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ROH World Title Match: Cody def. Kushida to retain the title
ROH Tag Team Title Match: The Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) def. Silas Young & The Beer City Bruiser to retain the titles
ROH 6 Man Tag Team Title Match: Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson) def. Flip Gordon & Best Friends (Chuckie T & Berretta) to retain the titles
Chaos (Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Toru Yano) def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)
The Addiction (Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian) def. Search & Destroy (Jonathan Gresham & Jay White)
Jay Lethal def. Hiromu Takahashi
Kenny King & Colt Cabana def. Bullet Club (Adam Page & Marty Scurll)
Shane Taylor def. Josh Woods
Sumie Sakai def. Holidead
Frankie Kazarian grabs the microphone and says The Addiction is here for our pleasure, Kazarian says he knows nobody respects The Addiction. Kazarian threatens to beat everybody up in the parking lot for wearing Bullet Club shirts, Daniels grabs the microphone and says ROH’s success is due to The Addiction. Daniels then accuses the ROH Tag Team Champions of ducking them, Daniels promises to injure Search & Destroy tonight.
The Addiction (Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian) vs. Search & Destroy (Jonathan Gresham & Jay White)
The match begins with Gresham and Kazarian going through a chain wrestling session, Kazarian catches Gresham in a pinning combination for a near fall. Kazarian then drops Gresham with a shoulder tackle after holding him in a headlock, Kazarian pokes Gresham in the eyes and Daniels tags in. Gresham fights back and he tags White into the match, Gresham and White nail Daniels with a double drop kick in the corner. White traps Daniels in the corner while mauling him with chops, Daniel recovers and he tags Kazarian into the match. White quickly nails both of The Addiction with drop kicks, Gresham tags in and he jumps on White before falling on Kazarian for a near fall.
Daniel distracts Gresham and the Kazarian knocks him to the arena floor with an enzaguri, Daniels gets Gresham in the ring before getting a near fall on him. Kazarian tags in and he double teams Gresham with Daniels, Daniels injures Gresham further by ripping away at his face. Kazarian tags back in and he stomps on Gresham in the corner, The Addiction continue exchanging tags while working over Gresham in the corner. Daniel then hits Gresham with a hard Irish whip into the corner, Kazarian tags back in and he controls the head of Gresham. Gresham fights back and Kazarian drops him with a back elbow strike, Daniel tags in and he rips away at the eyes of Gresham.
Kazarian tags back in and he nails Gresham with a few springboard leg drops, Daniels returns to hit Gresham with a springboard moonsault a few times. Daniels tags back in and he drops Gresham with a chop, Gresham eventually drops Daniels with a drop kick before tagging White in. White quickly cleans house on the opposing team, White nails both of The Addiction with multiple European uppercuts in the corner. White and Kazarian catch each other with clotheslines at the same time, White takes Kazarian down with a suplex before tagging Gresham in. Gresham nails Kazarian with a 450 splash for a near fall, Daniels recovers to hit Gresham with a middle rope curb stomp. Daniels then hits White with a suicide dive as Kazarian hits Gresham with a springboard ace crusher for a near fall.
The Addiction hit Gresham with a double tiger bomb neck breaker for a near fall, White tags in and he attacks both of The Addiction. The Addiction hit White with Celebrity Rehab for the three count.
Winners: The Addiction (Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian)
ROH TV Champion Kenny King makes his way to the ring and he has a microphone in hand, King says that he was supposed to face Mark Briscoe tonight until Briscoe got injured. King says he is ready to fight and he challenges the Bullet Club to come to the ring, the Bullet Club’s Marty Scurll and Adam Page come out with a microphone. Scurll says King cannot find a tag team partner because nobody wants to team with him, Colt Cabana takes off his headset from the commentary position and King chooses him as his partner for tonight.
Jay Lethal vs. Hiromu Takahashi
The match begins with Takahashi backing Lethal into the corner before taunting him, the two then get into a chopping exchange in the middle of the ring until Takahashi goes down. Lethal then drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle, Takahashi recovers and he drops kicks Lethal in the knee before knocking him out of the ring. Lethal gets back in the ring before nailing Takahashi with a drop kick, Lethal then knocks Takahashi out of the ring with a super kick. Lethal follows that up by nailing Takahashi with a suicide dive, Lethal follows Takahashi around the arena floor while nailing him with strikes.
