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RING OF HONOR BEST IN THE WORLD iPPV REPORT: BRISCOES BATTLE FOR THE WORLD TITLE; ELIMINATION MATCHES ARE ELIMINATED; STEEN TAKES ON SCUM; CIAMPA/ELGIN; AND MORE (WITH SOME BUFFERING HOLES FILLED IN)

By Richard Trionfo on 2013-06-23 17:21:40

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Welcome to PWInsider.com’s live coverage of Ring of Honor’s Best in the World iPPV from the Du Burns Arena in Baltimore, Maryland.

Tonight’s iPPV starts with footage of Jay Briscoe defeating Kevin Steen to become the new Ring of Honor World Champion at Supercard of Honor. Then we go to Mark Briscoe confronting his brother in the ring to set up their match tonight.

Your announcers are Kevin Kelly and Steve Corino.

Steve and Kevin discuss the card with a focus on the title matches and the Kevin Steen/Matt Hardy match.

Match Number One: BJ Whitmer versus Mike Bennett (with Maria Kanellis and Bob Evans)

Whitmer punches Bennett before the bell rings. Whitmer sends Bennett to the floor and then Whitmer with a suicide dive onto Bennett. Bennett with an Irish whip into the guardrails. Bennett goes to the apron and he hits a clothesline off the apron. Bennett sends Whitmer into the guardrails to work on the back and then they return to the ring. Bennett apparently punches Whitmer while the camera focuses on Maria.

Bennett with an Irish whip but he misses a splash into the corner and crotches himself in the turnbuckles. Whitmer with chops to Bennett followed by a back breaker. Whitmer gets a near fall. Whitmer with an Irish whip and Evans grabs BJ’s leg before he can charge across the ring.

Bennett with a rear chin lock. Whitmer gets to his feet and he connects with elbows to get out of the chin lock. Bennett with a knee to the midsection as Whitmer comes off the ropes. Bennett with diving head butts to the ribs and he gets a near fall. Bennett chops and punches Whitmer in the corner. Bennett with a suplex and he gets a near fall.

Bennett with a reverse chin lock and he has the arm trapped. Whitmer with punches to get out of the hold and he succeeds. Bennett with a drop kick and he gets a near fall. Bennett punches Whitmer and the referee warns him. Whitmer continues to let Bennett punch him and then BJ punches back and Bennett with a knee to the midsection.

Whitmer with a few clotheslines and then he avoids a clothesline and he gives Bennett a power slam. Whitmer charges across the corner and hits a suplex. Whitmer rolls through and he hits a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall.

Bennett gets a near fall on Whitmer and then he signals that it is over. Bennett sets for a power bomb but Whitmer with a back body drop. Evans gets in the ring and he goes after Whitmer but Whitmer sends Evans to the floor. Whitmer with an Exploder for the three count.

Winner: BJ Whitmer

After the match, Maria yells at Bob and blames him for Mike’s loss. Mike joins in the verbal barrage on Bob and they leave together with Bob wondering what is going on.

Match Number Two: The American Wolves (Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards) versus Adrenaline RUSH (ACH and Tadarius Thomas)

Richards starts off the match with ACH and they have a Greco Roman knuckle lock. ACH rolls through and he applies a wrist lock. Davey with a cartwheel. Richards with a side head lock and ACH with a head scissor and Davey escapes. They both attempt kicks and the block each other. They say they will let go at three, but they both lie. The second time, they are men of honor and let go.

Richards with a back heel kick to ACH. Richards sends ACH into Eddie’s head and then Eddie is tagged in. Eddie chops ACH and then he gives ACH a head butt. Eddie tries to send ACH into Davey’s head but ACH tries for a rollup but Eddie stays on his feet and he gives ACH an elbow to the head. Eddie sends ACH into Davey’s head and then Davey tags back in and he sends ACH into the turnbuckles. .

ACH with a float over and then he hits a springboard back elbow from the other corner and he gets a near fall. ACH with a head scissors and Thomas tags in. Thomas with a baseball slide to Richards while ACH continues with the figure four head scissors.

