AEW famous person and present ROH Tv champion Samoa Joe not too long ago spoke to the New York Submit about Tony Khan’s buy of Ring of Honor, and the way he hopes that the ROH identify can turn out to be an extension of AEW by as soon as once more showcasing younger hungry expertise who’re able to emerge into the trade. Highlights from the interview may be discovered under.
How ROH has all the time been an incredible launching pad for wrestlers to excel into the trade:
Ring of Honor has been an incredible launching pad for therefore many superstars within the trade and one that’s remembered fondly by most of these superstars. Other than the individuals concerned, I feel the trade as an entire would like to see it survive, to regain prominence and turn out to be as nice because it has been prior to now.
On the younger hungry expertise who’re attempting to indicate the world what they will do:
It’s all the time been a spot the place the most recent, essentially the most progressive guys from the trade type of discover a foothold to do what they do. I’d prefer it to proceed to be that. I’d wish to see extra new faces and extra alternatives given to youthful guys in Ring of Honor. … There has all the time been younger, hungry expertise ready within the wings to indicate the world what they obtained and Ring of Honor has been that place the place they try this.
Thinks ROH could be a larger extension for AEW:
One of many robust factors of Ring of Honor is it’s all the time been malleable. It’s all the time modified with the instances. Would I wish to see it combine with AEW? I really feel like that integration is type of there. As for what I count on for it, I’d like to see it come again to its prominence and be a larger extension of the All Elite household, placing on nice reveals and placing out nice athletes that followers get pleasure from seeing.