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ROH 14th Anniversary was the two-night 14th ROH Anniversary Show professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the American wrestling promotion Ring of Honor (ROH). It took place on February 26 and 27, 2016 at the Sam's Town Live in the Las Vegas suburb of Sunrise Manor, Nevada. It was the fourteenth event under the ROH Anniversary name. The first night was a pay-per-view broadcast, and the second night was a set of tapings for ROH's flagship TV show Ring of Honor Wrestling.

ROH 14th Anniversary Show
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Official poster featuring Jay Lethal with his manager Truth Martini
PromotionRing of Honor
DateFebruary 26–27, 2016
CitySunrise Manor, Nevada
VenueSam's Town Live
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StorylinesEdit

ROH 14th Anniversary featured professional wrestling matches that involved wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds or storylines that play out on ROH's television program, Ring of Honor Wrestling. Wrestlers portrayed heroes (faces) or villains (heels) as they followed a series of events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.[1]

On January 26, 2016, ROH Matchmaker Nigel McGuinness announced that Jay Lethal would defend the ROH World Championship against Kyle O'Reilly and Adam Cole in a Triple Threat match in the Anniversary main event.[2]

Through ROH's partnership with New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), the event also featured wrestlers from the Japanese promotion, including Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kazuchika Okada, Kushida, Tomohiro Ishii and Gedo. Shinsuke Nakamura was also originally announced for the event, but was later pulled from the show due to leaving NJPW.[3] He was replaced by Hirooki Goto and Kenny Omega.[4]

Originally, ROH announced that Roderick Strong would defend the ROH World Television Championship against Bobby Fish at the 14th Anniversary Show. However, on February 19 at the ROH and NJPW co-produced Honor Rising: Japan 2016 event in Tokyo, Japan, Strong lost the title to Tomohiro Ishii.[5] Following this, Ishii was added to the scheduled Strong-Fish match, making it a Triple Threat match for the title. In addition, Hirooki Goto, who was originally scheduled to wrestle Ishii, would instead face Dalton Castle.

ResultsEdit

Night 1 (PPV)Edit

No. Results[6] Stipulations Times[6]
1D Silas Young defeated Cheeseburger, Gedo and Will Ferrara Four-way match 5:56
2 Tomohiro Ishii (c) defeated Roderick Strong and Bobby Fish Three-way match for the ROH World Television Championship 8:35
3 B.J. Whitmer defeated Adam Page Singles match 9:12
4 Hirooki Goto defeated Dalton Castle (with the Boys) Singles match 9:49
5 Alex Shelley defeated Christopher Daniels (with Frankie Kazarian) Singles match 9:41
6 Hiroshi Tanahashi and Michael Elgin defeated The Briscoe Brothers (Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe) Tag team match 14:50
7 Kazuchika Okada (with Gedo) defeated Moose (with Stokely Hathaway) Singles match 10:30
8 The Elite (Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks) (c) defeated Kushida, ACH, and Matt Sydal Six-man tag team match for the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship 16:57
9 War Machine (Hanson and Raymond Rowe) (c) defeated The All Night Express (Rhett Titus and Kenny King) No Disqualification tag team match for the ROH World Tag Team Championship 11:20
10 Jay Lethal (c) (with Truth Martini and Taeler Hendrix) defeated Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly Three-way match for the ROH World Championship 13:44
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • D – indicates the match was a dark match

Night 2 (TV tapings)Edit

No. Results[7] Stipulations Times
1D Brian Kendrick defeated Will Ferrara Singles match 5:30
2 Tomohiro Ishii (c) defeated Cedric Alexander Singles match for the ROH World Television Championship 6:18
3 The Briscoes (Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe) defeated Reno Scum (Adam Thornstowe and Luster the Legend) Tag team match 6:57
4 Hiroshi Tanahashi and Michael Elgin defeated The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) Tag team match 13:05
5 Roderick Strong defeated Adam Page, Matt Sydal and Moose Four-way match 10:55
6 Cheeseburger vs. Foxx Vinyer ended a no contest Singles match 1:22
7 Jay Lethal (c) (with Taeler Hendrix and Truth Martini) defeated Hirooki Goto Singles match for the ROH World Championship 7:54
8 reDRagon (Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish) defeated Chaos (Kazuchika Okada and Gedo) Tag team match 9:48
9 Adam Cole defeated Kushida Singles match 10:31
10 The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin) defeated The Addiction (Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian) Tag team match 12:48
11 War Machine (Hanson and Raymond Rowe) (c) defeated Roppongi Vice (Baretta and Rocky Romero) Tag team match for the ROH World Tag Team Championship 10:35
12 Kenny Omega defeated ACH Singles match 12:42
13 Dalton Castle (with The Boys) defeated Silas Young Fight Without Honor 14:10
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • D – indicates the match was a dark match

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  2. ^ Powell, Jason (27 January 2016). "1/27 Powell's Ring of Honor TV Review: 14th Anniversary PPV matches announced, Michael Elgin vs. Moose vs. Jay Briscoe, Top Prospect Tournament". Prowrestling.net. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  3. ^ Johnson, Mike (28 January 2016). "Nakamura off ROH PPV". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  4. ^ Caldwell, James (2 February 2016). "New Bullet Club leader announced for ROH's Vegas PPV weekend". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  5. ^ Caldwell, James (19 February 2016). "ROH "Honor Rising" in Japan – new ROH TV champion". Pro Wrestling Torch. Archived from the original on 19 February 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  6. ^ a b 2/26 ROH 14th Anniv. PPV Results – Caldwell's Complete Live Report - Pro Wrestling Torch
  7. ^ 2/27 RING OF HONOR TV TAPING RESULTS FROM LAS VEGAS, NV - PWInsider.com