Edwards tags in and he goes after Thomas but misses a kick. Thomas with a kick to the head and he gets a rollup but Eddie escapes before the referee can make a count. Thomas with a head scissors from his back followed by a series of kicks. Thomas gets a near fall. Thomas kicks Edwards in the corner and then he chops Edwards. Eddie slaps Thomas but Thomas with forearms and the referee warns Thomas.

Edwards blocks a suplex attempt and he gives Thomas an elbow. Thomas gets tripped by Edwards after a blind tag from Richards and Richards hits a diving head butt from the top for a near fall. Richards with a kick and then he applies the Trailer Hitch. ACH kicks Richards and Edwards tags in. Edwards with a slam and kick to the back.

Edwards sends Thomas into the turnbuckles and Richards tags in. Richards and Edwards alternate kicks and chops and then Edwards knocks ACH off the apron. Davey gives a modified Chong Li. Richards with a snap mare and a Cloverleaf on Thomas. ACH is kept out of the ring by the referee and Eddie adds extra pressure with a chin lock and Corino teases dissension among the Wolves.

Richards with a waist lock and a series of standing switches. Thomas lands on his feet on a German suplex and Thomas hits an enzuigiri and both men are down. ACH and Edwards tag in and ACH with a cross body for a near fall. Richards with a kick to ACH followed by a back heel kick. He does the same to Thomas and Davey misses a running kick when Thomas moves out of the way. Thomas with a round kick to Richards.

Edwards sends ACH over the top rope and he lands on the apron. Thomas with an enzuigiri and then ACH hits a slingshot stunner. Thomas with a kick to the head and ACH gets a near fall. ACH sends Thomas into the corner but Edwards moves and Eddie with a boot to ACH and a super kick to Thomas. ACH with a back heel kick

The Wolves hit the Alarm Clock and then Edwards with a super kick while Richards holds ACH and then Richards with a German suplex and bridge. Edwards with a jackknife cover for a near fall. Richards tags in and kicks ACH in the corner and the referee warns him. Richards with more kicks in the corner and ACH collapses in the corner.

Richards puts ACH on the turnbuckles and ACH fights him off with head butts and then it sends Richards to the mat. Edwards with an enzuigiri to ACH. Thomas grabs Edwards but Edwards with a rana. Thomas flips through and lands on his feet. Thomas with a wrap around clothesline and he gets a near fall. Richards with a missile drop kick to Thomas followed by a kick to Thomas and then he hits a running forearm into the corner.

Thomas with a knee to stop a suplex attempt. Richards with a round kick and he tries for the suplex

Thomas tries for a moonsault off the turnbuckles but he misses Edwards on the floor. Edwards with a super kick to Thomas but ACH with a flip dive onto Edwards. ACH goes up top for the 450 splash onto Richards but Davey gets his knees up and then Richards gets the three count.

Winners: American Wolves (Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards)

We have a video package for the Adam Cole/Roderick Strong match.

Match Number Three: Roderick Strong versus Adam Cole

They lock up and they go around the ring. Cole with a clean break. Strong with a wrist lock and then Cole with a reversal. Cole with a hammer lock but Strong with a snap mare into a reverse chin lock. Strong with a clean break against the ropes. We have a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock. Strong with a monkey flip and he holds on to the wrist lock and he gets a series of near falls but Cole with a bridge.

Cole gets back to his feet and Strong with work on the injured left arm. Cole with a forearm and Irish whip into the corner but Cole runs into a boot. Strong takes Cole to the mat and he tries for the Strong Hold but Cole escapes. Strong puts Cole in the Tree of Woe and Strong with a running knee to the midsection.

Strong with a forearm to the back followed by a chop. Cole with a kick but Strong with a chop. Strong with an elbow to the back of the head and then he connects with a forearm across the nose. Strong stretches Cole on his back in a modified Gory Special. Strong with a rollup for a near fall. Strong with a knee and chop.

Cole catches Strong when he floats over on an Irish whip and Cole with a Death Valley neck breaker and he gets a near fall. Cole with a snap suplex and float over for a near fall. Cole with a reverse chin lock. Strong with punches but Cole with a knee. Strong with a kick and chops. Cole sends Strong to the floor and Strong gets back on the apron and Cole with an enzuigiri that sends Strong to the floor. Cole hits a suicide dive.

