AEW President Tony Khan announced on this week’s episode of AEW Dynamite that he has purchased Ring Of Honor, which will no doubt give him access to Ring Of Honor’s entire library and rich history and also their talent. At one time, Triple H also wanted to purchase Ring Of Honor from what it seems.
Back in 2018 Triple H was still in charge of NXT and developing the brand in a way that fit his vision of what a pro wrestling brand should be like and wanted to buy NXT as well. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE was going to shut down ROH if they had purchased it in 2018.
The company was likely going to be purchasing the tape library, which had early matches of a number of top WWE talents. Plans included using ROH’s content library on the WWE Network and for WWE projects, including documentaries and nothing more.