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ROH DVD Collection

Glory By Honor 2- Philadelphia, PA 9/20/03

1. Field Of Honor: BJ Whitmer defeated Jimmy Rave; Whitmer took his first victory to go 1-0, and Rave dropped to 0-2.
2. Field Of Honor: Xavier defeated John Walters; Walters fell to 0-2, and Xavier went to 1-0.
3. Teddy Hart defeated TJ Wilson
4. Steve Corino defeated Raven. Raven and Punk were given the chance to choose their enemy's opponent, so Punk chose Corino, who until that point had never beaten Raven.
5. Four Corner Survival: Colt Cabana defeated Matt Stryker, Chris Sabin & AJ Styles
6. Tag Title Gauntlet Qualifier: Special K (Hydro, Deranged & Angeldust) defeated The Carnage Crew (Justin Credible, Loc & Devito) by DQ to advance
7. ROH Tag Title Gauntlet Match: The Briscoes defeated Special K (Hydro & Deranged), The Briscoes defeated The Ring Crew Express, Special K (Izzy & Dixie) defeated The Briscoes, and The Backseat Boyz defeated Special K (Izzy & Dixie) to become the 3rd ROH Tag Team Champions.
8. Alexis Laree defeated Hijinx. Before the match, Alexis came out to say goodbye to ROH, but Special K broke it up. Joey Matthews came in to make the save and apparently get back together with Alexis, but then turned on her, joining Special K again and beating her up until The Rottweilers made the save and set this match up.
9. CM Punk defeated Terry Funk when the referee stopped the match after Funk nearly passed out from a figure four leglock. Funk was Raven's choice for Punk's opponent, and after the match, Colt Cabana came down to help Punk destroy the legend, but Raven and Tommy Dreamer made the save.
10. ROH World Title Match: Samoa Joe defeated Christopher Daniels to retain


Main Event Spectacles- Elizabeth, NJ 11/1/03

1. Field Of Honor: Dan Maff defeated Colt Cabana in a Field of Honor Match to even both of their scores at 2-1. After the match, Samoa Joe and his new manager Jim Cornette hit the ring, beating down Dan Maff, but Christopher Daniels came out for the save. As The Prophecy left, Cornette turned on Joe, joining The Briscoes, who then jumped Joe.
2. Xavier & Nigel McGuiness defeated The Purists
3. Matt Stryker defeated Justin Credible
4. ROH Tag Title Match: The Briscoes defeated Special K (Izzy & Dixie) to become the 5th ROH Tag Team Champions
5. Fighting Spirit Match: Homicide defeated BJ Whitmer in a match that saw Whitmer kick out of the Cop Killer, and Steve Corino and Guillotine LeGrande jump Homicide after the match.
6. Scramble Cage Match: The Backseat Boyz defeated The Carnage Crew (Loc & Devito), Special K (Hydro & Angeldust), Jack Evans & Teddy Hart and The SAT; This insane highflying spectacle has to be seen to be believed, as moves like a Spanish Fly off the top of the cage and a 720 Moonsault to the outside were performed.
7. Four Corner Survival: Steve Corino & CM Punk defeated Samoa Joe & Christopher Daniels when Punk and Corino both pinned Chris Daniels at the same time to both earn a future title shot.
8. #1 Contender's Trophy Match: AJ Styles defeated Bryan Danielson in an incredible match that took place about a year after their initial contest, and lived up to the hype their first match put forth.


World Title Classic- Dayton, OH 6/12/04

1. The New and Improved Carnage Crew (Danny Daniels & Masada) defeated The Ring Crew Express
2. Homicide interrupted the HWA tag team match, destroying all four men involved. He stated he'd do something very disrespectful to ROH later in the evening.
3. Six Man Mayhem Match: Jimmy Jacobs defeated Loc, Rainman, Caprice Coleman, Matt Sydal & Delirious
4. Generation Next (Alex Shelley, Austin Aries & Roderick Strong) defeated Matt Stryker, John Walters & Jimmy Rave. Before the scheduled match of Alex Shelley vs. Matt Stryker, Generation Next assaulted Stryker with a chain, sending him to the back. As they attacked him, Walters & Rave came down to make the save, and powerbombed Jack Evans over the top rope to the floor.
5. Four Corner Survival: Hydro defeated Chad Collyer, Ray Gordy & Superstar Steve to advance to the Pure TItle Tournament at Reborn: Completion
6. ROH World Title Match: Samoa Joe and CM Punk went to a Time Limit Draw after 60 minutes. Before the match, Les Thatcher presented Joe with a new belt to commemorate his title reign. After the match, Homicide stormed the ring and stole the new belt, leaving only when Punk chased him off.
7. Ultimate Endurance Match: 1st Fall (Submissions Match) The Prophecy (Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer) eliminated Generation Next (Jack Evans & Austin Aries; 2nd Fall (Tag Scramble)The Second City Saints (CM Punk & Colt Cabana) eliminated The Briscoes; 3rd Fall (Falls Count Anywhere) The Prophecy eliminated The Saints


