Tonight at ROH Supercard of Honor XI, the much anticipated tag team dream match comes to fruition as The Young Bucks attempt to regain the ROH World Tag Team Championships from The Hardys in the match the Hardys made famous. A ladder match tag team main event headlines Supercard of Honor tonight! Plus, ROH World Champion Christopher Daniels looks to continue his first reign against Dalton Castle. All that and more at ROH Supercard of Honor XI!
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ROH World Television Championship: “The Villain” Marty Scurll (c) vs. Adam Cole
Cole bows and reaches out his hand. Scurll kicks it away and chain wrestling to feel each other out. Cole runs Scurll back into the corner and Scurll returns the favor. Cole taunts Scurll and Scurll taunts back. Shining wizard from Cole gets a nearfall. Cole with knees to the back and he tries to lock in a headlock, but Scurll with La Magistral for a nearfall and Cole taken outside. Thrust kick on the apron caught and Scurll dragged down, but he lands an uppercut. Cole worked outside and Scurll rolls him back in, but Cole rolls back out. Cole gets the umbrella ringside and Scurll grabs the TV title. The two stand off and agree to drop at three. Cole tries to take advantage with a superkick, but Scurll counters and lands a thrust kick from the apron. Scurll chops Cole inside and they exchange punches before Scurll plays possum and rocks him with a right hand. Cole comes back with Last Shot for a nearfall. Cole goes up top and lands on a European uppercut from Scurll. Cole comes back with a thrust kick to the knee and superkick. Cole taunts him and Scurll fakes him with a thrust kick while Cole is on his knees to land one. Brainbuster from Scurll gets a nearfall.
Scurll calls for the Crossface Chickenwing and Cole comes back with a jumping enzuigiri and shining wizard for a nearfall. Cole calls for a Chickenwing and Scurll rolls him with a handful of tights for a nearfall. Cole rakes the eyes and lands a bicycle kick to put Scurll down. Cole sticks his fingers up and screams “ADAM COLE BAYBAY!” Scurlll grabs the fingers and snaps them. Knee and thrust kick rock Cole, but he comes back with a superkick and a package piledriver that nearly wins it. Cole gets the title and the referee tries to separate him from it. Cole bucks at the referee and the referee turns his back in the corner. Scurll cracks him with a umbrella and a snap piledriver. Cole able to kick out. Scurll goes for a tombstone and they reverse positions. Cole falls on top for a nearfall and lands a tombstone for a nearfall. Scurll comes back and snaps the fingers on both hands. Gotch piledriver unable to finish Cole, but he locks in the Chickenwing.
Winner by submission and STILL ROH World Television Champion: Marty Scurll
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Matt Taven with the microphone before the match and says it is “WrestleMelvin” weekend and he sees a bunch of people that think they get it, but don’t. Taven says they never lost the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championships and it was a “mustachioed melvin’s” fault. Taven says T.K. O’Ryan was so touched by fan support after he hurt one of his “hooves” that he came to tell the fans how he feels. O’Ryan says the support he has received is repulsive and he doesn’t need to do anything because he is a king. O’Ryan doesn’t need anything from the melvins and says he is part of the best tag team around.
“The Last Real Man” Silas Young and The Beer City Bruiser make their way out. Young says how typical it is of Matt Taven’s “whiny-a**” self” to make excuses. Young says the fact is that O’Ryan snapped under the pressure and The Kingdom came knocking on his door for a man to take his place. Young says Vinny Marseglia got pinned, but he’d rather his fists do the talking.
The Kingdom (w/T.K. O’Ryan) vs. The Beer City Bruiser & “The Last Real Man” Silas Young
Bruiser spits beer in the face of Vinny Marseglia and Young and Matt Taven fight outside. Bruiser and Marseglia follow and Taven lands a springboard kick off the barricade. Taven with a baseball slide to send Young into the barricade. The Kingdom work Young inside. Bruiser comes in with a splash on Marseglia and they get a nearfall on Taven. Marseglia and Bruiser left in the ring and they exchange strikes. Pump kicks from Marseglia and Bruiser with a crossbody. Taven breaks the pin with a springboard elbow. Bruiser with a banzai drop on Marseglia and Taven takes him out with a facebuster. Young and Taven exchange open-handed strikes to the face. Taven crotched on the top rope and hit with a springboard clothesline. Marseglia headbutts Young up top to send him down. Young comes back up with a superplex. Both down and Taven and Bruiser up top for frog splashes for nearfalls on the two. Taven sends Bruiser out, but Bruiser comes back with a cannonball off the apron. Marseglia knocks Bruiser off the apron with a superkick. Side Effect from Marseglia gets a nearfall inside on Young. Marseglia lights up Bruiser’s cigar at ringside and he tries to put the cigar out in Young’s eye. Young fights him off and lands Misery.
