– This Saturday sees ROH goes over the border to Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Ted Reeve Arena as ROH and New Japan Pro Wrestling presents “Global Wars.” Let’s have a look at the card:
Presented By New Japan Pro Wrestling:
Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Thunder Lyger take on Jado and Shinesuke Nakamura
Current IWGP Champion AJ Styles and Karl Anderson representing Bullet Club will take on Gedo and former IWGP Champion Kazuchika Oaka
#1 Contender to the IWGP Heavyweight Championship Michael Elgin will take on Takaaki Wannabe
IWGP Junior Tag Team Championship Three Way Dance match
Forever Hooligans and Time Spillers will challenge The Young Bucks for their IWGP Junior Tag Team Championship.
Presented By Ring Of Honor:
ROH Championship match
Kevin Steen will challenge Adam Cole to become the 2nd ever two time ROH Champion and the winner would face Jushin Thunder Lyger next week at War Of The Worlds event in New York City.
ROH Television Championship Four Corner Survival match
Matt Taven, Silas Young and Tommaso Ciampa will challenge Jay Lethal for the ROH Television Championship.
Tag Team Triple Threat match
Briscoe Brothers, ReDRagon and BJ Whitmer & Jimmy Jacobs representing the Decade will face off in the battle of the former ROH Tag Team Champions (combined twelve time tag team championships in this match)
Cedric Alexander will take on Roderick Strong with the rest of the Decade banned from ringside
ACH will face Mike Bennett
Also scheduled is the newest protégé to the Decade Tadarius Thomas
– Remember the event is sold out but can be viewed on the ROH U Stream channel for $14.95.
– New Japan Pro Wrestling’s official Tiger Hattori will be in Toronto to officiate. While WWE Hall Of Famer Good Old JR Jim Ross will be in attendance as a fan.
– Whoever wins the IWGP Championship match at War Of The Worlds will have to face former champion Kazuchika Okada at “Back To Yokohama Arena” event on Sunday 25th May.
– This past week on ROHWRESTLING.COM it paid tribute Kevin Steen by posting matches on the ROH Youtube page. Released was:
ROH Championship match Challenging Nigel McGuiness from Northern Exposure.
ROH Tag Team Championship match teaming with El Generico challenging Jimmy Jacobs and Tyler Black representing Age Of The Fall from Driven 2008.
ROH Championship match Challenging Davey Richards from Boarder Wars 2012.
The stretcher match against Mike Bennett with the loser losing the right to use the piledriver as a finishing move.
– For all members of the ROH website. Last Saturday’s Television is up on their Video On Demand Service:
– Roderick Strong vs. Tommaso Ciampa
– Romantic Touch vs. Silas Young
– Corey Hollis vs. Jimmy Jacobs
– “Azucar” Rocky Romero vs. Michael Elgin
–This week’s Tuesday roll out is “Creating Excellence”. Fifteen matches spread over two discs covering the best ROH has produced and is currently produced featuring current ROH Champion Adam Cole, current IWGP Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles, Briscoe Brothers, American Wolves , Samoa Joe, ROH matchmaker Nigel McGuiness and Place 2 Be Nation’s own Steve Corino.
– This week on Episode Three of the Steve Corino Show. It’s a mother’s day special as Steve has his mother Merrianne, mother in law Shelley and last but not least his lovely wife Jordan. Steve shares a story from this past weekend trip to Atlanta and his hatred for Wendy’s, his appearance at the Mr. Wrestling II Classic, seeing the Atlanta Braves take on the San Francisco Giants and his thoughts on eXtreme Rules and raw the following night. He also answers fans questions. Remember if you have suggestions or questions for the Steve Corino show please tweet them to the @SteveCorinoShow.
– Next week on the Kevin Kelly show will be the master of the Diamond Cutter and DDP Yoga none other than Diamond Dallas Page. Any questions for DDP or even for the voice of ROH Himself Kevin Kelly can be sent to the Place To Be Nation twitter page with the #AsKKevin.
– Also Happy Birthday to Kevin Kelly who turned Forty Seven on Friday.
Until then always….
#BelieveInHonor and #FinishStrong