Ring announcer Bobby Cruise brings out the announce team, Kevin Kelly & Nigel McGuinness. Kelly & McGuinness hype up tonight’s main events. Nigel says that 10 years ago, that it looked like that “sports-entertainment” won. But a couple of guys got together and showed that “pro wrestling” isn’t dead. Nigel thanks the people who started this company, the current roster, and all the fans. Kelly then takes us to pre-match comments from the All Night Express before our opening match.
Glory by Honor X Return Match: The All Night Express (“The Pretty Boy Pitbull” Kenny King & Rhett Titus) vs. Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & “The Gold Standard” Shelton Benjamin)
Referee has to hold both teams back before the bell rings. Titus & Benjamin will start things off. Titus goes after Haas on the apron, but Benjamin attacks him from behind. Titus fights back with chops, then nails Benjamin with a clothesline/bulldog combo for a nearfall. Tag into King, who takes Benjamin down with an armbar. Benjamin counters with a side headlock, followed by a shoulder tackle. King comes back with a hiptoss, but Benjamin hits him with a low blow. Referee doesn’t call a DQ as Benjamin tags in Haas. Haas taunts the crowd, then stomps away at King. “F You Charlie” chants from the fans. King comes back with a dropkick, then tags in Titus. King hotshots Haas, then Titus with a running neckbreaker as Haas goes to the floor. King with a spin kick to Benjamin that sends him out to the floor also. ANX then hit stereo dives onto WGTT as the crowd chants “ROH”. Back in the ring, Titus with a stomp to Haas, but Haas goes to the ropes. Haas with a shot to King to distract the referee as Benjamin comes in from behind and kicks Titus in his injured leg.
Haas goes to work on the leg with stomps and a leg drop. Haas pulls down Titus’s knee pad, then tags in Benjamin. Benjamin slingshots down with his weight across Titus’s knee, then locks in a spinning toe hold. Titus kicks him off, but then Benjamin rains in right hands. Tag into Haas, who places Titus’s leg in the corner and pulls on it. Haas then goes off the ropes and drives a knee to Titus’s injured leg. Haas kicks out Titus’s leg out from under him, then places him by the ringpost and drives his leg across it. Referee is with King now as Benjamin goes to nail Titus with a chair. Referee stops Benjamin, but then Haas chokes Titus. King goes after Haas, as Benjamin locks in a ringpost Figure 4. Haas with a kick to Titus’s head as the fans loudly boo them. Titus gets a rollup in Benjamin for a nearfall, but Benjamin then prevents him from making the tag and then locks in a reverse style Figure 4. Titus counters for a nearfall, but Benjamin tags back in Haas, who kicks at the leg again. Haas places his own knee into Titus’s leg as the crowd tries to get Titus back in the match. Haas with stomps to the head, but Titus fights back with gut shots. Let’s go Titus chants from the fans as he hits Haas with a big forearm.
King gets the tag, and he hits multiple clotheslines to Benjamin. Enziguri to Benjamin, then King locks in a single leg crab to Haas, but Benjamin breaks it up. Shotgun Knees to Benjamin for another nearfall. Small package by Benjamin gets himself a nearfall. Tag into Titus, as they hit a kick combination on Benjamin for another nearfall. Titus sidesteps Haas, but Haas comes back with a release German suplex. King now tagged in, but WGTT hit a atomic drop/boot combo, but Titus breaks up the pinfall. Titus and Haas exchange forearms, with Titus getting the advantage. Clothesline sends both men out to the floor.
King & Benjamin then exchange rollups, with King gaining the advantage for the victory.
Winners: The All Night Express by pinfall (Sunset Flip)
After the match, Haas flips off the fans before leaving.
