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The following article is part of our Weekly Overview Series to help put in perspective major wrestling promotions with a weekly overview, looking at news and roster developments, results, future line-ups, social media activity, key interviews, plus a timely commentary at the end. We will be featuring similar features on other promotions each week and each will be updated weekly.
•Top Stories of the Week
Marty Scurll has unofficially (yet to be confirmed by ROH) resigned to a contract with a currently unknown length. It has also been reported that he will take on the duties as booker for the company. It has also been rumored that the existing creative team (Hunter Johnston, Mark LoMonaco, and Todd Sinclair) are said to be staying on to assist with creative.
Bandido has also reportedly signed an extension with Ring of Honor. Huge news, as Bandido is still one of the few up-and-coming names in the sport that has not entered into the WWE/AEW scope.
Supercard of Honor will once again grace Lackland, FL over wrestlemania weekend. The New Japan relationship, that never went away, seems to be as strong as ever with the edition of Jay White and Will Ospreay announced for the show.
•Live Event Results
ROH Saturday Night At Center Stage
1/11/20 @ 6:00pm
Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
PCO (c) lost via DQ against Rush to retain the ROH World Championship
Dragon Lee (c) defeated. Andrew Everett to retain the ROH World Television Championship
Jonathan Gresham defeated Josh Woods
The Allure defeated Sumie Sakai & Nicole Savoy
Bandido/Rey Hours/Flamita defeated Villain Enterprises (c) to become the new ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions
The Briscoes Defeated Dan Maff & Jeff Cobb & Lifeblood
Dak Draper defeated Jason Cade
ROH Honor Reigns Supreme
1/12/20 @ 7:30pm
Cabarrus Arena – Concord, NC
La Faccion Ingobernable (Rush, Dragon Lee, and Kenny King) defeated Villain Enterprises (Marty Scurll, PCO, and Brody King)
Flip Gordon defeated Flamita
Alex Zayne defeated Bandido
Vincent & Bateman defeated Lifeblood
Rey Horus defeated Andrew Everett
Joe Hendry & Dalton Castle defeated The Briscoes & Bryan Johnson and PJ Black
Sumie Sakai defeated Nicole Savoy
Dak Draper defeated Danhausen
Jeff Cobb, Dan Maff, Jay Lethal, and Jonathan Gresham defeated The Briscoes, Josh Woods, and SIlas Young
•Upcoming Major Show(s)
ROH Free Enterprise
2/9/20 @ 3:00pm
UMBC Event Center – Baltimore, MD
Mark Haskins vs. Alex Shelly
Brody King vs. Rey Horus
The Briscoes vs. Bandido & Flamita
ROH Free Enterprise (PPV Event) in Baltimore, MD at UMBC Event Center – 2/9/20
ROH on Tour in Nashville, TN – 2/28/20
ROH on Tour in Saint Charles, MO – 2/29/20
ROH Supercard of Honor (PPV Event) in Lakeland, FL – 4/4/20
ROH on Tour in Dallas, TX – 6/5/20
ROH on Tour in San Antonio, TX – 6/6/20
All current live events are located on rohwrestling.com.
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•Latest TV Highlights: 1/10/20 ROH Wrestling
ROH TV Results
January 10th, 2020
Airing on Sinclair Networks and rohwrestling.com
Eli Isom defeated Crowbar at 8:22
Soldiers of Savagery defeated Shinobi Shadow Squad at 5:02
Jonathan Gresham defeated Alex Shelly at 11:08
Check out the full detailed recap by Ryan Sullivan at pwtorch.com.
•ROH in the Media
Episode 7 of the PWTorch VIP podcast Podcast of Honor is up!
Ryan and I discuss the huge news about Marty Scurll’s new contract and role with ROH. What that means for the NJPW/NWA relationship. How will it impact ROH in the coming months? We also discuss the shows this past weekend in Atlanta and Concord.
Find it HERE.
•Social Media Scene
As the kids say, Got EM!
What a great tweet.
What horrible news, Rocky Johnson passed away, Dwayne's father. Our best to Dwayne, Ricky, Ata and the entire family.
— Dave Meltzer (@davemeltzerWON) January 15, 2020
Wow, wow, wow. A positive news week for ROH. Marty is staying, Bandido resigned, Dragon Lee resigned last week. Jay White and Will Ospreay are working Supercard in April. What a great week to be an ROH fan.
Remember this week, remember 2019. People will say that they stuck with ROH through thick and thin, but if you stuck by ROH in 2019 and are now on the other side, pat yourself on the back. Because it looks like our blind optimism in the company has paid off.
Tyler has been a wrestling fan for 20 years. He’s from Columbus, Ohio. His Twitter account is @ringoftyler and he hosts a podcast over at @tandbwrestling.
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