Ring of Honor (ROH)
is an American
strong style professional wrestling promotion
, founded in 2002 by Rob Feinstein
and Gabe Sapolsky
. As of 2010 the promotion was under the ownership of Cary Silkin before being sold to the Sinclair Broadcast Group
in May 2011. It is the 3rd largest professional company in the United States.
ROH currently runs several wrestling shows each month throughout the midwest and on the east coast of North America. It has also held shows on the west coast, in the United Kingdom
. Annual shows include the "Anniversary Show(s)", "Supercard of Honor", "Death Before Dishonor", "Glory by Honor", and "Final Battle
" (the last show of the calendar year). Tournaments on a biyearly basis include Survival of the Fittest and Tag Wars.
ROH records the majority of its shows and sells them on DVD
through mail order
and through its online store, which has developed a fanbase
for the promotion in the United States and beyond. In 2009, ROH signed a long-term television deal with HDNet
, airing shows every week. ROH matches are also broadcast on The Fight Network
, on Samurai TV in Japan
, and previously aired in the United Kingdom
. Select shows are broadcast as internet pay-per-views
through Go Fight Live.
ROH appears in the 2008 film The Wrestler
, where it promotes the final bout of the film... Read More