This was for Joe’s ROH World Championship.
This match kind of just all ran together, and it was probably the only defense Joe had in 2003 that was not all that impressive. It was a weird premise for a match in that all three of the challengers were either new or recent additions to the roster going up against a new champ. In other words, it was hard to find time to make everyone look good in this match, and the wrestlers struggled to find the right balance. Joe won of course. (**1/2)