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CM Punk vs. Roderick Strong (ROH – 07/09/2005)

On July 9, 2005 – ten years ago today – CM Punk defended the Ring of Honor World championship against Roderick Strong in New York City in a match that clicked on virtually all cylinders.  Roderick Strong has not been in a better match since and it stands as one of my favorite Punk matches of all-time.  It was one of those great wrestling matches where the circumstances and in-ring work come together to form something unexpectedly memorable. Continue reading