Takahashi gets back into the ring first and he catches Lethal with a super kick, Takahashi then hits Lethal with a sunset flip power bomb on the arena floor. Takahashi waits for Lethal to get back in the ring before just stomping away on him, Lethal retreats to the arena floor and Takahashi follows him out there to toss him into the barricade. Takahashi grabs Daryll and he smacks Lethal with him inside of the head, Takahashi slows things down further by holding Lethal in a head scissors. Takahashi traps Lethal in the corner before attacking him with more chops, Takahashi then places Lethal on the top rope.
Takahashi follows Lethal up there and Lethal knocks him right down, Lethal gets off the ropes before hitting Takahashi with a Lethal Combination. Takahashi gets up and he gets into another chopping exchange with Lethal, Takahashi then catches Lethal with a forearm strike before landing another super kick for a near fall. Lethal recovers and he nails Takahashi with a forearm strike, Takahashi recovers to hit Lethal with a sit out power bomb followed by a falcon arrow for a near fall. Lethal recovers to nail Takahashi with an inverted Finlay roll followed by a figure four leg lock, Takahashi eventually breaks free of the hold and both competitors are down.
Lethal and Takahashi get into yet another chopping exchange in the middle of the ring, Takahashi and Lethal then exchange back elbow strikes. Takahashi drops Lethal with a hurricarana before applying the triange choke for a short time, Takahashi goes for the Time Bomb and Lethal rolls him up for a near fall. Lethal hits Takahashi with an ace crusher followed by a Lethal Injection for the three count.
Winner: Jay Lethal
ROH Tag Team Title Match: The Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) (Champions) vs. Silas Young & The Beer City Bruiser
The match begins with Young and Bruiser jumping the Machineguns as they enter the ring, Bruiser throws Sabin out of the ring before working over Shelly with Young. Young works over Shelly in the ring alone as the referee restores order, Sabin tags in and he works with Shelley to send both opponents to the arena floor. The Machineguns catch Young and Bruiser with a pair of dives, Sabin gets Young in the ring and he throws him into the feet of Shelley. Shelley tags in and Bruiser gets the tag in as well, the Machineguns work together to take Bruiser down. Shelley then hits Bruiser with a top rope axe handle drop, Sabin tags in and he catches Bruiser with a top rope axe handle drop as well.
Shelley tags back in and he nails Bruiser with one more top rope axe handle drop, Young trips up Shelley and Bruiser nails him with an elbow drop. Young drags Shelley out of the ring and he throws him into the barricade, Bruiser works over Shelley in the ring before tagging Young in. Young nails Shelley with some shoulder thrusts in the corner before tagging Bruiser in, Bruiser drops Shelley before nailing him with a running drop kick. Young tags in and he catches Shelley with a slingshot double stomp, Young chokes Shelley on the bottom rope before tagging Bruiser in. Bruiser misses a butt drop and he recovers to drop Shelley with a clothesline, Young tags in and he holds Shelley in a chin lock.
Shelley breaks free and Young just rakes his back, Bruiser tags back in and he levels a cornered Shelley with a right. Young drags Shelley out of the ring and Shelley winds up tossing him into the barricade, Sabin tags in and he cleans house on the opposing team. Sabin then nails a downed Young with a penalty kick, Sabin follows that up by catching Young with a missile drop kick. The Machineguns work together to take out Young and knock Bruiser to the arena floor, Shelley then hits Bruiser with a suicide dive. The Machineguns knock Young out of the ring before taking both opponents out with a suicide dive, Young gets back in the ring and he nails Sabin with Misery.
Bruiser then hits Sabin with a frog splash for a near fall, Young and Bruiser then hit Shelley with a super Beer City Driver. Bruiser tags in and he hits Sabin with an avalanche in the corner, Bruiser and Young work over Sabin in the corner before getting a near fall. Bruiser gets to the top rope and Sabin throws Young into him, Sabin then hits Young with a springboard tornado DDT. Sabin and Shelley then catch Bruiser with a series of super kicks, the Machineguns then hit Young with the Dream Sequence. The Machineguns hit Bruiser with Skull & Bones for the three count.
