By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Will Ospreay def. Bobby Fish to Win the ROH World Television Championship
Aside from Final Battle earlier this month, I haven't seen too much of Ospreay's work, but from what I've seen so far, he never ceases to impress me with what he can do in the ring. The guy is absolutely incredible. Granted, he focuses a bit too much on executing sweet spots rather than telling a story, but it's hard to complain when he's so damn fun to watch. He and Fish work two very different styles, yet this was still a good match for the time it was allotted. I still say Fish losing the TV title should have been a bigger deal. Sure, it was a cool moment and especially for those in attendance to witness a shocking title change, but Fish held that belt for so long that it should have been a bigger deal. That said, it did make Ospreay a star from the get-go in his Ring of Honor debut.
ROH World Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks def. Will Ospreay and Marty Scurll
You can't go wrong with Ospreay and Young Bucks in the same match, and Scurll is a star himself. This was a wild matchup and a total spotfest, but in the best way possible. I couldn't even begin to recap everything that went down, but it was a blast to watch unfold. I really liked how the tension teased between Ospreay and Scurll led to the two facing off against each other for the TV title at the subsequent show.
Marty Scurll def. Will Ospreay to Win the ROH World Television Championship
As awesome of an athlete as Ospreay is, I think I like Scurll a bit more. He seems to have a great character in place with his "Villain" persona, and he's an exceptional wrestler to boot. The match didn't last too long, but it was a real treat and as arch-rivals, it didn't surprise they had excellent chemistry together. Having the TV title change hands again so soon after Ospreay won it was questionable, but it did lead to some buzz for ROH overseas.
Just to clarify, all three of these matches took place at separate shows during their Reach for the Sky Tour over in the United Kingdom. They said last week that this week would consist of "Best of 2016" highlights, but this was content I had never seen before, so I figured I would review it. And I'm glad I did because the wrestling was outstanding, so I would reccommend you check it out as well.