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2003

Revenge on the Prophecy - West Mifflin, PA - January 11, 2003
Chad Collyer defeated Matt Stryker via submission with a Texas Cloverleaf at 10:47
CM Punk pinned Michael Shane with a double wristlock roll up at 13:08
Konnan, Chris Devine, & Quiet Storm defeated Ghost Shadow, Joel & Jose Maximo when Konnan forced Shadow submit to the Tequila Sunrise at 16:39
Mafia & Monsta Mack defeated HC Loc & Tony DeVito in a weapons match when the Da Hit Squad powerbombed Loc onto DeVito through a table and pinned them at 11:38
Jay Lethal, Yeyo, Angel Dust & Deranged (w/ Slugger) defeated Diablo Santiago & Oman Turtoga, Marcos & Dunn in a scramble match when all members of Special K pinned Marcos after Slugger gave Marcos a Bodybag at 7:06
Paul London defeated BJ Whitmer, Homicide, and Colt Cabana at 19:29 when London pinned Whitmer with the Shooting Star Press after Whitmer attempted to pin Cabana with a bridging dragon pin
Samoa Joe pinned Bryan Danielson with the Island Driver at 13:21
Low Ki & AJ Styles defeated ROH Heavyweight Champion Xavier & ROH Tag Team Champion Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) in a no holds barred match when Low Ki made Xavier submit to the Dragon Clutch at 28:40

WWE @ East Rutherford, NJ - Continental Airlines Arena - January 12, 2003
Nova defeated Aaron Stevens
Velocity:
Jamie Noble (w/ Nidia) pinned Bryan Danielson with a neckbreaker at 6:53
Chuck Palumbo pinned ROH Heavyweight Champion Xavier at 4:33 with the Jungle Kick; Xavier was not recognized as champion nor did he appear with the belt
The Jet (Spanky) pinned Shannon Moore at 5:38 with the Sliced Bread #2
Smackdown! - taped this night due to the Raw 10th Anniversary show on Tuesday:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated John Cena & Bull Buchanon at 5:03 when Chavo pinned Buchanon with a frog splash; prior to the bout, a pre-taped backstage promo by the Guerreros showed them discussing their chances in the Royal Rumble match; after the bout, Cena and Buchanon argued before Cena and Red Dogg, who was sitting in the front row, attacked Buchanon and rammed him shoulder-first into the steel ring post before Red Dogg applied an armbar on the floor (Red Dogg's TV debut)
Bill DeMott pinned Rikishi at 4:13 with a powerbomb
Nunzio (w/ Jamie Noble & Nidia) pinned Tajiri at 4:52 with a springboard armbar DDT after Tajiri fought off Noble and Nidia
Brock Lesnar & Rey Mysterio Jr. (mystery partner) defeated the Big Show & Albert (w/ Paul Heyman) in 37 seconds after Rey hit the 619 on Albert (Mysterio's return match from surgery)
Matt Hardy (w/ Shannon Moore) pinned Sho Funaki (w/ WWE Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman) at 4:24 with the Twist of Fate
WWE World Champion Kurt Angle, Charlie Haas, & Shelton Benjamin defeated Edge & Chris Benoit via disqualification in a handicap match when Benoit hit Angle with his own crutch at 15:01

First Anniversary Show - Queens, NY - February 8, 2003
EZ Money defeated Chad Collyer, Michael Shane, and Colt Cabana by pinning Collyer with the Cha-Ching (Orange Crush) at 15:18
Fast Eddie, Don Juan, & Hotstuff Hernandez (w/ Rudy Boy Gonzalez) defeated HC Loc, Tony DeVito & Masada via disqualification when the Carnage Crew attacked their opponents when hubcaps at 5:41 (Hernandez's debut)
Jay Briscoe pinned Mark Briscoe after three rolling Jaydrillers at 16:40
Steve Corino defeated Homicide via submission with a Shinni No Make at 12:09; prior to the bout, Corino introduced Michael Shane and CW Anderson as the newest members of the Group
CM Punk pinned CW Anderson with a subset flip at 9:42
Bryan Danielson pinned Samoa Joe with a small package at 15:12
Paul London defeated AJ Styles and Low Ki by pinning Styles with the Shooting Star Press at 19:12; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender to the ROH Heavyweight Championship; after the match, ROH Heavyweight Champion Xavier appeared and told London the only way he would get his title match is if he fought him then and there (Please Don't Die: The Best of Paul London)
ROH Heavyweight Champion Xavier pinned Paul London in an impromptu match with a roll up at 19:25 (Please Don't Die: The Best of Paul London)
Mikey Whipwreck, Mafia & Monster Mack, Jose & Joel Maximo, Chris Devine & Quiet Storm defeated Special K in a scramble match when Mafia pinned a member of Special K with a Super Burning Hammer at 33:46; during the match, Whipwreck turned on his partners and walked out

3PW First Anniversary Show - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory - February 15, 2003 (600)
Prince Nana defeated Jeff Rocker at 5:08
Raven defeated the Blue Meanie at the 11-second mark
The Rockin Rebel defeated Jason Knight at 3:04
Kid Kash defeated Mike Kruel at 14:10
Balls Mahoney & Nosawa defeated Mafia & Monsta Mack
Matt Striker & Rob Eckos defeated Damian Adams & Josh Daniels at 8:29
Low Ki pinned Homicide at 20:19
3PW Heavyweight Champion Gary Wolfe defeated ROH Heavyweight Champion Xavier and Raven; only the 3PW title was at stake in the match
Terry Funk pinned Sabu

