Ring of Honor made the only move they could today with their tag team titles after the departure of tag champion Kenny King to Impact Wrestling last week. Below is their statement:
ROH World Tag Titles Vacated!
How will new champions be crowned?
Due to the unfortunate departure of Kenny King, one half of the ROH World Tag Team Champions, The All Night Express has been officially stripped of the ROH World Tag Team Titles, thus rendering the championship titles officially VACANT.
As a result ROH officials have determined that there will be an 8 Team Tag Tournament beginning on August 3rd in Baltimore at The Du Burns Arena with the entire opening round of matches being featured at the “Ring of Honor Wrestling” TV Tapings.
ROH officials have also determined that the tournaments semi-finals and finals will take place at a later date. With that being said, ROHWrestling.com was also informed that the first team entered into the field will field will be:The 7-Time Former ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay & Mark Briscoe!!