Ring of Honor released two new DVDs today, a compilation of the Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness feud and a Best of the Kings of Wrestling (aka current day WWE contracted talents Antonio Cesaro & Kassius Ohno).
The official announcement from the company:
DANIELSON vs McGUINNESS
Their rivalry is one of epic proportions in the history books of Ring of Honor. From their first meeting in the spring of 2006 until their final ROH match in the fall of 2009, Bryan Danielson and Nigel McGuinness engaged in one of the most legendary series of matches ROH had ever seen, or will likely ever see again.
They were two men driven by a mutual love of professional wrestling and a competitive desire to constantly prove who was the better man. McGuinness and Danielson collided in an unforgettable quartet of matches in 2006 while the former reigned as ROH Pure Champion and the latter as World Champion, highlighted by an intense Title Unification match in front of Nigel's home country.
The rivalry was renewed in the following years with Nigel in the role of defending champion, they even stepped into the ring as allies in pursuit of the ROH World Tag Titles, and through it all developed a respect for one another both as wrestlers and as men.
This 2-Disc collection contains every one-on-one meeting between the two sure-fire ROH Hall of Famers and as an added bonus to the set, it also contains several other tag matches featuring McGuinness & Danielson including their tag title challenge against Jay & Mark Briscoe from “Race to the Top Tournament Night 1" and their ROH vs. Pro Wrestling NOAH dream tag team match against Takeshi Morishima & Naomichi Marufuji from "United We Stand".
The head-to-head matches included on this set are from Weekend of Champions Night 2, Generation Now, their Title Unification Match from “Unified”, Epic Encounter II, Driven, Survival of the Fittest 2007, their epic World Title Clash from “6th Anniversary Show”, Battle of the Best, Rising Above 2008, and their mutual final ROH match from “Glory by Honor VIII: The Final Countdown”. This is the story of one of the most epic rivalries in ROH history. This is Danielson vs. McGuinness: The Complete Collection.
1. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness (ROH Title Vs. Pure Title)...Weekend of Champions Night 2 4/29/06
2. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness...Generation Now 7/29/06
3. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness (ROH Title Vs. Pure Title)...Unified 8/12/06
4. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness (ROH World Title 2/3 Falls Match)...Epic Encounter II 8/25/06
5. Bryan Danielson & Takeshi Morishima vs. Nigel McGuinness & KENTA...Respect Is Earned 5/12/07
6. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness...Driven 6/23/07
7. Bryan Danielson & Nigel McGuinness vs. Takeshi Morishima & Naomichi Marufuji...United We Stand 6/22/07
8. Bryan Danielson & Nigel McGuinness vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe (World Tag Team Title Match)...Race to the Top Tournament Night 1 7/27/07
9. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness...Survival of the Fittest 2007 10/19/07
10. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness (ROH World Title Match)...6th Anniversary Show 2/23/08
11. Clip of Bryan Danielson & Austin Aries vs. Nigel McGuinness & Claudio Castagnoli...Night of the Butcher II 8/16/08
12. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness (Non Title Match)...Battle of the Best 9/13/08
13. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness (ROH World Title Match)...Rising Above 2008 11/22/08
14. Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness...Glory By Honor VIII 9/26/09
KINGS REIGN SUPREME
“The greatest team in the history of wrestling, If you think other then prepare for the reckoning”
That's just a taste of the lyrics that led Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli out to the ring with the ROH World Tag Team Titles strapped to their waists for a record-setting 363 days. Starting with their reunion at “Final Battle 2009” at the expense of Jay & Mark Briscoe, The Kings of Wrestling quickly established themselves as a powerhouse in ROH's already stacked tag team ranks.
Over the course of their year-long rivalry with The Briscoes, Hero & Claudio proved themselves as capable of technical tag team wrestling as they were at getting bloody and violent. Their contests against teams such as Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin, The American Wolves, and The Young Bucks demonstrated a dominance unlike any the division had ever seen, and they will forever be mentioned as one of the greatest teams in ROH's history.
This 2-Disc set presents 14 of The KoW's complete matches, plus highlights and more! With Hero's KO Elbows & Claudio's unparalled power, you will see how it wasn't hyperbole when they said...”Kings Reign Supreme”!
1. Kings attack Briscoes after the match with the Wolves...Final Battle 2009
2. Kings of Wrestling vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe (World Tag Team Title Match)...The Big Bang! 4/3/10
3. Kings of Wrestling vs. Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley (World Tag Team Title Match)...Supercard of Honor V 5/8/10
4. Kings of Wrestling-Papa Briscoe altercation...ROH on HDNet Episode 61
5. Kings of Wrestling vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe (World Tag Team Title- No DQ Match)...Death Before Dishonor VIII 6/18/10
6. Kings of Wrestling & Sara Del Rey vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe and Amazing Kong...Hate: Chapter II 7/23/10
7. Kings of Wrestling vs. The Young Bucks...Salvation 7/24/10
8. Kings of Wrestling vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. The All Night Express vs. The Dark City Fight Club (World Tag Team Title Ultimate Endurance Match)...Tag Wars 2010 8/28/10
9. Kings of Wrestling vs. Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin...Glory By Honor IX 9/11/10
10. Kings of Wrestling vs. Christopher Daniels & Davey Richards (World Tag Team Title Match)...Allied Forces 10/15/10
11. Kings of Wrestling vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe (World Tag Team Title Match)...ROH on HDNet Episode 79 (include post match angle)
12. Kings of Wrestling vs. The American Wolves (World Tag Team Title Match)...Tag Title Classic II 12/17/10
13. Kings of Wrestling & Shane Hagadorn vs. Jay, Mark, & Mike "Papa" Briscoe...Final Battle 2010 12/18/10
14. Kings of Wrestling vs. The All Night Express (World Tag Team Title Match)...9th Anniversary Show 2/26/11
15. Highlights of Kings of Wrestling vs. Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin (World Tag Team Title Match)...Honor Takes Center Stage Chapter 1
16. Kings of Wrestling vs. Adam Cole & Kyle O'Reilly...Honor Takes Center Stage Chatper 2
17. Kings Vs. Wolves II: The Kings of Wrestling vs. The American Wolves...ROH Revolution USA 5/7/11
18. Kings of Wrestling vs. Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin (World Tag Team Title Match)...Ring of Honor Wrestling Episode 1 (taped 8/13/11)
The DVDs can be ordered at www.rohwrestling.com.
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