- TNA World Heavyweight Champion Ethan Carter III comes to the stage and cuts a promo about the main event. He says Drew Galloway and Matt Hardy's title aspirations will die tonight. Ethan says he debuted two years ago at Bound For Glory and you could say BFG is in his blood. Ethan points out how we're in Charlotte, North Carolina and does a short "whoo" before dropping the mic and leaving.
Bound For Gold Gauntlet Match: Mr. Anderson vs. Jessie Godderz vs. Eli Drake vs. Al Snow vs. Aiden O'Shea vs. Robbie E vs. Mahabali Shera vs. Tyrus vs. Chris Melendez vs. Tommy Dreamer vs. Abyss vs. The Pope
Mr. Anderson makes his way out first and isn't happy that his microphone doesn't drop down. Anderson comes to the ring and cuts his promo on a regular mic instead. Jessie Godderz is out next. They go at it until Eli Drake comes out. Al Snow is the next man out and he gets a big pop as he unloads on everyone.
Aiden O'Shea is the next man out and he's a big brawler. He works over Anderson and Drake. Anderson fights back and the next man out is Robbie E. Eli Drake is the first man eliminated as Mahabali Shera is out next. He eventually gets everyone to dance and goes on to eliminate O'Shea. Tyrus is out next. Chris Melendez is the next man out but he barely lasts 5 minutes after getting dumped by eliminated. Shera also gets eliminated. Tommy Dreamer is out next. Dreamer is wearing polka dot tights to pay tribute to Dusty Rhodes. Dreamer unloads and comes face to face with Tyrus before they go at it. Dreamer finally gets him down with a Bionic Elbow and a crossbody. Godderz hits a big dropkick on Dreamer. Abyss is the next man out.
The Pope calls for his music hit and he's the next man to join the match. He comes in as Tyrus and Abyss are facing off. They turn their attention to Pope but he backs down, turns around and leaves the ring, eliminating himself. Pope goes back to commentary. Abyss ends up getting eliminated by Tyrus. Godderz and Robbie fight it out on the apron and Robbie gets eliminated. Dreamer and Godderz gt eliminated as Anderson takes control. It's down to Anderson and Tyrus. Tyrus gets the win and the future World Heavyweight Title shot.
Winner and New #1 Contender: Tyrus
- After the match, Christy Hemme comes in the ring to interview Tyrus but Ethan comes out and takes the interview over. Ethan says they are coming for the TNA Tag Team Titles but Tyrus says he's coming for the World Heavyweight Title. Ethan doesn't look happy but leaves without a fight.
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