Ring of Honor - Final Battle 2004
December 26, 2004 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  1. MATCH: Jimmy Jacobs defeated Trent Acid (Afterwards, Trent Acid got on the mic and "quit" Ring of Honor..

  2. MIXED TAG MATCH: Deranged & Lacey w/Cheech & Cloudy defeated AngelDust & Becky Bayless (Lacey pinned Becky)..
    • After the match, Lacey ordered her men to attack AngelDust and threaten Becky until Dunn & Marcos made the save.

  3. MATCH: Rockin' Rebel defeated Devon Moore..

  4. MATCH: Homicide w/Julius Smokes defeated Josh Daniels..

  5. PURE TITLE MATCH: John Walters defeated Jimmy Rave by submission to retain..
    • After the match, John Walters accepted Prince Nana's money and joined the Embassy..

  6. FIGHT WITHOUT HONOR: Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer defeated The Carnage Crew (Loc & DeVito)..
    • Match included tables, ladders, chairs, kendo sticks, and thumbtacks (which were introduced Mick Foley!)..
    • After the match, Mick Foley paised both teams and got them to shake hands and hug out of respect..

  7. FINAL CONFRONTATION: Ricky Steamboat & Mick Foley..
    • Mick Foley & Ricky Steamboat cut promos on eachother and wrapped up their feud as Steamboat signed with WWE..
    • Mick Foley wished Steamboat luck in making stars out of Snitsky, Heidenreich, and Luther Reigns..
    • Mick Foley then called out Samoa Joe to offer a truce, but Joe ended up turning on Foley and punching him!

  8. MATCH: Jay Lethal defeated Prince Nana's Weapon of Mask Destruction #2..

  9. TAG MATCH: Steve Corino & C.M. Punk w/Tracy Brooks defeated Alex Shelley & Roderick Strong..
    • After the match, Austin Aries came down and he and Roderich Strong turned on Alex Shelley!

  10. MATCH: Low Ki vs American Dragon ended in a NO CONTEST..
    • The two wrestlers brawled into the lobby of the building where Homicide & Smokes appeared and attacked Dragon!
    • Homicide smashed American Dragon's arm with a steel chair before Lay Lethal and some others made the save..
    • Low Ki went back to the ring and assaulted the referee and demanded he be named the winner since Dragon was gone..
    • Low Ki then knocked the referee out and choked him with a leather belt in the camel clutch position..
    • ROH officials later changed the decision to Low Ki being disqualified for outside interference..

  11. ROH TITLE MATCH: Austin Aries w/Roderick Strong defeated Samoa Joe w/Jay Lethal to win the Ring of Honor title!
    • Austin Aries reversed Joe's Muscle Buster and hit him with a brainbuster and followed up with a 450 splash for the win!
    • The crowd was incredibly hot for the final five minutes and absolutely erupted for finish with chants of "Aries! Aries!"
    • Samoa Joe showed respect for the new champ, by Congratulating him and helping to strap the belt around Aries waist..
    • And so ends Samoa Joe's illustrious 22 month reign as Ring of Honor Champion..

  12. And that's a wrap..

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