Challenge Match: “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett w/”Brutal” Bob Evans & “The First Lady of Ring of Honor” Maria Kanellis vs. “The Notorious 187” Homicide
Maria comes out wearing white, so I guess this means we have all died and gone to heaven, WOWZER. “CM Punk” chants from the fans as Bennett says the fans are jealous that he has Maria. Louder “CM Punk” chants as Maria flips off the fans. Bennett then says that he is from Boston and he is wicked smart as the fans now chant “Shut the F Up”. Bennett says he will wipe the ring with Homicide, then will send him back to the craphole known as New York. Homicide comes out with an old-school look, then brawls with Bennett and sends him to the floor to retreat.
Bennett & Homicide brawl on the outside, then Homicide bites Bennett’s ear. Homicide rakes Bennett’s back, followed by a chop. Back in the ring, Bennett backs away, but then kicks Homicide in the ribs. Right hands by Bennett that sends Homicide onto the apron. Bennett misses a charge, then Homicide with an exploder suplex that sends Bennett to the floor. Homicide goes for the tope con hijo, but Bennett throws Evans in the way, and Evans nails Homicide with a shoulder to the mouth. Bennett throws Homicide to the barricade, then taunts the fans. Maria is scared to death as Bennett lays in more right hands to Homicide back in the ring. Bennett with a suplex for a nearfall. Bennett with another right hand, then taunts the crowd. Bennett taunts Homicide, then hits a series of back elbows. Bennett with a clothesline in the corner, followed by a dropkick. “You can’t wrestle” chants as Bennett with a snapmare, followed by an elbow drop. Another right hand by Bennett, but Homicide sidesteps him. However, Bennett comes right back and catches Homicide with a spinebuster. Bennett taunts the crowd some more, then rips at Homicide’s Yankees shirt, then spits on it. Homicide is fired up because of that, and counters Bennett’s spinebuster with the Gringo Cutter.
Both men exchange right hands, with Bennett gaining the advantage. Homicide comes back with a knee to the gut, followed by a powerbomb for a nearfall. Homicide locks in the STF, but Bennett makes it to the ropes. Homicide heads up top, but Bennett stops him. Bennett goes up with him and goes for a suplex, but Homicide with headbutts to fight back. Bennett then comes back and backdrops Homicide off the ropes to the mat below. Homicide then comes back with a hangmans neckbreaker. Homicide motions for the Cop Killa, but instead goes for the Go 2 Sleep. Maria is up on the apron, but Bennett almost runs into her. Homicide then hits Bennett with the GTS as Maria is going nuts on the outside. Homicide motions that he is going after her, but Bennett catches him from behind with a rollup, hooking the tights for the win.
Winner: “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett by pinfall (Roll Up)
After the match, Homicide nails Bennett, but Evans comes in from behind. Homicide quickly disposes of him, and Maria is all alone in the ring. Maria tries to run away, but Homicide grabs a hold of her. However, Bennett & Evans get her away just in time. Homicide gets the mic and speaks in Spanish, calling Evans a “b****”. Homicide then leads the crowd in a “Let’s Go Yankees” chant. Homicide then thanks the fans and says “Happy Birthday ROH” and finally leads the fans in an “ROH” chant.
Bobby Cruise introduces CHIKARA’s Grand Champion Eddie Kingston for an interview. Kingston says it is great to be back in ROH and back in New York. He was glad to see all his old friends, but he was most interested in seeing ROH’s World Champion Davey Richards. We think Davey Richards’s music hits, but instead its Kevin Steen, who comes out with a sleeveless tuxedo t-shirt, a tennis racket, and a banana. “Mr. Wrestling” chants for Steen as Steen as Richards’s face on the tennis racket.
Steen says its good to see Kingston, but asks what happened, when did you become such a “b****”? A fan chants “Show your tits” at Steen, who then rips on the fan. Steen knows that Kingston is saying its great to be back is not the real Eddie Kingston. Steen says that people would love to see us fight, but it would be even better if they teamed up. “Kill Steen Kill” chants as Steen says that they can take down CHIKARA & ROH and build it as their own. Kingston says he doesn’t want to do that and isn’t about destroying anything. Steen says Kingston’s CHIKARA is a “BS Mickey Mouse Promotion”. Kingston tells Kelly to get out of the ring, then threatens Steen and says CHIKARA is everything to him and tells Steen to watch his “f’n mouth” or he’ll knock it off his “f’n face”.
