By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
Ring of Honor “Honor United” Night Three
Aired live on HonorClub and FITE TV
Doncaster, England at Doncaster Lakeside
The broadcast team was Ian Riccaboni and BJ Whitmer.
1. Toru Yano and Kenny King defeated Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian. Tenille Dashwood was the special referee. In the end, Yano and King hit double low blows. Yano caught Daniels in an inside cradle for the win.
2. Silas Young defeated Doug Williams to retain the ROH TV Title. Williams rolled up Young, who rolled through and grabbed the shirt of the referee while delivering a kick belt to Williams. Young hit Misery and got the 1-2-3.
3. Bully Ray, Punishment Martinez, and Shane Taylor defeated Dalton Castle and The Boys. Castle came out with the Boys and winced as he stepped on one of them to enter the ring. Castle also had his left hamstring wrapped. Bully came out and barked at Riccaboni to watch what he says because Whitmer is his stooge who tells him everything he says. “I do,” Whitmer said. Funny. Taylor hit Castle from behind. Ray whipped him with his chain. The Boys helped Castle roll out of the ring. Castle ended up returning and whipped his Boys over the top rope onto the three opponents in a crowd pleasing spot. Castle and Bully fought to the back. Martinez and Taylor hit a chokeslam and splash simultaneously on the Boys, then Martinez pinned one of the Boys to win the match.
4. Jay Lethal defeated Matt Taven. Lethal hit a Lethal Injection. Riccaboni said Lethal has been inspired after the visit from Lanny Poffo. Lethal followed up with a “Hail to the King” top rope elbow drop and then pinned Taven. Riccaboni noted that Lethal had avenged all of his losses with the exception of Kushida, who is coming to Best in the World. Riccaboni also said Cody would have a special announcement on next week’s television show.
5. Sumie Sakai defeated Chardonnay to retain the Women of Honor Championship. Chardonnay set up for her Tower of London finisher. Sakai applied a rear naked choke to break it and then missed a moonsault. Chardonnay hit a running knee to the face for a two count. Sakai came back with her Smash Mouth finisher and got the clean pin.
6. Cody (w/Brandi Rhodes) defeated Scorpio Sky (w/Frankie Kazarian). Brandi, whose arm is in a sling following collarbone surgery, danced to the fans singing a Cody song. Brandi pulled out a hairspray can from her sling. Kazarian ran over, raked her eyes (yes, really), and took the can from her. Kazarian gave the can to Scorpio, who sprayed it at Cody. Sky hit a brainbuster for a two count. Cody came back and hit CrossRhodes for the win.
7. Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated “Hangman” Adam Page. Tanahashi set up for a top rope move late. Page shoved referee Todd Sinclair into the ropes to knock him down and then hit his slingshot lariat for a two count. Tanahashi avoided a moonsault. Tanahashi ended up hooking his feet under the shoulders of Page and rolling into a bridge for the win. Tanahashi offered a handshake. Page shook his hand, then pushed it aside and left the ring.
8. “The Young Bucks” Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson defeated Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe, Sanada and Evil, and TK O’Ryan and Vinny Marseglia in a four corner survival tag match. Late in the match, Matt Jackson set up for a big Bucks move on O’Ryan, but Marseglia ran in and popped a balloon in his ear, which led to O’Ryan hitting Matt with a title belt and getting a near fall. A short time later, Nick Jackson dove onto a group of opponents at ringside, then joined Matt in performing the Meltzer Driver on O’Ryan, allowing Matt to get the pin.
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