Rising Above 2012 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.
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
- The All-Night Express (Kenny King & Rhett Titus) defeated Chris Silvio & Mohammad Ali Vaez
- Michael Elgin defeated Samson Walker
- Kevin Steen defeated BJ Whitmer
- El Generico vs. Kyle O'Reilly ended in a No Contest
- TJ Perkins defeated Mike Mondo
- Jay Lethal defeated Roderick Strong (w/ Truth Martini) [2:1] in a Best Two Out Of Three Falls Match
- The Briscoes (Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe) (c) defeated Wrestling's Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) to retain the ROH World Tag Team Championship
- Davey Richards (c) defeated Adam Cole to retain the ROH World Championship
|2012 Ring of Honor Events|
The Homecoming • Underground • Rise & Prove • 10th Anniversary Show • Showdown In The Sun • Unity • Rising Above • Border Wars • The Battle Of Richmond • The Nightmare Begins • Best In The World • Live Strong • Brew City Beatdown • Boiling Point • Caged Hostility • Death Before Dishonor X • Killer Instinct • Glory by Honor XI • Final Battle