Winners: ROH Tag Team Title Match: The Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin), still your ROH Tag Team Champions
Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.) vs. Chaos (Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Toru Yano)
The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping Chaos and a brawl breaks out on the arena floor, Archer grabs Ospreay and he throws him into the barricade. Suzuki finds Yano and he throws him into the barricade as well, Suzuki throws Yano into the crowd and they brawl throughout that crowd. Smith Jr grabs Ospreay and he slams him on the arena floor, Suzuki drags Yano and he brings him into the ring to punish him further. Yano tries fighting back and Suzuki kicks him in the back, Yano tries his tactics and Suzuki continues beating him up. Yano catches a charging Suzuki with an inverted atomic drop, Suzuki recovers and he catches Yano with an arm bar in the ropes.
Another brawl breaks out on the arena floor between everybody in the match, Suzuki grabs Yano and he throws him into the barricade. Smith Jr and Archer work over Ospreay and Yoshi-Hashi on the arena floor, Archer tags into the match and he works over Yano in the corner. Smith Jr tags in and he continues working over a downed Yano, Smith Jr then hits Yano with a delayed vertical suplex. Suzuki tags in and he locks Yano in a kimura, Suzuki twists the arms of Yano is some unnatural ways before Yoshi-Hashi breaks it up. Suzuki then locks Yoshi-Hashi and Yano in submissions at the exact same time, Yano uses a hair pull to slow Suzuki down.
Ospreay tags in and he nails a downed Smith Jr with a slingshot swanton bomb, Ospreay then hits Smith Jr with a drop kick in the corner. Ospreay follows that up with a running shooting star press on Smith Jr for a near fall, Smith Jr tries slowing Ospreay down and Ospreay nails him with a stunner. Ospreay goes for a moonsault and Smith Jr blocks before nailing him with a side suplex, Suzuki tags in and he nails Ospreay with a few kicks for the near fall. Ospreay and Suzuki get into a chopping exchange in the middle of the ring, Ospreay eats a ton of strikes before dropping Suzuki with a heel kick. Yoshi-Hashi and Archer get the tags from their respective partners, Yoshi-Hashi nails Archer with a Western Lariat in the corner.
Yoshi-Hashi avoids a knee strike from Archer before catching him with a head hunter for a near fall, Smith Jr and Suzuki hit the ring to work over Yoshi-Hashi. Archer and Smith Jr nail Yoshi-Hashi with a Hart Attack for a near fall, Ospreay hits the ring and he knocks Smith Jr out of it. Ospreay goes for a dive and the Killer Elite Squad catch him before tossing him into the crowd, KES work over Yoshi-Hashi in the ring for a near fall. Ospreay hits Archer with a springboard forearm strike and Yoshi-Hashi rolls him up for a three count.
Winners: Chaos (Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Toru Yano)
Holidead vs. Sumie Sakai
The match begins with Sakai leaving the ring and Holidead chasing her back in, Sakai then hits Holidead with a baseball slide drop kick. Sakai then stomps on a downed Holidead before landing another drop kick, Holidead rolls out of the ring and Sakai leaps off the top rope onto her. Sakai tosses Holidead back into the ring before getting a near fall, Sakai goes to the ring apron and Holidead suplexes her back in for a near fall. Holidead traps Sakai in the ropes before kicking her in the face a few times, Holidead slows things down further by holding her in a camel clutch.
Holidead goes to the top rope and Sakai meets her up there, Holidead knocks Saki off the ropes and Sakai gets right back up there. Sakai catches Holidead with a top rope hurricarana, Sakai follows that up by nailing Holidead with a roll up for a near fall. Sakai goes to the top rope and she nails Holidead with a missile drop kick, Holidead recovers to hit Sakai with a spin buster for a near fall. Holidead traps Sakai on the ropes before kicking her right in the head for a near fall, Sakai recovers to catch Holidead in another roll up for another near fall. Holidead kicks a charging Sakai in the face for a near fall, Holidead follos up by landing a Samoan drop for another near fall.
Sakai gets to the middle rope and she leaps off to catch Holidead in a roll up for a near fall, Sakai then catches Holidead in a small package for a three count.
Winner: Sumie Sakai
Josh Woods vs. Shane Taylor
The match begins with Woods looking for the takedown against Taylor, Woods starts attacking Taylor with a few kicks. Woods goes for the rear naked choke and Taylor gets to the ropes, Taylor starts fighting back by popping Woods with a few strikes. Woods trips up Taylor and he applies the ankle lock, Taylor breaks free and he knocks Woods to the arena floor. Taylor goes to the arena floor and he smashes Woods into the barricade, Taylor then slams Woods on the ring apron to get him back into the ring. Woods goes for a suplex and Taylor nails him with some more strikes, Taylor then drops Woods with a running forearm strike.
