Ring of Honor Results - (5/5/12)
Results by: Adam W. of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
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Welcome to this week's Ring of Honor! The show starts with a highlight of Kevin Steen and Kyle O'Reilly's match from last week. Steen wins the match, and along with Jimmy Jacobs, beats up Kyle. Davey Richards makes his way to the ring for the save, and grabs a mic. Davey says the hunt is coming to Steen.
D-Line makes their Ring of Honor debut in the upcoming tag match. World's Greatest Tag Team make their way to the ring.
Wrestling's Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin vs. D-Line (Body Snatcher & Black Ice)
Black Ice and Shelton Benjamin start off with a lock up. Shelton is backed into the corner, and Ice clean breaks. Shelton gets a Side Headlock, but Ice pushes Shelton off the ropes. Ice knocks down Benjamin with a Shoulder Block. Ice goes to talk to Charlie, and Shelton hits him with a right hand. Shelton begins hitting Ice, but he pushes Benjamin in the corner. Ice runs towards him, but Haas moves Shelton. Haas takes out the leg of Ice, and tags Shelton tags Haas. Charlie begins stomping Black Ice in the corner, and whips him in the opposite. Haas spears Ice in the corner, followed by a Butterfly Suplex. Pin, but a kick out by Black Ice. Haas tags Shelton, who puts Ice in the corner. Ice goes for a kick, but Shelton takes him down. Ice fights back with some fists and whips Shelton. Benjamin twists the arm of Ice, and takes out the leg with a low Dropkick. Pin, but a kick out. Black Ice is locked in a Headlock, and put in the corner. Shelton gets knocked down by Ice, who goes top rope. Ice does a shoulder to Benjamin from the second rope. Both Haas and Body Snatcher are tagged in. Body does a huge Scoop Slam, followed by a Big Boot. Body charges into Haas in the corner, followed by an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out by Haas. Ice is in the ring, trying to fight off Shelton. Shelton takes Ice out of the ring. Body goes for a Chokeslam, but Benjamin comes in the ring taking out Snatcher's leg. Haas locks in Haas of Pain for the win.
Winners: Wrestling's Greatest Tag Team via submission
Chikara Six-Man Tag Match (Lucha Rules): The Colony (Fire Ant, Green Ant & Soldier Ant) vs.Ophidian & Los Ice Creams (El Hijo del Ice Cream & Ice Cream, Jr.)
Soldier Ant and El Hijo lock up, and Soldier immediately does a Springboard Armdrag. El Hijo picks up Soldier, and pushes him to the floor. Green Ant, the new legal man, enters the ring. Los Ice Creams get a submission on Green Ant, but the other two ants get in the ring and grab Los Ice Creams. Ophidian jumps on the dog pile, which counts as a pin. Kick out by Green Ant. Ophidian is now in the ring, who is Body Slammed by Green. Jr. comes in the ring and kicks Green Ant in the stomach. Fire Ant and Green Ant do a Leg Drop/Senton to Ice Cream, Jr.. Cover, but a kick out. Fire Ant gets in the ring, and does a Hurricanrana. All three Rudos are on the floor, while The Colony sets up for an ANTapault. Ophidian gets in the ring and breaks it up. Green Ant is whipped by Ophidian, and El Hijo grabs his stomach from the apron. Ophidian jumps of Jr. does a jumping kick. Fire Ant comes in the ring and does an impressive Tornado DDT to Jr.. Soldier then does a Saluting Headbutt, injuring himself. The Colony does an ANTapault to the Rudos on the floor. Ophidian gets back in the ring, and lock in an Ophidian Death Grip to Green Ant. The other ants come in and set up Ophidian for the Ant Hill, and connect for the win.
Winners: The Colony
Ricky Reyes makes his way to the ring. Jay Lethal makes his way to the ring.
Jay Lethal vs. Ricky Reyes
Ricky goes for a handshake, but knees Jay in the gut. Ricky begins . Ricky whips Jay to the corner, and elbows his head. Ricky is beating Jay in the corner, but Lethal begins fighting back with chops. Jay whips Ricky to the corner, and runs towards him. Ricky moves, and Jay is sent to the apron. Ricky grabs him, and does a rope elevated Neckbreaker. Pin, but a kick out by Lethal. Ricky has Jay's neck twisted, but Lethal gets out. The two trade punches in the middle of the ring, and Jay tries to whip Ricky. Ricky elbows him, but Jay does a Spinning Heel Kick. Lethal is whipped, and does a Handspring Back Elbow. Pin, but a kick out by Ricky. Jay runs the ropes, but gets hit with an Atomic Drop, and a Swinging Neckbreaker. Pin, but a kick out by Jay. Ricky gets Lethal on his shoulder, but Jay gets out. Lethal grabs Ricky, and does the Lethal Combination. Jay runs the ropes, and does the Lethal Injection for the win.
