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Ring of Honor “Glory by Honor XI: The Unbreakable Hope” Internet PPV
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (International Centre)
October 13, 2012
Commentators: Kevin Kelly & Nigel McGuinness
Report by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com

Kelly & Nigel welcome us to the show to a raucous Canada crowd. Kelly & Nigel talk about the main event as the crowd loudly chants “ROH”. Kelly & Nigel run down the rest of the matches on the show tonight before we go to our opening match.

“Caged Hostility” Return Match: The Bravados (Harlem & Lancelot) vs. The C & C Wrestlefactory (Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander)

Crowd chants “Where’s your Grandma?” at the Bravados as both teams adhere to the Code of Honor before the bell sounds. Harlem & Alexander will start things off. Lancelot nails Alexander from behind, then Harlem with a dropkick off a whip for a nearfall. Harlem with a chop, but Alexander comes back with a spinning headscissors. Alexander with a spinning back kick, then tags in Coleman, as Alexander with a slam, followed by a Coleman slingshot senton for a nearfall. Tag to Alexander as C & C hit a spinebuster/leg lariat combo for a nearfall. Harlem reverses a corner whip, but Alexander with a back elbow. Lancelot distracts Alexander and that allows Harlem to pull Alexander off the ropes for a nearfall.

Harlem with a backbreaker for another nearfall, then tags in Lancelot. Bravados with a double team, then Harlem with a suplex for another nearfall. Harlem with a body scissors as Kelly & Nigel say that ROH has adhered to all of Kevin Steen’s demands, so he will defend the ROH Title against Michael Elgin. Alexander fights out, but Harlem with a back suplex for yet another nearfall. Harlem sends Alexander into the corner, but Alexander begins to fight his way out. Lancelot then pulls down the top rope, sending Alexander to the outside. Lancelot with a slam on the outside, then sends him back in where Harlem gains a nearfall. Tag to Lancelot, who hooks Alexander in a surfboard. Coleman wills on his partner while Lancelot hooks in a chinlock along with the surfboard. Tag to Harlem, as the Bravados with a double corner whip, but Alexander moves out of the way and tags in Coleman.

Coleman with clotheslines to both Bravados, followed by a double dropkick. Harlem nails Coleman with a back elbow, but Coleman counters a tornado DDT attempt and hits the hat trick of Northern Lights Suplexes, capping off with a double Northern Lights Suplex on both Bravados for a nearfall. The Bravados go to the outside, but then Alexander gains a head of steam and hits a somersault plancha on both Bravados. Harlem then gets back in and dives onto everyone. Coleman now in and he hits a springboard crossbody on both Bravados. Crowd chants “ROH” as Harlem is sent back in. Coleman gains a nearfall. but misses a running corner dropkick. Harlem with a Killswitch for a nearfall. Tag to Lancelot, as Coleman reverses a whip, but Lancelot with a boot to the face. Lancelot with a Hercules cutter for a close nearfall. Lancelot with shots to the back and chest of Coleman, then drills him with a lariat for another close nearfall. Coleman sidesteps a back drop and hits a springboard crossbody.

Tag to Alexander, who hits a flurry of forearms. Alexander with a springboard dropkick for a nearfall. Coleman in as C & C hit an Alexander double stomp, followed by a backbreaker across Alexander’s knees for a close nearfall. Lancelot is bleeding from the nose, but he hits a roaring forearm and a clothesline. Bravados hit the Quebecers double team for a nearfall. Harlem with a pump kick to Coleman, then the Bravados hit the Gentleman’s Choice for a close nearfall. Coleman pulls down the ropes on Lancelot, then C & C hit a series of kicks on Harlem.

Coleman lifts up Lancelot on the top rope, then C & C hit Overtime for the victory.

Winners: The C & C Wrestlefactory by pinfall (Overtime)

After the match, both teams again adhere to the Code of Honor as C & C celebrate their victory.

We see video of the goings on between Mike Mondo & Mike Bennett’s girlfriend, Maria, before our next match.

Grudge Match: “No Fear” Mike Mondo vs. “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett w/”The 1st Lady of ROH” Maria Kanellis

Bennett slaps Mondo, but Mondo with a right hand. Mondo with shoulders and right hands in the corner, then flirts with Maria. Mondo misses a clothesline, but hits a Lou Thesz Press. Maria goes on the apron, but Mondo catches her hand. Mondo slides under Maria as Bennett almost ran into her. Mondo slides under the ring as Bennett searches for him. However, Mondo gets a head of steam from the rampway and hits a running shoulder tackle that sends Bennett into the barricade. Mondo chases away Maria, then comes off the apron, but Bennett catches him in mid-air with a powerslam.

