Returning Dragon Lee Will Receive Matches For ROH World TV & World Tag Titles
Lee vacated the titles due to injury earlier in 2021
With Dragon Lee returning from injury to Ring of Honor, ROH have already granted the former World TV Champion and Tag Champion future shots at both titles, having to 'vacate' .
Lee was scheduled to defend both titles at ROH’s 19th Anniversary Show in March, but suffered a ruptured eardrum before the show, with Bestia Del Ring taking his place in the Tag Title defence, and Kenny King defending the TV Title.
Now ROH have confirmed that Lee and King will take on ROH World Tag Team Champions Tracy Williams and Rhett Titus on ROH TV week ending June 12, with a shot at TV Champion Tony Deppen to follow at a later date.
Here’s the full announcement from ROH:
“Dragon Lee is on his way back to ROH and he’s looking to regain the two titles he “lost” during his absence. As announced on ‘ROH Week By Week,’ Lee and fellow La Faccion Ingobernable member Kenny King will face ROH World Tag Team Champions Tracy Williams and Rhett Titus of The Foundation in a title match on Ring of Honor Wrestling the weekend of June 12.
“The bout will be contested under Pure rules, as the ROH Board of Directors has granted the request of Williams and Titus that all of their title defences going forward be Pure Rules matches. Lee had been the ROH World Television Champion as well as a co-holder of the tag team title with King heading into ROH’s 19th Anniversary pay-per-view on March 26, where he was scheduled two defend both titles. However, a few days before the event, Lee underwent surgery to repair a ruptured eardrum and was unable to travel. The ROH board decided that King would defend the TV Title on Lee’s behalf against Williams, and Bestia del Ring would team with King to defend the tag team title against Williams and Titus. LFI lost both matches.
“It also was announced on ROH Week By Week that Lee will receive his opportunity to regain the TV Title, which is now held by Tony Deppen of Violence Unlimited, on a future episode of Ring of Honor Wrestling. While Lee was recovering from his surgery, the ROH board suspended LFI without pay for the entire month of May for an accumulation of lawless actions.”