Ring of Honor Wrestling on Destination America (“War of the Worlds Road Rage Edition)
July 1, 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2300 Arena)
Commentary: Kevin Kelly, King Corino
Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com
We see the usual intro, then commentary welcomes us to the show. This week, its a “Road Rage” edition highlighting the 2 ROH/New Japan “War of the Worlds” supershows in Philadelphia. We go to the match
From War of the Worlds Night 2: Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions The Addiction (“The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) vs. “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada & “The Complete Package” Gedo
Kazarian & Gedo start. Exchange of slaps early. Gedo gets the advantage. Okada & Daniels get the tags in. They have words, Okada does his tap on the chest after feigning a right hand. Daniels takes a cheap shot to Gedo, but Okada with a sliding dropkick. Gedo in, Okada with a Slingshot Senton Bomb, Gedo gets 2. Kazarian in, but Gedo with a roll-up for 2. Kazarian with a springboard leg drop. Daniels back suplexes Kazarian onto Gedo for 2. Daniels feigns a springboard, hits an elbow drop instead. Daniels taunts Okada, continues to work over Gedo. Kazarian in, swinging neckbreaker by Daniels, Kazarian gets 2 as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Kazarian locks Gedo in a kneebar. Okada breaks it up with a dropkick. Daniels goes after Gedo while the ref is with Okada. Daniels & the ref have words. Daniels in, Assisted Inverted Curb Stomp from the 2nd Rope. Kazarian gets 2. Gedo comes back with a Flatliner. Okada in, one-man flapjack, running back elbow in the corner, neckbreaker gets 2. Daniels goes to the turnbuckles, TOO AWESOME DROPKICK BY OKADA KNOCKS DANIELS OUTSIDE!! Emerald Frosion across the knee to Kazarian gets 2. Daniels breaks up a Tombstone, hits a dropkick. Springboard legdrop by Kazarian gets 2. Okada fights back, head-on collision in mid-air between Okada & Kazarian. Gedo in, but Daniels with a leg lariat. Gedo comes back with a jawbreaker and a superkick for 2. Daniels hits the Standing Urnangi, but Gedo avoids the BME. Okada goes for the Rainmaker, but Kazarian breaks it up. High-Low by Addiction to Okada.
Celebrity Rehab on Gedo gets the champions the win.
Winners: Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions The Addiction by pinfall (Celebrity Rehab)
Afterwards, Okada with a Too Awesome Dropkick to Kazarian, RAINMAKERRRRRRRR TO DANIELS!!!
From War of the Worlds Night 2: Adam Page w/BJ Whitmer & Colby Corino (ROH) vs. Watanabe (NJPW)
We join this match in progress. Chain wrestling early on, exchange of strikes, then Watanabe with a release German. Colby trips up Watanabe, but Watanabe GERMANS HIM ON THE FLOOR!! Distraction then allows Page to hit a baseball slide as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Page hits a powerslam for 2. Stranglehold applied, Watanabe gets free. Watanabe avoids an avalanche, swinging neckbreaker gets 2. Backdrop sends Page outside. Page blocks a German on the floor, Colby sends Watanabe into the ringpost. Page goes onto the apron, RUNNING SHOOTING STAR WIPES OUT WATANABE!! Back in, Hestiation DDT gets Page 2. Watanabe slips out of the Rite of Passage, Chicken Wing applied. Watanabe goes for a suplex, but Page sends him into the corner. They head up top, Super Back Suplex by Watanabe gets a close 2. O’Connor Roll by Watanabe gets 2. Momentum sends Watanabe right into an enziguri from the outside by Colby.
Rite of Passage (Inverted Tombstone) by Page gets the win.
Winner: Adam Page by pinfall (The Rite of Passage)
Main Event from War of the Worlds Night 1: Adam Cole vs. IWGP Champion “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles
Cole spits in Styles’ hand after adhering to the Code of Honor before the bell. Chain wrestling early, Roll-up by Styles gets 2. Cole slips out of a back suplex, but Styles with a Fireman’s Carry Neckbreaker. Avalanche by Styles, then he avoids a Cole dropkick. Sliding forearm, followed by a suplex gets Styles 2. Cole with an eye poke, but Styles hits the Phenomenal Dropkick, sending Cole outside as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Cole avoids a slingshot, Styles goes onto the apron. Cole lifts up Styles in an Electric Chair, then turns it into a WHEELBARROW SUPLEX ONTO THE APRON!! Back in, Cole gets 2. Styles slips out of the Figure Four, but Cole with a running boot for 2. Styles sent into the corner, Cole spits on Kevin Kelly at commentary. Styles comes back with a Snap Suplex into the turnbuckles! Styles blocks a suplex, Swinging Argentine Bomb gets 2. Cole blocks the Styles Clash, Brainbuster across the knee gets 2. They head up top, Styles blocks a superplex. Styles sent onto the apron, then springboards, but Cole DRILLS HIM IN MID AIR with a superkick for 2. Cole locks in the Figure Four, but Styles is able to reach the ropes. They go onto the apron, Styles blocks an Apron German, then an Apron Suplex. BLOODY SUNDAY BY STYLES SPIKES COLE ON THE APRON, SENDING THEM BOTH TO THE FLOOR!!!
Back from commercial as they exchange strikes. Cole with a pump kick, avoids the Pele, another superkick gets 2. Cole goes to the middle rope for Panama Sunrise, but Styles counters it with a backdrop. Cole rolls through and goes for his own Styles Clash, but can’t due to his injured arm. Cole is then able to hit Styles’ own Styles Clash, but Styles kicks out! Styles blocks Florida Key, Cole feigns another superkick, superkick to the knee. Cole goes again for Panama Sunrise, but Styles avoids him. Cole avoids Phenomenon, SUPERKICK TO THE BACK OF STYLES’ HEAD!!! Release German, Cole pulls down the kneepad for the Shining Wizard. Styles blocks it and goes for the Styles Clash, but Cole with kicks to get out from being upside down. Cole misses the Shining Wizard, PELE BY STYLES!! HOLLOW POINT (Ganso Bomb)!! ANOTHER HOLLOW POINT!!
STYLES CLASH!!! 1-2-3! WHAT A MATCH!!!
Winner: IWGP Champion “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles by pinfall (Styles Clash)
Cole wants to adhere to the Code of Honor afterwards, but Styles is reluctant. Cole grabs Styles’ hand and forces him to adhere to it, then walks off to the back. Styles celebrates his win as the show closes.