In a very interesting move, ROH has decided to give Matt Jackson a chance at their world heavyweight championship on Saturday night at a live event in Duluth, Georgia. Jackson will be challenge Jay Lethal for the title that night. Matt normally works tag team matches with his brother, but Ring of Honor management wants to see how well he can do as a singles competitor, much like what the NWA did with Ricky Morton and Ric Flair.
January 20, 2016
In a move that was expected by many, Destination America has decided to drop ROH from their television lineup. The network experimented with professional wrestling, and it did not turn out as well as they had hoped because advertisers simply were not willing to pay big bucks for that particular demographic. Joe Koff announced that they were moving on to COMET, which is owned by Sinclair Broadcasting Group.
November 16, 2015
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
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
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