NJPW Announces “Back to the Yokohama Arena” Match Card: AJ Styles Defends IWGP Title, Daniel & Rolles Gracie in Action

Mike Killam

aj stylesNew Japan Pro Wrestling announced the complete match card for their May 25th event, "Back to the Yokohama Arena". The main event championship rematch hinges on the results from Ring of Honor "War of the Worlds". 

(1) Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask, El Desperado & Mascara Dorado
vs. Taguchi RyuYu, BUSHI, KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley

(2) Nagata, Nakanishi, Tomoaki Honma & Captain New Japan
vs. "Bullett Club" (Takahashi, Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows & Tama Tonga)

(3) NWA World Tag Team Championship Match
Tenzan Hirokichi & Satoshi Kojima (c) vs.
Rob Conway & Wes Brisco vs. Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. 

(4) Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka vs. Minoru Suzuki & Shelton Benjamin

(5) Bad Luck Fale vs. Tesuya Naito

(6) Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Horace Gracie

(7) NEVER Championship Match
Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. Kota Ibushi

(8) IWGP Tag Team Championship Contender's Match
Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tougi Makabe vs. Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata

(9) Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Daniel Gracie

(10) IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match
**AJ Styles (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada

**AJ Styles defends the title against Michael Elgin at Ring of Honor "War of the Worlds" on May 17th. The winner of that match will face Okada in the return match on May 25th. 

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