Kingston & Steen start brawling until referees and security come in to try and break it up. Kingston is sent to the outside as Steen as the CHIKARA’s Grand Championship and then proceeds to piss on it. The Colony from CHIKARA come out and brawls with Steen. Fire Ant then dives onto the whole pile of security and Steen. The brawl then heads to the back as we go to the next match.
Tag Team Special Attraction Match: The House of Truth (Roderick Strong & “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin) w/Truth Martini vs. “Technical Lightning” TJ Perkins & The Amazing Red
Before we begin the match, can I say I have no earthly idea what in the blue hell Truth Martini is wearing? “Welcome back” chants from the fans for Red. Strong shakes Red’s hand, but Perkins not at all. “F TNA” chants as Strong and Perkins start things off.
Headlock takedown by Perkins, then counters a plenty and we have a stalemate. Strong takes Perkins down with a wristlock, but Perkins counters with a dropkick. Tag into Elgin, then tag into Red. Red wants a handshake, but Elgin does not oblige. Elgin shows off his power, then taunts the fans. Elgin with another toss, but Red fights back with right hands. Red with a series of dropkicks that send Elgin to the floor. Strong now in, but Red with an armdrag, followed by a rana that sends Strong to the floor to regroup. Red & Perkins hit stereo springboard crossbodies on HOT for a nearfall. Perkins now in and hits a spinkick to the gut. Perkins springboards, but Elgin catches him with a powerslam for a nearfall.
Elgin with a series of backbreakers, then tags in Strong, who gains a nearfall. Strong with a series of chops, followed by a back suplex for a nearfall. Tag into Elgin, but Perkins fights back with a kick. Perkins goes for a tornado DDT, but Elgin blocks it and turns it into a backbreaker for another nearfall. Tag into Strong, and HoT hit a series of running forearms, followed by a urnagi backbreaker from Strong for another nearfall. Camel clutch applied by Strong as the crowd tries to get behind Perkins. Perkins fights out, but Strong comes back with a dropkick for another nearfall. Elgin back in and he knocks Red off the apron. Perkins avoids Elgin, and sends Strong into Elgin with his feet. Perkins makes the tag to Red.
Red with dropkick to both Strong & Elgin. Red with a kick to Strong, then spins over Elgin’s back with another kick. Red with a tilt-a-whirl DDT to Elgin for a nearfall, followed by a spinning kick to Strong. Red jumps off of Perkins’ back to knock Elgin off the apron. Elgin catches Perkins off a dive, but Red comes off the ropes and knocks down Elgin on the floor. Red & Perkins then with stereo dives onto Strong & Martini. Back in the ring, Red & Perkins hit stereo missile dropkicks to Elgin, followed by Red hitting Code Red on Elgin for a close nearfall. Strong & Perkins exchange strikes, with Strong gaining the advantage with a leaping knee. Then, Red & Strong exchange strikes, but Strong comes back with the Death by Roderick, followed by the decapitation lariat by Elgin for a very close nearfall. Elgin goes for the Alabama slam, but Perkins comes in and takes out Strong with a kick. Perkins goes for the Detonation Kick, but can’t do it and Strong takes him out.
Red comes in, but Elgin lifts him up and HoT hit a combination Alabama Slam/Lungblower for the victory.
Winners: The House of Truth by pinfall (Alabama Slam(Lungblower combo)
After the match, Red & Perkins get a standing ovation as the crowd chants “Please Come Back” to Red.
