We Want Insanity
(22 Mins) JG's Free Audio Insanity: The Night NXT Took Over Brooklyn 2
JG's 8/24/09 Raw Insanity: Vince McMahon Celebrates 64 By Acting 20 With 40 Year Olds
We Want Gaming: Real Time Video Game News
WWE Smackdown Real Time Coverage
ROH TV Episode 257: New Blood Rising
Facebook
Twitter
TGIF: Goldberg Does Brooklyn, Rexdow, and More
(24 Mins) JG's Free Audio Insanity: After SummerSlam
The Question: What's Your Favorite Stipulation Match?
(25 Mins) Honor Nation: The Making of a Lethal Legend


ROH TV Episode 61 Featuring A Battle Over The ROH Tag Team Title

By James Bullock Nov 27, 2012 - 9:03 AM print


Last Week: Ring of Honor came under new regime, as Nigel McGuinness became the new matchmaker.

ROH TV Episode 62

11/24/12

Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

Nigel McGuinness was in the ring to inform us that Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team refused to wrestle unless their thoughts could be heard. So come on down! You’re the next contestants on the Ring of Honor TV show! Shelton Benjamin couldn’t understand how Rhett Titus & BJ Whitmer got a title shot before them. Nigel reminded WGTT that Titus & Whitmer earned their shot when they beat WGTT on TV a few weeks ago. McGuinness decided that if WGTT wanted another title shot, they’d have to beat Cedric Alexander & Caprice Coleman right now!

Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team vs. Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander

The fans were all over Haas, and he did nothing endear himself to them by opting to flip off his opponents instead of following the Code of Honor. Alexander and Benjamin had the chance to kick this one off. Alexander go all hung up in the ropes when Shelton started tossing him toward Haas for some cheap shots. When Benjamin went to the well one too many times by pitching Alexander toward Haas, Cedric knocked Charlie down before doing the same to Benjamin so Cedric could tag out.

Caprice was on fire, using leg lariats and cross body blocks to rock Shelton and Haas. “The Outlaw”, who tagged in during Coleman’s onslaught, turned the tides with a simple eye rake. Coleman avoided Haas’ clothesline, but not Shelton’s. Before we headed to a commercial break, Rhett Titus and BJ Whitmer came to ringside to watch the action.

Coming back to the show, we found Coleman still in trouble as BJ and Titus joined the announce table. Whitmer expressed his disgust with the fact WGTT looked at him like some kind of rookie when he’s been wrestling for over twelve years. Titus noted that he has more victories over WGTT than anyone in the locker room right now. Turning a slam into a DDT, Coleman tagged out to a red-hot Alexander.

Cedric unleashed a sick spin kick to the back of Shelton’s head that put Benjamin in position for another flying kick to his face for a two count. C & C called for the Ice Breaker, but couldn’t pin Shelton thanks to Haas’ interference. Alexander and Haas went sailing over the top rope, landing beside the announce table. In the ring, Coleman used a pair of northern lights suplexes until Benjamin countered the third with a power bomb. As the referee checked on Benjamin and Coleman, a fight broke out between “The Outlaw” and Titus & Whitmer. Shelton noticed Coleman scaling the ropes when he got up. Shelton jumped to the top rope, belly to belly superplexing Coleman! Before Shelton could move, Cedric frog splashed him for the three count!

Bobby Fish vs. Ryan McBride

This is Bobby Fish’s ROH SBG TV debut. It didn’t take long before Fish showed his agility by diving on top of McBride when Ryan scurried to the floor to avoid a moonsault. Flying headbutt connected for Fish, but didn’t pick up the pin. Ryan turned the tides, almost winning off a brain buster. McBride got the fans behind him as he went for the frog splash. McBride missed, taking several knees to this face when he stumbled to his feet. Using a few forearms aimed at the head of McBride, Fish unleashed a roundhouse kick to put McBride out for the three count.

Veda Scott entered the ring to a nice ovation so she could ask about his teaming with Eddie Edwards in Japan. Fish noted that Edwards let Fish know about Davey Richards and Kyle O’Reilly, and was interested to see what happened when those two were in the ring.

Davey Richards came to the ring to admit that he’s been a butthole over the past few months. Richards promised to right the wrongs to the people he hurt the most. With Eddie Edwards in Japan, Richards opted to invite Kyle O’Reilly to the ring for his first talk. O’Reilly interrupted Richards to tell him that he’s sick of being a doormat to Davey. Richards said he made O’Reilly’s life better by giving a home to O’Reilly, food, and even introduced Kyle to his new wife.

Richards, though hurt, still offered to be tag team partners with O’Reilly if he got his head on straight. Before Richards could leave, O’Reilly stopped him to admit that Kyle had been wrong. O’Reilly thanked Richards for everything before asking for forgiveness before offering a handshake and a hug. Suddenly, O’Reilly leg swept Richards. Ready, Davey tripped O’Reilly in position for the Ankle Lock. Bobby Fish entered the ring, distracting Davey long enough for Kyle to roll through the submission. As Richards fell forward, Fish kicked Davey upside the head!

