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- As of this writing there is only a mere 116 tickets left for Ring of Honor’s May 17 War of the Worlds supershow with New Japan Pro Wrestling, which takes place in the Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan, New York. Kevin Kelly noted on his podcast The Kevin Kelly Show that ROH officials will be adjusting the layout of the Hammerstein’s seating so that they can fit as many fans as possible, and that they will be looking to break their attendance record which currently stands at 2,500 in the Hammerstein.Read More
Styles vs. Hero
- Ring of Honor have announced that on March 22, when ROH comes to Dayton, Ohio, the event will be called Flyin’ High and will feature a match many ROH fans have been calling for, AJ Styles vs. Chris Hero, and in the official announcement they stated that the winner will be a serious candidate for an ROH World Championship match going forth, and if Chris Hero can win the ROH World title on March 8 at Raising the Bar Night Two in Chicago, then this match will be madeRead More

Posted On February 27, 2014By Nickolas MageeIn Indy News

Ring of Honor Stars Looking For WWE Tryout

According to reports, ROH wrestlers Roderick Strong and Kevin Steen are said to be considered likely candidates for the next WWE NXT tryout camp at the WWE Peformance Center in Orlando, Florida. Strong and Steen are reportedly confirmed to take part of the tryout, which is set for March 24-March 26. In addition, indy wrestling worker Michael Elgin is also trying to get into the tryout camp, but there is no definitive word as to whether he will be a part of it.Read More
Former ECW champion “The Franchise” Shane Douglas issued the following statement regarding his involvement at this weekend’s Extreme Rising show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: It has come to my attention that Steve O’Neil and Extreme Rising are advertising me for their event this weekend in Philadelphia. At no time have I confirmed with Extreme Rising that I would be a part of this event. After the Pittsburgh event in November of 2012 I made the professional decision to begin to separate myself from the organization due to family and other professionalRead More
** Below is a listing of independent wrestling events for the next two weeks. This listing is sent weekly. Thu, Feb 27 – High Impact Wrestling – Hungarian Club, Regina, SK – Fri, Feb 28-Sat, Mar 1 – St. Louis Anarchy – Knights of Columbus, 405 E 4th ST, Alton, IL – 7 pm Fri, Feb 28-Sat, Mar 1 – CWF Mid-Atlantic – 1001 Springwood Ave, #15, Gibsonville, NC – 7:30 pm – Fri, Feb 28 – AIWF Elite Wrestling Alliance – Community of Christ, 2508 Glass ST,Read More
- Following is the promo for this coming weekends edition of Ring of Honor Wrestling, which will feature AJ Styles going one-on-one with Jay Lethal for the first time in ROH. If you can’t wait until Saturday, or if ROH doesn’t run in your area, Monday, you can purchase the VOD of the event at now.Read More
raising the bar
- On March 7 and 8, Ring of Honor hits Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois for Raising The Bar Weekend, a double-shot which will see The Young Bucks & Kevin Steen team on Night One to take on The Briscoes and Michael Elgin, plus ROH World Tag Team Champions reDRagon defending against The Young Bucks on Night Two. Added to each event is an ROH World Championship match, as Ring of Honor have announced that on Night One, Adam Cole will defend the ROH World title against Matt Taven, whoRead More
12th Anniversary
- Ring of Honor’s 12th Anniversary Show, which took place last Friday night at the National Guard Armory and featured ROH World Champion Adam Cole defending against Chris Hero, ROH World Tag Team Champions reDRagon defending against Adrenaline RUSH, ROH World TV Champion Tommaso Ciampa defending against Top Prospect Tournament winner Hanson, AJ Styles versus Jay Lethal and much more is now available on VOD at – Ring of Honor have released five new t-shirts in this weeks roll-out. Included in the releases are the first t-shirt for TheRead More
Welcome back to Championship Wrestling from Hollywood! This week, we have two major championship matches on the card, so let’s get to it! In-Ring Interview: David Marquez introduced the new Hollywood Heritage Champion, Ricky Mandel. After the champion cut a solid promo on being the new champ, Big Duke interrupted and laid claim to a championship match with the champion, which will be our main event. Backstage Interview: Eric Cross was asked about his MAV TV Championship Match against Willie Mack and Joey Ryan. He wasn’t very humble, to sayRead More

