Rush To Receive ROH World Title Shot, #1 Contender Tournament Announced

Rush - Death Before Dishonor
Rush - Death Before Dishonor

Ring of Honor has announced Rush will receive a world championship match at Death Before Dishonor¬†on September 27th in Las Vegas. Rush will face the winner of Matt Taven vs Volador jr. championship match from this weekend’s three-night tour. He has yet to be pinned or submitted since joining the promotion.

Jeff Cobb is also owed another title match as a result of winning the Defy or Deny match at Honor for All on August 25th. It is currently unkown when Cobb will receive his title shot.

ROH also announced a number one contenders tournament to determine who will face the champion at the Final Battle pay-per-view in December. The tournament kicks off at Death Before Dishonor. Brackets for the tournament and the updated Ring of Honor schedule is below.

ROH Upcoming Schedule

ROH/CMLL Global Wars
September 6th, 2019
Dearborn, MI
Ford Community Center

  • Matt Taven & Vinny Maseglia (the Kingdom)
  • Rush vs Stuka Jr.
  • Team CMLL vs Villain Enterprises
  • Bandido vs Jay Briscoe
  • Dalton Castle & Joe Hendry vs Jay Lethal & Jonathan Gresham

ROH/CMLL Global Wars
September 7th, 2019
Villa Park, IL
Odeum Expo Center

  • ROH World Championship
    Matt Taven (c) vs Volador Jr.
  • Rush vs Barbaro Cavernario
  • Jeff Cobb, Jay Lethal, and Jonathan Gresham vs Caristico, Stuka Jr., and Triton
  • Silas Young & Josh Woods vs PJ Black and Okumura
  • Villain Enterprises vs Lifeblood
  • Kenny King vs Dalton Castle vs Marty Scurll vs Colt Cabana

ROH/CMLL Global Wars
September 8th, 2019
Potawatomi Casino
Milwaukee, WI

  • LifeBlood vs the Briscoes and Barbaro and Cavernario
  • Triton vs Flip Gordon vs PJ Black
  • Caristico, Stuka Jr, and Volador Jr vs Okumura, Hechicero, and Rey Bucanero
  • Rush and Jeff Cobb vs Matt Taven and Vinny Marseglia
  • The Allure vs Kelly Klein and Stacy Shadows
  • the Bouncers vs PCO and Brody King
  • Silas Young and Josh Woods vs Jonathan Gresham and Jay Lethal

Death Before Dishonor
September 27th, 2019
Sam’s Town Live
Las Vegas, Nevada

  • ROH World Championship
    ROH World Champion TBD (c) vs Rush
  • Final Battle #1 Contender Tournament
    PCO vs Kenny King
  • Final Battle #1 Contender Tournament
    Marty Scurll vs Colt Cabana

Death Before Dishonor Fallout
September 28th, 2019
Sam’s Town Live
Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Final Battle #1 Contender Tournament
    Dalton Castle vs Mark Haskins
  • Final Battle #1 Contender Tournament
    Bandido vs Jay Lethal