Newswire For The Week Of April 15th
Monday, April 16, 2007
April 16th: ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima and Nigel McGuinness both suffered injuries in last Saturday's brutal ROH World Title Match in Edison, NJ. McGuinness' lips were very swollen and were purple after the match. Morishima had a busted nose and a possible minor concussion. This one was a war. Both had bloodied and battered faces after the match. McGuinness has already asked for a rematch.
April 16th: A loaded Four Corner Survival has been added to 4/27 in St. Paul. It will pit Jack Evans vs. Delirious vs. Rocky Romero of the No Remorse Corps vs. Erick Stevens of The Resilience. There are a lot of issues in this one.
April 16th: A big grudge match has been signed for 4/28 in Chicago. It is a result of last Friday's show in Long Island that saw Rocky Romero pin Austin Aries to end a six man elimination match. Now it will be Aries vs. Romero in singles action at "Good Times, Great Memories" in Chicago.
April 16th: The buy 3, get 1 free sale on all ROH show, Straight Shootin' & Secrets Of The Ring DVDs is back at www.ROHwrestling.com and the timing couldn't be better. The first four shows of ROH's "Fifth Year Festival" series have now been released. We urge you to watch these DVDs in order and from start to finish to get the most out of the series. If you've never seen ROH before this is a great place to start. You can now get the first four shows of this six DVD series for the price of three. Check out:
-"Fifth Year Festival: NYC" (Samoa Joe vs. Takeshi Morishima match that was given ****1/2 by Dave Meltzer and called "the best match so far this year")
-"Fifth Year Festival: Philly" (Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Kevin Steen & El Generico, Homicide vs. Takeshi Morishima historic World Title Match)
-"Fifth Year Festival: Dayton" (Samoa Joe vs. Davey Richards, show stealing Six Man Mayhem)
-"Fifth Year Festival: Chicago" (Colt Cabana vs. Jimmy Jacobs in a bloody Windy City Death Match, Joe & Homicide vs. Morishima & McGuinness)
-Get these four DVDs and over 12 hours of action for the price of three at ROHwrestling.com until Wednesday night.
April 16th: Check the latest matches section of www.ROHvideos.com to see Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin's surprising return to ROH to challenge Jay Briscoe.
April 16th: The ROH World Tag Team Title scene really heated up over the weekend. Claudio Castagnoli says he wants a shot after defeating one half of the champs, Jay Briscoe, in Long Island. The only problem is that Castagnoli does not have a partner. Kevin Steen & El Generico claim to be the rightful champs after defeating Jay & Mark Briscoe in a dramatic match in Edison, NJ. All of this will be chronicled in the next ROH Video Wire, which will be up at ROHvideos.com later this week.
April 16th: Austin Aries has started The Resilience with Matt Cross and Erick Stevens. Check the main page of ROHwrestling.com for an article with more details. There is also a new article on why Daizee Haze is the most wanted woman in ROH.
April 18th: The 5/11 Hartford show just got bigger. Just signed is a huge six man grudge match as The Resilience of Austin Aries, Erick Stevens & Matt Cross will take on the No Remorse Corps of Roderick Strong, Davey Richards & Rocky Romero!!! It doesn't get much bigger than this. This is easily the most loaded show to ever come to New England. We have the current lineup listed at the end of this ROHwrestling.com Newswire. Seats are selling fast so get yours now!!!
April 18th: The new ROH Video Wire should be up later today at www.ROHvideos.com and it's completely free!!! Check it out for lots of highlights of last weekend's Long Island and Edison shows. You'll see the formation of The Resilience and their next chapter against the No Remorse Corps, clips from the brutal McGuinness vs. Morishima World Title Match, Mark Briscoe's dramatic return to the ring and more!!!
April 18th: Full Impact Pro returns to action for "International Impact" this weekend in Florida (check www.FullImpactPro.com for ticket & building info). This Friday in Inverness, FL well see: Roderick Strong vs. YAMATO for the FIP World Heavyweight Title; Erick Stevens vs. Claudio Castagnoli for the FIP Florida Heritage Title; Jay Briscoe vs. Necro Butcher in a No DQ Match; Mark Briscoe vs. Mad Man Pondo in a Falls Count Anywhere Match; Nigel McGuinness vs. Shingo in a UK vs. Japan bout plus more with Larry Sweeney, Jigsaw, Hallowicked, Sal Rinauro, Delirious and just signed SEAN WALTMAN!!! Saturday in Crystal River, FL will see Jay & Mark Briscoe defend the FIP Tag Team Titles against Necro Butcher & Mad Man Pondo in a no rules first time ever Bar Room Brawl plus Shingo vs. YAMATO in a Dragon Gate Challenge Match and more with Roderick Strong, Erick Stevens, Larry Sweeney, Nigel McGuinness, Jigsaw, Hallowicked, The YRR, Delirious and many others. This could be the biggest FIP weekend yet. Just look at those lineups!!!
