Sumie Sakai Returning From Broken Orbital Bone Injury At Post-ROH Best In The World TV Taping

Sumie Sakai will be back in action this month.

The first-ever Women Of Honor Champion Sumie Sakai suffered a broken orbital bone at Ring Of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Supercard show at Madison Square Garden in April. Sakai has been out of action since that event but she'll be making her return to in-ring competition on June 29th against Karissa Rivera at the post-ROH Best In The World television taping at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.

Sakai's injury occurred during a six-woman tag match at G1 Supercard in-which she teamed with Hana Kimura and Stella Grey against Jenny Rose and 'Odeo Tai' (Kagetsu and Suzuki). Kagetsu's knee connected with Sumie Sakai's face during a 450 Splash which caused the injury.

On June 28th, Ring Of Honor will present their Best In The World pay-per-view from Baltimore, Maryland and here's the updated match card for the show:


ROH World Championship
Matt Taven (c) vs. Jeff Cobb

ROH World Television Championship
Shane Taylor (c) vs. Bandido

ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championships
Villain Enterprises (c) (Marty Scurll, PCO & Brody King) vs. TBA/TBD

Dalton Castle vs. Dragon Lee

Flip Gordon vs. RUSH

The Briscoes vs. Colt Cabana & Nick Aldis

Pure Rules Match
Jonathan Gresham vs. Silas Young


To keep up with more announcements for Best In The World and the post-PPV television taping, stay tuned to ROHWrestling.com.

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