Tonight's TNA Slammiversary pay-per-view opens up with MVP, Kenny King and Bobby Lashley backstage. MVP says he isn't supposed to be here but he's here to make sure everything gets done right because Dixie Carter is on his back. King ends up storming off and says he's going to win the title tonight. MVP tells Lashley to "put some ice in the kids drink" and that's it. We go to an opening video.
We're live from Dallas, Texas as Mike Tenay and Taz welcome us to Slammiversary. We go to the ring for tonight's opener and out comes TNA Tag Team Champions The Wolves. Tigre Uno is out next. The Menagerie is out next with all of their shenanigans. Manik is out next. TNA X Division Champion Sanada is out next. As Sanada approaches the ring, Manik leaps out and takes him out. Here we go.
Fans actually chant for Crazzy Steve. He pulls a ladder out from under the ring but gets taken out. Tigre corkscrews from the top and takes everyone out on the floor. Manik brings a ladder in the ring but Sanada works him over. Sanada springboards in with a big chop. Wolves come in and Tigre gets suplexed into a ladder. Steve comes back in and gets another chant. Steve spins the ladder around and takes out everyone with it. Steve climbs up for the belt but Manik meets him. Manik goes down. Steve gets close to the belt but Sanada makes the save and tips the ladder over. Sanada slams Steve on top of the ladder. Sanada moonsaults on to Steve and the ladder. Tigre and Sanada go at it now.
Edwards come in and takes Tigre off the ladder. Richards leaps off into Edwards powerbombing Tigre for a nice double team move. Richards lands bad on his knee. The Wolves come face to face now. They climb up for the belt and trade shots at the top of the ladder. They trade headbutts up high now. Edwards reaches for the belt but Sanada pulls him down and suplexes him, making them both tumble to the floor. Manik springboards in onto the ladder. He goes at it with Richards up high. Manik sunset flip powerbombs Richards from the top of the ladder onto another ladder that is going from the main ladder to the middle rope like a bridge. Sanada climbs up for the title and grabs it out of nowhere.
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