The big shows are finally here.
The highly-anticipated joint-shows from Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling are upon us, and it all starts tonight in Toronto when the two companies present Global Wars.
As has been noted in the past, each company will present their own separate matches, before stars from the two companies clash with each other in New York, next Saturday.
New Japan has announced four matches:
- Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin “Thunder” Liger vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and Jado
- The Bullet Club (AJ Styles and Karl Anderson) vs. Kazuchika Okada & Gedo
Last week, at Wrestling Dontaku 2014, Styles defeated Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
- Takaaki Watanabe vs. Michael Elgin
Elgin is from Ring of Honor, but he is set to challenge AJ Styles for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship next week.
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship – 3-Way Tag Team Match
Young Bucks (Nick and Matt Jackson) (c) vs. Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov and Rocky Romero) vs. Time Splitters (KUSHIDA and Alex Shelley)
Ring of Honor has five announced matches:
- ROH World Championship Match
Adam Cole (c) vs. Kevin Steen
- ROH Television Championship – 4 Corner Survival Match
Jay Lethal (c) w/ Truth Martini vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Matt Taven vs. Silas Young
- Roderick Strong vs. Cedric Alexander
The Decade will be banned from ringside for this match.
- 3-Way Tag Team Match
reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish) vs. Mark and Jay Briscoe vs. The Decade (Jimmy Jacobs and BJ Whitmer) w/ Tadarius Thomas
- Michael Bennett w/ Maria Kanellis vs. ACH
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- Michael Bennett w/ Maria Kanellis defeated ACH
- Michael Elgin defeated Takaaki Watanabe
- Mark and Jay Briscoes defeated The Decade (Jimmy Jacobs and BJ Whitmer) w/ Tadarius Thomas and reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish)
- Cedric Alexander defeated Roderick Strong
- Young Bucks (Nick and Matt Jackson) defeated Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov and Rocky Romero) and Time Splitters (KUSHIDA and Alex Shelley) to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
- RD Evans came out with “#TheNewStreak” at 104-0 (213.7-0 metric), and rolled up ring announcer Bobby Cruise to extend his streak
- Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin “Thunder” Liger defeated Jado and Shinsuke Nakamura
- Jay Lethal w/ Truth Martini defeated Matt Taven, Tommaso Ciampa and Silas Young to retain the ROH Television Championship
- AJ Styles and Karl Anderson defeated Gedo and Kazuchika Okada
- Adam Cole defeated Kevin Steen for the ROH World Championship