This week is a “Road Rage” edition of ROH TV, with matches from the “Raising the Bar” shows back in March from Milwaukee & Chicago.
From Raising the Bar Night #1 in Milwaukee: “Mr. ROH” Roderick Strong vs. “The Knockout Artist” Chris Hero
No Code of Honor here. Lots of chain wrestling early. Strong goes for 2 shoulder tackles, but Hero does not go down. Hero counters a leapfrog with a boot to the chest. Back senton for a nearfall. Slam, then Hero teases another back senton, but instead, hits a kick. Elbow drop for a nearfall. Strong goes to the outside, Hero feigns a dive, then hits a boot.
Back from commercial as Strong gets his knees up off another back senton by Hero. Strong sends Hero into the barricade, then hits a back suplex onto the barricade! Back in, Strong gains a nearfall. Suplex for a nearfall. Strong stomps away, then pulls Hero against the ringpost. Strong with a dropkick for a nearfall. Hero is sent onto the apron and Strong with an enziguri for a nearfall. Strong with a series of chops, but Hero fights back with some of his own. Strong then with a series of kicks to regain control. Hero comes back with a clothesline. Hero with a swinging neckbreaker, followed by a kip-up. Running forearm, followed by a flying knee for a nearfall.
Back from commercial, Strong gets out of an Electric Chair and hits an Olympic Slam. Running knee in the corner, but Hero gets a boot up off another charge. Hero goes for a rolling knee strike, but Strong catches him with a backbreaker for a nearfall. Hero slips out of Death by Roderick and applies a cravate, but Strong counters out with a backslide for a nearfall. Hero then with La Magistral for a nearfall. Strike exchange ensues. Hero with a pump kick, then Strong with a leaping knee. Hero then hits Crash Landing for a nearfall. Hero then hits the rolling elbow, but Strong kicks out! Strong gets out of another Electric Chair and hits another leaping knee. Death by Roderick, followed by the Sick Kick, but Hero kicks out! Strong Hold applied, but Hero counters out with an inside cradle for a nearfall. Hero with 3 rolling elbows, followed by the Electric Chair Death Blow.
Stretch Plum Alpha applied, Strong taps.
Winner: “The Knockout Artist” Chris Hero by submission (Stretch Plum Alpha)
From Raising the Bar Night #2 for the Ring of Honor Tag Team Titles: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) vs. reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) (c’s)
O’Reilly & Nick start. O’Reilly goes for ARMageddon, but Nick gets free. Nick goes for a superkick, but O’Reilly avoids it. Nick with a springboard crossbody for a nearfall. Young Bucks hit the gutbuster/neckbreaker combo for a nearfall. O’Reilly comes back with a knee, then hits the running………slap. Matt avoids a dropkick and slaps O’Reilly. Fish & Nick in and Nick with a back rake. Matt in and goes up top, but O’Reilly sends Matt to the outside. O’Reilly sends Matt’s injured hand into the barricade. Back in, Fish gains a nearfall.
Back from commercial as Fish with a slingshot senton for a nearfall. O’Reilly in, knee drop for a nearfall. ARMageddon applied, Matt gets to the ropes. Fish in, slams Matt’s injured hand into the mat. O’Reilly in, suplex for a nearfall. Fish in, but Matt fights back. Fish regains control and tags in O’Reilly. Matt avoids a charge, hits a spear, both men down. Fish & Nick tag in. Nick with a springboard dropkick that knocks O’Reilly off the apron. Running kick to O’Reilly, then a slingshot facebuster to Fish for a nearfall.
Back from commercial as Nick with an enziguri to Fish, but O’Reilly with a boot that knocks Nick off the apron. O’Reilly goes for the running dropkick off the apron, but Nick catches him with a superkick. Back in, Nick with a 450 splash to Fish for a nearfall. Young Bucks with an assisted Shirnaui. Fish avoids a Shining Wizard by Nick, but Matt hits a superkick for a nearfall. Bucks go for another double team, but Fish avoids it and Nick accidentally enziguris Matt. reDRagon with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker/2nd rope knee drop on Matt for a nearfall. Matt slips out of another double team and sends O’Reilly into Fish. Back heel kick to O’Reilly by Matt. Backdrop Driver by Fish to Matt, then Nick with a spinning roundhouse to Fish. O’Reilly with Axe & Smash to Nick, but Matt then hits O’Reilly with a superkick, everyone is down. Nick rolls out to the outside, but Fish drives him into the barricades, allowing O’Reilly to hit the running dropkick off the apron and into the barricades! Back in, Fish does the deal by hitting a Super Falcon Arrow on Matt, but Matt kicks out! O’Reilly in, but Nick stops reDRagon from hitting Chasing the Dragon on Matt. Matt with a roll-up for a nearfall. O’Reilly with a series of strikes to Matt, but Matt avoids the leg sweep and hits a superkick. Nick with a superkick to O’Reilly, but O’Reilly throws his mouthpiece at the Bucks! Matt then nails O’Reilly with his cast! Bucks then hit the Superkick Party on Fish, knocking him off the apron! Nick wipes out Fish with a slingshot plancha. Bucks then hit Six Second Abs on O’Reilly, but Fish breaks up the pin! Bucks go for More Bang for your Buck on O’Reilly, but O’Reilly catches Nick off the 450 Splash and applies a Triangle Choke, while Fish keeps Matt at bay!
Nick flips over while in the choke and hooks O’Reilly in a Jackknife Pin, 1-2-3!!! NEW CHAMPS!!!
Winners and NEW Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions: The Young Bucks by pinfall (Jackknife Pin)
The Bucks celebrate their title win while reDRagon can’t believe it as we close the show.