Willow Nightingale challenging Athena for ROH Women's World Title at Death Before Dishonor

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2023/07/16/willow-nightingale-challenging-athena-for-roh-womens-world-title-at-death-before-dishonor/

New title bout added to the lineup. 

The July 15th edition of AEW Collision featured the men’s and women’s finals of the Owen Hart Foundation tournament. On the women’s side, Willow Nightingale defeated current ROH Women’s World Champion Athena to win the tournament. 

With that victory, Nightingale and Athena are now 1-1 in singles matches. It has been confirmed by AEW/ROH President Tony Khan that come Death Before Dishonor, the two talents will meet again with the ROH Women’s Championship on the line. 

This Friday, 7/21#DeathBeforeDishonor
Trenton, NJ#ROH Women's World Title Match@AthenaPalmer_FG vs @willowwrestles

Athena won their first bout in a classic title fight.
Willow won the rematch this week on her way to winning the Owen Hart Cup!
The rubber match is THIS FRIDAY! pic.twitter.com/rZ9EdW9duP

— ROH – Ring of Honor Wrestling (@ringofhonor) July 17, 2023

Death Before Dishonor is scheduled to take place July 21st and as of this writing, here’s the updated match card: 

  • ROH World Championship: Claudio Castagnoli (c) vs. TBA
  • ROH World Television Championship: Samoa Joe (c) vs. TBD
  • ROH Pure Championship — Pure Rules Match: Katsuyori Shibata (c) vs. Daniel Garcia
  • ROH Women’s World Championship: Athena (c) vs. Willow Nightingale