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RING OF HONOR TELEVISION REPORT: A NEW MATCHMAKER; MATCHES ANNOUNCED FOR DOOMSDAY; A NEW TITLE BELT; VACANCIES OPEN UP IN THE HOUSE OF TRUTH; WILL THE WOMEN OF HONOR SHINE IN THEIR RETURN TO ROH?

By Richard Trionfo on 2012-11-18 10:11:47
We are live on tape from Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania and your announcers are Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness.

The Briscoes make their way to the ring. Jay says that he wants all of the wrestlers from the back to come to the ring. The other wrestlers make their way to ringside. Jay says that he notices that some people are not out here. Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin are not out here. They are not out here because they are rich assholes. Jay Lethal is not out here. Jay currently has a problem with ROH Management, but he knows that Jay has their back and they have Jay’s.

There are three other people who are not out here. That is Steve Corino, Jimmy Jacobs, and Kevin Steen. They are the group that is trying to bring down this company and disrespect ROH. His main problem with SCUM is that they have brainwashed the fans to think that it is okay to knock ROH. When you knock ROH, you are knocking the wrestlers around the ring. You are knocking Bryan Danielson, CM Punk, Samoa Joe, Austin Aries and everyone else who busted their ass to make ROH the best wrestling company in the world.

Jay says that the reign of terror is about to come to an end. He says that this is getting ready to be over. Jay says that we don’t have a matchmaker with Jim on the shelf. They went to Louisville and talked to Jim Cornette and they got things straightened out.

There is a new man who is going to call the shots in ROH. It is a man who has busted his ass in the ring like everyone else. It will be a man who will restore honor in this company. The new matchmaker is Nigel McGuinness.

Kevin is in shock as Nigel gets up and he enters the ring. Nigel asks Jay about the flag that Mark is holding and it is a Ring of Honor flag. Nigel says that this company was built on honor and that is what they believe in. Nigel says that this company did not exist when he wanted to become a wrestler, but this company is where his dream became a reality.

Nigel says that he does not know where that ‘Ring of Honor’ is right now. He sees people put on the best matches and he sees people with the passion for professional wrestling. He sees the respect for the people who built this company. Being a wrestler in Ring of Honor makes him proud.

People would come to him and ask him if Ring of Honor wrestlers believe they are the best in the world and they did. Nigel says that if they are in this together, he will head it up. They are going to take back Ring of Honor. The people who still believe in this company and the people the fans want to see in this ring.

The fans want to see Kevin Steen, whether you like it or not. People also want to see someone else. Nigel says that his first decision as the matchmaker in Ring of Honor. The main event of Final Battle will see Kevin Steen defend the Ring of Honor World Title against El Generico.

El Generico made only one request and it was . . . Ladder War.

We also need opponents for the Tag Titles. Nigel says that Cedric Alexander and Carpice Coleman are one and one against Corino and Jacobs. He says that The Briscoes are one and one against Corino and Jacobs. Nigel says that the opponents for Steve Corino and Jimmy Jacobs are Cedric Alexander and Caprice Coleman . . . and The Briscoes.

Jay Briscoe likes that and he says that they do not raise the bar, they are the bar. Jay says that Honor Lives.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Kevin congratulates Nigel on his new position.

Match Number One: Allysin Kay versus MsChif

They lock up and MsChif works on the arm but Kay sends MsChif to the mat. MsChif with a push and a clothesline. MsChif with an Irish whip and a shoudle rinto the corner. Kay blocks a suplex and she runs MsChif into the turnbuckles. Kay with a running boot to MsChif and a kick to the midsection.

Kay chokes MsChif but MsChif with a hammer lock and forearms across the chest. Kay with a clothesline and she gets a near fall. Kay with a reverse chin lock and forearm that sends MsChif to the mat. Kay misses a forearm and MsChif with a forearm of her own and MsChif gets a near fall.

Kay gets MsChif on her shoulders for a TKO but she can only get a near fall. Kay sets for a Gory Special but MsChif counters with a sunset flip. MsChif with a reverse rana and a bridge for a near fall. Kay with a forearm and she hits a Dominator for a near fall.

MsChif blocks a kick and she kicks Kay in the hamstring. MsChif hits the Desecrator for the three count.

Winner: MsChif

We go to commercial.

We are back and Truth Martini follows Roderick Strong to the ring but Roderick wants nothing to do with Martini.

Match Number Two: Tadarius Thomas versus Roderick Strong

Strong teases Thomas’ marital arts activities before the bell. Strong with a front face lock and Thomas tries to escape but Strong holds on. Strong continues to hold on to the front face lock and he turns it into a rollup but Thomas gets his shoulders up. Strong works on the wrist and Thomas with a reversal and a back heel kick to the head.

Thomas with a punch and suplex for a near fall. Strong with a knee and chops. Strong with a forearm and kick to Thomas. Strong misses a chop and Thomas connects with a kick that sends Strong to the apron. Strong tries to suplex Thomas to the floor but Thomas blocks it. Strong does get Thomas to the apron and they exchange forearms.

Strong with a kick and then he gets Thomas up for a torture rack and he tosses Thomas’ back onto the top turnbuckle and Thomas falls to the floor. Strong with a near fall. Strong kicks Thomas in the back of the neck. Strong with a kick and slap. Strong with more chops but Thomas gets in a chop. Strong with more chops. Thomas with elbows and punches followed by a head butt.

Strong with an Irish whip but Thomas gets his feet up when Strong charges into the corner. Strong with a leg lariat for a near fall. Thomas with punches but Strong with a knee. Thomas misses a round kick but he does not miss the second one and both men are down. Thomas with a slap and a running punch. Thomas with a back heel kick and kicks to the back.