Woods tries fighting back and Taylor drops him with a running back smash, Taylor follows that up by locking Woods in a modified chin lock. Woods breaks free and Taylor drops him with a headbutt, Taylor follows that up by dropping Woods with a knockout strike for a near fall. Woods recovers and he knocks Taylor out of the ring with a kick to the head, Woods follows Taylor out of the ring and Taylor throws him into the barricade. Taylor then crushes Woods with a cannonball into the barricade, Taylor throws Woods into the ring and Woods nails him with elbow strikes followed by a flying knee strike.
Woods rocks Taylor by nailing him with a plethora of strikes, Woods corners Taylor before nailing him with a running knee strike. Taylor and Woods attack each other with headbutts at the same time, Woods recovers first to hit Taylor with a German suplex for a near fall. Woods follows that up with a running forearm strike, Taylor nails Woods with a sit down pile driver from out of nowhere for the three count.
Winner: Shane Taylor
Bullet Club (Adam Page & Marty Scurll) vs. Kenny King & Colt Cabana
The match begins with Scurll doing some work on the arm of Cabana, Cabana responds by working on the arm of Scurll as well. Cabana and Scurll go through a series of reversals with nobody getting an edge, Page tags in and King gets the tag into the match as well. King drops Page and he works over his arm, Cabana tags in and he catches Page in a roll up for a near fall. King tags back in and he works over the arm of Page in the corner, Page rakes the eyes of King before knocking him to the ring apron. King falls to the arena floor and he eventually dives onto both Bullet Club members, King takes Page into the ring before landing a suplex.
King then drops Page throat first on the top rope, Scurll interferes and he stomps on the hand of King before Page takes him out with a dive. Page throws King into the ring and he works him over in the corner, King recovers and he locks Page in a submission until Scurll interferes to take him out. Scurll tags in and he rakes the back of a cornered King a few times, Scurll nails King with a few more strikes before raking his back again. Page tags in and he double teams King alongside Scurll, King eventually causes Page to nail Scurll with a clothesline. King then drops Page after landing an enzaguri followed by a spin kick, Cabana and Scurll get the tags from their respective partners.
Cabana quickly starts cleaning house on both of the Bullet Club, Cabana then takes out both opponents with a springboard moonsault. Cabana then drops both opponents with a forearm strike and jabs, Cabana then hits Page with a flying asshole. Scurll recovers and he drops Cabana with a lung blower, Scurll goes for the chicken wing and Cabana locks him in the Cubs Win. Page breaks up the submission attempt by nailing Cabana with a clothesline, Cabana causes Scurll to accidentally kick Page in the balls.
King interferes and Scurll knocks him out of the ring before landing a super kick, Page then takes out King with a suicide dive. Scurll looks to break the fingers of Cabana and Cabana blocks it from happening, Scurll recovers and breaks the fingers of Cabana. King hits the ring and he nails Scurll with a spinning kick, King hits Page with the Royal Flush for the three count.
Winners: Kenny King & Colt Cabana
ROH World Title Match: Cody (Champion) vs. Kushida
The match begins with Cody getting on the microphone and bashing the crowd, Cody and Kushida then do a little chain wrestling until Cody lands an elbow strike. Cody then catches Kushida with a knee strike before working on his back, Kushida recovers to drop Cody before landing a drop kick. Cody drops down for a punch and Kushida tries locking the arm bar on him, Cody takes a breather while walking through the crowd. Cody returns to the ring and he gets into a striking exchange with Kushida, Kushida nails Cody with an enzaguri and Cody goes out of the ring. Kushida then knocks Cody into the barricade before tossing him back into the ring, Cody quickly recovers and he drops Kushida with a right.
Cody gets Kushida to the ropes before assaulting him with forearm strikes and stomps, Cody then corners Kushida and nails him with a few elbow strikes. Cody then hits Kushida with a gord buster before getting a near fall, Cody stomps away on a downed Kushida near the ropes. Cody gets Kushida in the seated position before locking him in the bow and arrow stretch, Kushida breaks free and Cody locks him in the figure four leg lock. Cody releases the hold and he places Kushida on the top rope, Cody follows him up there before Kushida slams him on the mat below.