Fish put Richards in the crossface so Kyle could tell Davey that he felt the same pain Richards was experiencing right now by being friends with Richards, “…so do everyone a favor and stay gone!”

This week on Inside ROH, it was announced that yes, Roderick Strong will face Michael Elgin at “Final Battle 2012”. Truth Martini was beside himself over this match happening. Martini declared the match would not happen.

We also got clips of what happened at “Final Battle 2012” where El Generico sent Kevin Steen packing. Also at the iPPV, the ROH World Tag Team title will be on the line in a three way dance that will see The Briscoes and Coleman & Alexander having to beat the champs to when. Jay Briscoe compared the match to a horserace while Mark Briscoe considered it being a cockfight with added chicken noises for added effect.

Adam Cole will have his chance to take on Matt Hardy at the iPPV. Cole felt Matt Hardy was trying to convince ROH fans and himself that he’s worthy of being in ROH. Cole promised to prove Hardy’s words useless when Cole beats him.

Jay Lethal was furious over having to face Rhino since win or lose, it doesn’t mean a thing to him since he’s frozen out of the ROH World title scene. Jay stormed off while saying, “F*** it!”

Next week, it’ll be Davey Richards vs. Michael Elgin!

ROH World Tag Team title: S.C.U.M. (Steve Corino & Jimmy Jacobs) vs. Rhett Titus & BJ Whitmer

During the in-ring entrances, the challengers took the fight to the champions, sending them to the floor. Whitmer felt the sting of Jacobs’ head scissors, but Jacobs took a boot to the face seconds later. Corino was power slammed by Titus as things finally settled down. Titus knocked Jacobs off the apron, only to take a side Russian leg sweep from Corino. Titus was isolated on the wrong part of town. Making a rookie mistake, Corino put his head down a little too early following an Irish whip, taking a sunset flip Titus used to step up a dropkick. Before Titus could tag out, Jimmy Jacobs yanked BJ off the apron. Titus recovered seconds later, avoiding a clothesline from Jacobs to tag out.

Whitmer unleashed a spine buster on Jacobs. Series of suplexes following the flying knee in the corner almost pinned Jacobs. Jacobs ducked a clothesline, bouncing off the ropes with the spear. Reverse hurricarana from Jacobs following a failed pin ended with Whitmer rolling through the attack to clothesline Jimmy.

Titus became the legal man as Corino did the same. Big boot-clothesline combo by Titus almost ended the champ’s night. All four men entered the ring, with Whitmer accidentally whipping Jimmy into Titus for another spear. Whitmer and Jacobs went tumbling over the top rope via a suplex! As the referee watched Corino and Titus in the ring, WGTT ran out to use a backbreaker on Whitmer across the guardrail. Jacobs entered the ring to hit a springboard ace crusher to knock Titus into Corino’s bridging belly to back suplex to retain the ROH World Tag Team title.

But WGTT wasn’t done as they reentered the ring to beat down Titus until the show’s end.

Overall: Not as good as last week’s episode, but entertaining nonetheless. One thing lacking from this episode was the crowd enthusiasm. It’s hard to keep up the level of excitement that they had last week, and after the first tag match, that excitement waned. While they tried hard for the short period of time, Fish and McBride couldn’t regain the fans that reacted like they had no idea who these guys were (maybe they didn’t know). Richards and O’Reilly started off well, but faltered thanks to the unsympathetic fans who have gotten sick of Richards being put in soap opera style storylines. The main event tried hard, only to feel tedious and longwinded thanks to the lack of reaction from the crowd. That’s pretty much what hurt this show the most. While the action was solid, the lack of fan heat hurt the show tremendously. Hopefully the fans will be happier with the next episode featuring what could be a Match of the Year candidate. This is a good show that’s worth seeing, but nothing you have to go out of your way for.




