As there was no podcast this week, here is this weeks US indy news
There is only news from EVOLVE and ROH this week.
DGUSA will be bringing EVOLVE on a historic tour of China. The announcement was made on September 19th and the dates for the tour are November 10th to November 16th. The wrestlers for this tour has not been announced but will obviously be announced closer to the dates of the shows. Sal Hamaoui from WWNLive.com said that they have been working on this “for about 3 years”.
This is awesome for DGUSA and EVOLVE as they are expanding there brand to China. The tour gives certain guys who under contract with WWNLive who haven’t traveled to wrestle in foreign places a great opportunity to gain this experience. These shows can also most likely have more Japanese guys on the shows as China is very close to Japan.
ROH announced that the Orleans Hotel and Casino will be hosting ROH’s 13th Anniversary Show on Sunday, March 1, 2015. ROH has not announced that this will be a traditional PPV but one can speculate as it will be on Sunday like a traditional PPV would be.
ROH announced that Supercard of Honor IX will take place in Silicon Valley, California on Friday, March 27th. This will be Wrestle Mania weekend and it is only 30 minutes away from where Wrestlemania is being held. ROH world champ Jay Briscoe, Mark Briscoe, and ROH tag champs are scheduled for this event.
ROH announced that the company will be returning to Atlanta in 2015. This will be ROH’s first show in Atlanta since 2011. The show is on February 21, 2015.
It’s good to see that ROH is trying to expand out of there usual Northeast and Midwest United States shows. Hopefully these shows will be a success and ROH will be able to expand there live events more frequently in different places, there TV in different markets, and grow the awesome ROH product around the world.
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