Bound for Glory was the eighth annual TNA Bound for Glory pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). It took place on October 14, 2012 at the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The event was the first TNA event in the state of Arizona, the first TNA Bound for Glory PPV to be held in Southwestern United States, and was the premiere event of the 2012 for TNA.
- Rob Van Dam defeated Zema Ion (c) for the TNA X Division Championship
- Samoa Joe (c) defeated Magnus by submission for the TNA Television Championship
- James Storm defeated Bobby Roode - Street Fight with King Mo as the special guest enforcer
- Joey Ryan defeated Al Snow; Since Ryan won, he received a TNA contract.
- Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez defeated The World Tag Team Champions of the World (c) (Christopher Daniels and Kazarian) and A.J. Styles and Kurt Angle - Three-way tag team match for the TNA World Tag Team Championship
- Tara defeated Miss. Tessmacher (c) for the TNA Knockouts Championship
- Aces & Eights (D.O.C. and Knux) defeated Sting and Bully Ray - No Disqualification tag team match; As a result of their win, Aces & Eights gained full access to the Impact Zone.
- Jeff Hardy defeated Austin Aries (c) for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship