• Triple H Wanted WWE To Buy ROH, Vince McMahon’s Reaction
AEW President Tony Khan has bought ROH Wrestling and he is the new owner.
According to PWInsider, WWE was interested in buying Ring Of Honor in November 2021 when the company went on a hiatus.
The two companies talked in December about a possible buyout, but the talks “oddly ended” without a deal being reached.
The Wrestling Observer then added that Triple H wanted WWE to buy ROH back in 2018:
“I think this would be, I’m going to say, 2018. Early part of the year. WWE made a pitch. Paul Levesque wanted to buy Ring of Honor and there was some smoke to that, even though Ring of Honor obviously denied it at the time, because you always do. But there was something there. There were talks there and they ended up going nowhere.
From what I gather, Vince wanted to buy somebody bigger, not realizing that the ‘bigger’ which was New Japan Pro Wrestling, he couldn’t buy. WWE tried to buy New Japan. They tried to buy Stardom. They tried to buy NOAH. They tried to buy AAA.
Nobody would sell to them from foreign countries for the price that they were willing to pay, so none of these deals ever got going, but this is one, obviously, that was in play, and you know, whatever.
They were not willing to sell then. But now, Sinclair, again, the regional sports network deals were such a big loser when Sinclair bought them from FOX.
So now, they can’t keep on. They could, but they didn’t want to keep on a company that was not making them money, so that’s what led to all this.”
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 5, 1994) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1994, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Westchester County Civic Center in White Plains, New York and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania X’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– Lex Luger vs. Reno Riggins
– Jeff Jarrett vs. Dan Dubiel
– Doink The Clown vs. The Brooklyn Brawler
– Diesel vs. Rich Meyers
– The Bushwhackers vs. Cory Student & Mike Khoury
– Crush vs. Todd Mata