– We just want to take a moment to thank all of the great fans who tune into ROH TV every week. Our ratings were through the roof last weekend and we owe our continued ratings growth to all of the ROH faithful. Thank you soooooo much!
– As has been addressed previously, “The Sicilian Psychopath” Tommaso Ciampa suffered a knee injury in the opening moments of his 2/3 Falls battle at “Boiling Point 2012” against Jay Lethal. Despite the injury, Ciampa, like the warrior he has proven himself to be, persevered and managed to score one fall before ultimately succumbing to Lethal. Ciampa had hoped to compete at the upcoming September ROH events scheduled for Charlotte, Chicago Ridge, and Baltimore but ROH officials have learned that the injury is possibly more severe that first thought, perhaps even a severe ACL tear. ROH officials reached out to RD Evans for confirmation on the medical records however RD Evans is not releasing them from the doctor so officials are still in the dark as to exactly how severe the injury may be. When informed that ROH officials needed to see the medical records in order to clear Tommaso for action, The Barrister still withheld that information and simply stated that his client “…is fine and good to compete in any and all upcoming Ring of Honor events.” Regardless, ROH cannot put the safety of Tommaso at risk and effectively immediately ROH officials are pulling Ciampa off of “Caged Hostility” on September 8th. The remainder of the events in September will be addressed as they get closer, but ROH officials will not clear Tommaso until they receive documents from doctors saying he is okay.
– On September 8th, Jay & Mark Briscoe, as well as Rhett Titus, will sit down to meet with the great fans in the Charlotte area prior to the start of the event to sign autographs but IN ADDITION… At intermission, you will then have the opportunity to meet Jay Lethal and ROH’s Backstage Correspondent Veda Scott for another autograph signing! That’s right two signings in one night! This is just our way of saying thanks to the amazing fans in the Charlotte area for your continued support!
– The month of September will see some new blood get an opportunity to shine here in Ring of Honor!
– Ring of Honor’s New Jersey return on October 6th promises to be a HUGE event. Do not overlook what is expected to be a stellar card at The Briscoes meet Eddie Edwards & Adam Cole, and both the ROH World Title & Tag Team Titles will be defended! The card should start taking shape very soon so get your tickets and be apart of this mega event!
– “Survival of the Fittest 2012” will go down on September 22nd in Baltimore, MD at the historic Du Burns Arena! This tournament to earn a future shot at the ROH World Title now boasts eight men in its ranks with Cole, Elgin, Lethal, Bennett, Strong, Homicide, O’Reilly, & Mondo all signed on. Seven of those competitors are veterans of the SOTF while Mondo is making his first foray into the tourney. Now another first-timer has had his name thrown into the hat… “The Man Beast” Rhino! Rhino faces Steen for the ROH World Title on September 15th in Chicago and if he wins the title, it remains to be seen if Rhino will still compete in Survival of the Fittest or if he will be replaced by Steen. We will have to wait and see however the 10th participant will be announced tomorrow at ROHwrestling.com!
– This week on Ring of Honor Wrestling the ROH World Tag Team Title Tournament continues as Rhett Titus & Charlie Haas face the Guardians of Truth. Can Haas and Titus co-exist as a team? In addition Jay Lethal will face Matt Taven and much more!
– By the way, “Brew City Beatdown” is a fantastic show from top to bottom and is definitely worth checking out. This great event is now available on DVD in the ROH Store!
– The latest episode of “Ring of Honor Wrestling” TV is now available to GA Members for FREE. This is a fantastic edition that you definitely want to check out as the main event features a HUGE 6-Man Mayhem match that is total action. It is Roderick Strong vs. Jay Lethal vs. TJ Perkins vs. “No Fear” Mike Mondo vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett! In addition, the Tag Team Tournament for the vacant titles begins as Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander face The Young Bucks in a First Round match! Also, “God’s Gift” QT Marshall battles Tadarius Thomas and much more.
– The Ring Of Honor Dojo, under head trainer DELIRIOUS, will be starting new classes during the week of October 22nd, 2012 and spots are filling up! For more information e-mail email@example.com. For those of you interested, but who can’t make the October sessions, expect a new class to start around 4 months after this.