New Japan Pro Wrestling announced on Monday the lineup for their next big event, “King of Pro Wrestling,” on October 10th in Tokyo, Japan.
The main event will be Kazuchika Okada defending the IWGP World Hvt. Title against Naomichi Marufuji. Other matches that have been announced for the event include Shibata vs. Kyle O’Reilly for the NEVER Openweight Title, The Briscoes vs. Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa for the IWGP Tag Team Titles and The Young Bucks vs. Ricochet & David Finlay for the IWGP Jr. Tag Team Titles.
Here is the card for the event:
– IWGP World Hvt. Title Match: Kazuchika Okada © vs. Naomichi Marufuji.
– Tokyo Dome IWGP Title Shot Rights Match: Kenny Omega (G1 Climax Winner) vs. Hirooki Goto.
– NEVER Openweight Title Match: Shibata © vs. Kyle O’Reilly.
– Honma & Makabe & Bobby Fish & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. CHAOS (Rocky Romero & Baretta & Toru Yano & Jado).
– Tanahashi & Jay Lethal & Michael Elgin & KUSHIDA vs. L.I.J. (IWGP IC champion Naito & n BUSHI & Sanada & EVIL) in an eight-man tag team match.
– IWGP Tag Team Title Match: The Briscoes © vs. Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa.
– IWGP Jr. Hvt. Tag Team Title Match: The Young Bucks © vs. Ricochet & David Finlay.
– New Japan vs. NOAH: Tenzan & Kojima & Yuji Nagata & Nakanishi vs. Go Shiozaki & Maybach Taniguchi & Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya.
– CHAOS (Will Ospreay & YOSHI-HASHI & Tomohiro Ishii) vs. Bullet Club ( Adam Cole & Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi).