Adam had shoulder surgery, which kept him out until ROH/NJPW War Of The Worlds Night One on May 12th, where he was defeated by AJ Styles.
The following night, Adam teamed with fellow Kingdom members Michael Bennett & Matt Tavern to defeat Bullet Club's AJ Styles & The Young Bucks.
On "The Road To Best In The World" on May 29th Adam was defeated by Roderick Strong. And then on the following night, in a rematch - AJ Styles & The Young Bucks of Bullet Club defeated Adam Cole, Matt Tavern & Michael Bennett of The Kingdom.
December 7th 2014, was one of the biggest nights in Adam Cole life. The end to his feud with Jay Briscoe would come to an end in a "Fight Without Honor" match at Final Battle 2014.
Ring Of Honor put up a fantastic piece on the Cole/Briscoe feud, you can read that HERE.
In a Fight without Honor, Ring of Honor World Champion Jay Briscoe defeated Adam Cole to retain his championship. This fight saw the use of staples, tacks, tables, chairs and just about anything else not nailed down in Terminal 5.
Photos thanks to Get Lost Photography.
To view Final Battle in its entirety please check with your local cable provider for times. Here is a list of PPV providers http://www.rohwrestling.com/content/ppv-providers
It has come to light that Adam had suffered an injury, here is the official update from Ring Of Honor:
Ring of Honor was recently informed that former World Champion Adam Cole has suffered a shoulder injury.
The Miami Herald recently interviewed Adam Cole, you can read the interview at their WEBSITE.
Adam was also on the Straight Shoot:
On November 28th, 29th & 30th, Ring Of Honor and Preston Championship Wrestling held 4 shows, "Supercard Of Honor".
On show one, Dave Mastif defeated Adam Cole.
Show two saw Adam defeat Noam Dar.
On show three Adam was in a Three Way for the PCW Cruiserweight Title which included Kyle O'Reilly and winner Bubblegum.
And on the final show, Adam defeated Chris Masters by count out.
All shows were held in Evoque, Preston UK.
On November 15th, Ring Of Honor presented "Glory By Honor XIII" in San Antonio, Texas.
At the event, Adam Cole picked up a massive win by defeating ROH legend Christopher Daniels following a Jay Driller.
After the main event, Adam told Jay Briscoe that he wanted their match at Final Battle 2014 to be a FIGHT WITHOUT HONOR.
ADAM COLE... BAY BAY
On night one of the Survival Of The Fittest, Adam Cole defeated Delirious. Adam put the figure four on outside of the ring and lets go around 15 on the count, gets back in the ring and Delirious can’t beat the count so Adam gets the win.
Night two, Survival of the Fittest 2014 6 way Elimination Match
Adam Page vs Roderick Strong vs Hanson vs Tommaso Ciampa vs Adam Cole vs Matt Sydal
– Adam Page eliminates Roderick Strong with a roll up after BJ Whitmer interferes
– Matt Sydal eliminates Adam Page with a SSP
– Michael Elgin came out to distract the wrestlers at this point. Elgin put Tommaso Ciampa through a table on the outside. Ciampa was escorted out of the match.
– Ciampa came back out to force Bennett and Taven away who were trying to help Adam Cole
– Tommaso Ciampa eliminates Matt Sydal with Project Ciampa
– Adam Cole eliminates Ciampa, pinning him after Elgin came back out and hit Ciampa with a chair
– Adam Cole eliminates Hanson with the Florida Key to win the 2014 SOTF Tournament
Jay Briscoe vs Adam Cole at Final Battle 2014 for the ROH World Title