TNA Turning Point 2011 Results: AJ Styles vs Bobby Roode (World Title)

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Mike Tenay and Taz go to hype tonight’s main event but cameras cut backstage to see wrestlers congratulating Jeff Hardy. AJ Styles walk up and they stop. AJ and Hardy shake hands before they both walk off.

TNA World Heavyweight Title Match: AJ Styles vs. Bobby Roode

We go to the ring and out first comes the challenger, AJ Styles, to a nice reaction from the crowd. The TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode is out next. JB does formal ring introductions and here we go. They lock up and break. Roode stalls a bit and they lock up again, going to the corner. They break and Roode gets a cheap shot in. AJ knocks him to the mat and Roode goes to the floor to run his mouth. Roode knocks AJ into the corner with right hands. AJ fights out but Roode stops him and applies a headlock. They run the ropes and AJ dropkicks Roode back out to the floor.

AJ brings it back in the ring an suplexes Roode. AJ takes it back to the corner and works Roode over, taking it to the next corner. AJ with chops in the corner now. AJ keeps it up going from corner to corner with Roode. AJ keeps control of the match until Roode kicks him in the face and connects with a running clothesline. The crowd boos as Roode beats AJ around. Roode charges but AJ moves and Roode lands on the floor. AJ leaps off the apron and takes out Roode against the fan barrier. AJ picks Roode up and drops him over top of the barrier. They make it back and Roode dropkicks AJ back out. Roode rams AJ back into the apron and brings it back in the ring for a 1 count. Roode covers again but AJ kicks out. They get to their feet and AJ fights out of the corner. Roode runs into a big boot. AJ comes off the top but Roode catches him. Roode catapults AJ into the corner. Roode drops AJ on his face and covers for 2.

Roode keeps AJ down with a hold on the mat now. They get to their feet but Roode keeps in control. AJ runs into a boot in the corner and Roode goes to the second rope. AJ meets him with a right hand. AJ takes Roode up top for a superplex but Roode headbutts him back to the mat. AJ runs back up and grabs Roode, this time nailing the superplex. They make it to their feet and AJ rocks Roode with right hands. AJ with a big backdrop and a series of clotheslines. AJ with the big leaping forearm in the corner and a backbreaker over the knee for a 2 count.

Roode blocks a move and AJ ends up on the apron. AJ goes for a springboard in but Roode cuts him off. They go back and forth again. AJ crossbodies but can’t get the pin. Roode catches AJ with a big spinebuster for a 2 count as Roode shows frustration. AJ counters a fisherman’s suplex from Roode and backdrops him. AJ springboards in but Roode moves and AJ lands on his knees. AJ counters Roode with a roll-up for 2. AJ goes for the Styles Clash but Roode fights it. Roode turns it into a crossface and locks the submission in, in the middle of the ring. The hold is broken and AJ can barely powerbomb Roode. AJ takes it to the corner and charges. Roode backdrops him to the apron. AJ springboards in with a forearm shot but Roode kicks out at 2. AJ pushes Roode into the corner and holds him from behind. The referee comes behind AJ. Roode goes to back kick AJ with a low blow but it hits the referee and he goes down. Roode goes for the win but the referee is slow to count. AJ rolls Roode up for 2. AJ kicks Roode with an enziguri but he doesn’t go down. AJ goes for the Styles Clash it looks like but Roode hits him with right hands. AJ with a leaping right hand and Roode goes down. Roode backs up in the corner and begs AJ not to hit him. AJ spears Roode down and wails away with right hands. AJ unloads with knees and forearms. AJ with chops on the ropes now. AJ drops Roode on the top rope between his legs, causing Roode to fall out to the floor.

AJ runs the ropes and goes for the suicide dive but Roode moves, catches him in mid-air and slams AJ to the floor in front of the fans. They come in the ring and trade pin attempts. AJ finally goes for the Styles Clash but Roode blocks it and pins AJ with a handful of tights for the win.

Winner: Bobby Roode

Turning Point goes off the air with Roode looking on from the ramp at AJ in the ring.

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