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The official Global Wars (2016) logo

Global Wars was a professional wrestling event held since 2012 unitl 2016 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] All events have taken place in May. The first five were held at the Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, while the sixth took place at the Frontier Fieldhouse in Chicago Ridge, Illinois.

EventsEdit

# Event Date City Venue Attendance Main event Ref(s)
1 Border Wars (2012) May 12, 2012 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ted Reeve Arena N/A Davey Richards (c) versus Kevin Steen for the ROH World Championship [3][4]
2 Border Wars (2013) May 4, 2013 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ted Reeve Arena N/A Jay Briscoe (c) versus Adam Cole for the ROH World Championship [5][6]
3 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 [7][8][9]
4 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) [10][11]
5 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) [12][13]
6 Global Wars (2016) May 8, 2016 Chicago Ridge, Illinois Frontier Fieldhouse 2,000 Jay Lethal (c) versus Colt Cabana for the ROH World Championship [14][15][16]
(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. Radican, Sean (July 16, 2012). "Radican's ROH "Border Wars" DVD Review 5/12 - Richards vs. Steen, WGTT vs. Briscoes". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/radicanstake/article_63393.shtml. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  4. Van Der Griend, Blaine (May 13, 2012). "Steen, WGTT capture titles at ROH's Border Wars". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. http://slam.canoe.com/Slam/Wrestling/2012/05/13/19752596.html. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  5. Radican, Sean (July 13, 2013). "Radican's ROH DVD Review Series: "Border Wars 2013" 5/5 - Edwards-Ishimori, London's return to ROH, Briscoe defends ROH Title vs. Cole". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/radicanstake/article_71931.shtml. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  6. Johnson, Mike (May 4, 2013). "Cole vs. Briscoe, London returns to ROH: complete ROH Border Wars iPPV coverage". Pro Wrestling Insider. http://www.pwinsider.com/ViewArticle.php?id=77344&p=1. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  7. "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.
  8. 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.
  9. "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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. "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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.

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