ROH Final Battle to be four-hour show, opening match announced

Ring of Honor has confirmed a time change for Final Battle 2018 and revealed the opening match for the pay-per-view.

Final Battle will begin at 8 p.m. Eastern time this Friday, which is a change from the usual 9 p.m. start time for ROH PPVs. The show will be four hours long.

Dave Meltzer reported the start time change in yesterday’s Daily Update.

ROH has also announced that Kenny King will face Eli Isom in the opening match of the PPV.

The Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City is hosting Final Battle on Friday. ROH’s post-Final Battle television tapings will take place at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this Saturday.

Here’s the card for Final Battle:

ROH World Champion Jay Lethal defending against Cody Rhodes
ROH Tag Team Champions SoCal Uncensored (Scorpio Sky & Frankie Kazarian) defending against The Young Bucks and The Briscoes in a Ladder War match
ROH Television Champion Jeff Cobb defending against Hangman Page
Women of Honor World Champion Sumie Sakai defending against Madison Rayne, Karen Q, and Kelly Klein in a four corner survival match
Marty Scurll vs. Christopher Daniels (for Scurll’s future shot at the ROH World Championship)
Matt Taven vs. Dalton Castle
Jonathan Gresham vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
Bully Ray vs. Flip Gordon in an I Quit match
Kenny King vs. Eli Isom