Ring of Honor has been hyping up a match at ROH Death Before Dishonor between two wrestlers who were recently released by another promotion, and the company has revealed the identities of these competitors.
Both men were released by WWE on August 6 during a wave of cuts. At the time, they were both members of the NXT roster.
You ready? We sure are! #ROHDBD
@kennymarquez vs. @_TaylorRust
— ROH – Ring of Honor Wrestling (@ringofhonor) September 7, 2021
Taylor, then known as Rust Taylor, competed in the ROH Pure Championship Tournament in the fall of 2020. Since Atlas’ release, he has been taking bookings, and he was recently announced for NJPW’s New Japan Showdown on October 16-17. This past weekend, he defeated Effy at GCW Effy’s Big Gay Brunch Chicago.
The updated card for ROH Death Before Dishonor is as follows:
- Lee Moriarty, LSG and John Walters vs. Violence Unlimited
- The Briscoes (Mark & Jay Briscoe) vs. The OGK (Matt Taven & Mike Bennett)
- Dalton Castle vs. Eli Isom
- ROH Six-Man Tag Team Championships: Shane Taylor Promotions (Shane Taylor, Kaun & Moses) vs. La Faccion Ingobernable (La Bestia del Ring, Dragon Lee, & Kenny King)
- ROH World Championship: Bandido (c) vs. EC3 vs. Brody King vs. Demonic Flamita
- ROH Pure Championship: Jonathan Gresham (c) vs. Josh Woods
- ROH Women’s Championship Tournament final: Rok-C vs. Miranda Alize
- Jake Atlas vs. Taylor Rust
- Honor Rumble (Hour One)