ROH on Sinclair Results – 8/30/14 (Elgin/Cedric – ROH Title)

Ring of Honor Wrestling on Sinclair
August 30, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (National Guard Armory)
Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Steve Corino
Recap by: Jason Namako of

We open with a video looking at the rivalry between the Briscoes & War Machine, highlighting their match in Cincinnati on July 18th and promos from both teams. Hanson says in Cincinnati, the question was asked, who is the tougher team? War Machine or the Briscoes? Mark Briscoe says that the tag division is hot right now, baby, but there is one team that is on fire, Jay Briscoe says its War Machine and he likes that. Jay says he guesses War Machine means they take people to war, huh, y’all wanna go to war, boys? Mark says they are ready to go to war. Hanson says that the battle has begun and our bodies have collided. Mark says let’s do this tonight, its on. Hanson says that the question still needs to be answered. Jay says we will see y’all on the battlefield. Rowe says that tonight in Philadelphia, viewer discretion is advised. Jay says to bring yo ass.

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

War Machine (Hanson & Raymond Rowe) vs. #DemBoys The Briscoes (Jay & Mark)

This is a rematch from the July 18th live event in Cincinnati that was thrown out when Adam Cole & Jay Lethal interfered, attacking both teams. Code of Honor by both men before the match. Rowe & Mark start. Rowe catches a boot by Mark early and slams him down amateur-style. Mark slides under Rowe’s legs and hits a right hand, then sits out to block another amateur takedown by Rowe. Hanson & Jay tag in. Jay with a side headlock, but Hanson throws him off. Hanson catches a boot by Jay and hits a right hand and a headbutt. Jay comes back with a series of headbutts, then chokes Hanson in the corner. Mark in, hits an avalanche to Hanson in the corner. Mark with right hands to Hanson, but Hanson blocks a whip. Mark goes up & over, but Hanson catches him with a side slam. Rowe in, series of forearms to Mark in the corner. Rowe with a series of knees to the ribs of Mark, followed by another big forearm. More knees to the ribs by Rowe, followed by a right hand. Rowe runs into a boot by Mark, but hits another right hand. Back club by Rowe, then Mark takes a shot at Hanson on the apron, but Rowe with another back club. Gut kick and a right hand by Rowe. Mark fights back, but Rowe with another knee to the ribs and more forearms as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial as Mark tries to fight back again to Rowe, but Rowe with more forearms. Rowe goes up & over Mark in the corner and hits Shotgun Knees. Hanson in, hits a Bronco Buster to Mark in the corner, but Jay breaks up the pin with a double stomp to Hanson’s back. Mark fights with some Redneck Kung Fu. Jay in, clothesline to Hanson, Rowe breaks up the pin. Jay & Rowe shove each other as the ref backs Rowe into his corner. Jay with another headbutt to Hanson, but Hanson sidesteps a backdrop attempt with a cartwheel. Jay then avoids a clothesline by Hanson and knocks Rowe off the apron, while Mark from the apron takes a shot at Hanson. Jay with another headbutt to Hanson, but Rowe comes in and hits Jay with a release German. Mark misses a right hand on Rowe and Rowe with another big forearm. Mark avoids a discus forearm and crossbodies Rowe over the ropes and to the outside! The Briscoes work over Rowe on the outside, but all of a sudden, in the ring, Hanson with a head of steam and WIPES OUT THE BRISCOES WITH A TOPE SUICIDA!! Hanson fires up, then gets Mark back in. Hanson goes to get back in, but Mark knocks him off the apron with a superkick, sending Hanson down on top of the ringside table. Jay then leaps off the apron and DRIVES HANSON THROUGH THE TABLE WITH A DOUBLE STOMP!! Rowe nails Jay from behind, then back in, takes down Mark. Rowe drives Mark into the corner, but Jay comes in and hits Rowe with an avalanche, followed by Mark TURNING ROWE INSIDE OUT WITH A CLOTHESLINE!! Rowe comes back with a Backdrop Driver on Mark. Jay peppers Rowe with jabs, but Rowe with another big forearm. Hanson gets back on the apron and sends Jay to the outside. Mark then hits Rowe with a springboard dropkick! Hanson back in, Mark flips out of a backdrop attempt, but Hanson DRILLS him with a clothesline! Jay, from the outside, throws a chair into the ring, then pulls out Hanson to the outside. Jay sends Hanson into the barricade, while Mark goes out after Rowe on the outside. Hanson then sends Jay into the barricade, while Mark & Rowe continue to brawl. Jay pulls up the ring mats and he & Hanson continue to brawl. Mark throws a table in the ring as the two teams continue to brawl on the outside.

