ROH TV Recap: Matt Taven Defends Against ACH, Strong Vs. Bennett, More
Nigel tells them that no one from SCUM deserves a shot. Corino says to just give them one shot and if ROH wins, Corino will leave wrestling for good. Corino says despite that, he knows Nigel won't give him a shot. He calls him a hypocrite for talking about honor. Corino says that he saw Nigel's documentary and talks trash on it. Nigel snaps and says at Border Wars, it will be Lethal and Elgin vs. two members of SCUM and if SCUM wins, Corino can pick a member of SCUM to have a title shot. He says but if ROH wins, then Corino has to leave ROH forever. Corino says no. He wants something else. He says if SCUM wins, he gets to become a main part of the commentary team to speak the truth until the company is dead. Nigel says he'll see Corino at Border Wars and Corino says no, he'll see him next week.
Inside ROH is then shown. Jay Briscoe asks Adam Cole who he thinks he is. He says he's going to defeat him at Border Wars. Then ACH is shown. He says he is glad people don't think he'll be able to beat Matt Taven for the TV title because it gives him extra motivation. Mark Briscoe, who won a TV title shot last wee, says he hopes ACH wins because Taven probably caught a disease from Truth Martini.
Matt Taven (c) with Truth Martini and Scarlet Bordeaux vs. ACH – ROH World Television Championship
A brief recap of ACH winning a title shot is shown. They chain wrestle back and forth. ACH lands a head scissors, followed by a dropkick. Taven tries to come back with strikes, but ACH lands a clothesline. ACH knocks Taven to the floor. He lands a baseball slide and an Air Jordan. Back from commercial and Taven attempts a corkscrew springboard senton, but ACH moves. ACH lands several clotheslines. Taven goes to the outside and ACH lands a dive through the ropes.
Things go back in the ring. ACH lands a crossbody for a near pin fall. He goes for a springboard something, but Martini pulls the top rope. ACH lands on his feet and grabs Martini, but Taven hits a baseball slide. Taven sets ACH up on the apron and lands a big neckbreaker. The ref starts counting and ACH gets back in right before the 20 count. Taven tries what looks like a DDT but ACH reverses into a roll up attempt, ACH tries for the Big Bang Attack, but Taven reverses. Taven keeps the attack up but ACH reverses with an enziguri. ACH lands a hurricanrana from the top rope. He goes back up top and hits a frog splash. Bordeaux gets up on the apron and distracts the ref. Martini trips ACH on the ropes. Matt Taven hits his headlock driver finisher for the win.
Winner and still champion: Matt Taven
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