Mr. Anderson is backstage with Christy Hemme. He says this Jeff Hardy is a new Jeff Hardy, and he's surprised that Christy cares if he calls it down the middle. Morgan makes his way into the interview and asks that Anderson make tonight a No DQ match so that if anyone interferes, he'll be able to stop them and won't have to worry about the match being stopped. Anderson says he's going to call it right down the middle just like an a-hole would.
- We get a video package (the one that started playing earlier) that highlights the events over the past couple of months that have led up to TNA Championship Match.
Special Referee: Mr. Anderson
Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Matt Morgan
We get formal ring introductions from JB, and apparently according to Tenay this match will indeed by No DQ. Tenay apparently spoiled things as Anderson whispers the stipulation in JB's ear for him to announce.
Hardy isn't happy with the crowd response toward him, and this seems like an awful lot of stalling for a PPV that started late and only has 25 minutes to go. The bell rings and both men lock up with Morgan quickly tossing Hardy into the corner. Hardy tries to avoid Morgan, but Morgan tosses him back into the corner and lays into him with a series of punches before slamming him head first into two turnbuckles, and then coming at Hardy with the rapid fire elbows. Morgan chokes Hardy on the top rope, and launches himself, splashing Hardy. Morgan hits an Undertaker-biting apron leg drop, but when he tries to get back into the ring, Hardy hangs him up on the top rope, hits a dropkick that sends Morgan down, and follows to the outside with a double ax handle smash before sending Morgan head first into the ring post.
Hardy sends Morgan back into the ring at Anderson's request, and locks in a rear chin lock. Morgan is able to fight out of it pretty swiftly, and makes it up to his feet, only to shrug off several Jeff Hardy right hands. Morgan walks into a back elbow, but avoids a whisper in the wind and hits a series of clotheslines on Hardy before splashing him in the corner, and landing a big side slam. Morgan waits for Hardy to get to his feet and hits a huge discus clothesline, but it's only good enough for a two count. Morgan sends Hardy into the corner and charges him, but runs right into two boots. Morgan catches a diving Hardy though, and hits what looks almost like a black hole slam, but again it's only good for two. Twist of hate from Hardy, but it's only enough for a two count for Jeff.
Hardy hits Morgan with a couple of right hands, but he hits the ropes and runs right into a carbon footprint. Morgan looks to have tweaked his knee during the kick. He goes for a pin but Hardy gets his foot on the ropes. Morgan goes for a suplex, but Hardy fights out of it and hits another twist of hate. Hardy pins Morgan but he only gets a two count. Hardy hits a couple of quick leg drops before going to the top rope. Hardy goes for the swanton, but Morgan gets his knees up to block the splash. Morgan continues to grab at his knee. Morgan uses the ropes to pull himself to his feet just as Hardy rolls to the outside and flips off Anderson. Hardy tells Anderson to count him out.
Anderson counts up to nine, but then stops the count and makes his way out to talk to Hardy. Hardy pie faces Anderson, shoving him a couple of times. Anderson comes right back with a series of right hands before tossing Hardy back into the ring. Morgan rolls Hardy up from behind, but he only gets a two count. Morgan attempts to shoulder Hardy, but Hardy fights out of it, hits a twist of hate, and goes for the pin. Anderson takes his sweet time getting down to the mat, and hits an agonizingly slow two count, allowing Morgan to kick out before the three. Hardy rolls to the outside again. Morgan gets up, continuing to sell the knee, but when he goes to the outside after Hardy, Hardy hits him in the knee with a chair shot. Back in the ring, Hardy goes for the twist of hate, but Morgan shoves Hardy off and into Anderson, sending Anderson to the outside. Morgan connects with the carbon footprint.
Bischoff comes out with his son referee in tow. He brings him down to replace Anderson. The ref counts the pin, but Morgan only gets a two count after such a long pin. Morgan screams at Bischoff, but then picks up the chair. He lays it down on the mat, and calls for the chokeslam, picking Hardy up but the neck. Hardy kicks Morgan in the knee and connects with the twist of hate on the chair. Hardy pins Morgan, and is able to get the three count.
Winner and STILL TNA World Champion: Jeff Hardy
We get replays and the show ends.
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