Welcome to the TNA One Night Only: Joker’s Wild 2017 recap, your commentary team for the show consists of Josh Matthews & The Pope.
Jeremy Borash & McKenzie Mitchell welcome everybody to the event, then the explain the rules for the show:
- There will be seven tag team matches with the teams drawn at random.
- The winners advance to the Gauntlet For The Gold at the end of the show.
- The winner of the Gauntlet For The Gold wins $100,000.
Davey Richards & Moose vs. Trevor Lee & Matt Hardy
The match begins with Richards working over the arm of Lee, Richards trips up Lee while bending his arm in an awkward fashion. Lee gets up and he holds Richards in a headlock, Lee then drops Richards with a shoulder tackle after releasing the head lock. Richards recovers and he trips up Lee before applying a surfboard hold to him, Lee eventually drops Lee with a forearm strike before tagging Hardy in. Moose tags in as well and he goes face to face with Hardy, Moose powers Hardy into the corner before taunting him a little bit. Moose powers hardy into the corner for a second time before Richards tags in, Richards drops Hardy and applies the Trailer Hitch to him.
Hardy breaks free and he assaults Richards with strikes in the corner, Richards fights back and he catches Hardy with a suplex. Moose tags back in and he nails Hardy with some headbutts that are followed by chops, Richards tags back in and he works over Hardy in the corner as well. Hardy recovers to catch Richards with a running clothesline and a bulldog for a near fall, Richards recovers and he drops Hardy with a headbutt. Lee interferes and that allows Hardy to hit Richards with a Side Effect, Lee tags himself in and he works over Richards in the corner. Richards fights back and Lee takes him down with a hard Irish whip into the turnbuckles, Lee then holds Richards down in a chin lock.
Richards tries for the comeback again and Lee drops him with a back elbow strike, Richards eventually drops Lee with the enzaguri. Richards tags in Moose and Moose drops Lee with some shoulder tackles, Moose cracks Lee with a spine buster followed by a senton. Lee recovers and he nails Moose with a forearm strike before tagging Hardy in, Moose quickly pops Hardy with some jabs before missing the game Changer. Hardy then bites the hand of Moose after landing a few punches, Hardy then hits Moose with a DDT. Lee tags himself in again Hardy gets angry, Hardy hits Lee with a Twist Of Fate and Moose follows up by hitting the Game Changer for the three count.
Winners: Davey Richards & Moose
Jeremy Borash is talking about the show backstage when Aaron Rex and Rockstar Spud arrive, Rex says being fabulous is their strategy for tonight.
Highlights from last years Joker’s Wild event air next.
Jesse Godderz & Bad Bones vs. Aaron Rex & Rockstar Spud
The match begins with Spud looking for the takedown on Godderz and he fails badly at it, Godderz trips up Spud and Spud gets to the ropes. Godderz then picks up Spud and he nails him with a press slam, Rex tags in and Rex quickly decides to tag Spud back into the match. Rex distracts Godderz and that allows Spud to chop block him in the back of the knee, Spud traps Godderz in the corner before wrenching away on his leg. Rex interferes behind the referee’s back to attack Godderz further, Spud continues working over the knee of Godderz. Godderz starts fighting back and he nails Spud with an exploder suplex, Bones tags in and he clobbers Spud with a series of clotheslines.
Bones then cracks Spud with a slingshot shoulder tackle, Rex attacks Bones from behind and the distraction allows Spud to knock Bones out of the ring. Rex then throws Bones into the ring post, Spud goes out of the ring before tossing Bones into the ring to get a near fall. Spud mounts and then assaults Bones with a series of punches for a near fall, Rex tags in and he grabs a microphone and tells people to take pictures of him. Spud tags back in he rips away at the face of Bones, Spud slows things down further by holding Bones in a chin lock. Bones shows his power by dropping Spud with a back suplex, Rex tags in and Bones cracks him with a Code Breaker. Godderz tags in and he cleans house on the opposition, Godderz then hits Rex with a back breaker.
Godderz then locks Rex in the Adonis Lock until Spud breaks it up, Godderz catches Rex with a drop kick before tagging Bones in. Bones and Godderz catch Rex with a double slam, Spud interferes and he winds up on the arena floor with Godderz. Rex puts on the brass knuckles and he punches Bones with them to get the three count.