The Midnight Express Reunion- Philadelphia, PA 10/2/04

1. ROH Tag Titles: Ricky Reyes & Rocky Romero defeated Izzy & Angel Dust to retain
2. Four Corner Survival: Jimmy Rave beat Trent Acid, Josh Daniels, and BJ Whitmer
3. Low Ki defeated Jay Lethal
4. Nigel McGuinness scored the huge upset by pinning Homicide in a classic
5. Elimination Tag Match: Generation Next of Austin Aries, Alex Shelley, Roderick Strong & Jack Evans won the eight man elimination over Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat's team of Pure Champion John Walters, CM Punk, Ace Steel and Jimmy Jacobs
6. The reunion of Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton, Dennis Condrey and Stan Lane was next. The fans ate up the ceremony, which saw each man say a few words as well as a touching tribute to Ray Traylor. Just as The Midnight Express were leaving, Prince Nana came into the ring. Nana said he emptied his uncle's bank accounts to bring in the real express. Nana then introduced Ricky Morton as a huge surprise. Morton and Cornette had words, which ended in The Embassy of Jimmy Rave as well as The Outcast Killaz jumping the Midnights. However, Eaton, Condrey and Lane fought back to hit a flapjack on Oman Turtuga, racket shots on Diablo Santiago and the double goozle on Rave. Morton then saved himself by pushing Prince Nana into all four Midnights and running away. Nana was hit with the rocket launcher as the crowd exploded in a celebration for one of the greatest and most influential tag teams in history.
7. ROH World Title Match: Samoa Joe defeated Bryan Danielson to retain in must see match.


Joe vs. Punk II- Chicago Ridge, IL 10/16/04

1. Davey Andrews vs. TJ Dalton ended when The Carnage Crew jumped both men at the opening bell
2. Jay Lethal defeated Delirious
3. Matt Stryker beat Dixie
4. Tracy Brooks defeated Daizee Haze
5. Four Corner Survival: Josh Daniels beat Angel Dust, Trent Acid and Matt Sydal
6. Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat's pure wrestling team of Nigel McGuinness & Chad Collyer defeated Mick Foley's hardcore team of Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer. Steamboat and Foley had a must see confrontation before the match taking shots at each other and each other's styles. Loc & Devito tried to jump Foley in the middle of the match. They ended up in the ring causing the ref to throw out the match. Steamboat hit the ring irate that a good pure wrestling match was ruined and chopped both Loc & Devito to the back. Foley then restarted the match under hardcore rules. Steamboat returned to the ring and told McGuinness to get back to wrestling, which McGuinness did leading to the victory. Steamboat then told Foley that pure wrestling had a 1-0 lead over hardcore wrestling.
7. Carnage Crew defeated Davey Andrews & TJ Dalton.
8. Roderick Strong & Jack Evans defeated Homicide & Rocky Romero
9. I Quit Match: Alex Shelley defeated Jimmy Jacobs in a brutal match that saw the hatred between both men explode in violence. Shelley & Strong beat on Jacobs after the match in an effort to permanently injure him. Steamboat made the save and ran off Generation Next. However, Loc & Devito jumped Steamboat. Foley, Maff & Whitmer made the save for Steamboat. Foley then said that Steamboat needed hardcore wrestling to save him and now they were tied at 1-1.
10. ROH World Title Match: Samoa Joe vs CM Punk went to a one hour draw in a bout that has to be considered among the best in ROH history.


