ROH World Tag Team Champions The Briscoes def. Coast to Coast
Coast to Coast have been on quite the roll in tag team action throughout 2018 and recently returned to action on ROH TV. Unfortunately, I don't think the crowd once saw them as threats to the tag titles considering they hardly reacted to the nearfalls, but this was a really nice opener, nonetheless. I was pleasantly surprised that Coast to Coast scored as much offense as they did before being defeated. Here's hoping this isn't the last time we'll see them in the title picture.
Jeff Cobb def. Punishment Martinez to Win the ROH World Television Championship
I wouldn't be shocked if Ring of Honor planned on stretching this feud out for a while but were forced to rush it due to Martinez's ROH contract expiring (he has since reported to the WWE Performance Center). Thus, they wasted no time in getting the belt on Cobb, which led to a big reaction from the live crowd. Honestly, I was a bit disappointed that we didn't end up getting the great match from these two that I know they're capable of, but I don't blame ROH for wanting to book Cobb like an unstoppable beast and having him squash Martinez on his way out.
Tenille Dashwood Addressed the Audience
As big of a fan as I was of Emma's in WWE, I honestly can't remember many great promos that she cut, and thus her lack of mic skills were exposed in this segment. This wasn't a bad promo from her by any means, but her delivery was awkward at times and she didn't come across as overly confident, I thought. On the bright side, she did address her injury and claimed she'll be back better than ever eventually, also vowing to find out who her attacker was.
Marty Scurll def. Chris Sabin
Scurll has been spinning his wheels since June's Best in the World pay-per-view, and although he wins more often than he loses, he feels fairly directionless at the moment. If nothing else, he never ceases to deliver in his matches and this was another well-wrestled, quality contest from him. Plus, Sabin had a solid showing as well. Granted, nothing was on the line, but I enjoyed this for what this was.
Needless to say, Cobb winning the ROH World Television Championship (in addition to that marking Martinez's final match in ROH) made this a newsworthy edition of ROH TV. Additionally, the tag team title matchup was a treat, Dashwood did well with her promo and is determined to make a comeback, and Scrull and Sabin made the most of the main event spot with an entertaining encounter. All in all, this was a pretty good episode. Next week, we'll see Adam Page vs. Scorpio Sky as well as Jay Lethal and Jonathan Gresham vs. Jushin "Thunder" Liger and Kushida.
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