Caprice Coleman Wasn't Scheduled To Call ROH Supercard Of Honor, Ian Riccaboni Pushed For Him

Caprice Coleman has filled many roles during his time in wrestling. He can currently be seen wrestling on NWA television and calling ROH matches on AEW television.

Coleman served as an ROH commentator alongside Ian Riccaboni before the company went on hiatus following ROH Final Battle 2021. After Tony Khan bought the promotion, it was unknown who would be brought back for ROH Supercard of Honor, which had been announced before Khan's purchase.

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According to Coleman, he wasn't originally scheduled to call the show, but Riccaboni pushed for him to be there.

"When we did the first pay-per-view, Supercard of Honor, I wasn't booked to be on that," Coleman told "Da" Podcast. "Riccaboni was booked to be on that and he was pitched different color commentators that wasn't me. Some good names. Riccaboni stuck up for me. That's my brother, for real. Over the years, he's proven himself to me on multiple occasions that he has my back and I have his. He stuck up for me at a time when he didn't have to. He was like, 'Give Caprice Coleman a chance, give him an opportunity.' Supercard of Honor was like my tryout for AEW. Riccaboni and I went in there and did us, we did what we normally do. It caught on and it was like, 'Dang, who is Caprice Coleman?' It took that for them to see, 'Wow, he does have something.' It made me feel some kind of way that it took that, but what really made me feel confident in what I have is when Ring of Honor broke up, and I had to fend on my own in AEW and the opportunities that I got and the response from fans writing in, 'Caprice Coleman is awesome.' To see that I'm great with Riccaboni, but I can also stand on my own because he can definitely stand on his own. It makes me see that the gifts God has given me that I can stand on my own on commentary, in the ring, producing, whatever I'm doing. In those aspects, it made me respect that and grateful to have the call in AEW that I'm part of the team going forward."

Coleman has been a regular on AEW commentary for ROH matches since ROH Supercard of Honor.

Chris Jericho recently defend the ROH World Title against Dalton Castle on AEW Dynamite. After the bout, Jericho targeted Riccaboni as he vowed to destroy everything about ROH. Jerry Lynn stopped the attack and was taken out for his troubles.

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