We open the show with the Briscoes, Jay Lethal and Adam Cole wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, with Lethal and Cole not being so fesitive with their wishes.
We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.
Brian Kendrick vs. “The One” Adam Cole
Cole cuts an inset promo upon his entrance about the match with Kendrick, saying he will win because this face is Ring of Honor.
Code of Honor before the bell. Kendrick with a boot that sends Cole to the outside as the bell sounds. Kendrick with a head of steam, but Cole catches him with an enziguri. Kendrick sends Cole back outside, then wipes him out with a tope suicida! Back in, Kendrick heads up top, crossbody, but Cole comes back with a knee to the ribs. Kendrick sent off the turnbuckles, then Cole stomps away at him, before yelling “Adam Cole BAYBAY!!” Kendrick goes up & over Cole, wheelbarrow victory roll gets 2. Side headlock takeover by Kendrick. Cole backs Kendrick into the corner, misses a right hand and Kendrick with a series of forearms. Cole catches Kendrick going up & over, but Kendrick fights off Cole’s shoulders with elbows. Kendrick slips out of a German, hits a superkick. Kendrick goes for Sliced Bread #2, but Cole throws him over the ropes and to the outside as we go to commercial.
Roderick Strong wishes everyone a Merry Christmas.
Back from commercial as Cole disrespectfully kicks at Kendrick. Kendrick fights back with chops and right hands, but Cole with a kick to the leg. Cole catches Kendrick off a leapfrog, Fireman’s Carry Neckbreaker gets 2. Kendrick again sent off the turnbuckles. Kendrick sent hard into the corner, Cole poses for the crowd. Commentary wishes the injured Silas Young a speedy recovery. Backbreaker by Cole gets another 2. Chinlock applied, crowd wills on Kendrick. Kendrick fights out with elbows, but Cole catches him with a Sleeper. Crowd again wills on Kendrick. Kendrick fights out again, then slips out of another Sleeper attempt with another wheelbarrow victory roll for 2. Backslide by Kendrick for another 2. Cole comes back with a superkick, but runs into a back elbow and a boot by Kendrick in the corner. Kendrick avoids a corner charge, but Cole slips out of a Dragon attempt, enziguri and a Shining Wizard gets Cole another 2. Cole drops down his kneepad for another Shining Wizard, but Kendrick avoids it, roll-up gets 2. Kendrick puts up his hands to block another superkick, but Cole with a superkick to the knee. Cole heads up top, but Kendrick stops him. Cole blocks a superplex by Kendrick, Sunset Bomb and another Shining Wizard gets Cole a close 2. Kendrick slips out of a suplex, hits a dropkick. BURNING HAMMER!!! 1-2……COLE KICKS OUT!! Cole slips out of another Dragon attempt, but misses an enziguri. Kendrick with a back senton across Cole’s back, but Cole counters another Sliced Bread #2 attempt by crotching Kendrick on the turnbuckles. Kendrick is facing the crowd, Cole goes up top with him and goes for a Spider German, but Kendrick lands on his feet, causing Cole to be trapped in the Tree of Woe. Kendrick releases Cole from the corner, finally hits the Dragon for a close 2. Kendrick springboards in, but Cole catches him in mid-air with a superkick!
Brainbuster across the knee, Florida Key gets Cole the win.
Winner: “The One” Adam Cole by pinfall (Florida Key)
Cole celebrates his win as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Briscoes cut a promo, saying they will win Tag Wars tonight and become 9-time ROH Tag Team Champions.
ROH Matchmaker Nigel McGuinness joins commentary for the main event, which is next!
Main Event in the Finals of Tag Wars 2014 for the Ring of Honor Tag Team Titles: “The Last Hero” ACH & #Reborn Matt Sydal vs. The Addiction (“The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) vs. #DemBoys The Briscoes (Ring of Honor World Champion Jay & Mark) vs. IWGP Jr. Tag Team Champions reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) (c’s)
This will be contested under elimination rules. Code of Honor by all 8 men before the bell. ACH & Kazarian start. Chain wrestling early. Daniels in, clothesline to ACH. Daniels back suplexes Kazarian onto ACH. Springboard moonsault by Daniels gets 2. ACH slips out of a suplex, sends Daniels into a kick by Sydal. Sydal in, sit-out clothesline to Daniels in the corner, followed by Ready or Not, Here I Come by ACH. Leaping Chest Kick, Standing Moonsault gets Sydal 2. Daniels comes back with a back drop. Fish in, leg kicks to Sydal. Sydal avoids a head kick, hits a spinning heel kick. Sydal goes for a springboard, but Jay tags in and nails Sydal to the outside. Fish with a knee to the ribs of Jay. O’Reilly in, but Jay with an uppercut. Jay stomps away at O’Reilly in the Briscoes’ corner. Mark in, avalanche to O’Reilly. Belly-to-Belly gets Mark 2. Mark pulls at O’Reilly’s face, followed by crossface shots. Standing Back Suplex, Jay tags in. Series of headbutts by Jay, followed by a dropkick. Daniels tags himself in on Jay, the two argue, but eventually shake hands. O’Reilly sends Daniels into Jay and all hell breaks loose between the Briscoes and Addiction, caused by reDRagon. Both teams realize what reDRagon did and begin ping-ponging them in the ring, sending them outside, before going back to fighting once another. Cactus Clothesline by Jay sends he & Kazarian outside. Mark flips out of a backdrop attempt, misses a kick, Daniels with a STO that sends Mark outside. DVD by Jay, but Kazarian with a legdrop to Jay, followed by a running Sunset Bomb to the outside. Fish drives Kazarian into the barricade, but Daniels stops O’Reilly off the apron for the running dropkick with a clothesline. Daniels misses a clothesline on ACH, Foxbury Flop by ACH wipes out reDRagon! Sydal wipes out reDRagon with a dive! Arabian Press by Daniels wipes out reDRagon, Sydal and ACH! Mark heads up top, but Kazarian stops him with an enziguri.
