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First four wrestlers set for ROH number one contender's tournament


ROH has confirmed the first four participants for their number one contender's tournament.

It was announced today that Dalton Castle, Jay Lethal, Kenny King, and Marty Scurll will be participating in the eight-man, single-elimination tournament. The other four wrestlers for it will be announced tomorrow.

ROH wrote that the bracket will be revealed on Monday (September 2).

The winner of the tournament will challenge for the ROH World Championship at Final Battle, which is taking place at the UMBC Event Center in Baltimore, Maryland on Friday, December 13. Matt Taven currently holds the title.

The first round matches for the tournament will be held at ROH's Death Before Dishonor pay-per-view on Friday, September 27 and their post-Death Before Dishonor television tapings on Saturday, September 28. Both of those shows are taking place at Sam's Town Live in Las Vegas.

The semifinals and finals will then be held at Glory By Honor on Saturday, October 12. The UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana is hosting that show.