On March 15, 2019, one of the biggest Ring of Honor shows will take place at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas, NV. It will be ROH celebration for its 17th Anniversary with two shows in Las Vegas at the venue. ROH will also have an international television taping on March 16 the day after the pay-per-view takes place. The show’s line up already displays a card that is a promising view of match determination with in ring skill competition.
Jay Lethal will defend his ROH Championship against Matt Taven. Taven unveiled his custom title belt and began to mock Lethal stating that he was the real-world champion.
At first Jay Lethal ignored these actions from Taven. Eventually, Lethal would get into a heated argument with Taven. Matt Taven would then disrespect Lethal’s ROH Championship by spitting on it. Things gradually escalated between the two at the ROH tapings in Lakeland, Florida. Jay Lethal would take Taven’s belt and attempt to abolish with O’Ryan’s bat and Marseglia’s ax. This would lead to the match to settle the score once and for all.
The ROH World Tag Team Titles will be defended by The Briscoes against Villain Enterprises Brody King & PCO.
Villain Enterprises has already started their path to the tag titles They have already encountered The Briscoes several times. The first time these two teams had a match, it was in a 6-man tag match. The match included Marty Scurll, PCO, and Brody King. Villain Enterprises would pick up the win against The Briscoes and Silas Young. Eventually things would escalate in San Antonio, Texas leading up to this upcoming event.
The ROH World TV Title will be defended by Jeff Cobb against Shane Taylor.
Jeff Cobb has dominated the division with the World TV Title. He conquered Punishment for the title in under 90 seconds. Since Cobb has held the title Taylor has been attacking the champion from behind. These 2 will settle their differences at the pay-per-view.
Mayu Iwatani will defend her Women of Honor World Championship against Kelly Klein. Marty Scurll will take on Kenny King. Rush will compete against Bandido.
ROH 17th Anniversary PPV complete card
- ROH World Championship: Jay Lethal (c) vs. Matt Taven
- ROH Women Of Honor World Championship: Mayu Iwatani (c) vs. Kelly Klein
- ROH World TV Championship: Jeff Cobb (c) vs. Shane Taylor
- ROH World Tag Team Championship: The Briscoes (c) vs. PCO & Brody King
- Bandido vs. Rush
- Marty Scurll vs. Kenny King
- Tracy Williams & Mark Haskins vs. TK O’Ryan & Vinny Marseglia
- Jonathan Gresham vs. Silas Young
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