1. Requiem for Ring of Honor Wrestling

    I began my Ring of Honor odyssey at the end of 2011. I quickly watched all the episodes aired under Sinclair Broadcasting I had missed and religiously caught every episode thereafter...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about 2 years ago 407 reads 9 comments

  2. Ring of Honor Review (9/1/12): Titus and Haas, Team SCUM Advance in Tag Tourney

    Ring of Honor has been on a roll since Boiling Point. As bad as that event was, ROH roared back with three straight excellent episodes. As the old adage goes, “One is a fluke...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 766 reads 9 comments

  3. WWE: How Good Teaching Can Make Better Pay-Per-Views

    Although you’ll find me writing weekly Ring of Honor reviews, my real passion is education. Students have been flowing into my history and government classes for a week now as I begin my sixth year of teaching...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 1,315 reads 14 comments

  4. Ring of Honor Review: Cedric and Alexander, Mike Mondo Set for DBD 10

    A month ago, Adam Cole became Television champion. Two weeks ago, the All Night Express was stripped of the Ring of Honor Tag Team Championship...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 472 reads 11 comments

  5. Ring of Honor Review (8/18/12): Tag Tourney & Rhino/Steen at DBD X

    A week after a disappointing Boiling Point , Ring of Honor had nowhere to go but up. With their next pay-per-view approaching, Ring of Honor Wrestling needed to put itself back on the map...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 599 reads 3 comments

  6. Ring of Honor Review (8/11/12): Kyle O'Reilly Returns, Team SCUM Falls

    Last week’s episode of Ring of Honor Wrestling found itself with a familiar problem. How do you deal with continuity when you tape months in advance, then air an episode the ...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 368 reads 5 comments

  7. Ring of Honor Review: Steen Beats Kingston to End Disappointing Boiling Point

    “Although the Boiling Point card seems far from their best of the year, I doubt it would be a disappointing show...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 867 reads 10 comments

  8. Ring of Honor Review (8/4/12): Eddie Kingston Speaks and Bennett/Storm III

    Ring of Honor Wrestling returned with its go-home show a week before Ring of Honor’s Boiling Point pay-per-view in Providence, RI...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 546 reads 5 comments

  9. ROH Review (7/28/12): Adam Cole Wins TV Title

    Last week, Kevin Steen defended his ROH Championship, Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team had some harsh words for the All Night Express, and Sara Del Rey challenged Maria for the title of First Lady of ROH...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 456 reads 7 comments

  10. Ring of Honor Review (7/21/12): Road Rage Recap & Mike Mondo Rises

    After three weeks off, Ring of Honor Wrestling returned to the Du Burns Arena in Baltimore, MD for another round of television tapings, all leading to their next pay-per-view, Boiling Point, held August 8 in Providence, RI...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 486 reads 10 comments

  11. ROH Review: Showdown Through Best in the World (Part 2)

    If you had asked for my thoughts on Ring of Honor before Best in the World, I would have been enthusiastically positive...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 422 reads 11 comments

  12. ROH Review: Showdown Through Best in the World (Part 1)

    With coaching and teaching responsibilities finished and another set of young minds sent on their way, I once again have the time to share some thoughts and analyses about Ring of Honor...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 422 reads 31 comments

  13. Ring of Honor Review (3/24/12): Setup for Showdown; Writer Takes Hiatus

    Several weeks ago, Ring of Honor held their 10th Anniversary Event pay-per-view. The show was great, but the go-home episode of Ring of Honor Wrestling was terrible, failing to promote the next night’s show in even a rudimentary fashion...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about over 2 years ago 281 reads 6 comments

  14. Ring of Honor Review (3/17/12): ROH Continues Build to Showdown in the Sun

    Last week, Ring of Honor aired their penultimate episode on the path to Showdown in the Sun, scheduled to take place the evening of March 30 and the afternoon of March 31...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 276 reads 4 comments

  15. Ring of Honor Review (3-10-12): Blind Destiny to Choose Elgin, Lethal, or Steen

    After a successful 10th Anniversary Event , Ring of Honor returned to television following a new set of tapings from the Du Burns Arena in Baltimore, MD...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 299 reads 5 comments

  16. Ring of Honor Review: 10th Anniversary Event Worthy of ROH Legacy

    Last week, Ring of Honor held its 10th Anniversary Event pay-per-view live from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY. The show began with an acknowledgement of 10 years of Ring of Honor Wrestling...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 712 reads 2 comments

  17. Ring of Honor Review (3-3-12): ROH Makes Me Ponder Sarcastic Titles

    After last week’s perfect setup for the 10th Anniversary Event pay-per-view, I was worried that Ring of Honor would screw it up this week. My fears were justified. Tonight’s wrestling was good...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 469 reads 0 comments

  18. Ring of Honor Review (2-25-12): Richards/Lethal Sets Up 10th Anniversary Event

    One week away from Ring of Honor’s 10th Anniversary Event pay-per-view, we were treated to another episode taped at Baltimore’s Du Burns Arena, which I desperately want to rename the Boo-urns Arena...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 276 reads 0 comments

  19. Ring of Honor Review (2/18/2012): Charlie Haas Outwits the Briscoes

    Just two weeks away from Ring of Honor’s 10th Anniversary Event pay-per-view, ROH delivered a placeholder episode. Not much happened or was resolved, but Ring of Honor successfully continued to build for their upcoming show...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 389 reads 6 comments

  20. Ring of Honor Review (2/11/12): The American Wolves Dissolve

    Last week’s Ring of Honor was the worst in recent memory. An overemphasis on promos, accompanied by a match and half of poor wrestling ruined Kevin Steen ’s return to ROH television...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 420 reads 7 comments

  21. Ring of Honor Review (2/4/2012): Kevin Steen Makes Ring of Honor Debut

    A week after the rivalry between Eddie Edwards and Kyle O’Reilly began heating up in earnest, Ring of Honor returned from Baltimore, MD. After a pair of solid shows, Ring of Honor gave us their first complete disappointment since their Sinclair debut...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  22. Ring of Honor Review: 1-28-12 The Davey Richards Love Triangle

    Two weeks ago, Ring of Honor television returned, coming to us from Baltimore, Md. After a solid show the previous week, Ring of Honor delivered an uneven episode featuring a pay-per-view ...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 131 reads 0 comments

  23. Ring of Honor Review: 1/21/12 Eddie Edwards Rebounds from Final Battle

    Ring of Honor returned to television January 21st after giving ROH personnel some time off with their families over the holidays...

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  24. Ring of Honor: Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards Destroy Pro Wrestling

    Imagine a Star Wars movie where the Jedi and the Sith are dueling. They both stab each other with their lightsabers. They wince in pain, but do not die...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 1,506 reads 12 comments

  25. Ring of Honor Review: ROH Final Battle Delivers Both Wrestling and Storytelling

    Ring of Honor’s last pay-per-view of the year, Final Battle, made for some excellent entertainment. It was my first Ring of Honor pay-per-view and their first of a new era...

    rites ofpatches Written by rites ofpatches about almost 3 years ago 737 reads 6 comments