TNA World Heavyweight Championship: Austin Aries vs. Jeff Hardy
Austin Aries traded in his X Division Championship for a chance at the World Heavyweight Championship at Destination X. Aries ended Roode’s record 256 day reign as champion. After retaining the title at Hardcore Justice and fighting a member of the Aces and 8s at No Surrender, found out his Bound for Glory opponent when Jeff Hardy won the Bound for Glory Series. The two have teamed up in several matches since, but there has been plenty of friction mostly from Austin Aries. The champion’s jealously over Hardy’s popularity has become obsessive. He claimed that he worked best when the fans were against him, and then hit Hardy with a brainbuster to end the Impact before the big PPV.
Sting and Bully Ray versus Aces and 8s
On the Impact after Slammiversary, a group of four masked men attacked Sting during his thank you speech . A month later, the numbers increased as the group attacked more and more. From Hogan to Angle to the Pope, the Aces and 8s were attacking TNA wrestlers with no explanation. Abyss’ brother Joesph Park would soon find out something about the group, but they kidnapped him to keep him from giving the information to Hogan. The two sides struck a deal with two members of Aces and Eights taking on Stinger and a partner at Bound for Glory. Hogan was not allowed to be Sting’s partner. Sting and Hogan would evaluate talent to see who would be in the match. They eventually took out Anderson, causing Bully Ray to become the replacement even though Hogan didn’t trust him. If the TNA wrestlers win, Aces & 8s leave TNA, but should Aces & 8s win, they get access to the Impact Wrestling Zone.
Street Fight: Bobby Roode vs. James Storm w/ King Mo as enforcer
Beginning well over a year ago when Bobby Roode turned on James Storm to take the TNA World Heavyweight Championship away from him, the feud became incredibly personal ever since. While both had other feuds over the year, their paths collided once more at Lockdown. Robert Roode once again defeated Storm, and the loss resulted in the James taking a break from professional wrestling. He turned at Slammiversary ending Crimson’s undefeated streak, and entered the Bound for Glory series. The two put their feud aside for personal matters; Storm winning the series and Roode retaining his title. Eventually, Roode lost his world championship to Austin Aries. After being unable to regain the belt, Roode disappeared until he smashed a beer bottle over Storms head, and costing him the Bound for Glory series. Hogan is unable to control the two, so he adds King Mo as the special enforcer in the match.
TNA Tag Team Titles: Daniels and Kaz vs. Styles and Angle vs. Guerrero and Hernandez
For over a year, AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels have been fueding with Kurt Angle and Kazarian mixed in. On September 9 at No Surrender, Styles and Angle unsuccessfully challenged Daniels and Kazarian for the TNA World Tag Team Championship. Four days later on Impact, Styles defeated Kazarian in a match to earn himself and Angle another shot at the World Tag Team Championship. Chavo Guerrero defeated Christopher Daniels to earn himself and Hernandez at shot at belts, as well. With both AJ and Chavo succeeding, this caused a triple threat match up for Bound for Glory. Over the past weeks, tension has grown between Styles/Angle and Guerrero/Hernandez after a miscommunication between the two teams. The World Tag Team champions of the world love what is happening between their opponents.
Television Championship: Samoa Joe © versus Brutus Magnus
Last year, Samoa Joe and Magnus were put together as a tag team and placed in a tournament to crown the number one contenders for the TNA Tag Team Championship. They would win that tournament and eventually win the titles in February of this year. The team randomly disbanded after losing the championships. While they crossed paths during the Bound for Glory series, they mainly stayed away from one another. After Hardcore Justice, Samoa Joe defeats Magnus in a Bound for Glory Series match that knocked Magnus out of the series. In a fit of rage, Magnus attacks Joe with a chair after the match. Since Devon left the company, a new champion was crowned after Hogan decided between four competitors for the match up; Samoa Joe, Magnus, Mr. Anderson, and Garrett Bischoff. Magnus was eliminated from Hogan’s thoughts after causing an uproar during the discussion. On October 11th, Brutus Magnus was named the number one contender to the TV championship. Now the former tag team partners go one on one.
Knockout’s Championship: Miss Tessmacher© versus Tara
A classic student versus the teacher match. Since 2011, they have been friends and even tag team partners. Tessmacher won his first Knockout Championship at Slammiversary, and Tara was happy for her yet jealous. During the OFN before No Surrender, Tessmacher’s mentor Tara defeated her in a non-title match up. The victory of her friend and student gave her a title opportunity at the PPV. After losing the match to Miss Tessmacher, Tara turns on her friend and former partner . Tara eventually wins another chance at the belt, this time at Bound for Glory. Tara will have her “Hollywood Boyfriend” with her at the show.
X Division Championship match: Zema Ion © versus Rob Van Dam
For months now, Zema Ion has dismantled the X Division. From Jesse Sorensen to Doug Williams, Ion successfully took out his competition by injury. During last week’s Impact, the X Division champion said it was a shame that he didn’t have a match on the biggest show of the year. Van Dam arrives to the ring saying that he is allowed to pick his match at Bound For Glory, and chose the X Division Champion as his opponent. One year ago, RVD said that he was “X-Division before there was an X-Division,” so it is fitting for him to find his proper spot on the roster. Will the Whole F’N show win, or Mr. Pretty F'N Dangerous retain?
Joey Ryan versus Al Snow
Earlier this year, TNA debut Open Fight Night which featured the Gut Check challenge once a month. The concept is that Independent wrestlers get a chance to impress TNA’s judges, and possibly win a TNA contract. Joey Ryan was the second contestant, and did not receive a contract. Angry over not getting a contract, he goes on to interrupt before being escorted from the building. On July 26th, Ryan punched Al Snow while being in the crowd. an again appeared on the August 30 episode of Impact Wrestling, confronting Snow with a megaphone and throwing a drink in his face, before being chased out of the building. Ryan and Snow had another confrontation the following week, which ended with Snow slapping Ryan. The TNA judge immediately regretted it as he slapped someone who wasn’t working for the company. Two weeks ago, Ryan met Snow in the ring and received an apology for the slap, before signing what he thought was a TNA contract. Snow then revealed that Ryan had actually signed a contract for a match between the two at Bound for Glory. If Joey Ryan wins, he receives a TNA wrestling contract.