Why WWE is Running a 2 Hour ‘Mania Pre-Show, Hero vs Styles for the First Time in ROH, George Barrios Talks Network (Video)

Nick Paglino

Why WWE is Running a 2 Hour 'Mania Pre-Show

According to PWInsider.com, WWE is running a two hour WrestleMania pre-show in order to get people to sign up for the WWE Network to watch 'Mania.

The first hour of the pre-show, as we noted yesterday, will be broadcast from 5-6pm EST on the WWE website, with the 6-7pm portion of the pre-show airing on the WWE Network. The hope in WWE is that people will watch the first hour on WWE.com, and then sign up for the Network to watch the rest of the show and WrestleMania.

Hero vs Styles for the First Time in ROH

Ring of Honor returns to Dayton, Ohio this Saturday, 3/22, and the following is advertised card:

-Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe vs. ROH champion Adam Cole & Michael Bennett

-AJ Styles vs. Chris Hero for the first time in ROH

-ROH TV champ Tommaso Ciampa vs. Matt Taven

-Kevin Steen vs. Bobby Fish

-Michael Elgin vs. Cedric Alexander and more to be announced.

For complete details, visit www.ROHWrestling.com.

George Barrios Talks Network (Video)

The following video features WWE CFO George Barrios speaking to CFO.com about the launch of the WWE Network:

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