Cole sends Strong back into the ring and Cole kicks Strong in the hamstring and then Cole goes up top but Strong with a forearm to stop him. Strong climbs the turnbuckles for a superplex but Cole with forearms and Strong falls to the mat. Cole goes for a cross body but Strong with a drop kick and both men are down.

Strong with chops to Cole but Cole with an Irish whip. Strong with a running forearm after he avoids a Cole charge into the corner. Strong with an Irish whip and running knee followed by a bulldog. Cole with a forearm but Strong with a knee and then he picks up Cole for a suplex but instead he tosses Cole onto the top rope and Strong gets a near fall.

Strong sets for a uranage back breakerbut Cole avoids it. After a series of standing switches, Strong tries for a German suplex but Cole blocks it and then Cole connects with an enzuigiri followed by a Shining Wizard for a near fall. Cole tries for the figure four leg lock but Strong kicks Cole away. Strong avoids a second Shining Wizard and Cole and Strong alternate near falls.

Cole with a figure four leg lock but Strong gets to the ropes and Cole releases the hold.

Strong with the Strong Hold but Cole is able to escape. Cole with a super kick followed by a shoulder breaker out of a brainbuster set up and he gets a near fall. Strong goes to the apron and Cole tries to suplex him back into the ring. Strong brings Cole to the apron and they exchange forearms.

Strong with a series of chops but Cole with a super kick and Strong falls through the table. As the referee continues his count, Cole goes to the floor to try to be honorable and bring Strong into the ring. Cole picks up Strong and tries to bring Strong back into the ring but the referee gets to fourteen and Cole figures it is easier to win by count out than give Strong the chance to recover.

The referee gets to twenty and calls for the bell.

Winner: Adam Cole

After the match, Corino leaves the announce table to talk to Adam Cole about the way he won the match.

Veda Scott is at ringside and so is RD Evans. Veda leaves while RD Evans joins Kevin Kelly at the announce table for the next match.

We have a video package for Tommaso Ciampa.

Match Number Four: Michael Elgin versus Tommaso Ciampa

After the handshake, the two men have some words and Elgin misses a back fist so Ciampa sends Elgin to the mat. Ciampa misses a kick. Ciampa with a kick and then he appears to go for Project Ciampa but Elgin is able to escape. Elgin goes for the power bomb but Ciampa escapes.

Elgin wants a test of strength and we get it. Elgin gets the early advantage but Ciampa is not a weakling and he gets back to his feet. Elgin regains control and they try to jockey for position in the center of the ring and they exchange head butts.

Elgin with the cranial advantage and he goes for a delayed vertical suplex but Ciampa with a knee and he gets back to the mat and Ciampa with a delayed vertical suplex of his own and he brings Elgin back to the mat.

Ciampa pulls the knee pad down but Elgin gets up and he hits the spinning Bossman slam and Elgin gets a near fall. Elgin applies the Crippler Crossface. Ciampa with a rollup for a near fall. Ciampa with a side head lock and Elgin tries to get Ciampa on his shoulders and he succeeds. Ciampa with elbows to try to get out of the hold but Elgin with a running Death Valley Driver by the turnbuckles.

Elgin gets a near fall. Ciampa blocks a suplex attempt by Elgin but Elgin with forearms. Elgin gets Ciampa up for his delayed vertical suplex and he brings Ciampa back to Earth and he gets a near fall. Elgin tries for a Saito Suplex but Ciampa with elbows to the head. Elgin with a forearm but Ciampa gets Elgin on his shoulders.

Elgin with a punch. Each man tries for a clothesline but neither man goes down. They do it a few more times and throw in some forearms as well but stay on their feet. Ciampa with a clothesline and both men go over the top rope to the floor. They exchange chops and forearms on the floor as the referee starts his count.

Ciampa runs Elgin into the guardrails and then some time passes and the mats have been moved to expose the floor in the Du Burns Arena. Ciampa tries for a suplex but Elgin blocks it. Elgin sends Ciampa back into the ring but Ciampa with a drop kick to the legs and Elgin goes to the floor. Ciampa tries for a suicide dive but Elgin with a forearm to the head as he gets to the ropes. Elgin picks Ciampa from the ropes into a dead lift suplex on the exposed floor.

