Ring of Honor
How a Simple Selfie Could Represent A Real Threat to WWE’s Dominance
Jimmy Jacobs once starred in one of indie wrestling's most tragic storylines. Now, he's part of a very real attempt to dethrone WWE.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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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.