Ring Of Honor Show Report: Phoenix, AZ (Night 2) *Detailed*
By Ryan Clark | March 28, 2010 |
Ring of Honor held their second Wrestlemania weekend event on Saturday afternoon 3/27 at Phoenix College's North Gym.
Ricky Romero vs. Kenny Omega
Omega and Romero locked up and Omegas rode him to the mat with a waistlock. Romero escaped and they grappled back and forth until Omega escaped and they faced off. Romero was going after the arm Omega hurt yesterday. Omega nailed a dropkick and used a spinkick to knock Romero to the outside. He went for a dive but Romero springboarded off the ropes into a rana, sending Omega to the floor. Romero followed up with some strong kicks and mat work. Omega made a comeback and dropped Romero with a suplex. He nailed a sliding kick. Romero powered back with a series of strikes, backing Omega into the corner. Omega ducked and nailed him with big right. He nailed a rana on Romero. Omega went for an uranage but Romero turned it into a Lucha takedown, then hit a swinging DDT.
Romero began peppering Omega with kicks to the legs. Omega nailed a sliding kick to take out Romero. He leaped over Romero with a leapfrog and brought him down with a bulldog. Romero came back with a leaping knee in the corner. Omega went for a big boot but Romero caught him with a dragon screw legwhip. Omega came back with a series of back suplexes. Omega nailed a leg lariat. He went for a forward roll but Romero pancaked him out and locked in an anklelock. Omega fought for the ropes and finally made it.
Romero stomped him in the corner. Omega fought his way to the turnbuckles. Romero legsnapped him off the ropes. Omega went for small package and received a two count. He finally nailed Romero with a back suplex and bridged for the pin.
Your winner, Kenny Omega!
Good solid opening with some nice offense from both men. Romero really had a good showing this weekend.
Shawn Daivari vs. Human Tornado
Prince Nana took the mic and said that Daivari has something to say. Daivari said he was born and bred in Minnesota, so he's just as American as anyone else here, but he's not a lazy bastard like all the fans. The fans chanted "Welcome back." They locked up and Daivari overpowered him early. Daivari worked over Tornado's arm early. Tornado came back with an elbow that sent Daivari to the floor and a forward running flip over the ropes.
Tornado missed a splash off the ropes. Daivari worked him into the corner with shoulderblocks, then whipped Tornado into the buckles. Tornado tried to toss Daivari out but instead ended up tossed. When Tornado returned, Daivari locked in an abdominal stretch. Tornado escaped with a hiptoss. He and Daivari went back and forth before crashing in mid-air with bodypresses on each other. Tornado recovered first and unloaded with a series of punches. Daivari tried to dive at him in the corner but was kicked off. Tornado nailed the disco kicks in the corner.
Daivari finally covered Tornado and put his feet on the ropes for the pin.
Kevin Steen vs. Scott Lost
Steen attacked Lost before the bell. Lost made a comeback and Steen ended up outside. Lost went for a dive but Steen tripped him up and pulled him out. Steen beat Lost on the outside. He pulled Lost back in the ring and stomped him. He tossed Lost outside and ran for a dive, then stopped, slid out of the ring and punched Lost in the face. He whipped Lost into the corner. Steen missed a flip legdrop and Lost covered him for a two count. Lost came off the top for a bodypress but Steen caught him and nailed him with a driver.