Bennett whips Mondo hard into the barricade as Mondo went leg first. Mondo is clutching his leg as Bennett charges and connects with a Spear. Back in the ring, Bennett says “You wanna kiss my girl? “You’re a piece of s**t just like all of them”. Bennett places Mondo on the top turnbuckle and continues the trash talk, but Mondo knocks him off. However, Bennett comes back with a hard right hand that sends Mondo off the turnbuckle and crashing down to the outside. Bennett drives Mondo back first into the barricade, but then Mondo gives him a receipt. Mondo whips Bennett hard into the barricade, but then Bennett comes back by spinebustering Mondo onto the apron. Bennett sends Mondo back into the ring and stomps away at him. Bennett locks in a Cobra Clutch, but Mondo breaks free. Mondo drives Bennett into the corner, then both men collide into one another, both looking for crossbodies. Both go to the outside, where they exchange right hands on the rampway while the ref begins his count. Bennett tries for a piledriver on the floor, but Mondo counters with a backdrop. Mondo sends Bennett headfirst multiple times into the barricade as the ref continues his count. Mondo gets back into the ring, but doesn’t want the ref to count out Bennett, placing him on the top turnbuckle. Mondo goes back outside, limping from his injured leg. Mondo tries to crotch Bennett on the barricade, but it doesn’t go according to plan as the barricade comes completely off and both men are down. Mondo then climbs the truss on the entrance ramp and goes all the way on top, 20 feet high.

MONDO THEN DIVES OFF THE ENTRANCE TRUSS ONTO BENNETT FROM 20 FEET HIGH!

Both men are crawling from the rampway to get back into the ring as the crowd chants “This is awesome”. Mondo somehow gets Bennett back in and crawls in himself. Maria gets back on the apron and says to the ref, “No more”. Maria then does a dance in front of Mondo, drawing his ire. However, its all a ruse as Bennett comes in, but Mondo senses it coming and rolls up Mondo for a nearfall.

Maria then slaps Mondo off of the pin attempt, allowing Bennett to lift up Mondo and hit the Photo Finish for the victory.

Winner: “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett by pinfall (Photo Finish)

After the match, Mondo picks himself back up as the crowd gives him a standing ovation.

We see what happened on the recent ROH TV involving Rhett Titus, BJ Whitmer & Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team before our next match.

“Ruthless” Rhett Titus & BJ Whitmer vs. Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team (“The Outlaw” Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin)

Titus & Whitmer come out, but Haas & Benjamin attack them from behind and the match begins. Benjamin has Whitmer in the ring as Haas with an inverted atomic drop, followed by a Benjamin superkick. Haas & Benjamin go for their finisher, but Titus stops them. Haas & Benjamin now beatdown Titus, who sends Haas to the outside. Whitmer then with a head of steam and nails Haas with a tope dive, but clutches his hip afterwards. Bell sounds as Titus with a bulldog on Benjamin for a nearfall. On the outside, Haas back suplexes Whitmer onto the barricade. Haas & Titus fight on the apron and trade boots. Haas sends Titus into the top turnbuckle, followed by a Benjamin superkick, knocking Titus to the outside.

Benjamin sends Titus back in as Haas with a boot to his face. Titus tries to fight back, but Haas with a knee to the face, then stomps away at him. Tag to Benjamin, who hits a gut shot, followed by a snap suplex for a 1 count. Benjamin with right hands as Whitmer wills on his partner. Titus fights back, but Benjamin takes him down. Benjamin legdrops Titus in the lower abdominals, then tags in Haas as Benjamin slams Titus onto Haas’ knee for a nearfall. Haas with kicks to Titus’s back and gains another nearfall. Haas with a chinlock, then hits a club to the back. Titus with a back elbow, but Haas stops him from making the tag, hitting a spinebuster for a nearfall. Tag to Benjamin, who nails Titus with a right hand, then places Titus on the top turnbuckle before going up with him. Benjamin gets shoved off, then tries to spring up, but is shoved off again. Titus then connects with a crossbody and both men are down. Both exchange strikes from their knees, then to their feet. Titus gains advantage with chops, but then both nail each other with clotheslines and both are down again.

Whitmer & Haas get the tags in as Whitmer with clotheslines to Haas, a back elbow to Benjamin, then a snap suplex, followed by a Northern Lights Suplex to Haas for a nearfall. Whitmer with an exploder suplex, but Benjamin breaks up the pin attempt. Whitmer sends Benjamin to the outside, then he & Haas trade shots and middle fingers and “F Yous”. Haas then hits a German, but then Whitmer with one himself. Haas hits a pair of Germans, then the Outlaw Slam, but Titus breaks it up. Titus with a running dropkick, then Whitmer with a spinning Fisherman’s Suplex, but Benjamin breaks it up again. Benjamin & Whitmer block each other’s exploder attempts, then Titus with a dropkick as Benjamin had Whitmer in a wheelbarrow position. Titus heads up top, but Haas sends Whitmer into Titus.

