TNA Destination X: Kurt Angle Vs. Mr Anderson
By Ryan Clark | March 21, 2010
After a short video package, highlighting their history mostly revolving around Angle's 'warrior medal', Mr. Anderson makes his way out to the ring for his match with Kurt Angle. Angle is out next, making his way before Anderson gets the chance to call down the mic and introduce himself.
Angle and Anderson lock up and Angle locks in a headlock, taking Anderson down to the mat and keeping it locked in. Anderson is able to fight out of it, pushing Angle into the ropes to break it up. Another lock up, another headlock takeover.
Anderson fights out again, but this time he eats a shoulder block, and Angle is right back to the side headlock. Anderson pushes Angle back into the corner and breaks the hold again. Angle tells Anderson to have a free shot at a head lock, and Anderson obliges, but Angle throws him right off. Angle offers him his neck again, for another headlock. Anderson goes for it again, and Kurt fights it right off yet again. Angle gives him a third shot at it, but this time, Anderson cheap shots him with a kick to the stomach. Anderson locks in the headlock, but Angle fights right out of it with a suplex.
Angle stomps on Anderson in the corner, before sending him across the ring, and hitting a back body drop. Angle goes for the pin, but he can only get two. Angle puts Anderson in the corner and he climbs up, delivering a series of ten right hands. Angle kicks Anderson, and he takes him over with a big snap suplex. Angle sends Anderson into the corner, but when he charges, he eats a boot from Anderson. Anderson grabs Angle's arm, and yanks it over the top rope, stretching it out. Anderson hits a single arm DDT, continuing to work over Angle's shoulder. Anderson stomps away at Angle, returning the favor from earlier in the match.
Anderson is able to take Angle down with a shoulderblock, but Angle kicks out of a pin attempt. Anderson locks in a keylock, working on Angle's wrist and arm, before simply slamming Angle's arm down to the mat. Anderson sends Angle shoulder first into the ring post, and he tries for a quick roll up, but Angle kicks out at two. Anderson locks in an arm bar, but Angle fights out of it with a series of right hands, and a big lariat, but he hits the lariat with his injured arm, hurting himself in the process.
Angle hits a series of clotheslines with his good arm, and even after a big boot from Anderson, he's able to connect with a belly to belly suplex on Angle. Another clothesline from Angle and this one is good for a near fall. Angle tries for the Angle slam, but Anderson counters and hits the standing Green Bay plunge, but it's only good for a two count. Anderson tries for the mic check, but Angle fights out of it, ducks a clothesline and hits a trio of German suplexes despite Anderson's attempts to fight it off. Angle pulls down the straps and he hits the Angle slam, but it's only good for a two count.
Angle locks in the ankle lock, but Anderson is able to flip out of it, and almost sends Angle into the ref. Angle blocks himself, but he catches a low blow from Anderson, and then a mic check. Anderson goes for the pin, but he only gets two. Anderson looks furious. Anderson backs Angle back into the corner and sits him on the top turnbuckle, but when he goes up top Angle is able to fight him off and send him down to the mat. Angle hits a big frog splash, but it's only good for a two count. Angle tries for another Angle slam, but Anderson counters with an arm drag. Anderson ducks a clothesline from Angle, and Kurt connects with the ref. Anderson connects with an Angle slam of his own, but the ref is down.