We start with a promo from Ring of Honor World Champion Jay Briscoe. Jay says he is gonna whoop Michael Bennett’s ass tonight, retain his title and then take back his personal property, what Bennett now calls his & Maria Kanellis’s Title of Love.
We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.
Ring of Honor Tag Team Titles: The Decade (“The Zombie Princess” Jimmy Jacobs & “Mr. Ring of Honor” Roderick Strong) w/Adam Page & “The Buzzsaw” BJ Whitmer vs. reDRagon (Bobby Fish & “The Ambassador of Kick-Assador” Kyle O’Reilly) (c’s)
No Code of Honor here. O’Reilly & Jacobs start. Jacobs quickly hits a satelitte headscissors. O’Reilly with a jawbreaker. Fish in, but Jacobs quickly tags in Strong. Fish with a knee to the ribs. O’Reilly in, but Strong with a chop. O’Reilly with a knee to the ribs, then Fish with a chest kick. Jacobs trips up O’Reilly and Strong with a dropkick. Jacobs in, slam, followed by a series of double stomps using the ropes as a slingshot. Strong in, sends O’Reilly into Jacobs’ boots. Backbreaker by Strong, then places Jacobs on his shoulders, allowing Jacobs to hit a back senton. Strong gains a nearfall. Jacobs in, but O’Reilly with a double Dragon Screw to the Decade. Fish in, running knee to Strong in the corner, followed by a Samoan Drop. Dragon Screw to Jacobs, then a back elbow to Strong. Jacobs then with another satelitte headscissors, this time to Fish as O’Reilly missed a dropkick on Jacobs. Fish with a snap suplex. O’Reilly in, running kneedrop to Jacobs for a nearfall. Fish in, back suplex for a nearfall. Strong knocked off the apron by Fish as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Fish knocks Strong off the apron again. reDRagon with avalanches to Jacobs in the corner, followed by the tilt-a-whirl backbreaker/2nd Rope Knee Drop combo for a nearfall. Jacobs comes back with the Inward Ace Crusher on Fish. Strong & O’Reilly get the tags in. Backbreaker to O’Reilly, then a back body drop to Fish, who lands on O’Reilly. Strong with a running forearm to O’Reilly in the corner, but then Fish with an avalanche to Strong. O’Reilly with a running boot in the corner, then heads up top, but Strong sends Fish into O’Reilly, crotching him. Olympic Slam by Strong to Fish, followed by a backbreaker to O’Reilly for a nearfall. Strong lifts up O’Reilly, but O’Reilly counters out into a front gulliotine choke. Jacobs & Fish run in and Jacobs locks Fish in End Time. O’Reilly & Jacobs then exchange right hands while each applying a gulliotine. Strong & Fish then send O’Reilly & Jacobs into each other to get free. Fish with a kick to Strong, but Strong with a dropkick. O’Reilly hits Strong with his series of strikes, ending with a leg sweep. Jacobs charges, but O’Reilly pulls down the top rope, sending Jacobs to the outside. Fish drives Jacobs into the barricade. In the ring, Strong hits O’Reilly with the Sick Kick, but O’Reilly kicks out! O’Reilly slips out of another backbreaker by Strong, but Strong with a leaping knee. Whitmer distracts the ref as Page throws Strong a chair. Strong throws it back at Page, but the distraction allows O’Reilly to hit another series of strikes, then Fish hits a Backdrop Driver.
CHASING THE DRAGON!! 1-2-3!
Winners and STILL Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions: reDRagon by pinfall (Chasing the Dragon)
Back from commercial, we go to a promo from Ring of Honor Television Champion Jay Lethal & Truth Martini. Lethal says Will Ferrara eliminating him in the Honor Rumble was a fluke because he is a nobody and after tonight, he will stay that way.
