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RING OF HONOR TELEVISION REPORT: MATCHES TAPED AT BEST IN THE WORLD

By Richard Trionfo on 2014-07-20 02:42:43
We begin with photos of Best in the World. There were some matches that were taped for television prior to Best in the World. We will also see matches from the pay per view.

Match Number One: Brent Tate and Brandon Tate versus Hanson and Raymond Rowe

Rowe with a double leg take down on Brandon. Rowe with a take down on Brent. Rowe sends Brent into the corner and Hanson tags in and he connects with a knee. Rowe with a kick and Hanson with a clothesline to the back of the head. Hanson puts Brent on the turnbuckles and he connects with punches until Brent falls to the mat. Hanson with a knee to the midsection. Hanson with a side slam.

Rowe tags in and Brent with an enzuigiri and Brandon tags in but Rowe with a belly-to-belly suplex. Rowe with a forearm and Hanson tags in and they throw Brandon into the turnbuckles. Brandon with a chop that has no effect. Hanson with a cartwheel because he can and he connects with a clothesline.

Rowe tags in and Hanson power bombs Rowe onto Brandon and Brent with a springboard move but Rowe catches him and hits an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Hanson tags in and Rowe holds Brandon up for Hanson to hit a leg lariat and he gets the three count.

Winners: Hanson and Raymond Rowe

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two: Adam Page (with BJ Whitmer) versus Romantic Touch

Whitmer yells at Page for following the Code of Honor before the match. Page attacks Touch and then he applies a side head lock. Touch with a shoulder tackle and then he shimmies for Page. Touch with a waist lock take down and he floats over Page and he grinds on Page. Page with a leg sweep and he spanks Page. Touch with a bridge and he gets a near fall. Page with a shoulder to the midsection.

Touch with a monkey flip and he gets a near fall. Page goes to the apron and he kicks Touch away. Page drops Touch on the apron and Page slingshots in and he hits a clothesline. Page punches Touch. Page with an Irish whip and clothesline in the corner. Page goes to the middle turnbuckle for a missile drop kick and he gets a near fall.

Page with a camel clutch but Touch backs Page into the corner to get out of the hold. Page sends Touch into the turnbuckles. Touch with a sunset flip and drop kick. Page runs into an uppercut and Touch kicks Page to the mat. Touch with a back elbow from the turnbuckles followed by a clothesline and Irish whips. Touch with a back body drop. Page with a head butt but Touch with the Mile High Club for a near fall.

Touch goes up top and Page hits the ropes and Touch falls to the mat after being crotched. Page with a Guillotine Driver for the three count.

Winner: Adam Page

We go to commercial.

We are back and it is time to take a look at the matches that aired on the pay per view.

Match Number Three: Roderick Strong versus Cedric Alexander in a Submission Match

Strong offers his hand before the match, but he does not look sincere. They lock up and Strong with a waist lock but Alexander with a reversal. Alexander with a front face lock but Strong escapes. Strong gets into the ropes and the referee keeps Alexander back. Strong with a kick and punch but Alexander with punches of his own. Strong with a knee but Alexander with an Irish whip. Strong floats over but Alexander with a drop kick.

Alexander punches Strong and chops him. Alexander with more chops followed by a suplex attempt but Strong escapes and he tries for an O’Connor Roll but Alexander holds on to the ropes. Alexander with an elbow but Strong with a knee to the midsection followed by a double sledge to the back. Strong kicks Alexander in the back.

Strong with chops to Alexander followed by a forearm and kick. Alexander with a punch and chop but Strong with a kick and chop. Strong with another chop but Alexander clotheslines Strong over the top rope to the floor. Alexander with a suicide dive onto Strong. Thomas and Page check on Strong but Alexander pushes them away and he punches Strong on the floor. Alexander slams Strong’s head into the apron.

Alexander chops Strong as the battle continues on the floor. Strong back drops Alexander onto the apron and he bounces off the ropes as well as he lands hard on the floor. Strong taunts Alexander and then he rolls Alexander back into the ring. Strong kicks Alexander in the back of the head and Strong with a rear chin lock while he has his knee in Alexander’s back.

Strong with a kick to the chest and the head. Alexander with punches but Strong with kicks as he maintains control of the match. Strong with a chop and Alexander pushes Strong away. Strong with another chop. Strong with a belly-to-back suplex and we go to commercial.

We are back and Thomas and Page check on Strong. Alexander with a flip dive onto Page and Thomas, but Strong moves out of the way. Alexander chops Strong and then Strong tries to Irish whip Alexander into the guardrails, but Alexander comes off the guardrails with a round kick to the arm.

