Ring of Honor sent out the following:

The 1st Round Has Been Set!

The 16 entrants for the World Title Tournament have been named and two of our first round match-ups have been finalized for our kick-off event in Providence on July 27th. Now ROHWrestling.com has been provided with a complete look at the pairings for the other 6 first round matches taking place between Providence and “All Star Extravaganza V” in Toronto on August 3rd!

July 27th
FIRST ROUND – Adam Cole vs. Mark Briscoe

FIRST ROUND – Jay Lethal vs. Sonjay Dutt

FIRST ROUND – Karl Anderson vs. ACH

August 3rd
FIRST ROUND – Tommaso Ciampa vs. Silas Young/Adam Page

FIRST ROUND – Michael Bennett vs. BJ Whitmer

FIRST ROUND – Kevin Steen vs. Brian Kendrick

FIRST ROUND – Michael Elgin vs. Paul London

FIRST ROUND – Roderick Strong vs. World TV Champion Matt Taven

There you have it, the complete field for the first round of this historic ROH World Title Tournament! You can also expect some second round match-ups in Toronto including, as we announced yesterday, the winner of Briscoe/Cole in action!

Tickets for all these events, as well as the NYC & Philadelphia tournament shows, can be found in the ROH Store right here!

Which of these 16 men will achieve their dream come Philadelphia? Who will be the next Ring of Honor World Champion? Let the betting begin!!!