Ciampa gestures to Elgin and Elgin goes to the floor for a running power bomb into the guardrails. Elgin rolls Ciampa back into the ring and Elgin goes up top for a corkscrew senton splash but Ciampa kicks out. Elgin with a buckle bomb and then Ciampa hits the Air Raid Crash for a near fall.

Ciampa with forearms and kicks to Elgin. Ciampa pulls down the knee pad again. Ciampa is on the turnbuckles and he has Elgin on his shoulders. Ciampa hits a super Air Raid Crash but Elgin kicks out.

Ciampa slaps Elgin but Elgin backs Ciampa into the turnbuckles. Elgin misses a splash into the corner and then Ciampa goes for the running knee into the corner but Elgin catches him and hits a uranage.

Elgin signals that it is over and he goes for a suplex but turns it into a side slam and he gets a near fall. Elgin goes for the gorilla superplex but Ciampa blocks it. Elgin with a back fist and then he picks up Ciampa but Ciampa lands on his feet and Ciampa with Project Ciampa but Elgin gets his foot on the rope to stop the count. Elgin falls to the apron and Ciampa follows. Ciampa gets Elgin up for an Air Raid Crash and he hits it on the apron.

We return to the ring and Elgin drops to his knee to block Project Ciampa. Elgin with a back drop but Ciampa is up first. Elgin with another back drop but he picks up Ciampa for a buckle bomb followed by the spinning sit out power bomb but Ciampa kicks out and applies a Triangle choke on Elgin. Elgin picks up Ciampa for a power bomb but Ciampa holds on to the choke. Elgin with another buckle bomb.

Ciampa with a rollup and a knee to the head but Elgin kicks out at one. Elgin with a clothesline for a near fall. Elgin with a series of spinning back fists followed by a forearm to the back of the head. Elgin with a short arm clothesline for the three count.

Winner: Michael Elgin

After the match, RD Evans figures he should make a phone call and QT Marshall makes his way to the ring and he is dressed up, but not to wrestle. Kevin is incredulous that RD would call QT as QT makes his way into the ring. Marshall removes his jacket and something happens and we see Marshall leave with Evans.

Elgin and Ciampa shake hands.

It is time for intermission.

We are back from intermission and there are Briscoes in the crowd.

Nigel McGuinness joins Kevin Kelly at the announce table for the second half of the show.

Kevin asks Nigel why the Tag and Television Title Match, that were announced originally as elimination matches are single fall matches.

We go to a ‘Here is how we got these three way matches’ video package.

Match Number Five: Matt Taven versus Jimmy Jacobs versus Jay Lethal for the ROH TV Title

We miss the start of the match, but we see Taven with the people in the front row. Taven with a head butt and knee to Jacobs. Taven sends Jacobs into the guardrails. Lethal sends Taven into the guardrails. Lethal with shots to Jacobs and then he puts Jacobs on a chair and Jay with a drop kick to the head.

Jacobs sends Taven’s head into the apron and then he hits a drop kick. Jacobs sends Lethal and Taven’s heads together. Taven catches Jacobs on a dive off the apron and hits a power slam. Lethal with an Irish whip of Taven into the guardrails.

Taven and Lethal are in the ring and Lethal with a chop. Lethal with a hip toss followed by a cartwheel and drop kick for a near fall. Lethal with a punch in the corner to Taven followed by an Irish whip and chops. Lethal with another Irish whip but he is sent to the apron and Lethal with a chop and then he goes up top and hits a missile drop kick and then he hits a running forearm into the corner.

Lethal with a running Death Valley Driver for a near fall. Jacobs goes for a double sledge from the top and Lethal with a kick. Lethal slams Jacobs and then he goes up top. Jacobs with a punch to stop Lethal and then he hits a super rana for a near fall.

