Professional wrestling has lost one of its best performers. Takeshi Morishima has decided to retire from the industry. The veteran performer recently went in for a medical check up. When the doctors checked his blood, they informed him of the bad news. Not wanting to cut his life short, Morishima decided to heed the advice of his doctors and decided to step away from the ring. The former ROH champion tried out for WWE, but was denied.
April 21, 2015
During a recent interview, ACH was asked about his tryout with WWE and his experience with Bill DeMott. In addition to saying that he was one of the nicest trainers there, he also mentioned that DeMott was never a jackass to him or anyone else during the session. The ROH star said that it sucks that people came out and caused DeMott to lose his job as the head trainer of NXT. The 27 year star has been eyed as a potential signing as of late.
April 18, 2015
In order to help their performers make more money each year, TNA has decided to modify the rule that prevents them from working in other promotions. In the past, special permission was granted for the wrestlers to work on cards promoted by Tommy Dreamer, Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy. Now, they are free to work internet pay per view events for smaller independent companies. ROH is still not an option for the wrestlers, however.
April 16, 2015
When Angelina Love showed a photo on social media of herself and her boyfriend Davey Richards at a wedding last weekend in Austin, the assumption was that Eddie Edwards was the groom. Angelina only provided the first name of the guy that invited them. It has now been confirmed that the TNA star is indeed the one that got married to his longtime girlfriend. A handful of wrestlers from ROH were in attendance at the event.
April 16, 2015
As a sign of how desperately ROH wanted the Briscoes to stick around instead of leaving for WWE, there are rumors floating around right now that the front office has offered Jay Briscoe the lead booking position, which would enable him to keep he and his brother looking strong for this next portion of their careers. Combine that position of power with a higher salary than what the competition was offering, and you can understand why he stayed.
April 15, 2015
It looks like the Briscoes are stuck in ROH. The two brothers went to WWE to see if they could get an offer, which they did. Mark Briscoe and Jay Briscoe allowed their current company the opportunity to negotiate. Ring of Honor gave them a higher offer because they desperately needed the two of them to stick around. The two then went back to World Wrestling Entertainment, but the company refused to budge on their original offer.
April 14, 2015
It is no secret that Daniel Bryan really wants to wrestle his good friend Shinsuke Nakamura at the next Wrestlemania. Well, his friend is coming to the United States to work, but it will not be for WWE. Nakamura has signed on to work a couple of live events for ROH. He will be doing four shows in Philadelphia and Toronto, along with several other stars from New Japan. The belief is that more overseas stars are headed for the show as well.
April 10, 2015