WGTT hit Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team Finisher (Double Powerbomb) on Whitmer for the victory.

Winners: Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team by pinfall (Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team Finisher)

Kelly & Nigel talk about what happened between Jay Lethal & Kevin Steen last weekend at “Killer Instinct”. We see video of what transpired at “Killer Instinct” and the insanity when Steen spit on Lethal’s parents at ringside, leading to the match becoming a No Contest when Lethal went nuts on Steen.

We come back as Kelly & Nigel talk about the situation. Kelly says that Jim Cornette is not here tonight and the legal ramifications afterwards before our next match.

Before the next match, Lethal has a mic and says that Joe Koff told him not to bring up what happened last week again, but its live, so he doesn’t care. Lethal says that Kevin Steen can kiss his ass. Lethal says that through all the confusion, he put Jim Cornette in the hospital as the crowd chants “Cornette sucks” & “Thank you Lethal”. Lethal says that ROH has putting the blame on him, but ROH told him he was too nice, that he needed to be mean, that he needed to have a “Killer Instinct”. Lethal says that ROH can also kiss his ass. Lethal says he has respect for Davey Richards, but considering all the anger he has inside, Davey will be the wrong person at the wrong time.

Round Three: Jay Lethal vs. “American Wolf” Davey Richards

Davey gets a mixed reaction and both men adhere to the Code of Honor as the bell sounds. They jockey for position as Lethal sends Davey into the corner before breaking, but not before a shove. Richards shoves back, but Lethal with a slap and Davey is in shock. Lethal with a waistlock, but Davey with a snapmare. Lethal then hooks in a hammerlock, but Davey with a side headlock. Davey with a shoulder tackle, slides under Lethal’s legs and rolls up Lethal for a nearfall. Davey switches to a surfboard, then gains a nearfall. Lethal then locks in his own seated surfboard before switching to a waistlock. Davey counters it and hooks in a Trailer Hitch, but Lethal gets to the ropes. Both go for a knucklelock, but Lethal with a slap. Davey is angry and shoves Lethal multiple times. Davey blocks a right hand hits a gut shot. Lethal then comes back with the hiptoss/cartwheel/front dropkick combo for a 1 count. Lethal stomps away, but Davey fights back. Lethal with a corner whip, followed by a flying shoulder to the gut for a nearfall. Davey with a single leg, then uses his leg to hook in a top wristlock, followed by bridging backwards with a submission. Lethal fights back, but Davey with a hard kick to the chest. Davey with a knee drop, but Lethal comes back with an enziguri. Lethal with a chop, but Davey with a forearm. Lethal then with a hard chop for a nearfall. Lethal hooks in a headscissors, but Davey breaks free and locks Lethal in an Indian Deathlock, dropping to his back multiple times to do damage to the leg. Richards then bridges back into a facelock with the deathlock still applied. Lethal gets free, then hits a chop, but Davey comes back with a dropkick that sends Lethal to the outside.

Richards leaps out onto the apron and hits his running apron kick to Lethal. Lethal with a gut shot, but Davey with a kick. Davey whips Lethal into the barricade, followed by a running kick to the head. Davey places Lethal in the corner part of the barricade, gets enough distance and then hits the Samoa Joe “OLE” kick to Lethal. Back in the ring, Richards heads up top, howls, then hits a front missile dropkick for a nearfall. Crowd chants “This is wrestling” as Richards with a snap suplex for another nearfall. Richards then gives Lethal a receipt by hooking in his own headscissors. Davey spins over and drives Lethal’s head multiple times into the mat before breaking the hold. Richards with a kick to the head, then hits a knee to the gut. Lethal rolls on top of the announce table at ringside as Davey pulls him back in. Richards with a snapmare, then locks in a chinlock. Lethal tries to break free, but Richards with a spin kick. Lethal tries to back drop Richards over the ropes, but Richards with a headbutt, but then Lethal nails him with a dropkick that sends Richards to the outside. Lethal gets a head of steam and connects with a tope dive on Richards. Both are on the apron as Lethal tries for something on the apron, but Davey blocks it. Davey with a kick, then tries for the apron kick again, but Lethal ducks under it and then hits an Ace Crusher on the apron as both go to the outside. Referee begins his count as both get back in at the count of 10.

