Ring of Honor (ROH) held a thrilling TV taping in Orlando, Florida, featuring some of the biggest names in wrestling. Here’s a rundown of the exciting matches and moments from the event that will air on March 9, 2023 on Honor Club.
Samoa Joe successfully defended his ROH World TV Championship title against Tony Deppen. After the match, Samoa Joe declared that the ring has always belonged to him and issued an open challenge to any opponent. Mark Briscoe then emerged, claiming that the ROH TV Title is his destiny, and Samoa Joe accepted the challenge.
In another match, Dalton Castle and The Boys defeated Marcus Kross and C4. Rush and Dralistico, accompanied by Jose the Assistant, also emerged victorious against Sepentico and Angelico with Luther.
Trish Adora also had a successful night, defeating Billie Starkz in her match.
Trustbusters Slim J and Aria Davari, along with Smart Mark Sterling, defeated Jake Crist and Manscout Jake Manning.
In a highly-anticipated ROH Pure Title Match, Wheeler Yuta emerged victorious by forcing Timothy Thatcher to submit. Yuta wasted no time in boasting about his recent success, proclaiming that he associates with the three toughest wrestlers in the business and not the “track suit boys.” However, Clark Connors, another formidable contender, interrupted Yuta to challenge him for the Pure Championship in the upcoming week. The experienced Judges at ringside, consisting of Christopher Daniels, BJ Whitmer, and Colt Cabana, witnessed the intense match and are sure to keep a close eye on Yuta and Connors in the future.
Aussie Open, consisting of Mark Davis and Kyle Fletcher, defeated Rhett Titus and Hot Sauce Tracy Williams.
Eddie Kingston quickly defeated Ben Dejo and called out Claudio, who accused Kingston of having no honor and therefore being unfit to be ROH Champion.
In a highly anticipated match, ROH Women’s Champion Athena successfully defended her title against Willow Nightingale. The two competitors showed great athleticism and skill throughout the match, with each exchanging impressive moves and near falls. However, it was Athena who ultimately emerged victorious, hitting a devastating finishing move to secure the pinfall and retain her championship.
This concluded tonight’s Ring of Honor television tapings.