TNA Genesis Results - January 11, 2009
By Andy Steven | January 11, 2009
Sewell is able to get back in before the 10 and Bashir goes after Sewell with kicks and a neckbreaker. Bashir mounts Sewell and gets in a few right hands. Bashir then locks on a headlock. Bashir with chops to Sewell who stood up in the corner. Sewell starts hulking up after every chop and punch. Sewell fires back with chops and shots of his own. Big boot by Sewell, but Bashir catches Sewell with a spinebuster during a charge. Bashir then drops his elbow over the back of Sewell's head followed by knees to the lower back. Sewell fights back with a big jumping elbow on Bashir after hitting the ropes numerous times. Sewell with two big right hands that level Bashir. High back body drop by Sewell on Bashir and more takedowns. Sewell with an elevated elbow drop on Bashir in the corner. Sewell with a side bulldog on Bashir, cover and Bashir kicks out after two. Bashir with a jawbreaker on Sewell. Sewell catches Bashir with an elbow, goes up top, jumps and catches Bashir with a cross-body.
Cover by Sewell and Bashir again kicks out after two. Sewell plants Bashir and applies a Figure Four Leglock. Tenay says what better place than Charlotte to lock that on. Bashir is able to get to the bottom rope to break it up. Bashir drops Sewell face first off the top rope. Bashir with a few shots to the head. Referee Earl Hebner gets in Bashir's face to back off. Bashir shoves Hebner. Hebner shoves Bashir back. Bashir goes to slap Hebner. Hebner ducks and hits Bashir. Bashir chases down Hebner. Sewell gets in a shot, sunset flip on Bashir and gets the pinfall!
Winner: Shane Sewell
After the match, referee Earl Hebner hugs Shane Sewell. The rest of the TNA referees run down and congratulate Sewell as we see a shot of a shocked Sheik Abdul Bashir in the ring.
- Backstage, Jeremy Borash is with Jim Cornette, Booker T and Sharmell. Cornette wants to know what is going on with Rhino. Booker grabs Cornette when the TNA referees and Shane Sewell run up to break it up. Sewell gets in Booker's face. Booker calls Sewell a nobody and says if he does that again he will bury him.
- A video package runs looking at the tag team division in TNA and the battle for the TNA World Tag Team Titles leading into tonight's match with new champions Jay Lethal and Consequences Creed defending against Beer Money, Inc. and Abyss and Matt Morgan.
TNA World Tag Team Championship - Triple Threat Match
Jay Lethal & Consequences Creed (c's) vs. Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode & James Storm) vs. Abyss & Matt Morgan
We start with Consequences Creed and James Storm. Lock up and Creed hits a shoulder block on Storm. Storm retreats to Robert Roode's corner right away. Another lock up and Storm with a headlock. Storm fires back with a shoulder block of his own. Creed with a clotheslines, elbow and side kick on Storm. Creed with a boot to Storm and big jumping clothesline. Tag to Jay Lethal and Robert Roode. Lock up and they break. Another lock up and Roode chops Lethal numerous times. Lethal turns it around and hits a few jabs. Lethal with a high back body drop on Roode. Roode rakes the eyes of Lethal, sends him over, Lethal lands, shoulder block to Roode, goes up top and connects with an elbow off the top. Cover by Lethal and Roode kicks out after two. Tag to Creed. Creed and Lethal double team Roode with Creed getting a two count off a pinfall attempt. Jacqueline runs in and gets tossed into Roode by Creed. Storm is sent into Jacqueline. Everyone in Beer Money is in the corner. Tag to Abyss.