TNA Sacrifice 2012: Rob Van Dam Vs. Bobby Roode (World Title Ladder Match)

- 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.

More back and forth. The chair comes into play and Roode eats that and a ladder in the corner again. Roode ends up going for the title belt but RVD stumbles into the ladder and knocks it over. Roode drops RVD's back onto the ladder with a big spinebuster. RVD monkey flips Roode onto a ladder in the corner and then hits Rolling Thunder. RVD's elbow is busted open bad. RVD ends up putting Roode onto the ladder again and going for the frogsplash but Roode moves. RVD smacks the ladder and flies out of the ring. RVD tries to come back in but Roode knocks him back to the floor with a ladder.


Roode climbs for the title. RVD comes in off the top and tries to jump onto the ladder but his leg gets caught and he falls bad, twisting the leg. RVD comes back up the ladder but Roode knocks him off and his head hits a steel chair. Roode grabs the title as RVD tries to kick the bottom of the ladder.

Winner: Bobby Roode

- We go to replays as Roode recovers and clutches the World Heavyweight Title belt. Sacrifice goes off the air with Roode's hand being raised.