Ring of Honor Wrestling on Destination America
September 30, 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. We go to the opening match.

Non-Title Match: IWGP Jr. Champion “The Time-Splitter” KUSHIDA vs. #Reborn Matt Sydal

Chain wrestling early, KUSHIDA gets a quick 2. Shoulder tackle by KUSHIDA, exchange of armdrags, KUSHIDA cartwheels out of a spinning headscissors. Inverted atomic drop, dropkick to the knees, cartwheel dropkick by KUSHIDA. Sydal comes back with an enziguri. Muta Lock applied, but KUSHIDA slips out and we go to commercial.


Back from commercial as Sydal works over KUSHIDA’s leg. KUSHIDA comes back with an enziguri. KUSHIDA hot-shots Sydal’s arm across the top rope, then heads up top, but Sydal catches him with a spin kick. KUSHIDA slips out of a Fisherman’s Buster, but Sydal goes back to the leg. KUSHIDA then with a Double Koppo Kick to send Sydal outside. KUSHIDA heads up top, somersault senton wipes out Sydal! KUSHIDA gets back in, but crumples down due to the damage done to his leg. Sydal gets back in, but KUSHIDA greets him with a running dropkick. KUSHIDA heads up top, moonsault for 2. Sydal goes back to the leg, but KUSHIDA gets the knees up off the Standing Moonsault. KUSHIDA locks in the Hoverboard Lock, but Sydal quickly gets to the ropes. Sydal goes back to the leg, followed by a leaping knee, but then KUSHIDA with a Pele, both men down. Strike exchange, KUSHIDA with more shots to Sydal’s arm, then goes for a back handspring elbow, but Sydal catches him off the back handspring with a Reverse Rana! Sydal only gets 2. Sydal heads up top and goes for the Shooting Sydal Press, but KUSHIDA moves out of the way! Hoverboard Lock re-applied, but Sydal gets free and hits a big head kick, followed by a back heel kick and another leaping knee.

Sydal heads back up top and this time hits the Shooting Sydal Press for the win.

Winner: #Reborn Matt Sydal by pinfall (Shooting Sydal Press)


Back from commercial, The Decade is in the ring as BJ Whitmer has the mic, saying that Jay Briscoe is ducking Adam Page. Will Ferrara’s music interrupts him for our next match.

Four Corner Survival: Adam Page w/BJ Whitmer vs. Will Ferrara vs. MOOSE w/Stokely Hathaway vs. Watanabe

Page goes right after Watanabe as the bell sounds. Watanabe responds with a side slam. Ferrara in, suplex, followed by a rana from out of the corner. MOOSE in, Pop-Up Clothesline to Ferrara. MOOSE sets for the Hit Stick, but Page tags himself in. Powerslam by Page to Ferrara for 2. Pumphandle Bridging Fallaway Slam for another 2. Ferrara comes back with an inside cradle for 2. Watanabe in, neckbreaker and a running back senton to Page. Page blocks a Half Nelson Suplex, but Watanabe hits him with a Fisherman’s Buster, MOOSE breaks up the pin. Headbutt by MOOSE to Ferrara, then he backdrops him outside onto Watanabe! Colby Corino gets on the apron to distract MOOSE, MOOSE knocks him off with a running boot, then when Page tries to captialize with the Flip-Over Clothesline from the apron, MOOSE catches him coming in with the Hit Stick! Ferrara back in, dropkick to MOOSE’s knees, followed by a basement enziguri. Ferrara SPIKES MOOSE with a Tornado DDT, but then Watanabe comes back in and FOLDS UP Ferrara with a release German! MOOSE blocks a German by Watanabe the first time, but not the second as Watanabe is able to hit it on him! Ferrara back in, rolls up Watanabe for 2.

Headbutt to the neck, rolling elbow, STO by Watanabe to Ferrara for the win.

Winner: Watanabe by pinfall (STO)


Back from commercial, we see video from before the show started when Brutal Bob Evans and Tim Hughes attacked Cheeseburger as Cheeseburger was handing out merchandise until WWE Hall of Famer Bushwhacker Luke came down and made the save, with he & Cheeseburger clearing the ring of Evans and Hughes.

We see Bushwhacker Luke at the commentary table with Kelly & Corino, putting over ROH and then licking Corino’s head.

Next week, its a special “Road Rage” edition of ROH TV with matches from Field of Honor.


Back from commercial, its time for the main event.

Main Event in ROH vs. NJPW: Adam Cole (ROH) vs. “The King of Strong Style” Shinsuke Nakamura (NJPW)

Chain wrestling early, stalemate. Cole yells out “Adam Cole BAYBAY!” Commentary talks about what Cole did last week in San Antonio. Nakamura rubs his face in Cole’s chest, then mocks Cole. Nakamura with a knee to the ribs, then Cole avoids a couple of stomps and backs up into the corner. Cole begins working over Nakamura’s leg, sending him outside, then mocks Nakamura as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial as Nakamura drapes Cole across the barricade and hits a running knee to the ribs. Nakamura goes for another one, but Cole catches him with a superkick! Back in, Cole stomps away at Nakamura in the corner. Ultraviolent Chinlock applied, Nakamura gets to the ropes. Cole sends Nakamura hard off the turnbuckles. Nakamura misses a head kick, but comes back with a back heel kick. Vibration Boot by Nakamura to Cole in the corner. Pride-style knees to the head, followed by a standing gourdbuster for 2. Cole goes back to the leg with shots, followed by another superkick for 2. Cole blocks another back heel kick with another shot to the leg, then goes for the Figure 4, but Nakamura quickly gets to the ropes as we go to commercial.


Back from commercial as Cole pulls Nakamura off the turnbuckles by the injured leg, then this time locks Nakamura in the Figure 4. Nakamura tries to fight out, but can’t. Cole puts more pressure on the hold, but somehow, Nakamura is able to reach the ropes to force a break. Two Dragon Screws by Cole, then goes for the Figure 4 again, but Nakamura kicks him off, then locks Cole in a Cross Armbreaker. Cole counters out with a roll-up for 2, but then Nakamura with an enziguri. Strike exchange, Nakamura gains advantage with the Superman Forearm. Running knee to the ribs while Cole was draped across the turnbuckles, backstabber and the Reverse Powerslam by Nakamura. Nakamura goes for the Boma-Ye, but Cole catches him with a leaping knee. Down goes the kneepad, Shining Wizard by Cole for 2. Superkick to the back of Nakamura’s head, followed by the Florida Key, but Nakamura kicks out! Cole is so frustrated that he almost nails the referee! Nakamura blocks the Brainbuster across the knee, then hits Cole with a 2nd-Rope Boma Ye! Another strike exchange, Cole goes back to the injured leg, followed by another superkick. Nakamura then comes back with another knee to the ribs, followed by an axe kick to the back of Cole’s head. BOMA-YE!!! 1-2…..COLE KICKS OUT!! Nakamura goes for another Boma-Ye, but Cole blocks it, then SPITS IN NAKAMURA’S FACE!!! Fireman’s Carry Neckbreaker by Cole, then he goes for the Brainbuster across the knee again, but Nakamura lifts him up and hits Cole with the Landslide!


Winner: “The King of Strong Style” Shinsuke Nakamura by pinfall (Boma-Ye)

Nakamura celebrates his win as the show closes.