KUSHIDA Competing in 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! And the first star to be announced is a ROH crowd favorite!


A four-time IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion and two-time IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, KUSHIDA is known the world over as one of the premiere juniors and is one of the world’s most popular stars. KUSHIDA made his debut in ROH in 2013 with a win over Adam Page at All-Star Extravaganza V. Since then, KUSHIDA has electrified the fans around the globe, picking up victories in NJPW, ROH, and CMLL, earning championships along the way. 

KUSHIDA will look to compartmentalize his recent wars with IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Takahashi and Los Ingobernables de Japon as he travels across the Pacific to compete on the War of the Worlds Tour! KUSHIDA was last seen in ROH six months ago winning a dream triple threat match against Dragon Lee and “The Aerial Assassin” Will Ospreay in a match that left ROH television viewers in awe. But there is nothing like seeing KUSHIDA live! 

KUSHIDA dazzles in the sky with his Supernova Press and Supernova Rana but also is a master of submission holds such as the Hoverboard Lock. His diverse repertoire has led him to success across the globe and has led to alliances with stars like Alex Shelley, with whom he formed incredibly successful team known as the Time Splitters. Will KUSHIDA align himself with Shelley and Sabin’s Search and Destroy group during the War of the Worlds Tour or will he compete in dream singles matches against stars from around the globe? Keep it locked into ROHWrestling.com to find out!

The stars of ROH and NJPW will be competing with and against one another on the War of the Worlds Tour and there is nothing like being there LIVE! Don’t miss your opportunity to witness the best in professional wrestling do battle. Tickets are moving fast and are now limited – don’t hesitate, get yours today!


Sunday May 7 – Toronto, ON, Ted Reeve Arena

Wednesday May 10 – Dearborn, MI Ford Community Center

Friday May 12 – New York, NY The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom

Sunday May 14 – Philadelphia, PA 2300 Arena


ROH WORLD CHAMPION Christopher Daniels


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 KUSHIDA


Will Ospreay

Dalton Castle

Jay Lethal

and more!