They meet in the center in a staredown as they get to their feet. Both exchange strikes back and forth until Lethal gains the advantage. Richards with an Alarm Clock, but Lethal with a superkick, followed by the Lethal Combination and finally locks in the Koji Clutch, but Richards is able to get his feet on the ropes. Lethal tries for a Dragon Suplex, but Richards counters with a German suplex. Richards with a superkick, then another German for a nearfall. Richards with a running forearm in the corner, then both try for Germans. Lethal with a reverse sit-out facebuster for a close nearfall. Lethal motions that he is heading up top, but Richards stops him, Davey heads up with Lethal, but Lethal with right hands. However, Davey comes back with a series of headbutts. Both men go to the top as Davey hits a superplex, then hangs on, but Lethal with an inside cradle for a nearfall. Davey with an Ace Crusher, followed by a roundhouse kick and a brainbuster, but Lethal kicks out. Davey heads up top and hits the double stomp, but again Lethal kicks out. Davey goes right into the Anklelock, but Lethal kicks him off. Richards with a running kick, but Lethal kicks out at 1. Lethal with a pair of superkicks to Richards for a close nearfall. Crowd chants “This is awesome” as Lethal heads up top, but Davey goes up with him on opposite sides. They exchange strikes on top, but then Lethal tries for a Sunset flip powerbomb, but Davey blocks it. Lethal then hits a running kick to Davey that knocks him off the ropes and onto the table, which bends but does not break as Davey just bounced off of it. Referee begins his count as Davey is still down on the outside. Richards is starting to stir and is somehow able to make it back in before the count of 20. As he gets back in, Lethal heads up top, hits Hail to the King, but Richards kicks out. Lethal then with a Full Nelson Suplex, but Richards kicks out again.

Lethal calls for the Lethal Injection, but Davey swats it away and locks in the Anklelock. Lethal tries to get to the ropes, but Davey pulls him back. Lethal then counters into a leg-lifting surfboard, but Davey counters with a Cloverleaf. Lethal sends Davey off into the corner, hits a Superkick, followed by the Lethal Injection, but again Richards kicks out.

Lethal then goes right into the Koji Clutch onto an unconscious Richards as the ref checks the arm 3 times and Davey does not answer, giving Lethal the win.

Winner: Jay Lethal by submission (Koji Clutch)

Crowd chants “That was awesome” as the referee checks on a passed out Richards in the ring. Eddie Edwards comes in and checks on his former partner, then Lethal comes back in. Richards raises Lethal’s hand as Lethal celebrates his win.

Kelly & Nigel run down the 2nd half of the show coming up as we head into intermission.

Intermission

Back from intermission, Kelly says that Mike Mondo was taken to a local hospital after his match with Mike Bennett with a possible ankle fracture. We now go to the next match.

We are supposed to get the next match between Tadarius Thomas & Roderick Strong. However, Strong comes out in street clothes, not dressed to wrestle and wants a mic. Strong to Martini that this is one of the biggest shows of the year and he has to face “him?” He has beaten nobody. Strong says he has heard enough of Martini’s crap and is officially quitting the House of Truth. Strong then says he is gonna drink beer and watch Truth’s boy Michael Elgin lose tonight. Strong leaves as Martini chases after him. We think Thomas is gonna forfeit, but then Martini comes back with Rhino, who is not happy. Martini says that everything with Strong is fine and that as his hired mercenary, Rhino will face Thomas, although Rhino is reluctant about it. Martini says afterwards, they will get a couple of “Hoopla Hotties” and take our parts off. Martini says to “TD” that he will D.I.E. to the G.O.R.E. Rhino says he is not ready, but the bell sounds, leading to…….

“The Man Beast” Rhino w/Truth Martini vs. Tadarius Thomas

Rhino goes for the arm, but Thomas uses his Capoeira to get away. Rhino sends Truth to the back, but Thomas then unloads with gut shots. Rhino reverses a corner whip, but Thomas with a leg sweep and a cartwheel. Martini comes back out with a bag, but then Rhino with a fireman’s carry neckbreaker for a nearfall. Rhino asks for some wrist tape as he stomps away on Thomas, then uses the tape for extra leverage. Martini yells at Kelly for saying Strong quit the House of Truth as Thomas tries to fight back, but is thrown to the outside. Martini stomps away at Thomas in front of the ref, but no call for the DQ. Rhino yells at Martini, then drives Thomas into the barricade back first. Martini puts some baby oil onto Rhino, then back in the ring, Rhino locks Thomas in a bearhug. Rhino with a snapmare, followed by a leg drop for a nearfall. Rhino goes back to the bearhug as Truth says he is ready for some “Hoopla”. Thomas uses his head to block some right hands by Rhino. Thomas with a series of strikes, followed by a Capoeira kick. Thomas takes out Martini, but then Rhino hits a belly-to-belly suplex. Crowd chants for the Gore as Rhino gets set. Martini trips up Thomas as he was getting back up, but then Thomas catches Rhino with a kick on a 2nd Gore attempt.