Winners by pinfall: Silas Young & The Beer City Bruiser
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championships: The Briscoes & Bully Ray (c) vs. Hangman Page & Guerrillas of Destiny
Tama Tonga starts with Mark Briscoe and they feel each other out as Tonga grabs a side headlock and lands a shoulder tackle. Forearm exchange lost by Mark as he headbutts Tonga. Redneck Kung Fu from Mark on the comeback and Jay Briscoe in. Jay knocks Hangman Page off the apron and Tanga Loa in on a blind tag to drop Jay. Loa works Jay in the corners. Jay comes back with a big boot and headbutts. Mark in and he is unable to drop Loa with strikes as well. Loa comes back with a powerslam and Tonga returns. Page chokes Mark on the second rope as the referee holds Jay and Bully Ray back. Mark worked in the Bullet Club corner. Mark flips out of a backdrop and gets the tag to Bully. Bully in the ring with the Guerrillas of Destiny. Bully says he wants to do it the way the Dudleyz taught them and their father taught them. They shake Bully’s hands and pull him into shoulder tackles. Bully worked in the Bullet Club corner. Loa with a scoop slam on Bully and a leg drop. Punches exchanged in the corner and Bully ran back into the Bullet Club corner. Bully with clotheslines and a big boot on Page. Dive off the top takes out all three of the Bullet Club. Wassssup? lands for the champions and Bully calls for tables. The Guerrillas of Destiny attack The Briscoes outside to prevent them bringing in the tables.
Page in with Bully and Bully comes back with chops from his knees as Page works him down. Bully comes back with a spear as Page charges in and Mark in on the hot tag against Tonga. Mark in like a house of fire on the Guerrillas. Jay in with a lariat and Mark with a Froggy Bow outside on Tonga. Page with a shooting star shoulder block on Jay outside after he gets him outside and he sends Jay into a Blue Thunder Bomb from Loa inside. Page dropped by Jay inside and Jay with big boots. Page comes back with a slingshot lariat and Jay with a brainbuster. Things break down until Tonga lands a corner splash on Mark. Mark set up top and Jay and Bully come in to pull down the Guerrillas. Double Doomsday Device lands and a 3D lands.
Winners by pinfall and STILL ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Bully Ray & The Briscoes
Rating: 2.75 out of 5 stars
Texas Bullrope Match: Jay Lethal vs. “The American Nightmare” Cody
Cody moves outside as the referee tries to tie him to the bullrope and shoves two security guards before coming back in. Cody pulls Lethal in and stomps him down, but Lethal comes back with a clothesline. Lethal chokes Cody and Cody uses the rope to Irish whip Lethal to the corner. Lethal comes back using the rope to flip Cody and lands a cartwheel dropkick. Lethal pulls Cody’s “Lethal Sucks Eggs” shirt off and lands chops. Clotheslines from Lethal. Cody with a drop-down slap and he works Lethal back into the corners. Lethal drops Cody coming in raising the cowboy boot and stomping Cody. Cody lassoed outside and Lethal with punches and a shot with the cowbell. Lethal pulls Cody into the post and Cody cut open. Lethal digs the cowbell into the cut and smears the blood on his shirt. Cody elbows away and tries a springboard, but Lethal tugs the rope to put him on the mat. Lethal brings a chair inside. Lethal puts Cody’s arm in the chair and goes up top, but Cody moves and pulls Lethal down into the chair. Cody with jabs and he looks for the Bionic Elbow. Lethal with a shot to the midsection with the cowbell and he tries a Lethal Injection. Cody pulls the rope and drops Lethal on his head. Nearfall for Cody and he goes outside. Lethal hit with the cowbell to the midsection and Cody tosses away a facemask to bring out a table. Lethal has his head snapped on the top rope and Cody looks to suplex him through the table outside. Lethal moves away and lands a springboard dropkick. Cody holds on and comes back with a springboard missile dropkick.
Back inside, Cody applies a Figure-Four Leglock. Lethal able to break the hold with a shot from the cowbell and he goes up top for the elbow drop. Cody picks himself up and tosses him through the table outside. Cody brings him back in and lands a kick below the belt. Disaster Kick and Cross Rhodes land, but Lethal able to kick out. Lethal sat up top and Cody hits him with his boot. Superplex blocked by Lethal and he goes for Hail to the King. The elbow drop lands on the cowbell and Cody looks for the Disaster Kick. Lethal pulls as he springboards and pulls him into a cutter. Lethal Injection connects after a low blow.
