Ring of Honor TV results: Athena & Billie Starkz vs. Mercedes Martinez & Diamante

Ring of Honor presents its weekly show on HonorClub tonight.

ROH Women's World Champion Athena and her minion Billie Starkz will continue their rivalry with Mercedes Martinez & Diamante on Thursday's episode. After Starkz defeated Diamante in singles action last week, a tag match between the two teams has been scheduled for this week's show. 

Dalton Castle will also be back on ROH TV for the first time in a month tonight. He'll wrestle Anthony Henry of the Workhorsemen in singles action. 

Other matches scheduled to air include Rachael Ellering vs. Robyn Renegade, The Infantry vs. The Hughes Brothers, Metalik vs. Angelico, and Lee Moriarty vs. Darius Martin. A triple-threat tag match featuring The Gates of Agony, Iron Savages, and Griff Garrison & Cole Karter is also advertised for the show. 

Ring of Honor TV this week was taped on Saturday at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. Spoilers from the show are available here. 


The show opened with a promo from Angelico. Angelico said that Eddie Kingston took advantage of Serpentico after the bell in their match, and as a friend, he had to make sure Kingston knew that he was wrong. Angelico said that he was ready for his World Title match against Kingston soon.

Angelico (w/Serpentico) defeated Metalik

Metalik opened strong, scoring with a headscissors. Metalik hit a rope-walk crossbody before Angelico cut off a springboard elbow with a dropkick. Angelico tied Metalik up with a double-leg submission before Metalik got to the ropes. Metalik came back with a Slingblade Bulldog and a rope-walk dropkick before hitting a step-up senton to Angelico on the outside.

Metalik hit a springboard splash in the ring for a nearfall. They traded clotheslines in the corner before Angelico hit a capoeira kick. Angelico locked on a reverse Figure Four for the win.

Lexy Nair was backstage with Kyle Fletcher. Fletcher was disappointed by his recent losses, but he took pride in taking former world champions to their limit at age 24. He said the next time he was in the ring with men of that caliber, it would be a different story.

The Infantry (Carlie Bravo & Shawn Dean) (w/Trish Adora) defeated Terrell & Terrence Hughes

The Hughes Brothers got a jump-start on this match, double-teaming Bravo early on. Bravo hit the Carlie Crossover to get out of their corner and get the tag to Dean, who quickly got control of the situation. The Infantry then hit Boot Camp for the win.

Lexy Nair was backstage with Maria Kanellis-Bennett. She said that her men Cole Karter & Griff Garrison have come together out of a common goal of being tag team champions. Leyla Hirsch walked in and said that after her title loss against Athena, she’d consider taking Kanellis’ guidance. Kanellis said that if Hirsch wanted her help, she would have to earn it.

Dalton Castle defeated Anthony Henry

Henry refused the Code of Honor, causing the match to start with shoving. Henry forced Castle out of the ring with an elbow, but Castle fired himself and the crowd up before getting back in the ring. Henry hit another elbow, but Castle dropped him in return with a waistlock slam. Henry escaped to the floor after a second waistlock slam, but Castle sent Henry into the ring steps before hitting a DDT on the floor.

Castle went to the top rope, but Henry rolled away. Henry baited Castle before sending him back first into the apron. Henry ran around the ring and hit a running leg lariat that sent Castle over the barricade. Henry kept control of Castle, responding to every comeback attempt Castle had. Castle picked Henry’s ankle, then caught him with a back elbow.

Castle strung some offense together, hitting a Slingblade Bulldog. Henry got caught in position for the Bangarang but countered it with a piledriver for a nearfall. Castle got out of the way of a double stomp before flinging Henry around with German suplexes. Castle hit the Bangarang to score the win.

Lexy Nair was backstage with Mark Sterling, Tony Nese, & Josh Woods. Sterling blew off Nese’s loss to Samoa Joe on Battle of the Belts before bragging about his charges and their recent success. Ethan Page entered stage left, wondering why Sterling hadn’t returned any of his calls. Page asked Nese if he was proud of how he cheated to win before Woods got in his face. Sterling set up Woods vs. Page in the hopes of getting Page out of their business.

Tornado Tag Team Match – Diamante & Mercedes Martinez defeated Athena & Billie Starkz

The match quickly broke down into a Pier Six brawl, with Athena and Starkz sending Diamante and Martinez into the timekeeper’s area. Martinez took down Starkz on the outside, allowing her and Diamante to double-team Athena in the ring. Martinez hit the Anarchist Suplex on Athena for a nearfall. Starkz took down both Martinez and Diamante with a crossbody, but Martinez sent her down with a big boot.

Athena came back, taking down Martinez with a facebuster. Diamante hit a Cross Rhodes on Athena, but Starkz broke up the pin with a German suplex. Martinez took out Starkz before she and Diamante hit a double-team move on Athena for a nearfall. Athena and Starkz teamed up to hit a rolling spear on Martinez. Athena hit a German on Diamante before teaming up with Starkz to hit a double suplex.

