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ROH News: Austin Aries replaces Roderick Strong at Vegas Wild Card event

By Josh Nason,

On Thursday, Ring Of Honor announced that former ROH Champion Austin Aries' return to the promotion will be on Friday, July 17th as part of a six-man Vegas Wild Card main event. He replaces Roderick Strong who had to pull out due to a prior scheduling commitment.

Aries will team with ROH Champion/TV Champion Jay Lethal and Moose to face former ROH Champion Jay Briscoe, Dalton Castle, and Kyle O'Relly. The show will be at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Las Vegas.

The rest of the card:

- Roppongi Vice (Ricky Romero & Berretta) vs. Young Bucks

- ROH TV Title #1 contender's tourney opening round (winners to compete in three-way later in the night for #1 contendership):
  - Chris Daniels vs. Mark Briscoe
  - Matt Taven vs. Bobby Fish
  - Frankie Kazarian vs. ACH

- Adam Cole, Michael Bennett, Silas Young, Maria, and War Machine will also be in action. 

If you missed our recap on this week's ROH TV show on Destination America, here you go.