ROH TV Tapings
Saturday, Nov 3, 2012
Rostraver Ice Gardens
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Estimated early attendance 500
James Nutter (AKA Jimmy Nutts) def ____ Dean (feel free to let us know if you know)
The Briscoes come out and called the roster to ring side. WGTT, Lethal, and SCUM are the only ones who do not come out. Jay says SCUM’s reign of terror ends tonight. Nigel McGuinness is the new matchmaker in ROH. His speech was said to raise the morale with the fans. A good sign.
Final Battle ROH World Title: Ladder War with Steen vs Generico
ROH Tag Title: SCUM vs Coleman/Alexander vs Briscoes
MsChif def Allysin Kay
Roderick Strong def Tadarius Thomas via orange crush
Truth Martini was out but Strong told him off after the match.
Nigel McGuinness announces that Jerry Lynn will wrestle at Final Battle and introduces a new TV title belt.
ROH World TV Championship
Adam Cole def Kyle O’Reilly with the Florida Key
Nigel gives Cole the new TV Title belt which was said to be more gold with a red ‘World’ word on it while they got rid of a lot of the blue. Davey Richards was out to watch.
Cedric Alexander & Caprice Coleman def WGTT (Haas and Benjamin) after Haas and BJ Whitmer started brawling at ringside.
Whitmer and Titus were doing commentary at ringside.
Bobby Fish def Ryan McBride with a knockout kick
Fish says he owes a lot to Eddie Edwards for preparing him for tonight.
Davey Richards calls out Kyle O’Reilly. Richards flips out on him but says he misses his best friend. O’Reilly pretends to make up but then attacks. Referees come out to break them up Bobby Fish runs out and kicks Richards, and aligns himself with O’Reilly.
ROH World Tag Team Championship
S.C.U.M. (Steve Corino & Jimmy Jacobs) def Rhett Titus & BJ Whitmer to retain after some help from WGTT
Post match WGTT attack Titus
The Briscoes def The Headbangers via a small package by Jay.
Apparently the Headbangers looked decent in this, despite the abrupt finish.
QT Marshall w/ RD Evans def Adam Page
Marshall’s nose was busted from a stray kick early on. Prince Nana would come out and attack RD Evans after the match.
Nigel McGuinness books RD Evans vs Prince Nana at Final Battle
Michael Elgin comes out and tells Truth Martini that he’s going to face Roderick Strong at Final Battle and chases Martini away.
Michael Elgin def Davey Richards with the Elgin Bomb
Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly def The Bravados
Jay Lethal def Chris Silvio
Lethal promises to wrestle Rhino at Final Battle but also promises to wrestle the ROH World Champion at FB and that Nigel can’t do anything about it.
ROH World Title match: Champion Kevin Steen (who is wearing a pink shirt that says, “I’m a Lady” def Mike Bennett via package piledriver
Post match Lethal ran out but the referees held him back before anything could happen.
Davey Richards def Vinny Marseglia
Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish were out watching
Mike Mondo had an in ring interview where he promised to come back better than ever. Roderick Strong would come out and kick out Mondo’s crutches. Elgin made the save. Strong hit Elgin with a crutch and then ran off.
Street fight: Jay Briscoe d ROH Tag Champ Steve Corino with a suplex onto a guard rail. Mark Briscoe, Jimmy Jacobs, Cedric Alexander, & Caprice Coleman all got involved.
Per a report from Wrestling Observer Corino may be legit hurt. Sinclair told the crew to stop filming and they brought a backboard to get Corino to the back. From half hour after the taping they were still helping Corino out behind the curtain and apparently kept everyone off the floor so pictures were not taken. It would appear he is ok now.
Thank you to everyone that texted & Tweeted. I’m OK. Sore, but won’t miss ANY time.
Final Battle 2012 Info set on TV tapings
-ROH World Title: Ladder War Kevin Steen vs. El Generico
-ROH Tag Title: Jimmy Jacobs and Steve Corino vs. Coleman/Alexander vs. Briscoes
-RD Evans vs. Prince Nana
-Michael Elgin vs. Roderick Strong
-Jerry Lynn will wrestle at the show
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