April 18th: The buy 3, get 1 free sale on all ROH DVDs at www.ROHwrestling.com ends TONIGHT!!! Act now to save big on the much talked about Fifth Year Festival DVDs plus all other ROH show, Straight Shootin' & Secrets Of The Ring DVDs. Out now is 2/23/07 "Fifth Year Festival: Dayton" with: Takeshi Morishima vs. BJ Whitmer for the ROH World Title; Samoa Joe vs. Davey Richards in a great match; the show stealing Six Man Mayhem pitting Roderick Strong vs. Claudio Castagnoli vs. Mark Briscoe vs. Matt Cross vs. Pelle Primeau vs. Shingo; Matt Sydal vs. Austin Aries for Dragon Gate's Open The Brave Gate Title; Homicide vs. Christopher Daniels vs. Jay Briscoe; Lacey vs. Daizee Haze; Nigel McGuinness & Colt Cabana vs. Brent Albright & Jimmy Jacobs plus more!!! Get this DVD as part of the buy 3, get 1 free sale, but act before the sale ends TONIGHT at ROHwrestling.com.
April 18th: Bryan Danielson's shoulder has not been giving him any problems on his current tour of NOAH. Negotiations are going on now for Danielson's return to ROH.
April 18th: Late breaking news for this weekend's FIP event on Friday in Inverness, FL. Larry Sweeney has made a challenge and it has been accepted. Friday night's event will now feature Larry Sweeney vs. Sean Waltman!!!
April 18th: Ring Of Honor is ready to bring the biggest card ever to Hartford and New England on May 11th. Tickets are selling fast so get yours now at www.ROHwrestling.com or by calling 215-781-2500. Act quickly and you might still be able to get the final 3rd row tickets. Just check out this lineup:
Ring Of Honor
May 11, 2006, 8:00pm belltime
Connecticut Expo Center
265 Reverend Moody Overpass
Hartford, CT 06120
Tickets are available at www.rohwrestling.com, www.tickets.com, or by calling (215) 781-2500.
ROH World Tag Team Title Match (if Briscoes are still champions)
Jay & Mark Briscoe defend vs. ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima & Nigel McGuinness
Six Man Grudge Match
No Remorse Corps of Roderick Strong, Davey Richards & Rocky Romero
The Resilience of Austin Aries, Matt Cross & Erick Stevens
ROH vs. NOAH Challenge Match #1
KENTA vs. Delirious
ROH vs. NOAH Challenge Match #2
Naomichi Marufuji vs. Matt Sydal
Plus more to be signed with:
-Homicide with Julius Smokes
-Adam Pearce with Shane Hagadorn
-Kevin Steen & El Generico
-New England's own Jason Blade & Eddie Edwards
-Plus more will be announced soon!!!
April 20th: We have a huge announcement on a very special sale. We want you to get the most bang for your buck so for this weekend only EVERYTHING AT www.ROHWRESTLING.com
IS 30% OFF!!! Normally ROH
only has this sale for one day a year, but now we are bringing it to you so that you can save big on ROH
live event tickets and the latest DVDs
, shirts and more from ROH
, SHIMMER, FIP
and much, much more!!! It will be a long time until we offer a sale like this again. Save 30% off everything at www.ROHwrestling.com
including live event tickets to all shows until Monday at 9am.
April 20th: Former ROH World Champion Austin Aries is focused on winning the ROH World Title back. He will get his shot on 4/27 in his home area of St. Paul when he challenges Takeshi Morishima. Aries is not intimidated by Morishima's size, power and agility. Aries is quick to point out that he originally won the title from a big man who was seen as unbeatable in Samoa Joe. Will Aries be able to pull off the big win again? Save 30% on tickets now at ROHwrestling.com. Check out the article on the main page of ROHwrestling.com for more info on this big World Title Match and why many wrestlers in the ROH locker room and members of the ROH office believe that Aries will win.
April 20th: One more match has been added to 4/27 in St. Paul. It will be a first time ever match between two powerhouses as BJ Whitmer returns to action to take on Shingo!!!
