(9) Bobby Roode beat Kevin Kross via submission in a Global Title tournament match. Roode made Kross tap out to the cross-face.
Jeff Jarrett was out next to thank the Orleans Arena executives for making this the new home for GFW TV. He thanked the athletes in the back, the fans, and everyone for their support. He said that Shelton Benjamin, Killer Elite Squad of Davey Boy Smith, Jr. & Lance Hoyt, and the Bullet Club are coming soon to GFW. Booby Roode was out next. He said he’s the man and Jarrett replied by booking Roode against Eric Young in the next match of the tournament. Jarrett left as Roode thought about this new development.
The main event was next with Magnus facing Kongo Kong. Harvey Maxwell wa out first to introduce Kong as his friend and monster in the ring.
(10) “Magnus” Nick Aldis beat Kongo Kong in a Global Title tournament match. The match was fine. Highlights included Aldis giving the 400-lb. Kong a superplex. The finish saw Kong miss a top-rope moonsault, leading to Aldis hitting a chokeslam-like finisher for the win.
The show ended with an announcement of next month’s TV taping on August 21 here at the Orleans.
I give the show a 7.5 out of 10. It was the first wrestling show I’ve been to in over four years and I wasn’t disappointed. Hopefully they announce a TV deal soon to see some of these matches again.
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