TNA IMPACT! Results (3/29) - The Wolfpac, Styles Vs. Jarrett!
By Ryan Clark | March 29, 2010 |
Kneebreaker by Styles. He attacks the leg and then applies the figure four leglock. Flair wheels himself closer to the action and gives Styles his cane for more leverage. The ref talks to Flair so Styles gives his attention to him. Jarrett gets up and whips AJ into the ropes. Styles tries to counter but Jarrett takes him to the mat. Figure four leglock by Jarrett. Styles turns over and reverses the pressure. Jarrett tries to grab the rope but Naitch gets involved. The ref throws Flair out of the match. Styles tries to petition the decision on the ramp but he is unsuccessful. Jarrett follows Styles onto the mat and punches him. He throws Styles into the ring, taking us to a commercial.
Back from the break with Styles controlling the match. He takes Jarrett to his knees with a chinlock. We get some highlights of the commercial break action. Jarrett gets to his feet and throws some punches. He tries a crucifix pin but that's unsuccessful. Knee drop to the face by Styles. The Champ goes back to the chinlock. Jarrett gets back up to his feet and again punches Styles. This time Styles sends Jarrett to the mat. Styles lifts Jarrett and sends his face into the turnbuckle. Chop in the corner by Styles. He takes Jarrett down and again applies the chinlock. Jarrett gets to his feet a third time and punches his way out. Styles throws an elbow to stun him. Styles tries a whip but Jarrett reverses and sends Styles flying. Clotheslines from Jarrett to Styles. Styles reverses a whip but Jarrett takes him down with a backdrop suplex. Jarrett kicks Styles and nails the Pedigree. He covers and it gets a two count.
Jarrett climbs the turnbuckle. He comes down into an AJ Styles knee. Styles takes Jarrett to the mat with a suplex and recovers in the corner. He stands on the apron and comes flying with a big forearm strike. Jarrett barely kicks out before three. Styles lifts Jarrett and positions him for the Styles Clash. Jarrett blocks and takes Styles out with the Alabama Slam. Both men are down so the ref starts to count them out. Ref gets to seven when he sees Flair back next to the ramp. Styles gets sent into the ref causing him to fall down to the outside. Jarrett slams Styles' face into the steel turnbuckle. He climbs the ropes and sets up Styles for the Stroke from up top. It's successful! He pins the leg but there is no referee. Eric Bischoff is out with a guitar! Jarrett turns his back and blocks the guitar shot. He points at Bischoff and threatens to hit him. Styles connects with a low blow. He delivers the Styles Clash and Bischoff gets the ref up. Ref counts a slow three count to give Styles the win.
WINNER: AJ Styles
Great TV match between these two TNA veterans. Didn't do much for AJ Styles' feud with Pope but furthered Jarrett's career revival.
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