Only The Strong Survive featured professional wrestling matches, which involved different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds, plots, and storylines that played out on ROH's television programs. Wrestlers portrayed villains or heroes as they followed a series of events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.
- Christopher Daniels (c) defeated Claudio Castagnoli (w/ Sara Del Rey & Shane Hagadorn) to retain the ROH World Television Championship (21:26)
- El Generico defeated Homicide and Kenny King and Mark Briscoe in a Four Corner Survival Match (15:00)
|2011 Ring of Honor Events|
Champions Vs. All Stars • Only The Strong Survive • SoCal Showdown II • World's Greatest • 9th Anniversary Show • Defy Or Deny • Manhattan Mayhem IV • Honor Takes Center Stage • Revolution: USA • Revolution: Canada • Supercard of Honor VI • Best in the World • Tag Team Turmoil • No Escape • Death Before Dishonor IX • Gateway To Honor • Survival Of The Fittest • Glory by Honor X • Southern Defiance • Northern Aggression • Final Battle