Having now promoted two pay-per-views below the Ring Of Honor banner, Tony Khan appears to be edging nearer to securing a serious tv deal for the corporate!
The announcement of Tony Khan buying Ring Of Honor this previous March was met with pleasure. Khan had confirmed himself as a near-perfect booker with All Elite Wrestling, so seeing Khan function an already-established firm like ROH was going to be intriguing to see.
He’s to this point nailed it, with acclaimed pay-per-views Supercard Of Honor and Dying Earlier than Dishonor in April and July, respectively. Showing on the In The Kliq podcast, the AEW CEO has now lastly revealed which tv community followers could quickly discover ROH programming on:
“The Ring of Honor pay-per-view occasions this 12 months have been essentially the most profitable couple of Ring of Honor pay-per-view occasions in a few years and truly they’d each rank within the prime, most likely prime three or 4 Ring of Honor pay-per-view occasions ever. So this has been the most effective 12 months Ring of Honor’s ever had on pay-per-view, which is fairly superb.
If we are able to get the weekly TV going once more, it might be even stronger. I might like to deliver Ring of Honor again on a weekly foundation, and it’s a dialog I’m having with Warner Bros. Discovery fairly incessantly, and I’ve to say one thing that’s gonna be actually useful is the success Ring of Honor has had on PPV.
I believe they obtained a terrific have a look at how a lot alternative there may be within the Ring of Honor enterprise, and what number of nice wrestling followers there are. Not simply followers for AEW, as a result of clearly AEW is a prime precedence for TBS and TNT, but additionally now for Ring of Honor. Deliver ROH and AEW collectively, a lot of positives and synergies.”
Ring Of Honor aired its closing episode on the Sinclair Broadcasting Group on 15 April, that includes earlier matches from firm historical past. Proven on the episode had been Roderick Sturdy vs. Eddie Edwards from Manhattan Mayhem 2011, Jay Briscoe vs. Jay Deadly from Finest In The World 2015, and Jonathan Gresham vs. Dak Draper from nineteenth Anniversary Present.
The Tony Khan-helmed Ring Of Honor has to this point contained a mixture of established AEW stars with indie stars introduced in particularly to work ROH dates. Amongst them have included Blake Christian, Alex Zayne, and Tully Blanchard Enterprises, now under Prince Nana’s leadership as The Embassy.