Ring of Honor Newswire June 16, 2011

– The “Best In The World 2011” card has developed into exactly what the title says. It cannot be denied that the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC will host the main event that everyone has been waiting for when ROH World Champion Eddie Edwards defends against Davey Richards to determine just who is the best wrestler in the world today. ROH World Tag Team Champions Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin will defend in the biggest tag team match in ROH history against The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli), The All Night Express (Rhett Titus & Kenny King), and Jay & Mark Briscoe in a Four Way Elimination Tag to determine who is the best tag team in the world. In addition, “The Generic Luchador” El Generico will challenge for the ROH World TV Title against Christopher Daniels to see who is the best wrestler to represent ROH as we debut on broadcast television in September. By now you know that Ring of Honor makes every effort possible to deliver the best and we can guarantee that this iPPV will be worth every penny. Not only do we have the best roster in the world but we also have the best fans in the world that make ROH what it is and provide the unbelievable atmosphere and support for true pro wrestling. ROH is wrestling that you can be proud of and June 26th will be a day that, after the event is over, you will say “that is why I love pro wrestling.” Check out our official “Best In The World 2011” website at: http://www.rohwrestling.com/bestintheworld/ and tickets for this can’t miss event 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.

– The final match has been set for “Best in the World 2011” (http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/colt-cabana-takes-on-the-embassy-in-nyc/), and it pits Colt Cabana against The Embassy’s Tommaso Ciampa. Colt has found himself embattled by the HoT in recent months, and now must deal with another group who plays on the numbers game all too frequently. Even without RD Evans & Princess Mia at ringside, “Boom Boom” still needs to worry about Nana himself, Ernesto Osiris, and maybe even the bodyguard Rhino. Will The Embassy prevail where the House of Truth did not?

– Steve Corino and Jimmy Jacobs are looking to even the odds against the House of Truth in New York City:

– Former ROH World Champion Roderick Strong is undefeated on his current tour of Japan for Pro Wrestling NOAH. Strong has 3 wins and on 6/14 in Fukuoka he went to a 15 minute time limit draw with Katsuhiko Nakajima. Today in Kagoshima, Strong teamed with ROH alum Bison Smith to face Kensuke Sasaki & Kento Miyahara and Strong picked up another victory when he pinned Miyahara. On 6/26 Strong is set to challenge GHC JR Heavyweight champion Kotaro Suzuki at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

– In other Pro Wrestling NOAH news, Ring of Honor is pleased to announce the participation of ROH World Champion Eddie Edwards and Delirious for the upcoming NOAH 2011 Junior Tag League Tournament on 7/15 through 7/30. Edwards and Delirious will form an alliance to represent Ring of Honor Wrestling and ROH advisor/former owner Cary Silken is confident in the ability of the team he has cleared to enter. “Edwards and Delirious are two of the best wrestlers to ever compete in ROH,” stated Silken, “We are honored that Pro Wrestling NOAH feels the same way and I can guarantee that Team ROH will show the heart, passion, and determination it takes to bring the championship home to the USA. Eddie has had many successful tours of NOAH and Delirious has as well defeating such greats as KENTA and Kanemaru. NOAH is the best in Japan and we are sending our finest to embody what ROH stands for. Thank you Pro Wrestling NOAH and thank you to the Japanese fans that support ROH.”

– Check out this great article titled “To be THE BEST: Eddie Edwards vs. Davey Richards” by blogger Matt Gibson. It will get you even more hyped for this epic contest: http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/to-be-the-best-eddie-edwards-vs-davey-richards/.

– As announced yesterday (http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/generation-me-returns-for-one-night-only/), Max & Jeremy Buck, collectively known as Generation Me, have signed on to compete at “Best in the World 2011” against Adam Cole & Kyle O’Reilly to determine the best young tag team in wrestling today. This match will EXCLUSIVELY be for the live audience and the DVD, so the only way to catch it as it happens is to be in attendance on Sunday afternoon June 26th!

– After the announcement of Generation Me vs. Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly, the Bravado Brothers contacted the ROH offices very upset that there request for a grudge match with Cole and O’Reilly for 6/26 was ignored.

– “ROH Revolution: USA” is now in stock and shipping in the ROH Online Store. This event from Dearborn, MI feaures the much anticipated rematch between The American Wolves (Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards) vs. The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero and Claudio Castagnoli). Other matches include Roderick Strong vs. El Generico in a No-DQ Match, Jay and Mark Briscoe vs. The All Night Express in a First Blood Match, World TV Champion Christopher Daniels vs. Colt Cabana; World Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin and Charlie Haas vs. Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly, plus more.

– On Friday, June 24th, Ring of Honor Wrestling will hold a special live press conference at 1PM to reveal details of its fall debut of ROH on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s television stations. The press conference will be beamed live via satellite to many Sinclair affiliates, and will be available for viewing in its entirety on the internet at www.rohwrestling.com following its conclusion. The event is open to mainstream media and wrestling press alike, but as studio space is limited only those obtaining advance press credentials through Ross Abrams at rohhelp@aol.com will be admitted.

– ROH returns to Richmond, VA on July 8th and Charlotte, NC on July 9th and you can look forward to several first time match-ups and first rate cards featuring the best pound for pound wrestling on the planet! ROH officials are in the process of setting up the next contenders for the ROH World Tag Team Titles and it involves a team who will not compete in the 4-Way Tag Team Championship match on 6/26. The fallout from “Best In The World 2011” will shape these cards however you can expect a huge main event for Charlotte to be announced shortly. Tickets are available here: http://www.rohstore.com/index.php?dispatch=categories.view&category_id=3.

– TheSuplex.com have re-organised the way they do things for the better and with that comes regular content on a daily basis including exclusives of all kinds.. This week they’ve posted exclusive images from the ‘Supercard of Honor VI’ in Chicago which marked the announcement of the sale to Sinclair Broadcasting Group. You can view the pictures here – http://thesuplex.com/articles/article-exclusive-roh-photo-review-from-chi-town/.

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