IWGP World Champ to ROH, final NJPW roster set

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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ROH 14th Anniversary PPV - Las Vegas - February 26


Kazuchika Okada, the current IWGP World Hvt. champion, is returning to the U.S. for Ring of Honor’s 14th Anniversary PPV Weekend on February 26 & 27 in Las Vegas.

ROH announced Wednesday that Okada will return to ROH, completing the New Japan roster traveling to Vegas. Okada joins the other Big Three of Tanahashi and Shinsuke Nakamura appearing on the shows.

On Monday, Okada is scheduled to defend the IWGP World Title against Tanahashi in the main event of NJPW’s annual “Wrestle Kingdom” Tokyo Dome Show.

NJPW talent roster

  • Kazuchika Okada
  • Tanahashi
  • Shinsuke Nakamura
  • Tomohiro Ishii
  • Gedo

NJPW/ROH talent roster

  • A.J. Styles
  • The Young Bucks

ROH talent roster

  • ROH World champion Jay Lethal
  • ROH TV champion Roderick Strong
  • ROH tag champions War Machine

1 Comment on IWGP World Champ to ROH, final NJPW roster set

  1. I always wonder why you guys call it the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship, even NJPW just calls it the IWGP Heavyweight Championship

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