Thomas then hooks Rhino in a La Magirstal for the upset victory.

Winner: Tadarius Thomas by pinfall (La Magistral)

After the match, Rhino grabs Martini, who flashes money in Rhino’s face to try and keep himself in the good graces of Rhino. However, it does not work as Rhino gorilla presses Martini over the ropes and to the outside where Martini lands hard back first on the barricade. We see that the sharp edge of the barricade ripped Martini’s pants and caused a giant cut on his thigh. Referees carry Martini to the back as we see replay of what transpired.

Ring of Honor Television Title with a 30 Minute Time Limit: “The Panama City Playboy” Adam Cole (c) vs. “Die Hard” Eddie Edwards

Crowd chants for Edwards as both men adhere to the Code of Honor before the bell sounds. They jockey for position as Edwards breaks clean. Edwards with a waistlock, then hits a drop toe hold into a front chancery. Cole tries to get away, then Edwards switches to a chinlock. Cole breaks free again and hooks Edwards, who gets to the ropes to force a break. Edwards with a wristlock, but Cole counters into a wristlock of his own. Edwards counters back and takes Cole down, hooking in a keylock. Edwards goes back to the wristlock, but Cole counters. Edwards kips out, Cole goes for a dropkick, Edwards catches the feet, but Cole with a cradle for a nearfall. Dueling chants for both men as they go into a Test of Strength. Edwards takes down Cole, but Cole bridges up multiple times to avoid being pinned. Cole tries to get up, but Edwards brings him back down. Cole gets up this time and takes Edwards down. Edwards bridges up, but Cole pus his weight across him to take him down. Edwards with a monkey flip, then both bridge up while still in the knucklelock. Then, both trade a series of pin attempts back and forth until Edwards tries for the Achilles’ Lock, but Cole with a cradle for a nearfall. Cole goes for the Figure 4, but Edwards gets out. Both block each other’s strikes, then go for dropkicks at the same time and we have a stalemate. Dueling chants again for both men along with “ROH” chants as Cole backs Edwards into the ropes, breaking clean. Edwards with a chop, Cole with a forearm. They begin to exchange strikes, Edwards slides under Cole’s leapfrog, then sends him to the outside. Edwards gets a head of steam, but Cole catches him coming in with a leaping enziguri. Cole tries to come back in, but is nailed by an Edwards running boot, knocking him off the apron. Edwards gets another head of steam and this time hits the tope dive as both crash into the barricade.

Edwards sends Cole back into the ring and hits a Shining Wizard for a nearfall. Edwards locks in a chinlock, then uses his arm to pull at Cole’s neck. Cole breaks free, ducks under a clothesline and nails Edwards with a dropkick to the knees. Cole tries for a Dragon Screw, but Edwards blocks it and then connects with one of his own. Edwards with a series of chops in the corner as Kelly mentions that Cole has a laceration on his chest. Both men exchange forearms back and forth until Edwards hits a chop. Cole blocks a suplex, but then Edwards does the same. Edwards goes to the apron, then Cole hits another leaping enziguri. Cole then connects with a Slingshot DDT, spiking Edwards on the apron and now both men are down on the outside. Crowd chants “That was Awesome” as the referee begins his count. Cole sends Edwards back into the ring, then heads up top, connecting with a splash for a nearfall. Edwards is grabbing the side of his neck, showing signs of a stinger as Cole with a charging clothesline. Cole lifts up Edwards and hits a fireman’s carry neckbreaker across his knees for a nearfall. Edwards reverses a whip, then hits an enziguri as Cole was heading up top. Edwards hits the Chin Checker for a nearfall. Edwards grabs to his neck again, obviously hurt, then goes for a suplex, but Cole counters. Edwards with back elbows, then goes to the apron. Cole tries for a kick, but Edwards dragon screws his leg across the ropes. Edwards heads up top and hits a double stomp across the back for a nearfall. Edwards then goes right into the Achilles’ Lock. Cole tries to break free, but Edwards with kicks to the back of the head. Cole with some kicks of his own and is finally able to break free.