Final Battle 2004- Philadelphia, PA 12/26/04

1. Jimmy Jacobs defeated Trent Acid
2. Deranged & Lacey defeated Angel Dust & Becky
3. Homicide with Julius Smokes defeated Josh Daniels
4. ROH Pure Title Match: John Walters beat Jimmy Rave to retain
5. Fight Without Honor: Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer defeated Loc & Devito in a brutal and bloody war
6. Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat & Mick Foley engaged in a must see debate that ended with Samoa Joe punching Mick Foley
7. Jay Lethal defeated Prince Nana's Weapon Of MASK Destruction #2
8. Steve Corino & CM Punk defeated Alex Shelley & Roderick Strong
9. Low Ki vs. Bryan Danielson ended in a no contest. ROH officials later changed the decision to Low Ki being disqualified for outside interference
10. ROH World Title Match: Austin Aries defeated Samoa Joe in a must see match to become the 4th ROH World Champion.


Third Anniversary Celebration Pt. 3- Chicago Ridge, IL 2/26/05

1. Four Corner Survival: Lacey defeated Daizee Haze, Allison Danger & Traci Brooks in a preshow bonus match
2. Fast Eddie Vegas defeated Matt Sydal
3. Ring Crew Express defeated Delirious & Golden Vampire
4. Alex Shelley beat Jack Evans
5. Live Good Times Great Memories with Colt Cabana and Bobby Heenan saw Jim Cornette come out and interrupt
6. Non-Title Match: Colt Cabana & Nigel McGuinness defeated ROH Tag Team Champions Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer in a non-title match
7. Best of 5 Series: Bryan Danielson defeated Homicide in a Falls Count Anywhere match; Homicide still leads 2-1.
8. Spanky defeated Jimmy Jacobs
9. James Gibson beat Puma
10. Jimmy Rave defeated CM Punk in a special challenge match
11. ROH World Title Match: Austin Aries defeated Samoa Joe to retain

Death Before Dishonor III- Morristown, NJ 6/18/05

1. ROH Tag Title Match: BJ Whitmer and Jimmy Jacobs defeated Jimmy Rave and Fast Eddie to retain
2. Lacey defeated Cindy Rogers
3. Anything Goes Match: Carnage Crew defeated Dunn and Marcos
4. ROH Pure Title Match: Samoa Joe defeated Colt Cabana to retain
5. A.J. Styles defeated Petey Williams
6. Izzy and Deranged defeated Roderick Strong and Jack Evans
7. Four Corner Survival: Nigel McGuiness defeated James Gibson, Homicide and Azrieal
8. Low Ki wrestled Jay Lethal to a No-Contest.
9. ROH World Title Match: CM Punk defeated Austin Aries to become the 5th World Champion


The Homecoming- Philadelphia, PA 7/23/05

1. El Generico defeated Kevin Steen
2. Four Corner Survival: Spanky beat Nigel McGuinness, Azrieal, & Deranged
3. ROH Tag Title Match: BJ Whitmer & Jimmy Jacobs defeated The Carnage Crew to become the 14 Tag Champions
4. Homicide, Low Ki, & Ricky Reyes defeated Samoa Joe, Jay Lethal, & James Gibson
5. Shane Hagadorn & Davey Andrews vs. Dunn & Marcos never got started as the Carnage Crew attacked Dunn & Marcos on their way to the ring
6. Alex Shelley & Fast Eddie Vegas defeated Roderick Strong & Austin Aries
7. Street Fight: Jimmy Rave defeated AJ Styles
8. ROH World Title Match: CM Punk vs. Christopher Daniels ended in a 60 minute draw


Final Battle 2005- Edison, NJ 12/17/05

1. Jimmy Rave defeated Milano Collection AT
2. Colt Cabana beat Azrieal
3. ROH Pure Title Match: Nigel McGuinness defeated Claudio Castagnoli by DQ to retain
4. Alex Shelley beat Steve Corino
5. Four Corner Survival: Jay Lethal beat Samoa Joe, Christopher Daniels, & BJ Whitmer
6. Ricky Reyes destroyed Davey Andrews
7. ROH Tag Title Match: Austin Aries & Roderick Strong defeated Sal Rinauro & Tony Mamaluke to become the 16th Tag Champions
8. ROH World Title Match: Bryan Danielson defeated Naomichi Marufuji to retain
9. GHC Jr. Heavyweight Title Match: KENTA defeated Low Ki to retain


Dragon Gate Challenge- Detroit, MI 3/30/06

1. Homicide beat Colt Cabana in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
2. Ricky Reyes beat Chad Collyer
3. BJ Whitmer beat Jimmy Jacobs
4. Ryo Saito defeated Jimmy Yang
5. Alex Shelley & Jimmy Rave beat Bryan Danielson & Delirious
6. Claudio Castagnoli beat Shane Hagadorn
7. AJ Styles & Matt Sydal beat Dragon Kid & Genki Horiguchi
8. Blood Generation (CIMA, Naruki Doi, & Masato Yoshino) defeated Generation Next (Austin Aries, Roderick Strong, & Jack Evans)
9. Christopher Daniels defeated Samoa Joe


