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The Best 93 ROH Matches of All Time

Sunday, August 26, 2012



I've watched a Ring of Honor show or two.  Here is my ranking of the 89 greatest matches in ROH history.

 1.       Bryan Danielson v. Nigel McGuinness 5stars (24:30) 6/07
2.       Bryan Danielson v. Low Ki 5stars (32 min) 3/02
3.       Kenta v. Bryan Danielson 5stars (33 min) 9/06
4.       Davey Richards v. Tyler Black 5stars (35 min) 6/10
5.       Davey Richards v. Michael Elgin 5stars (26:30) 3/12

6.   Bryan Danielson v. Nigel McGuinness 4 3/4 stars (26 min) 8/06
7.       Kenta v. Low Ki 4 ¾stars (25 min) 12/05
8.       Kenta/Ibushi v. Nakajima/Marufuji 4 ¾stars 9/08
9.       CIMA/Dragon Kid/Saito v. Yoshino/Doi/Horiguchi 4 ¾stars (25:30) 3/08
10.   CIMA/Doi/Yoshino v. Saito/DKid/Horiguchi 4 3/4stars  (20:30) 3/06
11.   Davey Richards v. Eddie Edwards 4 ¾stars (36min) 6/11
12.   Bryan Danielson v. Nigel McGuinness4 ¾stars (28:30) 9/09
13.   Briscoes v. Steen/Generico 4 ¾stars (22:30) 8/07(1)
14. Young Bucks v. Addiction v. MCMG 4 3/4 stars 10/16
15.   Nigel McGuinness v Austin Aries 4 3/4 (24:30) 3/08
16.   Davey Richards v. Roderick Strong 4 ¾stars (27 min) 4/11
17.   American Wolves v. Haas/Benjamin 4 ¾stars (23 min) 4/11
18.   Austin Aries/Roderick Strong v. Briscoes 4 ¾stars (24 min) 8/06
19.   Davey Richards v. Christopher Daniels 4 ¾stars (22min) 3/11
20.   Richards/O’Reilly v. Edwards/Cole 4 ¾stars 3/12
21.   Davey Richards v. Tyler Black 4 ¾stars (27:30) 8/10

22.   Bryan Danielson v. Morishima 4 1/2 (18:30) 12/08
23.   Samoa Joe v. CM Punk 4 ½stars (60min)10/04
24.   CIMA/Shingo/Yokasuka v. Dragon Kid/Saito/Mochizuki  4 ½stars (27 min) 3/07
25.   Kenta v. Davey Richards 4 ½stars (18 min) 4/09
26.   Bryan Danielson v. Davey Richards 4 ½stars (36 min) 9/09
27. Bryan Danielson v. Nigel McGuinness 4 1/2 (31:30) 2/08
28.   Bryan Danielson v. Takeshi Morishima 4 1/2  (20 min) 8/07
29. El Generico v. Kevin Steen 4 1/2 (31min) 12/10
30. American Wolves v. Steen/Generico 4 1/2 (24min) 9/09

31.   Samoa Joe v. Kenta Kobashi 4 ½stars (22 min) 10/05
32.   Bryan Danielson v. Paul London 4 1/2 (41 min) 4/03
33.   Naomichi Marufuji v Nigel McGuinness4 ½stars (18min)12/08
34.   Bryan Danielson v. Samoa Joe v. Kenta 4 ½stars (20:30) 6/06
35.   Bryan Danielson v. AJ Styles 4 ½ (22:30) 11/02
36.   Bryan Danielson v Low Ki v Chris Daniels 4 ½stars (20 min) 2/02 
37.   Bryan Danielson v. Go Shiozaki 4 ½stars (26:30) 7/07
38. Will Ospreay v. Jay White 4 1/2 stars (13 min) 5/17
39. Morishima/Marufuji/Shiozaki v. Roderick Strong/Davey Richards/Rocky Romero 4 1/2 (27:30) 5/08
40.   Kenta Kobashi/Homicide v. Samoa Joe/Low Ki 4 ½stars (24:30) 10/05

41. AJ Styles/Young Bucks v. Matt Sydal/ACH/Cedric Alexander 4 1/2 (21 min) 2/14
42.   Bryan Danielson v. Austin Aries v. Samoa Joe v. Mark Briscoe v. Homicide v. Colt Cabana 4 1/2 stars (42:30) 6/04
43.   Low Ki v. Brian Kendrick v. Chris Daniels v. Doug Williams 4 ½ (60 min) 7/02
44.   Bryan Danielson v. AJ Styles 4 ½ (24 min)11/03
45.   Bryan Danielson v. AJ Styles 4 ½ (31:30) 1/06
46. Austin Aries v. Davey Richards 4 1/2 (45:00) 11/09
47.   Briscoes v. Doi/Shingo 4 ½ (22:30) 3/07
48. Yoshino/Doi/CIMA v. Evans/Strong/Aries 4 1/2 stars (16min) 3/06
49.   Bryan Danielson v. Jamie Noble 4 ½ (32:30) 9/05
50.   Davey Richards v. Roderick Strong 4 ½ (30:30)12/10

