TL;DR news on Ring of Honor at August 27, 2023
According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, representatives from AEW and WWE were both contacted regarding a potential sale of ROH, with Khan making the better offer to Joe Koff and Sinclair. MORE: MJF sounds off on rivalry with CM Punk, learning from The Pinnacle, and his place in AEW The promotion has been going through a rebuilding process, going on hiatus since December. In terms of the rumours regarding a possible sale of the promotion, Fightful reports their sources say there have been overtures regarding a possible sale or partnership. While Fightful has been unable to confirm exactly how much money would be needed, unconfirmed reports of between $20 million and $50 have been mentioned. Sapp also said suspicion arose when Ring of Honor world champion Jonathan Gresham was backstage at a recent edition of Dynamite in Connecticut despite having a show less than 24 hours later in Atlanta. ADVERTISEMENT Article continues below this ad However, Christopher lost the game and broke the Code of Honor, which stated that all professional wrestlers should shake hands before and after the match. CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Mark, and Jay Briscoe join him in this class is Ring of Honor looks to honor its past ahead of its future which will begin in April as they come out of hiatus. Related Article Jim Ross Explains How Jon Moxley Reminds Him Of Steve Austin Samoa Joe reflected on his Hall of Fame induction while appearing on a recent episode of Busted Open Radio. Regarding his fellow Hall of Famers, Samoa Joe says that he was in complete agreement with who was inducted in this inaugural class and he is hoping to see Homicide as part of the second class. An example of data being processed may be a unique identifier stored in a cookie. Quietly Let Go From AEW Some of the coverage you find on Cultured Vultures contains affiliate links, which provide us with small commissions based on purchases made from visiting our site. Arians accomplished that in just his second season at the helm in Tampa Bay, helping lead the Bucs to their first playoff berth in more than a decade, and their second Lombardi Trophy. "But Tony Khan especially has just been so, kind of just cool about everybody just coming up with their own ideas, and pitching them, and not anyone feels stupid about it. He chooses another path, through sheer force of will, he will walk through bullets and through Bryan. Punk says there is a famous picture of him with Steve Austin, after lesser men framed him as someone who took his ball and went home, Punk didn't lash out. Punk points out some of the things he did, such as mocking someone's addiction until he lost his job, or pouring ashes on a wrestler from his manager. Cole takes advantage and hits a pump kick to Reynolds, but he charges in with one of his own, only for Alex to eat a superkick and then the Boom. We also saw Jonathan Gresham defend the ROH World Championship against Mike Santana of Proud and Powerful among the many other matches on Thursday. Matches like this, especially with time limits, make it difficult to sell, but it would have been nice to see a bit more of it. He hit Gresham with a massive chop that visibly knocked a bunch of sweat off of his chest. The finish being botched by the referee kind of killed the flow at the end, but it was a couple of seconds out of 20 minutes of great wrestling, so it's hard to be too upset about it. Skinner, who retired last spring from teaching and coaching at Jersey High School after 34 years, is serving as Jacksonville's offensive line coach this season. The SLA has featured several wrestlers with ties to World Wrestling Entertainment, Impact Wrestling, Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling NOAH and other independent promotions. Email Pat Rudloff, [email protected]
to register. But when COVID first hit, I was sitting at home and was like well this will be great if it lasts a couple of weeks and I get a paycheck. I would love to wrestle in New Japan, I would love to stand in front of a podium in NWA and cut those old school WTBS 605 promos. The topic of action figures came up and Caster said he and Bowens have yet to be scanned for an AEW figure. Taz was of the mindset that HOOK should be showing his face and Starks suggested that HOOK should at least try the hooded look. Backstage, Team Impact asked Heath to join them and go fight Honor No More. Gujjar had the upper hand early on, but Skyler cut him off after playing possum and pulling him shoulder first into the turnbuckles. Match started with an exchange where Purrazzo kept trying to pull Frost into a submission struggle, while Frost used her agility to escape and get offense on Purrazzo. When she tried to climb the ropes, Purrazzo cut her off, locked in a Boston Crab until Frost made the ropes. Suddenly, Guerrillas of Destiny ran down and jumped the Bullet Club, and ended up working along with VBD to send Bullet Club running. Things eventually got under control with Sabin running wild over Bennett and Taven, but after some distraction from PCO, OGK managed to cut off Sabin. Honor No More will continue as Rich Swann and Willie Mack team up to face The OGK, Mike Bennett and Matt Taven. Brown is going to be focusing on his Talent Relations position, which he is the head of alongside Gail Kim. Anthony Mayweather Pope Returns to Action at PowerrrTrip At NWA Hard Times 2, Pope was the recipient of an attack courtesy of Mike Knox and the debuting Matt Cardona. The National Heavyweight Championship is Defended on NWA Powerrr Anthony Mayweather, the man formerly known as Crimson, is the Owner and Founder of TNT Wrestling. Furthermore, Adonis is a member of Strictly Business, which has been arguably the most successful faction in recent company history. A Michigan native, Rhino has been wrestling professionally since 1995 with multiple championship runs in WWE, ECW and IMPACT Wrestling. CNN and the CNN logo are registered marks of Cable News Network, LP LLLP, displayed with permission.