Supercard of Honor proves ROH is in transition

Supercard of Honor proves ROH is in transition

GARLAND, Texas — Less than four months ago, Ring of Honor appeared to be on the brink of extinction. The Final Battle pay-per-view in December 2021 seemed like a goodbye for most. The future was, at best, uncertain. Even with Supercard of Honor announced, it was...

Top 5 Moments at ROH Global Wars Espectacular

Top 5 Moments at ROH Global Wars Espectacular

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ring of Honor held its first night of the Global Wars tour in the Ford Community Center of Dearborn, Mich. -- a suburb of Detroit. This venue has been home to many notorious ROH moments including Kevin Owens' final ROH match and Hangman Page joining...

Brutal Ladder War highlights ROH Summer Supercard

Brutal Ladder War highlights ROH Summer Supercard

TORONTO - ROH mainstays Mark and Jay Briscoe managed to narrowly retain their ROH World Tag Team Championships after fending off the Guerillas of Destiny in the tenth-ever ROH Ladder Wars match. The two ROH brothers left the match bloody and bruised and brought the...

ROH Global Wars Toronto: Lethal crowns King

ROH Global Wars Toronto: Lethal crowns King

No matter what Tom Petty sang sometimes it isn't good to be king. At ROH Global Wars at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in downtown Toronto, Kenny King came within mere moments of becoming the ROH World Champion. In the main event of the evening, the former reality star...

ROH steps it up in new venue in return to Detroit area

ROH steps it up in new venue in return to Detroit area

ROYAL OAK, Mich. -- Ring of Honor returned to Michigan for War of the Worlds 2018, but this time, it was held at Royal Oak Music Theatre. This venue held around 1,000 people compared to the Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, which ROH went to for years, and only held...

Los Ingobernables De Japon dominate War of the Worlds show

Los Ingobernables De Japon dominate War of the Worlds show

TORONTO – At the 2018 War of the Worlds event in Toronto, Sanada, Evil, and Hiromu Takahashi defeated Colt Cabana, Kenny King, and Jay Lethal in the main event. Dalton Castle and Flip Gordon were advertised to wrestle in the main event but did not appear. The main...

Omega, Young Bucks make wonderful conductors

Omega, Young Bucks make wonderful conductors

TORONTO - On Sunday night's Ring of Honor show in Toronto, I saw a lot of similarities between Kenny Omega, the Young Bucks and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day. It's a closer comparison than you might see at first glance. For one, all have grown older, and the added...

Bishop’s diary: ROH knocks it out of the park

Bishop’s diary: ROH knocks it out of the park

LAKELAND, Fla. -- After four shows in 24 hours Friday, I decided Saturday was going to be a rest day. Mostly. Although my day was mostly clear, I made the trek 60 miles west of Orlando to Lakeland for Ring of Honor's Supercard of...

Examining the little things at ROH in Lockport

Examining the little things at ROH in Lockport

LOCKPORT, NY - Ring of Honor brought its show to upstate New York on Saturday night for a television taping. Having attended a few ROH shows over the last few years has been enjoyable. The vibe that comes from the crowd and the wrestlers is that of nervous...

NYC crowd hot for ROH-New Japan lineup

NYC crowd hot for ROH-New Japan lineup

NEW YORK CITY - A host of injuries forced the initially-announced line-up of the final show of the Ring of Honor's War of the Worlds tour to be reshuffled. No one seemed to mind, especially not the fired up crowd. The tour, which started a week ago in Chicago Ridge,...

Comparing a weekend of ROH vs WWE

Comparing a weekend of ROH vs WWE

This past week I had the pleasure of attending a Ring of Honor TV taping and WWE Monday Night RAW. There is no comparison to witnessing the WWE live. They are slick, exciting and are number one for a reason. On the other hand, something is lost when you watch a...

ROH & New Japan deliver a wild night in Toronto

ROH & New Japan deliver a wild night in Toronto

TORONTO - Ring of Honor Wrestling and New Japan Wrestling presented Global Wars ’15 pay-per view from the Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto, on Friday night. The action witnessed in the ring was scintillating and the sold out, standing-room only crowd was rowdy from start to...

Ring of Honor Winter Warriors Tour: This is wrestling

Ring of Honor Winter Warriors Tour: This is wrestling

ATLANTA - With the recent backlash the WWE has had with their last several PPVs, many fans are clamoring for an alternative wrestling show. Right now, my suggestion would be to see the next time the Ring of Honor promotion comes nearby because Saturday’s Georgia stop...

Jay Briscoe regains ROH World title in All Star surprise

Jay Briscoe regains ROH World title in All Star surprise

TORONTO -- That Jay Briscoe has a way of throwing things off. Here I was going to write about how the local boys, and one gal, made the Ring of Honor All Star Extravaganza VI so enjoyable for me, he goes and upsets Michael Elgin for the ROH World title. It wasn't...

