NJPW News: Wrestle Kingdom 11 card announced
New Japan Pro Wrestling's biggest night of the year features a stacked card.
We’re less than a month away from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s biggest night of the year, the January 4th show at the Tokyo Dome, which is now known as Wrestle Kingdom. This year will see the 11th edition of Wrestling Kingdom which will be headlined by a huge match between incumbent champion Kazuchika Okada and 2016 G1 Climax winner Kenny Omega who also happens to be the leader of the Bullet Club.
Not only will ever New Japan championship be defended on the show but the ROH World Championship will also be on the line as Adam Cole looks to regain his precious championship when he faces Kyle O’ Reilly.
Wrestle Kingdom 11 will also be the in-ring NJPW debut of the newest member of the Bullet Club – Cody Rhodes – as he faces former WWE NXT Superstar Juice Robinson.
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Read on to check out the full card.
New Japan Rumble: The show will open up with a Royal Rumble style match featuring NJPW roster members who are not already on the main card. Of course, there will also be a few veterans making an appearance and also a few surprises.
Tiger Mask W vs. Tiger the Dark
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship match: The Young Bucks (C) v. Rocky Romero and Baretta
NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship match (Gauntlet rules): Satoshi Kojima, Ricochet and David Finlay (C) vs SANADA, EVIL and BUSHI vs Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi and Hangman Page vs Tomohiro Ishii, YOSHI-HASHI and Will Ospreay
Cody Rhodes vs. Juice Robinson
ROH World Championship match: Kyle O’Reilly (C) vs. Adam Cole
IWGP Tag Team Championship match: Tama Tonga and Tanga Roa (C) vs. Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship match: KUSHIDA (C) vs. Hiromu Takahashi (aka Kamaitachi)
NEVER Openweight Championship match: Katsuyori Shibata (C) vs. Hirooki Goto
IWGP Intercontinental Championship match: Tetsuya Naito (C) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
IWGP World Heavyweight Championship match: Kazuchika Okada (C) vs. Kenny Omega