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Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay set for NJPW 46th anniversary show

A huge match is set for New Japan Pro Wrestling’s 46th anniversary show. Yes, Kazuchika Okada issued the challenge and it has been accepted by Will Ospreay. Okada said that there’s been a history of Heavyweight Champions facing Junior Heavyweight Champions. Neither title will be on the line.

This is seen as a dream match by many fans but it’s already happened before when Okada defeated Ospreay at a RevPro show in 2015.

Here is the card for the show:

IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada vs. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay (non-title match)

IWGP Intercontinental Championship
Minoru Suzuki (Champion) vs. Togi Makabe

Tetsuya Naito vs. Taichi

IWGP Tag Team Champions SANADA & EVIL vs. Horooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI (non-title match)

IWGP Jr. Tag Team Championship
Roppongi 3K (Champions) vs. Hiromu Takahashi and BUSHI vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Desperado

Tomohiro Ishiii and Toru Yano vs. Juice Robinson and David Finlay

Katsuya Kitamura vs. Manabu Nakanishi

Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask, KUSHIDA, and Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Yuji Nagata, Toa Henare, Tomoyuki Oka, Shota Umino and Tetsuhiro Yagi

The NJPW 46th anniversary show will take place on March 6th and will air live on New Japan World at 5 am eastern. Don Callis and Kevin Kelly will be there to provide English commentary. The show will emanate from the Ota Ward Gymnasium in Tokyo.

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