On Saturday September 22nd Ring of Honor returns to The Du Burns Arena in Baltimore for "Survival of the Fittest 2012"!!! This is a tournament, held every year since 2004 (save 2008), where multiple competitors battle it out in a series of qualifying matches, looking to earn a spot in the 6-Man Elimination Finals, and up for grabs, a future shot at the ROH World Title. This year, for the first time, the tournament will be televised on "Ring of Honor Wrestling" TV and the first man to sign on to compete in his 3rd SOTF tourney is the ROH World TV Champion Adam Cole! Here's a look at his ROH & SOTF history...
ROH Title(s) Held: World TV Title (June 29, 2012 – Current)
2010 – Defeated Steve Corino in Qualifier; Eliminated in Finals by Claudio Castagnoli
2011 – Lost in Four Corner Survival Qualifier to Michael Elgin
Who else will sign on to compete? What form will the qualifying matches take? Stay tuned to ROHWrestling.com for more details as they come!
-- TNA sent out the following today…
- It's the return of the monthly Open Fight Night on Thursday's broadcast, featuring the huge return of "The Immortal" Hulk Hogan as he vows to help Sting and other TNA superstars battle The Aces and 8s!
- As part of Open Fight Night, Sting challenged The Aces & 8s to fight them this Thursday! Can Sting, Hogan, and others finally stop the path of destruction that the gang has unleashed in TNA Wrestling? Will we finally find out their identities? What will happen when Sting and Hogan unite against them on Thursday? Don't miss the huge confrontation on SpikeTV!
- Also on Thursday's broadcast, it's the return of the TNA Gut Check, as one wrestler gets the opportunity of a lifetime to earn a contract with TNA Wrestling! Can they prove they have what it takes to join the roster?
- Plus, the "Bound For Glory Series" continues on IMPACT! The annual competition is reaching a fever pitch as the final countdown is on - who will earn a shot at the World Title at Bound For Glory? Who will call who out? The series continues Thursday on SpikeTV!
- All this and much more on Thursday's IMPACT WRESTLING on SpikeTV LIVE at 8/7c, including news on the upcoming "No Surrender" Pay-Per-View event!