Jacobs punches Lethal and Truth trips Lethal. Taven with a boot to Lethal. Jacobs misses a forearm in the corner and Taven with an enzuigiri. Taven with a butterfly front driver of Jacobs onto Lethal to get a near fall on Jacobs. Taven punches Jacobs and chokes him. Taven with a boot to keep Lethal on the floor. Jacobs with a jawbreaker and he sends Taven to the floor.

We see Truth at the announce table and then we see all three men on the floor. Taven gets a near fall on Jacobs. Lethal tries for a sunset flip but Taven does not go over and Lethal pulls down his tights for a moment. Jacobs tries for the Contra Code on Taven but Taven sends Jacobs into the turnbuckles. Jacobs misses a clothesline on Taven. Lethal with a kick and a Flatline to Jacobs while he hits a DDT on Taven. Everyone is down in the ring.

All three men exchange punches. Taven with kicks to Jacobs and Lethal and then Taven goes for the wrist clutch head lock driver but Jacobs stops him and Jacobs with the Contra Code to Taven. Lethal with a giant swing to Jacobs. Taven gets a near fall on Lethal

Taven with a knee to Lethal’s midsection and then he puts Lethal on the top rope but Lethal escapes. Lethal gets Taven up for a belly-to-back suplex and turns it into a neck breaker. Lethal goes up top for the elbow drop and he hits it. Jacobs breaks up the cover and then Jacobs goes for the Contra Code but Lethal sends Jacobs over the top rope to the floor. Lethal with a springboard drop kick that knocks Taven off the apron.

Lethal with a suicide dive onto Taven. Lethal returns to the ring and Scarlett comes into the ring and she slaps Lethal. Lethal removes her top and the referee covers her up while Nigel and Kevin complain about what the referee is doing. Truth yells at Lethal and Jacobs with a spear to Lethal. Truth taps Jacobs on the back and Truth begs for mercy. Selezia gets between Jacobs and Truth. All of this happens while the referee is not looking at anything in the ring.

Selezia gets Jacobs up for an Air Raid Crash but Lethal with a super kick to Selezia. Jacobs with a springboard Ace Crusher to Lethal but something magically happens that allows Taven to retain the title.

Winner: Matt Taven

Match Number Six: reDRagon (Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly) versus SCUM (Rhett Titus and Cliff Compton) versus C&C Wrestle Factory (Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander) for the ROH Tag Team Titles

The two teams of challengers battle while Fish and O’Reilly watch. Fish and O’Reilly join in the fun. Titus and Compton are pinballed before they are thrown out of the ring. Fish and O’Reilly with baseball slides and then Alexander with a flip dive onto Titus and Compton. O’Reilly holds the ropes for Coleman but Fish with a back heel kick and Kyle with an axe kick to the back of the head. Kyle slaps Caprice.

Cedric with a double missile drop kick to Kyle and Bobby. Coleman and Alexander with a series of kicks to Fish, ending with Total Elimination. Alexander with a drop kick to Kyle and Caprice with a leg drop to Kyle. Coleman gets Fish on his shoulders and Alexander goes up top. Titus with a drop kick to Coleman and Alexander is pushed off the turnbuckles by Compton.

Alexander is down on the floor and Compton and Titus are in control. Titus with a knee to Coleman and then he tags in Compton. We move ahead and Titus is back in the match and he drops a knee on Coleman’s arm and applies an arm bar on the injured left arm. Titus stops Coleman from making the tag and he connects with a boot to the chest.

Compton tags back in and they stop Coleman from making the tag for a moment but Caprice with a double drop kick. Alexander tags in and Kyle tags in. Alexander works over Kyle and Bobby. Alexander with an enzuigiri to Fish. Kyle with a few kicks to Alexander, but Cedric hits a full nelson front driver on Kyle for a near fall.

Alexander with a jawbreaker to Compton and then Cliff falls victim to a Hart Attack leg lariat from Coleman and Alexander. Titus is sent over the top rope onto Compton. Alexander with a running drop kick to Kyle in the corner. They get set for Overtime and they hit it but Alexander cannot capitalize and Titus and Compton try to pull Kyle out of the ring to prevent the cover. Coleman with a cross body onto Titus and Compton.

