At “Showdown in the Sun – Day 1” on March 30th, “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett beat Lance Storm in the center of the ring to the shock of many a member of the ROH faithful. What was not anywhere near as shocking was what happened following the contest when a handshake was offered; Bennett pulled in Storm, laid him out with The Box Office Smash, than proceeded to stand over the highly decorated champion with Maria Kanellis on his arm.
The challenge for a rematch was issued almost immediately by Storm, and just as quickly signed for “Border Wars” on May 12th, which went down in Lance’s home country of Canada at the famed Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto. It was a venue familiar to storm as he compete there during “Death Before Dishonor VII” weekend several years prior, but unlike his last visit there, this one proved victorious as Storm, turning the tables on Bennett, used a chair to help garner a victory over “The Prodigy” and even the score.
It was then announced that Storm would be taking