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Jay Lethal & Jonathan Greshem def. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), Chris Sabin & Kushida & The Kingdom (TK O’Ryan & Vinny Marseglia)
Tetsuya Naito def. Hangman Page
Scorpio Sky def. Jay Briscoe
Jeff Cobb def. Christopher Daniels
Los Ingobernables (Evil & Sanada) def. Bully Ray & Silas Young
Cody w/Brandi Rhodes def. Mark Briscoe
Flip Gordon def. Frankie Kazarian
Matt Taven def. Bushi
Juice Robinson & Dalton Castle w/ The Boys def. The Bouncers (Beer City Bruiser & Brian Milonas)
Proving Ground Match
Sumie Sakai (WOH Champion) def. Jenny Rose
- Matt Taven gets the microphone before the match, Taven talks about how Dalton Castle didn’t defend the ROH World Title the last time they were in Lowell. Taven says the conspiracy against The Kingdom is dead and the Boston Red Sox are World Series Champions, plus he is the true ROH World Champion.
Bushi vs. Matt Taven
The match begins with Bushi backing Taven into the ropes before taunting him, Bushi then takes Taven down with a hurricarana. Taven quickly knocks Bushi to the arena floor before drop kicking him into the barricade, Taven goes out of the ring to throw Bushi into the barricade. Bushi recovers and he throws Taven into the barricade, Bushi and Taven exchange strikes on the arena floor. Taven gets back in the ring as Bushi gets to the ring apron, Bushi traps Taven in the ropes before nailing him with a DDT on the rings edge. Bushi takes his shirt off and he chokes Taven with it, Taven recovers and he nails Bushi with a knee strike. Taven stands over Bushi while landing a plethora of strikes, Taven then drops Bushi with a hard Irish whip into the corner. Taven follows that up by landing a falcon arrow against Bushi for a near fall, Taven holds Bushi down while applying a chin lock.
Bushi gets free and Taven nails him with a DDT for a near fall, Bushi recovers and he exchanges enzaguris with Taven. Bushi then hits a charging Taven with a double kick to the head, Bushi follows that up by nailing Taven with a missile drop kick followed by a spinning neck breaker for a near fall. Bushi eats a few strikes before nailing Taven with a mule kick, Taven avoids the mist from Bushi before landing the Kick Of The King and Climax for a three count.
Winner: Matt Taven
After the match, Bushi nails Matt Taven with a low blow before heading backstage.
- Rhett Titus heads to the stage to do a few poses before joining the announce team.
Juice Robinson & Dalton Castle w/The Boys vs. The Bouncers (Beer City Bruiser & Brian Milonas)
The match begins with Robinson getting Bruiser in a headlock, Robinson releases the hold before dropping Bruiser with a clothesline. Robinson then hits Bruiser with a senton for a near fall, Bruiser recovers and he nails Robinson with a few strikes. Castle tags in and he rolls up a distracted Bruiser for a near fall, a boy grabs a beer and Bruiser chases him until Robinson and Castle send him out of the ring. Milonas tags in and he gets double teamed by the opposition, Milonas eventually falls down and he lands on a kneeling Castle. It takes five people to get the knocked out Milonas off of Castle, Robinson tags back in and Milonas misses an avalanche attempt. Milonas escapes a Pulp Friction attempt to nail Robinson with an avalanche, Milonas then hits Robinson with a running cross body block.
Bruiser tags in and he attacks Robinson with a few strikes, Bruiser bits the face of Robinson as the ref argues with castle. Bruiser also nails Robinson with a suplex for a near fall, Bruiser then hits Robinson with a Samoan drop as Milonas tags in. Milonas crushes Robinson with a senton for a near fall, Milonas goes for another cross body block and Robinson gets out of the way. Castle and Bruiser get tagged in by their respective partners, Castle quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Bruiser goes to the top rope and Caste crotches him before landing a knee strike, Bruiser falls out of the ring and Castle nails him with a suicide dive. Robinson tags in and he double teams Bruiser alongside Castle, Castle and Robinson hit Bruiser with a double suplex. Robinson and Castle double suplex Milonas on top of Bruiser for a near fall, Bruiser recovers and he drops Robinson for a near fall.
Robinson avoids a leaping Milonas to roll up Bruiser for a near fall, Robinson hits Bruiser with Pulp Friction for a three count.
Winners: Juice Robinson & Dalton Castle w/The Boys
Frankie Kazarian vs. Flip Gordon
The match begins with some chain wrestling between Kazarian and Gordon, Kazarian surprises Gordon with a roll up for a near fall. Kazarian and Gordon exchange some more roll ups for a few more near falls, Kazarian and Gordon also exchange headlocks. Gordon eats a shoulder tackle before nailing Kazarian with a drop kick, Gordon follows that up by nailing Kazarian with a springboard drop kick. Kazarian goes to the ring apron and he traps Gordon in the ropes before landing a leg drop, Kazarian follows that up by landing a side Russian leg sweep for a near fall. Kazarian keeps the pressure on Gordon by landing a suplex for a near fall, Gordon fights back and Kazarian wraps him up in a submission hold. Gordon gets free after kicking away at the head of Kazarian, Gordon rolls to the ring apron and Kazarian drop kicks him to the arena floor.
Kazarian follows that up by taking Gordon out with a suicide dive, Kazarian gets Gordon back in the ring before landing a slingshot DDT for a near fall. Gordon recovers and he hits Kazarian with some kicks followed by a springboard spear, Kazarian and Gordon have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Gordon ends the exchange after nailing Kazarian with a falcon arrow for a near fall, Gordon goes for a slingshot move and Kazarian counters with a cutter for a near fall. Kazarian places Gordon on the top rope and he follows him up there, Gordon gets Kazarian off the ropes and Kazarian returns before getting knocked off again. Kazarian gets up there again and Gordon gets off before landing a super kick to the leg, Kazarian gets trapped in the corner as Gordon lands a drop kick. Gordon goes for a springboard move and Kazarian counters with a code breaker for a near fall, Kazarian goes back to the top rope and Gordon nails him with a head kick.
Kazarian falls off the ropes and Gordon gets up there to go for a 450 splash, Kazarian gets his knees up before rolling Gordon up for a near fall. Kazarian and Gordon exchange roll ups until Gordon gets the three count.
Winner: Flip Gordon