Kendrick brings it back in the ring and connects with a missile dropkick for a 2 count. Aries backs Kendrick off but Kendrick connects with a tornado DDT for 2. Kendrick goes for Sliced Bread but Aries stops it in the counter. Kendrick ends up tossed out to the floor and he lands hard. Aries dives through the ropes but Kendrick moves and Aries smacks his face on the fan barrier. The crowd chants "holy s--t" as the referee counts. They make it back in the ring at the 9 count. Kendrick with right hands. Aries fires back and they trade staggering shots. Kendrick charges but Aries side steps and throws him to the floor. Aries corkscrews over the top rope but barely lands on Kendrick and hits the floor hard. Aries brings it back in the ring but stays on the apron. Aries hops over the top and hits a quick back elbow to the face. Aries with another close 2 count. Aries goes for a move but Kendrick rolls him up for 2. Kendrick with a back slide for another 2 count. Another roll up from Kendrick for 2. Aries connects with a spinning forearm shot and Kendrick goes down. Aries hits a draping DDT, bouncing Kendrick off the top but only gets 2. Aries goes to the top for a 450 but rolls through as Kendrick moves. Kendrick with a double underhook suplex for a 2 count. Kendrick goes for Sliced Bread in the corner but can't hit it because the referee is in the way. Aries drops Kendrick on his head with a brainbuster for the win and the title.
Winner and New TNA X Division Champion: Austin Aries
- We go backstage with JB and Bully Ray. Ray says he didn't think he would have to wrestle twice tonight but when you want something done right, you do it yourself. Ray says tonight isn't about his tag team success, it's about one more match that he has to win to get the opportunity to wrestle for the World Title. Ray says he can't be beat and can't be stopped. Ray points out Bound For Glory is in Philadelphia and his chances are pretty good against Roode. Ray says he's coming for Roode's hurt neck, then he's going to piss off the wrestling world. Learn to love it because Bully Ray is the next World Heavyweight Champion, he says.
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.
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