WWE @ Bridgeport, CT - Harbor Yard Arena - March 4, 2003
Sean O’Haire defeated Dave Delicious
Kanyon defeated Aaron Stevens
Velocity:
Nunzio (w/ the FBI) pinned Sho Funaki with the Arrivederci at 4:30
Nidia (w/ Jamie Noble) pinned Dawn Marie at 4:57 by rolling through a crossbody and grabbing the tights for leverage
Bill DeMott pinned ROH Heavyweight Champion Johnny Xavier with a powerbomb at 3:56; Xavier was not recognized as champion nor did he appear with the belt
Billy Kidman pinned Shannon Moore with the Shooting Star Press at 4:08
Smackdown!:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Tajiri and Jamie Noble by pinning Tajiri by reversing a suplex into the ring into a roll up; due to prematch stipulations, Mysterio earned a Cruiserweight title shot at WrestleMania
Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Chuck Palumbo & Johnny Stamboli (w/ Nunzio) when Chavo pinned Stamboli following a frogsplash from Eddie a second after Stamboli hit a fall away slam on Chavo; after the match, the FBI triple teamed the Guerreros
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Matt Hardy (w/ Shannon Moore) pinned Billy Kidman with the Twist of Fate after Kidman collided with Moore on the ring apron
Albert (w/ the Big Show) defeated the Undertaker (w/ Nathan Jones) via disqualification when Jones shoved the referee and attacked the Big Show in the ring after Show interfered behind the referee’s back
Chris Benoit & Rhyno defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas in a non-title match when Haas submitted to Benoit’s Crippler Crossface
Brock Lesnar pinned Paul Heyman (w/ Kurt Angle, Shelton Benjamin, & Charlie Haas) in a steel cage match with the F5 despite interference from Team Angle; due to prematch stipulations, Lesnar earned a world title shot against Kurt Angle for the following week

Expect the Unexpected - Cambridge, MA - National Guard Armory - March 15, 2003
Chad Collyer defeated Matt Stryker via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 15:05
The Amazing Red pinned Slim J with a sitout piledriver at 12:03
AJ Styles (w/ Alexis Laree) defeated Jose & Joel Maximo, HC Loc & Tony Devito, Johnny Kashmere & Trent Acid in a scramble match by pinning Joel with a stiff powerbomb at 12:15; stipulations stated the winner(s) would be the #1 contenders to the ROH Tag Team Titles
Low Ki, Mafia & Monster Mack defeated Dixie, Deranged, & Angeldust (w/ Special K) via disqualification at 12:37 when the other members of Special K interfered; after the match, Low Ki took the mic, said he didn't want to win that way and had the referee restart the match
Low Ki, Mafia & Monster Mack defeated Dixie, Deranged, and Angeldust (w/ Special K) when Ki pinned Deranged with a Ki Krusher at 5:24
Quiet Storm & Ghost Shadow defeated Marcos & Dunn when Storm forced Marcus submit to a modified Indian deathlock at 4:00
CM Punk defeated Raven via submission with hammerlock legsweep in a Ravens Rules match at 28:52; after the match, Punk offered Raven a handshake and then attacked him but Raven countered and chased Punk from the ring (Better Than You: The Best of CM Punk)
Samoa Joe defeated Homicide, BJ Whitmer, and EZ Money by forcing Money to submit to the Coquina Clutch at 16:33; stipulations stated the winner would become #1 contender to the ROH Heavyweight Championship
AJ Styles (w/ Alexis Laree) & Amazing Red defeated ROH Tag Team Champions Christopher Daniels and ROH Heavyweight Champion Xavier (sub. for ROH Tag Team Champion Donovan Morgan) (w/ Allison Danger) to win the titles when Styles pinned Daniels with the Styles Clash at 21:10

Night of Champions - Philadelphia, PA - Murphy Rec Center - March 22, 2003
BJ Whitmer defeated Dixie (w/ Hijink & Lit), Matt Stryker, and Alex Arion by pinning Dixie with the Exploder at 11:26
Special K (w/ Mikey Whipwreck) defeated Quiet Storm, Jose & Joel Maximo in a scramble match when Angeldust pinned Storm at 6:24 after Whipwreck interfered and gave Storm a Whippersnapper
Johnny Kashmere & Trent Acid defeated Marcos & Dunn when Kashmere pinned Marcos with a T-Gimmick at 5:19
Douglas Williams pinned FWA British Heavyweight Champion Christopher Daniels with the Chaos Theory rolling bridge pin at 19:16 to win the title; stipulations stated if Williams won he would become #1 contender to the ROH Heavyweight Championship, would win the FWA British Heavyweight Championship, and could shake hands in Ring of Honor again
Homicide, Mafia & Monster Mack defeated CW Anderson, Samoa Joe, & Jack Victory (w/ Allison Danger) via disqualification when Anderson, the illegal man, hit Homicide with a spinebuster, thus breaking the code of honor, at 7:09
Tony DeVito & HC Loc defeated Mace & Hotstuff Hernandez (w/ Buff E.) when HC Loc pinned Mace with a Carnage Driver at 6:23
ROH Tag Team Champions AJ Styles (W/ Alexis Laree) and Amazing Red defeated Mark & Jay Briscoe when Styles pinned Mark with a Styles Clash at 16:43
Low Ki pinned Jody Fleisch with a Super Ki Krusher at 19:35
Raven & Colt Cabana defeated CM Punk & Ace Steele in a Ravens Rules match when Raven pinned Steele with the Ravens Effect; after the match, Raven told Punk to shake his hand, and Punk gave him a middle finger; Raven then dropped Steele with multiple DDTs, taunting Punk, until Punk attacked him; moments later, Cabana joined Punk in attacking Raven, thus forming the Second City Saints, comprised of Punk, Cabana, and Steele
Samoa Joe defeated ROH Heavyweight Champion Xavier via submission with the Coquina Clutch at 11:54 to win the title