Ring of Honor Television Title: Will Ferrara vs. “The First-Generation Wrestler” Jay Lethal (c) w/Truth Martini
Code of Honor before the bell. Lethal takes control of Ferrara early. Lethal sends Ferrara over the ropes and to the outside, then says “we are even.” Lethal sends Ferrara into the barricade. Back in, Lethal throws Ferrara back outside. Lethal sends Ferrara back in, then hits a kick to the head for a nearfall. Ferrara sent onto the apron, then Lethal dropkicks his legs out, sending Ferrara to the outside. Lethal has Martini take a selfie of he & Ferrara. Back in, Lethal gains a nearfall. Ferrara fights back, but Lethal with a knee. Ferrara with a series of running elbows in the corner, followed by a running shoulder. Lethal blocks a suplex, but Ferrara hits it on the second try. Lethal blocks a Springboard Tornado DDT and hits the Lethal Combination. Lethal heads up top for Hail to the King, but sees Ferrara putting his boot up and avoids him, landing on his feet. Ferrara goes to the apron and avoids Martini. Ferrara this time hits the Springboard Tornado DDT, sending Lethal to the outside. Ferrara with a head of steam and wipes out Lethal with a tope suicida! Back in, Ferrara with a German for a nearfall. Lethal then comes back with a superkick.
LETHAL INJECTION!! 1-2-3!
Winner and STILL Ring of Honor Television Champion: “The First-Generation Wrestler” Jay Lethal by pinfall (Lethal Injection)
Main Event for the Ring of Honor World Title: Michael Bennett w/”The First Lady of Ring of Honor” Maria Kanellis vs. Jay Briscoe (c)
They brawl early, Bennett gains advantage. Back elbow by Bennett for a nearfall. Jay with a series of headbutts and stomps in the corner. Uppercut by Jay, followed by a series of jabs. Bennett avoids a corner charge and hits a suplex for a nearfall. Jay with more headbutts and an uppercut in the corner. Slam and a legdrop by Jay for a nearfall. Jay with more uppercuts, followed by a clothesline in the corner. Snapmare, followed by a running boot to the head by Jay. Clothesline by Jay sends Bennett over the ropes and to the outside. Jay sends Bennett into the barricade, but then Bennett sends him into the barricade. They brawl onto the rampway and Jay blocks a suplex and suplexes Bennett on the rampway!
Back from commercial as Jay with more jabs and uppercuts to Bennett, followed by a rolling forearm. Jay blocks a neckbreaker and hits one of his own for a nearfall. Jay with another kick to the head, but Bennett slips out of a Death Valley Driver and hits a superkick. Jay avoids a corner charge, but Bennett slips out of the Jay Driller and hits a Flatliner. Go Back 2 Japan applied, but Jay gets to the ropes. They roll out onto the apron as Jay blocks the apron piledriver by Bennett. Maria distracts Jay, but Jay catches Bennett going for the Spear and hits a DEATH VALLEY DRIVER ON THE APRON!!
Back in, Jay heads up top, but Bennett stops him with a dropkick. Bennett hits the Spear for a nearfall. Bennett goes for the Twist of Fate, but Jay slips out and locks in a Sleeper. Bennett gets to the ropes. Jay with more kicks and headbutts in the corner. Jay goes again for the Jay Driller, but Maria throws the Title of Love into the ring. Referee removes the title and the distraction allows Bennett to low blow Jay! Piledriver by Bennett, but Jay kicks out! Bennett heads up top and goes for a senton bomb, but Jay moves out of the way!
JAY DRILLER!! 1-2-3!
Winner and STILL Ring of Honor World Champion: Jay Briscoe by pinfall (Jay Driller)
Afterwards, Maria goes to hit Jay with the Title of Love, but Jay stops her. Jay goes to hit Maria with the Jay Driller, but Adam Cole runs in and nails Jay with a superkick. Mark Briscoe runs into make the save, but then Matt Taven runs in and nails Mark with the Title of Love! Taven removes his shirt to reveal a Kingdom t-shirt underneath, revealing that he was the “Matt” Maria was talking about all along, not Matt Hardy! Cole nails Jay with the Ring of Honor World Title belt. The Kingdom stands tall over the fallen Briscoes as the show closes.