NJPW and Pro Wrestling NOAH reveal card for Jan. 8 show in Yokohama

New Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling NOAH have released the card for its joint show set for January 8th at the Yokohama Arena.

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New Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling NOAH have released the card for its joint show set for January 8th at the Yokohama Arena.

The combined effort will see the two companies stage eleven inter-promotional matches highlighted by a tag affair with Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kazuchika Okada taking on Keiji Muto & Kaito Kiyomiya and a ten-man tag between LIJ and KONGOH.

There will only be two singles matches with the most notable being SHO squaring off with Atsushi Kotoge with the other being a pre-show match.

The event will be airing on Abema pay-per-view on Saturday, January 8th at 3 a.m. ET and will not appear on New Japan World and Wrestle Universe until seven days after the live broadcast.

Below is the full line-up, which was announced at a press conference by the promotions (the match order has not been determined yet):
*Kazuchika Okada & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Keiji Muto & Kaito Kiyomiya
*Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima, Kenoh, Manabu Soya, Tadasuke & Aleja
*SHO vs. Atsushi Kotoge
*EVIL & Dick Togo vs. Go Shiozaki & Masa Kitamiya
*Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Taka Michinoku vs. Takashi Sugiura, Kazushi Sakuraba & KENTA
*Zack Sabre Jr. & Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Naomichi Marufuji & Yoshinari Ogawa
*Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI, Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato vs. Daisuke Harada, Hajime Ohara, Daiki Inaba, Yoshiki Inamura & Kinya Okada
*El Desperado & DOUKI vs. YO-HEY & NOSAWA Rongai
*Taiji Ishimori & Gedo vs. HAYATA & Seiki Yoshioka
*Pre-show: Kosei Fujita vs. Yasutaka Yano
*Pre-show: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Muhammed Yone, King Tany & Akitoshi Saito

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