Epic Encounter - Philadelphia, PA - Murphy Rec Center - April 12, 2003
Johnny Kashmere & Trent Acid defeated Mafia & Monster Mack when Kashmere pinned Mafia after the T-Gimmick at 8:03
Jay Lethal & Dixie (w/ Speciak K & Mikey Whipwreck) defeated Marcus & Dunn, HC Loc & Tony DeVito in a scramble match at 5:29 when Lethal scored the pin after Whipwreck interfered and hit both DeVito and Loc with Whippersnappers
ROH Tag Team Champions AJ Styles (w/ Alexis Laree) & the Amazing Red defeated Mark & Jay Briscoe when Red pinned Jay with the Red Star Press at 10:56
BJ Whitmer fought CM Punk (w/ Colt Cabana) to a no contest after Punk german suplexed Whitmer off the ring apron through the ringside table and neither man responded to the referee's check at 12:21; after the match, both men required assistance and were taken backstage (Better Than You: The Best of CM Punk)
Homicide pinned Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) with a frontsweep leg roll up at 11:22; after the match Dan Maff (Mafia) saved Daniels from an attack from CW Anderson & ROH Heavyweight Champion Samoa Joe and joined the Prophecy
Alexis Laree pinned Ariel after a Tornado DDT at 1:08
ROH Heavyweight Champion Samoa Joe defeated Hotstuff Hernandez via submission with a triangle choke at 6:38 in a non-title match; after the match, Joe said people don’t pay to see non-title matches, entered himself into the next scheduled match and put the title on the line
ROH Heavyweight Champion Samoa Joe defeated Colt Cabana, Matt Stryker, and Tom Carter by forcing Cabana to submit to the Coquina Clutch at 13:20
Paul London defeated Bryan Danielson in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 41:12; fall #1: London pinned Danielson after a roll up reversal at 20:28; fall #2: Danielson made London submit to a high angle single leg crab at 27:13; fall #3: London pinned Danielson with the Shooting Star Press (Bryan Danielson: The American Dragon)

Retribution: Round Robin Challenge II - Pittsburgh, PA - April 26, 2003
Christopher Daniels (w/ Dan Maff & Allison Danger) (1-0) pinned the Amazing Red (0-1) with The Last Rites at 11:08
Colt Cabana & Ace Steel defeated Dan Maff & Monster Mack (w/ Allison Danger) when Cabana pinned Monsta Mack with the Colt .45 at 8:13
Joel & Jose Maximo defeated Dunn & Marcos, EZ Money & Sterling James Keenan, and Special K when Joel pinned Dunn with the Spanish Fly at 9:11
Homicide defeated CM Punk (w/ Lucy) via submission with the STF at 15:29; stipulations stated the winner would become #1 contender to the ROH Heavyweight Championship (Better Than You: The Best of CM Punk)
HC Loc, Tony DeVito, & Masada defeated Don Juan, Fast Eddie, & Hotstuff Hernandez in a No DQ match when Loc pinned Fast Eddie with the spike piledriver at 9:13
Paul London (1-0) pinned the Amazing Red (0-2) with the Styles Clash at 10:11
Alexis Laree pinned Persephonie with the reverse DDT at 5:23; after the match, Simply Luscious attacked both women and dropped them with Death Valley Drivers
Matt Stryker defeated Chad Collyer, Michael Shane (w/ Simply Luscious), BJ Whitmer, and Donovan Morgan by making Collyer submit to the Strykerlock at 19:11
Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) (2-0) defeated Paul London (1-1) with the Best Moonsault Ever at 24:53
ROH Heavyweight Champion Samoa Joe defeated Douglas Williams via submission with the Coquina Clutch at 11:46; after the match, The Prophecy attacked Joe; Michael Shane tried to save Joe but was also beaten down

Frontiers of Honor - London, England - May 17, 2003
Joint show between ROH and FWA
James Tighe pinned Paul London with a standing star press at 10:37
Jack Xavier pinned Mikey Whipwreck with a wheelbarrow roll up at 11:58
Paul Burchill defeated the Double Dragons in a handicap match at 6:39, the referee stopped the match after Burchill hit both men with a standing moonsaults followed by a standing star press
AJ Styles pinned Jonny Storm with a springboard 450 Splash at 16:03; after the match, Storm attacked Styles after a feined handshake and Jody Fleisch made the save
ROH Heavyweight Champion Samoa Joe pinned the Zebra Kid after a rolling german suplex into a rolling dragon suplex into bridging german suplex pin at 9:27; as a result of the win, the ROH Heavyweight Title was renamed the ROH World Title
Low Ki fought Flash Barker to a 20-minute time-limit draw
Christopher Daniels pinned Jody Fleisch with the Angels Wings at 23:55

Do or Die - Philadelphia, PA – Murphy Rec Center – May 31, 2003
Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) pinned BJ Whitmer with the Burning Hammer at 9:11
Tony Mamaluke defeated Jason Cross via submission with a guillotine lock at 8:48
Iceberg pinned Oman Tortuga (w/ Diablo Santiago) with a senton at 3:00; after the match, the crowd chanted “Don’t come back!” at Iceberg
Matt Stryker pinned Tom Carter with a cradle reversal at 18:25
CM Punk & Colt Cabana (w/ Lucy) defeated Mark & Jay Briscoe, Special K, and HC Loc & Tony DeVito when Punk and Cabana pinned Dixie and Izzy after the Colt .45 followed by the Pepsi Plunge at 11:05
Andy Anderson pinned John Walters with a helicopter slam at 6:45
Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) defeated Frankie Kazarian, CM Punk, and Jimmy Rave at 20:13 when Daniels pinned Kazarian with a reversal into the Last Rites; after the match, Daniels offered Punk a spot in the Prophecy because he respected him; Punk said he would join if Daniels shook his hand; Daniels refused, causing the two to go face to face and argue (Rave and Kazarian's debut) (The Best of Christopher Daniels Vol. 2: Say Your Prayers)
Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere defeated Slim J & Jody Fleisch when Kashmere pinned Slim J after a Super T-Gimmick at 15:50
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe pinned Homicide with a Super Muscle Buster at 18:16

