Welcome back loyal readers to this week’s episode of ROH on HDNet. For the first time in a month we’ll see an episode that I wasn’t present for. Oh well, no more face time for me and my son. At least the outcomes of tonight’s matches will be new to me. Let’s get to the action.
Last week on HDNet…
We start things off with a recap of last week where Austin Aries attacked Delirious after injuring his throat. We see multiple camera angles of Kenny King draping Delirious across the barricade and Aries flying off the tope rope onto him. And that means multiple camera shots of my son and I right next to King. Cool, I made this week’s broadcast too. Every time they show that incident, they’ll show us in the crowd. We’re famous now, we’re a part of ROH history. Okay, maybe I’m getting a little carried away, maybe.
Tag Team Turmoil
Jim Cornette announces a match for tonight between former ROH World Tag Team champions, the Briscoes, and the Dark City Fight Club. The winners will be named number one contenders and they will get the next shot at the champs, the Kings of Wrestling.
The Briscoes vs. Dark City Fight Club
Austin Aries Interview
Kyle Durden interviews Austin Aries. Once more we see the attack on Delirious. In black & white, slow motion, with ominous music. You know what, I don’t look half bad in grey. Aries comments on the Pick 6 Battle Royal he will be in later this evening. He goes on and on about how he has studied all the great battle royal winners of the past and now believes that he has the secret to winning against 19 other men. Durden informs him that there are only six in this battle royal, to which Aries replies, “Oh, piece of cake then”. Love that A-Double.
The newest member of The Embassy…
We see a recap of the feud between the Necro Butcher and the Embassy. Prince Nana comes out to the ring and announces Shawn Daivari as the newest member of the Embassy. Daivari comes out and shoots on the Necro Butcher. I don’t know about that, I see a lot of chairs and barbed wire in your future Shawn.
Eddie Kingston Interview
Kyle Durden interviews Eddie Kingston about the upcoming battle royal. Sorry Eddie, I don’t see you winning this one. But I’ll say that you last longer than Joey Ryan does, how about that.
The Art of Wrestling with Colt Cabana
Colt Cabana interviews “The Voice of ROH” Bobby Cruise about the art of talking.
Pick 6 Battle Royal – Rhett Titus vs. Joey Ryan vs. Austin Aries vs. Jerry Lynn vs. Eddie Kingston vs. “SkullKrusher” Rasche Brown
One More Time…
And then to close out the program we see the footage of Aries attacking Delirious last week one more time. Man, that never gets old watching myself on television. Like Terrell Owens said, “I love me some me”.
This episode was very entertaining. There were only two matches but they were both very well executed. I’m a big fan of the Royal Rumble so this week’s battle royal was right in my wheelhouse (my apologies Mr. Peck). See you all next week for more exciting Ring of Honor action on HDNet.
Vince DeHoratus lives in suburban Philadelphia with his wife and two kids. He has been a life long wrestling fan and he has passed that love onto his son. Though not quite yet “middle aged and crazy”, he is fast approaching it.
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