- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.announced today that it has entered into its first syndication deal for Ring of Honor. WATL-TV, the MyNet affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia will air ROH weekly on Saturdays, beginning this Saturday, September 13th.
"This is a very exciting start to developing ROH's broader syndication distribution," said ROH COO Joe Koff. "Since purchasing ROH three years ago, we have upgraded the production quality, added live events and expanded the audience footprint to 76 television markets reaching over 44 million households. We will add an additional 2.4 million television households through today's announcement and are in discussions with additional companies for syndicated distribution. This is an excellent product with a loyal fan base, which has helped ROH become one of the fastest growing major wrestling franchises in the country. We look forward to expanding ROH's footprint and continuing to offer entertaining original content."
- Maryland Championship Wrestling sent us the following press release, announcing five major events in October featuring some huge stars:
Maryland Championship Wrestling Hosts 5 Huge Events in October featuring 8 Former WWE Stars, some of the top Independent stars and all of the stars of MCW.
Baltimore, MD September 9, 2014- The month of October is gearing up to be a big one for Maryland Championship Wrestling as we prepare for 5 Huge events in 2 different states featuring 8 former WWE Stars. Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Diamond Dallas Page, Lita, "Hardcore" Bob Holly, Ron Simmons, Bullet Club Member Luke Gallows and current MCW Champion Matt Hardy.
"This is without a doubt the biggest month in our companies' history. Five Huge events in two different states and some of the biggest stars in wrestling history" says Dan McDevitt, President of Maryland Championship Wrestling. "Some of these areas we have run before but several of them are new towns and we are looking forward to showing them what quality Independent professional wrestling is."
Friday October 3, 2014
8PM Bell Time Doors open at 6PM
Unique Sports Academy
109 Post Office Road - Waldorf, MD 20602
Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Diamond Dallas Page, Matt Hardy, Christian York, Black Wall Street, Mandy Leon, Jessie Kaye, Reby Sky, The Bruiser and much more
Saturday October 4, 2014
7:30PM Bell Time Doors open at 5:30PM
Maryland Championship Wrestling Arena @The Joppa Market Place
1000 Joppa Farm Road - Joppa, MD 21085
Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Diamond Dallas Page, Matt Hardy, Christian York, Ruckus, Black Wall Street, Reby Sky, The Bruiser and much more
Friday October 17, 2014
8PM Bell Time Doors Open at 6PM
The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department
24801 Three Notch Road - Hollywood, MD 20636
Lita, Ron Simmons, "Hardcore" Bob Holly, Luke Hawx, The Bruiser, Christian York, "Swerve" Shane Strickland, Christian York, The Hell Cats, Black Wall Street & More
Saturday October 18, 2014
7:30PM Bell Time Doors Open at 5:30PM
Frederick Indoor Sports Center
1845 Brookfield CT - Frederick , MD , 21701
Lita, Ron Simmons, "Hardcore" Bob Holly, Bullet Club Member Luke "Doc" Gallows, Luke Hawx, The Bruiser, Mandy Leon, Christian York, The Hell Cats, Black Wall Street & More
Sunday October 19, 2014
6PM Bell Time Doors Open at 4:00PM
Spotswood High School
368 Blazer Drive - Penn Laird, VA 22846
Lita, Ron Simmons, "Hardcore" Bob Holly, Luke Hawx, Renee Michelle, Jessie Kaye, The Bruiser, Christian York, "Swerve" Shane Strickland, The Hell Cats, Black Wall Street & More
More information for all of these events and you can purchase tickets online at MCW's official website MarylandWrestling.com . Also make sure to stay up to follow MCW on all of our social platforms. On Facebook search Maryland Championship Wrestling, follow us on Twitter @MCWWrestling and also follow on Instagram @MarylandWrestling