Night of the Grudges - Cambridge, MA – National Guard Armory – June 14, 2003
Dark match: Jimmy Cash pinned Lit with a one armed slam at 1:28
Dark match: Angeldust, Slugger, & Lit (w/ Special K) defeated Marcos, Dunn, & Slyk Wagner Brown (w/ April Hunter) when Angeldust pinned Brown after Slugger’s Bodybag at 7:39; stipulations stated the winner would receive a spot in the four corner tag team match later in the night
HC Loc & Tony DeVito defeated Buff E. & Mace (w/ Ariel) when DeVito pinned Buff E. after a moonsault at 8:42
Matt Stryker defeated Chance Beckett via submission with the Strykerlock in a pure rules match at 11:16
Homicide defeated John Walters, Justin Credible (sub. For Angeldust), and Chris Sabin by making Walters submit to an inverted indian deathlock at 12:54; prior to the match, Credible attacked Angeldust and replaced him in the match
CM Punk & Colt Cabana defeated Raven & BJ Whitmer in a Ravens Rules match when Cabana pinned Whitmer after the Colt .45 at 16:50 (Better Than You: The Best of CM Punk)
Prince Nana pinned Diablo Santiago with an elevated DDT at 2:15
Joel & Jose Maximo defeated Mikey Whipwreck & Dixie (w/ Speciak K) when Joel pinned Dixie with the Doomsday DDT at 10:38
Paul London fought NWA World Champion AJ Styles (w/ Alexis Laree) to a draw at 24:23 when all four shoulders were counted down; stipulations stated the winner would be #1 contender to the ROH World Championship
The Prophecy: Christopher Daniels, Donovan Morgan, & Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) defeated The Group: ROH World Champion Samoa Joe, Michael Shane, and CW Anderson when Maff pinned Joe with a jackknife roll up at 20:51; stipulations stated the losing team would disband as a faction

Wrestlerave 2003 - Philadelphia, PA – Murphy Recreational Center – June 28, 2003
Benny Blanco pinned Lit following three rolling suplexes at 1:53
Hydro pinned Angeldust with a crucifix bomb at 4:50; the two came out together, not realizing the other would be their opponent; after the bout, Hydro gave Angeldust some pills before the two left the ring
Buff E & Mace Mendoza defeated Orman Tortuga & Diablo Santiago at around the 4-minute mark following a Bombs Away double team move
Featured an opening backstage promo by Low Ki in which he thanked the fans for wishing him a speedy recovery, then challenging FWA's Flash Barker to come to ROH as he went to England to face Barker, suffering his injury in the process; Ki then discussed Dan Maff joining the Prophecy, saying he would show him no mercy, adding Homicide didn't need Julius Smokes to be successful; he then said he would return to the ring in August and had his sights set on ROH World Champion Samoa Joe; included a backstage segment with Rob Feinstein and Luscious as to why Luscious was at the show, with Feinstein saying she wasn't booked; Luscious then stormed off after saying she would complain to Steve Corino and he would cause trouble; featured a backstage promo by Christopher Daniels, Allison Danger, & Dan Maff in which they bragged about ending The Group, with Maff saying he beat Samoa Joe and would do it again; Daniels then said he would team with Raven later in the show against the Second City Saints; Raven was then shown sitting beside Daniels; included Gary Michael Cappetta conducting a backstage interview with Homicide, alongside Julius Smokes, regarding his upcoming bout against Trent Acid; featured a backstage promo by CM Punk & Colt Cabana, in which Punk compared Raven to his alcoholic father, talked about his childhood, said he hated Raven, and he would beat him on July 17; included a backstage segment with Cappetta and Low Ki, with Ki agreeing to meet with Smokes after the show; featured a backstage promo by Jim Cornette, with an Ohio Valley Wrestling logo, in which he said he would be at ROH Aug. 9 in Dayton, OH; Cornette then said ROH was being called "the next big thing" and he would be on hand to find out and see if they could do business together; included a backstage promo by Tony DeVito & HC Loc regarding thier win with Justin Credible earlier in the show, cutting a promo on seeking revenge on Mikey Whipwreck, and then talking about their anything goes match on July 19; featured a backstage promo by Joe regarding the challenge of Paul London at Do or Die; included a backstage segment with Cappetta hearing loud noises coming from Homicide's locker room, with Benny Blanco coming out and telling him he didn't hear anything and needed to leave:
Dunn & Marcos defeated Prince Nana & Jimmy Jack Cash when Marcos pinned Nana at 4:18 by landing on Nana following an assisted Sliced Bread #2 on Cash; following the ring entrances, Nana took the mic and said he recruited Cash, who he said was one of the best indy wrestlers; Dunn & Marcos responded by saying they would rock Nana & Cash like a hurricane; prior to the match, the two teams shook hands; after the contest, Dunn & Marcos hugged the referee before the teams again shook hands (Dunn & Marcos' first victory)
Alexis Laree pinned Sumie Sakai with an inverted DDT at 5:02 after avoiding a moonsault off the top; prior to and after the bout, the two women shook hands
Chad Collyer (sub. for Tom Carter, whose wife was said to be in labor) defeated Matt Stryker in a submission match with the Texas Cloverleaf at 18:20; the commentary team noted Collyer vs. Stryker was initially set for Death Before Dishonor in July but ROH rescheduled it for this show
HC Loc, Tony DeVito, & Justin Credible (surprise partner) defeated Izzy, Dixie, & Deranged (w/ Special K) when Credible pinned Dixie after That’s Incredible at 9:13; following their entrance, Loc & DeVito took the mic and said they found someone as pissed off as them to be their partner; Credible received chants of "Welcome back" upon his entrance
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe pinned Dan Maff with a dragon suplex at 10:37; during the challenger's entrance, it was noted Maff's dad passed away the previous day; after the bout, the two men bowed before one another on the mat; Joe then left Maff in the ring as the crowd chanted the challenger's name
BJ Whitmer defeated Jimmy Jacobs, Tony Mamaluke, and Alex Shelley when Whitmer pinned Jacobs with the Head Drop Exploder at 14:34; immediately after the finish, Shelley submitted to Mamaluke's submission hold; prior to the bout, the four men shook hands
CM Punk & Colt Cabana (w/Lucy) defeated Raven & Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) in a No DQ match when Punk pinned Raven at 13:47 after dropping him with a neckbreaker, using a steel chain, and beating him with the chain; late in the bout, Punk dropped an interfering Danger with a superkick; after the contest, Punk choked Raven with the chain; Punk bled profusely in the match; after Punk & Cabana went backstage, Raven took the mic, noted Punk's string of victories over him, and challenged him to a dog collar match in Elizabeth, NJ
NWA World Champion & ROH Tag Team Champion AJ Styles pinned NWA X Division Champion Chris Sabin with a reversal into the Styles Clash at 10:05; only the NWA World Title was at stake; Styles used 'Also sprach zarathustra' as his theme music for the bout; after the contest, the two men shook hands and hugged, with Styles then raising Sabin's hand in victory; moments later, Styles took the mic, discussed the list of former champions to have held his belt, and talked about how much he respected the title
Trent Acid pinned Homicide with a reversal from the Cop Killer and a roll up in a Fight Without Honor at 19:42; Johnny Kashmere interfered at the 10-minute mark, eventually fighting backstage with Julius Smokes, who escorted Homicide to the ring before the match; late in the bout, there were dueling chants for both men; after the contest, Low Ki and Julius Smokes came out to tend to Homicide; Homicide then offered his hand to Acid to shake, with the lights then going out; moments later, Special K came out and, as the lights flickered, attacked Acid & Kashmere; when the lights went back on, Special K put the Backseat Boyz through a table set up in the ring; moments later, Special K danced in the ring with several girls

