ROH TV SPOILERS: Full Results from Saturday’s first TV taping of 2015 - Del Rio’s debut, post-Final Battle developments, more
Jan 4, 2015 - 1:00:12 AM
ROH TV Tapings, January 3, 2015, Nashville, Tenn.
Results submitted by Chris of PWPonderings.com
The return date is June 6.
Dark Match: Cheeseburger beat Chris LeRusso with a schoolboy.
Episode 1 Taping
(1) Roderick Strong beat Mark Briscoe with the Strongbreaker.
Nigel McGuinness came out and declared that Hanson vs. Michael Elgin would be a #1 contender’s match. Tommaso Ciampa was called out and informed that he wasn’t fired, but that he would owe one to Nigel for going to the higher-ups. Ciampa said that he wanted a ROH Title shot because of the match he had with Jay Briscoe in the U.K. Elgin came out and reminded Nigel that Ciampa lost to him at Final Battle. Ciampa declared that no one wanted Elgin in ROH while Elgin stated that he and Nigel were former ROH champions and belonged in ROH. Nigel then declared that the match with Hanson would become a three-way. It is still a number one contender match.
(2) Top Prospect Tournament: Will Ferrara beat Jay Diesel (w/Truth Martini) with a roll-up.
(2) “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin vs. Hanson vs. Tommaso Ciampa was declared a DQ and thrown out because the ref was hit in a triple threat #1 Contender’s match.
Episode 2 Taping
(1) Frankie Kazarian beat Cedric Alexander with the Unprettier.
(2) Top Prospect Tournament: Donovan Dijak beat Jake Dirden with a knee to the face.
Next was an interview with Alberto Del Rio. El Patron said that he’s not a sports entertainer and that he is after the ROH World Title. Truth Martini and ROH TV champion Jay Lethal interrupted. Lethal said the ROH TV Title is THE title in Ring of Honor, not the title that Jay Briscoe holds. Alberto tried to talk Lethal into fighting, but Truth told Alberto to get in line.
Nigel brought out ROH World champion Jay Briscoe to make an announcement. Briscoe declared that he wants a four-way in Las Vegas for the title with Ciampa, Hanson, and Elgin, which Nigel said that he will consider. Jay Briscoe called out the Kingdom.
(3) ROH World champion Jay Briscoe beat Matt Taven with the Jay Driller to retain the ROH World Title.
Episode 3 Taping
(1) The Briscoe Brothers beat The Kingdom (Matt Taven & Michael Bennett) via DQ when Bennett hit Jay with the belt. ODB came out to save the Briscoes.
(2) Top Prospect Tournament: Beer City Bruiser beat Mikey Webb with a DDT.
(3) First Time Ever: Alberto El Patrón beat “The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels with the armbreaker submission. Jay Lethal came out at one point during the match, then attacked Alberto after the match. Jay Diesel also attacked Alberto, but The Addiction made the save.
Episode 4 Taping
(1) Moose (w/Stokely Hathaway and Veda Scott) beat Romantic Touch with a spear.
(2) The Decade (Jimmy Jacobs & Adam Page & Chris LeRusso w/B.J. Whitmer) beat three opponents when Page got the pinfall with the Adam’s Appl. LeRusso was on “ttrial,” but got beat up by Whitmer after the match.
(3) Top Prospect Tournament: Ashley Sixx beat Dalton Castle with a chokeslam.
Adam Cole came out to address the crowd. But, instead, he brought a chair into the ring, looked into the camera, dropped the mic, and shot the finger.
(4) ROH TV champion Jay Lethal (w/Truth Martini) beat A.C.H. and Matt Sydal to retain the ROH TV Title.