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ROH on Sinclair Results - 5/3/14 (Elgin vs. Romero)

Ring of Honor Wrestling on Sinclair
May 3, 2014
New Orleans, Louisiana (John A. Alario Sr. Event Center)
Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Steve Corino
Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com

We see the usual intro, then go right to the opening match as the guys are already in the ring.

"The Sicilian Psychopath" Tommaso Ciampa vs. "Mr. Ring of Honor" Roderick Strong w/Adam Page

No Code of Honor here. Ciampa bites at Strong's hand early. Strong with a shoulder tackle. Exchange of slams and roll-ups for nearfalls, stalemate. Strong with a dropkick to the knee of Ciampa. Ciampa with a Russian Leg Sweep for a nearfall, then switches to a unique submission hold. Ciampa bites at Strong again. Down comes the kneepad, but Strong avoids the Knockout Knee. Ciampa grabs Strong and wheelbarrows him into the barricade.

Commercial

Ciampa with a back elbow for a nearfall. Slingshot sunset flip by Ciampa for a nearfall, then goes back to that unique submission hold from earlier, but Strong gets out. Inverted Curb Stomp, Strong trash talks Ciampa. Ciampa tells Strong to "bring it", feeling no effect of Strong's chops. Ciampa avoids a Strong springboard crossbody, both men down. Trifecta of Germans by Ciampa, ending with a release German. Running Knockout Knee in the corner by Ciampa for a nearfall. Air Raid Crash by Ciampa for a nearfall. Ciampa with a boot, but Strong with an enziguri and an Olympic Slam. Running knee and a running elbow by Strong in the corner. Death by Roderick for a nearfall. Ciampa with a big clothesline, but Page gets on the apron. Ciampa knocks him off with a Knockout Knee, but the distraction allows Strong to hit a leaping knee. Ref is with Page, then Cedric Alexander runs in and nails Strong with the 540 Kick.

PROJECT CIAMPA!! 1-2-3!

Winner: "The Sicilian Psychopath" Tommaso Ciampa by pinfall (Project Ciampa)

Ciampa says to the camera that he is coming for Jay Lethal and to get back his TV Title. Strong grabs a mic and says what Cedric just did really pissed him off. Get your ass out here, let's do this right now! Cedric runs out and the two slug it out. Cedric clotheslines Strong to the outside. Cedric grabs the mic and says that Strong says he is disrespectful and can't beat you, WRONG! At Supercard of Honor, I had you beat, if it wasn't for the Decade. At Global Wars, me and you, one more time. Prove to me that you are Mr. Ring of Honor and can beat me straight up. In front of my wife, in front of my newborn child, I promise you Roddy, I can and will beat you. When its all said and done, no one will refer to me as the second Roderick Strong, I'll be the first Cedric Alexander!

We go to a promo from Michael Elgin. Elgin says that for 2 years since Showdown in the Sun, the ROH World Title has consumed me. Its all I think about. I go to bed, I train, I wrestle, I eat, the only thing that is on my mind is the ROH World Title. But now, I've found a new thing to consume me, the IWGP Title. New York City, I have the chance to leave with one of the most prestigious titles in wrestling, but tonight Rocky Romero, I'm focused on you. When I'm focused, its scary, I scare myself, so I can't imagine how you feel. Tonight Rocky, you realize that Michael Elgin is Unbreakable.

Commercial

The Romantic Touch vs. "The Last Real Man" Silas Young

Code of Honor before the bell, but Touch kisses Silas's hand. Chain wrestling early. Touch with a pinning predicament for a nearfall. Silas avoids a monkey flip, but Touch with a hip swivel and a drop toe hold. Another pinning predicament by Touch for a nearfall. Touch with a big kick from the apron. Silas then gets the knees up off a slingshot splash attempt. Silas takes control. Grounded Abdominal Stretch applied. Kitchen Sink by Silas. Silas trash talks Touch. Touch fights back, but Silas with a backbreaker. Silas goes to complete the Killer Combo, but Touch with a dropkick. Touch with a discus clothesline and a Monkey flip. Back body drop, then Touch does some strutting. Touch with a springboard back elbow for a nearfall. Silas crotches Touch on the turnbuckles.

Finlay Roll, then the Pee Gee Waja Plunge for the win.

Winner: "The Last Real Man" Silas Young by pinfall (Pee Gee Waja Plunge)

Commercial

We see a new episode of the Fish Tank with reDRagon, talking about their problems with the ROH/New Japan relationship and their losing of the ROH Tag Titles to the Young Bucks back in March because of Matt Jackson's cast. reDRagon says that on May 17th, they will regain the ROH Tag Titles from the Young Bucks.

Corey Hollis vs. "The Zombie Princess" Jimmy Jacobs w/Adam Page & TD Thomas

TD comes out with Page & Jacobs as it appears he is the newest "young boy" of the Decade. No Code of Honor here. Jacobs throws a towel at Hollis, then unloads with right hands early. Hollis comes back with a big kick for a nearfall. Jacobs drop toe holds Hollis into the middle turnbuckle. They go outside and Jacobs slams Hollis on the floor. Jacobs seats Hollis on a chair, then wipes him out with a slingshot plancha! Jacobs has Page give him a drink of water, then Jacobs spits the water at Hollis and takes control. Neckbreaker, then TD goes to talk to commentary, but Page and Jacobs prevent him from speaking to commentary. Hollis comes back with an enziguri and a spinning headscissors. Standing Gourdbuster and a running back elbow for a nearfall. Airplane Spin, then a Bloody Sunday by Hollis for a nearfall. Jacobs avoids the spinning back elbow, hits the Inward Ace Crusher.

Spear for the win.

Winner: "The Zombie Princess" Jimmy Jacobs by pinfall (Spear)

Jacobs has TD & Page put his ring jacket on him and the open the ropes for him as they leave.

Commercial

Nigel McGuinness joins commentary for the main event.

Main Event: Rocky Romero vs. "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin

Code of Honor before the bell. Romero slaps Elgin, then sends him to the outside. Romero wipes out Elgin with a flying knee off the apron. Back in, Elgin catches a crossbody off the top. Elgin avoids a head kick, but Romero with a basement dropkick. Headscissors applied. Romero sends Elgin back outside. Elgin catches Romero off a slingshot with a powerslam for a nearfall. 50-second delayed suplex by Elgin for a nearfall.

Commercial

Romero fights back, then hits a rana. Romero with a Spidey move that sends Elgin to the outside. Romero with a head of steam and wipes out Elgin with a tope suicida! Back in, Romero with a springboard dropkick for a nearfall. Romero with the Forever Clotheslines, then locks in the Ankle Lock. Elgin gets free, then avoids an enziguri. Deadlift German for a nearfall. Elgin with an enziguri, but then Romero with a Super Rana off the top for a nearfall. Romero with a back heel kick, but Elgin with a big forearm to the back of the head. Romero with a leaping knee, but Elgin with a left-arm lariat. Deadlift Superplex off the top by Elgin for a nearfall. Buckle Bomb, but Romero with a roll-up for a nearfall. Romero with a Dragon Screw in the ropes. Elgin blocks a Sunset Bomb, but Romero dropkicks his legs out. Ankle Lock re-applied, then with the leg grapevined and kicks to the leg, Elgin gets to the ropes. Elgin with ST-Joe and a spinning backfist.

Buckle Bomb, Elgin Bomb!! 1-2-3!!

Winner: "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin by pinfall (Elgin Bomb)

Code of Honor afterwards to close the show.