Ring of Honor - Generation Next
May 22, 2004 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  1. This event was held in a large tent outside the Philadelphia National Guard Armory..

  2. TAG SCRAMBLE: The Ring Crew Express vs The Christopher Street Connection (NO CONTEST)..
    • Alex Shelley and his new faction "Generation Next" (Roderick Strong, Austin Aries & Jack Evans) hit the ring..
    • Generation Next cleared the ring of the Christopher Street Connection and Alex Shelley cut a promo..
    • Alex Shelley said they are the best ROH has to offer and they don't trust the fans to decide their fate..
    • Alex Shelley took the stack of votes and threw them in the Garbage..
    • The Ring Crew Express confronted Generation Next but they got beat up too..

  3. 6-MAN TAG: Generation Next (Roderick Strong & Austin Aries & Jack Evans) defeated Special K (Izzy & Dixie & AngelDust)..
    • Special K was accompanied by Becky Bayless..
    • Strong hit a Power-bomb, Aries hit his 450, Evans hit his 720 for simultaneous pins for the flashy victory!
    • Alex Shelley got on the microphone and said that none of the Special K members could wrestle..

  4. MATCH: Alex Shelley defeated Hydro (aka Jay Lethal)..

  5. TAG MATCH: The Carnage Crew (HC Loc & Devito) w/Masada vs Trent Acid & Danny Daniels (NO CONTEST)..
    • Before the match started, Masada turned on the Carnage Crew and attacked Loc from behind..

  6. 6-MAN TAG: Trent Acid & Danny Daniels & Masada defeated HC Loc & Tony Devito & Justin Credible..

  7. MATCH: John Walters vs Jimmy Rave ended in a NO CONTEST..
    • Generation Next hit the ring again for another beatdown on Walters & Rave saying they were "taking their spots"..

  8. MATCH: Nigel McGuinness defeated Jimmy Jacobs..

  9. TAG TITLE MATCH: Second City Saints (CM Punk/Colt Cabana) defeated Prophecy (Danny Maff/BJ Whitmer) to retain..
    • CM Punk pinned BJ Whitmer after a hitting The Pepsi Plunge..

  10. TAG MATCH: The Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) defeated The Outcast Killaz w/Prince Nana & Josh Daniels..
    • The Outcast Killaz = Diablo Santiago & Oman Tortuga..
    • The Outcast Killaz & John Daniels are members of Prince Nana's "Embassy" faction..
    • Generation Next came out and proclaimed that they will take the Briscoes' spots in Ring of Honor..
    • John Walters & Jimmy Rave came out to back up the Briscoes, and we have a match!

  11. 8-MAN TAG: Generation Next (Shelley/Strong/Aries/Evans) defeated The Briscoes & Jimmy Rave & John Walters..
    • Austin Aries made John Walters tap out to the crossface after an incredible 40-minute match!
    • The crowd gave a standing ovation and chanted "Match of the Year!" and "Thank You!" out of respect..

  12. IN THE RING: Gary Michael Capetta + CM Punk + Ricky Steamboat (scheduled as a "verbal confrontation")..
    • CM Punk insulted and belittled Ricky Steamboat until Steamboat interrupted and challenged Punk to a FIGHT!
    • CM Punk initially backed down and offered his hand for a handshake, but instead attacked Steamboat!
    • Ricky Steamboat eventually fought back and got the upperhand until Colt Cabana hit the ring for a double team!
    • CM Punk grabbed the ring bell and used it on Steamboat's throat (like Steamboat/Savage in 1986)..
    • BJ Whitmer & Dan Maff ran out to chase CM Punk & Colt Cabana out of the ring..

  13. ROH TITLE MATCH: Samoa Joe defeated Homicide w/Julius Smokes to retain..
    • The fans threw a ton of streamers into the ring as Joe & Homicide jumped the gun and brawled to start the match..
    • Homicide used a fork to rake at Joe's head and bust him open, he also used a steel chair as a weapon..
    • Samoa Joe took a major beating before fighting back and scoring the pinfall to retain the ROH title..
    • Samoa Joe enters his 16th consequetive month as reigning Ring of Honor champion..

  14. And that's a wrap..

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