Cody rolls out of the ring and Kushida follows him out there to send him into the barricade, Kushida then attacks the injured arm of Cody with some kicks. Kushida then catches a downed Cody with a running drop kick to the injured arm, Kushida gets Cody in the ring before nailing him with a rolling DDT. Kushida goes for the Hoverboard Lock and Cody counters with the Alabama slam. Cody goes for the Beautiful Disaster and Kushida counters by locking him in the arm bar, Kushida continues focusing his attack on the injured arm of Cody. Kushida catches Cody in a roll up for a near fall after a series of reversals, Cody recovers to hit a charging Kushida with a power slam.
Cody follows that up by nailing Kushida with the Beautiful Disaster, Cody goes for Cross Rhodes and Kushida counters into the Hoverboard Lock. Cody breaks free and he nails Kushida with the Cross Rhodes for the three count.
Winner: Cody, still your ROH World Heavyweight Champion
ROH 6 Man Tag Team Title Match: Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson) (Champions) vs. Flip Gordon & Best Friends (Chuckie T & Berretta)
The match begins with Berretta poking Nick in the eye after a series of reversals, Nick then catches Berretta with a few arm drags and a drop kick. Gordon and Matt get the tags from their respective partners, Matt goes for a super kick and Gordon blocks it from happening. T tags in and Omega gets a tag into the match as well, T shoves Omega and Omega responds by shoving him to the ground below. Omega waits for T to go down again before kicking him in the midsection, Omega follows that up by catching T in a hurricarana. Matt tags in and T catches him with an overhead release suplex, Berretta tags in and he rakes the eyes of Matt with his foot.
T tags back in and he nails Matt with a slingshot swanton bomb, T then launches Matt in an ace crusher from Berretta. Gordon tags in and he continues working over Matt, Matt causes Gordon to miss several charges into the corner. Omega interferes to nail Gordon with a back breaker while Matt lands a double stomp for a near fall, Omega tags in and he attacks Gordon with some more strikes. Omega follows that up by catching Gordon with a few chops, Omega traps Gordon in the corner while nailing him with more chops. Omega then tosses Gordon into two boots from the Bucks, Nick tags in and he throws Gordon into four boots from his opponents.
Matt tags in and all the Bullet Club members come out as Matt throws Gordon into ten boots, Nick tags in and he continues the attack on Gordon. Gordon recovers to hit Matt with a Samoan drop before nailing an interfering Omega with a DDT, Gordon then hits Nick with an enzaguri. Matt grabs a microphone and he holds Gordon in the corner, Omega then hits a distracted Gordon with a cross legged back breaker for a near fall. Omega follows that up by nailing Gordon with a Doctor Bomb for a near fall, all of the Bullet Club members go to the top rope and the Best Friends hit the ring to hit the Bucks with superplexes as Omega falls to the arena floor.
Gordon then catches a downed Matt with a 450 splash for a near fall, Berretta tags in and Omega nails the Best Friends with dragon suplexes. Gordon hits the ring and Omega takes him out with a Dragon Rush, Omega gets Berretta to the ring apron and Berretta nails him with a pile driver. Matt hits the ring and he cracks Berretta with a super kick, the Bucks then hit T with a buckle bomb into an enzaguri. Gordon hits the ring and he nails Nick with a super kick, Berretta nails Matt with a super Dude Buster for a near fall. T and Omega meet in the middle of the ring while exchanging strikes, Gordon nails Omega with a knee strike and Omega responds by nailing him with a V Trigger.
T nails Omega with an Awful Waffle and the Bullet Club members return to interrupt the pin count, Gordon takes out just about the entire Bullet Club with a suicide dive. Best Friends find a table and they set it up on the arena floor, Best Friends get Nick on the stage and they beat up him. Matt returns to save his brother from getting put through the table, Omega joins the Bucks and they super kick the Best Friends off the stage to the table below. Gordon comes to the stage and he causes all the Bullet Club members to super kick each other, the Bucks then hit Gordon with a Meltzer Driver on the arena floor. Bullet Club then hit Gordon with a One Winged Meltzer Driver for the three count.
Winners: Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson), still your ROH 6 Man Tag Team Champions