Sunday night’s Impact Redemption PPV main event underwent a big change when Alberto El Patron was released from Impact after he no-showed the Impact Wrestling vs Lucha Underground event over WrestleMania weekend.
According to PWInsider.con, original plans for the Impact Redemption main event called for El Patron to defeat Austin Aries for the Impact World Title, but after El Patron was fired and Pentagon and Fenix were added to the PPV main event, the decision was made for Pentagon to become the new Champion.
Pentagon commented on his big Title win with the following Tweet:
— PENTA EL ZERO M (@PENTAELZEROM) April 23, 2018
Top NJPW Stars Added to ROH UK Tour
Ring of Honor has announced that New Japan Pro Wrestling stars Hiroshi Tanahashi, IWGP Tag Team Champions EVIL and SANADA, and Toru Yano have all been added to the upcoming UK tour kicking off in May. Cody Rhodes, Jay Lethal, The Young Bucks, Adam Page, Bully Ray, The Kingdom, Punishment Martinez, Kenny King and Shane Taylor have all previously been confirmed for the tour.
ROH TV News
Tonight at 7pm EST, FITE TV will air the final three matches from the ROH Women of Honor tournament, which resulted in Sumie Sakai being crowned the first-ever Women of Honor Champion back on April 7th. Below is a video preview for tonight’s show: