The Bullet Club def. The Addiction
Daniels' promo was exactly what it needed to be as he hyped up his upcoming championship match with Adam Cole at the 15th Anniversary Show and discussed his decorated history in Ring of Honor. Cole's promo was short, sweet and to the point as well, leading to the subsequent tag team match with Cole and Hangman Page taking on The Addiction. It was weird for Cole to pin Daniels, but I guess they couldn't make Cole take two losses in tag team action after Bobby Fish forced him to submit just recently. Speaking of whom, he shouldn't have talked over Daniels and Cole while they were cutting their respective promos, nor should he have made it overtly obvious that the split between Daniels and Kazarian is coming sooner rather than later.
John Skyler def. Sean Carr in a Round 1 Match in the Top Prospect Tournament
Skyler should look familiar to fans as he has been a regular in ROH before alongside Corey Hollis in tag team matches, but Carr is completely new as far as I know. This was a nice little match, but nothing either of them did blew me away. Skyler had a better character and presentation, though, so I was glad he advanced but he likely isn't winning the whole thing. On a side note, Brutal Bob Evans sat in on commentary for this match and actually did a better job than I thought he would.
The Tempura Boyz vs. The Motor City Machine Guns Went to a No Contest
Uh, what the hell happened here? Clearly, The Motor City Machine Guns were attacked backstage before the bout, as the commentator mentioned, but no footage was shown and it wasn't acknowledged coming out of the break. It's not even that I felt cheated out of seeing this match. It's that this angle was so horribly handled that I was more confused than anything going into the main event.
ROH World Television Champion Marty Scurll def. Donovan Dijak
If this was indeed Dijak's final match with ROH, he certainly went out on a high note. I still firmly believe Dijak is fairly underrated as an athlete and this match proved that because this was absolutely excellent. Scurll is a tremendous talent in his own right, but Dijak was on fire in this match and the crowd was behind him throughout. This was easily the most entertaining main event I've seen on ROH TV in some time, and Dijak did Scurll a favor on his way out. If WWE was smart, they would pick Dijak up as soon as possible. He has star written all over him, and you know Vince McMahon would love how tall he is.
This was a pretty newsworthy show with the world champion in action, the World Television Championship being defended in an exceptional main event, and the Top Prospect Tournament getting underway. The sole blemish on this show was the weird angle with The Motor City Machine Guns (who oddly resurfaced after the main event to help Jay White fend off The Rebellion), but other than that, this was an enjoyable hour of wrestling. ROH has done a solid job of building toward their next several shows, including March Mayhem and the 15th Anniversary event.
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