Arena Reports 3/1 ROH TV Taping #2 in Philadelphia: Danielson vs. Black, Jerry Lynn vs. Brodie Lee, Nigel squashes Sugarfoot
Mar 2, 2009 - 11:27:12 AM
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ROH TV Taping
March 1, 2009
Philadelphia, Pa. at The ECW Arena
Report by Brian Streleckis and Steve Kriske
Courtesy of PWChronicle.com
(1) Adam Cole & Ninja Brown vs. John Kerman & Corey Abbott ended in a No
Contest. The Dark City Fight Club ran in and attacked both teams to end the
(2) Jake Crist defeated Bobby Shields.
(3) Erick Stevens defeated Butterscotch. The debuting Butterscotch was quickly squashed by Stevens to wrap up the pre-show.
(1) Claudio Castagnoli defeated Brent Albright. The day opened with the match that was advertised as the fifth show main event. Claudio held the ropes to pin Albright with a roll-up.
(2) Austin Aries defeated Kenny Omega.
(3) Delirious defeated Ernie Osiris.
(4) Daizee Haze & Neveah defeated Sara Del Rey & Sassy Steffi. Haze hit a Mind Trip on Steffi fir the win.
(5) Jerry Lynn defeated Brodie Lee. Jimmy Jacobs accompanied Lee and was angry when Lynn pinned him with a small package. This will be the Apr. 11 main event.
(6) Rhett Titus & Kenny King defeated Cheech & Cloudy.
(7) Eddie Kingston defeated Sami Callihan. Kingston's appearance came as quite the surprise since he hasn't appeared in ROH since last summer. He won the match with a spinning backfist after busting Callihan open with a headbutt.
(8) Bobby Dempsey defeated Orange Cassidy.
(9) Necro Butcher defeated Jimmy Jacobs by disqualification. Part of the match was a brawl outside the ring. Necro even tried to use a staple gun. Interference by Brodie Lee caused the DQ.
(10) The Dark City Fight Club defeated Grizzly Redwood & Andy Ridge. The newcomers made it two-for-two on the weekend with the squash victory.
(11) ROH champion Nigel McGuinness defeated Alex "Sugarfoot" Payne. Before the match, Nigel cut a promo in which he called the fans "disease-ridden Muppets." He won easily, finishing it with the Tower of London.
(12) Kevin Steen & Jay Briscoe defeated Eddie Edwards & Chris Hero. Steen and Briscoe teamed up for the second time and got the win thanks to a Steen Package Piledriver on Edwards. Mark Briscoe seconded them to counter Larry Sweeney and Sara Del Rey on the heel side.
(13) Bryan Danielson fought Tyler Black to a 20-minute time limit draw. The day closed out with the sixth show main event. This was an excellent match on par with the previous contests between the two.
After the match, the crowd chanted for five more minutes, but the ref said no. Austin Aries came out and cut a promo on both men, and their attention allowed Jimmy Jacobs and Brodie Lee to attack them from behind. The Necro Butcher came out and took out Aries with one punch, then cleared the ring of the heels. Black and Danielson hit dives on Jacobs and Lee, and then Necro put Lee (and possibly Jacobs) on a table at ringside and hit a legdrop to the floor. The crowd was extremely hot for the show-closing angle.
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