We begin with footage from last week when Kevin Steen commented on Davey Richards and how close he is to Jim Cornette. When then see Davey slap Kevin as he continued to insult the World Champion.
We are live on tape from Baltimore, Maryland and your announcers are Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness.
Match Number One: The Young Bucks versus TJ Perkins and Shiloh Jonze
Matt and Jonze start things off and Nick pulls Jonze by the hair and Matt attacks Jonze from behind. Matt with a snap mare and Nick goes up top but Jonze with a kick. Jonze with a head scissors and arm drag into an arm bar. Perkins tags in and he works on the arm and applies a modified abdominal stretch. Perkins gets distracted by Matt and that allows Nick to kick him.
Perkins perches himself in the ropes and Nick charges at him. Jonze tags in and hits a few drop kicks and hits a forearm. Matt breaks up the cover. Jonze charges at Matt and goes to the apron. Matt with a head scissors and Nick with a drop kick then they go after Perkins.
Nick with a kick to Jonze before sending him into the turnbuckles. Matt tags in and he hits a double stomp off the turnbuckles and gets a near fall. Matt poses on top of Jonze and gets a near fall. Matt yells at the referee. Matt with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Matt with a front face lock.
Matt with forearms to the back and then Matt yells at Jonze before making the cover and getting a near fall. Matt with a punch but he runs into a boot. Jonze avoids both Jacksons and Perkins tags in and connects with a series of kicks on Matt. He puts Nick in the tree of woe but he runs into a boot from Matt. Perkins pops up after a tornado DDT and he connects with a knee to Matt’s check and follows that with a hesitation drop kick into the corner where Nick is still in the tree of woe.
Perkins runs into a boot from Matt but hits a neck breaker. Jonze tags in and hits forearms and a leg lariat on the Bucks. Nick with a kick and he goes to the apron but Jonze with a kick to stop Nick. Perkins with a suicide dive onto Nick while Jonze gets a near fall on Matt. Jonze goes up top but Nick grabs the leg. Perkins stops Nick and they go to the apron. Nick with a super kick to Perkins but Jonze kicks Nick off. Jonze comes off the top and is hit with a super kick. The Jacksons hit More Bang for Your Buck to get the three count.
Winners: The Young Bucks
We go to commercial.
We are back with a look at the history between Mike Mondo and Matt Taven.
Match Number Two: Matt Taven versus Mike Mondo
Taven slaps Mondo before the match starts on the handshake and then they exchange punches and forearms after the bell rings. Taven with a side head lock and Taven with a punch after a leap frog from Mondo. Taven clotheslines Mondo over the top rope to the floor. Taven punches Mondo off the apron twice but Mondo with a thumb to the eyes the third time. Mondo throws Taven over the top rope but Taven skins the cat and hits a clothesline for a near fall.
Mondo lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt but he appears to have hurt his ankle. The referee keeps Taven off Mondo and is taking off his boot as he rolls to the floor. We cut to a crowd shot while Mondo takes off his boot. Mondo limps around the ring and he throws things at ringside.
Taven goes after Mondo on the floor and Mike sends Taven into the guardrails by the entrance and Mondo shows that he was playing possum. Mondo sends Taven’s head into the guardrails while Kevin Kelly demands the referee disqualify Mondo. Mondo gets a near fall and then applies a rear chin lock. Taven with punches to get out of the head lock but Mondo sends Taven over the top rope to the floor. Mondo charges at Taven from the apron but Taven sees it coming and he hits a power slam onto the floor.
Taven sends Mondo into the guardrails and then into the ring post. Taven sends Mondo into the guardrails one more time. Taven with a suplex onto the entrance ramp. Taven rolls Mondo into the ring and hits a cross body from the top for a near fall. Taven stomps on the exposed foot and then he slams Mondo. Taven goes up top again but Mondo with a flatline followed by a double arm DDT for the three count.
Winner: Mike Mondo
We go to commercial.
We are back with Inside Ring of Honor and footage of the press conference to announce Border Wars in Toronto.
We see comments from Kevin Kelly, Joe Koff, and Jim Cornette. Cornette discusses some of the wrestlers on the show and says that all three titles will be defended.
Davey Richards talks about how important Toronto is to him. He says that his journey started in Toronto with his match against Tyler Black.
Kevin Steen enters the room and he demands to be hurt. Steen says that he dressed up and he brought a tennis racket. Kevin wants to know if Jim is going to deny fans in Toronto the real main event like they did in New York.
Davey suggests that they have the match now and Kevin tells Jim that his boy toy champion wants the match, so why not give it to the fans.
