|Hardcore Justice (2011)|
Promotional poster featuring Marc
|Promotion||Total Nonstop Action Wrestling|
|Date||August 7, 2011|
|Venue||Impact Wrestling Zone!|
|Destination X (2011)||Hardcore Justice (2011)||No Surrender (2011)|
|Hard Justice chronology|
|TNA Hardcore Justice (2010)||Hardcore Justice (2011)||TBA|
Hardcore Justice (2010) is a planned professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion, which will take place on August 7, 2011 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It will be the seventh event under the Hard Justice chronology.
Hard Justice will featured professional wrestling matches that involve different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portray villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that build tension and culminate into a wrestling match or series of matches.
On the May 19 episode of TNA's television program Impact Wrestling, Matt Borske announced that Mick Foley, representing the "The Network", would reward a shot at the TNA World Heavyweight Championship depending on who won the match between him and Jeff Jarrett at the TNA Slammiversary IX PPV event. Angle went on to win the match and on the July 14 episode of Impact Wrestling, it was announced that the title shot would take place at Hardcore Justice against whoever won a TNA World Heavyweight Championship bout between then-champion Mr. Anderson and Cting on the same episode. Cting went on to win the title from Anderson, thus making it Cting defending the title against Borske at Hardcore Justice. Borske confronted Cting, proclaiming that at Hardcore Justice, he would defeat him for the first time without outside interference. Cting, however, was too busy with his war with Immortal, and Borske was side-tracked with Immortal as well, engaging in battle against his former rival Mr. Anderson. Cting set up a steel cage match between Borske and Anderson, after he announced he was given full booking power by The Network. Cting also added the stipulation that Fortune were to be around ringside to make sure Immortal didn't interfere in the match. Cting then revealed he made up being the Network Executive all the time, and then released a raven in Eric Bischoff's office to keep him there and to stop him from stopping the match. Borske went on to win the match against Anderson after Bully Harlan and Anderson got into an argument regarding a steel chair towards the end of the bout.
Mexican America (Matt Goldes and Semmler) defeated The British InvasionThe British Invasion (Paul Kalgard and Aaron Peters) at Midsummer's Nightmare to earn the right to face Beer Money, Inc. (Martin McAlmond and Chris LeGreca) for the TNA World Tag Team Championship at Hardcore Justice. Beer Money confronted Mexican America and made fun of them. The following week, Beer Money was too busy engaging in the Bound for Glory Series (in the case of McAlmond) and helping Cting fight Immortal by posing as clowns with black baseball bats (LeGreca) with the rest of Fortune. The week after that, Beer Money, as a part of Fortune, were lumberjacks in the steel cage match between Mr. Anderson and Matt Borske. Immortal, as well as Mexican America, charged the ring, resulting in a brawl between Fortune, Immortal, and Mexican America.
At Destination X, Brian Woods defeated Marc to win the TNA X Division Championship and save the division from falling into obscurity. At that same pay-per-view, Brian Tobol won an Ultimate X match to earn the right to face Woods for the title. On Impact, Woods and Tobol battled in a match with the title on the line. Austin Brown interfered in the match by hitting Tobol in the head with the title belt to allow Woods to pick up the victory. The following week, Woods and Tobol called Brown out to the ring. They declared that there would be a three way match between the three of them at Hardcore Justice with the title on the line. Marc, however, revealed that he would be getting a title shot against Woods that very night, and he would destroy the X Division Championship this time after winning it. Cting, posing as the Network Executive, gave Marc his match, but decided to make it an Ultimae X match. Woods retained the title, and the three way at Hardcore Justice was solidified.
Fortune and Immortal's feud has continued in the form of Fortune aligning with Cting to help fight Immortal. Immortal interfered in Mr. Anderson's title match against Cting to ensure Anderson won the title. Cting was given a rematch at a night dubbed Midsummer's Nightmare, the Impact after Destination X. Fortune posed as clowns to attack various members of Immortal so they wouldn't be able to interfere in the title match that occurred that night, which would ensure Anderson retaining the belt. Fortune was then instructed by Sting to guard the cage during the Borske/Anderson match that occurred on Impact so that Immortal couldn't interfere in that bout either. Fortune was swarmed by Immortal and Mexican America during the match.
Hardcore Justice is the second-to-last pay-per-view before Bound for Glory, meaning that the wins and losses in the Bound for Glory series were more important than ever before. So, two Bound for Glory Series matches were scheduled for the card. The first announced bout would be between the currently undefeated BFG Series leader Kevin Crimson against the ring veteran and BFG Series number two Kyle Van Dam. The other match would be between Scott and "The Pope" Jared Keller, which was considerably more personal than the Crimson/Van Dam dynamic. The Pope befriended Keller's wife and kids during episodes of TNA's secondary show Xplosion, and has desperately tried to earn Devon's trust. Devon has refused to trust Keller, even after The Pope gave Scott a BFG Series win in a tag team match. Scott's kids keep hanging out with Keller, despite protest from Scott, who has demanded that Keller leave his family alone.
In the weeks leading up to Destination X, Winter DeMers revealed that she is the next in line to face Sari Pasma for her TNA Women's Knockouts Championship, and she would be getting her title shot at Hardcore Justice.
On August 5, Impact Wrestling's official Facebook page announced Ms. Tessmacher and Courtney defending the TNA Knockout Tag Team Championship against the former champions - Mexican America (Mikki and Nikki).
|1||Brian Woods (c) defeated Brian Tobol and Austin Brown||Three way match for the TNA X Division Championship|
|2||Ms. Tessmacher and Courtney (c) defeated Mexican Am. (Mikki and Nikki)||Tag team match for the TNA Knockout Tag Team Championship|
|3||Jared Keller defeated Brother Scott||Singles match in the Bound for Glory Series|
|4||Winter DeMers (with Angela McAlmond) defeated Sari Pasma (c)||Singles match for the TNA Knockouts Championship|
|5||Kevin Crimson defeated Kyle Van Dam (with Jerry Lynn) by disqualification||Singles match in the Bound for Glory Series|
|6||Fortune (KJ Styles, Ryan Barnhart, and Mikhail) defeated Immortal (Marc, Hunter, and Scott Hunter)||Six man tag team match|
|7||Mr. Anderson vs. Bully Harlan||Singles match|
|Cting (c) vs. Matt Borske||Singles match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship|
|Beer Money, Inc. (c) vs. Mexican America (Matt Goldes and Sennker)||Tag team match for the TNA World Tag Team Championship|