NJPW – ROH 2017 Honor Rising Cards 2/26 and 2/27

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On February 26th and 27th, New Japan Pro Wrestling and Ring of Honor will join together for Honor Rising. Both shows can be watched live on NJPW World (subscription is about $9 a month, please note that you will be charged once you sign up and again on the 1st, as that’s when NJPW charges all of their current subscribers) and both start at 4:30am EST. NJPW confirmed each show will also have English Commentary with Kevin Kelly and Rocky Romero calling the action. Here are the full cards:

Honor Rising Night 1 – February 26th

* Kenny Omega & Adam Cole vs. The Briscoes

* Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi & Dalton Castle vs. Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi & Punisher Martinez

* The Young Bucks vs. War Machine

* Cody Rhodes & Hangman Page vs. Jay Lethal & Katsuyori Shibata

* Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Hirooki Goto vs. Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale

NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship: (C) Sanada, Bushi & Evil

* Kushida, David Finlay & Juice Robinson vs. Silas Young, Jado & Gedo

 

Honor Rising Night 2 – February 27th

* Kenny Omega, Cody Rhodes & The Young Bucks vs. Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay & The Briscoes

* ROH World Championship: (C) Adam Cole vs. Yoshi-Hashi

* NEVER Openweight Championship: (C) Hirooki Goto vs. Punisher Martinez

* Hiroshi Tanahashi, Jay Lethal & Juice Robinson vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Hangman Page & Bad Luck Fale

* War Machine vs. Guerrillas of Destiny

* Jushin Thunder Liger, Dalton Castle, Tiger Mask, Ryusuke Taguchi & Delirious vs. Hiromu Takahashi, Tetsuya Naito, Bushi, Evil & Sanada

* Kushida & David Finlay vs. Jado & Silas Young

ROH To Hold First Ever Women Of Honor Tryout Camp

ROH is put out a statement that they will hold their first ever Women of Honor Tryout Camp and it will be in partnership with Japanese wrestling promotion, STARDOM. The statement also says “at least” one wrestler will be picked for a tour of Japan with STARDOM later in the year. You can read the full statement by clicking here.

Source: WrestlingINC

Chavo Guerrero Sr. Passes Away At Age 68

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Chavo Guerrero Sr. passed away yesterday at the age of 68. He was the older brother to Eddie Guerrero and the father of Chavo Guerrero Jr. Chavo Jr. took to his Instagram to send out a tribute to his father:

WWE issued this statement on his passing:

Chavo Guerrero Sr. passes awayWWE is saddened to learn that Chavo Guerrero Sr., the legendary wrestler, brother of WWE Hall of Famer Eddie Guerrero and father of Chavo Guerrero, Jr., passed away Saturday at age 68.

His death was first announced on Instagram by his son, former WWE Superstar Chavo Guerrero Jr.

“Today the world lost a true rebel,” Guerrero Jr. wrote on Instagram. “He did things “HIS” way. Not always right, not always wrong, but He always followed what he believed in. He was diagnosed with Liver Cancer in early January of this year.”

Chavo Classic, as the elder Guerrero came to be known in the WWE Universe, was born Salvador Guerrero III on Jan. 7, 1949, in El Paso, Texas. He was the oldest of six children in a family that’s synonymous with sports-entertainment — from the early efforts of his father, Gory Guerrero, to the later success of his brothers, including Mando, Hector and Eddie.

His exploits made him a household name around the world and especially in the NWA Hollywood Wrestling territory, where he was a celebrated 15-time champion and a longtime rival of WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper.

In 2004, Chavo Classic formally introduced himself to the WWE Universe, landing right in the middle of an ongoing rivalry between brother Eddie and son Chavo Jr. Chavo Classic made WWE history that same year by becoming the oldest Superstar to win the original Cruiserweight Championship.

WWE extends its condolences to Chavo Guerrero Sr.’s family, friends and fans.

After news broke on the passing of Chavo Guerrero Sr., WWE stars and wrestling personalities took to social media to give their thoughts:

Source: WrestlingINC

Lucha Underground posted:

ROH Preview 2/8/17

* BJ Whitmer and Punishment Martinez vs. Hanson and Raymond Rowe
* Non-Title Match: Champions Vinnie Marseglia, TK O’Ryan, and Matt Taven vs. John Skyler, Corey Hollis, and Joseph Agau
* ROH Tag Team Title Match: Champions The Young Bucks vs. Sho Tanaka and Yohei Komatsu
* For a Shot at The TV Title: Chris Sabin vs. Donovan Dijak vs. Alex Shelley vs. Lio Rush vs. Jonathan Gresham vs. Jay White

ROH Preview 2/1/17

The Tempura Boyz (Sho & Yo) vs. Cheeseburger & Will Ferrara vs. Coast To Coast (LSG & Shaheem Ali)

ROH TV Title Match: Champion ‘The Villain’ Marty Scurll vs. Juice Robinson

Decade of Excellence Semifinal Match: Jay Lethal vs. Jay Briscoe

ROH Preview 1/25/17

Proving Ground Match: TV Champion Marty Scurll vs. Jonathon Gresham

Decade of Excellence Tournament Semifinal Match: Christopher Daniels vs. Chris Sabin

KUSHIDA vs. Dragon Lee vs. Will Ospreay