Ring of Honor (ROH) World Champion Bandido has tested positive for coronavirus and won’t be present at the Final Battle pay-per-view (PPV) event, the company recently announced via its official Twitter handle.

Final Battle, which will mark the end of ROH ahead of its planned revamp, is set to take place this Saturday (December 11). The event will take place in Baltimore, Maryland.

“Unfortunately, ROH World Champion Bandido returned a positive result on his most recent COVID Testing and will not be present at Final Battle this Saturday, December 11th in Baltimore.

“Thank you for continuously supporting Ring of Honor through it all and we appreciate your understanding that safety and health of our talents, staff and fans are our top priorities.”

The company also asked its fans around the world to stay tuned for match updates regarding Final Battle 2021 as “we commemorate the history-making era that is coming to an end.”

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