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NJPW Announces The Match Cards for the Wrestling Dontaku 2018


NJPW Announces The Match Cards for the Wrestling Dontaku 2018

NJPW Announces The Match Cards for the Wrestling Dontaku 2018

Credit: NJPW

The company New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) presents its next big tour this April. Over the next few weeks, the stars of NJPW will star in a series of events under the name of “Road to Wrestling Dontaku”. This tour will hold in the cities of Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi, and Hiroshima, among others. These evenings are considered minor, however, they will present some headline combats:

– The road to Wrestling Dontaku (April 23)
IWGP Tag team Junior Weight Championship
Suzuki-Gun (The Desperado & Kanemaru) (c) vs. The Ungovernable (BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi)

April 24:
IWGP United StatesChampionship
Jay White (c) vs. David Finlay

April 27:
NEVER Openweight Championship
Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Juice Robinson

The great evenings of the tour will arrive at the end of the month. NJPW presents three-match cards in the cities of Kumamoto and Fukuoka:

NJPW Wrestling Hinokuni – Sunday, April 29

Tetsuhiro Yagi & Yuji Nagata vs. Shota Umino & Tomoyuki Oka

Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask, David Finlay & Taguchi Vs. CHAOS (SHO, YOH, Rocky Romero & Jay White)

Togi Makabe & Toa Henare. Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano

Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi) & BULLET CLUB (Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens) vs. Suzuki-Gun (TAKA, Taichi, Iizuka & Zack Saber Jr.)

KUSHIDA, Michael Elgin, Juice Robinson & Hiroshi Tanahashi Vs. Kazuchika Okada, Goto. YOSHI-HASHI & Will Ospreay

BUSHI vs. The Desperado

Hiromu Takahashi Vs. Kanemaru

IWGP Heavyweight Championship
MATCHES SANADA & EVIL (c) vs. Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer)

IWGP Intercontinental Championship
Minoru Suzuki (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito

NJPW Wrestling Dontaku Day 1 – Thursday, May 3

Ren Narita & Shota Umino vs. Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi

Tetsuhiro Yagi, Tomoyuki Oka & Yuji Nagata Taguchi, Tiger Mask & Jushin Liger

SHO, YOH & Rocky Romero vs. Iizuka, Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer

Toa Henare, Michael Elgin, Togi Makabe, David Finlay & Juice Robinson Goto, Jay White, Ishii, Yano & HASHI

NEVER Openweight Championship
BULLET CLUB (Tama Tonga, Thong Loa & Bad Luck Fale) (c) vs. BULLET CLUB (Mart Scurll & The Young Bucks)

Hiromu Takahashi, BUSHI, HEALTHY, EVIL & Naito. Suzuki, Zack Saber Jr, Taichi, Kanemaru & The Desperado

KUSHIDA & Hiroshi Tanahashi Vs. Will Ospreay & Kazuchika Okada

Kota Ibushi Vs. Cody

Kenny Omega vs. Hangman Page

NJPW Wrestling Dontaku Day 2 – Friday, May 4

Taguchi, Tiger Mask & Jushin Liger Ren Narita, Shota Umino & Tomoyuki Oka

Tetsuhiro Yagi & Yuji Nagata Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi

SHO, YOH & Rocky Romero vs. Iizuka, Taichi & TAKA

Toa Henare & Togi Makabe. Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii

Michael Elgin, David Finlay & Juice Robinson vs.- Jay White, YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto

Naito, BUSHI, EVIL, SANADA & Takahashi Vs. Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, Davey Boy Smith Jr, Kanemaru & The Desperado

BULLET CLUB (Cody, Hangman Page, Marty Scurll & The Young Bucks) vs. Kota Ibushi & BULLET CLUB (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa)

IWGP Junior Weight Championship
Will Ospreay (c) vs. KUSHIDA

IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

All the events of the Dontaku Wrestling tour will be broadcast on the official NJPW platform, NJPW World. The most important evenings will have comments in English by Kevin Kelly and Don Callis.

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