We see the usual intro, then we go to Kevin Kelly, who is in the ROH studios. This week is a special “Road Rage” edition of the show, looking at matches from last week’s Border Wars iPPV in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
We go to our 1st match.
From the Border Wars iPPV on 5/4/13 in a ROH TV Return Match: “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett w/”The 1st Lady of ROH” Maria Kanellis vs. “The Messiah of the Backbreaker” Roderick Strong
Bennett slaps Strong’s hand away on a Code of Honor attempt before the bell sounds. Bennett backs Strong into the corner and the ref pulls Bennett back. Strong now backs Bennett into the corner and nails him with a chop, sending Bennett to the outside. Back in the ring, Bennett with a side headlock, followed by a shoulder tackle. Strong with a leapfrog, then catches Bennett with a dropkick. Bennett is sent to the corner as Strong stomps away at him. Maria hops up on the apron, but Strong nails Bennett with a boot to the head. Strong with a hard chop, followed by a backbreaker for a 1 count. Strong stomps away, then chokes him with his boot in the corner. Strong counters a backdrop attempt with a backslide for a nearfall. Strong goes for the Strong Hold, but Bennett quickly gets to the ropes. Bennett sends Strong to the outside, but Strong pulls him out with him and nails Bennett with a series of chops. Strong with a forearm, followed by another pair of chops. Strong high-fives some of the fans, but that allows Bennett to come back with a spinebuster onto the apron as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Bennett with a slam, followed by a leg drop while taunting the crowd for another nearfall. Maria argues about the referee’s count as Bennett with a back elbow in the corner. Bennett runs into a boot, but comes right back with a big clothesline for another nearfall. Maria joins the commentary table as Bennett begin trash talking Strong. Exchange of forearm until Strong gains advantage. Bennett misses a clothesline and Strong with a boot. Strong then avoids Bennett and hits a clothesline.
Strong with another clothesline, followed by a dropkick. Strong charges, but Bennett gets his boot up. Strong avoids a charge and hits a chop. Strong places Bennett on the top and goes up with him. Bennett knocks him off the ropes, but Strong with an enziguri. Strong slips on the top rope, but is able to hit a top rope superplex with both men standing on the top rope. Strong with a cover, but Bennett is somehow able to kick out. Strong goes for a Urnangi, but Bennett fights out with elbows. Strong goes off the blind side and hits a knee to the gut, but Bennett comes back with a spinebuster for a nearfall. Bennett takes aim, but Strong avoids a charge. Strong with a running knee, a running forearm in the corner, followed by a belly-to-back into a backbreaker for a nearfall. Strong lifts up Bennett, but Bennett grabs onto the ropes. Strong runs into a boot, but Strong lifts him back up. Strong goes for the Death by Roderick, but Bennett counters into a Jackknife Pin for a nearfall. Bennett then hits the Spear for a close nearfall. Bennett again motions like he is calling his shot, signaling for the Photo Finish. Bennett lifts up Strong, but Strong fights out. Strong then gets Bennett back in the Strong Hold, but Maria hops back on the apron. The ref is distracted with Maria as Bennett is tapping out to the Strong Hold. Strong goes over to the ref to complain, but that allows Bennett to drill him with a superkick. Bennett hits the Box Office Smash, but somehow Strong kicks out. Bennett goes for Strong’s own Strong Hold, but then all of a sudden, Cheeseburger comes out of the back, dips Maria and gives her some sugar with a kiss! Bennett gives chase to Cheeseburger, who runs into the ring.
Bennett goes back in after him, but runs right into the Sick Kick by Strong for the victory.
Winner: “The Messiah of the Backbreaker” Roderick Strong by pinfall (Sick Kick)
Bennett & Maria are fuming mad afterwards while Strong celebrates his win.
Back from commercial, we see video highlighting how we got to the ROH vs. SCUM tag match at Border Wars before our next match.
