New Japan Cup USA semifinals, eight-man tag set for NJPW Strong

Lio Rush vs. Brody King along with Tom Lawlor vs. Hikuleo in the two semifinal matches of the New Japan Cup USA tourney

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The finals of the 2021 New Japan Cup USA tournament is inching closer and on this week’s episode of NJPW Strong, two semi-final matches are going to take place.

Lio Rush is meeting Brody King in one semifinal and Tom Lawlor is facing Hikuleo in the other. Joining those matches on Friday’s episode is an eight-man tag match that will see Karl Fredericks, Kevin Knight, The DKC & Alex Coughlin versus Misterioso, Barrett Brown, Adrian Quest & Jordan Clearwater.

The winner of the New Japan Cup tournament in Japan was Will Ospreay who went on to defeat Kota Ibushi for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship at Sakura Genesis.

John Pollock and WH Park will be back with a new episode of POST Proresu to chat all the latest happenings in wrestling in Japan.

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