Wrestling fans around the world were shocked by the announcement that Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling will be running two joint shows in May of this year. The first will be “Global Wars” and will take place Saturday May 10th at the Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto, Canada. The second will be “War of the Worlds” on Saturday May 17th at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. New Japan’s top wrestlers will be making the trip overseas for these massive events. Over the next few weeks rohwrestling.com will be announcing the names of the New Japan stars that will be competing at these events.
KUSHIDA returns to Ring of Honor for these major events. In New Japan he teams, with ROH Alumnus, Alex Shelley tag team partner in “The Time Splitters.”
Together they are former IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions. The Time Splitters are currently trying to regain the tag team gold from current champions, and ROH World Tag Team Champions, The Young Bucks.
KUSHIDA made his Ring of Honor debut last year at the All-Star Extravaganza event on August 3rd in Toronto, Canada. In the opening contest, KUSHIDA dazzled ROH fans and defeated Adam Page. This match was the last ROH contest to feature a New Japan singles wrestler taking on an ROH singles wrestler. KUSHIDA returns to Toronto on May 10th to try to stay undefeated in his ROH career.
KUSHIDA is sure to dazzle ROH fans once more. You have two chances to see KUSHIDA in North America again. Tickets are selling quickly, but seats are still available for “Global Wars” on Saturday May 10th. “War of the Worlds” on May 17th in New York City has SOLD OUT!. If you missed out on tickets, be sure to order “War of the Worlds” on VOD at rohwrestling.com the same week of the live show. You can’t miss these epic once in a lifetime events.