Ring of Honor HDNet TV Tapings – 8/15/09
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Results courtesy of ROHwrestling.com:
Pre Show Match #1 – Sara Del Ray d. Allison Danger
Pre Show Match #2 – Bobby Dempsey & Tony Dees d. Bruno Marciano & Gino Giovanni (thanks to PWInsider for that name). Dempsey with the DVD to the unknown partner.
1. Sonjay Dutt d. Delirious: Dutt wins with a camel clutch while using the tassels from Delirious’ mask. After the match, Dutt tries to grab Haze, but Delirious stops him.
2. Eddie Kingston d. a jobber: Kingston wins with the backfist.
Nigel McGuinness cuts a promo before Roderick Strong takes on Joey Ryan, talking about how Strong risks his body for the fans that don’t care…distracts Strong long enough for Ryan to jump him.
3. Joey Ryan d. Roderick Strong: Ryan with a superkick followed by a roll up for the win.
HONOR RUMBLE UPDATES
Young Bucks & Embassy (Jimmy Rave/Ernie Osiris) start out
Ernie Osiris is eliminated
Dark City Fight Club have now entered
Rhett Titus & Kenny King have now entered
Brent Albright/Erick Stevens have now entered
Jimmy Rave is eliminated, thus eliminating The Embassy
Kevin Steen/El Generico have now entered
Both members of Dark City Fight Club have been eliminated
Matt Jackson has been eliminated
Nick Jackson eliminates himself with a swanton onto DCFC, thus eliminating the Young Bucks
The Briscoes have now entered
Rhett Titus has been eliminated
Brent Albright has been eliminated
Erick Stevens has been eliminated, eliminating his team
Kenny King has been eliminated, eliminating his team
American Wolves have now entered
Kevin Steen & El Generico have been eliminated…leaving the Wolves and the Briscoes
Jay Briscoe has been eliminated
Davey Richards has been eliminated
4. The Briscoe Brothers win the Honor Rumble when Mark Briscoe eliminated Eddie Edwards for the win.
Austin Aries is out to do the lottery again…and this time its….Alex Payne!
5. Austin Aries d. Alex Payne to retain the ROH World Title: Aries wins with the Last Chancery. He won’t let go, so Bryan Danielson comes out to run off Aries, and challenges Aries!
6. Necro Butcher & Bison Smith go to a double count out: Crazy brawl into the crowd. Crowd doesn’t like it and throws trash at the ring.
Bobby Cruise tells the crowd to “stop throwing ****” (Stronghold’s words…don’t know if they were Cruise’s), and announces Austin Aries vs. Bryan Danielson for TONIGHT!
7. Tyler Black d. Rhett Titus: Tyler hits God’s Last Gift for the win
8. KENTA d. Chris Hero: KENTA with the GTS, said to be unreal and amazing!
9. Kenny King d. Jerry Lynn: King with a roll up holding the ropes after some help from Titus. After the match they gave Lynn a spike piledriver. Pearce and the other backstage guys came out to attend to Lynn.
10. Nigel McGuinness d. Sal Rinauro: Nigel with the London Dungeon
11. Colt Cabana d. Claudio Castagnoli: Colt wins with “one of his awesome roll ups”
12. Austin Aries d. Bryan Danielson to retain the ROH World Title. Aries threw Danielson’s head into the turnbuckle and hit the dropkick in the corner for the win.