8/17 ROH Manhattan Mayhem V Results
by Chief contributor and Ace reporter Sean Banner
Kevin Kelly and Prince Nana on commentary
Silas Young beat Adam Page in 8:12 after a seated moonsault
Steve Corino out, apparently to join commentary, but is ejected from the building.
C and C Wrestle Factory (Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander) beat Adrenaline Rush (ACH and Tadarius Thomas) in 9:04 after an Alexander Frog Splash on ACH.
In a Proving Ground Match, Matt Taven (with Truth Martini and the Hoopla Hotties) beat Mike Mondo in 11:40 with The Climax. Spot of the match was where one of the hoopla hotties hit a top rope huracanrana followed by a Taven top rope splash and a kick out at 2.
The Forever Hooligans (Rocky Romero and Alex Kozlov) beat the Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) after a reverse torture rack/springboard on Nick.
Intermission. Final Battle announced for 12/14 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
RD Evans and QT Marshall out. Evans says there’s been a lot of injustice in ROH, and he will not run from it. Other teams are on the card, and he and Marshall are not. They will not leave until they get a match. Prince Nana announces he is the new corporate talent scout, and has signed a new team. Two men come out in shirts, ties and clown masks. They reveal themselves to be Homicide and Eddie Kingston. They brawl, leading to a match.
Eddie Kingston and Homicide defeat QT Marshall and RD Evans after an Ace Crusher/Backfist combination on Marshall. Post match, Kingston and Homicide team up to break Evans’ hand.
In a ROH title tournament match, Tommasso Ciampa beat Michael Bennett via Project Ciampa.
In a ROH title tournament match, Kevin Steen beat Roderick Strong in 11:57 via package piledriver.
In a ROH title tournament match, Michael Elgin beat “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson via two spinning backfists, turnbuckle bomb, and a spinning powerbomb.
reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish) beat the American Wolves (Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards) via an O’Reilly cross arm breaker on Richards in 25:58 to win the ROH tag team titles. Edwards was pushed off the top rope eliminating him from the match, leading to the finish. Post Match, Kingston and Homicide come out, jump Fish and O’Reilly and break O’Reilly’s hand. Kingston says he and Homicide are two outlaws and are here to take down the corporation ROH has become.
End of show.