ROH Death Before Dishonor Katsuyori Shibata Daniel Garcia
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ROH Pure Championship Match Announced For ROH Death Before Dishonor

Katsuyori Shibata will defend the gold at ROH Death Before Dishonor.

Tony Khan announced that Shibata will put the ROH Pure Championship on the line against Daniel Garcia at the pay-per-view on July 21. Garcia previously defeated Shibata in a tag team match on the June 21 episode of AEW Dynamite, where he teamed up with Zack Sabre Jr., while Shibata joined forces with Orange Cassidy.

Shibata and Garcia also clashed at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door, where Cassidy scored the win in a four-way match that included Sabre Jr.

Garcia is a former Pure Champion; he won the title by beating Wheeler Yuta on the September 7, 2022, episode of AEW Dynamite. Yuta regained the championship by defeating Garcia at ROH Death Before Dishonor. Shibata then won the gold by beating Yuta at ROH Supercard of Honor 2023.

Mark Briscoe was recently pulled from ROH Death Before Dishonor due to an injury. More information is available here.

WrestleZone will have coverage of ROH Death Before Dishonor as it airs on July 21.