ROH TV Results – August 17, 2023

ROH TV Results – August 17, 2023

Gravity vs. Gringo Loco

Gravity hits a splash early on for a two count then Gringo Loco presses Gravity into the air and then catches him in a fallaway slam for a two count. Loco hit a chop and plays to the crowd before hitting another chop in the corner and Irish whipping Gravity to the corner. Gravity ran up the ropes and backflips off before turning around and powerslams Gringo Loco.

Loco shoves Gravity to the floor and hits a double jump springboard moonsault to the floor on Gravity Loco then absolutely crushed Gravity with a  springboard twisting senton before he shoves Loco to the outside and then climbs up to the top rope launched himself over the post and hits a hurricanrana on Loco on the floor.

Gravity missed a 450 splash and Loco counters into a standing Spanish Fly as Gravity got back up. Gravity tried to float over into a sunset flip bomb but he lost his grip and was crushed again by Loco falling backwards and landing right on his face.

Gravity & Loco went to the top rope and Loco hit some sort of a torture rack suplex off the top rope for a 2 count. Gravity & Loco went to the ropes again and Gravity hits a Samoan drop off the middle rope before hitting a splash for the win.

Winner: Gravity 

Pure Rules Match
Josh Woods vs. Silas Young

Josh Woods refused a handshake from Silas Young & he was applauded because he was in favour of Woods having an attitude now. Young & Woods lock up and Young hits a drop toe hold causing Woods to grab the ropes as he went down which counts as a rope break. Young & Woods locked up again, and Woods was able to take him down but Young did counter out of a Chaos Theory for a 2 count.

Woods sent Young crashing into the ropes and then drove him shoulder first into the turnbuckle then Young trying to avoid further damage to the arm by keep going for pinfall attempts to keep Woods at bay.

Woods stood up and punches Young right in the face to break up the pinfall attempts, getting his 1 warning and then hit a running twisting vertical suplex into the corner dropping Young right on his head for the win.

Winner: Josh Woods

Maria Kanellis Bennett was backstage, saying she was scouting for an army to protect her kingdom. Leyla Hirsch walked in and said that there was nothing Maria could do for her, but Maria said that she could provide some real competition for her and said Hirsch would face Rachel Ellering later.

Proving Ground Match
Women’s Champion Athena vs. Brittany Jade

Athena got roll up early as she play to the crowd then pulls Brittany J from the apron to the floor and then throws her into the guardrail with a crash. Athena screams at Ian Riccaboni before returning to the ring and countering a headscissors with a cartwheel and hitting a pop up powerbomb and a forearm for the win.

Winner: Women’s Champion Athena

After the match The Renegades ran down and started beating on Athena before Billie Starkz ran down to the ring to make the save and drive The Renegades out of the ring.

Tag Team Match
Television Champion Samoa Joe & Stokely Hathaway vs. The Boys (Brandon Tate & Brent Tate)

Samoa Joe went for Muscle Buster then Joe held Brent Tate and then walks away with Brent as Stokely Hathaway flew off the ropes and crashes and burns before choking out Brent for the submission win.

Winners By Submission: Television Champion Samoa Joe & Stokely Hathaway

Backstage Lexy Nair is with Billie Starkz and it was announced she would be facing Charlette Renegade. The Renegades walk up and trash talk Starkz before the end of the interview.

Tag Team Match
6 Man Tag Team Champions Gates Of Agony (Toa Liona & Kaun) vs. Matt Sydal & Christopher Daniels

Gates Of Agony briefly got the heat on Christopher Daniels but he was able to hit a drop toe hold and tag out to Matt Sydal & he hit a standing twisting senton on Kaun for a 2 count. Daniels & Sydal then hit a drop toe hold.

Daniels was ready to go for the Best Moonsault Ever but Kaun was able to shove Daniels away and Toa Liona hits a clothesline on Daniels to get the advantage.

Liona crushed Daniels as Kaun hit a backstabber and Liona hit a splash, but Sydal broke up the pinfall. Kaun locks on a sleeper before hitting a uranage into a backbreaker on Daniels.

Daniels was able to tag out Sydal but it didn’t go very well as Daniels came back in and gets hit with a fireman’s carry into a gutbuster for the win.

Winners: 6 Man Tag Team Champions Gates Of Agony

Madison Rayne vs. Dani Mo

Madison Rayne went for a neckbreaker on Dani Mo then Mo fakes Rayne out with a kick to the head only to hit the stomach. Rayne then just grabs Mo and hits Cross Rayne for the win.

Winner: Madison Rayne

6 Man Tag Team Match
Dark Order (Evil Uno, Alex Reynolds & John Silver) vs. Corey Calhoun, Isaiah Broner & Lord Crewe

Evil Uno starts the match with Isaiah Broner & as Dark Order was beating on Broner, Stu Grayson came out to the ramp and distracted them, leading to Calhoun being able to roll Reynolds up for a 2 count before they take Calhoun to the Dark Realm for the victory.

Winners: Dark Order

ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli was backstage saying that while he was not in the arena tonight, he was very much there, and that no one he has faced has given him a run for his money. Castagnoli talks about when he lost the ROH World Title to Chris Jericho and how he took the ROH World Title back from Jericho learning that the only thing that mattered was that he had a simple job to keep the ROH World Title from people who were not worthy of it like Eddie Kingston, PAC & Mark Briscoe and he was really good at his job.

