Bound For Glory’s Ranked: ’05-’17

All Bound For Glory’s will be given either a yearly identifier or a numerical identifier depending on promotional materials. Pre-show matches are included in the final grades, but not dark matches. All ‘TNA’ title names have been retroactively changed to IMPACT.

 

 

 

 

 

13) Bound for Glory 2014 (October 12th, 2014)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Venue: Korakuen Hall
Attendance: 1,500

Chad’s Favorite Match
– Triple Threat X-Division Championship Match
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Great Muta wrestling at BFG.
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Novus vs. Andy Wu and El Hijo del Pantera
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Muta main eventing, with no World Title match on the card.

Minoru Tanaka vs. Manik
Winner: Minoru Tanaka
Rating: 2.0

Ethan Carter III vs. Ryota Hama
Winner: EC3
Rating: 1.5

Kazma Sakamoto vs. MVP
Winner: MVP
Rating: 2.0

IMPACT X-Division Championship
Low Ki vs. Kaz Hayashi vs. Samoa Joe (c)
Winner: Samoa Joe
Rating: 2.75

Novus vs. Andy Wu and El Hijo del Pantera
Winner: Novus
Rating: 1.75

Hardcore Match
Team 3D vs. Abyss and Tommy Dreamer
Winner: Team 3D
Rating: 2.5

IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Velvet Sky vs. Havok(c)
Winner: Havok
Rating: 1.75

The Revolution’s James Storm and The Great Sanada vs. The Great Muta and Tajiri
Winner: Muta and Tajiri
Rating: 2.0

Overall Rating 2.03

 

 

 

 

 

12) Bound for Glory 2005, (October 23rd, 2005)
Location: Orlando, Florida
Venue: IMPACT Zone!
Attendance: 900

Chad’s Favorite Match
– Iron Man II
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Rhino Wins NWA World Title
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Diamonds in the Rough vs. Apolo, Shark Boy and Siaki
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Team 3D’s Return Overshadowing Rhino’s Title Win

Sonjay Dutt vs. Alex Shelley vs. Roderick Strong vs. Austin Aries
Winner: Sonjay Dutt
Rating: 2.75

Jushin Liger vs. Samoa Joe
Winner: Samoa Joe
Rating: 2.5

Apolo, Sonny Siaki and Shark Boy vs. The Diamonds in the Rough
Winner: The Diamonds in the Rough
Rating: 1.75

Monty Brown vs. Lance Hoyt
Winner: Monty Brown
Rating: 2.25

Ultimate X Match – X-Division No.1 Contendership
Matt Bentley vs. Chris Sabin vs. Petey Williams
Winner: Petey Williams
Rating: 3.25

Monsters Ball Match
Abyss vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Rhino vs. Sabu
Winner: Rhino
Rating: 3.5

30-Minute Iron Man Match – IMPACT X-Division Championship
Christopher Daniels vs. A.J. Styles (c)
Winner: Styles (1-0)
Rating: 4.75

Ten Man Gauntlet to Replace Kevin Nash
Abyss vs. AJ Styles vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Kip James, vs. Lance Hoyt, vs. Monty Brown vs. Rhino vs. Ron Killings vs. Sabu vs. Samoa Joe
Winner: Rhino
Rating: 2.25

NWA World Heavyweight Championship – Special Guest Referee Tito Ortiz
Rhino vs. Jeff Jarrett (c)
Winner: Rhino
Rating: 2.5

Overall Rating: 2.32

 

 

 

 

 

11) Bound for Glory 2015 (October 4th, 2015)
Location: Concord, North Carolina
Venue: Cabarrus Arena
Attendance: 1,800

Chad’s Favorite Match
– IMPACT World Tag Team
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– EC3 Walking into the event as Champion
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Gauntlet Match
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– EC3 losing to Matt Hardy

Ultimate X Match – X-Division Champinship
Andrew Everett vs. DJZ vs. Manik vs. Tigre Uno (c)
Winner: Tigre Uno
Rating: 3.0

Gauntlet Battle Royal – Championship Shot of Their Choice
Mr. Anderson vs. Jessie Godderz vs. Eli Drake vs. Al Snow, vs. Aiden O’Shea (Jay Bradley) vs. Robbie E vs. Mahabali Shera vs. Tyrus vs. Chris Melendez vs. Tommy Dreamer vs. Abyss vs. D’Angelo Dinero
Winner: Tyrus
Rating: 1.75

IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Trevor Lee and Brian Myers (Curt Hawkins) vs. The Wolves(c)
Winner: The Wolves
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT King of the Mountain Championship
Bobby Lashley vs. Bobby Roode (c)
Winner: Bobby Roode
Rating: 3.25

IMPACT Knockouts Championshi
Awesome Kong vs. Gail Kim (c)
Winner: Gail Kim
Rating: 3.25

No D.Q. Match
Kurt Angle vs. Eric Young
Winner: Kurt Angle
Rating: 3.0

IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship – Special Guest Referee Jeff Hardy
Matt Hardy vs. Drew Galloway vs. Ethan Carter III (c)
Winner: Matt Hardy
Rating: 3.25

Overall Rating: 2.53

 

 

 

 

 

10) Bound for Glory 2012 (October 14th, 2012)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Venue: GCU Arena
Attendance: 2,900

Chad’s Favorite Match
– The Street Fight
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– RVD wins X-Division championship
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– World Tag Team Title
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Anything Aces and 8’s related.

IMPACT X-Division Championship
Rob Van Dam vs. Zema Ion {DJZ} (c)
Winner: RVD
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT Television Championship
Magnus vs. Samoa Joe (c)
Winner: Samoa Joe
Rating: 2.75

Street Fight – Special Guest Enforcer King Mo
Bobby Roode vs. James Storm
Winner: James Storm
Rating: 5.0

Joey Ryan’s IMPACT Contract On the Line
Al Snow vs. Joey Ryan
Winner: Joey Ryan
Rating: 2.25

IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Hernandez and Chavo Guerrero vs. AJ Styles and Kurt Angle vs. Bad Influence (c)
Winner: Hernandez and Chavo
Rating: 3.25

IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Tara vs. Brooke Tessmacher (c)
Winner: Tara
Rating: 2.5

Aces and 8’s (Doc Gallows and Knux) vs. Sting and Bully Ray
Winner: Gallows and Knux
Rating: 3.0

IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
Jeff Hardy vs. Austin Aries(c)
Winner: Jeff Hardy
Rating: 4.0

Overall Rating: 2.56

 

 

 

 

 

9) Bound for Glory 2017 (November 5th, 2017)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Washington
Venue: Aberdeen Pavilion
Attendance: 900-1100

Chad’s Favorite Match
– IMPACT World Championship Match
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Eli Drake’s retains the title
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Monsters Ball Match
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– El Patron’s decade long promo

X-Division Championship
Trevor Lee(c) vs. Sonjay Dutt vs. Dezmond Xavier vs.
Petey Williams vs. Matt Sydal vs. Garza Jr.
Winner: Trevor Lee
Rating: 3.25

Taiji Ishimori vs. Tyson Dux
Winner: Ishimori
Rating: 1.5

Monsters Ball
Grado vs. Abyss
Winner: Abyss
Ratng: 1.0

AAA vs. IMPACT
Fantasma, Pagano, Texano vs. EC3, Edwards, Storm
Winner: IMPACT
Rating: 3.0

5150 Street Fight – IMPACT World Tag Team Championships
LAX vs. oVe(c)
Winner: oVe
Rating: 2.5

IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Gail Kim vs. Allie vs. Sienna(c)
Winner: Gail Kim
Rating: 2.75

Six Sides of Steel
Moose and Stephan Bonnar vs. Lashley and King Mo
Winner: Lashley and Mo
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT Global Champion
Johnny IMPACT vs. Eli Drake (c)
Winner: Eli Drake
Rating: 4.25

Overall Rating: 2.625

 

 

 

 

 

8) Bound for Glory 2010 (October 10th, 2010)
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Venue: Ocean Center
Attendance: 3,500

Chad’s Favorite Match
– IMPACT Tag Title match
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Jeff Jarrett swerving Samoa Joe
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Ink Inc. vs. Jordan and Young
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Advertising Hogan and not replacing him.

IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Generation Me (Young Bucks) vs. The Motor City Machine Guns(c)
Winner: The Machine Guns
Rating: 3.25

IMPACT Knockouts Championship – Special Guest Referee Mickie James
Tara vs. Madison Rayne vs. Velvet Sky vs. Angelina Love (c)
Winner: Tara
Rating: 2.25

Ink Inc. vs. Orlando Jordan and Eric Young
Winner: Ink Inc.
Rating: 1.25

IMPACT X-Division Championship
Douglas Williams vs. Jay Lethal (c)
Winner: Jay Lethal
Rating: 3.0

Monster’s Ball Match
Abyss vs. Rob Van Dam
Winner: RVD
Rating: 2.75

Handicap Match
Jeff Jarrett and Samoa Joe vs. Kevin Nash, D’Angelo Dinero and Sting
Winner: Nash, Dinero and Sting
Rating: 2.25

Lethal Lockdown
EV 2.0 (Raven, Stevie Richards, Sabu, Rhino and Tommy Dreamer) w/Mick Foley
Vs.
Fortune (AJ Styles, James Storm, Matt Morgan, Kazarian, Robert Roode) w/Ric Flair
Winner: EV 2.0
Rating: 3.5

IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
Jeff Hardy vs. Kurt Angle vs. Mr. Anderson
Winner: Jeff Hardy
Rating: 3.0

Overall Rating: 2.65

 

 

 

 

 

7) Bound for Glory 2016 (October 2nd, 2016)
Location: Orlando, Florida
Venue: IMPACT Zone
Attendance: 1,100

Chad’s Favorite Match
– IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship Match
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Eli Drake winning the Bound for Gold match
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– IMPACT Knockouts Match
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Aron Rex going over Eddie Edwards

Jade vs. Sienna
Winner: Jade
Rating: 2.0

X-Division Championship
Trevor Lee vs. DJZ(c)
Winner: DJZ
Rating: 2.75

Bound for Gold Gauntlet Match
Jessie Godderz vs. Rockstar Spud vs. Braxton Sutter vs. Eli Drake vs. Robbie E vs. Baron Dax vs. Grado vs. Basile Baraka vs. Tyrus vs. Mahabali Shera
Winner: Eli Drake
Winner: 2.0

Moose vs. Mike Bennett
Winner: Moose
Rating: 2.25

IMPACT Grand Championship
Eddie Edwards vs. Aron Rex
Winner: 2.5

The Great War – IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
The Broken Hardy’s vs. The Decay (c)
Winner: The Broken Hardy’s
Rating: 4.25

IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Gail Kim vs. Maria Kanellis Bennett (w/Allie)
Winner: Gail Kim
Rating: 1.25

No Holds Barred – IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
Ethan Carter III vs. Lashley (c)
Winner: Lashley
Rating: 4.5

Overall Rating: 2.687

 

 

 

 

 

6) Bound for Glory 2009
Location: Irvine, California
Venue: Bren Events Center
Attendance: 2,400

Chad’s Favorite Match
– Sting vs. AJ Styles
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Styles wins the big one at BFG finally
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Abyss vs. Mick Foley
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Booker T refusing to lose and leaving the tag title match.

The Motor City Machine Guns vs. Lethal Consequences
Winner: The Machine Guns
Rating: 2.0

Ultimate X Match – IMPACT X-Division Championship
Alex Shelley vs. Chris Sabin vs. Christopher Daniels vs. Homicide vs. Suicide vs. Amazing Red (c)
Winner: Amazing Red
Rating: 3.0

IMPACT Knockouts Tag Team Championship
Sarita and Taylor Wilde (c) vs. The Beautiful People (Madison Rayne/Velvet Sky)
Winner: Taylor Wilde and Sarita
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT Legends Championship
Eric Young vs. Hernandez vs. Kevin Nash
Winner: Eric Young
Rating: 1.75

Full Metal Mayhem – IMPACT and IWGP Tag Team Championships
The British Invasion vs. Main Event Mafia vs. Team 3D vs. Beer Money
Winner: Team 3D (IWGP)
Winner: The British Invasion (IMPACT)
Rating: 3.25

IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Awesome Kong vs. Tara vs. ODB (c)
Winner: ODB
Rating: 2.0

Submission Match
Samoa Joe vs. Bobby Lashley
Winner: Lashley
Rating: 2.75

Monster’s Ball Match – Special Guest Referee “Dr.” Stevie Richards
Mick Foley vs. Abyss
Winner: Abyss
Rating: 2.5

Kurt Angle vs. Matt Morgan
Winner: Kurt Angle
Rating: 3.25

IMPACT World Heavyweight
Sting vs. AJ Styles (c)
Winner: AJ Styles
Rating: 4.0

Overall: 2.73

 

 

 

 

 

5) Bound for Glory 2007 (October 14th, 2007)
Location: Duluth, Georgia
Venue: Arena at Gwinnett Center
Attendance: 4,000