Steen says emotional goodbye to Ring of Honor

Steen says emotional goodbye to Ring of Honor

DEARBORN, Mich. -- As Kevin Steen and Steve Corino tightly embraced in the middle of a streamer-filled ring, you could only imagine what words were being whispered back-and-forth just moments after Steen capped an illustrious Ring of Honor career by beating Corino,...

Seeing old friends story of ROH Global Wars

Seeing old friends story of ROH Global Wars

TORONTO - Ring of Honor rolled into Toronto on Saturday night, for the killer co-iPPV with New Japan Pro Wrestling entitled Global Wars. As great as the show was -- and exhausting -- what I like about the ROH shows is the camaraderie. It's almost been, gulp, 30 years...

ROH TV taping offers new title, a great brawl and a kangaroo

ROH TV taping offers new title, a great brawl and a kangaroo

WESTWEGO, LA - WWE isn't the only game in town this weekend, as other promotion have invaded the greater New Orleans area to entertain the wrestling fans, and once again Ring of Honor didn't shy away from the action with back-to-back shows. Less than 24 hours after...

ROH’s BJ Whitmer hospitalized in Toronto

ROH’s BJ Whitmer hospitalized in Toronto

TORONTO -- The first-round match for the Ring of Honor World title between BJ Whitmer and Mike Bennett came to an abrupt halt Saturday night in Toronto when Whitmer was hurt on a piledriver on the ring apron. It was the third match of the card at the Mattamy Athletic...

American Wolves win ROH belts at Toronto show

American Wolves win ROH belts at Toronto show

TORONTO -- First, some context. I'm not the biggest fan of Ring of Honor for two reasons. While I appreciate the tremendous athleticism of the wrestlers, I am not a fan of the "philosophy" of ROH matches. To me, the Code of Honor runs contradictory to the point of pro...

Ring of Honor feeling flat

Ring of Honor feeling flat

As a wrestling fan who likes to take in as many different styles as possible, Saturday's Ring of Honor show in Dearborn, Mich., was a stark reminder of the realities of the wrestling business. My first ROH show was in November 2010 in Dearborn. I'd heard a lot of...

ROH TV taping a lot of bang for your buck

ROH TV taping a lot of bang for your buck

NEW YORK, NY – While the WWE Universe waits until Sunday night for their heroes to hit the ring, the other promotions that have invaded the New York/New Jersey area during WrestleMania weekend have already been putting in work. In the case of Ring of Honor, that goes...

Briscoe captures ROH title at Supercard of Honor VII

Briscoe captures ROH title at Supercard of Honor VII

Jay Briscoe is a Ring of Honor original. He's fought for the ROH World Championship several times but has come up short each time. Now, he takes on the dominant champion, Kevin Steen, with the chance to wrestle control back from SCUM. But could Briscoe cash in when...

ROH rocks the house in Detroit

ROH rocks the house in Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ring of Honor returned to the Detroit area for the first time since May 2011 on Friday, bringing with a night of action-packed, crowd-pleasing wrestling. The evening, featuring two championship bouts, saw most of the wrestlers heavily engaging a...

Steen and Elgin top best ROH show of the year

Steen and Elgin top best ROH show of the year

Ring of Honor produced Saturday night in Mississauga what many consider the best show since Sinclair Broadcasting Group took over more than a year ago. The main event was a throwback to the old ROH style with a 30-minute hard hitting contest for the ROH World...

Steen, WGTT capture titles at ROH’s Border Wars

Steen, WGTT capture titles at ROH’s Border Wars

TORONTO -- Ring of Honor's Border Wars iPPV may have had its issues with the streaming from the website, but live, it was quite the spectacle, seeing the ROH World title and the tag belts switch hands during a hot, hot card. The show Saturday at the Ted Reeve Arena in...

WrestleReunion 5 off to a smooth start

WrestleReunion 5 off to a smooth start

LOS ANGELES - A normal hotel Thursday morning, the atmosphere began to change at the LAX Hilton by Thursday night as fans and wrestlers started to check in for WrestleReunion 5. Despite winter storms in the Northeast, talents made it to the hotel with few problems....

Resilient Aries outlasts Omega in Mississauga

Resilient Aries outlasts Omega in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, ON -- Ring of Honor World Heavyweight Champion Austin Aries silenced his critics with yet another successful defense against a game Kenny Omega at the International Centre last night. After sizing up the crowd and cheekily noting that Toronto still had...

Cornette returns to ROH as Danielson, McGuinness depart

Cornette returns to ROH as Danielson, McGuinness depart

NEW YORK - The old saying goes "They come and they go." On Saturday night in a sold-out Manathan Center's Grand Ballroom in New York City, Ring of Honor fans saw two of their favourites leave and one major player come back. Everyone knew the show was a chance to say...

Storm gets emotional after ROH loss to Hero

Storm gets emotional after ROH loss to Hero

TORONTO - An emotional Lance Storm took to the microphone last night after a loss to Chris Hero in the main event of Ring of Honor's Death Before Dishonor VII: Night 2. And while he started off serious for a minute, his demeanour soon changed, and he tearfully thanked...

