ROH have announced that EC3, Bandido, Flamita and Kenny King will miss Final Battle on 18th December due to “Pre-travel testing protocols.”
The four performers have been sent home, but are all said to be doing well. While company report that the rest of the staff and production crew are now in the ROH bubble after passing a second round of tests.
A statement on the Ring Of Honor website read;
With the health and safety of Ring of Honor’s talent, staff and fans the company’s No. 1 priority during the pandemic, ROH enacted stringent COVID-19 protocols in conjunction with the Maryland State Athletic Commission.
As a result of pre-travel testing, the following performers will not appear at the Final Battle pay-per-view on Dec. 18:
All four performers are doing well and resting at home. ROH wishes them a speedy recovery and looks forward to their return to action in 2021.
All other ROH performers, production staff and general staff are safely in the ROH bubble after passing their second round of tests.
Changes to the Final Battle card given this development will be announced during Final Battle Hour One, which airs free from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern on Best on the Planet, STIRR City, Facebook, YouTube, FITE, pay-per-view and for HonorClub members on ROHWrestling.com.
EC3 had been scheduled to face Jay Briscoe at the show after debuting with the company in October. While Flamita and Bandido were due to team with Rey Horus to defend the ROH Six-Man Tag Titles against Shane Taylor & Soldiers of Savagery. Kenny King had yet to be announced for the show.
Inside The Ropes will bring you the news of the updated card when the details are announced.