Seven time IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi signed for the War of the Worlds Tour

For the fourth-consecutive year, the stars of Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro-Wrestling will do battle with and against one another on the War of the Worlds Tour! Titles will be contested and dream matches realized as all of your favorite stars from ROH and NJPW do battle in Toronto, Dearborn, New York City, and Philadelphia! With the relationship between ROH and NJPW stronger than ever, tickets have moved fast and these events will sell out. If you are considering coming, do not hesitate! Time is of the essence – get your tickets now!
 
Throughout this week, ROH will be announcing the touring stars from NJPW that will be engage in these Transpacific dream bouts! The eighth New Japan star to appear on the War of the Worlds Tour is a seven-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion and the man that has held the IWGP Heavyweight Championship more days than any other competitor!
 
HIROSHI TANAHASHI
 
Seven times Hiroshi Tanahashi has climbed to the top of New Japan Pro-Wrestling and captured their richest prize, the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. And for over 1,358 days, Tanahashi has the most days in NJPW history as IWGP Heavyweight Champion. Still at the top of his game, Tanahashi has etched his name alongside legends like Antonio Inoki and Shinya Hashimoto as one of the greatest of all-time!
 
Tanahashi returns to ROH competition on the War of the Worlds Tour as, of press time, one-third of the NEVER Openweight Six Men Tag Team Champions. That championship, which he has held three times, is just one of many titles Tanahashi has held and one of many tournaments he has won, a list that includes the Intercontinental Championship and Tag Team Championships as well as the 2007 and 2015 G1 Climaxes and the 2005 and 2008 New Japan Cups! While Tanahashi is one of the most popular stars among ROH fans and Tanahashi has competed on all three previous War of the Worlds Tours, there remain many dream matches in which Tanahashi can compete! 
 
Keep it locked into ROHWrestling.com for upcoming match announcements!
 
 
 
RING OF HONOR and NEW JAPAN PRO-WRESTLING PRESENT THE WAR OF THE WORLDS TOUR
 
 
SIGNED TO APPEAR
 
ROH WORLD CHAMPION Christopher Daniels
ROH WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION Marty Scurll
ROH WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson)
ROH WORLD 6-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS Bully Ray, Mark & Jay Briscoe
New Japan’s IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION Tetsuya Naito
New Japan’s NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION Hirooki Goto
New Japan’s NEVER OPENWEIGHT SIX MEN TAG TEAM CHAMPION Hiroshi Tanahashi 
New Japan’s KUSHIDA
New Japan’s EVIL
New Japan’s BUSHI
New Japan’s SANADA
New Japan’s Gedo
Cody
Will Ospreay
Dalton Castle
Jay Lethal
and more!