Celebrity Rehab by the Addiction eliminates the Briscoes.
The Briscoes have been eliminated. (Via pinfall by Daniels pinning Mark with Celebrity Rehab)
reDRagon quickly goes after the Addiction as we go to commercial.
ACH wishes everyone a Merry Christmas.
Back from commercial as O’Reilly chokes Daniels in the corner. Fish in, Daniels avoids a reDRagon double team, Kazarian tags in. Assisted Inverted Curb Stomp by the Addiction to O’Reilly. Kazarian gets 2. Standing Gutwrench gets Kazarian another 2. Daniels in, sends O’Reilly hard into the corner. Suplex gets Daniels 2. O’Reilly taunts Daniels, forcing him to give chase. Fish tags in, kicks Daniels from behind, arm whip by O’Reilly gets 2. Fish in, begins working over Daniels’ arm. Slingshot senton gets Fish 2. O’Reilly in, snap knee drop to the back, leaping knee drop to the chest gets 2. Chinlock applied, crowd wills on Daniels. Daniels fights out, O’Reilly blocks a Sunset Flip, ARMageddon applied, Daniels gets to the ropes. Fish in, stomp to the injured arm of Daniels. Snap suplex gets Fish 2. Fish taunts Kazarian. Daniels fights back, Fish with another kick to the injured arm. O’Reilly in, knocks Kazarian off the apron. Daniels fights back again, but O’Reilly with his series of strikes. Daniels avoids the leg sweep, hits a step-up enziguri. Daniels sees Kazarian still down, Fish prevents Daniels from making a tag. STO by Daniels, Kazarian still down, Daniels tags in Sydal. Sydal avoids a head kick by Fish, running rana and a dropkick. Dropkick by ACH to O’Reilly. Sunset Split by Sydal to Fish gets 2. Sydal heads up top, Meteora to O’Reilly. ACH in, heads up top, crossbody to Fish gets 2. ACH knocks O’Reilly down, Kazarian tags in during that. Dropkick to ACH, swinging neckbreaker to Sydal. Chops by ACH to Kazarian, monkey flip, but Kazarian sends Sydal into the corner. Fisherman by Kazarian to ACH. Daniels in, Curb Stomp/Slingshot Leg Drop by the Addiction to ACH, Sydal breaks up the pin. Leaping Knee by Sydal to Daniels. Slingshot Cutter by Kazarian to Sydal. Windmill Kick by ACH to Kazarian. Daniels misses a clothesline, head-on collision as both he & ACH go for crossbodies as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Daniels heads up top with ACH, but ACH knocks him off. Kazarian with a dropkick, heads up top with ACH. Sydal stops Kazarian from going for the Flux Capaciator on ACH, sends Kazarian outside. Daniels heads back up top with Sydal & ACH. ACH stops Daniels from doing a superplex, knocks him off.
Shooting Star by Sydal, Midnight Star by ACH eliminates the Addiction.
The Addiction have been eliminated. (Via pinfall when ACH pinned Daniels with the Midnight Star)
reDRagon quickly goes after Sydal & ACH as its down to two teams. Sydal sent outside. O’Reilly in, reDRagon goes for Chasing the Dragon, but ACH slips out. Leaping Knee by Sydal to Fish, but O’Reilly with a big knee strike to ACH. Leaping Knee by Sydal to O’Reilly. Sydal sends O’Reilly outside, but Fish kicks out Sydal’s leg from the apron. ACH with a head of steam, AIR JORDAN WIPES OUT REDRAGON!! ACH appears to have hurt his leg on the dive. Back in, ACH heads up top, but O’Reilly avoids the Midnight Star! Running knee, running chest kick, tilt-a-whirl backbreaker/2nd Rope Knee Drop combo by reDRagon to ACH, Sydal breaks up the pin. Sydal with shots to reDRagon, but Fish with a spinning back kick. Axe & Smash by O’Reilly, Backdrop Driver by Fish to Sydal, sending him outside. Rolling Elbow by Fish to ACH, Leg Sweep/Running Knee combo by reDRagon.
CHASING THE DRAGON!!! 1-2-3!
Winner of Tag Wars 2014 and STILL Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions: reDRagon by pinfall (Chasing the Dragon)
reDRagon celebrates their title retention afterwards.
BJ Whitmer refuses to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and tells kids that Santa isn’t real as the show closes.