Ring of Honor presented the second episode of their new era on Thursday, March 16, 2023, and it aired on ROH Honor Club.
Claudio Castagnoli defended the ROH Title against Willie Mack in a Proving Grounds Match, while The Embassy faced Dalton Castle & The Boys for the ROH 6-Man Tag Titles. Elsewhere on the card, Wheeler Yuta faced Clark Connors for the ROH Pure Title while Athena faced Hyan in a Proving Grounds Match for the ROH Women's Championship. Full results & highlights of the show are shown below.
ROH TV (3/16/2023).
- ROH World Championship - Proving Ground Match: Claudio Castagnoli (c) vs. Willie Mack.
- Dante Martin (w/ Darius Martin) vs. Mike Bennett (w/ Maria Kanellis-Bennett & Matt Taven of The Kingdom)
- The Kingdom attacked Dante after the match before Darius came to the aid of his brother & ran them off.
- Blake Christian & Gran Metalik def. The Trustbusters (Ari Daivari & Slim J) (w/ "Smart" Mark Sterling).
- There was a video package detailing the rivalry between Mark Briscoe & Samoa Joe ahead of their match for the ROH TV Championship on Supercard of Honor. After that, Mark Briscoe called out Tony Nese & "Smart" Mark Sterling, saying that he will make it his personal mission to take out everyone Sterling represents.
- Eddie Kingston def. Jeeves Kay (w/ "Smart" Mark Sterling).
- During the match, ROH Champion Claudio Castagnoli watched from the crowd while drinking coffee. Kingston tossed Kay onto Castagnoli outside, spilling Claudio's coffee onto his t-shirt.
- The Trustbusters (Ari Daivari, Slim J, Jeeves Kay & "Smart" Mark Sterling) were interviewed backstage by Lexy Nair before Daivari called out Metalik & Blake Christian for a Trios Tag Match.
- ROH Women's World Championship - Proving Ground Match: Athena def. Hyan.
- Blake Christian & Metalik were interviewed backstage by Lexy Nair before revealing that AR Fox would be teaming with them against the Trustbusters soon, saying that a new trio was born & that they would keep a close eye on the 6-Man Tag Title match.
- Silas Young def. Marcus Kross.
- Silas Young cut a promo after the match bragging that he was the greatest ROH TV Champion ever, but was interrupted by a returning Shane Taylor. Taylor challenged Young to a match next week.
- ROH Women's Champion Athena was interviewed backstage by Lexy Nair before Athena demanded Nair ask why Yuka Sakazaki was evading her. Athena called out Sakazaki and called her out to a match for the title on Supercard of Honor.
- ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championships: The Embassy (c) (Brian Cage, Kaun, Toa Liona) (w/ Prince Nana) def. Dalton Castle & The Boys (Brandon & Brent Tate).
- The Embassy attacked Dalton Castle & The Boys before the team of AR Fox, Metalik & Blake Christian came in to make the save.
- Trish Adora def. Madison Rayne.
- Top Flight (Darius & Dante Martin) were interviewed backstage before calling out The Kingdom (Mike Bennett & Matt Taven) to step up or take flight.
- Matt Sydal & Christopher Daniels def. The Outrunners (Truth Magnum & Turbo Floyd).
- Aussie Open (Mark Davis & Kyle Fletcher) confronted Daniels & Sydal after the match before challenging them to a match whenever they are ready because they want to face them at their best to prove they are the best team in the world. Christopher Daniels got a microphone said that they look good & gained a lot of experience since they first won the tag titles before he accepted Au
- La Faccion Ingobernable (RUSH & Dralistico) In Action.
- ROH Pure Championship Match: Wheeler Yuta (c) vs. Clark Connors.
- After the match, Yuta called out LA Dojo professor and New Japan wrestler Katsuyori Shibata to a match at Supercard of Honor.
BIHARI SPECIAL POWERBOMB TO THE COLD HARD FLOOR FROM ATHENA #WatchROH #RingOfHonor pic.twitter.com/5auQKdM6eb— I Gif All The Wrestling (@Aregularindyfan) March 16, 2023
DANTE MARTIN PACKAGE POWERBOMB! #WatchROH #RingOfHonor pic.twitter.com/OZFNTYT1iQ— I Gif All The Wrestling (@Aregularindyfan) March 16, 2023
.@SussexCoChicken has his sights set on the #ROH world TV title as he faces @SamoaJoe at Supercard of Honor on Friday, March 31st. But next week on Honor Club TV, #MarkBriscoe takes on @TonyNese in singles action.— ROH - Ring of Honor Wrestling (@ringofhonor) March 16, 2023
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KAUN/Toa Liona RULE so goddam much #WatchROH #RingOfHonor pic.twitter.com/jUNxHxIHYo— I Gif All The Wrestling (@Aregularindyfan) March 17, 2023
.@theDALTONcastle takes over! #HonorClub #WatchROH— TDE Wrestling (@tde_gif) March 17, 2023
.@lastrealmanROH still rules. #HonorClub #WatchROH— TDE Wrestling (@tde_gif) March 17, 2023
Clark Connors LAUNCHES Yootz with a German & follows with a Scoop Slam! #WatchROH #RingOfHonor pic.twitter.com/sTOoIREMHk— I Gif All The Wrestling (@Aregularindyfan) March 17, 2023
- Check out the post-show podcast for a full review of the show on Fightful's YouTube & Twitch channels. You can check Fightful's Results Section here.