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ROH 7/16/16 TV Review

ROH 7/16/16 TV Review This week’s show was from the television tapings after the Best in the World PPV. The program began with a still shot slide show of Jay Lethal defeating Jay Briscoe and their subsequent show of respect after the match. Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness were on commentary to start the show. First Match: Jay White vs Kamaitachi w/ Christopher Daniels Kamaitachi disregarded the code of honor and used his jacket as a distraction to gain the advantage over White. The Two countered and reversed each other…

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ROH 7/9/2016 TV Review

ROH 7/9/16 TV Review   This week’s show was from the television tapings after the Best in the World PPV. The program began with a still shot slide show of Jay Lethal defeated Jay Briscoe and their subsequent show of respect after the match. Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness were on commentary to start the show. Jason Kincaid (c) vs Donovan Dijak Both men adhered to the code of honor before the match began. Once they locked up, Dijak gain the advantage with a top wristlock and shoved Kincaid into…

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ROH 7/2/2016 TV Review

ROH 7/2/16-Review This week’s show was the 250th episode of ROH television, so we get a best of show, as Kevin Kelly tells us that the crew is recovering from Best in the World and as such, we the viewing audience get to celebrate the milestone by watching matches we have seen before. First Match: Television Title Match Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs Bobby Fish This match was a good choice to start the show, showing fans what Fish went through in this brawl against Ishii. Fish took control early, but…

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ROH 06/25/16 Women of Honor Review

ROH 6/25/2016 Review This week’s show is a Women of Honor taping from Nashville Auditorium. We are greeted by Ian Riccabonni and Nigel McGuiness who will be bringing us the action. First Match:  Veda Scott, Amber Gallows, and Allysin Kay vs. Crazy Mary Dobson, Thunderkitty, and Sumie Sakai The first match started off on the right note. From the minute the women were introduced, it was clear which side was comprised of heels and which side was comprised of faces. Gallows and  Thunderkitty started off the match and some of…

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ROH 6.18.2016 TV Review

ROH-6.18.2016-Review This week’s show is the last taping from the War of the Worlds tour from Toronto, Canada. First Match:  Dalton Castle (with The Boys) vs. Gedo Good opening match with an odd finish, as Castle was triumphant using heel tactics. After an even match from the two men, Castle distracted the ref, which allowed the Boys to hit Gedo, softening him up for Dalton to be able to hit the Bang-a-rang for the victory. Castle will be taking on Fish for the Television championship at the PPV and has…

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ROH 6.12.2016 TV Review

ROH-6.15.2016-Review This week’s show is another taping from the War of the Worlds tour from Toronto, Canada. First Match Moose (with Stokely Hathaway) vs. Tetsuya Naito in a Non Title Match: Mark Briscoe added a fun third voice during this match, analyzing the match from a former competitor’s viewpoint alongside Nigel McGuinness and Kevin Kelly. Naito started the match off engaging Moose in a game of cat and mouse and he refused to lock up as he didn’t feel ready yet. Despite his clearly heel tactics,even laying down and mocking…

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ROH 6.8.2016 TV Review

ROH-6.8.2016-Review This week’s show is a taping from the War of the Worlds tour from Toronto, Canada started off with an excellent recap/promo video package that made it seem as if Jay Lethal and Donovan Dijak were engaging in a point-counter point dialectic which was interspersed with footage to bring anyone out of the loop up to speed. First Match Okada (w/ Gedo) vs. Matt Sydal: Okada was well received by the crowd and the two worked an even match, with Okada selling for Syndal and making him look strong.Okada…

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ROH 6.1.2016 Review

ROH 6.1.16 This week’s episode of Ring of Honor wrestling featured a novel approach: wrestling and storyline-building! The taping even took place this month, cue synaptic overload. We are greeted by Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness as the show starts and we are privy to a conversation between Matt Sydal and ACH during which the latter tells the former it’s time for the duo to work separately. This segues well into our first match of the night, giving us a reason why ACH is without Sydal and why he might…

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ROH 5.25.16-Review

ROH 5.25.16 This week’s episode of Ring of Honor wrestling was a retrospective on the Bullet Club. The show started off with Kevin Kelly in front of his fan boy locker, plastered with pictures of the Bullet Club. After extolling the success of the faction, Kelly begins describing the formation of the Bullet Club in New Japan Pro Wrestling, back in 2013. After a brief video package, Kelly starts to talk about how the Bullet Club has always had a revolving door of membership, but focuses on War of the…

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ROH-5/18/16-Review

ROH-5/18/16 Another week, another lame duck episode from the folks of Ring of Honor. This week’s episode featured an hour long retrospective on Jay Lethal’s rise to prominence in ROH. After a well produced video package of Lethal’s career, Kevin Kelly greets us, as he will be our guide through this recap of Lethal’s accomplishments. First up was a clip of the current champion’s ROH Television title victory over Tommaso Ciampa. Lethal had an epic run as the Television champion, following a long line of excellent performers that are able…

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