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KUSHIDA Announced For Global Wars In Buffalo October 12th, Facing Hangman Page

​​ROH continues to load up their Global Wars shows with major NJPW talent, and they made another huge announcement last night, making another big time singles match to their Buffalo show October 12th. Former ROH Television Champion KUSHIDA will take on current ROH Six-Man Champion Adam “Hangman” Page.

The full ROH announcement can be seen below:

The partnership between Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro-Wrestling has never been stronger and this fall, GLOBAL WARS descends upon the US featuring stars from both great organizations! The tour is highlighted by the United States return of the IWGP UNITED STATES CHAMPION KENNY OMEGA as well as the United States debut of YOSHI-HASHI! All of your favorite ROH stars will be on the tour, like ROH World Champion “The American Nightmare” Cody, the ROH World Six Man Tag Team Champions Adam Page and the Young Bucks, ROH World Tag Team Champions The Motor City Machine Guns, Jay Lethal, Silas Young, The Addiction, and more!

New Japan will be represented by former ROH World TV Champion KUSHIDA and rival Hiromu Takahashi, as well as Toru Yano and members of SUZUKI-GUN represented by NEVER Openweight Champion Minoru Suzuki and the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Killer Elite Squad!

Officials from ROH and NJPW have been working around the clock and matches are being signed daily! On Thursday, October 12 in Buffalo, two stars meet one-on-one for the first time in four years as both move closer and closer to the peaks of their careers!

ROH WORLD SIX MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPION ADAM PAGE vs. KUSHIDA

In 2013, Adam Page was a fresh-faced 22-year old looking to make a mark in professional wrestling. Page was signed after impressing ROH officials in that year’s Top Prospect Tournament. At All-Star Extravaganza in Toronto, Page tested himself by facing an international star making his debut. It was the first time KUSHIDA wrestled in a ROH ring, fresh off a star-making run in the 2013 Best of Super Juniors Tournament, a then-rare venture into singles competition for the former IWGP Jr. Tag Team Champion with then-partner Alex Shelley.

Fast forward four years later and both men’s stock is at an all-time high. Page, representing Bullet Club, captured the World Six Man Tag Team Titles in Edinburgh, Scotland with the Young Bucks before going missing and returning just in time to defeat Bully Ray and the Briscoes at Death Before Dishonor on Pay Per View. On that night, Page became the first person in ROH to pin Bully Ray.

That same night, KUSHIDA lost his ROH World Television Championship to Kenny King, but the man that holds the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship is in the midst of a career year. With wins over Jay Lethal, Marty Scurll for the Television title, and Jay White, KUSHIDA has given ROH fans a taste of the excitement he created by winning his second Best of Super Juniors Tournament in three years following five win-or-go-home matches.

Their bout four years ago highlighted two young stars on the precipice of major impact in ROH but it isn’t the last time these two crossed paths. Page and Scurll interrupted a KUSHIDA Television Title defense recently on ROH television, causing a no decision and then a tag team bout between Scurll and Page versus KUSHIDA and the man who would defeat him Kenny King. With the pressure of championship defenses off his plate, KUSHIDA looks for revenge against the man who interrupted the match and by proxy, caused a rematch that cost him the title in King’s hometown. 

Who will win this bout between two of wrestling’s top stars? Will KUSHIDA get his revenge? Join us to find out!

There is nothing like seeing the hard-hitting, fast-paced, in your face action that only ROH can deliver! Don’t miss your opportunity to see GLOBAL WARS live!

GLOBAL WARS – BUFFALO

Local Time: Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 07:00pm EDT

Buffalo Riverworks

359 Ganson Street

Buffalo, New York 14203

ALREADY SIGNED:

MAIN EVENT

MARK BRISCOE & WAR MACHINE (WARBEARD HANSON & ROWE) vs. SUZUKI-GUN (NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION MINORU SUZUKI & IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS KILLER ELITE SQUAD, DAVEY BOY SMITH JR. & LANCE ARCHER)

“THE AERIAL ASSASSIN” WILL OSPREAY vs. PUNISHMENT MARTINEZ 

THE KINGDOM (MATT TAVEN, VINNY MARSEGLIA & TK O’RYAN) VS. BULLET CLUB (IWGP US CHAMPION “THE CLEANER” KENNY OMEGA & ROH WORLD SIX MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS THE YOUNG BUCKS)

“ALMIGHTY” CHRISTOPHER DANIELS VS. HIROMU TAKAHASHI

“HEAVY METAL REBEL” FRANKIE KAZARIAN VS. JAY LETHAL

CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & TORU YANO) VS. BULLET CLUB (“THE VILLAIN” MARTY SCURLL & ROH WORLD CHAMPION CODY)

ROH WORLD SIX MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPION ADAM PAGE vs. KUSHIDA

SIGNED TO APPEAR:

THE DAWGS (RHETT TITUS & WILL FERRARA)

COAST 2 COAST (LSG & SHAHEEM ALI)

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