From the Border Wars iPPV on 5/4/13 in an I Quit Match: “Ruthless” Rhett Titus (SCUM) vs. “The Buzzsaw” B.J. Whitmer (ROH)
BJ rushes out to the ring and goes after Titus as the bell sounds. Whitmer with right hands & chops, but Titus comes back with chops of his own, but they do not faze Whitmer. Exchange of right hands, but then Corino pulls at Whitmer’s leg. Whitmer sends Titus to the outside, gets a head of steam and nails Titus to the outside. Nigel goes to the back and comes back out with multiple referees to eject Corino from ringside. Whitmer sends Titus off the apron and then into the barricade. Crowd chants “Get the F Out” at Corino, who goes back from where he came. Whitmer with chops, then sends Titus back in. Whitmer with a snapmare, then pulls at Titus’s face. Titus is sent into the corner, then Whitmer with some more chops, followed by an elbow to the neck. Whitmer places Titus on the top turnbuckle and goes up with him. Whitmer goes for a rana, but Titus counters by hot-shotting Whitmer off the top turnbuckle.
Titus chokes Whitmer with his boot and stomps away at him. Titus with clubs to the neck of Whitmer, then sends him to the outside. Titus with a club to the neck off the apron, followed by one to the back. Titus with a neckbreaker on the outside. Titus continues to choke Whitmer, but Whitmer refuses to say I Quit. Titus places Whitmer by the ringpost, then Titus with a running boot to the head that sends Whitmer’s head into the ringpost. Titus with a chinlock as the crowd chants that they want tables. Titus has words with the crowd, then hits a sliding dropkick to the head of Whitmer. Titus bites at Whitmer, then locks Whitmer in the Muta Lock. Whitmer refuses to quit as Titus puts on more pressure, then is able to fight out. Titus with back clubs, but that only fires up Whitmer. Titus with a right hand, but it has no effect on Whitmer. More right hands by Titus, but Whitmer tells him to bring it. Whitmer now with right hands, but Titus with a knee to the gut. Titus off the ropes, but Whitmer catches him with the Exploder Suplex. Titus begs off as Whitmer is all fired up. Titus sends Whitmer face-first off the middle turnbuckle, then gets one of the zip ties that SCUM has been known to use recently. Titus backs Whitmer into the ropes and tries to tie up Whitmer, but Whitmer fights out. Whitmer with a running boot and the zip ties go flying. Whitmer now with the zip ties and tries to tie up Titus and gets one arm tied up in the ropes. Whitmer now with the 2nd tie and he hooks Titus’s other arm in the ropes. Titus has nowhere to go as Whitmer unloads with right hands. Titus refuses to quit now, but Whitmer continues to unload with right hands. Again, Titus refuses to quit and he then spits in Whitmer’s face. Whitmer goes to the outside and grabs a steel chair. Whitmer points at Titus, but then Corino comes back out through the crowd and gets in the ring. Corino stares at Whitmer, then turns his back to him and drops to his knees, almost sacrificing himself for Titus. The ref pleads with Whitmer not to do it, but Whitmer tells him off.
Whitmer is about to hit Corino, but then Titus screams that he quits so that Corino doesn’t have to be hit with the chair.
Winner: BJ Whitmer
Corino is smiling as it seemed like that was his plan all along. Cliff Compton & Jimmy Jacobs come out from the back and attack Whitmer. Crowd chants “BS” at the decision of the I Quit Match. The assault continues until Michael Elgin’s music hits and he & Jay Lethal rush out to the ring, signaling the beginning of our next match.
From the Border Wars iPPV in a SCUM vs. ROH Tag Team Match: Cliff Compton & “The Zombie Princess” Jimmy Jacobs (SCUM) vs. “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin & Jay Lethal (ROH)
(If ROH wins, Steve Corino must leave ROH. If SCUM wins, Steve Corino is the permanent color commentator and a member of SCUM will receive an ROH World Title shot.)
Elgin & Lethal with right hands to SCUM as Titus is still tied up with the zip ties. Jacobs tries to send Lethal into Titus, but Lethal blocks it and hits an inverted atomic drop, followed by a superkick to a still helpless Titus. Elgin sends Compton to the outside while Lethal goes out after Jacobs. Compton is sent hard into the barricade by Elgin while Lethal & Jacobs exchange right hands. Jacobs is sent off the apron while Elgin slams Compton as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial, it has settled down to a regular tag match as Jacobs goes after Lethal while Elgin has words with Corino. Its now settled into a tag match as Jacobs with a chop, but Lethal comes back with some of his own. Lethal sends Jacobs into Elgin’s outstretched boot, then tags him in. “F him up, Elgin, F him up” chants by the crowd as Elgin lifts up Jacobs, walks around with him, does a squat and hits a 50 second delayed vertical suplex, but only for a nearfall. “That was awesome” by the crowd as Lethal tags in. Double hiptoss, then a cartwheel and a front dropkick by Lethal, followed by a back senton by Elgin for a nearfall. Jacobs comes back by raking the eyes and tags in Compton. Lethal slides under his legs, then hits a handspring elbow for a nearfall. Tag to Elgin, who hits a kick to the lower abdominals. Elgin now looks like he is gonna do the delayed vertical to Compton. He lifts Compton up, but then Jacobs comes in to stop it. Lethal stops him with a dropkick, then lifts up as well for a delayed vertical. Lethal drops down at 15, while Elgin drops down at 30 seconds.
