Ring of Honor Wrestling for 08/19/12 was headlined by the main event of Kevin Steen against Homicide for the Ring of Honor Championship. Plus, news will be announced concerning the Ring of Honor Tag Team Championship held by the All Night Express. The Wrestling Emporium will run down the results of Ring of Honor Wrestling for August 18th 2012.
Ring of Honor Wrestling 08/18/12 Recap and Results.
Jim Cornette announced that due to a contract dispute with Kenny King (as in he went over to TNA), the Ring of Honor Tag Team Championship are now vacated. Next week, there will be a tournament to crown new ROH Tag Team Champions.
Tonight, Kevin Steen will defend the ROH Championship against Homicide.
Sara Del Rey pinned Mia Yim. This match was taped before Del Rey’s departure in Ring of Honor. Yim put up a bit of a fight but she is outmatched and outclassed by Del Rey. The Queen of Wrestling shined in this match as per usual. KFTO connected on Yim and picked up the victory.
Mike Bennett and Maria showed up and Maria jumped Del Rey.
Truth Martini is out with Rhino. Then Eddie Edwards was out. Back and forth and we have a number one contenders match between Eddie Edwards and Rhino for right now.
Rhino became the number one contender for the ROH Championship over Eddie Edwards. Yeah for Rhino, he might be a retrend but he was something fresh in the title scene. Steen against Rhino will be an intriguing match to say the least. This bout had both wrestlers batter each other. Rhino brought it old school with a savage beating. Gore right through the table and Rhino got the win over Edwards.
Rhett Titus talked about his partner leaving. Charlie Haas will have to pick a new partner because Shelton Benjamin left. Six man match next week where the winner will face Adam Cole and Mike Bennett vowed victory. All on Inside Ring of Honor this week, these events are showcased.
Kevin Steen brought up Homicide’s past hatred of Jim Cornette. Homicide said that he isn’t doing a thing for Cornette. He wants that Ring of Honor Championship.
Kevin Steen defeated Homicide to retain the Ring of Honor Championship. The usual brawl from Steen was showcased in the main event. Homicide brought the goods, but he’s a step or two from his physical prime. Jimmy Jacobs got involved and this allowed Steen to hit his move for the pin.
Ring of Honor Wrestling was solid but not anything you need to break your neck to see.