Chad’s Favorite Match
– Sting vs. Kurt Angle
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Sting winning his first IMPACT World Championship
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Reverse Battle Royal
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Awesome Kong’s wardrobe malfunction

Ultimate X to Determine No.1 Contender for IMPACT World Tag Team Titles
Triple X (Low Ki/Elix Skipper) vs. LAX
Winner: LAX
Rating: 3.0

Fight for the Right Reverse Battle Royal
James Storm vs. B.G. James vs. Kip James vs. Lance Hoyt vs. Eric Young vs. Robert Roode vs. Jimmy Rave. vs. Chris Harris vs. Alex Shelley vs. Kaz vs. Petey Williams vs. Junior Fatu (Rikishi) vs. Havok (Johnny Devine) vs. Shark Boy vs. Sonjay Dutt
Winner: Eric Young
Rating: 1.5

IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Tomko and AJ Styles vs. Team Pacman(c)
Winner: Tomko and Styles
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT X-Division Championship
Christopher Daniels vs. Jay Lethal (c)
Winner: Jay Lethal
Rating: 3.25

Two out of Three Tables Match
The Steiners vs. Team 3D
Winner: The Steiners
Rating: 2.75

Gauntlet for the Gold – IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Ms. Brooks vs. Jackie Moore vs. Shelley Martinez vs. Awesome Kong vs. ODB. vs. Angelina Love vs. Christy Hemme vs. Gail Kim vs. Velvet Sky vs. Roxxi Laveaux
Winner: Gail Kim
Rating: 3.0

Matt Morgan as the special guest enforcer
Samoa Joe vs. Christian Cage
Winner: Samoa Joe
Rating: 3.0

Monster’s Ball Match
Abyss vs. Black Reign vs. Rhino vs. Raven
Winner: Abyss
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
Sting vs. Kurt Angle(c)
Winner: Sting
Rating: 3.75

Overall Rating: 2.86

 

 

 

 

 

4) Bound for Glory 2013 (October 20th, 2013)
Location: San Diego, California
Venue: Viejas Arena
Attendance: 3,000

Chad’s Favorite Match
– IMPACT World Heavyweight
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– EC3 debut’s
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– IMPACT World Tag Team
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Magnus’ weak win.

Gauntlet for No.1 Contendership of IMPACT World Tag Team Championships
Bad Influence vs. Chavo and Hernandez vs. Eric Young and Joseph Park vs. The BroMans
Winner: The BroMans
Rating: 2.0

Ultimate X – IMPACT X-Division Championship
Austin Aries vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe vs. Chris Sabin vs. Manik (c)
Winner: Chris Sabin
Rating: 3.25

IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
The BroMans vs. James Strom and Gunner (c)
Winner: The BroMans
Rating: 2.25

IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Brooke Tessmacher vs. Gail Kim vs. ODB(c)
Winner: Gail Kim
Rating: 2.75

Bobby Roode vs. Kurt Angle
Winner: Bobby Roode
Rating: 4.0

Norv fernum vs. Ethan Carter III
Winner: EC3
Rating: 6.0 (just kidd – 1.75)

Magnus vs. Sting
Winner: Magnus
Rating: 2.75

No D.Q. Match – IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
AJ Styles vs. Bully Ray (c) (w/Brooke Tessmacher)
Winner: AJ Styles
Rating: 4.5

Overall Rating: 2.906

 

 

 

 

 

3) Bound for Glory 2011 (October 16th, 2011)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Venue: Liacouras Center
Attendance: 3,585

Chad’s Favorite Match
– Sting vs. Hogan
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Sting making Hogan tap.
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– The Triple Threat
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Sting/Hogan not going last.

IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Ink Inc (w/Toxxin {Christina Von Eerie} vs. Mexican American (c) (w/Sarita and Rosita)
Winner: Mexican America
Rating: 1.75

X-Division Championship
Brian Kendrick vs. Austin Aries (c)
Winner: Austin Aries
Rating: 3.0

Full Metal Mayhem
Jerry Lynn vs. Rob Van Dam
Winner: RVD
Rating: 3.25

Crimson vs. Matt Morgan vs. Samoa Joe
Winner: Crimson
Rating: 1.5

Falls Count Anywhere Philadelphia Street Fight
Bully Ray vs. Mr. Anderson
Winner: Mr. Anderson
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT Knockouts Championship – Special Guest Referee Karen Jarrett
Madison Rayne vs. Velvet Sky vs. Mickie James vs. Winter (w/Angelina Love) (c)
Winner: Velvet SKy
Rating: 2.0