Death Before Dishonor - Elizabeth, NJ - Rex Plex - July 19, 2003
Low Ki defeated Deranged via submission with the Dragon Clutch at 6:34; prior to the match, Special K was raving in the ring and was interrupted by Low Ki who wanted a fight
Matt Stryker pinned Jimmy Rave with a Death Valley Driver at 8:45
Fast Eddie, Don Juan, Rudy Boy Gonzalez, & Hotstuff Hernandez defeated HC Loc, Tony DeVito, Justin Credible, & Masada in a hardcore match when Hernandez pinned Masada after a crucifix powerbomb into several chairs
Tony Mamaluke & John Walters defeated Oman Tortuga & Diablo Santiago when Mamaluke pinned Tortuga with a side leg lock/leg scissor full nelson combo at 8:31; after the match, Dunn & Marcos taunted Santiago & Tortuga before being attacked from behind by Xavier (Xavier’s return after a 4-month absence)
Tom Carter pinned Douglas Williams with a roll up at 14:21
BJ Whitmer defeated Colt Cabana, Homicide, and Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) by pinning Cabana after a Super Exploder at 13:45; stipulations stated the winner would be the #1 contender to the ROH World Championship
Mikey Whipwreck, Jay Lethal, Angeldust, & Brian XL defeated Jose & Joel Maximo, Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere when Whipwreck pinned Acid after a Whippersnapper at 8:22
Jeff Hardy defeated Krazy K and Joey Matthews by pinning K after a double legdrop rollup (Hardy's debut)
CM Punk pinned Raven in a dog collar match at 18:22 after Colt Cabana interfered as the referee was knocked down and dropped Raven with a DDT onto a steel chair; following the ring entrances, Punk went to the floor and cut a promo saying he had already pinned Raven so many times that they shouldn't have to have a dog collar match, but should instead have a a streetfight, bunkhouse match, or Texas Death Match, prompting the crowd to chant "CM Pussy" (ROH: Greatest Rivalries, Better Than You: The Best of CM Punk)
ROH Tag Team Champions AJ Styles (w/ Alexis Laree) & the Amazing Red defeated Mark & Jay Briscoe when Styles pinned Jay with the Styles Clash at 14:27; stipulations stated this would be the last shot the Briscoes had at the titles
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe defeated Paul London via submission with the Coquina Clutch at 14:13 (London's last appearance) (Please Don't Die: The Best of Paul London)

