When your headliner shows up blotto, that perfect wrestling storyline you wrote is going to get clotheslined.
#5. Jeff Hardy Shows Up to His Headline Pay-Per-View Match Completely Bombed
Now, keep in mind that the TNA officials knew that he was fucked up at this point, but they didn’t know it was this bad until minutes before he was due to walk out and perform. So while Hardy was stumbling down the ramp and trying to absorb the pretty colors, TNA’s management was rushing around backstage, trying to figure out how to avoid the inevitable lawsuit that forces them to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars in refunds. Remember, this was the match that they had built up for weeks as the reason for you to give them money for a show that’s normally free.
When they finally got around to the actual introductions, the crowd booed Hardy, and he returned the sentiment by flipping them off.
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