The Inner Circle challenges SCU for the AEW Tag Titles, Pac and Page compete in their rubber match, Jon Moxley makes a statement, and more on a pretty good episode of AEW Dynamite.
Cody challenges Chris Jericho for the World Title, RIHO faces her mentor Emi Sakura in a defense of the Women’s Title, and Kenny Omega and Jon Moxley try to destroy each other in an unsanctioned match in a very good PPV from AEW.
Adam Page and Kenny Omega team up to take on Sammy Guevara and Chris Jericho in the main event of a good episode of AEW Dynamite that also featured Jamie Hayter and Emi Sakura versus Shanna and RIHO.
The first-ever AEW Tag Team Champs are decided in the main event of another good episode of Dynamite.
Jay Lethal approaches the new ROH World Champ Dalton Castle with a request, and Flip Gordon challenges Marty Scurll in a very nice first episode of ROH TV in 2018.
The first IWGP US Heavyweight Champ is crowned in the finale of a highly entertaining tournament, Billy Gunn challenges Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP IC Title, The Young Bucks put their Jr. Heavyweight Tag Titles on the line against Roppongi Vice once again, and more on the second of two nights for NJPW in the USA.
Day 1 of the G1 Special in USA shows started the IWGP US Title tournament in a great way. This show had some great first round matches as well as a really good IWGP Heavyweight Title match between Okada and Cody!
Cody gets a one-on-one shot at Christopher Daniels’ ROH World Title in the main event of a very good PPV from ROH.
The final stop before Best in the World also happens to be the 300th episode of ROH TV! This show had two good matches and built nicely towards the PPV, but otherwise it wasn’t a particularly special episode.
KUSHIDA battles Marty Scurll for the TV Title, Chuck Taylor makes his ROH debut, and Search and Destroy has had about enough of The Rebellion on a great episode of ROH TV!
There were a lot of big expectations going in to many of the matches at Dominion, and I think they were met and in some cases exceeded. This was a great show top to bottom.
Two nights before the big event in Osaka, the Road to Dominion had a lot of fun tag matches and managed to build some solid interest in all of the upcoming title matches.
Hangman Page attempts to kick Adam Cole out of Ring of Honor in a very good main event on a very good show.
Cody faces Kazarian in a good main event of a decent episode of ROH TV.
ROH and New Japan clashes once again in a show that featured a bunch of very good and highly entertaining matches.
Matt Taven looks to become the first-ever ROH Grand Slam Champ as he battles Christopher Daniels for the ROH World Title on a show with some interesting matchups featuring stars from New Japan!
The first night of the War of the Worlds tour had some great matches and a few that weren’t as great, but overall it was a very solid start for the ROH/NJPW tour.
Another pretty good episode of ROH TV is highlighted by a Four Corner Survival match to name a second (or actually, third) number one contender for the ROH World Title.
There were a lot of people attacking other people on this show, but I think it did a fine job of building interest for Death Before Dishonor.