The chokeslam and standing moonsault gets 2. Martinez finished a strong year on top, staring Cody down as the show ended. After the match, The Kingdom celebrate in the ring. That was another very good match on this show, but I wonder if the Flip rail shot was on purpose or not. This was the third triple threat match of the night, and when the dust settled, Marty Scurll who was my pick to win the tournament coming in got the win after hitting Stuka Jr.
Brandi is out in ref gear and counts, distracting the Kingdom. Truth interferes every chance he gets of course. Flip barely breaks it up. Taven hits the climax on Cody, and house of A thousand horses follows on Matt and we have new champions. Cabana who throughout the man showed alot of comedic wrestling before flicking a switch into a more aggressive style and going toe to toe with the big man, Cheeseburger tired for a comeback with some offence but was quickly cut off by Martinez again when the big man caught him jumping from the top rope into devastating choke slam for the win. Then, it's down to Daniels and Scurll.
Out of the three shows, this one was the second best of the trio, but this entire weekend would have been stronger as two shows-still there were some good performances here and seeing Martinez win was a great moment. Thomas looks to have Strong right where he wants him, but Strong ducks a kick and then lands a hard knee strike and a vicious forearm. He decided to join commentary and it led to some hilarious moments throughout the match. Before the second half begins, Kevin Kelly comes to the ring and introduces Mr. A very good match despite the late involvement from The Briscoes. Gordon wipes him out with a missile dropkick and misses a corner dropkick and is favoring his knee. Instead they did their spots and got out of dodge.
The effort was there, and I liked this more than I did the Black and Saurus match. Everett rolls Maya back in the ring. Winner: Jonathan Gresham Survival of the Fittest Qualifier: Andrew Everett vs. This series, from a match quality perspective, has been awesome from start to finish, and these two delivered once again. And the Decade continue to never win. Maya follows with a powerslam, but Black powerbombs him and Maya is gone at 5:25.
Lethal finally does take control and he wisely tries to keep Hanson grounded by working on his leg. Addiction match, as well as a couple of singles matches between eliminated participants. Page interferes several times throughout the match, and when the Addiction drag him into the ring, Moose comes running out and destroys Page with a Spear! Rayne counters back, they work to the corner and we get a clean break. Cobb is an absolute monster. They did some moves, the selling came and went, and then it was over. Ian Riccaboni did a really good job on commentary both throughout the night and as this match was getting started putting over some of the minor injuries that the competitors involved in the Finals had suffered in their respective qualifying matches.
Neckbreaker by Stuka to Silas. Castle and Page brawl, and page knocks him onto the boys. Stuka moonsaults to the floor and follows with the torpedo splash on Young for 2. In fact, if there were to ever be a Mount Rushmore for the indies, Daniels would be the first guy up there. German Suplex to Kaz for a close 2.
Survival of the Fittest Qualifier: Colin Delaney vs. Lethal fights him off and Sky pops up and Lethal fights him off. A second standoff happens between the two after another exchange. For him, that journey begins at Survival of the Fittest. One of the most decorated men in wrestling history, Daniels has won 44 titles of all varieties. Mary counters out of the head scissors, and attacks with kicks. The Kingdom stands tall to end the show.
All four of these men are multiple time World Tag Team Champions, by the way. One of the issues I had with this series from the beginning was that the award for the winner was never made clear. I bought that he might actually win this thing. Williams shoulder was in a bit of a brace and became an area of focus during the match. Winner: Christopher Daniels Match Grade: C+. The last five minutes of Hanson against Cole was almost completely clean, and if it had come off really well this would have left a great parting impression. Back in the ring, Shotgun Knees and a Bigg Boot into the corner by Saurus.