ROH Showcase Match A: Lit vs. Benny Blanco. Lit comes out acting like he is fucked up. Blanco hits a nice neckbreaker onto his leg. And then a roaring forearm. He misses a reverse splash. Blanco then hits three suplexes for the pin. Not much here. Rating: *
ROH Showcase Match B: Hydro vs. Angeldust. No idea why these guys are wrestling each other. They don’t either. They trade moves early. Nice springboard by Angeldust. Hydro with a german suplex but he can’t hold the bridge. He then hits the splash. Angeldust with a side suplex on Hydro from the top rope. Hydro then hits an inverted over the shoulder back to belly piledriver (That’s All She Wrote). Short but a couple of decent moves. Rating: *1/2
ROH Showcase Match C: Christoper Street Connection (Buff E. & Mase) vs. Outcast Killaz (Oman Tortuga & Diablo Santiago). Buff E. with with some huge chops on Diablo. OCK hits double dropkick on Buff E. Diablo with a decent side suplex on Mase. Buff E. holds Oman and Mase hits gay basher on him for the pin. Trademark CSC spots. Rating: *1/2
Low Ki cuts a promo backstage. Same monotone, cringe-worthy promo as always.
Speaking of bad promos, Rob Feinstein is backstage. Horrible segment with Ronnie Stevens.
Match No. 1: Ring Crew Express (Dunn & Marcos) vs. Prince Nana & Jimmy “Jac’t” Cash. Cash is juicing big time. All heels early. Marcos with a nice northern lights suplex. Nana holds Dunn and Cash hits legdrop from the top rope. He then hits a huge spinebuster. Dunn drops Marcos into a senton. Dunn lifts Marcos who hits a shiranui for the pin. Quick match, but decent. And an upset as RCE wins their first match in ROH. Rating: **1/2
Christopher Daniels cuts a promo backstage. Allison Danger has now has pink and blonde hair to go with the black. Talk about the tramp look. Dan Maff also cuts a promo on Samoa Joe. Raven is shown sitting down with a terribly bruised ankle.
Match No. 3: Chad Collyer vs. Matt Stryker in a tap out match. Gabe says that Tom Carter was supposed to face Collyer but his wife is giving birth. First he quit CHIKARA as a trainer to work with her business. Now this. I guess we know who wears the pants in the family. Stryker working on Collyer’s legs early. Collyer goes for a figure four but Stryker makes the ropes. Collyer now working Stryker’s arm. He hits a fujiwara armbar but Stryker turns it into a texas cloverleaf. Collyer runs Stryker’s leg into the ring apron twice and then into the ring post. He continues to work Stryker’s leg. Collyer hits the figure four. But Stryker reverses it. Collyer breaks it and then goes back for the leg. He again applies the figure four. Stryker reverses it again before it’s broken. Stryker with an ankle lock on Collyer but he reaches the ropes. Collyer hits the cloverleaf but Stryker makes the ropes. Stryker applies the reverse figure four (Stryker Lock) but Collyer makes the ropes. Collyer with the cloverleaf and Stryker taps. Damn good technical match. Rating: ***1/2
Match No. 4: Special K (Deranged & Dixie & Izzy) vs. Carnage Crew (Loc & DeVito & Justin Credible). Loc drops Dixie hard with a sitout facebuster. DeVito beating on Izzy. Justin hits a superkick on Deranged and then Loc gives him a saito suplex. Justin chopping the hell out of Deranged. DeVito misses a moonsault. Dixie with a plancha and then Deranged hits a tope con hilo. Izzy follows with a crazy springboard corkscrew to the floor. Things get crazy before Credible hits a kneeling belly-to-belly piledriver (That’s Incredible!) for the pin. A bit sloppy, but decent overall. Rating: **1/2
Match No. 5: Dan Maff vs. Samoa Joe for the ROH title. Maff attacks Joe at the bell. Maff does a crazy tope to the floor on Joe. Joe misses a running arched big boot (Ole Kick) but he hits it the second time. And then a third. Maff then thrown into the ring barricade. Joe with several chair shots. Joe with a release german suplex but Maff gets up and hits a huge lariat on Joe. Maff hits a cannonball and then a heel kick on Joe. Maff goes for an inverted death valley driver (Burning Hammer) but Joe blocks it. Joe goes for the choke but Maff breaks it up. Maff hits a nasty backdrop driver for a near fall. Joe catches Maff in a one armed side slam (STJoe) in the corner. Powerbomb by Joe followed by a stepover toehold facelock (STF) but Maff makes it to the ropes. Maff then gives Joe an sto in the corner. Maff goes for another Burning Hammer but Joe escapes. Joe hits a nice dragon suplex for the pin. Wow, damn good match that was very physical. I wasn’t expecting Maff to step it up like this. His father died the day earlier and he definitely honored him. Rating: ****
Gary Michael Capetta backstage with Homicide and Julius Smokes. Smokes with his standard gibberish.
