Ring of Honor (ROH) Pure Title


Champion Date Location Event
A.J. Styles 02/14/04 Braintree, MA Second Anniversary Show
* * * NOTES: A.J. Styles defeated C.M. Punk in a tournament final.
Vacated 04/23/04 n/a n/a
* * * NOTES: The title was vacated when A.J. Styles was pulled from all ROH shows by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling following the Rob Feinstein controversy.
Doug Williams 07/17/04 Elizabeth, NJ Reborn: Completion
* * * NOTES: Doug Williams defeated Alex Shelley in a tournament final.  ROH only recognizes reigns from here on.
John Walters 08/28/04 Elizabeth, NJ Scramble Cage Melee
Jay Lethal 03/05/05 Philadelphia, PA Trios Tournament 2005
Samoa Joe 05/07/05 New York, NY Manhattan Mayhem
Nigel McGuinness 08/27/05 Buffalo, NY Dragon Gate Invasion
Bryan Danielson 08/12/06 Liverpool, England Unified
* * * NOTES: Bryan Danielson then unified the title with the ROH World Championship.

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