Ring of Honor issued the following press release announcing a new eight-man single-elimination tournament to determine a new number one contender for the ROH world championship. Matches begin on September 27th at Death Before Dishonor, which takes place at Sam’s Town Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. The winner receives a title opportunity at ROH’s biggest show of the year, Final Battle. Details are below.
One of the most important tournaments in Ring of Honor history begins next month to determine who challenges for the richest prize in the sport at ROH’s biggest show of the year.
Eight top contenders will compete in a single-elimination tournament, with the winner facing the ROH World Champion (currently Matt Taven) at the Final Battle pay-per-view in Baltimore on Dec. 13.
First-round matches will take place at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas at the Death Before Dishonor pay-per-view on Friday, Sept. 27 and Death Before Dishonor Fallout on Saturday, Sept. 28.
The competitors in the No. 1 contender’s tournament and the date, location and ticket information for the semifinals and finals will be announced later this week on ROHWrestling.com.
Join us live in Las Vegas for the Death Before Dishonor pay-per-view and Death Before Dishonor Fallout or streaming for HonorClub to watch the No. 1 contender’s tournament first-round matches and many more exciting matchups!