Alexander with a brainbuster on Kyle and Fish with a kick to the head and Bobby puts Kyle’s arm on top of Cedric to get the three count.

Winners: Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly

We have a video package for Kevin Steen versus Matt Hardy.

Steve Corino gets on the mic and he says that Baltimore has been a city known for losers. False heroes that they cheer because they hate themselves so much. Matt Hardy is an icon. He says that they have an icon in front of them, but they boo him. This is a man who has over 800,000 Twitter followers but you choose to boo him.

Instead you waste your time cheering someone like Cal Ripken and his sham streak. You boo Matt Hardy but you cheer that alleged killer Ray Lewis. You boo this man and you cheer that no good jealous Kevin Steen. Corino criticizes the way a fan threw something into the ring.

Kevin Steen comes to the ring and he provides a rebuttal to Corino’s opening remarks. He says that he has a request for Nigel. We all know that SCUM won’t keep their nose out of this so he will be damned if this ends as a disqualification. This should be a No DQ match. Nigel agrees and then Kevin wants to know if Matt’s brother is the one with balls in the family.

Match Number Seven: Kevin Steen versus Matt Hardy in a No Disqualification Match

Hardy goes after Steen and they exchange punches. Now it is forearms with Steen getting the advantage. Hardy pulls the referee in front of him to avoid the cannonball. Hardy goes for the knee and then he starts to work on the hamstring. Hardy wraps the leg in the ropes. Steen runs Hardy into the turnbuckles but Hardy with an elbow. Steen with a power bomb and Hardy rolls to the floor.

Steen goes to the floor and he chops Hardy and Steen flips off a fan in the crowd. Steen sends Hardy into the guardrails. Steen grabs a crutch from a fan but we don’t see what he does. Steen comes off the apron and he sends Hardy groin first into the ring post a few times. Steen announces that Matt will have no children and he says that you are welcome.

Hardy with punches and then he sends Steen’s back into the guardrail. Hardy slams the head into the guardrail a few more times. Hardy punches Steen in front of Papa Briscoe.

They go back into the ring and Matt tells Corino to get something from the back. Corino gives Hardy a trash can and he hits Steen with it a few times. Corino gets a ladder and he puts it at ringside. Steen punches Hardy in the midsection to stop use of the trash can. Hardy with a neck breaker on Steen. Hardy with another neck breaker as he continues to focus on the neck.

Hardy goes up top for a moonsault but Steen is able to roll out of the way but Hardy still catches Steen in the back. Steen sets for the cannonball and he hits it. Steen puts the trash can on top of Hardy and it is time for another cannonball and he connects. Steen gets a near fall.

We move ahead and Steen sets up a table on the floor. Steen gets Hardy on his shoulders but Hardy holds on to the ropes. Rhett Titus tries to interfere and Steen with a package piledriver to Titus.

Hardy with a Side Effect to Steen for a near fall. Hardy with another Side Effect while the fans are not happy with the moves that Hardy is using. They fight to the apron and Hardy tries for a Side Effect through the table but Steen with an elbow to stop him. Steen tries for a package piledriver through the table but Jimmy Jacobs moves the table.

Steen power bombs Jacobs into the apron a few times. Steen with a kick to Hardy and Steen with a power bomb to Hardy on the apron. Cliff Compton hits Steen with a chair a few times. Hardy brings the ladder into the ring and he hits Steen in the face with it and then a shot to the back. Hardy holds the ladder over his head but Steen with a Codebreaker with an assist from the ladder and he is able to avoid it and he gets a near fall.

A few seconds later Steen with a low blow and F-Cinq but Hardy kicks out at two. Hardy with a low blow to avoid the package piledriver onto the ladder and Hardy with a Side Effect on the ladder but Steen kicks out at two.

Hardy sets up a chair in the ring and then he gets another one and puts it in the ring. Steen spits in Hardy’s face and Matt with a Twist of Fate through the chairs and he gets the three count.

Winner: Matt Hardy

After the match, members of SCUM attack Steen while no one comes to help Steen.

We go ringside where Larry Mercer is with the members of the Briscoe Family. He asks Papa Briscoe how he feels. He says that this is about to get real. When you walk down that dark alley, you want to know who has your back and that is family.