Winner: Jay Lethal via pinfall
Backstage Veda Scott is interviewing Davey on his match with Rhino. Davey says he paid money for Rhino, but doesn't need that because he has Elgin. Richards thinks Elgin is better, but digresses. Davey says he is the predator, and will end Rhino. Davey dares Rhino to Gore him with a broken ankle.
- Eddie Edwards speaks of a previous match with Mike Bennett. Eddie says Maria is a target that everyone has shot at. Eddie says he will take out Mike, after being victimized, next week. Eddie says he doesn't care who gets hurt. Mike Bennett says Eddie is jealous, and will beat him quickly so he proves he is the best.
- The Young Bucks say ANX are stupid because they think they are good. Matt says he will break their tie breaker with another match. ANX say they will get their retribution, and put an end to The Young Bucks.
Veda Scott is backstage interviewing Rhino and Truth Martini. Truth says money talks, Rhino Gores and Davey dies. Rhino says he eats wrestlers like him alive. Rhino says Davey will not come out on top, but in half with a Gore.
Rhino with Truth Martini and Roderick Strong make their way to the ring. Davey Richards makes his way to the ring.
Proving Ground Match: ROH World Champion Davey Richards vs. Rhino w/ Truth Martini and Roderick Strong
The two lock up, but Rhino forces Davey in the corner. The two circle around the ring again, and lock up. Rhino gets the arm of Davey, but Richards tries to roll out. Rhino forces him down, but Davey does a kip up. Davey kicks Rhino's arm, and whips Rhino. Rhino drills Davey down with a Shoulder Block. Davey is slow to get up, but the two stare each other down again. Davey gets Rhino's arm, and Davey locks in a Cloverleaf variation. Rhino crawls to the rope, and gets out of the hold. Rhino gets up and pushes Davey. Rhino knocks Davey down with a punch, but Davey does a Forearm. Rhino runs the ropes, and Davey does a Dropkick. Rhino goes to the floor, and Davey goes for the Running Punt off the apron. Rhino grabs the leg, and sweeps it from under Davey. Rhino smashes Davey's head into the apron, and whips him into the barricade. Rhino charges towards Davey, but Davey kick him. Rhino is then thrown into the barricade. Davey throws Rhino in the ring, and does a Flying Headbutt from the top rope. Pin, but a kick out. Davey gets an Armbar, but Rhino pounds out. Rhino whips Davey, but gets kicked in t0eh corner. Davey runs towards Rhino, but Davey is picked up and smashed to the mat with a Spinebuster. Pin, but a kick out.
Rhino knees Davey's Chest after jumping off the ropes. Rhino continues to smashes Davey's chest in. Rhino smashes his arm into Davey's back. Davey is picked up by Rhino, but fights back. Rhino runs to Davey, but Rhino is sent to the floor. Davey goes on the apron, and punts Rhino. Davey gets back in the ring, and does a Suicide Dive to Rhino on the outside. Davey is the first to get up, throwing Rhino in the ring. Davey goes top rope, and hits a Missile Dropkick. Pin, but a kick out. Rhino hits a shoulder to Davey, and begins punching. The two are trading blows, and Davey hits a Running Forearm,. Davey hooks the leg, and hits an Exploder Suplex. Pin, but a kick out by Davey. Davey goes for a kick to Rhino's head, but Rhino does a Belly-to-Belly. Pin, but a kick out. Rhino begins softening Davey up, and goes for a Powerbomb. Davey whips Rhino into the corner, and does a Forearm Smash. Rhino pick up Richards, but Davey does an Enziguri. Davey runs the ropes, but Rhino does a Lariat. Pin, but a kick out. Rhino locks in a Boston Crab, and Davey reverses into an Ankle Lock. Davey pulls on the ankle, but Rhino kicks Davey off. Richards goes right back into it, wrenching the ankle. Rhino crawls to the ropes, but Davey pulls him back in. Rhino rolls around, and knocks Davey out. Davey is knock out with a knee to the face. Rhino goes for the Gore, but Davey does a Sunset Flip to a cover for the win.
Winner: ROH World Champion Davey Richards
After the match, House of Truth begin attacking Davey. Jay Lethal comes to the ring for the save. Lethal takes out Strong and Truth. Jay and Rhino lock eyes. Jay does a Handspring Back Elbow to Rhino, sending him out. Davey and Jay shake hands as House of Truth make their way up the ramp.
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