Davey wants to end this guy in Toronto or he will surrender the title and go back to Japan. Davey tells Kevin to bring his piledriver but Cornette does not want the same thing that happened to El Generico to happen to Davey. Davey asks Jim if he looks like El Generico to him.
Jim wants to know if Davey can take care of Kevin Steen and he agrees to the match.
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time for the March Mayhem Final Match.
We get comments from Adam Cole. He talks about the ability to win $24,000 but it also means a lot of momentum up the ladder in Ring of Honor.
Mike Bennett talks about the final four way and Maria asks if it is like the one they had last weekend and Mike tells Maria to be quiet. He says that he won’t have any trouble showing that he is the biggest superstar in Ring of Honor.
Jay says that he can feel it and he is going to take care of Tomasso Ciampa.
Ciampa says that he can live without the money, but it is the competition that he lives for.
Match Number Three: Adam Cole versus Tomasso Ciampa (with the Embassy) versus Mike Bennett (with Maria and Bob Evans) versus Jay Lethal in the March Mayhem Finals
Lethal goes after Ciampa when he enters the ring, but the referees hold Lethal back.
We go to commercial before the match starts.
Lethal goes after Ciampa and the bell rings to start the match. Lethal with more punches followed by a chop and punches. Lethal wit a drop kick that sends Ciampa to the floor and Bennett tags in. They lock up and Bennett puts Lethal in the corner and he tries to punch Lethal but Lethal moves and he chops Bennett.
Bennett with a shoulder tackle. Lethal blocks a hip toss and hits a hip toss of his own followed by a cartwheel and drop kick for a near fall. Ciampa wants to get back into the match. Bennett does not take advantage of Lethal’s distraction. Cole tags in to face Bennett. They lock up and Cole with a wrist lock. Bennett with a kick and side head lock. Cole with a hammer lock into a side head lock. Bennett with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down. Bennett pie faces Cole in the corner. Cole with a reverse atomic drop when Bennett tries for a leap frog and Bennett with a drop kick for a near fall.
Cole with a snap mare and knees to the back followed by a drop kick for a near fall. Cole chops Bennett in the corner and Lethal is tagged in. Lethal goes up top while Cole has Bennett in a head lock and Lethal with a double sledge to the head. Lethal with a chop followed by a punch. Lethal pulls Bennett to the floor and they exchange punches. Ciampa attacks Lethal from behind and sends him into the apron. Cole goes up top for a cross body onto all three men.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Lethal chops Ciampa as it appears that things are under control. Lethal floats over in the corner and Ciampa with a rebound clothesline for a near fall. We see footage from the commercial break of Bennett hitting a spinebuster on the apron to Cole. After seeing the Embassy standing at ringside we return to the action with Ciampa punching Lethal but Jay has gotten his second wind and he punches Ciampa and chops him. Ciampa with a kick followed by a side Russian leg sweep for a near fall.
Lethal punches Ciampa and Lethal goes for a handspring move but Ciampa with a drop kick. Bennett tags himself in and Ciampa and Bennett argue. Ciampa and Bennett double team Lethal but Lethal with a kick to Ciampa and he hits Bennett with the Lethal Injection to get the three count and eliminate Bennett.
Mike Bennett Eliminated
Ciampa with a knee to Lethal’s head to eliminate him.
Jay Lethal Eliminated
While Bennett and Lethal are taken to the back, Adam Cole struggles to get back into the ring. Ciampa waits for Cole to get into the ring and he kicks Cole’s arm away. Ciampa sends Cole into the corner and then he pulls down the knee pad and he hits the running knee into the corner. Ciampa sets for a second knee and he hits it. Cole pops up and hits a super kick and both men are down.
Cole gets a second wind and he tries for a suicide dive but Ciampa catches him on the floor and hits an Air Raid Crash and can only get a two count when they return to the ring. Ciampa sets for Project Ciampa but Cole punches his way out of the hold. Cole with a sleeper on Ciampa but Ciampa with elbows to escape. Cole with a super kick to the back of the head and he reapplies the sleeper and he adds a body scissors.
The arm is dropped twice, but Ciampa does not have the arm drop the third time. Ciampa backs Cole into the corner and then he connects with an elbow. Cole with an elbow of his own. Cole goes up top and Jay Lethal has to be held back by referees. Ciampa hits the ropes to crotch Cole. Ciampa with Project Ciampa for the three count.
Winner: Tomasso Ciampa
After the match, Veda Scott comes to the ring with the giant check for the official presentation. Prince Nana gets on the mic and he starts singing ‘We in the Money’.
We go to credits.