip for a pin, but only gets two. As soon as she stands up, Love clotheslines her back down to kill her momentum. Love knocks Rayne to the floor and Sky again sneakily stomps away at Rayne and sends her back into Love in the ring.
Love locks Rayne in a submission hold but Rayne eventually breaks loose. Rayne fires up on offense, clotheslining the challenge down repeatedly and finishing up with a big kick. Rayne gets the scissor stomp on Love and humps her head into the mat over and over again. Love rolls out to the floor but this time Rayne hits a big splash, taking out both of The Beautiful People in the process.
Back in the ring, Rayne hits the Rayne Drop on Love. She charges at her in the corner but misses and smashes her shoulder into the ring post. Love hits some kind of kick-finisher of hers, I missed the name, but only managed to get a two count on the pin attempt. Love goes to the top for a splash but misses. Rayne spears Love down. She goes for the pin but Sky is distracting the ref with her ridiculously hot ass. Rayne turns the ref around and gets sprayed in the eyes by Sky. Love rolls her up. 1-2-3. We have a new Knockouts Champion.
Winner and NEW TNA Knockouts Champion: Angelina Love
Jeremy Borash Interviews Bully Ray
Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Bully Ray. Borash talks about Ray and Bobby Roode’s upcoming tables match. Ray says when he showed up here today he was told he had two minutes to talk about his match tonight. He says he doesn’t wanna talk, he wants to fight. He tells Roode that he’s one hell of a wrestler, but this isn’t a wrestling match. It’s a fight. He says Roode is in his backyard. Ray says everyone is begging him to put his Canadian ass through a table. Ray leads the fans in the Impact Zone in a big “tables” chant. He tells Roode that he wouldn’t wanna be him tonight. Ray promises to put Roode through a table tonight.
- Bully Ray vs. Bobby Roode
The video package airs highlighting the history of the Bully Ray and Bobby Roode feud, all of which leads up to tonight’s tables match. After that, Christy Hemme introduces Bobby Roode. Roode makes his way to the ring for the table match. Out next is his opponent for tonight, Bully Ray.
The fans break out into a big “tables” chant before the bell even sounds. Roode gets right in Ray’s face. The two stand nose-to-nose for a few seconds and then back off. The bell rings and here we go. The fans break out into a loud “shit factor,” adding a couple of letters in front of Roode’s nickname. Ray goes straight to work on Roode with punches, taking the early offensive lead in the match.
Roode ends up nailing Ray from behind to slow things down. Bully counters, throwing Bobby hard into the barricade, and sets up a second table right next to the first one. He turns around into a clothesline from his opponent, again. Another table gets thrown into the ring, as they brawl around the first two tables. Roode sets up the third table against a turnbuckle, and they tease going through it, but end up not doing so.
Roode hits a few clotheslines on Roode in the corner, but Ray ends up knocking him down with a big shoulder-block. Roode hits a neckbreaker. He teases a suplex through a table, but Ray avoids it.
Ray ends up slamming Roode through a table, but the ref was knocked down and didn’t see it. The fans chant “ref, you suck” or something along those lines as Ray looks around confused. The fans chant “one more time” at Ray. Ray goes out to get another table.
Ray sets the table up in the ring. He goes to grab Roode, but Roode knocks Ray down out of nowhere. The action spills out to the floor where Ray lays Roode across two tables set up on the floor. Not on top of each other, but next to each other. Ray goes up to the apron, but the ref is still down. Ray decides not to jump off the apron, but to go up to the top-rope instead. A fan ends up climbing up and knocking Ray off the top, and he goes crashing through the tables. The bell rings as Ray lays in the broken wood.
The fan walks around and looks at “his” dirty work. It looks like Dixie Carter in a disguise. Roode finally comes to and looks at what’s going on. The fans realize what’s up and break out into a “Dixie sucks” chant. Dixie takes the disguise off and the fans boo. Dixie talks trash as she stands over Ray.
