ROH’s official announcement on Cody Rhodes wrestling at Final Battle

codyrhodes1Ring of Honor issued the following press release regarding Final Battle and the debut of Cody Rhodes.

The biggest event of 2016 for Ring of Honor Wrestling (ROH) will take place on Friday December 2nd at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom as “Final Battle” returns to NYC. The culmination of twelve months of intense competition, heart-stopping excitement and the Best Pro Wrestling on the Planet, “Final Battle” provides the athletes of Ring of Honor one more opportunity to prove their domination.

ROH is pleased to announce that the first wrestler signed to compete for the 2016’s “Final Battle” is Cody Rhodes, a second-generation star who will be making his Ring of Honor debut on Friday December 2nd.

Cody made his ROH and “Final Battle” intentions known first on Twitter (@CodyRhodes) by tweeting out a “Final Battle” image, with Cody looming over the NYC skyline. ROH Matchmaker Nigel McGuinness confirmed the signing of Rhodes for what promises to be the biggest event of 2016 in Ring of Honor.

Tickets for “Final Battle Pay Per View” on Friday December 2nd at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom and “Aftermath TV Taping” on Sunday, December 4th at the 2300 Arena go on sale Today (Wednesday, July 20th) for Ringside Members at 10am and this Friday (July 22nd) for the General Public. Ringside members will need a pre sale password which you can find by clicking here.

Powell’s POV: This is a nice signing for ROH, but it is a shame that we apparently have to wait until December for Rhodes to make his first advertised appearance. Rhodes will be contractually free from WWE beginning August 19.

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