Ring of Honor has announced that their 19th Anniversary show will take place on Friday, March 26th live on pay-per-view.
In the announcement made on Twitter, the company declared that all ROH championships would be defended at the event. Current champions that will be defending their titles include ROH Pure Champion Jonathan Gresham. ‘The Octopus’ won a 16-man tournament, last defeating Tracy Williams in the final to win the resurrected title. The MexiSquad of Bandido, Flamita, and Rey Horus will defend the ROH Six-Man Tag Titles, and fellow luchador, Dragon Lee will defend the ROH World Television Champion.
🚨ROH 19th Anniversary PPV
▪️Friday March 26
All ROH championships will be defended!
Hour One airs for FREE from 8 PM to 9 PM Eastern on HonorClub, Best on the Planet, STIRR City, Facebook, YouTube, FITE & channels carrying the PPV.
— ROH Wrestling (@ringofhonor) February 15, 2021
It may be a busy night for Gresham as he is also one half of the ROH World Tag Team Champions with partner, Jay Lethal. RUSH, who has held the ROH World Championship since February 29th 2020 will also put that title on the line in the expected main event.
The Foundation Jonathan Gresham and Jay Lethal successfully defended ther titles at Ring Of Honor’s last pay-per-view, Final Battle. Defeating PCO and Mark Briscoe, Gresham would also successfully defend his Pure Championship against Flip Gordon. In that night’s main event, RUSH defeated Brody King to retain the ROH World Title thanks to interference from fellow ‘La Facción Ingobernable’ members.
From 8pm ET on March 26th, the first hour will stream live on various platforms including YouTube and Fite. With the event itself beginning at 9pm ET on pay-per-view and Honor Club.
The first Ring of Honor event, entitled The Era Of Honor Begins took place on February 23rd, 2002. On that night Eddie Guerrero would lose to Super Crazy in a match for the IWA Intercontinental Championship. The main event that night would see Low Ki defeat Christopher Daniels and Bryan Danielson in a 3-way match.