TNA’s Victory Road pay-per-view kicks off with a video package showing clips of Sting’s past and him appearing to retire. We see clips of Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff’s war with Dixie Carter for control of TNA. More clips of Sting and what led to him winning the TNA World Title from Jeff Hardy in Fayetteville.
And we’re live from the iMPACT Zone in Orlando, Florida as the pyro goes off. Mike Tenay welcome us to the show and hype up tonight’s matches. We go to the ring for tonight’s opener.
Bully Ray vs. Tommy Dreamer
We go to the ring and out comes Brother Ray. He bullies SoCal Val out of the ring and takes the mic. Ray thanks God for men like Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff, who are taking TNA to the top, he says. Ray says they have confidence in him as one of the best. Ray calls Tommy Dreamer his light work and is interrupted by Dreamer’s music. Out he comes to the ring.
Ray says he’s surprised Dreamer had the balls to show up. Ray says he’s tight with Hogan and Bischoff now so tonight’s match is now a No DQ match, falls count anywhere. Ray calls Dreamer a fat ass and Dreamer unloads on him with right hands. They go at it and Dreamer goes for a bulldog but gets clotheslined. Dreamer tosses Ray to the floor. They go at it on the floor now. Dreamer throws someone’s water at Ray. Someone tosses him a big stuffed animal and he knocks Ray down with it.
Dreamer tosses Ray over the railing and into the crowd. Dreamer beats Ray up some more and poses in the fans. They brawl on the steps before coming back to the ring. Ray takes control and drops Dreamer over the railing, landing on him. Ray uses the steel steps on Dreamer’s hand now. Dreamer comes back and throws a trash can full of weapons in the ring. In the ring they come now. Dreamer throws a sawhorse into the ring and comes off the top rope with a Singapore cane shot to the head on Ray. Dreamer brings a blow-up doll in the ring. Dreamer hits Ray in the head with a lid and Ray falls on top of the blow-up doll. Dreamer puts the doll on top of Ray and splashes him for a 2 count.
Dreamer goes up top but Ray hits him with a lid. Ray superplexes Dreamer down to the mat and drops an elbow on the blow-up doll before throwing it out of the ring. Ray goes for the Bubba Bomb but Dreamer counters with a DDT and a 2 count. The crowd wants tables so Dreamer brings one into the ring. Dreamer props one leg of the table up and goes for a piledriver but Ray counters and backdrops him. Ray drops Dreamer with a trash can. More back and forth action and a 2 count for Ray. Ray hits Dreamer with the cane a few times and sets up the table. Another cane shot. Ray gets a mic and asks Dreamer how it feels as he keeps giving him cane shots. Ray starts yelling Devon’s name and says this is for him. Ray goes for a powerbomb but the 3D music hits and out comes Devon’s sons, one in a neckbrace. Devon sneaks in the ring from behind. Ray turns around and gets hit by a 3D from Dreamer and Devon. Dreamer covers Ray for the pin and the win.
Winner: Tommy Dreamer