Kenny King def. chuckie T.
King can always be counted on for a quality contest and Chuckie T. never ceases to capture the attention of the audience, so although both are babyfaces, they put together a real fun match here with an engaged crowd. It wasn't a technical masterpiece, but I enjoyed it, nonetheless. King built momentum with the victory and it was later announced that he'll be battling Austin Aries at next Friday's Best in the World pay-per-view.
Shane Taylor def. Josh "The Goods" Woods
Taylor and Woods have been at odds for a few weeks and I'm not exactly sure why. Taylor has been on a tear for a while now and should be running through his opponents with ease, but why Woods? Ring of Honor was obviously high enough on him to have him win the Top Prospect Tournament last year, yet he hasn't done nothing of note since. It didn't help that this wasn't that good of a match, either, and the crowd didn't seem to care.
Bullet Club def. Los Ingobernables de Japon
I don't know if I've ever seen a multi-man main event on ROH TV that didn't deliver. As expected, this was completely chaotic and just a blast from start to finish. Bullet Club claims to be "fine," but they had to prove that here by coexisting and not teasing tension and they successfully did that. It was weird for Los Ingobernables de Japon to be losing ahead of their six-man tag title match at Best in the World, but Bullet Club reigning supreme was more important given they'll be involved in higher profile matches on the event card.
While this was a solid show on the whole with some entertaining action, we are dangerously close to Best in the World and the hype for the event has been subpar at best. They should have kicked the build into high gear earlier this month, but instead ROH is mostly giving us matches that don't have any Best in the World implications whatsoever. That said, the pay-per-view has potential on paper and I'm sure it will be great in the end. As for this episode, the opener was well-wrestled and the 10-man tag main event is especially worth going out of your way to watch.
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