Cole Karter vs. Griff Garrison

Griff Garrison goes right after Karter by hitting a series of chops, strikes and then a Falcon Arrow for a 2 count before Karter hits a Dominator for the win.

Winner: Cole Karter

After the match Maria Kanellis walked down to the ring and whispered something in Karter’s ear before leaving.

Billie Starkz vs. Charlette Renegade

Charlette Renegade did not abide by the Code of Honor as she hits a forearm in the handshake before beating on Billie Starkz for a bit. Starkz tried to escape to the floor but got distracted by Robyn Renegade and Charette jumps off the apron to continue the attack. Charlette grabs Starkz by the nose and pulls back with a camel clutch.

Starkz hit a kick to Charlette but was cut off on the ropes by Robyn & Charlette hits a superplex but Starkz rolled through into a Last Shot for a 2 count. Charlette managed to hit a landslide for a 2 count but Starkz was able to hit a neutralizer type move for the win.

Winner: Billie Starkz

After the match Robyn Renegade ran in and The Renegades started beating on Starkz but Women’s Champion Athena ran down and made the save & as they faced off Athena told Starkz to duck and then both women hit a dive on The Renegades. Athena challenges Starkz to a fight in a joking way and Starkz offered a handshake but Athena refused. Athena then said Come on, minion! Let’s go! Starkz followed with hesitation.

Ari Daivari & Tony Nese were backstage and Nese talked about why he was trying to get the fans to do work outs with him and how frustrating it is that he gets interrupted by someone as he tries to make the lives of the fans better. Nese said Mark Sterling promised he would have the floor tonight and they were going to have a full group training session as the fans needed it badly with how out of shape they were.

6 Man Tag Team Match
The Workhorsemen (JD Drake & Anthony Henry) & Lee Moriarty vs. Action Andretti, Darius Martin & Lee Johnson

Lee Moriarty & Lee Johnson starts the match with a some exchange then Moriarty tried to escape the grasp of Darius Martin & Action Andretti but fell victim to several double team moves that also took out The Workhorsemen.

Moriarty & Johnson resumed their exchange but Anthony Henry hit a knee to the back of Johnson letting Moriarty tag out to JD Drake & he nails Johnson with a Bossman slam. Henry tags in and hit some kicks to Johnson.

Johnson ducks an attack and tags out to Andretti & he ran wild hitting a dive on Henry on the floor but missing a 450 splash on Moriarty.

Andretti hit a standing Spanish fly instead, but was soon falling victim to The Workhorsemen as they hit a pop up powerbomb for a 2 count that was broken up by Martin.

Martin gets hit with a twisting butterfly suplex from Drake but Andretti broke it up. Andretti counters an O’Connor Roll with a bridge to get the win.

Winners: Action Andretti, Darius Martin & Lee Johnson

Lexy Nair is with Athena and she brought in Billie Starkz. Athena assigned a minion number to Starkz but Starkz said it wasn’t what was important as they had to deal with The Renegades, challenging them to a Tag Team match next week. Athena said that Starkz shouldn’t think since that was not her roll, and she intimidated Nair into agreeing with her before demanding that Starkz drive them to the mall.

Trish Adora vs. Lady Frost

Lady Frost slips slightly on a handspring so Trish Adora kicks Frost in the head and get the advantage. Adora then did a stretch behind Frost before putting her foot on the back of Frost’s head and driving it to the mat. Adora then did the splits on the shoulder of Frost, driving her head down to the mat while she was seated.

Adora hit a standing crossbody for a 2 count before hitting a German suplex. Adora hits a sternum breaker in the corner for a 2 count. Frost ducks a clothesline and hits a spinning kick for a 2 count before hits Frostbite for the win.

Winner: Lady Frost

Backstage Lexy Nair is with Kiera Hogan and talks about how she has been keeping her eyes on Lady Frost. She said she was going to put her fire against Frost melting the ice.

Leyla Hirsch vs. Rachel Ellering

Leyla Hirsch floats over onto the back of Rachel Ellering after a corner charge by locking on a sleeper and then transitioning to an octopus stretch.

Ellering fought out but Hirsch was able to counter a pinfall attempt after a Bossman slam into a crucifix pin before transitioning into an armbar for the submission win.

Winner By Submission: Leyla Hirsch

Dalton Castle vs. Peter Avalon

Dalton Castle yells at Peter Avalon as he tried to escape Castle’s grasp, saying You wiggle away from me again and I’ll rip your face off! Castle proceeded to suplex Avalon around the ring before he hits Bang A Rang to get the win.

Winner: Dalton Castle

Lexy Nair is with Shane Taylor & he talks about how in the past with ROH he was established as the greatest Television Champion, greatest 6 Man Tag Team Champion and greatest stable of all time in ROH but people only wanted to talk about the old guard and he was going to finally put that to rest when he got to fight them and specifically Samoa Joe because he wants his Television Title back.

Tony Nese came out and claimed that his match was cancelled so he was going to lead the crowd in the workout. The crowd actually started to participate before Metalik made Jerry Lynn came out and informed Nese that his lawyer was wrong and that Tony Khan was a bit tired of Nese trying to avoid wrestling so he was facing someone who he was familiar with tonight.

Metalik vs. Tony Nese

Metalik hit a Asai Moonsault to the floor on Tony Nese before he kicks Nese right in the back off the head hard as they went down.

Nese fought out of a fireman’s carry and hit a powerbomb on Metalik for a 2 count. Metalik hit a superkick on a running Nese before hitting Metalik Driver for the win.

Winner: Metalik