During a recent interview, Rob Van Dam revealed some rather interesting details about his business relationship with WWE. While he is not officially under contract as a performer, the former world heavyweight champion is not legally allowed to work for TNA or ROH because he has a merchandise deal. RVD states that he intends to make another return some day, but he is in no rush to do so at the moment.
July 31, 2015
ROH has decided to finally get with the times. It has been revealed that the promotion is starting up an actual women's division soon. Taeler Hendrix revealed this through her social media account. The company already has ODB, Maria Kanellis and Veda Scott on the roster, but it is expected that they will be bringing more depth on board.
July 30, 2015
While it will not cause as much panic and paranoia as bad news on TNA, ROH has lost one of their time slots on Destination America. The network decided to only air the later showing due to dropping numbers. Ring of Honor had done tremendously in the first four weeks, but the numbers started dropping as of late. Joe Koff told his performers that the network was trying out different shows.
July 26, 2015
In a rather interesting bit of news, Jim Cornette is claiming that ROH is not being paid by Destination America, which recently picked up their second professional wrestling promotion. He is insinuating that the company was forced to take the deal because they wanted to be available in every state, which was not the case when they were simply being aired on the Sinclair syndicate.
July 26, 2015
Those that watched Battleground last night got to see a good amount of apron moves, including a particularly impressive splash by Big E Langston during the tag team championship match. Apparently, WWE has been instructing their performers to do more of that. While more details are not available yet, there is a belief that it has something to do with ROH.
July 20, 2015
For a couple of decades now, New Japan has been one of the most well known wrestling promotion in the world. Management is trying to increase their popularity by doing an international expansion. The company is going to send their top stars, such as Hiroshi Tanahashi, more frequently to the United States. They already have deals in place with GFW, ROH, NWA and a couple of other small promotions.
July 18, 2015
In a rather surprising bit of news, WWE has announced that Jushin Liger is going to be wrestling against Tyler Breeze at an upcoming NXT live event. The masked legend from Japan is tied to New Japan, which has a business partnership with ROH. That has led to speculations that there could be some bad blood between World Wrestling Entertainment and Ring of Honor soon.
July 17, 2015
During a recent interview, Ric Flair shared his feelings on TNA and ROH, stating that both companies are not a factor when it comes to being competition for WWE. The former world heavyweight champion even went as far as to say that neither promotion would even be able to compete with NXT, where his daughter performs.
July 3, 2015
On August 22, 2015, Alex Shelley is going to be making his return to ROH. That bit of news has excited the fan base. However, the former X Division Champion revealed that he is simply going to be back on a very short term basis. Shelley stated that he would be representing New Japan that night, so it could just be a joint show.
June 29, 2015
A post on Twitter where Jay Lethal and the Young Bucks are holding championship belts. Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson are holding the IWGP Jr Tag Team Championship, while Lethal is holding the world championship and television championship in ROH. The three of them worked a big pay per view for Ring of Honor this weekend.
June 20, 2015