The following news items were posted on the May 11th edition of the ROH Newswire:
ROH has set the main event for Death Before Dishonor VIII (June 19th, in Toronto, ON), as Tyler Black will defend the ROH World Title against Davey Richards. Click here to read the press release, and here for the event’s most recent hype video.
Fresh off the heels of this past weekend’s Manassas, VA, and New York City shows (see results here), ROH has scheduled returns to those states, as it will be in Richmond on Friday, August 27th, and midtown Manhattan on Saturday, September 11th. Terry Funk is scheduled to appear in New York. Tickets are on sale for both of those events in ROH’s website.
Speaking of NYC, several ROH wrestlers suffered injuries this past Saturday. According to the Wire, “[b]oth Kevin Steen and Colt Cabana needed staples to close wounds from their brutal bout. Grizzly Redwood also needed stitches to close a laceration on his foot, suffered during his match with Erick Stevens. Amazing Kong suffered a mild concussion, and referee Brandon Tolle sprained his ankle during the Black/Strong World Title match, falling ringside during the bout.”