Mr. Anderson is backstage talking about his hope of winning the World Heavyweight Title tonight at Slammiversary.We get a video for the next match and out comes the challenger, Mr. Anderson. Anderson has his mic dropped on the stage. Anderson says this one is for all the people who mocked him asking when he was going to face Sting. Anderson says he’s about to out wrestle Sting. Anderson says there will be a new World Champion tonight and he will hail from Green Bay, Wisconsin and his name is… Mr. Anderson. Sting appears behind Anderson on the stage and yells “Anderson” into the mic. Sting’s face paint is smeared as he goes to work on Anderson on the stage.
TNA World Heavyweight Title Match: Mr. Anderson vs. Sting
Sting fights Anderson to the ring and the bell finally rings. Sting continues the assault and works Anderson over in the corner. Anderson goes to the floor and Sting follows. They trade shots until Sting runs Anderson into the railing. Sting tosses Anderson over the railing and into the crowd. Sting whips Anderson into the Impact wall in the crowd but says that’s not good enough. Sting slams him into it again, and again. Anderson turns it around this time and whips Sting into the wall. Sting beats Anderson to the mat and takes him up the stairs in the crowd. They fight through the crowd with Sting in control.
They fight to the top of the stairs but Sting brings Anderson back to the wall again and now back to the ringside area. Sting brings it back in the ring but Anderson turns things around. Anderson goes back to the floor and works on Sting’s arm, using the ringpost. Anderson brings it back in and goes to work on Sting, getting a 2 count. Anderson with an armbar now. Anderson with more offense and another 2 count. Anderson keeps control and drops Sting with a short clothesline. Elbow drop and a 2 count by Anderson. Anderson goes back to work on Sting’s arm.
Sting tries for a comeback but Anderson kicks him in the head and hits a flying armbar for a 2 count. Another 2 count by Anderson. Anderson goes for a splash in the corner but Sting moves. Anderson with right hands now and a front slam for another 2 count. Anderson goes back to work on Sting’s arm once again. They trade right hands in the middle of the ring now. Sting hits several spinning right hands and finally drops Anderson. Sting with three clotheslines and a big back drop. Stinger Splash in the corner. Sting takes out Anderson’s leg and goes for the Death Lock when Eric Bischoff comes out.
Bischoff distracts Sting, allowing Anderson to come from behind and lay Sting out for a 2 count. Sting hits a DDT out of nowhere for another 2 count. Sting goes for a splash from the second rope but Anderson puts his knees up and gets a 2 count. Anderson goes for the Mic Check but Sting counters with elbows. Anderson grabs him again and hits Mic Check but only gets a 2 count. Anderson gets stuck in the corner and Sting kicks him in the gut. Sting hits a splash on Anderson’s back in the corner. Anderson stumbles out and Sting hits a Death Drop but only gets a 2 count. Sting argues with the referee and has words with Bischoff as he thought he won. Anderson with a low blow (blatantly in front of the referee) and a Mic Check for the win and the World Title.
Winner and New TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Mr. Anderson
After the match, Anderson celebrates with the title but there’s not much reaction from the crowd. We go to replays and see when Bischoff jumped in and broke the referee count when Sting had Anderson pinned. Anderson goes to the floor before making his exit. We go to Tenay and Taz.