ROH TV Recap: Jay Lethal Vs. Sonjay Dutt, Four Corner Survival Proving Ground Match, More
Sydal jumps in the air on the apron and C&C pull his legs apart so that he lands on the apron in a splits position. Coleman kicks him through the ropes in the corner. Cedric takes both Zizou and Sydal out with a dive. C&C sends Zizou into the ring and hit Overtime for the win.
Winners: C&C Wrestle Factory
Inside ROH is next. A brief recap of the events leading to the tournament is shown. Kelly talks about Nigel putting more focus on the tag division and then C&C Wrestle Factory cut a promo where they talk about wanting a title shot. Then, a recap of the American Wolves winning the tag titles at All Star Extravaganza is shown. Finally, Kelly interviews Adam Cole. Cole talks about how important the tournament is. Kelly asks about Cole being friends with Corino and SCUM. Cole talks about becoming the champion being his only focus.
Then, Nigel is in the ring and talks about the tournament. Cary Silkin is in the ring as well, and Nigel talks about how ROH wouldn't be there if not for him. Nigel asks Silkin how important the ROH World Champion is to the company. Silkin says the ROH Title is the most important title in all of wrestling. Nigel then acknowledges Joe Koff, ROH's COO, who is standing in the ring too. Nigel talks about how important Koff is to the company. Nigel asks how important the tournament is to the company. Koff says he doesn't have to tell the fans how important the tournament is and since the fans are waiting, let's start it.
They chain wrestle and both wrestlers get pin attempts. They chain wrestle some more and Dutt gets a hurricanrana. Lethal rolls to the outside. Dutt slide kicks him beneath the ropes. He hurricanranas Lethal. Lethal gets sent back inside. Dutt lands a leg drop. He locks Lethal in a submission. Lethal fights out. Lethal gets a dropkick to the head. He slams Dutt's head into the turnbuckle. Dutt fights back and they exchange strikes.
Lethal gets a clothesline. He locks in Dutt's waist on the mat. Dutt fights out and bounds off the ropes, but Lethal knocks him down. Lethal hits a body slam and drops two elbows. He sends Dutt into the corner again and hits a chop. Dutt reels to another corner and Lethal hits another chop. Lethal charges Dutt. Dutt puts his boots up. Lethal catches Dutt's boots and Dutt ends up on the apron. Lethal goes up top and dropkicks Dutt, sending him to the outside. Lethal dives between the ropes, taking him out.
Back from commercial and Dutt hurricanranas Lethal off the top rope. Lethal reverses Dutt's attack into a tombstone position, but Dutt reverses out of that and hits a DDT. The two wrestlers exchange strikes. Sonjay comes out on top and hit a running boot in the corner. He sets Lethal up top and head scissors him off. He then flips onto Lethal for a near pin fall.
Dutt hits a big clothesline. He goes up top and goes for a moonsault. Lethal moves and tries for a super kick, but Dutt catches his foot and hits a super kick of his own. Dutt hits another kick to the head, but Lethal counters quickly with the Lethal Combination for a near pin fall.
Lethal snapmares Dutt. He keeps the attack up and gets a near pin fall. Lethal hits a body slam and signals for the Hail to the King elbow drop. Dutt gets up and kicks Lethal in the face from the apron. Lethal falls down, his head on the center rope. Dutt goes up top and drops a leg on Lethal's head. Dutt springboards off the top rope and flies towards Lethal, but Lethal puts his knees up. Lethal goes for the Lethal Injection, but Dutt dropkicks him in the head.
Lethal rolls outside. Dutt goes up top and leaps off, taking Lethal out. He rolls Lethal inside for a near pin fall. Dutt goes for a neckbreaker. Lethal reverses into tombstone position again. Dutt reverses into a roll up attempt for a near pin fall. Lethal gets a Superkick to the back of the head. Lethal hits the Lethal Injection for the win.
Winner: Jay Lethal
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