Below are results from Ring of Honor’s house show in Norfolk, Virginia last night. Credit goes to Mr Bobo at Loonybinforum.com
No Bobby Cruise tonight.
-Eddie Edwards is out with Jim Cornette. Cornette says he cannot wrestle. Eddie cuts a promo and puts over ROH and Norfolk.
1. Kenny King def. Andy Ridge in a solid opener.
2. Mike Bennett def. Grizzly Redwood.
3. Kevin Steen def. Adam Cole with a F5 in a hard-fought bout.
-Post-match, Steen goes for the Package Piledriver, but Eddie Edwards makes the save.
4. ROH World Tag Team Title Match
Jay & Mark Briscoe (C) def. Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander to retain their titles with the Doomsday Device. Not a breakout bout for C & C.
-Intermission – Attendance estimate is 400-500.
-Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team out and talking about how “great” they are. Also note that they’ve wrestled in the “real” Scope Arena and are cut off by a local team…who got the biggest pop of the night thus far.
5. Jeff Early and Zak Hilton, Virginia’s own A1 def. Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team: Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas via DQ when Paul Turner is shoved.
-WGTT beat up A1 post match and Briscoes make the save – Big brawl ensues. Briscoes stand tall. Lots of attempted chair shots, none connected.
6. Proving Ground Match
Tommaso Ciampa w/ Prince Nana, Barrister R.D. Evans, Mr. Ernesto Osiris & Princess Mia def. ROH World TV Champion Jay Lethal (C) via “Project Ciampa” just before the time limit was set to expire and earns a future title shot.
7. ROH World Tag Team Title Shot on 2/17 On The Line
Davey Richards & Kyle O’Reilly def. Roderick Strong & Michael Elgin w/ Truth Martini when O’Reilly pinned Strong after an errant shot from Truth to Roddy with The Book of Truth. O’Reilly looked like he belonged in the main event.
-Team Ambition/Team Richards will now face Jay & Mark Briscoe for the ROH World Tag Team Titles in Cincinnati on 2/17.
-No Return Date to Norfolk announced.