Ring of Honor issued the following press release announcing that NJPW superstars KENTA and Tomohiro Ishii will be joining the promotion for their War of the Worlds tour that begins on May 6th from Buffalo. Full details are below.
Tomohiro Ishii and KENTA will be among the New Japan Pro-Wrestling stars competing on the upcoming War of the Worlds tour.
The tour, which will feature world class matches with top talent from both ROH and NJPW, kicks off on May 6 in Buffalo before heading to Toronto on May 7, Kalamazoo (Mich.) on May 9, and concluding in Chicago on May 10.
Tickets for all four War of the Worlds shows went on sale this morning for HonorClub members. Tickets go on sale for the general public this Friday, March 13 at 10 a.m. local time. As a special treat for HonorClub members, ROH is offering a 20 percent discount on tickets for any and all shows on the tour. Click here for details.
Ishii and KENTA are signed for all four shows. Keep it locked on ROHWrestling.com and ROH’s social media channels for more announcements regarding NJPW stars appearing on the tour.
Ishii is a former ROH World Television Champion, five-time NEVER Openweight Champion and two-time RevPro British Heavyweight Champion. The no-nonsense veteran has a well-earned reputation for being one of the toughest and hardest-hitting competitors in the sport.
KENTA, a top star for years in Pro Wrestling NOAH, made his surprise debut in NJPW last June. He shocked the wrestling world a couple months later when he joined Bullet Club. KENTA made a number of appearances in ROH from 2005-2009, engaging in classic matches with the likes of Bryan Danielson, Samoa Joe and Nigel McGuinness, among others.
Don’t miss your opportunity to see Ishii, KENTA and lots more stars from ROH and NJPW live on the War of the Worlds tour!
ROH/NJPW PRESENT WAR OF THE WORLDS TOUR 2020
Wednesday, May 6: Buffalo RiverWorks, Buffalo, N.Y., 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 7: Ted Reeve Arena, Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 9: Wings Event Center, Kalamazoo, Mich., 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 10: The Odeum Expo Center, Villa Park, Ill., 7 p.m