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#1 Posted on 7.9.14 1948.42
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Congrats to Jay Briscoe for beating Michael Eglin last night at the ROH's All Star Extravaganza PPV.
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#2 Posted on 7.9.14 2152.13
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I must be really out of the loop...but wasn't Adam Cole their champion?
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#3 Posted on 7.9.14 2214.53
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Why the fast title switch? Eglin had a very short run, even for WWe standards. It looked like to me he'd be in the 1 year club. Was this part of getting Jay to resign?

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#4 Posted on 8.9.14 0013.46
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    Originally posted by Oliver
    I must be really out of the loop...but wasn't Adam Cole their champion?


Lost the title to Elgin at Best in the World in June.

3 months. I didn't think ROH did short title reigns.
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#5 Posted on 8.9.14 0129.02
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    Originally posted by CEOIII
      Originally posted by Oliver
      I must be really out of the loop...but wasn't Adam Cole their champion?


    Lost the title to Elgin at Best in the World in June.

    3 months. I didn't think ROH did short title reigns.


They sure don't normally. It sounds like ROH soured on Elgin quickly and sharply, to the point where he might not have been used a lot going forward.

It was lucky timing. After the show, while heading to another one, Elgin got stopped at the border for an expired work visa - it's going to be a while before he can come back to the US, and may be a long time.
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#6 Posted on 8.9.14 0622.16
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    Originally posted by thecubsfan
      Originally posted by CEOIII
        Originally posted by Oliver
        I must be really out of the loop...but wasn't Adam Cole their champion?


      Lost the title to Elgin at Best in the World in June.

      3 months. I didn't think ROH did short title reigns.


    They sure don't normally. It sounds like ROH soured on Elgin quickly and sharply, to the point where he might not have been used a lot going forward.

    It was lucky timing. After the show, while heading to another one, Elgin got stopped at the border for an expired work visa - it's going to be a while before he can come back to the US, and may be a long time.


Did they possibly know that he was having visa issues?

Did they possibly do a short reign just because they had never done one before?

Congratulations to Jay.
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#7 Posted on 8.9.14 1714.25
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http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/ROH_News_29/article_80621.shtml Look like there were many issues between the two sides. Meltzer said Sinclair played a part in the decision for Elgin to drop the title as well.
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