KELLER & POWELL FLAGSHIP (12/5)
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The following article is part of our Weekly Overview Series to help put in perspective major wrestling promotions with a weekly overview, looking at news and roster developments, results, future line-ups, social media activity, key interviews, plus a timely commentary at the end. We will be featuring similar features on other promotions each week and each will be updated weekly.
•Top Stories of the Week
- The Kelly Klein Saga happened a week ago. The bulk of newsworthy items happened 24 hours after the news first broke. Check out Sean Radican’s reporting at PWTorch for a full and in depth analysis on the situation.
- Marty Scurll announced via a video on twitter that he has signed on for what will almost certainly be his final match with Ring of Honor. He will tag with Flip Gordon against Bandido and Flamita.
- Former WWE signed talent Enzo and Big Cass were on Talk is Jericho. They discussed that they were “ghosted,” by ROH management in their opinion. Listen to the full episode of Talk is Jericho to hear the full story.
•Live Event Results
There were no live shows this week.
•Upcoming Major Show(s)
ROH Final Battle
Baltimore, MD at UMBC Arena
- Rush (c) vs. PCO for the ROH World Championship
- The Briscoes (c) vs. Jay Lethal and Jonathan Gresham for the ROH World Tag-Team Championship
- Shane Taylor (c) vs. Dragon Lee for the ROH World Television Championship
- Matt Taven vs. Vincent
- Mark Haskins vs. Bully Ray in a Street Fight
- Kenny King vs. Rhett Titus
- Marty Scurll & Flip Gordon vs. Bandido & Flamita
- ROH Final Battle (PPV) 12/13/19 in Baltimore, MD at the UMBC Event Center
- ROH Final Battle Fallout (TV Taping) in Baltimore, MD at the UMBC Event Center
- ROH Saturday at Center Stage (Honor Club Event) in Atlanta, GA at Center Stage
- ROH Honor Reigns Supreme (Honor Club Event) in Concord, NC at Cabarrus Arena
All current live events are located on rohwrestling.com.
•Latest TV Highlights: 11/24/19 ROH Wrestling
ROH TV Results
November 24th, 2019
Airing on Sinclair Networks and rohwrestling.com
Highlights of the following matches occurred:
- Dragon lee defeating Jeff Cobb from The Experience on 11/2
- PCO defeating Marty Scrull in the #1 contender tournament
These matches were aired in their entirety:
- Rush and Shane Taykor defeated Matt Taven and Dalton Castle at 11:04
- Dak Draper defeated Ryan Nova at 4:37
- Dan Maff, Marty Scurll and PCO defeated Cheesburger, Jeff Cobb and Colt Cabana at 16:53
Check out the full detailed recap by Harley R. Pageot at pwtorch.com.
•ROH in the Media
If you are PW Torch VIP, please check out the new ROH-focused podcast, Podcast of Honor, featuring myself and Ryan Sullivan. If you are not VIP, now is the time to sign up. It is only $1.49 for your first month!
VIP AUDIO 11/27 – Podcast of Honor w/Ryan Sullivan & Tyler Sage (PREMIERE EPISODE): A recap of the ROH/Kelly Klein and Joey Mercury saga, Marty Scurll’s last run in ROH, a look ahead to final battle (52 min)
•Social Media Scene
The Best Thanksgiving promo in the business.
Don’t mess with Moses.
— Moses (@ProlificMoses) November 28, 2019
Secret gratitude champion Silas Young.
Man I love wrestling. Granted I’ve been doing this for almost 18 years but it’s crazy to see so many people I know who are making a living doing what we love. Life is amazing
— silas young (@lastrealmanROH) November 28, 2019
‘Tis the season for being thankful. While 2019 has been an odd year for ROH, I am still thankful about many things.
I am first thankful to Wade Keller and PWTorch for giving me the opportunity to write and talk about ROH and pro wrestling. It is an honor and a privilege to contribute to the rich tapestry that is professional wrestling.
I am also thankful to ROH for bringing me new and exciting wrestlers in an easy-to-consume platform. A lot of people talk about PWG and all of the great matches, but unless you are lucky enough to see it live, you need to buy a DVD at a later date. I appreciate that I am able to see talents like Bandido, Brody King, Jonathan Gresham, and now Flamita on a regular basis. No matter what happens, ROH has made me a better wrestling fan. For that, I will be forever grateful.
Tyler has been a wrestling fan for 20 years. He’s from Columbus, Ohio. His Twitter account is @ringoftyler and he hosts a podcast over at @tandbwrestling.
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