MAY 29TH NEWSWIRE

- Ring of Honor Wrestling is on fire and the first half of the year has been very special. We want to thank everyone for their support and we will continue to make 2014 the biggest year in ROH history!

 

 

- The next step in taking ROH to the next level is BEST IN THE WORLD 2014 on Sunday, June 22nd at 8PM Eastern LIVE on Pay-Per View! It will be a historic night when "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin challenges for the ROH World Championship. Elgin has proven time after time that he is championship material and despite having one of the best Win-Loss records in all of Ring of Honor, he has never held ROH gold. The ROH World Championship is considered by many the most prestigious Championship in all of wrestling. Only the elite have held this title and obtaining this ultimate goal has only been done by 18 men. The history between Elgin and the current ROH Champion Adam Cole is deep. Both men debuted around the same time almost 4 years ago and were deemed “breakout stars”. Their careers have taken similar paths and their rise to the top culminated in the finals of the ROH World Championship Tournament at DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR last September. During that match, Elgin appeared to have had Cole pinned to the mat, but the referee wasn’t in position to make the count. Elgin and many ROH fans believed that the match could have ended at that moment. However, Adam Cole prevailed and was able to capture the ROH World Championship for the first time in his career. Since that time both men have continued to be dominant... but only one man carries the gold... At BEST IN THE WORLD 2014 LIVE on Pay-Per View in the main event for the ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP... it's ELGIN VS. COLE. Download the poster BITW ELGIN vs COLE HERE 

 

- Before Our big PPV, it's THE ROAD TO BEST IN THE WORLD on June 6th and 7th when we hit Carbondale and Collinsville Illinois! These two events will shape the entire card for that historic night in Nashville Tennessee on June 22nd and we could even see a new ROH World Champion crowned!

 

- On June 6th in Carbondale, IL the windup will be Adam Cole defending the ROH World Championship against the winner of a One Night Contenders 6-Man Mayhem Match! One man has the opportunity to attain the ultimate prize but not only will they have to go through five top competitors... but they will have to face the man who has been able to defeat everyone put in front of him since winning the belt last September. For tickets to ROAD TO BEST IN THE WORLD: NIGHT 1 in Carbondale, IL click HERE.

 

- BREAKING NEWS: There is a lineup change to June 6th in Carbondale, IL as Michael Bennett will now face DELIRIOUS in a one-on-one match! As a result, Tommaso Ciampa will battle #AllEgo... Plus, Jay Lethal will have an Open Challenge!

 

- Speaking of Delirious, there will be a limited edition Delirious T-Shirt on-sale in Carbondale on June 6th.

 

- On June 7th in Collinsville, IL (just outside St. Louis, MO) the ROH World Championship will be on the line when Adam Cole (or the winner of the 6/6 Main Event) defends against "The Sicilian Psychopath" Tommaso Ciampa! This is the biggest match of Tommaso's career and to say he is ready is an understatement. Ciampa earned this shot by recently holding the ROH TV Title and having a great Win/Loss record over the last year. Ciampa sent ROHwrestling.com a very compelling interview that will be posted soon.

 

- Just as important on June 7th in Collinsville, IL is the ROH World Tag Team Title Contest when reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish) defend against 8-Time ROH Tag Team Champions Mark & Jay Briscoe! This unpredictable bout will be noteworthy regardless of the outcome as The Briscoe's could easily become 9-Time Champs or reDRagon goes one step further in cementing their legacy. The two Title matches alone make Collinsville on June 7th a CAN'T MISS event! To get tickets for ROAD TO BEST IN THE WORLD: NIGHT 2 in Collinsville, IL click HERE.

 

- After a very successful collaboration with New Japan Pro Wrestling, you can expect the relationship between ROH and NJPW to continue.

 

- Speaking of New Japan and ROH... Have you seen GLOBAL WARS and WAR OF THE WORLDS??? If not then you're missing 2 of the best shows in ROH history. Click HERE to purchase the VOD's.

 

- There is also a VERY LIMITED supply of GLOBAL WARS Event T-Shirts and WAR OF THE WORLDS Event T-Shirts available HERE for GLOBAL WARS and HERE for WAR OF THE WORLDS. Order this collectors item today before it is too late.

 

- In addition to the special ROH-NJPW Event Shirts we also have a beautiful Limited Edition Program that features all of the top stars from ROH and New Japan Pro Wrestling. Order the program right HERE.

 

- The current IWGP Heavyweight Champion AJ STYLES has been confirmed for August 22nd and 23rd in Milwaukee and Chicago Ridge for our gigantic DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR XII! In addition, Styles will be in Toronto on September 6th and on October 25th when Ring of Honor debuts in Lakeland, FL!

 

- Christopher Daniels returns to Ring of Honor on June 22nd at BEST IN THE WORLD 2014 LIVE on PPV and we can now confirm that Daniels will compete on ROH's SUMMER HEAT TOUR on 7/18 in Cincinnati, 7/19 in Dearborn, and 8/9 in Philadelphia!

 

- The brand new Kevin Steen T-Shirts are selling quick! Get yours today right HERE for Cannonball Steen and HERE for KILL STEEN KILL. Speaking of Steen, his ROH future is in question at the moment but Silas Young has challenged Steen to a match and wants it as soon as possible.

 

- Get a Kazuchika Okada autographed 8x10 right HERE. Only 2 left!!!

 

- Also... only $4.99 for a WGTT T-Shirt!!!!!

 

- This week on ROH TV the main event features Jay Briscoe vs. Michael Bennett, plus ACH vs. Roderick Strong!

 

- On Friday, August 15th, ROH presents FIELD OF HONOR at MCU Park in Brooklyn, NY.  All of the ROH All Stars will be part of this event. A full line-up will be available in the coming weeks exclusively at: www.ROHwrestling.com. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by clicking HERE, at brooklyncyclones.com, on the phone through 718-507-TIXX, or in person at the MCU Park Box Office. 

 

- Of all the people on the ROH Roster, the Legendary Jushin Thunder Liger took Cheeseburger under his wing and taught him the Shotei Palm Strike!

 

- Speaking of Cheeseburger, his recent match with Jay Lethal on ROH TV earned him a lot of respect from both the fans and the wrestlers. Check out the latest edition of ROH TV HERE featuring a Charm City Street Fight with Kevin Steen & Cliff Compton vs. Outlaw Inc. and much more!

 

- If you are not yet a Ringside Member but would like to get the best available seats, click HERE to sign up. Ringside Memberships start at ONLY $7.99 per month! Sign up before June 1st and receive a FREE ROH Compilation DVD of your choice!!

 

- Be sure to check Twitter & Facebook throughout the weekend for all of the latest info & news.

 

- The BEST IN THE WORLD 2014 match announcements will continue all next week.