I Quit Match
AJ Styles vs. Christopher Daniels
Winner: AJ Styles
Rating: 3.75

Control of the Company
Hulk Hogan vs. Sting
Winner: Sting
Rating: 4.0

IMPACT World Heavyweight
Bobby Roode vs. Kurt Angle(c)
Winner: Kurt Angle
Rating: 4.25

Overall Rating: 2.92

 

 

 

 

 

2) Bound for Glory 2006 (October 22nd, 2006)
Location: Pymouth Township, Michigan
Venue: Compuware Sports Arena
Attendance: 3,600

Chad’s Favorite Match
– Sting vs. Jeff Jarrett
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Sting wins his first World Title in seven years.
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– Four way tag team match
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– The misbooking of the Naturals and Rhino.

Bobby Roode with Traci Brooks vs.Lance Hoyt
Winner: Bobby Roode
Rating: 2.0

Kevin Nash Open Invitational X-Division Gauntlet Battle Royal for B.F.G.
Austin Starr vs. Sonjay Dutt vs. Matt Bentley vs. Jay Lethal vs. A-1 vs. Zach Gowen vs. Kazarian vs. Sirelda vs. Shark Boy vs. Alex Shelley vs. D-Ray 3000 vs. Johnny Devine vs. Elix Skipper vs. Short Sleeve Sampson vs. Norman Smiley vs. Petey Williams vs.
Winner: Austin Starr (Aries)
Rating: 2.75

Team 3D vs. America’s Most Wanted vs. The Naturals vs. The James Gang
Winner: Team 3D
Rating: 2.00

Monster’s Ball Match with special guest referee Jake The Snake Roberts
Raven vs. Abyss vs. Samoa Joe vs. Brother Runt
Winner: Samoa Joe
Rating: 3.0

Loser Gets Fired
Larry Zbyszko vs. Eric Young
Winner: Eric Young
Rating: 2.75

IMPACT X-Division Championship
Chris Sabin vs. Low Ki (c)
Winner: Chris Sabin
Rating: 3.5

8 Mile Street Fight
Christian Cage vs. Rhino
Winner: Christian Cage
Rating: 3.25

Six Sides of Steel – NWA World Tag Team Championship
The LAX vs. AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels (c)
Winner: LAX
Rating: 4.25

NWA World Heavyweight Championship – Special Guest Enforcer Kurt Angle
Sting vs. Jeff Jarrett (c)
Winner: Sting
Rating: 3.75

Overall Rating: 3.03

 

 

 

 

 

1) Bound for Glory IV (October 12th, 2008)
Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Venue: Sears Centre
Attendance: 5,500

Chad’s Favorite Match
– Jeff Jarrett vs. Kurt Angle
Chad’s Favorite Moment
– Samoa Joe’s leap from the balcony
Chad’s Least Favorite Match
– X-Division Championship
Chad’s Least Favorite Moment
– Booker T going over Styles

Steel Asylum
Jay Lethal vs. Alex Shelley vs. Chris Sabin vs. Curry Man (Christopher Daniels) vs. Jimmy Rave vs. Johnny Devine vs. Petey Williams vs. Shark Boy vs. Sonjay Dutt vs. Super Eric (Young)
Winner: Jay Lethal
Rating: 2.75

Bimbo Brawl w/ Traci Brooks as Special Guest Referee
ODB, Rhaka Khan and Rhino vs. The Beautiful People (Love, Sky and Cute Kip James)
Winner: ODB, Rhaka Khan and Rhino
Rating: 1.75

IMPACT X-Division Championship
Consequences Creed (Xavier Woods) vs. Sheik Abdul Bashir (c)
Winner: Abdul Bashir
Rating: 1.5

IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Awesome Kong (w/Raisha Saeed) vs. Roxxi vs. Taylor Wilde (c)
Winner: Taylor Wilde
Rating: 2.5

Monster’s Ball Match – IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
LAX vs. Matt Morgan and Abyss vs. Team 3D vs. Beer Money (c)
Winner: Beer Money
Rating: 4.0

Booker T vs. Christian Cage vs. AJ Styles
Winner: Booker T
Rating: 3.25

Mick Foley as Special Guest Referee
Jeff Jarrett vs. Kurt Angle
Winner: Jeff Jarrett
Rating: 4.75

IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
Sting vs. Samoa Joe (c)
Winner: Sting
Rating: 4.25

Overall Rating: 3.1