ROH Live Event (Dearborn, Mich.)
Report by Chris GST and ProWrestling.net
1. T-D defeated Jeff Brooks via a head kick.
The show opens with a ten-bell salute to the late Larry Sweeney.
Attendance is estimated between 500-550.
1. Tommaso Ciampa defeated Homicide. Ciampa won via a shot from Prince Nana’s loaded crown. After the match, Barrister R.D. Evans hit Homicide with a chair, but Homicide shook off the glancing blow. Evans pushed ERNESTO OSIRIS into Homicide, who delivered a Cop Killa
2. Michael Elgin defeated Andy Ridge. Elgin won with a twisting powerbomb.
Steve Corino hit the ring for his granted interview segment. He talked about his recovery as well as Christiopher Danielsâ€™ decision to join The House of Truth. Corino says he has a sponsor now, a returning face to Ring of Honor. With that, he is interrupted by Mike Bennett.
Corino told Bennett to drop “Brutal” Bob Evans as his trainer. They jaw-jacked on the microphone with Bennett proclaiming that heâ€™ll push Corino â€œoff the wagonâ€. That led to Grizzly Redwood hitting the ring.
3. Mike Bennett defeated Grizzly Redwood. Bennett won via piledriver.
4. Mark and Jay Briscoe defeated The All Night Express (Kenny King and Rhett Titus) in a first blood match. Referee Paul Turner saw Rhett bleeding. However, he failed to notice Markâ€™s own blood loss before calling for the bell. Mark was â€œcrazy gushingâ€¦nasty!”
These two teams will meet on May 21st at â€œSupercard of Honor VIâ€ in a Chicago Street Fight!
5. Harlem and Lance Bravado defeated N8 Mattson and Rik Matrix.
6. Christopher Daniels defeated Colt Cabana via the Angels Wings. The finish came after Truth Martini hit Cabana in the back of the head after a missed Flying stinkymouth attempt.
7. ROH World Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin and Charlie Haas defeated Kyle O’Reily and Adam Cole in a non-title match. The pin came via the Paydirt on Oâ€™Reilly. A a â€œreally good boutâ€ and one where Cole and Oâ€™Reilly hung with the big teams again.
8. Roderick Strong beat El Generico in a No Disqualification match. Strong won via a backbreaker style move from the second rope through a table. The House of Truth interfered throughout, leading to great nearfalls.
9. The Kings of Wrestling defeated The American Wolves. The finish came via Chris Hero hitting a Roaring Elbow to Eddie Edwards in the back of the head. Moments before, Davey Richards had accidentally kneed Edwards and then paired off with Claudio Castagnoli.
After the match, Edwards told Richards that theyâ€™re brothers, but Edwards isnâ€™t Daveyâ€™s little brother and can handle himself. Richards had no response as Edwards left.