51.   Low Ki v. Joe v. Danielson v. Corino 4 ½ (45 min) 12/02
52.   Paul London v. AJ Styles 4 ½ (24:30) 5/03
53.   Low Ki v. Styles 4 ½ (20 min) 8/02
54.   Nigel McGuinness v. Austin Aries 4 ½ (22min)12/07
55.   Austin Aries v. Tyler Black 4 ½ (22 min) 2/10
56.   Kings of Wrestling v. Briscoes 4 ½ (18min) 6/10
57.   Eddie Edwards v. Roderick Strong 4 ½ (44min) 9/11
58.   Kevin Steen v. El Generico 4 ½ (23min) 3/12
59.   Naomichi Marufuji v Nigel McGuinness4 ½stars (18min)12/08
60.   Bryan Danielson v. Austin Aries 4 ½stars (17:30) 11/07

61. Jimmy Jacobs v. BJ Whitmer 4 1/2 (24:30) 3/07
62.       Briscoes v. American Wolves 4 1/2 stars (23min) 12/09
63.   Marufuji/Briscoes v. Marvin/Sydal/Aoki 4 1/2 stars (22:30)7/07
64.   Generico/Shingo/DKid v. Yoshino/Doi/Hulk 4 ½stars (22:30) 8/08
65. Bryan Danielson v. Roderick Strong 4 1/2 (56 min) 3/06
66.   Edwards v. Daniels 4 ½ 2/11
67.   Kenta/Marufuji v. Bryan Danielson/Samoa Joe 4 1/2 (33:30) 3/06
68.   Bryan Danielson v. Austin Aries 4 ½ (30:30) 5/05
69.   Takeshi Morishima v Nigel McGuinness 4 ½ (20min)7/07
70.   Samoa Joe v. Takeshi Morishima 4 ½ (18 min) 2/07

71.   Naomichi Marufuji v. Nigel McGuinness 4 ½stars (22:30) 9/06
72. Nigel McGuinness v. Tyler Black 4 1/2 stars (22min) 5/08
73.   Nigel v. Black v. Danielson v. Claudio 4 ½ (30:30) 8/08
74.   Samoa Joe v. CM Punk 4 ½stars (31:30) 12/04
75. Bucks/Omega v. Kushida/ACH/Sydal 2/16
76. Lethal/Strong v. Cole/MJackson v. Okada/Ishii (16 min) 5/16
77. Bryan Danielson v. Austin Aries (73 min) 4 1/2 8/04
78.   Eddie Edwards v. Chris Daniels 4 ½ (30 min) 4/11
79.   Samoa Joe vCM Punk 4 ½ (60 min) 6/04
80.   El Generico v. Kota Ibushi 4 ½ (16 min) 4/08

81.   Eddie Edwards v. Roderick Strong 4 ½ (25:30) 3/11
82.   Samoa Joe/Adam Pearce/BJ Whitmer v. Super Dragon/ Chris Hero/Necro Butcher 4 ½ (25:30) 4/06
83.   Go v. Marufuji 4 1/2 (23 min) 8/08
84.   Kenta v. Nigel McGuinness 4 ½stars (25:30) 3/09
85. Tyler Black/Kenta v. Austin Aries/Katsuhiko Nakajima (22min) 4 1/2 4/09
86. Briscoes v. American Wolves (26:30) 4 1/2 3/10
87. Styles v. O'Reilly (22 min) 4 1/2 8/14
88. Young Bucks v. Fish/O'Reilly (13 min) 4 1/2 5/14
89. Bucks v. Briscoes (15:30) 4 1/2   12/16
90. American Wolves v. Forever Hooligans (15:30) 4 1/2  3/13

91. Richards v. O'Reilly 4 1/2 (20 min)  1/13
92. Steen v. Elgin 4 1/2 10/12
93. Ospreay v. Gordon 4 1/2 10/17 (15:30)





























1 comment

Jeremy said...

Man, I just don't see what some people see in Davey Richards. Dude does a 100 spots with no sense of cohesion or psychology to them, no-sells brutal kicks and moves like a mothafucka.

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