Winner by pinfall: Jay Lethal
Rating 3.75 out of 5 stars
Intermission Match Results: The Motor City Machine Guns defeat The Rebellion and Cheeseburger & Will Ferrara. Punishment Martinez defeats Frankie Kazarian.
Bobby Fish makes his way out. Fish says a few in the audience may be shocked to see him, but he is not done with Ring of Honor. Fish says his list of people in the back he has issues with is still long and Jay Lethal is at the top. Fish says a contest as close as the one they had in Las Vegas is a bitter pill to swallow.
“The Last Real Man” Silas Young makes his way out. Young says up until about two minutes ago, he had a completely different view of Fish. Young says Fish has to whine about how he couldn’t beat Lethal and excuses are a dime a dozen. Young says Fish is a dime-store chump and Fish says Young has walked too far down the ramp and invites him in to teach him a lesson.
Bobby Fish vs. “The Last Real Man” Silas Young
Young and Fish exchange strikes inside and fall outside. Fish throws Young into the barricade. Young comes back raking the back of Fish before tossing him into the barricade. Young throws him back inside and Fish comes back with a roundhouse kick to the chest. Fish accidentally knocks the referee off the apron and Young lands a springboard clothesline. Young brings in a chair and a referee comes back in to take the chair. Young shoves him down.
Winner by disqualification: Bobby Fish
Fish spears Young through the ropes and into the barricade outside. Fish sets up two chairs face-to-face and tries a suplex through, but Young moves away and lands a spinebuster on the chairs. The security comes to separate the two and they fight them off to fight to the back.
Dragon Lee & Jay White vs. Will Ospreay & Volador Jr.
Ospreay starts with White and they exchange armlocks and submissions early. Ospreay points to the crowd and White looks and he snatches a headlock as they continue to feel each other out. Lee and Volador in. Arm drag exchange and flip counters as they start out. Lee lands the first significant offense with a suicide dive outside. White in and he knocks Ospreay off the apron. White with a back elbow for a nearfall and they work to keep Volador grounded. Volador comes back with a boot in the corner and a headscissors takedown. Ospreay in on the hot tag like a house of fire. Ospreay with a springboard double Pele kick and Volador with a springboard moonsault. Phoenix splash off the top by Ospreay gets a nearfall. Volador crotched up top by White and Ospreay sent off the apron by a hurricanrana from Lee. White with a dive outside on Volador. Ospreay comes back inside and gets a handspring moonsault over the top caught by White. White with a Death Valley Driver on the apron. Missile dropkick and frog splash combo gets White a nearfall. White and Ospreay left inside and White with a flatliner and German suplex. Ospreay comes back with a Spanish fly and things start breaking down. All four men down.
Volador in with a chop in the corner on White. Volador with an enzuigiri and Lee with one that hangs Volador in the tree of woe. Double stomp gets a nearfall as White sends Ospreay out. Volador with kicks and him and Lee left in the ring. Chop exchange and a superkick from Volador turns Dragon inside out. Snap German suplex from Lee and Volador comes back with a tilt-a-whirl tornado DDT. Volador with a destroyer and Ospreay with a springboard shooting star press outside on Lee. White with a German suplex on Volador and he goes up top. Volador meets him after an enzuigiri and a Frankensteiner connects.
Winners by pinfall: Volador Jr. & Will Ospreay
Rating: 3.75 out of 5 stars
ROH World Championship: Christopher Daniels (c) vs. Dalton Castle (w/The Boys)
Castle opens with an armlock and Daniels comes back with a dropkick that leads to a reset. Castle comes back with takedowns and gutwrenches. Side headlock and a shoulder tackle from Castle followed by Daniels sending him out to the floor. Daniels takes the fans from The Boys and fans himself. The Boys come in and dive at Daniels for the fans. Castle sneaks up from behind to get the takedown and clotheslines Daniels out to the floor. Castle fakes a suicide dive. and Daniels gets caught for a belly-to-belly suplex coming back inside. Castle works the waist lock submission and lands knees as he grounds Daniels. Daniels drops Castle and lands a tilt-a-whirl side slam for a nearfall. Flatliner into the Koji Clutch from Daniels. Castle hooks the bottom rope with his foot for the rope break. Neckbreaker from Daniels puts Castle down for a nearfall. Daniels with elbows to the neck and Castle comes back with a forearm and chops. Castle with a suplex combo to put Daniels down. Castle with a knee in the corner and Daniels laid up top. Knee lift drops Daniels down to the floor. Castle with a spinning hurricanrana off the apron and he takes Daniels back inside. Daniels with a shoulder to the midsection and Castle knocked to the floor. Springboard moonsault sees Daniels land on The Boys. Castle with a suicide dive on Daniels outside.
