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In this video wire a few of the wrestlers set to appear at Showdown in the Sun on March 31st hype their bouts. I was surprised to hear Michael Elgin receive so much mic time. Usually Truth Martini is the one who does the majority of the talking, but they really let Elgin go here. He wasn’t bad, it just seems to work better when Truth does most of the talking backstage and Elgin does …

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I expect a lot from Ring of Honor, and most of time I’m not disappointed, but lately their TV show has become predictable. Yes, the wrestling is good and (of course) that is the most important thing, but there is a but. When you start to dive into the characters and stories though… That’s where I feel it can improve. Anyways, after a crappy episode of Raw I am definitely in the mood for some …

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Ring of Honor TV 11/19 Review

This week’s ROH TV main event is Davey Richards v Kyle O’Reilly. I am really looking forward to this, as it features the current ROH World Champion and, what I believe to be, a future ROH World Champion. Also in action, Mike Mondo takes on Alex Silva and Jamin Olivencia wrestles Mike Bennett. Plus, Davey Richards speaks out on Eddie Edwards’ new trainer. The road to Final Battle continues. This is the review for Ring of Honor TV! SPOILERS FOLLOW Mondo has a funny gimmick. His whole gimmick is him thinking he is this huge guy, when in reality, he isn’t that big at all. I dig how he goes about pulling it off. Mondo is funny on the mic, but serious in the ring. Alex Silva v Mike Mondo (C): The … Read entire article »

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Ring of Honor TV 11/5 Review

Tonight, the challenger for Davey Richards’ World Championship will be revealed. Also, we find out if Cedric Alexander and Caprice Coleman can hang with Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team. We are slowly approaching Final Battle, and Ring of Honor looks to be building towards quite a show. There are also advancements in the Kevin Steen v Ring of Honor storyline. Another exciting show from ROH, so let’s get to it. This is the review for Ring of Honor TV 11/5. SPOILERS FOLLOW Jim Cornette has come to the conclusion that Eddie Edwards will be the man to face Davey Richards at Final Battle for the ROH World Championship. This is music to my ears because, as we all know, Eddie and Davey can put on an amazing match. Eddie Edwards has a new … Read entire article »

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Ring of Honor TV 10/29 Review

We get three matches this week, which is a change from every other show so far that ROH has had. They have had two matches on all the other shows, and I was really growing tired of this same format every week. In the main event tonight, The Briscoe Brothers face The All Night Express, but the opening bout really stole the show. SPOILERS FOLLOW Nigel and Kevin Kelly open up the show discussing the main event. The Briscoe Brothers will face The All Night Express to settle the issue of who is number one contender to the ROH Tag Team Championship. The winner will face Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team at the Final Battle iPPV. Before Kyle O’Reilly and Roderick Strong wrestle, they both get a little bit of mic time. Roderick … Read entire article »

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This was not one of ROH’s strongest shows to date, but it was still an entertaining episode. There was too much talking for my liking. Anyways, we get to see the debut of T.J. Perkins and more importantly, we settle the number one contender controversy. In the main event, Jay Lethal puts his TV Championship up for grabs against “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett. This is the first show where ROH is starting to plug the Final Battle iPPV. Man, I cannot wait for that one! SPOILERS FOLLOW T.J. Perkins is excited about making his ROH debut. In this backstage promo, he talks about how he has been wrestling since he was 14. T.J. is going up against “The Giant Killer” Mike Mondo tonight, but T.J. isn’t a giant, so Mike is going …

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Ring of Honor TV 10/8 & 10/15 Review

Ring of Honor does not have the most compelling way of doing a television show, but they have not disappointed in any of their main events. Davey Richards versus Roderick Strong is even better than last week’s match between Jay Lethal and El Generico. I am just already tired of the format that they are using. It seems that in between matches we are always going to have the “Inside ROH” and “Focus On” segments. I sure hope their show evolves into a different format at their next set of tapings. It’s cool how the they shine the ROH logo onto the black canvas to open the show. What is not cool is Jim Cornette being in the middle of that ring for the second straight week. Nothing against Cornette, … Read entire article »

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The first episode of ROH TV featured tag team wrestling. In this show, Ring of Honor focuses on singles competition. We get to see “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett take on Jimmy Jacobs in a very competitive match. Then, the main event between El Generico and Jay Lethal is wrestling at its finest. Sure, the show can tend to move slowly at times due to, surprisingly, a lot of talking. There is no debate when the wrestling gets underway. Ring of Honor is the best in the world! Spoilers Follow Jim Cornette stands in the middle of the ring and introduces Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team. Haas and Benjamin look like this interview took place right after their match with the Kings. This interview focuses on Jay and Mark Briscoe. Benjamin speaks on how …

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The Chi-Town Struggle DVD exemplifies what ROH was all about in 2006 and still is now. Ring of Honor, without a doubt, is my favorite wrestling company in the world. The KENTA vs. Austin Aries match on this card says it all. This match alone was worth the price of this DVD. That is not even the last match. We get to see the hometown favorite Colt Cabana wrestle against Bryan Danielson for the ROH …

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Ring of Honor did everything they could not to make a statement on their first episode. They could have gone out and held an hour long match, and it would have been more interesting than what actually transpired. At least people would have been talking about what happened. There was nothing noteworthy on this initial episode. If anything it felt like an infomercial for their DVD’s with all the recaps and adverts concerning them. This may as well been a local cable access indy wrestling show. Ring of Honor Television felt light years behind the likes of TNA from a production standpoint, and that’s not a good thing. The best part of the show is the fans. Illinois did their part to come out and support the show, and they …

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