The first match for New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Resurgence show on August 14th has been announced.
Jay White and David Finlay will meet once again but this go-around will be for the NEVER Openweight Championship. This forthcoming bout will be the sixth singles match between Finlay and White. Their first match took place in February of 2016.
NEVER title match official for #njResurgence!
August 14, the Torch at L.A. Coliseum will see NEVER Openweight gold on the line!
Jay White defends against David Finlay!https://t.co/eNgu0l8LHn
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) July 1, 2021
Along with White and Finlay, IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Champion Jon Moxley, Lio Rush pending his shoulder injury, Shota Umino, STRONG Openweight Champion Tom Lawlor and more are being promoted for the show.
Several days after Resurgence, NJPW will be welcoming fans to a STRONG taping for the first time since the show launched.