Arena Reports 5/6 TNA results in Fort Smith, Ark.: Jarrett vs. Anderson, Hardy's mystery tag partner, Ray & Dreamer
May 6, 2011 - 10:53:48 PM
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TNA house show results
May 6, 2011
Fort Smith, Ark.
Report by Jason McKown, PWTorch reader
This was the first time TNA has been to Fort Smith, so the crowd was really excited and into every match.
Before the show started, Eric Young, Abyss, Devon, Tommy Dreamer, and Crimson came to ringside and signed autographs. Then, Velvet Sky posed for pictures with fans for $10 each. Beer Money also had a table set up by Velvet Sky's photo area, where they signed autographs.
(1) Crimson beat Abyss. Really basic match, Crimson won with a DDT of some sort. Abyss was missing most of his lower teeth due to the injury he suffered a few weeks ago.
(2) Velvet Sky beat Sarita. Worst match of the night, but the crowd was still into it. Velvet Sky won with an inside cradle.
(3) Scott Steiner beat Eric Young via submission. Steiner won with the Steiner Recliner. This was my favorite match of the night. Steiner was absolutely insane, he almost got into two fights with ringside fans and kept cursing and yelling at the fans. He seemed legitimately pissed at one fan at ringside and security had to actually hold him back from going over the ring barrier and going after the fan. I don't know if Steiner was raging, or just really in a zone tonight, but he seemed like he really wanted to kick the fans ass.
(4) TNA tag champions Beer Money (James Storm & Robert Roode) beat Matt Hardy & Chris Harris to retain the TNA Tag Titles. Before the match, Matt Hardy announced that he had a surprise partner for the night, and introduced Harris. The match was pretty sloppy, with Hardy looking rough and out of shape. The ending saw Beer Money hit their finish on Harris for the win.
(5) A.J. Styles & Devon beat Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer. Bully Ray had lots of heat, and A.J. and Devon were super over. Tommy was just, well, there. The finish saw Devon pin Bully Ray after a spinebuster. Devon and A.J. did the "wassuppp" spot on Bully Ray, which got a huge reaction.
(6) Mr. Anderson beat Jeff Jarret with a mic check in the main event. Anderson was the star of the night, and was super over. After the match, he stayed in the ring and took pictures with fans.
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