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The official Global Wars (2016) logo

Global Wars is a professional wrestling event held since 2012 by the American Ring of Honor (ROH) promotion. Originally named Border Wars, the event was renamed Global Wars in 2014 after ROH announced a partnership with the Japanese New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) promotion.[1] Under the new name, the event became a supershow co-produced by the two promotions.[2] From 2012 to 2016, the event was held in May, but in 2017, Global Wars was moved to October and made a four-event tour across Buffalo, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Columbus, Ohio; and Villa Park, Illinois.

EventsEdit

# Event Date City Venue Attendance Main event Ref(s)
1 Global Wars (2014) May 10, 2014 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ted Reeve Arena 1,500 Adam Cole (c) versus Kevin Steen for the ROH World Championship [3][4][5]
2 Global Wars '15 Night 1 May 15, 2015 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ted Reeve Arena 1,500 Bullet Club (A.J. Styles, Doc Gallows, Karl Anderson, Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) versus ROH All Stars (Hanson, Jay Briscoe, Mark Briscoe, Ray Rowe and Roderick Strong) [6][7]
3 Global Wars '15 Night 2 May 16, 2015 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ted Reeve Arena 1,500 Bullet Club (A.J. Styles, Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) versus Chaos (Beretta, Kazuchika Okada and Rocky Romero) [8][9]
4 Global Wars (2016) May 8, 2016 Chicago Ridge, Illinois Frontier Fieldhouse 2,000 Jay Lethal (c) versus Colt Cabana for the ROH World Championship [10][11][12]
5 Global Wars 2017: Night 1 October 12, 2017 Buffalo, New York Buffalo Riverworks N/A The Elite (Kenny OmegaMatt Jackson and Nick Jackson) versus The Kingdom (Matt Taven, TK O'Ryan and Vinny Marseglia) for the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship [13]
6 Global Wars 2017: Night 2 October 13, 2017 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Stage AE N/A Bullet Club (Cody, Kenny Omega and Marty Scurll) (c) versus CHAOS (Toru Yano, Will Ospreay and Yoshi-Hashi) for the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship [13]
7 Global Wars 2017: Night 3 October 14, 2017 Columbus, Ohio Express Live N/A The Elite (Kenny OmegaMatt Jackson and Nick Jackson) (c) versus Best Friends (Beretta and Chuckie T.) and Flip Gordon for the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship [13]
8 Global Wars 2017: Night 4 October 15, 2017 Villa Park, Illinois Odeum Expo Center N/A Bullet Club (Adam PageCodyMatt Jackson and Nick Jackson) versus Search and Destroy (Alex ShelleyChris SabinJay White and Jonathan Gresham) [14]
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Caldwell, James (February 22, 2014). "ROH news: Saturday's announcement - New Japan coming to ROH later this year". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/ROH_News_29/article_76552.shtml. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  2. Meltzer, Dave (February 25, 2015). "ROH adds third New Japan show updated with press release". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150402102705/http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/104-ring-of-honor/41366-roh-adds-third-new-japan-show-updated-with-press-release. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  3. "ROH&新日本プロレス「Global Wars」" (in Japanese). New Japan Pro Wrestling. http://www.njpw.co.jp/match/detail_result.php?e=874. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  4. Caldwell, James (May 10, 2014). "Caldwell's ROH vs. New Japan iPPV report 5/10: Complete "virtual-time" coverage of iPPV from Toronto - ROH Title match, IWGP Jr. Tag Titles, Styles, Tanahashi, Okada, top NJPW stars". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/otherppvs/article_78316.shtml. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  5. "ROH/New Japan live coverage from Toronto". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. May 10, 2014. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140512222051/http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/104-ring-of-honor/36946-rohnew-japan-live-coverage-from-toronto. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  6. Meltzer, Dave (May 15, 2015). "Ring Of Honor/New Japan Pro Wrestling Global Wars Night 1 live results & coverage: ROH All-Stars vs. Bullet Club". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150518110924/http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/104-ring-of-honor/42562-ring-of-honornew-japan-pro-wrestling-global-wars-night-1-live-results-a-coverage-roh-all-stars-vs-bullet-club. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  7. Smith, Caleb (May 16, 2015). "ROH & New Japan deliver a wild night in Toronto". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. http://slam.canoe.com/Slam/Wrestling/2015/05/16/22401866.html. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  8. "Show results - 5/16 ROH vs. New Japan Night 4 in Toronto, Canada: Tour concludes with Bullet Club vs. Chaos, Nakamura vs. Strong, ROH Tag Title handicap match, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. May 16, 2015. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/Arena_Reports_10/article_85029.shtml. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  9. Burgess, Mike (May 17, 2015). "5/16 ROH Global Wars Night Two live report (TV taping spoilers)". Pro Wrestling Insider. http://pwinsider.com/article/93775/516-roh-global-wars-night-two-live-report-tv-taping-spoilers.html?p=1. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  10. Meltzer, Dave (May 8, 2016). "ROH Global Wars 2016 live results: Jay Lethal vs. Colt Cabana; loads of NJPW stars". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. http://www.f4wonline.com/ring-honor/roh-global-wars-2016-live-results-jay-lethal-vs-colt-cabana-loads-njpw-stars-212441. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  11. Caldwell, James (May 8, 2016). "5/8 ROH Global Wars PPV Results – Caldwell's Complete Live Report". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://www.pwtorch.com/site/2016/05/08/globalwarsppvresults/. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  12. Johnson, Mike (May 8, 2016). "Cabana vs. Lethal, new Bullet Club member announced & more: complete ROH Global Wars PPV coverage". Pro Wrestling Insider. http://pwinsider.com/ViewArticle.php?id=101869&p=1. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "ROH Announces Global Wars 2017!". Ring of Honor. July 14, 2017. http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/roh-announces-global-wars-2017. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  14. "Global Wars Comes to the Chicagoland Area on October 15th, With a Huge Match Announcement". Ring of Honor. July 31, 2017. http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/global-wars-comes-chicagoland-area-october-15th-huge-match-announcement. Retrieved July 31, 2017.

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