Ring of Honor announced today that it has official stripped Jay Briscoe of the ROH Championship and will be holding a tournament to crown a new champion. The company made the announcement in a video message from ROH matchmaker Nigel McGuinness.
The championship is currently vacant with a 16-man, single elimination tournament to take place over the new few months to crown a new champion. The tournament will begin on July 27 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Only Michael Elgin has been announced as a participant in the tournament so far.