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TNA Slammiversary: Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett

– We go to Karen Jarrett. They say she’s live from their home in Nashville but it looks like she’s backstage at the Impact Zone. Tenay asks Karen how she is after her fall on Impact. Karen says Kurt pushed her. She talks about how she’s going to wear Angle’s medals for Jeff. Karen gets into it with Tenay and we go to a promo video for tonight’s main event.

Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett

Tonight’s main event is promoted as the final battle between Kurt Angle and Jeff Jarrett. The winner will also become the new #1 contender and if Jarrett wins, he gets possession of Kurt Angle’s Olympic gold medals. We go to the ring and out first comes Jeff Jarrett. Kurt Angle is out next and here we go.

Jeremy Borash does formal ring introductions before the bell. Angle and Jarrett look to lock up in the corner but Jarrett stalls. They finally lock up and go to the corner. Angle clubs Jarrett before backing off. Angle goes behind Jarrett and takes him down to the mat. Angle with a headlock now. Jarrett gets to the ropes and breaks the hold. Angle with a side headlock on their feet now. Angle drops Jarrett with a shoulder and hit him with a hip toss next. Angle works Jarrett over in the corner again. Angle with a suplex and a 2 count. Angle takes it back to the corner and beats Jarrett up some more.

Jarrett backdrops Angle over the ropes and to the floor. Jarrett goes out and uses the railing on Angle and hits an uppercut. Jarrett throws Angle into the steel steps and drops his throat over the railing. Angle tries to get back in the ring but Jarrett knocks him back to the floor. Jarrett continues to control the match and hits a big knee to the gut for a 2 count. Angle and Jarrett collide in the middle of the ring and go down. Jarrett applies a sleeper hold now. Angle comes back with a suplex. More offense by Angle. Angle with a belly to belly for a 2 count. Angle goes for the ankle lock but Jarrett slides out. Angle with a dropkick from the ropes and a 2 count.

Angle catches Jarrett off the ropes and powerbombs him for a 2 count. Angle rolls into an ankle lock but Jarrett breaks free again. Jarrett comes back with a kick and a DDT for a 2 count. Jarrett goes for the Stroke but Angle hits the Angle Slam. 2 count for Kurt. Angle goes for a moonsault from up top but Jarrett moves and he misses. Jarrett with the Stroke now but he only gets a 2 count. Jarrett goes for a tombstone piledriver but Angle turns it around. Jarrett turns it around this time but Angle slides out and tries for the ankle lock. Kurt gets it locked and pulls Jarrett to the middle of the ring.

Jarrett rolls out of the ankle lock and Angle gets thrown into the referee. The referee goes down holding his knee and rolls out to the floor. Jarrett looks to be walking away from the match but goes under the ring and gets a guitar. Angle gets up and Jarrett lays him out with the guitar. Jarrett throws the pieces out of the ring and calls for another referee. Earl Hebner comes out and counts but Angle kicks out at 2. Jarrett argues with Earl and shoves him. Kurt comes up from behind and rolls Jarrett up for 2. Angle hits three German suplexes and covers for a 2 count. Angle picks Jarrett up and puts him on the top turnbuckle. Right hands by Kurt.

Jarrett pushes Angle back down to the mat. Angle gets up, runs to the top and throws Jarrett overhead down to the mat. 2 count by Angle. Angle takes his straps down and goes for an Angle slam. Jarrett slides out. Angle charges in the corner but hits the ring post with his shoulder. Jarrett takes Kurt to the top now and goes for the Stroke. Jarrett nails it from the top but Kurt kicks out at 2 again. The crowd chants for Angle as Jarrett taunts them. Jarrett goes for the Angle slam but Kurt slides out and goes for a roll up. Jarrett puts the ankle lock on Kurt and the crowd boos. Kurt reaches for the ropes but Jarrett pulls him back and tightens the hold. Angle looks like he’s going to tap out but the crowd chants. Angle kicks out of the hold. Jarrett pulls him back and goes for the ankle lock again. Angle reverses it and tightens the hold. Jarrett taps out to give Angle the win and #1 contendership.

Winner and New #1 Contender: Kurt Angle

– Angle celebrates after the match and heads to the back as we go to replays. Slammiversary goes off the air with Angle posing on the stage and Jarrett trying to recover in the ring.