A rather interesting thing took place at the ROH anniversary show on Sunday night. Jay Lethal cut a promo before defending the Television Championship against Alberto Del Rio. One of the things he said will probably not sit well with AJ Lee and CM Punk. Lethal stated that he was not someone that would take things that are handed down to him. He then pointed out that Punk was a guy that took a girl that he handed down.
March 3, 2015
On March 1, ROH is throwing a big event to celebrate their 13 year anniversary at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas. A big match has just been announced. Alberto Del Rio will be challenging Jay Lethal for the Ring of Honor television championship. It is being said that Lethal is one of the guys that Del Rio had on his list of performers that he hoped to work against while he was signed to the company. Lethal should retain the belt.
February 4, 2015
When Alberto Del Rio left WWE, he wanted to prove to the world that a performer can be successful outside of the gigantic worldwide corporation. He did a little bit of that when he captured the world heavyweight championship in AAA. Earlier this week, Del Rio captured another championship belt to add to his collection. During a triple threat match featuring Shane Sewell and Ricky Banderas in Puerto Rico, he captured the WWL championship.
January 7, 2015
Another opponent for Alberto Del Rio has been named by ROH. The promotion chose ACH, a seven year veteran of the industry, who has been with Ring of Honor since 2012. He has never held a championship in the promotion, but he was listed as the 113th best performer by Pro Wrestling Illustrated in 2013. Del Rio will be working the match against him at the Dearborn, Michigan live event on January 30, 2015.
December 18, 2014
In major international wrestling news, Alberto Del Rio has captured the AAA World Heavyweight Championship. He defeated El Texano, Jr, who has held the belt for two years, in the main event of Guerra de Titanes. With the win, Del Rio becomes the first wrestler to ever hold the world championship in AAA, CMLL and WWE. He has long yearned for a return to Mexico because he knew that the promotions down there would push him as a legitimate headliner.
December 8, 2014