TNA Impact Wrestling Results
April 5th, 2016
Eric Young comes to the ring for a Promo:
Jeff Hardy vs. Eric Young w/Bram in a Six Sides of Steel Cage Match
Hardy attacks Young and Bram before the bell rings. Bram and Young double team Hardy outside the cage at ringside. Bram rips open one of the mats and expose the concrete. Young goes for a piledriver, but Hardy counters with a back bodydrop. Bram sends Hardy face first to the steel. Hardy gets his revenge and sends Bram to the steel. Young rakes the eyes of Hardy. Bram grabs a table from one of the barricade and rolls it into the ring. Young throws a couple of steel chairs into the ring. Young sends Hardy face first to the steel. Young tosses Hardy back into the ring. The bell finally rings and Young taunts the crowd. Hardy with atomic drop to Young. Hardy with a dropkick that knocks Bram off the steel ring steps. Hardy drops Young with two basement dropkicks. Back from the break Hardy lands a elbow drop for a two count. Young with a boot to the gut of Hardy. Young sends Hardy face first to the steel.
Young puts chair in between the ropes. Hardy sends Young shoulder first to the steel chair in between the turnbuckles. Hardy goes for the pin, but Young kicks out at two. Hardy wedges the table in the corner. Hardy goes for a suplex, but Young stands still. Young sends Hardy face first to the top turnbuckle. Young chokes Hardy with the steel chair. Hardy with atomic drop and a double leg drop to Young. Hardy with a basement dropkick for a two count. Hardy kicks Young in the back. Hardy sets up four chairs sitting across from each other in the middle of the ring. Hardy goes for the Twist of Fate, but Young counters with a piledriver through the steel chairs for a two count. Young shows his frustration. Hardy climbs up the cage. Hardy with back elbows that sends Young crotch first to the top rope. Hardy goes for a piledriver, but Young gets back on his feet. Hardy drops Young with two Twist of Fates that sends Young laying flat on the table in the middle of the ring. Hardy ascends to the top of the cage. Hardy with a Swanton Bomb off the top the cage through the table to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jeff Hardy
Dixie Carter, Gail Kim and Maria Kanellis Backstage Segment:
Dixie tells Maria and Gail that it’s been a long time trying to get to the bottom of this. Maria says that open discussion will help Dixie become a great leader. Dixie says that we need to crown a number one contender right way for the fans. Dixie asks Maria who in TNA Management did she talked to? Maria has no comment. Dixie ask Gail the same question. Dixie says that we don’t need to get into childhood games. Dixie informs Gail that she will defend her title tonight in a triple threat match against Jade and Madison Rayne. Gail says that she’s ok with that. Maria loves that idea. Dixie says that Maria’s mind games are being played out. Maria blames Gail for getting Dixie upset and she chases after her.
Matt Hardy & Drew Galloway In-Ring Promo:
Before Jeremy Borash can introduce Drew Galloway, Hardy grabs the mic and says that Galloway is a con man and he doesn’t deserve to be the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Hardy introduces the man he will destroy tonight, Drew Galloway. Galloway thought he was going to have the last word, but that’s not the case because Matt Hardy never shuts his mouth. Hardy says that he’s not here to argue, he’s just stating facts. Galloway is holding Hardy’s property. Borash is going to give both men a opportunity to share some final words before their world title match. Hardy says that he looks like a champion, dress like a champion, married like a champion and he’s the example of success in the business. Hardy calls Galloway a flash in the pan. Hardy says that nobody in the business works harder then he does.
Tyrus & Ethan Carter III Backstage Segment:
EC3 didn’t see this coming from Tyrus. EC3 thought that Tyrus was going to make lateral move after lateral move. EC3 reminds Tyrus that he cost him the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Karma will be calling. Tyrus asks EC3 if he has a crystal ball. Tyrus tells EC3 that he hates him.
