ROH TV Recap: Matt Taven Defends Against ACH, Strong Vs. Bennett, More
Steen says he liked SCUM when it was just him, Corino and Jacobs. He says he can get behind Corino's plan, but not while Matt Hardy is in SCUM. Corino says that he and Steen aren't on the same page anymore and that they should go separate ways. Steen says that they can either go peacefully, or they can do what Corino looks like he is going to do start something they'll regret. Corino says that they can't part peacefully so Steen attacks Hardy. The rest of SCUM swarms Steen and Hardy hits him with the Twist of Fate.
Roderick Strong vs. Mike Bennett (with Brutal Bob Evans)
Mike Mondo is on commentary for this match. They tie up and Strong goes to work on Bennett's arm. He hits him with a missile dropkick and goes for the pin. Things head outside and they brawl around the ring. Strong gets some big chops and sends Bennett into the barricade. Bennett reverses Strong's attack and sends him into the barricade. He then talks trash on Mondo. Things head back into the ring and Bennett nails Strong with a spine buster. He follows it up with an elbow and a sleeper hold.
Strong breaks free and lands several chops, followed by a dropkick. He tries to whip Bennett, who holds onto the ropes. Strong charges and Bennett puts a boot up. Bennett charges and Strong sends him to the outside. Strong nails a dropkick between the ropes. They brawl around the outside again. Strong slams Bennett into the barrier. Bennett tries to whip Strong into Mondo, but Strong stops. Bennett charges Strong, who moves out of the way.
Bennett slams into Mondo. Strong lifts up Bennett and drops him onto the apron. He sends Bennett into the ring and lands a flying knee, followed by a backbreaker. He tries to lock in the Stronghold, but can't get it. They exchange strikes and Bennett hits a spear for a near pin fall. Brutal Bob gets up on the apron to distract the ref and Mondo pulls him off. Strong hits the End of Heartache for the win.
Winner: Roderick Strong
After the match, Mondo attacks both Bennett and Strong and they all start brawling. The officials come down and break it up.
Jorge Santi vs. Tadarius Thomas
They tie up and exchange reversals. They go back and forth with athletic style moves for a few moments and SCUM swarms the ring, attacking both men.
Corino comes out and takes up the mic. He says that their focus is still the same despite what happened with Steen. He says that the people should thank SCUM because thanks to them, Steen's ugly face will never be seen in ROH again. Nigel McGuinness then comes down to the ring. He tells Corino to shut up. He says SCUM is dissolving back down the drain. Corino says that SCUM is stronger than ever and that he is God. Nigel brings Jay Lethaland Michael Elgin down to the ring and tells Corino to leave. Corino says that like the God he is, he is spreading his word. He says he wants a title shot for his spiritual son (Hardy).
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