Winners: Aaron Rex & Rockstar Spud
Davey Richards & Moose are interviewed backstage, Richards says that Matt Hardy hasn’t lost his skills and Trevor Lee is dangerous, Moose says it was great teaming with Richards.
Robbie E & Mahabali Shera vs. Eddie Kingston & Bram
The match begins with Bram putting Robbie into the corner before assaulting him with strikes, Robbie fights back by dropping Kingston with a series of clotheslines and a Thesz Press. Shera tags in and he drops Bram with a shoulder tackle followed by a slam, Robbie tags back in and he catches Bram with a forearm smash from the middle rope. Kingston tags in and Robbie drops him with a few punches, Kingston retreats to the arena floor and Robbie follows him out there. Robbie chases Kingston back into the ring and Bram interferes to take him out, Bram tags in and he chokes Robbie in the corner. Bram follows that up by dropping Robbie with a short arm clothesline, Robbie tries fighting back and Bram crushes him with shoulder smashes in the corner.
Kingston tags back in and he attacks Robbie with a series of punches, Robbie eventually drops Kingston with a clothesline after a failed roll up attempt. Bram tags in and he crushes Robbie with an elbow drop to prevent him from making a tag, Bram cracks Robbie with a few knee strikes before tagging Kingston back in. Kingston mocks Robbie while stomping away on him, Robbie counters a brain buster from Kingston by catching him with a suplex. Bram and Shera get the tags from their respective partners, Shera quickly cleans house on both of his opponents. Shera then catches Kingston with a power slam, Shera then nails a leaping Bram with a fall away slam. Shera catches Kingston with a Sky High for a near fall, Robbie enters the ring and he nails Bram with a flying clothesline. Shera looks to slam Bram and Kingston trips him up, Bram pins Shera while Kingston holds Shera’s leg down.
Winners: Eddie Kingston & Bram
Aaron Rex & Rockstar Spud are interviewed backstage, Rex runs away because his makeup isn’t on, Spud says wrestling doesn’t matter and the fans pay to see Rex.
Mike Bennett & Braxton Sutter w/Maria Kanellis-Bennett vs. Tyrus & Crazzzy Steve
The match begins with Sutter working over the arm of Steve, Bennett tags in and Steve freaks him out so much that he tags Sutter back into the match. Sutter drops a charging Steve with a drop toe hold, Steve recovers and he attacks Sutter with a few strikes. Sutter fights back by landing a few shots of his own, Tyrus interferes and that allows Steve to drop Sutter with a clothesline. Tyrus quickly attacks Sutter with a heart punch before slamming him, Steve tags back in and Tyrus slams him on top of Sutter for a near fall. Steve slows things down a little bit by holding Sutter in a dragon sleeper, Sutter eventually drops Steve with a suplex.
Sutter looks to tag Bennett in and Bennett is talking with Maria on the arena floor, that distraction allows Steve to regain control for his team before tagging Tyrun in. Tyrus hits Sutter with a few butt bumps before locking him in a nerve hold, Sutter tries fighting back and Tyrus drops him with a clothesline. Tyrus catches Sutter with a slam before crushing Sutter with a splash for a near fall, Tyrus goes for another splash and Sutter gets out of the way. Steve gets the tag from Tyrus and he misses a senton on Sutter, Sutter looks for another tag and Bennett avoids him and goes to the arena floor.
Sutter drops Steve with an enzaguri and Bennett tags him in, Sutter argues with Bennett as Tyrus tags into the match. Tyrus drops Bennett with a punch as Maria grabs Tyrus’s chain from the commentary table, Tyrus then hits Bennett with an exploder suplex and an avalanche in the corner. Steve tags in and he nails Bennett with a cannonball followed by a running knee strike for a near fall, Sutter hits the ring and all four competitors are going at it. Maria distracts Tyrus by showing him that she stole his chain, Bennett then hits Steve with a low blow. Sutter tags in and he knocks Bennett out of the ring, Sutter hits Steve with a spinning neck breaker for the three count.
Winners: Mike Bennett & Braxton Sutter w/Maria Kanellis-Bennett
Eddie Kingston & Bram are interviewed backstage, both of them deny that they cheated in their match, then they say they will win the battle royal and the money.
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