Pro Wrestling NOAH roster appears at Wrestle Kingdom 16

The roster of Pro Wrestling NOAH was introduced at the Tokyo Dome as part of Wrestle Kingdom, a prelude to Saturday’s event in Yokohama.

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The roster of Pro Wrestling NOAH was introduced at the Tokyo Dome as part of Wrestle Kingdom, a prelude to Saturday’s event in Yokohama.

Midway through the show, the NOAH wrestlers entered the ring with a who’s who including GHC champion Katsuhiko Nakajima, GHC national champion Kenoh, Kaito Kiyomiya, and Keiji Muto among them.

Both Kiyomiya and Kenoh spoke with the lion’s share handled by the national champion, who stated NOAH was seeking to become the #1 promotion.

They were confronted by LIJ members Shingo Takagi, Hiromu Takahashi, and BUSHI, who responded to the promo but did not engage in a physical confrontation due to the number’s disadvantage.

The third night of Wrestle Kingdom will be a theme of NJPW vs. NOAH from the Yokohama Arena and airs as a pay-per-view broadcast this Saturday on Abema.

It was mentioned on Wednesday’s broadcast that the Yokohama Arena is sold out for the event.

The following card will take place:
*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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