The New Japan Cup is set to kick off on 3/9. The 16-man single elimination tournament runs from 3/9 until 3/21. The winner will receive a title match against the NJPW Heavyweight champion of their choosing.
This year’s NJ Cup tour marks the return of Hiroshi Tanahashi. Tanahashi was injured at the hands of Minoru Suzuki at January’s New Beginning In Sapporo.
The show is set to begin at 4:30am EST and will be broadcast LIVE on NJPWWorld.com. English commentary will be available.
- CHAOS (Chuckie T, Hirooki Goto & Toru Yano) vs. Katsuya Kitamura, Tomoyuki Oka & David Finlay
- Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & HIKULEO)
- Suzuki-gun (El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Zack Sabre Jr.) vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI & SANADA)
- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe & Toa Henare vs. Suzuki-gun (Taichi, Takashi Iizuka & Minoru Suzuki)
- CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Kazuchika Okada) vs. Kota Ibushi & Chase Owens
- New Japan Cup First Round: Juice Robinson vs. Yujiro Takahashi
- New Japan Cup First Round: Michael Elgin vs. Tomohiro Ishii