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ROH adds talent to Supercard of Honor, sets Philly TV taping date

Alex Zayne vs. Shane 'Swerve' Strickland is set for Supercard of Honor.

Ring of Honor has announced TV tapings in Philadelphia next month and a new match for Supercard of Honor XV. 

The company revealed today that Shane 'Swerve' Strickland will make his promotional debut April 1 at Supercard of Honor, facing Alex Zayne on the show. Strickland will wrestle under the name SW3RVE The Realest in ROH. 

During today's ROH Live Chat on Facebook, Ian Riccaboni also revealed that ROH will return to Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on April 10 for a set of television tapings. He also noted that they will be unveiling a new logo and a new set design. 

Additonally, Riccaboni said that company officials are negotiating with an "ROH favorite" to face the winner of the Jonathan Gresham vs. Bandido match at Supercard of Honor. 

GCW's Ninja Mack and Joe Hendry were also confirmed for the show. 

Our own Denise Salcedo was announced as a special host and backstage interviewer for Supercard of Honor. She joined Riccaboni in the live chat and teased that there will be an announcement regarding the ROH Women's World Championship soon. Deonna Purrazzo has been defending the title in Impact Wrestling since defeating Rok-C on an episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on January 13. 

ROH Supercard of Honor XV takes place Friday April 1 from the Curtis Culwell Center in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. The updated lineup for the show is below:

  • Jonathan Gresham vs. Bandido in a Winner Takes All match to determine the undisputed ROH World Champion.
  • ROH World Tag Team Champions The Briscoes (Mark & Jay Briscoe) vs. TBA
  • SW3RVE The Realest vs. Alex Zayn