Ring of Honor Wrestling on Sinclair
July 26, 2014
Dearborn, Michigan (Ford Community & Performing Arts Center)
Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Steve Corino
Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com

We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.

The Monster Mafia (“All Ego” Ethan Gabriel Owens & “The Walking Weapon” Josh Alexander) vs. Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly)

Code of Honor before the bell. O’Reilly & Alexander start. Alexander with a side headlock and a shoulder tackle. O’Reilly blocks a German, but Alexander goes off O’Reilly’s blind side and hits a clothesline. O’Reilly sent into the turnbuckles, Owens tags in. Drop toe hold/leaping leg drop combo by Monster Mafia for a nearfall. Owens with a right hand, Alexander tags in. Gut kick by Alexander, but O’Reilly with a jawbreaker and tags in Fish. Fish with a series of gut shots, but Alexander with a chop, a forearm and an uppercut. Alexander off the ropes, but O’Reilly trips him up. Fish knocks Owens off the apron, but Alexander avoids a charge and Fish accidentally knocks O’Reilly off the apron. Alexander lifts up Fish while Owens with a head of steam. Owens spins Fish around for a Blue Thunder Bomb by Alexander, while at the same time, wipes out O’Reilly with a tope suicida! Alexander gets a nearfall on Fish. Alexander with a slam, Owens tags in and heads up top, but O’Reilly grabs his leg from the apron. Alexander knocks O’Reilly off the apron, but Fish stops Owens on the ropes. Fish goes up with Owens, but Owens knocks him off. O’Reilly then shoves Owens off the ropes and to the outside! O’Reilly pulls at Owens’s face and throws him back in. Fish gets a 1 count on Owens.

O’Reilly in, sliding knee to the ribs of Owens. Snapmare and a knee drop by O’Reilly for a nearfall. Fish in, knocks Alexander off the apron. Owens fights back, but reDRagon with stereo kicks. Fish with an arm whip for a nearfall. Snapmare, then Fish with a slingshot senton bomb on Owens for a nearfall. O’Reilly in and drives Owens’s arm across his own shoulder. Chinlock applied, crowd wills on Owens. Owens fights out, then trips up O’Reilly and hits a big splash. Fish in and stops Owens from making a tag. Fish goes for a suplex, but Owens counters with Crash Landing.

Alexander in, clotheslines and a back elbow to Fish. O’Reilly with a gut kick, but Alexander with a Northern Lights. Alexander goes for a second Northern Lights, but Fish breaks it up. reDRagon go for a double suplex, but Alexander blocks it and DOUBLE SUPLEXES reDRAGON!! Alexander runs into a boot by Fish, but he sends O’Reilly to the outside. Alexander lifts up Fish’s legs onto Owens’s shoulders from the apron and Owens hits Alexander in hitting an implant DDT for a nearfall. Monster Mafia go for a double Dominator on Fish, but O’Reilly breaks it up and sweeps out Owens’s leg. Fish with a Jackknife Pin on Alexander for a nearfall. Fish with a Samoan Drop on Alexander, O’Reilly tags in. O’Reilly with a series of strikes, but Alexander avoids the leg sweep and hits a big forearm, knocking out O’Reilly’s mouthpiece! Fish with a series of strikes to Alexander, followed by a flying elbow. Owens avoids a right hand by Fish and hits an enziguri. O’Reilly begins Axe & Smash on Owens, but Owens with a pump kick. Alexander lifts up O’Reilly in a Torture Rack position, then takes him over Burning Hammer-style, but Owens is there to catch O’Reilly on the way down with a sit-out spinebuster, but FISH BREAKS UP THE PIN!! Alexander sends Fish to the outside, but runs into a boot by O’Reilly. O’Reilly pulls down the top rope, sending Owens to the outside. Fish drives Owens into the barricade, then O’Reilly with a knee strike to Alexander, followed by Axe & Smash. Fish comes in, Backdrop Driver to Alexander, followed by O’Reilly with a Tornado DDT.

Chasing the Dragon by reDRagon for the win.

Winners: Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions reDRagon by pinfall (Chasing the Dragon)

Code of Honor adhered to afterwards.


We see video from Best in the World when Michael Elgin defeated Adam Cole to win the ROH World Title.

Hakim Zane vs. MOOSE

This is MOOSE’s ROH TV debut. Code of Honor before the bell. Zane avoids a couple of clotheslines and hits some chest kicks and a slap, but MOOSE fires up. Zane with some forearms, then tries to slide under MOOSE’s legs, but MOOSE grabs him. Zane gets free, but MOOSE CATCHES HIM WITH A DROPKICK!! MOOSE with 2 avalanches in the corner, but Zane with a dropkick to the knees. Zane heads up top, but MOOSE catches him in mid-air with a headbutt to the ribs.

SPEAR!! 1-2-3!!

Winner: MOOSE by pinfall (Spear)

Afterwards, Veda Scott comes out and says that at Best in the World, she made him an offer and he said he would need time to think about it. Well, Veda Scott doesn’t like to repeat herself, but for you, I’ll make an exception. I told you, I guarantee you that everything I’ve done for RD Evans and the #NewStreak, the heights I’ve taken him, I can do the same for you and all you have to do is my shake my hand and change your life, so what do you say? Ramon & MOOSE have words with each other and Ramon takes off his suit jacket, ready to fight. Veda tells Ramon to calm down, tonight is not the night. Veda says to Moose that her offer won’t stay on the table forever, c’mon Ramon, let’s go.