Winner: Bobby Roode
Jeremy Borash Interviews Magnus
Backstage, Jeremy Borash talks about how the TNA World Championship is next. Magnus walks up and informs us that we’re looking at our next champion. Magnus says everyone talked about how he had Abyss, Rockstar Spud, EC3 and Dixie Carter associated with him during his title run. He says tonight he stands alone. He calls Eric Young a liar for saying he’s one of the people. He says tonight he’s going to show everyone who he is.
TNA World Heavyweight Championship
- Eric Young (c) vs. Magnus
After the backstage interview, the video package airs showing the history of the feud between Magnus and Eric Young.
Following the video package, the challenger Magnus makes his way to the ring. Out next is the TNA Champion Eric Young. Both guys are in the ring. Jeremy Borash does the formal introductions for tonight’s main event.
After introducing Young, some of the fans break out into a “Yes!” chant. That was pretty funny. Now the “E-Y” chants break out. The bell rings and our TNA Sacrifice 2014 main event is officially underway.
Magnus gets right in Young’s face. You can hear a light “Daniel Bryan” chant as the two lock up. Magnus overpowers Young over and over again. The fans chant “Super Eric.” Young smiles. Young takes Magnus down and walks across his back and then waves at Magnus.
Young takes Magnus down with a headlock. Magnus finally slows the quicker champion down and uses his power to keep Young grounded. Young ends up breaking out of the hold, but Magnus wrestles him back down to the mat. Young runs around and ends up hip-throwing him out of the ring and onto the floor. Young goes for a big dive but Magnus walks away, so Young pumps the breaks.
Magnus walks half way up the ramp and turns back. As he does, Young comes running and flying over the top, splashing onto the challenger on the floor. Young goes for a second dive off the apron this time, but Magnus caught him coming down and slammed him on the floor. Magnus rolls Young back in the ring.
Magnus nails Young with a big clothesline for a near fall. A dueling “let’s go Showtime” and “let’s go Magnus” chant breaks out as Magnus holds Young on the mat with a headlock. The fans rally behind Young and the champ makes his way back to his feet. He punches his way out of the headlock, hits the ropes, but eats a knee coming off from the challenger. Magnus taunts the crowd.
An “E-Y” chant breaks out as Magnus continues to slowly stalk and dominate the champion. Young tries punching his way back into the fight, slowing Magnus down momentarily with a jawbreaker out of nowhere. Magnus ends up cutting off his momentum again. He locks him in a camel clutch. Taz says Magnus is trying to “humble” the World Champion. Nice, subtle Iron Sheik reference by the Human Suplex Machine.
A very random “let’s go E-Y” and “Cena sucks” dueling chant breaks out as Young finally fights out of the camel clutch and gets back to his feet. Both guys hit a double-cross body at the same time on each other, so now the champ and the challenger are both down in the center of the ring. Magnus is up first, but Young is up shortly thereafter. They run after each other and hit a double-clothesline on each other, so once again both guys are down.
Both guys get back to their feet and exchange punches. Young gets the better of it. Young drops Magnus with a flying forearm. Young goes for the piledriver but Magnus escapes. Young hits a belly-to-belly suplex on Magnus. Magnus hits a big Rock Bottom type of move after a failed moonsault attempt from the champion. Magnus goes to the top rope. He comes flying off with a flying elbow drop for a near fall.
Young gets Magnus down and goes to the top rope. Now Young comes flying off with the big top-rope elbow drop for a near fall. Young calls for the piledriver but again Magnus avoids it. Magnus goes for the cloverleaf submission hold. He locks it in and Young is screaming in pain. Young tries crawling to the ropes to break the hold. He finally gets to them and Magnus is forced to break the hold. Young ducks a clothesline attempt by Magnus and now he’s got Magnus locked in the cloverleaf. Magnus makes it to the ropes to break the hold.
Magnus goes outside the ring and is looking for something. He grabs a crowbar or some type of metal weapon. The referee sees it and takes it from him. Young grabs Magnus out of nowhere and blasts him with a piledriver. He covers him, 1-2…nope. Magnus kicks out at two and a half. He hits another piledriver and follows it up with a top-rope flying elbow drop. 1-2-3. Young wins and retains the TNA Championship.
Winner and STILL TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Eric Young