BY BRIAN FRITZ – APRIL 6, 2019
The Ring of Honor/New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Supercard at Madison Sqaure Garden on Saturday night was historic in a variety of ways. Not only was it the first time that both companies held an event at the “World’s Most Famous Arena,” but each world championship changed hands in the double main event.
In the closing match, Kazuchika Okada became a five-time IWGP heavyweight champion and got a measure of revenge by upending Jay White in a fantastic match between the New Japan stars. While the 26-year-old White was on a roll as the youngest non-Japanese IWGP champion, his title reign was cut short by the greatest champion in company history. The two capped the show with an excellent display of wrestling.
Just before that, Matt Taven finally reached his dream of becoming the Ring of Honor world champion as he outlasted Jay Lethal and Marty Scurll in a physical ladder match that took a heavy toll on all three men. Taven was able to push Lethal off a ladder and take his title from high above the ring to claim the championship. While the match delivered, Taven received a mixed reaction from the crowd and social media… Read the Full Story HERE