Ring of Honor May 31st Newswire

– “Best In The World 2011” on Sunday afternoon, June 26th at 4PM LIVE on iPPV from New York City will be the summer event that you don’t want to miss! Whether it is watching at home on iPPV or joining us in NYC up close at the prestigious Hammerstein Ballroom, you can expect the absolute best wrestling from the greatest roster in the world. It will be an incredible afternoon as all three of the Ring of Honor titles will be on the line in matches with the best possible challengers that are currently competing in ROH on a regular basis. This event will be broadcast LIVE courtesy of GoFightLive.TV and features the electrifying return of Jay Lethal to ROH competition! Tickets are on sale now in the ROH Online Store, (http://www.rohstore.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=507), and check out http://www.gfl.tv/Events/Fight/Wrestling/ROH__Best_of_the_World_2011/1052 for details on the iPPV broadcast!

– And in “Best in the World 2011” news, we found out earlier today just what the ROH World Title match would be that afternoon in NYC: ROH World Champion Eddie Edwards defending against Davey Richards (http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/edwardsvsrichards/)! These two men have been tag champions together in the past, they have stood side-by-side as close as brothers for many years, and had undoubtedly one of the past matches during ROH’s run on HDNet when they battled to crown the first TV Champion (a bout Edwards won). Now they will go head-to-head for the ROH World Title on June 26th and battle to see who truly is the best in the world!

– With the announcement of the sale to the Sinclair Broadcast Group, the month of September will see the debut of the new Ring of Honor television program which will be syndicated across the Sinclair network of stations, and with it, ROH will become the only wrestling promotion in the United States with a major, multi-market presence on broadcast TV. With this gigantic deal being signed into place ROH officials have decided that the Frontier Fieldhouse in Chicago Ridge, IL will hold our first ever SBC television taping on August 13th, 2011. Be with us as we take our first step into a highly prosperous territory and deliver a television taping that will be host to world class matches with no nonsense wrestling. It will be what you always expect from ROH and more!

– The House of Truth powerhouse and the man who now wants to be known as “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin has officially signed to compete at “Best in the World 2011” on Sunday afternoon June 26th from New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom!

– Also signed to compete at “Best in the World 2011” on June 26th in NYC is ROH’s hottest young tag team, Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly! Both men are coming off a victory against the Bravado Brothers at “Supercard of Honor VI” and are looking to finally start gaining some victories over the top tag teams in ROH.

– Be sure to check out the latest Ring of Honor Videowire featuring the ROH return of Jimmy Jacobs! Plus a riveting confrontation between the American Wolves, the House of Truth regroups, post street fight words from the Briscoe Brothers, and Barrister R.D. Evans is up to something shifty:

– Apparently Homicide was presented legal papers via the Office of Barrister R.D. Evans last week.

– ROH officials have confirmed that the challengers for the ROH World Tag Team Titles at “Best in the World 2011” will be announced this Thursday at ROHWrestling.com.

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