Chris Sabin def. Caprice Coleman
Lio Rush's rivalry with The Rebellion has been fun to watch progress, but it's almost hard to care at this point knowing Rush has already left the organization. Nevertheless, this was a well-wrestled match that served as an entertaining opener to the show. Also, is Rhett Titus officially out of The Rebellion? He wasn't shown with Coleman and Kenny King here and I recently read on Twitter he would be returning as The Romantic Touch soon, which might be an indicator he's been booted from the stable.
Roppongi Vice def. Cheeseburger and Will Ferrara
Both of these teams have a bigger presence on the Japanese wrestling scene than they do in Ring of Honor, but I'll never complain about getting a fun match. Despite a real lack of purpose, the in-ring action was entertaining and the babyfaces looked good in defeat. Roppongi Vice shine in all of their matches and I'd love to see them receive a more prominent push in ROH. As for Ferrara, he teased tension with Cheeseburger afterward, so it's possible he turns heel before long.
Silas Young, Hangman Page, Jay White and Jay Lethal def. Colt Cabana, Lio Rush, Hanson and Bobby Fish in a Vegas Wild Card Match
Given it was a Wild Card match and the teams were chosen at random, I was glad they played up that element of it with Lethal's team imploding early on. It would have been completely illogical to assume the babyfaces and heels would coexist with no problem despite their possible history. The match started out slow, but they picked up the pace down the stretch with a solid second half and the sequence where everyone hits their finisher is always awesome and crowd-pleasing. The team that had the most issues winning and eventually facing off in a Four Corners Elimination match was a nice touch.
The Vegas Wild Card match was the only thing advertised for this edition of ROH TV, but it delivered in being a highly enjoyable main event and set up a Four Corners Elimination match with a world title shot hanging in the balance for a later date. With the other two matches being well-wrestled, this was a pretty good show on the whole and worth checking out if you have an hour to spare.
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