Kevin Kelly Announces He’s Leaving ROH

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After seven years with Ring of Honor, Kevin Kelly has announced he’s stepping away from the company to dedicate more time to his role with New Japan Pro Wrestling.

Kelly tweeted on Tuesday night, “To focus on @ as well as new opportunities, I will no longer announce for . Thanks to all whom made last 7 yrs so fun!”

Originally hired back in 2010, Kelly was ROH’s play-by-play commentator for the better part of the last decade. He left as a full-time employee back in February but remained with the promotion in a part-time role alongside new lead announcer Ian Riccaboni and various color commentators.

Kelly has been apart of New Japan’s English commentary team since 2015.