|By Kian Terani | September 28, 2012 | Comments|
Kassius Ohno vs. Richie Steamboat
Ohno backs out onto the apron as Richie enters the ring. Jim Ross has joined commentary. The men lock up and fight to the corner as the ref separates them. Richie hits an early crossbody and gets several quick near-falls as he quickens the pace. Ohno comes in off the apron and Richie resumes offense and hits a high back bodydrop as Ohno begs off. Richie hits chops and kicks as Ohno bumps around the ring. Richie gets caught on the apron and Ohno sends him into the corner post as we take a break.
We're back from break and Ohno gets a 2 count on Richie in the ring. Ohno measures Richie in the corner for loud chops to the chest. Richie answers back with his own but Ohno knocks him down. Ohno makes a battle cry and charges in but Richie cuts him off with his own shots. Richie hits a crossbody off the ropes but Ohno rolls through and makes the pin for about a 2. Richie gets a near-fall off the backslide and goes up top for a missile dropkick and gets 2. Ohno lands a big kick to the face and gets a super near-fall. The crowd chants for Steamboat. Ohno stomps on Richie in the corner as the ref keeps counting him off. Richie lands a Superkick as Ohno talks to the ref and almost wins. Richie goes up top for a moonsault but gets nothing but canvas. Ohno rolls him up and only gets 2. Ohno charges in with an elbow and goes for his KO finisher but Richie ducks and rolls him up in a small package for the win.
Winner by pin: Richie Steamboat
Ohno hits the KO after the match and applies his submission again as several zebras come in to pull him off. Richie lies in the ring surrounded by refs as Ohno keeps trying to attack him from the outside.
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