Referee has lost control, calling out multiple referees & ring attendants, throwing the match out.

No Contest

Attendants try to pull the two teams off of each other afterwards, but to no avail. Mark & Rowe go after each other on the apron. Mark charges in, but Rowe catches him, CEMENT MIXER OFF THE APRON THROUGH THE TABLE!! Attendants keep Jay & Hanson away from one another, while other attendants tend to the fallen Mark & Rowe as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial, we go to a promo from Caprice Coleman. Caprice says that ROH stars come from far and near and I’ve been watching the talent roster increase day-by-day and we have stars from Japan like Watanabe coming. He’s a young guy, so I know the Decade is watching him closely. I’m watching you too and I don’t want the Decade to be an influence on you as you hone your craft in America. There are good guys here, there are bad guys here, and you can make a choice to be the better man and I believe its inside of you and I make that vow to guide you all the way.

We then go to a message from Silas Young, who says he is getting real sick of these anti-bullying campaigns. If it wasn’t for bullying kids outta their lunch money on the schoolyard, I wouldn’t have been able to put myself through college.

Adam Page & TD Thomas w/”The Buzzsaw” BJ Whitmer vs. RD Evans & MOOSE w/Veda Scott & Ramon

Nana mentions on commentary on how he called up MOOSE to go to a ROH tryout. No Code of Honor here as Whitmer tells Page & TD not to adhere. TD & MOOSE start. TD evades MOOSE early and applies a waistlock, but MOOSE uses his posterior to get free. TD with a series of leg kicks, but MOOSE goozles him. TD gets out of a chokeslam attempt, but MOOSE with a dropkick! RD in, headbutt to TD. Forearm by RD, then he goes up & over onto the apron. RD with a back elbow to Page on the apron, then Tiger flips back in over TD. Page blind tags in and catches RD with the flip-over clothesline. Page unloads with right hands to RD from the mount. Page places RD up top, TD tags in. TD places RD in the Tree of Woe and stomps away at him. TD taunts MOOSE, drawing him in and allowing the Decade to double-team RD. Page in, but RD fights back. Page with a knee to the ribs, then slides under RD’s legs and hits a delayed pumphandle suplex for a nearfall. Page trash talks MOOSE, but RD slips out of a suplex. Page blocks a backslide attempt, but misses a clothesline and MOOSE tags in. MOOSE with shoulder tackles to both of the Decade. Avalanches by MOOSE to both of the Decade, followed by a flying shoulder tackle to Page as Veda taunts Nana on the outside. MOOSE blocks a Sunset flip by TD and hits a flapjack. RD blind tags in as MOOSE measures TD and DRILLS him with the Hit Stick!

RD comes in and pins TD for the win.

Winners: RD Evans & MOOSE by pinfall

RD leaps onto MOOSE and embraces him afterwards as the #NewStreak is now at 140-0. Veda also hugs MOOSE as RD celebrates his win. Nana says on commentary that he will make sure the #NewStreak ends. Whitmer gets in and paintbrushes both Page & TD in the back of the head. TD & Page stand up to Whitmer, but he slaps them both across the face! Page gets in Whitmer’s face as Whitmer yells at him to do something. Whitmer then motions for both Page & TD to go to the back and they eventually do so as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial, we see video on the matches scheduled for the All-Star Extravaganza VI iPPV on September 6 from Toronto.

Nigel McGuinness joins commentary for our main event.

Main Event for the Ring of Honor World Title: Cedric Alexander vs. “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin (c)

