|By Marc Middleton | July 08, 2012 | Comments|
Roode keeps control and taunts Aries. Roode slaps him around and this pisses Aries off. Aries gets up and fires back with big forearm shots. They trade shots now back and forth. Aries ducks a clothesline and hits the discus forearm shot. Aries' nose is bleeding now. Aries clotheslines Roode out to the floor and nails a suicide dive. They come back in and Aries hits a big missile dropkick from the top. Roode catches Aries in mid-air and hits a running powerslam for 2. Roode goes for another spear but it's blocked. Aries turns it into Last Chancery. Roode turns that around and applies a crossface submission.
Aries turns that back into Last Chancery. Roode rakes the eyes and breaks the hold. Roode has Aries up top now. Roode goes for the tall superplex but Aries knees him in the head and to the mat. Aries goes for the 450 but rolls through as Roode moves out of the way. Roode with a big spinebuster for a 2 count. Aries comes back with a pin attempt. Roode grabs him and throws him hard into the corner shoulder first. Roode goes for the crossface submission again. Aries tries to roll through but Roode keeps the hold locked. The hold is broken. Roode grabs the World Title belt but the referee takes it. Roode takes advantage and hits a low blow but Aries kicks out at 2. Roode argues with the referee and shoves him. The referee shoves back and Aries hits a dropkick in the corner. Roode blocks a brainbuster and shoves Aries into the referee. Roode grabs the title belt and nails Aries with it as he turns around. Roode wakes the referee up for the pin but Aries kicks out at 2. Aries blocks a suplex with a roll up for 2. Another roll through but Aries kicks Roode in the face. Aries with the brainbuster for the win and the title.
Winner and New TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Austin Aries
- After the match, Aries celebrates with the World Heavyweight Title as the crowd chants his name. We go to replays. Confetti pours down from the ceiling as Aries celebrates in the ring. He drops to his knees with the belt before Destination X goes off the air.
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