Better Than Our Best- Chicago Ridge, IL 4/1/06

1. Jack Evans won Six Man Mayhem over Ace Steel, Matt Sydal, Jimmy Jacobs, & Irish Airborne
2. Delirious beat Ricky Reyes
3. Jimmy Rave, Alex Shelley, & Masato Yoshino defeated Do Fixer (Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi, & Ryo Saito
4. Samoa Joe defeated AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels, & Jimmy Yang in a Four Corner Survival
5. Austin Aries & Roderick Strong defeated CIMA & Naruki Doi to retain the Tag Titles
6. Bryan Danielson defeated Lance Storm to retain the ROH World Title
7. Colt Cabana beat Homicide in a Chicago Street Fight


 How We Roll- Long Island, NY 5/12/06

1. Matt Sydal beat Jimmy Rave
2. Delirious won a three way match over Nigel McGuiness and Kikutaro
3. Jimmy Rave & Alex Shelley beat Homicide & Ricky Reyes
4. Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli beat Adam Pearce & B.J. Whitmer
5. Samoa Joe beat Apocalypse
6. Mark Briscoe beat Roderick Strong
7. Jay Briscoe beat Austin Aries
8. NWA Champion Christian Cage & Colt Cabana defeated ROH World Champion Bryan Danielson & Christopher Daniels


Glory By Honor V Night 2- New York, NY 9/16/06

1. Davey Richards defeated Jack Evans in a hot opener.
2. There was a special ceremony for Bruno Sammartino, which saw the locker room surround the ringside area. Sammartino gave an incredible speech from the heart to a huge response from the crowd. After Sammartino left the wrestlers from around ringside began to file out. Samoa Joe and Takeshi Morishima butted heads on the way down the aisle way and started to brawl. They were seperated by the entire locker room.
3. Adam Pearce defeated Delirious when Shane Hagadorn came to ringside and hit Delirious with brass knuckles. After the match, Pearce introduced Hagadorn as his personal man servant.
4. Jimmy Jacobs won a three-way over Colt Cabana and Christopher Daniels. Jacobs pinned Cabana following a low blow.
5. Homicide & Samoa Joe defeated Jay & Mark Briscoe.
6. Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Austin Aries & Roderick Strong to WIN THE ROH WORLD TAG TEAM TITLES. Castagnoli hit Aries in his already injured ribs with his Haliburton leading to the KRS-Aries needed help to the back after the match.
7. Naomichi Marufuji defeated Nigel McGuinness to retain the GHC Heavyweight Title.
8. Bryan Danielson defeated KENTA to retain the ROH World Title.


Final Battle 2006- New York, NY 12/23/06

1. Jimmy Rave won a Four Corner Survival by making El Generico tap to the heal hook. The match also included ROH World Tag Team Champion Christopher Daniels and Davey Richards
2. Adam Pearce defeated Ricky Reyes
3. Jimmy Jacobs & Brent Albright defeated Colt Cabana & BJ Whitmer
4. Jay & Mark Briscoe defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli
5. Jimmy Rave defeated McGuinness
6. CIMA, Shingo & ROH World Tag Team Champion Matt Sydal defeated Austin Aries, Roderick Strong & Delirious in a great Dragon Rules Match
7. Homicide defeated Bryan Danielson to win the ROH World Title in one of the most emotional matches in ROH history


Supercard of Honor II- Detroit, MI 3/31/07

1. Jay Briscoe & Delirious beat Christopher Daniels & Matt Sydal
2. Claudio Castagnoli defeated YAMATO
3. Erick Stevens defeated Mitch Franklin in less than a minute
4. Jack Evans & Naruki Doi defeated Rocky Romero & Davey Richards
5. Homicide & Colt Cabana beat Brent Albright & Adam Pearce
6. Nigel McGuinness beat Chris Hero
6. Jimmy Jacobs defeated BJ Whitmer in a Steel Cage Match
7. Roderick Strong defeated Austin Aries to retain the FIP World Heavyweight Title
8. CIMA, Susumu Yokosuka & Shingo defeated Dragon Kid, Ryo Saito & Masaaki Mochizuki in another top match of the year candidate.


