One ROH (Ring of Honor) star will not be part of the upcoming Honor Rising Tour, which is jointed promoted by the Baltimore-based promotion and NJPW. This exciting talent is PCO.
He wasn’t featured in the lineups that were announced earlier this week and later took to his official Twitter account to address the reason for his absence. It turns out that he couldn’t get his visa for Japan in time.
The first show goes down at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Friday, February 22 while the second show takes place at the same venue the following night where they will be broadcasted to the world live on NJPW’s streaming service, New Japan World.
February 22 Event
- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kazuchika Okada & Jay Lethal vs. The Kingdom (Matt Taven, Vinny Marseglia & TK O’Ryan)
- ROH Television Champion Jeff Cobb defending against Hirooki Goto
- NEVER Openweight Champion Will Ospreay defending against Dalton Castle
- NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Champions Togi Makabe, Toru Yano & Ryusuke Taguchi defending against Cheeseburger, Delirious & Colt Cabana
- Juice Robinson, David Finlay, Tomoaki Honma & Toa Henare vs. Jay Briscoe, Mark Briscoe, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
- Jushin Thunder Liger & Jonathan Gresham vs. Taiji Ishimori & Robbie Eagles
- Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Shota Umino
- Marty Scurll vs. Ren Narita
February 23 Event
- ROH Tag Team Champions The Briscoes defending against Juice Robinson & David Finlay
- IWGP Tag Team Champions EVIL & SANADA defending against Guerrillas of Destiny
- ROH World Champion Jay Lethal defending against TK O’Ryan
- Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi vs. The Kingdom (Matt Taven & Vinny Marseglia)
- Hirooki Goto & Will Ospreay vs. Jeff Cobb & Dalton Castle
- Marty Scurll vs. Robbie Eagles
- Jonathan Gresham & Toa Henare vs. Zack Sabre Jr. & Taka Michinoku
- Shota Umino, Ren Narita & Yota Tsuji vs. Cheeseburger, Delirious & Colt Cabana