Bound For Glory Series Final Match: Bully Ray vs. Robert Roode
We go to the ring and out comes Bully Ray for the final match in the Bound For Glory Series. The winner of this one will get a World Heavyweight Title shot at Bound For Glory in October. Out next comes Bobby Roode to a nice reaction from the crowd. Roode is favoring his neck as he makes his way to the ring.
Ray meets Roode on the ramp and they come nose to nose. Ray runs his mouth in Roode's face as Earl Hebner comes between them. Jeremy Borash is in the ring to do formal ring introductions. The bell rings and they come face to face in the middle of the ring. A "p---y Ray" chant breaks out. They have words as the crowd chants. They go to lock up and Ray goes for the ropes to stall, just like earlier. Ray calls for a test of strength but flees to the apron again. Roode tries to attack from behind but Ray drops to the floor as the crowd gives him hell.
Ray grabs a steel chair and sets it in the ring. He takes the hat off a large fan sitting at ringside. The man stands up, Ray sees how big he is and walks off. Ray gets back in the ring and they finally lock up. Roode takes Ray down first with an arm drag. Ray goes right out to the floor to stall some more. Ray comes in and they lock up again. Roode gets the upperhand and Ray shows frustration, going back to the corner. They lock up again as the crowd chants for Roode. Ray backs Roode in the corner and hits a big chop. It doesn't phase Roode. Roode flips Ray off. Ray takes Roode back to the corner and hits another big chop. Roode comes right back out and slaps him, then shoves him back. Roode comes in with right hands but Ray stops him. Roode drops Ray with a clothesline and Ray goes back out to the floor.
Ray comes back in the ring again as the crowd chants Beer Money. They lock up again and Ray applies a headlock. Ray comes back with a big shoulder block, sending Roode to the mat. More back and forth. Roode applies a crossface. Ray turns it around and goes for a roll up but Roode escapes. Roode hits Ray with a big chop to the chest and right hands in the corner. Ray takes control of the match and beats Roode around for a minute. Ray taunts Roode in the corner and asks him if he's going to fight. Ray continues hitting Roode with big chops to the chest. Roode gets fired up and tells Ray to bring it. Ray with more chops. Roode fires back with chops of his own now, and then forearm shots. Ray slaps Roode and tells him to fight. They go at it. Roode comes off the top with a blockbuster. Ray turns it around and hits a big sideslam for a 2 count. Ray goes for a Bubba Bomb and connects with it for 2.
They go back and forth and Roode is busted from his nose. Roode hits a big spinebuster and pins Ray for the win.
Winner and New #1 Contender to the World Heavyweight Title: Robert Roode
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