ROH TV Recap: Elgin, Ciampa And Steen Vs. American Wolves And Whitmer, Bennett Vs. Bob
Michael Bennett (with Maria Kanellis) vs. Bob Evans
Bennett Superkicks Evans before the bell rather than abide by the Code of Honor. Evans falls to the outside. Bennett clotheslines him from the apron. He tosses Evans into the barrier and then hits him with a boot. Bennett whips Evans into another barrier and then hits another boot. Bennett rips up the floor mat and goes for something, but Evans tosses him off. Evans whips Bennett into the barrier twice. Evans side slams Bennett onto the apron as things head in the ring.
Evans hits a running back elbow and sets Bennett up on the ropes. He hits several strikes. Bennett gets back dropped to the apron. Bennett reverses an Evans attack and Evans rests on the middle rope. Bennett drops to the floor and lands a dropkick to the face. Bennett heads back into the ring and stomps Evans. Bennett lands a big strike and then a Superkick. Bennett goes for another but Evans reverses and tosses Bennett across the ring. Evans hits a huge shoulder tackle for a near pin fall.
Evans goes up top and goes for a leg drop, but Bennett moves and hits the Box Office Smash, followed by the Photo Finish for the win.
Winner: Michael Bennett
Maria gets in the ring after the match with Michael's contract, and he signs it. Then, Cheeseburger leaps off the top rope at Bennett, who steps out of the way. Bennett grabs him and piledrives him.
Bonesaw Brook vs. MsChif
This is Bonesaw Brook's ROH debut. As MsChif comes out, she grabs the camera and screams and Kevin Kelly says my God, she's going to give kids nightmares. The two wrestlers adhere to the Code of Honor and circle each other. MsChif hits a strike to the gut and then knees Brook in the gut. MsChif tosses her into the ring post. She goes up top and pulls Brook's legs upwards like a Boston Crab. MsChif then strikes Brook in the corner.
MsChif locks Brook in a submission. Brook gets to the ropes. Brook comes back with a Northern Lights Suplex. Brook lands a German Suplex. She clotheslines MsChif in the corner. Brook strikes her in the corner with several elbows. She charges. MsChif counters by setting Brook up on the center rope and hitting a headbutt. She then climbs up on the turnbuckle and spikes Brook's head to the mat for the win.
Inside ROH is then shown. Kevin Kelly talks about the ROH Title tournament and mentions how Silas Young earned his spot in the tourney. Silas Young then cuts a promo about how the rest of the people in the tournament are just boys trying to be him. He says at the end, he'll be the only man standing and the ROH Champion.
Kevin Kelly then talks about why The American Wolves aren't in the tournament. A clip from last week's show is shown where the Wolves talk about wanting to become the new tag champs. The tail end of the tag match from that episode where the Forever Hooligans become the new tag champs is then shown.
Then, a preview of next week's show is shown, which is ROH's 100th episode.
Tommaso Ciampa, Michael Elgin and Kevin Steen vs. BJ Whitmer and The American Wolves
They all adhere to the Code of Honor. Ciampa and Whitmer start things off. They exchange arm drags. Edwards and Steen come in. Steen backs Edwards to the corner. They break clean. They tie up and Edwards backs Steen to the corner. They break clean. Edwards chops Steen, who tags in Elgin. Elgin and Edwards tie up. Edwards goes for a pair of shoulder knockdowns, but Elgin doesn't move. Edwards chops Elgin. Elgin attacks as things go to commercial.
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