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ROH Best in the World live results: Christopher Daniels vs. Cody

Preview by Joseph Currier

Cody Rhodes gets another shot at the Ring of Honor World Championship as Best in the World takes place at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Massachusetts tonight.

We're looking for your thoughts on tonight's show so you can leave a thumbs up, thumbs down or thumbs in the middle along with a best and worst match to dave@wrestlingobserver.com 

Cody will challenge Christopher Daniels for the title in the main event. Those two were also involved in the main event of ROH's last pay-per-view, with Daniels retaining in a triple threat match after hitting the Best Moonsault Ever on Cody while he had Jay Lethal locked in the figure four.

The Young Bucks will be in action as they defend their ROH tag titles against War Machine, KUSHIDA will defend his TV title against Marty Scurll, and the Six-Man belts will be up for grabs as Dalton Castle & The Boys challenge The Briscoes & Bully Ray.

Also on the show, Hangman Page will face Frankie Kazarian in a strap match, Lethal will take on Silas Young, The Kingdom teams against CMLL's Ultimo Guerrero & El Terrible, and The Rebellion face off with Search and Destroy in a match where the losing team must disband.

Our live coverage starts at 9 p.m. ET.

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MATT TAVEN & VINNY MARSEGLIA VS. ULTIMO GUERRERO & EL TERRIBLE

Guerrero pinned Marseglia with a schoolboy.  There were a lot of dives but the match didn't really click.  The match was under Lucha rules.  Guerrero works better with flyers.  He did seem to get ove with the crowd.  The crowd seemed to like it okay.

FRANKIE KAZARIAN VS. HANGMAN PAGE IN A STRAP MATCH 

This was different.  It was actually a country whipping match as opposed to a strap match.  Both guys whipped each other with belts and also did some wrestling with near falls.  Page introduced a belt with ails on it and both whipped the other with it so both had sliced up backs.  It was kind of sick.  Page took a suplex on steps and was also used a strap to throw him off the apron to the floor.  The finish saw Kazarian choking Page over the ropes with a belt and Page tapped out.

KENNY KING & RHETT TITUS & CAPRICE COLEMAN & SHANE TAYLOR VS. JONATHAN GRESHAM & JAY WHITE & CHRIS SABIN & ALEX SHELLEY LOSING SQUAD HAS TO BREAK UP

Tons of moveds.  It wasn't that crisp in a lot of the way but White, Sabin and Shelley all looked good, particularly late.  It ended up as a four way submmission with Gresham using the Octopus on Titus, White used a crossface on King, Sabin used a cloverleaf on Coleman and Shelley had a submission on Taylor.

After the match, Punishment Martinez came out and cleaned house on the babyfaces throwing them out of the ring and once again choke slamming White to keep their program going.

JAY LETHAL VS. SILAS YOUNG

Good long match.  Best so far.  Lethal took out Beer City Bruiser early with chair shots.  Good back and forth match.  Lots of near falls.  Young shoved down ref Todd Sinclair and Young went for a cradle pin but the ref was slow getting there.  Lethal then cradled him for the pin.

After the match Young gave Lethal misery which is the TKO, on the keg. Yong held him and Bruiser squashed Lethal into the keg three times.  Then Young & Bruiser pulled out a table.  Young put Lethal on the table.  Bruiser went to the top rope and splashed Lehtal through the table on the floor.  That spot looked great.  They pushed they hurt his ribs leading into the U.S. title tournament.

BULLY RAY & BRISCOES VS. DALTON CASTLE & THE BOYS FOR THE TRIOS TITLES

They did a surprise title change here.  Good match.  The match was booked with the idea The Boys aren't good enough to compete and Castle was the only one who got offense and had to carry things.  The finish saw the Boys run away and Jay wanted to chase after but Bully stopped Jay to get Jay to focus on the match.  While they were all distracted, Castle cradled Mark for the pin.  Bully at one point called for the tables but nobody ever go them.  The crowd was into Bully and Castle doing poses particularly Bully doing the peacock pose and dancing. 

KUSHIDA VS. MARTY SCURLL FOR THE TV TITLE

Kushdia retained the title using the broken fingers spot, followed by back to the future off the middle rope and then another back to the future llin the ring.  Excellent match.  I don't think it would be possible for these two to have anything but a great match.  Scurll did great British style.  Kushida worked the armbar spot and hoverboard lock spot, Scurll did the borken fingers spot and the chicken wing.  Few are better at working a rope break than Kushida. 

They showed the dark match finish.  Kris Wolf & Sumie Sakai beat Deonna Purrazzo & Mandy Leon.  Wolf pinned Purrazzo at the saame time Mandy Leon was pinning Sumie Sakai but Wolf and Purrazzo were legal.

YOUNG BUCKS VS. WAR MACHINE VS. CHUCK TAYLOR & TRENT BARETTA FOR ROH TAG TITLES IN A TORNADO MATCH, TAYLOR & BARETTA WERE ADDED AT THE LAST MINUTE AS WERE THE STIPS

So this was insane.  It was 13:00 of insane spots one after the other.  The Young Bucks retained the title when Nick did the Indy taker while Hanson & Rowe each had Baretta & Tyalor up in a piledriver position.  Then after a superkicks on Rowe & Hanson, Matt pinned Taylor.  The match was just nonstop moves.  The crowd was going nuts the entire time, far more than anything else on the show.  The timing of everything and execution was great.  There were so many moves that you could never keep track of them but everyone pretty much did everything they could in a condensed version of an incredible match. 

CHRISTOPHER DANIELS VS. CODY FOR ROH TITLE 

Cody won the title after Daniels used a rolling revese cradle but Cody rolled through and used crossroads.  Daniels had kicked out of crossroads earlier.  The cowd was totally behind Cody, as it was a Bullet Club night.  Cody split his lip up badly ealry in the match.  Daniels was cut from the top of the head.  There was a ref bump and Daniels had him pinned twice but no ref.  Marty Scurll threw in a chair but Daniels took a fake bump and therw the chair to Cody but Todd Sinclair didn't DQ Cody.  Frankie Kazarian ran in for the save and fought Scurll to the back.  Daniels used a back suplex off the apron through a table.  Cody also did a rainmaker and the rainmaker pose to tease the match with Okada.  It was hard to follow the prior match and really that match should have gone last except they wanted to end the show with the Bullet Club celebration.