ROH Women’s World Title To Replace WOH Title, Tournament Announced

ROH has announced a change to its women's division.

Ring of Honor has announced plans to replace the Women of Honor Championship with the Ring of Honor Women’s World Championship. The promotion will begin a tournament starting on April 24th.

ROH Quest for the Gold will take place April 24th, 2020 from Philadelphia’s famed 2300 Arena.

“To emphasize ROH’s commitment to women’s wrestling, a new Ring of Honor Women’s World Championship has been created. This title will replace the Women of Honor Title and carry the utmost prestige as only the best competitors will earn its gold,” an ROH press release for the tournament reads.

ROH Women’s World Championship To Replace WOH World Championship

A tournament to determine the first-ever WOH World Champion began in early 2018. Sumie Sakai would defeat Kelly Klein in the finals to become the inaugural holder of the title.

Klein is a 3x holder of the title but was officially stripped of the belt on January 1st, 2020 due to her departure from the company.

WOH World Championship Statistics:

  1. Kelly Kelin (3x) 313 days spent as champion.
  2. Sumie Sakai (1x) 251 days spent as champion.
  3. Mayu Iwatani (1x) 55 days spent as champion.
  4. Angelina Love (1x) 15 days spent as champion.