Athena held Martinez in position for a Starkz spin kick, which landed. Starkz hit a DDT on Diamante before Athena pulled her up into a facebuster for a nearfall. Athena and Starkz teamed up again, with Athena hitting a Rocket Launcher with Starkz for a nearfall. Starkz and Athena set up a double superplex, but Martinez powerbombed Athena out of the corner. Martinez and Diamante then hit the Street Sweeper on Starkz to score the win.

After the match, Martinez posed with the ROH Women’s Title belt while Diamante taunted Athena. Athena drilled Diamante with a forearm before getting in Martinez’s face.

Kyle Fletcher defeated Willie Mack

Fletcher and Mack traded offense to start, with Mack scoring a pair of armdrags. Mack caught Fletcher with a headscissors and a Shining Wizard for a nearfall. Fletcher came back with a running kick that sent Mack to the floor. Mack fired back up with a heavy shoulder block and a slam, before hitting a standing moonsault for a nearfall.

Mack went for the Stunner, but Fletcher got out. Fletcher hit his half of the Aussie Arrow for a nearfall. Fletcher hit another leg lariat to the back of Mack’s head before hitting the Tombstone for the win.

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Lexy Nair was backstage with Billie Starkz. They were soon joined by an irate Athena, who went off on Starkz for causing her to lose her first match on ROH TV. She blamed Starkz for the fact that Martinez earned a title shot and harshly told her to get her act together.

Four Corner Survival Match – Gravity defeated Slim J, Gringo Loco, Blake Christian

Slim J took Gravity to the floor as Christian and Loco traded flash pins in the ring. Slim J dragged Loco to the floor and sent him into the post before Christian hit a dive onto Slim J. Gravity hit a handspring headscissors off of the apron to Christian. In the ring, Gravity sent Loco down with a double rotation headscissors. Loco hit a pop-up flapjack for a nearfall that Slim J broke up.

Christian hit Slim J with an inverted senton before hitting a top rope double stomp for a nearfall. Gravity hit a dive onto Slim J before Loco hit a moonsault onto both of them on the floor. Christian hit a springboard 630 to all three men on the floor. Slim J avoided a springboard 450 before hitting a Skywalker kick to Christian.

Loco hit an avalanche spinning powerbomb on Slim J. Christian hit a springboard 450 onto the pile, but Gravity broke up Christian’s pin with a top rope splash to score the win.

Leyla Hirsch defeated Nyxx

Hirsch used the Code of Honor to pull Nyxx in for a Saito suplex. Hirsch clubbered on Nyxx, hitting a German suplex and a running clothesline. Hirsch locked on the cross armbreaker to score the quick submission win.

Lee Moriarty (w/Shane Taylor) defeated Darius Martin

Martin sent Moriarty to the floor after catching him with a Manhattan Drop. Martin hit a plancha to the floor, but Moriarty was able to get in control after a slight distraction from Taylor. Martin escaped a submission, hitting the bulldog into the ropes and Rolling The Dice for a nearfall. Moriarty came back with a stomp to the foot and a low dropkick.

Moriarty and Martin locked up in the ropes. Moriarty swung through the referee to hit Martin, forcing the referee out of the way. Moriarty sent Martin into the ropes, where Taylor hit the knockout punch. Moriarty locked on the Border City Stretch for the win.

Moriarty held onto the Stretch after the bell as Taylor taunted Martin. Action Andretti came to the ring with a chair to run them off.

Rachael Ellering defeated Robyn Renegade (w/Charlette Renegade)

Ellering scored with a senton that sent Renegade to the apron. Ellering followed her to the apron, where Renegade threw her down face-first for a nearfall in the ring. Ellering caught Renegade with a flash pin as Renegade taunted the crowd, but only scored a nearfall. Ellering fired up, hitting a Death Valley Driver for a nearfall. Renegade hit a snapmare driver but missed a moonsault. Ellering hit a rolling elbow before landing the Bosswoman Slam for the win.

Gates Of Agony (Bishop Kaun & Toa Liona) (w/Prince Nana) defeated Cole Karter & Griff Garrison (w/Maria Kanellis) & Iron Savages (Boulder & Bronson) (w/Jacked Jameson)

Karter and Garrison jumped Bronson at the bell, with Garrison sending him into Karter’s dropkick. They hit an offensive combo on Bronson for a nearfall. Boulder and Kaun tagged in, with Boulder overpowering Kaun. Boulder took down both Garrison and Karter with a double flapjack before dropping Kaun with a World’s Strongest Slam.

The Savages went for their Transformer Slam, but Kaun moved out of the way. Liona took Boulder to the floor as Karter and Garrison hit a double-team on Kaun for a nearfall. Liona pounced Garrison out of the ring before helping Kaun hit a double main event spinebuster on Karter for the win.

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