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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast featuring a WrestleMania 36 Preview with ex-WWE Creative Team member and professional stand-up comedian Matt McCarthy.

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The following article is part of our Weekly Overview Series to help put in perspective major wrestling promotions with a weekly overview, looking at news and roster developments, results, future line-ups, social media activity, key interviews, plus a timely commentary at the end. We will be featuring similar features on other promotions each week and each will be updated weekly.


•Top Stories of the Week

It has been reported by many media outlets that Tyler Bateman has recently signed with Ring of Honor.
Glory by Honor happened this past weekend. See below for full results. The main result was PCO defeating Marty Scrull to become the #1 contender for the ROH Title.
Dalton Castle had an interview with wwl.radio.com. He talked about his health, as well as ROH currently and his positive outlook on the future of the company.


•Live Event Results

ROH Glory by Honor XVII
10/12/19
UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, LA

Silas Young won the 15-man Battle Royal. He will fight for the ROH Title later as a result
PCO defeated Dalton Castle at 12:30 to advance to the final of the #1 contender tournament
Marty Scurll defeated Jay Lethal at 11:30 to advance to the final of the #1 contender tournament
Shane Taylor (c) defeated J. Spade at 5:50 to retain the ROH World Television Championship
Kelly Klein defeated Angelina Love (c) at 12:00 to become the new WOH World Champion
The Briscoes (c) defeated Luke Hawx and PJ Hawx at 12:10 to retain the ROH World Tag Team Championships.
Jonathan Gresham defeated Alex Shelly at 14:30
Lifeblood defeated Villain Enterprises at 11:10
Rush (c) defeated Silas Young at 10:25 to retain the ROH World Championship
PCO defeated Marty Scurll at 14:50 to become the #1 contender for the ROH World Title. He will face Rush (or current champion) at Final Battle.


•Upcoming Major Show(s)

Honor United Tour in the UK
10/25-10/27


•Upcoming Events

ROH Honor United (Live Event) 10/25/19 in London, UK at York Hall
ROH Honor United (Live Event) 10/26/19 in Newport, UK at The Newport Centre
ROH Honor United (Live Event) 10/27/19 in Bolton, UK at the Bolton Whites Hotel UK
ROH The Experience (Honorclub Event) 11/2/19 in Pittsburgh, PA at Stage AE
ROH Unauthorized (Honorclub Event) 11/3/19 in Columbus, OH at Express Live
ROH Survival of the Fittest (Honorclub Event) 11/9/19 in Dallas, TX at Gilley’s Dallas
ROH Survival of the Fittest (Honorclub Event) 11/10/19 in San Antonio, TX at The Aztec Theatre
ROH Final Battle (PPV) 12/13/19 in Baltimore, MD at the UMBC Event Center

All current live events are located on rohwrestling.com.


•Latest TV Highlights: 10/13/19 ROH Wrestling

ROH TV Results
October 13th, 2019
Las Vegas, NV at Sam’s Town Live
Airing on Sinclair Networks and rohwrestling.com

Just as a reminder, these are the matches or in ring promo or live segments that were not clips from this week’s episode.

Jay Lethal and Jonathan Gresham have a promo talking about Lethal’s match later in the episode.
Young Woods (Silas Young & Josh Woods) defeated Coast 2 Coast (LSG & Shaheem Ali) at 9:05
A new promo of Matt Taven in the hallway post his defeat at Death Before Dishonor is shown.
Jay Lethal defeated PJ Black at 15:42 to advance in the #1 contender’s tournament (Which happen lived a few days before)

Check out the full detailed recap by Harley R. Pageot at pwtorch.com.


•Social Media Scene

Check out Brody’s AMA on Reddit.

Doing and AMA tomorrow. Come and ask me some questions. pic.twitter.com/Lsa47ZrG7e

— Brody King (@Brodyxking) October 16, 2019

I am going to assume Burger got the Dub here.

Happy @CheeseburgerROH day! pic.twitter.com/fN84Cdyt91

— Pro Wrestling Gifs (@prowrestle_gifs) September 18, 2018

Thanks, I love it.

This is wrestling. pic.twitter.com/p3JNK6LBUw

— RJ City (@RJCity1) October 16, 2019


•Closing Commentary

Glory by Honor has confirmed what we all know: Marty Scurll’s time in ROH is coming to an end. I think this is the best for Marty and for ROH. As I discussed last week, ROH needs to undergo a facelift. Marty is a vestige of ROH’s past; fans will always talk about the “what if” of Marty’s career in ROH.

His departure will allow ROH the opportunity to transition in the next 6-9 months to go back to its roots. ROH is a service for people like Tyler Bateman, who recently signed. He has been in the business for a long time, and now he has an opportunity to showcase his talents to a larger, hardcore wrestling audience.

ROH should continue to get great and hard-working talent, who deserve a big break into the larger nation wrestling scene. There are a multitude of interesting talents that ROH could go for in the future. I will list some possibilities next week in my closing commentary.

Let me know @ringoftyler on twitter if you have any suggestions.


Tyler has been a wrestling fan for 20 years. He’s from Columbus, Ohio. His Twitter account is @ringoftyler and he hosts a podcast over at @tandbwrestling.


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