Code of Honor before the bell. Alexander charges at Elgin as the bell sounds, Concussion on Delivery! Roll-up by Cedric for a nearfall. Cedric goes for the Lumbar Check, but Elgin holds onto the ropes. Elgin takes down Cedric and goes for the Crossface, but Cedric counters with a pin attempt for a nearfall. Cedric counters a wheelbarrow by Elgin with a victory roll for a nearfall, followed by a sliding dropkick. Cedric with right hands from the mount. Series of forearms by Cedric and a boot to the face. Elgin comes back with a forearm and a boot to the face. Cedric with a big forearm, but Elgin with a series of knees to the ribs. Elgin lifts up Cedric and drives him ribs-first into the turnbuckles, followed by a running knee to the back. Cedric catches Elgin coming in with a big forearm. More forearms by Cedric, but Elgin follows him in off the ropes and trips him up. Elgin goes for a slingshot splash, but Cedric moves out of the way. Cedric goes for a springboard, but Elgin catches him in mid-air with a big forearm! They go onto the apron, with Cedric slipping out of a back suplex by getting back into the ring, then dropkicks Elgin off the apron and to the outside. Cedric with a head of steam, but Elgin grabs his foot. Elgin lifts up Cedric and SWINGS HIM INTO THE BARRICADE!! Ref begins his 20 count. Elgin sends Cedric into the barricade. Elgin then drives Cedric back-first into the barricade. Back in, Elgin gains a nearfall. Cedric fights back, then Elgin yells at him to hit him. Cedric with another shot, then Elgin SPITS AT HIM!! Cedric with a series of forearms and headbutts to the side of Elgin’s head. Big chop by Cedric in the corner, but Elgin with a boot. Elgin with another boot, followed by a sliding dropkick. Cedric fights out of a delayed suplex with knees to the head, then counters a ST-Joe by Elgin out of the corner with a takedown. Elgin slips out of a slam by Cedric, but Cedric grabs onto the ropes to block a Tombstone. Cedric sent onto the apron, but he comes back with a slingshot Codebreaker. Crowd chants for Cedric. Elgin knocks down Cedric with forearms, but Cedric keeps getting right back up. Cedric with a series of forearms, then sees Elgin coming and pulls down the top rope, sending Elgin to the outside. Cedric with a head of steam, but sees Elgin coming back in and goes to the apron. Cedric with a shoulder to the ribs of Elgin, followed by a springboard clothesline. Off comes the elbow pad by Cedric as he hits a big forearm. Elgin goes off Cedric’s blind side, but Cedric catches him with a Power Driver for a nearfall as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial as Elgin blocks a back suplex by Cedric with elbows. Cedric with a step-up enziguri, but Elgin avoids a charge in the corner. Elgin runs into a boot by Cedric, but catches double boots, places Cedric in the ropes and hits a rolling elbow to the back of Cedric’s head. Elgin lifts up Cedric and hits a sit-out Dominator for a nearfall. Elgin goes for the Buckle Bomb, but Cedric drives Elgin into the corner to get free. Cedric catches a boot by Elgin, but Elgin with an enziguri. Elgin misses a clothesline and Cedric runs up the ropes and connects with the 540 Kick. Cedric heads up top, but Elgin stops him. Elgin goes up with Cedric, but Cedric blocks a superplex. Cedric with a series of headbutts that knock Elgin off the ropes. Cedric leaps over Elgin, but seems to have hurt his knee. Elgin grabs Cedric’s leg and hits some shots to it. Elgin then avoids an enziguri by Cedric and locks in a Stretch Muffler, but Cedric quickly gets to the ropes. Cedric blocks a German with elbows, then blocks an O’Connor Roll and hits an enziguri that sends Elgin to the outside. Cedric pulls down the kneepad to get the blood flowing back in his injured knee. Cedric with a head of steam and wipes out Elgin with a flip dive! Back in, Cedric heads up top and hits Overtime to Elgin’s back, then heads back up top and hits another Overtime to Elgin’s front! 1-2….ELGIN KICKS OUT!! Crowd again chants for Cedric. Cedric lifts up Elgin, but Elgin fights out. Elgin goes for the ripchord rolling elbow, but Cedric catches him with a big forearm. Cedric runs into a back elbow, but hits Elgin with an enziguri as Elgin goes to the middle rope. Cedric lifts up Elgin from out of the corner, but his knee buckles. Cedric again avoids the ripchord elbow by Elgin and goes for Kick 2 Kill: Part 2, but Elgin avoids it and locks back in the Stretch Muffler, Cedric gets to the ropes. Cedric kicks Elgin off, but Elgin with a pump kick in the corner. Elgin hits the Buckle Bomb, but Cedric with a jackknife pin for a nearfall. Cedric locks Elgin in a Liontamer, but he drops to a knee due to the leg injury. Elgin kicks Cedric off, then backs up to the corner, clutching his back. Cedric charges in for another Concussion on Delivery, but Elgin catches him and locks back in the Stretch Muffler.

Elgin then with stomps to the head of Cedric, ref stops the match as Cedric is knocked out.

Winner and STILL Ring of Honor World Champion: “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin via referee stoppage

Cedric comes to afterwards and he & Elgin adhere to the Code of Honor as the show closes.