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Hirooki Goto vs. Michael Elgin added to the Field of Honor event

Ring of Honor issued the following to us:

Ring of Honor Wrestling debuted last year at MCU Park in Brooklyn, NY for the inaugural Field of Honor event. The night was filled with the stars of ROH displaying the Best Pro Wrestling on the Planet.
Ring of Honor Wrestling will return to Brooklyn on Saturday, August 22nd to present FIELD OF HONOR ’15 at MCU Park. This year, stars from NJPW will be joining us for even more incredible action!
“Wrestling has a rich history at ballparks dating back almost a hundred years and we are excited to return to MCU Park. It is an honor to celebrating that history by partnering with the Brooklyn Cyclones,” said Joe Koff, COO of ROH.
Tickets for this event are be on sale now and can be purchased by clicking HERE!
Tickets also available by phone at 718-507-TIXX, or in person at the MCU Park Box Office.
The next match announcement for Field of Honor ’15 is…
As of this announcement both Hirooki Goto and Michael Elgin are in Japan on a collision course. They both sit tied with 6 points in New Japan Pro Wrestling’s annual G1 Climax Tournament. This grueling tournament holds the prestigious prize of a shot at the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
“Unbreakable” Michael Elgin rededicated himself after an up and down 2014, which saw him achieve his dream of winning the ROH World Championship and then lose it a few months later. He struggled with personal issues that affected his career. Those issues shrouded him in controversy for the remainder of 2014. A rejuvenated and focused Elgin stormed into 2015 with a “take no prisoners attitude.” He dedicated himself to getting an invitation to the G1 Climax and did exactly that! Now he is taking New Japan Pro Wrestling by storm and turning heads with his impressive arsenal.
Hirooki Goto will be making his Ring of Honor debut the night before Field of Honor in Philadelphia. The 2x IWGP Intercontinental Champion has an impressive resume that includes multiple major championships in New Japan Pro Wrestling. He currently holds the prestigious IWGP Intercontinental Championship and is second in the history books for having the longest reign as champion. Goto will be looking to impress the fans of Ring of Honor in Brooklyn and a win over a former ROH World Champion is a great place to start.
This will be a very hard hitting contest. Both men are known for going above and beyond in the physicality department and this will assuredly be no different. Either of these men could come home as the winner of the G1 Climax which would be added pressure. A win for Elgin would almost guarantee a title opportunity for him at Goto’s championship. Goto is looking to establish himself in the U.S. and will need a win here to do that.  Do not miss your chance to see two bulls collide head-on in a special environment!
It’s Elgin v Goto at Field of Honor and they will not disappoint! Order your tickets now!
Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
1904 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Gates open 6pm – 7:30pm Bell Time
Matches signed
Mark & Jay Briscoe vs the Time Splitters (Alex Shelley & Kushida)
ROH World & World TV Champion Jay Lethal & “King of Strong Style” Shinsuke Nakamura vs reDRagon
IWGP Heavyweight Champion, “Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada vs “Mr ROH” Roderick Strong
Tag Team Rematch
GHC Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr & Lance Archer) vs War Machine (Hanson & Rowe)
Grudge Match
Adam Cole vs ROH World Tag Team Champion “Almighty” Christopher Daniels
ROH Stars signed to appear
ROH World Tag Team Champions Frankie Kazarian
The Kingdom (Matt Taven & Michael Bennett) w/ Maria Kanellis
Roppongi Vice (Rocky Romero & Beretta)
Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)
Matt Sydal
Moose W/ Stokely Hathaway
Donovan Dijak w/ Truth Martini
Cedric Alexander w/ Veda Scott
Adam Page w/ BJ Whitmer
Dalton Castle W/ The Boys
Silas Young

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