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COMPLETE ROH WAR OF THE WORLDS COVERAGE

By Mike Johnson on 2017-05-12 18:11:00

ROH TV champion Marty Scurll vs. Matt Sydal.

They went back and forth with some nice matwork early.  Sydal went for a sunset flip but Scurll held on.  Sydal went for a chickenwing but Scurll escaped and nailed some big uppercuts.   Sydal reversed a whip into the corner and nailed a big elbow in the corner.   Scurll worked over Sydal with kicks and strikes.  Scurll was caught going for a kick and nailed with a legsweep and a pair of knees.  

Scurll continued working over Sydal until going to the ropes and being snapped over with a rana.  They battled back and forth with strikes.   Sydal nailed a spinkick but couldn't score the pin.   Sydal nailed a Famouser for a two count.  Scurll snapped his fingers.  He went for a powerbomb but it was turned into a rana for a two count.  Scurll went for the chickenwing but was slammed back.  

Sydal went a shooting star press but Scurll pulled up the knees and locked on the chickenwing for the submission.

Your winner and still ROH TV champion, Marty Scurll!

Scurll is just great.  He's going to be a top star one day.

ROH Tag Team champions The Young Bucks vs. Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI

 

As you might imagine, they did a LOT of stuff.  It's going to be impossible to cover every move.  Naito faked out the Bucks on a dive early.  BUSHI choked Matt with his t-shirt.  The Bucks did all their double team maneuvers.   Naito and BUSHI took turns working over Matt Jackson.    The Bucks made a comeback and nailed the powerbomb/kick combination in the corner on Naito.   They draped Naito on the ropes and Nick nailed a flip dive across him.

Naito was drilled with a superkick.  He came back with a reverse rana on Matt Jackson.    They teased a Meltzer Driver but BUSHI spewed mist in Matt Jackson's eyes after nailing Nick.  Naito rolled up Matt for a two count.   He began throwing superkicks and nailed BUSHI and Naito, but then blindly superkicked Nick as well, then the referee Paul Turner.  He was finally able to clean out his eyes and realize what he had done.

Naito nailed a sliced bread #2 for a two count but Nick was able to make the save.  BUSHI stomped Nick.  Nick backdropped BUSHI over the top and nailed a knee strike, sending him to the floor.  Nick nailed a dive to the floor.  They nailed More Bang for your Buck on BUSHI before nailing the Meltzer Driver and scored the pin.

Your winners and still ROH Tag Team champions, The Young Bucks!

Good match.  Lots of spots.  Lots.  As in way too many for me to even try to recap!

Adam Cole vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

They went back and forth.   Cole took over with a series of kicks in the corner.   Cole snapped him over with a suplex and scored a two count.   Cole rebounded off the ropes several times, teasing a big move, then stopped, mocked Tanahashi and dropped down to a side headlock.   Tanahashi made a comeback with a series of elbows but was caught with a DVDR across the knee for a two count.   Cole continued the assault, nailing suplexes but was caught with a German suplex.

They battle and back and forth with strikes.  Cole nailed a leaping kick to the head.  Tanahahi came back a spinning neckbreaker for a two count.   Tanahashi went to the top for a frog splash and nailed it for a two count.  Cole came back and nailed a splash for a two count.    Tanahashi nailed a kick to Cole.  They kicked each other in the face.  Tanahashi nailed a frog splash and scored the pin.

Your winner, Hiroshi Tanahashi!

Another very good match.  

The crowd chanted "Thank you Adam" after as this is one of his final appearances here.

The Young Bucks hit the ring and teased attacking him, then embraced him.  The lights went out and a video of Kenny Omega played.  He Ssshed the crowd and told them this was Adam's special moment.  He said that he wished he could be there but couldn't be there.  He said that he was let down that the Bucks were embracing him.  He said that everyone was chanting "Thank you Adam" so he has to send a special thanks as well.  He said Adam's run in wrestling has been storied but there has to be an ending and a bvillain.  The camera pulled back to reveal Marty Scurll.  He told Cole he was fired.  

When the lights came back on, Scurll was in the ring with a Bullet Club umbrella.  They laid out Cole.

ROH champion Christopher Daniels vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Jay Lethal.

Cody went to the floor to let Lethal and Daniels battle it out.  Lethal rebounded off the ropes and nailed Rhodes with a dive. Lethal and Cody went back and forth.  Lethal hit a dropkick but Daniels returned to the fray and drilled him with an axehandle.  Everyone battled.  Danies was sent to the floor.  Cody ducked under a Lethal kick and tripped him.  Daniels tackled Rhodes into the barricade and hit the ring.

Daniels slammed Lethal and hit an Arabian Press for a two count.  Rhodes nailed the Disaster Kick on Daniels for a two count.  He peppered Daniels with punches.  Daniels and Lethal nailed a suplex into the ring on Cody.   Lethal and Cody nailed clothesline on the other.  They all hit big moves on the other and were all out.  The referee began counting them all down on the mat but they made it to their feet.

Lethal went to the top for a flying elbow on Cody but Daniels crotched him.  He went for a superplex but Cody broke it up.  Cody drilled Daniels and covered him.  Lethal came off the top for an elbow but Cody moved and Daniels was drilled.  Cody was whipped into the ropes and knocked Daniels off the apron through a table.    The referee got bumped.  Cody came off the ropes but was hit with a Cutter for a two count.

Cody blocked the Lethal Injection and was hit with a CrossRhodes for a two count.  The crowd chanted for Cody.  Cody locked on a figure four leglock on Lethal.    Daniels came in with the Best Moonsault Ever on the two of them and pinned Cody.

Your winner and still ROH champion, Christopher Daniels!

Good main event.

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