Wrath of the Racket - Dayton, OH – August 9, 2003
Deranged & Jay Lethal (w/ Special K) defeated Joel & Jose Maximo, HC Loc & Masada, and Fast Eddie & Don Juan when Deranged pinned Loc with a springboard hurricanrana at 9:04
Nigel McGuinness pinned Chet Jablonski with a bridging pin at 6:43; stipulations stated the winner would challenge HWA Heavyweight Champion Chad Collyer (McGuinness's debut) (Nigel McGuinness: An ROH Career Retrospective)
Homicide pinned Chris Sabin with the Cop Killer at 9:02
Ace Steel & Colt Cabana defeated Alex Shelley & Jimmy Jacobs when both men pinned Shelley after a neckbreaker/Colt .45 combo at 11:18
Matt Stryker pinned Justin Credible with the Death Valley Driver at 11:31
Michael Shane defeated Hotstuff Hernandez, Slyk Wagner Brown, and Scoot Andrews by pinning Andrews with a swinging DDT at 16:34
Field of Honor Qualifying Match: Jimmy Rave defeated Slim J via submission with a crossface at 8:57
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe pinned BJ Whitmer after a straightjacket suplex at 12:21
ROH Tag Team Champions - NWA World Champion AJ Styles & Homicide (mystery partner, sub. for injured ROH Tag Team Champion the Amazing Red) (w/ Julius Smokes) defeated Christopher Daniels and Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger & Jim Cornette) when Styles pinned Daniels with Styles Clash onto Cornette's tennis racket at 18:19, moments after Daniels attempted to hit Styles with the weapon behind the referee's back; after the bout, Cornette shook the hands of Styles, Homicide, and Smokes until Daniels argued with Cornette about the loss; Daniels then blamed Cornette for the loss and hit him from behind, with Maff then slamming Cornette and the two stomping him; moments later, Red came into the ring and hit both men with Cornette's racket before he too was beaten down; the crowd then chanted "SAT" before ROH World Champion Samoa Joe ran out to clear the ring (Cornette's debut) (The Best of Christopher Daniels Vol. 2: Say Your Prayers)

Bitter Friends, Stiffer Enemies - Fairfield, CT – August 16, 2003
Homicide defeated Prince Nana via submission with the STF at 3:03
Tony Mamaluke & John Walters defeated Marcos & Dunn when Mamaluke forced Marcos to submit to a side leg lock/leg scissor full nelson combo at 2:34
Field of Honor Qualifying Match: BJ Whitmer fought Matt Stryker to a 15-minute time-limit draw
Dixie & Izzy (w/ Special K) defeated Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere, Jose & Joel Maximo, and HC Loc & Tony DeVito when Dixie pinned Kashmere at 9:19 with a roll up
Alexis Laree pinned Becky Bayless with the inverted DDT at 2:30
Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) pinned Xavier with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 22:25, moments after Xavier attempted a cover with his feet on the ropes for leverage; stipulations stated the winner would be #1 contender to the ROH World Championship (The Best of Christopher Daniels Vol. 2: Say Your Prayers)
Deranged defeated Jay Lethal, Jonny Storm, and Sky Wagner Brown by pinning Storm with a reverse hurricanrana at 12:28
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe defeated CM Punk in a non-title match via submission with a high angle half crab at 13:06; after the match, Christopher Daniels attacked Joe, dropped him with the Angel's Wings, and posed with the championship (Samoa Joe vs. CM Punk, Better Than You: The Best of CM Punk)

- 9/6/03: The ROH Tag Team Titles were vacated after the Amazing Red sustained an injury.

Beating the Odds - Wakefield, MA – Charbonneau Field House – September 6, 2003
Field of Honor Qualifying Match: Colt Cabana pinned Jimmy Rave with the Colt .45 at 9:56
Slyk Wagner Brown pinned Diablo Santiago with a powerbomb at 4:19
Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere defeated Jose & Joel Maximo, Marcos & Dunn, and Izzy & Dixie when Acid pinned Joel with a high knee at 8:44
Field of Honor Qualifying Match: Matt Stryker pinned John Walters when Walters collapsed attempting a powerbomb at 12:38
HC Loc, Tony DeVito, & Justin Credible defeated Jay Lethal, Deranged, & Angeldust when Credible pinned Deranged after That’s Incredible at 15:26
Mark Briscoe pinned BJ Whitmer after a top rope urinage at 13:50
Homicide pinned Trent Acid (w/ Johnny Kashmere) after the Cop Killer at 15:00
Jay Briscoe defeated Chris Sabin, AJ Styles, and ROH World Champion Samoa Joe by pinning Sabin after a Jaydriller at 21:15; stipulations stated if someone other than Joe won then they would receive a title match and if Joe won, the loser would never get a title match while Joe was champion
Raven pinned CM Punk in a Clockwork Orange House of Fun steel cage match after an Evenflow DDT from the middle turnbuckle through a table at 11:45 (first steel cage match in ROH)

Glory by Honor II - Philadelphia, PA - Murphy Rec Center - September 20, 2003
Dark match: Oman Tortuga & Diablo Santiago defeated Slyk Wagner Brown & April Hunter when Tortuga pinned Hunter after a missle dropkick/guillotine suplex at 6:25
Dark match: Angeldust (w/ Special K) pinned Joey Matthews with a roll up at 7:25
Dark match: Jimmy Jacobs defeated Roderick Strong, Josh Daniels, and Alex Shelley by pinning Shelley after a boot to the face at 13:16
Field of Honor match: BJ Whitmer pinned Jimmy Rave after a Super Powerbomb at 9:24
Field of Honor match: Xavier pinned John Walters after a roll up at 10:44; prior to the bout, Allison Danger escorted Xavier to the ring but, during the bout, he sent her backstage
Teddy Hart pinned TJ Wilson after a Shooting Star Press at 7:42
Steve Corino pinned Raven in a Ravens Rules match after a superkick at 13:08 after CM Punk interfered; after the match, Corino and Punk argued and Corino slapped Punk and told him he didn’t need his help
Colt Cabana defeated AJ Styles, Matt Stryker, and Chris Sabin by pinning Stryker with the Colt .45 at 18:55
Johnny Kashmere & Trent Acid defeated Mark & Jay Briscoe, Hydro & Deranged, Dunn & Marcos, and Izzy & Dixie in a gauntlet match; stipulations stated the winners would earn the vacant ROH Tag Team Titles; fall #1: HC Loc & Tony DeVito were disqualified when they whipped Lethal, Deranged, Dixie, and Izzy with leather straps at 9:06; fall #2: Jay Briscoe pinned Lethal with a springboard spike Jaydriller at 2:46; fall #3: Jay pinned Dunn with a springboard electric chair/clothesline combo at 1:42; fall #4: Izzy pinned Mark Briscoe with a flipping Ace Crusher at 5:16; fall #5: Kashmere pinned Dixie with the T-Gimmick at 3:52
Terry Funk defeated CM Punk via disqualification at 15:50 when Punk refused to break a figure-4 after Funk reached the ropes; after the match, both the referee and Colt Cabana tried to get Punk to release the hold; moments later, Cabana instead put the hold on Funk himself, with Punk then stomping Funk until Raven ran out to make the save (ROH: Best in the World) Alexis Laree pinned Hijinx with a reverse DDT at 1:15 (Laree’s last appearance)
CM Punk defeated Terry Funk via referee stoppage with an inverted figure four at 15:48
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe pinned Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) with an enzigiri and the Island Driver at 15:02, moments after Daniels reached the ropes to escape the Coquina Clutch; after the bout, Joe extended his hand to Daniels and then a middle finger when Daniels wouldn't shake it (The Best of Christopher Daniels Vol. 2: Say Your Prayers)