blog comments powered by Disqus

JG col

JG's 10/19/15 Raw Insanity: Hell of a Sell
JG's 10/5/15 Raw Insanity: Flashing The Brock Signal
JG's Insanity: The 12th Annual WWE Memorial Day Barbecue
JG's Insanity: The 11th Annual WWE Memorial Day Barbecue
JG's Ten Facebook Posts To Annoy Your Friends
JG's Ten Beloved TV Characters Who Were Obvious Psychopaths
JG's 10 More Fun Ways To Infuriate People Online
JG's Ten Insider Wrestling Terms You Shouldn't Use When Talking About Something Besides Wrestling
JG's Insanity: The 10th Annual WWE Memorial Day Barbecue
JG's Ten Demented Ways We Misused Our Toys
JG's 15 Fun Ways To Infuriate People Online
JG's Ten Sesame Street Muppets That Are Missing And Presumed Dead
JG's Scene From WWE Raw (After Vince McMahon Goes Senile)
JG's Ten Signs You Were A Wrestling Fan Of The 1980s
JG's Insanity: Stone Cold's Greatest Moments (Without Stone Cold)
JG's Ten Wrestling Moves That Really Hurt When You Try Them At Home
JG's Insanity: Everybody Is Tito Santana
JG's Ten Reasons Why WWF LJN Figures Were The Greatest Toys Ever
JG's Ten Judges Who Would Make American Idol Worth Watching
JG's 2012 in Pictures (As Hulk Hogan Will Remember It)
JG's Quintuple Bypass Surgery Insanity
JG's Five Episodes of Diff'rent Strokes That Scarred Me For Life
JG's Ten Facebook Posts That Are Slowly Driving Me Crazy
JG's Ten Truly Terrible Reality Competition Shows
JG's Ten 1980s TV Characters Who Taught Me To Hate
JG's Ten Wrestling Characters Who Went Through Massive Personality Changes
JG's Ten Old School Wrestlers Who Would Terrorize Today's PG WWE
JG's Ten Crazier Fanbases Than Wrestling's
JG's Ten Copycat Wrestling Characters (and The Gimmicks They Copied)
JG's Raw 1000 Insanity: The Rocky Road To Royal Rumble

The Question: What's Your Favorite Stipulation Match?
The ROHbot Report: Death Before Dishonor Review, Honor Rumble in NY, and More
TGIF: Goldberg Does Brooklyn, Rexdow, and More
Anime Verdict: Wanna Be the Strongest in the World
The Question: What's Your Favorite Terrible Wrestling Gimmick?
The ROHbot Report: Ospreay Coming to ROH, DBD Preview,and More
TGIF: Oh My Gone, A Pumpkin Shall Lead Them, and More
Anime Verdict: FLCL
The Question: Who Did The Best Promos of All Time?
Worth Your Money? ROH "War of the Worlds: New York"
TGIF: Fed No More, Conor McGregor Has Like Four Dons, and More
Anime Verdict: Deadman Wonderland
The Question: What's the Worst Finishing Move?
Worth Your Money? ROH "War of the Worlds: Dearborn
TGIF: No Wellness In Suplex City, Broken Jeff Juggalo, and More
Worst Video Game Parents
The ROHbot Report: Philly Results, Field of Honor Dream Match, and More
TGIF: Finally Ibushi, No Confetti For Charlotte, and More
Weirdest Wrestling Video Game Moments
TGIF: Here Comes Balor, Must Watch Matt Hardy, and More
Greatest Summer Video Game Releases
The Question: What's The Greatest '80s Movie?
The ROHbot Report: Aftershock Baltimore, Return to England, and More
TGIF: The Viper Heads To Suplex City, Down Goes Jones, and More
Greatest Video Game Patriotic Moments
The ROHbot Report: Concord Tapings, CMLL Star Debuts, and More
TGIF: New Day vs Bullet Club, Russo To The Rescue, and More
Worth Your Money? ROH "Supercard of Honor X: Night 2"
The Question: What's Your Favorite Riddle?
The ROHbot Report: Best in the World Review, Strong Leaves, and More

-

ROH TV Episode 257: New Blood Rising
Aug 23, 2016
ROH TV Episode 256: Effective Repetition
Aug 22, 2016
ROH TV Episode 255: Going Back to Go Forward
Aug 9, 2016
ROH TV Episode 254: Adding Insult to Injury
Aug 2, 2016
ROH TV Episode 253: Valor Through Injustice
Jul 26, 2016
ROH TV Episode 251: Annihilating Hopes
Jul 12, 2016
ROH TV Episode 250: The Best So Far
Jul 5, 2016
ROH TV Episode 249: The Women Get Their Due
Jun 28, 2016
ROH TV Episode 248: Prelude to the Best
Jun 21, 2016
ROH TV Episode 247: Right on Schedule
Jun 14, 2016
ROH TV Episode 246: Lethal Vengeance
Jun 7, 2016
ROH TV Episode 245: High Caliber
Jun 1, 2016
ROH TV Episode 243: A Lethal Reign
May 18, 2016
ROH TV Episode 242: Ready for Global Wars
May 10, 2016
ROH TV Episode 241: Magic Killed
May 4, 2016
ROH TV Episode 240: International Elite
Apr 26, 2016
ROH TV Episode 239: Honor Rising
Apr 19, 2016
ROH TV Episode 238: Fight Without Honor
Apr 12, 2016
ROH TV Episode 237: Running on All Cylinders
Apr 10, 2016
ROH TV Episode 236: Truth Hurts
Mar 29, 2016

Even More From This Category >>

ClubWWI.com Contact Us Forums
All content contained here Copyright - We Want Insanity Dot Com