Ring of Honor


Cody Rhodes Is Finally the Wrestler Everyone Wanted Him to Be

After a tumultuous career with WWE, the newly-crowned Ring of Honor champion might be on his way to being 2017's wrestler of the year.
Ian Williams

Toronto Is the Nerdiest Wrestling City in the World

The one thing that doesn't waver in Toronto is the city's passion for professional wrestling. It has been one of the sport's major markets since the 1930s.
Corey Erdman

WWE's Rumored Ring of Honor Buyout, and the Value of History

ROH's libraries represent an important part of wrestling history, which remains tantalizingly out of WWE's circle of control.
Ian Williams

The Hardy Boyz' Broken Legal Woes with Impact Wrestling

The Hardy brothers are the latest to run afoul of the push and pull over creative control in pro wrestling, and theirs is shaping up to be a particularly ugly clash.
Ian Williams

Christopher Daniels, the Wrestler's Wrestler, Takes a Last Shot at a World Title

"If this isn't the last shot," Daniels says about Ring of Honor's March 10 event against Adam Cole, "I can't imagine when the last shot would be."
Ian Williams

Every Year Is Remarkable in Wrestling, But 2016 Was More So Than Most

WWE's roster is more talented than maybe at any time in the promotion’s history—yes, even the Attitude Era or right after the WCW buyout—and indie wrestling had plenty going for it, too.
Ian Williams
Young Bucks

Party Next Door: How the Young Bucks Revolutionized Professional Wrestling

WWE has a larger stranglehold on professional wrestling than ever before. Two brothers found a way to beat the machine, and show how independent wrestlers can succeed on their own terms.
Mike Piellucci

"I Mean, We Wrestle a Lot": Talking to Ring Of Honor's Joe Koff, Independent Wrestling's Independent

A conversation with Joe Koff, COO of the mega-indie wrestling circuit Ring Of Honor, about wrestling, business, the wrestling business, and the Kevin Owens Factor.
Ian Williams

How Japanese Wrestling Is Body Slamming the American Mainstream

New Japan Pro Wrestling has been Japan's leading pro wrestling company for over 40 years, but its overseas reach has been limited until recently. Now, the promotion is selling out massive shows in NYC and elevating the art to a new level of intensity.
Adam Abdalla
extremely violent capitalism

​Why WWE Is Trying to Cut an Indie Wrestling Promotion Off at the Knees

WWE is the biggest name in pro wrestling, but not the only one. And now it appears to be gearing up for a fight with the scrappy indie promotion Ring of Honor.
Aaron Taube
samoa joe

Samoa Joe to the WWE Universe: Consider This Your Warning

Samoa Joe is one of wrestling's rising stars and is about to become a household name after joining WWE NXT.
Robb Vanderstoel