Elgin with a back senton to Compton for a nearfall. Tag to Lethal, who hits a back club. Lethal with right hands, but Compton goes to the eyes. Blind tag by Elgin as Lethal side-steps a backdrop, then sends him into a slingshot shoulder block by Elgin. Lethal with a springboard dropkick to knock Jacobs off the apron, then superkicks Compton. Elgin has trouble the 1st time, but the 2nd time works as he hits Compton with Shock Treatment. Lethal with a head of steam and takes out Jacobs with a tope suicida. Elgin gains a nearfall, but unfortunately, Lethal is holding his knee as he landed awkwardly off the dive. Elgin runs into a boot, but comes back with a clothesline, followed by a Black Hole Slam for a nearfall. Elgin notices that Lethal is hurt as he goes out to check on him while we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Elgin with right hands to SCUM, followed by a pump kick to Compton. Jay Lethal has been helped to the back by referees as Elgin looks like he’ll go it alone. Northern Lights to Jacobs, then a backfist to Compton by Elgin. Jacobs goes for the Spear, but Elgin catches him in mid-air and BUCKLE BOMBS JACOBS INTO COMPTON! Elgin lifts up Compton, then Jacobs as well and hits a DOUBLE SAMOAN DROP, but somehow, Compton kicks out. Nigel says Lethal told him he can’t continue as Elgin fires up. Elgin goes for a powerbomb, but Jacobs breaks it up. Elgin goes for it on Jacobs, but Compton sends him shoulder-first into the ringpost.
Compton stomps away at Elgin while Jacobs chokes him. Compton now chokes him, then taunts the crowd. Tag to Jacobs and they double-team Elgin in the corner with right hands & stomps. Corino trash talks Elgin, but Elgin grabs him by the neck. Jacobs gets Elgin out of the corner and hits a DDT. Jacobs mocks Elgin, then taunts him. Tag to Compton, who hits a leaping leg drop into a headscissors. Elgin tries to fight out, but Jacobs tags in. Elgin powers out and sends Compton to the outside, but Jacobs leaps onto his back and applies a Sleeper Hold. Elgin backs Jacobs into the corner, then nails Compton with a boot. Jacobs goes back to the Sleeper, but Elgin grabs Compton and takes them both over, hitting a Deadlift German on Compton! Crowd chants for Elgin as all 3 men are down. All of a sudden, Kevin Steen comes out through the crowd and goes onto the apron on Elgin’s side. Elgin doesn’t want to tag Steen in as Steen pleads with Nigel to put him in the match. Nigel says yes and Steen is tagged in, to a HUGE reaction by the crowd!
Steen with right hands & forearms to SCUM, then throws them into adjacent corners. Steen charges and nails Jacobs with the Cannonball, then does the same to Compton. Steen is all fired up as he goes after Jacobs on the outside and sends him into the barricade not once, but twice. Steen sends Compton into the barricade, then plays to the crowd. Steen sets up Jacobs and hits the Apron Powerbomb. Compton with a right hand and rakes the eyes of Steen. In the ring, Elgin hits the Buckle Bomb and goes for the Revolution Elgin Bomb, but Compton comes in and chop blocks him. Steen comes back in and throws Jacobs to the outside. Steen hits the Pop-Up Powerbomb and signals for the end.
Steen goes for the Package Piledriver, but Jacobs comes in and rolls up Steen for the victory.
Winners: S.C.U.M. by pinfall (Roll-Up)
Steen is disgusted with himself afterwards while Corino gets in Nigel’s face. Corino celebrates with his men while Elgin is fuming mad over losing. Elgin yells at Nigel for putting Steen in the match as Steen goes to apologize, but Elgin leaves and has words with Steen as we go to credits.