Supercard of Honor XV could have been sandwiched between a litany of competing exhibits, however the Ring of Honor pay-per-view nonetheless managed to face out from the crowded lineup.
Whether or not it was the attract of seeing the FTR vs. The Briscoes dream match for the ROH Tag Group Titles, the unification of the ROH World Title, or the sheer intrigue surrounding the promotion’s return, followers have been definitely tuning in to witness this new period of honor – accruing over 20,000 purchases in accordance with figures from The Wrestling Observer.
Tony Khan has solely owned ROH for somewhat over a month now, but the AEW President’s affect on the group is quickly evident.
From the standard of the in-ring product, to the injection of AEW expertise into the beforehand depleted roster, ROH’s future is brighter than ever.
Journeying to ROH is a contemporary expertise for some and a homecoming for others. The one factor these wrestlers have in frequent is they’re positioned to make their mark because the promotion continues to rebuild.
A whole lot of Ring of Honor’s future appears up within the air in the mean time, a minimum of till Tony Khan reveals extra about his plans shifting ahead. One factor that’s sure, nonetheless, is that Jonathan Gresham would be the one main the ROH model into the Khan period.
Defeating Bandido at Supercard of Honor to unify the ROH World Championship, Gresham shortly discovered himself inserted into the brewing Jay Deadly/Samoa Joe confrontation earlier than the night time was via.
‘The Octopus’ is among the quickest rising stars in skilled wrestling and can also be the present Progress World Champion.
In line with Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer:
“It’s typically believed Gresham is both signed or to be signed by AEW.”
This corroborates latest studies from Fightful Select concerning updates on Gresham’s contract standing, in addition to information from PW Insider putting Gresham backstage at AEW Dynamite again in December alongside former ROH Champion Matt Taven.
Gresham’s continued inclusion in ROH can imply solely good issues for the promotion’s path forward.