ROH Death Before Dishonor XII Night 2
August 23rd, 2014
Chicago Ridge, IL
Credit: Thomas Bobo
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Dark match: Cheeseburger, Will Ferrara and Louis Lyndon def. Psycho Mike, Matt Sells, and Stokely Hathaway(Ramon) after Ferrara gave Psycho Mike the Code Red
Roderick Strong & Jimmy Jacobs w/ TD Thomas and Adam Page def Josh Alexander & Ethan Gabriel Owens after Jacobs pins Alexander following a spear
ROH World TV Title
Jay Lethal def Caprice Coleman after 3 vicious superkicks & the Lethal Injection
– Story of match early on, Caprice is a step ahead of Lethal, countering his offense
Four Corner Survival Match: ACH def Silas Young/BJ Whitmer/Michael Bennett pinning Whitmer after flawed interference by Tadarius Thomas
– Whitmer tells Thomas to stay at home for ASX on iPPV & that Page will be his tag partner
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Adam Cole def Hanson with a small package
– Cole gave Hanson the bird post-match. Michael Bennett down to attack
– Cole conducts “story time” & says no one cares about War Machine, insinuating that Ray Rowe could have died in the motorcycle accident.
– Michael Elgin came out for the save and forced the Kingdom backstage
ROH World Title
Michael Elgin def Tommaso Ciampa via referee stoppage because of repeated knees to Ciampa
– Elgin v. Ciampa II is setting a new standard for brutality
– Hard-hitting, physical match. Crowd super into it
– Crowd chants, “That was awesome” post match, Elgin thanks Ciampa for the competition, instead of shaking hands, picks up title belt and drops it at Elgin’s feet. Ciampa snaps when Elgin departs, wrecking 2 ring crew kids, then attacked Kevin Kelly. Steve Corino made the save, with security getting Kelly to back. Bobby Cruise entered, Ciampa demolished him with 5 running knees. Cruise carried out, as Ciampa announced the intermission.
Adam Page def Adam Pearce w/ jackknife roll thru
– Pearce tells him this is all part of the education process, the fans don’t matter. Pearce slaps him as he goes for handshake. Jacobs tells him to not be stupid as the rest of Decade laugh at the lesson being taught.
AJ Styles def Cedric Alexander with the calf killer
– Really good, fast paced, high impact match. Cedric really hung with him
Team elimination rules, 8 man tag
The Young Bucks & reDRagon def Frankie Kazarian & Christopher Daniels and The Briscoe Bros with More Bang On Your Buck on Mark Briscoe to win the match for their team
– Young Bucks errant superkick leads to Kyle O’Reilly getting hit with the BME, pinned by Daniels
– With reDRagon gone, Bucks nail spike tombstone to eliminate Daniels & Kazarian, Matt pinning Daniels
Bucks put over quality of tag division in ROH, The Briscoes and tell reDRagon they want their belts back in Toronto!
Credit: Thomas Bobo