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ROH News: Ring of Honor announces contract signings with ROH tag champions

Sep 2, 2010 - 10:23:07 AM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

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Ring of Honor announced today ROH tag champions the Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) have signed contracts with ROH.

For Hero, it's a contract extension from his previous deal. Castagnoli is signing a new contract with ROH. ROH president Cary Silkin commented in a press release the tag champs will be featured as singles wrestlers in the near future.

"We are very happy to have Hero and Claudio on board with Ring of Honor for the foreseeable future,” Silkin said. "These are two of the most talented wrestlers competing today, and it’s quite exciting to see how they will continue to excel not only in our tag team division, but in the singles ranks as well.”

Caldwell's Analysis: The contracts are mainly to give ROH first rights to book Hero and Castagnoli over independent bookings. As we talked about the PWTorch Livecast yesterday, Hero could be looked upon to be one of the singles stars of the promotion going forward with the imminent departure of Tyler Black and expected departure of Davey Richards at the end of the year.


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