Title vs. Undefeated Record for the Ring of Honor Television Title: Jay Lethal(c) vs. “The Dominant Male” Tommaso Ciampa w/The Embassy (Prince Nana, Barrister RD Evans, Mr. Ernesto Osiris & Princess Mia Yim)
“Black Machismo” chants for Lethal before the bell rings. Lethal offers the Code of Honor, but Ciampa slaps it away. Lock-up and Ciampa sends Lethal to the corner. Ciampa then with a side headlock and a shoulder tackle. Lethal with a side headlock, but sees Ciampa’s leapfrog coming off the ropes and nails him with a chop. Both men exchange armdrags and headscissors, then Lethal with a dropkick as Ciampa then goes to the outside to retreat. Back in the ring, both men go for a knucklelock but Ciampa with a knee to the gut. Ciampa with another shoulder tackle, but Lethal comes back with the hiptoss/cartwheel/dropkick combo. Ciampa goes to the outside but as he goes onto the apron, Lethal nails him with a springboard dropkick. Lethal goes for the tope, but Ciampa throws Evans into the way and gets nailed. But then, Ciampa takes out Lethal with a clothesline, followed by sending him into the barricade.
Ciampa stomps away at Lethal, then throws him into the barricade. Ciampa then with a series of Irish whips to the barricade, followed by into the apron on Lethal. Back in the ring, Ciampa gains a nearfall. Ciampa with a club to the chest, but Lethal reverses the whip. However, as Lethal was going for the Lethal Injection, Ciampa nails him on the handspring with a dropkick for another nearfall. Ciampa with a knee to the head, followed by a back elbow and then taunts the crowd. Lethal fights back with gut shots, but they have no effect. Ciampa sends Lethal to the corner, then stomps away at him and finally chokes him with his boot. Prince Nana gets a cheapshot in as Ciampa piefaces Lethal. Ciampa talks trash and then both men exchange chops, but Ciampa with a headbutt. However, Lethal comes back with a series of chops. But then, Ciampa sends Lethal to the corner and hits a running dropkick. Ciampa drops down the kneepad and hits 3 running knees in the corner. But as Ciampa goes for a 4th, Lethal pops up and drills him with a superkick.
“Let’s go Lethal” chants from the crowd as Nigel says there are 4 minutes left in the time limit. Lethal hits a series of flying forearms, followed by a handspring elbow for a nearfall. Lethal heads up top, but Ciampa stops him. Ciampa goes up with him and goes for an Emerald Fusion, but Lethal knocks him off the ropes. Lethal hits Hail to the King, but Ciampa just barely kicks out as the crowd chants “Randy Savage”. Both men on the apron now and they exchange chops. Lethal goes for a clothesline, but Ciampa lifts him up and hits a Emerald Fusion on the apron, sending Lethal’s head bouncing off the apron. Crowd chants “Holy S***” as the referee begins his 20 count. 1 minute left in the time limit as both men just make it back in. Lethal hits the Lethal Combination, then goes for the Lethal Injection, but the Embassy come on the apron to prevent him from doing so. Lethal knocks them all off the apron, but Ciampa goes for Project Ciampa, however Lethal blocks it. Both men slug it out as the time limit expires.
Winner: Time Limit Draw (Jay Lethal remains the TV Champion)
Lethal wants the mic to ask for 5 more minutes, but Nana gets on the apron. Lethal knocks him off, but Ciampa nails him from behind and drills Lethal with Project Ciampa. Ciampa then grabs the TV Title belt and he and the Embassy Limited run off with the belt as Lethal is unaware of what happened. Lethal comes to and runs to the back to catch up to the Embassy.
