ROH sets next week’s New York City main event – ROH All-Stars vs. New Japan All-Stars

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor


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Ring of Honor announced Wednesday the main event of the final ROH vs. New Japan tour stop next week.

It will be ROH All-Stars vs. New Japan All-Stars on Saturday, May 14 in New York City at Terminal 5.

ROH will be represented by current ROH World champion Jay Lethal, Roderick Strong, and Jay Briscoe and New Japan will be represented by Tanahashi, Kazuchika Okada, and current ROH TV champion Tomohiro Ishii.

– ROH is set to run four shows next week as part of the ROH vs. New Japan “War of the Worlds” tour…

WAR OF WORLDS TOUR SCHEDULE

Global Wars PPV
May 8 – Chicago, Ill.

  • ROH World Title match: Jay Lethal vs. Colt Cabana
  • ROH Tag Title match: War Machine (Ray Rowe & Hanson) vs. The Briscoes
  • ROH TV Title match: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Bobby Fish
  • IWGP World Hvt. champion Naito vs. Kyle O’Reilly (non-title)
  • Tanahashi & Michael Elgin vs. Kazuchika Okada & Moose
  • Eight-man tag: Bullet Club (Young Bucks – Nick & Matt Jackson & IWGP tag champions Tama Tonga & Tonga Loa) vs. Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) & Matt Sydal & IWGP Jr. Hvt. champion KUSHIDA
  • The Addiction (Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) vs. Jushin Liger & Cheeseburger
  • Women of Honor: Crazy Mary Dobson vs. Kelly Klein

War of the Worlds Night 2
May 9 – Dearborn, Mich.

  • Main Event: The Briscoes vs. Motor City Machineguns
  • ROH tag champions War Machine (Ray Rowe & Hanson) vs. Kazuchika Okada & Gedo
  • ROH World champion Jay Lethal & IWGP World Hvt. champion Naito vs. ReDragon (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish)
  • Tanahashi & Michael Elgin vs. All Night Express (Rhett Titus & Kenny King)
  • IWGP Jr. Hvt. champion KUSHIDA vs. Dalton Castle
  • Roderick Strong vs. Jushin Liger
  • Silas Young & Beer City Bruiser vs. A.C.H. & Matt Sydal
  • Bullet Club’s Young Bucks and IWGP tag champions Guerrillas of Destiny also scheduled

War of the Worlds Night 3 (TV Taping)
May 11 – Toronto, Canada

  • Main Event: ROH World champion Jay Lethal vs. Donovan Dijak
  • IWGP World Hvt. champion Naito vs. Moose (non-title match)
  • IWGP Jr. Hvt. champion KUSHIDA vs. Kyle O’Reilly
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Matt Sydal

War of the Worlds Night 4
May 14 – New York City

  • Main Event: ROH All-Stars (Jay Lethal & Jay Briscoe & Roderick Strong) vs. NJPW All-Stars (Tanahashi & Okada & Tomohiro Ishii) in a six-man tag match
  • IWGP World Hvt. champion Naito vs. A.C.H.

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