Match No. 6: Alex Shelley vs. Jimmy Jacobs vs. B.J. Whitmer vs. Tony Mamaluke in a four-corner survival match. Shelley opens against Mamaluke. Our first look at Shelley in ROH. Jacobs doing the hilarious “Huss” gimmick. Nice moves back and forth. Shelly now in against Jacobs. Hard to believe Shelley is only 19 during this match. More great moves by Jacobs. These guys look great together. Whitmer in against Mamaluke. Mamaluke works on his bad knee. Then moves to the arm. Camel clutch by Mamluke but Whitmer reverses it into one of his own. Whitmer nails Jacobs with a huge boot to the face. Mamaluke hits a sick-looking backdrop driver on Shelley. Whitmer hits a nice snap suplex on Shelley. Jacobs goes for a hurricanrana on Shelley, but Shelley catches him and instead of doing a power bomb, he drops him forward and Jacobs hits his head on the top turnbuckle. Great looking move as Jacobs does a Flair bump on his face. Mamaluke hits a russian leg sweep on Shelley. Whitmer hits a brainbuster on Mamaluke but Jacobs breaks it up with a senton on Mamaluke. Whitmer catches Jacobs in a spin-out power bomb (Blue Thunder Driver) but Shelley dropkicks Whitmer in the face. Whitmer nearly takes off Shelley’s head with a lariat. Mamaluke breaks it up with a fujiwara armbar but Jacobs breaks it up with a double stomp to the chest. Mamaluke puts Jacobs in a hammerlock and then bridges. Shelley with a huge dive to break it up. Whitmer hits another huge lariat, this time on Mamaluke. Whitmer then goes for an exploder suplex but Shelley blocks it nearly gets the pin with a small package. Whitmer destroys Shelley with a wrist-clutch explode. Whitmer then hits another exploder on Jacobs for the pin while Shelley simultaneously taps to Mamaluke’s grounded dragon sleeper (Sicilian Stretch). Damn good match with some awesome action and moves. Shelley and Jacobs were superb. Rating: ****
Match No. 7: Second City Saints (CM Punk & Colt Cabana) vs. Raven & Christopher Daniels. Raven cuts a pissed off promo before the match. Raven lies down in the ring, but moves when Cabana goes for a frog splash. All four guys brawl outside. Faces catch heels in old school rowboat move. Faces then bulldog Cabana into Punk’s nuts. Raven sets up a chair, but misses leg drop. Punk goes to hit Raven with the chair but Daniels hits him with another chair. Punk gives Daniels a huge chair shot to the head. Daniels is busted open. Punk is also bleeding from the earlier chair shot. Punk working over Daniels’ arm. Heels taking it to Daniels now. Punk is a mess. Cabana now in with Daniels. Daniels gets Cabana in a crazy submission, but Punk comes off the top rope to break it up. Daniels hits inverted ddt on Cabana and then makes the hot tag to Raven, who cleans house. Raven catches both Cabana and Punk with knee lifts. He does drop toe holds onto a chair on both Punk and Cabana. Raven bulldogs Punk and on the way down, clotheslines Cabana. Cabana goes for his spingboard moonsault but takes out the referee. Raven nails Cabana with a flowing snap ddt (Raven Effect) but there is no ref. Allison Danger and Lucy Ferr fight each other in the ring. Punk then superkicks Danger. Daniels then gives Punk a sitout double underhook facebuster (Angel’s Wings) but Cabana gives him a double underhook backbreaker drop (Colt .45). Raven hits another Raven Effect on Cabana but Punk gives Raven a hangman’s neckbreaker with a chain. He then beats the shit out of him with the chain. Ref comes back in and Punk gets the pin. After the match, Punk hangs Raven with the chain in the corner. Gabe and Gentry act outraged on commentary. Match was decent, but a bit short. Rating: ***
Raven cuts a promo after the match. I guess this wasn’t a blow off match. He says they will have a dog collar match at the next show.