Good Times, Great Memories- Chicago Ridge, IL 4/28/07

1. Delirious won a Six Man Mayhem that included Gran Akuma, Mike Quackenbush, Pelle Primeau, Hallowicked and Jigsaw
2. Erick Stevens vs. Christopher Daniels with Allison Danger went to a 15 minute draw. After the bout, Daniels gave a speech and quit ROH.
3. Brent Albright won a Four Corner Survival over BJ Whitmer, Homicide and Jimmy Rave
4. Austin Aries defeated Rocky Romero
5. Takeshi Morishima defeated Shingo to retain the ROH World Title in a NOAH vs. Dragon Gate match
6.Tank Toland defeated Alex Payne
7. Roderick Strong defeated Jack Evans
8. Jay & Mark Briscoe defeated Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin to retain the ROH World Tag Team Titles in an absolute classic that many fans are calling a match of the year candidate.
9. Colt Cabana defeated Adam Pearce in his farewell match


Manhattan Mayhem III- New York, NY 6/13/09

1. The Young Bucks beat Rhett Titus & Kenny King
2. Necro Butcher beat Jimmy Rave. After the match The Embassy injured the leg of Necro.
3. Jimmy Jacobs defeated Tyler Black in a First Blood Match. Tyler vowed revenge on Jacobs and also said he would be cashing in his title shot later tonight and would insert himself into the title match between Austin Aries & Jerry Lynn.
4. Roderick Strong beat Sonjay Dutt
5. Four Corner Survival: Colt Cabana defeated Bryan Danielson, D-Lo Brown, & Claudio Castagnoli when Cabana beat D-Lo.
6. World Tag Team Title Submissions Match: The American Wolves defeated Kevin Steen & El Generico
7. Jay Briscoe beat Guido Maritato
8. ROH World Title Elimination Match: Austin Aries defeated ROH World Champion Jerry Lynn & Tyler Black to win the World Title


Best in the World 2011 – New York, NY 6/26/11

1. Dark Match: Generation Me beat Adam Cole & Kyle O'Reilly via DQ when The Bravados interfered, first attacking GenMe and then Cole & O'Reilly. Ultimately Lance & Harlem ended up on the receiving end of a beating from both teams.
2. Tomasso Ciampa beat Colt Cabana
3. Jay Lethal beat Mike Bennett
4. Homicide beat Rhino; After the match, Rhino gored Homicide through a table that was placed in the corner earlier in the bout. Homicide had to be helped to the back and was coughing up blood
5. Michael Elgin beat Steve Corino
6. ROH World TV Title Match: El Generico beat Christopher Daniels to become the 2nd Champion
7. ROH World Tag Title Elimination Match: Wrestling's Greatest Tag Team beat The Kings of Wrestling, The All Night Express, & Jay & Mark Briscoe to retain; The ANX eliminated The Briscoes, KoW beat ANX after a blow with the loaded elbow pad, then WGTT defeated the KoW to retain; Following the match the Briscoes attacked Haas & Benjamin with steel chairs which brought out the ANX, weapons in hand, to fend off Jay & Mark
8. Ring of Honor World Title: Davey Richards beat Eddie Edwards in an absolutely hard hitting classic match to become the 16th World Champion; Following the match, Richards broke down in tears and addressed the fans in a heartfelt emotional speech.


Final Battle 2011 - New York, NY 12/23/2011

1. "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin beat TJ Perkins

2. Tommaso Ciampa (w/ The Embassy) defeated Jimmy Rave to remain undefeated

3. ROH World TV Title Match: Jay Lethal beat "The Prodigy" Mike Bennett (w/ Maria & Brutal Bob) & El Generico to retain; Bennett eliminated Generico, then was pinned by Lethal

4. NO DQ Match: Kevin Steen pinned Steve Corino; As a result Steen is reinstated in ROH

5. Gauntlet Match: The Young Bucks defeated The Bravados, Future Shock, Coleman & Alexander, and The All Night Express to earn a future ROH World Tag Team Title shot

6. Roderick Strong Open Invitational: Roderick Strong beat the returning Chris Hero

7. ROH World Tag Title Match: Jay & Mark Briscoe defeated Wrestling's Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) to become the 31st Champions & 7-Time Tag Champions

8. ROH World Title Match: Davey Richards (w/ Team Richards) beat Eddie Edwards (w/ Dan the Beast Severn) to retain