Ring of Honor is engaging in a talent exchange with CMLL.
This August, Ring of Honor will be in the United Kingdom for the Honor Re-Untied tour and the International Cup. On that tour, wrestlers from United Kingdom independents including PROGRESS wrestling will be appearing on the show.
The following is the press release from the ROHWrestling.com about the new talent exchanges.
ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay and Mark Briscoe, Matt Taven and Christopher Daniels will travel to Mexico next month to compete on CMLL events, CMLL announced today on its “CMLL Informa” program.
The Briscoes will appear on the Aug. 3 show at Arena Mexico, and Daniels will be on the Aug. 5 show at the same venue. Taven, CMLL’s NWA World Historic Welterweight Champion, will compete in CMLL starting with the Aug. 3 event.
Taven, who also is one-third of the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions with fellow Kingdom members TK O’Ryan and Vinny Marseglia, has established himself as a top star in CMLL. He won the NWA World Historic Welterweight Title from Volador Jr. at Arena Mexico on March 30.Taven also has had an ongoing rivalry with Ultimo Guerrero, the latest chapter of which saw Taven defeat the CMLL legend in a thrilling match at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom on a recent episode of “Ring of Honor Wrestling.”
Talent exchanges such as this one are made possible by ROH’s partnerships with promotions around the world. In addition to CMLL, ROH enjoys working relationships with New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling in the U.K. and Japanese women’s wrestling promotion Stardom.
Fightful Wrestling will be reporting on the future of talent exchange between Ring of Honor and other promotions including the Honor Re-United tour.