Ring Of Honor Episode 317 Recap: The Kingdom Vs. Search And Destroy, World Title Match, Kushida

A video is shown of Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian arriving and being denied entry to the building by security.

Ian Riccaboni and Colt Cabana check in on commentary after the usual ROH signature video package. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Kushida makes his entrance. Scorpio Sky is introduced in the ring.

Kushida vs. Scorpio Sky

Kushida takes Sky to the mat after a brief exchange of arm-locks. Sky dropkicks Kushida. Sky hits a back-breaker on Kushida before pinning him for a two count. They exchange chops. Kushida hits a back-spring elbow on Sky. Sky hits a head scissors on Kushida. Sky hits a neckbreaker before pinning Kushida for a two count. Sky hits a scoop slam on Kushida. Sky ascends the turnbuckle. Kushida catches Sky in a cross arm-breaker as he comes off the top rope. Sky makes it to the ropes. Christopher Daniels comes to ringside with an air horn. Frankie Kazarian comes into the ring and kicks Kushida below the belt.

Winner: No Contest

Daniels comes into the ring and stomps on Kushida as Kazarian strikes Sky. Kazarian and Daniels hit Celebrity Rehab on Sky. Jay Lethal comes out and stops Kazarian and Daniels from continuing their attack.

Jay Lethal cut an in-promo during a commercial break, issuing a challenge for Daniels & Kazarian to take on Kushida and himself.

A recap is shown of Tommy Dreamer confronting Jay Briscoe last week.

Bully Ray comes to the ring for an in-ring promo. Bully apologizes for coming to the ring without entrance music and for wearing sunglasses and talking in a low voice, he's doing what his doctor told him to do because of the head trauma. Bully talks about not knowing if he'll be able to get his revenge on Jay Briscoe because he's considering stepping away and he doesn't really have a choice right now as he has to think about his family. Bully thanks the fans. Mark Briscoe comes out and hugs Bully Ray.

The Bullet Club (ROH World Champion Cody, Marty Scurll and ROH Six-Man Tag Team Champions Adam Page Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) come to the ring with Brandi Rhodes and Mr. Jackson. Shane Taylor is with them, Cody pays him with a wad of cash.

Cody grabs a microphone and talks about ROH signing him to the most lucrative contract in company history. Cody talks about Matt and Nick fielding offers from every wrestling company in late 2015 and them choosing Ring Of Honor and tonight he is choosing Ring Of Honor. Cody puts an ROH hat on and signs his exclusive Ring Of Honor contract. After embracing Cody, everyone leaves the ring to him with Shane Taylor staying at ringside. Cody says that he's so confident that he'll defend the title right now even though he's not even in his gear. Cody teases a match with Dalton Castle before introducing Cheeseburger.

ROH World Championship Match:
Cody (c) vs. Cheeseburger

Cody slaps Cheeseburger. Cody briefly locks in a headlock before taking Cheeseburger to the mat. Cheeseburger ducks a clothesline attempt and strikes Cody in the face. Cheeseburger kicks Cody. Cody rolls out of the ring. Cody sweeps the leg of Cheeseburger. Cheeseburger pulls Cody into the ring post with his legs. Cheeseburger hits a cross-body to the outside on Cody. Cheeseburger rolls Cody back into the ring. Cody kicks Cheeseburger as he's getting back into the ring. Cody hits an Inverted DDT on Cheeseburger. Cody does some push-ups. Cheeseburger rolls Cody up for a two count. Cody regains control and hits a Stalling Superplex on Cheeseburger. Cheeseburger eventually hits Cody with a flying knee strike before pinning him for a two count. Cheeseburger hits the ropes, Cody catches him with Cross Rhodes. Cody pins him for a two count, but pulls his head up before the three count. After a brief exchange, Cody locks in the American Death-lock on Cheeseburger. Cheeseburger taps out.

Winner: Cody

The Kingdom (Matt Taven, TK O'Ryan & Vinny Marseglia) and Search and Destroy (Jonathan Gresham and ROH Tag Team Champions Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) make their entrances.

The Kingdom (Matt Taven, TK O'Ryan & Vinny Marseglia) vs. Search and Destroy (Jonathan Gresham, Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin)

Taven and Sabin start the match. Taven stomps on Sabin. They exchange wrist locks. Sabin hits an arm-drag on Taven. A brawl breaks out between all six men in the ring. Search and Destroy sends The Kingdom out of the ring. Shelley and Sabin tease a Dive, before jumping to the apron. Shelley and Sabin both kick Taven. Shelley hits a running knee from the apron while Sabin hits a Senton off the apron. Gresham hits a Suicide Dive to the outside on Taven. They roll Taven back into the ring. Gresham hits a huricanruna on Taven. Shelley and Sabin kick Taven. Sabin pins Taven for a two count. Taven rakes the eyes of Sabin. Marseglia is tagged in. Marseglia hits a Cutter on Sabin. Taven hits a spinkick on Sabin. Marseglia strikes Sabin. Marseglia stomps Sabin several times in the corner. Taven is tagged back in. Taven stomps Sabin several times. O'Ryan is tagged in. O'Ryan stomps Sabin several times. O'Ryan suplexes Sabin before pinning him for a two count. Marseglia is tagged back in. O'Ryan and Marseglia chop Sabin. O'Ryan tags back in. O'Ryan hits a soinebuster on Sabin. O'Ryan strikes Shelley and Gresham. Shelley breaks up a pin attempt by O'Ryan on Sabin as we head into a commercial break.

Sabin escapes an attempted Rockstar Supernova with a huricanruna as we return from the commercial break. O'Ryan and Marseglia strike Sabin several times. Sabin connects with a boot to the face of O'Ryan and Marseglia before hitting a spin-kick on O'Ryan. Sabin hits a Tornado DDT on Taven. Gresham is tagged in. Gresham dodges an attack attempt by O'Ryan in the corner. Gresham chops O'Ryan. Gresham hits a double dropkick on Marseglia and O'Ryan. Gresham hits a springboard moonsault on O'Ryan before locking in an ankle lock. Shelley hits a cross-body to the outside on Taven as Sabin does the same to Marseglia. Taven hits a springboard kick to the back of Gresham. Taven tags back in. Gresham hits an Insiguri on Taven. Sabin is tagged back in. Sabin eventually hits a Suicide Dive to the outside on O'Ryan with an assist from Shelley. Marseglia hits a Springboard Plancha to the outside on Shelley and Sabin. Taven hits a Dive over the top rope, and ends up only taking out his teammates. Gresham hits a moonsault to the outside to take out The Kingdom. They roll Taven back into the ring. Sabin ascends the turnbuckle. Sabin hits a missile dropkick on Taven. Taven hits Sabin in the back with a walking stick as the referee is distracted by O'Ryan trying to bring a baseball bat into the ring. Taven rolls Sabin up for the win.

Winners: The Kingdom (Matt Taven, TK O'Ryan & Vinny Marseglia)

The Kingdom celebrates as the show comes to a close.


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