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Hardcore Justice originally known as Hard Justice was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. The first event was held in May 2005 and since 2006, they have all been held in August. Until 2010 the event was known as Hard Justice. As of January 11, 2013, TNA announced that in 2013 will be only four PPVs, dropping Hardcore Justice, but instead it will featured as a special edition of TNA's weekly broadcast of Impact Wrestling.[1]

Events[edit]

No. Event Date City Venue Main Event Ref
1 Hard Justice (2005) May 15, 2005 Orlando, Florida TNA Impact! Zone Jeff Jarrett (c) versus A.J. Styles with Tito Ortiz as Special Guest Referee for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
2 Hard Justice (2006) August 13, 2006 Orlando, Florida TNA Impact! Zone Jeff Jarrett (c) versus Sting for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
3 Hard Justice (2007) August 12, 2007 Orlando, Florida TNA Impact! Zone TNA and IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle versus TNA World Tag Team and TNA X Division Champion Samoa Joe in a Winner Takes All match
4 Hard Justice (2008) August 10, 2008 Trenton, New Jersey Sovereign Bank Arena Samoa Joe (c) versus Booker T in a Six Sides of Steel Weapons match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
5 Hard Justice (2009) August 16, 2009 Orlando, Florida TNA Impact! Zone Kurt Angle (c) versus Matt Morgan versus Sting in a Three Way match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
6 Hardcore Justice (2010) August 8, 2010 Orlando, Florida TNA Impact! Zone Rob Van Dam versus Sabu in a Hardcore Rules non-title match [2][3]
7 Hardcore Justice (2011) August 7, 2011 Orlando, Florida Impact Wrestling Zone Sting (c) versus Kurt Angle for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship [4]
8 Hardcore Justice (2012) August 12, 2012 Orlando, Florida Impact Wrestling Zone Austin Aries (c) versus Bobby Roode in a Last Chance Match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
9 Impact Wrestling: Hardcore Justice (2013) August 15, 2013
August 22, 2013
Norfolk, Virginia Constant Center Chris Sabin (c) versus Bully Ray in a Steel cage match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. If Bully Ray lost, he would never get a World title shot again. (for broadcast that aired August 15)
The Main Event Mafia (Sting, Samoa Joe, Magnus, Rampage Jackson) and A.J. Styles defeated Aces & Eights (Wes Brisco, Garrett Bischoff, Devon, Mr. Anderson and Knux) in a Loser of the Fall Must Leave TNA match (for broadcast that aired August 22).
10 Impact Wrestling: Hardcore Justice (2014) August 20, 2014 New York, New York Grand Ballroom Bobby Roode versus Eric Young versus Gunner versus Austin Aries versus Magnus versus James Storm in a Six Sides of Steel Cage match The winner would receive a future TNA World Heavyweight Championship match.

Results[edit]

2005[edit]

Main article: Hard Justice (2005)

2006[edit]

Hard Justice (2006)
Information
Promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Date August 13, 2006
Attendance 900
Venue TNA Impact! Zone
City Orlando, Florida
Pay-per-view chronology
Victory Road (2006) Hard Justice (2006) No Surrender (2006)
Hard Justice chronology
Hard Justice (2005) Hard Justice (2006) Hard Justice (2007)

Hard Justice (2006) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on August 13, 2006 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the second event under the Hard Justice chronology. Nine matches were scheduled on the event's card, but because of a pyrotechnical malfunction, one was cancelled due to time constraints.

2007[edit]

Hard Justice (2007)
Tagline(s) "All or Nothing..."
Information
Promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Date August 12, 2007
Attendance 900
Venue TNA Impact! Zone
City Orlando, Florida
Pay-per-view chronology
Victory Road (2007) Hard Justice (2007) No Surrender (2007)
Hard Justice chronology
Hard Justice (2006) Hard Justice (2007) Hard Justice (2008)

Hard Justice (2007) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on August 12, 2007 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the third event under the Hard Justice chronology. Nine matches were featured on the event's card.

2008[edit]

Main article: Hard Justice (2008)

2009[edit]

Main article: Hard Justice (2009)

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

Hardcore Justice (2013)
Tagline(s) "It's not always about winning - it's about surviving"
Theme
song
(s)
"Sinister Rise Above Instrumental" by Dale Oliver
Information
Promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Date August 15, 2013
August 22, 2013
Attendance 3,200
Venue Constant Center
City Norfolk, Virginia
Hardcore Justice chronology
Hardcore Justice (2012) Hardcore Justice (2013) Hardcore Justice (2014)

Hardcore Justice (2013) (aka Impact Wrestling: Hardcore Justice) was a professional wrestling event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). It took place on August 15, 2013 (with the card split between both the August 15 and August 22 broadcasts of TNA's weekly flagship program Impact Wrestling). It was the ninth event under the Hardcore Justice chronology. Unlike the previous events, this event was not held on pay-per-view (PPV) and instead, like Destination X (2013), was featured as a special edition of TNA's weekly broadcast of Impact Wrestling.[5]

Taped for Xplosion
Aired on August 15
Aired on August 22

2014[edit]

Hardcore Justice (2014)
Tagline(s) "It's not always about winning - it's about surviving"
Theme
song
(s)
"Sinister Rise Above Instrumental" by Dale Oliver
Information
Promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Date

Taped August 5, 2014

Aired August 20, 2014
Attendance 700
Venue Grand Ballroom
City New York, New York
Hardcore Justice chronology
Hardcore Justice (2013) Hardcore Justice (2014) TBA

Hardcore Justice (2014) (aka Impact Wrestling: Hardcore Justice) was a professional wrestling event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). It took place on August 5, 2014, and aired on a tape delay on August 20. It is the tenth event under the Hardcore Justice chronology. Like the previous year's event, this event was not held on pay-per-view (PPV) instead it was featured as a special edition of TNA's weekly broadcast of Impact Wrestling.

This edition of Hardcore Justice marked the first episode of Impact Wrestling to air on Wednesday night. Likely due to moving from Thursday to Wednesday on one week notice, many fans were unaware of the change, the episode scored a 0.65 rating and was viewed by 852,000 viewers, making it the lowest rated and viewed Impact Wrestling episode since April 2010.[6]

Results[edit]

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Bram defeated Abyss Stairway to Janice match 08:25
2 Samoa Joe (c) defeated Low Ki Singles match for the TNA X Division Championship 08:02
3 Mr. Anderson defeated Samuel Shaw "I Quit" match 05:50
4 Gail Kim (c) defeated Angelina Love Last Knockout Standing match for the TNA Knockouts Championship 08:18
5 Bobby Roode and Eric Young defeated Gunner, Austin Aries, Magnus and James Storm Six Sides of Steel Cage match The winner would receive a future TNA World Heavyweight Championship match. 11:55
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

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