JB is backstage with the Robbie’s E. and T. Robbie E. says he’s been saying it for the past three months, that they’re the biggest TV stars in TNA, and now they’ve got the bling to prove it. Robbie says he’ll be the champion for a long, long, long time because he’s jacked. He asks JB is he feels it. He says tonight there’ll be a big party because bling equals b******.
– We get a video package highlighting the history between Crimson and Morgan, and Matt Morgan’s goal of ending Crimson’s undefeated streak tonight.
Crimson vs. Matt Morgan
The bell rings and both men stare each other down before circling. They both soak in the reactions of the crowd before locking up. Morgan backs Crimson up but Crimson turns it around in the corner, and Morgan backs him right back out before breaking. We get another lock up and Crimson is sent into the ropes where he hits a shoulderblock but Morgan doesn’t budge. Crimson calls for a test of strength. Both men struggle to establish dominance, but neither man gets the advantage before they break.
Crimson hits Morgan with a couple of big clubbing blows before locking in a cravat and hitting a series of knees. Morgan gets out of it, smiles, and hits a discus clothesline. Morgan tries for the carbon footprint but Crimson avoids it and hits a clothesline, mounting Morgan and punching away. Morgan backs Crimson into the corner and hits a series of shoulders to Crimson’s midsection before clotheslining him over the top to the outside.
Morgan follows to the outside, but Crimson fights back, slamming Morgan’s head into the steps and sending him into the barricade. Crimson rearranges the ring steps. Crimson tries to send Morgan into the steps but Morgan avoids it and for some reason Crimson crashes into the steps. Morgan sends Crimson into the ring and clotheslines him in the corner before hitting a side slam for a two count.
Morgan sends Crimson into the ropes and hits a back elbow before mounting Crimson and hitting a series of right hands. Morgan picks Crimson up and hits a head butt before hitting the rapid fire elbow in the corner. Crimson shakes it off and follows Morgan out, saying something I can’t re-print here. Crimson hits a series of clothesline before hitting an exploder suplex for a near fall of his own.
Morgan buries his shoulder in Crimson’s gut in the corner again, but Crimson comes right back, taking Morgan down to the mat and locking in a modified half nelson. Morgan fights out of it, and avoids a charging Crimson. Morgan hits the chokeslam and goes for a pin, but Crimson kicks out at two.
Morgan psychs himself up in the corner and he tries for the carbon footprint, but Crimson avoids it and hits the spear. Crimson goes for the pin but he’s still only able to get a two count. Crimson picks Morgan up and hits the ropes but he walks right into a big carbon footprint. Crimson falls to the outside. Morgan is quick to follow and he sends Crimson back into the ring, going for the pin, but Crimson kicks out at two.
Morgan catches Crimson in the corner with a boot, but Crimson comes up with a sit out chokebomb out of nowhere. Crimson goes for the pin but he still can’t get three. Both men make their way to their feet. We get another stare down as both men walk toward each other. Morgan asks for Crimson’s best shot, and he takes it. Morgan reciprocates and Crimson takes it. Crimson hits Morgan again, then Morgan hits Crimson.
Both men continue to go punch for punch, pushing the ref away and refusing to be broken up. Both men push the ref down to the mat, and the ref immediately calls for the bell.
After the match, Morgan and Crimson look at each other and then continue to fight. Security is out from the back to break both men up. Crimson attacks, taking Morgan down to the mat and both men roll to the outside. They continue to fight until they’re broken up by security again. Security backs Crimson up the ramp and keeps Morgan at a distance.