ROH TV Recap: SCUM Issues Open Challenge, Titus Vs. Lethal, More
BJ Whitmer, Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander vs. Rhett Titus, Jimmy Jacobs and Cliff Compton
A huge brawl erupts in the middle of the ring with everyone fighting each other. The actual tag portion of the match starts and SCUM is working over Alexander in the corner. Titus is in and nails Alexander with a gourdbuster across the top rope. Compton comes in with an elbow, followed by a leg drop. Compton and Jacobs exchange quick tags back and forth while working on Alexander. Compton hits a shoulder knockdown. Titus comes in with a running boot. Jacobs comes in and he and Titus hit Alexander with some double team.
Jacobs lands an elbow and Alexander tries to fight back to make the tag. He gets stopped and Titus comes in with an elbow. Titus locks in a chin lock. He tries to nail Alexander with a Suplex, but Alexander fights out and tags in Whitmer. Whitmer comes in hot with a series of strikes. He lands a powerslam on Titus and goes for a pin but Jacobs breaks it up. Whitmer sends Jacobs to the outside. He lands an exploder Suplex on Titus and goes for the pin again, but Compton breaks it up.
Whitmer sends Compton to the outside and Coleman & Alexander hit Compton and Jacobs with a dive. Corino passes Titus a chain while the ref is distracted by the dive and he uses it on Whitmer. He covers for the win.
Winners: Rhett Titus, Jimmy Jacobs and Cliff Compton
After the match, SCUM tries to beat down Whitmer, Coleman and Alexander, but Jay Lethal and Michael Elgin run out for the save.
Jay Lethal vs. Rhett Titus
They exchange strikes and Lethal comes out on top. He lands a hip toss, followed by a dropkick. Titus gets tossed to the apron and Lethal kicks him to the outside. Lethal hits him with three dives and then they fight around the ring. Lethal breaks the 20 count and Titus takes control. He attacks Lethal and then sends him back in the ring. Titus locks in a chin lock. Lethal tries to fight back, but Titus hits a double knee drop. He hits a series of strikes and Lethal reverses into a missile dropkick. He then hits a Death Valley Driver on Titus for a near pin fall.
Lethal goes up top and Titus charges. Lethal jumps over him and lands a kick. Lethal attempts the Lethal Injection, but Titus counters with a dropkick. Titus lands a clothesline. He tries to keep the attack up and Lethal reverses into an enziguri attempt. Lethal misses that, but follows up with the Lethal Combination, which hits. Lethal then hits a Superkick, followed by the Lethal Injection for the win.
Winner: Jay Lethal
After the match Lethal picked up a mic and said that at Border Wars, Steve Corino would be gone for good.
Inside ROH is then shown. It talks about Border Wars and some of the matches involved. Michael Elgin talks about how he will be facing Karl Anderson next week. He says that Anderson has a big reputation as one of the best wrestlers in the world, but that his reputation is being one of the best and strongest wrestlers in ROH. He says nothing will stop him from getting the ROH Title.
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