NJPW posted today on its YouTube channel a video revealing the 16 participants for the Best of the Super Juniors 24 tournament which will take place from May 17 to June 3. The tournament is a round-robin style tournament where a wrestler scores points in his block.
The two wrestlers who earned the most points in thier block face each other in a final. The winner of the Best of Super Junior receives an opportunity for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship the following week at Dominion Pay-Per-View on June 11.
This year tournament will mix participants from NJPW, Mexican federation CMLL with Dragon Lee and Volador Jr., Ring of Honor with Marty Scurll, and the independent circuit with ACH.
It will be Dragon Lee and Marty Scurll first participation. Current IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi and last year winner Will Ospreay will also compete. NJPW veteran and 3-time tournament winner Jushin Thunder Liger will be apart of it for the 24th time.
Here is the list of the wrestlers involved.
Jushin Thunder Liger