Ring of Honor Wrestling has announced that Japanese Puroresu icon Jushin "Thunder" Liger has signed on to participate in the War of the Worlds tour.
They posted the following on ROHWrestling.com:
Arguably the most famous and well known Japanese wrestler of all time, Jushin ”Thunder” Liger has an amazing track record across the world and within Ring of Honor. He has faced and defeated some of the greats in ROH history including Bryan Danielson and Low Ki. More recently, he engaged in tremendous battles with ROH World Champion Dalton Castle and former Champions Jay Lethal and Adam Cole while serving as a mentor for Cheeseburger!
The legendary Liger returns to competition in ROH on ALL FOUR STOPS of the War of the Worlds Tour! Liger maintains an extensive wrestling schedule but his bouts in the United States and Canada remain rare! You do not want to miss your chance to see a man who revolutionized wrestling when the War of the Worlds Tour comes to Lowell, MA, Toronto, Royal Oak, MI, and Chicago this May!
Liger is a world-renowned superstar having competed in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Stampede Wrestling, and World Championship Wrestling. His accomplishments in New Japan are second to none. Liger is a former 11-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion and a 6-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion. He’s also won numerous championships in Mexico, Europe and the United States, including the WCW Light Heavyweight Championship.
Who will the legend face in his return to ROH? One of the all-time great junior heavyweights in professional wrestling history, there are a plethora of potential dream matches for Liger to take part in singles or tag team competition! Will it be a current ROH star? Perhaps a returning ROH star? Or will it be a dream match against a NJPW star? Join us on the War of the Worlds Tour for the return of Jushin “Thunder” Liger!