8/25 ROH Philadelphia Excellence Results
The following took place at the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia on Saturday.
* ROH Champion Jay Lethal opened the show. He talks about his 30 Minute Iron Man match with Jonathan Gresham and how you don’t need storylines to prove who is the best. Lethal announces he is issuing a Lethal Challenge to anyone in ROH or anyone in the locker room. A video plays of Will Ospreay challenging Lethal for the ROH Championship.
* ROH WOW Champion Sumie Sakai def. Tasha Steelz. After the match, Tenille Dashwood and accepts a challenge from Sakai for Death Before Dishonor in Las Vegas.
* A segment takes place setting up Bully Ray vs. Jonathan Gresham. Ray interrupted an interview with Gresham, calling him a jobber and daring him to take the mic away.
* Jonathan Gresham def. Bully Ray via DQ. Ray gave Gresham a low blow immediately.
* So Cal Uncensored def. ROH TV Champion Punishment Martinez and ROH Tag Team Champions The Briscoes.
* Cody Rhodes and NWA World Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis were interviewed next talking about the championship match at ALL IN next weekend. Cody says wrestling fans haven’t seen real change in this business since 2001 and that ALL IN is the biggest self-budgeted event in his entire life. Cody asks the fans if they were ALL IN and got a big reaction. Aldis tells Cody to stop his PT Barnum routine and to look him in the eye like a man. He doesn’t think Cody has what it takes to walk away with the 10 pounds of gold and runs down people like Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, AJ Styles and Jeff Hardy that he has already beaten.
* The Best Friends def. The Boys.
* Kenny King def. Hangman Page.
* Bully Ray and Silas Young def. ROH Champion Jay Lethal and Jonathan Gresham.
* Tenille Dashwood, Jenny Rose and Stella Gray def. Ashley Vox, Riley Shepherd and Kris Stadtlander.
* Shaheem Ali and Shane Taylor def. Flip Gordon and Chris Sabin.
* Punishment Martinez def. Aaron Solow to retain the ROH TV Championship.
* Shane “Hurricane” Helms def. Marty Scurll.
* Cheeseburger def. Will Ferrara in a Fight Without Honor.
* Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks def. Silas Young, Beer City Bruiser and Brian Milonas to retain the ROH Six Man Tag Team Championships.