BALTIMORE — Ring of Honor held its Best in the World 2018 PPV Friday night at the UMBC Event Center in Baltimore, Maryland. In the main event, Dalton Castle beat Cody and Marty Scrull to retain the his world title by pinning Scrull with a bangarang. NWA World champion Nick Aldis showed up near the end of the match.
The arena looked nice and fresh, and it was a good atmosphere throughout in what ROH considers its home, since its owner Sinclair Broadcasting is based in the city.
Here are the rest of the results:
– The Kingdom (Matt Taven & Vinny Marseglia & Tk O’Ryan) beat Evil & Sanada & Bushi for the six-man titles, in a nice opener.
– Flip Gordon beat Bully Ray by DQ, after Ray hit him with a low blow.
– Jenny Rose & Sumie Sakai & Mayu Iwatani & Tenille Dashwood beat Hazuki & Kagetsu & Hana Kimura & Kelly Klein, when Iwatani pinned Kimura with a dragon suplex.
– Austin Aries beat Kenny King with a discussion elbow and brainbuster.
– Jay Lethal beat Kushida with a Lethal injection.
– Punishment Martinez beat Hangman Page in a Baltimore Street Fight to retain the ROH TV Title. He delivered a chokeslam through a table for the win.
– Mark & Jay Briscoe beat the Young Bucks to retain the ROH Tag Titles. It was absolutely the match of the night as Mark pinned Matt Jackson after a die hard and neckbreaker. The dueling chants by the fans really made it a better match live.
– Dalton Castle retained the ROH World title, beating Cody &. Marty Scurll
Lewis Curry is a long-time wrestling fan from Baltimore, Maryland. Chances are he knows when your birthday is.