The following news items were posted on the January 22nd edition of the ROH Newswire:
The full card for ROH’s debut in Los Angeles next weekend, January 29th, is as follows:
- 8-Man Tag Team War: The Briscoes & The Young Bucks (making their final ROH appearance) vs. The American Wolves & The Kings of Wrestling (Claudio Castagnoli & Chris Hero)
- Austin Aries vs. Jushin “Thunder” Liger (non-title match)
- Jerry Lynn vs. Kenny King
- Pick 6 Series Match: Roderick Strong (#6) vs. Delirious
- Pick 6 Series Match: Tyler Black (#5) vs. Joey Ryan
- Pick 6 Series Match: Kevin Steen (#2) vs. The Human Tornado
- Anything Goes Match: Necro Butcher vs. Erick Stevens
- El Generico & Colt Cabana vs. Scott Lost & Scorpio Sky
- Bonus Match: Larry Zbyszko vs. Scotty 2 Hotty (special guest referee: Johnny Fairplay)
Go to WrestleReunion 4′s website for ticket information.
ROH has announced four of the eight wrestlers that will participate in the tournament for the newly introduced ROH World Television Championship, to take place at the February 5th and 6th ROH on HDNet tapings. The wrestlers, and their seeds, are as follows: (8) Rhett Titus, (7) El Generico, (6) Eddie Edwards and (5) Delirious. The top 4 seeds and the first round matchups will be announced in next week’s Newswire.
The Human Tornado and “Skullkrusher” Rasche Brown will now have matches at ROH’s “8th Anniversary Show” on February 13th in New York. The Human Tornado has issued a challenge to an ROH wrestler, whose name will be divulged once he answers the challenge. Brown will likely be taking on three men in a handicap match. Other wrestlers recently confirmed for the “8th Anniversary Show” include the Briscoes, Chris Hero, the Dark City Fight Club, Erick Stevens, Joey Ryan, Kenny King, Necro Butcher, and Eddie Kingston.
ROH has announced a working relationship with Ruben Zamora of Masked Republic for its April 3rd show in Charlotte. According to the Wire, “Zamoraâ€™s extensive history with the stars of Lucha Libre has proven a valuable commodity to many on the American pro wrestling scene, and it is this partnership that will being many freelance stars of the Lucha world to Charlotte in April.” Luchadors currently confirmed for the show are Blue Demon, Jr., and “La Reina del Ring”, “El Exotico” Cassandro. Tickets for the show go on sale February 15th.
ROH is currently in talks with two of its former talents regarding a return to Ring of Honor. One of the two “has stated that he got too far away from his wrestling instincts during his first run and a return to that form will make him a dominant force in ROH.” The other The other “is sick of being put in a role that disgusts him and has vowed to change the perception of him by unleashing his skills on the ROH roster.” Either or both men could be re-debuting at the February 5th and 6th set of ROH on HDNet tapings.
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