Cameras on Punk and Cabana backstage. Punk cuts another promo on Raven. He compares Raven to his drunk father.
Match No. 8: Chris Sabin vs. A.J. Styles for the NWA World Heavyweight Title. Sabin comes to the ring with his TNA X Division belt. Lot of matwork early. Styles goes for a belly-to-back inverted mat slam (Styles Clash) but Sabin blocks it. Sabin then gets his neck snapped over the top rope by Styles. Sabin gives Styles a head scissors into the barricade outside. Sytles does a suplex and then drops Sabin with a neckbreaker. Styes then hits a brainbuster. Styles ties up Sabin’s legs and then lifts him by the neck into a submission attempt. Styles hits a quick powerslam. Double enzuigiris put both men down. Sabin does a crazy release german suplex on A.J. Sabin goes for a fisherman’s buster, but A.J. blocks it and gives Sabin a side powerbomb. Styles uses a springboard moonsault but Sabin blocks it and then A.J. spins around into a crucifix. Sabin gives A.J. a spinning backbreaker (Sabalizer). Styles then gives Sabin a Styles Clash for the pin. Damn good match, but again a bit short. Rating: ****
Styles cuts a promo after the match and puts over his NWA title.
Gary Michael Capetta with another stupid segment. He tells Low Ki that Homicide wants to meet him after the show.
Match No. 9: Trent Acid vs. Homicide in a Fight Without Honor match. Acid jumps Homicide before the match. Acid with a crazy springboard moonsault to the floor that nearly kills himself. Acid is playing to the ladies and Homicide catches him with a mafia kick. Homicide working him over in the corner. Homicide with two t-bone suplexes followed by a northern lights suplex. Homicide blocks a superkick but Acid hits the second. He then gives Homicide a double knee to the face and then a missile dropkick. Acid sets up a ladder in the corner. Homicide gives Acid a belly-to-belly suplex into the ladder. Homicide hits Acid with a chair. He then does a crazy cross body block to the floor. Homicide puts the ladder on the apron and the ring barricade. Acid gives Homicide a ddt on the ladder. Acid dropkicks the ladder onto Homicide. He then brings the table into the ring along with two chairs. Homicide takes a chair to the head. Acid sets up two chairs and puts the ladder between them. Acid gives Homicide a sitout powerbomb (Acid Burn) onto the chairs. Homicide puts Acid into a stepover toehold facelock (STF). Homicide gives a Acid a brainbuster on a chair. Homicide brings a big ladder into the ring. Homicide goes to give Acid a back-to-back double underhook piledriver (Cop Killa) but Acid blocks it. Johnny Kashmere comes into the ring and he and Acid give Homicide a double crucifix powerbomb (T-Gimmick). Smokes takes out Kashmere. Ref is late and Homicide kicks out. Acid puts Homicide on the top rope and gives him a skylift powerbomb (Backseat Driver) but he barely kicks out. Homicide gives Acid a cutter and then a northern lights bomb. Homicide puts Acid on a table outside the ring. He goes to the top but Acid throws a chair at him and knocks him down. Acid brings a table into the ring. Homicide gives Acid a cutter on the table on the floor. Fans start a “Holy Shit” chant. Back in the ring, they trade kicks to the face. Acid sets up the big ladder. He slams Homicide and climbs to the top. Homicide knocks the ladder over and Acid falls to floor and nails the guardrail. Homicide leans a ladder on the guardrail and puts Acid on it. He does a somersault tope (Tope con Hilo) but Acid moves. Homicide goes for another Cop Killa but Acid rolls through and gets the pin. These guys beat the shit out of each other. Rating: ***1/2
After the match, Homicide goes to shake Acid’s hand, but the lights go off. Special K’s music plays and they come to the ring. When the lights come back on, the Backseat Boyz are on a table and Deranged and Izzy do elbow drops through the table. Special K rave in the ring.
Jim Cornette cuts a promo and puts over “The” Ring of Honor and then the Midnight Express, Smoky Mountain Wrestling and OVW.
We see more of the rave.
Loc & DeVito cut a promo backstage on Mikey Whipwreck and the boys from the Texas Wrestling Academy, who they will meet on the next show.
We see more of the rave.
Samoa Joe cuts a promo backstage on Paul London. We then go to commotion in the locker room. Capetta tries to go in and see what’s happening, but he is threatened by one of the gangsters. Show ends.