Ring of Honor Tag Team Titles: “The Baddest Tag Team on the Planet” #Demos The Briscoes (Jay & Mark)(c) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)
Bucks attack The Briscoes before the bell and stomp away at him. “Man Up” chants from the crowd as the Bucks taunt them. Briscoes then nail Bucks with stereo clotheslines, then do the Double Biel Nick over the ropes onto Matt, who is on the outside. Mark then suplexes Matt on the apron while Jay suplexes Nick on the rampway. The brawl continues on the outside with the Briscoes in control. Matt regains the advantage on Mark, but then Jay sends Matt into the barricade. Back in the ring, Jay is in with Matt and hits an avalanche, followed by a running kick. Mark with another suplex to Matt on the apron as Jay hits a series of hard chops. Mark now in, and the Briscoes with stereo clotheslines and running boots in the corner. Headbutt by Mark, followed by back elbows and finally a suplex for a nearfall. Mark with a series of boots to the head, then Jay back in and the Briscoes with the double 3 point stance shoulder tackle. Jay with an uppercut, followed by a series of right hands and clubs. Nick pulls Jay out to the outside, and the distraction allows the Bucks to hit their backflip headscissors/dropkick combo on Jay.
Matt with right hands to Jay, then tags in Nick, and Nick hits a double sledge across Jay’s back. Blind tag by Mark, and he hits a dropkick to Nick. Matt now in, but the Briscoes overwhelm him. Matt sends Mark to the floor, Jay with a boot to Matt, but Nick with a kick to Jay. Mark now in, and does some redneck kung fu to Matt. Mark blocks a charge in, then lands on his feet from a back body drop, but is drilled by a superkick by Nick for a nearfall. Nick rakes Mark’s eyes across the ropes while the referee was distracted. Nick holds Mark as Matt does a handspring into a back rake. Matt poses, but Mark fights back, but Matt regains the advantage. Matt stomps away at Mark as Nick chokes Mark in the ropes while the referee is with Jay. Tag into Nick as Mark tries to fight back, but Matt is tagged back in. Mark tries to fight out of the corner with headbutts and tags in Jay.
Jay with a clothesline to Matt, followed by a running dropkick by Mark. Jay with a series of stomps, then sends Nick into Matt’s privates in the corner with a flatliner. Jay with a spinebuster to Nick, then the Briscoes hit the Redneck Boogie to Matt for a close nearfall. Nick pulls Mark out and hits him with a superkick. Nick with a slingshot facebuster to Jay, followed by the apron moonsault to Mark. Bucks hit stereo kicks to Jay, then hit the assisted 450 splash on Jay for a very close nearfall. Mark is knocked off the apron, as Jay with forearms to both Young Bucks. Jay sends Nick into Matt, but Matt comes back with a superkick, then the Bucks with a double superkick to Jay, but Mark breaks up the pinfall. Nick with another superkick to Mark as Matt motions that they are going for More Bang for your Buck. Matt goes for it, but Jay gets the knees up on Nick’s 450 splash attempt and Mark sends Matt flying off the top rope to the outside.
The Briscoes then lift up Nick and hit the Doomsday Device on him for the victory.
Winners and still Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions: #DemBoys The Briscoes by pinfall (Doomsday Device)
After the match, the Briscoes give an embrace to ROH Founder Cary Silkin.
No Disqualification Grudge Match: Jimmy Jacobs w/ “The King of Old School” Steve Corino vs. “Wrestling’s Worst Nightmare” Kevin Steen
Jacobs is wearing his old Age of the Fall blood stained ring jacket. Jacobs & Steen brawl around the ring, with Jacobs nailing Steen with a chair shot. Jacobs sends Steen headfirst off the ringpost. Then, as Steen is sitting down on the floor, Jacobs dives onto him. Crowd chants “Little Jimmy” at Jacobs as he brings Steen back in the ring. Steen blocks a chairshot, then nails Jacobs with a Codebreaker using the steel chair. Steen misses a corner cannonball, then the brawl goes back to the outside. Jacobs charges at Steen, but Steen catches him and sends him into the barricades with a fallaway slam. Headfirst goes Jacobs off the barricade, followed by shoulder first into the other side. Steen mocks Daniel Bryan’s “I have til 5”, then sends Jacobs into the barricade again. Steen stands on the barricade, preparing to dive, but Jacobs grabs onto him and slams him on the steel rampway. Steen then comes back and sends Jacobs headfirst off the ringpost. Steen with a chairshot to the back, then rips a part a portion of the barricade. Steen slams Jacobs on the barricade, then rips apart another portion of the barricade and slams Jacobs on it. Security has to block the fans from the entranceway as Steen pulls apart a 3rd portion. Jacobs rolls off Steen’s back and drills Steen with a tornado DDT onto the barricade.
Back in the ring, Jacobs gains a nearfall. Jacobs then drives Steen’s head into a steel chair multiple times. Jacobs gets a table out from under the ring, and sets it up on the outside. Jacobs now on the apron, goes to suplex Steen, but Steen blocks it. Steen brings him back in and goes for a powerbomb, but Jacobs counters. Steen then brings Jacobs to the outside and powerbombs him onto the apron. Steen then hits Jacobs with another powerbomb onto the apron. Steen then goes for a powerbomb thru the table, but Jacobs counters. Jacobs, back in the ring, gets a head of steam and spears Steen off the apron and thru the table. “Holy s***” chants from the crowd as Jacobs rolls him back in, gaining another nearfall. Jacobs opens up 2 steel chairs, placing them together. Jacobs goes for an Acid Drop, but Steen counters and sends him thru the chairs for a nearfall. Steen heads up top, looking for the Steenton bomb, but Jacobs gets his knees up. Jacobs then pulls out his infamous spike and charges at Steen, but Steen moves out of the way. Steen then lifts up Jacobs and drills him with the F-Cinq. Steen starts to go for a cover, but instead opens up 2 steel chairs, placing them together. Steen lifts up Jacobs, but Jacobs rolls off the back, grabs the spike, and drills Steen right between the eyes with it.
Steen is busted open as Jacobs realizes what he has done. Steen is a bloody mess as Jacobs is having second thoughts at what he did. Jacobs drops the spike, as Steen smiles at him. Steen low blows him, then drills him with another F-Cinq with Jacobs’s head and neck landing on top of the backrest of the steel chairs for the victory.
Winner: “Wrestling’s Worst Nightmare” Kevin Steen by pinfall (F-Cinq)
After the match, Steen places the spike by Jacobs, then wipes his blood across Jacobs’ shirt.
Main Event in a Tag Team Challenge Match: Team Ambition (Ring of Honor World Champion “American Wolf” Davey Richards & Kyle O’Reilly) vs. “Die Hard” Eddie Edwards & Adam Cole
Everyone adheres to the Code of Honor except for Davey & Eddie to one another. O’Reilly & Cole want to start, but then Richards tags in and wants Edwards in. Edwards obliges, but Cole tags himself in. Lock-up and Richards sends Cole to the corner, then breaks. Richards with a wristlock, but Cole counters with one of his own. Richards then counters it, but Cole comes back with a dropkick. Lock-up and Richards with a side headlock, followed by a shoulder tackle. Cole comes back with a Sunset flip, but Richards counters that. Both men then exchange pin attempts for nearfalls, but then Cole goes for a superkick and Davey backs off. Richards with a waistlock that Cole counters. Richards then takes him down into a headscissors. Cole gets out and tries for a headlock, but Richards goes back to the headscissors. Cole kicks out and we have a stalemate. Cole with a kick to the gut, then tags in Edwards and Richards backs off. Tag into O’Reilly as the fans give dueling chants for both men. O’Reilly with a takedown, but Edwards spins out. Both men go for a knucklelock and then a test of strength. Both men are neutral, but then O’Reilly with a series of headbutts. Both men go for headbutts, then Edwards takes him down for a series of nearfalls while in the knucklelock. O’Reilly bridges, then both men go for monkeyflip with the knucklelock still applied. O’Reilly goes for a STF and a kimura, but Edwards counters and we have another stalemate. Tag into Cole & Richards respectively, as Richards with a kick to the ribs. Richards with a series of kicks to the chest, followed by a dropkick. Headfirst goes Cole off the turnbuckle and O’Reilly gets the tag, Headlock takedown by O’Reilly, but Cole with a head scissors. O’Reilly goes for a kick, but Cole ducks. Cole with a series of shoulder tackles, but O’Reilly comes back with a back suplex. Tag into Richards, who locks in Jamie Noble’s Trailer Hitch submission, but Cole gets to the ropes. Davey with more kicks, but Cole comes back with a missile dropkick for a nearfall. Tag into Edwards, who hits a hard chop to Richards. Both men exchange forearms, but Edwards hits another chop for a nearfall. Tag into Cole, who hits Richards with a basement dropkick for another nearfall. Cole with a snap suplex for another nearfall. Tag into Edwards, who knocks O’Reilly off the apron, but Richards counters Edwards & Cole’s double team. Then, Richards hits a Northern Lights suplex while in a pin attempt for a nearfall. Richards with a backdrop driver to Edwards, then tags in O’Reilly.
