Preview: Ring of Honor – Glory by Honor Night 1 (8/20/21)

ROH Glory by Honor Night 1

Ring of Honor returns to the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for two nights of action-packed ROH action. Night 1 of Glory by Honor will feature the new ROH World Champion Bandido in his first title defense against Flip Gordon. We will also see an eight-man tag match with big implications for the current faction warfare in Ring of Honor. Let’s see what Glory by H0nor Night 1has in store for us.

Glory by Honor Night 1 Full Card

  • The Briscoes vs. Bateman and Dutch
  • The Allure (Mandy Leon and Angelina Love) vs. Vita VonStarr and a partner to be drawn by Mandy Leon
  • Rey Horus vs. Silas Young
  • Brian Johnson vs. EC3
  • La Faccion Ingobernable (Dragon Lee, Kenny King, La Bestia del Ring, and RUSH) vs. VLNCE UNLTD (Brody King, Tony Deppen, Homicide and Chris Dickinson)
  • Six-Man Mayhem Match for a Spot in the ROH World Title Rankings: Dak Draper vs. Danhausen vs. Demonic Flamita vs. Eli Isom vs. Mike Bennett vs. PJ Black
  • ROH Pure Championship: Jonathan Gresham (c) vs. Rhett Titus
  • ROH World Championship: Bandido (c) vs. Flip Gordon

Faction Warfare

Three factions have battled it out in Ring of Honor over the last few months. At the 19th Anniversary pay-per-view, VLNCE UNLTD debuted and interjected themselves into the feud between The Foundation and La Faccion Ingobernable. Since then, the three factions have gone to war. This has caused The Foundation to break the Code of Honor they have sworn to uphold and participated in an all-out brawl. It also caused LFI to be suspended for an entire month due to the chaos that had taken over Ring of Honor.

The factions had multiple matches against each other at Best in the World that lead to two titles changing hands between the factions. Now, two of the factions will square off in an eight-man tag match. VLNCE UNLTD can’t look past LFI but will also have their hands full on Night 2 of Glory by Honor when VLNCE UNLTD takes on The Foundation in an eight-man tag match.

Glory by Honor Night 1 Main Event – ROH World Championship: Bandido (c) vs. Flip Gordon

Bandido defeated RUSH at Best in the World to become the new ROH World Champion. His first title defense will be against Flip Gordon in the main event of Night 1 of Glory by Honor. Gordon won a 20-man battle royal at ROH Free Enterprise in February of 2020, earning a shot at the ROH World title. He has waited over a year for his chance to compete for the world title. Bandido wants to leave the legendary arena the same way he enters: as ROH World Champion. Will Gordon shock Bandido in his first title defense? Find out at Glory by Honor Night 1.

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