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Newswire For The Week Of February 18th
Monday, February 19, 2007

 

February 19th: Last weekend was one of the most newsworthy weekends in ROH history. Of course the big story is that Takeshi Morishima won the ROH World Title from Homicide last Saturday in Philadelphia. There is an article on the main page of ROHwrestling.com detailing the title win. We will have much more on this all week right here in the ROHwrestling.com Newswire. Morishima will make his first defense of the title against BJ Whitmer this Friday in Dayton. Morishima has stated that if he makes it past Whitmer, he will defend it in Tokyo at Budokan Hall on March 4th against KENTA. If Whitmer does not win the World Title in Dayton, there will be no ROH World Title defenses on the big shows in Liverpool and Detroit. The pressure is on Whitmer this weekend. The ROH Video Wire this week will have highlights of Morishima's matches against Samoa Joe and Homicide. If you are unfamiliar with the new ROH World Champion you need to see this week's ROH Video Wire. It will be available for FREE later this week at ROHvideos.com.
 
February 19th: The other major news story is ROH's 2006 tag team of the year split up. Roderick Strong shocked everyone at the sold out Manhattan Center last Friday by turning on Austin Aries. Check out the article on the main page of ROHwrestling.com for the details. By the end of the weekend, Strong, Aries and Jack Evans all said that they would put new factions together. This will be a very interesting story to follow and we'll have more details this week in the ROHwrestling.com Newswire.
 
February 19th: Due to the Davey Richards injury last weekend, Davey Richards vs. Samoa Joe will take place this Friday in Dayton. ROH officials are still working out the card due to the lineup switch and we will have some new match announcements tomorrow. There is one major match to announce right now. This Friday's event in Dayton will be five years to the day of the very first ROH event. The first ROH show was made by a three way pitting Low Ki vs. Christopher Daniels vs. Bryan Danielson. This Friday in Dayton will see a three way and it will include the three athletes that competed on the very first ROH show. Dayton will witness ROH World Tag Team Champion Christopher Daniels vs. Homicide vs. Jay Briscoe!!! Get tickets now at ROHwrestling.com or by calling 215-781-2500.
 
February 19th: The buy 3, get 1 free sale is back at www.ROHWrestling.com on all ROH show, Straight Shootin' and Secrets Of The Ring DVDs. Out now is 12/22 "International Challenge" with a fantastic main event as Christopher Daniels & Matt Sydal defend the ROH World Tag Team Titles against the Dragon Gate duo of CIMA & Shingo. Plus: Roderick Strong defends the FIP Heavyweight Title vs. Davey Richards in an excellent match; Bryan Danielson vs. Homicide vs. Jimmy Rave vs. Nigel McGuinness; Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli; Colt Cabana vs. Brent Albright; BJ Whitmer & Daizee Haze vs. Jimmy Jacobs & Mercedes Martinez; Adam Pearce vs. Delirious; Austin Aries vs. Eddie Edwards; Jason Blade vs. Pelle Primeau and more including the debut of Larry Sweeney. You can include this and "Final Battle 2006" with Homicide vs. Bryan Danielson in the buy 3, get 1 sale now at ROHwrestling.com.
 
February 19th: Make sure to check www.Tickets.com for great seats to almost every ROH show.
 
February 19th: We'll have much more on this Saturday's debut at the Windy City Fieldhouse in Chicago in tomorrow's ROHwrestling.com Newswire. We have one big match to announce today. Last time in Chicago, Jimmy Rave made BJ Whitmer tap to the heel hook after Jimmy Jacobs attacked Whitmer's ankle with a chair. Now Whitmer wants his win back on Rave. It will be BJ Whitmer vs. Jimmy Rave this Saturday at the Windy City Fieldhouse. This is an easy location to get to on public transportation as it is in the heart of CHICAGO itself. The Windy City Field House is located on 2367 W Logan Blvd which is located on the corner of LOGAN & WESTERN. The Windy City Field House is in a very SAFE and PUBLIC part of Chicago, IL located right next to a huge TARGET and KERASOTE MOVIE THEATRE with both FREE and affordable parking available. It is visible directly off the I-90/94 Highway and accessible right off the WESTERN AVE exit. The Windy City Fieldhouse is also extremely easy to get to using the CTA or Public Transportation from either anyway in Chicago or both Midway and Ohare Airports.  Visit TRIPSWEB.RTACHICAGO.COM to map out YOUR easiest way to get to the WINDY CITY FIELD HOUSE.


 
February 21st: The entire Dayton lineup for this Friday is finally ready to be announced. Delirious is now doubtful for this weekend after the head injury he suffered in Philadelphia at the hands of Roderick Strong. The card will now have Jimmy Rave vs. Sterling Keenan. Can Keenan score the upset and earn a spot?
 
