Ring of Honor held a new set of television tapings for ROH TV on Sunday at the Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. This taping will be for a future episode or episodes of ROH TV.
In regards to notable moments from the tapings, AEW talent Griff Garrison made his return from injury and competed in a singles match against Lee Moriarty.
Scoop #16: Lee Moriarty vs The Returning Griff Garrison pic.twitter.com/2AqsznAqeG— Jacob Cohen (@MrJacobCohen) June 4, 2023
This was Garrison’s first appearance in AEW or ROH since the November 8th episode of AEW Dark and his first wrestling match since this past October due to an unknown injury.
Another notable moment that took place during the tapings involved ROH owner Tony Khan announcing that both Jerry Lynn and Stokely Hathaway are the new Board of Directors for ROH. Khan stated that Lynn and Hathaway will have matchmaking and authority power that only he can overrule for ROH show.
Scoop #7: Tony Khan is back out to introduce us to the NEW ROH Board of Directors— Jacob Cohen (@MrJacobCohen) June 4, 2023
1. Stokely Hathaway
2. Jerry Lynn
They will have matchmaking and ruling authority that can only be overruled by Tony Khan
He also confirms Sydal vs Joe will happen next week pic.twitter.com/cKls055XUG
In regards to Lynn and Hathaway’s new roles, PWInsider’s Mike Johnson reported that this is not an actual new executive role for both guys and instead is simply just a storyline device for ROH shows going forward. Khan reportedly still is the person in charge of booking and administrative duties for ROH.
Full results from ROH’s ROH TV tapings on June 4th:
- Mark Briscoe defeated Anthony Henry by pinfall via Jay Driller
- AR Fox, Darius Martin, & Action Andretti defeated The Trustbusters (Slim J, Sonny Kiss, & Jeeves Kay)
- Matt Sydal defeated Zack Clayton by pinfall via Meteora. Following the match, Sydal gave a promo saying that he is the best in ROH and wants to be the next ROH TV Champion.
- Tony Khan announced Jerry Lynn and Syokely Hathaway as ROH’s new Board of Directors. Khan stated that Lynn and Hathaway will have matchmaking and authority power but he will still have final say if needed over any decision made by them.
- ROH Six-Man Tag Team Championship Proving Ground match – The Embassy (Gates of Agony (Toa Liona & Bishop Kaun) & Brian Cage) defeated Cheeseburger, Eli Isom, & Marcus Kross by pinfall via Assisted Powerbomb
- The Kingdom (Matt Taven & Mike Bennett) defeated El Dragon & El Cobarde by pinfall via Proton Pack. During the match, Bennett got busted open and bled a lot that required a lot of cleanup after the match.
- Kiera Hogan defeated Robyn Renegade. Following the match, ROH Women’s Champion Athena came out and attacked Hogan with a kendo stick. Hogan was able to fight off Athena and stood tall in the ring with the kendo stick.
- Skye Blue defeated Viva Van
- Dark Order (John Silver, Alex Reynolds, & Evil Uno) defeated Shane Taylor & The WorkHorsemen (JD Drake & Anthony Henry)
- Mercedes Martinez defeated Vert Vixen by submission via Brass City Sleeper
- Tony Nese defeated Serpentico
- Tony Khan and new ROH Board of Directors Stokely Hathaway, and Jerry Lynn came out for a promo segment involving Khan commending Hathaway for some of the unusual ideas he has come up with for ROH. Two of those ideas that he decided against doing were a mass layoff of talent as a cost saving measure and banning Lucha Libre from ROH shows. Khan also changed Hathway’s idea of a handicap match between Action Andretti and all of The Embassy into a ROH Six-Man Tag Team title match of Action Andretti, Darius Martin, & AR Fox vs. The Embassy (c).
- Rey Fenix defeated Gravity by pinfall via Fenix Driver
- Nick Comoroto defeated Deimos by pinfall via Alabama Slam
- The Righteous (Vincent & Dutch) & Stu Grayson defeated Dalton Castle & The Boys (Brandon & Brent Tate). At one point in the match, Castle suffered a potential injury following a spot where he dove to the outside but caught his foot on the ropes. Castle was helped to the back after the match.
- ROH World Television Championship – Samoa Joe (c) defeated Matt Sydal by pinfall via Muscle Buster
- Miranda Alize defeated Notorious Mimi by pinfall via Running Leg Lariat
- The Iron Savages (Bronson & Bear) defeated Tracy Williams & Rhett Titus
- Dralistico defeated Willie Mack
- NJPW Strong Women’s Championship – Willow Nightingale (c) defeated Rachael Ellering
- Kyle Fletcher defeated Christopher Daniels by pinfall via Grimstone
- Diamante defeated Teal Piper
- ROH Women’s World Championship Proving Ground match – Athena defeated Trish Adora. Following the match, Hogan ran out and attacked Athena resulting in a brawl between the two. This brawl ended with Athena spearing Hogan through a table in the corner.
- ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship – The Embassy (Brian Cage & Gates of Agony (Toa Liona & Bishop Kaun)) (c) defeated Action Andretti, Darius Martin, & AR Fox.