TNA Turning Point: Samoa Joe Vs. Magnus (TNA TV Title)

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TNA Television Championship: Samoa Joe (c) vs. Magnus

The ref holds the belt up and the bell rings and they waste no time exchanging strikes. The action goes outside and Joe hits punches to the face and sends Magnus into the steel steps. Joe sends Magnus back in to "Joe" chants. Joe hits shots in the corner and kicks and a flying knee to a seated Magnus and gets 2. Joe ducks a clothesline and hits a flying knee to Magnus and takes him down. Magnus comes off the ropes with a clothesline but doesn't immediately capitalize. Magnus sends Joe in and hits his own knee to the gut.

Joe hits an Enzuigiri in the corner and Magnus rolls out. Joe grabs a chair and throws it at the head of a charging Joe. Magnus takes over in the ring. Magnus drops a knee for only 1. Magnus looks frustrated. Joe catches Magnus off the top with an inverted Atomic Drop and hits a snap powerslam for 2. Magnus goes for a leg scissors but Joe drops him in a powerbomb and applies the STF. Magnus reaches the ropes and applies an armbar to Joe. The crowd chants for Joe as the ref checks him for a submission. Joe counters into a cover and gets a near-fall. Joe hits another Enzuigiri and puts Magnus up top in the corner. Magnus fights him off and goes to the apron for a knee to the chest of Joe. Magnus goes up top and hits a nice elbow drop for 2.

Joe connects with strikes to the head and rushes in off the ropes but Magnus hits a sit-down slam and slowly goes up top. Magnus hits another elbow off the top but still only gets 2. Joe looks dazed as they both fight up. We get dueling chants from the crowd. Joe hits a Rock Bottom to a charging Magnus in the corner. Magnus goes out and grabs a chair but Joe flies over the top with a corkscrew to him on the floor. Back in the ring, Joe sets up for the Muscle Buster and hits it but Magnus kicks out and Joe can't believe it. Magnus tells him to bring it on in the corner. Joe applies a rear choke and Magnus fights but eventually passes out.

Winner by submission And STILL TNA Television Champion: Samoa Joe


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