Three more competitors have been announced for the ROH Pure Title Tournament.
During the latest episode of ROH Week By Week it was revealed that Rust Taylor, Kenny King, and Dalton Castle have been added to the ROH Pure Title Tournament. This brings the number of competitors up to 13 with three more set to be announced.
Full list of competitors:
- Jay Lethal
- Jonathan Gresham
- Matt Sydal
- David Finlay
- Tracy Williams
- Josh Woods
- Wheeler Yuta
- Tony Deppen
- PJ Black
- Rocky Romero
- Rust Taylor
- Kenny King
- Dalton Castle
Here are the rules for the tournament:
-- Every match begins and ends with the Code of Honor handshake.
-- Each wrestler has three rope breaks to stop submission holds and pinfalls. After a wrestler exhausts his rope breaks, submission and pin attempts on or under the ropes by his opponent are legal.
-- Closed-fist punches to the face are not permitted; only open-handed slaps or chops to the face are allowed. Punches to other parts of the body are permitted, excluding low blows. The first use of a closed fist will get a warning; the second will be a disqualification.
-- As in standard ROH matches, there will be a 20-count when a wrestler is on the floor.
-- Outside interference will result in automatic termination from the roster for the wrestler that interferes.
-- There will be two blocks, single-elimination format.
-- Round 1 matches have a 15-minute time limit.
-- Block semifinals have a 20-minute time limit.
-- Block finals have a 30-minute time limit.
-- The tournament final has a one-hour time limit.
-- There will be three judges for each match, and time-limit draws will go to a judges’ decision.
ROH resumed television production this month. It is unknown when new episodes of ROH TV will air.