Jonathan Gresham def. Jeff Cobb, Kenny King and Dalton Castle in a Four Corner Survival Match
Maybe it's because we haven't seen a ton of him in Ring of Honor since his loss to Matt Taven at Best in the World, but I feel Cobb has cooled off considerably lately. Gresham was the real star of this match in my opinion and had a strong showing. King and Castle also looked good here, but I had no clue what brought these men together because there's no existing rivalries at the moment. Like he did at Best in the World, Gresham again resorted to underhanded tactics to beat King, so it's clear a heel turn is on the horizon for him (and possibly for Jay Lethal if their interaction later in the show was any indication).
Soldiers of Savagery def. Primal Fear
Soldiers of Savagery have been completely dominant since their arrival in ROH and that was once again the case here. They didn't even wait for the bell to ring to start beating down their opponents and ultimately made short work of them. This was a solid squash for S.O.S., though it didn't provide anything new regarding the potential alliance that was teased between them and Bully Ray a few weeks ago.
Lifeblood def. ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions Villain Enterprises in a Philadelphia Street Fight (Non-title)
I completely forgot while watching their matches at Manhattan Mayhem and Mass Hysteria over the weekend that Lifeblood and Villain Enterprises faced off at Best in the World, and all of them have been excellent. This was actually taped after Best in the World and before those other events, but either way, this was the usual awesome match from them. They took full advantage of the stipulation and it was a ton of fun from start to finish with the crowd hot for everything they did. Lifeblood desperately needed this victory and hopefully it earns them another shot at the straps on a future show.
This edition of ROH TV is worth checking out for the above-average main event alone, but I found the entire episode enjoyable. We haven't seen too much of Soldiers of Savagery on ROH TV in recent months, so I was glad they were showcased here. Plus, the opening tag team match was very well-wrestled and there was build for next week's installment, so I'd consider this a successful show all around.
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