New Japan title to be defended at ROH’s “Field of Honor” show

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor


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One of New Japan’s top titles will be defended at Ring of Honor’s “Field of Honor” show on August 27 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

New IWGP IC champion Michael Elgin is scheduled to defend the Intercontinental Title against Donovan Dijak.

This is the third title match announced for Field of Honor, which follows “Death Before Dishonor” weekend in Las Vegas.

Upcoming ROH Line-ups

August 19 “Death Before Dishonor” PPV – Las Vegas

  • ROH World Title match: Jay Lethal vs. Adam Cole
  • ROH TV Title match: Bobby Fish vs. Mark Briscoe
  • IWGP World Hvt. champion Kazuchika Okada vs. Dalton Castle
  • NEVER Openweight champion Shibata vs. Silas Young

August 20 DBD Post-PPV TV taping – Las Vegas

  • IWGP Tag champions The Briscoes vs. Lio Rush & Jay White
  • ROH tag champions The Addiction & Kamaitachi vs. RPG Vice & Toru Yano in a six-man tag match

August 27 Field of Honor – Brooklyn, N.Y.

  • ROH World Title match: Jay Lethal vs. Adam Cole vs. Tanahashi vs. Naito
  • IWGP IC Title match: Michael Elgin vs. Donovan Dijak
  • ROH TV Title match: Bobby Fish (if still champion) vs. EVIL
  • Shibata vs. Kyle O’Reilly
  • ROH vs. Bullet Club: Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) & A.C.H. & Lio Rush vs. Bullet Club (Young Bucks & Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi) in an eight-man tag match

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