Next week, its a 6-Man Golden Gauntlet Match for a Ring of Honor World Title shot. We go to comments from Matt Taven, who says that next week here on ROH TV, you get to see me in the Golden Gauntlet. Now, I have no idea what this is, or whose in it, but I know at the end, I will be the #1 Contender to the ROH World Title and it really doesn’t matter who I face because everytime I step foot in a Ring of Honor ring, I make history. The greatest TV champion, soon to be the greatest World Champion and there’s nothing you can do about it.

Main Event in a Four Corner Survival #1 Contenders Match: The Decade (“The Zombie Princess” Jimmy Jacobs & “Mr. Ring of Honor” Roderick Strong) w/Adam Page & TD Thomas vs. War Machine (Hanson & Rowe) vs. #DemBoys The Briscoes (Jay & Mark) vs. Bad Influence (“The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels & Kazarian)

Bobby Fish joins commentary for the main event. Daniels & Hanson start. Daniels with a side headlock, but Hanson does not go down off a shoulder tackle multiple times. Daniels then with a series of leg kicks and jabs, but Hanson evades him with a cartwheel, followed by a clothesline. Jacobs tags in and gets in Daniels’s face. Mark tags Daniels out. Mark with a side headlock and a shoulder tackle. Mark with a gut shot and some Redneck Kung Fu. Uncle Mule Kick by Mark, Kazarian tags in. Slam by Kazarian for a nearfall. Jacobs sent off the turnbuckles. Daniels in, stereo moonsaults by Bad Influence on Jacobs for a nearfall. Jacobs drives Daniels into the corner and tags in Rowe. Rowe with right hands to Daniels, Hanson tags in. Series of knees by War Machine, followed by Hanson with a Northern Lariat. Hanson powerbombs Rowe across Daniels for a nearfall. Daniels with a jawbreaker, Jay tags in. Shoving match between Jay & Hanson. Jay stomps away at Hanson in the corner, followed by a headbutt. Mark in, hits a series of gut shots on Hanson. Mark heads up top, Froggy Bow, Rowe breaks up the pin. Briscoes & War Machine take part in a shoving match as we go to commercial.


We go to a promo from Jay Lethal about next week’s Golden Gauntlet. Lethal says that it is the moment the House of Truth has been waiting for. It is the moment when he can become the TV Champion and World Champion. The House of Truth was made to be number one and he was made to be a champion.

Back from commercial as Hanson with shoulders to the ribs of Mark in the corner, while Jay sends Rowe into the barricade. Mark with a head kick, Jacobs tags in. Mark with an uppercut to Jacobs, followed by a suplex. Daniels tags in and he hits a suplex on Jacobs for a nearfall. Elbow drop by Daniels for a nearfall. Daniels fights out of the Decade corner, but Strong with an enziguri and a back suplex to Daniels on the apron! Back in, Jacobs gets a near fall. Decade make frequent tags working over Daniels. Strong with a backbreaker and Jacobs with an elbow drop for a nearfall. Strong sends Daniels to the outside. Strong distracts the ref, allowing Jacobs to go after Daniels, but Mark attacks Jacobs. Strong sends Mark into the barricade. Back in, Strong with an abdominal stretch on Daniels, but Daniels gets out with a hiptoss. Jacobs grabs Daniels’s leg and Strong hits a dropkick. Jacobs in and the Decade make a wish on Daniels. Daniels blocks a suplex and hits one of his own, but Strong tags in and knocks Kazarian off the apron, preventing a tag. Daniels fights back, but Jacobs tags in and hits a neckbreaker on Daniels for a nearfall. Strong in, another backbreaker to Daniels, then locks in a Camel Clutch. Daniels gets free, but Jacobs grabs Daniels and Strong hits a chop. More double teaming by the Decade while the ref is with Kazarian. Jay comes in, but the ref keeps him back. Daniels comes back with a jawbreaker, but Strong with another dropkick for a nearfall.


Back from commercial as Daniels fights back, but Strong with a running forearm, followed by Death by Roderick! Jacobs hits the Spear, but Kazarian breaks up the pin! Strong sends Kazarian to the outside. Daniels comes back with the STO on Jacobs. Strong & Kazarian in, Kazarian with a flying forearm, a clothesline and a dropkick. Slam, followed by a springboard leg drop for a nearfall. Kazarian sends Jacobs to the outside, then hits a slingshot DDT on Strong for a nearfall. Hanson in, sends Kazarian into the corner. Rowe in, but Strong gets out of a full nelson slam and tags in Daniels. Daniels with a roll-through into a Northern Lariat, followed by a series of palm thrusts. Rowe comes back with a Uranagi, but Jay breaks up the pin. Jay peppers Hanson with jabs, but Hanson nails him with the Spin Kick of Doom! Mark with a springboard clothesline to Hanson. Mark goes for a Spear on Rowe, but Rowe won’t go down. Strong tags in and Mark takes out Rowe & himself with the Cactus Clothesline! Sick Kick by Strong to Daniels, but DANIELS KICKS OUT!! Jacobs in, but Daniels slips out of the Contra Code and Kazarian grabs Jacobs and hits him with an Old School Explusion. Strong with a leaping knee to Kazarian. Strong goes for another Death by Roderick on Daniels, but Daniels slips out and hits the standing uranagi.


Winners and #1 Contenders to the Ring of Honor Tag Team Titles: Bad Influence by pinfall (The Best Moonsault Ever)

Afterwards, the Decade attack Bad Influence until the Briscoes & War Machine run in to help clear the ring of the Decade. Briscoes, War Machine & Bad Influence are kept apart by referees as the show closes.