February 21st: The mother of all Six Man Mayhem's has been signed for this Friday in Dayton. This isn't going to be any typical Six Man Mayhem. Just take a look at these participants: Roderick Strong vs. Mark Briscoe vs. Shingo vs. Claudio Castagnoli vs. Matt Cross vs. Delirious (if he is able to wrestle). If Delirious is unable to compete a substitute will be added to the match. This promises to bring innovative, athletic action at its best to Dayton. The entire lineup for this Friday in Dayton is at the bottom of this ROHwrestling.com Newswire.
 
February 21st: The buy 3, get 1 free sale at www.ROHwrestling.com on all ROH show, Straight Shootin' and Secrets Of The Ring DVDs ends TONIGHT. Act now and save big on all ROH releases. This includes the new release of "Final Battle 2006" from the sold out Manhattan Center. This DVD is already getting rave reviews!!! 12/23/06 in Manhattan saw Bryan Danielson defend the World Title against Homicide in one of the most emotional bouts in ROH history. This is a stacked card with one great match after another including: Austin Aries, Roderick Strong & Delirious vs. CIMA, Shingo & Matt Sydal in a must see Dragon Gate Rules Match; Nigel McGuinness vs. Jimmy Rave; Briscoes vs. Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli in the show stealer; Jimmy Jacobs & Brent Albright vs. BJ Whitmer & Colt Cabana; Adam Pearce vs. Ricky Reyes; Christopher Daniels vs. Davey Richards vs. Jimmy Rave vs. El Generico plus more with Samoa Joe, the women of ROH and others!!! This is one of ROH's best releases to date so get the DVD now at ROHwrestling.com.
 
February 21st: We have major news about this Saturday's Chicago event. ROH is set to debut at the Windy City Fieldhouse in the heart of Chi-town. Last weekend saw the shocking split of Austin Aries and Roderick Strong. Their first collision will be this Saturday in Chicago when they anchor opposite sides of a tag team match. We'll have all the details in tomorrow's ROHwrestling.com Newswire.
 
February 21st: ROH returns to Dayton this Friday, February 23rd, at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds Coliseum. This will be a special night of the Fifth Year Festival as it is five years to the day of the very first ROH event. The show will open with the introduction of new ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima. It is tradition in ROH for the new champion to address the crowd to open the show after he wins the belt. There will be tickets available at the door. Check out this incredible lineup:
 
ROH World Title Match
Takeshi Morishima defends vs. BJ Whitmer
 
Samoa Joe's Final ROH Match In Dayton
Samoa Joe vs. Davey Richards
 
Dragon Gate's Open The Brave Gate Title Match
Matt Sydal defends vs. Austin Aries

Three Way Match Of Wrestlers From The Very First ROH Show
Christopher Daniels w/ Allison Danger vs. Homicide vs. Jay Briscoe

Tag Team War
Colt Cabana & Nigel McGuinness vs. Jimmy Jacobs & Brent Albright w/ Lacey
 
Six Man Mayhem
FIP Heavyweight Champion Roderick Strong vs. Shingo vs. Mark Briscoe vs. Claudio Castagnoli vs. Matt Cross vs. Delirious (if cleared to wrestle)

Grudge Match
Lacey vs. Daizee Haze
 
Bonus Attraction Match
Jimmy Rave vs. Sterling Keenan
 
Plus more with Larry Sweeney, Irish Airborne and preshow action with Sara Del Rey plus more!!!


February 22nd: Where were you five years ago? Tomorrow (Feb. 23rd) will see the Fifth Year Festival come to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on 1043 S. Main St in Dayton, Ohio with a zip code of 45409. There will be tickets available at the door and the show starts at 8:00pm. This event will be five years to the day of the very first ROH show. International eyes will be on this one as new ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima defends the ROH World Title vs. BJ Whitmer and Matt Sydal defends Dragon Gate's Open The Brave Gate Championship against Austin Aries. If Morishima wins, he will defend the belt in Tokyo on March 4th. If Whitmer wins, he will defend the belt on ROH shows in England on March 3rd & 4th. This is going to be a very special night for Whitmer since he is from Ohio. He will have a chance to do what Homicide did at "Final Battle 2006" and win the ROH World Title in front of his hometown friends, family and fans. Whitmer promises that he will dish out the hard-hitting action to Morishima in an effort to win the title. Whitmer could be one wrist clutch exploder away from being the next ROH World Champion. Check the main page of ROHwrestling.com for a feature article on this event.

February 22nd: This Saturday will see ROH return to Chicago, but this time ROH will be in the heart of Chicago at the Windy City Feildhouse on 2367 W. Logan Blvd. in Chicago, IL with a zip code of 60647. It is sure to be an emotional night as Samoa Joe makes his final ROH appearance as a regular in the United States. Joe will be part of an epic main event as he teams with Homicide to take on new ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima & Nigel McGuinness. This one doesn't need any hype. It will be under relaxed rules to let these guys fight it out. Check the article on this event on the main page of ROHwrestling.com to find out why Homicide is angry at Morishima. This is going to be a war!!!

