Big ROH World Title match announced for “Global Wars” PPV, plus New Japan’s tag champs added

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

ROH Title match - Global Wars 2016 PPV (c)


Ring of Honor announced Monday a big ROH World Title main event for their next PPV, “Global Wars,” on May 8 in Chicago.

ROH champion Jay Lethal will make his next title defense against Colt Cabana in Cabana’s hometown of Chicago. Cabana made a surprise return to ROH at the “Supercard of Honor” show on April 1 in Dallas, setting up the title match.

ROH also announced that IWGP World tag champions Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa from the Bullet Club faction have been added to the Global Wars PPV.

Updated NJPW Talent Roster

  • IWGP World Hvt. champion Naito
  • Kazuchika Okada (w/Gedo)
  • Tanahashi
  • ROH TV champion Tomohiro Ishii
  • IWGP World tag champions Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
  • IWGP Jr. Hvt. champion KUSHIDA
  • Jushin Liger

Tour Schedule

  • Sunday, May 8: Global Wars PPV in Chicago
  • Monday, May 9: Dearborn, Mich. at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
  • Wednesday, May 11: Toronto at Ted Reeve Arena
  • Saturday, May 14: New York City at Terminal 5

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