Ring of Honor made a few announcements over the weekend about his roster, with two wrestlers signing new agreements and one new competitor signing.
Cheeseburger has signed a new contract with the company. Cheeseburger debuted with ROH back in 2013 and has also worked as a trainer at the ROH Dojo. ROH tweeted, “Cheeseburger has officially signed a new ROH contract! Cheeseburger has a heart of gold…or cheese? Gold cheese? Erm…anyway… His heart combined with solid wrestling skills & overwhelming support from Honor Nation has made Cheeseburger a successful ROH competitor!”
ROH confirmed on its website that international indie talent Adam Brooks has signed with ROH. “Adam Brooks is the latest acclaimed international star to sign with Ring of Honor. The Melbourne, Australia native has never competed in an ROH ring in the U.S., but he has wrestled a number of ROH stars around the globe, including Matt Taven, Marty Scurll, Dragon Lee, Bandido, Mark Haskins and Brody King. In Brooks’ lone match for ROH, he faced then-ROH World Champion Jay Lethal in a Proving Ground Match in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2018. Brooks is the current Melbourne City Wrestling Heavyweight Champion, a title he won from fellow countryman Slex.”
During ROH’s Free Enterprise, Shane Taylor announced that he has re-signed with Ring of Honor. Taylor revealed his status with the company after he attacked Slex. He went on Twitter and revealed his contract involves a guaranteed ROH World Championship shot as well as a guaranteed shot at the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) February 9, 2020
For the first time in four years, the King of the Mountain match will return at TNA: There’s No Place Like Home on April 3rd. Impact Wrestling will bring back the TNA name for a special event as they host a TNA-themed show for WrestleCon 2020, which takes place during WWE’s WrestleMania 36 Week in the Tampa, Florida area. The Impact TNA event will take place on Friday, April 3 in Ybor City, Florida at The Ritz. It will air live on Fite TV at 7 pm ET.
Current Impact World Tag Team Champion Ethan Page revealed the plans last October 2019. In a tweet, Page talked about how excited he was about the TNA name being brought back and suggested for him to be booked in the King of the Mountain match. “There’s No Place Like Home” is a reference to TNA being based in the Orlando, FL area years ago. Ken Anderson, D’Lo Brown, Glenn Gilbertti, Chris Sabin, Amazing Red, Wildcat Chris Harris have already been announced for the show, an Ultimate X is also set to take place.
This January, the Tokyo Dome experienced Wrestle Kingdom.
This summer, Madison Square Garden will experience Wrestle Dynasty!
We'll see you August 22 @thegarden!
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) February 9, 2020
At New Beginning in Osaka today, it was announced NJPW will return to Madison Square Garden in New York City on August 22. Last April, NJPW teamed up with ROH for G1 Supercard at MSG with Kazuchika Okada winning the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Jay White in the main event.
It was also announced this year’s G1 Climax 30 will begin on September 19 and the finals are on October 16, 17, and 18. Typically running in July and August, the tournament was pushed to the fall due to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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