Ladder Match for the TNA World Heavyweight Title: Jeff Hardy vs. Mr. Anderson
We see the title belt hanging above the ring. Out first comes Jeff Hardy and he sets up a ladder on the way to the ring. Out next comes the TNA World Heavyweight Champion Mr. Anderson. We get formal ring introductions from Jeremy Borash. Hardy spits in Anderson’s face. Anderson responds with right hands, sending Hardy to the floor. They brawl on the floor where ladders are set up, including Hardy’s custom painted ladder. Anderson throws Hardy into his own ladder and he goes down. They fight over a ladder and Anderson rams it into Hardy. They bring it back in the ring and Hardy hits a neckbreaker on a ladder.
The ladder comes into play again. Anderson goes for a pin, forgetting it’s a ladder match. Hardy takes control now and kicks Anderson in the face in the corner. Hardy kicks a ladder into Anderson’s lower area while he’s down in the corner. The ladder is set up in the corner now. Anderson drops Hardy’s back onto it with a Russian leg sweep. Anderson brings another ladder into the ring and stands it up. Anderson climbs for the title but Hardy meets him at the top. Hardy flips over the top of the ladder and hits a powerbomb all the way down to the mat.
Hardy slams Anderson and climbs to the top turnbuckle. Hardy leapfrogs over the top of a ladder with a leg drop but Anderson moves out of the way. Hardy gets up and charges in the corner but Anderson moves. Hardy backdrops Anderson onto the ladder that’s set up in the corner. Hardy turns a ladder upside down and goes to work on Anderson, choking him with the ropes. Anderson fights back with rights and kicks but Hardy knocks him to the mat and then throws him out to the floor. Hardy kicks Anderson back into the fan barrier. Hardy walks over and brings his custom painted ladder into play. Hardy pushes it at Anderson but he blocks it and shoves it back at Hardy’s face. Dueling chants from the crowd as Hardy throws Anderson into the steel steps.
Hardy runs and leaps off the steps, splashing Anderson on the fan barrier. Anderson falls over into the crowd. Hardy brings Anderson back to ringside and he lands hard on his back. Back in the ring now and Hardy tries to put Anderson in the upside down ladder. Anderson counters and suplexes Hardy onto it. Anderson sets up a ladder and climbs for the belt. Hardy gets up and attacks from behind. Hardy hits a Twist of Hate and Anderson goes down. Hardy brings his painted ladder into the ring and now has three. Anderson counters Hardy and hits the Green Bay plunge on top of a ladder. Anderson goes up top for a Swanton while Hardy is on a ladder. Hardy moves and Anderson may have knicked his head on the ladder. Hardy has two ladders set up now. Hardy and Anderson each climb a ladder and fight it out. Hardy touches the belt but Anderson fights him off. Anderson pushes the belt and makes it swing so Hardy can’t get it. Anderson tries for a Mic Check from up high in the air. Hardy tries to grab the belt on the way down but can’t. Hardy gets to his feet, climbs right up a ladder and grabs the belt for the pin and the win.
Winner and New TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Jeff Hardy
– After match, we go to replays of various spots in the match. Hardy celebrates with the title belt. He sets up his custom ladder in the corner and climbs it to pose and spit at the camera. Against All Odds goes off the air with Hardy still celebrating.
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