New Japan returns tonight with their first show since the New Japan Cup Tournament with nearly every title on the line. Streaming live from Ryogoku Sumo Hall in Tokyo, the Sakura Genesis show begins at 3am EDT.
Highlights for this show include Zack Sabre Jr challenging for belt number 4 and his first New Japan title vs Hirooki Goto for the NEVER Openweight Championship, as well as New Japan Cup winner Katsuyori Shibata taking on champion Kazuchika Okada in the main event.
NJPW Sakura Genesis Match Card
David Finlay, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, & Manabu Nakanishi vs Hirai Kawato, Tomoyuki Oka, & Katsuya Kiramura.
Tiger Mask, Tiger Mask W, Yuji Nagata, & Togi Makabe vs Tanga Roa, Tama Tonga, Yujiro Takahashi, & Chase Owens (Bullet Club).
Roppongi Vice & Yoshi-Hashi (CHAOS) vs TAKA Michinoko, El Desperado, & Minoru Suzuki (Suzuki-Gun)
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
Jado & Gedo vs Taichi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru.
Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii vs Bad Luck Fale & Kenny Omega.
Ricochet, Ryusuke Taguchi, Juice Robinson, & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL, & BUSHI (LOS Ingobernables)
IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson)
NEVER Openweight Title
Hirooki Goto vs Zack Sabre Jr.
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
Hiromu Takahashi vs KUSHIDA
IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Kazuchika Okada vs Katsuyori Shibata