The series continues but this is a different installment of the series then the last couple as this isn't about a top contender for the World Title. To mix things up I am switching gears and looking at someone who could be a top contender for the Television champion. Over the years Ring of Honor has been tremendously consistent when it comes to developing new talent and getting fresh faces over. When The Decade started to expand and bring in a protégé we start to wonder how much of a star that Adam Page could become. When he began to work with names like Jimmy Jacobs, BJ Whitmer, and Roderick Strong that is when his stock really began to rise and he actually started to stick out from the pack. Following the end of The Decade group Adam had fallen off, but since his arrival in Japan as the Hangman things have really began to change.
Since his start as a member of the Bullet Club the question maybe rising to see if ROH would invest in the Hangman like New Japan has. Page is still very young and is still sort of a fresh face for the company even though he has been there for a while and allowing him to capitalize on the success of the Bullet Club. The other reason that I have chosen to include Adam in this part of the series is because of him working in Japan, and Kushida also working in Japan which means they could also feud in Japan as well as in ROH. Overall I think that Adam could be a very interesting opponent for Kushida and the television title.
With the signing of Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, and Kyle O' Riley to NXT the Ring of Honor roster has a few wholes in it. The typical ROH talent is one that is unknown to wrestling fans and one that ROH can build from the ground up. I am aware that recently ROH has signed some known faces like Bully Ray and Cody Rhodes, but they still have more of a track record of signing unknown talent.
In doing some research I have found a name that really fits the normal ROH status for new talent and that is Desmond Xavier. Even though Xavier is currently under contract with Impact Wrestling and may not be able to appear in ROH. However, Xavier does fit the model of someone who would be in the Top Prospect tournament and someone that could have a future in ROH. Desmond fits the model as someone who joins the company to keep ROH ahead of the curve and allow the company to always keep moving forward.
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