*Spoiler* Claudio Castagnoli retained his title
by SIMONE BRUGNOLI | VIEW 579
Welcome back to the weekly episode of Rampage, which aired last night from the Wolstein Center in Cleveland. The highlight of the show will be the match between Claudio Castagnoli and Dustin Rhodes, valid for the Ring of Honor title.
But that's not all, there is also room for the tournament for the Trios titles! And after the usual opening greetings from Excalibur, Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone and Chris Jericho, we immediately jump into action with a 3 vs 3 match!
Trios Title Tournament Rampage Bracket Semi-Finals: The House of Black — Brody King, Buddy Matthews, & Malakai Black vs The Dark Order — Alex Reynolds, John Silver, & Ten Orange Cassidy, Danhausen and the Best Friends attended the match at ringside.
The meeting is in the hands of the House of Black with Malakai who is about to subdue Ten, but beware .... the music of "The Redeemer" Miro resounds! Former TNT Champion distracts Malakai who gets PUSHED BY ALEX REYNOLDS! CLAMOROUS DEFEAT OF THE HOUSE OF BLACK!
The Dark Order advances in the tournament and progresses to the semifinals. The House of Black immediately takes revenge on Miro, attacking him in the center of the ring. But Sting and Darby Allin arrive to help him, now at loggerheads with the stable.
Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Ashton Day Lightning victory for Hobbs who destroys his opponent with a spinebuster. Backstage we see the Factory, QT Marshall's stable, attack Ricky Starks and knock him out. Backstage we see Jade Cargill with her Baddies.
The TBS Champion challenges Athena to a match titled All Out. Athena does not want to wait and starts a fight, sedated by security. ROH World Title Match: Blackpool Combat Club's Claudio Castagnoli (c.) Vs. “The Natural” Dustin Rhodes.
Claudio Castagnoli vs. Dustin Rhodes
It's main event time! At Dustin's corner, we find Arn Anderson and his son Brock. Claudio Castagnoli, on the other hand, is accompanied by Wheeler Yuta and William Regal, who sits at the comment table replacing Jericho.
Before the match the two opponents shake hands, respecting the code of honor. At the age of 53, the son of the American Dream proves that he can still speak out in the ring, deserving the "You Still Got It" chants from the audience.
At the end of the match Dustin accidentally hits Claudio with a low blow, but the Swiss win with a well-placed European Uppercut on the fly, keeping the ROH title. And on these images ends the episode of Rampage, see you next time!