It never ends easily. One of the wrestling stories that has flown a bit under the radar this year has been the huge changes to Ring of Honor. The company has gone from one of the bigger promotions in the country to mostly non-existent after this weekend’s Final Battle pay per view. Now though, it seems that we might not be getting to see the final show as planned.
Ring of Honor has announced that World Champion Bandido has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus, meaning that he will not be able to defend the title against Jonathan Gresham at Final Battle. There is no word on any potential replacement for the match, as Final Battle is scheduled to be the final Ring of Honor event until the second quarter of 2022. Bandido has held the title since Best In The World in July.
— ROH Wrestling (@ringofhonor) December 9, 2021
Bandido has been a strong champion. Check out part of his time in Ring of Honor:
Opinion: I don’t remember a company this snakebit in a long time. Not only are they wrapping up the promotion for all intent and purpose, but now they can’t even have the big main event due to something beyond their control. I’m not sure what Ring of Honor can do on less than two days’ notice, but maybe they can come up with something for the vacant title if we’re lucky.
What do you think of Bandido’s time with the title? What should the replacement match be? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.
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