WWE Superstar and former member of the Shield
June 13, 2009 – New York City, New York
[ MANHATTAN MAYHEM III ]
OPENING SEGMENT: They did a 10-Bell Salute tribute for Mitsuharu Misawa..
TAG TEAM MATCH
The Young Bucks defeated Rhett Titus & Kenny King:
Jimmy Rave defeated Necro Butcher: After the match, Jimmy Rave intended to make Necro suffer with the dreaded Heel-hook, but Colt Cabana hit the ring to make the big save!
IN THE RING: Ric Flair praised Ring of Honor and then left the building..
FIRST BLOOD MATCH
Jimmy Jacobs defeated Tyler Black: Jimmy Jacobs attacked and bloodied Tyler Black before the match so it was assumed that he won. Tyler Black snapped and destroyed Jacobs, before announcing that he was cashing in his title shot tonight and adding himself to the ROH title main event..
Roderick Strong defeated Sonjay Dutt with the Gibson-driver:
4-CORNER SURVIVAL MATCH
Colt Cabana defeated D-Lo Brown and American Dragon and Claudio Castagnoli : Colt Cabana made D-Lo Brown submit to the Billy Goats Curse..
ROH WORLD TAG TEAM TITLE SUBMISSIONS MATCH
The American Wolves (Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) defeated Kevin Steen & El Generico to retain the ROH World Tag Team titles: Eddie Edwards made El Generico tap out with a submission hold on Generico’s previously injured leg and smashing his knee with the ring bell..
Jay Briscoe defeated James “Guido” Maritato with the Jay-driller:
ROH WORLD TITLE 3-WAY ELIMINATION MATCH
Austin Aries defeated Jerry Lynn (c) and Tyler Black to capture the ROH World title: Nigel McGuinness was the ringside enforcer, replacing the advertised “Nature Boy” Ric Flair. Reigning champion Jerry Lynn was the first to be eliminated, by Tyler Black with a Small Package Driver. Austin Aries then defeated Black after a Brain-buster to become the first ever two-time ROH World champion!