Source: ROH Wrestling- It's been nearly two years since the last Ringmaster's Challenge at Death Before Dishonor IX, between Roderick Strong and Eddie Edwards. ROH officials have announced that on September 7th in Birmingham, Alabama, the Ringmaster's Challenge will return when Roderick Strong takes on Adam Cole.
For those unfamiliar with the match, it's a best out of three falls match. The first fall must be decided by pin fall. The second fall must be decided by submission and the third fall is a 15-minute Iron Man match. Sudden death OT is also available if no clear winner emerges from the Iron Man match.
Strong had this to say to ROHWrestling.com about the match, "This is a test of everything a wrestler has to bring to the table. It's heart and conditioning, grappling and submissions, and I gotta say that you'd be hard pressed to find a guy in ROH that's in better condition than me. So with everything that's been happening the last couple months between me and a certain Adam Cole...spitting on the Code, and the way he took the countout to beat me at Best in the World, not to mention the way we ended up with a DQ on TV, I think it's safe to say that Cole is afraid he can't hang with Mister ROH. Step up to the plate, kid. How about we set aside the World Title tournament for one night in Alabama and we do this with a Ringmaster's challenge?"
- Ring of Honor will be holding another two day tryout camp and seminar on August 31st and September 1st at the ROH Dojo in Bristol, PA. The camp and seminar will be officiated by match maker and head trainer Delirious, camp administrator Kevin Kelly, Truth Martini, Michael Bennett, senior referee Todd Sinclair, Maria Kanellis and more. More info about fees, info needed and contact details can be found here.
- The new DVD release for Tuesday Rollout is Best in the World 2013. Contents of the DVD are as follows:
1. Grudge Match: Mike Bennett vs. BJ Whitmer
2. The American Wolves (Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) vs. Adrenaline Rush (ACH & Tadarius Thomas)
3. "Honor In The Heart Of Texas" Rematch: Adam Cole vs. Roderick Strong
4. Special Challenge Match: "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin vs. "Sicilian Psychopath" Tommaso Ciampa
5. ROH World TV Title Triple Threat Match: Matt Taven vs. Jay Lethal vs. Jimmy Jacobs
6. World Tag Team Title Triple Threat Match: reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) vs. Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander vs. Rhett Titus & Cliff Compton
7. Grudge Match: Kevin Steen vs. Matt Hardy
8. ROH World Title Match: Jay Briscoe vs. Mark Briscoe
- Empty Arena Match: Kevin Steen vs. Cliff Compton...Columbus, OH 6/22/13
- Kevin Kelly post show review
You can order your copy here.
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