Match Number Eight: Jay Briscoe versus Mark Briscoe for the ROH World Title

Mark offers his hand and Jay refuses it is brother versus brother without honor.

They lock up and go to a stalemate. They lock up again and Mark with an arm drag. We get a Mark/Jay chant reminiscent of the ‘Less Filling/Tastes Great’ arguments from back in the day. Mark with a drop toe hold and front face lock and Jay runs Mark into the corner. Jay with a clean break.

We have a Greco Roman knuckle lock and Mark with a back drop while holding on and he wrings the right arm. Mark with a front face lock but Jay rolls through and he tries to take Mark down but Mark sees it coming and he avoids it. Mark tries to stomp on the leg but Jay moves.

They lock up again and Jay with a full nelson and then more stuff happens. They circle each other in the ring. Mark with a full nelson but Jay with a front face lock. Mark wit a reversal and Jay misses a splash. Jay flips Mark over and Mark avoids a punch and he dances a bit. Mark offers his hand and Jay goes to shake it but Mark pulls it away.

Mark with a rolling Death Valley Driver but Jay with a European uppercut. Jay has something to say to Mark and then they lock up again. Mark sends Jay to the floor and Mark with a baseball slide that sends Jay against the guardrails. Mark with a chop and Jay chops back. Mark with a forearm and chop followed by punches and more chops. Mark with a head butt but he takes too long and Jay with a boot to the head. Jay breaks the count. Mark with a punch and then he suplexes Jay onto the apron. Mark misses a chop but he connects with a thrust to the throat. Jay with a jab to Mark. Jay with more jabs.

Jay with forearms but Mark lands on his feet on a back body drop. Jay with a super kick and rolling forearm to Mark. Jay with kicks and he chokes Mark in the corner. Jay sends Mark to the apron and then Mark goes up top but he misses the chop. Jay with a flatline into the turnbuckles. Mark puts Jay on the top turnbuckle and Mark with a thrust to the throat. Mark avoids a kick but he does not miss with an enzuigiri and both men are down.

Mark with a suplex and the he hits a belly-to-back suplex and he gets a near fall. Jay rolls to the floor and he lets the referee continue his count. Jay looks under the ring and he finds a table and then Mark helps him set it up.

They go to the other side of the ring and they exchange forearms. We move ahead and both men are down and the crowd is reacting as if something impressive happened. Jay sends Mark into the ring and then he connects with a running boot to the head. Jay with a neck breaker and he gets a near fall.

Jay goes for a JayDriller but Mark drops down and blocks it. Jay with an elbow to the back of the head. Mark with an Exploder suplex followed by a running drop kick and then he puts Jay on the turnbuckles. Mark with chops to Jay followed by a straitjacket driver for a near fall.

Mark looks at the table and Mark has an idea. Mark sends Jay to the apron and Jay with punches to Mark. Mark with a punch but Jay with a head butt. Jay gets Mark on his shoulders and Mark gets to the ring and then he hits a pescado onto Jay. Mark slams Jay’s head into the table and then he puts Jay on the table.

Mark goes up top and we see Jay laying in the center of the ring and Kevin Kelly says that Mark is going for the elbow drop a second time, so I would assume that Mark hit it through the table. Mark hits the elbow drop again but Jay kicks out. Mark with chops to the shoulder. Jay blocks an enzuigiri and Jay with kicks to Mark. Mark avoids a kick and Mark hits an enzuigiri. Mark goes for the burning hammer and he hits it but he can only get a two count.

Mark slaps Jay and then he puts Jay on the turnbuckles. Mark with forearms to the back and then he goes for another burning hammer but Jay escapes. Mark and Jay exchange forearms. Mark with chops and Jay with forearms. Jay with a European uppercut and Jay hits the Jay Driller but Mark kicks out.

Jay with a clothesline and then he hits a second Jay Driller but Mark kicks out at one. We see the crowd while apparently there were a few super kicks from Jay. We see another super kick and Jay hits a third Jay Driller for the three count.

Winner: Jay Briscoe

After the match, the family enters the ring to check on Mark and Jay.

We go to credits.

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