Tradition Continues - Glen Burnie, MD - Michaels 8th Ave - October 16, 2003
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe defeated Prince Nana via submission with the Coquina Clutch at the 57-second mark in an impromtu match
Slugger & Grim Reefer defeated Josh Daniels & Danny Doring, Slyk Wagner Brown & Sonjay Dutt, and Dunn & Marcos when Slugger pinned Dunn with a Bodybag at 8:05
Field of Honor match: Matt Stryker pinned Chris Sabin with the Death Valley Driver at 10:03
Field of Honor match: Colt Cabana pinned BJ Whitmer after a bridging roll up at 11:30
Izzy & Dixie (w/ Special K) defeated ROH Tag Team Champions Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere to win the titles when Dixie pinned Acid with a springboard splash after Izzy hit Acid with a title belt at 8:44
AJ Styles pinned CM Punk with Styles Clash at 18:19 (Better Than You: The Best of CM Punk)
Field of Honor match: Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) pinned Jimmy Rave with the Burning Hammer at 6:50
Raven pinned Justin Credible with the Evenflow DDT at 7:56
Xavier defeated John Walters, Homicide, and Mark Briscoe by pinning Walters with the Kiss Your X Goodbye at 16:41
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe pinned Jay Briscoe with a standing lariat at 15:03

Empire State Showdown - Spencerport, NY – October 25, 2003
Field of Honor match: BJ Whitmer pinned Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) with a wrist lock Exploder at 9:40
Marcos & Dunn defeated Oman Turtoga & Diablo Santiago, Don Juan & Fast Eddie, and Alex Shelley & Jimmy Jacobs when Marcos pinned Santiago with a Torture Rack driver at 8:23
Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) pinned John Walters with the Angel's Wings and Last Rites at 19:06; prior to the bout, Daniels extended his hand to Walters before then pulling it away (The Best of Christopher Daniels Vol. 2: Say Your Prayers)
ROH Tag Team Champions Dixie and Izzy (w/ Special K) defeated HC Loc & Tony DeVito when Dixie pinned Loc with a roll up at 14:55
Field of Honor match: Xavier defeated Chris Sabin by submission with the Mutalock at 11:54
Steve Corino fought CM Punk to a 20-minute time-limit draw; after the match, Corino asked for five more minutes before telling the fans they don’t deserve it
John Walters (sub. For Teddy Hart) defeated Jimmy Rave, Justin Credible, and Colt Cabana by making Credible submit to the Scorpion Deathlock at 7:21
Homicide defeated ROH World Champion Samoa Joe in a non-title no holds barred match at 14:01 when Joe passed out while Homicide was choking him out with a rope

Main Event Spectacles - Elizabeth, NJ – RexPlex – November 1, 2003
Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) pinned Colt Cabana with the Burning Hammer at 7:26
Xavier & Nigel McGuinness (w/ Lollipop) defeated Tony Mamaluke & John Walters in a pure rules match when Xavier pinned Walters after McGuinness hit Walters with a one armed butterfly facebuster at 11:30
Matt Stryker defeated Justin Credible via submission with the Strykerlock at 10:36
Mark & Jay Briscoe (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated ROH Tag Team Champions Dixie and Izzy (w/ Special K) when Jay pinned Dixie after a Jaydriller at 9:55 to win the titles
Homicide pinned BJ Whitmer with a running lariat at 19:20; stipulations stated they had until a 20 count to return to the ring instead of the normal 10; after the match, Steve Corino attacked Homicide and tried to bite his ear off
Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere defeated HC Loc & Tony DeVito, Jose & Joel Maximo, Jay Lethal & Angeldust, and Teddy Hart & Jack Evans in a steel cage scramble match when Kashmere pinned Lethal with a T-Gimmick at 14:13 (Teddy Hart’s final appearance)
CM Punk and Steve Corino defeated ROH World Champion Samoa Joe & Christopher Daniels in a non-title match when Punk and Corino simultaniously pinned Daniels with a double northern lights suplex at 22:55
AJ Styles pinned Bryan Danielson with Styles Clash at 24:16; stipulations stated the winner would be #1 contender to the ROH World Championship (Danielson’s return after a 7-month absence) (Bryan Danielson: The American Dragon)