O’Reilly hits a combination of strikes on Edwards for a 1 count. Richards nails Edwards with a running forearm, then hits Cole with a tope dive on the outside. O’Reilly & Edwards both on the top rope as O’Reilly drills Edwards with a super back suplex for a nearfall, then follows that right into the cross armbreaker. Edwards gets to his feet, then counters it into the Achilles’ Lock. O’Reilly counters that and locks in the Crossface. Edwards counters with a pin attempt for a nearfall. Edwards drills O’Reilly with a chop, then O’Reilly comes back with a pump kick. Both men exchange kicks and chops, then block each other strike attempts. O’Reilly then creams Edwards with a Regalplex for another close nearfall. Cole then now in, and hits O’Reilly with a backbreaker for another nearfall. Cole & O’Reilly exchange forearms, but Richards gets the blind tag and hits Cole with a running kick for another nearfall. Richards then hooks in a Texas Cloverleaf as O’Reilly knocks Edwards off the apron. O’Reilly helps out Richards, adding more pressure to Cole, but Richards has to break the hold. O’Reilly gains another nearfall, then tags back in Richards. Cole tries to fight back, but Richards nails him with a forearm. Richards & Cole exchange forearm, with Cole gaining the advantage, but Richards comes back with a boot. Tag back into O’Reilly, who pushes Cole in the face with his boot. O’Reilly drives Cole’s arm into his own shoulder. Cole tries to counters, but O’Reilly hits the Triple Butterflies into the cross armbreaker, but Cole counters with a rollup for a nearfall. Tag back into Richards and Team Ambition goes for a double team, but Cole counters and Richards accidentally kicks O’Reilly. Cole then hits a neckbreaker/DDT combination with O’Reilly nailing Richards with the DDT by proxy.
