Today in Pro Wrestling History: (May 21): Sinclair Broadcasting Purchases Ring of Honor

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On May 21, 2011, Sinclair Broadcast Group, a major television broadcasting company in the United States, announced its acquisition of Ring of Honor (ROH), a well-respected professional wrestling promotion known for its focus on athleticism and in-ring action. This acquisition marked a significant turning point for ROH, providing the company with a national platform for its programming and the potential for wider exposure and growth.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (May 21): Sinclair Broadcasting Purchases Ring of Honor

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (May 21): Sinclair Broadcasting Purchases Ring of Honor

The deal included plans for a nationally syndicated television program on Sinclair stations, beginning in September 2011. This move allowed ROH to reach a much larger audience and compete with other major wrestling promotions on a national level.

The television program was expected to feature ROH’s top talent and showcase the unique style and atmosphere that had made the promotion a favorite among wrestling fans.

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