April 20th: Due to increased attendance ROH has moved its 6/8 show to Roxbury Crossing, MA at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center on the Roxbury Community College campus. This is a great location on Tremont Street just a minute or so from public transportation. You can now save 30% on tickets to this show at ROHwrestling.com until Monday morning. Already signed are ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay & Mark Briscoe, Nigel McGuinness, Delirious, Austin Aries, Brent Albright, Chris Hero and the No Remorse Corps of Roderick Strong, Rocky Romero & Davey Richards. Many more names will be added soon including international talent. We want to thank the fans of the Boston area and New England for allowing us to grow into this new building. We will bring the best show possible to the Boston area on June 8th.
April 20th: You can now get new releases like ROH
's Fifth Year Festival series as part of the 30% off sale at www.ROHwrestling.com
until Monday at 9am. This includes "Fifth Year Festival: Chicago" with the bloody and violent Colt Cabana vs
. Jimmy Jacobs Windy City Death Match. Plus: Samoa Joe's
emotional United States farewell to ROH
as he teams with Homicide to take on Takeshi Morishima
& Nigel McGuinness
; Austin Aries & Matt Cross vs
Richards & Roderick
Strong; Christopher Daniels & Matt Sydal vs
. Jay & Mark Briscoe
in a great ROH
World Tag Team Title Match; Jimmy Rave vs
. BJ Whitmer
; Shingo vs
. Matt Cross vs
Otis vs. Trik
Davis; Brent Albright vs. Claudio Castagnoli
; Sara Del Rey
& Allison Danger vs. Serena
plus more!!! Don't miss out on these titles for 30% off now at ROHwrestling
-FIP "Southern Justice" (Bryan Danielson vs. Davey Richards, Roderick Strong vs. Matt Sydal)
-FIP "All Or Nothing" (dramatic Bryan Danielson vs. Roderick Strong FIP Title Match)
-FIP "Evening The Odds" (10 Man Elimination Match with Roderick Strong, Briscoes, Erick Stevens & Pelle Primeau vs. Bryan Danielson, Davey Richards, Shingo, Steve Madison & Shane Hagadorn)
-FIP Best Of CM Punk Vol. 1- Declarations (over 2 hours of Punk in FIP)
-NOAH "Navigate For Evolution 2007" (Takeshi Morishima vs. KENTA for the ROH World Title)
-SHIMMER Vol. 7 (Nattie Niedhart vs. Sara Del Rey, Daizee Haze vs. Cheerleader Melissa)
-SHIMMER Vol. 6 (Cheerleader Melissa vs. MsChif Last Woman Standing)
-Plus the latest from WWE, TNA and over 1000 more items!!!
April 20th: We regret to announce that Kevin Steen will not be able to make next week's shows due to circumstances beyond his control. We apologize for the lineup change. Steen is scheduled for all other shows. New Top Of The Class Trophy Holder Pelle Primeau will take Steen's spot in the Six Man Mayhem in Chicago.
April 20th: The new ROH
Video Wire is up at www.ROHvideos.com
and on Youtube
. It is completely free!!! You will see Erick
Stevens join The Resilience, Mark Briscoe
's dramatic return to the ring in Edison, a look at Kevin Steen & El Generico
plus much more in this edition of the ROH Video Wire.
April 20th: Shingo is treating his match on 4/28 in Chicago against Takeshi Morishima as the biggest match of his life. This match will make huge news in Japan as interpromotional singles matches like this are very rare. If Shingo can score the win here it would elevate him greatly in his home country. More importantly, if Morishima makes it to Chicago as ROH World Champion the belt will be on the line in this match. Save 30% on tickets until Monday morning at ROHwrestling.com and be there for Colt Cabana's farewell to ROH. Check out this huge lineup for ROH's big return to the Chicago area:
April 28, 2007- 7:30pm belltime
9807 Sayre Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
Tickets are available at www.rohwrestling.com, www.tickets.com or by calling (215) 781-2500. Save 30% on tickets until Monday morning at ROHwrestling.com.
Cabana's Final ROH Match
Colt Cabana vs. Adam Pearce
ROH World Title Match (if Morishima is still champion)
Takeshi Morishima defends vs. Shingo
ROH World Tag Team Title Match (if Briscoes are still champions)
Jay & Mark Briscoe defend vs. Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin
Grudge Match #1
Jack Evans vs. Roderick Strong
Grudge Match #2
Austin Aries vs. Rocky Romero
Special Challenge Match
Christopher Daniels vs. Erick Stevens
Six Man Mayhem
Delirious vs. vs. Pelle Primeau vs. Mike Quackenbush vs. Gran Akuma vs. Jigsaw vs. Hallowicked
Plus more to be announced with: Jimmy Jacobs with Lacey; Homicide; BJ Whitmer; Brent Albright; and more!!!