Lashley jumps The Pope from behind. Lashley smashes Pope around ringside. He runs through him in the corner. Lashley with a delayed vertical suplex to Pope. Lashley claps at the fans and sets for the spear. The Pope sends Lashley shoulder first to the steel ring post. Pope throws a can into Lashley’s face. Pope hits Lashley with a steel chair to the back of his shoulder. Pope continues to the attack with a trash can lind and kendo stick. Pope drops Lashley with a side russian leg sweep. Pope continues to attack Lashley with the Kendo Stick. Pope ascends to the top rope with the kendo stick. Pope goes for a flying kendo stick shot off the top rope, but Lashley counters with a spear in midair to pickup the victory. After the match, Lashley drops Pope with another spear. EC3 comes out to help The Pope and Lashley heads to the back. Mike Bennett attacks EC3 from behind with a steel chair.
Winner: Bobby Lashley
Gail and Madison exchange back and forth right hands to Jade. Jade with a boot the face of Madison. Madison with a rollup for a two count. Madison with a cradle roll up for a two count. Gail with a double clothesline to Madison and Jade. Jade with a german suplex to Gail. Madison and Jade exchange back and forth jabs. Jade and Madison knock each other with a double boot. Gail drops Madison and Jade with a double neck breaker. Gail with a hurricanrana to Jade. Jade with a suicide dive to Madison. Jade drops Gail with a back elbow. Jade presses Madison in the air and chokes her. Jade drops Madison with a dropkick. Gail goes for a flying crossbody, but Maria knocks Gail off the top rope. Jade with the STO to pickup the victory.
Winner: New TNA Knockouts Champion Jade
Spud approached Tyrus and said Tyrus is brilliant because he knows his plan is to win the match and then hand the title to Hardy. He tried to get him to sign a contract. Tyrus told him he appreciates Spud’s penmanship, but he’s no fool. Tyrus threw the paper aside.
Al Snow & Billy Corgan Backstage Segment:
Drew Galloway (c) vs. Matt Hardy w/The Matt Hardy Brand for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
Hardy attacks Galloway from behind before the bell rings. Galloway with a boot to the guyt of Hardy. Galloway with a series of right hands to Hardy in the corner. Galloway connects with a stinger splash. Galloway with a flying elbow drop to Hardy for a two count. Hardy chops Galloway in the chest. Hardy sends Galloway to the corner. Hardy with a corner clotheslines and running bulldog to Galloway. Hardy with a legdrop. Galloway and Hardy exchange back and forth right hands on the ring apron. Hardy with a side effect that sends Galloway back first onto the ring apron. Spud attacks Galloway while Hardy is talking to the referee. Hardy launches Galloway over the steel ring steps at ringside. Hardy rolls Galloway back into the ring. Hardy with a elbow drop. Hardy with a series of back elbows to the back of Galloway’s head. Galloway chops Hardy in the chest. Galloway with a running forearm.
Hardy with a boot to the gut of Galloway. Hardy drops Galloway with a neck breaker for a one count. Hardy connects with another neck breaker, but Galloway kicks out at the count of two. Galloway exchange back and forth chops/jabs with Hardy. Galloway with a series of chops to Hardy in the corner. Galloway with a belly to belly suplex for a two count. Galloway ascends to the top rope. Hardy with a series of right hands to Galloway. Hardy with a gut wrench suplex to Galloway off the top rope. Hardy takes of his boot and selling his ankle injury. Spud goes for a flying crossbody, but Galloway counters with a exploder suplex. Hardy whacks Galloway in the face with the boot for a two count. Hardy goes for a flying elbow drop, but Galloway counters with the Future Shock DDT. Galloway goes for the pin, but Tyrus rolls the referee out of the ring. Jeff Hardy comes down to the ring with a steel chair. Jeff drops Tyrus with a Twist of Fate face first to the steel chair. Matt with a Twist of Fate of his own to Galloway for a two count. Hardy slaps Galloway in the face. Hardy goes for the Twist of Fate, but Galloway gets Hardy in the Iron Maiden and Matt taps out.
Winner: Still TNA World Heavyweight Champion Drew Galloway via Submission