ROH Anniversary Show
The ROH Anniversary Show is a professional wrestling event, held annually by the Ring of Honor promotion. The event celebrates the anniversary of the promotion's inaugural show The Era of Honor Begins, which was held on February 23, 2002. To coincide with this, the Anniversary Show is normally held in February, though it occasionally falls into March.
Although most years have seen a one-night celebration, the third year saw three events take place over two weekends. The fifth year went further and had five events in ROH's most popular venues, leading up to a sixth and final show in Liverpool, England across three weekends. Since then, the Anniversary Show has been a single night show. Although ROH began airing live internet pay-per-views in 2009, ROH only began airing the Anniversary Show live from the ninth installment in 2011. All previous events were recorded and sold later on DVD.
Dates and venues
|One Year Anniversary Show||February 8, 2003||Elks Lodge||Queens, New York||Da Hit Squad (Mafia & Monsta Mack), Divine Storm (Chris Divine & Quiet Storm), The S.A.T. (Jose & Joel Maximo) & Mikey Whipwreck vs. Special K (Angel Dust, Brian XL, Deranged, Dixie, Hydro, Izzy, Jody Fleisch, Slim J, Slugger & Yeyo) in a Handicap Scramble Match|
|Second Anniversary Show||February 14, 2004||National Guard Armory||Braintree, Massachusetts||AJ Styles vs. CM Punk for the Pure Wrestling Championship|
|Third Anniversary Celebration: Part 1||February 19, 2005||Rex Plex||Elizabeth, New Jersey||The Carnage Crew (HC Loc & Tony DeVito) vs. Generation Next (Roderick Strong & Jack Evans) vs. The Ring Crew Express (Dunn & Marcos) vs. Special K (Azrieal & Dixie) vs. Special K (Izzy & Deranged) in a Scramble Cage Match|
|Third Anniversary Celebration: Part 2||February 25, 2005||Montgomery County Fairgrounds||Dayton, Ohio||AJ Styles vs. Jimmy Rave|
|Third Anniversary Celebration: Part 3||February 26, 2005||Frontier Fieldhouse||Chicago Ridge, Illinois||Austin Aries (c) vs. Samoa Joe for the ROH World Championship|
|Fourth Anniversary Show||February 25, 2006||Inman Sports Club||Edison, New Jersey||Generation Next (Austin Aries & Roderick Strong) (c) vs. AJ Styles & Matt Sydal for the ROH Tag Team Championship|
|Fifth Year Festival: NYC||February 16, 2007||Manhattan Center||New York City, New York||Homicide (c) vs. Jimmy Rave for the ROH World Championship|
|Fifth Year Festival: Philly||February 17, 2007||National Guard Armory||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Homicide (c) vs. Takeshi Morishima for the ROH World Championship|
|Fifth Year Festival: Dayton||February 23, 2007||Montgomery County Fairgrounds||Dayton, Ohio||Takeshi Morishima (c) vs. B.J. Whitmer for the ROH World Championship|
|Fifth Year Festival: Chicago||February 24, 2007||Windy City Fieldhouse||Chicago, Illinois||Samoa Joe & Homicide vs. Takeshi Morishima & Nigel McGuinness|
|Fifth Year Festival: Liverpool||March 3, 2007||Liverpool Olympia||Liverpool, Merseyside||Samoa Joe vs. Nigel McGuinness|
|Fifth Year Festival: Finale||March 4, 2007||Liverpool Olympia||Liverpool, Merseyside||Samoa Joe vs. Homicide|
|Sixth Anniversary Show||February 23, 2008||Manhattan Center||New York City, New York||Nigel McGuinness (c) vs. Bryan Danielson for the ROH World Championship|
|7th Anniversary Show||March 21, 2009||Hammerstein Ballroom||New York City, New York||Nigel McGuinness (c) vs. KENTA for the ROH World Championship|
|8th Anniversary Show||February 13, 2010||Manhattan Center||New York City, New York||Austin Aries (c) vs. Tyler Black for the ROH World Championship|
|9th Anniversary Show||February 26, 2011||Frontier Fieldhouse||Chicago Ridge, Illinois||The Briscoe Brothers (Jay & Mark Briscoe) vs. Wrestling's Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) for a future match for the ROH World Tag Team Championship|
|10th Anniversary Show: Young Wolves Rising||March 4, 2012||Hammerstein Ballroom||New York City, New York||Eddie Edwards & Adam Cole vs. Team Ambition (Davey Richards & Kyle O'Reilly)|
|11th Anniversary Show||March 2, 2013||Frontier Fieldhouse||Chicago Ridge, Illinois||Kevin Steen (c) vs. Jay Lethal for the ROH World Championship|
|12th Anniversary Show||February 21, 2014||Pennsylvania National Guard Armory||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Kevin Steen vs. Cliff Compton in an Unsanctioned Philadelphia Street Fight|
|13th Anniversary Show||March 1, 2015||Orleans Hotel & Casino||Las Vegas, Nevada||Jay Briscoe (c) vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Michael Elgin vs. Hanson in a Four corner survival match for the ROH World Championship|
|14th Anniversary Show||February 26, 2016||Roxy's Lounge at Sam's Town||Las Vegas, Nevada||Jay Lethal (c) vs. Adam Cole vs. Kyle O'Reilly in a Three Way match for the ROH World Championship|
|15th Anniversary Show||March 10, 2017||Roxy's Lounge at Sam's Town||Las Vegas, Nevada|
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