Posted On February 25, 2014By Nickolas MageeIn Indy News

Indy Power Rankings For The Week Of February 24th, 2014

Indy Power Rankings for the Week of February 24th, 2014 1. Ricochet-“You can only keep a King down for so long.” Wise words from one of our official voters as the 2013 Dragon Gate King of Gate dominated another weekend and could not be denied this week by the voters. With a record of 10-0 on this Dragon Gate tour and a record of 3-0 this weekend,“The Future of Flight” proved that he was the present by getting his first #1 ranking of 2014. #3 in the online poll. 2.Read More
Jenny Rose international female superstar has competed for various wrestling promotions in the United States such as WSU Wrestling, Shimmer Women’s Athletes, WXW, NWA, and Ring of Honor Wrestling. Jenny Rose also competed in Japan for the Diana Promotion which propel Jenny Rose into an international superstar having memorable matches with Sareee, Rosa Bonita, Piyota Mask, Mima Shimoda and Takako Inoue. Jenny Rose journey to become an international superstar had its share of challenges but Jenny Rose been able to overcome these obstacles ever since the age of 17 yearsRead More
Empire State Wrestling has released its second FREE Match of the Week: Matt Hardy vs. Pepper Parks in Lockport, NY from 10/6/2012. This was Matt Hardy’s debut match in ESW against “Buffalo’s Favorite Son” Pepper Parks in front of ESW’s largest crowd to date at the Kenan Center in Lockport, NY. Empire State Wrestling’s next show is this Saturday, March 1st in North Tonawanda, NY featuring Kevin Steen, Zach Gowen, Gregory Iron, Trent Barreta, Colin Delaney, Pepper Parks and more. More info at More
- Following is the promotional trailer Ring of Honor showed fans at HonorCon to announce the partnership with New Japan Pro Wrestling. It features IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada, IWGP Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, “The King of Strong Style” Shinsuke Nakamura, KUSHIDA, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Gedo and Jado. The two events will happen in May, the first on 6/10 in Toronto, Canada, titled Global Wars and the second on 6/17 in New York City, titled War of the Worlds.Read More
- are reporting Karl Anderson and The Young Bucks will be at ROH and NJPW’s May shows and will be representing top Japanese stable Bullet Club. Many are asking what the status of Prince Devitt is and as of this writing he still isn’t announced and hasn’t made a comment on the event, but this could be because he’s Irish so New Japan would have to work out his work VISA through the Irish embassy which they’d want confirmed before they announce him for the event. Devitt commented inRead More
12th Anniversary
- ROH’s 12th Anniversary Show on Friday night drew around 1,100 people, no information on how many paid is available at this time. The HonorCon event the following day was attended by over 500 people with a lot of them having paid for the VIP wristbands ROH was selling for $59.99. The TV taping drew approximately 600 people. – ROH booker Delirious featured for the announcement and was recognized as a senior member of staff. Delirious wore a suit and when asked to speak did so only in his styleRead More

Posted On February 23, 2014By Jason PatrickIn Indy News

On This Day In 2002, Ring Of Honor Wrestling Was Born

- On February 23, 2002, Ring of Honor hosted its first event in Philadelphia, PA, titled The Era of Honor Begins, with the slogan, “We Don’t Imitate, We Innovate”. It featured names such as Eddie Guerrero, Bryan Danielson, Low-Ki, Christopher Daniels, Homicide, Super Crazy, The Amazing Red, The Briscoes and many more. 12 years later, and after a historic weekend which saw them announce the much talked about crossover with New Japan Pro Wrestling and host the 12th Anniversary Show, ROH continues going strong, having grown from an independent promotionRead More
- The following is the poster for Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling’s crossover events which will take place on May 10t and 17th in Toronto, Canada and New York City. The first event is titled Global Wars and the second, War of the Worlds.Read More

Posted On February 23, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

Video: Southern States Wrestling TV February 23, 2014

This week on SSW in Prime Time. We take a special look at Southern States Champion Eric Darkstorm in matches against his toughest opponents and change in attitude. We recap DeAndre Jackson and Kyle Kool’s on going feud. Also a special video package of Southern States Ladies Champion Misty James in and out of the ring. Along with news on upcoming events and more.Read More
Ring Of Honor revealed three major announcements Saturday during HONORCON, at the Philadelphia National Guard Armory. – The first announcement was that the company would be holding a “Future Of Honor” show that will take place within the next 2 months. The show will feature students from the ROH Wrestling Academy, as well as experienced professional wrestlers over the age of 18 who would like the opportunity to appear. ROH also revealed that there are 5 spots open to talents willing to fit the company’s criteria. – The second announcementRead More