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Madison Rayne on Returning to Ring of Honor and Potentially Becoming First Women of Honor Champion

Well over a decade ago Madison Rayne was a 4.0 student in nursing school on her way to a sure thing An unwavering passion for pro wrestling led the Ohioan to trade all that in for an opportunity to live out a dream. The 31-year-old recalls Ring of Honor providing a big break early in the journey. Fast forward to today, Rayne has returned to the company and gearing up to participate in a tournament to crown the first-ever Women of Honor champion. The company gave me the chance to test myself against the best women’s wrestlers at the time,” […]

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Matt Taven Plans to Rule the Ring of Honor Wrestling Kingdom

The knee injury that put Matt Taven on the shelf for most of 2016 led to contemplation and renewed motivation. During this period the 32-year-old wondered if how long he’d be out, as well as what he’d do when he returned. One doctor told Taven it might take two years until he made it back into the ring. Through drive the Ring of Honor performer returned by the fall of last year. “I was pretty determined to get back as soon as possible,” he said. “Ring of Honor, I was under contract, and they took care of me the whole […]

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Shane Taylor on Why He is One to Watch in Ring of Honor

Shane Taylor will never forget the day he received his Ring of Honor contract. Seeing the paperwork firsthand was a surreal experience for the pro wrestler who worked the better part of 10 years for this opportunity and platform. “I literally sat at my computer for about a half hour not doing anything but holding the contract in my hand,” Taylor said, going back to almost a year ago. “I know it sounds super cheesy, but it really was one of those moments. It was a dream come true. To do all this work and be able to say, ‘Hey, […]

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Josh Woods on Why He Has ‘The Goods’ to be Successful in Ring of Honor

 When Ring of Honor emerging star Josh Woods was released from WWE, he was devastated The days that followed were rough for the collegiate amateur turned pro. However, there came a point where he came to the realization that he was down but not out. Woods was determined to follow through on his career aspirations. “I grew up always wanting to be the best,” he said. “I had already put the time in there, so it didn’t make sense for me to quit after I invested so much of my own time.  I talked to Sami Callihan, who is a […]

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In-Depth with Ring of Honor Star and Commentator Colt Cabana

Colt Cabana is a true Renaissance man of pro wrestling. The proud Chicagoan has brought his almost 20 years of experience and signature wit to the broadcast table for Ring of Honor. Together with Ian Riccaboni, the two have become a strong commentary team. Along with this role, the 37-year-old Cabana continues to work regularly in the ring, podcast, take the stage for stand up, fill merchandise orders, and oh by the way, co-author a new children’s book “Wrestling Dreams.” The consummate entrepreneur took time out of his hectic schedule for an interview ahead of ROH’s upcoming live event in […]

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Catching Up with New Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin

After more than a decade Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin defeated the Young Bucks to win the Ring of Honor tag team championship at Death Before Dishonor. Despite their previous success, the victory marked a milestone in more ways than one. It was the first time the duo known collectively as the Motor City Machine Guns won the gold. Working for top promotions around the world, Sabin and Shelley quickly became a popular attraction. Their ability to work in sync helped bring attention and excitement to tag team wrestling. After spending years apart, the Machine Guns reunited in 2016. Since […]

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Marty Scurll Talks Bringing ‘The Villain’ to Life in Ring of Honor

In a little more than a year after Marty Scurll’s debut, he has emerged one of the Ring of Honor’s most captivating performers. The 28-year-old Englishman may be known as “The Villain” but remains popular among fans. A unique in-ring style and intriguing persona, complete with slightly terrifying mask and trademark umbrella, has made him a red hot star on the rise. With Death Before Dishonor on the horizon, the former Television Champion took time to reflect on his time in ROH so far. Please note no fingers were broken during the course of this interview. What has it been […]

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Ring of Honor’s Mandy Leon Excited at Potential of Women of Honor

Mandy Leon fell in love with professional wrestling at an early age, inspired by the empowering women who competed. Today the Ring of Honor beauty has an active role in the growth of the Women of Honor brand and is motivated to build on the foundation those before her created. “For me, it was always Lita, Trish Stratus and Chyna who I looked up to the most,” she said. “I was fortunate enough to meet them. They all really impacted me because they were so genuine and humble people in real life. That really pushed me to hear their stories […]

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Cody Rhodes Ready to Make History in Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling

It has been a little over a year since Cody Rhodes made the difficult decision to depart from WWE and jump into a pool of uncertainty. The risky move has appeared to pay off as the son of the legendary “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes gears up to compete for the top titles in Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling, headlining two big events over the course of eight days. First, the “American Nightmare” challenges ROH World Champion Christopher Daniels at the Best in the World Pay-Per-View on June 23. Then Rhodes faces Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight […]

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Hangman Page on His Journey from High School Teacher to Ring of Honor Star

Hangman Page has proven to be one of the true emerging stars of Ring of Honor. And in the past year the 25-year-old Virginian has reached new heights as a member of the mega popular Bullet Club. Ahead of the War of the Worlds Pay-Per-View, Page reflects on his journey from high school teacher to teacher to full-time pro wrestler living a dream. CG: When you started with Ring of Honor, you were just about out of your teens. From where you are now, what has been like growing with the company as the company grows itself? Hangman Page: I […]