Jonathan Gresham is the reigning Ring of Honor World Champion. The issue is that Ring of Honor’s future is uncertain. Tony Khan recently announced that he had purchased the promotion from Sinclair Broadcasting after the company stayed offline for several months.
Gresham has been dutifully defending the title wherever he can find an opponent. Last week, assets were generated to show AEW/ROH were bringing in Jonathan Gresham, according to Fightful sources. It has now been verified that the plan is moving forward.
Fightful has spoken to numerous sources who indicate the working plan is for Jonathan Gresham to sign with AEW/ROH, and noted that he is expected to work AEW dates. We’ve also heard there were discussions to integrate Supercard of Honor into the announcement of the deal being made, however, that’s far from confirmed.
At the ROH Final Battle pay-per-view, Jonathan Gresham defeated Jay Lethal for the ROH title. At the time, Bandido was the reigning champion, but he was forced to withdraw owing to a positive COVID test. Fans have speculated on whether the belts will ever be unified.
Fightful has sought out to Gresham and AEW authorities for confirmation, but neither has responded. Both parties have kept their mouths shut about the situation, with Gresham continuing to work beyond of scheduled days. He had not signed a deal with IMPACT, according to sources, and they expected him to be in AEW soon.
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