Chasing The Leader
Chuck Taylor (3-0) vs. Mike Quackenbush (0-0) - Quackenbush wins with a version of a crucifix rollup.
Tag Team Rematch
Cheech & Cloudy (2-0) vs. Flip Kendrick & Louis Lyndon (1-3) - Up in Smoke wins with their double team finisher after crotching Flip on the top turnbuckle. Cheech and Cloudy were heeling it up. Post match interview with Lenny Leonard where Cheech claimed there are "no cheap wins, just wins." Lyndon tried to confront them on their cheating but thought better of it.
Special Challenge Match
Jimmy Jacobs (3-1) vs. Adam Cole (1-1) - Jimmy Jacobs wins with the Contra Code. Jacobs said, he did what Johnny Gargano couldn't do: beat that "sexy little" Adam Cole and "send him back to curtain jerker."
Battle For 3
Sami Callihan (2-0) vs. Drake Younger (2-0) - A pretty hard-hitting brawl where Sami bled a ton. Drake won with his version of the Cop Killer. Postmatch, he said that at 3 wins, he had his eye on Jimmy Jacobs.
One Win On The Line
Brad Allen (2-1) vs. Johnny Gargano (2-2) vs. Gran Akuma (1-1) vs. Jon Moxley (0-1) vs. Frightmare (0-0) vs. Rich Swann (0-0) - Johnny Gargano got the win after jackknifing Frightmare who had just hit Rich Swann with Kneecolepsy. Johnny Gargano said he "literally destroyed 5 lives" tonight and then called himself "the baddest man on the planet," which brought out Homicide who told Gargano to leave. Moxley got in the ring, and Homicide said he'd keep his eye on him. Then Homicide cut a promo saying he was here to rule the indies again.
A brief intermission.
To kick off the second half, Moxley came out and demanded a rematch with Brodie Lee, based on what happened at Evolve 4 at the Ace Arena.
WSU World Title Match
Mercedes Martinez defends vs. Amazing Kong - Martinez won via dq when Kong kicked referee Mike Kehner. She tried to powerbomb him, but he scurried away. Martinez and Kong brawled to the back.
Special Attraction Match
Kyle O'Reilly (2-1) vs. Ricochet (1-2) - Ricochet won with the 630. Good action playing up the striker vs. flyer. O'Reilly tried for a couple different submissions.
The Main Event
Bryan Danielson (1-0) vs. Munenori Sawa (1-0) - Danielson got streamers, a few ties, and his "You're gonna get your [expletive] head kicked in" chants for his entrance. There was a scattered "Next US Champ" chant as well. Danielson won with the LeBell Lock after 15-20 minutes. Hard-hitting, tons of strikes, submission attempts. After the match, Danielson thanked the Northeast fans for "making his career" and asked them to continue to support wrestling. Soundman played Final Countdown, more fans threw ties, and Danielson jokingly went after one of the photographers. He shook hands around ringside to end the show.
Most of the locker room came out to watch Danielson/Sawa. XPac came out to watch Ricochet/OReilly.
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