Ring of Honor issued the following press release announcing a new tag matchup for their upcoming joint event with NJPW entitled, War of the Worlds. Japanese legends Satoshi Kojima and Yuji Nagata team up to face Los Ingobernables de Japon’s EVIL and SANADA at the May 20th Chicago taping. Check it out below.
A first-time-ever tag match pitting New Japan Pro-Wrestling legends Satoshi Kojima and Yuji Nagata against Los Ingobernables de Japon’s EVIL and SANADA has been signed for the War of the Worlds international television taping in Chicago on May 12.
Kojima and Nagata are two of NJPW’s most decorated competitors. Both are two-time former IWGP Heavyweight Champions and are still competing at a high level nearly 30 years into their careers.
EVIL and SANADA are two-time former IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions and have won the past two World Tag League tournaments.
ROH AND NJPW PRESENT WAR OF THE WORLDS — CHICAGO (INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION TAPING)
SUNDAY, MAY 12
BELL TIME 7 P.M. CT
THE ODEUM IN VILLA PARK
1033 N VILLA AVENUE
VILLA PARK , IL
ROH WORLD TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
CHAMPIONS GUERRILLAS OF DESTINY (TAMA TONGA AND TANGA LOA) vs. JAY AND MARK BRISCOE
SATOSHI KOJIMA AND YUJI NAGATA vs. LOS INGOBERNABLES DE JAPÓN (EVIL AND SANADA)
SIGNED TO COMPETE:
ROH WORLD CHAMPION MATT TAVEN
ROH WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION JEFF COBB
WOH WORLD CHAMPION KELLY KLEIN
“EL TORO BLANCO” RUSH
“PRO WRESTLING’S LAST REAL MAN” SILAS YOUNG
“OVERKILL” MARK HASKINS
“HOT SAUCE” TRACY WILLIAMS
THE KINGDOM (VINNY MARSEGLIA AND TK O’RYAN)
THE BOUNCERS (BEER CITY BRUISER & BRAWLER MILONAS)
NJPW L.A. DOJO YOUNG LIONS ALEX COUGHLIN, CLARK CONNORS AND KARL FREDERICKS
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