Both men get back up as Edwards with a back elbow, but then Cole wheelbarrows him and gets him into the Figure Four. Cole has it cinched in, but Edwards is able to get to the ropes to force a break. Edwards is clutching his leg as Cole places Edwards on the top turnbuckle. Cole goes up with him, but Edwards blocks a superplex. Edwards then picks up Cole for something, but Cole fights off. However, both men then crash and burn, falling off the ropes all the way to the outside. The referee begins his count as Edwards gets Cole back into the ring. Edwards removes his elbow pad, but Cole with a boot to the face. Edwards with a pair of superkicks, but then Cole with a brainbuster across the knee, followed by a superkick to the back of the head for a nearfall.

Cole then hits the Florida Key on Edwards to retain the title.

Winner and STILL Ring of Honor Television Champion: “The Panama City Playboy” Adam Cole by pinfall (Florida Key)

After the match, bags of ice are thrown in for both men to tend to their injuries as both are exhausted from the match. Both get up and adhere to the Code of Honor as Cole celebrates his win.

We see video of the history between S.C.U.M. & The Briscoes before our next match.

Ring of Honor World Tag Team Titles: S.C.U.M. (“The Zombie Princess” Jimmy Jacobs & “The Trouble King” Steve Corino) (c) vs. #DemBoys The Briscoes (Jay & Mark)

Bell sounds as all 4 men begin brawling with one another. Jay chokes Jacobs, then Mark with an avalanche, followed by a plancha onto Corino on the outside. Corino, sporting a new singlet, nails Jay with gut shots, but Jay sends him into the barricade. Jay sends Corino into the timekeeper’s table, but Corino comes back with right hands. Corino sends Jay into the barricade, then hits a clothesline. Jay fights back with right hands as we see Mark hit a somersault senton onto Jacobs. Mark with some Redneck Kung Fu to Jacobs as Corino continues to work over Jay. Corino sends Jay into the barricade, but then Mark nails Corino with a dropkick. Back in the ring. Mark with a pair of boots to Corino, then hikes up his drawers. Tag to Jay as Mark with a gut shot, followed by a Jay running boot. Jay stomps away on Corino, then tags in Mark, who nails Corino with a gut shot. Mark with a series of jabs, followed by a suplex for a nearfall. Tag to Jay, who stomps away some more on Corino. Tag to Mark, who nails Corino with some Redneck Kung Fu. However, Corino comes back with the Colby Shock.

Tag to Jacobs, as S.C.U.M. hit stereo clubs to the back of Mark. Mark front flips off a double back drop attempt and tags in Jay, who hit boots to both members of S.C.U.M. Jay then rains in a series of jabs to Jacobs. Jay with a slam as Corino wants Mark to hold onto the tag rope. Mark goes for his dancing 2nd rope senton, but while the referee is with Jay, Corino wallops Mark with a roll of quarters, sending him crashing to the outside. Jacobs chokes Jay with his boot, then tags in Corino, who mocks Jay’s jabs. Jay tries to fight back, but Jacobs is tagged in, connecting with a boot. Jacobs with a snapmare, followed by a dropkick to the back of the head. Officials check on Mark on the outside as Jacobs stomps away on Jay. Jay is sent into Corino’s boot as he is tagged in. S.C.U.M. hit stereo right hands on Jay as Corino gains a nearfall. Jacobs mocks Mark, but Jay fights his way out of the corner. Corino catches Jay’s boot, but then Jay comes back with a Flatliner that sends Corino face first into the middle turnbuckle. Jay counters out of a back suplex and tags in Mark, who gets back on the apron.

Mark with Redneck Kung Fu to both members of S.C.U.M., followed by a cartwheel Samoan Drop to Corino. Mark with the Uncle Mule Kick to Jacobs for a nearfall. Mark with more Redneck Kung Fu, followed by the Iconoclasm, but Corino breaks it up. Corino is sent into the barricade, then the Briscoes hit a backbreaker/top rope leg drop combo on Jacobs for a close nearfall. Jay & Corino go to the outside where Corino is sent again to the barricade. Corino then sends Jay into the barricade and they exchange strikes once they get back into the ring. Jay with a roaring forearm, but Jacobs nails him with a spear. Mark then with a missile dropkick off the top to Jacobs and all 4 men are down. Crowd chants “Man Up” as all 4 men get up and exchange right hands with the Briscoes getting the advantage. Jacobs pulls down the top rope, sending Jay into the barricade. Jacobs gets an assist from Corino, hitting the Contra Code, then Corino hits the Eternal Dream, but Mark kicks out. Jay has Corino on the outside and hits a Death Valley Driver onto a removed piece of barricade on the outside. back in the ring. Jay with the Death Valley Driver on Jacobs, followed by Mark hitting the Froggy Bow, but somehow Jacobs is able to kick out. The Briscoes call for the Doomsday Device as Jay lifts up Jacobs, however Corino distracts the ref, crotches Mark on the ropes, then kicks Jay low while the referee did not see it.