Daniels catches Castle with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a nearfall inside. Castle sat up top and Daniels with a straitjacket throw off the top for another nearfall. Judo throw and Daniels looks for Best Moonsault Ever. Castle rolls away and gets a bridging German suplex for a nearfall. Saito suplex from Castle and a Bang-A-Rang connects. Daniels able to kick out. Castle lifts Daniels and Daniels lands the Flatliner and Koji Clutch reapplied. Castle lifts Daniels and they exchange finisher counters. Suplex attempt sees Daniels kick the leg out from under Castle and roll him with the leg hooked.
Winner by pinfall and STILL ROH World Champion: Christopher Daniels
Rating: 2.75 out of 5 stars
Cody Rhodes attacks post-match and Frankie Kazarian makes the save.
Ladder Match for the ROH World Tag Team Championships and Superkick Party Championships: The Hardys (c) vs. The Young Bucks
The Young Bucks tell The Hardys to suck it and The Hardys ask what they want them to do with the Superkick Party titles. The Hardys chant “DELETE!” and throw them aside. The Bucks attack and The Hardys come back working The Bucks in the corners. Leg drop and wishbone leg drop combos from The Hardys. Poetry in Motion blocked by a Superkick from Nick Jackson on Jeff Hardy. Matt Hardy whips a Nick Superkick into Matt Jackson. “Broken” Matt sent into a Matt Superkick. Double stomp and inverted DDT combo on Jeff and Nick with a lungblower on “Broken” Matt in the corner. The Bucks whipped into each other and they spin into Twists of Fate from The Hardys. The Hardys look to get the ladder in and The Bucks dropkick the ladder into their faces. Suicide dives from The Bucks. Ladders brought in and The Hardys have the ladders kicked into their faces. “Broken” Matt outside and hit with a moonsault from Nick. Nick goes up top and lands a 450 Splash on Jeff through a table outside.
Nick sets more tables outside and Matt and “Broken” Matt climb the ladder inside. Right hands exchanged and “Broken” Matt wins the punching exchange, but The Bucks able to land the buckle bomb and head kick combo in the corner. “Broken” Matt laid on the ladder and Jeff blocks the 450 splash on the ladder. Matt sent out and The Hardys land a wheelbarrow German suplex through the ladder hung on the rope. “Broken” Matt climbs the ladder and Matt comes in to pull “Broken” Matt down. Ladder to the midsection of “Broken” Matt and he lands a tornado DDT on the apron on Jeff. Matt climbs the ladder and “Broken” Matt able to suplex him off. Nick on a secondary ladder and “Broken” Matt tips it into the bigger ladder. Nick catches himself, but it dominoes over. Nick lands on the top rope and springboards into a corkscrew splash outside on Jeff through a table. Both Matts on the ladder inside and exchanging right hands once again. The ladder tips and both fall onto the top rope.
Two ladders up inside. “Broken” Matt and Nick fall off. Jeff transfers to the other ladder. Jeff taken down by Nick and they clothesline each other off. Matt left alone, but “Broken” Matt comes and bites his boot. “Broken” Matt tilts the ladder and Matt falls through tables outside. “Broken” Matt climbing solo and Nick springboards to the ladder. Jeff pulls him down and they work on Nick in the corner. Nick comes back with a kick combo on The Hardys. Matt climbs his way back in and they hit a Superkick Party on Jeff as he comes down from Whisper in the Wind. “Broken” Matt gets his own Superkick Party and he rebounds off the ropes for a clothesline that knocks both down. Matt and Jeff back bodydropped outside through tables. “Broken” Matt catches Nick coming in on the apron and lands a Side Effect through a table outside.
The two ladders set back up inside. The Hardys on the smaller ladder and The Bucks on the bigger ladder. The Hardys closer to the belts and they get their hands on them. The Bucks land a Superkick Party that tips the ladder and sends The Hardys down.
Winners and NEW ROH World Tag Team Championships: The Young Bucks
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Post-match, “Broken” Matt with the microphone and he says they have wrestled for a quarter of the century and he says with confidence, The Young Bucks are the best tag team they have faced. The Hardys say The Bucks will keep tag wrestling safe and in the main event. The Hardys get to their knees and shake hands with The Bucks and Jeff says they’ll fade away and classify themselves as obsolete.