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Jay Lethal Speaks On Top Stars Leaving ROH

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Jay Lethal Comments On ROH Stars Leaving Company

Ring Of Honor’s Final Battle PPV is this Friday, and it may be the last time we see a number of stars appear on a ROH pay per view.  The Young Bucks, Cody Rhodes, and Hangman Page are among those whose agreements with Ring Of Honor are set to expire.

Ring of Honor World Champion Jay Lethal spoke with Mike Johnson of PWInsider and commented on ROH is constantly in a rebuilding phase. Throughout the years ROH has churned out top stars who have eventually left and pursued options elsewhere.

Lethal stated  “you don’t try and replace these guys, you just try and add new pieces to the puzzle, and Ring Of Honor has done an exceptional job, and they really never fully exit a rebuilding phase”

Lethal does believe that ROH is going to take a hit after losing stars, but it’s not necessary due to them being the focal point of the organization, but the star power that they had.

Lethal said “If I’m being brutally honest, we are going to take a little hit because those pieces that we are going to lose, it may seem as if the show revolved around them it didn’t, it’s just that they were such big players. Now there is going to be new spots, and Ring of Honor is gonna do what they’ve always done, find some new interesting talent out there who has yet to make their mark on wrestling.”

Lethal also made mention on how if any past stars from ROH wish to come back to the company they would be met with open arms. “There is never any resentment, anyone who has gone and come back, they will be welcome back with open arms., especially by the wrestlers” Lethal stated.

ROH Final Battle is this Friday live on PPV, Fite.tv and Honor Club at 8pm EST.

If you use any transcriptions from this article please credit PWInsider and h/t HeelByNature.com

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Changes Made To NXT Takeover: WarGames Match Card

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Tonight during NXT on USA, changes were made to the NXT Takeover: WarGames card.

It was announced that Matt Riddle will no longer compete in the Men’s WarGames match, and will instead face Finn Balor in a singles match. Dominik Dijakovic has replaced Matt Riddle in the WarGames match.

Johnny Gargano was originally scheduled to face Finn Balor, but due to an injury announced during last night’s WWE Backstage event, he will no longer compete. Gargano is reportedly suffering a neck injury.

NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray made an appearance, assisting Io Shirai in winning a Ladder Match against Mia Yim in the main event of the show. Kay Lee Ray is expected to be the final member of Team Baszler at NXT Takeover.

NXT Takeover: WarGames Match Card

  • War Games Match: Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Tegan Nox and Mia Yim vs. Shayna Baszler, Io Shirai, Bianca Belair and Kay Lee Ray
  • War Games Match: The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, Kyle O’Reilly and Roderick Strong) vs. Tommaso Ciampa, Keith Lee, Dominik Dijakovic, and TBA
  • Finn Bálor vs. Matt Riddle

NXT Takeover: WarGames will emanate from the Allstate Arena on 11/23 in Chicago, IL.

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First Time Ever Women’s Tag Team Tables, Ladders, Chairs Match Advertised For WWE TLC

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Local advertising for WWE’s next PPV following Survivor Series has begun.

WWE will host TLC at the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN on on 12/15.

According to advertising sent to the Target Center, the following matches are currently penciled in for the event.

  • TLC Match: King Corbin vs. Roman Reigns
  • First Time Ever Women’s Tag Team TLC Match: Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch vs. The Kabuki Warriors (Women’s Tag Team Championship Match)
  • Rusev vs. Bobby Lashley

WWE returns to the Twin Cities with its first Pay Per View in over two years! See your favorite superstars put their bodies and careers in jeopardy including:

ROMAN REIGNS vs. KING CORBIN (in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match)

BECKY LYNCH & CHARLOTTE vs. KABUKI WARRIORS (for the FIRST TIME EVER for the Women’s Tag Team Championship a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match)

RUSEV vs. BOBBY LASHLEY w/ LANA

…. and more! *Card is subject to change*

Local advertising usually has placeholder matches, which are subject to change. WWE advertising a Women’s TLC Match would indicate that they are in talks to host that match at the event.

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ACH Announces He Quit WWE, No Longer Wants To Be Known As Jordan Myles (Video)

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ACH fka Jordan Myles Has Quit WWE

Following several weeks of is controversy involving a t-shirt design, Albert Hardie Jr. aka Jordan Myles took so social media to announce he has quit WWE.

In a video posted on social media, ACH states he is no longer employed with WWE, and he refuses to work for racists.

“As of today, I’d like to officially announce that I quit f—ing WWE. I am no longer employed, I refuse to work for racists… I f—ing quit. F— them. I hate that f—ing company and everything they f—ing stand for. All they ever did was hold our f—ing people back. I do this s— for the culture. I don’t need anyone’s f—ing permission to do what I want to do. Screw Jordan Myles, don’t ever call me by that slave name. Call me ACH and don’t forget the Super, b—! I quit!”

Check out the video below, word of caution, the language is NSFW.

ACH has been vocal on social media following a scrapped t-shirt design WWE released in September.

No word from WWE whether he has been released from the company.

Thanks to comicbook.com for the transcription.

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