PWG An Inch Longer than Average - Los Angeles, CA - Westside Jewish Community Center - November 15, 2003 (155)
Topgun Talwar, Shane & Shannon Ballard defeated Chris Bosh, Lil Cholo, & TJ Perkins at 11:57
M-Dogg 20 defeated Jardi Frantz at 10:57
Funky Bill Kim & Scott Lost defeated Disco Machine & Excalibur at 11:07
Super Dragon defeated Joey Ryan at 31:46
Adam Pearce defeated Colt Cabana at 13:26
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe defeated CM Punk at 12:22 in a non-title match
PWG Heavyweight Champion Frankie Kazarian defeated Bryan Danielson at 22:32

The Conclusion - Fairfield, CT - Sacred Heart University - November 28, 2003
Johnny Kashmere & Trent Acid defeated Diablo Santiago & Oman Tortuga at 4:04 when Kashmere pinned Santiago with the T-Gimmick
Homicide defeated John Walters via submission with the STF at 11:23
Joel & Jose Maximo defeated Fast Eddie & Hotstuff Hernandez, Cloudy, Dixie, & Hydro, and HC Loc & Tony DeVito when Joel pinned Cloudy with the Spanish Fly at 8:56
Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) pinned Jimmy Rave at 13:28 with the Best Moonsault Ever and the Last Rites (The Best of Christopher Daniels Vol. 2: Say Your Prayers)
2405 3733 Josh Daniels pinned Steve Corino with the flying headbutt at 10:48 after Homicide interfered and hit Corino with a flying Ace Crusher
Field of Honor match: Matt Stryker pinned Xavier at 13:48 with a Death Valley Driver
Field of Honor match: BJ Whitmer defeated Colt Cabana and Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) by pinning Cabana with a wrist-clutch Exploder at 7:47
ROH Tag Team Champions Mark & Jay Briscoe defeated ROH World Champion Samoa Joe & AJ Styles at 15:45 when Mark pinned Joe after Styles accidentally hit Joe with a lariat; after the bout, Joe and Styles argued
CM Punk defeated Raven in a steel cage match at 17:06 by escaping the cage

Ware of the Wire - Framingham, MA – State College – November 29, 2003
Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere defeated Hotstuff Hernandez & Fast Eddie when Kashmere pinned Eddie after the T-Gimmick at 8:45
Dixie, Jay Lethal, Angeldust, Lit, & Hijinx defeated Tony DeVito, HC Loc, Slugger, Joel & Jose Maximo when Dixie pinned DeVito at 11:34 with a roll up
BJ Whitmer defeated CM Punk, Colt Cabana, Matt Stryker, and Jimmy Rave in a gauntlet match at 29:11; fall #1: CM Punk pinned Jimmy Rave with the Pepsi Plunge at 11:48; fall #2: Matt Stryker defeated CM Punk via submission with the Strykerlock at 3:50; fall #3: Stryker pinned Colt Cabana with the Death Valley Driver at 8:58; fall #4: Whitmer pinned Stryker at 4:35 with the Exploder
Oman Turtoga & Diablo Santiago defeated Slyk Wagner Brown & April Hunter when Hunter was pinned at the 1-minute mark
John Walters pinned Xavier with a roll up at 11:26; after the match, Xavier attacked Walters with a chair and a ladder
ROH Tag Team Champions Mark & Jay Briscoe defeated Christopher Daniels and Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) when Jay pinned Daniels with the Jaydriller at 18:21
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe defeated AJ Styles by referee stoppage with the Coquina Clutch at 16:43 when Styles passed out
Steve Corino defeated Homicide in a barbed wire ropes match when Julius Smokes threw in the towel for Homicide when Corino had Homicide in a bodyscissors at 21:01

Final Battle 2003 - Philadelphia, PA – National Guard Armory – December 27, 2003 (1,500)
Sumie Sakai defeated Allison Danger
Josh Daniels defeated Puma
CM Punk defeated Mace (w/ Buff E.) in an impromtu match
Jay Lethal defeated Slyk Wagner Brown, Nick Gage, and Oman Turtoga
Trent Acid defeated Sonjay Dutt
ROH Tag Team Champions Mark & Jay Briscoe defeated Jose & Joel Maximo
Chris Lovey & CM Punk provided commentary for the show:
Bryan Danielson defeated ROH Tag Team Champion Jay Briscoe via submission with the Cattle Mutilation at 13:37 (Bryan Danielson: The American Dragon)
John Walters pinned Xavier in a Fight Without Honor following a sunset powerbomb through a ladder into the turnbuckle at 18:44
Field of Honor Finals: Matt Stryker defeated BJ Whitmer via submission with the Strykerlock at 18:08
ROH World Champion Samoa Joe defeated Mark Briscoe via submission after a series of knee strikes and the Coquina Clutch at 14:46
ROH vs. AJPW Series: CM Punk & Colt Cabana defeated Tomiaki Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto when Punk pinned Honma with the Pepsi Plunge at 16:35; ROH: 1, AJPW: 0
ROH vs. AJPW Series: AJ Styles pinned Kaz Hayashi with Styles Clash at 14:49; ROH: 2, AJPW: 0
ROH vs. AJPW Series: Satoshi Kojima pinned Homicide after multiple lariats at 13:12; ROH: 2, AJPW: 1
ROH vs. AJPW Series: AJPW Tag Team Champions the Great Muta & Arashi defeated Christopher Daniels & Dan Maff (w/ Allison Danger) at 16:07 when Muta pinned Daniels with a Shining Wizard after avoiding the Best Moonsault Ever; late in the bout, the challengers attempted to use a steel chair on Muta, with Muta spraying Maff in the face with red mist; after the bout, Daniels, Danger, and Maff bowed in front of Muta & Arashi rather than shake their hands; ROH: 2, AJPW: 2 (The Best of Christopher Daniels Vol. 2: Say Your Prayers)

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