Buried Alive and Other Spine-Chilling Wrestling Match Types

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Sometimes, a simple wrestling match isn’t enough. It’s not uncommon for a storyline to become so heated and involved that standard measures cease to apply. What happens when a decision can’t be easily reached with a referee counting to three or calling for a submission upon a wrestler’s surrender? This is when a wrestling organization […] READ MORE


Ring of Honor Reveals Pure Championship Tournament Brackets

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Earlier today, Ring of Honor revealed the brackets for its upcoming ROH Pure Championship Tournament. The tournament in question will be held over an eight-week period, beginning the weekend of September 12th. Furthermore, matches will be held under ROH’s “Pure Rules.” The rules in question are detailed below. Each match must begin with the traditional […] READ MORE


You Can Now Watch ROH 24/7 on Sinclair Broadcasting’s STIRR Streaming Service

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Ring of Honor announced today that they will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting’s STIRR streaming service, which launched in January 2019, with a brand new, free, digital-first 24/7 channel, “ROH Best on the Planet.” The channel will grant fans access to no shortage of Ring of Honor content, delivered 24 hours a day, seven days a […] READ MORE


(SPOILER): Huge Name Reportedly Set to Debut at ROH Tapings

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Ring of Honor (ROH) has secured a location in Baltimore and are set to resume television tapings this week, to produce the first new shows for the company since the start of the pandemic. And according to PWInsider’s Mike Johnson, there will be an unexpected name in attendance and he may just be out to […] READ MORE


Former ROH Champion John ‘Xavier’ Bedoya Jr. Passes Away

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Another brother in arms of the wrestling world has joined the alumni in the sky. News broke on Sunday, August 16th that former Ring of Honor champion John Bedoyra Jr., better known as John Xavier or simply Xavier, had passed away. The 43-year-old was trained by Tony DeVito of ECW fame and made his debut […] READ MORE


#HireDanhausen: Fans, Wrestlers, and Celebrities Want Danhausen in ROH

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As #CodyFearsWARHORSE taught us, Twitter campaigns can be extremely powerful when it comes to wrestling companies listening to fans. Well, All Elite Wrestling did their part and now, it’s time for Ring of Honor to do the same. For months now, indie wrestling mega star, Danhausen, has been angling for a jobhausen with the company […] READ MORE


ROH to Tape Roundtable Discussion on BLM, Racism in Wrestling, and More

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Said to be the brainchild of wrestlers, Kenny King, Caprice Coleman, and Shane Taylor, Ring of Honor will be taping a roundtable to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, police brutality, racism in wrestling, and much more. The roundtable of King, Coleman, Taylor, and ROH play-by-play announcer/commentator Ian Riccaboni, who will serve as the host, […] READ MORE


15 Years Since The Summer Of Punk Kicked Off In ROH

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CM Punk has been a huge name in pro wrestling for the better part of two decades, both for his achievements in the sport and for what he has said since leaving it. Fans are attached to Punk one way or another, whether it’s through love for what he did or anger for his openness […] READ MORE


Wrestling Meccas: Madison Square Garden, New York City

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Wrestling Meccas is a series of features at Last Word on Pro Wrestling that looks at the history of some of professional wrestling’s most iconic venues, from large stadiums to small indie havens. Our first edition kicks off with arguably the world’s most famous wrestling venue, New York City’s Madison Square Garden. When Cornelius Vanderbilt […] READ MORE


ROH Returning To UK Screens

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Continuing their rise back through the rankings of independent wrestling, Ring of Honor (ROH) have announced their return to television screens across the United Kingdom. Their weekly show, Ring of Honor Wrestling, will begin airing on The Fight Network at 11pm from Wednesday, May 6th – directly after the British airing of IMPACT Wrestling at […] READ MORE