Jonathan Gresham to face AEW's Jay Lethal at ROH Final Battle

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2021/12/10/jonathan-gresham-to-face-aews-jay-lethal-at-roh-final-battle/

Ring of Honor has announced that Jonathan Gresham will take on AEW’s Jay Lethal at Final Battle on Saturday night.

The new match announcement follows the removal of ROH World Champion Bandido from the card after producing a positive COVID-19 test this week.

Earlier in the day, AEW president Tony Khan spoke with Busted Open Radio and noted that they would be “lending some support” to Ring of Honor for their card on Saturday night.

Gresham versus Jay Lethal is not being advertised as a title match with ROH stating they will address the World Championship situation during Saturday’s pre-show that begins at 7 p.m. ET and will be streaming online.

They are promoting Gresham and Lethal as one of two main events with the other being the ROH Tag Team Championship match where Mike Bennett & Matt Taven will defend against The Briscoes.

Below is the updated line-up:
*Jonathan Gresham vs. Jay Lethal
*ROH Tag Team Championship: Mike Bennett & Matt Taven (champions) vs. The Briscoes
*ROH Television Championship: Dalton Castle (champion) vs. Silas Young vs. Rhett Titus vs. Joe Hendry
*ROH Women’s Championship: Rok-C (champion) vs. Willow
*ROH Pure Championship: Josh Woods (champion) vs. Brian Johnson
*ROH Six-Man Championship: Kaun, Moses & O’Shay Edwards vs. Vincent, Bateman & Dutch
*Shane Taylor vs. Kenny King
*Dragon Lee vs. Rey Horus
*Chelsea Green, Allysin Kay & Marti Belle vs. Angelina Love, Mandy Leon & Miranda Alize
*Brody King, Homicide & Tony Deppen vs. Eli Isom, Taylor Rust & Tracy Williams