Jacobs then hooks Jay in a Victory Roll to retain the titles.

Winners and STILL Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions: S.C.U.M. by pinfall (Victory Roll)

We see video of the Steen-Elgin confrontation from ROH TV last week before our main event.

Before the main event, Steen comes out first and has a mic. We see Roderick Strong in the front row as Steen says welcome to the Kevin Steen show. He points out a fan made sign as the crowd chants “KILL STEEN KILL”. Steen says certain demands of his have been met. He has been enjoying fruit punch Gatorade, he gets 80% of his t-shirt profits. Earlier, he heard Jay Lethal said “kiss his ass”, well too bad, because his parents are banned from all ROH events and he will never have to face Lethal again. Steen says soon ROH will be making him a new belt. Finally, from now on, the Package Piledriver is legal, so tonight, UNBREAKABLE GETS BROKEN!

Then, Elgin comes out to new music and its MAIN EVENT TIME!

Main Event for the Ring of Honor World Title: “Mr. Wrestling” Kevin Steen (c) vs. “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin

Dueling chants for both men as the bell sounds. Elgin shoves Steen, then Steen shoves back. They exchange forearms back and forth as the bell sounds. No one goes down off a shoulder tackle attempt 5 consecutive times until Elgin catches Steen with a Black Hole Slam, sending Steen to the outside. They exchange forearms once more until Elgin with a knee to the gut. Elgin sends Steen into the barricade, but Steen rakes the eyes. Steen then sends Elgin into the barricade. Steen gets a Canadian flag and begins choking Elgin with it. Steen tries to send Elgin into the barricade again, but Elgin reverses and sends Steen into it. Elgin then chokes Steen with the flag. Back in the ring, Elgin with a powerslam for a nearfall. Steen blocks a suplex, but Elgin with clubs to the back. Then, in a great feat of strength, Elgin hits a 20-second long delayed suplex for a nearfall. Crowd chants for Elgin as he hits a series of clotheslines in the corner. Elgin heads up to the middle rope and hits a flying shoulder tackle for a 1 count. Elgin with a stomp and a right hand in the corner. Elgin with a corner whip, then heads up top, but Steen pulls him off. Elgin with shoulders to the gut, but then Steen comes back with the apron spike DDT.

Steen then goes to the outside and hits the apron powerbomb. Steen plays to the crowd as they chant “KILL STEEN KILL”. Steen breaks the referee’s count, then leaps off the apron, connecting with a frog splash onto Elgin. Crowd begins the “OLE” chant as Steen sends Elgin back in the ring, where he gains a nearfall. Steen trash talks Elgin, saying “You think you’re strong?” Elgin blocks a suplex, but Steen with a headbutt. Steen flexes his muscles, then chokes Elgin with his boot. Steen says “I got till 5″ as the crowd does the “YES” chant. Both men exchange forearms as Elgin fires up. Steen with a boot to the head, then blocks Elgin’s boot and hits a back suplex for a nearfall. Steen with clubs to the back as the crowd chants “Mister Wrestling”. Elgin fights back with a right hand and shoulders to the gut, but Steen with a knee to the gut, followed by a back senton splash for a nearfall. Strong toasts Steen from the front row as Steen points to him before hitting a chop. Steen with a corner whip. motions to Strong, but Elgin catches him with a boot. Steen lifts up Elgin, but Elgin breaks free, followed by connecting with a leaping enziguri and both men are down.

They exchange forearms once more until Elgin gains the advantage. Steen sidesteps a back drop attempt, then holds onto the ropes off a dropkick attempt. Elgin kicks Steen off, then drives him into the corner as the ring shook. Elgin then with a roaring forearm to the back of the head, followed by a version of a Diamond Dust for a nearfall. Elgin with a throat slash, then goes for the Powerbomb, but Steen breaks free. Steen goes for the Package Piledriver, but Elgin counters and his an Air Raid Crash for a nearfall. Elgin motions that the title is his, but Steen rolls off his back and drives the back of Elgin’s head across his knee. Steen then with the Cannonball in the corner for a nearfall. Dueling chants for both men as Steen places Elgin on the top turnbuckle, then pulls at Elgin’s leg, causing Elgin much pain in the groin region. Steen goes up with Elgin, but Elgin knocks him off. Elgin goes for a corkscrew moonsault, but Steen gets the knees up. Elgin then pulls down the top rope, sending Steen sailing to the outside. Elgin then with a head of steam and connects with a somersault plancha onto Steen. Elgin then nails Strong in the front row and throws him over the barricade. Elgin sends Strong multiple times into the barricade and throws him to the back. Steen tries for the package Piledriver, but Elgin counters it and powerbombs Steen into the ringpost. Back in the ring, Elgin heads up top and this time hits the corkscrew moonsault for a close nearfall.