Edwards makes the tag and hit a missile dropkick to both Richards & O’Reilly. Edwards with a running chop to Richards, followed by the Die Hard for a nearfall. Edwards goes for a Tiger Suplex, but O’Reilly breaks it up. Edwards & Cole knock Richards & O’Reilly off the apron with boots. Then, Edwards backdrops Cole onto Richards & O’Reilly on the outside. Finally, Edwards goes onto the apron and hits an Asai Moonsault onto all 3 guys on the outside. Back in the ring, Edwards nails Richards with a kick, then hits the Chin Checker, followed by a top rope Cole splash for a close nearfall. Edwards goes for a back suplex, but Richards blocks it. Edwards then hits a reverse Falcon Arrow for another close nearfall. Edwards & Cole go for a double team, but Richards counters and nails Edwards with a spinning heel kick. Richards then locks in Cole into the Ankle Lock. Edwards tries to nail him with forearms to break him off, but Richards won’t budge. O’Reilly then locks Edwards in the guillotine. Edwards & Richards both lock in the single leg crab, then slap one another. Both men break the holds and exchange slaps. Cole then hits a DDT on Richards. Cole & O’Reilly both hit clotheslines to one another, then exchange forearms back and forth. Cole sends O’Reilly and himself over the ropes to the outside. Edwards & Richards both go for suplexes, but both land on their feet. Richards then with a release German Suplex to Edwards. Cole and O’Reilly get the tag as they stare each other down. Both go for kicks, then go nose to nose. Edwards & Richards then grab a hold of each of him and hit stereo suplexes, sending all 4 guys over the ropes to the outside as the crowd chants “ROH” Referee begins his 20 count as all 4 guys try and get back in the ring. All 4 men slowly get back into the ring as all 4 exchange strikes with one another. Richards & Edwards then play a game of can you top this. Edwards & Richards then hit the Kawada Kicks & Kobashi chops to both Cole & O’Reilly, then stare each other down in the center of the ring. Both men exchange chops and kicks, but Richards with a spin kick, followed by Eddie with a chop to the head, followed by Davey with a decapitation clothesline. O’Reilly & Cole now stare each other down in the center and exchange forearms. O’Reilly comes back with a pump kick, but Cole with one of his own. Both men then exchange German Suplexes, followed by rolling forearms. O’Reilly then hits a series of open-handed palm strikes, but Cole drills him with a superkick for a close nearfall. Cole knocks Richards off the apron as Edwards hits a 2nd rope Codebreaker, followed by Cole hitting a lung blower for another close nearfall. O’Reilly rolls off Cole’s back, then goes up with Edwards on the ropes. Edwards then lifts up O’Reilly and hits a fallaway facebuster. Edwards with a chop to the head, followed by a Cole superkick. Edwards & Cole then hit stereo chop/superkick to O’Reilly, but Richards breaks up the pin attempt.
O’Reilly sends Edwards over the ropes to the outside, then hits Edwards with the apron running dropkick. Richards hits 2 double stomps to Cole, but Cole barely kicks out. Richards then hits a running forearm, running knee, running kick, and finally a German Suplex, but Cole still kicks out. Cole blocks Richards’ kick and nails him with a forearm, followed by an enziguri. Richards comes back with the Alarm Clock, followed by an O’Reilly Falcon Arrow. Richards locks in the Ankle Lock as Edwards sends O’Reilly hard into the barricade. Edwards nails Richards with the double stomp across the back for a nearfall. Cole with a German Suplex to Richards, followed by a jackknife pin by Edwards, but Richards kicks out. Edwards places Richards on the ropes and goes up with him. Davey fights out, but Edwards nails him with a knee. Both men on the top now, as Edwards hits a super rana, followed by a powerbomb/lung blower combo from Edwards & Cole, but O’Reilly breaks up the fall. O’Reilly with shots to both guys, but Edwards & Cole come back with a double kick. Cole blocks O’Reilly coming in, then hits him with a tornado DDT from the top rope thru the table. Richards locks back in the Ankle Lock on Edwards, but Edwards counters with a rollup for a nearfall. Edwards goes for another 2nd rope Codebreaker, but Richards counters back into the Ankle Lock.
Cole then gets the tag, and hits the Top Rope crossbody on Richards for the upset victory.
Winners: “Die Hard” Eddie Edwards & Adam Cole by pinfall (Top Rope Crossbody)
Cole can’t believe he beat Richards as the crowd chants his name. Richards grabs the mic and congrats Cole & Edwards on their win, shaking their hand. Kyle O’Reilly then grabs the mic and says he won’t shake the hands of people he doesn’t respect. Kevin Steen then appears in the balcony and runs down Richards on the mic. Steen says the real main event should have been he and Richards for the World Title. Steen says the match didn’t happen because of Jim Cornette. F Cornette chants from the crowd. Steen says he will haunt Richards until Richards makes Cornette change his mind. Steen closes by calling Richards a Jiu-Jitsu jackoff and says that now its trending worldwide. Richards stares down as O’Reilly walks off as we go to credits.