They return to the ring and Alexander with a slingshot DDT into a guillotine but Strong gets to the ropes. Alexander releases the hold. Strong with a kick and enzuigiri but Alexander with a round kick that sends Strong into the corner. Alexander with a running drop kick into the corner. Alexander sets for a second drop kick and he connects. Alexander wants to try for a third but he connects with a forearm followed by an elevated flatline from an Air Raid Crash position and then Alexander applies a Dragon Sleeper.

Strong with knees to the head and Alexander releases the hold. Strong puts Alexander on the turnbuckles and he connects with an enzuigiri followed by chops. Strong goes up top for a superplex and someone throws a streamer before Strong hits the superplex. Both men struggle to get back to their feet and Alexander with a punch but Strong with a slap and leaping knee followed by two running forearms. Strong spits in Alexander’s face before hitting a third forearm. Alexander counters a back breaker attempt and Alexander with a Guillotine choke but Strong gets to the ropes.

Strong sends Alexander over the top rope to the floor and then Strong with a forearm off the apron and both men are down again. Strong rolls Alexander back into the ring and Strong with a back breaker. Strong signals for the Strong Hold but Alexander holds on to the leg to prevent Strong from turning him over. Alexander with kicks to Strong but Strong with a boot to the head.

Strong goes up top for a super Gibson Driver but Alexander with head butts and they fight on the turnbuckles and Alexander with a back breaker onto the turnbuckles followed by a Lumbar Check. Alexander puts Roderick in the Strong Hold and Strong taps out.

Winner: Cedric Alexander

After the match, Alexander holds out his hand and Strong refuses to do it.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Four: Jay Lethal (with Truth Martini and Selezia) versus Matt Taven for the ROH Television Title with Truth Martini handcuffed to the ring post

Truth does not want to be handcuffed to the ring post, but Jay tells Truth he has this under control. Truth tries to run to the back but Selezia and Jay stop him and they reassure Truth that things are under control.

Lethal stays between Taven and Martini before locking up. Taven goes to the floor and Lethal stops him. Lethal sends Taven back into the ring. Taven with chops but Lethal with a kick. Taven floats over and Taven with a chop. Lethal with a waist lock to keep Taven away from Martini. After standing switches Taven tries for an O’Connor Roll but Lethal holds the ropes.

Taven with a drop kick for a near fall. Taven with an Irish whip but Lethal with an elbow. Taven goes to the apron and then he goes to the floor but Lethal stops Taven and he goes to the floor. Lethal chops Taven and sends him into the ring again. Taven with an Irish whip and Lethal misses a cross body out of the corner and Taven with a standing moonsault for a near fall.

Lethal sends Taven to the apron but Taven lands on the apron and hits an enzugiiri. Selezia distracts Taven and Lethal with an enzuigiri to knock Taven to the floor.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Selezia protects Martini from Taven and Lethal with a baseball slide to send Taven into the guardrail. Lethal rolls Taven back in and he gets a near fall. Lethal with a reverse chin lock. Lethal with a forearm to the back and then they exchange punches. Taven with a back heel kick followed by a kick to the chest and a spinning heel kick. Taven with a clothesline but Lethal with an Irish whip and Taven rolls out of the way and hits an enzuigiri.

Taven with a swinging neck breaker with Lethal hanging on the ropes and Taven gets a near fall. Taven sets for Climax but Lethal counters with a rollup. Lethal hits the Lethal Combination and then Jay goes up top for the elbow drop and he connects but Taven kicks out at two. Lethal sets for the Lethal Injection but Taven stops him.

Taven catches Lethal as he comes off the ropes for the Lethal Injection and Taven tries for a belly-to-back suplex, but Lethal lands on his feet. Taven with a handspring round kick and Taven with a brainbuster but he can only get a two count. Lethal rolls to the apron and then to the floor. Lethal runs Taven into the guardrails and then Lethal returns to the ring. Lethal goes for a suicide dive but Taven with a super kick. Taven with a suicide dive and then he returns to the ring for a second one and he connects. Taven goes back into the ring and he hits a plancha that takes out Lethal and Selezia.

Taven sees that Truth is unprotected and he puts a chair in the ring. Truth gives ringside security some money to protect him and Taven tries to hit security with the chair but he grabs the chair. Taven tries for a super kick but the security member blocks it and slaps Taven. Taven with a super kick, but Truth is freed from the ring post and he goes to the back.

Taven sees that Lethal is down in the ring and Taven goes up top for a frog splash but Lethal gets his knees up and he hits Lethal Injection for the three count.

Winner: Jay Lethal

Next week, we will see footage from the Dearborn, Michigan show and we go to credits.

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