Recap from TJ Hawke:
Red was the champ going into the match, and he had Don West in his corner. The Pope was supposed to be in this match, but he had a family emergency. So, the Machine Guns defeated Lethal Consequences on the pre-show to qualify for this match. Suicide was Kazarian at this point. Homicide was in Eric Young’s World Elite stable at this point.
The six men paired off at the start. Homicide wiped out Daniels with a tope con hilo. Suicide hit Homicide with a slingshot plancha. Sabin hit Suicide with a suicide dive. Finally, Red gave Daniels a super huricanrana to the competitors to the floor. Homcide and Suicide were both on a cable when Homicide gave him an Ace Crusher to the mat. That must have sucked. The Guns worked together for a bit to get the advantage. Amazing Red managed to beat them down by himself. Homicide went to climb the cable again, but Daniels pulled him down and hit a DVD. Red was climbing the cables, but Suicide took him down with a springboard dropkick. Everybody traded a lot of big moves. That sequence went on for a minute or so until all six men were down. Four of them got to their feet and they did a ridiculously dangerous Tower of Doom spot. Red killed Homicide with a corkscrew moonsault. Suicide killed Sabin with a Flux Capacitor. Suicide, Daniels, and Red climbed the metal structure. Suicide and Daniels met in the middle and teased doing a death suplex to the mat. They both dropped to the cables. One of them did a move to the other that somehow did not kill both of them. The Machine Guns were on the cables, but Red kicked them away and grabbed the belt.
The spot Kaz and Daniels did at the end was really fucking stupid. This was the prototypical spotfest/stunt show that TNA seemingly put on all the time for a while there. It was reckless, but it was a lot of fun at times. I can see some people loving this match, while a lot of other people may hate it. I am somewhere in the middle. I enjoyed the match and respect the effort, but this is not something that should be happening all the time. Since this match happened on the biggest TNA show of the year, I’ll give the stupidity a pass.
Match Rating: ***1/2