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ROH 8/20/16 TV Review

ROH 8/20/16 TV Review This week’s show is the first show after the Death Before Dishonor PPV. Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness were on commentary and did a good well to acknowledge that the PPV had just occurred. They announced that the main event would be a battle of two Jays, Briscoe vs White as well as the debut of CMLL star Stuka Jr. First Match: Jonathan Gresham vs. Adam Page As Adam Page made his way to ringside, Kevin Kelly reminded us that Page was part of a war…

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ROH 8/13/16 TV Review

ROH 8/13/16 TV Review This week’s show is the last before the Death Before Dishonor PPV emanating from Las Vegas. The show started with a video recap of the previous week during which Nigel McGuiness, in his own words, made himself a hypocrite by going back on his promise that Adam Cole would never get a title shot. Lethal openly implored to battle Cole to no avail until the leader of ROH’s Bullet Club called lethal a bitch in front of the entire arena. Nigel must have felt that the…

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ROH 7/30/16 TV Review

ROH 7/30/16 TV Review This week’s show was from the television tapings after the Best in the World PPV. The show started with an on last week’s episode video recap, jogging everyone’s memory about the Bullet Club’s efforts to eliminate Kyle O’Reilly ffom his title match against Jay Lethal. We are reminded of the post match attack and Nigel’s subsequent impassioned decree that Adm Cole would never get a title shot as long as Nigel is the matchmaker in Ring of Honor. The first segment kicked off with Jay Lethal…

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ROH 7/23/16 TV Review

ROH 7/23/16 TV Review This week’s show was from the television tapings after the Best in the World PPV. The show started with kevin Kelly telling us that the full hour of the show would be dedicated to a title match between ROH World Heavyweight champion Jay Lethal and Kyle O’Reilly. The foresight is a little lacking though. If the match does not go the hour, what will they do with the rest of the time? Kyle made his way out to ringside, but before Lethal’s music hits, Adam Cole…

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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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