Update – Omega pulled from ROH show, replaced by New Japan title match

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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Kenny Omega has been pulled from Ring of Honor’s show in Philadelphia this weekend.

“Due to circumstances out of his or Ring of Honor’s control, ‘The Cleaner’ Kenny Omega will not be in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 12 to compete at ‘The Conquest Tour’ event,” ROH announced Monday.

ROH announced that New Japan star KUSHIDA will replace Omega and defend one of New Japan’s top titles in Philadelphia.

ROH later announced that KUSHIDA will defend the IWGP Jr. Hvt. Title against A.C.H.

KUSHIDA noted over the weekend that he was going to be in Philadelphia for the show, setting up Monday’s changes.


Upcoming ROH Line-ups

– Mar. 12: Conquest Tour in Philadelphia, Pa.

  • ROH World Title match: Jay Lethal vs. Matt Sydal
  • IWGP Jr. Hvt. Title match: KUSHIDA vs. A.C.H.
  • Adam Cole & Roderick Strong vs. ReDragon (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish)
  • ROH tag champions War Machine & Moose vs. The Briscoes & Cheeseburger in a six-man tag match
  • Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) vs. Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) vs. The Addiction (Christopher Daniels & Kazarian)
  • B.J. Whitmer & Cedric Alexander vs. Adam Page & Jonathan Gresham
  • Will Ferrara vs. Joey Daddiego
  • Woman of Honor match: Mandy Leon & Sumie Sakai & Jenny Rose vs. Veda Scott & Taeler Hendrix & Kyoko Kimura in a six-woman tag match
  • Dalton Castle vs. ???

– Apr. 1: Supercard of Honor PPV in Dallas, Tex.

– Apr. 2: Post-PPV TV taping in Dallas, Tex.

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