Live reports from ROHwrestling.com:
Jason Blade defeated Davey Andrews with a High Cross Bodyblock off the top rope.
Survival of the Fittest qualifiers:
Jay Lethal defeated Sal Rinauro in about 12 minutes with the Dragon Suplex.
Colt Cabana defeated Ricky Reyes with a Lariat in about 5 minutes. Lacey was taking notes during this match.
Roderick Strong defeated Jerelle Clark in about 11 minutes with the Half Nelson Backbreaker followed by the Modified Boston Crab.
Austin Aries defeated Jimmy Rave by DQ after Rave hit Aries in the back with a chair. Rave continued to work over Aries’ back until Roderick Strong made the save.
Samoa Joe defeated Milano Collection AT with a Muscle Buster in 15 minutes. The crowd gave Milano a standing ovation after the match, sounds like he won them over.
Christopher Daniels defeated James Gibson in 26 minutes with the Last Rites. Afterwards Daniels cut a promo putting over Gibson, and Gibson cut one, putting over Daniels, the ROH locker room, and ROH in general.
Devito & Shane Haggadorn defeated Derek Dempsey and Kelly Primo, basically a comedy match, and Devito beat up Primo some more after the match.
Nigel McGuinness defeated BJ Whitmer to retain the ROH Pure Title after a Low Blow, he then rolled Whitmer up and grabbed the ropes. Whitmer was out of rope breaks. Lacey was also scouting this match.
Roderick Strong eliminated Samoa Joe. Daniels hit the BME on Joe, and then Strong hit the Half-Nelson Backbreaker on Daniels so he could pin Joe. Austin Aries eliminated Christopher Daniels. Daniels was going for the Angel’s Wings on Strong, and Aries hit a Sunset Flip to pin Daniels. Roderick Strong eliminated Jay Lethal. Aries had just hit Lethal with the Brainbuster and Strong pinned Lethal. Roderick Strong eliminated Colt Cabana with a Piledriver.
After this elimination, Aries cut a promo telling the crowd not to boo them for double teaming everyone. He then put over Strong, and said that they’d always be Generation Next, they’d always be friends, but for now, they are opponents, and are going to find out who’s the better man.
Roderick Strong eliminated Austin Aries to win the 2005 Survival of the Fittest. He hit Aries with 2 Half-Nelson Backbreakers, followed up by the Modified Crab for the tap out victory. Total time of the main event match was roughly 54 minutes. After the match, Strong announced that he would be challenging Bryan Danielson for the ROH World Title on October 29 in Connecticut.