Thomas with a wraparound clothesline for a near fall. Thomas misses a kick and Strong sends Thomas into the corner. Strong with a knee and a running forearm. Thomas escapes a suplex and then he kicks Strong and gets a near fall. Thomas misses a round kick and Strong with a leaping knee. Strong with the Orange Crush Back Breaker for the three count.

Winner: Roderick Strong

After the match, Martini gets into the ring and he does a spinaroonie. Strong tells Truth that he is done with him and the House of Truth. He says that Truth is a piece of s*** and he quits.

We go to commercial.

We are back with Inside Ring of Honor . . . Countdown to Doomsday. Final Battle: Doomsday is on December 16th in New York.

El Generico will face Kevin Steen for the World Title at Final Battle. Kevin says that the rumors were rampant when Steen opened the box with Generico’s match. Jim Cornette was hesitant to give Generico the match. Generico forced Steen out of Ring of Honor at Final Battle 2010. Will he win again?

The tag titles will be defended in a three way match. It will be under sudden death rules. The first pinfall or submission wins the match.

Cedric Alexander says that we can agree that they want to beat up SCUM, but where do you go from there. Caprice says that they can agree with the Briscoes that they hate SCUM, but he tells them not to mess with a hungry man’s plate, you don’t play with a pimp’s money, and you don’t mess with C&C when they are going for gold.

Kevin mentions that this three way tag match will take place even if Jacobs and Corino lose the tag titles next week on television.

Adam Cole will face Matt Hardy at Final Battle. We see their first interaction at Death Before Dishonor. The match is official.

Matt says that he will be facing Adam Cole at Final Battle. It does not matter how much potential Cole has because Matt has proven himself and he has nothing to lose. He wants Cole to show that he can come out of the shadow of Matt Hardy. He says that Adam may have a date with destiny but he may face an unfortunate twist of fate.

Will Michael Elgin get his hands on Roderick Strong after what Strong did during Glory By Honor?

Elgin tells Truth to get his head checked because he has demanded Roderick Strong. Elgin says that if he does not get a match with Strong, whatever happens to Roderick will be on their hands because it will be their fault when he gets his hands on Strong and it will not happen inside a ring.

Kevin says that Nigel will make a decision next week.

Jay Lethal has no opponent for Final Battle.

We go to comments from Jay and he says that Jim Cornette told him to get a killer instinct and he would get a title shot. He did that and he got his match. Then when he got the match, his parents got spit on. When he did something about it, he is the bad guy. He gets held out of the title match even though he won Survival of the Fittest. He says that he has to wait until Steen loses the title. He says that you haven’t seen anything yet.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Kevin and Nigel are at ringside and Nigel is holding the new Ring of Honor World Television Title belt. Nigel says that Jerry Lynn will have his final match in Ring of Honor at Final Battle.

Match Number Three: Kyle O’Reilly versus Adam Cole for the Ring of Honor Television Title

They lock up and go around the ring. Kyle tries for a forearm out of the break and Cole moves. Cole misses a punch of his own. Kyle with a waist lock and European uppercut followed by a side head lock. Kyle with a shoulder tackle. Kyle tries for a knee but Cole stops short and hits a reverse atomic drop and hits a clothesline.

Cole with a few forearms to Kyle. Cole sends Kyle to the apron and Cole with an enzuigiri that sends Kyle to the floor. Cole sets for a suicide dive but Kyle with a forearm to stop Cole. Kyle goes for a dive to the floor but Cole with an enzuigiri. Cole with a suicide dive onto Kyle.

Cole sends O’Reilly into the guardrails a few times. Cole sends Kyle back into the ring and Cole goes up top. Kyle with a drop kick to Cole as he comes off the turnbuckles and Kyle gets a near fall. Kyle with a running back elbow and he gets a near fall as we go to commercial.

We are back and Kyle runs into boots from Cole. Cole goes to the turnbuckles but Kyle pulls him off and gets a near fall. Kyle with a kick to the back and a leaping knee drop and he gets a near fall. Kyle with a seated abdominal stretch and he ties up the legs.

Davey Richards joins Kevin and Nigel at the announce table.

Kyle with a forearm to Cole and Cole fires back. Kyle with a leaping knee followed by a spinning leg sweep for a near fall.

Davey leaves after getting what he wants from Nigel.

Kyle with a slam and he goes to the apron and he sees Davey leaving. That delay allows Cole to recover and Cole with a kick and a slingshot DDT on the apron. Cole goes up top and hits a splash for a near fall. Cole tries for the Florida Key but Kyle escapes. Cole blocks a kick and he tries for a figure four.

Kyle with a kick to the head and back of the head and forearm. Cole counters a suplex and he tries for the figure four again. Kyle with an inside cradle for a near fall. Kyle with a back heel kick, but Cole with a bicycle kick. Kyle with a clothesline and then he flinches when Cole teases another super kick. Kyle with a round kick and a Regalplex and bridge for a near fall. Kyle then he applies a triangle choke and elbows to the head. Cole flips over and gets a near fall.

Cole and Kyle slap each other from their knees. It escalates to forearms and they get to their feet. They each hit rapid fire forearms. Cole with a knee and Kyle with a running knee and a tornado DDT and he rolls through into a brainbuster for a near fall. Kyle with a guillotine choke and body scissors. Cole hits a shoulder breaker.

Cole with a super kick to the back of the head and he hits the Florida Key for the three count.

Winner: Adam Cole

After the match, Nigel goes into the ring and he puts the new Television Title belt around Cole’s waist.

We go to credits.