Ring of Honor Wrestling TV this week opens up with Kevin Steen. A recap from last week where Steen saved Lethal from Rhino is shown, and then Steen comes down to the ring. He says that he is changed. He says when he became champion, he wasn't happy and he wanted to kill Ring of Honor because of the way Jim Cornette ran it.
He says that he loved ROH, just hated its direction. He says that since Cornette is now gone, the company is more focused on wrestling. He says you can call him a lot of things, but there is not denying he loves wrestling. He says is now proud to be champion and that he is giving Lethal a title shot because he deserves it.
He then says that despite the fact that Lethal is worthy of a shot, Lethal can't beat him and he will do whatever it takes to keep the belt.
Then, videos of both of the finalists from the Top Prospect Tournament, Matt Taven and Tadarius Thomas, are shown. They talk about what being in the finals of the tournament means to them.
Then, a video of Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander talking about SCUM is shown. They say they will beat them at 11th Anniversary and send it into Overtime.
Matt Taven vs. Tadarius Thomas- Finals of the Top Prospect Tournament (winner receives a TV title shot at 11th Anniversary)
Both wrestlers do the code of honor, and then tie up. They go back and forth, and Taven eventually gains the upper hand with a dropkick. They exchange kicks, and Thomas nails Taven with several arm drag takedowns, followed by a dropkick. Taven comes back and punches Thomas several times as Truth Martini appears at ringside. He then takes Thomas to the corner and goes to work on his stomach. Taven hits a gutbuster for a near pin fall. He then hits a Suplex, followed by a leg drop for another near pin fall.
Thomas fights back and nails Taven with a sunset flip. Taven reverses with an enziguri. He then tries to whip Thomas, but he reverses. As Taven hits the ropes, Martini grabs his feet. He then hits Taven with a leg sweep, followed by a pair of suplexes. Taven reverses another Suplex attempt, and shoves Thomas who almost hits the ref. Taven attempts a kick, but hits the ref on accident.
Taven checks on the ref, and Martini tosses his boot to Thomas. Thomas throws it down. Taven picks it up and tries to use it on Thomas, but Thomas counters with a waistlock. Taven heads to the ropes to break the lock up, and Martini hits Thomas with the Book of Truth. Taven then pins Thomas for the win.
Winner: Matt Taven
After the match, Martini says something in Taven's ear and the two shake hands.
Then, Inside Ring of Honor is shown. It mostly speaks about 11th Anniversary. Charlie Haas talks about what he's going to do to BJ Whitmer, Coleman and Alexander talk about their match against SCUM, The American Wolves talk about their past with the Forever Hooligans, reDRagon say The Briscoes reign will be cut short, Michael Elgin says that Roderick Strong has signed his death warrant and Jay Lethal says that he is coming for Kevin Steen.
Then, Jay Lethal comes out and gets on the mic. He says he thinks it great that Kevin Steen has suddenly had a change of heart, and that he thinks it's great Kevin Steen wants to be an honorable champion, but he thinks that Steen is full of crap. He says Steen likes to play mind games with his opponents, and that's what he is trying to do to him. He says when people think about the great champions of Ring of Honor after 11th Anniversary, they will think CM Punk, Samoa Joe, Bryan Danielson and either Lethal or Steen. Lethal then says he thinks he can win because Steen thinks he can't.
A promo video is then shown where reDRagon and Roderick Strong talk about how many times they have beat their opponents, and how it will be easy to do so again tonight.
reDRagon and Roderick Strong vs. The American Wolves and Michael Elgin- 6-Man Tag Team Grudge Match
The bell rings and all the wrestlers start brawling. The fight heads to the outside. Back from commercial and Elgin hits a body avalanche on the opposing team in the corner. The Wolves whip Fish into Elgin, and he hits him with a hip toss. The Wolves hit Strong and O'Reilly from the apron as Elgin hits a very delayed vertical Suplex on Fish. Richards comes in and gets whipped off the ropes. O'Reilly knees him in the back from the apron and Fish takes control.
O'Reilly briefly comes in and keeps up the attack. Strong comes in and kicks Richards in the gut. The two wrestlers exchange strikes, and Strong hits Richards with a dropkick. Fish comes in. He tries to keep the offense going, but Richards fights back. Eventually Fish clubs him down and O'Reilly comes in. He punches Richards multiple times and lands a leg sweep. Strong comes in and hits Richards with a delayed vertical. The heels keep up the offense, dominating Richards. Eventually O'Reilly hits Richards with a nasty looking dragon screw.
Back from commercial and Richards fights back long enough to tag in Edwards. He hits Fish with multiple chops, followed by a boot. He knocks O'Reilly off the apron with a Yakuza kick, and then hits Fish with a Shining Wizard for a near pin fall. Fish comes back with a falcon arrow, and Strong comes in. He charges Edwards, and the two exchange several reversals. They then exchange chops, and Richards comes back in as the Wolves hit strong with an Alarm Clock kick. Richards goes to keep up the attack on Strong, but O'Reilly hits him from behind.
The Wolves then kick reDRagon to the outside, and Elgin comes in. He unloads a series of punches on Strong, and hits him with several clotheslines. Elgin then lands a side slam, and goes for a powerbomb but O'Reilly jumps onto his back. Elgin then German suplexes Fish while simultaneously slamming O'Reilly to the mat. Elgin hits Strong with a Hellevator. reDRagon sends the Wolves to the outside, and the heels team up on Elgin. Eventually, the Wolves come back in for the save and exchange several kicks with reDRagon. Eventually Richards locks Fish in the ankle lock, but Strong breaks it up and hits Death by Roderick.
Strong then goes after Elgin, and charges him. Elgin reverses and tries to attack, but Strong grabs the ropes. Elgin charges Strong, but Strong reverses with a knee followed by an enziguri. Elgin comes back quickly with several forearms, but Strong fights back and hits the End of Heartache for the win.
Winners: reDRagon and Roderick Strong
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