At Ring of Honor shows, fans will toss streamers into the ring, signifying their favorites or a great match or their enthusiasm for the product.
In the case of ROH wrestler Kenny King, roses could be filling the ring instead.
King, 36, of Las Vegas via Orlando was on the reality show “The Bachelorette” on ABC. He was one of the bachelors courting bachelorette Rachel Lindsay.
Each week she would hand a rose to the man she chose in this elimination style contest, until one remained.
King did not win the competition, but he did win the hearts of many watching.
Viewers enjoyed and rallied around him, a single father devoted to his 10-year-old daughter Makenzi, who also became a hit on the TV show.
Audio interview with Ring of Honor wrestler and “The Bachelorette” contestant Kenny King.
He discussed being a part of “The Bachelorette,” his daughter, reaction from viewers and wrestlers.
He also talked about returning to Ring of Honor at ROH War of the Worlds UK, his football playing days, his goals and more.
This marked King’s second foray into the reality TV genre. He competed on the second season of “WWE Tough Enough” in 2002. He did not win, but he made the Final Four, spring-boarding his pro wrestling career.
- ROH War of Worlds UK
Ring of Honor Wrestling War of the Worlds UK Tour premieres for U.S. viewers live from Liverpool at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. PT on Saturday, Aug. 19.
This is the first time a ROH event outside North America is broadcast live on digital pay-per-view, and ROH fans can watch it live on the FITE app and website and ROH Wrestling website.
Former ECW and WWE Superstar Al Snow will join FITE fans in the chat room during ROH War of the Worlds. He will join FITE pro wrestling reporter So Cal Val as they will offer play-by-play commentary.
MAIN EVENT: LOS INGOBERNABLES DE JAPON (TETSUYA NAITO, HIROMU TAKAHASHI, NEVER OPENWEIGHT SIX MEN CHAMPIONS BUSHI, EVIL, SANADA) vs. BULLET CLUB (ROH WORLD CHAMPION THE AMERICAN NIGHTMARE CODY, ROH WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS THE YOUNG BUCKS, THE VILLAIN MARTY SCURLL, ADAM PAGE).
ROH WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION KUSHIDA (IF CHAMPION) vs. TITAN.
ROH WORLD SIX MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS DALTON CASTLE and THE BOYS vs. MISTICO, DELIRIOUS, JUSHIN THUNDER LIGER.
FOUR CORNER SURVIVAL MATCH: BULLY RAY vs. JAY LETHAL vs. SILAS YOUNG vs. SHA SAMUELS.
THE ADDICTION (ALMIGHTY CHRISTOPHER DANIELS and THE HEAVY METAL REBEL FRANKIE KAZARIAN) vs. ULTIMO GUERRERO and REY BUCANERO.
JAY BRISCOE vs. KENNY KING.
MARK BRISCOE vs. RYAN SMILE.
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