February 23rd Newswire
– ROH World Champion Tyler Black has a new blog up at http://rohblack.blogspot.com/. This one, entitled ?Finally?, look at his journey to the World Title as well as sheds some light on the current issues he’s having with Roderick Strong. Sources have indicated to us that big news in regards to that situation is set to break THIS WEEK, having to do with both Toronto and Phoenix, so keep your browser pointed to ROHWrestling.com for more on this as it develops.
– As announced last Friday, Kenny Omega returns to ROH for the first time since “Final Battle 2009” when we return to Michigan & Canada on March 19th & 20th! On tap in Dearborn, Omega will go toe-to-toe with Roderick Strong over Strong’s “Pick 6” spot and in Mississauga, Kenny will face Davey Richards in a rematch of their epic clash from last October. For more details click here: http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/article.aspx?id=3249.
– News broke over the weekend on our Twitter page (http://twitter.com/rohonhdnet) that AAA star Alex Koslov is returning to Ring of Honor when we make our Arizona debut on March 26th!!! Koslov told ROHWrestling.com that as soon as he saw that Rocky Romero would be appearing in Phoenix he had to be there as well. ?Romero got lucky at Final Battle,? said Koslov. ?But he won?t be lucky in Arizona because I?m coming to get my victory back.? Signed for March 26th it will be Rocky Romero versus Alex Koslov in a rematch from Final Battle!!! Can Koslov score the win after suffering the controversial loss to Romero last December? Or will ?Mr. Azucar? dance once more? You can still sit as close as the Fifth row on both nights, but it won?t be for long! Get your tickets now at www.rohwrestling.com!
– Did you see the Briscoes retain the ROH World Tag Team Titles in a tremendous match against the Young Bucks last night on HDNet? Tag Team wrestling is alive and well in ROH! Call your cable provider and DEMAND your ROH on HDNet!
– The next step in the Saga of Steen and Generico was signed yesterday as Colt Cabana will meet Steve Corino one-on-one in Mississauga on March 20!!! As Cabana stated in yesterday’s story (http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/article.aspx?id=3251), ?It’s become very apparent that Steve Corino is the one pulling the strings here’since the puppet obviously doesn?t want to fight me, it’s time to go straight for the puppet master.? Corino insists that Steen is acting on his own merits, and that he’s ‘simply helping Steen see what was always there.? The next chapter in this story will unfold in suburban Toronto on 3/20!!! Tickets are going fast at www.rohwrestling.com!
– Tag Team action has been signed for ROH’s return to suburban Detroit on March 19 in Dearborn! The House of Truth returns to action with a tough test as Josh Raymond and Christian Able will face El Generico and Colt Cabana!!! ?The tests for Raymond and Able continue,? said Truth Martini. ?As Generico struggles to handle his own truth, the House of Truth will begin the climb toward glory in ROH, March will be a very big month for the House.? Can Generico get it together long enough to stay on the winning end of things before he faces Chris Hero the next night, or will the HoT steal one from ?Boom Boom? and company? Be there in Dearborn to find out!
– Eddie Edwards is focused on taking it all in the ROH World Television Title Tournament when ROH and HDNet return to Philadelphia in less than two weeks, but that hasn?t stopped him from signing a big singles match for March 20th in suburban Toronto. ?The hunt is continual,? said Edwards. ?A wolf will wear the TV Title, a wolf will inflict damage on the Briscoes in Michigan, and now, a wolf will devour Petey Williams in Canada.? Signed for March 20th in Ontario is Eddie Edwards versus Petey Williams! Can ?Maple Leaf Muscle? tame the American Wolf in his homeland? Or will the hunt prove too deadly?
– Just signed to appear for ROH’s huge Arizona debut: The Kings of Wrestling of ?That Young Knockout Kid? Chris Hero and ?Very European? Claudio Castagnoli, Eddie Edwards, Shawn Daivari, Joey Ryan and Bison Smith of the Embassy, and ?Skullkrusher? Rasche Brown. We?ll have more match announcements for these two big events this week in the ?Wire! Don?t forget that the legendary Jim Cornette will be on hand for a special FREE meet-and-greet prior to both events!
– To celebrate Bryan Danielson taking the NeXT step in his career here is the chance to see what made him who he is. We’ve selected a group of DVD’s which showcase Bryan doing what he does best and put them on sale for $10-$15 each. For more on this special offer click here: http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/article.aspx?id=3250.
– Another star from the world of Lucha Libre has been added to ?The Big Bang!? in Charlotte, North Carolina. Coming to the Queen City on April 3rd is one third of the famed ?Cadetes del Espacio?, Solar! A veteran of the Lucha Libre scene for many years, Solar joins Blue Demon, Jr; Super Parka, Cassandro, and Magno for this one-of-a-kind hybrid event combining the unrivalled style of Ring of Honor with the world of authentic Lucha Libre. Thanks to Ruben Zamora of MaskedRepublic.com for making this a reality. Already announced is the Briscoe Brothers versus the Kings of Wrestling in grudge tag team action. We?ll have much more on this big iPPV event in the coming days at ROHWrestling.com!!