Wrestling news: AEW boss Tony Khan’s plans for Ring of Honor

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Friday’s Supercard of Honor show begins a new era for Ring of Honor

Tony Khan now has the chance to rewrite wrestling history.

That history dates back to when World Championship Wrestling was purchased by WWE in March 2001. The sale was announced on Nitro from Club La Vela in Panama City Beach, Fla., in a pretaped Vince McMahon segment. Nitro later ended in a simulcast with WWE’s Raw, in which McMahon proclaimed he had bought WCW, only until the story line swerve occurred, and it was Shane McMahon who swooped in and claimed ownership.

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