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ROH News: IWGP champ vs. PWG champion booked for Field Of Honor (updated with new match)

By Dave Meltzer, WrestlingObserver.com

Newly crowned IWGP heavyweight champion Kazuchika Okada will be defending his title against Roderick Strong in one of the main matches on Ring of Honor's Field of Honor event on August 22nd at MCU Field in Brooklyn, NY.

Strong, the PWG champion, has had one of the best runs of matches this year in the U.S. with bouts with Shinsuke Nakamura, Zack Sabre Jr., Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kyle O'Reilly, Jay Lethal, Kushida, Trevor Lee and Christopher Daniels among others. He also headlines the 7/24 ROH iPPV in an ROH title match with Lethal.

Okada defeated A.J. Styles at NJPW Dominion Sunday in Osaka in one of the year's best matches.

Mark & Jay Briscoe vs. Alex Shelley & Kushida (first time match) in addition to Davey Boy Smith Jr./Lance Archer vs. Raymond Rowe/Hanson have been announced for Field Of Honor -- an event that goes head-to-head with an NXT special on the WWE Network live from the Barclays Center.