They go on and Angle hits a big tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for another pin attempt. Angle goes to a body scissors now. AJ fights out and tries for a comeback but Angle backdrops him. Angle takes it back to the mat with a headlock. They get back up and both go for crossbody blocks but butt heads in the middle of the air and go down. They go at it again and AJ drops Angle with a kick. Angle avoids a springboard and AJ drops him again. AJ goes for a Styles Clash but it's blocked. Angle gets dumped out to the floor. AJ springboards out to the floor with a big right hand on Angle.
Angle suplexes AJ back into the ring and takes him to the top. Angle goes for a superplex but AJ fights him off. Angle runs back up and throws AJ to the mat and covers him for 2. More back and forth. AJ hits the Styles Clash this time but Angle kicks out at 2. Angle connects with a big Germans suplex. They get to their feet and trade shots. AJ misses a moonsault and they trade holds again. Angle hits the Angle Slam but AJ kicks out again. Angle mocks AJ and calls for the Styles Clash but AJ won't allow it. AJ backdrops Angle but Angle applies the ankle lock. AJ kicks out and goes for a hurricanrana but Angle catches him and hits the Styles Clash. AJ rolls over for a 2 count. Angle goes up top for the moonsault but AJ moves out of the way. AJ springboards in and splashes down on Angle for another 2. AJ goes back to the top but Kazarian runs down. He gets knocked off the apron but Daniels distracts AJ and interferes. Angle with an Angle Slam but AJ kicks out again. Angle applies the ankle lock again and this time AJ taps.
Winner: Kurt Angle
- After the match, Daniels and Kazarian attack AJ as Angle looks on. Angle takes out Kazarian and then attacks Daniels, sending them both fleeing from the ring. Angle helps AJ to his feet and they hug.
- JB is backstage with Bobby Roode. Roode says Hulk Hogan can try and stack the deck against him but it won't work. Roode says he will beat Rob Van Dam tonight and nobody can stop him. Roode says in 10 days, he will go down in history as the longest reigning champion in TNA history.
- We get a promo video for tonight's main event.
Ladder Match for the World Heavyweight Title: Rob Van Dam vs. Bobby Roode
We go to the ring and out first comes the challenger Rob Van Dam. Out next comes the TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode. JB is in the ring for formal ring introductions.
The bell rings and they go at it. RVD drops Roode with a heel kick to the head. RVD with shoulder thrusts in the corner before tossing Roode out to the floor. RVD gets a ladder from outside the ring but Roode hits him from behind. Roode works RVD over at ringside now. RVD turns it round and drops Roode over the barrier. RVD goes to the apron and crashes out onto Roode and the barrier. They bring it back in the ring but end right back up on the floor as RVD comes crashing on Roode. RVD sets up the ladder in the ring but Roode comes from behind and throws him into it.
Roode takes control of the match now and works RVD over in the corner. RVD counters and throws Roode head first into a ladder in the corner. RVD lays the ladder on the second rope in the corner. They tangle and Roode ends up catapulting RVD under the ladder. RVD's head gets stuck in between the rungs of the ladder. Roode hits RVD with the ladder and leans it on the ropes. Roode goes to suplex RVD onto it but he blocks. RVD counters and suplexes Roode onto the ladder. RVD leaves Roode on top of the ladder and splashes him onto it. RVD puts the ladder in the corner and turns around to a big boot. RVD comes back and springboard kicks Roode. RVD runs and takes Roode into the ladder with a body scissors. RVD with a boot to the throat in the corner now.
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