Aries backs up trash talk in Toronto

Aries backs up trash talk in Toronto

TORONTO - Austin Aries successfully defended his Ring of Honour World heavyweight championship in Toronto on a night that featured special appearances by Canadian legends Bret "Hitman" Hart and Lance Storm. Aries, who informed the capacity crowd he was "wrestling...

ROH ends Detroit show with shock and mystery

ROH ends Detroit show with shock and mystery

When Ring of Honor announced Tyler Black vs. Jimmy Jacobs were to wrestle in a cage, fans expected this to be the end of a long feud between the two. When two men could not find a true winner in the ring, a cage was put around so the fans could see one true winner....

Lynn-Black go to the time-limit in Detroit

Lynn-Black go to the time-limit in Detroit

DETROIT - You can not tell Jerry Lynn that he is too old to have a good match. The 45-year-old stole the Detroit Ring of Honor show on Friday night. Lynn, who has been wrestling full-time for ROH since fall, used old school philosophy in his 20-minute time-limit draw...

Jacobs-Aries bloodfest tops ROH in Toronto

Jacobs-Aries bloodfest tops ROH in Toronto

TORONTO - Armed with momentum from its first-ever visit to Montreal the night before, Ring of Honor set up shop at the Markham Fairgrounds last night and while the show lacked the aura of Montreal or its Toronto debut back in late July, it delivered the essential...

Great crowd basks in ROH’s Montreal debut

Great crowd basks in ROH’s Montreal debut

By MICHAEL RYAN - For SLAMWrestling.net MONTREAL - A raucous and capacity crowd jammed the Centre Jean-Claude Malenpart to greet Ring of Honor for their first visit to Montreal. The partisan crowd enthusiastically and quickly picked their favourites, backing them...

The Ring of Honor breaks in Detroit, literally

The Ring of Honor breaks in Detroit, literally

DETROIT - Usually when a wrestling card goes over, they talk about “tearing the house down.” When talking about Ring of Honor’s pay-per-view taping in Detroit last night, you can call it “tearing the ring down.” In a wild spot during the Bryan Danielson and Tyler...

ROH tops Dragon Gate on Florida supercard

ROH tops Dragon Gate on Florida supercard

ORLANDO, Fla. - Wrestling fans may be descending on the Sunshine State for a show in a big stadium this Sunday, but Ring of Honor used a more intimate venue to put on one heck of a show Friday night. ROH had never done a show in Florida before (having previously...

Erick Stevens elevates himself at ROH

Erick Stevens elevates himself at ROH

DETROIT - Honor was earned Friday night at Ring of Honor's Motor City Madness 2007 at Detroit's State Fairground Fieldhouse. Erick Stevens, who entered the night seen as a preliminary wrestler by most of the fans, walked out with new earned respect after wrestling two...

ROH’s All Star Extravaganza extravagent

ROH’s All Star Extravaganza extravagent

DETROIT - Ring of Honor kicked off a two-night stand last night at the jam-packed Detroit Fairgrounds with a stellar card that saw four hours of non-stop action, some surprise returns, and a terrifying injury. In the match for the ROH tag team championships,...

Ringside at Ring of Honor

Ringside at Ring of Honor

I have been a Ring of Honor fan for four of their five-year history. Having been the primary Ring of Honor correspondent for SLAM! Wrestling I've interviewed talent, previewed shows and reviewed DVDs. Unfortunately, living in Calgary makes it hard to attend live. The...

ROH tops expectations at Supercard of Honor

ROH tops expectations at Supercard of Honor

DETROIT -- The Ring of Honor show at the Detroit Fairgrounds had a lot to live up to. Not only did they have to follow in the footsteps of Friday's All Star Extravaganza III, but the show was being headlined by a 6-man match featuring stars from the Dragon Gate...

ROH NYC show stunningly amazing

ROH NYC show stunningly amazing

NEW YORK, NY -- Over the past few years, Ring of Honor has developed a large cult following among wrestling fans. On Saturday night, I experienced ROH live for the first time at the company's debut in the Manhattan Center in New York. All I can say is: pass the...

Cage and Cabana victorious at Ring of Honor

Cage and Cabana victorious at Ring of Honor

Some saw at is as a "Dream Tag Team Match." Others saw it as a battle of the top two Heavyweight champions in professional wrestling. When all was said and done between Bryan Danielson and Christian Cage, fans realized that it was much more than some fantasy melee, it...

Ring of Honor: A Photographer’s Eye

Ring of Honor: A Photographer’s Eye

CHICAGO RIDGE, Ill. -- I've shot from ringside hundreds of times, but the sounds I heard from ringside at the Ring of Honor show on WrestleMania weekend were a first for me -- a deep thud as a pair of boots land from the top rope into a chest, the sound of a wrestler...

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