Crowd chants “This is awesome” as Elgin tries for the 360* Powerbomb, but Steen blocks it. Steen then takes down Elgin and locks him in the Sharpshooter in the middle of the ring. Elgin then gets out, hits a series of forearms to the back of Steen’s head, then locks him in the Crossface. Elgin turns Steen away from the ropes, however Steen is able to get his feet across, forcing Elgin to break. Steen goes to the apron where Elgin meets him. Elgin goes for a powerbomb, but Steen blocks it. They exchange forearms, then Steen with a boot to the head. Steen with a sleeper, but Elgin backs him into the post. Steen jumps onto Elgin’s back, hooking back in the sleeper. but then Elgin JUMPS OFF THE APRON, SENDING BOTH MEN THROUGH THE TIMEKEEPER’S TABLE!

Referee is at 13 as both men are trying to get up. Steen gets back in 18 and Elgin just gets back in before the count of 20. Both men get themselves to their feet at opposite corners, then charge at each other multiple times with clotheslines. Steen then hits the Alley-Oop Powerbomb for a close nearfall. Steen goes for the Package Piledriver, then switches to trying for the F-Cinq, but Elgin breaks free and locks Steen back into the Crossface. Steen spins over into a pin attempt for a nearfall. Steen with a boot, but Elgin with a clothesline. Steen with a clothesline, but Elgin with an O’Connor Roll for a nearfall. Elgin then waistlocks Steen and hits a Deadlift German Suplex for a close nearfall. Elgin is limping as he cravates Steen, hitting a series of knees to the head. Steen spits in his face, then Elgin with more knees to the head. Steen comes back with a Codebreaker, but then Elgin takes his head off with a lariat for another close nearfall. Elgin hits the Buckle Bomb, but Steen in a last gasp, charges out of the corner, nailing Elgin with a lariat and both men are down. Elgin with a roaring forearm, then hits more knees to the head. However, Steen lifts up Elgin and hits the F-Cinq, but Elgin is able to barely kick out. Steen goes to pick up Elgin, but Elgin takes him down and back into the Crossface. Steen bites at Elgin’s fingers and is able to get himself to the ropes to force a break. Elgin tries to pull him back, but then Steen hits the Sleeper Suplex. Steen then hits the Package Piledriver, but Elgin kicks out and Steen can’t believe it.

Crowd chants for Elgin as Steen has words with the referee. Steen shoves the referee, who shoves him back into a Elgin roll-up for a nearfall. Steen has more words with the referee as he charges at Elgin, going for the Cannonball, but Elgin catches him and hits a Powerbomb. Elgin then hits the Buckle Bomb, followed by the 360* Powerbomb, but somehow, some way, Kevin Steen is able to kick out. Crowd chants “ROH” as Elgin’s face is in a state of shock. Steen is barely moving as Elgin then fires up. Elgin lifts up Steen while the dueling chants begin again. Elgin with a spinning backfist, then heads up with Steen.

Steen stops Elgin, then hits a TOP ROPE PACKAGE PILEDRIVER, and that is enough to put way Elgin as Steen retains the title.

Winner and STILL Ring of Honor World Champion: “Mr. Wrestling” Kevin Steen by pinfall (Top Rope Package Piledriver)

After the match, referees come out to check on both men. However, Roderick Strong comes back out and drills Elgin with a Sick Kick before running to the back. A referee comes out with a box, giving it to Nigel McGuinness. Steen yells about his music as Nigel grabs a mic. Nigel says that he was informed that if Steen retains the World Title, that he had to personally deliver this the box) to Steen. Nigel gives the box to Steen, who goes to open it up. Steen removes the stuff from the box, then has a look of shock on his face. Steen looks at Nigel and opens the box to reveal an El Generico mask .

Steen looks at the mask in disbelief while the fans chant “OLE” as we close the show.

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4 Responses

  1. Rex Anderson says:

    See now this was watchable, time is getting close to the point that ROH will have a PPV and no longer an iPPV

  2. JohnBash says:

    This was the best WRESTLING show in a long time.

  3. MoneyInTheBank187 says:

    Sounds awesome !!! Great job ROH and all involved.

  4. Kerry says:

    They finally gave Coleman & Alexander’s tag team a proper name. lol

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