February 22nd: The buy 3, get 1 free sale on all ROH show, Straight Shootin' & Secrets Of The Ring DVDs will be in effect at the live events this weekend in Dayton and Chicago.

February 22nd: Make sure to check
www.ROHvideos.com later today for the new ROH Video Wire featuring highlights of Morishima winning the World Title and battling Samoa Joe. If you've never seen Morishima before you need to see the new ROH Video Wire. The best part is that it is completely FREE at ROHvideos.com so there is no excuse not to watch ROH now. The Video Wire also details the Austin Aries, Roderick Strong and Jack Evans split.

February 22nd: There are a lot of great non-ROH releases now at
www.ROHwrestling.com including:
-FIP 10/14/06 "Southern Justice" (Bryan Danielson vs. Davey Richards, Roderick Strong vs. Matt Sydal)
-FIP 10/13/06 "Fallout 2006" (Roderick Strong vs. Davey Richards, Matt Sydal vs. Shingo)
-NOAH 1/27/07 "First Navigation 2007" (Misawa vs. Morishima, Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Ricky Marvin & Kotaro Suzuki)
-SHIMMER Vol. 6 (Cheerleader Melissa vs. MsChif, Rebecca Knox vs. Allison Danger)
-WWE New And Improved DX (3 discs of HHH & HBK with their crazy and wacky antics)
-TNA Genesis (Samoa Joe vs. Kurt Angle, Sting vs. Abyss)
-Plus much more including Dangerous Divas now at ROHwrestling.com.

February 22nd: We have huge news for ROH's event on March 4th in Liverpool. Another big match has been added. It will be the No Remorse Corps of Roderick Strong & Davey Richards vs. the Dragon Gate representatives of Naruki Doi & Shingo!!! This is going to be athletic tag wrestling at its best. We'll have more big matches for this show in the next ROHwrestling.com Newswire.

February 22nd: A major match has been signed for this Saturday in Chicago. Austin Aries and Roderick Strong will square off for the first time in ROH. It will be the No Remorse Corps of Strong & Davey Richards vs. Austin Aries and the first member of Aries' new next generation stable. Aries will not give us any clues as to who his partner will be and we will have to wait until the night of the show to find out. Chicago on Saturday will see the start of the Aries vs. Strong war!!!

February 22nd: Chicago's own Colt Cabana has promised a bloodbath this Saturday when he battles Jimmy Jacobs in a Windy City Death Match. This issue has been building for months. Cabana will have Daizee Haze to keep an eye on Lacey. Make sure to check out the 1/19/07 ROH Video Wire for free at
www.ROHvideos.com to see a recap of this vicious feud.

February 22nd: The complete lineup for Chicago this Saturday has been released. Get your tickets at the door and help celebrate ROH's 5th birthday at the Windy City Fieldhouse. Check out this lineup:

Dream Tag Team Main Event- Joe's United States Farewell To ROH
ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima & Nigel McGuinness vs. Samoa Joe & Homicide

Windy City Death Match
Colt Cabana vs. Jimmy Jacobs with Lacey

World Tag Team Title Match
Christopher Daniels & Matt Sydal defend vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe

Grudge Tag Team Match
FIP Heavyweight Champion Roderick Strong & Davey Richards vs. Austin Aries & ???

Special Challenge Match #1
BJ Whitmer vs. Jimmy Rave
*if Whitmer wins the World Title in Dayton this will be a title defense

Special Challenge Match #2
Brent Albright vs. Claudio Castagnoli

SHIMMER Special Attraction
Allison Danger & Sara Del Rey vs. MsChif & Serena

Four Corner Survival
Shingo vs. Matt Cross vs. Trik Davis vs. CJ Otis

Plus Daizee Haze, Larry Sweeney, Delirious (listed as doubtful due to an injury last weekend) and more!!!

Visit
www.windycityfieldhouse.com for building info.

This is an easy location to get to on public transportation as it is in the heart of CHICAGO itself. The Windy City Fieldhouse is located on 2367 W Logan Blvd which is located on the corner of LOGAN & WESTERN. The Windy City Fieldhouse is in a very SAFE and PUBLIC part of Chicago, IL located right next to a huge TARGET and KERASOTE MOVIE THEATRE with both FREE and affordable parking available. It is visible directly off the I-90/94 Highway and accessible right off the WESTERN AVE exit. The Windy City Fieldhouse is also extremely easy to get to using the CTA or Public Transportation from either anyway in Chicago or both Midway and O'Hare Airports. Visit TRIPSWEB.RTACHICAGO.COM to map out YOUR easiest way to get to the WINDY CITY FIELD HOUSE.

 

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