Ring of Honor 2016 – The Year in Review, Part Two

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Read Part 1 here: http://blogofdoom.com/index.php/2017/01/02/ring-of-honor-2016-the-year-in-review-part-one/

When last we left our heroes in Ring of Honor, the first half of 2016 had, to put it charitably, limped to a close with the BIGGEST REMATCH IN ROH HISTORY between Jay Lethal and Jay Briscoe turning out to be a complete disappointment. Storylines were tired, and the promotion desperately needed a shot in the arm.

Luckily, there was an aptly-named group ready to make that happen…..

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Ring of Honor 2016 – The Year in Review, Part One

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Back when I was getting my degree, I remember one of my professors preaching on the importance of endings to stories. “Hemingway may or may not have been a shit writer, that’s in the eye of the beholder, but he always stuck the landing” was one of his more favored opinions; I took issue with the ‘may not’ part of that statement, because I always felt that Hemingway was one of the more overrated writers in American Lit. But I took his meaning, that his stories were memorable because he knew how to bring them home, regardless of the long and sometimes meandering way he got there.

It’s been an interesting year in the Honorable Ring (tm Matt Hardy); so let’s take a look at it all. This is part one of my year in review of ROH; part 2 will follow soon. It’s long, got lots of lists, and hopefully will be edifying to you all. It is a handy month by month reference guide to ROH in 2016 for anyone interested. I reviewed every episode of ROH TV this year outside of two very notable exceptions, and I’ll be talking about that when we get there. Hope you all need some reading material for work today. Here we go!

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Ring of Honor – December 28th, 2016

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Ring of Honor TV is taking a break for the next two weeks from current action, but we’ve still got a show to watch! This week, we’re across the pond as we look at matches from the Reach for the Sky tour, with a killer lineup of Will Ospreay vs Bobby Fish, Ospreay & Marty Scurll vs the Young Bucks, & Ospreay vs Scurll!

Actually, that IS a really killer lineup.

Let’s watch some wrestling, shall we?

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Ring of Honor – December 7th, 2016

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I’m a week late on this one. Sorry about that!

Tonight, it’s our first show after Final Battle! And, since it was taped BEFORE Final Battle, I bet we’ll see none of the actual fallout FROM Final Battle!

And now that I’ve convinced you that this recap is completely superfluous, I’ll at least try to make it entertaining!

Let’s watch some wrestling, shall we?

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