According to Kevin Eck’s Ring Of Honor Column known as Eck’s Files, the first set of participants for The Honor Rumble have already been revealed. The Honor Rumble is set to take place at The Pre-Show of G1 Supercard. It was already announced by New Japan Pro Wrestling that Pro Wrestling Legend Jyushin “Thunder” Liger was going to be in the rumble.
The other participants that have been announced for The Honor Rumble so far are Kenny King, PJ Black, The Bouncers (Beer City Bruiser & Brian Milonas) and Cheeseburger. Eck did hint that there will be several surprises including one competitor that has had numerous matches at Madison Square Garden and also defended a world title there.
G1 Supercard is set to take place on April 6th from The World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, in New York City.
Below is the card so far:
– Jay White (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada – IWGP Heavyweight Championship
– Jay Lethal (c) vs. Marty Scurll v. Matt Taven – Ladder Match for The ROH World Championship
– Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Kota Ibushi – IWGP Intercontinental Championship
– Will Ospreay (c) vs. Jeff Cobb (c) – Winner Takes All match for The NEVER Openweight & ROH World TV Titles
– Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa (c) vs. Brody King & PCO (c) vs. EVIL & SANADA vs. The Briscoes – Winner Takes All match for The IWGP & ROH World Tag Team Titles
– Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Dragon Lee vs. Bandido – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
– Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi – RPW British Heavyweight Championship
– Mayu Iwatani (c) vs. Kelly Klein – Women Of Honor World Championship
– Bully Ray vs. TBA – New York Street Fight Open Challenge
– Rush vs. Dalton Castle
– Honor Rumble (Pre-Show) – Jyushin “Thunder” Liger, Kenny King, PJ black, The Bouncers (Beer City Bruiser & Brian Milonas), Cheeseburger & Others Yet TBA